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 28 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 324 395 402
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +7
Contract jobs citing Ant 326 248 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.47% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.99% 3.33% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 147 137
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £291 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £37.73 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.78%
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
8163 7441 6650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.49% 14.07% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5552 4957 4314
Median daily rate £438 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 132 118
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £22.12 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +58 197 £500 - 32
South East +14 38 £339 -24.61% 10
East of England +16 33 £475 +72.72% 2
West Midlands -10 18 £480 +20.00% 1
South West +9 13 £400 -11.11% 13
East Midlands +6 13 £450 +24.13% 1
North West +8 9 £420 +5.00% 5
Yorkshire -3 5 £338 -0.73% 3
North East -24 1 £410 +56.19%
Ant
UK

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 421 (74.51%) Maven
2 367 (64.96%) Java
3 354 (62.65%) Agile Software Development
4 300 (53.10%) Jenkins
5 290 (51.33%) Continuous Integration
6 267 (47.26%) Linux
7 260 (46.02%) Git (software)
8 213 (37.70%) Oracle
9 210 (37.17%) JIRA
10 207 (36.64%) JUnit
11 190 (33.63%) Subversion
11 190 (33.63%) DevOps
12 178 (31.50%) Configuration Management
13 173 (30.62%) Scrum
14 168 (29.73%) Ansible
15 166 (29.38%) Puppet
16 152 (26.90%) SQL
17 150 (26.55%) Continuous Delivery
18 148 (26.19%) JavaScript
19 144 (25.49%) Ruby
20 142 (25.13%) Spring
21 140 (24.78%) Security Cleared
22 139 (24.60%) HTML
23 134 (23.72%) Web Services
24 124 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
25 121 (21.42%) Apache
26 117 (20.71%) SC Cleared
27 116 (20.53%) OO
28 113 (20.00%) Unix
28 113 (20.00%) Confluence

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
1 121 (21.42%) Apache
2 113 (20.00%) Confluence
3 103 (18.23%) Tomcat
4 79 (13.98%) Elasticsearch
5 57 (10.09%) JBoss
6 43 (7.61%) WebLogic
7 40 (7.08%) WebSphere
8 39 (6.90%) OpenStack
9 35 (6.19%) IIS
9 35 (6.19%) Jetty
10 30 (5.31%) nginx
11 10 (1.77%) Apache Spark
11 10 (1.77%) CMS
12 9 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
12 9 (1.59%) IBM HTTP Server
12 9 (1.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 8 (1.42%) Commerce Server
13 8 (1.42%) Documentum
13 8 (1.42%) Drupal
14 5 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 75 (13.27%) HipChat
2 4 (0.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.42%) Magento
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 124 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.54%) IaaS
3 17 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (1.42%) Bluemix
5 8 (1.42%) IBM Cloud
6 6 (1.06%) Google Analytics
6 6 (1.06%) PaaS
7 4 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.53%) GitHub
9 2 (0.35%) Force.com
9 2 (0.35%) SaaS
10 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.18%) Heroku
10 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 84 (14.87%) DNS
2 81 (14.34%) SSH
3 77 (13.63%) OpenLDAP
3 77 (13.63%) OpenVPN
4 25 (4.42%) HTTP
5 11 (1.95%) Firewall
6 7 (1.24%) Reverse Proxy
7 6 (1.06%) IPsec
7 6 (1.06%) iSCSI
7 6 (1.06%) LDAP
7 6 (1.06%) VPN
8 5 (0.88%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.71%) DHCP
10 3 (0.53%) PuTTY
10 3 (0.53%) WinSCP
11 2 (0.35%) FTP
11 2 (0.35%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.35%) LAN
11 2 (0.35%) tcpdump
11 2 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (16.11%) Hadoop
2 85 (15.04%) PostgreSQL
3 76 (13.45%) MySQL
4 51 (9.03%) Relational Database
5 43 (7.61%) NoSQL
6 38 (6.73%) Oracle Database
7 32 (5.66%) SQL Server
8 31 (5.49%) DB2
9 30 (5.31%) Apache Hive
9 30 (5.31%) RDBMS
10 21 (3.72%) MongoDB
11 20 (3.54%) Impala
11 20 (3.54%) Neo4j
12 19 (3.36%) Big Data
13 15 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
14 13 (2.30%) Oracle OWB
15 11 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
16 10 (1.77%) HBase
17 9 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 421 (74.51%) Maven
2 300 (53.10%) Jenkins
3 260 (46.02%) Git (software)
4 210 (37.17%) JIRA
5 207 (36.64%) JUnit
6 190 (33.63%) Subversion
7 112 (19.82%) SonarQube
8 101 (17.88%) Gradle
8 101 (17.88%) Sonatype Nexus
9 96 (16.99%) Selenium
10 89 (15.75%) Eclipse
11 78 (13.81%) Liquibase
12 77 (13.63%) JIRA Agile
13 64 (11.33%) Bitbucket
14 63 (11.15%) TeamCity
15 53 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 52 (9.20%) Cucumber
17 47 (8.32%) Hudson
18 46 (8.14%) ClearCase
19 44 (7.79%) SoapUI
General
1 90 (15.93%) Finance
2 65 (11.50%) Banking
3 14 (2.48%) Retail
4 11 (1.95%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.77%) Front Office
5 10 (1.77%) Marketing
6 9 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.06%) Games
8 3 (0.53%) Legal
9 2 (0.35%) Billing
9 2 (0.35%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.18%) Law
10 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 260 (46.02%) Developer
2 171 (30.27%) Java Developer
3 132 (23.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 62 (10.97%) Senior DevOps
4 62 (10.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 48 (8.50%) Senior Developer
6 41 (7.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 31 (5.49%) Lead DevOps
8 27 (4.78%) Agile Developer
9 26 (4.60%) Analyst
9 26 (4.60%) Architect
10 24 (4.25%) Consultant
10 24 (4.25%) Linux Engineer
11 21 (3.72%) Test Engineer
12 20 (3.54%) C Developer
12 20 (3.54%) Java Engineer
12 20 (3.54%) Oracle Developer
13 18 (3.19%) DevOps Consultant
14 17 (3.01%) Agile Java Developer
14 17 (3.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (25.13%) Spring
2 139 (24.60%) HTML
3 134 (23.72%) Web Services
4 107 (18.94%) CSS
5 104 (18.41%) XML
6 93 (16.46%) J2EE
6 93 (16.46%) JSP
7 78 (13.81%) MCollective
8 76 (13.45%) ELK Stack
9 75 (13.27%) JSON
10 73 (12.92%) REST
11 71 (12.57%) Hibernate
12 70 (12.39%) Software Packaging
13 62 (10.97%) Struts
14 61 (10.80%) HTML5
15 60 (10.62%) SOAP
16 56 (9.91%) Ajax
17 52 (9.20%) AngularJS
18 49 (8.67%) JDBC
19 47 (8.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.66%) Computer Science
2 29 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.25%) Derivative
4 20 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (3.36%) User Experience
6 17 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (2.12%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.95%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.59%) Data Extraction
9 9 (1.59%) Private Cloud
9 9 (1.59%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (1.42%) N-Tier
10 8 (1.42%) Reference Data
10 8 (1.42%) Smartphone
11 5 (0.88%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.71%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.71%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.71%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.71%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 267 (47.26%) Linux
2 113 (20.00%) Unix
3 83 (14.69%) CentOS
4 62 (10.97%) Windows
5 28 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (4.60%) AIX
7 17 (3.01%) Solaris
8 16 (2.83%) Fedora
9 15 (2.65%) Android
10 14 (2.48%) Apple iOS
11 10 (1.77%) Windows Server
12 9 (1.59%) VMS
13 4 (0.71%) Debian
14 2 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (62.65%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (51.33%) Continuous Integration
3 190 (33.63%) DevOps
4 178 (31.50%) Configuration Management
5 173 (30.62%) Scrum
6 150 (26.55%) Continuous Delivery
7 116 (20.53%) OO
8 107 (18.94%) TDD
9 97 (17.17%) Service Management
10 72 (12.74%) E-Commerce
11 70 (12.39%) Identity Management
11 70 (12.39%) Unit Testing
12 68 (12.04%) BDD
13 67 (11.86%) UML
14 63 (11.15%) Case Management
15 62 (10.97%) Software Engineering
16 61 (10.80%) Coaching
17 56 (9.91%) OOP
18 52 (9.20%) Workflow
19 48 (8.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 367 (64.96%) Java
2 152 (26.90%) SQL
3 148 (26.19%) JavaScript
4 144 (25.49%) Ruby
5 101 (17.88%) Python
6 95 (16.81%) Shell Script
7 51 (9.03%) Perl
8 41 (7.26%) C
9 38 (6.73%) PHP
10 36 (6.37%) C#
10 36 (6.37%) C++
11 35 (6.19%) Groovy
12 34 (6.02%) PL/SQL
13 27 (4.78%) Bash Shell
14 19 (3.36%) PowerShell
15 16 (2.83%) Scala
16 13 (2.30%) VB
17 12 (2.12%) Objective-C
18 11 (1.95%) Clojure
18 11 (1.95%) Jython
Qualifications
1 140 (24.78%) Security Cleared
2 117 (20.71%) SC Cleared
3 34 (6.02%) CTC Cleared
4 32 (5.66%) Degree
5 22 (3.89%) DV Cleared
6 16 (2.83%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (2.48%) ISEB
8 13 (2.30%) ISTQB
9 12 (2.12%) OCPJP
9 12 (2.12%) Oracle Certification
10 10 (1.77%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.71%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.53%) MCSE
12 3 (0.53%) OCMJD
13 2 (0.35%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.35%) RHCE
14 1 (0.18%) CITP
14 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.67%) QA
2 16 (2.83%) SDET
3 4 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.35%) ISO20022
System Software
1 113 (20.00%) Docker
2 76 (13.45%) Postfix
2 76 (13.45%) Squid
3 73 (12.92%) vCloud
4 19 (3.36%) Active Directory
5 13 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (1.59%) KVM
8 6 (1.06%) NFS
8 6 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.06%) vSphere
9 1 (0.18%) Samba
Systems Management
1 168 (29.73%) Ansible
2 166 (29.38%) Puppet
3 93 (16.46%) Opscode Chef
4 85 (15.04%) ZABBIX
5 84 (14.87%) Terraform
6 83 (14.69%) logstash
7 79 (13.98%) Kubernetes
8 78 (13.81%) Rancher
9 77 (13.63%) Kibana
10 23 (4.07%) Packer
11 14 (2.48%) Nagios
12 9 (1.59%) SCCM
12 9 (1.59%) SCOM
13 8 (1.42%) Oracle Identity Management
14 6 (1.06%) Consul
14 6 (1.06%) yum
15 5 (0.88%) Graphite
16 3 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
16 3 (0.53%) OPNET
17 1 (0.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 213 (37.70%) Oracle
2 93 (16.46%) VMware
3 88 (15.58%) Atlassian
4 82 (14.51%) Sonatype
5 72 (12.74%) IBM
6 30 (5.31%) Splunk
7 21 (3.72%) hybris
8 18 (3.19%) ATG
8 18 (3.19%) Red Hat
9 16 (2.83%) Rally
10 15 (2.65%) NetApp
11 14 (2.48%) Microsoft
12 12 (2.12%) AppDynamics
12 12 (2.12%) Google
13 10 (1.77%) webMethods
14 8 (1.42%) Dell
14 8 (1.42%) ForgeRock
15 6 (1.06%) Perforce
16 5 (0.88%) HP
16 5 (0.88%) IBM Sterling
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £495.50 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £299 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheltenham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago