The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 391 398 394
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Ant 228 216 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.42% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.96% 3.16% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 128 140
Median daily rate £450 £483 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £322 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £593 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £27.50 £38.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.63% -7.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £38.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-27.63% -9.52%
Ant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7706 6834 6187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.72% 13.44% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5375 4563 4014
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 101 138
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.45 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.16 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -0.92%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in England

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the England region.

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Ant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 115 £494 -5.95% 20
South East +10 48 £330 -5.71% 8
West Midlands - 14 £440 - 3
East Midlands +12 12 £430 +32.30%
East of England +16 11 £475 +18.75%
North West -13 10 £400 -16.49% 3
Yorkshire +7 8 £375 +10.29% 3
South West -7 8 £475 +2.70% 8
North East -66 2 £410 +60.00%
Ant
UK

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 England region with a requirement for Ant.

1 331 (69.54%) Java
2 320 (67.23%) Maven
3 255 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
4 218 (45.80%) Jenkins
5 203 (42.65%) Linux
6 197 (41.39%) Continuous Integration
7 185 (38.87%) Subversion
8 163 (34.24%) Git (software)
9 157 (32.98%) SQL
10 139 (29.20%) Web Services
11 138 (28.99%) JavaScript
12 137 (28.78%) Oracle
13 135 (28.36%) Spring
14 128 (26.89%) Unix
15 124 (26.05%) XML
15 124 (26.05%) JIRA
16 123 (25.84%) HTML
17 121 (25.42%) Configuration Management
18 118 (24.79%) DevOps
19 109 (22.90%) Python
20 104 (21.85%) OO
21 102 (21.43%) JUnit
22 96 (20.17%) Puppet
23 95 (19.96%) CSS
24 91 (19.12%) Finance
24 91 (19.12%) Gradle
25 89 (18.70%) Scrum
26 88 (18.49%) J2EE
26 88 (18.49%) JSP
27 85 (17.86%) Security Cleared

