Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 239 211
Rank change year-on-year +9 -28 +3
Contract jobs citing Ant 25 17 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.35% 0.24% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.56% 1.25% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 26
City of London median daily rate £500 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +4.55% -
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £496
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.95% -9.91%
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 1,602 1,364 1,161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.46% 18.92% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,324 1,078 946
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £368 £363 £350
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.25% -21.54% -13.33%
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -13.33%

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

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

Ant
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 10 £500 -
Ant
Central London

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 23 (92.00%) Maven
1 23 (92.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (60.00%) Java
3 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (40.00%) Selenium
4 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 10 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 10 (40.00%) SDET
4 10 (40.00%) BrowserStack
5 8 (32.00%) Docker
5 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (32.00%) TDD
5 8 (32.00%) Banking
6 7 (28.00%) Ruby
6 7 (28.00%) IBM
6 7 (28.00%) DevOps
6 7 (28.00%) GitHub
6 7 (28.00%) Consul
7 6 (24.00%) IBM Cloud
7 6 (24.00%) npm
7 6 (24.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (24.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (24.00%) GitLab
7 6 (24.00%) Kubernetes
7 6 (24.00%) SonarQube
7 6 (24.00%) Gerrit
7 6 (24.00%) Node.js
7 6 (24.00%) BDD

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 (24.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (8.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) nginx
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) BrowserStack
2 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (28.00%) GitHub
4 6 (24.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (24.00%) Heroku
4 6 (24.00%) IBM Cloud
4 6 (24.00%) npm
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (4.00%) Slack
5 1 (4.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) DataStage
2 1 (4.00%) Redis
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (92.00%) Jenkins
1 23 (92.00%) Maven
2 10 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (40.00%) Selenium
2 10 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (24.00%) Gerrit
4 6 (24.00%) GitLab
4 6 (24.00%) SonarQube
4 6 (24.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (20.00%) Gradle
6 3 (12.00%) Hudson
7 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
7 1 (4.00%) Grunt
7 1 (4.00%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (4.00%) JIRA
7 1 (4.00%) Toad
7 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (32.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Automation Tester
1 10 (40.00%) Tester
2 6 (24.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Senior DevOps
2 6 (24.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Android Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Middleware Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Release Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Node.js
2 2 (8.00%) Android SDK
2 2 (8.00%) REST
2 2 (8.00%) SOAP
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) EDI
3 1 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (4.00%) J2EE
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.00%) Sensu
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) iPad
2 1 (4.00%) Blog
2 1 (4.00%) DataPower
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Unix
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) AIX
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
4 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) SDET
2 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (32.00%) TDD
4 7 (28.00%) DevOps
5 6 (24.00%) BDD
5 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (24.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) OO
6 3 (12.00%) OOP
7 2 (8.00%) Android Development
7 2 (8.00%) Mobile Development
7 2 (8.00%) SOA
8 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.00%) Dashboard Development
8 1 (4.00%) ETL
8 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) Ruby
3 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (24.00%) Groovy
3 6 (24.00%) Python
4 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Korn
5 1 (4.00%) Kotlin
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Consul
2 6 (24.00%) Kubernetes
2 6 (24.00%) Mesos
3 3 (12.00%) Puppet
4 2 (8.00%) Ansible
4 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.00%) Grafana
5 1 (4.00%) Graphite
5 1 (4.00%) HAProxy
5 1 (4.00%) Packer
5 1 (4.00%) Terraform
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle