The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Ant skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 65 68
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3  
Contract jobs citing Ant 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.36% 0.84% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.63% 4.03% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -27.63%  

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

Contract Development Application Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 118 149 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 17.82% 20.96% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 96 36
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £190.00 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Ant as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Ant in Glasgow

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Ant.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 16 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (93.75%) Gradle
3 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 13 (81.25%) Unix
3 13 (81.25%) Perforce
3 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (81.25%) Maven
3 13 (81.25%) Hudson
3 13 (81.25%) Jenkins
3 13 (81.25%) Relational Database
4 12 (75.00%) JSON
4 12 (75.00%) Spring
4 12 (75.00%) Scrum
4 12 (75.00%) DB2
4 12 (75.00%) SOAP
4 12 (75.00%) XML
5 11 (68.75%) OOA/OOD
5 11 (68.75%) OO
5 11 (68.75%) Banking
6 10 (62.50%) Protocol Buffers
7 9 (56.25%) EMIR
7 9 (56.25%) Dodd-Frank
7 9 (56.25%) MiFID
7 9 (56.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (25.00%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) Refactoring
8 4 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) Relational Database
2 12 (75.00%) DB2
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (93.75%) Gradle
3 13 (81.25%) Hudson
3 13 (81.25%) Jenkins
3 13 (81.25%) Maven
4 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
4 3 (18.75%) GitLab
5 2 (12.50%) Concordion
5 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 2 (12.50%) JBehave
5 2 (12.50%) JUnit
5 2 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 11 (68.75%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Designer
4 3 (18.75%) Lead Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Designer
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps Manager
6 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) JSON
1 12 (75.00%) SOAP
1 12 (75.00%) Spring
1 12 (75.00%) XML
2 10 (62.50%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) STB
2 1 (6.25%) Derivative
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Fintech
2 1 (6.25%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Unix
2 3 (18.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Scrum
3 11 (68.75%) OO
3 11 (68.75%) OOA/OOD
4 9 (56.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (25.00%) Microservices
5 4 (25.00%) Refactoring
6 2 (12.50%) DevOps
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.25%) Android Development
7 1 (6.25%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 1 (6.25%) Data Management
7 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
7 1 (6.25%) Release Management
7 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (56.25%) EMIR
1 9 (56.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Perforce