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 14 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 29 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 17 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.23% 0.87% -
As % of the Development Applications category 28.33% 10.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
60 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.93% 8.30% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 13
Average daily rate £400 £295 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £239 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £348 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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 14 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 14 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 34 (100.00%) Maven
2 32 (94.12%) Web Services
3 28 (82.35%) SOAP
3 28 (82.35%) Apache Ivy
4 27 (79.41%) Java
5 24 (70.59%) Scrum
6 18 (52.94%) Finance
6 18 (52.94%) Spring
7 17 (50.00%) SQL
8 16 (47.06%) Hibernate
9 15 (44.12%) Banking
9 15 (44.12%) J2EE
9 15 (44.12%) JUnit
9 15 (44.12%) Selenium
10 14 (41.18%) Struts
10 14 (41.18%) MVC
11 13 (38.24%) JPA
11 13 (38.24%) SoapUI
12 12 (35.29%) Mobile App
12 12 (35.29%) Spring Web Flow
12 12 (35.29%) Test Automation
12 12 (35.29%) Java EE
12 12 (35.29%) Oracle
13 10 (29.41%) UML
13 10 (29.41%) Apache
13 10 (29.41%) HP
13 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (29.41%) JIRA
13 10 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (29.41%) Enterprise Software

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 14 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 (29.41%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.82%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.82%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) 3G
1 7 (20.59%) 2G
1 7 (20.59%) 4G
2 3 (8.82%) HTTP
2 3 (8.82%) SSL
2 3 (8.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.94%) SQLPlus
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (100.00%) Maven
2 28 (82.35%) Apache Ivy
3 15 (44.12%) JUnit
3 15 (44.12%) Selenium
4 13 (38.24%) SoapUI
5 10 (29.41%) JIRA
6 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
7 7 (20.59%) eggPlant
7 7 (20.59%) Toad
7 7 (20.59%) LoadRunner
8 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
8 6 (17.65%) Subversion
9 5 (14.71%) Mercurial
9 5 (14.71%) CruiseControl
9 5 (14.71%) WebDriver
10 4 (11.76%) JBehave
11 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
11 3 (8.82%) Hudson
General
1 18 (52.94%) Finance
2 15 (44.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Java Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Team Leader
3 8 (23.53%) Java Team Leader
3 8 (23.53%) Development Team Leader
4 7 (20.59%) Architect
4 7 (20.59%) QA Leader
5 6 (17.65%) Lead Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Test Leader
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Automated Test Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.88%) J2EE Team Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Software Development Team Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Tester
9 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) Web Services
2 28 (82.35%) SOAP
3 18 (52.94%) Spring
4 16 (47.06%) Hibernate
5 15 (44.12%) J2EE
6 14 (41.18%) Struts
7 13 (38.24%) JPA
8 12 (35.29%) Spring Web Flow
8 12 (35.29%) Java EE
9 9 (26.47%) JMS
10 7 (20.59%) WAP
10 7 (20.59%) J2ME
10 7 (20.59%) REST
11 6 (17.65%) XML
12 3 (8.82%) CSS
12 3 (8.82%) HTML
12 3 (8.82%) JSP
12 3 (8.82%) J2SE
12 3 (8.82%) JSON
12 3 (8.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Mobile App
2 10 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (26.47%) Mathematics
4 7 (20.59%) Handset
4 7 (20.59%) Mobile Banking
5 6 (17.65%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) UNIX
2 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Scrum
2 14 (41.18%) MVC
3 12 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 10 (29.41%) UML
4 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
5 9 (26.47%) Mobile Commerce
6 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (20.59%) Manual Testing
7 7 (20.59%) TDD
7 7 (20.59%) BDD
7 7 (20.59%) Regression Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Automation Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
9 4 (11.76%) OO
10 3 (8.82%) OOD
10 3 (8.82%) Test Management
11 2 (5.88%) SOA
11 2 (5.88%) Code Coverage
11 2 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) Java
2 17 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) Groovy
4 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.82%) XPath
5 3 (8.82%) XQuery
6 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) Korn
6 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle
2 10 (29.41%) HP
3 7 (20.59%) Apple
3 7 (20.59%) Sun