The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 138 132 121
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing Ant 6 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.036% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.60% 0.31% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 14
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£375 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 - £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £38.88 £24.64
% change year-on-year
+22.18% +57.77%
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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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
376 318 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.82% 11.32% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 170 186
Average daily rate £335 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £17.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.55 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.07 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.04%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the North West region.

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Ant
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 4 £375 - 4
Manchester -13 1 £325 - 4
Merseyside - 1 £425 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (88.89%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) RESTful
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Puppet
4 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (22.22%) Node.js
4 2 (22.22%) CouchDB
4 2 (22.22%) Reactive Extensions
4 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
4 2 (22.22%) MSTest
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (22.22%) MVVM
4 2 (22.22%) ATDD
4 2 (22.22%) Couchbase
4 2 (22.22%) Gradle
4 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle ODI

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (22.22%) Node.js
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) AquaLogic
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (22.22%) CouchDB
1 2 (22.22%) Couchbase
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MSTest
1 2 (22.22%) Gradle
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
1 2 (22.22%) NUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) HttpUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
2 1 (11.11%) XMLUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) Reactive Extensions
3 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware
3 2 (22.22%) XSLT
3 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (11.11%) TopLink
4 1 (11.11%) XSD
4 1 (11.11%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) MVVM
3 2 (22.22%) ATDD
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) BPEL
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) XQuery
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) C
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) BEA
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
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