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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
England / London
Rank 308 325 263
Rank change year-on-year +17 -62  
Contract jobs citing Ant 90 106 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.48% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.55% 3.03% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 71 113
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £55.00
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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3526 3502 3081
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.21% 15.82% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2585 2551 2183
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.70 £20.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £149.00 £50.00 £55.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ant in London

Ant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 9 £450 +5.88% 5
Canary Wharf -2 2 £600 +71.42%
Croydon - 2 £350 -
Feltham - 2 £425 - 1
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for Ant.

1 148 (82.22%) Maven
2 134 (74.44%) Java
3 123 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (66.11%) Jenkins
5 96 (53.33%) Git (software)
6 81 (45.00%) Scrum
7 72 (40.00%) Spring
7 72 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 72 (40.00%) DevOps
8 69 (38.33%) JUnit
9 66 (36.67%) SQL
10 64 (35.56%) Oracle
11 61 (33.89%) Linux
12 59 (32.78%) Banking
13 56 (31.11%) Web Services
14 54 (30.00%) Shell Script
14 54 (30.00%) JIRA
15 52 (28.89%) SOAP
16 51 (28.33%) XML
17 50 (27.78%) Configuration Management
18 49 (27.22%) Ansible
19 48 (26.67%) Puppet
20 46 (25.56%) Relational Database
21 45 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
22 44 (24.44%) Gradle
23 43 (23.89%) Docker
23 43 (23.89%) Unix
24 42 (23.33%) OO
24 42 (23.33%) JavaScript
24 42 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery

