The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 284 260 258
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Contract jobs citing Ant 118 162 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.69% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.82% 5.19% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 117 95
Average daily rate
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£500 £513 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £350 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £44.00 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +60.11%
Ant
England

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

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3089 3124 2683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.74% 13.39% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2150 2315 1996
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £43.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -19.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £30.00 £23.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £107.50 £56.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.11% -

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in London

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram in London

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in London

Ant
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -20 22 £550 +4.76% 14
Greenford +5 5 - -
Croydon -7 1 £388 +29.16%
Wimbledon - 1 £338 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ant.

1 215 (81.44%) Java
2 182 (68.94%) Maven
3 136 (51.52%) Linux
4 133 (50.38%) Oracle
5 125 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
6 120 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
7 119 (45.08%) Subversion
8 101 (38.26%) Jenkins
9 96 (36.36%) SQL
10 94 (35.61%) HTML
11 89 (33.71%) Spring
12 86 (32.58%) JIRA
13 83 (31.44%) UNIX
14 79 (29.92%) XML
15 78 (29.55%) Tomcat
16 77 (29.17%) Git (software)
17 76 (28.79%) Windows
18 75 (28.41%) JavaScript
19 71 (26.89%) JUnit
20 69 (26.14%) Web Services
21 68 (25.76%) J2EE
22 66 (25.00%) WebLogic
23 63 (23.86%) CSS
24 62 (23.48%) JBoss
25 56 (21.21%) SQL Server
26 54 (20.45%) TeamCity
27 50 (18.94%) Python
27 50 (18.94%) Scrum
28 49 (18.56%) Hibernate
29 47 (17.80%) TDD

