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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 96 107 97
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Ant 18 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.86% 0.34% 1.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.70% 1.98% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £480 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £24.64
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +40.01%
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
316 303 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.13% 17.24% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 199 165
Average daily rate £350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £438 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £42.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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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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 -11 2 £368 +5.00%
Farnborough - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Ant
South East

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
2 20 (62.50%) Subversion
3 19 (59.38%) Java
4 16 (50.00%) Maven
5 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 10 (31.25%) Use Case
6 10 (31.25%) JUnit
6 10 (31.25%) Linux
6 10 (31.25%) UML
6 10 (31.25%) OOD
6 10 (31.25%) Eclipse
7 9 (28.13%) Documentum
7 9 (28.13%) CruiseControl
7 9 (28.13%) Content Management
7 9 (28.13%) Information Management
7 9 (28.13%) TDD
7 9 (28.13%) WDK
7 9 (28.13%) Business Analysis
7 9 (28.13%) Taxonomies
8 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 8 (25.00%) HTML
8 8 (25.00%) XML
9 7 (21.88%) UNIX
9 7 (21.88%) C
9 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
9 7 (21.88%) ClearCase
9 7 (21.88%) Motif
9 7 (21.88%) Project Management
9 7 (21.88%) NUnit
9 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 9 (28.13%) Documentum
2 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
1 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) Subversion
2 16 (50.00%) Maven
3 10 (31.25%) JUnit
3 10 (31.25%) Eclipse
4 9 (28.13%) CruiseControl
5 7 (21.88%) NUnit
5 7 (21.88%) CppUnit
5 7 (21.88%) GoogleTest
5 7 (21.88%) ClearCase
6 6 (18.75%) Rational Rose
7 4 (12.50%) QUnit
7 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
8 3 (9.38%) Behat
8 3 (9.38%) Toad
8 3 (9.38%) StarTeam
8 3 (9.38%) Selenium
9 1 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
9 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Technical Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Documentum Developer
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (3.13%) QA Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Release Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.13%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) WDK
2 8 (25.00%) HTML
2 8 (25.00%) XML
3 7 (21.88%) Motif
4 6 (18.75%) Spring
5 5 (15.63%) SOAP
5 5 (15.63%) Web Services
5 5 (15.63%) Spring MVC
6 4 (12.50%) RESTful
6 4 (12.50%) CSS
6 4 (12.50%) JSON
6 4 (12.50%) Dojo
7 3 (9.38%) Servlets
7 3 (9.38%) J2EE
7 3 (9.38%) Gherkin
8 2 (6.25%) PrimeFaces
8 2 (6.25%) Visualforce
8 2 (6.25%) REST
8 2 (6.25%) JPA
8 2 (6.25%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Taxonomies
2 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (15.63%) Derivative
4 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) UML
1 10 (31.25%) OOD
1 10 (31.25%) Use Case
2 9 (28.13%) Business Analysis
2 9 (28.13%) TDD
2 9 (28.13%) Content Management
2 9 (28.13%) Information Management
3 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (21.88%) Project Management
4 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
5 6 (18.75%) SOA
5 6 (18.75%) RUP
5 6 (18.75%) Unified Process
6 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Multithreading
6 5 (15.63%) Memory Management
6 5 (15.63%) MVC
6 5 (15.63%) OO
7 3 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (9.38%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
2 7 (21.88%) C
3 4 (12.50%) Groovy
3 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) PHP
5 2 (6.25%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.13%) Scala
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
2 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Sun
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.13%) Talend