The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.26% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 11.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£203 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £27.48
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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 Leicestershire region.

Development Applications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
36 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.32% 11.73% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 15
Average daily rate £300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £375 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £32.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.15 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +3.10%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Ant
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) PVCS
2 3 (75.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (75.00%) Servlets
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) CORBA
2 3 (75.00%) ClearCase
2 3 (75.00%) Smalltalk
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) ClearQuest
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) Magnolia
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (25.00%) Magnolia
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) PVCS
1 3 (75.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (75.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Servlets
1 3 (75.00%) CORBA
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) OOP
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Smalltalk
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft