Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 17 January 2019 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 458 432 356
Rank change year-on-year -26 -76 +72
Contract jobs citing Ant 168 206 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.44% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.63% 2.23% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 138 127
London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £406 £381 £363
90th Percentile £650 £700 £625
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
London median hourly rate £43.92 £44.62 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.59% -4.04% -
10th Percentile £41.96 £39.17 £45.75
90th Percentile £45.87 £47.51 £47.25
England median hourly rate £43.92 £43.75 £28.92
% change year-on-year +0.38% +51.29% -28.16%

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 10,276 9,233 7,526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.13% 19.86% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,586 7,058 5,434
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £368 £356 £325
90th Percentile £675 £638 £613
England median daily rate £488 £470 £430
% change year-on-year +3.72% +9.30% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 10
London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.65 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.84% -2.16% +5.33%
10th Percentile £30.00 £21.65 £15.85
90th Percentile £53.00 £46.87 £56.15
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% +6.71% +2.50%

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Ant as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Ant in London

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in London

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ant in London over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ant in London

Ant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ant in London

Ant
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the London region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -19 20 £500 -4.76% 8
South London -2 19 £500 +17.65% 1
West London +12 4 £350 -20.00% 2
East London -32 2 £625 +4.17% 4
North London - 1 £450 -
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Ant.

1 142 (84.52%) Java
2 131 (77.98%) Jenkins
3 128 (76.19%) Maven
4 83 (49.40%) Git (software)
5 76 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (44.64%) DevOps
7 65 (38.69%) Continuous Integration
8 63 (37.50%) Gradle
9 56 (33.33%) Test Automation
10 48 (28.57%) Linux
11 46 (27.38%) Finance
11 46 (27.38%) Ansible
12 45 (26.79%) Selenium
13 44 (26.19%) Cucumber
14 43 (25.60%) Docker
15 40 (23.81%) Puppet
16 39 (23.21%) Banking
16 39 (23.21%) Python
17 38 (22.62%) SQL
17 38 (22.62%) TeamCity
18 35 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
19 34 (20.24%) Microsoft Azure
19 34 (20.24%) JavaScript
20 32 (19.05%) WebDriver
20 32 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
21 31 (18.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
22 30 (17.86%) Windows
22 30 (17.86%) AngularJS
23 29 (17.26%) Spring
24 28 (16.67%) HTML

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 25 (14.88%) Apache
2 24 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 18 (10.71%) nginx
4 17 (10.12%) WebSphere
5 13 (7.74%) IIS
5 13 (7.74%) Jetty
5 13 (7.74%) Mongrel
6 11 (6.55%) Confluence
7 8 (4.76%) WebLogic
8 7 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (3.57%) JBoss
10 5 (2.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (2.38%) Apache Spark
11 4 (2.38%) CMS
12 3 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (1.19%) GlassFish
13 2 (1.19%) JCAPS
13 2 (1.19%) NetWeaver
13 2 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) HipChat
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 35 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (20.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (14.88%) BrowserStack
4 24 (14.29%) GitHub
5 16 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (7.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (6.55%) Sumo Logic
8 8 (4.76%) IBM Cloud
9 7 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (4.17%) OpenShift
10 6 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (3.57%) Sauce Labs
11 5 (2.98%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (2.98%) Amazon S3
11 5 (2.98%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (2.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (2.38%) Google Analytics
13 2 (1.19%) Google App Engine
13 2 (1.19%) PaaS
13 2 (1.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.29%) HTTP
2 7 (4.17%) FTP
3 6 (3.57%) DNS
3 6 (3.57%) OpenLDAP
3 6 (3.57%) OpenVPN
3 6 (3.57%) SSH
4 4 (2.38%) SSL
4 4 (2.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.60%) DSL
5 1 (0.60%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.95%) NoSQL
1 10 (5.95%) Relational Database
2 8 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.57%) HBase
4 5 (2.98%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.38%) Apache Hive
5 4 (2.38%) Big Data
5 4 (2.38%) Data Lake
5 4 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.38%) Sqoop
6 3 (1.79%) Blockchain
6 3 (1.79%) MySQL
6 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.19%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.60%) DB2
8 1 (0.60%) KDB
8 1 (0.60%) Redis
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 131 (77.98%) Jenkins
2 128 (76.19%) Maven
3 83 (49.40%) Git (software)
4 63 (37.50%) Gradle
5 45 (26.79%) Selenium
6 44 (26.19%) Cucumber
7 38 (22.62%) TeamCity
8 32 (19.05%) WebDriver
9 31 (18.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 24 (14.29%) JUnit
10 24 (14.29%) Subversion
11 22 (13.10%) Bitbucket
11 22 (13.10%) JIRA
12 18 (10.71%) CruiseControl
12 18 (10.71%) MSBuild
13 16 (9.52%) Sonatype Nexus
13 16 (9.52%) Vagrant
14 14 (8.33%) Eclipse
15 11 (6.55%) Artifactory
15 11 (6.55%) Travis CI
General
1 46 (27.38%) Finance
2 39 (23.21%) Banking
3 15 (8.93%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.76%) Front Office
4 8 (4.76%) Games
5 2 (1.19%) Back Office
5 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.19%) Marketing
5 2 (1.19%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 54 (32.14%) Developer
2 44 (26.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 39 (23.21%) Java Developer
4 30 (17.86%) Automation Tester
4 30 (17.86%) Tester
5 13 (7.74%) Azure DevOps
5 13 (7.74%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 13 (7.74%) Azure Engineer
5 13 (7.74%) Java Automation Tester
5 13 (7.74%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 13 (7.74%) Selenium Tester
6 12 (7.14%) Build Engineer
7 11 (6.55%) AWS Engineer
8 9 (5.36%) AWS DevOps
8 9 (5.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.76%) Build and Configuration Engineer
9 8 (4.76%) Configuration Engineer
9 8 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
10 7 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (3.57%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.86%) AngularJS
2 29 (17.26%) Spring
3 28 (16.67%) HTML
4 25 (14.88%) Hibernate
5 20 (11.90%) HTML5
6 19 (11.31%) J2EE
6 19 (11.31%) XML
7 18 (10.71%) Web Services
8 17 (10.12%) CSS
8 17 (10.12%) Servlets
9 16 (9.52%) REST
10 13 (7.74%) .NET
10 13 (7.74%) JRuby
10 13 (7.74%) SOAP
11 12 (7.14%) React
12 10 (5.95%) JMS
13 8 (4.76%) DOM
13 8 (4.76%) JDBC
13 8 (4.76%) JSON
13 8 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.14%) Fixed Income
2 8 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.17%) User Experience
4 6 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.98%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (2.98%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.79%) Equities
7 2 (1.19%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.19%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.19%) Derivative
7 2 (1.19%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.60%) Blog
8 1 (0.60%) FMCG
8 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.60%) iPad
8 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 48 (28.57%) Linux
2 30 (17.86%) Windows
3 21 (12.50%) Unix
4 20 (11.90%) CentOS
5 17 (10.12%) Ubuntu
6 13 (7.74%) Debian
6 13 (7.74%) Fedora
7 12 (7.14%) Android
8 11 (6.55%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.60%) RancherOS
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (44.64%) DevOps
3 65 (38.69%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 27 (16.07%) Continuous Delivery
6 22 (13.10%) Configuration Management
7 20 (11.90%) BDD
8 19 (11.31%) TDD
9 18 (10.71%) Microservices
10 16 (9.52%) Computer Science
11 13 (7.74%) Front End Development
11 13 (7.74%) SDET
12 12 (7.14%) Cloud Operations
12 12 (7.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 12 (7.14%) Migration
13 11 (6.55%) Analytics
13 11 (6.55%) Scrum
13 11 (6.55%) Unit Testing
14 10 (5.95%) Build Automation
14 10 (5.95%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 142 (84.52%) Java
2 39 (23.21%) Python
3 38 (22.62%) SQL
4 34 (20.24%) JavaScript
5 25 (14.88%) C#
6 24 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 20 (11.90%) C++
7 20 (11.90%) Perl
8 19 (11.31%) Ruby
8 19 (11.31%) Shell Script
9 16 (9.52%) PowerShell
10 15 (8.93%) Groovy
11 13 (7.74%) Go
12 9 (5.36%) C
12 9 (5.36%) Scala
13 7 (4.17%) Java 8
13 7 (4.17%) XPath
14 5 (2.98%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.98%) T-SQL
15 4 (2.38%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 17 (10.12%) Degree
2 13 (7.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.19%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.19%) OCPJP
4 2 (1.19%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 43 (25.60%) Docker
2 14 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.74%) VirtualBox
4 12 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.57%) Postfix
5 6 (3.57%) Squid
5 6 (3.57%) vCloud
6 5 (2.98%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.38%) HDFS
8 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.60%) KVM
8 1 (0.60%) Varnish
8 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 46 (27.38%) Ansible
2 40 (23.81%) Puppet
3 32 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (16.67%) Terraform
5 23 (13.69%) Kubernetes
6 22 (13.10%) Kibana
7 18 (10.71%) logstash
8 14 (8.33%) Packer
9 13 (7.74%) Salt
10 12 (7.14%) Graylog
10 12 (7.14%) Nagios
11 7 (4.17%) Automic
12 6 (3.57%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (3.57%) Rancher
12 6 (3.57%) ZABBIX
13 5 (2.98%) Grafana
13 5 (2.98%) Rsyslog
13 5 (2.98%) Sysdig
14 4 (2.38%) Oozie
15 2 (1.19%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 20 (11.90%) VMware
2 18 (10.71%) Splunk
3 17 (10.12%) Oracle
3 17 (10.12%) Perforce
4 15 (8.93%) Microsoft
5 14 (8.33%) Google
6 13 (7.74%) New Relic
6 13 (7.74%) Red Hat
7 12 (7.14%) AppDynamics
8 11 (6.55%) Adobe
9 10 (5.95%) Sybase
10 6 (3.57%) Solace
10 6 (3.57%) Sonatype
11 5 (2.98%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (2.98%) Sitecore
12 4 (2.38%) MuleSoft
12 4 (2.38%) webMethods
13 3 (1.79%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.79%) SAP
13 3 (1.79%) TIBCO