The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 48 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.48% - 0.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.85% - 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£456 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £343 £338
% change year-on-year
+16.78% +1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £46.00 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-18.47% +67.39%
Ant
North 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 Lancashire region.

Development Applications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
52 49 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.44% 11.58% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 10
Average daily rate £375 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £216 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £39.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +4.13%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Ant
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 20 April 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
Rossendale - - - -
Ant
North West

Ant
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JUnit
1 8 (100.00%) Struts
1 8 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 8 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
1 8 (100.00%) Maven
1 8 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) Apache Wicket
1 8 (100.00%) Open Source
1 8 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (62.50%) Scala
2 5 (62.50%) MongoDB
2 5 (62.50%) Node.js
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 8 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (62.50%) Node.js
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) JUnit
1 8 (100.00%) Maven
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Senior Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Struts
1 8 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
1 8 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Apache Wicket
1 8 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Scala
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle