The first table below looks at the demand for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Cambridge 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £27.48 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+67.39% -25.72%
Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
50 33 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.37% 8.44% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 37
Average daily rate £375 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £393 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £38.50 £38.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.10 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £56.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Ant
Cambridgeshire

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Ant
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) SQLite
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (50.00%) Google Maps API
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) SOA

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Google Maps API
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP