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 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 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 81 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.55% 0.21% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.42% 2.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
181 117 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.45% 8.03% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 53 47
Average daily rate £338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
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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 1 August 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 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
Leicestershire -1 3 £500 +17.64% 2
Nottinghamshire +16 1 £338 +12.50%
Lincolnshire - - - -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 10 (76.92%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) Maven
3 8 (61.54%) Subversion
4 7 (53.85%) Oracle
4 7 (53.85%) Linux
4 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
5 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
6 5 (38.46%) Puppet
6 5 (38.46%) Python
6 5 (38.46%) SOA
6 5 (38.46%) Web Services
7 4 (30.77%) XML
7 4 (30.77%) XSLT
7 4 (30.77%) DB2
7 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
7 4 (30.77%) OpenStack
7 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
7 4 (30.77%) Ansible
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (23.08%) Vagrant
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (23.08%) DevOps
8 3 (23.08%) Spring
8 3 (23.08%) Middleware
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (23.08%) XSD

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
1 4 (30.77%) OpenStack
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (23.08%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (7.69%) CMS
4 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SSH
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) DB2
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.69%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Maven
2 8 (61.54%) Subversion
3 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
4 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
5 3 (23.08%) ClearCase
6 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
6 2 (15.38%) Hudson
6 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
7 1 (7.69%) Gradle
7 1 (7.69%) JIRA
7 1 (7.69%) jMock
7 1 (7.69%) JDeveloper
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SOA Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 4 (30.77%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) XSLT
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (23.08%) Spring
3 3 (23.08%) Middleware
3 3 (23.08%) XSD
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) J2EE
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) RichFaces
5 1 (7.69%) JAX-WS
5 1 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (7.69%) DAO
5 1 (7.69%) JSF
5 1 (7.69%) Java EE
5 1 (7.69%) JSTL
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) SOA
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) BPEL
3 2 (15.38%) BPMN
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) AOP
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Process Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 1 (7.69%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) XPath
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
2 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (30.77%) Ansible
3 3 (23.08%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) Rackspace
4 1 (7.69%) Alterian
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Leicestershire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago