The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Surrey region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 90 77 80
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Ant 4 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.27% 0.54% 1.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.59% 4.76% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Average daily rate £263 - £315
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 - £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £27.48 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+67.39% -25.72%
Development Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
252 147 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.73% 11.44% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 77 151
Average daily rate £382 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.18% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £252 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 12
Average hourly rate £59.50 £36.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.27% -15.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Ant
South East

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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -3 2 £263 - 2
Reigate - 1 £250 - 1
Thames Ditton - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Epsom - - - - 1
Ant
South East

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Hudson
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Adobe
4 2 (40.00%) Flash
4 2 (40.00%) UML
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) EJB
4 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (40.00%) ActionScript
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) JSF
4 2 (40.00%) Maven
4 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (40.00%) WiX
4 2 (40.00%) Robotlegs
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) JPA
4 2 (40.00%) Mercurial

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (60.00%) Hudson
3 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (40.00%) WiX
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (40.00%) Flash Builder
4 1 (20.00%) DbUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Mockito
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (20.00%) NetBeans
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) ActionScript Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Flash Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) EJB
4 2 (40.00%) Flash
4 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) JSF
4 2 (40.00%) JPA
4 2 (40.00%) Robotlegs
5 1 (20.00%) Struts2
5 1 (20.00%) JBoss Seam
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) Java EE
5 1 (20.00%) JSTL
5 1 (20.00%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (20.00%) JMS
5 1 (20.00%) JAXB
5 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) ActionScript
3 2 (40.00%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) IBM