Period
to 3 April 2020

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 3 April 2020 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
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 159 225 250
Rank change year-on-year +66 +25 -41
Contract jobs citing Ant 15 25 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.36% 0.37% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.11% 1.80% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 9
Median daily rate £450 £500 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -23.08% +40.54%
10th Percentile £336 £470 £472
90th Percentile £700 £629 £938
Central London median daily rate £414 £500 £550
% change year-on-year -17.25% -9.09% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 710 1,389 1,443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.03% 20.54% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 1,058 1,173
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £373
90th Percentile £666 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £512 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.43% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
Median hourly rate £48.50 £45.50 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.59% -30.00% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £20.25 £36.25
90th Percentile £62.00 £58.25 £70.67
Median hourly rate £48.50 £45.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year +6.59% -30.00% -

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Ant as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ant in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Ant in the City of London

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ant in the City of London over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Ant in the City of London

Ant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Ant in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Ant in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 10 (66.67%) HTML5
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (66.67%) Multithreaded Programming
3 9 (60.00%) Data Structures
3 9 (60.00%) GitHub
4 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
4 8 (53.33%) Maven
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) Spring
5 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (46.67%) JUnit
5 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
6 6 (40.00%) CSS
6 6 (40.00%) J2EE
6 6 (40.00%) SOAP
6 6 (40.00%) Web Services
6 6 (40.00%) XML
6 6 (40.00%) JMeter
6 6 (40.00%) HTTP
6 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (40.00%) Mockito
6 6 (40.00%) RESTful
6 6 (40.00%) Open Source
6 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
6 6 (40.00%) Web Development
6 6 (40.00%) JSON

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 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
2 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) GitHub
2 5 (33.33%) AWS
3 3 (20.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
1 8 (53.33%) Maven
2 7 (46.67%) JUnit
3 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (40.00%) git-flow
3 6 (40.00%) Gradle
3 6 (40.00%) JMeter
3 6 (40.00%) Mockito
4 3 (20.00%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (13.33%) Selenium
6 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
6 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (6.67%) Subversion
6 1 (6.67%) Toad
General
1 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
1 11 (73.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
1 10 (66.67%) HTML5
2 7 (46.67%) Spring
3 6 (40.00%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) J2EE
3 6 (40.00%) JSON
3 6 (40.00%) RESTful
3 6 (40.00%) RxJava
3 6 (40.00%) SOAP
3 6 (40.00%) Web Services
3 6 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) Swing
5 2 (13.33%) JDBC
6 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (6.67%) JMS
6 1 (6.67%) JSP
6 1 (6.67%) Node.js
6 1 (6.67%) REST
6 1 (6.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (60.00%) Data Structures
3 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (40.00%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (33.33%) User Experience
5 4 (26.67%) Fixed Income
6 1 (6.67%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (66.67%) Multithreaded Programming
1 10 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) API Development
3 6 (40.00%) Open Source
3 6 (40.00%) SDLC
3 6 (40.00%) Web Development
4 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (33.33%) Thought Leadership
4 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 4 (26.67%) Concurrent Programming
5 4 (26.67%) DevOps
5 4 (26.67%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (26.67%) OO
5 4 (26.67%) OOD
5 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (13.33%) Microservices
8 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) Kotlin
4 3 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Java 8
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Ansible
1 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 3 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat