The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for Ant skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache Ant
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 60 57
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.44% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.45% 2.41% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £335 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -27.63%  

Ant is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 87 83 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 12.76% 12.63% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 96 61
Median daily rate £375 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing Ant as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for Ant in Wiltshire

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ant in Wiltshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Wiltshire

Ant
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +1 3 £375 +11.94%
Ant
South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Ant.

1 10 (90.91%) Jenkins
2 9 (81.82%) Java
3 8 (72.73%) Maven
4 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) Subversion
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle
4 7 (63.64%) Apache
4 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
5 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
5 6 (54.55%) Scrum
5 6 (54.55%) Spring
6 5 (45.45%) Degree
6 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
6 5 (45.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
6 5 (45.45%) Selenium
6 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 5 (45.45%) HTML
6 5 (45.45%) CSS
6 5 (45.45%) XML
7 4 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
8 3 (27.27%) JBehave
8 3 (27.27%) OO
8 3 (27.27%) ISEB
8 3 (27.27%) JUnit
8 3 (27.27%) MVC
8 3 (27.27%) Finance

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) Apache
1 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Boomi
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) PuTTY
1 1 (9.09%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DataStage
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Jenkins
2 8 (72.73%) Maven
3 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
3 7 (63.64%) Subversion
4 5 (45.45%) Selenium
5 3 (27.27%) JBehave
5 3 (27.27%) JUnit
6 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
7 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
7 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
7 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
7 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
7 1 (9.09%) TestNG
7 1 (9.09%) Toad
7 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Developer in Test
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Spring
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) Visualforce
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) OOD
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) API Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (9.09%) ETL
6 1 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) SDET
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 1 (9.09%) Apex Code
6 1 (9.09%) C
6 1 (9.09%) F#
6 1 (9.09%) Perl
6 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Dell
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Informatica
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (9.09%) VMware