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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 76 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.99% 2.06% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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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
151 97 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.64% 8.65% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 44 41
Average daily rate £375 £349 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £207 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.44% -29.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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 7 (70.00%) XML
1 7 (70.00%) Maven
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (50.00%) Puppet
3 5 (50.00%) Hudson
3 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (50.00%) SOAP
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) DSDM
4 4 (40.00%) Release Management
4 4 (40.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (40.00%) Vagrant
4 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (40.00%) REST
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (20.00%) JBoss
6 2 (20.00%) Apache

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) X.509
1 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Maven
2 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (50.00%) Hudson
4 4 (40.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (10.00%) Gradle
5 1 (10.00%) Fiddler
5 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Release Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Build Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Java Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) SOAP
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
5 1 (10.00%) JAAS
5 1 (10.00%) Java EE
5 1 (10.00%) RichFaces
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) XSLT
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) DSDM
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Release Management
2 4 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) E-business
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) Jython
3 1 (10.00%) Korn
3 1 (10.00%) Bourne shell
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) XQuery
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
1 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (40.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (10.00%) OpenSSO
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Sun
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Guidewire
3 1 (10.00%) ForgeRock