The first table below looks at the demand for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 Swindon 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 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 19 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.28% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 20.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
92 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.72% 11.48% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 26 26
Average daily rate £350 £430 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +2.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £600 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -50.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Ant
Wiltshire

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 24 (100.00%) Maven
2 22 (91.67%) Spring
2 22 (91.67%) CSS
2 22 (91.67%) XML
2 22 (91.67%) Eclipse
2 22 (91.67%) jQuery
3 20 (83.33%) Jenkins
3 20 (83.33%) XML Schema
3 20 (83.33%) Java
3 20 (83.33%) Configuration Management
4 19 (79.17%) Subversion
4 19 (79.17%) Oracle
5 16 (66.67%) WebLogic
6 15 (62.50%) CSS3
7 14 (58.33%) Oracle Database
7 14 (58.33%) PL/SQL
7 14 (58.33%) SQL
7 14 (58.33%) LDAP
8 13 (54.17%) JSF
8 13 (54.17%) UNIX
8 13 (54.17%) Linux
9 12 (50.00%) JAX-WS
10 10 (41.67%) JUnit
11 9 (37.50%) J2EE
11 9 (37.50%) Mockito
12 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
12 8 (33.33%) IIS
12 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
12 8 (33.33%) SSL
12 8 (33.33%) X.509

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 16 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 8 (33.33%) IIS
2 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (29.17%) SAS
4 4 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) LDAP
2 8 (33.33%) SSL
2 8 (33.33%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (100.00%) Maven
2 22 (91.67%) Eclipse
3 20 (83.33%) Jenkins
4 19 (79.17%) Subversion
5 10 (41.67%) JUnit
6 9 (37.50%) Mockito
7 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
7 7 (29.17%) Gradle
8 5 (20.83%) Selenium
8 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
9 1 (4.17%) JIRA
9 1 (4.17%) JDeveloper
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Web Developer
3 5 (20.83%) UI Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
4 3 (12.50%) UI Programmer
5 2 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) WebLogic Developer
5 2 (8.33%) SAS Developer
5 2 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) Spring
1 22 (91.67%) CSS
1 22 (91.67%) XML
1 22 (91.67%) jQuery
2 20 (83.33%) XML Schema
3 15 (62.50%) CSS3
4 13 (54.17%) JSF
5 12 (50.00%) JAX-WS
6 9 (37.50%) J2EE
7 7 (29.17%) Spring MVC
8 5 (20.83%) SAML
8 5 (20.83%) Guice
9 3 (12.50%) Web Services
9 3 (12.50%) PowerMock
10 2 (8.33%) WSDL
11 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
11 1 (4.17%) Middleware
11 1 (4.17%) JSTL
11 1 (4.17%) JSP
11 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) UNIX
1 13 (54.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 8 (33.33%) MVC
2 8 (33.33%) Validation
3 5 (20.83%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Web Development
4 3 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (8.33%) B2B
5 2 (8.33%) UML
5 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
6 1 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) Java
2 14 (58.33%) PL/SQL
2 14 (58.33%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.83%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Oracle