The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 10 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Ant 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 1.92% 3.03% 3.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.11% 33.33% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £46.00 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-18.47% +67.39%
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West Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
9 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 17.31% 9.09% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate £220 £265 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% +51.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) JSTL
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Alterian
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JSP

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Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) JSTL
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Alterian