The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 16 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.30% 1.13% -
As % of the Development Applications category 16.67% 9.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £700 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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 Canary Wharf region.

Development Applications Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 19.78% 11.86% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 17
Average daily rate £500 £575 £613
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £700 £668
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ant across the Canary Wharf region.

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Adobe
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (60.00%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (60.00%) Marketing
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) J2EE
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) JBoss
4 2 (40.00%) Maven
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) hybris
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) Product Management
5 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (20.00%) Confluence
5 1 (20.00%) JProfiler
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Groovy

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (20.00%) JProfiler
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) VisualVM
2 1 (20.00%) Gradle
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Hybris Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Product Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) hybris
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (20.00%) SAP