The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 66 68 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.34% 0.47% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.63% 4.17% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£263 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +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 Glasgow region.

Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
114 96 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.82% 11.27% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 40
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ant across the Glasgow region.

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) JPA
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) EJB
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
4 1 (16.67%) Apache

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
2 1 (16.67%) Hudson
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) JPA
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 2 (33.33%) EJB
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) JMS
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Apache CXF
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) XPath
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle