The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 25 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 137 148
Rank change year-on-year +15 +11  
Contract jobs citing Ant 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.050% 0.29% 0.068%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 1.49% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Median daily rate - £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £39.98
% change year-on-year - -31.20%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 405 536 446
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 20.35% 19.36% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 386 304
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Median hourly rate £39.00 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 - £22.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Ant as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Ant in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ant in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
West Yorkshire +19 1 - - 1
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ant.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Azure DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 1 (33.33%) JSP Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Production DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Google Maps API
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk