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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 20 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.19% - 4.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.79% - 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.52% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +226.08%
Ant
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
19 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 20.21% 11.11% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate £450 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 10 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) Ansible
3 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Drupal
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Magento
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) hybris
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) AIX

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (40.00%) Drupal
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce Architect
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Java Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Java Solutions Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Scripter
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (60.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) hybris