The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 81 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.081% - 0.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.89% - 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£325 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £38.88 £24.64
% change year-on-year
+22.18% +57.77%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Development Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
112 63 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.12% 6.11% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 43 51
Average daily rate £375 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £222 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.56% +4.28%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Ant
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Milton Keynes - - - -
Ant
South East

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Staffware
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) VB
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) TIBCO
2 4 (66.67%) TIBCO Hawk
2 4 (66.67%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (66.67%) TIBCO iProcess
2 4 (66.67%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) Maven

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 4 (66.67%) Oracle Workflow
1 4 (66.67%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (66.67%) Staffware
1 4 (66.67%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
2 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Dojo
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
1 1 (16.67%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Workflow
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) VB
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) TIBCO
2 1 (16.67%) IBM