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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 23 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing Ant 7 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 5.26% 6.06% 5.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.21% 19.35% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.63% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.73 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -
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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 Newport region.

Development Applications Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
53 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 39.85% 31.31% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 7
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £446 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 1 September 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 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) JSF
2 6 (85.71%) Maven
2 6 (85.71%) Ajax
2 6 (85.71%) XHTML
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) J2EE
2 6 (85.71%) Facelets
2 6 (85.71%) JPA
2 6 (85.71%) PrimeFaces
2 6 (85.71%) Coaching
3 5 (71.43%) OOD
3 5 (71.43%) UML
3 5 (71.43%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Use Case
3 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
3 5 (71.43%) IBM
4 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
4 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 2 (28.57%) JBoss
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) Liferay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Maven
2 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
3 2 (28.57%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UX Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) J2EE
2 6 (85.71%) PrimeFaces
2 6 (85.71%) XHTML
2 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) JSF
2 6 (85.71%) Ajax
2 6 (85.71%) JPA
2 6 (85.71%) Facelets
3 3 (42.86%) Spring Batch
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Coaching
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Use Case
2 5 (71.43%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (71.43%) OOD
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Microservices
4 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle