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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 2.67% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 12.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £46.00 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-18.47% +67.39%
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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 West Lothian region.

Development Applications Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 21.33% 15.52% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
Average daily rate £375 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £395 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) XPath
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Java

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) XPath
3 1 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA