Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 21 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 101 107
Rank change year-on-year +19 +6 -17
Contract jobs citing Ant 9 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.76% 0.14% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.33% 0.60% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Wales median daily rate £450 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £384 £475 £323
90th Percentile £483 £525 £418
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £28.92 £38.00
% change year-on-year +51.29% -23.90% -20.00%

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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 270 333 376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.67% 23.60% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 244 300
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £265 £300 £299
90th Percentile £538 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.93% +58.27% -33.81%
10th Percentile £21.87 £27.70 £19.75
90th Percentile £24.42 £59.50 £61.13
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Ant in Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ant in Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ant in Wales

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ant in Wales

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 21 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
South Wales +13 6 £450 -10.00%
North Wales - 3 £450 - 1
Ant
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 Wales region with a requirement for Ant.

1 9 (100.00%) Maven
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
3 7 (77.78%) Java
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 6 (66.67%) OOD
4 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
5 5 (55.56%) JIRA
5 5 (55.56%) Linux
6 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
6 4 (44.44%) Web Services
6 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (44.44%) Spring
7 3 (33.33%) Mockito
7 3 (33.33%) JPA
7 3 (33.33%) AMQP
7 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 3 (33.33%) RESTful
7 3 (33.33%) Apache Solr
7 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (33.33%) Amazon S3
7 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
7 3 (33.33%) Spring Security
7 3 (33.33%) jQuery
7 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
7 3 (33.33%) Project Planning

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (33.33%) Apache Solr
1 3 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (33.33%) SAS
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (22.22%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (11.11%) GitHub
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) AMQP
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (100.00%) Maven
2 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 3 (33.33%) JUnit
3 3 (33.33%) Mockito
3 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (33.33%) Toad
4 2 (22.22%) Hudson
5 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (11.11%) Gradle
5 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
1 4 (44.44%) Spring
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 3 (33.33%) JMS
2 3 (33.33%) JPA
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) JSON
2 3 (33.33%) JSP
2 3 (33.33%) Lucene
2 3 (33.33%) PowerMock
2 3 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (33.33%) RESTful
2 3 (33.33%) Spring Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Spring Security
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) XSD
2 3 (33.33%) XSL
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Fintech
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) OOD
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Data Security
3 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Server Hardening
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile First
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) XPath
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
1 1 (11.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy