The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Glasgow region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 64 69 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Ant 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.53% 0.12% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.71% 1.19% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £250 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -31.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
85 84 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.20% 10.10% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 29
Average daily rate £375 £336 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% -0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Ant
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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 14 July 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
3 12 (80.00%) Maven
4 10 (66.67%) Spring
4 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (66.67%) XML
5 9 (60.00%) J2EE
5 9 (60.00%) Subversion
6 8 (53.33%) Oracle
7 7 (46.67%) JSP
7 7 (46.67%) Servlets
7 7 (46.67%) UNIX
7 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
7 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
7 7 (46.67%) Hibernate
7 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
7 7 (46.67%) JSF
7 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
8 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
8 6 (40.00%) JSTL
8 6 (40.00%) Tapestry
9 5 (33.33%) HTML5
10 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (26.67%) Web Services
10 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
10 4 (26.67%) SOAP
11 3 (20.00%) Struts
11 3 (20.00%) DB2
11 3 (20.00%) IIS
11 3 (20.00%) Perl

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) GemFire
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LDAP
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
1 3 (20.00%) Kerberos
1 3 (20.00%) SSL
1 3 (20.00%) X.509
1 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
1 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (6.67%) OLAP
4 1 (6.67%) OLTP
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Maven
2 9 (60.00%) Subversion
3 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
4 3 (20.00%) JDeveloper
4 3 (20.00%) Fiddler
4 3 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (13.33%) PVCS
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
1 9 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 3 (20.00%) Programmer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (13.33%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Analyst Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) XML
2 10 (66.67%) Spring
3 9 (60.00%) J2EE
4 7 (46.67%) JSP
4 7 (46.67%) Servlets
4 7 (46.67%) JSF
4 7 (46.67%) Hibernate
5 6 (40.00%) Tapestry
5 6 (40.00%) JSTL
6 5 (33.33%) HTML5
7 4 (26.67%) Web Services
7 4 (26.67%) SOAP
8 3 (20.00%) Struts
8 3 (20.00%) EJB
8 3 (20.00%) Apache Flex
8 3 (20.00%) Ext JS
8 3 (20.00%) Apache CXF
9 2 (13.33%) JMS
10 1 (6.67%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) UNIX
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (20.00%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.67%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Sun Certification
1 2 (13.33%) OCPJP
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Sun
2 3 (20.00%) Perforce
2 3 (20.00%) ForgeRock
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Sybase