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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 97 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 5 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.31% - 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.83% - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate
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£345 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 - £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 - £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
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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
273 155 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.07% 14.57% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 106 97
Average daily rate £333 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.90% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £412 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Average hourly rate £32.00 £13.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.15% -62.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 July 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 11 (100.00%) Maven
2 10 (90.91%) Java
3 9 (81.82%) J2EE
3 9 (81.82%) Oracle
4 8 (72.73%) Spring
5 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
5 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
5 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (54.55%) Cryptography
5 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
5 6 (54.55%) SQL
5 6 (54.55%) ITIL
5 6 (54.55%) LDAP
5 6 (54.55%) Sun
5 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
6 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
7 4 (36.36%) Subversion
7 4 (36.36%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (27.27%) Splunk
8 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
9 2 (18.18%) OpenView
9 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (18.18%) IBM
9 2 (18.18%) UNIX
9 2 (18.18%) Linux
9 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
9 2 (18.18%) PVCS
9 2 (18.18%) Python
9 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 2 (18.18%) Perl

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Maven
2 4 (36.36%) Subversion
3 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 2 (18.18%) PVCS
5 1 (9.09%) JUnit
5 1 (9.09%) Hudson
5 1 (9.09%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Support Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Applications Support
2 4 (36.36%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Release Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Java Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Trainer
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) J2EE
2 8 (72.73%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) XHTML
4 1 (9.09%) Java SE
4 1 (9.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Cryptography
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) AWK
3 2 (18.18%) Jython
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) OpenView
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) Sun
3 3 (27.27%) Splunk
4 2 (18.18%) IBM