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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 106 103 82
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Contract jobs citing Ant 16 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.77% 0.87% 1.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.76% 5.04% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 13
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£318 £305 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.09% +6.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £42.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +27.27%
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 Hampshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
336 357 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.18% 17.26% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 198 136
Average daily rate £365 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 19
Average hourly rate £39.25 £45.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £37.50 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.35 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Hook -2 5 £310 +3.50%
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Ant
South East

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 40 (75.47%) Subversion
2 36 (67.92%) Linux
3 34 (64.15%) C
4 31 (58.49%) UNIX
5 30 (56.60%) ClearCase
5 30 (56.60%) Configuration Management
5 30 (56.60%) NUnit
5 30 (56.60%) CppUnit
5 30 (56.60%) GoogleTest
6 29 (54.72%) OOD
6 29 (54.72%) UML
7 28 (52.83%) Security Cleared
8 26 (49.06%) Software Engineering
8 26 (49.06%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (47.17%) Integration Testing
9 25 (47.17%) OO
10 21 (39.62%) C++
10 21 (39.62%) Multithreading
10 21 (39.62%) Derivative
10 21 (39.62%) System Integration Testing
10 21 (39.62%) Memory Management
11 20 (37.74%) SC Cleared
11 20 (37.74%) Maven
11 20 (37.74%) Use Case
12 19 (35.85%) Java
13 17 (32.08%) Unit Testing
13 17 (32.08%) Motif
13 17 (32.08%) Project Management
14 15 (28.30%) Git (software)
15 14 (26.42%) Rational Rose

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (11.32%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.77%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) JBoss
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
2 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Documentum
3 1 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) LDAP
1 2 (3.77%) Kerberos
1 2 (3.77%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) MySQL
1 3 (5.66%) Ingres
1 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.77%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.77%) DB2
Development Applications
1 40 (75.47%) Subversion
2 30 (56.60%) NUnit
2 30 (56.60%) ClearCase
2 30 (56.60%) CppUnit
2 30 (56.60%) GoogleTest
3 20 (37.74%) Maven
4 15 (28.30%) Git (software)
5 14 (26.42%) Rational Rose
6 11 (20.75%) Jenkins
7 8 (15.09%) Selenium
8 6 (11.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (11.32%) JUnit
9 4 (7.55%) Gerrit
10 3 (5.66%) Robotium
10 3 (5.66%) Mockito
10 3 (5.66%) CruiseControl
10 3 (5.66%) Appium
10 3 (5.66%) ClearQuest
10 3 (5.66%) Artifactory
11 2 (3.77%) QUnit
General
1 7 (13.21%) Publishing
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Military
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Developer
2 18 (33.96%) Software Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) C Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Android Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Database Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) AWS Developer
7 1 (1.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Senior Android Developer
7 1 (1.89%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Release Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.08%) Motif
2 10 (18.87%) XML
3 8 (15.09%) Android SDK
4 7 (13.21%) Spring
5 6 (11.32%) JNI
5 6 (11.32%) Android NDK
5 6 (11.32%) JSON
6 5 (9.43%) REST
6 5 (9.43%) Web Services
6 5 (9.43%) HTML
7 4 (7.55%) Ajax
7 4 (7.55%) JAXB
7 4 (7.55%) Gherkin
7 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.66%) RoboGuice
8 3 (5.66%) Spring MVC
8 3 (5.66%) wxWidgets
8 3 (5.66%) CSS
8 3 (5.66%) Struts
9 2 (3.77%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (49.06%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (39.62%) Derivative
3 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.77%) SecurID
3 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) W3C
4 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 36 (67.92%) Linux
2 31 (58.49%) UNIX
3 8 (15.09%) Android
4 4 (7.55%) Windows
5 3 (5.66%) Solaris
6 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) Configuration Management
2 29 (54.72%) UML
2 29 (54.72%) OOD
3 26 (49.06%) Software Engineering
4 25 (47.17%) Integration Testing
4 25 (47.17%) OO
5 21 (39.62%) Multithreading
5 21 (39.62%) Memory Management
5 21 (39.62%) System Integration Testing
6 20 (37.74%) Use Case
7 17 (32.08%) Unit Testing
7 17 (32.08%) Project Management
8 14 (26.42%) Unified Process
8 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (26.42%) RUP
9 10 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (16.98%) TDD
11 8 (15.09%) Automated Testing
12 7 (13.21%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (13.21%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 34 (64.15%) C
2 21 (39.62%) C++
3 19 (35.85%) Java
4 12 (22.64%) SQL
4 12 (22.64%) Python
5 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
6 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.66%) Perl
8 2 (3.77%) Ruby
8 2 (3.77%) Groovy
9 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (52.83%) Security Cleared
2 20 (37.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.77%) ISEB
3 2 (3.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (3.77%) OpenAM
2 1 (1.89%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) IBM
2 2 (3.77%) ForgeRock
2 2 (3.77%) HP
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.89%) Thunderhead
3 1 (1.89%) VMware
3 1 (1.89%) Nintex
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft