The first table below looks at the demand for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 22 July 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 of England 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 114 115 118
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Ant 28 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.96% 0.25% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.71% 2.26% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 7
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £269 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
- +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 £33.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
417 266 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.25% 11.14% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 124 143
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 44
Average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.69% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.26 £22.66 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Ant
England

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Ant
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Cambridgeshire - 12 £400 - 1
Hertfordshire +9 8 £270 -32.50% 1
Essex +5 8 £350 +64.70% 1
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 45 (75.00%) Java
2 38 (63.33%) XML
3 33 (55.00%) UNIX
4 30 (50.00%) J2EE
4 30 (50.00%) Ajax
5 29 (48.33%) HTML
6 27 (45.00%) JavaScript
6 27 (45.00%) Linux
6 27 (45.00%) Relational Database
7 24 (40.00%) JUnit
7 24 (40.00%) Maven
8 23 (38.33%) CSS
8 23 (38.33%) JSP
8 23 (38.33%) OO
9 22 (36.67%) IBM
10 21 (35.00%) SQL
10 21 (35.00%) Solaris
11 20 (33.33%) Eclipse
11 20 (33.33%) Subversion
12 19 (31.67%) Apache
12 19 (31.67%) Spring
12 19 (31.67%) WebSphere
13 18 (30.00%) XSLT
14 17 (28.33%) Oracle
14 17 (28.33%) Tomcat
15 16 (26.67%) Perl
15 16 (26.67%) RDBMS
15 16 (26.67%) Finance
15 16 (26.67%) Content Management
15 16 (26.67%) Web 2.0

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 19 (31.67%) Apache
1 19 (31.67%) WebSphere
2 17 (28.33%) Tomcat
3 9 (15.00%) WebLogic
4 7 (11.67%) CMS
4 7 (11.67%) MQSeries
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (6.67%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (6.67%) Alfresco
7 3 (5.00%) Drupal
8 2 (3.33%) IIS
9 1 (1.67%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (1.67%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) FrameMaker
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Tridion
1 4 (6.67%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) Internet
2 10 (16.67%) HTTP
3 2 (3.33%) Kerberos
3 2 (3.33%) SSL
3 2 (3.33%) X.509
3 2 (3.33%) Wireshark
3 2 (3.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (45.00%) Relational Database
2 16 (26.67%) RDBMS
3 13 (21.67%) MySQL
4 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.33%) DB2
4 5 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (40.00%) JUnit
1 24 (40.00%) Maven
2 20 (33.33%) Subversion
2 20 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 11 (18.33%) Log4j
5 4 (6.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 4 (6.67%) IntelliJ
5 4 (6.67%) Selenium
5 4 (6.67%) Mockito
5 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.33%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.67%) Jtest
7 1 (1.67%) Grunt
7 1 (1.67%) Yeoman
7 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.67%) Gradle
7 1 (1.67%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.67%) JMeter
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Retail
3 7 (11.67%) Manufacturing
4 6 (10.00%) Legal
5 5 (8.33%) Marketing
6 2 (3.33%) Automotive
7 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (65.00%) Developer
2 24 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Author
4 6 (10.00%) Technical Author
5 5 (8.33%) Architect
5 5 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Manager
8 2 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Portal Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Support Manager
9 1 (1.67%) Java Technical Architect
9 1 (1.67%) Java Architect
9 1 (1.67%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (1.67%) Tester
9 1 (1.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (63.33%) XML
2 30 (50.00%) J2EE
2 30 (50.00%) Ajax
3 29 (48.33%) HTML
4 23 (38.33%) CSS
4 23 (38.33%) JSP
5 19 (31.67%) Spring
6 18 (30.00%) XSLT
7 13 (21.67%) XHTML
8 12 (20.00%) Servlets
8 12 (20.00%) SOAP
8 12 (20.00%) Hibernate
9 11 (18.33%) XMLBeans
9 11 (18.33%) HTML5
9 11 (18.33%) Struts
10 10 (16.67%) REST
11 9 (15.00%) Spring MVC
12 8 (13.33%) JSON
12 8 (13.33%) Web Services
12 8 (13.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Web 2.0
2 6 (10.00%) PKI
3 4 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.33%) Open Source
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.00%) UNIX
2 27 (45.00%) Linux
3 21 (35.00%) Solaris
4 8 (13.33%) Windows
5 7 (11.67%) HPUX
6 2 (3.33%) Android
7 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) OO
2 16 (26.67%) Content Management
3 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (23.33%) Scrum
5 13 (21.67%) MVC
5 13 (21.67%) RAD
5 13 (21.67%) SOA
6 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 9 (15.00%) TDD
7 9 (15.00%) RUP
8 8 (13.33%) UML
8 8 (13.33%) Validation
9 5 (8.33%) SEO
9 5 (8.33%) Performance Testing
9 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.33%) BDD
10 4 (6.67%) ITIL
10 4 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (5.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 45 (75.00%) Java
2 27 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (35.00%) SQL
4 16 (26.67%) Perl
5 12 (20.00%) XPath
5 12 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (11.67%) Python
7 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 3 (5.00%) PHP
10 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.67%) FQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.33%) OpenSSO
2 2 (3.33%) Puppet
2 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) IBM
2 17 (28.33%) Oracle
3 9 (15.00%) FatWire
4 7 (11.67%) Interwoven
5 6 (10.00%) ATG
6 5 (8.33%) Sun
7 4 (6.67%) Blue Martini
7 4 (6.67%) Elastic Path
7 4 (6.67%) hybris
8 3 (5.00%) F5
8 3 (5.00%) Endeca
9 2 (3.33%) JBoss
9 2 (3.33%) ForgeRock
10 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.67%) Vignette
10 1 (1.67%) Adobe
10 1 (1.67%) Google
10 1 (1.67%) Facebook
10 1 (1.67%) Twitter
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £ on application
Posted: 4 days ago