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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 43 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.27% - 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.38% - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £24.64
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +40.01%
Ant
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
42 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.17% 10.11% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 7
Average daily rate £325 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -

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 17 September 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 24 (100.00%) Maven
2 22 (91.67%) Web Services
3 20 (83.33%) SOAP
3 20 (83.33%) Java
3 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (79.17%) Apache Ivy
5 17 (70.83%) Scrum
6 14 (58.33%) Spring
6 14 (58.33%) Finance
6 14 (58.33%) Hibernate
7 13 (54.17%) JUnit
8 12 (50.00%) J2EE
9 11 (45.83%) JPA
10 10 (41.67%) Selenium
10 10 (41.67%) Spring Web Flow
10 10 (41.67%) SQL
10 10 (41.67%) Struts
10 10 (41.67%) Banking
10 10 (41.67%) MVC
11 8 (33.33%) UML
11 8 (33.33%) Java EE
12 7 (29.17%) Degree
12 7 (29.17%) JIRA
12 7 (29.17%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
12 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
12 7 (29.17%) SoapUI
12 7 (29.17%) Apache
12 7 (29.17%) JMS
12 7 (29.17%) Oracle

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 7 (29.17%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) 3G
1 4 (16.67%) 2G
1 4 (16.67%) 4G
2 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 2 (8.33%) SSL
2 2 (8.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 24 (100.00%) Maven
2 19 (79.17%) Apache Ivy
3 13 (54.17%) JUnit
4 10 (41.67%) Selenium
5 7 (29.17%) JIRA
5 7 (29.17%) SoapUI
6 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (20.83%) Subversion
8 4 (16.67%) Toad
8 4 (16.67%) LoadRunner
8 4 (16.67%) Mercurial
8 4 (16.67%) eggPlant
8 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 3 (12.50%) JBehave
9 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
9 3 (12.50%) CruiseControl
10 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
10 2 (8.33%) Hudson
11 1 (4.17%) TortoiseSVN
11 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 6 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
3 6 (25.00%) Java Team Leader
4 5 (20.83%) Architect
5 4 (16.67%) QA Leader
5 4 (16.67%) Test Leader
5 4 (16.67%) Lead Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Automated Test Developer
6 2 (8.33%) J2EE Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) Web Services
2 20 (83.33%) SOAP
3 14 (58.33%) Spring
3 14 (58.33%) Hibernate
4 12 (50.00%) J2EE
5 11 (45.83%) JPA
6 10 (41.67%) Spring Web Flow
6 10 (41.67%) Struts
7 8 (33.33%) Java EE
8 7 (29.17%) JMS
9 5 (20.83%) XML
10 4 (16.67%) WAP
10 4 (16.67%) J2ME
10 4 (16.67%) REST
11 3 (12.50%) J2SE
11 3 (12.50%) CSS
11 3 (12.50%) JSP
12 2 (8.33%) HTML
12 2 (8.33%) RESTful
12 2 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
2 6 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (16.67%) Handset
3 4 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Open Source
5 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Scrum
3 10 (41.67%) MVC
4 8 (33.33%) UML
5 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Mobile Commerce
6 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.83%) Automation Testing
7 5 (20.83%) BDD
7 5 (20.83%) TDD
8 4 (16.67%) OO
8 4 (16.67%) Test Planning
8 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Test Management
9 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 3 (12.50%) OOD
10 1 (4.17%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) Groovy
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) XQuery
4 2 (8.33%) XPath
5 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) Sun
3 4 (16.67%) Apple