The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 55 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.42% 0.25% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.25% 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £378
% change year-on-year
+8.17% -1.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £24.70
% change year-on-year
+22.58% +56.88%
Ant
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 South Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
128 43 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.74% 10.54% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 29 49
Average daily rate £350 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £219 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £20.84 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Ant
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
Cardiff -15 2 £550 +41.02%
Ant
Wales

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 18 (100.00%) Java
1 18 (100.00%) Scrum
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (100.00%) Maven
2 16 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 16 (88.89%) JUnit
3 15 (83.33%) TDD
3 15 (83.33%) Subversion
3 15 (83.33%) Selenium
3 15 (83.33%) JIRA
3 15 (83.33%) Open Source
4 14 (77.78%) BDD
4 14 (77.78%) TestNG
4 14 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (77.78%) TortoiseSVN
4 14 (77.78%) WebDriver
4 14 (77.78%) Jenkins
4 14 (77.78%) Automation Testing
4 14 (77.78%) Software Testing
4 14 (77.78%) ISTQB
4 14 (77.78%) Load Testing
4 14 (77.78%) Test Management
4 14 (77.78%) Test Scripting
4 14 (77.78%) Kanban
4 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
4 14 (77.78%) Bugzilla
4 14 (77.78%) ISEB
4 14 (77.78%) JMeter
4 14 (77.78%) C#

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 14 (77.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) LiveCycle
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Maven
2 16 (88.89%) JUnit
3 15 (83.33%) Subversion
3 15 (83.33%) Selenium
3 15 (83.33%) JIRA
4 14 (77.78%) TestNG
4 14 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (77.78%) TortoiseSVN
4 14 (77.78%) WebDriver
4 14 (77.78%) Jenkins
4 14 (77.78%) Bugzilla
4 14 (77.78%) JMeter
5 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (5.56%) Spock
6 1 (5.56%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (5.56%) DbUnit
6 1 (5.56%) Hudson
6 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Web Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Software Development Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
1 10 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
2 4 (22.22%) J2EE
2 4 (22.22%) Spring
3 3 (16.67%) JSF
3 3 (16.67%) JPA
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) XSLT
4 2 (11.11%) CSS
4 2 (11.11%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) XHTML
4 2 (11.11%) Spring Batch
4 2 (11.11%) Ajax
4 2 (11.11%) Facelets
4 2 (11.11%) PrimeFaces
5 1 (5.56%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) Java EE
5 1 (5.56%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Open Source
2 10 (55.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) iSeries
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Scrum
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) TDD
3 14 (77.78%) BDD
3 14 (77.78%) Automation Testing
3 14 (77.78%) Software Testing
3 14 (77.78%) Load Testing
3 14 (77.78%) Test Management
3 14 (77.78%) Test Scripting
3 14 (77.78%) Kanban
4 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) UML
7 2 (11.11%) OOD
7 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (11.11%) Use Case
8 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Coaching
8 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.56%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 14 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 14 (77.78%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Systems Management
1 14 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Splunk
2 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe
2 1 (5.56%) Informatica
2 1 (5.56%) ILOG
2 1 (5.56%) Kofax