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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 143 176 176
Rank change year-on-year
+33 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 16 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.31% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.83% 2.63% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 27
Median daily rate £538 £553 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.71% +22.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £371 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £618 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +1.19%
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
565 647 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.08% 11.95% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 510 643
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 21 (77.78%) Java
2 20 (74.07%) Maven
3 18 (66.67%) Finance
4 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (40.74%) Linux
5 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
6 9 (33.33%) Banking
6 9 (33.33%) TeamCity
6 9 (33.33%) XML
6 9 (33.33%) DevOps
7 8 (29.63%) Unix
7 8 (29.63%) SQL
7 8 (29.63%) Oracle
7 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
7 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (29.63%) Scrum
8 7 (25.93%) WebSphere
8 7 (25.93%) SOA
9 6 (22.22%) Web Services
9 6 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
9 6 (22.22%) JIRA
9 6 (22.22%) IBM Integration Bus
9 6 (22.22%) Subversion
9 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (22.22%) Puppet
9 6 (22.22%) Splunk
10 5 (18.52%) Spring
10 5 (18.52%) Jetty

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 7 (25.93%) WebSphere
2 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 5 (18.52%) Jetty
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
5 3 (11.11%) Apache
6 2 (7.41%) Apache Spark
6 2 (7.41%) nginx
6 2 (7.41%) Node.js
6 2 (7.41%) WMQI
7 1 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (3.70%) IIS
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.70%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) FTP
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.41%) Apache Hive
3 2 (7.41%) Impala
3 2 (7.41%) MarkLogic
3 2 (7.41%) Neo4j
3 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) DB2
4 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (74.07%) Maven
2 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
3 9 (33.33%) TeamCity
4 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
4 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (22.22%) JIRA
5 6 (22.22%) Subversion
6 4 (14.81%) Gerrit
6 4 (14.81%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (11.11%) ClearCase
7 3 (11.11%) JUnit
8 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
8 2 (7.41%) Hudson
9 1 (3.70%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (3.70%) Grunt
9 1 (3.70%) gulp
9 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
9 1 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (3.70%) Mocha
9 1 (3.70%) SonarQube
General
1 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 2 (7.41%) Front Office
4 2 (7.41%) Publishing
5 1 (3.70%) Games
5 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Deployment Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior WebSphere Developer
6 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Build Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) HTML Developer
7 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SAP CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) XML
2 6 (22.22%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 6 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (18.52%) SOAP
3 5 (18.52%) Spring
4 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
4 4 (14.81%) CSS
4 4 (14.81%) CSS3
4 4 (14.81%) HTML
4 4 (14.81%) HTML5
4 4 (14.81%) JSON
4 4 (14.81%) XML Schema
4 4 (14.81%) XSLT
5 3 (11.11%) LAMP
6 2 (7.41%) FIXML
6 2 (7.41%) GWT
6 2 (7.41%) Middleware
6 2 (7.41%) RESTful
6 2 (7.41%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (33.33%) DevOps
4 8 (29.63%) Scrum
5 7 (25.93%) SOA
6 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.81%) ETL
7 3 (11.11%) AOP
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.41%) Content Development
8 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
8 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.41%) Microservices
8 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
8 2 (7.41%) MVC
8 2 (7.41%) Release Management
8 2 (7.41%) Use Case
8 2 (7.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) Python
4 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.11%) Perl
6 2 (7.41%) C
6 2 (7.41%) Scala
6 2 (7.41%) XQuery
7 1 (3.70%) ES6
7 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) vCloud
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (22.22%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) logstash
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) Pingdom
3 1 (3.70%) Terraform
3 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Splunk
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) CA
4 2 (7.41%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) Sybase
5 1 (3.70%) ATG
5 1 (3.70%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (3.70%) New Relic
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Solace
5 1 (3.70%) webMethods
5 1 (3.70%) WorldPay