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 82 (17.23%) Tomcat
2 64 (13.45%) WebLogic
3 58 (12.18%) JBoss
4 50 (10.50%) OpenStack
5 45 (9.45%) Apache
6 37 (7.77%) Confluence
7 35 (7.35%) WebSphere
8 34 (7.14%) Jetty
9 30 (6.30%) IIS
9 30 (6.30%) nginx
10 14 (2.94%) CMS
11 11 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (2.31%) IBM HTTP Server
12 10 (2.10%) Apache Spark
12 10 (2.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 9 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
14 7 (1.47%) ATG Dynamo
15 5 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
15 5 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (0.63%) HipChat
2 2 (0.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.05%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.42%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 50 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (2.94%) IaaS
5 8 (1.68%) Bluemix
6 7 (1.47%) GitHub
7 6 (1.26%) Google Analytics
8 5 (1.05%) PaaS
9 4 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.63%) SaaS
11 1 (0.21%) Force.com
11 1 (0.21%) Heroku
11 1 (0.21%) Office 365
11 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.83%) HTTP
2 10 (2.10%) DNS
3 8 (1.68%) Internet
4 7 (1.47%) SSL
4 7 (1.47%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.26%) SSH
6 5 (1.05%) iSCSI
6 5 (1.05%) LDAP
7 4 (0.84%) DHCP
8 3 (0.63%) FTP
8 3 (0.63%) IPsec
8 3 (0.63%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (0.63%) OpenVPN
8 3 (0.63%) PuTTY
8 3 (0.63%) WinSCP
9 2 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.42%) Multicast
9 2 (0.42%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.42%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (11.13%) MySQL
2 44 (9.24%) Oracle Database
3 43 (9.03%) Relational Database
4 40 (8.40%) NoSQL
5 32 (6.72%) RDBMS
6 28 (5.88%) Apache Hive
6 28 (5.88%) SQL Server
7 22 (4.62%) Big Data
8 20 (4.20%) Impala
8 20 (4.20%) Neo4j
9 18 (3.78%) Hadoop
10 17 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
11 16 (3.36%) DB2
12 15 (3.15%) Oracle Database 10g
12 15 (3.15%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
13 13 (2.73%) Oracle OWB
14 12 (2.52%) MongoDB
15 11 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 320 (67.23%) Maven
2 218 (45.80%) Jenkins
3 185 (38.87%) Subversion
4 163 (34.24%) Git (software)
5 124 (26.05%) JIRA
6 102 (21.43%) JUnit
7 91 (19.12%) Gradle
8 82 (17.23%) Eclipse
9 71 (14.92%) Selenium
10 67 (14.08%) ClearCase
11 61 (12.82%) Hudson
12 52 (10.92%) TeamCity
13 46 (9.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 40 (8.40%) NUnit
15 37 (7.77%) CppUnit
15 37 (7.77%) GoogleTest
16 33 (6.93%) ClearQuest
16 33 (6.93%) SoapUI
17 30 (6.30%) Cucumber
18 29 (6.09%) Artifactory
General
1 91 (19.12%) Finance
2 59 (12.39%) Banking
3 11 (2.31%) Marketing
4 10 (2.10%) Retail
5 9 (1.89%) Front Office
5 9 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.26%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.05%) Games
7 5 (1.05%) Legal
8 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.42%) Electronics
9 2 (0.42%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
10 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.21%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 276 (57.98%) Developer
2 172 (36.13%) Java Developer
3 83 (17.44%) DevOps Engineer
4 43 (9.03%) Senior Developer
5 38 (7.98%) Senior Java Developer
6 30 (6.30%) Senior DevOps
6 30 (6.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 29 (6.09%) Analyst
8 26 (5.46%) Linux Engineer
9 24 (5.04%) C Developer
10 22 (4.62%) Agile Developer
11 20 (4.20%) J2EE Developer
11 20 (4.20%) Java Engineer
12 19 (3.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 18 (3.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 18 (3.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 18 (3.78%) Oracle Developer
14 16 (3.36%) Azure DevOps
15 15 (3.15%) iOS Developer
15 15 (3.15%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (29.20%) Web Services
2 135 (28.36%) Spring
3 124 (26.05%) XML
4 123 (25.84%) HTML
5 95 (19.96%) CSS
6 88 (18.49%) J2EE
6 88 (18.49%) JSP
7 71 (14.92%) Hibernate
8 69 (14.50%) REST
9 63 (13.24%) JSON
10 61 (12.82%) SOAP
11 55 (11.55%) Struts
12 54 (11.34%) HTML5
13 53 (11.13%) Ajax
14 47 (9.87%) JDBC
15 44 (9.24%) CSS3
16 40 (8.40%) Java EE
17 38 (7.98%) AngularJS
17 38 (7.98%) JMS
18 37 (7.77%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.93%) Computer Science
2 32 (6.72%) Derivative
3 31 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (4.41%) User Experience
6 14 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (2.31%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.10%) Data Extraction
8 10 (2.10%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (2.10%) Private Cloud
8 10 (2.10%) Smartphone
9 8 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.68%) Reference Data
10 7 (1.47%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.05%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.05%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.84%) Market Risk
13 3 (0.63%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.63%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.42%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 203 (42.65%) Linux
2 128 (26.89%) Unix
3 60 (12.61%) Windows
4 18 (3.78%) Solaris
5 17 (3.57%) Android
5 17 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 17 (3.57%) VMS
6 16 (3.36%) CentOS
7 11 (2.31%) AIX
7 11 (2.31%) Fedora
7 11 (2.31%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.63%) Debian
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (41.39%) Continuous Integration
3 121 (25.42%) Configuration Management
4 118 (24.79%) DevOps
5 104 (21.85%) OO
6 89 (18.70%) Scrum
7 84 (17.65%) TDD
8 79 (16.60%) Unit Testing
9 71 (14.92%) UML
10 61 (12.82%) E-Commerce
11 54 (11.34%) Integration Testing
12 53 (11.13%) Software Engineering
13 51 (10.71%) Use Case
14 49 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery
15 45 (9.45%) BDD
16 44 (9.24%) OOP
16 44 (9.24%) System Integration Testing
17 43 (9.03%) OOD
18 41 (8.61%) Release Management
19 40 (8.40%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 331 (69.54%) Java
2 157 (32.98%) SQL
3 138 (28.99%) JavaScript
4 109 (22.90%) Python
5 61 (12.82%) Ruby
6 56 (11.76%) C++
7 53 (11.13%) Perl
8 52 (10.92%) C
9 51 (10.71%) PL/SQL
10 32 (6.72%) Bash Shell
11 31 (6.51%) Groovy
12 28 (5.88%) C#
13 26 (5.46%) PHP
14 24 (5.04%) Shell Script
15 22 (4.62%) PowerShell
16 17 (3.57%) Scala
17 16 (3.36%) Objective-C
18 13 (2.73%) VB
19 11 (2.31%) Jython
20 8 (1.68%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 85 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 57 (11.97%) SC Cleared
3 31 (6.51%) Degree
4 16 (3.36%) ISEB
5 13 (2.73%) ISTQB
6 12 (2.52%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.52%) OCPJP
6 12 (2.52%) Oracle Certification
6 12 (2.52%) Sun Certification
7 6 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.26%) MCSE
7 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.63%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.63%) OCMJD
9 2 (0.42%) RHCE
10 1 (0.21%) CITP
10 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.93%) QA
2 7 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.42%) ISO20022
4 2 (0.42%) SDET
5 1 (0.21%) WAI
5 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 43 (9.03%) Docker
2 22 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.31%) vSphere
5 10 (2.10%) KVM
6 5 (1.05%) NFS
6 5 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.63%) Postfix
7 3 (0.63%) Squid
7 3 (0.63%) vCloud
8 1 (0.21%) Samba
8 1 (0.21%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 96 (20.17%) Puppet
2 78 (16.39%) Opscode Chef
3 73 (15.34%) Ansible
4 17 (3.57%) SCCM
4 17 (3.57%) SCOM
5 11 (2.31%) Nagios
5 11 (2.31%) Packer
5 11 (2.31%) ZABBIX
6 10 (2.10%) logstash
7 5 (1.05%) yum
8 4 (0.84%) Kibana
8 4 (0.84%) Terraform
9 3 (0.63%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.63%) Rancher
10 2 (0.42%) SELinux
11 1 (0.21%) Icinga
11 1 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.21%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.21%) Scalr
Vendors
1 137 (28.78%) Oracle
2 60 (12.61%) IBM
3 34 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 33 (6.93%) Splunk
5 21 (4.41%) Microsoft
5 21 (4.41%) VMware
6 18 (3.78%) ATG
6 18 (3.78%) Red Hat
7 15 (3.15%) Dell
7 15 (3.15%) NetApp
7 15 (3.15%) Rally
8 13 (2.73%) TIBCO
9 11 (2.31%) webMethods
10 9 (1.89%) CA
11 8 (1.68%) Google
11 8 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.68%) Sybase
12 6 (1.26%) Perforce
12 6 (1.26%) Sun
13 5 (1.05%) IBM Sterling
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