The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 43 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.59% - 1.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.25% - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£380 - £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
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%
Ant
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Development Applications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
89 38 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 26.41% 17.35% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 26 16
Average daily rate £350 £350 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £46.50 £31.90 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.76% -22.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Ant
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bath - - - -
Yeovil - - - - 1
Ant
South West

Ant
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) JSP
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE
1 4 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (100.00%) System Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) JSP
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE
1 4 (100.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) System Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle