Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 503 444 343
Rank change year-on-year -59 -101 +34
Contract jobs citing Ant 142 158 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.38% 0.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.44% 2.02% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 108 193
London median daily rate £525 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% -7.77%
10th Percentile £411 £350 £313
90th Percentile £601 £600 £625
England median daily rate £475 £445 £450
% change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
England median hourly rate - £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +45.45% -29.49%

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 9,874 7,819 7,710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 21.43% 18.68% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,388 5,766 5,673
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 17
London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.79% +58.93%
10th Percentile £17.00 £21.14 £10.00
90th Percentile £165.00 £56.25 £51.03
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -23 46 £538 +8.04% 8
South London -40 6 £485 +10.86% 3
East London -19 2 - -
North London - 1 - -
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 112 (78.87%) Maven
2 97 (68.31%) Jenkins
3 94 (66.20%) Java
4 92 (64.79%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (61.97%) Git (software)
6 68 (47.89%) DevOps
7 56 (39.44%) Spring
8 54 (38.03%) TDD
9 51 (35.92%) Amazon AWS
10 49 (34.51%) Python
11 47 (33.10%) Banking
12 45 (31.69%) Scrum
12 45 (31.69%) Web Services
13 43 (30.28%) BDD
14 41 (28.87%) Gradle
15 39 (27.46%) Bash Shell
16 38 (26.76%) Docker
16 38 (26.76%) Continuous Integration
16 38 (26.76%) Groovy
17 37 (26.06%) SQL
18 35 (24.65%) Subversion
19 34 (23.94%) Node.js
20 33 (23.24%) E-Commerce
21 32 (22.54%) SOAP
21 32 (22.54%) Ruby
22 31 (21.83%) Kubernetes
22 31 (21.83%) Sonatype Nexus
23 30 (21.13%) SonarQube
23 30 (21.13%) JavaScript
24 29 (20.42%) Oracle

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 19 (13.38%) Cloud Foundry
1 19 (13.38%) Tomcat
2 18 (12.68%) JBoss
3 16 (11.27%) Confluence
3 16 (11.27%) WebSphere
4 14 (9.86%) Jetty
5 13 (9.15%) Apache
5 13 (9.15%) WebLogic
6 7 (4.93%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (4.23%) IIS
7 6 (4.23%) Mongrel
7 6 (4.23%) nginx
8 5 (3.52%) Apache Spark
9 4 (2.82%) CMS
9 4 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (2.11%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (2.11%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 2 (1.41%) NetWeaver
11 2 (1.41%) OpenCms
11 2 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.70%) HipChat
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 51 (35.92%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (19.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 26 (18.31%) GitHub
4 25 (17.61%) npm
5 19 (13.38%) Heroku
6 18 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (11.97%) IBM Cloud
8 13 (9.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (7.04%) Serverless
10 8 (5.63%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (4.93%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (4.93%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (4.93%) Google App Engine
12 6 (4.23%) Rackspace Cloud
12 6 (4.23%) Sumo Logic
13 5 (3.52%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (3.52%) Force.com
13 5 (3.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (2.82%) Datadog
14 4 (2.82%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.97%) HTTP
2 7 (4.93%) SSH
3 5 (3.52%) Firewall
3 5 (3.52%) VPN
4 4 (2.82%) DNS
4 4 (2.82%) OpenLDAP
4 4 (2.82%) OpenVPN
5 3 (2.11%) DSL
6 2 (1.41%) Broadband
6 2 (1.41%) FTP
6 2 (1.41%) Internet
6 2 (1.41%) Skype
6 2 (1.41%) SMTP
6 2 (1.41%) SNMP
7 1 (0.70%) DVB
7 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.70%) RTMP
7 1 (0.70%) RTSP
7 1 (0.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.86%) Relational Database
2 11 (7.75%) DB2
2 11 (7.75%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (7.04%) MySQL
3 10 (7.04%) Oracle Database
4 9 (6.34%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.34%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.23%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (4.23%) Big Data
5 6 (4.23%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.23%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.11%) CouchDB
6 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.41%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.41%) Impala
7 2 (1.41%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.41%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 112 (78.87%) Maven
2 97 (68.31%) Jenkins
3 88 (61.97%) Git (software)
4 41 (28.87%) Gradle
5 35 (24.65%) Subversion
6 31 (21.83%) Sonatype Nexus
7 30 (21.13%) SonarQube
8 24 (16.90%) JUnit
9 23 (16.20%) JIRA
10 22 (15.49%) Selenium
11 20 (14.08%) Gerrit
12 19 (13.38%) GitLab
13 16 (11.27%) TeamCity
14 11 (7.75%) Hudson
14 11 (7.75%) Mockito
15 10 (7.04%) Eclipse
15 10 (7.04%) Vagrant
16 8 (5.63%) Mercurial
17 7 (4.93%) Bitbucket
17 7 (4.93%) Cucumber
General
1 47 (33.10%) Banking
2 17 (11.97%) Finance
3 14 (9.86%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.93%) Retail
