The first table below looks at the demand for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Hampshire 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 100 96 95
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Ant 14 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.69% 0.58% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.06% 3.79% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £291 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.68% -21.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £298 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
- +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
345 264 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.93% 15.21% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 144 99
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 17
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £26.00 £31.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.60 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Ant
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
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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
Southampton - 1 £400 -
Farnborough - - - -
Andover - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Ant
South East

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 28 (70.00%) UML
2 27 (67.50%) OOD
3 25 (62.50%) Use Case
4 23 (57.50%) Maven
5 22 (55.00%) Subversion
6 19 (47.50%) Linux
6 19 (47.50%) Security Cleared
7 17 (42.50%) Configuration Management
8 16 (40.00%) C
8 16 (40.00%) Java
8 16 (40.00%) UNIX
8 16 (40.00%) Motif
8 16 (40.00%) NUnit
8 16 (40.00%) CppUnit
8 16 (40.00%) GoogleTest
9 15 (37.50%) ClearCase
9 15 (37.50%) Software Engineering
10 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
11 13 (32.50%) Oracle
11 13 (32.50%) RUP
11 13 (32.50%) Project Management
12 12 (30.00%) HTML
12 12 (30.00%) OO
12 12 (30.00%) Rational Rose
12 12 (30.00%) Unified Process
12 12 (30.00%) Multithreading
12 12 (30.00%) Memory Management
13 11 (27.50%) SQL
13 11 (27.50%) WebLogic
13 11 (27.50%) OOA/OOD

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (27.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.50%) JCAPS
3 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) RDBMS
1 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
2 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (57.50%) Maven
2 22 (55.00%) Subversion
3 16 (40.00%) NUnit
3 16 (40.00%) CppUnit
3 16 (40.00%) GoogleTest
4 15 (37.50%) ClearCase
5 12 (30.00%) Rational Rose
6 10 (25.00%) Toad
7 5 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
9 3 (7.50%) Behat
9 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
10 2 (5.00%) QUnit
11 1 (2.50%) LoadUI
11 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
11 1 (2.50%) CruiseControl
11 1 (2.50%) JUnit
11 1 (2.50%) Selenium
11 1 (2.50%) TortoiseSVN
11 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Software Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 8 (20.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.00%) C Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.50%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (2.50%) QA Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Release Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) Motif
2 12 (30.00%) HTML
3 10 (25.00%) J2EE
3 10 (25.00%) CSS
4 9 (22.50%) JDBC
4 9 (22.50%) Servlets
5 8 (20.00%) XML
5 8 (20.00%) JSF
5 8 (20.00%) Java EE
5 8 (20.00%) JPA
5 8 (20.00%) PrimeFaces
6 7 (17.50%) Web Services
7 5 (12.50%) SOAP
8 4 (10.00%) Spring
9 3 (7.50%) Spring MVC
9 3 (7.50%) JSON
9 3 (7.50%) REST
9 3 (7.50%) Gherkin
10 2 (5.00%) RESTful
10 2 (5.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Linux
2 16 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) UML
2 27 (67.50%) OOD
3 25 (62.50%) Use Case
4 17 (42.50%) Configuration Management
5 15 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 13 (32.50%) Project Management
6 13 (32.50%) RUP
7 12 (30.00%) OO
7 12 (30.00%) Unified Process
7 12 (30.00%) Multithreading
7 12 (30.00%) Memory Management
8 11 (27.50%) Integration Testing
8 11 (27.50%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (17.50%) TDD
10 6 (15.00%) SOA
11 3 (7.50%) MVC
11 3 (7.50%) BDD
11 3 (7.50%) Test Strategy
11 3 (7.50%) User Stories
12 2 (5.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) C
1 16 (40.00%) Java
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
3 10 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.50%) PHP
6 2 (5.00%) C++
6 2 (5.00%) Ruby
6 2 (5.00%) Groovy
6 2 (5.00%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.50%) Scala
7 1 (2.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) WMI
1 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) Talend
3 3 (7.50%) Sun
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com