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 26 June 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.

Apache Ant
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 37 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.93% 0.72% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.76% 3.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -27.63%  

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 63 61 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 19.44% 21.86% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 46 41
Median daily rate £373 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.87% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ant in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 6 (100.00%) Maven
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Server Hardening
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Hudson
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Confluence
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Puppet
3 4 (66.67%) Ansible
4 3 (50.00%) Docker
4 3 (50.00%) iptables
4 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
4 3 (50.00%) tcpdump
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (50.00%) Remedy
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef

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Co-occurring 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 5 (83.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PowerCenter
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (100.00%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) Hudson
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (33.33%) Gradle
5 1 (16.67%) NuGet
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Fintech
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Server Hardening
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JCL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
1 3 (50.00%) iptables
2 1 (16.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Ansible
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (33.33%) Salt
3 1 (16.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) Informatica
3 1 (16.67%) Micro Focus
3 1 (16.67%) Thunderhead