The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.55% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
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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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
52 40 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.09% 6.33% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 28
Average daily rate £375 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.37% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.07 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.04%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) Spring
4 5 (55.56%) J2EE
4 5 (55.56%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) MVC
5 4 (44.44%) OOP
5 4 (44.44%) SOA
5 4 (44.44%) Ajax
5 4 (44.44%) Android
5 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 4 (44.44%) JIRA
5 4 (44.44%) HTML5
5 4 (44.44%) PhoneGap
5 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
5 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
5 4 (44.44%) Android Development
5 4 (44.44%) iOS Development
5 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
5 4 (44.44%) User Experience
6 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
6 3 (33.33%) Sencha
6 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (33.33%) JSON
6 3 (33.33%) CMS

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (33.33%) CMS
1 3 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (22.22%) Magnolia
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) J2EE
2 5 (55.56%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) PhoneGap
3 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) JSON
4 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (22.22%) JSP
6 1 (11.11%) REST
6 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
6 1 (11.11%) JSTL
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Android
1 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) OOP
3 4 (44.44%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (44.44%) Android Development
3 4 (44.44%) iOS Development
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Content Management
6 1 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Scala
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Sencha
2 1 (11.11%) Alterian