Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 546 360 452
Rank change year-on-year -186 +92 +24
Contract jobs citing Ant 45 40 59
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.61% 1.25% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 45
10th Percentile £420 £418 £350
25th Percentile £488 £500 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £619 £629 £588
90th Percentile £638 £650 £675
England median daily rate £535 £500 £469
% change year-on-year +7.00% +6.67% -6.25%

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 7,338 3,204 5,564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.55% 18.10% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,288 2,284 4,071
10th Percentile £413 £355 £375
25th Percentile £498 £414 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £680 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £656 £675
England median daily rate £550 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +15.79% - -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 10 28
10th Percentile - £40.30 £18.32
25th Percentile £39.75 £52.13 £44.26
Median hourly rate £44.50 £55.00 £50.64
Median % change year-on-year -19.09% +8.62% +38.09%
75th Percentile £70.10 £67.63 £78.75
90th Percentile £80.50 £69.08 -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +1.12% +2.30%

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Ant in London

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ant in London.

Daily rate trend for Ant in London

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ant in London over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Ant in London

Ant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Ant in London.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West London -24 2 £675 -
Central London -49 2 £456 -22.34% 2
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 29 (64.44%) Java
2 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (57.78%) Maven
4 21 (46.67%) DevOps
5 20 (44.44%) Jenkins
6 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 14 (31.11%) Microservices
7 14 (31.11%) CI/CD
8 13 (28.89%) Azure
8 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (28.89%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (28.89%) Web Services
8 13 (28.89%) Scrum
9 12 (26.67%) Spring
10 11 (24.44%) Oracle
10 11 (24.44%) Gradle
11 10 (22.22%) Ansible
11 10 (22.22%) Docker
11 10 (22.22%) Selenium
12 9 (20.00%) SQL
12 9 (20.00%) Kubernetes
12 9 (20.00%) RESTful
12 9 (20.00%) Java 8
13 8 (17.78%) J2EE
13 8 (17.78%) HTML
13 8 (17.78%) CSS
13 8 (17.78%) OO
13 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
13 8 (17.78%) Finance
14 7 (15.56%) Hibernate

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 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.89%) JBoss
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.44%) Confluence
4 2 (4.44%) Jetty
4 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.22%) Apache
5 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.22%) nginx
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Temenos T24
2 2 (4.44%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Azure
2 4 (8.89%) AWS
2 4 (8.89%) IaaS
2 4 (8.89%) PaaS
2 4 (8.89%) SaaS
2 4 (8.89%) Serverless
3 3 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (6.67%) OpenShift
3 3 (6.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 2 (4.44%) Amazon EKS
4 2 (4.44%) Force.com
4 2 (4.44%) GCP
4 2 (4.44%) GitHub
4 2 (4.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 2 (4.44%) Slack
5 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.22%) Azure Pipelines
5 1 (2.22%) Boomi
5 1 (2.22%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) WebEx
2 1 (2.22%) AMQP
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Metadata
3 2 (4.44%) DB2
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 26 (57.78%) Maven
2 20 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 11 (24.44%) Gradle
5 10 (22.22%) Selenium
6 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
6 7 (15.56%) JIRA
6 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (13.33%) JUnit
8 5 (11.11%) Build Forge
8 5 (11.11%) Subversion
9 4 (8.89%) Eclipse
9 4 (8.89%) Jasmine
10 3 (6.67%) Bitbucket
10 3 (6.67%) Mockito
10 3 (6.67%) Postman
10 3 (6.67%) TestNG
11 2 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (4.44%) IntelliJ
11 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Social Skills
3 5 (11.11%) Marketing
4 4 (8.89%) Banking
5 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.44%) Front Office
6 2 (4.44%) Public Sector
7 1 (2.22%) Back Office
7 1 (2.22%) Billing
7 1 (2.22%) Law
7 1 (2.22%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (2.22%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 14 (31.11%) Senior Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Technical Leader
6 4 (8.89%) Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Salesforce Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Salesforce Technical Leader
6 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Salesforce Architect
7 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Cloud Developer
8 2 (4.44%) DevOps Architect
8 2 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Lead DevOps
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) Web Services
2 12 (26.67%) Spring
3 9 (20.00%) RESTful
4 8 (17.78%) CSS
4 8 (17.78%) HTML
4 8 (17.78%) J2EE
5 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
5 7 (15.56%) Hibernate
5 7 (15.56%) Spring Boot
6 6 (13.33%) SOAP
7 5 (11.11%) JPA
7 5 (11.11%) Middleware
7 5 (11.11%) Visualforce
8 4 (8.89%) Cocoon
8 4 (8.89%) Jest
8 4 (8.89%) REST
8 4 (8.89%) Sass
9 3 (6.67%) JDBC
9 3 (6.67%) JWT
9 3 (6.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Data Structures
1 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.22%) CMDB
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.22%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Unix
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) VMS
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (46.67%) DevOps
3 14 (31.11%) CI/CD
3 14 (31.11%) Microservices
4 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (28.89%) Scrum
5 8 (17.78%) OO
6 6 (13.33%) Performance Testing
6 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (11.11%) BDD
7 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (8.89%) Build Automation
8 4 (8.89%) Change Control
8 4 (8.89%) Decision-Making
8 4 (8.89%) Full Stack Development
8 4 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (8.89%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 4 (8.89%) SOA
8 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) Java
2 9 (20.00%) Java 8
2 9 (20.00%) SQL
3 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.11%) Apex Code
4 5 (11.11%) Python
4 5 (11.11%) TypeScript
5 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.67%) C#
6 3 (6.67%) Java 11
7 1 (2.22%) Go
7 1 (2.22%) Groovy
7 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby
7 1 (2.22%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) CFA
3 1 (2.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Accessibility
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) KVM
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Ansible
2 9 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.44%) Terraform
4 1 (2.22%) Istio
4 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (24.44%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Informatica
3 3 (6.67%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 3 (6.67%) Temenos
4 2 (4.44%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.44%) Google
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) Perforce
5 1 (2.22%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) Dell
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) New Relic
5 1 (2.22%) PagerDuty
5 1 (2.22%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.22%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Splunk
5 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.22%) VMware