The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 43 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 11 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.33% - 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.40% - 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 4
Average daily rate
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£463 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £334
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +3.37%
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%
Ant
South 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 Gloucestershire region.

Development Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
117 46 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.79% 12.81% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 27 44
Average daily rate £438 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Ant
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 1 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
Cheltenham - 9 £466 -
Filton - 2 £400 -
Ant
South West

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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%) Security Cleared
2 19 (90.48%) Maven
2 19 (90.48%) Release Management
2 19 (90.48%) Apache Ivy
2 19 (90.48%) DV Cleared
2 19 (90.48%) Java
2 19 (90.48%) UNIX
2 19 (90.48%) Python
3 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (85.71%) OO
3 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 18 (85.71%) Perl
4 17 (80.95%) PHP
4 17 (80.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 17 (80.95%) Subversion
4 17 (80.95%) ClearCase
4 17 (80.95%) Lua
4 17 (80.95%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (71.43%) Scrum
6 11 (52.38%) Sun
6 11 (52.38%) Sun Certification
7 10 (47.62%) Bash Shell
8 9 (42.86%) Ruby
8 9 (42.86%) OCPJP
8 9 (42.86%) J2EE
9 8 (38.10%) OOD
10 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
10 7 (33.33%) User Stories
11 2 (9.52%) SQLite
11 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQLite
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (90.48%) Maven
1 19 (90.48%) Apache Ivy
2 17 (80.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 17 (80.95%) Subversion
2 17 (80.95%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 18 (85.71%) Java Developer
3 10 (47.62%) Senior Developer
3 10 (47.62%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) Django
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Release Management
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (85.71%) OO
3 17 (80.95%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (71.43%) Scrum
5 8 (38.10%) OOD
6 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 7 (33.33%) User Stories
7 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.76%) ITIL
8 1 (4.76%) Project Management
8 1 (4.76%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Java
1 19 (90.48%) Python
2 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 18 (85.71%) Perl
3 17 (80.95%) PHP
3 17 (80.95%) Lua
4 10 (47.62%) Bash Shell
5 9 (42.86%) Ruby
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
7 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) Security Cleared
2 19 (90.48%) DV Cleared
3 11 (52.38%) Sun Certification
4 9 (42.86%) OCPJP
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Sun
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft