The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 72 80 82
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Ant 49 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.28% 1.46% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.63% 11.16% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 11
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£325 £306 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £353 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £324 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.83% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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 Hampshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
388 242 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.04% 13.05% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 141 116
Average daily rate £350 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £21.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
Southampton - 18 £333 - 1
Hook -9 7 £315 +4.56%
Basingstoke -5 1 - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Andover - - - -
Ant
South East

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 71 (84.52%) Subversion
2 56 (66.67%) Linux
3 50 (59.52%) Security Cleared
4 49 (58.33%) C
5 48 (57.14%) UNIX
5 48 (57.14%) OOD
5 48 (57.14%) Configuration Management
6 47 (55.95%) ClearCase
6 47 (55.95%) UML
6 47 (55.95%) NUnit
6 47 (55.95%) CppUnit
6 47 (55.95%) GoogleTest
6 47 (55.95%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (52.38%) Motif
8 43 (51.19%) Software Engineering
8 43 (51.19%) SC Cleared
9 39 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (40.48%) OO
11 33 (39.29%) XML
11 33 (39.29%) Java
12 31 (36.90%) C++
12 31 (36.90%) Project Management
12 31 (36.90%) Use Case
13 30 (35.71%) CruiseControl
14 28 (33.33%) Maven
15 27 (32.14%) Python
16 26 (30.95%) SQL
17 24 (28.57%) Ingres
17 24 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
17 24 (28.57%) Multithreading

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (7.14%) Documentum
1 6 (7.14%) TeamSite
1 6 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) WAN
1 1 (1.19%) RIP
1 1 (1.19%) SNMP
1 1 (1.19%) VPN
1 1 (1.19%) BGP
1 1 (1.19%) EIGRP
1 1 (1.19%) Firewall
1 1 (1.19%) IPsec
1 1 (1.19%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.57%) Ingres
1 24 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 71 (84.52%) Subversion
2 47 (55.95%) NUnit
2 47 (55.95%) ClearCase
2 47 (55.95%) CppUnit
2 47 (55.95%) GoogleTest
3 30 (35.71%) CruiseControl
4 28 (33.33%) Maven
5 23 (27.38%) ClearQuest
6 20 (23.81%) Rational Rose
6 20 (23.81%) Git (software)
7 15 (17.86%) Jenkins
8 14 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (14.29%) JUnit
10 9 (10.71%) Selenium
10 9 (10.71%) Mockito
10 9 (10.71%) Appium
10 9 (10.71%) Robotium
10 9 (10.71%) Artifactory
11 5 (5.95%) Eclipse
12 4 (4.76%) Gradle
General
1 14 (16.67%) Publishing
2 2 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (66.67%) Developer
2 20 (23.81%) Software Engineer
3 15 (17.86%) C Developer
3 15 (17.86%) Android Developer
4 13 (15.48%) Software Developer
5 5 (5.95%) Web Developer
6 4 (4.76%) C++ Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Technical Developer
8 2 (2.38%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Documentum Developer
8 2 (2.38%) Software Consultant
8 2 (2.38%) Consultant
8 2 (2.38%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.19%) Deployment Manager
9 1 (1.19%) Java Developer
9 1 (1.19%) Network Engineer
9 1 (1.19%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.19%) Analyst
9 1 (1.19%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (1.19%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (52.38%) Motif
2 33 (39.29%) XML
3 24 (28.57%) wxWidgets
4 19 (22.62%) REST
5 18 (21.43%) Android SDK
6 15 (17.86%) JSON
7 13 (15.48%) Android NDK
7 13 (15.48%) JNI
8 9 (10.71%) RoboGuice
8 9 (10.71%) Spring
9 8 (9.52%) Spring MVC
9 8 (9.52%) HTML
10 7 (8.33%) Struts
10 7 (8.33%) Web Services
11 6 (7.14%) CSS
11 6 (7.14%) XSLT
11 6 (7.14%) jQuery
11 6 (7.14%) HTML5
11 6 (7.14%) CSS3
11 6 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (55.95%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (27.38%) Derivative
3 6 (7.14%) W3C
4 5 (5.95%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 56 (66.67%) Linux
2 48 (57.14%) UNIX
3 18 (21.43%) Android
4 10 (11.90%) Windows
5 8 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (57.14%) OOD
1 48 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 47 (55.95%) UML
3 43 (51.19%) Software Engineering
4 39 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (40.48%) OO
6 31 (36.90%) Project Management
6 31 (36.90%) Use Case
7 24 (28.57%) Multithreading
7 24 (28.57%) Memory Management
8 23 (27.38%) Integration Testing
9 21 (25.00%) Unified Process
9 21 (25.00%) RUP
10 19 (22.62%) Unit Testing
11 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (17.86%) Android Development
13 13 (15.48%) Dependency Injection
14 11 (13.10%) Content Management
15 10 (11.90%) OOP
15 10 (11.90%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (58.33%) C
2 33 (39.29%) Java
3 31 (36.90%) C++
4 27 (32.14%) Python
5 26 (30.95%) SQL
6 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.38%) Perl
7 2 (2.38%) Groovy
8 1 (1.19%) PHP
8 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (59.52%) Security Cleared
2 43 (51.19%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) CCNP
4 1 (1.19%) CCNA
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) WCAG
Vendors
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 7 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (2.38%) VMware
5 1 (1.19%) Nintex
5 1 (1.19%) Thunderhead
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco
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