Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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.

Apache Ant
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 429 318 403
Rank change year-on-year -111 +85 +8
Contract jobs citing Ant 199 321 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.43% 0.71% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.11% 3.92% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 159 171
London median daily rate £500 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £400 £325 £350
90th Percentile £675 £625 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
London median hourly rate £44.62 £46.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.04% - -
England median hourly rate £43.75 £28.92 £39.00
% change year-on-year +51.29% -25.85% -17.89%

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 9416 8198 7245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.23% 18.12% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7109 5954 5320
London median daily rate £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +3.93% +5.33%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £631 £613 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 20
London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +20.83% -33.33%
10th Percentile £22.17 £10.00 £21.06
90th Percentile £49.50 £57.05 £55.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -20 23 £500 +0.91% 7
South London -52 17 £415 +3.75% 3
West London -6 2 £438 -12.50% 2
East London -8 1 £600 +9.59% 4
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England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 167 (83.92%) Java
2 153 (76.88%) Maven
3 128 (64.32%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (56.78%) Jenkins
5 79 (39.70%) Git (software)
6 78 (39.20%) Subversion
6 78 (39.20%) Web Services
7 75 (37.69%) Spring
8 67 (33.67%) JavaScript
9 63 (31.66%) Banking
10 62 (31.16%) SQL
11 59 (29.65%) Python
12 57 (28.64%) Scrum
13 56 (28.14%) JUnit
14 54 (27.14%) DevOps
15 53 (26.63%) REST
16 52 (26.13%) Finance
17 51 (25.63%) SoapUI
18 49 (24.62%) HTML
19 48 (24.12%) Puppet
20 46 (23.12%) Hibernate
21 45 (22.61%) JBoss
22 44 (22.11%) Oracle
22 44 (22.11%) AngularJS
23 42 (21.11%) Ansible
23 42 (21.11%) Linux
24 40 (20.10%) Continuous Integration
25 39 (19.60%) Test Automation
25 39 (19.60%) Amazon AWS
25 39 (19.60%) SOAP

