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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 316 328 250
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -78
Contract jobs citing Ant 109 95 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.40% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.16% 2.74% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 76 97
Average daily rate
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£525 £495 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
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
3451 3461 3122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.70% 14.72% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2463 2508 2237
Average daily rate £438 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 15
Average hourly rate £27.78 £45.00 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.26% +7.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £31.25 £37.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.50 £95.25 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 31 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 31 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 +3 34 £550 +22.22% 11
Croydon -17 5 £444 +47.91%
Docklands, London - 1 £350 -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 201 (82.72%) Java
2 155 (63.79%) Maven
3 142 (58.44%) Linux
4 117 (48.15%) Oracle
5 108 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 106 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
7 104 (42.80%) Jenkins
8 101 (41.56%) SQL
9 98 (40.33%) Subversion
10 80 (32.92%) Git (software)
11 72 (29.63%) Python
12 71 (29.22%) JIRA
13 70 (28.81%) Tomcat
13 70 (28.81%) HTML
13 70 (28.81%) Web Services
14 69 (28.40%) Windows
15 68 (27.98%) XML
16 65 (26.75%) JavaScript
17 63 (25.93%) Spring
18 62 (25.51%) WebLogic
19 60 (24.69%) J2EE
20 54 (22.22%) TDD
21 53 (21.81%) UNIX
22 52 (21.40%) Gradle
23 48 (19.75%) Scrum
24 46 (18.93%) JBoss
24 46 (18.93%) E-Commerce
24 46 (18.93%) DevOps
25 43 (17.70%) Puppet
26 41 (16.87%) Bash Shell

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 70 (28.81%) Tomcat
2 62 (25.51%) WebLogic
3 46 (18.93%) JBoss
4 41 (16.87%) Apache
5 35 (14.40%) IIS
6 29 (11.93%) WebSphere
7 18 (7.41%) Confluence
8 12 (4.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (4.94%) IBM HTTP Server
9 8 (3.29%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (3.29%) MQSeries
10 6 (2.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 6 (2.47%) GlassFish
10 6 (2.47%) Node.js
11 5 (2.06%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (2.06%) nginx
11 5 (2.06%) Jetty
12 3 (1.23%) Mule
12 3 (1.23%) Liferay
12 3 (1.23%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 7 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.41%) Tridion
2 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.82%) Force.com
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.41%) PaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.70%) Firewall
2 14 (5.76%) HTTP
3 9 (3.70%) Internet
4 5 (2.06%) DMZ
4 5 (2.06%) VPN
5 4 (1.65%) AMQP
6 3 (1.23%) DNS
6 3 (1.23%) DHCP
6 3 (1.23%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.82%) LDAP
7 2 (0.82%) SSL
7 2 (0.82%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.41%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.41%) RIP
8 1 (0.41%) SNMP
8 1 (0.41%) WAN
8 1 (0.41%) SMTP
8 1 (0.41%) FTP
8 1 (0.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 40 (16.46%) Oracle Database
3 24 (9.88%) Relational Database
3 24 (9.88%) MySQL
4 15 (6.17%) DB2
5 12 (4.94%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (2.88%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.88%) Big Data
7 6 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.06%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.65%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.23%) SQL Navigator
11 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.41%) Redis
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 155 (63.79%) Maven
2 104 (42.80%) Jenkins
3 98 (40.33%) Subversion
4 80 (32.92%) Git (software)
5 71 (29.22%) JIRA
6 52 (21.40%) Gradle
7 39 (16.05%) Eclipse
8 38 (15.64%) JUnit
9 36 (14.81%) TeamCity
10 26 (10.70%) Mercurial
11 22 (9.05%) Selenium
11 22 (9.05%) MSBuild
12 18 (7.41%) ClearCase
13 14 (5.76%) Hudson
13 14 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (4.53%) Mockito
14 11 (4.53%) Artifactory
15 10 (4.12%) Cucumber
15 10 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (3.29%) IntelliJ
General
1 41 (16.87%) Finance
2 34 (13.99%) Banking
3 23 (9.47%) Retail
4 12 (4.94%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.70%) Front Office
6 7 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.47%) Advertising
8 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Marketing
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 108 (44.44%) Developer
2 60 (24.69%) Java Developer
3 27 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (9.47%) Senior Developer
5 18 (7.41%) Analyst
5 18 (7.41%) Release Manager
5 18 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (4.12%) Architect
7 10 (4.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 8 (3.29%) Applications Developer
9 7 (2.88%) Software Developer
9 7 (2.88%) Support Analyst
9 7 (2.88%) Release Engineer
9 7 (2.88%) Build Manager
10 6 (2.47%) Web Developer
10 6 (2.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 6 (2.47%) Hybris Developer
10 6 (2.47%) Build and Release Manager
11 5 (2.06%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (28.81%) HTML
1 70 (28.81%) Web Services
2 68 (27.98%) XML
3 63 (25.93%) Spring
4 60 (24.69%) J2EE
5 41 (16.87%) CSS
6 38 (15.64%) SOAP
7 34 (13.99%) JSP
8 33 (13.58%) .NET
9 32 (13.17%) JMS
10 28 (11.52%) RESTful
11 27 (11.11%) Hibernate
11 27 (11.11%) JSON
12 26 (10.70%) jQuery
13 24 (9.88%) XSD
14 23 (9.47%) EJB
14 23 (9.47%) Java EE
15 22 (9.05%) REST
16 21 (8.64%) Struts
17 20 (8.23%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.47%) Fixed Income
2 17 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.17%) Social Media
3 15 (6.17%) iPad
4 11 (4.53%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.88%) User Experience
6 6 (2.47%) Wiki
7 5 (2.06%) Data Extraction
7 5 (2.06%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.06%) Derivative
7 5 (2.06%) Replication
8 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.65%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.23%) W3C
9 3 (1.23%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.23%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.23%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.23%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.82%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 142 (58.44%) Linux
2 69 (28.40%) Windows
3 53 (21.81%) UNIX
4 37 (15.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (6.17%) AIX
6 7 (2.88%) Android
6 7 (2.88%) CentOS
7 6 (2.47%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.06%) Solaris
9 2 (0.82%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 106 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (22.22%) TDD
4 48 (19.75%) Scrum
5 46 (18.93%) E-Commerce
5 46 (18.93%) DevOps
6 35 (14.40%) SDLC
6 35 (14.40%) SOA
7 34 (13.99%) Configuration Management
8 32 (13.17%) Release Management
9 30 (12.35%) ITIL
10 27 (11.11%) OO
10 27 (11.11%) MVC
11 26 (10.70%) Content Management
12 25 (10.29%) Unit Testing
12 25 (10.29%) Open Source
13 24 (9.88%) UML
14 23 (9.47%) Waterfall
15 20 (8.23%) Load Balancing
15 20 (8.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 201 (82.72%) Java
2 101 (41.56%) SQL
3 72 (29.63%) Python
4 65 (26.75%) JavaScript
5 41 (16.87%) Bash Shell
6 39 (16.05%) Perl
7 35 (14.40%) C++
8 21 (8.64%) Shell Script
9 20 (8.23%) Ruby
9 20 (8.23%) PL/SQL
9 20 (8.23%) Groovy
10 13 (5.35%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.70%) PHP
12 8 (3.29%) C
12 8 (3.29%) C#
12 8 (3.29%) Scala
13 6 (2.47%) Jython
14 4 (1.65%) Korn
14 4 (1.65%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 37 (15.23%) Security Cleared
2 21 (8.64%) DV Cleared
3 13 (5.35%) Degree
4 8 (3.29%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.06%) OCPJP
6 3 (1.23%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.41%) CCNP
7 1 (0.41%) CCNA
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.35%) QA
System Software
1 9 (3.70%) Docker
2 7 (2.88%) vCloud
3 3 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 43 (17.70%) Puppet
2 22 (9.05%) BladeLogic
3 21 (8.64%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (8.23%) ITRS Geneos
5 13 (5.35%) Ansible
6 4 (1.65%) HAProxy
7 3 (1.23%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.41%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.41%) SCCM
9 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.41%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.41%) logstash
9 1 (0.41%) Salt
9 1 (0.41%) Kibana
9 1 (0.41%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 117 (48.15%) Oracle
2 39 (16.05%) Red Hat
3 28 (11.52%) IBM
4 22 (9.05%) ATG
5 19 (7.82%) Perforce
5 19 (7.82%) Splunk
6 18 (7.41%) TIBCO
7 16 (6.58%) hybris
8 15 (6.17%) Endeca
9 12 (4.94%) webMethods
10 10 (4.12%) Sybase
11 9 (3.70%) VMware
12 8 (3.29%) Microsoft
13 7 (2.88%) Atlassian
13 7 (2.88%) Talend
14 6 (2.47%) Google
14 6 (2.47%) Sun
15 4 (1.65%) WorldPay
16 3 (1.23%) Software AG
17 2 (0.82%) BEA
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