Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 121 225 218
Rank change year-on-year +104 -7 +7
Contract jobs citing Ant 8 11 41
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.38% 0.17% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.89% 1.00% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 15
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £445 £368 £494
90th Percentile £625 £732 £605
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £538
% change year-on-year - +2.33% +8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 423 1,104 1,528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.84% 17.08% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 841 1,241
Median daily rate £513 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.29% +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £363 £382 £363
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £509 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -3.10% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £56.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +48.34% +51.05%
10th Percentile £33.65 £20.45 £28.00
90th Percentile £53.60 £79.00 £69.77
Median hourly rate £35.00 £56.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -37.50% +60.00% +37.25%

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

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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 14 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Ant in the City of London

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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 14 August 2020, 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) AWS
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) Fixed Income
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (62.50%) QA
3 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Multithreading
3 5 (62.50%) Electronic Trading
3 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 5 (62.50%) OOD
3 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) Swing
3 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (62.50%) Data Structures
3 5 (62.50%) Concurrent Programming
3 5 (62.50%) Multithreaded Programming
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Ansible
4 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Puppet
5 2 (25.00%) GitHub
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Unix

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) AWS
2 2 (25.00%) GitHub
2 2 (25.00%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket Server
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) HTML5
1 5 (62.50%) Swing
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Structures
1 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (62.50%) Fixed Income
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Concurrent Programming
1 5 (62.50%) Electronic Trading
1 5 (62.50%) Multithreaded Programming
1 5 (62.50%) Multithreading
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) OOD
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
1 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Atlassian