The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 112 92 94
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing Ant 7 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.32% 1.22% 1.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.39% 8.33% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 16
Median daily rate £308 £300 £307
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
- +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -14.77%
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
293 324 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.55% 14.59% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 191 178
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £422 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 13
Median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.60 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -3.79%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Ant as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +2 4 £283 -2.27%
Southampton +12 1 £325 -4.76%
Portsmouth - 1 £350 -
Ant
South East

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Ant.

1 48 (92.31%) Subversion
2 42 (80.77%) Unit Testing
3 39 (75.00%) Linux
4 38 (73.08%) Configuration Management
4 38 (73.08%) Unix
4 38 (73.08%) OO
4 38 (73.08%) ClearCase
4 38 (73.08%) C
4 38 (73.08%) Software Engineering
4 38 (73.08%) NUnit
4 38 (73.08%) CppUnit
4 38 (73.08%) GoogleTest
5 37 (71.15%) C++
5 37 (71.15%) OOD
5 37 (71.15%) UML
6 35 (67.31%) Python
7 34 (65.38%) Integration Testing
8 33 (63.46%) Use Case
8 33 (63.46%) Project Management
8 33 (63.46%) Multithreading
8 33 (63.46%) Memory Management
9 32 (61.54%) Requirements Analysis
10 31 (59.62%) Derivative
10 31 (59.62%) System Integration Testing
11 29 (55.77%) Security Cleared
12 28 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (42.31%) SC Cleared
14 14 (26.92%) Maven
15 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (25.00%) Java

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.92%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Ingres
1 4 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (92.31%) Subversion
2 38 (73.08%) ClearCase
2 38 (73.08%) CppUnit
2 38 (73.08%) GoogleTest
2 38 (73.08%) NUnit
3 14 (26.92%) Maven
4 10 (19.23%) Appium
4 10 (19.23%) Artifactory
4 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
4 10 (19.23%) Gradle
4 10 (19.23%) Mockito
4 10 (19.23%) Robotium
4 10 (19.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (17.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (17.31%) Jenkins
5 9 (17.31%) Travis CI
6 4 (7.69%) ClearQuest
6 4 (7.69%) CruiseControl
6 4 (7.69%) Selenium
7 3 (5.77%) QUnit
General
1 10 (19.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (75.00%) Developer
2 22 (42.31%) C Developer
3 13 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) Android Developer
4 10 (19.23%) C Software Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.85%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (3.85%) Unix Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) C/C++ Developer
8 1 (1.92%) C/C++ Software Developer
8 1 (1.92%) C++ Software Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Linux Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) JSON
1 11 (21.15%) REST
2 10 (19.23%) Android SDK
2 10 (19.23%) RoboGuice
3 6 (11.54%) Motif
3 6 (11.54%) XML
4 5 (9.62%) Android NDK
4 5 (9.62%) JNI
5 4 (7.69%) RxJava
5 4 (7.69%) wxWidgets
6 3 (5.77%) HTML
6 3 (5.77%) Spring
6 3 (5.77%) Spring MVC
7 2 (3.85%) Dojo
7 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.85%) RESTful
7 2 (3.85%) SOAP
8 1 (1.92%) CSS3
8 1 (1.92%) HTML5
8 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (59.62%) Derivative
2 28 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 39 (75.00%) Linux
2 38 (73.08%) Unix
3 10 (19.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (80.77%) Unit Testing
2 38 (73.08%) Configuration Management
2 38 (73.08%) OO
2 38 (73.08%) Software Engineering
3 37 (71.15%) OOD
3 37 (71.15%) UML
4 34 (65.38%) Integration Testing
5 33 (63.46%) Memory Management
5 33 (63.46%) Multithreading
5 33 (63.46%) Project Management
5 33 (63.46%) Use Case
6 32 (61.54%) Requirements Analysis
7 31 (59.62%) System Integration Testing
8 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (19.23%) Android Development
10 10 (19.23%) Automated Testing
10 10 (19.23%) Dependency Injection
10 10 (19.23%) Scrum
10 10 (19.23%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 38 (73.08%) C
2 37 (71.15%) C++
3 35 (67.31%) Python
4 13 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (7.69%) SQL
6 3 (5.77%) Groovy
6 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (55.77%) Security Cleared
2 22 (42.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) TeamSite