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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 234 211 210
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Contract jobs citing Ant 39 56 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.56% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.09% 4.73% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 25
Median daily rate £418 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.33% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £600 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
- +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -14.77%
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
1263 1185 1097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.10% 11.91% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 704 648
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 36 27
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £30.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.27 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.36% -3.19%

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Surrey +1 13 £500 +54.32% 1
Hampshire -17 7 £308 +2.50% 1
Berkshire +6 6 £488 +30.00% 1
East Sussex - 6 £356 -
Buckinghamshire +7 3 £115 -74.44% 1
West Sussex -18 2 £319 -
Kent - 2 - - 1
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 92 (61.33%) Subversion
2 86 (57.33%) Maven
3 84 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (50.00%) Java
5 69 (46.00%) Python
6 68 (45.33%) Linux
6 68 (45.33%) Unix
7 67 (44.67%) Jenkins
8 63 (42.00%) Configuration Management
9 61 (40.67%) Unit Testing
10 56 (37.33%) UML
11 54 (36.00%) Git (software)
12 52 (34.67%) SQL
13 47 (31.33%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (30.00%) Use Case
14 45 (30.00%) JavaScript
15 42 (28.00%) OOD
16 41 (27.33%) OO
16 41 (27.33%) Web Services
17 40 (26.67%) Integration Testing
18 38 (25.33%) JIRA
18 38 (25.33%) Software Engineering
19 37 (24.67%) Security Cleared
19 37 (24.67%) XML
19 37 (24.67%) C
19 37 (24.67%) System Integration Testing
20 36 (24.00%) GoogleTest
20 36 (24.00%) C++
20 36 (24.00%) ClearCase
20 36 (24.00%) Scrum

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 29 (19.33%) WebLogic
2 25 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 12 (8.00%) Confluence
4 11 (7.33%) IIS
5 7 (4.67%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.00%) Apache
6 6 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (3.33%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.67%) AquaLogic
8 4 (2.67%) JBoss
8 4 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (2.67%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (2.00%) CMS
9 3 (2.00%) Documentum
9 3 (2.00%) Node.js
10 2 (1.33%) Alfresco
10 2 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.67%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (6.67%) OpenText Process Suite
2 4 (2.67%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.33%) BigMachines
3 2 (1.33%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 14 (9.33%) Force.com
4 13 (8.67%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.33%) GitHub
6 2 (1.33%) SaaS
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.67%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) Internet
2 2 (1.33%) DNS
2 2 (1.33%) LDAP
2 2 (1.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.67%) Oracle Database
2 15 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 14 (9.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (8.67%) Big Data
5 8 (5.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (5.33%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.33%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.33%) Riak
6 6 (4.00%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.33%) MySQL
8 4 (2.67%) Ingres
8 4 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.33%) DB2
9 2 (1.33%) MarkLogic
9 2 (1.33%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.33%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.67%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 92 (61.33%) Subversion
2 86 (57.33%) Maven
3 67 (44.67%) Jenkins
4 54 (36.00%) Git (software)
5 38 (25.33%) JIRA
6 36 (24.00%) ClearCase
6 36 (24.00%) CppUnit
6 36 (24.00%) GoogleTest
6 36 (24.00%) NUnit
7 27 (18.00%) Gradle
7 27 (18.00%) Hudson
8 17 (11.33%) Eclipse
9 16 (10.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (10.67%) Toad
10 13 (8.67%) JUnit
10 13 (8.67%) Selenium
10 13 (8.67%) Sonatype Nexus
11 10 (6.67%) Artifactory
11 10 (6.67%) Mockito