Ant
Top Related 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 39 (21.67%) Apache
2 33 (18.33%) Confluence
3 30 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (16.11%) JBoss
5 25 (13.89%) WebSphere
6 24 (13.33%) Tomcat
7 18 (10.00%) WebLogic
8 14 (7.78%) nginx
9 7 (3.89%) OpenStack
10 6 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (2.78%) Commerce Server
12 3 (1.67%) GlassFish
13 2 (1.11%) IIS
13 2 (1.11%) Jetty
13 2 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.56%) JCAPS
14 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.56%) WildFly
Applications
1 19 (10.56%) HipChat
2 8 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 45 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.11%) GitHub
3 8 (4.44%) IaaS
4 6 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.33%) Amazon S3
4 6 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (2.22%) OpenShift
6 4 (2.22%) PaaS
7 2 (1.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (1.11%) Loggly
7 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.11%) Slack
8 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.56%) Firebase
8 1 (0.56%) Office 365
8 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.56%) DNS
2 26 (14.44%) OpenLDAP
2 26 (14.44%) OpenVPN
2 26 (14.44%) SSH
3 15 (8.33%) VPN
4 14 (7.78%) Reverse Proxy
5 13 (7.22%) IPsec
6 9 (5.00%) Internet
7 6 (3.33%) FTP
7 6 (3.33%) HTTP
8 3 (1.67%) Intranet
9 2 (1.11%) Skype
9 2 (1.11%) SSL
10 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.56%) Relational Database
2 27 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (13.89%) Oracle Database
4 24 (13.33%) Hadoop
5 22 (12.22%) DB2
5 22 (12.22%) MySQL
6 15 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (4.44%) MongoDB
7 8 (4.44%) SQL Server
8 7 (3.89%) Big Data
9 6 (3.33%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.22%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.11%) AllegroGraph
11 2 (1.11%) Informix
11 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (1.11%) OrientDB
11 2 (1.11%) Riak
11 2 (1.11%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 148 (82.22%) Maven
2 119 (66.11%) Jenkins
3 96 (53.33%) Git (software)
4 69 (38.33%) JUnit
5 54 (30.00%) JIRA
6 44 (24.44%) Gradle
7 38 (21.11%) SonarQube
7 38 (21.11%) Sonatype Nexus
8 33 (18.33%) Hudson
8 33 (18.33%) Selenium
9 28 (15.56%) Subversion
10 27 (15.00%) Liquibase
11 23 (12.78%) Cucumber
12 20 (11.11%) SoapUI
13 19 (10.56%) JIRA Agile
14 17 (9.44%) Bitbucket
15 15 (8.33%) Concordion
15 15 (8.33%) Mockito
16 13 (7.22%) JBehave
16 13 (7.22%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (32.78%) Banking
2 32 (17.78%) Finance
3 13 (7.22%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.33%) Retail
5 5 (2.78%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.22%) Legal
7 3 (1.67%) Games
8 2 (1.11%) Advertising
8 2 (1.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (50.56%) Developer
2 69 (38.33%) Java Developer
3 39 (21.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (9.44%) Senior Developer
5 16 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (5.56%) Consultant
7 9 (5.00%) Architect
7 9 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
7 9 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.89%) AWS DevOps
8 7 (3.89%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (3.89%) Core Java Developer
8 7 (3.89%) Hybris Developer
8 7 (3.89%) Java Engineer
8 7 (3.89%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.33%) Applications Developer
9 6 (3.33%) Java Architect
10 5 (2.78%) Software Test Engineer
10 5 (2.78%) SQL Developer
10 5 (2.78%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (40.00%) Spring
2 56 (31.11%) Web Services
3 52 (28.89%) SOAP
4 51 (28.33%) XML
5 37 (20.56%) JSON
6 36 (20.00%) CSS
6 36 (20.00%) HTML
7 32 (17.78%) Elastic Stack
8 29 (16.11%) J2EE
9 26 (14.44%) JSP
9 26 (14.44%) MCollective
10 24 (13.33%) REST
11 22 (12.22%) JMS
12 21 (11.67%) Software Packaging
13 20 (11.11%) AngularJS
13 20 (11.11%) Hibernate
14 19 (10.56%) HTML5
14 19 (10.56%) Spring MVC
15 18 (10.00%) jQuery
16 16 (8.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 14 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.11%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.44%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.89%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.78%) Derivative
7 5 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.78%) OTC Derivatives
8 4 (2.22%) Fintech
8 4 (2.22%) Online Banking
8 4 (2.22%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.11%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.11%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.11%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.11%) User Experience
10 1 (0.56%) Blog
10 1 (0.56%) CMDB
10 1 (0.56%) Equities
10 1 (0.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 61 (33.89%) Linux
2 43 (23.89%) Unix
3 25 (13.89%) CentOS
4 13 (7.22%) RancherOS
4 13 (7.22%) VyOS
5 12 (6.67%) Windows
6 8 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.22%) AIX
7 4 (2.22%) Android
7 4 (2.22%) Fedora
8 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.56%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (45.00%) Scrum
3 72 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 72 (40.00%) DevOps
4 50 (27.78%) Configuration Management
5 42 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 42 (23.33%) OO
6 41 (22.78%) TDD
7 33 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (17.22%) Service Management
9 26 (14.44%) Workflow
10 25 (13.89%) UML
11 24 (13.33%) Microservices
11 24 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
12 23 (12.78%) MVC
12 23 (12.78%) SOA
13 22 (12.22%) Open Source
14 21 (11.67%) Identity Management
15 20 (11.11%) BDD
16 18 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 134 (74.44%) Java
2 66 (36.67%) SQL
3 54 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 42 (23.33%) JavaScript
5 23 (12.78%) Python
6 22 (12.22%) Groovy
7 19 (10.56%) Bash Shell
8 17 (9.44%) PL/SQL
9 15 (8.33%) Perl
10 12 (6.67%) Ruby
11 7 (3.89%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.78%) AspectJ
12 5 (2.78%) XPath
13 4 (2.22%) C#
13 4 (2.22%) Go
13 4 (2.22%) Jython
14 3 (1.67%) Clojure
14 3 (1.67%) F#
14 3 (1.67%) Rust
14 3 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 28 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.67%) Degree
4 8 (4.44%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (2.22%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.11%) MiFID
2 19 (10.56%) Dodd-Frank
2 19 (10.56%) EMIR
3 10 (5.56%) QA
4 5 (2.78%) SDET
System Software
1 43 (23.89%) Docker
2 27 (15.00%) Postfix
3 26 (14.44%) Squid
3 26 (14.44%) vCloud
4 5 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.67%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.11%) LXC
Systems Management
1 49 (27.22%) Ansible
2 48 (26.67%) Puppet
3 31 (17.22%) logstash
4 30 (16.67%) ZABBIX
5 28 (15.56%) Kibana
5 28 (15.56%) Kubernetes
6 27 (15.00%) Terraform
7 26 (14.44%) Docker Swarm
7 26 (14.44%) Rancher
8 25 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (9.44%) Packer
10 14 (7.78%) Consul
11 13 (7.22%) HAProxy
12 7 (3.89%) Nagios
13 5 (2.78%) Rsyslog
13 5 (2.78%) Sysdig
14 4 (2.22%) Graphite
15 3 (1.67%) Capistrano
16 2 (1.11%) Cacti
16 2 (1.11%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 64 (35.56%) Oracle
2 28 (15.56%) Sonatype
3 26 (14.44%) VMware
4 23 (12.78%) Perforce
5 17 (9.44%) IBM
6 15 (8.33%) AppDynamics
7 13 (7.22%) Vyatta
8 12 (6.67%) Atlassian
9 9 (5.00%) Google
9 9 (5.00%) hybris
10 7 (3.89%) ATG
10 7 (3.89%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.78%) Splunk
12 4 (2.22%) New Relic
12 4 (2.22%) WorldPay
13 3 (1.67%) CA Agile Central
14 2 (1.11%) Demandware
14 2 (1.11%) Elastic Path
14 2 (1.11%) Rackspace
14 2 (1.11%) Solace
Feltham, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £37.50 - £42.50 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago