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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 304 296 269
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -27
Contract jobs citing Ant 108 110 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.47% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.27% 3.44% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 82 80
Average daily rate
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£525 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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 £38.00 £42.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +27.27%
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
3303 3195 2894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.13% 13.74% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2372 2300 2110
Average daily rate £433 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% -2.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £30.00 £32.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £48.25 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -8 22 £550 +26.58% 6
Greenford +3 4 - -
Croydon -10 4 £388 +29.16% 1
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 218 (83.52%) Java
2 165 (63.22%) Maven
3 154 (59.00%) Linux
4 127 (48.66%) Oracle
5 122 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
6 114 (43.68%) Continuous Integration
7 113 (43.30%) Subversion
8 104 (39.85%) Jenkins
9 100 (38.31%) SQL
10 83 (31.80%) HTML
11 79 (30.27%) Tomcat
11 79 (30.27%) Git (software)
12 77 (29.50%) JIRA
12 77 (29.50%) JavaScript
13 76 (29.12%) Spring
13 76 (29.12%) Windows
14 72 (27.59%) Web Services
15 69 (26.44%) XML
16 67 (25.67%) Python
16 67 (25.67%) J2EE
17 63 (24.14%) WebLogic
18 62 (23.75%) UNIX
19 57 (21.84%) JBoss
20 52 (19.92%) JUnit
20 52 (19.92%) CSS
21 50 (19.16%) TDD
22 49 (18.77%) Scrum
22 49 (18.77%) DevOps
23 48 (18.39%) Gradle
23 48 (18.39%) E-Commerce

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 63 (24.14%) WebLogic
3 57 (21.84%) JBoss
4 38 (14.56%) Apache
5 37 (14.18%) IIS
6 30 (11.49%) WebSphere
7 15 (5.75%) Confluence
8 13 (4.98%) IBM HTTP Server
9 12 (4.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (3.07%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (3.07%) MQSeries
11 7 (2.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 6 (2.30%) GlassFish
13 5 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
14 4 (1.53%) Node.js
15 3 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (1.15%) nginx
15 3 (1.15%) Mule ESB
15 3 (1.15%) Jetty
15 3 (1.15%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.38%) MS Project
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%) 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 15 (5.75%) HTTP
3 11 (4.21%) Internet
4 5 (1.92%) AMQP
5 4 (1.53%) DNS
6 3 (1.15%) DMZ
6 3 (1.15%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.15%) VPN
6 3 (1.15%) DHCP
7 2 (0.77%) LDAP
7 2 (0.77%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
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
8 1 (0.38%) WAN
8 1 (0.38%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (18.01%) SQL Server
2 41 (15.71%) Oracle Database
3 28 (10.73%) MySQL
4 21 (8.05%) Relational Database
5 18 (6.90%) DB2
6 11 (4.21%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.45%) NoSQL
8 8 (3.07%) Big Data
9 7 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.68%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.30%) SQL Navigator
11 5 (1.92%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.38%) Oracle ODI
13 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 165 (63.22%) Maven
2 113 (43.30%) Subversion
3 104 (39.85%) Jenkins
4 79 (30.27%) Git (software)
5 77 (29.50%) JIRA
6 52 (19.92%) JUnit
7 48 (18.39%) Gradle
8 41 (15.71%) Eclipse
8 41 (15.71%) TeamCity
9 25 (9.58%) Mercurial
10 22 (8.43%) Selenium
10 22 (8.43%) MSBuild
11 18 (6.90%) ClearCase
12 13 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (4.60%) Artifactory
14 11 (4.21%) Hudson
14 11 (4.21%) SoapUI
14 11 (4.21%) Mockito
14 11 (4.21%) CruiseControl
15 10 (3.83%) ClearQuest
General
1 47 (18.01%) Finance
2 36 (13.79%) Banking
3 25 (9.58%) Retail
4 14 (5.36%) Front Office
5 12 (4.60%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.07%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.92%) Advertising
8 4 (1.53%) Marketing
9 3 (1.15%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.77%) iGaming
10 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Back Office
11 1 (0.38%) Games
