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 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 35 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.35% 0.71% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.33% 3.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £325 £341 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £348
% change year-on-year
- +15.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -14.77%
Ant
Hampshire

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
43 98 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.98% 23.06% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 66 32
Average daily rate £349 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.93% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £413 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

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

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Maven
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
1 7 (87.50%) REST
2 6 (75.00%) Mockito
2 6 (75.00%) Gradle
2 6 (75.00%) Artifactory
2 6 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Android
2 6 (75.00%) User Stories
2 6 (75.00%) Android SDK
2 6 (75.00%) Android Development
2 6 (75.00%) Robotium
2 6 (75.00%) Appium
2 6 (75.00%) RoboGuice
2 6 (75.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Subversion
2 6 (75.00%) JSON
2 6 (75.00%) Publishing
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Travis CI
3 5 (62.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (12.50%) OO

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (12.50%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DVB
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
1 7 (87.50%) Maven
2 6 (75.00%) Appium
2 6 (75.00%) Artifactory
2 6 (75.00%) Gradle
2 6 (75.00%) Mockito
2 6 (75.00%) Robotium
2 6 (75.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (75.00%) Subversion
3 5 (62.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (62.50%) Travis CI
4 1 (12.50%) GitLab
4 1 (12.50%) JUnit
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 6 (75.00%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) REST
2 6 (75.00%) Android SDK
2 6 (75.00%) JSON
2 6 (75.00%) RoboGuice
3 1 (12.50%) Android NDK
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) JNI
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) DTV
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (12.50%) STB
1 1 (12.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Android Development
1 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
1 6 (75.00%) Scrum
1 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (75.00%) User Stories
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) SEO
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) VMware