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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 156 183 173
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Contract jobs citing Ant 14 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.49% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.28% 3.72% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 17
Median daily rate £498 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.54% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £450 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £615 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £399 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-29.48% -5.45%
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
614 780 780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.97% 13.16% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 636 614
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 26 (89.66%) Maven
2 22 (75.86%) Java
3 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (55.17%) Finance
5 15 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (44.83%) Linux
6 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
7 12 (41.38%) DevOps
8 11 (37.93%) Banking
9 10 (34.48%) Puppet
10 9 (31.03%) Scrum
10 9 (31.03%) Spring
10 9 (31.03%) SOAP
11 8 (27.59%) Oracle
11 8 (27.59%) TeamCity
11 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
11 8 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (24.14%) Splunk
12 7 (24.14%) JIRA
13 6 (20.69%) Subversion
13 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
13 6 (20.69%) HTML
13 6 (20.69%) SQL
13 6 (20.69%) Web Services
13 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
13 6 (20.69%) Open Source
14 5 (17.24%) XML
14 5 (17.24%) Unix
14 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
14 5 (17.24%) J2EE

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 5 (17.24%) Jetty
1 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.79%) Apache
2 4 (13.79%) JBoss
3 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
4 2 (6.90%) Confluence
4 2 (6.90%) nginx
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (3.45%) OpenVPN
1 1 (3.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Hive
3 2 (6.90%) Impala
3 2 (6.90%) Neo4j
4 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.45%) DB2
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 26 (89.66%) Maven
2 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
3 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
3 8 (27.59%) TeamCity
4 7 (24.14%) JIRA
5 6 (20.69%) Subversion
6 5 (17.24%) Selenium
7 4 (13.79%) JUnit
7 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
8 3 (10.34%) SonarQube
8 3 (10.34%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (6.90%) Apache Ivy
9 2 (6.90%) Gerrit
9 2 (6.90%) GoCD
9 2 (6.90%) Gradle
9 2 (6.90%) Hudson
9 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (3.45%) Artifactory
10 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
10 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Front Office
4 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.90%) Games
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
5 1 (3.45%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (20.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Web Developer
6 4 (13.79%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (13.79%) J2EE Web Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Java Web Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Consultant
7 3 (10.34%) Lead DevOps
8 2 (6.90%) Agile Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (6.90%) Deployment Consultant
8 2 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
8 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) SOAP
1 9 (31.03%) Spring
2 6 (20.69%) HTML
2 6 (20.69%) Web Services
3 5 (17.24%) CSS
3 5 (17.24%) J2EE
3 5 (17.24%) JSON
3 5 (17.24%) XML
4 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
4 4 (13.79%) CSS3
4 4 (13.79%) HTML5
4 4 (13.79%) REST
5 3 (10.34%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (10.34%) LAMP
5 3 (10.34%) RESTful
5 3 (10.34%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (6.90%) GWT
6 2 (6.90%) Middleware
6 2 (6.90%) Struts
6 2 (6.90%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Hedge funds
2 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.45%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) AIX
3 1 (3.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (41.38%) DevOps
4 9 (31.03%) Scrum
5 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
5 6 (20.69%) Open Source
6 5 (17.24%) Web Development
7 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
7 4 (13.79%) SOA
8 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (10.34%) TDD
9 2 (6.90%) AOP
9 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.90%) Kanban
9 2 (6.90%) Mobile Development
9 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
9 2 (6.90%) MVC
9 2 (6.90%) Release Management
9 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.90%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.90%) C
4 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Scala
4 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) ES6
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) vCloud
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Postfix
2 1 (3.45%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Puppet
2 8 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (13.79%) Ansible
3 4 (13.79%) logstash
4 2 (6.90%) Terraform
4 2 (6.90%) ZABBIX
5 1 (3.45%) Kibana
5 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.45%) Nagios
5 1 (3.45%) Pingdom
5 1 (3.45%) Rancher
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) Splunk
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) ATG
5 1 (3.45%) Calypso
5 1 (3.45%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (3.45%) Murex
5 1 (3.45%) New Relic
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Sonatype
5 1 (3.45%) webMethods
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago