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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 14 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Ant 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 2.90% 5.66% 8.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% 22.22% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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
14 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 20.29% 25.47% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 10
Average daily rate £408 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 4 March 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Maven
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (75.00%) JIRA
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Load Testing
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Subversion
2 6 (75.00%) JMeter
2 6 (75.00%) Bugzilla
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) JUnit
2 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (75.00%) ISEB
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) TestNG
2 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (75.00%) TortoiseSVN
2 6 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 6 (75.00%) Open Source
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) Test Management
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (75.00%) Kanban
2 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (75.00%) Automation Testing

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Maven
2 6 (75.00%) JIRA
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Subversion
2 6 (75.00%) JMeter
2 6 (75.00%) Bugzilla
2 6 (75.00%) JUnit
2 6 (75.00%) TestNG
2 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (75.00%) TortoiseSVN
2 6 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) Toad
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Load Testing
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) Test Management
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (75.00%) Kanban
2 6 (75.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle