Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 203 204
Rank change year-on-year -33 +1 +29
Contract jobs citing Ant 11 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.46% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.82% 2.57% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 21
City of London median daily rate £663 £485 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.53% -11.77% -0.90%
10th Percentile £479 £315 £350
90th Percentile £938 £588 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £450 £550
% change year-on-year +16.67% -18.18% -
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 1,341 1,089 979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.88% 17.73% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,087 900 793
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 £331 £308
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
City of London median hourly rate £65.00 - £37.50
10th Percentile £62.50 - £32.28
90th Percentile £71.12 - £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £65.00 - £37.50

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) Maven
3 7 (63.64%) Banking
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
5 5 (45.45%) DevOps
5 5 (45.45%) Open Source
5 5 (45.45%) Selenium
6 4 (36.36%) Python
6 4 (36.36%) J2EE
6 4 (36.36%) Web Services
6 4 (36.36%) Spring
6 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (36.36%) Docker
7 3 (27.27%) Ansible
7 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (27.27%) GitHub
7 3 (27.27%) Atlassian
7 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
7 3 (27.27%) REST
7 3 (27.27%) Puppet
7 3 (27.27%) JBoss
7 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
7 3 (27.27%) SOA
7 3 (27.27%) Web Development
7 3 (27.27%) SOAP
7 3 (27.27%) Retail

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 3 (27.27%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Pig
3 1 (9.09%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) GitHub
2 3 (27.27%) npm
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
2 1 (9.09%) HBase
2 1 (9.09%) Impala
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (9.09%) QlikView
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Maven
2 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
3 5 (45.45%) Selenium
4 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
5 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
5 2 (18.18%) TestRail
6 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
6 1 (9.09%) Bower
6 1 (9.09%) Build Forge
6 1 (9.09%) Chocolatey
6 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 1 (9.09%) Gradle
6 1 (9.09%) MSBuild
6 1 (9.09%) SonarQube
6 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
6 1 (9.09%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE Web Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Java Web Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Lead Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Tools Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Developer in Test
6 1 (9.09%) Java Developer in Test
6 1 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Social Media Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) J2EE
1 4 (36.36%) Spring
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) REST
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) JPA
3 1 (9.09%) Kafka
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) Tandem
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) Open Source
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Case Management
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (9.09%) Mathematical Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) QA Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
1 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Atlassian
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Black Duck
3 1 (9.09%) Perforce
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk