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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
London / City of London
Rank 138 140 157
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Contract jobs citing Ant 11 11 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.34% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.17% 2.51% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 34
Median daily rate £450 £350 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £520 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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
508 438 740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.42% 13.68% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 336 587
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 £350 £338 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, 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 23 (82.14%) Maven
2 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (67.86%) Jenkins
4 18 (64.29%) Java
5 14 (50.00%) Banking
5 14 (50.00%) Spring
6 13 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (42.86%) Web Services
8 11 (39.29%) SOAP
8 11 (39.29%) JBoss
8 11 (39.29%) TDD
9 10 (35.71%) REST
10 9 (32.14%) UML
10 9 (32.14%) Finance
11 8 (28.57%) Scrum
11 8 (28.57%) Java EE
11 8 (28.57%) XML
11 8 (28.57%) HTML
11 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
12 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
12 7 (25.00%) SoapUI
12 7 (25.00%) SDLC
12 7 (25.00%) SQL
12 7 (25.00%) JUnit
12 7 (25.00%) CSS
13 6 (21.43%) J2EE
13 6 (21.43%) Oracle
13 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
13 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
13 6 (21.43%) JMS

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 11 (39.29%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Firebase
2 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) AMQP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (3.57%) OpenVPN
2 1 (3.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.14%) Big Data
2 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Navigator
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (82.14%) Maven
2 19 (67.86%) Jenkins
3 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 7 (25.00%) JUnit
4 7 (25.00%) SoapUI
5 6 (21.43%) Selenium
6 5 (17.86%) Subversion
7 4 (14.29%) Gerrit
7 4 (14.29%) JIRA
7 4 (14.29%) Mockito
8 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
8 3 (10.71%) Gradle
8 3 (10.71%) NetBeans
8 3 (10.71%) SonarQube
8 3 (10.71%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
9 2 (7.14%) Hudson
9 2 (7.14%) IntelliJ
9 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
10 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (50.00%) Banking
2 9 (32.14%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) Java Developer
3 10 (35.71%) Senior Developer
3 10 (35.71%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Test Automation Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Android Developer
5 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Release Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) Spring
2 12 (42.86%) Web Services
3 11 (39.29%) SOAP
4 10 (35.71%) REST
5 8 (28.57%) HTML
5 8 (28.57%) Java EE
5 8 (28.57%) XML
6 7 (25.00%) CSS
7 6 (21.43%) J2EE
7 6 (21.43%) JMS
8 5 (17.86%) JSON
9 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 4 (14.29%) HTML5
9 4 (14.29%) JDBC
10 3 (10.71%) Ajax
10 3 (10.71%) Apache Camel
10 3 (10.71%) CSS3
10 3 (10.71%) jQuery
10 3 (10.71%) XSLT
11 2 (7.14%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Data Structures
1 5 (17.86%) N-Tier
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Online Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Equities
4 1 (3.57%) Fintech
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Android
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Unix
4 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (39.29%) TDD
4 9 (32.14%) UML
5 8 (28.57%) Scrum
6 7 (25.00%) SDLC
7 6 (21.43%) Open Source
7 6 (21.43%) SOA
7 6 (21.43%) Web Development
8 5 (17.86%) DevOps
8 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
8 5 (17.86%) OO
8 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
9 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (10.71%) Android Development
10 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
10 3 (10.71%) BDD
10 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
10 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (10.71%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 4 (14.29%) Perl
4 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 3 (10.71%) Python
6 2 (7.14%) Groovy
7 1 (3.57%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) ECMAScript
7 1 (3.57%) ES6
7 1 (3.57%) Go
7 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
1 1 (3.57%) Postfix
1 1 (3.57%) Squid
1 1 (3.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) Ansible
2 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (3.57%) Kibana
3 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.57%) logstash
3 1 (3.57%) Rancher
3 1 (3.57%) Terraform
3 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) WorldPay
3 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) hybris
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Perforce
4 1 (3.57%) Sonatype
4 1 (3.57%) Splunk
4 1 (3.57%) Tableau
4 1 (3.57%) VMware