The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 113 128 133
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Contract jobs citing Ant 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.12% 0.100%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.48% 1.19% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
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£333 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% -21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Ant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
201 252 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.21% 9.82% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 135 82
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 10
Average hourly rate £29.50 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.83% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.56% -2.66%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ant across the Berkshire region.

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Ant
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 4 - - 1
Slough - 2 £325 -
Bracknell - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Ant
South East

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ant.

1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
3 9 (52.94%) Web Services
4 8 (47.06%) Eclipse
5 7 (41.18%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (41.18%) Maven
5 7 (41.18%) Gradle
6 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
7 5 (29.41%) Migration
7 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (29.41%) XML
7 5 (29.41%) SOAP
7 5 (29.41%) J2EE
8 4 (23.53%) JUnit
8 4 (23.53%) .NET
8 4 (23.53%) Windows
8 4 (23.53%) SAP
8 4 (23.53%) CRM
8 4 (23.53%) Siebel
8 4 (23.53%) HTTP
8 4 (23.53%) DTV
8 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
8 4 (23.53%) VMware
8 4 (23.53%) Electronics
8 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
8 4 (23.53%) Validation
8 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
8 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ant. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Force.com
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (17.65%) Google App Engine
2 3 (17.65%) SaaS
2 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) LDAP
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) SSH
3 1 (5.88%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.88%) SMTP
3 1 (5.88%) SNMP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Eclipse
2 7 (41.18%) Maven
2 7 (41.18%) Gradle
3 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
4 4 (23.53%) Selenium
4 4 (23.53%) JUnit
5 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
5 3 (17.65%) JBehave
5 3 (17.65%) Hudson
6 2 (11.76%) Subversion
6 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
7 1 (5.88%) JIRA
7 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
7 1 (5.88%) Trac
7 1 (5.88%) Apache Ivy
General
1 4 (23.53%) Electronics
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
1 4 (23.53%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Release Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Environment Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) webMethods Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) XML
2 5 (29.41%) J2EE
2 5 (29.41%) SOAP
3 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) RESTful
3 4 (23.53%) Visualforce
4 3 (17.65%) CCXML
4 3 (17.65%) JMS
4 3 (17.65%) VXML
5 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
5 2 (11.76%) Spring
6 1 (5.88%) Ajax
6 1 (5.88%) Java SE
6 1 (5.88%) Java EE
6 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) DTV
2 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
2 3 (17.65%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
3 3 (17.65%) Solaris
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) FreeBSD
4 1 (5.88%) CentOS
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) CRM
2 4 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (23.53%) Analytics
2 4 (23.53%) Validation
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
2 4 (23.53%) Apex Code
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Groovy
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) AWK
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) Korn
5 1 (5.88%) C-shell
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Sendmail
2 1 (5.88%) NFS
2 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) Nagios
3 1 (5.88%) YUM
3 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Google
2 4 (23.53%) SAP
2 4 (23.53%) Siebel
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Vignette
4 1 (5.88%) JBoss
4 1 (5.88%) webMethods
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Sun
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) BEA
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat