Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Ant skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ant over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache Ant
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 233 205
Rank change year-on-year +18 -28 +33
Contract jobs citing Ant 41 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.59% 0.25% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.61% 1.28% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 33
City of London median daily rate £550 £500 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04% +4.55%
10th Percentile £494 £371 £373
90th Percentile £615 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £538 £500 £531
% change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Ant is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,570 1,329 1,177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.46% 19.58% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,295 1,022 963
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £325
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 £24.99 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.04% -34.66% -7.27%
10th Percentile £31.00 £23.18 £32.23
90th Percentile £41.60 £27.11 £45.68
Central London median hourly rate £33.50 £27.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year +20.72% -27.45% -7.27%

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Ant as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Ant in the City of London

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ant in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ant in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ant in the City of London

Ant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ant in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Ant.

1 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (90.24%) Maven
2 33 (80.49%) Jenkins
3 30 (73.17%) Git (software)
3 30 (73.17%) TDD
4 27 (65.85%) DevOps
5 26 (63.41%) Scrum
5 26 (63.41%) Python
5 26 (63.41%) Groovy
5 26 (63.41%) Node.js
5 26 (63.41%) BDD
6 25 (60.98%) iPad
6 25 (60.98%) E-Commerce
6 25 (60.98%) Mesos
6 25 (60.98%) Kubernetes
6 25 (60.98%) SonarQube
6 25 (60.98%) Sonatype Nexus
6 25 (60.98%) Consul
6 25 (60.98%) npm
7 24 (58.54%) Banking
8 23 (56.10%) Amazon AWS
8 23 (56.10%) Docker
9 22 (53.66%) Google Cloud Platform
10 21 (51.22%) Bash Shell
10 21 (51.22%) GitHub
10 21 (51.22%) Ruby
10 21 (51.22%) GCP
10 21 (51.22%) IBM
11 20 (48.78%) Gerrit
11 20 (48.78%) Heroku

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 20 (48.78%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (19.51%) JBoss
3 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.88%) Jetty
5 1 (2.44%) Apache
5 1 (2.44%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) Liferay
5 1 (2.44%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.44%) nginx
5 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (60.98%) npm
2 23 (56.10%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (53.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (51.22%) GitHub
5 20 (48.78%) Heroku
6 17 (41.46%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.44%) Google App Engine
8 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (2.44%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (2.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (2.44%) Serverless
8 1 (2.44%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) SNMP
2 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) DataStage
1 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (90.24%) Maven
2 33 (80.49%) Jenkins
3 30 (73.17%) Git (software)
4 25 (60.98%) SonarQube
4 25 (60.98%) Sonatype Nexus
5 20 (48.78%) Gerrit
5 20 (48.78%) GitLab
6 6 (14.63%) Selenium
7 5 (12.20%) Gradle
7 5 (12.20%) SoapUI
8 3 (7.32%) JUnit
8 3 (7.32%) Subversion
9 1 (2.44%) Hudson
9 1 (2.44%) JIRA
9 1 (2.44%) JMeter
9 1 (2.44%) Mockito
9 1 (2.44%) MSBuild
9 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.44%) Toad
9 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (58.54%) Banking
2 8 (19.51%) Finance
3 5 (12.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (48.78%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 17 (41.46%) Senior DevOps
3 17 (41.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 12 (29.27%) Developer
5 10 (24.39%) Java Developer
6 5 (12.20%) DevOps Specialist
6 5 (12.20%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (12.20%) J2EE Web Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Java Web Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Kubernetes Specialist
6 5 (12.20%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Android Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.44%) AWS Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Azure Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (63.41%) Node.js
2 9 (21.95%) SOAP
3 8 (19.51%) REST
3 8 (19.51%) Spring
3 8 (19.51%) Web Services
4 6 (14.63%) J2EE
5 3 (7.32%) RESTful
6 2 (4.88%) Android SDK
6 2 (4.88%) XML
7 1 (2.44%) boto
7 1 (2.44%) EDI
7 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.44%) HTML
7 1 (2.44%) HTML5
7 1 (2.44%) Kafka
7 1 (2.44%) Middleware
7 1 (2.44%) RxJava
7 1 (2.44%) Spring Boot
7 1 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (2.44%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 25 (60.98%) iPad
2 5 (12.20%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) DataPower
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.44%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Android
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
1 2 (4.88%) Unix
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) AIX
2 1 (2.44%) Debian
2 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (73.17%) TDD
3 27 (65.85%) DevOps
4 26 (63.41%) BDD
4 26 (63.41%) Scrum
5 25 (60.98%) E-Commerce
6 8 (19.51%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 6 (14.63%) Open Source
7 6 (14.63%) SOA
7 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.20%) Web Development
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.32%) Mobile Development
11 2 (4.88%) Android Development
12 1 (2.44%) API Development
12 1 (2.44%) Continuous Delivery
12 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
12 1 (2.44%) Microservices
12 1 (2.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) Groovy
1 26 (63.41%) Python
2 21 (51.22%) Bash Shell
2 21 (51.22%) Ruby
3 12 (29.27%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) SQL
5 2 (4.88%) Kotlin
5 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) Go
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) Korn
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (51.22%) GCP
2 1 (2.44%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (56.10%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (60.98%) Consul
1 25 (60.98%) Kubernetes
1 25 (60.98%) Mesos
2 2 (4.88%) Ansible
2 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.88%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) Terraform
3 1 (2.44%) Graylog
3 1 (2.44%) Kibana
3 1 (2.44%) Nagios
3 1 (2.44%) Salt
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) IBM
2 3 (7.32%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) New Relic
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Perforce
3 1 (2.44%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.44%) Splunk
3 1 (2.44%) VMware