The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank - 72 55
Contract jobs citing Ant 0 1 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.11% 2.73%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.65% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 17
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £390 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Ant
UK

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

Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
103 154 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.58% 17.42% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 115 87
Median daily rate £425 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Ant as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Ant.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) JSF
1 14 (100.00%) Maven
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Spring
2 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
3 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
4 11 (78.57%) Hibernate
5 10 (71.43%) Scrum
5 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (71.43%) TDD
5 10 (71.43%) Subversion
5 10 (71.43%) JIRA
5 10 (71.43%) JPA
5 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
5 10 (71.43%) LiveCycle
5 10 (71.43%) Confluence
5 10 (71.43%) Hudson
5 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
5 10 (71.43%) J2EE
5 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
5 10 (71.43%) SOAP
5 10 (71.43%) XML
5 10 (71.43%) FileNet
5 10 (71.43%) Adobe
5 10 (71.43%) ILOG
5 10 (71.43%) Splunk
6 9 (64.29%) Eclipse
6 9 (64.29%) Document Management

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (71.43%) Confluence
1 10 (71.43%) FileNet
1 10 (71.43%) LiveCycle
2 7 (50.00%) GeoServer
2 7 (50.00%) IIS
2 7 (50.00%) JBoss
2 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Gliffy
2 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Maven
2 10 (71.43%) Hudson
2 10 (71.43%) JIRA
2 10 (71.43%) Subversion
3 9 (64.29%) Eclipse
4 7 (50.00%) DbUnit
4 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (50.00%) JUnit
4 7 (50.00%) Selenium
4 7 (50.00%) Spock
4 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
1 14 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) JSF
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 13 (92.86%) Spring
3 11 (78.57%) Hibernate
4 10 (71.43%) J2EE
4 10 (71.43%) JPA
4 10 (71.43%) SOAP
4 10 (71.43%) XML
5 7 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (50.00%) Dojo
5 7 (50.00%) Java EE
5 7 (50.00%) Java SE
5 7 (50.00%) JRules
5 7 (50.00%) JSTS
5 7 (50.00%) REST
5 7 (50.00%) XSD
6 6 (42.86%) jQuery
6 6 (42.86%) OpenLayers
7 4 (28.57%) Ajax
7 4 (28.57%) Facelets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Scrum
2 10 (71.43%) TDD
3 9 (64.29%) Document Management
4 6 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (21.43%) OOD
5 3 (21.43%) System Testing
5 3 (21.43%) UML
5 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Use Case
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
3 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) BC Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Adobe
1 10 (71.43%) ILOG
1 10 (71.43%) Splunk
2 7 (50.00%) Kofax
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft