The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 93 84 94
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing Ant 10 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.62% 0.39% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.52% 3.26% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £364 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £538 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.73 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% +16.66%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
181 184 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.26% 12.08% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 100 78
Average daily rate £370 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +6.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £35.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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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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
Leicestershire -2 3 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £353 - 1
Nottinghamshire -12 1 - -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (70.59%) E-Commerce
3 11 (64.71%) Spring
4 10 (58.82%) JBoss
4 10 (58.82%) Eclipse
5 9 (52.94%) J2EE
5 9 (52.94%) hybris
6 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
7 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (41.18%) Subversion
7 7 (41.18%) HTML
7 7 (41.18%) CSS
7 7 (41.18%) Web Services
8 6 (35.29%) Struts
8 6 (35.29%) Linux
8 6 (35.29%) MVC
8 6 (35.29%) Endeca
8 6 (35.29%) Java EE
8 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
8 6 (35.29%) JBoss Seam
9 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
9 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
9 5 (29.41%) B2B
9 5 (29.41%) B2C
10 4 (23.53%) OO
10 4 (23.53%) JSP
10 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
10 4 (23.53%) Oracle
10 4 (23.53%) JSF
10 4 (23.53%) Maven

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 10 (58.82%) JBoss
2 3 (17.65%) Apache Solr
3 2 (11.76%) Magnolia
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Eclipse
2 7 (41.18%) Subversion
3 4 (23.53%) Maven
3 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
4 3 (17.65%) QUnit
4 3 (17.65%) JUnit
4 3 (17.65%) Checkstyle
4 3 (17.65%) Selenium
5 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Web Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (17.65%) UI Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Hybris Architect
4 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) UI Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Hybris Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Configuration Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Spring
2 9 (52.94%) J2EE
3 7 (41.18%) HTML
3 7 (41.18%) CSS
3 7 (41.18%) Web Services
4 6 (35.29%) Struts
4 6 (35.29%) Java EE
4 6 (35.29%) JBoss Seam
5 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
6 4 (23.53%) jQuery
6 4 (23.53%) JSON
6 4 (23.53%) JSF
6 4 (23.53%) Ajax
6 4 (23.53%) JSP
6 4 (23.53%) RichFaces
6 4 (23.53%) HTML5
6 4 (23.53%) CSS3
7 3 (17.65%) JPA
7 3 (17.65%) EJB 3.0
7 3 (17.65%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) E-Commerce
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
3 6 (35.29%) MVC
4 5 (29.41%) B2B
4 5 (29.41%) B2C
4 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
5 4 (23.53%) OO
6 3 (17.65%) OOP
6 3 (17.65%) SOA
6 3 (17.65%) Content Management
7 2 (11.76%) Software Deployment
8 1 (5.88%) SDLC
8 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.88%) Release Management
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.88%) Clinical Data Management
8 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.88%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Scala
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) HND
2 2 (11.76%) Sun Certification
2 2 (11.76%) OCMJD
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) hybris
2 6 (35.29%) Endeca
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Sun
5 1 (5.88%) Informatica
5 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
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