The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 77 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Ant 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.31% 0.29% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.17% 3.53% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Average daily rate
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- £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -
Development Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
96 85 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.45% 8.21% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 50 66
Average daily rate £350 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £312 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £375 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
Ant
South East

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 1 August 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 +1 4 - -
Ant
South East

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 11 (78.57%) UNIX
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) AIX
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) IBM
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 7 (50.00%) Dojo
3 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (50.00%) RESTful
3 7 (50.00%) CSS3
3 7 (50.00%) GitHub
3 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (50.00%) Worklight
3 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 7 (50.00%) HTML5
4 6 (42.86%) Retail
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) Subversion
5 5 (35.71%) Apache Cordova
5 5 (35.71%) Grunt
5 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (35.71%) Yeoman
5 5 (35.71%) Node.js
6 4 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (28.57%) TIBCO EMS
6 4 (28.57%) TIBCO iProcess

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5 (35.71%) Node.js
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (28.57%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) TIBCO iProcess
1 4 (28.57%) Staffware
1 4 (28.57%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (35.71%) Subversion
2 5 (35.71%) Grunt
2 5 (35.71%) Yeoman
3 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SOA Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) Dojo
2 7 (50.00%) RESTful
2 7 (50.00%) CSS3
2 7 (50.00%) Worklight
2 7 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (35.71%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) Spring
4 2 (14.29%) MEAP
5 1 (7.14%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (7.14%) JSTL
5 1 (7.14%) XSLT
5 1 (7.14%) JDBC
5 1 (7.14%) JSP
5 1 (7.14%) Servlets
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) UNIX
2 8 (57.14%) AIX
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (28.57%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) OOP
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) VB
3 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) TIBCO
4 1 (7.14%) Endeca
4 1 (7.14%) ATG