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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 287 281 276
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Ant 103 125 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.55% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.36% 4.00% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 94 81
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £300 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £30.24
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +38.88%
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
3066 3127 2664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.56% 13.77% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2156 2326 1948
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £543 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 17
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -25.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £30.00 £33.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

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 27 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 27 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 17 £550 +24.36% 8
Greenford +5 5 - -
Croydon -12 3 £413 +37.50%
Wimbledon - 1 £338 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 216 (82.76%) Java
2 177 (67.82%) Maven
3 143 (54.79%) Linux
4 132 (50.57%) Oracle
5 123 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
6 118 (45.21%) Subversion
6 118 (45.21%) Continuous Integration
7 105 (40.23%) Jenkins
8 100 (38.31%) SQL
9 90 (34.48%) HTML
10 85 (32.57%) Spring
10 85 (32.57%) JIRA
11 79 (30.27%) UNIX
11 79 (30.27%) Tomcat
12 77 (29.50%) XML
13 76 (29.12%) Git (software)
14 75 (28.74%) Windows
15 73 (27.97%) JavaScript
16 71 (27.20%) Web Services
17 70 (26.82%) J2EE
18 68 (26.05%) JUnit
19 66 (25.29%) WebLogic
20 58 (22.22%) Python
21 57 (21.84%) CSS
22 55 (21.07%) JBoss
23 53 (20.31%) SQL Server
24 50 (19.16%) Scrum
25 49 (18.77%) TeamCity
26 48 (18.39%) Oracle Database
26 48 (18.39%) JSP

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 79 (30.27%) Tomcat
2 66 (25.29%) WebLogic
3 55 (21.07%) JBoss
4 42 (16.09%) Apache
5 35 (13.41%) IIS
6 31 (11.88%) WebSphere
7 13 (4.98%) IBM HTTP Server
7 13 (4.98%) Confluence
8 12 (4.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (3.07%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (3.07%) MQSeries
10 7 (2.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 6 (2.30%) GlassFish
12 4 (1.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (1.53%) Node.js
13 3 (1.15%) Apache Solr
13 3 (1.15%) nginx
13 3 (1.15%) Jetty
14 2 (0.77%) Mule
14 2 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.92%) MS Office
3 3 (1.15%) MS Project
4 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.38%) Tridion
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Bond Adapt
2 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.77%) GitHub
5 1 (0.38%) Force.com
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.38%) SaaS
5 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.81%) Firewall
2 18 (6.90%) HTTP
3 7 (2.68%) Internet
4 5 (1.92%) DNS
5 4 (1.53%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.15%) VPN
6 3 (1.15%) DHCP
6 3 (1.15%) DMZ
6 3 (1.15%) AMQP
7 2 (0.77%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.77%) LDAP
8 1 (0.38%) WAN
8 1 (0.38%) RIP
8 1 (0.38%) SNMP
8 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.38%) IPsec
8 1 (0.38%) Extranet
8 1 (0.38%) BGP
8 1 (0.38%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.38%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 48 (18.39%) Oracle Database
3 27 (10.34%) MySQL
4 22 (8.43%) Relational Database
5 15 (5.75%) RDBMS
6 14 (5.36%) DB2
7 8 (3.07%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.30%) SQL Navigator
9 6 (2.30%) Big Data
10 5 (1.92%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.53%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.77%) Triplestore
14 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
14 1 (0.38%) SQLPlus
14 1 (0.38%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 177 (67.82%) Maven
2 118 (45.21%) Subversion
3 105 (40.23%) Jenkins
4 85 (32.57%) JIRA
5 76 (29.12%) Git (software)
6 68 (26.05%) JUnit
7 49 (18.77%) TeamCity
8 41 (15.71%) Eclipse
9 36 (13.79%) Gradle
10 26 (9.96%) Mercurial
11 24 (9.20%) Selenium
12 22 (8.43%) ClearCase
12 22 (8.43%) MSBuild
13 19 (7.28%) Artifactory
13 19 (7.28%) CruiseControl
14 18 (6.90%) ClearQuest
15 10 (3.83%) SoapUI
15 10 (3.83%) Hudson
16 9 (3.45%) Mockito
16 9 (3.45%) Cucumber
General
1 37 (14.18%) Finance
2 30 (11.49%) Banking
3 21 (8.05%) Retail
4 16 (6.13%) Front Office
5 9 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.07%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.30%) Marketing
8 4 (1.53%) Games
9 3 (1.15%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.15%) Advertising
10 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.77%) iGaming
11 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Publishing
11 1 (0.38%) Legal
11 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 134 (51.34%) Developer
2 78 (29.89%) Java Developer
3 27 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (8.43%) Senior Developer
5 19 (7.28%) Analyst
6 16 (6.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 14 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (4.60%) Release Engineer
9 10 (3.83%) Applications Developer
10 8 (3.07%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.07%) Architect
10 8 (3.07%) Deployment Analyst
10 8 (3.07%) Build and Release Engineer
11 7 (2.68%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.30%) Software Engineer
12 6 (2.30%) Release Manager
12 6 (2.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 6 (2.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 6 (2.30%) Front-End Developer
13 5 (1.92%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (34.48%) HTML
2 85 (32.57%) Spring
3 77 (29.50%) XML
4 71 (27.20%) Web Services
5 70 (26.82%) J2EE
6 57 (21.84%) CSS
7 48 (18.39%) JSP
8 43 (16.48%) .NET
8 43 (16.48%) Hibernate
9 37 (14.18%) SOAP
10 36 (13.79%) Servlets
11 35 (13.41%) Struts
12 31 (11.88%) JDBC
13 30 (11.49%) jQuery
14 29 (11.11%) RESTful
15 27 (10.34%) JSON
16 24 (9.20%) EJB
16 24 (9.20%) XSLT
16 24 (9.20%) HTML5
17 22 (8.43%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.20%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.05%) Fixed Income
3 16 (6.13%) Derivative
4 14 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (4.98%) Social Media
5 13 (4.98%) iPad
6 12 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.68%) User Experience
9 6 (2.30%) Data Extraction
10 5 (1.92%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.92%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.92%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.92%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.92%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.92%) Wiki
11 4 (1.53%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.15%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.15%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.77%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 143 (54.79%) Linux
2 79 (30.27%) UNIX
3 75 (28.74%) Windows
4 42 (16.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (4.60%) AIX
6 11 (4.21%) Android
7 5 (1.92%) CentOS
8 4 (1.53%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.15%) Solaris
10 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (45.21%) Continuous Integration
3 50 (19.16%) Scrum
4 43 (16.48%) ITIL
4 43 (16.48%) TDD
4 43 (16.48%) DevOps
5 39 (14.94%) E-Commerce
6 37 (14.18%) OO
7 35 (13.41%) MVC
8 34 (13.03%) UML
8 34 (13.03%) Release Management
8 34 (13.03%) SDLC
9 31 (11.88%) Configuration Management
10 27 (10.34%) SOA
11 26 (9.96%) Open Source
12 24 (9.20%) Waterfall
12 24 (9.20%) Unit Testing
13 23 (8.81%) OOP
14 20 (7.66%) Load Balancing
14 20 (7.66%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 216 (82.76%) Java
2 100 (38.31%) SQL
3 73 (27.97%) JavaScript
4 58 (22.22%) Python
5 42 (16.09%) Bash Shell
6 34 (13.03%) C++
7 27 (10.34%) Perl
8 25 (9.58%) PL/SQL
9 24 (9.20%) Groovy
10 20 (7.66%) C#
11 18 (6.90%) Ruby
12 17 (6.51%) Shell Script
13 16 (6.13%) PowerShell
14 10 (3.83%) PHP
15 7 (2.68%) XQuery
16 5 (1.92%) Jython
17 4 (1.53%) VB.NET
17 4 (1.53%) C
18 3 (1.15%) VBScript
18 3 (1.15%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 36 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 29 (11.11%) Degree
3 15 (5.75%) DV Cleared
4 14 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 14 (5.36%) Sun Certification
5 13 (4.98%) OCPJP
6 12 (4.60%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (3.07%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.38%) GNVQ
8 1 (0.38%) CCNP
8 1 (0.38%) CCNA
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.07%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.68%) Docker
2 5 (1.92%) vCloud
3 3 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 40 (15.33%) Puppet
2 22 (8.43%) ITRS Geneos
3 21 (8.05%) BladeLogic
4 17 (6.51%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (4.21%) Ansible
6 4 (1.53%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.53%) Rundeck
7 3 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.77%) Control-M
8 2 (0.77%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.38%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.38%) logstash
9 1 (0.38%) Salt
9 1 (0.38%) Kibana
9 1 (0.38%) SCCM
9 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.38%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 132 (50.57%) Oracle
2 39 (14.94%) Red Hat
3 25 (9.58%) IBM
4 20 (7.66%) ATG
5 19 (7.28%) Splunk
6 17 (6.51%) TIBCO
7 16 (6.13%) Perforce
8 13 (4.98%) Endeca
8 13 (4.98%) hybris
9 12 (4.60%) Sybase
10 11 (4.21%) Atlassian
11 9 (3.45%) webMethods
11 9 (3.45%) VMware
12 8 (3.07%) Microsoft
13 7 (2.68%) Talend
14 6 (2.30%) Google
14 6 (2.30%) Sun
15 4 (1.53%) Adobe
16 3 (1.15%) WorldPay
17 2 (0.77%) SaltStack
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