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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank - 43 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 0.28% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
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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
62 83 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.51% 23.45% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 67 16
Average daily rate £370 £338 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -4.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 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 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (33.33%) QUnit
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Dojo
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Groovy
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) QUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) Dojo
1 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware