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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 157 171 188
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +17
Contract jobs citing Ant 18 37 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.68% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.81% 4.86% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 17
Median daily rate £600 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £415 £432
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £625 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.50% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.78%
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
641 761 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.52% 13.99% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 626 623
Median daily rate £465 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 27 August 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 27 August 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 31 (91.18%) Maven
2 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (79.41%) Java
3 20 (58.82%) Finance
3 20 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (50.00%) Banking
4 17 (50.00%) Linux
5 16 (47.06%) Puppet
5 16 (47.06%) DevOps
6 14 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (32.35%) Splunk
7 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
7 11 (32.35%) Spring
8 8 (23.53%) Subversion
8 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 8 (23.53%) Oracle
8 8 (23.53%) HTML
8 8 (23.53%) SOAP
9 7 (20.59%) CSS
9 7 (20.59%) XML
9 7 (20.59%) Scrum
9 7 (20.59%) JSON
10 6 (17.65%) TeamCity
10 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
10 6 (17.65%) Web Services
10 6 (17.65%) JBoss
10 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
10 6 (17.65%) Ansible
10 6 (17.65%) logstash
10 6 (17.65%) AngularJS

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 (17.65%) JBoss
2 5 (14.71%) Jetty
3 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.88%) Apache
4 2 (5.88%) Confluence
4 2 (5.88%) nginx
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.94%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.94%) IIS
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.94%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (2.94%) OpenVPN
1 1 (2.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) Apache Hive
3 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.88%) Impala
3 2 (5.88%) Neo4j
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) Big Data
4 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.94%) DB2
4 1 (2.94%) HBase
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 31 (91.18%) Maven
2 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
3 8 (23.53%) Subversion
4 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 6 (17.65%) TeamCity
5 5 (14.71%) JIRA
5 5 (14.71%) Selenium
5 5 (14.71%) SoapUI
6 4 (11.76%) JUnit
7 3 (8.82%) SonarQube
8 2 (5.88%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (5.88%) GoCD
8 2 (5.88%) Gradle
8 2 (5.88%) Hudson
8 2 (5.88%) NetBeans
9 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
9 1 (2.94%) ClearQuest
9 1 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (2.94%) Mocha
9 1 (2.94%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 20 (58.82%) Finance
2 17 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Front Office
4 2 (5.88%) Games
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (35.29%) Senior DevOps
3 12 (35.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 11 (32.35%) Java Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Web Developer
6 4 (11.76%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (11.76%) J2EE Web Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Java Web Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Lead DevOps
8 2 (5.88%) Agile Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.94%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.94%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.94%) SAP CO Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) SAP FI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) Spring
2 8 (23.53%) HTML
2 8 (23.53%) SOAP
3 7 (20.59%) CSS
3 7 (20.59%) JSON
3 7 (20.59%) XML
4 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 6 (17.65%) Web Services
5 5 (14.71%) J2EE
6 4 (11.76%) CSS3
6 4 (11.76%) HTML5
6 4 (11.76%) REST
7 3 (8.82%) JSP
8 2 (5.88%) Ajax
8 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
8 2 (5.88%) Java EE
8 2 (5.88%) JAXB
8 2 (5.88%) Middleware
8 2 (5.88%) Struts
8 2 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.94%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) AIX
3 1 (2.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (47.06%) DevOps
4 7 (20.59%) Scrum
5 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 6 (17.65%) Open Source
6 5 (14.71%) Web Development
7 4 (11.76%) Automation Testing
7 4 (11.76%) MVC
8 3 (8.82%) Change Management
8 3 (8.82%) Release Management
8 3 (8.82%) TDD
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.88%) Dependency Management
9 2 (5.88%) Kanban
9 2 (5.88%) Mobile Development
9 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.88%) SOA
9 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) Python
5 3 (8.82%) Ruby
6 2 (5.88%) Clojure
6 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.94%) ES6
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
1 1 (2.94%) Postfix
1 1 (2.94%) Squid
1 1 (2.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (47.06%) Puppet
2 14 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (17.65%) Ansible
3 6 (17.65%) logstash
4 2 (5.88%) Terraform
4 2 (5.88%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.94%) Kibana
5 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.94%) Nagios
5 1 (2.94%) Pingdom
5 1 (2.94%) Rancher
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Splunk
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) ATG
4 1 (2.94%) Calypso
4 1 (2.94%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (2.94%) Murex
4 1 (2.94%) New Relic
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Sonatype
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) webMethods
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £495.50 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £340 per day
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