Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 2019 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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 218 228 236
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8 -20
Contract jobs citing Ant 8 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.39% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.81% 1.75% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 18
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -3.61% -5.68%
10th Percentile £327 £500 £475
90th Percentile £796 £573 £868
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +0.91%
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 985 1,542 1,386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.86% 22.22% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 1,293 1,095
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £363
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £498
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.50% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
City of London median hourly rate £52.00 £43.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.54% +70.59% -21.54%
10th Percentile £30.65 £43.25 £23.24
90th Percentile £90.50 £43.75 £59.45
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 £39.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +32.48% +30.83% -7.69%

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 18 November 2019.

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 18 November 2019, 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 7 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (75.00%) Maven
2 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (62.50%) Gradle
3 5 (62.50%) JSON
3 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) JUnit
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) GitHub
4 4 (50.00%) User Experience
5 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
5 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
5 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (37.50%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (37.50%) Puppet
5 3 (37.50%) Selenium
5 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
5 3 (37.50%) Mockito
5 3 (37.50%) AWS
5 3 (37.50%) Open Source
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 6 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (25.00%) Confluence
3 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (25.00%) JBoss
3 2 (25.00%) Jetty
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) GitHub
2 3 (37.50%) AWS
3 2 (25.00%) Azure
4 1 (12.50%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) SSH
3 1 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (75.00%) Maven
2 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) Gradle
3 4 (50.00%) JUnit
4 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
4 3 (37.50%) git-flow
4 3 (37.50%) JMeter
4 3 (37.50%) Mockito
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (25.00%) FishEye
5 2 (25.00%) Hudson
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) Leiningen
5 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
5 2 (25.00%) Poseidon for UML
5 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) KYC Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) HTML5
1 5 (62.50%) JSON
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
1 5 (62.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) RxJava
2 3 (37.50%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (25.00%) GWT
3 2 (25.00%) JMS
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Node.js
3 2 (25.00%) Play Framework
3 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (25.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (25.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) Debian
2 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) API Development
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Multithreaded Programming
3 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (25.00%) JVM Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Thought Leadership
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Kotlin
4 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) Clojure
5 2 (25.00%) ClojureScript
5 2 (25.00%) Groovy
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) Scala
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) VBA
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Salt
3 1 (12.50%) Ansible
3 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
3 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (25.00%) Hortonworks
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian