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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
London / City of London
Rank 142 138 157
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Contract jobs citing Ant 13 9 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.29% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.54% 2.09% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 26
Median daily rate £525 £350 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £305 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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
511 430 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.43% 14.08% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 337 581
Median daily rate £475 £474 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £327 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £618 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

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
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 19 January 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 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (84.85%) Maven
2 26 (78.79%) Java
3 20 (60.61%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (45.45%) Banking
4 15 (45.45%) Spring
4 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
5 13 (39.39%) Finance
6 11 (33.33%) Linux
6 11 (33.33%) UML
6 11 (33.33%) DevOps
7 10 (30.30%) Puppet
7 10 (30.30%) Web Services
7 10 (30.30%) SQL
7 10 (30.30%) Java EE
8 9 (27.27%) HTML
8 9 (27.27%) XML
8 9 (27.27%) SDLC
9 8 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (24.24%) CSS
9 8 (24.24%) JBoss
9 8 (24.24%) Oracle
9 8 (24.24%) Scrum
9 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
10 7 (21.21%) JSON
10 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
10 7 (21.21%) SOAP
10 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
11 6 (18.18%) SoapUI
11 6 (18.18%) REST

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 8 (24.24%) JBoss
2 2 (6.06%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.06%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) AMQP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (3.03%) OpenVPN
2 1 (3.03%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Hadoop
1 4 (12.12%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) Big Data
3 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Navigator
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.03%) HBase
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (84.85%) Maven
2 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
3 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
4 6 (18.18%) JUnit
4 6 (18.18%) SoapUI
4 6 (18.18%) Subversion
5 5 (15.15%) Selenium
6 4 (12.12%) Gerrit
6 4 (12.12%) Mockito
6 4 (12.12%) NetBeans
6 4 (12.12%) SonarQube
7 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
7 3 (9.09%) JIRA
7 3 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
8 2 (6.06%) Gradle
8 2 (6.06%) Hudson
8 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
8 2 (6.06%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
General
1 15 (45.45%) Banking
2 13 (39.39%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Advertising
5 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 16 (48.48%) Java Developer
3 10 (30.30%) Senior Developer
3 10 (30.30%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (21.21%) Senior DevOps
5 7 (21.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Test Automation Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Test Automation Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Java Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) Spring
2 10 (30.30%) Java EE
2 10 (30.30%) Web Services
3 9 (27.27%) HTML
3 9 (27.27%) XML
4 8 (24.24%) CSS
5 7 (21.21%) JSON
5 7 (21.21%) SOAP
6 6 (18.18%) JMS
6 6 (18.18%) REST
7 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
7 5 (15.15%) J2EE
7 5 (15.15%) XSLT
8 4 (12.12%) Ajax
8 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
8 4 (12.12%) JAXB
8 4 (12.12%) JDBC
8 4 (12.12%) jQuery
8 4 (12.12%) JSP
8 4 (12.12%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.12%) Data Structures
1 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (12.12%) N-Tier
2 3 (9.09%) Online Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.03%) Equities
4 1 (3.03%) Fintech
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Unix
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Android
4 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (33.33%) DevOps
3 11 (33.33%) UML
4 9 (27.27%) SDLC
5 8 (24.24%) Scrum
6 6 (18.18%) TDD
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
7 5 (15.15%) Open Source
7 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
8 4 (12.12%) Change Management
8 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (12.12%) MVC
8 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
8 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
8 4 (12.12%) Web Development
9 3 (9.09%) OO
9 3 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) Java
2 10 (30.30%) SQL
3 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
3 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 5 (15.15%) Python
6 4 (12.12%) Perl
6 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
7 3 (9.09%) Ruby
8 2 (6.06%) Clojure
8 2 (6.06%) Groovy
9 1 (3.03%) C#
9 1 (3.03%) ECMAScript
9 1 (3.03%) ES6
9 1 (3.03%) Go
9 1 (3.03%) PHP
9 1 (3.03%) Scala
9 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
9 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
1 1 (3.03%) Postfix
1 1 (3.03%) Squid
1 1 (3.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Puppet
2 8 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (15.15%) Ansible
4 3 (9.09%) logstash
5 1 (3.03%) Kibana
5 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.03%) Rancher
5 1 (3.03%) Terraform
5 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) Splunk
3 4 (12.12%) WorldPay
4 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) hybris
5 1 (3.03%) Perforce
5 1 (3.03%) Sonatype
5 1 (3.03%) Tableau
5 1 (3.03%) VMware