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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 132 116 126
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing Ant 6 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.69% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.58% 6.29% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
Median daily rate £345 £385 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% -14.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £399 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.75% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-29.48% -3.70%
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
379 350 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.82% 10.98% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 169 168
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 6
Median hourly rate £28.25 £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £30.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.83 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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
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 25 July 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 4 £345 +10.40% 1
Edinburgh -11 2 - - 1
Ant
UK

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (100.00%) Subversion
1 13 (100.00%) Maven
2 9 (69.23%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
3 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
3 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
3 7 (53.85%) Shell Script
4 6 (46.15%) Python
5 5 (38.46%) JBoss
5 5 (38.46%) Java EE
5 5 (38.46%) DevOps
5 5 (38.46%) SDLC
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Open Source
6 4 (30.77%) Middleware
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) Perl
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle
7 3 (23.08%) SOAP
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) ClearCase
7 3 (23.08%) HP
7 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
7 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
7 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
7 3 (23.08%) NoSQL

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 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
2 5 (38.46%) JBoss
3 2 (15.38%) Confluence
3 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
1 2 (15.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
1 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
1 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) DB2
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Maven
1 13 (100.00%) Subversion
2 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
3 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
4 3 (23.08%) ClearCase
4 3 (23.08%) Hudson
4 3 (23.08%) TeamCity
5 2 (15.38%) Artifactory
5 2 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 2 (15.38%) Gradle
5 2 (15.38%) Grunt
5 2 (15.38%) gulp
5 2 (15.38%) JIRA
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium
5 2 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (15.38%) Vagrant
6 1 (7.69%) JUnit
6 1 (7.69%) Mockito
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Build Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) MongoDB Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Java EE
2 4 (30.77%) Middleware
3 3 (23.08%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) JDBC
4 2 (15.38%) JSP
4 2 (15.38%) Servlets
4 2 (15.38%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) Apache Camel
5 1 (7.69%) Apache CXF
5 1 (7.69%) DOM
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.69%) JMS
5 1 (7.69%) JPA
5 1 (7.69%) JSON
5 1 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
5 1 (7.69%) Spring Boot
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) AIX
3 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps
1 5 (38.46%) SDLC
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Open Source
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) High Availability
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Ticket Management
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) AOP
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Shell Script
3 6 (46.15%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) Perl
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
1 2 (15.38%) VirtualBox
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Fortify
2 2 (15.38%) Ansible
2 2 (15.38%) CA Wily
2 2 (15.38%) logstash
2 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) rkt
2 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
2 2 (15.38%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) HP
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
2 2 (15.38%) Google
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) Splunk
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Perforce
3 1 (7.69%) Sybase