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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 178 176 181
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Ant 33 21 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 0.36% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.30% 2.64% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 34
Average daily rate
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£525 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
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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
767 796 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.20% 13.80% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 626 611
Average daily rate £450 £450 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 48 (84.21%) Java
2 36 (63.16%) Linux
2 36 (63.16%) Maven
3 27 (47.37%) Jenkins
4 26 (45.61%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (40.35%) Oracle
7 19 (33.33%) Finance
8 18 (31.58%) SQL
9 17 (29.82%) Web Services
9 17 (29.82%) Windows
9 17 (29.82%) Banking
9 17 (29.82%) Gradle
10 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
10 16 (28.07%) XML
11 15 (26.32%) UNIX
11 15 (26.32%) Subversion
11 15 (26.32%) DevOps
11 15 (26.32%) Puppet
12 14 (24.56%) Python
12 14 (24.56%) JMS
13 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
13 13 (22.81%) Perl
13 13 (22.81%) DV Cleared
13 13 (22.81%) Security Cleared
14 12 (21.05%) Spring
14 12 (21.05%) TDD
15 11 (19.30%) JUnit
15 11 (19.30%) WebLogic
15 11 (19.30%) Eclipse

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 11 (19.30%) WebLogic
2 6 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.77%) Apache
3 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.77%) Confluence
4 4 (7.02%) JBoss
5 3 (5.26%) IIS
6 2 (3.51%) Mule
6 2 (3.51%) Liferay
6 2 (3.51%) WMQI
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.75%) Jetty
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.75%) Node.js
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.75%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) AMQP
2 3 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (3.51%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.75%) LDAP
4 1 (1.75%) HTTP
4 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database
1 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.28%) RDBMS
2 7 (12.28%) MySQL
3 6 (10.53%) Big Data
4 4 (7.02%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.26%) DB2
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Navigator
7 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 36 (63.16%) Maven
2 27 (47.37%) Jenkins
3 17 (29.82%) Gradle
4 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
5 15 (26.32%) Subversion
6 11 (19.30%) JUnit
6 11 (19.30%) JIRA
6 11 (19.30%) Eclipse
7 6 (10.53%) Selenium
7 6 (10.53%) ClearCase
7 6 (10.53%) TeamCity
7 6 (10.53%) Hudson
8 5 (8.77%) Mercurial
9 4 (7.02%) Mockito
10 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
10 3 (5.26%) SoapUI
10 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (3.51%) JBehave
11 2 (3.51%) WebDriver
11 2 (3.51%) MSBuild
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 17 (29.82%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.02%) Advertising
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Developer
2 16 (28.07%) Java Developer
3 11 (19.30%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Release Manager
5 7 (12.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Build Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Release Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Build and Release Manager
9 2 (3.51%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Portal Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior WebSphere Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Java Architect
9 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) Web Services
2 16 (28.07%) XML
3 14 (24.56%) JMS
4 12 (21.05%) Spring
5 10 (17.54%) HTML
6 9 (15.79%) XSLT
6 9 (15.79%) Java EE
7 8 (14.04%) Hibernate
8 7 (12.28%) SOAP
8 7 (12.28%) JSP
8 7 (12.28%) JSON
9 6 (10.53%) CSS
9 6 (10.53%) XSD
10 5 (8.77%) .NET
10 5 (8.77%) J2EE
10 5 (8.77%) EJB
10 5 (8.77%) Middleware
11 4 (7.02%) Struts
12 3 (5.26%) JDBC
12 3 (5.26%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.51%) Replication
3 2 (3.51%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.51%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Derivative
4 1 (1.75%) Wiki
4 1 (1.75%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.75%) DataPower
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 36 (63.16%) Linux
2 17 (29.82%) Windows
3 15 (26.32%) UNIX
4 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.02%) AIX
6 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.32%) DevOps
4 12 (21.05%) TDD
5 10 (17.54%) Scrum
6 9 (15.79%) SOA
6 9 (15.79%) Configuration Management
7 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
7 8 (14.04%) Build Automation
7 8 (14.04%) SDLC
8 6 (10.53%) Open Source
8 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.53%) OO
9 5 (8.77%) UML
9 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
10 4 (7.02%) MapReduce
10 4 (7.02%) User Stories
11 3 (5.26%) Low Latency
11 3 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (5.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 48 (84.21%) Java
2 18 (31.58%) SQL
3 14 (24.56%) Python
4 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.81%) Perl
5 6 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 6 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 5 (8.77%) C++
7 3 (5.26%) C#
7 3 (5.26%) Scala
8 2 (3.51%) Groovy
8 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.51%) PHP
9 1 (1.75%) C
9 1 (1.75%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) DV Cleared
1 13 (22.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (26.32%) Puppet
2 9 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.26%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.51%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (3.51%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (40.35%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.02%) Atlassian
3 4 (7.02%) Sybase
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.26%) Software AG
4 3 (5.26%) webMethods
4 3 (5.26%) WorldPay
5 2 (3.51%) Splunk
5 2 (3.51%) ATG
5 2 (3.51%) VMware
5 2 (3.51%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) Zend
6 1 (1.75%) Facebook
6 1 (1.75%) Twitter
6 1 (1.75%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago