The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 128 124 124
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 9 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.42% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.36% 2.90% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 21
Average daily rate £488 £458 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.44% +30.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £435 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £478 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -14.77%
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
381 449 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.00% 14.51% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 267 271
Average daily rate £400 £388 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +11.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £478 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 40 28
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.00 £33.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ant across the South West region.

Ant Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the South West region.

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Ant
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucestershire +3 5 £500 +9.17% 2
Wiltshire 0 3 £405 - 1
Dorset -3 1 - - 1
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 11 (68.75%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Subversion
2 10 (62.50%) Maven
2 10 (62.50%) Unix
3 9 (56.25%) OO
3 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 9 (56.25%) ClearCase
3 9 (56.25%) Release Management
4 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) Apache Ivy
5 7 (43.75%) Lua
5 7 (43.75%) Python
5 7 (43.75%) Perl
5 7 (43.75%) PHP
5 7 (43.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (25.00%) Sun Certification
7 4 (25.00%) Sun
7 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 4 (25.00%) Spring
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
8 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
8 3 (18.75%) Scrum
8 3 (18.75%) JIRA
8 3 (18.75%) jQuery
8 3 (18.75%) Apache

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) JBoss
4 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (6.25%) Node.js
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
1 2 (12.50%) SQLite
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Maven
1 10 (62.50%) Subversion
2 9 (56.25%) ClearCase
3 7 (43.75%) Apache Ivy
3 7 (43.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
5 3 (18.75%) JIRA
6 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 2 (12.50%) JBehave
7 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
7 1 (6.25%) Hudson
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Developer in Test
4 2 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Build Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Release Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Spring
2 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
2 3 (18.75%) jQuery
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
4 1 (6.25%) J2SE
4 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Unix
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) OO
2 9 (56.25%) Release Management
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Line Management
5 2 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (12.50%) Software Deployment
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Microservices
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) Lua
3 7 (43.75%) Perl
3 7 (43.75%) PHP
3 7 (43.75%) Python
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Jython
5 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Sun Certification
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) ISEB
4 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Sun
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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