11 10 (6.67%) Robotium
General
1 24 (16.00%) Finance
2 10 (6.67%) Publishing
3 2 (1.33%) Banking
3 2 (1.33%) Retail
3 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 99 (66.00%) Developer
2 41 (27.33%) Java Developer
3 24 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (14.00%) C Developer
5 18 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 18 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (9.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 12 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
7 12 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (8.00%) Software Engineer
8 10 (6.67%) Android Developer
9 9 (6.00%) C Software Engineer
9 9 (6.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (6.00%) C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (5.33%) Linux Developer
11 7 (4.67%) Analyst
11 7 (4.67%) Big Data Developer
11 7 (4.67%) Cloud Developer
11 7 (4.67%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (4.67%) Senior Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (27.33%) Web Services
2 37 (24.67%) XML
3 30 (20.00%) Java EE
4 29 (19.33%) HTML
4 29 (19.33%) JMS
5 25 (16.67%) JSF
5 25 (16.67%) Spring
6 24 (16.00%) REST
7 23 (15.33%) CSS
8 22 (14.67%) EJB
8 22 (14.67%) SOAP
9 19 (12.67%) Hibernate
9 19 (12.67%) JPA
10 16 (10.67%) Java SE
10 16 (10.67%) Visualforce
11 14 (9.33%) J2EE
12 13 (8.67%) JRules
12 13 (8.67%) JSON
13 12 (8.00%) jQuery
14 11 (7.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.33%) Derivative
2 26 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (14.67%) Computer Science
4 18 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.00%) W3C
7 2 (1.33%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.33%) User Experience
8 1 (0.67%) AS400
8 1 (0.67%) Ergonomics
8 1 (0.67%) iPad
8 1 (0.67%) iSeries
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 68 (45.33%) Linux
1 68 (45.33%) Unix
2 15 (10.00%) VMS
3 10 (6.67%) Android
4 8 (5.33%) Windows
5 7 (4.67%) Solaris
6 6 (4.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.67%) AIX
8 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (42.00%) Configuration Management
3 61 (40.67%) Unit Testing
4 56 (37.33%) UML
5 47 (31.33%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (30.00%) Use Case
7 42 (28.00%) OOD
8 41 (27.33%) OO
9 40 (26.67%) Integration Testing
10 38 (25.33%) Software Engineering
11 37 (24.67%) System Integration Testing
12 36 (24.00%) Scrum
13 32 (21.33%) Memory Management
13 32 (21.33%) Project Management
14 31 (20.67%) Multithreading
15 30 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
16 29 (19.33%) DevOps
17 28 (18.67%) Waterfall
18 24 (16.00%) TDD
19 23 (15.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 75 (50.00%) Java
2 69 (46.00%) Python
3 52 (34.67%) SQL
4 45 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 37 (24.67%) C
6 36 (24.00%) C++
7 26 (17.33%) Ruby
8 25 (16.67%) PL/SQL
9 20 (13.33%) Shell Script
10 16 (10.67%) Apex Code
10 16 (10.67%) PowerShell
11 11 (7.33%) Groovy
11 11 (7.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 10 (6.67%) Jython
12 10 (6.67%) Perl
13 4 (2.67%) C#
13 4 (2.67%) PHP
14 2 (1.33%) AspectJ
14 2 (1.33%) AWK
14 2 (1.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 37 (24.67%) Security Cleared
2 25 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.33%) Degree
4 8 (5.33%) ISEB
4 8 (5.33%) ISTQB
5 7 (4.67%) MCSE
5 7 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.67%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.33%) QA
2 3 (2.00%) WCAG
3 2 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (12.67%) Docker
2 15 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (20.00%) Puppet
2 29 (19.33%) Ansible
2 29 (19.33%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (10.00%) SCCM
3 15 (10.00%) SCOM
4 2 (1.33%) SELinux
5 1 (0.67%) Nagios
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.67%) Scalr
5 1 (0.67%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 31 (20.67%) Oracle
2 18 (12.00%) Splunk
3 16 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.67%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (8.67%) Dell
5 10 (6.67%) Atlassian
6 7 (4.67%) IBM
6 7 (4.67%) Rally
7 3 (2.00%) Rackspace
7 3 (2.00%) VMware
8 2 (1.33%) Adobe
8 2 (1.33%) BEA
8 2 (1.33%) hybris
8 2 (1.33%) Pega
8 2 (1.33%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.33%) Siebel
9 1 (0.67%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.67%) SAP
9 1 (0.67%) Seapine
9 1 (0.67%) Serena
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