The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 66 61 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing Ant 6 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.67% 0.68% 1.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.45% 7.50% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 10
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£500 £494 £412
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +19.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £46.00 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-18.47% +67.39%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Development Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
93 80 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.41% 9.02% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 42 30
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
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 Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ant across the Milton Keynes region.

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) JUnit
1 7 (100.00%) JMS
2 6 (85.71%) OO
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) Open Source
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
3 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
3 5 (71.43%) EJB
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) C#
4 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 4 (57.14%) Internet
4 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
4 4 (57.14%) MapReduce
4 4 (57.14%) Big Data
4 4 (57.14%) Gradle
4 4 (57.14%) User Stories
4 4 (57.14%) Vagrant
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
4 4 (57.14%) Atlassian
4 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
2 4 (57.14%) Confluence
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
1 4 (57.14%) AMQP
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
2 4 (57.14%) Big Data
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
2 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JUnit
2 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Mercurial
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 4 (57.14%) Gradle
3 2 (28.57%) Maven
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) JMS
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
3 5 (71.43%) EJB
4 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) Java EE
5 3 (42.86%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) CSS
5 3 (42.86%) JDBC
5 3 (42.86%) JSP
5 3 (42.86%) Servlets
5 3 (42.86%) Struts
5 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
5 3 (42.86%) Spring
5 3 (42.86%) Ajax
6 2 (28.57%) Dojo
6 2 (28.57%) DHTML
6 2 (28.57%) JPA
7 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) MapReduce
3 4 (57.14%) User Stories
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Software Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
1 4 (57.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Atlassian