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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 100 96 85
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing Ant 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.34% 0.063% 0.071%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.33% 0.55% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£300 £315 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Ant
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
257 182 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.61% 11.48% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 119 75
Average daily rate £345 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 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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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
Leeds 0 6 £300 -4.76% 1
Ant
Yorkshire

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) Maven
2 7 (87.50%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) LDAP
4 5 (62.50%) Sun
4 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
4 5 (62.50%) Cryptography
4 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (37.50%) Splunk
6 2 (25.00%) Spring Integration
6 2 (25.00%) Gradle
6 2 (25.00%) Apache Camel
6 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (25.00%) Subversion
6 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (25.00%) JUnit
6 2 (25.00%) PVCS
6 2 (25.00%) OpenView

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (25.00%) PVCS
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Gradle
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Support
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Java Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
2 7 (87.50%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (25.00%) Spring Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Cryptography
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
3 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) OpenView
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Sun
3 3 (37.50%) Splunk
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