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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 300 331 308
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -23
Contract jobs citing Ant 121 105 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.45% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.27% 3.19% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 81 85
Median daily rate £500 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £388 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £593 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £38.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-27.63% -9.52%
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
3695 3296 3276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.31% 14.15% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2772 2373 2360
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 15
Median hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -19.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £22.18 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.35 £45.00 £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +36 13 £600 +9.09% 1
Croydon -13 4 £438 +6.06%
Wimbledon -2 1 £425 +25.92%
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 180 (79.30%) Maven
2 174 (76.65%) Java
3 135 (59.47%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (55.51%) Continuous Integration
5 115 (50.66%) Jenkins
6 90 (39.65%) Git (software)
7 86 (37.89%) Subversion
8 82 (36.12%) Oracle
8 82 (36.12%) Linux
9 80 (35.24%) SQL
10 74 (32.60%) DevOps
11 73 (32.16%) JavaScript
12 66 (29.07%) Spring
13 60 (26.43%) Finance
14 59 (25.99%) HTML
15 56 (24.67%) Web Services
16 54 (23.79%) Puppet
17 53 (23.35%) Tomcat
17 53 (23.35%) Configuration Management
18 52 (22.91%) JUnit
19 50 (22.03%) XML
19 50 (22.03%) Scrum
20 48 (21.15%) Banking
21 47 (20.70%) Unix
21 47 (20.70%) TeamCity
21 47 (20.70%) Opscode Chef
21 47 (20.70%) Ansible
22 46 (20.26%) CSS
23 45 (19.82%) JIRA
24 44 (19.38%) 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 53 (23.35%) Tomcat
2 33 (14.54%) Apache
3 32 (14.10%) Jetty
4 26 (11.45%) WebLogic
5 22 (9.69%) nginx
6 19 (8.37%) WebSphere
7 18 (7.93%) OpenStack
8 15 (6.61%) IIS
8 15 (6.61%) JBoss
9 10 (4.41%) Apache Spark
9 10 (4.41%) IBM HTTP Server
9 10 (4.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 9 (3.96%) Confluence
11 7 (3.08%) CMS
12 5 (2.20%) Oracle Coherence
13 4 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (1.32%) Apache TomEE
14 3 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.88%) Apache ServiceMix
15 2 (0.88%) WMQI
Applications
1 3 (1.32%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.44%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.85%) IaaS
3 8 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.20%) GitHub
6 4 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.32%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.32%) SaaS
8 2 (0.88%) PaaS
9 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.44%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.44%) Force.com
9 1 (0.44%) Heroku
9 1 (0.44%) Office 365
9 1 (0.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.93%) HTTP
2 6 (2.64%) DNS
3 4 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.32%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (1.32%) OpenVPN
4 3 (1.32%) SSH
5 2 (0.88%) DHCP
5 2 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.88%) FTP
5 2 (0.88%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.88%) IPsec
5 2 (0.88%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.88%) LDAP
5 2 (0.88%) Multicast
5 2 (0.88%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.88%) SAN
5 2 (0.88%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.88%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.44%) Internet
6 1 (0.44%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.86%) MySQL
2 29 (12.78%) NoSQL
3 28 (12.33%) Apache Hive
4 22 (9.69%) Relational Database
4 22 (9.69%) SQL Server
5 20 (8.81%) Impala
5 20 (8.81%) Neo4j
6 19 (8.37%) RDBMS
7 12 (5.29%) Big Data
7 12 (5.29%) DB2
8 11 (4.85%) Hadoop
9 10 (4.41%) Oracle Database
10 8 (3.52%) HBase
11 7 (3.08%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (1.76%) Data Mining
15 3 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
15 3 (1.32%) MongoDB
16 2 (0.88%) KDB
Development Applications
1 180 (79.30%) Maven
2 115 (50.66%) Jenkins
3 90 (39.65%) Git (software)
4 86 (37.89%) Subversion
5 52 (22.91%) JUnit
6 47 (20.70%) TeamCity
7 45 (19.82%) JIRA
8 40 (17.62%) Gradle
9 30 (13.22%) Selenium
10 29 (12.78%) Hudson
11 27 (11.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (9.69%) Eclipse
13 15 (6.61%) SonarQube
14 13 (5.73%) Mockito
15 12 (5.29%) Artifactory
15 12 (5.29%) SoapUI
15 12 (5.29%) Sonatype Nexus
16 11 (4.85%) ClearCase
16 11 (4.85%) IntelliJ
17 9 (3.96%) ClearQuest
General
1 60 (26.43%) Finance
2 48 (21.15%) Banking
3 9 (3.96%) Front Office
4 7 (3.08%) Marketing
5 6 (2.64%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.64%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.20%) Games
7 4 (1.76%) Retail
8 3 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.44%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 105 (46.26%) Developer
2 69 (30.40%) Java Developer
3 55 (24.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 27 (11.89%) Senior Developer
5 23 (10.13%) Senior DevOps
5 23 (10.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 22 (9.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (7.49%) Agile Developer
8 15 (6.61%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (5.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 13 (5.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 12 (5.29%) Analyst
10 12 (5.29%) iOS Developer
10 12 (5.29%) Java Engineer
11 11 (4.85%) Angular Developer
11 11 (4.85%) Full Stack Developer
12 10 (4.41%) Objective-C Developer
13 9 (3.96%) Build Engineer
14 8 (3.52%) JavaScript Developer
14 8 (3.52%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (29.07%) Spring
2 59 (25.99%) HTML
3 56 (24.67%) Web Services
4 50 (22.03%) XML
5 46 (20.26%) CSS
6 36 (15.86%) HTML5
6 36 (15.86%) REST
6 36 (15.86%) SOAP
7 33 (14.54%) AngularJS
8 32 (14.10%) JSON
9 31 (13.66%) CSS3
10 28 (12.33%) Struts
11 27 (11.89%) J2EE
12 25 (11.01%) GWT
12 25 (11.01%) Hibernate
13 24 (10.57%) JSP
13 24 (10.57%) Middleware
14 22 (9.69%) JDBC
15 21 (9.25%) Node.js
16 20 (8.81%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (4.41%) Data Extraction
2 10 (4.41%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (4.41%) Private Cloud
2 10 (4.41%) Smartphone
2 10 (4.41%) User Experience
3 8 (3.52%) Reference Data
4 7 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.08%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.64%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.76%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.76%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.32%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.88%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.88%) Derivative
8 2 (0.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (0.88%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 82 (36.12%) Linux
2 47 (20.70%) Unix
3 29 (12.78%) Windows
4 15 (6.61%) CentOS
5 13 (5.73%) Android
6 12 (5.29%) Apple iOS
7 11 (4.85%) Fedora
8 9 (3.96%) AIX
9 7 (3.08%) VMS
10 6 (2.64%) Solaris
11 5 (2.20%) Windows Server
12 4 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.32%) Debian
14 2 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (59.47%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (55.51%) Continuous Integration
3 74 (32.60%) DevOps
4 53 (23.35%) Configuration Management
5 50 (22.03%) Scrum
6 44 (19.38%) TDD
7 42 (18.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 40 (17.62%) OO
9 30 (13.22%) E-Commerce
10 29 (12.78%) Release Management
11 27 (11.89%) Unit Testing
12 24 (10.57%) SDLC
12 24 (10.57%) Test Automation
13 22 (9.69%) BDD
14 18 (7.93%) OOP
14 18 (7.93%) SOA
15 16 (7.05%) Open Source
15 16 (7.05%) Web Development
16 15 (6.61%) Kanban
16 15 (6.61%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 174 (76.65%) Java
2 80 (35.24%) SQL
3 73 (32.16%) JavaScript
4 41 (18.06%) Python
5 25 (11.01%) Perl
6 24 (10.57%) Ruby
7 21 (9.25%) Bash Shell
8 17 (7.49%) C#
9 15 (6.61%) C++
10 13 (5.73%) C
10 13 (5.73%) Objective-C
10 13 (5.73%) PL/SQL
11 12 (5.29%) PHP
12 11 (4.85%) PowerShell
13 9 (3.96%) Scala
14 8 (3.52%) SPARQL
15 7 (3.08%) ES6
15 7 (3.08%) Shell Script
16 5 (2.20%) Groovy
17 4 (1.76%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (3.08%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.64%) Degree
3 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.88%) OCPJP
4 2 (0.88%) RHCE
5 1 (0.44%) CITP
5 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.52%) Data Quality
1 8 (3.52%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) ISO20022
2 2 (0.88%) WAI
3 1 (0.44%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (7.05%) Docker
2 13 (5.73%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (5.29%) Active Directory
4 10 (4.41%) KVM
5 6 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.76%) vCloud
7 3 (1.32%) Postfix
7 3 (1.32%) Squid
8 2 (0.88%) NFS
8 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.88%) vSphere
9 1 (0.44%) Samba
9 1 (0.44%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 54 (23.79%) Puppet
2 47 (20.70%) Ansible
2 47 (20.70%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (4.85%) Packer
3 11 (4.85%) ZABBIX
4 10 (4.41%) Nagios
5 7 (3.08%) SCCM
5 7 (3.08%) SCOM
6 6 (2.64%) logstash
7 5 (2.20%) yum
8 4 (1.76%) Terraform
9 3 (1.32%) Kibana
9 3 (1.32%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (1.32%) Rancher
10 1 (0.44%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.44%) Control-M
10 1 (0.44%) Icinga
10 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.44%) Riemann
Vendors
1 82 (36.12%) Oracle
2 30 (13.22%) IBM
3 16 (7.05%) Splunk
4 12 (5.29%) NetApp
4 12 (5.29%) VMware
5 11 (4.85%) Microsoft
6 10 (4.41%) ATG
6 10 (4.41%) Atlassian
6 10 (4.41%) webMethods
7 8 (3.52%) Sybase
8 7 (3.08%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.64%) Dell
10 5 (2.20%) IBM Sterling
11 4 (1.76%) Calypso
11 4 (1.76%) hybris
11 4 (1.76%) Murex
11 4 (1.76%) New Relic
11 4 (1.76%) Sonatype
11 4 (1.76%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.32%) ForgeRock