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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 107 112 100
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing Ant 39 9 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.23% 0.38% 1.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.42% 3.60% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 15
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 £380 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £420 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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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
463 250 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.63% 10.50% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 121 187
Average daily rate £383 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 33
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.28% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.55 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 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 29 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
Cambridgeshire - 21 £400 - 2
Hertfordshire -9 12 £391 -2.18% 6
Essex -4 5 £413 - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 49 (67.12%) XML
2 45 (61.64%) Java
3 33 (45.21%) HTML
3 33 (45.21%) UNIX
4 32 (43.84%) Linux
5 31 (42.47%) JavaScript
6 30 (41.10%) Ajax
7 28 (38.36%) Maven
7 28 (38.36%) J2EE
7 28 (38.36%) CSS
8 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (34.25%) OO
9 25 (34.25%) Relational Database
10 24 (32.88%) IBM
10 24 (32.88%) XSLT
10 24 (32.88%) Perl
10 24 (32.88%) Subversion
11 22 (30.14%) Content Management
11 22 (30.14%) JUnit
11 22 (30.14%) Eclipse
12 21 (28.77%) SQL
12 21 (28.77%) JSP
12 21 (28.77%) PowerShell
13 20 (27.40%) Apache
14 19 (26.03%) WebSphere
15 18 (24.66%) Spring
15 18 (24.66%) Finance
15 18 (24.66%) SOAP
15 18 (24.66%) Solaris
16 17 (23.29%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (27.40%) Apache
2 19 (26.03%) WebSphere
3 17 (23.29%) Tomcat
4 13 (17.81%) CMS
5 8 (10.96%) WebLogic
5 8 (10.96%) MQSeries
6 7 (9.59%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (6.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (6.85%) Node.js
8 4 (5.48%) lighttpd
8 4 (5.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (2.74%) Drupal
9 2 (2.74%) IIS
10 1 (1.37%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (1.37%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) FrameMaker
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) Internet
2 12 (16.44%) HTTP
3 2 (2.74%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.74%) X.509
3 2 (2.74%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.74%) SSL
3 2 (2.74%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (34.25%) Relational Database
2 17 (23.29%) MySQL
3 13 (17.81%) 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%) SQLite
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (38.36%) Maven
2 24 (32.88%) Subversion
3 22 (30.14%) JUnit
3 22 (30.14%) Eclipse
4 17 (23.29%) Git (software)
5 8 (10.96%) Log4j
6 6 (8.22%) Mockito
6 6 (8.22%) Selenium
6 6 (8.22%) IntelliJ
7 5 (6.85%) Grunt
8 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 3 (4.11%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.74%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.74%) Fiddler
9 2 (2.74%) JMeter
10 1 (1.37%) JDeveloper
10 1 (1.37%) Jtest
10 1 (1.37%) Rational Application Developer
10 1 (1.37%) Gradle
General
1 18 (24.66%) Finance
2 12 (16.44%) Marketing
2 12 (16.44%) Retail
3 8 (10.96%) Manufacturing
4 7 (9.59%) Legal
5 2 (2.74%) Automotive
6 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (68.49%) Developer
2 24 (32.88%) 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
6 4 (5.48%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Architect
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%) Portal Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Tester
8 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Support Manager
9 1 (1.37%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.37%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (67.12%) XML
2 33 (45.21%) HTML
3 30 (41.10%) Ajax
4 28 (38.36%) J2EE
4 28 (38.36%) CSS
5 24 (32.88%) XSLT
6 21 (28.77%) JSP
7 18 (24.66%) Spring
7 18 (24.66%) SOAP
8 16 (21.92%) HTML5
8 16 (21.92%) Web Services
9 15 (20.55%) REST
10 13 (17.81%) XHTML
11 12 (16.44%) JSON
12 10 (13.70%) Hibernate
12 10 (13.70%) JMS
12 10 (13.70%) JDBC
13 9 (12.33%) Servlets
14 8 (10.96%) XMLBeans
14 8 (10.96%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Web 2.0
2 6 (8.22%) Open Source
3 5 (6.85%) PKI
4 4 (5.48%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (45.21%) UNIX
2 32 (43.84%) Linux
3 18 (24.66%) Solaris
4 9 (12.33%) Windows
5 8 (10.96%) HPUX
6 2 (2.74%) Android
7 1 (1.37%) AIX
7 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (34.25%) OO
3 22 (30.14%) Content Management
4 17 (23.29%) Scrum
5 15 (20.55%) TDD
6 14 (19.18%) MVC
7 13 (17.81%) E-Commerce
7 13 (17.81%) SOA
8 12 (16.44%) RAD
9 11 (15.07%) BDD
9 11 (15.07%) Unit Testing
10 10 (13.70%) RUP
11 9 (12.33%) Validation
12 7 (9.59%) UML
12 7 (9.59%) Performance Testing
12 7 (9.59%) Waterfall
13 5 (6.85%) SEO
13 5 (6.85%) Responsive Web Design
14 4 (5.48%) User Stories
14 4 (5.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (61.64%) Java
2 31 (42.47%) JavaScript
3 24 (32.88%) Perl
4 21 (28.77%) SQL
4 21 (28.77%) PowerShell
5 10 (13.70%) XPath
6 6 (8.22%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.85%) Python
8 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.11%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 2 (2.74%) PHP
10 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.37%) FQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) 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 24 (32.88%) IBM
2 15 (20.55%) Oracle
3 9 (12.33%) FatWire
4 8 (10.96%) Interwoven
5 7 (9.59%) Sun
6 5 (6.85%) ATG
7 4 (5.48%) hybris
8 3 (4.11%) Blue Martini
8 3 (4.11%) Endeca
8 3 (4.11%) Elastic Path
8 3 (4.11%) F5
9 2 (2.74%) ForgeRock
9 2 (2.74%) Adobe
9 2 (2.74%) JBoss
10 1 (1.37%) Vignette
10 1 (1.37%) Google
10 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.37%) Facebook
10 1 (1.37%) Twitter
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £On Application
Posted: 3 days ago