Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 218 202
Rank change year-on-year -1 -16 +46
Contract jobs citing Ant 34 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.49% 0.32% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.34% 1.66% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 21
City of London median daily rate £550 £498 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.55% -5.24% -
10th Percentile £485 £353 £313
90th Percentile £620 £550 £625
Central London median daily rate £544 £463 £500
% change year-on-year +17.57% -7.50% -4.76%
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 1,452 1,203 1,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.07% 19.37% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,170 934 854
City of London median daily rate £500 £463 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +0.54% +5.14%
10th Percentile £369 £322 £313
90th Percentile £627 £625 £601
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
City of London median hourly rate £37.75 - £36.82
10th Percentile £28.00 - £30.78
90th Percentile £69.77 - £45.26
Central London median hourly rate £37.75 - £36.82

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (91.18%) Maven
2 25 (73.53%) TDD
2 25 (73.53%) Git (software)
2 25 (73.53%) Jenkins
3 23 (67.65%) DevOps
4 22 (64.71%) BDD
4 22 (64.71%) Node.js
4 22 (64.71%) Groovy
4 22 (64.71%) Scrum
5 21 (61.76%) Python
6 20 (58.82%) E-Commerce
6 20 (58.82%) iPad
6 20 (58.82%) Mesos
6 20 (58.82%) Kubernetes
6 20 (58.82%) SonarQube
6 20 (58.82%) Sonatype Nexus
6 20 (58.82%) Consul
6 20 (58.82%) npm
7 18 (52.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (52.94%) Docker
7 18 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (52.94%) Banking
8 16 (47.06%) GitHub
8 16 (47.06%) Bash Shell
8 16 (47.06%) Ruby
8 16 (47.06%) GCP
9 15 (44.12%) IBM
9 15 (44.12%) Cloud Foundry
9 15 (44.12%) Heroku

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 15 (44.12%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (17.65%) JBoss
3 3 (8.82%) Jetty
3 3 (8.82%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.94%) Apache
5 1 (2.94%) IIS
5 1 (2.94%) Liferay
5 1 (2.94%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.94%) nginx
5 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 20 (58.82%) npm
2 18 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (52.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 16 (47.06%) GitHub
4 15 (44.12%) Heroku
5 12 (35.29%) Bluemix
5 12 (35.29%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (5.88%) Google App Engine
7 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (2.94%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (2.94%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (2.94%) Serverless
7 1 (2.94%) Sumo Logic
7 1 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) SNMP
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Big Data
1 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.94%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (2.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 31 (91.18%) Maven
2 25 (73.53%) Git (software)
2 25 (73.53%) Jenkins
3 20 (58.82%) SonarQube
3 20 (58.82%) Sonatype Nexus
4 15 (44.12%) Gerrit
4 15 (44.12%) GitLab
5 7 (20.59%) Selenium
6 5 (14.71%) Gradle
6 5 (14.71%) SoapUI
7 4 (11.76%) JUnit
8 3 (8.82%) Subversion
9 2 (5.88%) Spock
10 1 (2.94%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (2.94%) Build Forge
10 1 (2.94%) git-flow
10 1 (2.94%) JIRA
10 1 (2.94%) MSBuild
10 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (52.94%) Banking
2 7 (20.59%) Finance
3 5 (14.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (44.12%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 12 (35.29%) Senior DevOps
3 12 (35.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 11 (32.35%) Developer
4 11 (32.35%) Java Developer
5 5 (14.71%) DevOps Specialist
5 5 (14.71%) J2EE Developer
5 5 (14.71%) J2EE Web Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Java Web Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Kubernetes Specialist
5 5 (14.71%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (64.71%) Node.js
2 10 (29.41%) Spring
3 8 (23.53%) Web Services
4 7 (20.59%) J2EE
4 7 (20.59%) SOAP
5 6 (17.65%) REST
6 5 (14.71%) RESTful
7 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.88%) HTML
7 2 (5.88%) HTML5
8 1 (2.94%) CSS
8 1 (2.94%) jBPM
8 1 (2.94%) JPA
8 1 (2.94%) JRuby
8 1 (2.94%) JSON
8 1 (2.94%) Kafka
8 1 (2.94%) Servlets
8 1 (2.94%) Spring MVC
8 1 (2.94%) Velocity
8 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (58.82%) iPad
2 5 (14.71%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.94%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Debian
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (73.53%) TDD
3 23 (67.65%) DevOps
4 22 (64.71%) BDD
4 22 (64.71%) Scrum
5 20 (58.82%) E-Commerce
6 8 (23.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
8 6 (17.65%) Open Source
9 5 (14.71%) Web Development
10 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (11.76%) SOA
11 2 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 2 (5.88%) Mobile Development
11 2 (5.88%) Pair Programming
11 2 (5.88%) Refactoring
12 1 (2.94%) API Development
12 1 (2.94%) Multithreaded Programming
12 1 (2.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) Groovy
2 21 (61.76%) Python
3 16 (47.06%) Bash Shell
3 16 (47.06%) Ruby
4 12 (35.29%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) Go
5 1 (2.94%) Java 8
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) Kotlin
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.94%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (47.06%) GCP
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (58.82%) Consul
1 20 (58.82%) Kubernetes
1 20 (58.82%) Mesos
2 2 (5.88%) Ansible
2 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.88%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) Terraform
3 1 (2.94%) Graylog
3 1 (2.94%) Kibana
3 1 (2.94%) Nagios
3 1 (2.94%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) IBM
2 4 (11.76%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) New Relic
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Perforce
3 1 (2.94%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.94%) Splunk
3 1 (2.94%) VMware