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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 88 80 65
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing Ant 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.52% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.93% 0.78% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£300 £315 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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
205 129 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.69% 13.15% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 86 50
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +6.47%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 March 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%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
3 5 (71.43%) Cryptography
3 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) LDAP
3 5 (71.43%) Sun
3 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (42.86%) Splunk
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) OpenView
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (28.57%) PVCS
6 1 (14.29%) JUnit
6 1 (14.29%) MySQL
6 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (14.29%) Nagios
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) PVCS
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Gradle
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Java Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) Spring Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
3 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Cryptography
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) OpenView
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Sun
3 3 (42.86%) Splunk
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