The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.83% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.98% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£483 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%
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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 Oxford region.

Development Applications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
43 9 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.94% 5.33% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 20
Average daily rate £375 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 9 (90.00%) Java
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) J2EE
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
1 9 (90.00%) XML
1 9 (90.00%) XSLT
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) WebLogic
1 9 (90.00%) JMS
1 9 (90.00%) SOA
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 9 (90.00%) XQuery
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle ADF
1 9 (90.00%) Spring
1 9 (90.00%) JSF
1 9 (90.00%) Maven
1 9 (90.00%) Ajax
1 9 (90.00%) XPath
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle BPM
1 9 (90.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 9 (90.00%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) Middleware
3 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (90.00%) WebLogic
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SOA Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) J2EE
1 9 (90.00%) XML
1 9 (90.00%) XSLT
1 9 (90.00%) JMS
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle ADF
1 9 (90.00%) Spring
1 9 (90.00%) JSF
1 9 (90.00%) Ajax
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (70.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) SOA
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) XQuery
1 9 (90.00%) XPath
1 9 (90.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 1 (10.00%) SOQL
2 1 (10.00%) SOSL
2 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com