The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 207 194 158
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -36
Contract jobs citing Ant 54 48 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.51% 0.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.53% 4.42% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 50
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £455 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.10% +2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £44.00 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +60.11%
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1192 1087 952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.95% 11.65% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 636 527
Average daily rate £355 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 50
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £38.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Ant
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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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
Hampshire -10 26 £308 +0.16% 3
Berkshire +6 8 £375 -16.66% 7
Buckinghamshire -7 7 £500 +1.26% 1
Surrey +2 6 £324 +23.42% 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £600 -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 74 (65.49%) Subversion
2 73 (64.60%) Linux
3 63 (55.75%) Java
4 61 (53.98%) Maven
5 48 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (42.48%) UNIX
5 48 (42.48%) Configuration Management
6 47 (41.59%) UML
7 45 (39.82%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (38.94%) C
9 43 (38.05%) Security Cleared
10 42 (37.17%) OO
11 41 (36.28%) XML
11 41 (36.28%) Analytical Skills
12 40 (35.40%) Software Engineering
13 39 (34.51%) NUnit
13 39 (34.51%) CppUnit
13 39 (34.51%) GoogleTest
13 39 (34.51%) ClearCase
13 39 (34.51%) OOD
14 38 (33.63%) SQL
15 32 (28.32%) Motif
15 32 (28.32%) SC Cleared
15 32 (28.32%) Unit Testing
16 31 (27.43%) Spring
17 30 (26.55%) Git (software)
18 29 (25.66%) Oracle
19 27 (23.89%) Jenkins
20 26 (23.01%) Integration Testing
20 26 (23.01%) Use Case

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 21 (18.58%) WebLogic
2 13 (11.50%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.96%) JBoss
4 8 (7.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (6.19%) Apache
6 6 (5.31%) CMS
7 5 (4.42%) WebSphere
8 4 (3.54%) OpenStack
8 4 (3.54%) Confluence
9 2 (1.77%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.77%) IIS
10 1 (0.88%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.88%) Documentum
10 1 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (7.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.54%) PaaS
2 4 (3.54%) IaaS
2 4 (3.54%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (3.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (1.77%) Force.com
4 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.19%) Internet
2 5 (4.42%) Firewall
2 5 (4.42%) VPN
3 4 (3.54%) DNS
3 4 (3.54%) DHCP
3 4 (3.54%) AMQP
4 3 (2.65%) HTTP
4 3 (2.65%) LDAP
5 2 (1.77%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.77%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.88%) BGP
6 1 (0.88%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.88%) IPsec
6 1 (0.88%) SSH
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.88%) RIP
6 1 (0.88%) SNMP
6 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.16%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (12.39%) Ingres
3 7 (6.19%) MySQL
3 7 (6.19%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.42%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.54%) Big Data
5 4 (3.54%) DB2
5 4 (3.54%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.54%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.77%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.77%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 74 (65.49%) Subversion
2 61 (53.98%) Maven
3 39 (34.51%) NUnit
3 39 (34.51%) ClearCase
3 39 (34.51%) CppUnit
3 39 (34.51%) GoogleTest
4 30 (26.55%) Git (software)
5 27 (23.89%) Jenkins
6 23 (20.35%) JUnit
7 17 (15.04%) Rational Rose
8 14 (12.39%) CruiseControl
9 13 (11.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (11.50%) ClearQuest
10 11 (9.73%) Selenium
10 11 (9.73%) Mockito
11 10 (8.85%) Eclipse
12 9 (7.96%) JIRA
12 9 (7.96%) Robotium
12 9 (7.96%) Artifactory
12 9 (7.96%) Appium
General
1 16 (14.16%) Publishing
2 8 (7.08%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.54%) Marketing
4 2 (1.77%) Finance
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (62.83%) Developer
2 19 (16.81%) Software Engineer
3 15 (13.27%) Android Developer
3 15 (13.27%) Java Developer
4 10 (8.85%) C Developer
5 9 (7.96%) Software Developer
6 5 (4.42%) Web Developer
6 5 (4.42%) Consultant
7 4 (3.54%) Architect
7 4 (3.54%) Technical Leader
8 3 (2.65%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (2.65%) Analyst
8 3 (2.65%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (2.65%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (1.77%) AWS Developer
9 2 (1.77%) Test Analyst
9 2 (1.77%) Lead Developer
9 2 (1.77%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (1.77%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (36.28%) XML
2 32 (28.32%) Motif
3 31 (27.43%) Spring
4 23 (20.35%) HTML
5 22 (19.47%) J2EE
5 22 (19.47%) JSON
6 21 (18.58%) REST
7 20 (17.70%) CSS
8 18 (15.93%) JSP
8 18 (15.93%) Ajax
8 18 (15.93%) Android SDK
9 17 (15.04%) XSLT
9 17 (15.04%) JMS
10 16 (14.16%) Struts
10 16 (14.16%) Web Services
11 14 (12.39%) wxWidgets
12 13 (11.50%) JSF
12 13 (11.50%) JNI
12 13 (11.50%) Android NDK
13 11 (9.73%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (36.28%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (20.35%) Derivative
3 10 (8.85%) Open Source
4 8 (7.08%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (5.31%) W3C
6 2 (1.77%) SecurID
6 2 (1.77%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.77%) User Experience
6 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.88%) NHS
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 73 (64.60%) Linux
2 48 (42.48%) UNIX
3 19 (16.81%) Windows
4 18 (15.93%) Android
5 8 (7.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.54%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (42.48%) Configuration Management
1 48 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (41.59%) UML
3 45 (39.82%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (37.17%) OO
5 40 (35.40%) Software Engineering
6 39 (34.51%) OOD
7 32 (28.32%) Unit Testing
8 26 (23.01%) Integration Testing
8 26 (23.01%) Use Case
9 24 (21.24%) Project Management
9 24 (21.24%) Multithreading
10 23 (20.35%) Memory Management
11 19 (16.81%) TDD
12 17 (15.04%) Unified Process
12 17 (15.04%) RUP
13 16 (14.16%) Scrum
14 15 (13.27%) Android Development
15 14 (12.39%) User Stories
15 14 (12.39%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 63 (55.75%) Java
2 44 (38.94%) C
3 38 (33.63%) SQL
4 25 (22.12%) Python
4 25 (22.12%) C++
5 19 (16.81%) JavaScript
6 9 (7.96%) XQuery
6 9 (7.96%) XPath
7 8 (7.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 7 (6.19%) PL/SQL
9 6 (5.31%) PowerShell
9 6 (5.31%) Ruby
10 5 (4.42%) C#
11 3 (2.65%) Perl
11 3 (2.65%) Groovy
12 2 (1.77%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.88%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.88%) JPQL
13 1 (0.88%) HQL
13 1 (0.88%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 43 (38.05%) Security Cleared
2 32 (28.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.54%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.77%) ISEB
4 2 (1.77%) Degree
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.88%) CCNP
5 1 (0.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.65%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (8.85%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (7.08%) Puppet
3 7 (6.19%) Vagrant
4 6 (5.31%) TeamSite
5 3 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.77%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 29 (25.66%) Oracle
2 12 (10.62%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.19%) HP
4 5 (4.42%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.54%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.65%) VMware
6 3 (2.65%) IBM
7 2 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.77%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.88%) Nintex
8 1 (0.88%) Conga
8 1 (0.88%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.88%) Adobe
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
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