The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 36 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.26% 0.29% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.67% 1.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.52% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +226.08%
Ant
South East

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 Sussex region.

Development Applications Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
45 89 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 18.91% 25.57% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 58 21
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £175 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ant across the East Sussex region.

Ant Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Ant
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Brighton +19 3 £425 +30.76%
Ant
South East

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 4 (100.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Java EE
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Hudson
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Gradle
4 1 (25.00%) Groovy
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Hudson
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Gradle
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) JMeter
4 1 (25.00%) jMock
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Java Analyst Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) JMS
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
3 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Groovy
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Rally