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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 86 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.089% - 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.83% - 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%
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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
121 96 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.77% 9.30% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 51 43
Average daily rate £400 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) JSTL
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) JSTL
1 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) EJB
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
1 1 (50.00%) Struts
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle