The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.97% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £27.48
Ant
Cheshire

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

Development Applications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
40 46 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 19.32% 19.66% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 11 3
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +170.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +6.08%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Gradle
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) IBM

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (33.33%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago