The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 59 69 54
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing Ant 17 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.24% 0.98% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.90% 8.96% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 1
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£400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
156 134 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.42% 10.97% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 77 28
Average daily rate £365 £373 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +8.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £180.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +6.47%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ant across the Edinburgh region.

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ant.

1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (76.19%) SQL
3 15 (71.43%) Linux
4 14 (66.67%) Java
5 12 (57.14%) TDD
6 11 (52.38%) Relational Database
7 10 (47.62%) Maven
8 9 (42.86%) Web Services
8 9 (42.86%) Selenium
8 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
9 8 (38.10%) BDD
9 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (38.10%) JUnit
10 7 (33.33%) J2EE
10 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
10 7 (33.33%) RESTful
11 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
11 6 (28.57%) Degree
11 6 (28.57%) JSON
11 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
11 6 (28.57%) Sun
11 6 (28.57%) Sun Certification
11 6 (28.57%) Internet
11 6 (28.57%) Web Development
12 5 (23.81%) Scrum
12 5 (23.81%) HTML
12 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
12 5 (23.81%) XML
12 5 (23.81%) CSS

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ant. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) JBoss
1 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) Relational Database
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Maven
2 9 (42.86%) Selenium
2 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 8 (38.10%) JUnit
4 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 5 (23.81%) WebDriver
5 5 (23.81%) Hudson
6 4 (19.05%) FitNesse
6 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
7 3 (14.29%) Artifactory
7 3 (14.29%) JIRA
8 2 (9.52%) Gradle
9 1 (4.76%) Subversion
9 1 (4.76%) JMeter
9 1 (4.76%) Calabash
9 1 (4.76%) Appium
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Deployment Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) QA Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Development Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Web Services
2 7 (33.33%) J2EE
2 7 (33.33%) RESTful
3 6 (28.57%) JSON
4 5 (23.81%) HTML
4 5 (23.81%) XML
4 5 (23.81%) CSS
5 4 (19.05%) Middleware
5 4 (19.05%) XML Schema
6 2 (9.52%) JSP
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (4.76%) Spring
7 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.76%) SOAP
7 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
7 1 (4.76%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 5 (23.81%) Open Source
4 1 (4.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 3 (14.29%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) TDD
3 8 (38.10%) BDD
3 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) Web Development
5 5 (23.81%) Scrum
5 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (19.05%) User Stories
6 4 (19.05%) SOA
7 3 (14.29%) OOD
7 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 3 (14.29%) DevOps
8 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
8 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
9 1 (4.76%) CRM
9 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (19.05%) XPath
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) Korn
6 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.76%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
1 6 (28.57%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Sun
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
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