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 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 25 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 0.93% - 1.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.13% - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
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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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
32 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 29.91% 10.26% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 9
Average daily rate £325 £285 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £388
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 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 December 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JUnit
1 8 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) JMeter
1 8 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Subversion
1 8 (100.00%) Maven
1 8 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Test Management
1 8 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 8 (100.00%) Kanban
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) TestNG
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (100.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 8 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 8 (100.00%) Open Source
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (100.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) JUnit
1 8 (100.00%) JMeter
1 8 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 8 (100.00%) Subversion
1 8 (100.00%) Maven
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) TestNG
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (100.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 8 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Web Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Open Source
2 5 (62.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (12.50%) AS400
3 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Test Management
1 8 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 8 (100.00%) Kanban
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
1 8 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Informatica