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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 87 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Contract jobs citing Ant 6 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 1.07% 0.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.35% 9.72% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 8
Average daily rate £498 £393 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.75% +0.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.52% +15.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Ant
Scotland

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
179 144 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.54% 10.98% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 85 74
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -73.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -1.33%

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 14 February 2016, 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 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Spring
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) SOA
3 5 (45.45%) J2EE
4 4 (36.36%) JBoss
4 4 (36.36%) IBM
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 3 (27.27%) Maven
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 3 (27.27%) Middleware
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) Adobe
6 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) JSR 170
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 2 (18.18%) RESTful
6 2 (18.18%) Mercurial

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (36.36%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) Maven
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
3 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Portal Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Deployment Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Spring
2 5 (45.45%) J2EE
3 3 (27.27%) Middleware
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) JSR 170
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful
4 2 (18.18%) Sass
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (45.45%) SOA
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Build Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) BPEL
5 1 (9.09%) BPMN
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) Adobe
3 2 (18.18%) Twitter