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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
London / Croydon
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Ant 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.14% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 37 57 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 21.02% 20.88% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 41 25
Median daily rate £405 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £348 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £484 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 11 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 11 (100.00%) Maven
1 11 (100.00%) DevOps
2 10 (90.91%) Kibana
2 10 (90.91%) Jenkins
2 10 (90.91%) Ansible
2 10 (90.91%) Docker
2 10 (90.91%) logstash
2 10 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (90.91%) vCloud
2 10 (90.91%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (90.91%) MCollective
2 10 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (90.91%) CentOS
2 10 (90.91%) Git (software)
2 10 (90.91%) ZABBIX
2 10 (90.91%) OpenLDAP
2 10 (90.91%) Postfix
2 10 (90.91%) Confluence
2 10 (90.91%) Puppet
2 10 (90.91%) OpenVPN
2 10 (90.91%) Squid
2 10 (90.91%) JIRA
2 10 (90.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (90.91%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (90.91%) Scrum
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) SSH
2 10 (90.91%) DNS

Ant
Top Related 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 10 (90.91%) Apache
1 10 (90.91%) Confluence
1 10 (90.91%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (63.64%) nginx
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 10 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) DNS
1 10 (90.91%) OpenLDAP
1 10 (90.91%) OpenVPN
1 10 (90.91%) SSH
2 7 (63.64%) IPsec
2 7 (63.64%) Reverse Proxy
2 7 (63.64%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (81.82%) Hadoop
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Maven
2 10 (90.91%) Git (software)
2 10 (90.91%) Jenkins
2 10 (90.91%) JIRA
2 10 (90.91%) JUnit
2 10 (90.91%) Liquibase
2 10 (90.91%) SonarQube
2 10 (90.91%) Sonatype Nexus
3 9 (81.82%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (27.27%) Bitbucket
5 1 (9.09%) Gradle
5 1 (9.09%) Hudson
5 1 (9.09%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Elastic Stack
1 10 (90.91%) MCollective
2 9 (81.82%) Software Packaging
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) CentOS
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) RancherOS
2 7 (63.64%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 11 (100.00%) DevOps
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Continuous Delivery
2 10 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (90.91%) Scrum
2 10 (90.91%) Service Management
2 10 (90.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (81.82%) Identity Management
3 9 (81.82%) Workflow
4 3 (27.27%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Case Management
6 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) Groovy
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Docker
1 10 (90.91%) Postfix
1 10 (90.91%) Squid
1 10 (90.91%) vCloud
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) Ansible
1 10 (90.91%) Docker Swarm
1 10 (90.91%) Kibana
1 10 (90.91%) Kubernetes
1 10 (90.91%) logstash
1 10 (90.91%) Puppet
1 10 (90.91%) Rancher
1 10 (90.91%) Terraform
1 10 (90.91%) ZABBIX
2 7 (63.64%) Consul
2 7 (63.64%) HAProxy
2 7 (63.64%) Packer
3 1 (9.09%) Rsyslog
3 1 (9.09%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
1 10 (90.91%) Sonatype
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) AppDynamics
2 7 (63.64%) Vyatta
3 2 (18.18%) Atlassian