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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 52 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 0.18% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.94% 1.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £230 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%
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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
34 60 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.70% 10.53% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 31
Average daily rate £350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) PhoneGap
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) Android Development
4 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (40.00%) J2EE
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (40.00%) Sencha
4 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (40.00%) Android
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (20.00%) Magnolia
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) PhoneGap
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (40.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Android Development
3 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Scala
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sencha
2 1 (20.00%) Talend
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle