The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 45 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.41% - 1.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.04% - 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%
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East of 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 Essex region.

Development Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
46 75 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.82% 13.11% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 11
Average daily rate £350 £375 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -20.00%
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 Essex

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the Essex region.

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Content Management
2 11 (84.62%) Ajax
2 11 (84.62%) WebSphere
2 11 (84.62%) HTML5
2 11 (84.62%) Validation
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 11 (84.62%) Eclipse
2 11 (84.62%) IBM
2 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) J2EE
2 11 (84.62%) CSS
2 11 (84.62%) XML
2 11 (84.62%) UNIX
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Solaris
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) XHTML
3 9 (69.23%) SOAP
3 9 (69.23%) Web Services
3 9 (69.23%) RUP
3 9 (69.23%) Scrum
3 9 (69.23%) TopLink
3 9 (69.23%) JAX-RS
3 9 (69.23%) User Stories
3 9 (69.23%) Marketing
3 9 (69.23%) Use Case
3 9 (69.23%) JAX-WS

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 11 (84.62%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) CMS
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Eclipse
2 6 (46.15%) SoapUI
3 2 (15.38%) JUnit
3 2 (15.38%) IntelliJ
3 2 (15.38%) Maven
3 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (69.23%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Legal
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (92.31%) Java Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) Ajax
1 11 (84.62%) HTML5
1 11 (84.62%) HTML
1 11 (84.62%) J2EE
1 11 (84.62%) CSS
1 11 (84.62%) XML
1 11 (84.62%) XHTML
2 9 (69.23%) SOAP
2 9 (69.23%) Web Services
2 9 (69.23%) TopLink
2 9 (69.23%) JAX-RS
2 9 (69.23%) JAX-WS
3 2 (15.38%) JDBC
3 2 (15.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Web 2.0
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) UNIX
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Solaris
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Content Management
2 11 (84.62%) Validation
3 9 (69.23%) RUP
3 9 (69.23%) Scrum
3 9 (69.23%) User Stories
3 9 (69.23%) Use Case
3 9 (69.23%) TDD
4 8 (61.54%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (61.54%) OO
5 6 (46.15%) B2C
6 2 (15.38%) RAD
6 2 (15.38%) SOA
6 2 (15.38%) SEO
7 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Information Management
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) FatWire
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe
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