The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Edinburgh region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 80 64 57
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.00% 2.56% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
150 78 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.96% 7.89% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 33 44
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £32.00 £24.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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
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 14 July 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) Maven
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) SOAP
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) XML
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (50.00%) Hudson
3 6 (50.00%) REST
3 6 (50.00%) Puppet
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (41.67%) Migration
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) DSDM
4 5 (41.67%) Release Management
4 5 (41.67%) TeamCity
4 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
4 5 (41.67%) Vagrant
4 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) SOA
7 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
7 2 (16.67%) TDD

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) X.509
2 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) Jackrabbit
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Maven
2 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (50.00%) Hudson
4 5 (41.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (8.33%) JUnit
5 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (8.33%) Subversion
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium
5 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
5 1 (8.33%) Fiddler
5 1 (8.33%) Gradle
5 1 (8.33%) Apache Ivy
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Release Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Build Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) SOAP
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
1 7 (58.33%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (16.67%) Java EE
3 2 (16.67%) JPA
4 1 (8.33%) Apache OpenJPA
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) RichFaces
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) OSGi
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) Spring Web Flow
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) Struts
4 1 (8.33%) XSLT
4 1 (8.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) PKI
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Scrum
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
3 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (41.67%) Release Management
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) DSDM
3 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (41.67%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
6 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) XQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) Jython
3 1 (8.33%) XPath
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
1 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (41.67%) Vagrant
3 1 (8.33%) OpenSSO
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) ForgeRock