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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 48 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 5 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.07% 1.89% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.49% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate £500 £458 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £348
% change year-on-year
- +15.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.77%
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
77 117 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.49% 24.58% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 75 27
Average daily rate £500 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 9
Average hourly rate £46.10 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.37 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -2.01%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 7 (77.78%) OO
2 7 (77.78%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) Perl
2 7 (77.78%) PHP
2 7 (77.78%) ClearCase
2 7 (77.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Subversion
2 7 (77.78%) Maven
2 7 (77.78%) Lua
2 7 (77.78%) Release Management
2 7 (77.78%) DV Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Apache Ivy
3 6 (66.67%) Python
4 4 (44.44%) Sun
4 4 (44.44%) Sun Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
5 2 (22.22%) Line Management
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) JBoss
5 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Big Data
5 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
1 2 (22.22%) SQLite
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Apache Ivy
1 7 (77.78%) ClearCase
1 7 (77.78%) Maven
1 7 (77.78%) Subversion
1 7 (77.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Java Developer
2 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) OO
1 7 (77.78%) Release Management
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Line Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
4 1 (11.11%) Microservices
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) Lua
1 7 (77.78%) Perl
1 7 (77.78%) PHP
2 6 (66.67%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) DV Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Sun
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle