The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for Ant skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 24 June 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
London / Croydon
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 39 28
Rank change year-on-year +4 -11  
Contract jobs citing Ant 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 3.61% 1.63% 2.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.87% 5.41% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £39.98
% change year-on-year - -31.20%  

Ant is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 89 74 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 45.88% 30.20% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 46 14
Median daily rate £525 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.52% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £310 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £27.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing Ant as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Ant in Croydon

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ant in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Ant.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Maven
1 9 (100.00%) Groovy
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (88.89%) SonarQube
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (88.89%) Docker
2 8 (88.89%) Coaching
2 8 (88.89%) Liquibase
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 8 (88.89%) Bash Shell
2 8 (88.89%) REST
2 8 (88.89%) CentOS
2 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) JUnit
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) HTTP
2 8 (88.89%) Configuration Management
2 8 (88.89%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) Sonatype
2 8 (88.89%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (88.89%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (88.89%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (77.78%) Docker Swarm

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 7 (77.78%) Apache
1 7 (77.78%) Confluence
1 7 (77.78%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (77.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 7 (77.78%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (77.78%) Amazon ELB
2 7 (77.78%) Amazon S3
2 7 (77.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) HTTP
2 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 7 (77.78%) OpenLDAP
2 7 (77.78%) OpenVPN
2 7 (77.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Amazon RDS
1 8 (88.89%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Maven
2 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 8 (88.89%) JUnit
2 8 (88.89%) Liquibase
2 8 (88.89%) SonarQube
2 8 (88.89%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (77.78%) Bitbucket
3 7 (77.78%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) Gradle
4 1 (11.11%) Hudson
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) AWS DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) REST
2 7 (77.78%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (77.78%) MCollective
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) CentOS
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Coaching
2 8 (88.89%) Configuration Management
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
3 7 (77.78%) Service Management
3 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Groovy
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Docker
1 8 (88.89%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (77.78%) Postfix
2 7 (77.78%) Squid
2 7 (77.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Ansible
1 7 (77.78%) Docker Swarm
1 7 (77.78%) Kibana
1 7 (77.78%) Kubernetes
1 7 (77.78%) logstash
1 7 (77.78%) Puppet
1 7 (77.78%) Rancher
1 7 (77.78%) Rsyslog
1 7 (77.78%) Sysdig
1 7 (77.78%) Terraform
1 7 (77.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Sonatype
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle