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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 220 242 213
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -29
Contract jobs citing Ant 40 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.31% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.96% 2.39% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 25
Median daily rate £344 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.68% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £370 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £538 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £386 £381
% change year-on-year
+16.50% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.78%
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
1351 1255 1020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.55% 12.92% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 767 585
Median daily rate £420 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £462 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 26 28
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £23.22 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Hampshire +30 21 £330 +1.53% 2
Berkshire +5 5 £356 -45.19% 3
East Sussex +9 4 £347 -22.88% 1
Surrey -8 4 £613 +22.50% 2
West Sussex - 4 £318 -
Kent - 2 - -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 50 (60.98%) Subversion
2 47 (57.32%) Linux
3 46 (56.10%) Maven
4 44 (53.66%) Configuration Management
5 41 (50.00%) Java
6 40 (48.78%) Integration Testing
7 37 (45.12%) Unit Testing
8 36 (43.90%) Unix
8 36 (43.90%) System Integration Testing
9 33 (40.24%) JIRA
9 33 (40.24%) Security Cleared
10 32 (39.02%) UML
11 30 (36.59%) Jenkins
12 29 (35.37%) ClearCase
12 29 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (35.37%) Use Case
13 28 (34.15%) Spring
13 28 (34.15%) Git (software)
13 28 (34.15%) C
14 27 (32.93%) SC Cleared
15 26 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (31.71%) Software Engineering
15 26 (31.71%) OOD
16 25 (30.49%) Python
16 25 (30.49%) NUnit
16 25 (30.49%) CppUnit
16 25 (30.49%) GoogleTest
17 23 (28.05%) JUnit
18 22 (26.83%) Hudson
18 22 (26.83%) Derivative

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 17 (20.73%) Confluence
2 15 (18.29%) IIS
3 14 (17.07%) Tomcat
4 11 (13.41%) OpenStack
5 8 (9.76%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (7.32%) Apache
7 5 (6.10%) Documentum
8 4 (4.88%) JBoss
8 4 (4.88%) WebLogic
9 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
10 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (1.22%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Office
2 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.54%) Bluemix
2 7 (8.54%) IBM Cloud
3 4 (4.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.44%) IaaS
4 2 (2.44%) PaaS
5 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) LDAP
1 4 (4.88%) SSH
2 2 (2.44%) DHCP
2 2 (2.44%) DNS
2 2 (2.44%) Firewall
2 2 (2.44%) LAN
2 2 (2.44%) MPLS
2 2 (2.44%) Network Security
2 2 (2.44%) VLAN
2 2 (2.44%) VPN
2 2 (2.44%) WAN
3 1 (1.22%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) MySQL
2 4 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (4.88%) DB2
3 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.44%) Big Data
4 2 (2.44%) MarkLogic
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.22%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 50 (60.98%) Subversion
2 46 (56.10%) Maven
3 33 (40.24%) JIRA
4 30 (36.59%) Jenkins
5 29 (35.37%) ClearCase
6 28 (34.15%) Git (software)
7 25 (30.49%) CppUnit
7 25 (30.49%) GoogleTest
7 25 (30.49%) NUnit
8 23 (28.05%) JUnit
9 22 (26.83%) Hudson
10 21 (25.61%) Gradle
11 18 (21.95%) Selenium
12 16 (19.51%) Cucumber
12 16 (19.51%) SoapUI
13 15 (18.29%) JMeter
14 14 (17.07%) Eclipse
14 14 (17.07%) jMock
14 14 (17.07%) WebDriver
15 5 (6.10%) CruiseControl
General
1 17 (20.73%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.44%) Billing
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (57.32%) Developer
2 22 (26.83%) Java Developer
3 20 (24.39%) C Developer
4 12 (14.63%) Analyst
5 11 (13.41%) Automation Test Analyst
