The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 90 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 5 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.43% 1.19% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.99% 8.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate £304 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £348
% change year-on-year
- +15.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -14.77%
Ant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Development Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
167 109 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.41% 14.46% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 81 55
Average daily rate £325 £325 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £495 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Ant
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tyne and Wear -39 5 £304 +1.25%
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) JBoss
2 5 (83.33%) Swing
2 5 (83.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (83.33%) SSL
2 5 (83.33%) J2EE
2 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (83.33%) EJB
2 5 (83.33%) JDBC
2 5 (83.33%) JSP
2 5 (83.33%) TIBCO
2 5 (83.33%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (83.33%) StarTeam
2 5 (83.33%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) TestNG
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Scala
4 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) Gerrit
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (83.33%) JBoss
1 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Eclipse
1 5 (83.33%) StarTeam
2 1 (16.67%) Gerrit
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (50.00%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Scala Developer
4 1 (16.67%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) EJB
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
1 5 (83.33%) JDBC
1 5 (83.33%) JSP
1 5 (83.33%) Swing
1 5 (83.33%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) TIBCO