The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Gloucestershire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 44 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.54% 0.41% -
As % of the Development Applications category 11.48% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -
Development Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
61 20 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 13.41% 8.26% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 33
Average daily rate £405 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £400 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £38.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 - £27.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Ant
South West

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 31 July 2014. 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 - 3 £450 - 1
Ant
South West

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Subversion
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
1 7 (100.00%) Apache Ivy
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) Release Management
3 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) AMQP
4 3 (42.86%) Lua
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) Perl
4 3 (42.86%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) J2EE
5 2 (28.57%) Struts
5 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) Spring
5 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
5 2 (28.57%) Big Data

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 7 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 7 (100.00%) Subversion
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
1 7 (100.00%) Apache Ivy
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C++ Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
4 1 (14.29%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) Struts
1 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Release Management
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Lua
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sun