The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 307 284 267
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -17
Contract jobs citing Ant 138 134 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.59% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.65% 4.22% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 92 119
Median daily rate £500 £475 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £341 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
- +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +83.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -14.77%
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
3779 3174 3150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.46% 13.94% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2777 2223 2330
Median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 12
Median hourly rate £43.63 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.64% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £20.31 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £107.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -3.79%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Ant as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the London region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
City of London +28 17 £544 +8.75% 2
Wimbledon -1 2 £425 +25.92%
Croydon -11 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £375 -
Westminster - 1 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £350 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £622 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 London region with a requirement for Ant.

1 146 (76.84%) Maven
2 145 (76.32%) Java
3 104 (54.74%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (52.11%) Jenkins
5 96 (50.53%) Continuous Integration
6 83 (43.68%) Subversion
7 79 (41.58%) Oracle
8 73 (38.42%) Linux
8 73 (38.42%) Git (software)
9 71 (37.37%) SQL
10 60 (31.58%) Web Services
11 58 (30.53%) JavaScript
12 57 (30.00%) XML
12 57 (30.00%) Spring
13 52 (27.37%) Finance
14 51 (26.84%) DevOps
15 48 (25.26%) Tomcat
15 48 (25.26%) Configuration Management
16 42 (22.11%) HTML
16 42 (22.11%) Scrum
17 40 (21.05%) SOAP
17 40 (21.05%) Unix
18 39 (20.53%) Banking
18 39 (20.53%) TeamCity
18 39 (20.53%) Puppet
19 37 (19.47%) JUnit
20 36 (18.95%) Opscode Chef
21 33 (17.37%) Ansible
21 33 (17.37%) Gradle
21 33 (17.37%) TDD

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 48 (25.26%) Tomcat
2 27 (14.21%) Jetty
3 26 (13.68%) WebLogic
4 23 (12.11%) Apache
5 22 (11.58%) nginx
5 22 (11.58%) Node.js
6 15 (7.89%) OpenStack
7 14 (7.37%) IIS
7 14 (7.37%) JBoss
7 14 (7.37%) WebSphere
8 10 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
8 10 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 8 (4.21%) Apache Spark
10 5 (2.63%) CMS
11 4 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (1.58%) Apache ServiceMix
12 3 (1.58%) Apache TomEE
12 3 (1.58%) Confluence
12 3 (1.58%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (1.05%) WMQI
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.11%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.68%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (3.68%) IaaS
4 5 (2.63%) GitHub
5 4 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.58%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.05%) SaaS
8 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.53%) Force.com
8 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.63%) HTTP
2 8 (4.21%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.58%) DNS
3 3 (1.58%) FTP
3 3 (1.58%) Internet
4 2 (1.05%) DHCP
4 2 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.05%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.05%) IPsec
4 2 (1.05%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.05%) LDAP
4 2 (1.05%) Multicast
4 2 (1.05%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.05%) SAN
4 2 (1.05%) SSL
4 2 (1.05%) tcpdump
4 2 (1.05%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.53%) BGP
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.53%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.79%) MySQL
2 26 (13.68%) NoSQL
3 25 (13.16%) Apache Hive
4 22 (11.58%) SQL Server
5 19 (10.00%) Impala
5 19 (10.00%) Neo4j
6 18 (9.47%) Relational Database
7 16 (8.42%) RDBMS
8 10 (5.26%) Oracle Database
9 9 (4.74%) DB2
10 8 (4.21%) Big Data
10 8 (4.21%) Hadoop
11 7 (3.68%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (3.16%) HBase
13 5 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (1.58%) Data Mining
15 2 (1.05%) JasperReports
15 2 (1.05%) KDB
15 2 (1.05%) MongoDB
15 2 (1.05%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 146 (76.84%) Maven
2 99 (52.11%) Jenkins
3 83 (43.68%) Subversion
4 73 (38.42%) Git (software)
5 39 (20.53%) TeamCity
6 37 (19.47%) JUnit
7 33 (17.37%) Gradle
8 31 (16.32%) Hudson
8 31 (16.32%) JIRA
9 27 (14.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 27 (14.21%) Eclipse
10 15 (7.89%) Selenium
11 12 (6.32%) IntelliJ
12 10 (5.26%) ClearCase
12 10 (5.26%) SoapUI
12 10 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (4.74%) Artifactory
13 9 (4.74%) ClearQuest
13 9 (4.74%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (3.16%) Toad
General
1 52 (27.37%) Finance
2 39 (20.53%) Banking
3 9 (4.74%) Front Office
4 7 (3.68%) Retail
5 6 (3.16%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.63%) Games
