The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 17 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.37% - 2.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.33% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £30.24
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +38.88%
Ant
Scotland

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

Development Applications Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
12 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 16.44% 25.53% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Ant
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 27 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Livingston - 1 £375 -
Ant
Scotland

Ant
Top 24 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA