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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank - 85 90
Contract jobs citing Ant 0 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.55% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.44% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate
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- £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
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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 East Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
144 180 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.98% 12.42% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 99 53
Average daily rate £353 £338 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 15
Average hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £34.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £37.50 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (92.86%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Subversion
3 9 (64.29%) Spring
4 8 (57.14%) Maven
4 8 (57.14%) Java EE
5 7 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (50.00%) JBoss
6 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
7 5 (35.71%) Struts
7 5 (35.71%) Endeca
7 5 (35.71%) JBoss Seam
7 5 (35.71%) hybris
7 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
7 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
8 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
8 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (28.57%) MVC
8 4 (28.57%) HTML
8 4 (28.57%) Web Services
8 4 (28.57%) UNIX
8 4 (28.57%) CSS
8 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
8 4 (28.57%) Oracle
8 4 (28.57%) JUnit
8 4 (28.57%) SOA
9 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
9 3 (21.43%) .NET
9 3 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (50.00%) JBoss
2 3 (21.43%) Apache Solr
3 2 (14.29%) Magnolia
3 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Subversion
2 8 (57.14%) Maven
3 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
4 4 (28.57%) JUnit
5 3 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (14.29%) QUnit
6 2 (14.29%) Selenium
6 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
6 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 2 (14.29%) Checkstyle
7 1 (7.14%) JIRA
7 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
7 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
1 8 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Software Configuration Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Spring
2 8 (57.14%) Java EE
3 5 (35.71%) JBoss Seam
3 5 (35.71%) Struts
4 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) J2EE
6 2 (14.29%) EJB
6 2 (14.29%) XHTML
6 2 (14.29%) JMS
6 2 (14.29%) JSP
6 2 (14.29%) Ajax
6 2 (14.29%) JPA
6 2 (14.29%) EJB 3.0
6 2 (14.29%) JSTL
6 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 3 (21.43%) Release Management
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
7 1 (7.14%) DevOps
7 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) HND
1 2 (14.29%) Sun Certification
1 2 (14.29%) OCMJD
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Endeca
1 5 (35.71%) hybris
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Sun
4 1 (7.14%) Perforce