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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 175 162 172
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing Ant 17 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.65% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.63% 4.89% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 27
Average daily rate
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£553 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £340 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £640 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +14.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £30.24
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +38.88%
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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
646 798 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.91% 13.35% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 626 622
Average daily rate £425 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 (85.71%) Java
2 39 (69.64%) Linux
3 34 (60.71%) Maven
4 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (46.43%) UNIX
6 25 (44.64%) JUnit
7 22 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (39.29%) TeamCity
8 21 (37.50%) Oracle
9 18 (32.14%) Jenkins
10 17 (30.36%) Subversion
11 16 (28.57%) CruiseControl
11 16 (28.57%) JDBC
11 16 (28.57%) Windows
11 16 (28.57%) Swing
12 15 (26.79%) SQL
12 15 (26.79%) Spring
12 15 (26.79%) Derivative
13 14 (25.00%) Finance
14 13 (23.21%) Front Office
14 13 (23.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (23.21%) JIRA
15 12 (21.43%) Puppet
15 12 (21.43%) Hibernate
16 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
16 11 (19.64%) HTML
16 11 (19.64%) WebLogic
16 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
16 11 (19.64%) DevOps
17 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (19.64%) WebLogic
2 8 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 7 (12.50%) JBoss
4 6 (10.71%) Apache
5 5 (8.93%) Confluence
5 5 (8.93%) WebSphere
6 4 (7.14%) IIS
7 2 (3.57%) Jetty
7 2 (3.57%) Mule
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.79%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.79%) Node.js
8 1 (1.79%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Firewall
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (3.57%) AMQP
2 2 (3.57%) LDAP
2 2 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
1 10 (17.86%) MySQL
2 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.14%) Big Data
3 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.36%) DB2
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Navigator
6 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.79%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 34 (60.71%) Maven
2 25 (44.64%) JUnit
3 22 (39.29%) TeamCity
4 18 (32.14%) Jenkins
5 17 (30.36%) Subversion
6 16 (28.57%) CruiseControl
7 13 (23.21%) JIRA
8 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
9 8 (14.29%) Gradle
9 8 (14.29%) Eclipse
10 5 (8.93%) Mercurial
11 4 (7.14%) Selenium
12 3 (5.36%) ClearCase
12 3 (5.36%) Artifactory
12 3 (5.36%) MSBuild
12 3 (5.36%) Hudson
12 3 (5.36%) SoapUI
13 2 (3.57%) Zephyr
13 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (3.57%) Gerrit
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) Front Office
3 10 (17.86%) Banking
4 5 (8.93%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.79%) Legal
6 1 (1.79%) Advertising
6 1 (1.79%) Publishing
6 1 (1.79%) Back Office
6 1 (1.79%) Retail
6 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Developer
2 26 (46.43%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Release Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Deployment Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Software Configuration Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Java Architect
7 2 (3.57%) SCM Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) JDBC
1 16 (28.57%) Swing
2 15 (26.79%) Spring
3 12 (21.43%) Hibernate
4 11 (19.64%) HTML
5 10 (17.86%) Web Services
5 10 (17.86%) XML
6 8 (14.29%) .NET
7 7 (12.50%) CSS
7 7 (12.50%) J2EE
7 7 (12.50%) XSLT
7 7 (12.50%) JSP
7 7 (12.50%) Java EE
8 6 (10.71%) SOAP
8 6 (10.71%) Struts
8 6 (10.71%) JMS
8 6 (10.71%) Middleware
9 5 (8.93%) JSON
10 4 (7.14%) Spring MVC
10 4 (7.14%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Derivative
2 13 (23.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.14%) Open Source
5 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.57%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.57%) Clustering
7 1 (1.79%) W3C
7 1 (1.79%) Kindle
7 1 (1.79%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.79%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.79%) Wiki
7 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 39 (69.64%) Linux
2 26 (46.43%) UNIX
3 16 (28.57%) Windows
4 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.57%) AIX
6 1 (1.79%) Android
6 1 (1.79%) CentOS
6 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (19.64%) DevOps
4 9 (16.07%) Scrum
5 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.71%) UML
6 6 (10.71%) TDD
7 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.14%) Kanban
8 4 (7.14%) Release Management
8 4 (7.14%) MVC
8 4 (7.14%) OO
8 4 (7.14%) ITIL
9 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.36%) SOA
9 3 (5.36%) User Stories
9 3 (5.36%) BDD
9 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.36%) Test Scripting
9 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 48 (85.71%) Java
2 15 (26.79%) SQL
3 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.71%) Python
5 5 (8.93%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.14%) Groovy
6 4 (7.14%) C++
7 3 (5.36%) C#
7 3 (5.36%) PHP
7 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.36%) XQuery
7 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.57%) Perl
9 1 (1.79%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.79%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.79%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.79%) OCPJP
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) Puppet
2 7 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.36%) BladeLogic
3 3 (5.36%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (3.57%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Oracle
2 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.36%) IBM
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) VMware
3 3 (5.36%) Splunk
3 3 (5.36%) WorldPay
4 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.57%) ATG
4 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.57%) webMethods
4 2 (3.57%) Sybase
5 1 (1.79%) Sun
5 1 (1.79%) Facebook
5 1 (1.79%) Twitter
5 1 (1.79%) Google
5 1 (1.79%) Zend
5 1 (1.79%) SaltStack
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