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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
England / South East
Rank 207 135 203
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +68
Contract jobs citing Ant 34 125 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 1.50% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.33% 9.80% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 72 35
Median daily rate £450 £385 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% +26.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £295 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £471 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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
1022 1276 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.29% 15.33% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 768 661
Median daily rate £425 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 52 33
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.00 £21.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

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
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 21 January 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 -20 14 £465 +55.00% 3
Berkshire -4 7 £450 +7.14% 6
West Sussex +4 6 £488 -
Buckinghamshire +8 4 £390 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £475 - 1
Surrey -17 1 - - 2
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 73 (85.88%) Java
2 49 (57.65%) Maven
3 46 (54.12%) XML
4 44 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (41.18%) Linux
6 33 (38.82%) JavaScript
7 32 (37.65%) JUnit
8 31 (36.47%) REST
9 30 (35.29%) Spring
9 30 (35.29%) Subversion
9 30 (35.29%) Oracle
9 30 (35.29%) JMS
9 30 (35.29%) Gradle
10 29 (34.12%) Python
11 28 (32.94%) TDD
11 28 (32.94%) Selenium
12 27 (31.76%) Java EE
12 27 (31.76%) Jenkins
13 26 (30.59%) Groovy
14 25 (29.41%) Eclipse
14 25 (29.41%) Web Services
15 23 (27.06%) J2EE
15 23 (27.06%) HTML
15 23 (27.06%) Configuration Management
16 22 (25.88%) Unit Testing
17 21 (24.71%) OO
18 20 (23.53%) Scrum
18 20 (23.53%) jQuery
18 20 (23.53%) Content Management
19 19 (22.35%) Automated Testing

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 13 (15.29%) nginx
2 12 (14.12%) JBoss
3 11 (12.94%) Apache
4 10 (11.76%) CMS
4 10 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (11.76%) WebLogic
5 9 (10.59%) Documentum
5 9 (10.59%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (10.59%) Tomcat
6 8 (9.41%) Confluence
6 8 (9.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (8.24%) ATG Dynamo
7 7 (8.24%) WebSphere
8 6 (7.06%) IIS
9 2 (2.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Office
2 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (7.06%) GitHub
2 6 (7.06%) Google Analytics
3 5 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (2.35%) IaaS
5 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.35%) PaaS
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.18%) Boomi
6 1 (1.18%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.82%) HTTP
2 6 (7.06%) SSL
2 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.35%) Firewall
4 1 (1.18%) DHCP
4 1 (1.18%) DNS
4 1 (1.18%) LAN
4 1 (1.18%) LDAP
4 1 (1.18%) MPLS
4 1 (1.18%) Network Security
4 1 (1.18%) SSH
4 1 (1.18%) VLAN
4 1 (1.18%) VPN
4 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) MongoDB
1 12 (14.12%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.06%) DB2
2 6 (7.06%) Hadoop
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.88%) Big Data
3 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.18%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 49 (57.65%) Maven
2 32 (37.65%) JUnit
3 30 (35.29%) Gradle
3 30 (35.29%) Subversion
4 28 (32.94%) Selenium
5 27 (31.76%) Jenkins
6 25 (29.41%) Eclipse
7 19 (22.35%) JMeter
8 16 (18.82%) Git (software)
8 16 (18.82%) WebDriver
9 14 (16.47%) Cucumber
10 13 (15.29%) Hudson
11 11 (12.94%) ClearCase
11 11 (12.94%) IntelliJ
11 11 (12.94%) JIRA
12 10 (11.76%) Apache Ivy
12 10 (11.76%) Bitbucket
12 10 (11.76%) CruiseControl
12 10 (11.76%) SoapUI
13 9 (10.59%) eggPlant
General
1 10 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.18%) Billing
3 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.18%) Publishing
3 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (70.59%) Developer
2 34 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 15 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 12 (14.12%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) Developer in Test
5 8 (9.41%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Test Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Scala Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Angular Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Agile Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Architect
9 3 (3.53%) C Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Consultant
9 3 (3.53%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (54.12%) XML
2 31 (36.47%) REST
3 30 (35.29%) JMS
3 30 (35.29%) Spring
4 27 (31.76%) Java EE
5 25 (29.41%) Web Services
6 23 (27.06%) HTML
6 23 (27.06%) J2EE
7 20 (23.53%) jQuery
8 17 (20.00%) CSS
9 16 (18.82%) AngularJS
10 15 (17.65%) JSON
10 15 (17.65%) Node.js
10 15 (17.65%) XSLT
11 14 (16.47%) Spring MVC
12 13 (15.29%) JSF
12 13 (15.29%) Servlets
13 12 (14.12%) JDBC
13 12 (14.12%) Play Framework
14 11 (12.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Taxonomies
2 9 (10.59%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.59%) Visualisation
3 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.06%) Derivative
4 6 (7.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.18%) CMDB
7 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (41.18%) Linux
2 18 (21.18%) Windows
3 14 (16.47%) Unix
4 6 (7.06%) Solaris
4 6 (7.06%) Ubuntu
5 5 (5.88%) AIX
5 5 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (32.94%) TDD
3 23 (27.06%) Configuration Management
4 22 (25.88%) Unit Testing
5 21 (24.71%) OO
6 20 (23.53%) Content Management
6 20 (23.53%) Scrum
7 19 (22.35%) Automated Testing
7 19 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (20.00%) BDD
8 17 (20.00%) MVC
9 16 (18.82%) Project Management
10 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
10 15 (17.65%) UML
11 13 (15.29%) Integration Testing
11 13 (15.29%) OOP
11 13 (15.29%) Open Source
12 12 (14.12%) System Integration Testing
13 10 (11.76%) E-Commerce
13 10 (11.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 73 (85.88%) Java
2 33 (38.82%) JavaScript
3 29 (34.12%) Python
4 26 (30.59%) Groovy
5 18 (21.18%) C++
6 17 (20.00%) Ruby
7 15 (17.65%) Perl
8 13 (15.29%) C
8 13 (15.29%) SQL
9 11 (12.94%) C#
10 10 (11.76%) XPath
11 6 (7.06%) Haskell
11 6 (7.06%) Scala
12 5 (5.88%) Shell Script
12 5 (5.88%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.18%) Apex Code
13 1 (1.18%) SOQL
13 1 (1.18%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 19 (22.35%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.12%) DV Cleared
3 8 (9.41%) Degree
4 7 (8.24%) ISEB
4 7 (8.24%) ISTQB
4 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) PA-DSS
2 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.18%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) Puppet
2 9 (10.59%) Ansible
3 8 (9.41%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (7.06%) Grafana
4 6 (7.06%) Kibana
5 5 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 30 (35.29%) Oracle
2 9 (10.59%) Sitecore
2 9 (10.59%) Splunk
3 8 (9.41%) Atlassian
3 8 (9.41%) IBM
4 7 (8.24%) ATG
4 7 (8.24%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.06%) CA Agile Central
5 6 (7.06%) Google
6 5 (5.88%) HP
7 3 (3.53%) Adobe
8 2 (2.35%) Alterian
8 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.35%) webMethods
9 1 (1.18%) F5
9 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.18%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.18%) Siebel
9 1 (1.18%) VMware
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