The first table below looks at the demand for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 17 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 East Midlands 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 92 85 78
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing Ant 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.31% 0.077% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.82% 0.74% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £250 £450 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +56.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +2.27%
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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
177 135 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.03% 10.43% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 53 49
Average daily rate £313 £310 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £443 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 6
Average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +34.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Ant
England

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Ant
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 1 £175 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) Maven
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 3 (42.86%) DAO
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) DB2
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) JBoss
3 3 (42.86%) AOP
3 3 (42.86%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) jMock
3 3 (42.86%) RichFaces
3 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
1 4 (57.14%) Maven
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) jMock
2 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SOA Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) RichFaces
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
3 3 (42.86%) DAO
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (14.29%) JSTL
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) XSLT
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
1 3 (42.86%) AOP
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) C++
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) Alterian