The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 114 128 118
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing Ant 4 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.16% 1.93% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Median daily rate £275 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +26.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £393 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.34 £40.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-72.01% -14.73%
Ant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
345 363 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.14% 12.46% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 215 208
Median daily rate £388 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.38 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% +24.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Ant as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the Scotland region.

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Ant
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +4 2 £275 -52.17%
Edinburgh +18 1 £400 - 1
Stirling - 1 £275 -
Ant
UK

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Ant.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (62.50%) REST
4 5 (62.50%) JSON
4 5 (62.50%) JIRA
4 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 5 (62.50%) JMS
4 5 (62.50%) JUnit
4 5 (62.50%) SOAP
4 5 (62.50%) Web Services
5 4 (50.00%) XML
5 4 (50.00%) JDBC
5 4 (50.00%) Subversion
5 4 (50.00%) Maven
5 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
5 4 (50.00%) Gradle
6 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (25.00%) JBoss
6 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (25.00%) NHS
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Perforce
7 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
7 1 (12.50%) Middleware
7 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 1 (12.50%) SOA
7 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
7 1 (12.50%) WSDL

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 5 (62.50%) JUnit
3 4 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
3 4 (50.00%) Gradle
3 4 (50.00%) Maven
3 4 (50.00%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
4 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (12.50%) Hudson
4 1 (12.50%) Mockito
4 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Mobile Developer
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) JMS
1 5 (62.50%) JSON
1 5 (62.50%) REST
1 5 (62.50%) SOAP
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) JDBC
2 4 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) Apache CXF
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) DOM
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) JPA
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) JSP
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) AOP
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) Alterian
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Perforce
1 1 (12.50%) Sybase