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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 200 208 187
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Contract jobs citing Ant 59 28 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.33% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.88% 3.08% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 15 25
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£305 £307 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £208 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £468 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.89% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+22.58% +34.78%
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
1210 908 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.36% 10.65% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 507 491
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 23 57
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.96 £22.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £42.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 +13 49 £300 -2.28% 4
Oxfordshire -20 3 £483 +37.85%
Berkshire -7 2 £425 +102.38% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £325 -
Surrey -6 1 - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 70 (63.06%) Java
1 70 (63.06%) Subversion
2 67 (60.36%) Linux
3 60 (54.05%) XML
4 57 (51.35%) Maven
5 52 (46.85%) SQL
6 46 (41.44%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (39.64%) Spring
8 43 (38.74%) UNIX
9 41 (36.94%) Security Cleared
10 40 (36.04%) Configuration Management
11 37 (33.33%) Software Engineering
12 36 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (31.53%) UML
14 34 (30.63%) C
14 34 (30.63%) Analytical Skills
15 33 (29.73%) GoogleTest
15 33 (29.73%) ClearCase
15 33 (29.73%) OOD
15 33 (29.73%) Motif
15 33 (29.73%) NUnit
15 33 (29.73%) CppUnit
16 31 (27.93%) CruiseControl
17 30 (27.03%) SC Cleared
18 29 (26.13%) Unit Testing
19 28 (25.23%) Oracle
20 27 (24.32%) Python
21 26 (23.42%) Eclipse
22 25 (22.52%) JUnit
22 25 (22.52%) REST

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 19 (17.12%) WebLogic
2 16 (14.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (9.01%) Tomcat
4 9 (8.11%) Documentum
5 8 (7.21%) JBoss
5 8 (7.21%) Apache
6 5 (4.50%) TeamSite
6 5 (4.50%) CMS
7 4 (3.60%) GlassFish
8 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.80%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.90%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.90%) Confluence
10 1 (0.90%) Node.js
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (14.41%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.80%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.80%) Staffware
2 2 (1.80%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.70%) Google App Engine
2 3 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.90%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) WAN
1 1 (0.90%) RIP
1 1 (0.90%) SNMP
1 1 (0.90%) VPN
1 1 (0.90%) BGP
1 1 (0.90%) EIGRP
1 1 (0.90%) Firewall
1 1 (0.90%) IPsec
1 1 (0.90%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.82%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (18.92%) Ingres
3 10 (9.01%) Relational Database
4 9 (8.11%) RDBMS
4 9 (8.11%) MySQL
5 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.80%) DB2
9 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 70 (63.06%) Subversion
2 57 (51.35%) Maven
3 33 (29.73%) NUnit
3 33 (29.73%) ClearCase
3 33 (29.73%) CppUnit
3 33 (29.73%) GoogleTest
4 31 (27.93%) CruiseControl
5 26 (23.42%) Eclipse
6 25 (22.52%) JUnit
7 21 (18.92%) Jenkins
8 20 (18.02%) ClearQuest
8 20 (18.02%) Git (software)
9 13 (11.71%) Mockito
9 13 (11.71%) Rational Rose
10 10 (9.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (8.11%) Selenium
12 7 (6.31%) IntelliJ
13 6 (5.41%) Gradle
13 6 (5.41%) Artifactory
13 6 (5.41%) Hudson
General
1 10 (9.01%) Marketing
2 9 (8.11%) Publishing
3 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.31%) Finance
4 2 (1.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (70.27%) Developer
2 21 (18.92%) Java Developer
3 15 (13.51%) Software Engineer
4 11 (9.91%) Software Developer
5 10 (9.01%) C Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Android Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Technical Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.60%) C++ Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Technical Leader
10 3 (2.70%) Documentum Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (2.70%) Middleware Developer
11 2 (1.80%) DevOps Engineer
11 2 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Developer
11 2 (1.80%) SOA Developer
11 2 (1.80%) Oracle Developer
11 2 (1.80%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (54.05%) XML
2 44 (39.64%) Spring
3 33 (29.73%) Motif
4 25 (22.52%) REST
5 24 (21.62%) Ajax
6 22 (19.82%) HTML
7 21 (18.92%) XSLT
7 21 (18.92%) wxWidgets
8 20 (18.02%) JSON
8 20 (18.02%) Web Services
8 20 (18.02%) J2EE
9 18 (16.22%) JMS
10 17 (15.32%) CSS
11 16 (14.41%) Oracle ADF
11 16 (14.41%) JSF
11 16 (14.41%) Oracle Fusion
12 15 (13.51%) SOAP
13 13 (11.71%) Middleware
14 11 (9.91%) Spring MVC
14 11 (9.91%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (30.63%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (14.41%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (11.71%) Derivative
4 9 (8.11%) Taxonomies
5 5 (4.50%) W3C
6 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.80%) User Experience
8 1 (0.90%) Clustering
8 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.90%) Wiki
8 1 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 67 (60.36%) Linux
2 43 (38.74%) UNIX
3 16 (14.41%) Windows
4 10 (9.01%) Android
5 7 (6.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.90%) Debian
7 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.44%) Continuous Integration
2 40 (36.04%) Configuration Management
3 37 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 36 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (31.53%) UML
6 33 (29.73%) OOD
7 29 (26.13%) Unit Testing
8 24 (21.62%) OO
9 22 (19.82%) Project Management
9 22 (19.82%) Use Case
10 20 (18.02%) SOA
11 19 (17.12%) MVC
11 19 (17.12%) Scrum
12 14 (12.61%) Unified Process
12 14 (12.61%) RUP
12 14 (12.61%) Multithreading
12 14 (12.61%) Content Management
12 14 (12.61%) Memory Management
13 13 (11.71%) TDD
13 13 (11.71%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (63.06%) Java
2 52 (46.85%) SQL
3 34 (30.63%) C
4 27 (24.32%) Python
5 22 (19.82%) C++
6 17 (15.32%) JavaScript
7 16 (14.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 15 (13.51%) XQuery
8 15 (13.51%) XPath
9 7 (6.31%) Perl
10 5 (4.50%) Groovy
11 4 (3.60%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.70%) PHP
13 2 (1.80%) VB
13 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.90%) SOQL
14 1 (0.90%) SOSL
14 1 (0.90%) Ruby
14 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (36.94%) Security Cleared
2 30 (27.03%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.90%) CCNP
4 1 (0.90%) CCNA
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) WCAG
2 2 (1.80%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (14.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 16 (14.41%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (1.80%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (1.80%) Puppet
3 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.90%) Nagios
3 1 (0.90%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.90%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 28 (25.23%) Oracle
2 11 (9.91%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.31%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.50%) HP
5 4 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.60%) VMware
6 3 (2.70%) Google
7 2 (1.80%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.80%) IBM
7 2 (1.80%) Adobe
8 1 (0.90%) Cisco
8 1 (0.90%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.90%) ForgeRock
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