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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 48 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 9 0 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.47% - 5.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.41% - 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 11
Average daily rate £473 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £348
% change year-on-year
- +15.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -14.77%
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
107 46 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.40% 16.97% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 30 39
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

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 1 May 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) SOAP
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) Adobe
1 9 (100.00%) ILOG
1 9 (100.00%) FileNet
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) Subversion
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) JSF
1 9 (100.00%) Maven
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (100.00%) JIRA
1 9 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) LiveCycle
1 9 (100.00%) Confluence
1 9 (100.00%) Hudson
1 9 (100.00%) Splunk
2 8 (88.89%) Spring
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) Document Management
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) JUnit
3 7 (77.78%) IIS
3 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
3 7 (77.78%) BusinessObjects

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Confluence
1 9 (100.00%) FileNet
1 9 (100.00%) LiveCycle
2 7 (77.78%) GeoServer
2 7 (77.78%) IIS
2 7 (77.78%) JBoss
2 7 (77.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Gliffy
2 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (77.78%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Hudson
1 9 (100.00%) JIRA
1 9 (100.00%) Maven
1 9 (100.00%) Subversion
2 7 (77.78%) DbUnit
2 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 7 (77.78%) JUnit
2 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) Spock
2 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
3 6 (66.67%) Eclipse
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) JSF
1 9 (100.00%) SOAP
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) Spring
3 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
3 7 (77.78%) Dojo
3 7 (77.78%) Hibernate
3 7 (77.78%) Java EE
3 7 (77.78%) Java SE
3 7 (77.78%) JRules
3 7 (77.78%) JSTS
3 7 (77.78%) REST
3 7 (77.78%) XSD
4 6 (66.67%) JPA
4 6 (66.67%) jQuery
4 6 (66.67%) OpenLayers
5 5 (55.56%) J2EE
6 2 (22.22%) EJB
6 2 (22.22%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) Document Management
3 6 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) BC Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Adobe
1 9 (100.00%) ILOG
1 9 (100.00%) Splunk
2 7 (77.78%) Kofax
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft