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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 119 95 99
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Contract jobs citing Ant 9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.39% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.24% 1.91% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate
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£345 £320 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £304 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £336 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.63% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.73 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% +16.66%
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
402 209 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.63% 12.32% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 132 151
Average daily rate £350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 12
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £31.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 - £30.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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
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 September 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
Leeds - 7 £340 - 1
Bradford -13 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Ant
Yorkshire

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (100.00%) Maven
2 8 (88.89%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle
4 5 (55.56%) J2EE
4 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
4 5 (55.56%) Spring
5 4 (44.44%) Subversion
5 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) UNIX
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
7 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (22.22%) Gradle
7 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
7 2 (22.22%) CSS
7 2 (22.22%) Python
7 2 (22.22%) Perl
7 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) HTML
7 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
7 2 (22.22%) AWK

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Maven
2 4 (44.44%) Subversion
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Gradle
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) Hudson
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Release Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) J2EE
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) JSP
3 1 (11.11%) XHTML
3 1 (11.11%) Java SE
3 1 (11.11%) Java EE
3 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) B2C
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) AWK
3 2 (22.22%) Jython
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Sun