The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 20 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing Ant 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 5.74% 5.41% 0.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.00% 28.57% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£333 £275 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.90% -22.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+7.33% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £24.64
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +40.01%
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South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Newport region.

Development Applications Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
35 14 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 28.69% 18.92% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 17
Average daily rate £340 £313 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -11.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £503 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Newport

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) Scrum
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (100.00%) Maven
2 16 (94.12%) Security Cleared
3 15 (88.24%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (88.24%) TortoiseSVN
3 15 (88.24%) WebDriver
3 15 (88.24%) Open Source
3 15 (88.24%) BDD
3 15 (88.24%) JIRA
3 15 (88.24%) Selenium
3 15 (88.24%) Load Testing
3 15 (88.24%) Test Management
3 15 (88.24%) Test Scripting
3 15 (88.24%) Kanban
3 15 (88.24%) Software Testing
3 15 (88.24%) ISTQB
3 15 (88.24%) TDD
3 15 (88.24%) Subversion
3 15 (88.24%) Bugzilla
3 15 (88.24%) C#
3 15 (88.24%) JUnit
3 15 (88.24%) SharePoint
3 15 (88.24%) ISEB
3 15 (88.24%) JMeter
3 15 (88.24%) Jenkins
3 15 (88.24%) Automation Testing
3 15 (88.24%) TestNG
3 15 (88.24%) Team Foundation Server

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 15 (88.24%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) Maven
2 15 (88.24%) JIRA
2 15 (88.24%) Selenium
2 15 (88.24%) TestNG
2 15 (88.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (88.24%) TortoiseSVN
2 15 (88.24%) WebDriver
2 15 (88.24%) Jenkins
2 15 (88.24%) JUnit
2 15 (88.24%) JMeter
2 15 (88.24%) Bugzilla
2 15 (88.24%) Subversion
3 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Tester
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Web Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
1 11 (64.71%) .NET Framework
2 2 (11.76%) JPA
2 2 (11.76%) Facelets
2 2 (11.76%) Spring Batch
2 2 (11.76%) PrimeFaces
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) J2EE
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) XSLT
2 2 (11.76%) XHTML
2 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
2 2 (11.76%) JSF
2 2 (11.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (88.24%) Open Source
2 11 (64.71%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) AS400
3 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Scrum
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) TDD
2 15 (88.24%) Software Testing
2 15 (88.24%) Load Testing
2 15 (88.24%) Test Management
2 15 (88.24%) Test Scripting
2 15 (88.24%) Kanban
2 15 (88.24%) BDD
2 15 (88.24%) Automation Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Use Case
5 2 (11.76%) UML
5 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (11.76%) OOD
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) Security Cleared
2 15 (88.24%) ISEB
2 15 (88.24%) ISTQB
3 13 (76.47%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 15 (88.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
1 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Informatica
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