The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 50 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 6 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.19% 3.00% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.90% 14.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
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Cambridgeshire

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

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
87 100 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.26% 21.41% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 74 19
Average daily rate £340 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 13
Average hourly rate £60.00 £39.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.89% +11.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the Cambridge region.

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Maven
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) SoapUI
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Groovy
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (66.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Puppet
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Maven
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Automation Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) SOAP
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Groovy
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) VMware