The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 36 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.40% 0.40% -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.26% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+7.33% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £24.64
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +40.01%
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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 Slough region.

Development Applications Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
39 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 13.68% 7.20% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 5
Average daily rate £328 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.65% +20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Google
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (50.00%) Google App Engine
3 5 (50.00%) Gradle
3 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 4 (40.00%) Electronics
4 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (40.00%) Validation
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 4 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (40.00%) Marketing
4 4 (40.00%) Technical Architecture

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (50.00%) Google App Engine
2 4 (40.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) SSH
1 1 (10.00%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) Gradle
3 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) Hudson
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Ivy
General
1 4 (40.00%) Electronics
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) J2EE
1 4 (40.00%) SOAP
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
1 4 (40.00%) XML
1 4 (40.00%) RESTful
1 4 (40.00%) Visualforce
2 1 (10.00%) CPAN
2 1 (10.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) DTV
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) CentOS
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (40.00%) Validation
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Apex Code
2 4 (40.00%) SOQL
2 4 (40.00%) SOSL
3 1 (10.00%) C-shell
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) Korn
3 1 (10.00%) C
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (10.00%) NFS
2 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) YUM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Google
3 4 (40.00%) SAP
3 4 (40.00%) Siebel
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Sun
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) BEA
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Vignette