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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 350 268 248
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -20
Contract jobs citing Ant 58 153 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.72% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.83% 4.81% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 120 103
Average daily rate £425 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £600 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.52% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +226.08%
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
3177 3183 2960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.00% 15.01% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2349 2405 2140
Average daily rate £475 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £50.00 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.55% -34.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 10 £350 -39.13% 4
Westminster - 2 £425 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 142 (84.52%) Java
2 105 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 101 (60.12%) Maven
4 81 (48.21%) Git (software)
5 73 (43.45%) Linux
6 70 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (41.07%) Continuous Integration
8 64 (38.10%) Subversion
9 57 (33.93%) SQL
10 55 (32.74%) DevOps
11 52 (30.95%) Web Services
12 51 (30.36%) Unix
12 51 (30.36%) Oracle
13 48 (28.57%) JavaScript
14 47 (27.98%) Python
15 45 (26.79%) Tomcat
16 44 (26.19%) Perl
17 40 (23.81%) Gradle
17 40 (23.81%) Bash Shell
18 39 (23.21%) TDD
19 36 (21.43%) Finance
19 36 (21.43%) Banking
19 36 (21.43%) JBoss
20 35 (20.83%) HTML
21 34 (20.24%) J2EE
22 33 (19.64%) Spring
23 32 (19.05%) Scrum
23 32 (19.05%) XML
24 31 (18.45%) Puppet
25 29 (17.26%) E-Commerce

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 45 (26.79%) Tomcat
2 36 (21.43%) JBoss
3 26 (15.48%) Apache
4 22 (13.10%) WebLogic
5 15 (8.93%) WebSphere
6 10 (5.95%) Confluence
7 9 (5.36%) nginx
7 9 (5.36%) Node.js
8 6 (3.57%) OpenStack
9 5 (2.98%) Drupal
9 5 (2.98%) Jetty
10 4 (2.38%) CMS
10 4 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (1.79%) Alfresco
11 3 (1.79%) Documentum
11 3 (1.79%) IIS
12 2 (1.19%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (1.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
12 2 (1.19%) WMQI
Applications
1 2 (1.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.76%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (2.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (5.36%) GitHub
3 7 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.38%) Force.com
5 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.74%) HTTP
2 9 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.57%) SSL
4 4 (2.38%) FTP
4 4 (2.38%) Internet
4 4 (2.38%) Multicast
5 3 (1.79%) DMZ
5 3 (1.79%) Firewall
5 3 (1.79%) VPN
6 2 (1.19%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.19%) LDAP
6 2 (1.19%) SMTP
7 1 (0.60%) 4G
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.60%) DHCP
7 1 (0.60%) DNS
7 1 (0.60%) IPsec
7 1 (0.60%) SSH
7 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.10%) MySQL
2 15 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (6.55%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.76%) DB2
5 8 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.38%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.19%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.19%) Big Data
8 2 (1.19%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.19%) HBase
8 2 (1.19%) MarkLogic
8 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.19%) QlikView
8 2 (1.19%) Redis
9 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.60%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 105 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 101 (60.12%) Maven
3 81 (48.21%) Git (software)
4 64 (38.10%) Subversion
5 40 (23.81%) Gradle
6 28 (16.67%) Eclipse
7 27 (16.07%) JIRA
8 26 (15.48%) TeamCity
9 23 (13.69%) Hudson
10 22 (13.10%) JUnit
11 18 (10.71%) Selenium
12 15 (8.93%) Sonatype Nexus
13 14 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (7.14%) Gerrit
15 11 (6.55%) Mockito
16 10 (5.95%) ClearCase
17 9 (5.36%) Artifactory
17 9 (5.36%) Eclipse RCP
17 9 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
18 8 (4.76%) IntelliJ
General
1 36 (21.43%) Banking
1 36 (21.43%) Finance
2 22 (13.10%) Retail
3 14 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.76%) Front Office
6 3 (1.79%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.79%) International Banking
7 2 (1.19%) Games
7 2 (1.19%) Legal
7 2 (1.19%) Publishing
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 70 (41.67%) Developer
2 37 (22.02%) Java Developer
3 29 (17.26%) Build Engineer
3 29 (17.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (6.55%) Analyst
4 11 (6.55%) Build Manager
5 10 (5.95%) Build and Release Manager
5 10 (5.95%) Java Engineer
5 10 (5.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 10 (5.95%) Release Manager
6 9 (5.36%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (4.17%) Unix Analyst
9 6 (3.57%) Architect
9 6 (3.57%) Scala Developer
10 5 (2.98%) Deployment Analyst
10 5 (2.98%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (2.98%) Release Engineer
10 5 (2.98%) Unix Support
10 5 (2.98%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (30.95%) Web Services
2 35 (20.83%) HTML
3 34 (20.24%) J2EE
4 33 (19.64%) Spring
5 32 (19.05%) XML
6 23 (13.69%) RESTful
7 22 (13.10%) SOAP
8 20 (11.90%) CSS
9 16 (9.52%) Hibernate
9 16 (9.52%) JMS
9 16 (9.52%) jQuery
10 14 (8.33%) REST
11 12 (7.14%) .NET
11 12 (7.14%) Java EE
12 10 (5.95%) WSDL
13 9 (5.36%) JSP
13 9 (5.36%) XSD
14 8 (4.76%) Middleware
14 8 (4.76%) Spring MVC
14 8 (4.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.95%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.36%) iPad
4 8 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 8 (4.76%) Online Banking
5 7 (4.17%) Social Media
6 6 (3.57%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.38%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.38%) Wiki
8 3 (1.79%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.79%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.79%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.79%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.79%) Tandem
8 3 (1.79%) User Experience
9 2 (1.19%) Equities
9 2 (1.19%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 73 (43.45%) Linux
2 51 (30.36%) Unix
3 19 (11.31%) Windows
4 14 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.95%) Solaris
6 9 (5.36%) CentOS
7 8 (4.76%) Ubuntu
8 7 (4.17%) AIX
9 3 (1.79%) Android
9 3 (1.79%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.79%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (41.07%) Continuous Integration
3 55 (32.74%) DevOps
4 39 (23.21%) TDD
5 32 (19.05%) Scrum
6 29 (17.26%) E-Commerce
7 27 (16.07%) SDLC
8 26 (15.48%) Configuration Management
9 20 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (10.12%) Release Management
10 17 (10.12%) Unit Testing
11 16 (9.52%) MVC
11 16 (9.52%) SOA
12 15 (8.93%) BDD
13 14 (8.33%) Waterfall
14 13 (7.74%) Content Management
15 12 (7.14%) Change Management
16 11 (6.55%) Multithreading
16 11 (6.55%) OO
17 9 (5.36%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 142 (84.52%) Java
2 57 (33.93%) SQL
3 48 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 47 (27.98%) Python
5 44 (26.19%) Perl
6 40 (23.81%) Bash Shell
7 17 (10.12%) Groovy
7 17 (10.12%) Shell Script
8 15 (8.93%) PHP
8 15 (8.93%) PL/SQL
8 15 (8.93%) Ruby
9 14 (8.33%) C#
9 14 (8.33%) C++
10 13 (7.74%) Scala
11 6 (3.57%) Korn
12 4 (2.38%) Apex Code
12 4 (2.38%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.19%) C
13 2 (1.19%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.19%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 12 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) CCNP
3 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (1.79%) Basel III
2 3 (1.79%) CRD IV
2 3 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.19%) EMIR
3 2 (1.19%) MiFID
3 2 (1.19%) WAI
System Software
1 17 (10.12%) Docker
2 8 (4.76%) vCloud
3 2 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (18.45%) Puppet
2 26 (15.48%) Ansible
3 25 (14.88%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.38%) Salt
5 3 (1.79%) CFEngine
5 3 (1.79%) HAProxy
5 3 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.19%) Rundeck
6 2 (1.19%) yum
6 2 (1.19%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.60%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.60%) Control-M
7 1 (0.60%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.60%) Kibana
7 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.60%) logstash
7 1 (0.60%) Nagios
Vendors
1 51 (30.36%) Oracle
2 18 (10.71%) IBM
2 18 (10.71%) Perforce
3 17 (10.12%) Red Hat
4 12 (7.14%) ATG
5 11 (6.55%) hybris
6 10 (5.95%) Sybase
7 9 (5.36%) VMware
8 8 (4.76%) Endeca
9 7 (4.17%) Google
9 7 (4.17%) Microsoft
10 6 (3.57%) Atlassian
11 5 (2.98%) Solace
12 4 (2.38%) CA
12 4 (2.38%) Rally
12 4 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (2.38%) Sonatype
12 4 (2.38%) Sun
13 3 (1.79%) Informatica
13 3 (1.79%) TIBCO
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