The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 65 87 67
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Contract jobs citing Ant 6 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.71% 0.42% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.95% 3.75% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 11
Median daily rate £400 £498 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.59% +24.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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
152 160 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.86% 11.30% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 76 100
Median daily rate £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £268 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Ant as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Ant.

1 7 (100.00%) Maven
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Web Development
4 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
4 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
4 4 (57.14%) Subversion
4 4 (57.14%) Spring
4 4 (57.14%) CMS
4 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (57.14%) Apache
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) J2EE
5 3 (42.86%) MySQL
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) Open Source
5 3 (42.86%) Backbone.js
5 3 (42.86%) Ember.js
5 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (42.86%) Selenium
5 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 3 (42.86%) React
5 3 (42.86%) Cucumber

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) CMS
3 2 (28.57%) JBoss
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
1 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) JMeter
5 1 (14.29%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Java Web Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Java Web Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Web Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) Backbone.js
2 3 (42.86%) Ember.js
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) React
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) JPA
4 1 (14.29%) JSP
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Alterian