The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 106 115 80
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -35
Contract jobs citing Ant 40 11 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.31% 0.46% 2.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.22% 4.58% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £400 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £420 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £24.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +58.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £24.64
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +40.01%
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 of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
434 240 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.25% 10.05% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 114 189
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 34
Average hourly rate £45.43 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.83 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £41.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +15 18 £400 -
Hertfordshire -15 15 £405 +1.25% 7
Essex -7 5 £413 -
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 51 (69.86%) XML
2 44 (60.27%) Java
3 37 (50.68%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (45.21%) UNIX
5 32 (43.84%) HTML
5 32 (43.84%) Linux
6 31 (42.47%) JavaScript
7 29 (39.73%) Ajax
8 28 (38.36%) J2EE
9 27 (36.99%) CSS
9 27 (36.99%) Maven
10 25 (34.25%) Subversion
10 25 (34.25%) XSLT
10 25 (34.25%) Perl
10 25 (34.25%) Relational Database
11 24 (32.88%) OO
12 23 (31.51%) IBM
12 23 (31.51%) Content Management
13 22 (30.14%) PowerShell
14 21 (28.77%) Eclipse
14 21 (28.77%) Apache
14 21 (28.77%) SQL
15 19 (26.03%) JUnit
15 19 (26.03%) JSP
16 18 (24.66%) Tomcat
16 18 (24.66%) WebSphere
17 17 (23.29%) Spring
17 17 (23.29%) Finance
17 17 (23.29%) Solaris
17 17 (23.29%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 21 (28.77%) Apache
2 18 (24.66%) Tomcat
2 18 (24.66%) WebSphere
3 14 (19.18%) CMS
4 8 (10.96%) Adobe CQ
4 8 (10.96%) WebLogic
5 7 (9.59%) MQSeries
6 5 (6.85%) Node.js
7 4 (5.48%) lighttpd
7 4 (5.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (5.48%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.74%) GlassFish
8 2 (2.74%) IIS
9 1 (1.37%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (1.37%) Liferay
9 1 (1.37%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) FrameMaker
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) HTTP
2 11 (15.07%) Internet
3 2 (2.74%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.74%) X.509
3 2 (2.74%) SSL
3 2 (2.74%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.74%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (34.25%) Relational Database
2 16 (21.92%) MySQL
3 12 (16.44%) RDBMS
4 7 (9.59%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.48%) DB2
6 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.37%) SQLite
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (36.99%) Maven
2 25 (34.25%) Subversion
3 21 (28.77%) Eclipse
4 19 (26.03%) JUnit
5 16 (21.92%) Git (software)
6 7 (9.59%) Log4j
7 6 (8.22%) Mockito
7 6 (8.22%) Selenium
7 6 (8.22%) IntelliJ
8 5 (6.85%) Grunt
9 3 (4.11%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
10 2 (2.74%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.74%) Fiddler
10 2 (2.74%) JMeter
10 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 1 (1.37%) JDeveloper
11 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.37%) Jtest
11 1 (1.37%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 17 (23.29%) Finance
2 12 (16.44%) Marketing
3 11 (15.07%) Retail
4 7 (9.59%) Legal
4 7 (9.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.74%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 48 (65.75%) Developer
2 22 (30.14%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.96%) Author
3 8 (10.96%) Technical Author
4 7 (9.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Middleware Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Support Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Automation Tester
8 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Support Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Tester
9 1 (1.37%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.37%) Consultant
9 1 (1.37%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (69.86%) XML
2 32 (43.84%) HTML
3 29 (39.73%) Ajax
4 28 (38.36%) J2EE
5 27 (36.99%) CSS
6 25 (34.25%) XSLT
7 19 (26.03%) JSP
8 17 (23.29%) Spring
8 17 (23.29%) SOAP
8 17 (23.29%) Web Services
9 16 (21.92%) HTML5
9 16 (21.92%) REST
10 12 (16.44%) XHTML
10 12 (16.44%) JSON
11 11 (15.07%) Hibernate
12 9 (12.33%) JDBC
12 9 (12.33%) JMS
13 8 (10.96%) Struts
13 8 (10.96%) Servlets
14 7 (9.59%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Web 2.0
2 7 (9.59%) User Experience
2 7 (9.59%) Open Source
3 5 (6.85%) PKI
4 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.48%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Social Media
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (45.21%) UNIX
2 32 (43.84%) Linux
3 17 (23.29%) Solaris
4 10 (13.70%) Windows
5 7 (9.59%) HPUX
6 2 (2.74%) Android
7 1 (1.37%) AIX
7 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.68%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.88%) OO
3 23 (31.51%) Content Management
4 16 (21.92%) Scrum
5 13 (17.81%) TDD
5 13 (17.81%) SOA
6 12 (16.44%) E-Commerce
6 12 (16.44%) MVC
7 11 (15.07%) Unit Testing
7 11 (15.07%) BDD
7 11 (15.07%) RAD
8 10 (13.70%) RUP
9 9 (12.33%) Validation
10 8 (10.96%) Performance Testing
11 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
11 6 (8.22%) UML
12 5 (6.85%) SEO
12 5 (6.85%) Web Design
12 5 (6.85%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (5.48%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 44 (60.27%) Java
2 31 (42.47%) JavaScript
3 25 (34.25%) Perl
4 22 (30.14%) PowerShell
5 21 (28.77%) SQL
6 9 (12.33%) XPath
7 7 (9.59%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.11%) Python
8 3 (4.11%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.37%) C
10 1 (1.37%) C++
10 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.37%) FQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Degree
1 6 (8.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.74%) Puppet
2 2 (2.74%) OpenSSO
3 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (31.51%) IBM
2 15 (20.55%) Oracle
3 9 (12.33%) FatWire
4 7 (9.59%) Sun
4 7 (9.59%) Interwoven
5 4 (5.48%) hybris
5 4 (5.48%) ATG
6 3 (4.11%) JBoss
6 3 (4.11%) Adobe
6 3 (4.11%) Endeca
6 3 (4.11%) F5
7 2 (2.74%) ForgeRock
7 2 (2.74%) Twitter
7 2 (2.74%) Facebook
7 2 (2.74%) Elastic Path
7 2 (2.74%) Google
7 2 (2.74%) Blue Martini
8 1 (1.37%) Vignette
8 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
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