Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 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
England > London
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 451 444 329
Rank change year-on-year -7 -115 +59
Contract jobs citing Ant 183 187 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.42% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.77% 2.12% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 127 172
London median daily rate £513 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +4.17% -8.57%
10th Percentile £404 £382 £313
90th Percentile £604 £645 £625
England median daily rate £493 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.68% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
London median hourly rate - £44.62 -
England median hourly rate - £42.50 £19.42
% change year-on-year - +118.87% -51.46%

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 10,353 8,824 7,916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 22.44% 19.80% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,639 6,595 5,751
London median daily rate £505 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +8.33% +4.59%
10th Percentile £363 £345 £313
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 11
London median hourly rate £32.00 £33.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.19% -15.63% +43.99%
10th Percentile £16.55 £20.99 £10.00
90th Percentile £62.22 £47.80 £57.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ant in London over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ant in London

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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

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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 15 October 2018. 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 -3 38 £538 +7.50% 4
South London -32 11 £500 +19.05% 2
West London -19 4 £350 -20.00% 8
East London - 3 £625 - 1
North London - 2 £450 - 1
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 London region with a requirement for Ant.

1 146 (79.78%) Maven
2 139 (75.96%) Jenkins
3 132 (72.13%) Java
4 107 (58.47%) Git (software)
5 98 (53.55%) Agile Software Development
6 95 (51.91%) DevOps
7 71 (38.80%) Continuous Integration
8 59 (32.24%) Banking
8 59 (32.24%) Gradle
8 59 (32.24%) Amazon AWS
9 57 (31.15%) Python
10 53 (28.96%) Docker
11 49 (26.78%) Ansible
11 49 (26.78%) Linux
12 45 (24.59%) Spring
12 45 (24.59%) TeamCity
12 45 (24.59%) Bash Shell
13 43 (23.50%) BDD
13 43 (23.50%) TDD
13 43 (23.50%) Web Services
13 43 (23.50%) SQL
14 42 (22.95%) Subversion
14 42 (22.95%) Puppet
14 42 (22.95%) Kubernetes
15 41 (22.40%) Finance
16 39 (21.31%) Test Automation
17 38 (20.77%) Microsoft Azure
17 38 (20.77%) JavaScript
18 36 (19.67%) Sonatype Nexus
19 35 (19.13%) Terraform

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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 30 (16.39%) Apache
2 29 (15.85%) Tomcat
3 23 (12.57%) WebSphere
4 19 (10.38%) IIS
4 19 (10.38%) Jetty
4 19 (10.38%) Mongrel
4 19 (10.38%) nginx
5 18 (9.84%) Confluence
6 16 (8.74%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (6.56%) JBoss
8 9 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (2.73%) WebLogic
11 4 (2.19%) Apache Spark
11 4 (2.19%) CMS
11 4 (2.19%) NetWeaver
12 3 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.55%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.55%) HipChat
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 59 (32.24%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (20.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (16.94%) GitHub
4 26 (14.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 22 (12.02%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (11.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 20 (10.93%) IBM Cloud
7 20 (10.93%) npm
8 17 (9.29%) Sumo Logic
9 16 (8.74%) Heroku
10 10 (5.46%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (5.46%) Amazon ELB
10 10 (5.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (4.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (4.37%) Amazon S3
12 8 (4.37%) OpenShift
12 8 (4.37%) Rackspace Cloud
13 7 (3.83%) Google App Engine
14 6 (3.28%) BrowserStack
14 6 (3.28%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 34 (18.58%) HTTP
2 9 (4.92%) DNS
2 9 (4.92%) OpenLDAP
2 9 (4.92%) OpenVPN
2 9 (4.92%) SSH
3 7 (3.83%) FTP
4 3 (1.64%) Firewall
4 3 (1.64%) VPN
5 2 (1.09%) DSL
5 2 (1.09%) SNMP
6 1 (0.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.92%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (3.28%) Big Data
3 6 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.73%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.19%) Apache Hive
5 4 (2.19%) Data Lake
5 4 (2.19%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.19%) HBase
5 4 (2.19%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.19%) SAP HANA
5 4 (2.19%) Sqoop
6 3 (1.64%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.09%) DataStage
7 2 (1.09%) DB2
7 2 (1.09%) MySQL
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Navigator
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 146 (79.78%) Maven
2 139 (75.96%) Jenkins
3 107 (58.47%) Git (software)
4 59 (32.24%) Gradle
5 45 (24.59%) TeamCity
6 42 (22.95%) Subversion
7 36 (19.67%) Sonatype Nexus
8 32 (17.49%) SonarQube
9 30 (16.39%) Selenium
10 29 (15.85%) JUnit
11 27 (14.75%) JIRA
12 26 (14.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 24 (13.11%) MSBuild
14 23 (12.57%) Bitbucket
14 23 (12.57%) CruiseControl
15 22 (12.02%) GitLab
16 21 (11.48%) Cucumber
16 21 (11.48%) Vagrant
17 17 (9.29%) Gerrit
18 15 (8.20%) Artifactory
General
1 59 (32.24%) Banking
2 41 (22.40%) Finance
3 15 (8.20%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.19%) Front Office
4 4 (2.19%) Retail
5 3 (1.64%) Games
5 3 (1.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.55%) Advertising
6 1 (0.55%) Back Office
6 1 (0.55%) Law
6 1 (0.55%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (37.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 66 (36.07%) Developer
3 47 (25.68%) Java Developer
4 16 (8.74%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 15 (8.20%) Azure Engineer
5 15 (8.20%) Senior DevOps
5 15 (8.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 14 (7.65%) AWS Engineer
6 14 (7.65%) Azure DevOps
6 14 (7.65%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 13 (7.10%) Automation Tester
7 13 (7.10%) AWS DevOps
7 13 (7.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 13 (7.10%) Tester
8 9 (4.92%) Build Engineer
9 8 (4.37%) Consultant
9 8 (4.37%) J2EE Developer
10 7 (3.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 7 (3.83%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.83%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (24.59%) Spring
2 43 (23.50%) Web Services
3 30 (16.39%) HTML
4 27 (14.75%) REST
4 27 (14.75%) XML
5 26 (14.21%) Hibernate
5 26 (14.21%) SOAP
6 22 (12.02%) HTML5
6 22 (12.02%) Node.js
7 21 (11.48%) J2EE
8 19 (10.38%) AngularJS
8 19 (10.38%) JRuby
8 19 (10.38%) Servlets
9 18 (9.84%) JMS
10 17 (9.29%) CSS
10 17 (9.29%) RESTful
11 13 (7.10%) Spring Boot
12 10 (5.46%) .NET
13 9 (4.92%) Elastic Stack
13 9 (4.92%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.38%) iPad
2 18 (9.84%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.65%) Fixed Income
4 9 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.37%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (4.37%) User Experience
6 7 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.28%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.73%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.73%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.19%) Derivative
9 4 (2.19%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.09%) DataPower
11 2 (1.09%) Equities
11 2 (1.09%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (1.09%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.55%) FMCG
12 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 49 (26.78%) Linux
2 28 (15.30%) Windows
3 27 (14.75%) CentOS
4 19 (10.38%) Debian
4 19 (10.38%) Ubuntu
5 18 (9.84%) Fedora
6 13 (7.10%) Unix
7 12 (6.56%) Android
8 9 (4.92%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.09%) AIX
10 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.55%) RancherOS
10 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (53.55%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (51.91%) DevOps
3 71 (38.80%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (23.50%) BDD
4 43 (23.50%) TDD
5 39 (21.31%) Test Automation
6 33 (18.03%) Continuous Delivery
7 28 (15.30%) Scrum
8 24 (13.11%) E-Commerce
9 22 (12.02%) Unit Testing
10 19 (10.38%) Configuration Management
10 19 (10.38%) Microservices
11 17 (9.29%) Migration
12 15 (8.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 12 (6.56%) Cloud Operations
13 12 (6.56%) Desktop Virtualisation
13 12 (6.56%) OO
13 12 (6.56%) SOA
14 10 (5.46%) Deployment Automation
14 10 (5.46%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 132 (72.13%) Java
2 57 (31.15%) Python
3 45 (24.59%) Bash Shell
4 43 (23.50%) SQL
5 38 (20.77%) JavaScript
6 35 (19.13%) Groovy
6 35 (19.13%) Ruby
7 23 (12.57%) Perl
8 22 (12.02%) PowerShell
8 22 (12.02%) Shell Script
9 19 (10.38%) Go
10 15 (8.20%) C#
10 15 (8.20%) C++
11 11 (6.01%) PL/SQL
12 7 (3.83%) Java 8
12 7 (3.83%) T-SQL
12 7 (3.83%) XPath
13 5 (2.73%) Apex Code
13 5 (2.73%) C
14 4 (2.19%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 20 (10.93%) Degree
2 17 (9.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.83%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.73%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.09%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.55%) ISEB
6 1 (0.55%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.55%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.56%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) SEPA
3 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 53 (28.96%) Docker
2 19 (10.38%) VirtualBox
2 19 (10.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.56%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.92%) Postfix
4 9 (4.92%) Squid
4 9 (4.92%) vCloud
5 8 (4.37%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (3.83%) Xen
7 6 (3.28%) KVM
8 4 (2.19%) HDFS
9 1 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 49 (26.78%) Ansible
2 42 (22.95%) Kubernetes
2 42 (22.95%) Puppet
3 35 (19.13%) Terraform
4 34 (18.58%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (14.75%) Kibana
6 26 (14.21%) logstash
7 19 (10.38%) Consul
7 19 (10.38%) Mesos
7 19 (10.38%) Salt
8 18 (9.84%) Graylog
8 18 (9.84%) Nagios
8 18 (9.84%) Packer
9 9 (4.92%) Docker Swarm
9 9 (4.92%) Rancher
9 9 (4.92%) ZABBIX
10 8 (4.37%) Rsyslog
10 8 (4.37%) Sysdig
11 7 (3.83%) Automic
12 4 (2.19%) Oozie
Vendors
1 28 (15.30%) VMware
2 24 (13.11%) Oracle
2 24 (13.11%) Splunk
3 21 (11.48%) IBM
3 21 (11.48%) Microsoft
4 20 (10.93%) Red Hat
5 19 (10.38%) New Relic
6 18 (9.84%) AppDynamics
7 16 (8.74%) Google
8 14 (7.65%) Perforce
9 9 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (4.92%) Sonatype
10 8 (4.37%) Rackspace
11 7 (3.83%) MuleSoft
11 7 (3.83%) Solace
11 7 (3.83%) TIBCO
12 6 (3.28%) Sybase
13 5 (2.73%) Sitecore
14 4 (2.19%) SAP
15 3 (1.64%) Informatica