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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 41 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.82% 4.79% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.80% 25.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £324
% change year-on-year
+5.19% +17.45%
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
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
79 58 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.47% 18.53% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 31 23
Average daily rate £388 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 £47.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) XML
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) ISEB
2 13 (92.86%) Maven
2 13 (92.86%) Automated Testing
2 13 (92.86%) JIRA
2 13 (92.86%) SOAP
2 13 (92.86%) Web Services
2 13 (92.86%) Groovy
2 13 (92.86%) SoapUI
2 13 (92.86%) Jenkins
3 11 (78.57%) WSDL
4 10 (71.43%) SQL
4 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
4 10 (71.43%) Scrum
4 10 (71.43%) ISEB Practitioner
4 10 (71.43%) Defect Management
4 10 (71.43%) Process Improvement
5 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
5 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.14%) JavaFX
6 1 (7.14%) RESTful
6 1 (7.14%) Smart GWT
6 1 (7.14%) JAX-RS
6 1 (7.14%) LESS
6 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.14%) User Experience
6 1 (7.14%) GWT

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 13 (92.86%) Jenkins
1 13 (92.86%) JIRA
1 13 (92.86%) Maven
1 13 (92.86%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Automation Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) Test Automation Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) UI Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Systems Test Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (92.86%) SOAP
2 13 (92.86%) Web Services
3 11 (78.57%) WSDL
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) GWT
4 1 (7.14%) JavaFX
4 1 (7.14%) JAX-RS
4 1 (7.14%) LESS
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) Smart GWT
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) Struts
4 1 (7.14%) Swing
4 1 (7.14%) XSL
4 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Automated Testing
3 10 (71.43%) Defect Management
3 10 (71.43%) Process Improvement
3 10 (71.43%) Scrum
3 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Document Management
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Groovy
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) ISEB
2 10 (71.43%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB