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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 79 80 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Contract jobs citing Ant 8 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.57% 0.48% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.72% 4.65% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £30.24
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +38.88%
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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
119 129 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.54% 10.36% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 81 39
Average daily rate £400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +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 £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +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
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 29 May 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 22 (88.00%) SQL
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (80.00%) Java
3 16 (64.00%) TDD
4 14 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (56.00%) Web Services
5 13 (52.00%) Linux
5 13 (52.00%) Maven
5 13 (52.00%) Jenkins
6 12 (48.00%) BDD
7 11 (44.00%) Test Automation
7 11 (44.00%) Hudson
8 10 (40.00%) Cucumber
8 10 (40.00%) UNIX
8 10 (40.00%) Selenium
9 9 (36.00%) PL/SQL
9 9 (36.00%) J2EE
10 8 (32.00%) HTML
10 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
10 8 (32.00%) CSS
10 8 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (32.00%) WebDriver
10 8 (32.00%) Open Source
10 8 (32.00%) Gradle
10 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
11 7 (28.00%) RESTful
11 7 (28.00%) JSP
11 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
11 7 (28.00%) JUnit

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (28.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (20.00%) JBoss
3 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Maven
1 13 (52.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (44.00%) Hudson
3 10 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 10 (40.00%) Selenium
4 8 (32.00%) WebDriver
4 8 (32.00%) Gradle
5 7 (28.00%) JUnit
6 6 (24.00%) JIRA
6 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (24.00%) Artifactory
7 4 (16.00%) Calabash
7 4 (16.00%) Appium
8 3 (12.00%) Xcode
9 2 (8.00%) FitNesse
9 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Quality Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Deployment Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Linux Developer
7 1 (4.00%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Development Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) Web Services
2 9 (36.00%) J2EE
3 8 (32.00%) HTML
3 8 (32.00%) CSS
4 7 (28.00%) RESTful
4 7 (28.00%) JSP
4 7 (28.00%) JSON
5 4 (16.00%) XML
6 3 (12.00%) REST
6 3 (12.00%) Middleware
7 2 (8.00%) JPA
7 2 (8.00%) Ajax
7 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (8.00%) XML Schema
7 2 (8.00%) Struts
7 2 (8.00%) JMS
8 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) UNIX
3 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) TDD
3 14 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (48.00%) BDD
5 11 (44.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (32.00%) Open Source
7 6 (24.00%) Web Development
7 6 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (24.00%) DevOps
7 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (12.00%) Android Development
8 3 (12.00%) iOS Development
8 3 (12.00%) ATDD
8 3 (12.00%) OOD
8 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.00%) Scrum
8 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 20 (80.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) PL/SQL
4 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) XPath
5 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
1 6 (24.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Sun
2 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Adobe
4 1 (4.00%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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