The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 68 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.92% - 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.89% - 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate £475 - £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £324
% change year-on-year
+5.19% +17.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +226.08%
Ant
Berkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
114 104 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.72% 11.91% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 66 70
Average daily rate £450 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Maven
2 8 (88.89%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (88.89%) NoSQL
2 8 (88.89%) Riak
2 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 8 (88.89%) RESTful
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
3 7 (77.78%) Scrum
3 7 (77.78%) Business Continuity
3 7 (77.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (77.78%) Document Management
3 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
3 7 (77.78%) Information Governance
3 7 (77.78%) Big Data
3 7 (77.78%) Secure Coding
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) Dojo
5 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
5 1 (11.11%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (11.11%) Spring

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (11.11%) Alfresco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (88.89%) NoSQL
1 8 (88.89%) Riak
2 7 (77.78%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Maven
2 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Big Data Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Linux Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Senior Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Cassandra Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) RESTful
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
2 1 (11.11%) Dojo
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) JPA
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
3 7 (77.78%) Business Continuity
3 7 (77.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (77.78%) Document Management
3 7 (77.78%) Information Governance
3 7 (77.78%) Scrum
3 7 (77.78%) Secure Coding
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe