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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
UK / England
Rank 376 365 304
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -61
Contract jobs citing Ant 201 262 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.56% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.84% 3.80% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 174 211
Median daily rate £450 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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
7085 6892 6465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.94% 14.69% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4717 4609 4369
Median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 184 115
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £26.65 £24.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.78 £54.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.51%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +25 84 £475 +8.57% 31
South East -37 45 £450 +18.42% 12
South West +36 34 £375 -6.25% 2
East of England -8 13 £501 +8.37% 3
West Midlands +7 7 £375 -
North West -9 6 £438 +22.37% 2
East Midlands -10 5 - - 2
North East -21 3 £385 +25.20%
Yorkshire +5 1 £475 +11.76% 5
Ant
UK

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 341 (74.13%) Java
2 313 (68.04%) Maven
3 297 (64.57%) Agile Software Development
4 240 (52.17%) Jenkins
5 211 (45.87%) Git (software)
6 173 (37.61%) Scrum
7 170 (36.96%) Linux
8 166 (36.09%) XML
9 165 (35.87%) Oracle
10 149 (32.39%) JavaScript
11 148 (32.17%) Continuous Integration
12 142 (30.87%) JUnit
13 141 (30.65%) Spring
14 136 (29.57%) JIRA
15 134 (29.13%) DevOps
16 133 (28.91%) Web Services
17 121 (26.30%) Gradle
18 117 (25.43%) OO
18 117 (25.43%) Subversion
19 114 (24.78%) TDD
19 114 (24.78%) HTML
19 114 (24.78%) SQL
20 107 (23.26%) J2EE
20 107 (23.26%) Puppet
21 104 (22.61%) Ansible
22 102 (22.17%) Python
22 102 (22.17%) Configuration Management
23 100 (21.74%) CSS
24 99 (21.52%) Selenium
25 98 (21.30%) SOAP

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 93 (20.22%) Apache
2 82 (17.83%) Confluence
3 74 (16.09%) WebSphere
4 73 (15.87%) JBoss
5 63 (13.70%) Elasticsearch
6 58 (12.61%) Tomcat
7 40 (8.70%) WebLogic
8 37 (8.04%) nginx
9 19 (4.13%) CMS
10 18 (3.91%) IIS
11 14 (3.04%) GlassFish
11 14 (3.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 14 (3.04%) Sitecore CMS
12 13 (2.83%) ATG Dynamo
13 10 (2.17%) OpenStack
14 8 (1.74%) Documentum
15 6 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 6 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (0.87%) MQSeries
17 3 (0.65%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 45 (9.78%) HipChat
2 14 (3.04%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.74%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.09%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (0.65%) Magento
4 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 88 (19.13%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (7.39%) GitHub
3 14 (3.04%) Google Analytics
4 11 (2.39%) IaaS
5 9 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.96%) PaaS
6 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (0.87%) Force.com
7 4 (0.87%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.43%) Boomi
8 2 (0.43%) Slack
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.22%) Heroku
9 1 (0.22%) Loggly
9 1 (0.22%) SaaS
9 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (11.30%) DNS
2 48 (10.43%) OpenLDAP
2 48 (10.43%) OpenVPN
2 48 (10.43%) SSH
3 33 (7.17%) HTTP
4 17 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
4 17 (3.70%) SSL
5 16 (3.48%) TCP/IP
6 15 (3.26%) Internet
6 15 (3.26%) VPN
7 13 (2.83%) IPsec
8 10 (2.17%) Kerberos
9 7 (1.52%) Firewall
10 6 (1.30%) FTP
11 3 (0.65%) Intranet
12 2 (0.43%) DVB
12 2 (0.43%) Skype
12 2 (0.43%) VLAN
13 1 (0.22%) AMQP
13 1 (0.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (15.43%) Hadoop
2 62 (13.48%) Relational Database
3 55 (11.96%) Oracle Database
4 52 (11.30%) PostgreSQL
5 46 (10.00%) DB2
6 45 (9.78%) NoSQL
7 42 (9.13%) MongoDB
8 35 (7.61%) SQL Server
9 26 (5.65%) MySQL
10 20 (4.35%) Big Data
10 20 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (2.61%) RDBMS
12 10 (2.17%) DB2 UDB
13 5 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.87%) Riak
15 3 (0.65%) Apache Accumulo
15 3 (0.65%) InfluxDB
15 3 (0.65%) Jackrabbit
15 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
16 2 (0.43%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 313 (68.04%) Maven
2 240 (52.17%) Jenkins
3 211 (45.87%) Git (software)
4 142 (30.87%) JUnit
5 136 (29.57%) JIRA
6 121 (26.30%) Gradle
7 117 (25.43%) Subversion
8 99 (21.52%) Selenium
9 86 (18.70%) Eclipse
10 69 (15.00%) Sonatype Nexus
11 67 (14.57%) SonarQube
12 57 (12.39%) Bitbucket
12 57 (12.39%) Cucumber
13 51 (11.09%) Hudson
14 47 (10.22%) Liquibase
15 45 (9.78%) JIRA Agile
16 42 (9.13%) SoapUI
17 41 (8.91%) WebDriver
18 36 (7.83%) IntelliJ
19 33 (7.17%) TeamCity
General
1 68 (14.78%) Banking
2 56 (12.17%) Finance
3 18 (3.91%) Retail
4 13 (2.83%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.87%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.87%) Games
7 3 (0.65%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.43%) Electronics
8 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.43%) Marketing
8 2 (0.43%) Publishing
8 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Advertising
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 253 (55.00%) Developer
2 178 (38.70%) Java Developer
3 67 (14.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 38 (8.26%) Senior Developer
5 31 (6.74%) Senior Java Developer
6 27 (5.87%) Software Engineer
7 26 (5.65%) Architect
8 24 (5.22%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 20 (4.35%) Java Engineer
9 20 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
9 20 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 16 (3.48%) Consultant
10 16 (3.48%) Developer in Test
11 15 (3.26%) Scala Developer
12 14 (3.04%) Analyst
13 12 (2.61%) Test Engineer
14 11 (2.39%) Java Software Engineer
15 10 (2.17%) J2EE Developer
15 10 (2.17%) Java Architect
15 10 (2.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (36.09%) XML
2 141 (30.65%) Spring
3 133 (28.91%) Web Services
4 114 (24.78%) HTML
5 107 (23.26%) J2EE
6 100 (21.74%) CSS
7 98 (21.30%) SOAP
8 89 (19.35%) JSON
9 76 (16.52%) JSP
10 73 (15.87%) REST
11 68 (14.78%) JMS
12 63 (13.70%) Java EE
13 61 (13.26%) Hibernate
14 57 (12.39%) jQuery
15 53 (11.52%) XSLT
16 50 (10.87%) Elastic Stack
17 48 (10.43%) MCollective
18 47 (10.22%) AngularJS
18 47 (10.22%) Software Packaging
19 45 (9.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.52%) Data Structures
2 24 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 19 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.39%) User Experience
7 10 (2.17%) Derivative
7 10 (2.17%) Virtual Team
8 8 (1.74%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.30%) Taxonomies
10 5 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.09%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.87%) CMDB
11 4 (0.87%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.87%) Fintech
11 4 (0.87%) iPad
11 4 (0.87%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.87%) OTC Derivatives
12 3 (0.65%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 170 (36.96%) Linux
2 82 (17.83%) Unix
3 50 (10.87%) Windows
4 42 (9.13%) CentOS
5 41 (8.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (5.87%) AIX
7 14 (3.04%) Ubuntu
8 13 (2.83%) RancherOS
8 13 (2.83%) VyOS
9 11 (2.39%) Solaris
10 6 (1.30%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.87%) Android
12 3 (0.65%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.65%) HPUX
13 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.43%) Fedora
14 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (64.57%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (37.61%) Scrum
3 148 (32.17%) Continuous Integration
4 134 (29.13%) DevOps
5 117 (25.43%) OO
6 114 (24.78%) TDD
7 102 (22.17%) Configuration Management
8 77 (16.74%) Continuous Delivery
9 72 (15.65%) BDD
10 61 (13.26%) Open Source
11 56 (12.17%) Service Management
12 55 (11.96%) E-Commerce
12 55 (11.96%) UML
13 54 (11.74%) MVC
13 54 (11.74%) Unit Testing
14 51 (11.09%) Automated Testing
15 50 (10.87%) Software Engineering
16 48 (10.43%) Identity Management
17 43 (9.35%) Workflow
18 42 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 341 (74.13%) Java
2 149 (32.39%) JavaScript
3 114 (24.78%) SQL
4 102 (22.17%) Python
5 87 (18.91%) Shell Script
6 75 (16.30%) Ruby
7 73 (15.87%) Perl
8 59 (12.83%) Groovy
9 39 (8.48%) C#
10 30 (6.52%) Bash Shell
11 26 (5.65%) PL/SQL
12 24 (5.22%) PowerShell
13 20 (4.35%) C++
13 20 (4.35%) Go
14 19 (4.13%) Clojure
15 18 (3.91%) Scala
16 16 (3.48%) Rust
16 16 (3.48%) XPath
17 15 (3.26%) VB.NET
18 14 (3.04%) C
Qualifications
1 92 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 56 (12.17%) SC Cleared
3 41 (8.91%) DV Cleared
4 23 (5.00%) Degree
5 17 (3.70%) CTC Cleared
6 14 (3.04%) ISEB
6 14 (3.04%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.74%) QA
2 16 (3.48%) Dodd-Frank
2 16 (3.48%) EMIR
2 16 (3.48%) MiFID
3 11 (2.39%) SDET
4 3 (0.65%) PA-DSS
4 3 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (17.83%) Docker
2 49 (10.65%) Postfix
3 48 (10.43%) Squid
3 48 (10.43%) vCloud
4 4 (0.87%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.22%) LXC
Systems Management
1 107 (23.26%) Puppet
2 104 (22.61%) Ansible
3 63 (13.70%) Kibana
4 60 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
5 55 (11.96%) ZABBIX
6 53 (11.52%) Kubernetes
6 53 (11.52%) logstash
7 49 (10.65%) Terraform
8 48 (10.43%) Docker Swarm
8 48 (10.43%) Rancher
9 19 (4.13%) Packer
10 17 (3.70%) Consul
11 14 (3.04%) Grafana
12 13 (2.83%) HAProxy
13 12 (2.61%) Nagios
14 10 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (1.09%) Capistrano
15 5 (1.09%) Graphite
16 3 (0.65%) Fluentd
16 3 (0.65%) Mesos
Vendors
1 165 (35.87%) Oracle
2 55 (11.96%) Atlassian
3 50 (10.87%) VMware
4 49 (10.65%) Sonatype
5 47 (10.22%) IBM
6 34 (7.39%) Red Hat
7 28 (6.09%) Google
8 24 (5.22%) ATG
9 22 (4.78%) Perforce
10 20 (4.35%) AppDynamics
11 19 (4.13%) Splunk
12 17 (3.70%) hybris
13 15 (3.26%) Microsoft
14 14 (3.04%) Sitecore
15 13 (2.83%) HP
15 13 (2.83%) Vyatta
16 7 (1.52%) CA Agile Central
16 7 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
17 6 (1.30%) Cloudera
18 5 (1.09%) New Relic
Hampshire
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Rate: £Market
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £200 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Transition Partners
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £511.50 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Salt
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago