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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 54 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.95% 2.63% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £230
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
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
76 38 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.21% 6.28% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 24 35
Average daily rate £325 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £280 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50
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 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 11 February 2016, 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%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (40.00%) Force.com
4 2 (40.00%) Visualforce
4 2 (40.00%) Apex Code
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) Gradle
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Camel
4 2 (40.00%) Play Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
4 2 (40.00%) Maven
4 2 (40.00%) Java EE

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Force.com
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Gradle
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) JPA
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Play Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (40.00%) Visualforce
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
Birmingham
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