5 3 (2.11%) Back Office
5 3 (2.11%) Marketing
6 1 (0.70%) Law
6 1 (0.70%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (47.18%) Developer
2 47 (33.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 46 (32.39%) Java Developer
4 19 (13.38%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 17 (11.97%) Senior DevOps
5 17 (11.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 13 (9.15%) Senior Developer
6 13 (9.15%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (7.75%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 8 (5.63%) AWS DevOps
8 8 (5.63%) AWS Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) Salesforce Developer
9 7 (4.93%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Consultant
10 6 (4.23%) DevOps Specialist
10 6 (4.23%) J2EE Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Java Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) Architect
11 5 (3.52%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (39.44%) Spring
2 45 (31.69%) Web Services
3 34 (23.94%) Node.js
4 32 (22.54%) SOAP
5 28 (19.72%) HTML
5 28 (19.72%) RESTful
5 28 (19.72%) XML
6 24 (16.90%) HTML5
6 24 (16.90%) REST
7 21 (14.79%) J2EE
7 21 (14.79%) JMS
8 20 (14.08%) CSS
9 19 (13.38%) JSON
10 17 (11.97%) AngularJS
10 17 (11.97%) Hibernate
11 13 (9.15%) CSS3
11 13 (9.15%) React
12 11 (7.75%) jQuery
12 11 (7.75%) Spring Boot
12 11 (7.75%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.90%) iPad
2 10 (7.04%) User Experience
3 9 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.63%) Derivative
5 7 (4.93%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.93%) Fixed Income
6 6 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.52%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.52%) N-Tier
7 5 (3.52%) Public Cloud
7 5 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (3.52%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (2.11%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (2.11%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.41%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.41%) DataPower
9 2 (1.41%) Equities
9 2 (1.41%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.41%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.31%) Linux
2 19 (13.38%) Unix
3 16 (11.27%) Windows
4 12 (8.45%) CentOS
5 9 (6.34%) Debian
5 9 (6.34%) Ubuntu
6 8 (5.63%) Android
7 5 (3.52%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.52%) Fedora
8 4 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.11%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.41%) AIX
10 2 (1.41%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (64.79%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (47.89%) DevOps
3 54 (38.03%) TDD
4 45 (31.69%) Scrum
5 43 (30.28%) BDD
6 38 (26.76%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (23.24%) E-Commerce
8 27 (19.01%) Microservices
8 27 (19.01%) Test Automation
9 23 (16.20%) Configuration Management
10 19 (13.38%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (11.97%) OO
12 16 (11.27%) MVC
12 16 (11.27%) Open Source
12 16 (11.27%) Web Development
13 14 (9.86%) SDLC
14 12 (8.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 12 (8.45%) Mentoring
15 11 (7.75%) Unit Testing
16 10 (7.04%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 94 (66.20%) Java
2 49 (34.51%) Python
3 39 (27.46%) Bash Shell
4 38 (26.76%) Groovy
5 37 (26.06%) SQL
6 32 (22.54%) Ruby
7 30 (21.13%) JavaScript
8 15 (10.56%) Shell Script
9 14 (9.86%) PL/SQL
10 12 (8.45%) Java 8
11 11 (7.75%) Perl
11 11 (7.75%) PowerShell
12 9 (6.34%) C++
13 7 (4.93%) Apex Code
13 7 (4.93%) Scala
13 7 (4.93%) T-SQL
14 6 (4.23%) Go
15 4 (2.82%) Kotlin
16 3 (2.11%) ClojureScript
16 3 (2.11%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.93%) Degree
2 6 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.11%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.41%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.61%) GCP
2 7 (4.93%) Dodd-Frank
2 7 (4.93%) EMIR
2 7 (4.93%) MiFID
3 4 (2.82%) QA
4 2 (1.41%) SEPA
System Software
1 38 (26.76%) Docker
2 9 (6.34%) VirtualBox
3 7 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.23%) Xen
5 5 (3.52%) KVM
6 4 (2.82%) Postfix
6 4 (2.82%) Squid
6 4 (2.82%) vCloud
7 3 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 31 (21.83%) Kubernetes
2 24 (16.90%) Consul
2 24 (16.90%) Mesos
3 21 (14.79%) Ansible
4 20 (14.08%) Puppet
5 18 (12.68%) Terraform
6 14 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (7.75%) Kibana
8 9 (6.34%) logstash
8 9 (6.34%) Salt
9 6 (4.23%) Graylog
9 6 (4.23%) Nagios
10 5 (3.52%) Packer
11 4 (2.82%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (2.82%) Rancher
11 4 (2.82%) ZABBIX
12 3 (2.11%) Rsyslog
12 3 (2.11%) Sysdig
13 2 (1.41%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
14 1 (0.70%) Automic
Vendors
1 29 (20.42%) Oracle
2 26 (18.31%) IBM
3 15 (10.56%) Perforce
4 13 (9.15%) Microsoft
5 12 (8.45%) Google
5 12 (8.45%) New Relic
6 11 (7.75%) Splunk
6 11 (7.75%) VMware
7 10 (7.04%) Red Hat
8 8 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (4.23%) AppDynamics
9 6 (4.23%) Rackspace
10 5 (3.52%) Cloudera
10 5 (3.52%) Informatica
10 5 (3.52%) TIBCO
11 4 (2.82%) MuleSoft
11 4 (2.82%) Sonatype
11 4 (2.82%) Sybase
12 3 (2.11%) Hortonworks
12 3 (2.11%) Zuora