The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 93 78 85
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing Ant 2 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.69% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.89% 7.63% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 2
Median daily rate - £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £38.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-27.63% -9.52%
Ant
Scotland

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
225 131 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.59% 9.08% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 79 105
Median daily rate £375 £375 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +27.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.02 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -2.06%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Ant as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 30 June 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Ant.

1 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 6 (66.67%) Python
1 6 (66.67%) Subversion
1 6 (66.67%) Maven
1 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) JBoss
3 4 (44.44%) Middleware
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) Spring
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) IBM
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) High Availability
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) rkt
5 2 (22.22%) Splunk
5 2 (22.22%) OpenStack
5 2 (22.22%) Gradle
5 2 (22.22%) Artifactory
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (44.44%) JBoss
3 2 (22.22%) Confluence
3 2 (22.22%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) LDAP
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) DB2
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 6 (66.67%) Maven
1 6 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) Artifactory
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Gradle
2 2 (22.22%) Grunt
2 2 (22.22%) gulp
2 2 (22.22%) Hudson
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
2 2 (22.22%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Portal Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) Java EE
3 2 (22.22%) JDBC
3 2 (22.22%) JSP
3 2 (22.22%) Servlets
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
2 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) High Availability
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
1 2 (22.22%) VirtualBox
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
1 2 (22.22%) CA Wily
1 2 (22.22%) logstash
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) rkt
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
1 2 (22.22%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
2 2 (22.22%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Splunk
2 2 (22.22%) VMware