Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 210 228
Rank change year-on-year -21 +18 +29
Contract jobs citing Ant 20 36 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.54% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.44% 2.90% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 41
City of London median daily rate £519 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.68% - -
10th Percentile £475 £398 £350
90th Percentile £868 £629 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £496 £550
% change year-on-year +0.91% -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 1386 1241 1348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.47% 18.45% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 1016 1115
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £307
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
City of London median hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.54% -13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £23.24 £31.25 £35.38
90th Percentile £59.45 £33.75 £50.13
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +3.45%

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 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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Ant.

1 18 (90.00%) Java
1 18 (90.00%) Maven
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) Finance
3 13 (65.00%) Banking
3 13 (65.00%) Web Services
3 13 (65.00%) Spring
3 13 (65.00%) Open Source
4 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
6 10 (50.00%) Selenium
7 8 (40.00%) Python
7 8 (40.00%) J2EE
7 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (40.00%) DevOps
8 7 (35.00%) Docker
9 6 (30.00%) Ansible
9 6 (30.00%) SoapUI
9 6 (30.00%) REST
9 6 (30.00%) Web Development
9 6 (30.00%) HTML
9 6 (30.00%) SOAP
9 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (30.00%) JBoss
9 6 (30.00%) Unix
9 6 (30.00%) N-Tier
9 6 (30.00%) SOA
9 6 (30.00%) Retail
10 5 (25.00%) IBM
10 5 (25.00%) CSS

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 (30.00%) JBoss
2 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (10.00%) Confluence
4 2 (10.00%) GemFire
5 1 (5.00%) Apache
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Pig
5 1 (5.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) Bluemix
2 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (15.00%) GitHub
2 3 (15.00%) IBM Cloud
2 3 (15.00%) npm
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.00%) HBase
3 1 (5.00%) Impala
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (5.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (90.00%) Maven
2 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 10 (50.00%) Selenium
4 6 (30.00%) SoapUI
5 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (25.00%) Gradle
6 4 (20.00%) Subversion
6 4 (20.00%) TeamCity
7 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (15.00%) Vagrant
8 2 (10.00%) Bundler
8 2 (10.00%) gulp
8 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
8 2 (10.00%) JIRA
8 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
9 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (5.00%) NUnit
9 1 (5.00%) Protractor
9 1 (5.00%) TestNG
9 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (65.00%) Banking
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Retail
3 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (30.00%) J2EE Developer
3 6 (30.00%) J2EE Web Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Java Web Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Web Developer
4 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Tools Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) Spring
1 13 (65.00%) Web Services
2 8 (40.00%) J2EE
3 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) REST
3 6 (30.00%) SOAP
4 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) RESTful
5 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (20.00%) HTML5
5 4 (20.00%) JPA
6 3 (15.00%) CSS3
6 3 (15.00%) Java EE
6 3 (15.00%) JSON
6 3 (15.00%) React
6 3 (15.00%) Servlets
6 3 (15.00%) Spring Boot
6 3 (15.00%) Spring MVC
6 3 (15.00%) XML
7 2 (10.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Tandem
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Unix
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Open Source
3 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (40.00%) DevOps
5 6 (30.00%) SOA
5 6 (30.00%) Web Development
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 3 (15.00%) BDD
7 3 (15.00%) High Availability
7 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (15.00%) MVC
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
8 2 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (10.00%) Low Latency
8 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (10.00%) Time Management
9 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
9 1 (5.00%) Product Management
9 1 (5.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) C++
6 2 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CFA
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Ansible
2 3 (15.00%) Puppet
3 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.00%) Black Duck
4 1 (5.00%) MuleSoft
4 1 (5.00%) Perforce
4 1 (5.00%) Splunk