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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 96 90 69
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing Ant 28 26 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.25% 1.26% 2.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.93% 8.81% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 32
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£315 £307 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.60% +6.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £379 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £46.00 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-18.47% +67.39%
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
353 295 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.75% 14.30% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 168 192
Average daily rate £363 £351 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% +6.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £298 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 28
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £38.50 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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 17 April 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
Basingstoke +3 5 - -
Hook -7 3 £315 +5.17%
Southampton - 3 £341 -
Fareham -10 1 £325 -8.45%
Petersfield - - - -
Andover - - - -
Ant
South East

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 62 (78.48%) Subversion
2 52 (65.82%) Linux
3 45 (56.96%) C
4 42 (53.16%) UNIX
4 42 (53.16%) Configuration Management
5 41 (51.90%) NUnit
5 41 (51.90%) ClearCase
5 41 (51.90%) OOD
5 41 (51.90%) CppUnit
5 41 (51.90%) GoogleTest
5 41 (51.90%) Analytical Skills
6 40 (50.63%) Security Cleared
6 40 (50.63%) UML
7 38 (48.10%) Software Engineering
8 37 (46.84%) Motif
9 35 (44.30%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (43.04%) SC Cleared
10 34 (43.04%) Maven
11 32 (40.51%) OO
11 32 (40.51%) Java
12 29 (36.71%) XML
13 28 (35.44%) C++
14 26 (32.91%) SQL
14 26 (32.91%) Project Management
14 26 (32.91%) Use Case
15 25 (31.65%) Integration Testing
16 24 (30.38%) Git (software)
16 24 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (30.38%) Python
17 22 (27.85%) Derivative

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (7.59%) TeamSite
1 6 (7.59%) CMS
2 5 (6.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.53%) IIS
3 2 (2.53%) JBoss
3 2 (2.53%) Apache
3 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Kerberos
1 2 (2.53%) LDAP
1 2 (2.53%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.27%) WAN
2 1 (1.27%) RIP
2 1 (1.27%) SNMP
2 1 (1.27%) VPN
2 1 (1.27%) BGP
2 1 (1.27%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.27%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) IPsec
2 1 (1.27%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) Ingres
1 18 (22.78%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.80%) MySQL
3 2 (2.53%) DB2
3 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 62 (78.48%) Subversion
2 41 (51.90%) NUnit
2 41 (51.90%) ClearCase
2 41 (51.90%) CppUnit
2 41 (51.90%) GoogleTest
3 34 (43.04%) Maven
4 24 (30.38%) Git (software)
5 19 (24.05%) CruiseControl
6 17 (21.52%) ClearQuest
6 17 (21.52%) Jenkins
7 16 (20.25%) Rational Rose
8 14 (17.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (13.92%) Selenium
10 9 (11.39%) Mockito
10 9 (11.39%) JUnit
10 9 (11.39%) Appium
10 9 (11.39%) Artifactory
10 9 (11.39%) Robotium
11 4 (5.06%) Gradle
12 3 (3.80%) Gerrit
General
1 14 (17.72%) Publishing
2 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.53%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (63.29%) Developer
2 19 (24.05%) Software Engineer
3 15 (18.99%) Android Developer
4 12 (15.19%) C Developer
5 11 (13.92%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Consultant
8 2 (2.53%) Database Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Software Consultant
8 2 (2.53%) C++ Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (1.27%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.27%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (46.84%) Motif
2 29 (36.71%) XML
3 19 (24.05%) REST
4 18 (22.78%) wxWidgets
4 18 (22.78%) Android SDK
5 15 (18.99%) JSON
6 13 (16.46%) JNI
6 13 (16.46%) Android NDK
7 11 (13.92%) Spring
8 10 (12.66%) HTML
9 9 (11.39%) Web Services
9 9 (11.39%) RoboGuice
10 8 (10.13%) CSS
10 8 (10.13%) Spring MVC
11 7 (8.86%) Struts
12 6 (7.59%) XSLT
12 6 (7.59%) jQuery
12 6 (7.59%) CSS3
12 6 (7.59%) HTML5
12 6 (7.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (51.90%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (27.85%) Derivative
3 6 (7.59%) W3C
4 2 (2.53%) SecurID
4 2 (2.53%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.27%) NHS
5 1 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 52 (65.82%) Linux
2 42 (53.16%) UNIX
3 18 (22.78%) Android
4 9 (11.39%) Windows
5 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (53.16%) Configuration Management
2 41 (51.90%) OOD
3 40 (50.63%) UML
4 38 (48.10%) Software Engineering
5 35 (44.30%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (40.51%) OO
7 26 (32.91%) Project Management
7 26 (32.91%) Use Case
8 25 (31.65%) Integration Testing
9 24 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (27.85%) Multithreading
10 22 (27.85%) Unit Testing
10 22 (27.85%) Memory Management
11 16 (20.25%) Unified Process
11 16 (20.25%) RUP
12 15 (18.99%) Android Development
13 13 (16.46%) Dependency Injection
14 12 (15.19%) Automated Testing
15 10 (12.66%) OOP
15 10 (12.66%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.96%) C
2 32 (40.51%) Java
3 28 (35.44%) C++
4 26 (32.91%) SQL
5 24 (30.38%) Python
6 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.06%) Perl
9 2 (2.53%) Ruby
9 2 (2.53%) Groovy
10 1 (1.27%) PHP
10 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (50.63%) Security Cleared
2 34 (43.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) Degree
3 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.53%) ISEB
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.27%) CCNP
4 1 (1.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (2.53%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) Oracle
1 7 (8.86%) HP
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.53%) VMware
4 2 (2.53%) ForgeRock
4 2 (2.53%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco
5 1 (1.27%) Nintex
5 1 (1.27%) Thunderhead
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago