The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 20 19 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing Ant 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.98% 3.74% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.00% 12.12% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.10% +5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £44.00 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +60.11%
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Northern Ireland

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

Development Applications Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
10 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 9.90% 30.84% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 12
Average daily rate £388 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £38.15 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +0.92%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Ant
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -1 2 £250 -
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Northern Ireland

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (50.00%) Jython
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) EJB
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) Struts
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) JSF
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Struts2
1 1 (50.00%) JiBX
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (50.00%) MyBatis
1 1 (50.00%) PrimeFaces
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Jython
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sun
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter