Period
to 26 September 2021

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 26 September 2021 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
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 165 114 235
Rank change year-on-year -51 +121 -17
Contract jobs citing Ant 5 4 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.23% 0.064%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.76% 1.23% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
10th Percentile £405 " £390
25th Percentile £441 £525 £422
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £486 £550 £475
Median % change year-on-year -11.59% +15.79% -13.64%
75th Percentile £597 £575 £618
90th Percentile £726 " £703
Central London median daily rate £486 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -11.59% +15.79% -13.64%

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 662 325 1,089
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.22% 18.41% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 231 838
10th Percentile £413 £313 £375
25th Percentile £465 £425 £430
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £505 £525
Median % change year-on-year +11.39% -3.81% +5.00%
75th Percentile £650 £588 £600
90th Percentile £716 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
10th Percentile £25.90 £34.00 £12.95
25th Percentile £26.88 £35.88 £17.00
Median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -27.50% +90.48% -34.38%
75th Percentile £31.25 £44.38 £30.19
90th Percentile £32.30 £46.40 £45.38
Central London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% +90.48% -34.38%

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 26 September 2021.

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 26 September 2021, 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 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Azure
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Windows

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 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) Gradle
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) NetBeans
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) TestNG
3 1 (20.00%) TestRail
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) IAM Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SailPoint Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) JAXB
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) SailPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Servlets
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Vert.x
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) ATDD
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Complexity Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) SOLID
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) BeanShell
3 1 (20.00%) Bourne shell
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Clojure
3 1 (20.00%) F#
3 1 (20.00%) Go
3 1 (20.00%) Korn
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Rust
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com