Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 470 415 409
Rank change year-on-year -55 -6 -71
Contract jobs citing Ant 170 171 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.80% 2.41% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 111 135
London median daily rate £525 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £395 £350 £318
90th Percentile £648 £600 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -24.32%

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 9,419 7,095 6,976
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.47% 17.84% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,104 5,236 5,170
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £328 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 19
London median hourly rate £45.75 £41.25 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.91% -5.17% +58.93%
10th Percentile £30.50 £19.54 £29.64
90th Percentile £165.00 £64.50 £53.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.19 £42.25
% change year-on-year +3.19% -2.51% +14.19%

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 26 April 2018.

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 26 April 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 -32 33 £534 +18.61% 7
South London -47 9 £500 +11.11% 3
East London -8 1 £600 - 2
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 126 (74.12%) Java
2 116 (68.24%) Maven
3 112 (65.88%) Jenkins
4 108 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (49.41%) Git (software)
6 64 (37.65%) DevOps
7 62 (36.47%) Python
8 54 (31.76%) Spring
9 49 (28.82%) Amazon AWS
10 47 (27.65%) Subversion
11 46 (27.06%) Continuous Integration
12 44 (25.88%) Gradle
12 44 (25.88%) Scrum
13 43 (25.29%) Banking
14 42 (24.71%) SQL
15 39 (22.94%) TDD
16 38 (22.35%) JavaScript
16 38 (22.35%) Web Services
17 37 (21.76%) Linux
18 36 (21.18%) Oracle
19 35 (20.59%) Ansible
19 35 (20.59%) Docker
20 34 (20.00%) Puppet
20 34 (20.00%) SOAP
21 33 (19.41%) Test Automation
22 32 (18.82%) Bash Shell
22 32 (18.82%) BDD
23 31 (18.24%) Configuration Management
23 31 (18.24%) Finance
24 30 (17.65%) JUnit

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 20 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 19 (11.18%) JBoss
3 18 (10.59%) Apache
4 16 (9.41%) Confluence
4 16 (9.41%) WebLogic
5 15 (8.82%) WebSphere
6 14 (8.24%) Jetty
7 9 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (4.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (4.12%) IIS
10 6 (3.53%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (3.53%) Mongrel
10 6 (3.53%) nginx
11 5 (2.94%) Apache Spark
12 3 (1.76%) CMS
12 3 (1.76%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 3 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (1.18%) Apache Pig
13 2 (1.18%) OpenCms
13 2 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.59%) HipChat
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.71%) Temenos T24
2 4 (2.35%) Magento
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.59%) Global One
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 49 (28.82%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (17.65%) GitHub
3 20 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (8.82%) npm
5 14 (8.24%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (7.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (5.88%) Bluemix
7 10 (5.88%) IBM Cloud
8 8 (4.71%) Force.com
8 8 (4.71%) Serverless
9 7 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (4.12%) Google App Engine
10 6 (3.53%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (3.53%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (3.53%) Heroku
10 6 (3.53%) OpenShift
10 6 (3.53%) Rackspace Cloud
10 6 (3.53%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 6 (3.53%) Sumo Logic
11 5 (2.94%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.82%) HTTP
2 8 (4.71%) SSH
3 6 (3.53%) Firewall
4 5 (2.94%) DNS
4 5 (2.94%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (2.94%) OpenVPN
5 3 (1.76%) FTP
5 3 (1.76%) Internet
5 3 (1.76%) SMS
5 3 (1.76%) VPN
6 2 (1.18%) Broadband
6 2 (1.18%) DSL
6 2 (1.18%) Skype
6 2 (1.18%) SMTP
7 1 (0.59%) DVB
7 1 (0.59%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.59%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 17 (10.00%) DB2
3 16 (9.41%) MySQL
4 15 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (5.29%) MongoDB
6 8 (4.71%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.71%) Oracle Database
7 7 (4.12%) Big Data
7 7 (4.12%) SQL Server
8 6 (3.53%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (3.53%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.94%) DataStage
10 4 (2.35%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.35%) Impala
11 3 (1.76%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.76%) SQL Navigator
11 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 116 (68.24%) Maven
2 112 (65.88%) Jenkins
3 84 (49.41%) Git (software)
4 47 (27.65%) Subversion
5 44 (25.88%) Gradle
6 30 (17.65%) JUnit
7 24 (14.12%) Hudson
8 23 (13.53%) Selenium
9 20 (11.76%) Eclipse
9 20 (11.76%) TeamCity
10 18 (10.59%) JIRA
11 17 (10.00%) SoapUI
11 17 (10.00%) SonarQube
12 16 (9.41%) Sonatype Nexus
13 14 (8.24%) CruiseControl
14 13 (7.65%) Bitbucket
15 11 (6.47%) Cucumber
15 11 (6.47%) Mockito
16 10 (5.88%) Mercurial
17 9 (5.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 43 (25.29%) Banking
2 31 (18.24%) Finance
3 18 (10.59%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.71%) Retail
5 7 (4.12%) Publishing
6 6 (3.53%) Marketing
7 5 (2.94%) Front Office
8 2 (1.18%) Back Office
9 1 (0.59%) Advertising
9 1 (0.59%) Electronics
9 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.59%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (46.47%) Developer
2 58 (34.12%) Java Developer
3 41 (24.12%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (11.18%) Senior Developer
5 17 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (6.47%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 10 (5.88%) Consultant
7 10 (5.88%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
8 9 (5.29%) Java Engineer
9 8 (4.71%) Architect
9 8 (4.71%) Environment Manager
9 8 (4.71%) Lead Developer
9 8 (4.71%) Senior DevOps
9 8 (4.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.71%) Test Environment Manager
9 8 (4.71%) Test Manager
10 7 (4.12%) DevOps Developer
10 7 (4.12%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 6 (3.53%) AWS DevOps
11 6 (3.53%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (31.76%) Spring
2 38 (22.35%) Web Services
3 34 (20.00%) SOAP
4 29 (17.06%) HTML
5 27 (15.88%) REST
5 27 (15.88%) XML
6 25 (14.71%) AngularJS
6 25 (14.71%) JSON
7 24 (14.12%) RESTful
8 23 (13.53%) CSS
8 23 (13.53%) Node.js
9 19 (11.18%) Hibernate
9 19 (11.18%) HTML5
9 19 (11.18%) JMS
10 17 (10.00%) Ajax
10 17 (10.00%) React
11 16 (9.41%) J2EE
12 15 (8.82%) Spring MVC
13 14 (8.24%) JSP
14 12 (7.06%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.88%) iPad
3 9 (5.29%) Derivative
4 7 (4.12%) User Experience
5 6 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.53%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.94%) Fixed Income
6 5 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.94%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.35%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.35%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.35%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.76%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.76%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.18%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.76%) Linux
2 26 (15.29%) Unix
3 20 (11.76%) Windows
4 13 (7.65%) CentOS
5 9 (5.29%) Debian
5 9 (5.29%) Ubuntu
6 7 (4.12%) Android
6 7 (4.12%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.94%) Fedora
8 4 (2.35%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.18%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.18%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.59%) HPUX
11 1 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (37.65%) DevOps
3 46 (27.06%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (25.88%) Scrum
5 39 (22.94%) TDD
6 33 (19.41%) Test Automation
7 32 (18.82%) BDD
8 31 (18.24%) Configuration Management
9 29 (17.06%) Microservices
10 23 (13.53%) Continuous Delivery
11 21 (12.35%) MVC
12 20 (11.76%) OO
13 19 (11.18%) E-Commerce
13 19 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (10.00%) SDLC
15 16 (9.41%) Waterfall
16 15 (8.82%) Open Source
16 15 (8.82%) Web Development
17 14 (8.24%) Refactoring
18 13 (7.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 126 (74.12%) Java
2 62 (36.47%) Python
3 42 (24.71%) SQL
4 38 (22.35%) JavaScript
5 32 (18.82%) Bash Shell
6 25 (14.71%) Groovy
7 23 (13.53%) Ruby
8 17 (10.00%) PL/SQL
9 16 (9.41%) Perl
10 15 (8.82%) Shell Script
11 13 (7.65%) Apex Code
11 13 (7.65%) PowerShell
12 11 (6.47%) T-SQL
13 10 (5.88%) Java 8
14 9 (5.29%) Jython
15 8 (4.71%) C++
15 8 (4.71%) Scala
16 6 (3.53%) C#
16 6 (3.53%) Go
16 6 (3.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (4.12%) SC Cleared
1 7 (4.12%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.35%) Degree
3 3 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.76%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.59%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.06%) GCP
2 11 (6.47%) Dodd-Frank
2 11 (6.47%) EMIR
2 11 (6.47%) MiFID
3 8 (4.71%) QA
System Software
1 35 (20.59%) Docker
2 17 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.47%) VirtualBox
4 6 (3.53%) Xen
5 5 (2.94%) KVM
5 5 (2.94%) Postfix
5 5 (2.94%) Squid
5 5 (2.94%) vCloud
6 4 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (20.59%) Ansible
2 34 (20.00%) Puppet
3 24 (14.12%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (12.35%) Kubernetes
5 18 (10.59%) Terraform
6 12 (7.06%) Kibana
7 10 (5.88%) Consul
7 10 (5.88%) logstash
7 10 (5.88%) Mesos
8 9 (5.29%) HP ALM
8 9 (5.29%) Salt
9 6 (3.53%) Graylog
9 6 (3.53%) Nagios
10 5 (2.94%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (2.94%) Packer
10 5 (2.94%) Rancher
10 5 (2.94%) ZABBIX
11 4 (2.35%) Automic
11 4 (2.35%) Rsyslog
11 4 (2.35%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 36 (21.18%) Oracle
2 22 (12.94%) Perforce
2 22 (12.94%) VMware
3 21 (12.35%) IBM
4 14 (8.24%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (7.65%) Microsoft
6 12 (7.06%) Google
6 12 (7.06%) New Relic
6 12 (7.06%) Splunk
7 10 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 9 (5.29%) Atlassian
8 9 (5.29%) Green Hat
8 9 (5.29%) HP
9 8 (4.71%) Informatica
10 7 (4.12%) Temenos
11 6 (3.53%) AppDynamics
11 6 (3.53%) Rackspace
11 6 (3.53%) Sybase
12 5 (2.94%) Cloudera
12 5 (2.94%) hybris