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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 22 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 27 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 9.85% 3.70% -
As % of the Development Applications category 24.55% 15.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Median daily rate £375 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +15.00%
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
110 45 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 40.15% 23.81% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 24 18
Median daily rate £380 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £413 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 28 September 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 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (100.00%) Maven
2 30 (96.77%) Git (software)
3 29 (93.55%) Scrum
3 29 (93.55%) Oracle
3 29 (93.55%) JUnit
3 29 (93.55%) SonarQube
4 28 (90.32%) Linux
4 28 (90.32%) Apache
4 28 (90.32%) JIRA
5 25 (80.65%) Ruby
6 24 (77.42%) Jenkins
7 21 (67.74%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (67.74%) Amazon AWS
7 21 (67.74%) VMware
7 21 (67.74%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (67.74%) Configuration Management
8 20 (64.52%) DNS
8 20 (64.52%) Squid
8 20 (64.52%) SSH
8 20 (64.52%) Shell Script
8 20 (64.52%) Service Management
8 20 (64.52%) Identity Management
8 20 (64.52%) Hadoop
8 20 (64.52%) Confluence
8 20 (64.52%) ZABBIX
8 20 (64.52%) OpenLDAP
8 20 (64.52%) Postfix
8 20 (64.52%) SC Cleared
8 20 (64.52%) Security Cleared

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 28 (90.32%) Apache
2 20 (64.52%) Confluence
2 20 (64.52%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (29.03%) Tomcat
4 8 (25.81%) IIS
4 8 (25.81%) JBoss
4 8 (25.81%) WebLogic
4 8 (25.81%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (64.52%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 21 (67.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) DNS
1 20 (64.52%) OpenLDAP
1 20 (64.52%) OpenVPN
1 20 (64.52%) SSH
2 8 (25.81%) HTTP
3 3 (9.68%) IPsec
3 3 (9.68%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (9.68%) VPN
4 2 (6.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (67.74%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (64.52%) Hadoop
3 8 (25.81%) DB2
3 8 (25.81%) MySQL
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (100.00%) Maven
2 30 (96.77%) Git (software)
3 29 (93.55%) JUnit
3 29 (93.55%) SonarQube
4 28 (90.32%) JIRA
5 24 (77.42%) Jenkins
6 20 (64.52%) JIRA Agile
6 20 (64.52%) Liquibase
6 20 (64.52%) Sonatype Nexus
7 17 (54.84%) Bitbucket
8 9 (29.03%) Subversion
9 8 (25.81%) Gerrit
9 8 (25.81%) JMeter
9 8 (25.81%) Selenium
9 8 (25.81%) SoapUI
9 8 (25.81%) Toad
10 2 (6.45%) Hudson
11 1 (3.23%) DbUnit
11 1 (3.23%) Gradle
11 1 (3.23%) jMock
General
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Consultant
2 8 (25.81%) DevOps Consultant
3 7 (22.58%) Tester
4 5 (16.13%) Automation Tester
4 5 (16.13%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) Build Manager
5 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Junior
6 1 (3.23%) Junior DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) ELK Stack
1 20 (64.52%) MCollective
1 20 (64.52%) Software Packaging
2 9 (29.03%) REST
3 8 (25.81%) CSS
3 8 (25.81%) HTML
3 8 (25.81%) LAMP
3 8 (25.81%) SailPoint
3 8 (25.81%) XHTML
4 4 (12.90%) RESTful
5 3 (9.68%) J2EE
6 2 (6.45%) OAuth
6 2 (6.45%) SAML
6 2 (6.45%) XML
7 1 (3.23%) Apache Camel
7 1 (3.23%) PowerMock
7 1 (3.23%) RESTEasy
7 1 (3.23%) SOAP
7 1 (3.23%) Spring
7 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (90.32%) Linux
2 17 (54.84%) CentOS
3 8 (25.81%) Solaris
3 8 (25.81%) Windows
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (93.55%) Scrum
3 21 (67.74%) Configuration Management
3 21 (67.74%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (64.52%) Case Management
4 20 (64.52%) Continuous Delivery
4 20 (64.52%) DevOps
4 20 (64.52%) Identity Management
4 20 (64.52%) Service Management
5 19 (61.29%) Workflow
6 18 (58.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (51.61%) Coaching
8 8 (25.81%) Defect Tracking
8 8 (25.81%) Identity Access Management
9 7 (22.58%) Functional Testing
9 7 (22.58%) Integration Testing
9 7 (22.58%) Performance Testing
9 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
9 7 (22.58%) System Testing
10 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) Ruby
2 20 (64.52%) Shell Script
3 11 (35.48%) Java
4 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.81%) Perl
4 8 (25.81%) Python
4 8 (25.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) SC Cleared
1 20 (64.52%) Security Cleared
2 16 (51.61%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.45%) BC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 20 (64.52%) Docker
1 20 (64.52%) Postfix
1 20 (64.52%) Squid
1 20 (64.52%) vCloud
2 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (64.52%) Ansible
1 20 (64.52%) Kibana
1 20 (64.52%) Kubernetes
1 20 (64.52%) logstash
1 20 (64.52%) Puppet
1 20 (64.52%) Rancher
1 20 (64.52%) Terraform
1 20 (64.52%) ZABBIX
2 8 (25.81%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (9.68%) Consul
3 3 (9.68%) Packer
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) Oracle
2 21 (67.74%) VMware
3 20 (64.52%) Sonatype
4 17 (54.84%) Atlassian
5 8 (25.81%) ForgeRock
5 8 (25.81%) IBM
6 3 (9.68%) AppDynamics
7 2 (6.45%) Guidewire