The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Cardiff region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 35 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 11 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.98% 0.77% -
As % of the Development Applications category 22.92% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -
Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
48 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.01% 10.00% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 7
Average daily rate £400 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Ant
South Wales

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 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 31 (100.00%) Maven
2 30 (96.77%) Web Services
3 28 (90.32%) SOAP
4 27 (87.10%) Apache Ivy
5 24 (77.42%) Java
5 24 (77.42%) Scrum
6 18 (58.06%) Finance
6 18 (58.06%) Spring
7 16 (51.61%) Hibernate
7 16 (51.61%) SQL
8 15 (48.39%) J2EE
8 15 (48.39%) JUnit
8 15 (48.39%) Banking
9 14 (45.16%) MVC
9 14 (45.16%) Struts
10 13 (41.94%) Selenium
10 13 (41.94%) JPA
11 12 (38.71%) Spring Web Flow
11 12 (38.71%) Java EE
12 11 (35.48%) Oracle
12 11 (35.48%) SoapUI
13 10 (32.26%) Mobile App
13 10 (32.26%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (32.26%) JIRA
13 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
13 10 (32.26%) UML
13 10 (32.26%) Apache
13 10 (32.26%) HP
13 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (29.03%) Degree

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (32.26%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) 2G
1 7 (22.58%) 3G
1 7 (22.58%) 4G
2 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 3 (9.68%) SSL
2 3 (9.68%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 31 (100.00%) Maven
2 27 (87.10%) Apache Ivy
3 15 (48.39%) JUnit
4 13 (41.94%) Selenium
5 11 (35.48%) SoapUI
6 10 (32.26%) JIRA
7 7 (22.58%) Toad
7 7 (22.58%) LoadRunner
7 7 (22.58%) eggPlant
8 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
9 5 (16.13%) Subversion
9 5 (16.13%) Mercurial
9 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
10 4 (12.90%) JBehave
11 3 (9.68%) CruiseControl
11 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
11 3 (9.68%) Hudson
11 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
General
1 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 15 (48.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Team Leader
3 8 (25.81%) Development Team Leader
3 8 (25.81%) Java Team Leader
4 7 (22.58%) Architect
4 7 (22.58%) QA Leader
5 6 (19.35%) Lead Architect
6 4 (12.90%) Test Leader
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Automated Test Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) J2EE Team Leader
8 2 (6.45%) Software Development Team Leader
9 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (96.77%) Web Services
2 28 (90.32%) SOAP
3 18 (58.06%) Spring
4 16 (51.61%) Hibernate
5 15 (48.39%) J2EE
6 14 (45.16%) Struts
7 13 (41.94%) JPA
8 12 (38.71%) Spring Web Flow
8 12 (38.71%) Java EE
9 9 (29.03%) JMS
10 7 (22.58%) J2ME
10 7 (22.58%) WAP
10 7 (22.58%) REST
11 6 (19.35%) XML
12 3 (9.68%) CSS
12 3 (9.68%) JSP
12 3 (9.68%) HTML
12 3 (9.68%) J2SE
12 3 (9.68%) JSON
12 3 (9.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Mobile App
2 9 (29.03%) Mathematics
3 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (22.58%) Handset
4 7 (22.58%) Mobile Banking
5 6 (19.35%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Scrum
2 14 (45.16%) MVC
3 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
3 10 (32.26%) UML
3 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) Mobile Commerce
4 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Manual Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (19.35%) Automation Testing
7 5 (16.13%) TDD
7 5 (16.13%) BDD
8 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
8 4 (12.90%) OO
9 3 (9.68%) OOD
9 3 (9.68%) Test Management
10 2 (6.45%) Workflow
11 1 (3.23%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) Java
2 16 (51.61%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) Groovy
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) XQuery
4 3 (9.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle
2 10 (32.26%) HP
3 7 (22.58%) Apple
3 7 (22.58%) Sun