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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 178 175 171
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Ant 21 42 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.58% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.59% 4.99% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 44
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£538 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £615 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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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
812 842 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.77% 11.62% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 637 586
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £57.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.40% +67.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 (82.46%) Java
2 42 (73.68%) Maven
3 28 (49.12%) Oracle
4 25 (43.86%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (42.11%) Spring
5 24 (42.11%) J2EE
5 24 (42.11%) UNIX
6 23 (40.35%) SQL
7 22 (38.60%) Linux
8 20 (35.09%) JUnit
8 20 (35.09%) Subversion
9 19 (33.33%) TeamCity
9 19 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 19 (33.33%) Banking
10 18 (31.58%) Tomcat
11 17 (29.82%) Python
11 17 (29.82%) Web Services
11 17 (29.82%) Finance
11 17 (29.82%) Hibernate
11 17 (29.82%) Git (software)
12 16 (28.07%) JIRA
13 15 (26.32%) Scrum
13 15 (26.32%) MVC
14 14 (24.56%) WebLogic
14 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
14 14 (24.56%) DevOps
15 13 (22.81%) MySQL
15 13 (22.81%) SOAP
15 13 (22.81%) Puppet
16 12 (21.05%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 18 (31.58%) Tomcat
2 14 (24.56%) WebLogic
3 12 (21.05%) WebSphere
4 8 (14.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (12.28%) Apache
6 3 (5.26%) MQSeries
7 2 (3.51%) Confluence
7 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (1.75%) nginx
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.75%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (1.75%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.75%) GitHub
3 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) FTP
2 1 (1.75%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) 2G
2 1 (1.75%) 3G
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.81%) MySQL
3 11 (19.30%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.26%) DB2
5 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.51%) KDB
6 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.75%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.75%) Redis
7 1 (1.75%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 42 (73.68%) Maven
2 20 (35.09%) JUnit
2 20 (35.09%) Subversion
3 19 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 19 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 17 (29.82%) Git (software)
5 16 (28.07%) JIRA
6 11 (19.30%) Gerrit
6 11 (19.30%) Mercurial
7 9 (15.79%) AnthillPro
7 9 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (14.04%) CruiseControl
8 8 (14.04%) Apache Ivy
9 7 (12.28%) Eclipse
10 6 (10.53%) ClearCase
11 4 (7.02%) Selenium
12 3 (5.26%) Hudson
13 2 (3.51%) Mockito
13 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
13 2 (3.51%) ClearQuest
General
1 19 (33.33%) Banking
2 17 (29.82%) Finance
3 8 (14.04%) Investment Banking
4 5 (8.77%) Front Office
5 2 (3.51%) Marketing
5 2 (3.51%) Advertising
6 1 (1.75%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Developer
2 22 (38.60%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Senior Java Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Deployment Manager
3 8 (14.04%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Java Swing Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Java Team Leader
7 2 (3.51%) Architect
7 2 (3.51%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.51%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (3.51%) Build Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (1.75%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Test Specialist
8 1 (1.75%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.11%) Spring
1 24 (42.11%) J2EE
2 17 (29.82%) Web Services
2 17 (29.82%) Hibernate
3 13 (22.81%) SOAP
4 11 (19.30%) JMS
5 10 (17.54%) .NET
6 9 (15.79%) HTML
6 9 (15.79%) Struts
7 7 (12.28%) XML
7 7 (12.28%) CSS
7 7 (12.28%) Java EE
7 7 (12.28%) JPA
7 7 (12.28%) Spring Web Flow
8 6 (10.53%) JDBC
9 5 (8.77%) HTML5
9 5 (8.77%) jQuery
10 4 (7.02%) RESTful
10 4 (7.02%) Middleware
10 4 (7.02%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Derivative
1 5 (8.77%) Mathematics
2 4 (7.02%) Open Source
2 4 (7.02%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (7.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (7.02%) Fixed Income
3 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Handset
5 1 (1.75%) Equities
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) W3C
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.11%) UNIX
2 22 (38.60%) Linux
3 7 (12.28%) Windows
4 6 (10.53%) AIX
5 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (26.32%) Scrum
2 15 (26.32%) MVC
3 14 (24.56%) DevOps
4 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (17.54%) SOA
5 10 (17.54%) ETL
5 10 (17.54%) TDD
6 9 (15.79%) UML
6 9 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 7 (12.28%) Multithreading
8 6 (10.53%) OO
9 5 (8.77%) Mobile Commerce
9 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
9 5 (8.77%) BDD
10 4 (7.02%) Refactoring
11 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.26%) Kanban
12 2 (3.51%) Performance Testing
12 2 (3.51%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 47 (82.46%) Java
2 23 (40.35%) SQL
3 17 (29.82%) Python
4 12 (21.05%) PL/SQL
5 11 (19.30%) Bash Shell
6 9 (15.79%) Perl
7 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.26%) Scala
9 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.75%) C
10 1 (1.75%) C#
10 1 (1.75%) C++
10 1 (1.75%) PHP
10 1 (1.75%) PowerHouse
10 1 (1.75%) Golang
10 1 (1.75%) BeanShell
10 1 (1.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) OCPJP
3 2 (3.51%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) vCloud
2 2 (3.51%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (22.81%) Puppet
2 4 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.75%) Nagios
3 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) Oracle
2 9 (15.79%) VMware
3 8 (14.04%) IBM
4 4 (7.02%) JBoss
5 3 (5.26%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.51%) Google
6 2 (3.51%) Perforce
7 1 (1.75%) Sybase
7 1 (1.75%) Sun
7 1 (1.75%) HP
7 1 (1.75%) InterSystems
7 1 (1.75%) Serena
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.75%) Apple
7 1 (1.75%) Demandware
7 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago