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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 44 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 10 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.99% - 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.09% - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 4
Average daily rate
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£478 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%
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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
110 24 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.91% 8.16% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 13 56
Average daily rate £450 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £274 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Average hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 29 January 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 24 (100.00%) OO
1 24 (100.00%) Python
1 24 (100.00%) Maven
1 24 (100.00%) Release Management
1 24 (100.00%) Apache Ivy
2 23 (95.83%) DV Cleared
2 23 (95.83%) Security Cleared
3 22 (91.67%) Java
3 22 (91.67%) JavaScript
3 22 (91.67%) Perl
4 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (79.17%) Subversion
4 19 (79.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 19 (79.17%) ClearCase
4 19 (79.17%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (70.83%) UNIX
5 17 (70.83%) PHP
5 17 (70.83%) Lua
6 12 (50.00%) Sun
6 12 (50.00%) Sun Certification
6 12 (50.00%) Bash Shell
7 11 (45.83%) Scrum
8 8 (33.33%) J2EE
9 7 (29.17%) Linux
9 7 (29.17%) OCPJP
9 7 (29.17%) Ruby
10 6 (25.00%) Spring
10 6 (25.00%) OOD
10 6 (25.00%) C++
11 5 (20.83%) Eclipse

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 24 (100.00%) Maven
1 24 (100.00%) Apache Ivy
2 19 (79.17%) Subversion
2 19 (79.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 19 (79.17%) ClearCase
3 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
3 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 21 (87.50%) Java Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.17%) C++ Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Python Developer
4 1 (4.17%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) J2EE
2 6 (25.00%) Spring
3 5 (20.83%) Apache Camel
4 1 (4.17%) Struts
4 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) UNIX
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) OO
1 24 (100.00%) Release Management
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (45.83%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) OOD
5 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
5 5 (20.83%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Python
2 22 (91.67%) Java
2 22 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 22 (91.67%) Perl
3 17 (70.83%) PHP
3 17 (70.83%) Lua
4 12 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (29.17%) Ruby
6 6 (25.00%) C++
7 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) DV Cleared
1 23 (95.83%) Security Cleared
2 12 (50.00%) Sun Certification
3 7 (29.17%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle