The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 107 93 102
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs citing Ant 21 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 1.07% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.97% 8.55% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 5
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£393 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £400 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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 Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
352 304 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.78% 12.46% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 167 103
Average daily rate £375 £330 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £18.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -4 17 £400 +2.56% 2
Glasgow -15 2 - - 3
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Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (77.42%) SQL
3 22 (70.97%) Java
4 20 (64.52%) Maven
5 17 (54.84%) TDD
6 16 (51.61%) Relational Database
7 15 (48.39%) Linux
8 14 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (45.16%) Jenkins
8 14 (45.16%) Selenium
9 13 (41.94%) BDD
9 13 (41.94%) Web Services
10 12 (38.71%) XML
10 12 (38.71%) RESTful
11 11 (35.48%) JSON
12 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (32.26%) J2EE
12 10 (32.26%) SOA
13 9 (29.03%) Eclipse
13 9 (29.03%) Scrum
13 9 (29.03%) XML Schema
13 9 (29.03%) FitNesse
13 9 (29.03%) Cucumber
14 8 (25.81%) XPath
14 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
14 8 (25.81%) JUnit
15 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
15 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (19.35%) Open Source
16 6 (19.35%) Web Development

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
1 4 (12.90%) JBoss
2 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.45%) CMS
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) Magnolia
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.23%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) Maven
2 14 (45.16%) Jenkins
2 14 (45.16%) Selenium
3 9 (29.03%) Eclipse
3 9 (29.03%) FitNesse
3 9 (29.03%) Cucumber
4 8 (25.81%) JUnit
5 5 (16.13%) WebDriver
5 5 (16.13%) Hudson
6 3 (9.68%) Subversion
6 3 (9.68%) Artifactory
6 3 (9.68%) JIRA
7 2 (6.45%) Gradle
8 1 (3.23%) JMeter
8 1 (3.23%) Calabash
8 1 (3.23%) Appium
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Developer
2 16 (51.61%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Tester
5 5 (16.13%) Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Deployment Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.23%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (3.23%) QA Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Build Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) Web Services
2 12 (38.71%) XML
2 12 (38.71%) RESTful
3 11 (35.48%) JSON
4 10 (32.26%) J2EE
5 9 (29.03%) XML Schema
6 6 (19.35%) HTML
7 5 (16.13%) CSS
8 4 (12.90%) Middleware
8 4 (12.90%) Spring
9 3 (9.68%) SOAP
10 2 (6.45%) GWT
10 2 (6.45%) Spring MVC
10 2 (6.45%) REST
10 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
10 2 (6.45%) Struts
10 2 (6.45%) XSLT
10 2 (6.45%) JSP
10 2 (6.45%) Servlets
11 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Open Source
2 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Market Risk
3 2 (6.45%) Derivative
3 2 (6.45%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (3.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.68%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Windows
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) TDD
3 13 (41.94%) BDD
4 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (32.26%) SOA
5 9 (29.03%) Scrum
6 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
6 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (19.35%) Web Development
8 5 (16.13%) User Stories
9 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.68%) OOD
9 3 (9.68%) MVC
9 3 (9.68%) DevOps
10 2 (6.45%) Refactoring
10 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
10 2 (6.45%) Manual Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
10 2 (6.45%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) SQL
2 22 (70.97%) Java
3 8 (25.81%) XPath
3 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) Scala
6 1 (3.23%) Bourne shell
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (3.23%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
1 6 (19.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Sun
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.45%) Sybase
4 1 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
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