The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 67 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.44% 1.19% 2.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.99% 6.45% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Average daily rate
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- £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%
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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
151 93 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.08% 18.42% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 45 39
Average daily rate £450 £381 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +17.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £90.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +800.00%
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 Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
South Wales -17 3 - - 13
North Wales - - - -
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Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 12 (100.00%) Maven
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) Subversion
3 9 (75.00%) Java
4 8 (66.67%) JUnit
4 8 (66.67%) TDD
4 8 (66.67%) Scrum
4 8 (66.67%) JIRA
4 8 (66.67%) Selenium
4 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) Open Source
4 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
5 7 (58.33%) Automation Testing
5 7 (58.33%) BDD
5 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (58.33%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (58.33%) TortoiseSVN
5 7 (58.33%) WebDriver
5 7 (58.33%) TestNG
5 7 (58.33%) Load Testing
5 7 (58.33%) Kanban
5 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (58.33%) Test Management
5 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
5 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
5 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
5 7 (58.33%) JMeter
5 7 (58.33%) Bugzilla
5 7 (58.33%) C#
5 7 (58.33%) SharePoint

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) FileNet
3 1 (8.33%) LiveCycle
3 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Maven
2 9 (75.00%) Subversion
3 8 (66.67%) JUnit
3 8 (66.67%) JIRA
3 8 (66.67%) Selenium
3 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (58.33%) TortoiseSVN
4 7 (58.33%) WebDriver
4 7 (58.33%) TestNG
4 7 (58.33%) JMeter
4 7 (58.33%) Bugzilla
5 3 (25.00%) Toad
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
7 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
7 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (8.33%) NetBeans
7 1 (8.33%) Spock
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Database Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) JSF
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 2 (16.67%) EJB
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) XSD
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) J2SE
3 1 (8.33%) Dojo
3 1 (8.33%) Java EE
3 1 (8.33%) JRules
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (8.33%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Open Source
2 5 (41.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) Automation Testing
3 7 (58.33%) BDD
3 7 (58.33%) Load Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Kanban
3 7 (58.33%) Test Management
3 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Coaching
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (8.33%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (58.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) ILOG
2 1 (8.33%) Kofax
2 1 (8.33%) Splunk
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