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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 42 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 4 0 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.89% - 5.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.06% - 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 12
Average daily rate
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£438 - £494
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 - £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+22.58% +34.78%
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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 Lancashire region.

Development Applications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
66 11 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.67% 6.63% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 5 44
Average daily rate £400 £330 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £188 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 £20.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Struts
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Wicket
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Scala

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Struts
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Wicket
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle