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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 204 190 162
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -28
Contract jobs citing Ant 61 45 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.50% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.20% 4.47% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 43
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£350 £309 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.45% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £474 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £27.48
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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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1172 1006 900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.91% 11.12% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 574 492
Average daily rate £362 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.69% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 55
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £38.40 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.44 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 March 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 March 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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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 0 36 £325 +6.38% 3
Berkshire -9 8 £375 - 3
Buckinghamshire -5 6 £500 +1.26% 1
Surrey +6 4 £324 +26.43% 1
West Sussex - 1 - - 3
East Sussex - 1 £325 - 1
Kent - - - - 3
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England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 85 (70.25%) Subversion
2 81 (66.94%) Linux
3 61 (50.41%) Java
3 61 (50.41%) UNIX
4 59 (48.76%) Maven
5 58 (47.93%) Configuration Management
6 56 (46.28%) UML
6 56 (46.28%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (45.45%) C
8 54 (44.63%) Security Cleared
9 52 (42.98%) Software Engineering
10 51 (42.15%) Analytical Skills
11 50 (41.32%) GoogleTest
11 50 (41.32%) NUnit
11 50 (41.32%) CppUnit
11 50 (41.32%) ClearCase
11 50 (41.32%) OOD
12 49 (40.50%) XML
13 47 (38.84%) SQL
14 46 (38.02%) Motif
15 44 (36.36%) OO
15 44 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
16 41 (33.88%) SC Cleared
17 36 (29.75%) C++
18 34 (28.10%) Python
19 33 (27.27%) Project Management
19 33 (27.27%) Use Case
20 32 (26.45%) Unit Testing
21 29 (23.97%) Spring
22 27 (22.31%) Integration Testing

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (14.05%) WebLogic
2 11 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (5.79%) JBoss
4 6 (4.96%) CMS
4 6 (4.96%) TeamSite
5 5 (4.13%) Apache
6 4 (3.31%) Confluence
7 3 (2.48%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.65%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.65%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.83%) IIS
9 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.83%) Documentum
Applications
1 7 (5.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) PaaS
1 2 (1.65%) Force.com
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.65%) IaaS
1 2 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) Internet
2 4 (3.31%) AMQP
3 3 (2.48%) VPN
3 3 (2.48%) Firewall
4 2 (1.65%) DNS
4 2 (1.65%) DHCP
4 2 (1.65%) HTTP
4 2 (1.65%) LDAP
5 1 (0.83%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.83%) SSH
5 1 (0.83%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.83%) RIP
5 1 (0.83%) SNMP
5 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.83%) IPsec
5 1 (0.83%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.83%) BGP
5 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.66%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (19.83%) Ingres
3 8 (6.61%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.96%) MySQL
5 5 (4.13%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.31%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.31%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.31%) Big Data
6 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.48%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.65%) DB2
9 1 (0.83%) SQLite
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 85 (70.25%) Subversion
2 59 (48.76%) Maven
3 50 (41.32%) GoogleTest
3 50 (41.32%) NUnit
3 50 (41.32%) CppUnit
3 50 (41.32%) ClearCase
4 27 (22.31%) Git (software)
4 27 (22.31%) Jenkins
5 25 (20.66%) CruiseControl
6 23 (19.01%) ClearQuest
7 22 (18.18%) Rational Rose
7 22 (18.18%) JUnit
8 15 (12.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (9.92%) Mockito
10 10 (8.26%) Eclipse
10 10 (8.26%) Selenium
11 9 (7.44%) Appium
11 9 (7.44%) Artifactory
11 9 (7.44%) Robotium
12 8 (6.61%) Gradle
General
1 16 (13.22%) Publishing
2 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.13%) Marketing
4 3 (2.48%) Finance
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (64.46%) Developer
2 25 (20.66%) Software Engineer
3 16 (13.22%) Java Developer
4 15 (12.40%) Android Developer
4 15 (12.40%) C Developer
5 13 (10.74%) Software Developer
6 5 (4.13%) Web Developer
7 4 (3.31%) Consultant
7 4 (3.31%) C++ Developer
8 3 (2.48%) Technical Leader
8 3 (2.48%) Architect
9 2 (1.65%) Analyst
9 2 (1.65%) Senior Developer
9 2 (1.65%) Lead Developer
9 2 (1.65%) Deployment Engineer
9 2 (1.65%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (1.65%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (1.65%) Database Developer
9 2 (1.65%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (1.65%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (40.50%) XML
2 46 (38.02%) Motif
3 29 (23.97%) Spring
4 24 (19.83%) wxWidgets
5 23 (19.01%) REST
5 23 (19.01%) JSON
6 22 (18.18%) HTML
7 19 (15.70%) J2EE
7 19 (15.70%) CSS
8 18 (14.88%) Android SDK
9 16 (13.22%) JSP
10 15 (12.40%) XSLT
10 15 (12.40%) Struts
10 15 (12.40%) Web Services
10 15 (12.40%) JMS
10 15 (12.40%) Ajax
11 13 (10.74%) JNI
11 13 (10.74%) Android NDK
12 11 (9.09%) JSF
12 11 (9.09%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (42.15%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (20.66%) Derivative
3 8 (6.61%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.96%) W3C
4 6 (4.96%) Open Source
5 2 (1.65%) User Experience
6 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) SecurID
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 81 (66.94%) Linux
2 61 (50.41%) UNIX
3 20 (16.53%) Windows
4 19 (15.70%) Android
5 12 (9.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (47.93%) Configuration Management
2 56 (46.28%) UML
2 56 (46.28%) Continuous Integration
3 52 (42.98%) Software Engineering
4 50 (41.32%) OOD
5 44 (36.36%) OO
5 44 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (27.27%) Project Management
6 33 (27.27%) Use Case
7 32 (26.45%) Unit Testing
8 27 (22.31%) Integration Testing
8 27 (22.31%) Multithreading
9 26 (21.49%) Memory Management
10 23 (19.01%) RUP
10 23 (19.01%) Unified Process
11 19 (15.70%) TDD
12 15 (12.40%) Scrum
12 15 (12.40%) Android Development
13 14 (11.57%) User Stories
13 14 (11.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 61 (50.41%) Java
2 55 (45.45%) C
3 47 (38.84%) SQL
4 36 (29.75%) C++
5 34 (28.10%) Python
6 17 (14.05%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.61%) XQuery
7 8 (6.61%) XPath
8 7 (5.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 7 (5.79%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.13%) C#
10 4 (3.31%) Perl
10 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.48%) Groovy
11 3 (2.48%) Ruby
12 2 (1.65%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.83%) SOQL
13 1 (0.83%) SOSL
13 1 (0.83%) JPQL
13 1 (0.83%) HQL
Qualifications
1 54 (44.63%) Security Cleared
2 41 (33.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.31%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.83%) Degree
4 1 (0.83%) ISEB
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.83%) CCNP
4 1 (0.83%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) WCAG
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) VirtualBox
1 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (5.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (4.96%) Puppet
3 6 (4.96%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.83%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (20.66%) Oracle
2 14 (11.57%) Red Hat
3 9 (7.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.79%) HP
5 5 (4.13%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.48%) VMware
7 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.83%) Nintex
8 1 (0.83%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco
8 1 (0.83%) IBM
8 1 (0.83%) Thunderhead
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