The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 31 28 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing Ant 17 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 6.05% 3.38% 4.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.04% 12.20% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Median daily rate £375 £444 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +47.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £390 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
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 Croydon region.

Development Applications Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
106 41 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 37.72% 27.70% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 13 11
Median daily rate £380 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £27.78 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing Ant as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ant across the Croydon region.

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Ant.

1 18 (100.00%) JUnit
1 18 (100.00%) Scrum
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (100.00%) Maven
1 18 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 18 (100.00%) SonarQube
2 17 (94.44%) Ruby
2 17 (94.44%) JIRA
2 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) Oracle
2 17 (94.44%) Apache
3 14 (77.78%) Jenkins
4 11 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (61.11%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (61.11%) VMware
5 10 (55.56%) Workflow
5 10 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (55.56%) Service Management
5 10 (55.56%) Identity Management
5 10 (55.56%) SSH
5 10 (55.56%) Squid
5 10 (55.56%) Atlassian
5 10 (55.56%) Software Packaging
5 10 (55.56%) DNS
5 10 (55.56%) Shell Script
5 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
5 10 (55.56%) CentOS
5 10 (55.56%) Puppet
5 10 (55.56%) OpenVPN

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 17 (94.44%) Apache
2 10 (55.56%) Confluence
2 10 (55.56%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (44.44%) Tomcat
4 7 (38.89%) IIS
4 7 (38.89%) JBoss
4 7 (38.89%) WebLogic
4 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DNS
1 10 (55.56%) OpenLDAP
1 10 (55.56%) OpenVPN
1 10 (55.56%) SSH
2 7 (38.89%) HTTP
3 2 (11.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (55.56%) Hadoop
3 7 (38.89%) DB2
3 7 (38.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 18 (100.00%) JUnit
1 18 (100.00%) Maven
1 18 (100.00%) SonarQube
2 17 (94.44%) JIRA
3 14 (77.78%) Jenkins
4 10 (55.56%) Bitbucket
4 10 (55.56%) JIRA Agile
4 10 (55.56%) Liquibase
4 10 (55.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (38.89%) Gerrit
5 7 (38.89%) JMeter
5 7 (38.89%) Selenium
5 7 (38.89%) SoapUI
5 7 (38.89%) Subversion
5 7 (38.89%) Toad
6 1 (5.56%) DbUnit
6 1 (5.56%) Gradle
6 1 (5.56%) jMock
6 1 (5.56%) Mockito
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) DevOps Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Lead DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) ELK Stack
1 10 (55.56%) MCollective
1 10 (55.56%) Software Packaging
2 8 (44.44%) REST
3 7 (38.89%) CSS
3 7 (38.89%) HTML
3 7 (38.89%) LAMP
3 7 (38.89%) SailPoint
3 7 (38.89%) XHTML
4 4 (22.22%) RESTful
5 2 (11.11%) OAuth
5 2 (11.11%) SAML
6 1 (5.56%) Apache Camel
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE
6 1 (5.56%) PowerMock
6 1 (5.56%) RESTEasy
6 1 (5.56%) SOAP
6 1 (5.56%) Spring
6 1 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) XML
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) CentOS
3 7 (38.89%) Solaris
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (100.00%) Scrum
2 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (55.56%) Case Management
3 10 (55.56%) Coaching
3 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 10 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (55.56%) DevOps
3 10 (55.56%) Identity Management
3 10 (55.56%) Service Management
3 10 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (55.56%) Workflow
4 7 (38.89%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (38.89%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 6 (33.33%) System Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Ruby
2 10 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 8 (44.44%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 7 (38.89%) Perl
4 7 (38.89%) Python
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) CTC Cleared
1 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Docker
1 10 (55.56%) Postfix
1 10 (55.56%) Squid
1 10 (55.56%) vCloud
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Ansible
1 10 (55.56%) Kibana
1 10 (55.56%) Kubernetes
1 10 (55.56%) logstash
1 10 (55.56%) Puppet
1 10 (55.56%) Rancher
1 10 (55.56%) Terraform
1 10 (55.56%) ZABBIX
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Oracle
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
3 10 (55.56%) Atlassian
3 10 (55.56%) Sonatype
4 7 (38.89%) ForgeRock
4 7 (38.89%) IBM