The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 29 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank - 98 91
Contract jobs citing Ant 0 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.28% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.75% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £30.24
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +38.88%
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Yorkshire

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

Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
320 286 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.28% 16.14% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 169 75
Average daily rate £335 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -14.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Cryptography
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) LDAP
2 5 (83.33%) Sun
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (50.00%) Splunk
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) PVCS
4 2 (33.33%) OpenView
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) Nagios
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Hudson
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) PVCS
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Java Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Cryptography
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) OpenView
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Sun
3 3 (50.00%) Splunk