7 4 (2.11%) Legal
8 3 (1.58%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.58%) Marketing
9 2 (1.05%) Publishing
10 1 (0.53%) Advertising
10 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.53%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (51.05%) Developer
2 61 (32.11%) Java Developer
3 39 (20.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (8.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 15 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 14 (7.37%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (6.32%) Java Engineer
8 11 (5.79%) Agile Developer
8 11 (5.79%) Analyst
8 11 (5.79%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (5.26%) Build Engineer
9 10 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
9 10 (5.26%) iOS Developer
9 10 (5.26%) Objective-C Developer
10 9 (4.74%) Angular Developer
10 9 (4.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 8 (4.21%) Node.js Developer
11 8 (4.21%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 7 (3.68%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (31.58%) Web Services
2 57 (30.00%) Spring
2 57 (30.00%) XML
3 42 (22.11%) HTML
4 40 (21.05%) SOAP
5 31 (16.32%) CSS
6 29 (15.26%) J2EE
6 29 (15.26%) REST
7 26 (13.68%) JSON
7 26 (13.68%) Middleware
8 25 (13.16%) AngularJS
8 25 (13.16%) HTML5
8 25 (13.16%) Struts
9 24 (12.63%) GWT
10 22 (11.58%) CSS3
10 22 (11.58%) Hibernate
10 22 (11.58%) JDBC
11 21 (11.05%) Struts2
12 19 (10.00%) RESTful
13 16 (8.42%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.95%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.26%) Data Extraction
2 10 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.68%) Private Cloud
5 6 (3.16%) Reference Data
5 6 (3.16%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.63%) iPad
7 4 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.11%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.11%) Market Risk
7 4 (2.11%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.11%) Social Media
8 3 (1.58%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.58%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.58%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.05%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (1.05%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 73 (38.42%) Linux
2 40 (21.05%) Unix
3 17 (8.95%) Windows
4 12 (6.32%) CentOS
5 10 (5.26%) Android
5 10 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.21%) AIX
6 8 (4.21%) Fedora
7 7 (3.68%) VMS
8 5 (2.63%) Solaris
9 3 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.05%) Debian
10 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (54.74%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (50.53%) Continuous Integration
3 51 (26.84%) DevOps
4 48 (25.26%) Configuration Management
5 42 (22.11%) Scrum
6 33 (17.37%) TDD
7 29 (15.26%) OO
8 28 (14.74%) Continuous Delivery
8 28 (14.74%) E-Commerce
9 25 (13.16%) SDLC
10 24 (12.63%) Unit Testing
11 21 (11.05%) Release Management
11 21 (11.05%) Test Automation
12 17 (8.95%) OOP
13 15 (7.89%) SOA
14 14 (7.37%) Multithreading
15 12 (6.32%) Kanban
15 12 (6.32%) MVC
16 11 (5.79%) iOS Development
16 11 (5.79%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 145 (76.32%) Java
2 71 (37.37%) SQL
3 58 (30.53%) JavaScript
4 29 (15.26%) Python
5 19 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 19 (10.00%) Perl
5 19 (10.00%) Ruby
6 17 (8.95%) PL/SQL
7 15 (7.89%) C#
7 15 (7.89%) C++
8 12 (6.32%) C
9 11 (5.79%) Objective-C
10 9 (4.74%) Shell Script
11 8 (4.21%) Groovy
11 8 (4.21%) PHP
11 8 (4.21%) Scala
12 7 (3.68%) PowerShell
13 6 (3.16%) SPARQL
14 4 (2.11%) Jython
15 2 (1.05%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 9 (4.74%) Degree
2 6 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.58%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.05%) RHCE
5 1 (0.53%) CCNP
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.53%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.68%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.16%) QA
3 2 (1.05%) ISO20022
3 2 (1.05%) WAI
4 1 (0.53%) Basel III
4 1 (0.53%) CRD IV
System Software
1 12 (6.32%) Docker
2 10 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.68%) KVM
4 5 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.11%) vCloud
6 2 (1.05%) NFS
6 2 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.53%) Samba
7 1 (0.53%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 39 (20.53%) Puppet
2 36 (18.95%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (17.37%) Ansible
4 8 (4.21%) Packer
5 7 (3.68%) SCCM
5 7 (3.68%) SCOM
6 5 (2.63%) Nagios
7 4 (2.11%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.05%) logstash
8 2 (1.05%) yum
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.53%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.53%) Riemann
9 1 (0.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 79 (41.58%) Oracle
2 23 (12.11%) IBM
3 15 (7.89%) Splunk
4 13 (6.84%) ATG
5 12 (6.32%) Microsoft
6 11 (5.79%) Perforce
7 10 (5.26%) webMethods
8 9 (4.74%) NetApp
8 9 (4.74%) Sybase
9 8 (4.21%) VMware
10 6 (3.16%) Dell
11 5 (2.63%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.63%) TIBCO
12 4 (2.11%) Atlassian
12 4 (2.11%) CA
12 4 (2.11%) Endeca
12 4 (2.11%) Solace
13 3 (1.58%) CyberSource
13 3 (1.58%) Google
13 3 (1.58%) New Relic
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