Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Ant skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ant over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 87 94
Rank change year-on-year +15 +7 -22
Contract jobs citing Ant 5 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.53% 0.18% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.54% 0.88% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
South Wales median daily rate £431 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.75% +42.86% -
10th Percentile £372 £475 £318
90th Percentile £468 £525 £383
Wales median daily rate £450 £500 £375
% change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

Ant is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 197 228 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.94% 20.27% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 169 265
South Wales median daily rate £393 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.85% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £285 £300
90th Percentile £480 £550 £488
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £370
% change year-on-year -5.88% +14.86% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £40.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.93% +34.93% -
10th Percentile £21.87 £27.70 £16.75
90th Percentile £24.42 £59.50 £64.63
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year -57.93% +58.27% -33.81%

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Ant as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Ant in South Wales

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in South Wales

Ant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ant in South Wales

Ant
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport - 3 £394 -
Cardiff - 2 £450 -
Ant
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Ant.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) OOD
3 3 (60.00%) SAS
3 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (60.00%) Toad
3 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (20.00%) Middleware
5 1 (20.00%) Remedy
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Spring
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (60.00%) SAS
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (60.00%) Toad
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Hudson
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Fintech
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) OOD
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile First
4 1 (20.00%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy