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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 123 113 119
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Ant 16 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.54% 0.87% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.83% 6.23% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 2
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£400 £350 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £270 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £335
% change year-on-year
+14.96% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.73 £40.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.85% +22.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £41.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-7.87% +25.00%
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
418 401 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.12% 13.90% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 229 140
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 28
Average hourly rate £39.50 £39.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £47.50 £42.50
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 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 7 July 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 7 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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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
Essex -3 11 £400 +14.28% 1
Hertfordshire -12 4 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -9 1 £325 -18.75%
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 39 (92.86%) XML
2 37 (88.10%) Java
3 36 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 36 (85.71%) HTML
3 36 (85.71%) WebSphere
4 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (69.05%) CSS
6 26 (61.90%) SQL
6 26 (61.90%) Linux
6 26 (61.90%) Eclipse
7 25 (59.52%) UNIX
7 25 (59.52%) Web Services
8 24 (57.14%) Solaris
9 23 (54.76%) XHTML
9 23 (54.76%) Ajax
9 23 (54.76%) HTML5
10 22 (52.38%) Content Management
10 22 (52.38%) IBM
10 22 (52.38%) J2EE
11 21 (50.00%) SOAP
11 21 (50.00%) OO
11 21 (50.00%) TopLink
11 21 (50.00%) Relational Database
12 20 (47.62%) TDD
12 20 (47.62%) Windows
13 18 (42.86%) Marketing
13 18 (42.86%) JAX-WS
13 18 (42.86%) JAX-RS
13 18 (42.86%) EclipseLink
14 17 (40.48%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 36 (85.71%) WebSphere
2 12 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 12 (28.57%) JBoss
2 12 (28.57%) MQSeries
3 8 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (19.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (9.52%) GlassFish
5 2 (4.76%) CMS
5 2 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.52%) DB2
2 4 (9.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (61.90%) Eclipse
2 17 (40.48%) JUnit
3 16 (38.10%) SoapUI
4 10 (23.81%) JIRA
4 10 (23.81%) Selenium
4 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
5 8 (19.05%) Talend Open Studio
5 8 (19.05%) Maven
6 6 (14.29%) Subversion
7 5 (11.90%) AccuRev
8 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
8 4 (9.52%) Log4j
8 4 (9.52%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 2 (4.76%) HP UFT
9 2 (4.76%) JMeter
9 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
9 2 (4.76%) Hudson
10 1 (2.38%) JBehave
10 1 (2.38%) IntelliJ
General
1 18 (42.86%) Marketing
2 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Legal
3 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) Developer
2 25 (59.52%) Java Developer
3 16 (38.10%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Java Software Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Software Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.14%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Author
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Author
8 1 (2.38%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Test Specialist
8 1 (2.38%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (92.86%) XML
2 36 (85.71%) HTML
3 29 (69.05%) CSS
4 25 (59.52%) Web Services
5 23 (54.76%) XHTML
5 23 (54.76%) Ajax
5 23 (54.76%) HTML5
6 22 (52.38%) J2EE
7 21 (50.00%) SOAP
7 21 (50.00%) TopLink
8 18 (42.86%) JAX-WS
8 18 (42.86%) JAX-RS
8 18 (42.86%) EclipseLink
9 11 (26.19%) Struts
10 9 (21.43%) jQuery
11 8 (19.05%) JSON
11 8 (19.05%) JSP
11 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
11 8 (19.05%) Apache Camel
11 8 (19.05%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Web 2.0
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Linux
2 25 (59.52%) UNIX
3 24 (57.14%) Solaris
4 20 (47.62%) Windows
5 4 (9.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (52.38%) Content Management
3 21 (50.00%) OO
4 20 (47.62%) TDD
5 17 (40.48%) User Stories
6 16 (38.10%) Digital Marketing
7 15 (35.71%) Scrum
8 14 (33.33%) Use Case
9 13 (30.95%) RUP
10 12 (28.57%) UML
10 12 (28.57%) MVC
11 11 (26.19%) B2C
11 11 (26.19%) Validation
12 9 (21.43%) SOA
13 8 (19.05%) OOP
13 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
13 8 (19.05%) Unit Testing
13 8 (19.05%) Mobile Development
14 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (11.90%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 37 (88.10%) Java
2 36 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 26 (61.90%) SQL
4 8 (19.05%) Python
4 8 (19.05%) Ruby
5 7 (16.67%) Perl
6 4 (9.52%) XPath
6 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) IBM
2 11 (26.19%) Oracle
3 8 (19.05%) Talend
4 4 (9.52%) Elastic Path
4 4 (9.52%) Blue Martini
4 4 (9.52%) Interwoven
4 4 (9.52%) ATG
5 2 (4.76%) Adobe
5 2 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) Omniture
6 1 (2.38%) Google
6 1 (2.38%) FatWire
6 1 (2.38%) VMware
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