The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 75 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.27% 0.24% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.16% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.73 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -
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North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
139 60 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.72% 7.31% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 29 38
Average daily rate £385 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.92% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £35.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -10.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ant across the Cheshire region.

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the Cheshire region.

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 20 (95.24%) Java
2 19 (90.48%) OO
2 19 (90.48%) SDLC
3 14 (66.67%) TDD
4 13 (61.90%) HTML
4 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
4 13 (61.90%) SQL
4 13 (61.90%) CSS
5 12 (57.14%) J2EE
5 12 (57.14%) JUnit
5 12 (57.14%) OOP
5 12 (57.14%) OOD
5 12 (57.14%) jQuery
5 12 (57.14%) DV Cleared
5 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
6 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (38.10%) Gradle
6 8 (38.10%) Spring
6 8 (38.10%) Maven
7 7 (33.33%) Web Development
7 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 5 (23.81%) Web Services
8 5 (23.81%) JSON
9 2 (9.52%) RESTful
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (4.76%) JBoss
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) CouchDB
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) JUnit
2 8 (38.10%) Maven
2 8 (38.10%) Gradle
3 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 14 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Leader
4 3 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Java Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) CSS
1 13 (61.90%) HTML
2 12 (57.14%) J2EE
2 12 (57.14%) jQuery
3 8 (38.10%) Spring
4 5 (23.81%) JSON
4 5 (23.81%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) RESTful
6 1 (4.76%) OSGi
6 1 (4.76%) XML
6 1 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) OO
1 19 (90.48%) SDLC
2 14 (66.67%) TDD
3 12 (57.14%) OOP
3 12 (57.14%) OOD
4 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 7 (33.33%) Web Development
5 7 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
5 7 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) BDD
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.76%) Kanban
7 1 (4.76%) ATDD
7 1 (4.76%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
7 1 (4.76%) Security Management
7 1 (4.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) Java
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) DV Cleared
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) LANDesk
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