The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 84 88 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Contract jobs citing Ant 8 1 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.53% 0.075% 1.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.21% 0.71% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £363 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -11.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £363 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £363 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £38.88 £24.64
% change year-on-year
+22.18% +57.77%
Ant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Development Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
190 140 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 12.65% 10.51% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 90 103
Average daily rate £400 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -17.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Ant
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
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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
Guildford - 3 £400 - 1
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Redhill - - - -
Ant
South East

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 10 (90.91%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) Subversion
2 7 (63.64%) Maven
2 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
3 6 (54.55%) Eclipse
4 5 (45.45%) JBoss
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) Spring
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) jQuery
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) SOAP
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) REST
5 4 (36.36%) Hudson
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
6 3 (27.27%) Perl
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
6 3 (27.27%) Adobe
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) TDD
7 2 (18.18%) Retail
7 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 5 (45.45%) JBoss
2 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 1 (9.09%) Confluence
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (9.09%) ColdFusion
4 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Subversion
1 7 (63.64%) Maven
1 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 6 (54.55%) Eclipse
3 4 (36.36%) Hudson
4 2 (18.18%) WiX
4 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
4 2 (18.18%) Flash Builder
5 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
5 1 (9.09%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (9.09%) Gradle
5 1 (9.09%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) ActionScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) ColdFusion Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) Spring
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) REST
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) SOAP
4 2 (18.18%) Struts
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) JSON
4 2 (18.18%) Flash
4 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 2 (18.18%) Robotlegs
4 2 (18.18%) Jasypt
4 2 (18.18%) JiBX
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3
5 1 (9.09%) ColdSpring
5 1 (9.09%) XSL
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) ActionScript
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) Groovy
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
1 1 (9.09%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Adobe
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) ForgeRock