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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 62 60 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Ant 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.49% 0.40% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.15% 5.00% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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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
65 60 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.90% 8.00% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 54
Average daily rate £400 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £320 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 4 (57.14%) TIBCO
2 4 (57.14%) TIBCO Hawk
2 4 (57.14%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) VB
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (57.14%) Staffware
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 4 (57.14%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (57.14%) TIBCO iProcess
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Oracle Workflow
1 4 (57.14%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (57.14%) Staffware
1 4 (57.14%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SOA Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XSLT
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) JSTL
2 1 (14.29%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) EJB
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) JDBC
2 1 (14.29%) JSP
2 1 (14.29%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Workflow
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) VB
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) TIBCO
3 1 (14.29%) ATG
3 1 (14.29%) Endeca