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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 221 238 204
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -34
Contract jobs citing Ant 31 34 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.34% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.37% 2.78% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 40
Median daily rate £388 £458 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.30% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £340 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £518 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1310 1222 1024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.72% 12.37% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 754 609
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £285 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 24
Median hourly rate £41.00 £39.37 £36.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.14% +7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £26.09 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +18 14 £483 +48.46% 4
Berkshire +13 7 £356 -45.19% 1
East Sussex - 5 £344 - 1
Buckinghamshire +24 2 £400 - 1
Surrey -2 2 £563 +12.50% 2
West Sussex +2 1 £550 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 46 (58.97%) Subversion
2 45 (57.69%) Java
2 45 (57.69%) Maven
3 39 (50.00%) Linux
4 38 (48.72%) Integration Testing
5 36 (46.15%) Configuration Management
6 35 (44.87%) System Integration Testing
7 34 (43.59%) Unit Testing
8 31 (39.74%) Spring
8 31 (39.74%) UML
8 31 (39.74%) Unix
9 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (38.46%) JIRA
9 30 (38.46%) Security Cleared
10 28 (35.90%) Jenkins
11 27 (34.62%) ClearCase
12 26 (33.33%) JUnit
13 25 (32.05%) C
13 25 (32.05%) Software Engineering
14 23 (29.49%) Use Case
14 23 (29.49%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (29.49%) SC Cleared
14 23 (29.49%) OOD
15 22 (28.21%) NUnit
15 22 (28.21%) CppUnit
15 22 (28.21%) Hudson
15 22 (28.21%) GoogleTest
16 21 (26.92%) Git (software)
16 21 (26.92%) Computer Science
16 21 (26.92%) TDD

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 (21.79%) Confluence
2 15 (19.23%) IIS
3 11 (14.10%) Tomcat
4 8 (10.26%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (10.26%) Documentum
5 5 (6.41%) Apache
5 5 (6.41%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.56%) JBoss
7 1 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Office
2 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) Bluemix
1 7 (8.97%) IBM Cloud
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.56%) IaaS
4 2 (2.56%) PaaS
5 1 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) LDAP
1 4 (5.13%) SSH
2 2 (2.56%) DHCP
2 2 (2.56%) DNS
2 2 (2.56%) Firewall
2 2 (2.56%) LAN
2 2 (2.56%) MPLS
2 2 (2.56%) Network Security
2 2 (2.56%) VLAN
2 2 (2.56%) VPN
2 2 (2.56%) WAN
3 1 (1.28%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) MySQL
2 5 (6.41%) DB2
3 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.28%) Big Data
5 1 (1.28%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.28%) Redis
5 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (58.97%) Subversion
2 45 (57.69%) Maven
3 30 (38.46%) JIRA
4 28 (35.90%) Jenkins
5 27 (34.62%) ClearCase
6 26 (33.33%) JUnit
7 22 (28.21%) CppUnit
7 22 (28.21%) GoogleTest
7 22 (28.21%) Hudson
7 22 (28.21%) NUnit
8 21 (26.92%) Git (software)
8 21 (26.92%) Gradle
9 20 (25.64%) Eclipse
9 20 (25.64%) Selenium
10 17 (21.79%) Cucumber
10 17 (21.79%) SoapUI
11 16 (20.51%) JMeter
11 16 (20.51%) jMock
12 15 (19.23%) WebDriver
13 7 (8.97%) CruiseControl
General
1 19 (24.36%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Billing
2 2 (2.56%) Retail
2 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (65.38%) Developer
2 26 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 18 (23.08%) C Developer
4 13 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 13 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (15.38%) Analyst
5 12 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
5 12 (15.38%) Test Analyst
6 10 (12.82%) Software Developer
7 8 (10.26%) J2EE Developer
7 8 (10.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 8 (10.26%) QA Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Analyst Developer
8 7 (8.97%) Developer in Test
8 7 (8.97%) Java Analyst Developer
8 7 (8.97%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 7 (8.97%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (8.97%) Test Automation Developer
9 6 (7.69%) C/C++ Developer
9 6 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (39.74%) Spring
2 19 (24.36%) Java EE
2 19 (24.36%) REST
3 18 (23.08%) JMS
3 18 (23.08%) Web Services
4 16 (20.51%) Ajax
4 16 (20.51%) Hibernate
5 15 (19.23%) WebSphere MQ
5 15 (19.23%) XML
6 14 (17.95%) HTML
7 11 (14.10%) J2EE
7 11 (14.10%) JSON
7 11 (14.10%) JSP
8 10 (12.82%) JDBC
9 8 (10.26%) Servlets
10 7 (8.97%) WDK
11 6 (7.69%) CSS
12 5 (6.41%) CGI
12 5 (6.41%) Motif
12 5 (6.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 20 (25.64%) Derivative
3 15 (19.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (8.97%) Taxonomies
6 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
7 4 (5.13%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.56%) STB
9 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (50.00%) Linux
2 31 (39.74%) Unix
3 8 (10.26%) Windows
4 5 (6.41%) AIX
4 5 (6.41%) Solaris
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.28%) Android
6 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.72%) Integration Testing
2 36 (46.15%) Configuration Management
3 35 (44.87%) System Integration Testing
4 34 (43.59%) Unit Testing
5 31 (39.74%) UML
6 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (32.05%) Software Engineering
8 23 (29.49%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (29.49%) OOD
8 23 (29.49%) Use Case
9 21 (26.92%) TDD
10 18 (23.08%) OO
10 18 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
11 16 (20.51%) BDD
11 16 (20.51%) Functional Testing
11 16 (20.51%) User Stories
12 15 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (19.23%) Domain-Driven Design
12 15 (19.23%) Memory Management
12 15 (19.23%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 45 (57.69%) Java
2 25 (32.05%) C
3 18 (23.08%) Groovy
4 16 (20.51%) Python
5 12 (15.38%) SQL
6 10 (12.82%) C++
7 8 (10.26%) AspectJ
7 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
7 8 (10.26%) Perl
8 7 (8.97%) Shell Script
9 5 (6.41%) Ruby
10 2 (2.56%) PHP
11 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.28%) C#
11 1 (1.28%) C-shell
11 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 23 (29.49%) SC Cleared
3 16 (20.51%) Degree
4 15 (19.23%) ISEB
4 15 (19.23%) ISTQB
5 6 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.13%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.28%) MCSE
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.23%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) PA-DSS
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) NFS
2 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) Puppet
2 5 (6.41%) Ansible
2 5 (6.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.28%) SCCM
3 1 (1.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (19.23%) Atlassian
1 15 (19.23%) Rally
2 13 (16.67%) IBM
3 8 (10.26%) Oracle
4 5 (6.41%) HP
4 5 (6.41%) VMware
5 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.85%) Splunk
6 1 (1.28%) Adobe
6 1 (1.28%) Alterian
6 1 (1.28%) Dell
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.28%) NetApp
6 1 (1.28%) SAP
Farnborough, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £35,000 - 45,000 + Package (60,000 OTE)
Posted: 6 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £299 - £351 per day
Posted: 6 days ago