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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 111 102 102
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 11 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.52% 0.64% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.40% 3.93% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 2
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£325 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
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
324 331 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.23% 16.19% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 193 151
Average daily rate £365 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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
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 31 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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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 -5 2 £318 +6.01%
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Ant
South East

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 30 (78.95%) Linux
2 28 (73.68%) C
2 28 (73.68%) Subversion
3 25 (65.79%) NUnit
3 25 (65.79%) CppUnit
3 25 (65.79%) GoogleTest
3 25 (65.79%) UNIX
3 25 (65.79%) ClearCase
3 25 (65.79%) Configuration Management
4 24 (63.16%) UML
5 23 (60.53%) OOD
6 21 (55.26%) Security Cleared
6 21 (55.26%) Integration Testing
6 21 (55.26%) Software Engineering
7 20 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (47.37%) OO
9 17 (44.74%) Derivative
9 17 (44.74%) Multithreading
9 17 (44.74%) Memory Management
9 17 (44.74%) System Integration Testing
10 16 (42.11%) Use Case
10 16 (42.11%) C++
11 14 (36.84%) SC Cleared
12 13 (34.21%) Project Management
13 12 (31.58%) Maven
14 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
14 11 (28.95%) Motif
14 11 (28.95%) Rational Rose
14 11 (28.95%) Unified Process
14 11 (28.95%) Java

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) JBoss
2 2 (5.26%) Apache
2 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) LDAP
1 2 (5.26%) Kerberos
1 2 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) DB2
2 2 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 28 (73.68%) Subversion
2 25 (65.79%) CppUnit
2 25 (65.79%) GoogleTest
2 25 (65.79%) ClearCase
2 25 (65.79%) NUnit
3 12 (31.58%) Maven
4 11 (28.95%) Rational Rose
5 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
6 7 (18.42%) Selenium
7 6 (15.79%) JUnit
7 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
8 4 (10.53%) Gerrit
9 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
9 2 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (5.26%) Toad
9 2 (5.26%) Gradle
10 1 (2.63%) ClearQuest
10 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
10 1 (2.63%) QUnit
General
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) Software Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) C Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Database Developer
4 2 (5.26%) AWS Developer
5 1 (2.63%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Release Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) C++ Developer
5 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Android Developer
5 1 (2.63%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) Motif
2 6 (15.79%) XML
3 5 (13.16%) Spring
4 4 (10.53%) Ajax
4 4 (10.53%) Web Services
4 4 (10.53%) JAXB
4 4 (10.53%) Gherkin
4 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.89%) HTML
6 2 (5.26%) CSS
6 2 (5.26%) JSP
6 2 (5.26%) XHTML
6 2 (5.26%) J2SE
6 2 (5.26%) JMS
6 2 (5.26%) SAML
6 2 (5.26%) Struts
6 2 (5.26%) SailPoint
6 2 (5.26%) JSTL
6 2 (5.26%) OAuth
6 2 (5.26%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (44.74%) Derivative
3 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.26%) SecurID
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) Linux
2 25 (65.79%) UNIX
3 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 4 (10.53%) Solaris
4 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Configuration Management
2 24 (63.16%) UML
3 23 (60.53%) OOD
4 21 (55.26%) Software Engineering
4 21 (55.26%) Integration Testing
5 18 (47.37%) OO
6 17 (44.74%) Multithreading
6 17 (44.74%) Memory Management
6 17 (44.74%) System Integration Testing
7 16 (42.11%) Use Case
8 13 (34.21%) Project Management
9 11 (28.95%) Unified Process
9 11 (28.95%) RUP
9 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
10 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (18.42%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
13 5 (13.16%) TDD
14 4 (10.53%) Scrum
14 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) C
2 16 (42.11%) C++
3 11 (28.95%) Java
4 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 10 (26.32%) Python
5 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
6 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.89%) Perl
8 2 (5.26%) Ruby
9 1 (2.63%) Groovy
9 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) Security Cleared
2 14 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.26%) ISEB
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (5.26%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) IBM
2 2 (5.26%) ForgeRock
3 1 (2.63%) VMware