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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 93 107 110
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Contract jobs citing Ant 30 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.17% 0.65% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.45% 5.15% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £378
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%
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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
355 291 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.88% 12.67% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 157 150
Average daily rate £375 £361 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 35 33
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.75 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £13.20 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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
Cambridgeshire - 15 £400 - 3
Hertfordshire 0 6 - - 1
Suffolk +1 4 £400 - 1
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 61 (73.49%) XML
2 48 (57.83%) Java
2 48 (57.83%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (50.60%) Linux
4 41 (49.40%) JavaScript
5 40 (48.19%) HTML
5 40 (48.19%) Eclipse
6 38 (45.78%) CSS
7 35 (42.17%) UNIX
8 32 (38.55%) Subversion
9 29 (34.94%) Maven
9 29 (34.94%) SOAP
10 28 (33.73%) Web Services
10 28 (33.73%) JUnit
11 27 (32.53%) TDD
11 27 (32.53%) HTML5
12 26 (31.33%) Git (software)
12 26 (31.33%) Ajax
13 25 (30.12%) Perl
14 24 (28.92%) SQL
15 23 (27.71%) Apache
15 23 (27.71%) Unit Testing
15 23 (27.71%) PowerShell
15 23 (27.71%) Content Management
15 23 (27.71%) REST
16 21 (25.30%) Marketing
16 21 (25.30%) JSON
17 20 (24.10%) Scrum
17 20 (24.10%) OO
17 20 (24.10%) JDBC

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 23 (27.71%) Apache
2 19 (22.89%) CMS
3 18 (21.69%) Tomcat
4 17 (20.48%) WebSphere
5 8 (9.64%) MQSeries
6 7 (8.43%) lighttpd
6 7 (8.43%) Node.js
6 7 (8.43%) JBoss
7 6 (7.23%) WebLogic
7 6 (7.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (4.82%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (1.20%) WildFly
9 1 (1.20%) Liferay
9 1 (1.20%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.20%) GlassFish
Applications
1 11 (13.25%) FrameMaker
2 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.25%) Internet
2 3 (3.61%) HTTP
3 1 (1.20%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.20%) DHCP
3 1 (1.20%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.89%) MySQL
2 18 (21.69%) Relational Database
3 10 (12.05%) RDBMS
4 6 (7.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.20%) DB2
5 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (48.19%) Eclipse
2 32 (38.55%) Subversion
3 29 (34.94%) Maven
4 28 (33.73%) JUnit
5 26 (31.33%) Git (software)
6 19 (22.89%) IntelliJ
7 12 (14.46%) Jenkins
7 12 (14.46%) Selenium
8 10 (12.05%) Mockito
8 10 (12.05%) SoapUI
9 7 (8.43%) Grunt
9 7 (8.43%) JBehave
10 6 (7.23%) JIRA
10 6 (7.23%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (6.02%) WebDriver
12 3 (3.61%) JMeter
13 2 (2.41%) Log4j
13 2 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 1 (1.20%) Arquillian
14 1 (1.20%) Apache Ivy
General
1 21 (25.30%) Marketing
2 13 (15.66%) Finance
3 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.61%) Legal
6 2 (2.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (66.27%) Developer
2 31 (37.35%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.25%) Author
3 11 (13.25%) Technical Author
3 11 (13.25%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (10.84%) Software Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Tester
8 3 (3.61%) Automation Tester
9 2 (2.41%) Configuration Management Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Architect
9 2 (2.41%) SCM Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Configuration Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Software Configuration Engineer
10 1 (1.20%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 1 (1.20%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.20%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (73.49%) XML
2 40 (48.19%) HTML
3 38 (45.78%) CSS
4 29 (34.94%) SOAP
5 28 (33.73%) Web Services
6 27 (32.53%) HTML5
7 26 (31.33%) Ajax
8 23 (27.71%) REST
9 21 (25.30%) JSON
10 20 (24.10%) JDBC
11 19 (22.89%) XSLT
12 17 (20.48%) CSS3
13 16 (19.28%) JSP
14 15 (18.07%) J2EE
15 14 (16.87%) Spring
16 10 (12.05%) XHTML
16 10 (12.05%) XSL
16 10 (12.05%) jQuery
17 9 (10.84%) JAX-WS
18 8 (9.64%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Open Source
2 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.23%) User Experience
4 4 (4.82%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (50.60%) Linux
2 35 (42.17%) UNIX
3 13 (15.66%) Windows
4 12 (14.46%) Solaris
5 2 (2.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (57.83%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.53%) TDD
3 23 (27.71%) Unit Testing
3 23 (27.71%) Content Management
4 20 (24.10%) Scrum
4 20 (24.10%) OO
5 19 (22.89%) BDD
6 17 (20.48%) MVC
7 13 (15.66%) User Stories
8 12 (14.46%) Waterfall
9 11 (13.25%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (12.05%) Validation
11 9 (10.84%) Software Engineering
11 9 (10.84%) SOA
12 8 (9.64%) RUP
12 8 (9.64%) Web Design
12 8 (9.64%) Use Case
13 7 (8.43%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (8.43%) Performance Testing
14 6 (7.23%) UML
Programming Languages
1 48 (57.83%) Java
2 41 (49.40%) JavaScript
3 25 (30.12%) Perl
4 24 (28.92%) SQL
5 23 (27.71%) PowerShell
6 6 (7.23%) Python
6 6 (7.23%) Ruby
7 5 (6.02%) XPath
8 3 (3.61%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.41%) C
9 2 (2.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Dovecot
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) Oracle
2 13 (15.66%) IBM
3 6 (7.23%) Talend
4 2 (2.41%) FatWire
4 2 (2.41%) Adobe
4 2 (2.41%) Sun
4 2 (2.41%) Interwoven
4 2 (2.41%) Progress
5 1 (1.20%) Infoblox
5 1 (1.20%) Facebook
5 1 (1.20%) Twitter
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.20%) Google
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