The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 43 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.31% 0.40% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.45% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+22.58% +34.78%
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South Wales

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

Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
69 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.10% 12.15% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 20 29
Average daily rate £450 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £233 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.17 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Dojo
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) DbUnit
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Spock
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) LiveCycle
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) LiveCycle
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) FileNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) DbUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Spock
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Dojo
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) JRules
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) JSF
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) EJB
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
1 1 (50.00%) J2SE
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) ILOG
1 1 (50.00%) Kofax