The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 46 34 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing Ant 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.52% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.82% 2.22% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£368 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Development Applications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
110 45 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.57% 13.31% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 31 12
Average daily rate £325 £355 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.56% -2.66%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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Top 21 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) QUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Dojo
2 1 (50.00%) HTML

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) QUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Dojo
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared