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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 76 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 11 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.82% -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.70% 5.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+22.58% +34.78%
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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
193 168 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.27% 13.85% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 104 40
Average daily rate £375 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 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 12 (85.71%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) TDD
4 8 (57.14%) Web Services
4 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
5 7 (50.00%) JUnit
6 6 (42.86%) Maven
6 6 (42.86%) J2EE
6 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
6 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (35.71%) Web Development
7 5 (35.71%) Degree
7 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
7 5 (35.71%) RESTful
7 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
7 5 (35.71%) XML
7 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
7 5 (35.71%) Sun
7 5 (35.71%) Sun Certification
7 5 (35.71%) Internet
7 5 (35.71%) Finance
8 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
8 4 (28.57%) BDD
8 4 (28.57%) Selenium
8 4 (28.57%) JSON
9 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (21.43%) Android
9 3 (21.43%) Open Source

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (7.14%) CMS
4 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) JUnit
2 6 (42.86%) Maven
3 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
4 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 4 (28.57%) Selenium
5 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
6 2 (14.29%) Hudson
6 2 (14.29%) FitNesse
6 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 2 (14.29%) Gradle
7 1 (7.14%) Appium
7 1 (7.14%) Calabash
7 1 (7.14%) JMeter
7 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Applications Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) J2EE
3 5 (35.71%) RESTful
3 5 (35.71%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) JSON
5 2 (14.29%) XML Schema
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) JSP
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) Middleware
6 1 (7.14%) JPA
6 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
6 1 (7.14%) Spring
6 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Android
2 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) TDD
2 5 (35.71%) Web Development
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
6 1 (7.14%) E-business
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Korn
4 2 (14.29%) Bourne shell
4 2 (14.29%) XPath
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
1 5 (35.71%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Sun
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Guidewire
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
Edinburgh
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 11 days ago