Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Ant skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ant over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache Ant
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 125 128
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -16
Contract jobs citing Ant 14 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.50% 2.06% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £463 £298 £375
90th Percentile £488 £498 £425
Scotland median daily rate £475 £450 £308
% change year-on-year +5.56% +46.34% -21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Ant is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 559 437 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.90% 15.78% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 273 225
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £325 £270 £255
90th Percentile £613 £550 £495
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.27 £43.39 £46.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.03% -5.93% +14.23%
Scotland median hourly rate £39.00 £43.39 £43.00
% change year-on-year -10.12% +0.91% +6.49%

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Ant as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Ant in Edinburgh

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ant in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Ant.

1 13 (92.86%) Git (software)
2 10 (71.43%) Maven
3 9 (64.29%) Groovy
4 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
5 7 (50.00%) TeamCity
5 7 (50.00%) JIRA
5 7 (50.00%) Banking
5 7 (50.00%) Confluence
6 6 (42.86%) Node.js
6 6 (42.86%) GitHub
6 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
6 6 (42.86%) iPad
6 6 (42.86%) Heroku
6 6 (42.86%) BDD
6 6 (42.86%) Gerrit
6 6 (42.86%) Ruby
6 6 (42.86%) TDD
6 6 (42.86%) Scrum
6 6 (42.86%) IBM
6 6 (42.86%) Python
6 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
6 6 (42.86%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (42.86%) DevOps
6 6 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (42.86%) GitLab
6 6 (42.86%) Kubernetes
6 6 (42.86%) SonarQube
6 6 (42.86%) Sonatype Nexus

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (50.00%) Confluence
2 6 (42.86%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (42.86%) GitHub
1 6 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (42.86%) Heroku
1 6 (42.86%) npm
2 2 (14.29%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Git (software)
2 10 (71.43%) Maven
3 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 7 (50.00%) JIRA
4 7 (50.00%) TeamCity
5 6 (42.86%) Gerrit
5 6 (42.86%) GitLab
5 6 (42.86%) SonarQube
5 6 (42.86%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (28.57%) Artifactory
7 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
7 3 (21.43%) FishEye
7 3 (21.43%) JMeter
7 3 (21.43%) JUnit
7 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Kubernetes Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior DevOps
2 6 (42.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) React Developer
4 2 (14.29%) UI Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Node.js
2 5 (35.71%) DHTML
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) CSS3
3 4 (28.57%) HTML5
3 4 (28.57%) J2EE
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) SOAP
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) EJB
5 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.14%) JMS
5 1 (7.14%) JSF
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) JSP
5 1 (7.14%) Spring
5 1 (7.14%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) iPad
2 4 (28.57%) User Experience
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) BDD
2 6 (42.86%) DevOps
2 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 4 (28.57%) Microservices
3 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Groovy
2 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 6 (42.86%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) Ruby
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) Java
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Consul
1 6 (42.86%) Kubernetes
1 6 (42.86%) Mesos
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft