The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 147 149 190
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +41
Contract jobs citing Ant 25 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 0.85% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.08% 5.64% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 18
Median daily rate £575 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £418 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £633 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Ant
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
613 709 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.96% 15.01% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 585 633
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Ant as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the City of London region.

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Ant.

1 33 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (84.21%) Maven
3 27 (71.05%) Java
4 24 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (50.00%) Finance
5 19 (50.00%) Linux
5 19 (50.00%) DevOps
6 18 (47.37%) Puppet
6 18 (47.37%) Banking
7 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
9 12 (31.58%) Scrum
10 11 (28.95%) Splunk
11 10 (26.32%) Spring
12 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
12 9 (23.68%) JSON
12 9 (23.68%) Web Services
12 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
12 9 (23.68%) Oracle
13 8 (21.05%) HTML
13 8 (21.05%) SOAP
13 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
13 8 (21.05%) JIRA
13 8 (21.05%) Subversion
13 8 (21.05%) Open Source
13 8 (21.05%) Ansible
14 7 (18.42%) logstash
14 7 (18.42%) Unix
15 6 (15.79%) JBoss
15 6 (15.79%) XML

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (15.79%) JBoss
2 4 (10.53%) Confluence
3 3 (7.89%) Apache
4 2 (5.26%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (5.26%) Jetty
4 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.63%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) nginx
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) HipChat
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
1 2 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
1 2 (5.26%) OpenVPN
1 2 (5.26%) SSH
2 1 (2.63%) AMQP
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
1 4 (10.53%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Hive
2 2 (5.26%) Big Data
2 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) HBase
3 1 (2.63%) Impala
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 32 (84.21%) Maven
2 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
3 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
4 8 (21.05%) JIRA
4 8 (21.05%) Subversion
5 6 (15.79%) Selenium
5 6 (15.79%) SonarQube
6 5 (13.16%) JUnit
6 5 (13.16%) SoapUI
7 4 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (10.53%) TeamCity
8 3 (7.89%) Gradle
9 2 (5.26%) Apache Ivy
9 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
9 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
9 2 (5.26%) GoCD
9 2 (5.26%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (5.26%) Liquibase
9 2 (5.26%) NetBeans
10 1 (2.63%) JMeter
General
1 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 18 (47.37%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Games
3 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
1 15 (39.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Senior DevOps
2 12 (31.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.53%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (10.53%) J2EE Web Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Java Web Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) Spring
2 9 (23.68%) JSON
2 9 (23.68%) Web Services
3 8 (21.05%) HTML
3 8 (21.05%) SOAP
4 6 (15.79%) CSS
4 6 (15.79%) J2EE
4 6 (15.79%) XML
5 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.53%) REST
7 3 (7.89%) CSS3
7 3 (7.89%) HTML5
7 3 (7.89%) Java EE
7 3 (7.89%) JSP
8 2 (5.26%) Ajax
8 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
8 2 (5.26%) Middleware
8 2 (5.26%) Software Packaging
8 2 (5.26%) Spring MVC
8 2 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) User Experience
2 3 (7.89%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.63%) Equities
4 1 (2.63%) Fintech
4 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) Unix
3 2 (5.26%) CentOS
3 2 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) AIX
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (50.00%) DevOps
4 12 (31.58%) Scrum
5 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 8 (21.05%) Open Source
6 6 (15.79%) TDD
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (13.16%) Web Development
8 4 (10.53%) Automation Testing
8 4 (10.53%) OO
9 3 (7.89%) Change Management
9 3 (7.89%) Dependency Management
9 3 (7.89%) RAD
9 3 (7.89%) Release Management
9 3 (7.89%) SDLC
9 3 (7.89%) SOA
9 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.89%) UML
9 3 (7.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) Java
2 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.16%) Python
3 5 (13.16%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) Ruby
4 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.26%) Clojure
5 2 (5.26%) Groovy
5 2 (5.26%) Perl
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) ES6
6 1 (2.63%) Go
6 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
1 2 (5.26%) Postfix
1 2 (5.26%) Squid
1 2 (5.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (47.37%) Puppet
2 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (21.05%) Ansible
4 7 (18.42%) logstash
5 3 (7.89%) Terraform
5 3 (7.89%) ZABBIX
6 2 (5.26%) Kibana
6 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
6 2 (5.26%) Rancher
7 1 (2.63%) Nagios
7 1 (2.63%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Splunk
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.26%) IBM
4 2 (5.26%) Sonatype
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) ATG
5 1 (2.63%) Calypso
5 1 (2.63%) Google
5 1 (2.63%) hybris
5 1 (2.63%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (2.63%) Murex
5 1 (2.63%) New Relic
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) Tableau
5 1 (2.63%) webMethods