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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 51 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.68% - 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.86% - 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£341 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £46.00 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-18.47% +67.39%
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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
105 47 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.97% 12.34% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 30 13
Average daily rate £375 £318 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £241 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £412 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (94.44%) Maven
3 15 (83.33%) Git (software)
4 14 (77.78%) Android
4 14 (77.78%) Subversion
4 14 (77.78%) Android SDK
5 13 (72.22%) Unit Testing
6 11 (61.11%) REST
6 11 (61.11%) Android Development
7 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (55.56%) JSON
7 10 (55.56%) Publishing
7 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (50.00%) JNI
8 9 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
8 9 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
8 9 (50.00%) Android NDK
9 6 (33.33%) OOP
9 6 (33.33%) OO
10 5 (27.78%) TDD
10 5 (27.78%) Mockito
10 5 (27.78%) Artifactory
10 5 (27.78%) Robotium
10 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
10 5 (27.78%) Appium
10 5 (27.78%) RoboGuice
10 5 (27.78%) User Stories
11 4 (22.22%) Gradle
11 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) TeamSite
1 2 (11.11%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (94.44%) Maven
2 15 (83.33%) Git (software)
3 14 (77.78%) Subversion
4 9 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (27.78%) Appium
5 5 (27.78%) Artifactory
5 5 (27.78%) Mockito
5 5 (27.78%) Robotium
6 4 (22.22%) Gradle
7 3 (16.67%) Selenium
8 2 (11.11%) JUnit
9 1 (5.56%) QUnit
General
1 10 (55.56%) Publishing
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Android Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) Android SDK
2 11 (61.11%) REST
3 10 (55.56%) JSON
4 9 (50.00%) JNI
4 9 (50.00%) Android NDK
5 5 (27.78%) RoboGuice
6 4 (22.22%) iOS SDK
7 3 (16.67%) XML
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (16.67%) Spring MVC
7 3 (16.67%) Spring
8 2 (11.11%) HTML5
8 2 (11.11%) CSS3
8 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (11.11%) jQuery
8 2 (11.11%) CSS
8 2 (11.11%) Struts
8 2 (11.11%) Web Services
8 2 (11.11%) XSLT
9 1 (5.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) W3C
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Android
2 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Unit Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Android Development
3 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (33.33%) OOP
5 6 (33.33%) OO
6 5 (27.78%) TDD
6 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
6 5 (27.78%) User Stories
7 3 (16.67%) iOS Development
7 3 (16.67%) MVC
8 2 (11.11%) SEO
8 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (11.11%) Content Management
9 1 (5.56%) SOA
9 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) Groovy
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) VMware