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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 44 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing Ant 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.52% 0.34% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.45% 2.56% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£550 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £38.88 £24.64
% change year-on-year
+22.18% +57.77%
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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
58 39 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.99% 13.09% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 27 18
Average daily rate £325 £285 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £19.17 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

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 21 October 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 17 (100.00%) Maven
2 15 (88.24%) Web Services
3 14 (82.35%) Java
3 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (76.47%) SOAP
5 12 (70.59%) Apache Ivy
6 11 (64.71%) Scrum
7 10 (58.82%) JUnit
8 9 (52.94%) J2EE
8 9 (52.94%) Spring
8 9 (52.94%) Selenium
8 9 (52.94%) Hibernate
9 8 (47.06%) Finance
10 7 (41.18%) SQL
10 7 (41.18%) JIRA
11 6 (35.29%) Subversion
11 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (35.29%) Oracle
11 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
11 6 (35.29%) XML
11 6 (35.29%) Apache
11 6 (35.29%) TDD
12 5 (29.41%) Banking
12 5 (29.41%) Regression Testing
12 5 (29.41%) HP
12 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
12 5 (29.41%) JPA
12 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
12 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
12 5 (29.41%) BDD

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (35.29%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
3 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
3 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.88%) LiveCycle
4 1 (5.88%) Confluence
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) JBoss
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) FileNet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) 3G
1 3 (17.65%) 2G
1 3 (17.65%) 4G
2 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) SSL
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) Maven
2 12 (70.59%) Apache Ivy
3 10 (58.82%) JUnit
4 9 (52.94%) Selenium
5 7 (41.18%) JIRA
6 6 (35.29%) Subversion
7 5 (29.41%) SoapUI
7 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
8 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
8 4 (23.53%) Mercurial
9 3 (17.65%) Toad
9 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
9 3 (17.65%) eggPlant
9 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
9 3 (17.65%) Hudson
10 2 (11.76%) JBehave
10 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
10 2 (11.76%) CruiseControl
11 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
11 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Test Leader
3 3 (17.65%) QA Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Automated Test Developer
4 2 (11.76%) J2EE Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Software Development Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) Web Services
2 13 (76.47%) SOAP
3 9 (52.94%) J2EE
3 9 (52.94%) Hibernate
3 9 (52.94%) Spring
4 6 (35.29%) XML
5 5 (29.41%) JPA
6 4 (23.53%) REST
6 4 (23.53%) Java EE
6 4 (23.53%) Spring Web Flow
6 4 (23.53%) J2SE
6 4 (23.53%) Struts
7 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) JSP
7 3 (17.65%) HTML
7 3 (17.65%) JMS
7 3 (17.65%) WAP
7 3 (17.65%) J2ME
8 2 (11.76%) JSON
8 2 (11.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Handset
2 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Replication
4 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) Regression Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 5 (29.41%) BDD
5 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
5 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 4 (23.53%) UML
5 4 (23.53%) OO
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Test Management
6 3 (17.65%) OOD
6 3 (17.65%) Mobile Commerce
6 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) Groovy
5 2 (11.76%) XQuery
5 2 (11.76%) XPath
6 1 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) Apple
3 3 (17.65%) Sun
4 1 (5.88%) Kofax
4 1 (5.88%) Splunk
4 1 (5.88%) ILOG
4 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe