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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 149 177 164
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -13
Contract jobs citing Ant 17 24 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.43% 0.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.00% 3.35% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 36
Median daily rate £544 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
- +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -14.77%
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
566 717 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.20% 12.80% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 546 642
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £288 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 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 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -3.79%

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 2 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 2 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 (80.77%) Java
2 20 (76.92%) Maven
3 18 (69.23%) Finance
4 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (46.15%) Linux
6 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
7 10 (38.46%) DevOps
7 10 (38.46%) Banking
7 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (34.62%) TeamCity
8 9 (34.62%) Unix
8 9 (34.62%) SQL
8 9 (34.62%) Oracle
9 8 (30.77%) XML
9 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (30.77%) Scrum
10 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
10 7 (26.92%) WebSphere
10 7 (26.92%) SOA
11 6 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (23.08%) Web Services
11 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
11 6 (23.08%) Python
11 6 (23.08%) IBM Integration Bus
11 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (23.08%) Puppet
11 6 (23.08%) Splunk
12 5 (19.23%) JIRA
12 5 (19.23%) Jetty
12 5 (19.23%) Subversion

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 (26.92%) WebSphere
2 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 5 (19.23%) Jetty
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
5 3 (11.54%) Apache
6 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
6 2 (7.69%) nginx
6 2 (7.69%) Node.js
6 2 (7.69%) WMQI
7 1 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (3.85%) IIS
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.85%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) FTP
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
3 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) Apache Hive
4 2 (7.69%) DB2
4 2 (7.69%) Impala
4 2 (7.69%) MarkLogic
4 2 (7.69%) Neo4j
5 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (76.92%) Maven
2 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
3 9 (34.62%) TeamCity
4 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
6 5 (19.23%) JIRA
6 5 (19.23%) Subversion
7 4 (15.38%) Gerrit
7 4 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (11.54%) ClearCase
8 3 (11.54%) JUnit
9 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
9 2 (7.69%) Hudson
10 1 (3.85%) FitNesse
10 1 (3.85%) SonarQube
General
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Financial Institution
4 2 (7.69%) Front Office
4 2 (7.69%) Publishing
5 1 (3.85%) Advertising
5 1 (3.85%) Games
5 1 (3.85%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Applications Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Deployment Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior WebSphere Developer
6 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) XML
2 6 (23.08%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (23.08%) Web Services
2 6 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (19.23%) SOAP
3 5 (19.23%) Spring
4 4 (15.38%) HTML
4 4 (15.38%) XML Schema
4 4 (15.38%) XSLT
5 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 3 (11.54%) CSS
5 3 (11.54%) CSS3
5 3 (11.54%) HTML5
5 3 (11.54%) JSON
5 3 (11.54%) LAMP
6 2 (7.69%) J2EE
6 2 (7.69%) Play Framework
6 2 (7.69%) REST
6 2 (7.69%) RESTful
6 2 (7.69%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.85%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Unix
3 2 (7.69%) AIX
4 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (38.46%) DevOps
3 8 (30.77%) Scrum
4 7 (26.92%) SOA
5 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 4 (15.38%) ETL
6 3 (11.54%) AOP
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.69%) Content Development
7 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.69%) Microservices
7 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
7 2 (7.69%) MVC
7 2 (7.69%) Release Management
7 2 (7.69%) Use Case
7 2 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Python
4 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) Perl
4 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.69%) C
5 2 (7.69%) Scala
5 2 (7.69%) XQuery
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) vCloud
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (23.08%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) logstash
3 1 (3.85%) Ansible
3 1 (3.85%) Nagios
3 1 (3.85%) Pingdom
3 1 (3.85%) Terraform
3 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) Splunk
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) CA
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) Sybase
5 1 (3.85%) ATG
5 1 (3.85%) New Relic
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Solace
5 1 (3.85%) webMethods
5 1 (3.85%) WorldPay
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