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 3 months to 28 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 143 109
Rank change year-on-year +39 -34  
Contract jobs citing Ant 13 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.59% 0.27% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.88% 1.83% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 9
Median daily rate £450 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -13.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £341 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £349 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 335 437 304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.20% 14.85% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 523 326
Median daily rate £400 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.47% -6.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 18
Median hourly rate £43.39 £27.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.78% -9.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £14.25 £29.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £195.00 £40.75 £41.83
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 Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Ant in Scotland

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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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +3 9 £450 +30.43% 5
Edinburgh +18 4 £375 - 1
Ant
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Ant.

1 29 (93.55%) Java
2 26 (83.87%) Maven
3 24 (77.42%) Jenkins
4 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (64.52%) Spring
6 17 (54.84%) Git (software)
6 17 (54.84%) Scrum
7 16 (51.61%) Shell Script
8 15 (48.39%) SQL
8 15 (48.39%) Gradle
9 14 (45.16%) Relational Database
9 14 (45.16%) SOAP
9 14 (45.16%) XML
10 13 (41.94%) Unix
10 13 (41.94%) Perforce
10 13 (41.94%) Hudson
11 12 (38.71%) JSON
11 12 (38.71%) OO
11 12 (38.71%) DB2
12 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
12 11 (35.48%) OOA/OOD
12 11 (35.48%) Banking
12 11 (35.48%) jQuery
13 10 (32.26%) Protocol Buffers
14 9 (29.03%) EMIR
14 9 (29.03%) Dodd-Frank
14 9 (29.03%) MiFID
14 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Architecture
14 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (29.03%) Tomcat

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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 9 (29.03%) Tomcat
2 6 (19.35%) Apache
2 6 (19.35%) CMS
3 4 (12.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (6.45%) GlassFish
4 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.23%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) Relational Database
2 12 (38.71%) DB2
3 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
3 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
3 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (16.13%) MySQL
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (83.87%) Maven
2 24 (77.42%) Jenkins
3 17 (54.84%) Git (software)
4 15 (48.39%) Gradle
5 13 (41.94%) Hudson
6 9 (29.03%) Eclipse
7 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
7 8 (25.81%) Selenium
8 6 (19.35%) Subversion
9 4 (12.90%) GitLab
9 4 (12.90%) JIRA
10 3 (9.68%) JUnit
11 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
11 2 (6.45%) Concordion
11 2 (6.45%) JBehave
11 2 (6.45%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
12 1 (3.23%) TestNG
12 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (35.48%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 20 (64.52%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Java Web Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Java Web Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Web Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Applications Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Designer
5 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Designer
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Embedded Developer
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) Spring
2 14 (45.16%) SOAP
2 14 (45.16%) XML
3 12 (38.71%) JSON
4 11 (35.48%) jQuery
5 10 (32.26%) Protocol Buffers
6 8 (25.81%) Hibernate
6 8 (25.81%) J2EE
7 6 (19.35%) CSS
7 6 (19.35%) HTML
7 6 (19.35%) JSP
8 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
8 5 (16.13%) Backbone.js
8 5 (16.13%) Ember.js
8 5 (16.13%) React
9 4 (12.90%) CSS3
9 4 (12.90%) HTML5
10 2 (6.45%) Servlets
10 2 (6.45%) Spring MVC
10 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (16.13%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (12.90%) Client/Server
2 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.68%) STB
4 1 (3.23%) Derivative
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Fintech
4 1 (3.23%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (3.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Unix
2 4 (12.90%) Android
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
5 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) Scrum
3 12 (38.71%) OO
4 11 (35.48%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
7 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (19.35%) Web Development
8 5 (16.13%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (12.90%) Content Management
9 4 (12.90%) DevOps
9 4 (12.90%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (12.90%) Microservices
9 4 (12.90%) Refactoring
10 3 (9.68%) Open Source
10 3 (9.68%) TDD
11 2 (6.45%) MVC
12 1 (3.23%) Validation
12 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) Java
2 16 (51.61%) Shell Script
3 15 (48.39%) SQL
4 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.45%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) COBOL
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
1 2 (6.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (29.03%) EMIR
1 9 (29.03%) MiFID
2 3 (9.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (9.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Perforce
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Adobe
3 4 (12.90%) Alterian
4 1 (3.23%) Micro Focus
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