The first table below looks at the demand for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South Yorkshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.29% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £265 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £27.48 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+67.39% -25.72%
Development Applications Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
31 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 8.86% 9.04% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 15
Average daily rate £305 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.30% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £219 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Ant
Yorkshire

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Velocity
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) FreeMarker
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Akka
2 1 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Magnolia
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) J2SE
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (50.00%) Magnolia
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Velocity
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) FreeMarker
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (50.00%) Akka
2 1 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) J2SE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle