The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 204 152 187
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +35
Contract jobs citing Ant 46 85 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 1.02% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.15% 8.82% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 50 29
Average daily rate £309 £293 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -16.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £453 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £27.48 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+67.39% -25.72%
Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1108 964 1089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.44% 11.52% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 526 550
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 51 62
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £15.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Ant
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -14 26 £307 +6.78% 4
Buckinghamshire -21 9 £494 +19.84% 1
Berkshire -11 7 £380 +8.57%
Surrey -12 4 £263 - 7
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 44 (56.41%) Subversion
2 36 (46.15%) Java
2 36 (46.15%) UML
3 33 (42.31%) OOD
4 32 (41.03%) Linux
5 30 (38.46%) UNIX
5 30 (38.46%) Use Case
6 29 (37.18%) Security Cleared
7 25 (32.05%) Maven
7 25 (32.05%) HTML
7 25 (32.05%) C
8 24 (30.77%) CSS
9 23 (29.49%) Configuration Management
10 22 (28.21%) ClearCase
11 21 (26.92%) XML
11 21 (26.92%) Motif
11 21 (26.92%) NUnit
11 21 (26.92%) CppUnit
11 21 (26.92%) GoogleTest
12 20 (25.64%) Project Management
12 20 (25.64%) Oracle
13 19 (24.36%) JavaScript
13 19 (24.36%) Eclipse
14 18 (23.08%) SC Cleared
14 18 (23.08%) Software Engineering
15 17 (21.79%) SQL
16 15 (19.23%) J2EE
16 15 (19.23%) OO
16 15 (19.23%) RUP
16 15 (19.23%) Jenkins

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (17.95%) WebLogic
2 6 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.69%) Documentum
3 5 (6.41%) Apache
3 5 (6.41%) Node.js
4 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.56%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.28%) IIS
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.28%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.28%) Drupal
6 1 (1.28%) Confluence
6 1 (1.28%) JCAPS
6 1 (1.28%) nginx
6 1 (1.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (1.28%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Intranet
2 2 (2.56%) SSH
2 2 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.28%) LDAP
3 1 (1.28%) Firewall
3 1 (1.28%) DNS
3 1 (1.28%) HTTP
3 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.28%) SSL
3 1 (1.28%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.28%) MVNO
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
2 13 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.85%) DB2
5 3 (3.85%) MySQL
5 3 (3.85%) Ingres
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.28%) DataStage
6 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (56.41%) Subversion
2 25 (32.05%) Maven
3 22 (28.21%) ClearCase
4 21 (26.92%) NUnit
4 21 (26.92%) CppUnit
4 21 (26.92%) GoogleTest
5 19 (24.36%) Eclipse
6 15 (19.23%) Jenkins
7 12 (15.38%) CruiseControl
8 11 (14.10%) Toad
8 11 (14.10%) Rational Rose
9 8 (10.26%) Hudson
10 7 (8.97%) JUnit
10 7 (8.97%) Git (software)
11 5 (6.41%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (6.41%) Grunt
11 5 (6.41%) Yeoman
12 4 (5.13%) SoapUI
12 4 (5.13%) StarTeam
12 4 (5.13%) ClearQuest
General
1 10 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.26%) Retail
3 7 (8.97%) Finance
4 4 (5.13%) Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Marketing
5 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.56%) Electronics
6 1 (1.28%) Legal
6 1 (1.28%) Publishing
6 1 (1.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (53.85%) Developer
2 11 (14.10%) Architect
3 10 (12.82%) SQL Developer
3 10 (12.82%) PL/SQL Developer
4 9 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) C Developer
7 5 (6.41%) C++ Developer
8 4 (5.13%) PHP Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Release Manager
10 2 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.56%) ActionScript Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Technical Specialist
10 2 (2.56%) Consultant
10 2 (2.56%) Development Manager
10 2 (2.56%) Information Architect
10 2 (2.56%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.05%) HTML
2 24 (30.77%) CSS
3 21 (26.92%) XML
3 21 (26.92%) Motif
4 15 (19.23%) J2EE
5 12 (15.38%) JDBC
5 12 (15.38%) Web Services
6 11 (14.10%) jQuery
6 11 (14.10%) JPA
7 10 (12.82%) Java EE
8 9 (11.54%) Servlets
8 9 (11.54%) JSF
9 8 (10.26%) XSLT
10 7 (8.97%) SOAP
10 7 (8.97%) RESTful
10 7 (8.97%) CSS3
11 6 (7.69%) Worklight
11 6 (7.69%) HTML5
11 6 (7.69%) Dojo
11 6 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Derivative
2 9 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.69%) Taxonomies
4 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.56%) DTV
6 1 (1.28%) Clustering
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.28%) Wiki
6 1 (1.28%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.03%) Linux
2 30 (38.46%) UNIX
3 10 (12.82%) AIX
4 5 (6.41%) Windows
5 2 (2.56%) Solaris
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.28%) CentOS
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.15%) UML
2 33 (42.31%) OOD
3 30 (38.46%) Use Case
4 23 (29.49%) Configuration Management
5 20 (25.64%) Project Management
6 18 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 15 (19.23%) OO
7 15 (19.23%) RUP
8 14 (17.95%) Unified Process
9 13 (16.67%) Multithreading
9 13 (16.67%) Memory Management
10 12 (15.38%) Integration Testing
10 12 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
11 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (10.26%) Content Management
13 7 (8.97%) Business Analysis
14 6 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (7.69%) Information Management
14 6 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.15%) Java
2 25 (32.05%) C
3 19 (24.36%) JavaScript
4 17 (21.79%) SQL
5 10 (12.82%) PL/SQL
5 10 (12.82%) C++
6 8 (10.26%) PHP
7 6 (7.69%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.85%) Python
8 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.85%) Ruby
9 2 (2.56%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (2.56%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.56%) Perl
9 2 (2.56%) C#
10 1 (1.28%) Jython
10 1 (1.28%) Korn
10 1 (1.28%) C-shell
10 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.28%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 29 (37.18%) Security Cleared
2 18 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) PMP
4 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) NFS
1 1 (1.28%) Xen
1 1 (1.28%) Sendmail
1 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Puppet
2 2 (2.56%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.56%) WMI
3 1 (1.28%) Nagios
3 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.28%) nmon
3 1 (1.28%) YUM
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) Oracle
2 9 (11.54%) IBM
3 5 (6.41%) Talend
4 3 (3.85%) HP
4 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.56%) Endeca
5 2 (2.56%) Adobe
5 2 (2.56%) Sun
5 2 (2.56%) SAP
6 1 (1.28%) Vignette
6 1 (1.28%) Siebel
6 1 (1.28%) Remedy
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco
6 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.28%) Dell
6 1 (1.28%) BEA
6 1 (1.28%) ATG
6 1 (1.28%) Perforce
6 1 (1.28%) VMware
6 1 (1.28%) Google
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