The first table below looks at the demand for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Wolverhampton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 19 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 2.90% 3.33% -
As % of the Development Applications category 33.33% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £265 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £27.48 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+67.39% -25.72%
Development Applications Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 8.70% 13.33% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £265 £175 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Ant
West Midlands

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Ant
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) JSP
1 8 (100.00%) Apache
1 8 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 8 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) Subversion
1 8 (100.00%) JSTL
1 8 (100.00%) Maven
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) XSLT
3 6 (75.00%) UNIX
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) REST
3 6 (75.00%) Spring
3 6 (75.00%) CMS
3 6 (75.00%) Alterian
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) JUnit
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 8 (100.00%) Apache
1 8 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (75.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 8 (100.00%) Subversion
1 8 (100.00%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Web Developer
3 6 (75.00%) Java Web Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) JSP
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) JSTL
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) XSLT
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) REST
3 6 (75.00%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Alterian