The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.36% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.11% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+22.58% +34.78%
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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 Merseyside region.

Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
13 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.68% 15.64% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 11
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £260 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) XQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
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