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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
England / South East
Rank 195 166 204
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +38
Contract jobs citing Ant 44 97 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 1.11% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.95% 8.08% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 65 31
Median daily rate £450 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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
1114 1200 1225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.55% 13.72% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 759 682
Median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 42
Median hourly rate £43.00 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.60 £21.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Ant as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -10 15 £430 +43.33% 4
Berkshire +9 13 £450 +7.14% 4
West Sussex -6 8 £500 +56.82% 1
Middlesex +2 3 £214 -49.70%
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £390 -
East Sussex +2 1 £375 -11.76%
Surrey -6 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £95 - 3
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Ant.

1 85 (88.54%) Java
2 60 (62.50%) XML
3 53 (55.21%) Maven
4 49 (51.04%) Linux
5 47 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (44.79%) JavaScript
7 40 (41.67%) Python
8 37 (38.54%) Web Services
9 36 (37.50%) REST
9 36 (37.50%) Gradle
10 35 (36.46%) Oracle
11 32 (33.33%) JMS
11 32 (33.33%) Selenium
12 31 (32.29%) Groovy
12 31 (32.29%) TDD
12 31 (32.29%) Jenkins
13 30 (31.25%) J2EE
13 30 (31.25%) Subversion
14 28 (29.17%) Spring
14 28 (29.17%) OO
14 28 (29.17%) Configuration Management
15 27 (28.13%) Ruby
16 25 (26.04%) Scrum
16 25 (26.04%) HTTP
16 25 (26.04%) JUnit
17 24 (25.00%) Eclipse
17 24 (25.00%) Java EE
18 23 (23.96%) JSON
18 23 (23.96%) Automated Testing
19 22 (22.92%) Content Management

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (18.75%) JBoss
2 17 (17.71%) Apache
3 16 (16.67%) CMS
3 16 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 15 (15.63%) nginx
4 15 (15.63%) Sitecore CMS
5 13 (13.54%) ATG Dynamo
5 13 (13.54%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (13.54%) WebSphere
6 9 (9.38%) Tomcat
7 8 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (5.21%) Confluence
8 5 (5.21%) Documentum
9 3 (3.13%) IIS
9 3 (3.13%) OpenStack
10 2 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Office
2 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) GitHub
2 11 (11.46%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (8.33%) Google Analytics
5 4 (4.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (2.08%) Boomi
7 1 (1.04%) Force.com
7 1 (1.04%) IaaS
7 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.04%) HTTP
2 8 (8.33%) SSL
2 8 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.08%) DVB
3 2 (2.08%) VLAN
4 1 (1.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) MongoDB
2 14 (14.58%) NoSQL
3 12 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 7 (7.29%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.25%) Big Data
5 6 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.21%) DB2
7 3 (3.13%) InfluxDB
8 2 (2.08%) MySQL
9 1 (1.04%) DataStage
9 1 (1.04%) JasperReports
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (55.21%) Maven
2 36 (37.50%) Gradle
3 32 (33.33%) Selenium
4 31 (32.29%) Jenkins
5 30 (31.25%) Subversion
6 25 (26.04%) JUnit
7 24 (25.00%) Eclipse
8 21 (21.88%) JMeter
9 20 (20.83%) Git (software)
10 19 (19.79%) WebDriver
11 16 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
11 16 (16.67%) Bitbucket
12 15 (15.63%) eggPlant
13 13 (13.54%) Log4j
14 12 (12.50%) Cucumber
14 12 (12.50%) Gatling
14 12 (12.50%) IntelliJ
15 10 (10.42%) ClearCase
15 10 (10.42%) Hudson
16 8 (8.33%) Mockito
General
1 6 (6.25%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.08%) Publishing
3 2 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (72.92%) Developer
2 33 (34.38%) Java Developer
3 17 (17.71%) Senior Developer
4 11 (11.46%) Developer in Test
4 11 (11.46%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (9.38%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Scala Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Angular Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Agile Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Performance Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (62.50%) XML
2 37 (38.54%) Web Services
3 36 (37.50%) REST
4 32 (33.33%) JMS
5 30 (31.25%) J2EE
6 28 (29.17%) Spring
7 24 (25.00%) Java EE
8 23 (23.96%) JSON
9 22 (22.92%) HTML
9 22 (22.92%) XSLT
10 21 (21.88%) jQuery
10 21 (21.88%) Servlets
11 17 (17.71%) AngularJS
11 17 (17.71%) CSS
11 17 (17.71%) JDBC
11 17 (17.71%) Node.js
12 15 (15.63%) JSP
13 14 (14.58%) Spring MVC
14 13 (13.54%) JSF
14 13 (13.54%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.25%) Derivative
2 6 (6.25%) Taxonomies
3 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.17%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.08%) STB
7 1 (1.04%) CMDB
7 1 (1.04%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 49 (51.04%) Linux
2 19 (19.79%) Windows
3 14 (14.58%) Unix
4 8 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 6 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.21%) Solaris
7 4 (4.17%) AIX
7 4 (4.17%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (32.29%) TDD
3 28 (29.17%) Configuration Management
3 28 (29.17%) OO
4 25 (26.04%) Scrum
5 23 (23.96%) Automated Testing
6 22 (22.92%) Content Management
6 22 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (22.92%) Project Management
7 20 (20.83%) BDD
8 19 (19.79%) OOP
9 18 (18.75%) Unit Testing
10 17 (17.71%) MVC
11 16 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 16 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 15 (15.63%) UML
13 14 (14.58%) Open Source
13 14 (14.58%) Test Automation
14 13 (13.54%) Personalization
15 12 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 85 (88.54%) Java
2 43 (44.79%) JavaScript
3 40 (41.67%) Python
4 31 (32.29%) Groovy
5 27 (28.13%) Ruby
6 20 (20.83%) C++
7 19 (19.79%) Perl
8 15 (15.63%) SQL
9 14 (14.58%) C#
10 11 (11.46%) C
11 10 (10.42%) XPath
12 8 (8.33%) Haskell
12 8 (8.33%) Scala
13 6 (6.25%) Shell Script
13 6 (6.25%) VB.NET
14 2 (2.08%) Apex Code
14 2 (2.08%) PHP
15 1 (1.04%) SOQL
15 1 (1.04%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 20 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.46%) DV Cleared
3 9 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.21%) Degree
5 4 (4.17%) ISEB
5 4 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) PA-DSS
2 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (14.58%) Puppet
2 11 (11.46%) Ansible
2 11 (11.46%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (8.33%) Grafana
3 8 (8.33%) Kibana
4 4 (4.17%) HP Fortify
4 4 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (3.13%) Fluentd
5 3 (3.13%) Graphite
5 3 (3.13%) logstash
5 3 (3.13%) Salt
5 3 (3.13%) StatsD
5 3 (3.13%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 35 (36.46%) Oracle
2 15 (15.63%) Sitecore
2 15 (15.63%) Splunk
3 13 (13.54%) ATG
4 8 (8.33%) Google
4 8 (8.33%) HP
4 8 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 7 (7.29%) IBM
6 5 (5.21%) Atlassian
7 4 (4.17%) Adobe
8 3 (3.13%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (3.13%) Rackspace
8 3 (3.13%) webMethods
9 2 (2.08%) Alterian
9 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.08%) VMware
10 1 (1.04%) Cisco
10 1 (1.04%) F5
10 1 (1.04%) Siebel
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