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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 308 280 245
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -35
Contract jobs citing Ant 120 164 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.65% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.32% 4.93% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 123 116
Average daily rate
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£520 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £350 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £598 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £38.88 £24.64
% change year-on-year
+22.18% +57.77%
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
3611 3325 2813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.64% 13.12% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2689 2413 1917
Average daily rate £425 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 16
Average hourly rate £65.00 £45.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £22.00 £30.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.56% +4.28%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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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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 +15 26 £575 +21.05% 13
Westminster - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 187 (85.78%) Java
2 143 (65.60%) Maven
3 133 (61.01%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (52.75%) Oracle
5 99 (45.41%) Linux
6 95 (43.58%) Subversion
6 95 (43.58%) Continuous Integration
7 88 (40.37%) Web Services
8 87 (39.91%) HTML
9 86 (39.45%) J2EE
10 82 (37.61%) TDD
11 76 (34.86%) XML
12 75 (34.40%) SOAP
13 74 (33.94%) Scrum
14 73 (33.49%) Spring
15 71 (32.57%) JavaScript
16 67 (30.73%) SQL
17 59 (27.06%) WebLogic
17 59 (27.06%) UNIX
18 57 (26.15%) E-Commerce
19 56 (25.69%) Tomcat
20 54 (24.77%) Content Management
21 52 (23.85%) JUnit
22 49 (22.48%) JBoss
22 49 (22.48%) Finance
23 48 (22.02%) RESTful
23 48 (22.02%) Relational Database
24 46 (21.10%) Hibernate
24 46 (21.10%) Banking
24 46 (21.10%) XSD

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 59 (27.06%) WebLogic
2 56 (25.69%) Tomcat
3 49 (22.48%) JBoss
4 32 (14.68%) Apache
5 19 (8.72%) WebSphere
6 7 (3.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (2.75%) MQSeries
8 4 (1.83%) Confluence
9 3 (1.38%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.92%) OpenCms
10 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.92%) Node.js
11 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.46%) nginx
11 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.46%) Drupal
11 1 (0.46%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Adaptiv
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.92%) GitHub
4 1 (0.46%) SaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.83%) HTTP
2 3 (1.38%) Internet
3 2 (0.92%) 3G
3 2 (0.92%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.92%) 4G
3 2 (0.92%) 2G
4 1 (0.46%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.46%) AMQP
4 1 (0.46%) WAN
4 1 (0.46%) RIP
4 1 (0.46%) SNMP
4 1 (0.46%) VPN
4 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.46%) DMZ
4 1 (0.46%) BGP
4 1 (0.46%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.46%) Firewall
4 1 (0.46%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.02%) Relational Database
2 25 (11.47%) MySQL
3 21 (9.63%) SQL Server
4 19 (8.72%) RDBMS
5 11 (5.05%) DB2
5 11 (5.05%) Oracle Database
6 9 (4.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.83%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.92%) Big Data
10 2 (0.92%) Redis
10 2 (0.92%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.92%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.46%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.46%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 143 (65.60%) Maven
2 95 (43.58%) Subversion
3 52 (23.85%) JUnit
4 42 (19.27%) Jenkins
5 41 (18.81%) Selenium
6 38 (17.43%) Eclipse
7 30 (13.76%) JIRA
7 30 (13.76%) Git (software)
7 30 (13.76%) TeamCity
8 19 (8.72%) Hudson
9 17 (7.80%) CruiseControl
10 16 (7.34%) IntelliJ
10 16 (7.34%) SoapUI
11 12 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (5.05%) ClearCase
13 10 (4.59%) Mercurial
13 10 (4.59%) Cucumber
14 9 (4.13%) Apache Ivy
15 8 (3.67%) Gerrit
15 8 (3.67%) Gradle
General
1 49 (22.48%) Finance
2 46 (21.10%) Banking
3 41 (18.81%) Retail
4 26 (11.93%) Investment Banking
5 11 (5.05%) Front Office
6 9 (4.13%) Financial Institution
7 7 (3.21%) Advertising
8 5 (2.29%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.83%) Marketing
10 3 (1.38%) Legal
11 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.92%) Publishing
12 1 (0.46%) Games
12 1 (0.46%) Back Office
12 1 (0.46%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 136 (62.39%) Developer
2 73 (33.49%) Java Developer
3 22 (10.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (8.72%) Senior Developer
5 16 (7.34%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (5.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 11 (5.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (2.29%) Java Swing Developer
8 5 (2.29%) Development Manager
9 4 (1.83%) Deployment Manager
9 4 (1.83%) Release Manager
9 4 (1.83%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (1.83%) Applications Developer
9 4 (1.83%) Consultant
9 4 (1.83%) Analyst
9 4 (1.83%) Architect
9 4 (1.83%) Tester
9 4 (1.83%) Build Manager
10 3 (1.38%) Transition Manager
10 3 (1.38%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (40.37%) Web Services
2 87 (39.91%) HTML
3 86 (39.45%) J2EE
4 76 (34.86%) XML
5 75 (34.40%) SOAP
6 73 (33.49%) Spring
7 48 (22.02%) RESTful
8 46 (21.10%) XSD
8 46 (21.10%) Hibernate
9 41 (18.81%) XSL
10 40 (18.35%) JSP
11 39 (17.89%) CSS
12 38 (17.43%) WSDL
13 23 (10.55%) REST
14 22 (10.09%) Ajax
15 21 (9.63%) jQuery
16 20 (9.17%) JMS
17 19 (8.72%) JDBC
17 19 (8.72%) Struts
18 18 (8.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.06%) Social Media
1 35 (16.06%) iPad
2 16 (7.34%) Derivative
3 13 (5.96%) Open Source
4 11 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (3.21%) W3C
6 5 (2.29%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.83%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.83%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.83%) Market Risk
7 4 (1.83%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.83%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.83%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.83%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.38%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.38%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.38%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 99 (45.41%) Linux
2 59 (27.06%) UNIX
3 31 (14.22%) Windows
4 14 (6.42%) AIX
5 8 (3.67%) Solaris
6 3 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.38%) VMS
6 3 (1.38%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.92%) zOS
7 2 (0.92%) HPUX
7 2 (0.92%) Android
7 2 (0.92%) CentOS
8 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.46%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (61.01%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (43.58%) Continuous Integration
3 82 (37.61%) TDD
4 74 (33.94%) Scrum
5 57 (26.15%) E-Commerce
6 54 (24.77%) Content Management
7 37 (16.97%) Waterfall
8 36 (16.51%) ERP
9 33 (15.14%) DevOps
10 31 (14.22%) MVC
11 30 (13.76%) Configuration Management
12 25 (11.47%) OO
13 22 (10.09%) SOA
14 19 (8.72%) BDD
15 17 (7.80%) Multithreading
15 17 (7.80%) Unit Testing
16 16 (7.34%) Technical Architecture
17 12 (5.50%) Test Automation
18 11 (5.05%) User Stories
18 11 (5.05%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 187 (85.78%) Java
2 71 (32.57%) JavaScript
3 67 (30.73%) SQL
4 42 (19.27%) Groovy
5 29 (13.30%) Python
6 22 (10.09%) PL/SQL
7 21 (9.63%) Perl
8 19 (8.72%) Shell Script
9 13 (5.96%) Bash Shell
10 12 (5.50%) C#
11 8 (3.67%) Scala
12 5 (2.29%) Ruby
13 3 (1.38%) C
13 3 (1.38%) Golang
14 2 (0.92%) XAML
14 2 (0.92%) C++
14 2 (0.92%) XPath
15 1 (0.46%) PowerHouse
15 1 (0.46%) XQuery
15 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (10.09%) Degree
2 10 (4.59%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.83%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.83%) OCPJP
4 2 (0.92%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.46%) CCNP
5 1 (0.46%) CCNA
5 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.42%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (3.21%) vCloud
2 1 (0.46%) Docker
2 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (11.01%) Puppet
2 14 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.38%) Control-M
5 2 (0.92%) Nagios
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.46%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.46%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.46%) Ansible
6 1 (0.46%) logstash
6 1 (0.46%) Salt
6 1 (0.46%) Kibana
Vendors
1 115 (52.75%) Oracle
2 38 (17.43%) Perforce
3 37 (16.97%) Endeca
4 36 (16.51%) ATG
5 17 (7.80%) IBM
6 12 (5.50%) Sybase
7 8 (3.67%) VMware
8 7 (3.21%) Google
9 5 (2.29%) Atlassian
9 5 (2.29%) hybris
9 5 (2.29%) Sun
10 3 (1.38%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.38%) Reuters
10 3 (1.38%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.92%) Apple
11 2 (0.92%) Serena
11 2 (0.92%) Green Hat
11 2 (0.92%) HP
11 2 (0.92%) Interwoven
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