The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 24 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Ant 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.29% 2.24% 3.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.08% 13.64% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.73 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -
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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 Watford region.

Development Applications Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
26 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 18.57% 16.42% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Average daily rate £400 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 10 (100.00%) IBM
2 9 (90.00%) Subversion
2 9 (90.00%) UNIX
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) DB2
3 7 (70.00%) JUnit
3 7 (70.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (70.00%) EJB
3 7 (70.00%) JDBC
3 7 (70.00%) JSP
3 7 (70.00%) Servlets
3 7 (70.00%) Struts
3 7 (70.00%) XML
3 7 (70.00%) XSLT
3 7 (70.00%) J2EE
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) Perl
3 7 (70.00%) XHTML
3 7 (70.00%) MQSeries
3 7 (70.00%) JMS
3 7 (70.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 7 (70.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (70.00%) RDBMS
3 7 (70.00%) HPUX
3 7 (70.00%) Solaris
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) UML
3 7 (70.00%) OO

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 7 (70.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (70.00%) MQSeries
1 7 (70.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (30.00%) Drupal
2 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Tridion
2 2 (20.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) DB2
2 7 (70.00%) RDBMS
2 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Subversion
2 7 (70.00%) JUnit
2 7 (70.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Eclipse
2 7 (70.00%) Log4j
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) J2EE
1 7 (70.00%) EJB
1 7 (70.00%) JDBC
1 7 (70.00%) JSP
1 7 (70.00%) Servlets
1 7 (70.00%) Struts
1 7 (70.00%) XML
1 7 (70.00%) XSLT
1 7 (70.00%) XHTML
1 7 (70.00%) JMS
1 7 (70.00%) XMLBeans
1 7 (70.00%) Ajax
1 7 (70.00%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) UNIX
2 7 (70.00%) HPUX
2 7 (70.00%) Solaris
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (70.00%) Content Management
2 7 (70.00%) UML
2 7 (70.00%) OO
2 7 (70.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) XPath
3 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) PHP
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
1 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (30.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) IBM
2 7 (70.00%) Interwoven
2 7 (70.00%) ATG
2 7 (70.00%) Blue Martini
2 7 (70.00%) Elastic Path
3 3 (30.00%) hybris
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle