The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 98 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 7 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.42% - 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.15% - 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate
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£340 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 - £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.73 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -
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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 Leeds region.

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
325 130 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.44% 12.86% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 85 115
Average daily rate £355 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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%) Maven
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) J2EE
3 5 (71.43%) Spring
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
5 3 (42.86%) Subversion
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
6 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) HTML
6 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (28.57%) Perl
6 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
6 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) UNIX
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Python
6 2 (28.57%) LDAP
6 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
6 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
6 2 (28.57%) AWK
6 2 (28.57%) Jython

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Hudson
3 1 (14.29%) Gradle
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Release Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML
3 1 (14.29%) Java SE
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) AWK
3 2 (28.57%) Jython
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Sun