The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 115 119 127
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing Ant 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.25% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.88% 1.30% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Average daily rate
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£335 £469 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.53% +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £345 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £488 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £24.64
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +40.01%
Ant
England

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

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
319 307 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.06% 14.10% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 215 178
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 7
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +78.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Ant
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
West Yorkshire -9 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 11 (84.62%) J2EE
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) JSP
3 6 (46.15%) Servlets
3 6 (46.15%) HTTP
3 6 (46.15%) JDBC
3 6 (46.15%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) Maven
3 6 (46.15%) Ajax
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (46.15%) REST
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (38.46%) Jetty
4 5 (38.46%) Retail
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) Migration
5 4 (30.77%) SOA
5 4 (30.77%) XQuery
5 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
5 4 (30.77%) MySQL
5 4 (30.77%) Refactoring
5 4 (30.77%) CloudFront
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (30.77%) Route 53
5 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 6 (46.15%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (38.46%) Jetty
3 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.69%) CMS
4 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (30.77%) CloudFront
1 4 (30.77%) Route 53
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Gradle
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) J2EE
2 7 (53.85%) JSP
3 6 (46.15%) Servlets
3 6 (46.15%) JDBC
3 6 (46.15%) Ajax
3 6 (46.15%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) REST
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) Velocity
5 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
5 1 (7.69%) FreeMarker
5 1 (7.69%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (7.69%) RESTful
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Equities
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Refactoring
2 4 (30.77%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) XQuery
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) AWK
3 1 (7.69%) Jython
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) C
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
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