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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 76 76 63
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing Ant 18 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.05% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.84% 2.07% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 2
Average daily rate
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£390 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £350 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.73 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -
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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
183 145 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.68% 12.30% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 86 47
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £460 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.45 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.42% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 21 (80.77%) Java
1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (76.92%) SQL
3 16 (61.54%) Web Services
3 16 (61.54%) TDD
4 15 (57.69%) Linux
5 14 (53.85%) PL/SQL
6 11 (42.31%) J2EE
6 11 (42.31%) JUnit
6 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
8 9 (34.62%) Oracle
9 8 (30.77%) UNIX
9 8 (30.77%) DevOps
10 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
10 7 (26.92%) Gradle
10 7 (26.92%) JSP
10 7 (26.92%) JBoss
10 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
10 7 (26.92%) Internet
10 7 (26.92%) Maven
11 6 (23.08%) Sun Certification
11 6 (23.08%) Sun
11 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
11 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (23.08%) Hudson
11 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
11 6 (23.08%) Test Automation

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (26.92%) JBoss
2 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (7.69%) SQLPlus
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (3.85%) MySQL
5 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) JUnit
2 7 (26.92%) Maven
2 7 (26.92%) Gradle
3 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 6 (23.08%) Hudson
3 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 4 (15.38%) JIRA
4 4 (15.38%) Selenium
5 3 (11.54%) Calabash
5 3 (11.54%) Appium
5 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
5 3 (11.54%) Xcode
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (7.69%) Artifactory
7 1 (3.85%) Subversion
7 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
1 13 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Deployment Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) Web Services
2 11 (42.31%) J2EE
3 7 (26.92%) JSP
4 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
5 4 (15.38%) RESTful
5 4 (15.38%) REST
6 3 (11.54%) Spring
6 3 (11.54%) JMS
6 3 (11.54%) Middleware
6 3 (11.54%) Ajax
6 3 (11.54%) JSON
6 3 (11.54%) CSS
6 3 (11.54%) HTML
7 2 (7.69%) Struts
7 2 (7.69%) XML
7 2 (7.69%) JPA
8 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.85%) MyBatis
8 1 (3.85%) Servlets
8 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) UNIX
3 3 (11.54%) Android
3 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) TDD
3 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (30.77%) DevOps
5 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 6 (23.08%) Open Source
5 6 (23.08%) BDD
5 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Web Development
7 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 3 (11.54%) Compatibility Testing
8 3 (11.54%) ATDD
8 3 (11.54%) Android Development
8 3 (11.54%) iOS Development
9 2 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) Java
2 20 (76.92%) SQL
3 14 (53.85%) PL/SQL
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Sun Certification
2 4 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
3 6 (23.08%) Sun
4 2 (7.69%) Adobe
5 1 (3.85%) Twitter