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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 25 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 1 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.64% 3.30% 9.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.35% 42.86% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £38.88 £24.64
% change year-on-year
+22.18% +57.77%
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Hertfordshire

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
23 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 14.65% 7.69% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 10
Average daily rate £388 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £375 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 October 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Struts
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) HPUX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Interwoven

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe CQ
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) Log4j
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Struts
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) XMLBeans
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) HPUX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) Interwoven