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 29 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 62 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.35% 0.50% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.26% 4.88% 3.53%
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 £390 £340 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
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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
92 82 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.67% 10.16% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 29
Average daily rate £325 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 29 July 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 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Maven
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) SOA
4 3 (37.50%) XML Schema
4 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) XPath
4 3 (37.50%) JSON
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) FitNesse
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) JPA
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Camel
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) JMS

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) FitNesse
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Hudson
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Automation Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Automation Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
1 3 (37.50%) JSON
1 3 (37.50%) XML Schema
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (25.00%) JPA
2 2 (25.00%) JMS
2 2 (25.00%) EJB
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (12.50%) Apache CXF
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) XPath
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle