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 3 months to 25 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 49 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Contract jobs citing Ant 6 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.97% 1.27% -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.36% 6.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £431 - -
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 £39.98
% change year-on-year - -31.20%  

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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 112 102 224
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 18.18% 18.51% 25.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 67 168
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £291 £301
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 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £55.00
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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -5 6 £431 -
Ant
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 Wales region with a requirement for Ant.

1 15 (100.00%) Maven
1 15 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (60.00%) JIRA
3 9 (60.00%) Perl
3 9 (60.00%) Oracle
3 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 9 (60.00%) Confluence
4 8 (53.33%) DevOps
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
5 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
5 7 (46.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (40.00%) Server Hardening
6 6 (40.00%) Hudson
6 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (33.33%) DNS
7 5 (33.33%) ClearQuest
7 5 (33.33%) WebLogic
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) Atlassian
7 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Puppet
7 5 (33.33%) Bitbucket
7 5 (33.33%) Ansible
7 5 (33.33%) Sonatype
7 5 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (26.67%) iptables

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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 9 (60.00%) Confluence
2 5 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (20.00%) SAS
4 2 (13.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) GitHub
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) tcpdump
4 2 (13.33%) LDAP
4 2 (13.33%) SSH
4 2 (13.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 15 (100.00%) Maven
2 9 (60.00%) JIRA
3 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
4 6 (40.00%) Hudson
5 5 (33.33%) Bitbucket
5 5 (33.33%) ClearQuest
5 5 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (26.67%) ClearCase
6 4 (26.67%) Vagrant
7 3 (20.00%) CA Gen
7 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
7 3 (20.00%) Toad
8 2 (13.33%) Gradle
8 2 (13.33%) NuGet
8 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Build and Release Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Build Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Release Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Build Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Release Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Fintech
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
2 8 (53.33%) DevOps
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (40.00%) Server Hardening
5 3 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) OOD
5 3 (20.00%) Open Source
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Perl
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.67%) JCL
6 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
1 4 (26.67%) iptables
2 2 (13.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Ansible
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (20.00%) Salt
3 1 (6.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 5 (33.33%) Sonatype
4 3 (20.00%) CA
4 3 (20.00%) Remedy
5 1 (6.67%) BMC
5 1 (6.67%) Informatica
5 1 (6.67%) Micro Focus
5 1 (6.67%) Thunderhead