The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Newport region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 25 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 4.80% 1.39% -
As % of the Development Applications category 18.18% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -
Development Applications Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
33 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 26.40% 12.50% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 11
Average daily rate £350 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Ant
South Wales

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 24 July 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 15 (100.00%) Java
1 15 (100.00%) Maven
2 12 (80.00%) Scrum
3 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
4 10 (66.67%) JIRA
4 10 (66.67%) Selenium
4 10 (66.67%) TestNG
4 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (66.67%) ISTQB
4 10 (66.67%) Load Testing
4 10 (66.67%) Test Management
4 10 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 10 (66.67%) Kanban
4 10 (66.67%) Bugzilla
4 10 (66.67%) Software Testing
4 10 (66.67%) TDD
4 10 (66.67%) Subversion
4 10 (66.67%) C#
4 10 (66.67%) SharePoint
4 10 (66.67%) JUnit
4 10 (66.67%) ISEB
4 10 (66.67%) JMeter
4 10 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (66.67%) TortoiseSVN
4 10 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 10 (66.67%) Open Source
4 10 (66.67%) BDD
4 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 10 (66.67%) Automation Testing
5 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 10 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (13.33%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Maven
2 10 (66.67%) JIRA
2 10 (66.67%) Selenium
2 10 (66.67%) TestNG
2 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (66.67%) Bugzilla
2 10 (66.67%) Subversion
2 10 (66.67%) JUnit
2 10 (66.67%) JMeter
2 10 (66.67%) TortoiseSVN
2 10 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Tester
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Web Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) JPA
2 5 (33.33%) Spring
2 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 4 (26.67%) JSF
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) PrimeFaces
4 2 (13.33%) Ajax
4 2 (13.33%) Facelets
4 2 (13.33%) jBPM
4 2 (13.33%) XHTML
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) XSLT
4 2 (13.33%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Open Source
2 8 (53.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) AS400
3 1 (6.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Scrum
2 10 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 10 (66.67%) Test Management
2 10 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 10 (66.67%) Kanban
2 10 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 10 (66.67%) TDD
2 10 (66.67%) BDD
2 10 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Use Case
4 4 (26.67%) OOD
4 4 (26.67%) UML
4 4 (26.67%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 10 (66.67%) ISEB
3 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) JBoss
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Informatica