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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 45 (22.61%) JBoss
2 31 (15.58%) Tomcat
3 20 (10.05%) Apache
4 19 (9.55%) Confluence
5 13 (6.53%) WebSphere
6 12 (6.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (4.52%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (4.52%) OpenStack
8 8 (4.02%) WebLogic
9 7 (3.52%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (3.02%) Apache Pig
10 6 (3.02%) nginx
11 4 (2.01%) IIS
12 3 (1.51%) CMS
13 2 (1.01%) GemFire
14 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.50%) CICS
14 1 (0.50%) CoreMedia CMS
14 1 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.50%) HipChat
2 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.02%) Temenos T24
2 4 (2.01%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.01%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (19.60%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.04%) GitHub
3 14 (7.04%) OpenShift
4 13 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (6.03%) npm
6 11 (5.53%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 11 (5.53%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 10 (5.03%) Bluemix
7 10 (5.03%) Force.com
7 10 (5.03%) IBM Cloud
8 7 (3.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (3.52%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (3.52%) Amazon ELB
8 7 (3.52%) Amazon S3
8 7 (3.52%) Trello
8 7 (3.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.01%) PaaS
11 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.04%) FTP
2 12 (6.03%) DNS
3 9 (4.52%) HTTP
4 8 (4.02%) Firewall
4 8 (4.02%) OpenLDAP
4 8 (4.02%) OpenVPN
4 8 (4.02%) SSH
5 6 (3.02%) Internet
5 6 (3.02%) SSL
6 4 (2.01%) SMS
6 4 (2.01%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.50%) LDAP
7 1 (0.50%) Network Security
7 1 (0.50%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.50%) Skype
7 1 (0.50%) VPN
7 1 (0.50%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.07%) Relational Database
2 19 (9.55%) Big Data
3 15 (7.54%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (7.04%) MongoDB
5 13 (6.53%) NoSQL
6 11 (5.53%) MySQL
6 11 (5.53%) SQL Server
7 10 (5.03%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (4.52%) Hadoop
8 9 (4.52%) Oracle Database
8 9 (4.52%) RDBMS
9 8 (4.02%) DB2
10 7 (3.52%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (3.02%) Apache Hive
11 6 (3.02%) Impala
12 5 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (2.01%) HBase
14 3 (1.51%) MS Access
14 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 153 (76.88%) Maven
2 113 (56.78%) Jenkins
3 79 (39.70%) Git (software)
4 78 (39.20%) Subversion
5 56 (28.14%) JUnit
6 51 (25.63%) SoapUI
7 38 (19.10%) Gradle
8 36 (18.09%) Eclipse
9 33 (16.58%) Selenium
10 26 (13.07%) JIRA
11 24 (12.06%) TeamCity
12 19 (9.55%) Hudson
13 18 (9.05%) IntelliJ
14 14 (7.04%) Bitbucket
14 14 (7.04%) Checkstyle
14 14 (7.04%) HP UFT
14 14 (7.04%) Mockito
14 14 (7.04%) SonarQube
14 14 (7.04%) Vagrant
14 14 (7.04%) XMLUnit
General
1 63 (31.66%) Banking
2 52 (26.13%) Finance
3 20 (10.05%) Retail
4 15 (7.54%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.53%) Investment Banking
6 9 (4.52%) Marketing
7 8 (4.02%) Manufacturing
8 7 (3.52%) Electronics
9 6 (3.02%) Games
10 5 (2.51%) Publishing
11 3 (1.51%) Back Office
11 3 (1.51%) Front Office
12 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.50%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (55.78%) Developer
2 89 (44.72%) Java Developer
3 37 (18.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (5.53%) J2EE Developer
4 11 (5.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (5.53%) Senior Developer
5 10 (5.03%) Administrator
5 10 (5.03%) Salesforce Administrator
6 9 (4.52%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (4.02%) Architect
7 8 (4.02%) Integration Developer
7 8 (4.02%) Java Engineer
8 7 (3.52%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (3.52%) J2EE Web Developer
8 7 (3.52%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
8 7 (3.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (3.52%) Test Environment Manager
8 7 (3.52%) Test Manager
8 7 (3.52%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (39.20%) Web Services
2 75 (37.69%) Spring
3 53 (26.63%) REST
4 49 (24.62%) HTML
5 46 (23.12%) Hibernate
6 44 (22.11%) AngularJS
7 39 (19.60%) SOAP
8 38 (19.10%) XML
9 37 (18.59%) CSS
10 36 (18.09%) Spring MVC
11 31 (15.58%) HTML5
11 31 (15.58%) J2EE
12 29 (14.57%) jQuery
13 28 (14.07%) Ajax
14 24 (12.06%) JMS
15 21 (10.55%) JSON
16 19 (9.55%) CSS3
16 19 (9.55%) JDBC
17 16 (8.04%) Apache Camel
17 16 (8.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.55%) Client/Server
2 20 (10.05%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.53%) N-Tier
5 7 (3.52%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.52%) Fixed Income
5 7 (3.52%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (3.52%) User Experience
6 6 (3.02%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.51%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.51%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.51%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.51%) Online Banking
8 4 (2.01%) Derivative
8 4 (2.01%) Equities
9 3 (1.51%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.01%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.11%) Linux
2 23 (11.56%) Unix
2 23 (11.56%) Windows
3 8 (4.02%) CentOS
4 7 (3.52%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.51%) Android
5 5 (2.51%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.51%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.51%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.51%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.50%) Solaris
9 1 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (64.32%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (28.64%) Scrum
3 54 (27.14%) DevOps
4 40 (20.10%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (19.60%) Test Automation
6 37 (18.59%) MVC
7 34 (17.09%) Open Source
8 33 (16.58%) Microservices
8 33 (16.58%) TDD
9 32 (16.08%) BDD
9 32 (16.08%) Waterfall
10 30 (15.08%) Configuration Management
11 29 (14.57%) SOA
12 25 (12.56%) Continuous Delivery
13 24 (12.06%) Kanban
14 23 (11.56%) OO
15 20 (10.05%) SDLC
16 19 (9.55%) ETL
16 19 (9.55%) UML
17 18 (9.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 167 (83.92%) Java
2 67 (33.67%) JavaScript
3 62 (31.16%) SQL
4 59 (29.65%) Python
5 23 (11.56%) T-SQL
6 21 (10.55%) Shell Script
7 19 (9.55%) XPath
8 17 (8.54%) PL/SQL
9 16 (8.04%) Groovy
10 15 (7.54%) Bash Shell
11 12 (6.03%) C#
11 12 (6.03%) Perl
12 11 (5.53%) Apex Code
12 11 (5.53%) SOQL
13 9 (4.52%) C++
14 8 (4.02%) Go
14 8 (4.02%) Jython
14 8 (4.02%) Ruby
15 7 (3.52%) PHP
16 6 (3.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (11.06%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.01%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.01%) CFA
4 2 (1.01%) Degree
5 1 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) ISEB
5 1 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.54%) QA
2 6 (3.02%) MiFID
3 4 (2.01%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (2.01%) EMIR
System Software
1 32 (16.08%) Docker
2 11 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.03%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (4.02%) Postfix
4 8 (4.02%) Squid
4 8 (4.02%) vCloud
5 3 (1.51%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.01%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.50%) KVM
7 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (24.12%) Puppet
2 42 (21.11%) Ansible
3 23 (11.56%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (9.55%) Terraform
5 14 (7.04%) Kubernetes
6 9 (4.52%) logstash
7 8 (4.02%) Docker Swarm
7 8 (4.02%) Kibana
7 8 (4.02%) Rancher
7 8 (4.02%) ZABBIX
8 7 (3.52%) Rsyslog
8 7 (3.52%) Sysdig
9 3 (1.51%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.50%) Fluentd
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.50%) Packer
10 1 (0.50%) Salt
10 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (22.11%) Oracle
2 29 (14.57%) VMware
3 27 (13.57%) IBM
4 13 (6.53%) Perforce
5 11 (5.53%) Red Hat
5 11 (5.53%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (5.53%) Solace
5 11 (5.53%) Sybase
6 10 (5.03%) MicroStrategy
6 10 (5.03%) Tableau
7 9 (4.52%) MuleSoft
8 8 (4.02%) Atlassian
8 8 (4.02%) HP
8 8 (4.02%) SaltStack
8 8 (4.02%) Sonatype
8 8 (4.02%) Splunk
9 7 (3.52%) Green Hat
9 7 (3.52%) SAP
10 6 (3.02%) Temenos
11 5 (2.51%) Black Duck