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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 145 151 175
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +24
Contract jobs citing Ant 15 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.38% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.44% 2.48% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 19
Median daily rate £550 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £329 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £393 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.34 £40.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-72.01% -14.73%
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
616 525 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.79% 15.33% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 434 626
Median daily rate £475 £478 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.52% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 32 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (86.49%) Maven
2 28 (75.68%) Java
3 22 (59.46%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (51.35%) Jenkins
5 17 (45.95%) Banking
6 15 (40.54%) Spring
6 15 (40.54%) Linux
7 14 (37.84%) Finance
7 14 (37.84%) DevOps
8 13 (35.14%) Puppet
9 12 (32.43%) Web Services
10 11 (29.73%) SOAP
10 11 (29.73%) JBoss
11 10 (27.03%) SoapUI
11 10 (27.03%) HTML
11 10 (27.03%) Scrum
11 10 (27.03%) Selenium
12 9 (24.32%) Web Development
12 9 (24.32%) J2EE
12 9 (24.32%) Oracle
12 9 (24.32%) Open Source
12 9 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
13 8 (21.62%) CSS
13 8 (21.62%) SQL
13 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
14 7 (18.92%) UML
14 7 (18.92%) XML
14 7 (18.92%) Java EE

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 (29.73%) JBoss
2 4 (10.81%) Confluence
3 3 (8.11%) Apache
4 2 (5.41%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (5.41%) OpenVPN
2 2 (5.41%) SSH
3 1 (2.70%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.81%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) Big Data
4 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.70%) HBase
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (86.49%) Maven
2 19 (51.35%) Jenkins
3 10 (27.03%) Selenium
3 10 (27.03%) SoapUI
4 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
5 6 (16.22%) JIRA
5 6 (16.22%) Subversion
6 5 (13.51%) JUnit
6 5 (13.51%) SonarQube
7 4 (10.81%) Gradle
7 4 (10.81%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
8 3 (8.11%) NetBeans
8 3 (8.11%) TeamCity
9 2 (5.41%) Bitbucket
9 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
9 2 (5.41%) Gerrit
9 2 (5.41%) Hudson
9 2 (5.41%) Mockito
9 2 (5.41%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 17 (45.95%) Banking
2 14 (37.84%) Finance
3 4 (10.81%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (2.70%) Front Office
5 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) Java Developer
3 11 (29.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Senior DevOps
4 8 (21.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) Senior Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Web Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Java Web Developer
7 5 (13.51%) J2EE Developer
7 5 (13.51%) J2EE Web Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Agile Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Lead DevOps
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Automation Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) Spring
2 12 (32.43%) Web Services
3 11 (29.73%) SOAP
4 10 (27.03%) HTML
5 9 (24.32%) J2EE
6 8 (21.62%) CSS
7 7 (18.92%) Java EE
7 7 (18.92%) JSON
7 7 (18.92%) REST
7 7 (18.92%) XML
8 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
8 4 (10.81%) JMS
8 4 (10.81%) XSLT
9 3 (8.11%) Ajax
9 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
9 3 (8.11%) HTML5
9 3 (8.11%) JAXB
9 3 (8.11%) jQuery
9 3 (8.11%) JSP
9 3 (8.11%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) N-Tier
2 5 (13.51%) User Experience
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.11%) Online Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Virtual Team
4 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.70%) Equities
5 1 (2.70%) Fintech
5 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Unix
3 4 (10.81%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) CentOS
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Android
5 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (59.46%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (37.84%) DevOps
4 10 (27.03%) Scrum
5 9 (24.32%) Open Source
5 9 (24.32%) Web Development
6 7 (18.92%) TDD
6 7 (18.92%) UML
7 6 (16.22%) Automation Testing
7 6 (16.22%) SDLC
8 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
8 5 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (13.51%) SOA
9 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (8.11%) Change Management
10 3 (8.11%) Mobile Development
10 3 (8.11%) MVC
10 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
10 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
10 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) Java
2 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) Python
4 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
4 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
5 4 (10.81%) Perl
5 4 (10.81%) Ruby
6 2 (5.41%) Clojure
6 2 (5.41%) Groovy
6 2 (5.41%) PHP
6 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.70%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) ECMAScript
7 1 (2.70%) ES6
7 1 (2.70%) Go
7 1 (2.70%) Scala
7 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Docker
1 2 (5.41%) Postfix
1 2 (5.41%) Squid
1 2 (5.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) Puppet
2 9 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (18.92%) Ansible
4 5 (13.51%) logstash
5 2 (5.41%) Kibana
5 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
5 2 (5.41%) Rancher
5 2 (5.41%) Terraform
5 2 (5.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) Splunk
3 4 (10.81%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.41%) Sonatype
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) WorldPay
5 1 (2.70%) Calypso
5 1 (2.70%) Google
5 1 (2.70%) hybris
5 1 (2.70%) Murex
5 1 (2.70%) Perforce
5 1 (2.70%) Tableau