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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 73 83 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -23
Contract jobs citing Ant 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.62% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.98% 1.85% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £42.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +27.27%
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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
129 162 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.94% 12.52% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 107 29
Average daily rate £365 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £40.75 £32.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 20 (83.33%) SQL
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) Java
3 13 (54.17%) TDD
4 12 (50.00%) Maven
4 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (45.83%) Jenkins
5 11 (45.83%) Linux
5 11 (45.83%) Web Services
6 10 (41.67%) BDD
7 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
7 9 (37.50%) Hudson
7 9 (37.50%) Selenium
7 9 (37.50%) Relational Database
7 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
8 8 (33.33%) Oracle
8 8 (33.33%) UNIX
8 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (33.33%) Open Source
8 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
9 7 (29.17%) JIRA
9 7 (29.17%) Gradle
9 7 (29.17%) J2EE
9 7 (29.17%) JSP
10 6 (25.00%) CSS
10 6 (25.00%) JUnit
10 6 (25.00%) HTML
10 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (25.00%) Artifactory
10 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 5 (20.83%) JBoss
1 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (8.33%) SQLPlus
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (4.17%) MySQL
5 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Maven
2 11 (45.83%) Jenkins
3 9 (37.50%) Hudson
3 9 (37.50%) Selenium
4 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 7 (29.17%) Gradle
5 7 (29.17%) JIRA
6 6 (25.00%) JUnit
6 6 (25.00%) Artifactory
6 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (25.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (12.50%) Calabash
7 3 (12.50%) Appium
7 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
7 3 (12.50%) Xcode
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
9 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
1 11 (45.83%) Java Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Java Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Deployment Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Development Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) Web Services
2 7 (29.17%) J2EE
2 7 (29.17%) JSP
3 6 (25.00%) CSS
3 6 (25.00%) HTML
3 6 (25.00%) RESTful
4 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
4 5 (20.83%) JSON
5 4 (16.67%) XML
6 3 (12.50%) JMS
6 3 (12.50%) Middleware
6 3 (12.50%) Ajax
6 3 (12.50%) Spring
6 3 (12.50%) REST
7 2 (8.33%) JPA
7 2 (8.33%) Struts
7 2 (8.33%) XML Schema
8 1 (4.17%) Servlets
8 1 (4.17%) SOAP
8 1 (4.17%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) PKI
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (12.50%) Android
3 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) TDD
3 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (41.67%) BDD
5 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 8 (33.33%) Open Source
6 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (25.00%) DevOps
7 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (12.50%) Android Development
8 3 (12.50%) iOS Development
8 3 (12.50%) ATDD
8 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.50%) Web Development
8 3 (12.50%) OOD
8 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) SQL
2 19 (79.17%) Java
3 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.33%) XPath
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Sun Certification
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.67%) Sun
4 2 (8.33%) Adobe
5 1 (4.17%) Twitter