The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Ant skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 38 53 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 -  
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.88% 1.68% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.69% 6.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £473 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.34% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

Ant is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 64 110 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 18.82% 26.38% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 85 24
Median daily rate £400 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £288 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Ant as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Ant in Cardiff

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ant in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Cardiff

Ant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ant in Cardiff

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Ant.

1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Hudson
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Server Hardening
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) Vagrant
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Micro Focus
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Control-M
3 1 (33.33%) JCL
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) NFS
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PowerCenter
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Hudson
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Vagrant
3 1 (33.33%) NuGet
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Server Hardening
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JCL
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) iptables
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Control-M
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) Micro Focus
2 1 (33.33%) Thunderhead