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 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 90 84 82
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.68% 1.96% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £455 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £495 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £42.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +27.27%
Ant
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
179 153 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.38% 10.74% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 93 44
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +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
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 July 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
Northamptonshire - 2 £325 -
Derbyshire - 1 £425 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 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 16 (94.12%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Subversion
3 9 (52.94%) Spring
4 8 (47.06%) Maven
4 8 (47.06%) Java EE
5 7 (41.18%) Linux
5 7 (41.18%) JBoss
6 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
6 6 (35.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
6 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (29.41%) hybris
7 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
7 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
7 5 (29.41%) JBoss Seam
7 5 (29.41%) Endeca
7 5 (29.41%) Struts
8 4 (23.53%) Web Services
8 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle
8 4 (23.53%) JUnit
8 4 (23.53%) ClearCase
8 4 (23.53%) CSS
8 4 (23.53%) UNIX
8 4 (23.53%) Windows
8 4 (23.53%) MVC
8 4 (23.53%) SOA

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (41.18%) JBoss
2 3 (17.65%) Apache Solr
3 2 (11.76%) Magnolia
3 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Subversion
2 8 (47.06%) Maven
3 6 (35.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
5 4 (23.53%) JUnit
5 4 (23.53%) ClearCase
6 3 (17.65%) PVCS
7 2 (11.76%) QUnit
7 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
7 2 (11.76%) Selenium
7 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
7 2 (11.76%) Checkstyle
8 1 (5.88%) JIRA
8 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
8 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
1 8 (47.06%) Java Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Configuration Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Spring
2 8 (47.06%) Java EE
3 5 (29.41%) Struts
3 5 (29.41%) JBoss Seam
4 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 4 (23.53%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
5 3 (17.65%) Servlets
5 3 (17.65%) .NET
5 3 (17.65%) CORBA
6 2 (11.76%) XHTML
6 2 (11.76%) JMS
6 2 (11.76%) J2EE
6 2 (11.76%) EJB
6 2 (11.76%) JSP
6 2 (11.76%) JSTL
6 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Ajax
6 2 (11.76%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) UNIX
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
2 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
3 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
4 4 (23.53%) SOA
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) OOP
5 3 (17.65%) OO
5 3 (17.65%) Release Management
6 2 (11.76%) Software Deployment
6 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) DevOps
7 1 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Perl
3 3 (17.65%) Smalltalk
4 2 (11.76%) Scala
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) HND
1 2 (11.76%) Sun Certification
1 2 (11.76%) OCMJD
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Endeca
1 5 (29.41%) hybris
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Sun
5 1 (5.88%) Perforce