5 11 (13.41%) Senior Developer
5 11 (13.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (13.41%) Test Analyst
6 9 (10.98%) Software Developer
7 8 (9.76%) J2EE Developer
7 8 (9.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 8 (9.76%) QA Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Analyst Developer
8 7 (8.54%) Developer in Test
8 7 (8.54%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Java Analyst Developer
8 7 (8.54%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 7 (8.54%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (8.54%) Test Automation Developer
9 6 (7.32%) C/C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (34.15%) Spring
2 17 (20.73%) JMS
2 17 (20.73%) REST
3 16 (19.51%) Hibernate
3 16 (19.51%) Java EE
4 15 (18.29%) Ajax
4 15 (18.29%) Web Services
5 14 (17.07%) WebSphere MQ
5 14 (17.07%) XML
6 12 (14.63%) JDBC
7 11 (13.41%) J2EE
7 11 (13.41%) JSON
8 10 (12.20%) HTML
8 10 (12.20%) JSP
9 8 (9.76%) Servlets
10 5 (6.10%) Motif
10 5 (6.10%) RESTful
11 4 (4.88%) boto
11 4 (4.88%) CGI
11 4 (4.88%) WDK
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.83%) Derivative
2 20 (24.39%) Computer Science
3 14 (17.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.88%) Taxonomies
7 2 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.44%) STB
8 1 (1.22%) AS400
8 1 (1.22%) Ergonomics
8 1 (1.22%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 47 (57.32%) Linux
2 36 (43.90%) Unix
3 10 (12.20%) Windows
4 7 (8.54%) Solaris
5 6 (7.32%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.88%) AIX
6 4 (4.88%) VMS
7 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.22%) Android
8 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (53.66%) Configuration Management
2 40 (48.78%) Integration Testing
3 37 (45.12%) Unit Testing
4 36 (43.90%) System Integration Testing
5 32 (39.02%) UML
6 29 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (35.37%) Use Case
7 26 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (31.71%) OOD
7 26 (31.71%) Software Engineering
8 21 (25.61%) Requirements Analysis
9 20 (24.39%) OO
9 20 (24.39%) TDD
10 18 (21.95%) Memory Management
10 18 (21.95%) Multithreading
10 18 (21.95%) Project Management
11 16 (19.51%) BDD
12 15 (18.29%) DevOps
12 15 (18.29%) Functional Testing
12 15 (18.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 41 (50.00%) Java
2 28 (34.15%) C
3 25 (30.49%) Python
4 18 (21.95%) SQL
5 16 (19.51%) Groovy
6 14 (17.07%) C++
7 12 (14.63%) Ruby
8 10 (12.20%) Perl
9 9 (10.98%) Shell Script
10 8 (9.76%) AspectJ
11 7 (8.54%) JavaScript
12 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
13 4 (4.88%) PHP
14 3 (3.66%) C#
15 2 (2.44%) AWK
15 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
15 2 (2.44%) Korn
15 2 (2.44%) sed
16 1 (1.22%) C-shell
16 1 (1.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 33 (40.24%) Security Cleared
2 27 (32.93%) SC Cleared
3 14 (17.07%) Degree
3 14 (17.07%) ISEB
3 14 (17.07%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.88%) AWS Certification
4 4 (4.88%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.44%) MCSE
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.51%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) Docker
2 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.88%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.22%) NFS
4 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (18.29%) Puppet
2 14 (17.07%) Ansible
3 10 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (4.88%) SCCM
4 4 (4.88%) SCOM
5 1 (1.22%) Nagios
5 1 (1.22%) Scalr
5 1 (1.22%) SELinux
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Atlassian
2 14 (17.07%) IBM
2 14 (17.07%) Rally
3 7 (8.54%) Oracle
3 7 (8.54%) Splunk
3 7 (8.54%) VMware
4 4 (4.88%) Dell
4 4 (4.88%) HP
4 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.66%) Rackspace
5 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.22%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.22%) ATG
6 1 (1.22%) NetApp
6 1 (1.22%) Perforce
6 1 (1.22%) SAP
6 1 (1.22%) Seapine
6 1 (1.22%) Serena
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