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ant. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 78 (29.55%) Tomcat
2 66 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 62 (23.48%) JBoss
4 43 (16.29%) Apache
5 34 (12.88%) IIS
6 30 (11.36%) WebSphere
7 13 (4.92%) IBM HTTP Server
7 13 (4.92%) Confluence
8 12 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (2.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (2.65%) MQSeries
9 7 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (2.27%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (1.14%) Node.js
12 3 (1.14%) Jetty
12 3 (1.14%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.76%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.76%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.89%) MS Office
3 3 (1.14%) MS Project
4 2 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Bond Adapt
2 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.76%) GitHub
3 2 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.38%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) PaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.95%) Firewall
2 20 (7.58%) HTTP
3 6 (2.27%) DNS
3 6 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.89%) Internet
5 4 (1.52%) DHCP
6 2 (0.76%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.76%) AMQP
6 2 (0.76%) LDAP
6 2 (0.76%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.76%) VPN
6 2 (0.76%) DMZ
7 1 (0.38%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.38%) BGP
7 1 (0.38%) IPsec
7 1 (0.38%) Extranet
7 1 (0.38%) RIP
7 1 (0.38%) SNMP
7 1 (0.38%) WAN
7 1 (0.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 45 (17.05%) Oracle Database
3 27 (10.23%) MySQL
4 21 (7.95%) Relational Database
5 11 (4.17%) DB2
6 10 (3.79%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.03%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.27%) SQL Navigator
10 5 (1.89%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.52%) Big Data
12 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.14%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.76%) Triplestore
13 2 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.38%) SQLPlus
14 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
14 1 (0.38%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 182 (68.94%) Maven
2 119 (45.08%) Subversion
3 101 (38.26%) Jenkins
4 86 (32.58%) JIRA
5 77 (29.17%) Git (software)
6 71 (26.89%) JUnit
7 54 (20.45%) TeamCity
8 40 (15.15%) Eclipse
9 34 (12.88%) Gradle
10 25 (9.47%) Mercurial
11 24 (9.09%) Selenium
12 22 (8.33%) CruiseControl
13 21 (7.95%) MSBuild
14 19 (7.20%) ClearCase
14 19 (7.20%) Artifactory
15 17 (6.44%) ClearQuest
16 11 (4.17%) Mockito
17 10 (3.79%) IntelliJ
18 9 (3.41%) Toad
18 9 (3.41%) SoapUI
General
1 42 (15.91%) Finance
2 38 (14.39%) Banking
3 25 (9.47%) Retail
4 16 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 16 (6.06%) Front Office
5 8 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.65%) Games
7 6 (2.27%) Marketing
8 3 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.76%) iGaming
9 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Publishing
10 1 (0.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 143 (54.17%) Developer
2 84 (31.82%) Java Developer
3 26 (9.85%) Senior Developer
4 25 (9.47%) DevOps Engineer
5 21 (7.95%) Senior Java Developer
6 19 (7.20%) Analyst
7 13 (4.92%) Release Engineer
7 13 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (3.41%) Front-End Developer
9 8 (3.03%) Deployment Analyst
9 8 (3.03%) Applications Developer
9 8 (3.03%) Support Analyst
10 7 (2.65%) Software Developer
10 7 (2.65%) Build and Release Engineer
11 6 (2.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (2.27%) C# Developer
11 6 (2.27%) Architect
11 6 (2.27%) Software Engineer
12 5 (1.89%) Technical Support
12 5 (1.89%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (35.61%) HTML
2 89 (33.71%) Spring
3 79 (29.92%) XML
4 69 (26.14%) Web Services
5 68 (25.76%) J2EE
6 63 (23.86%) CSS
7 49 (18.56%) Hibernate
8 43 (16.29%) JSP
9 41 (15.53%) .NET
10 37 (14.02%) SOAP
11 34 (12.88%) Servlets
11 34 (12.88%) jQuery
12 33 (12.50%) JDBC
12 33 (12.50%) Struts
13 31 (11.74%) RESTful
14 29 (10.98%) HTML5
15 28 (10.61%) JSON
16 26 (9.85%) XSLT
17 25 (9.47%) Spring MVC
18 23 (8.71%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 23 (8.71%) Open Source
3 18 (6.82%) Fixed Income
4 17 (6.44%) Derivative
5 14 (5.30%) iPad
5 14 (5.30%) Social Media
5 14 (5.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.65%) User Experience
9 6 (2.27%) Data Extraction
9 6 (2.27%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.89%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.89%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.89%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.89%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.89%) Wiki
11 4 (1.52%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 136 (51.52%) Linux
2 83 (31.44%) UNIX
3 76 (28.79%) Windows
4 41 (15.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.17%) Android
6 9 (3.41%) AIX
7 4 (1.52%) CentOS
8 3 (1.14%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.76%) Solaris
9 2 (0.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 50 (18.94%) Scrum
4 47 (17.80%) TDD
5 42 (15.91%) ITIL
6 40 (15.15%) MVC
7 38 (14.39%) DevOps
8 37 (14.02%) E-Commerce
8 37 (14.02%) OO
9 33 (12.50%) UML
10 31 (11.74%) Release Management
11 28 (10.61%) Configuration Management
12 27 (10.23%) Unit Testing
13 25 (9.47%) Waterfall
14 24 (9.09%) SOA
15 23 (8.71%) OOP
16 21 (7.95%) Continuous Delivery
17 19 (7.20%) Software Engineering
17 19 (7.20%) Load Balancing
17 19 (7.20%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 215 (81.44%) Java
2 96 (36.36%) SQL
3 75 (28.41%) JavaScript
4 50 (18.94%) Python
5 40 (15.15%) Bash Shell
6 31 (11.74%) C++
7 29 (10.98%) Groovy
8 24 (9.09%) Perl
9 21 (7.95%) C#
9 21 (7.95%) PL/SQL
10 18 (6.82%) PowerShell
10 18 (6.82%) Shell Script
11 17 (6.44%) Ruby
12 9 (3.41%) PHP
13 7 (2.65%) XQuery
14 5 (1.89%) Jython
14 5 (1.89%) VBScript
15 4 (1.52%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.52%) C
16 3 (1.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 34 (12.88%) Security Cleared
2 29 (10.98%) Degree
3 14 (5.30%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.30%) DV Cleared
4 13 (4.92%) Sun Certification
4 13 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (4.55%) OCPJP
6 8 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.38%) CCNP
7 1 (0.38%) CCNA
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.38%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.89%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.89%) Docker
2 4 (1.52%) vCloud
3 3 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 37 (14.02%) Puppet
2 23 (8.71%) ITRS Geneos
3 20 (7.58%) BladeLogic
4 16 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (3.41%) Ansible
6 4 (1.52%) Control-M
7 3 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (1.14%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.38%) Salt
8 1 (0.38%) Kibana
8 1 (0.38%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.38%) logstash
8 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.38%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 133 (50.38%) Oracle
2 35 (13.26%) Red Hat
3 25 (9.47%) IBM
4 20 (7.58%) ATG
5 18 (6.82%) Splunk
6 17 (6.44%) Sybase
7 16 (6.06%) TIBCO
7 16 (6.06%) Perforce
8 14 (5.30%) Endeca
8 14 (5.30%) hybris
9 13 (4.92%) Atlassian
10 9 (3.41%) webMethods
11 8 (3.03%) Microsoft
11 8 (3.03%) VMware
12 7 (2.65%) Talend
12 7 (2.65%) Google
13 5 (1.89%) Sun
14 4 (1.52%) Adobe
15 3 (1.14%) WorldPay
16 2 (0.76%) SaltStack
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expecations
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 13 days ago