11 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 126 (48.28%) Developer
2 77 (29.50%) Java Developer
3 31 (11.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (8.81%) Senior Developer
5 20 (7.66%) Analyst
6 18 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
7 14 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (5.36%) Release Manager
8 9 (3.45%) Architect
8 9 (3.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 8 (3.07%) Deployment Analyst
9 8 (3.07%) Applications Developer
9 8 (3.07%) Support Analyst
9 8 (3.07%) Release Engineer
10 7 (2.68%) Software Developer
10 7 (2.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 7 (2.68%) Hybris Developer
11 6 (2.30%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (2.30%) Software Engineer
12 5 (1.92%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (31.80%) HTML
2 76 (29.12%) Spring
3 72 (27.59%) Web Services
4 69 (26.44%) XML
5 67 (25.67%) J2EE
6 52 (19.92%) CSS
7 41 (15.71%) JSP
7 41 (15.71%) SOAP
8 39 (14.94%) .NET
9 35 (13.41%) Hibernate
10 30 (11.49%) JSON
10 30 (11.49%) JMS
11 29 (11.11%) EJB
11 29 (11.11%) jQuery
11 29 (11.11%) RESTful
12 26 (9.96%) Struts
13 25 (9.58%) Java EE
14 22 (8.43%) Servlets
15 21 (8.05%) XSLT
15 21 (8.05%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.43%) Fixed Income
2 19 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.75%) Social Media
3 15 (5.75%) iPad
4 14 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.83%) Derivative
7 8 (3.07%) User Experience
8 6 (2.30%) Data Extraction
8 6 (2.30%) Wiki
8 6 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.92%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.92%) Replication
9 5 (1.92%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.15%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.15%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.15%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.15%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 154 (59.00%) Linux
2 76 (29.12%) Windows
3 62 (23.75%) UNIX
4 44 (16.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (5.75%) AIX
6 9 (3.45%) 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
1 122 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (43.68%) Continuous Integration
3 50 (19.16%) TDD
4 49 (18.77%) Scrum
4 49 (18.77%) DevOps
5 48 (18.39%) E-Commerce
6 38 (14.56%) SDLC
7 37 (14.18%) Configuration Management
8 34 (13.03%) ITIL
8 34 (13.03%) Release Management
9 33 (12.64%) MVC
10 30 (11.49%) OO
10 30 (11.49%) SOA
11 28 (10.73%) Unit Testing
12 27 (10.34%) Open Source
13 26 (9.96%) Waterfall
13 26 (9.96%) UML
14 25 (9.58%) Content Management
15 21 (8.05%) Software Engineering
16 20 (7.66%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 218 (83.52%) Java
2 100 (38.31%) SQL
3 77 (29.50%) JavaScript
4 67 (25.67%) Python
5 45 (17.24%) Bash Shell
6 36 (13.79%) C++
7 33 (12.64%) Perl
8 25 (9.58%) Groovy
9 21 (8.05%) Shell Script
10 18 (6.90%) Ruby
11 17 (6.51%) PL/SQL
12 13 (4.98%) PowerShell
13 12 (4.60%) C#
14 7 (2.68%) C
15 6 (2.30%) PHP
16 5 (1.92%) XQuery
16 5 (1.92%) Scala
16 5 (1.92%) Jython
17 4 (1.53%) VB.NET
17 4 (1.53%) Korn
Qualifications
1 32 (12.26%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.90%) DV Cleared
3 16 (6.13%) Degree
4 8 (3.07%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.92%) OCPJP
6 5 (1.92%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.38%) CCNP
7 1 (0.38%) CCNA
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.83%) QA
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 46 (17.62%) Puppet
2 21 (8.05%) BladeLogic
3 20 (7.66%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (7.66%) ITRS Geneos
4 11 (4.21%) Ansible
5 5 (1.92%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.53%) Rundeck
7 3 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.77%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.38%) SCCM
9 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.38%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.38%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.38%) logstash
9 1 (0.38%) Salt
9 1 (0.38%) Kibana
Vendors
1 127 (48.66%) Oracle
2 42 (16.09%) Red Hat
3 27 (10.34%) IBM
4 22 (8.43%) ATG
5 19 (7.28%) Perforce
5 19 (7.28%) Splunk
6 18 (6.90%) TIBCO
7 17 (6.51%) hybris
8 15 (5.75%) Endeca
9 12 (4.60%) Sybase
10 11 (4.21%) webMethods
11 8 (3.07%) Microsoft
12 7 (2.68%) VMware
12 7 (2.68%) Atlassian
12 7 (2.68%) Talend
13 6 (2.30%) Sun
14 4 (1.53%) Google
15 3 (1.15%) WorldPay
15 3 (1.15%) Adobe
16 2 (0.77%) SaltStack
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