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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 70 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Ant 4 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.47% 0.71% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.40% 5.75% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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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
91 87 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.59% 12.34% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 38
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 20 August 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
3 8 (80.00%) UNIX
3 8 (80.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (60.00%) XML
4 6 (60.00%) Spring
4 6 (60.00%) Maven
4 6 (60.00%) HTML5
5 5 (50.00%) Subversion
5 5 (50.00%) SOAP
5 5 (50.00%) J2EE
6 4 (40.00%) Linux
6 4 (40.00%) Perl
6 4 (40.00%) DB2
6 4 (40.00%) Perforce
6 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
6 4 (40.00%) Ext JS
6 4 (40.00%) Apache CXF
6 4 (40.00%) Apache Flex
6 4 (40.00%) Apache Ivy
6 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (30.00%) ForgeRock
7 3 (30.00%) DevOps
7 3 (30.00%) Fiddler
7 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (30.00%) Puppet
7 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
7 3 (30.00%) PKI

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LDAP
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
1 3 (30.00%) Kerberos
1 3 (30.00%) SSL
1 3 (30.00%) X.509
1 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Maven
2 5 (50.00%) Subversion
3 4 (40.00%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (30.00%) Fiddler
5 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) HTML5
3 5 (50.00%) J2EE
3 5 (50.00%) SOAP
4 4 (40.00%) Apache Flex
4 4 (40.00%) Ext JS
4 4 (40.00%) Apache CXF
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) Servlets
6 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (20.00%) JSP
6 2 (20.00%) JSF
6 2 (20.00%) Tapestry
6 2 (20.00%) JSTL
7 1 (10.00%) GWT
7 1 (10.00%) JAAS
7 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) C++
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
1 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Perforce
2 3 (30.00%) ForgeRock
2 3 (30.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Sybase
4 1 (10.00%) Sun