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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 178 173 186
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing Ant 22 25 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.44% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.03% 3.34% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 28
Average daily rate
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£550 £442 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.36% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £335
% change year-on-year
+14.96% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £41.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-7.87% +25.00%
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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
725 749 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.76% 13.09% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 575 622
Average daily rate £465 £440 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.68% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 40 (72.73%) Linux
3 34 (61.82%) Maven
4 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (45.45%) Oracle
6 24 (43.64%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 22 (40.00%) UNIX
8 19 (34.55%) Windows
8 19 (34.55%) SQL
9 18 (32.73%) JUnit
10 15 (27.27%) Finance
10 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
10 15 (27.27%) Subversion
11 14 (25.45%) TeamCity
11 14 (25.45%) Gradle
11 14 (25.45%) Puppet
12 13 (23.64%) Banking
12 13 (23.64%) JIRA
12 13 (23.64%) Web Services
12 13 (23.64%) DevOps
13 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
13 12 (21.82%) Python
13 12 (21.82%) Spring
14 11 (20.00%) HTML
14 11 (20.00%) Scrum
14 11 (20.00%) Configuration Management
14 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database
15 10 (18.18%) MySQL
15 10 (18.18%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 10 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 8 (14.55%) Tomcat
3 7 (12.73%) JBoss
4 6 (10.91%) WebSphere
4 6 (10.91%) Confluence
5 5 (9.09%) Apache
6 4 (7.27%) IIS
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (3.64%) Jetty
7 2 (3.64%) Mule
8 1 (1.82%) WMQI
8 1 (1.82%) Node.js
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.82%) Mule ESB
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.82%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.82%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Internet
1 4 (7.27%) AMQP
2 3 (5.45%) Firewall
3 2 (3.64%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (3.64%) LDAP
3 2 (3.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (18.18%) MySQL
3 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
4 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
5 6 (10.91%) Big Data
5 6 (10.91%) RDBMS
6 4 (7.27%) Hadoop
6 4 (7.27%) DB2
7 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
7 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.64%) SQL Navigator
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (61.82%) Maven
2 22 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 18 (32.73%) JUnit
4 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 15 (27.27%) Subversion
5 14 (25.45%) Gradle
5 14 (25.45%) TeamCity
6 13 (23.64%) JIRA
7 10 (18.18%) Eclipse
8 8 (14.55%) CruiseControl
9 6 (10.91%) Mercurial
10 5 (9.09%) Hudson
10 5 (9.09%) ClearCase
10 5 (9.09%) Selenium
11 4 (7.27%) SoapUI
12 3 (5.45%) MSBuild
12 3 (5.45%) Mockito
12 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
13 2 (3.64%) Gerrit
13 2 (3.64%) JBehave
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 13 (23.64%) Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Front Office
4 5 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.45%) Advertising
6 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.82%) Retail
7 1 (1.82%) Back Office
7 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Developer
2 21 (38.18%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Release Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Release Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Deployment Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) SCM Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Java Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Software Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) Web Services
2 12 (21.82%) Spring
3 11 (20.00%) HTML
4 10 (18.18%) XML
4 10 (18.18%) JMS
5 9 (16.36%) XSLT
5 9 (16.36%) Swing
5 9 (16.36%) JSP
5 9 (16.36%) Java EE
6 8 (14.55%) JDBC
6 8 (14.55%) .NET
6 8 (14.55%) SOAP
6 8 (14.55%) Hibernate
7 6 (10.91%) J2EE
7 6 (10.91%) EJB
7 6 (10.91%) JSON
7 6 (10.91%) Middleware
8 5 (9.09%) CSS
9 4 (7.27%) Struts
9 4 (7.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Derivative
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.45%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.64%) Replication
4 2 (3.64%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) W3C
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 40 (72.73%) Linux
2 22 (40.00%) UNIX
3 19 (34.55%) Windows
4 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.27%) AIX
6 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.82%) Android
6 1 (1.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (43.64%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (23.64%) DevOps
4 11 (20.00%) Scrum
4 11 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (16.36%) TDD
6 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.73%) SDLC
8 6 (10.91%) Open Source
8 6 (10.91%) OO
9 5 (9.09%) UML
9 5 (9.09%) Test Scripting
10 4 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (7.27%) MapReduce
10 4 (7.27%) User Stories
10 4 (7.27%) SOA
10 4 (7.27%) Release Management
11 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
11 3 (5.45%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 47 (85.45%) Java
2 19 (34.55%) SQL
3 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.82%) Python
4 9 (16.36%) Perl
5 7 (12.73%) Bash Shell
6 6 (10.91%) C++
7 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.27%) Groovy
7 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.45%) C#
9 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.64%) PHP
9 2 (3.64%) XQuery
10 1 (1.82%) PHP5
10 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) DV Cleared
1 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.64%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (25.45%) Puppet
2 8 (14.55%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.45%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (5.45%) Vagrant
3 3 (5.45%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (45.45%) Oracle
2 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.27%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.45%) Splunk
4 3 (5.45%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) WorldPay
4 3 (5.45%) IBM
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.64%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.64%) webMethods
5 2 (3.64%) ATG
6 1 (1.82%) Sun
6 1 (1.82%) Sybase
6 1 (1.82%) Google
6 1 (1.82%) Zend
6 1 (1.82%) Facebook
6 1 (1.82%) Twitter
6 1 (1.82%) SaltStack
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