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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 90 88 95
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Ant 14 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.06% 0.44% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.69% 3.41% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Average daily rate £500 £324 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.32% +23.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £324 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £324 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £348
% change year-on-year
- +15.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -14.77%
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
246 176 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.59% 12.86% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 117 148
Average daily rate £450 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £46.25 £59.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -22.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Staines -1 7 £550 +69.75%
Woking - 6 £463 -
Ant
South East

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 32 (82.05%) SQL
2 31 (79.49%) Maven
3 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (69.23%) Python
4 26 (66.67%) Subversion
5 23 (58.97%) Unix
6 22 (56.41%) Java
7 21 (53.85%) WebLogic
8 20 (51.28%) Git (software)
8 20 (51.28%) Puppet
9 19 (48.72%) JSF
9 19 (48.72%) EJB
9 19 (48.72%) CSS
9 19 (48.72%) Oracle
9 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
9 19 (48.72%) HTML
9 19 (48.72%) PL/SQL
9 19 (48.72%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (48.72%) Ansible
9 19 (48.72%) DevOps
10 18 (46.15%) Jenkins
10 18 (46.15%) Configuration Management
10 18 (46.15%) Web Services
10 18 (46.15%) XML
11 17 (43.59%) Ruby
11 17 (43.59%) OpenStack
12 16 (41.03%) Java SE
12 16 (41.03%) Java EE
12 16 (41.03%) SOAP
12 16 (41.03%) Toad

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (53.85%) WebLogic
2 17 (43.59%) OpenStack
3 4 (10.26%) Apache
4 3 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (5.13%) JBoss
5 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (25.64%) OpenText Process Suite
2 2 (5.13%) BigMachines
2 2 (5.13%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (28.21%) Azure Active Directory
3 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.13%) SaaS
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) LDAP
1 2 (5.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) Azure SQL Database
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.69%) Big Data
3 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.13%) MarkLogic
4 2 (5.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (79.49%) Maven
2 26 (66.67%) Subversion
3 20 (51.28%) Git (software)
4 18 (46.15%) Jenkins
5 16 (41.03%) Toad
6 14 (35.90%) Hudson
6 14 (35.90%) JIRA
7 10 (25.64%) Eclipse
8 4 (10.26%) Gradle
9 2 (5.13%) Burp Suite
9 2 (5.13%) GitLab
9 2 (5.13%) Jasmine
9 2 (5.13%) JUnit
9 2 (5.13%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (5.13%) Sinon.JS
9 2 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Developer
1 19 (48.72%) Java Developer
2 13 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Azure Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Senior Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Java Programmer
5 5 (12.82%) Programmer
6 4 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Programmer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (5.13%) DevOps Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Java Web Applications Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Applications Support
7 2 (5.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Web Applications Support
7 2 (5.13%) Web Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) CSS
1 19 (48.72%) EJB
1 19 (48.72%) HTML
1 19 (48.72%) JSF
2 18 (46.15%) Web Services
2 18 (46.15%) XML
3 16 (41.03%) Java EE
3 16 (41.03%) Java SE
3 16 (41.03%) SOAP
4 15 (38.46%) JMS
4 15 (38.46%) JPA
5 13 (33.33%) JRules
6 3 (7.69%) J2EE
6 3 (7.69%) REST
7 2 (5.13%) boto
7 2 (5.13%) JDBC
7 2 (5.13%) jQuery
7 2 (5.13%) LAMP
7 2 (5.13%) Mason
7 2 (5.13%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Unix
2 12 (30.77%) Linux
3 11 (28.21%) VMS
4 3 (7.69%) Windows
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.13%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) CentOS
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) DevOps
3 18 (46.15%) Configuration Management
4 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (33.33%) Software Deployment
5 13 (33.33%) UML
5 13 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 11 (28.21%) Use Case
7 10 (25.64%) Process Management
7 10 (25.64%) Service Management
8 5 (12.82%) Web Development
9 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
9 3 (7.69%) SDLC
9 3 (7.69%) Time Management
10 2 (5.13%) Auto-Scaling
10 2 (5.13%) CRM
10 2 (5.13%) Scrum
11 1 (2.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) SQL
2 27 (69.23%) Python
3 22 (56.41%) Java
4 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
4 19 (48.72%) PL/SQL
5 17 (43.59%) Ruby
6 13 (33.33%) Shell Script
7 12 (30.77%) PowerShell
8 10 (25.64%) Jython
8 10 (25.64%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 5 (12.82%) Perl
10 4 (10.26%) PHP
11 2 (5.13%) Apex Code
11 2 (5.13%) AWK
11 2 (5.13%) Korn
11 2 (5.13%) sed
12 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) MCSE
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Docker
2 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (51.28%) Puppet
2 19 (48.72%) Ansible
2 19 (48.72%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (28.21%) SCCM
3 11 (28.21%) SCOM
4 1 (2.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Oracle
2 13 (33.33%) Splunk
3 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.64%) Dell
5 2 (5.13%) IBM
5 2 (5.13%) Rackspace
5 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.13%) Siebel
6 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.56%) VMware