The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 101 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.22% 0.37% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.26% 1.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £275 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Ant
West Yorkshire

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
239 360 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.70% 22.06% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 252 92
Median daily rate £413 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Ant as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Ant.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) GitHub
3 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) GitLab
3 2 (40.00%) Gradle
4 1 (20.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (20.00%) Dropwizard
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) Jetty
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Hadoop

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (40.00%) GitLab
3 2 (40.00%) Gradle
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) DbUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (20.00%) jMock
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Mockito
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Dropwizard
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) PowerMock
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle