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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 118 108 128
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Contract jobs citing Ant 30 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.95% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.67% 4.02% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 4
Average daily rate £413 £363 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £333 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £393 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £46.00 £27.48 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £27.48 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+67.39% -25.72%
Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
391 224 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.42% 9.92% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 124 171
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 57
Average hourly rate £37.00 £34.92 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £14.95 £26.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £56.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
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 17 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +3 18 £413 +13.79% 4
Suffolk - 5 £344 - 1
Essex -19 2 £240 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 37 (80.43%) Java
2 27 (58.70%) UNIX
3 24 (52.17%) Subversion
3 24 (52.17%) HTML
4 23 (50.00%) J2EE
4 23 (50.00%) Linux
4 23 (50.00%) Apache
5 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
6 20 (43.48%) OO
7 19 (41.30%) Eclipse
7 19 (41.30%) SQL
7 19 (41.30%) Oracle
7 19 (41.30%) JUnit
7 19 (41.30%) JSP
8 18 (39.13%) XML
8 18 (39.13%) Maven
8 18 (39.13%) Finance
9 17 (36.96%) Ajax
9 17 (36.96%) Solaris
9 17 (36.96%) CSS
9 17 (36.96%) Relational Database
10 16 (34.78%) Internet
11 15 (32.61%) WebSphere
11 15 (32.61%) Tomcat
12 14 (30.43%) RDBMS
12 14 (30.43%) IBM
12 14 (30.43%) Spring
12 14 (30.43%) Git (software)
13 13 (28.26%) E-Commerce
13 13 (28.26%) Servlets

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (50.00%) Apache
2 15 (32.61%) Tomcat
2 15 (32.61%) WebSphere
3 8 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (13.04%) MQSeries
4 6 (13.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
5 5 (10.87%) Alfresco
6 4 (8.70%) CMS
7 3 (6.52%) Drupal
8 2 (4.35%) IIS
8 2 (4.35%) Node.js
9 1 (2.17%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Tridion
1 5 (10.87%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.78%) Internet
2 9 (19.57%) HTTP
3 2 (4.35%) Kerberos
3 2 (4.35%) SSL
3 2 (4.35%) LDAP
3 2 (4.35%) Wireshark
3 2 (4.35%) X.509
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) Relational Database
2 14 (30.43%) RDBMS
3 11 (23.91%) MySQL
4 8 (17.39%) DB2
5 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 5 (10.87%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (10.87%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (52.17%) Subversion
2 19 (41.30%) Eclipse
2 19 (41.30%) JUnit
3 18 (39.13%) Maven
4 14 (30.43%) Git (software)
5 11 (23.91%) Log4j
6 5 (10.87%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Grunt
8 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
8 3 (6.52%) Mockito
8 3 (6.52%) Selenium
8 3 (6.52%) IntelliJ
9 2 (4.35%) Fiddler
9 2 (4.35%) Rational Application Developer
10 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
10 1 (2.17%) Jtest
10 1 (2.17%) JDeveloper
10 1 (2.17%) JMeter
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 11 (23.91%) Retail
3 8 (17.39%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.52%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Developer
2 18 (39.13%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Architect
4 6 (13.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Middleware Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Support Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Portal Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Manager
9 1 (2.17%) Android Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.17%) Java Technical Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Java Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Database Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (52.17%) HTML
2 23 (50.00%) J2EE
3 19 (41.30%) JSP
4 18 (39.13%) XML
5 17 (36.96%) CSS
5 17 (36.96%) Ajax
6 14 (30.43%) Spring
7 13 (28.26%) XSLT
7 13 (28.26%) Servlets
8 12 (26.09%) Struts
9 11 (23.91%) XMLBeans
10 9 (19.57%) SOAP
11 8 (17.39%) JDBC
12 7 (15.22%) Web Services
12 7 (15.22%) XHTML
12 7 (15.22%) JMS
12 7 (15.22%) jQuery
12 7 (15.22%) HTML5
12 7 (15.22%) REST
13 6 (13.04%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Web 2.0
2 7 (15.22%) PKI
3 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (8.70%) Client/Server
5 3 (6.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (58.70%) UNIX
2 23 (50.00%) Linux
3 17 (36.96%) Solaris
4 6 (13.04%) HPUX
5 4 (8.70%) Windows
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) OO
2 13 (28.26%) E-Commerce
3 12 (26.09%) TDD
4 9 (19.57%) SOA
4 9 (19.57%) MVC
5 8 (17.39%) RAD
5 8 (17.39%) Content Management
5 8 (17.39%) BDD
6 7 (15.22%) UML
6 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.04%) Scrum
8 5 (10.87%) ITIL
8 5 (10.87%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.52%) OOP
10 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
10 3 (6.52%) Performance Testing
11 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
11 2 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (80.43%) Java
2 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
3 19 (41.30%) SQL
4 12 (26.09%) XPath
5 8 (17.39%) Python
6 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
7 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
7 5 (10.87%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 5 (10.87%) Perl
8 3 (6.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.35%) OpenSSO
2 2 (4.35%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Oracle
2 14 (30.43%) IBM
3 8 (17.39%) ATG
4 6 (13.04%) Interwoven
5 5 (10.87%) Blue Martini
5 5 (10.87%) Elastic Path
5 5 (10.87%) Sun
6 4 (8.70%) hybris
7 3 (6.52%) F5
7 3 (6.52%) Endeca
8 2 (4.35%) FatWire
8 2 (4.35%) ForgeRock
9 1 (2.17%) Google
9 1 (2.17%) Avaya
9 1 (2.17%) Veritas
9 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
9 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.17%) SAP
9 1 (2.17%) JBoss
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