The first table below looks at the demand for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Reading region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.19% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -
Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
77 108 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.74% 11.65% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 52 30
Average daily rate £388 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £29.50 - £19.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 - £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 - £23.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Ant
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Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the Reading region.

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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%) Maven
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) HTTP
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
4 3 (42.86%) VXML
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) JUnit
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
4 3 (42.86%) JMS
4 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
4 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
4 3 (42.86%) CCXML
4 3 (42.86%) JBehave
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) SaaS
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) Gradle
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) Release Management
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
5 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Waterfall

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) SNMP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Maven
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
2 3 (42.86%) JBehave
2 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
2 3 (42.86%) Gradle
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) Hudson
4 1 (14.29%) Trac
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Release Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) JMS
2 3 (42.86%) VXML
2 3 (42.86%) CCXML
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Java SE
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
4 1 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) FreeBSD
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) DSDM
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) AWK
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios