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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 158 180 176
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Contract jobs citing Ant 39 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.72% 0.36% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.21% 2.56% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 35
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£525 £538 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £435 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £590 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.63% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.73 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -
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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
749 820 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.90% 13.90% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 626 637
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £57.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -36.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 47 (85.45%) Java
2 33 (60.00%) Linux
3 32 (58.18%) Maven
4 31 (56.36%) Jenkins
5 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (41.82%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (36.36%) Banking
8 19 (34.55%) Git (software)
9 18 (32.73%) Perl
10 17 (30.91%) SQL
10 17 (30.91%) Oracle
10 17 (30.91%) Finance
10 17 (30.91%) Gradle
11 16 (29.09%) Python
11 16 (29.09%) JMS
12 15 (27.27%) Web Services
12 15 (27.27%) XML
12 15 (27.27%) TDD
12 15 (27.27%) DevOps
13 14 (25.45%) Spring
13 14 (25.45%) Subversion
13 14 (25.45%) UNIX
14 12 (21.82%) Windows
14 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
15 11 (20.00%) JUnit
15 11 (20.00%) Java EE
15 11 (20.00%) JIRA
15 11 (20.00%) Build Automation
15 11 (20.00%) DV Cleared
15 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (14.55%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.27%) Confluence
2 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.45%) JBoss
3 3 (5.45%) Apache
3 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.64%) WMQI
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (3.64%) Mule
4 2 (3.64%) Liferay
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.82%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.82%) Jetty
5 1 (1.82%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.82%) Force.com
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) AMQP
2 3 (5.45%) Internet
3 2 (3.64%) SSL
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) Multicast
4 1 (1.82%) SMTP
4 1 (1.82%) FTP
4 1 (1.82%) HTTP
4 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.73%) RDBMS
3 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.91%) Big Data
4 4 (7.27%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.27%) MySQL
4 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.45%) DB2
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 32 (58.18%) Maven
2 31 (56.36%) Jenkins
3 19 (34.55%) Git (software)
4 17 (30.91%) Gradle
5 14 (25.45%) Subversion
6 11 (20.00%) JUnit
6 11 (20.00%) JIRA
7 10 (18.18%) Eclipse
8 8 (14.55%) Hudson
9 6 (10.91%) ClearCase
9 6 (10.91%) Mockito
10 5 (9.09%) Selenium
11 4 (7.27%) TeamCity
11 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (7.27%) Mercurial
12 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
12 3 (5.45%) SoapUI
13 2 (3.64%) Artifactory
13 2 (3.64%) JConsole
13 2 (3.64%) JBehave
General
1 20 (36.36%) Banking
2 17 (30.91%) Finance
3 6 (10.91%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) Developer
2 18 (32.73%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Release Manager
4 9 (16.36%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Senior Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Build Manager
6 7 (12.73%) Build and Release Manager
7 6 (10.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Technical Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Architect
9 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Senior WebSphere Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Java Architect
10 2 (3.64%) UI Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Portal Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Development Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Operations Engineer
11 1 (1.82%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) JMS
2 15 (27.27%) Web Services
2 15 (27.27%) XML
3 14 (25.45%) Spring
4 11 (20.00%) Java EE
5 8 (14.55%) HTML
6 7 (12.73%) JSON
7 6 (10.91%) XSD
7 6 (10.91%) XSLT
8 5 (9.09%) EJB
8 5 (9.09%) JDBC
8 5 (9.09%) JSP
8 5 (9.09%) SOAP
8 5 (9.09%) Hibernate
9 4 (7.27%) Struts
9 4 (7.27%) CSS
10 3 (5.45%) WSDL
10 3 (5.45%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (5.45%) Middleware
10 3 (5.45%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.27%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.64%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Derivative
3 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.64%) Replication
3 2 (3.64%) Wiki
4 1 (1.82%) DataPower
4 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (1.82%) CMDB
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (60.00%) Linux
2 14 (25.45%) UNIX
3 12 (21.82%) Windows
4 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.82%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (27.27%) TDD
3 15 (27.27%) DevOps
4 11 (20.00%) Build Automation
5 10 (18.18%) Scrum
6 9 (16.36%) SOA
6 9 (16.36%) SDLC
7 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
8 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 5 (9.09%) UML
9 5 (9.09%) OO
9 5 (9.09%) MVC
10 4 (7.27%) User Stories
10 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.27%) Open Source
10 4 (7.27%) MapReduce
11 3 (5.45%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 47 (85.45%) Java
2 18 (32.73%) Perl
3 17 (30.91%) SQL
4 16 (29.09%) Python
5 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
6 9 (16.36%) PL/SQL
7 8 (14.55%) Shell Script
8 7 (12.73%) Bash Shell
9 4 (7.27%) Scala
10 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
10 3 (5.45%) C++
11 2 (3.64%) C
11 2 (3.64%) C#
11 2 (3.64%) Groovy
12 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.82%) Apex Code
12 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Puppet
2 7 (12.73%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.45%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.82%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.82%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) Sybase
2 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.27%) Atlassian
3 4 (7.27%) WorldPay
4 3 (5.45%) Software AG
5 2 (3.64%) ATG
5 2 (3.64%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.82%) webMethods
6 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.82%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.82%) Solace
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago