Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 170 158
Rank change year-on-year +10 -12 +9
Contract jobs citing Ant 28 11 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.55% 0.25% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.28% 1.53% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 19
Scotland median daily rate £463 £308 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.41% -21.15% -13.33%
10th Percentile £391 £263 £258
90th Percentile £564 £388 £483
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £28.92 £38.00
% change year-on-year +51.29% -23.90% -20.00%

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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 853 721 743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.90% 16.58% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 410 401
Scotland median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £271 £258 £260
90th Percentile £538 £475 £467
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 20
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £43.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +6.49% +6.26%
10th Percentile £31.38 £14.00 £29.25
90th Percentile £195.00 £48.54 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Ant in Scotland

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ant in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ant in Scotland

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ant in Scotland

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Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow 0 20 £450 +46.34% 1
Edinburgh -8 8 £475 +18.75% 2
Ant
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Ant.

1 24 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 19 (67.86%) Java
2 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) Git (software)
3 16 (57.14%) Linux
4 15 (53.57%) Maven
5 14 (50.00%) Unix
6 13 (46.43%) Eclipse
6 13 (46.43%) Spring
6 13 (46.43%) Perforce
7 11 (39.29%) Scrum
7 11 (39.29%) Shell Script
8 10 (35.71%) Middleware
9 9 (32.14%) Python
9 9 (32.14%) XML
9 9 (32.14%) Perl
9 9 (32.14%) SQL
9 9 (32.14%) Gradle
9 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
10 8 (28.57%) Hudson
10 8 (28.57%) Confluence
10 8 (28.57%) JIRA
10 8 (28.57%) SOAP
10 8 (28.57%) Tomcat
10 8 (28.57%) JSON
10 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
11 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 7 (25.00%) Android
12 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (21.43%) RESTful

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 8 (28.57%) Confluence
1 8 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 6 (21.43%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
2 6 (21.43%) RDBMS
3 3 (10.71%) DB2
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 19 (67.86%) Git (software)
3 15 (53.57%) Maven
4 13 (46.43%) Eclipse
5 9 (32.14%) Gradle
6 8 (28.57%) Hudson
6 8 (28.57%) JIRA
7 6 (21.43%) JUnit
7 6 (21.43%) Subversion
8 3 (10.71%) Android Studio
8 3 (10.71%) Artifactory
8 3 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (10.71%) GitLab
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) UI Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Lead Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Android Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Angular Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Embedded Developer
6 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Deployment Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) Spring
2 10 (35.71%) Middleware
3 9 (32.14%) XML
4 8 (28.57%) JSON
4 8 (28.57%) SOAP
5 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 6 (21.43%) RESTful
6 3 (10.71%) Apache CXF
6 3 (10.71%) Dagger
6 3 (10.71%) Protocol Buffers
7 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.14%) JSP
8 1 (3.57%) CSS
8 1 (3.57%) HTML
8 1 (3.57%) J2EE
8 1 (3.57%) JDBC
8 1 (3.57%) jQuery
8 1 (3.57%) Servlets
8 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
8 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) STB
2 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) Unix
3 7 (25.00%) Android
4 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Scrum
3 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 6 (21.43%) DevOps
4 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (21.43%) SDLC
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 5 (17.86%) Multithreaded Programming
5 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
5 5 (17.86%) Open Source
5 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Android Development
6 4 (14.29%) Change Management
6 4 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Artefact Management
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.57%) API Design
8 1 (3.57%) MVC
8 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) Shell Script
3 9 (32.14%) Perl
3 9 (32.14%) Python
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) Scala
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.57%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (3.57%) EMIR
2 1 (3.57%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Perforce
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Sybase