Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 422 338 425
Rank change year-on-year -84 +87 -66
Contract jobs citing Ant 205 260 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.63% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.24% 3.53% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 122 123
London median daily rate £525 £498 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.47% +4.79% -9.52%
10th Percentile £381 £363 £340
90th Percentile £700 £625 £638
England median daily rate £500 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% -6.67%
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 £40.50
% change year-on-year +51.29% -28.60% -14.74%

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 9,148 7,372 6,813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.81% 17.89% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,998 5,314 5,042
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £310
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £470 £435 £413
% change year-on-year +8.05% +5.45% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 23
London median hourly rate £38.65 £47.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.78% +25.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £21.65 £25.28 £21.50
90th Percentile £46.87 £70.00 £54.50
England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +8.11%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -48 20 £525 +2.89% 8
South London -45 17 £444 +4.41% 1
East London -18 1 £600 +0.42% 1
West London -19 1 £438 -7.89%
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 158 (77.07%) Java
2 136 (66.34%) Maven
3 122 (59.51%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (54.15%) Jenkins
5 80 (39.02%) Git (software)
6 67 (32.68%) Subversion
7 63 (30.73%) Spring
8 60 (29.27%) Python
9 58 (28.29%) Web Services
10 56 (27.32%) JavaScript
10 56 (27.32%) Banking
11 53 (25.85%) Finance
11 53 (25.85%) SQL
11 53 (25.85%) DevOps
12 52 (25.37%) REST
13 51 (24.88%) SoapUI
13 51 (24.88%) Puppet
13 51 (24.88%) JUnit
14 49 (23.90%) Linux
15 47 (22.93%) Oracle
16 46 (22.44%) Scrum
16 46 (22.44%) Ansible
17 45 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
18 44 (21.46%) Hibernate
19 43 (20.98%) Amazon AWS
20 41 (20.00%) SOAP
21 40 (19.51%) HTML
21 40 (19.51%) Eclipse
22 38 (18.54%) Docker
23 37 (18.05%) AngularJS

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 37 (18.05%) JBoss
2 30 (14.63%) Tomcat
3 23 (11.22%) Apache
4 20 (9.76%) Confluence
5 12 (5.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (5.37%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (4.88%) WebLogic
8 8 (3.90%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.93%) Apache Pig
9 6 (2.93%) nginx
9 6 (2.93%) OpenStack
10 5 (2.44%) IIS
10 5 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.95%) CMS
12 2 (0.98%) GemFire
13 1 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.49%) CoreMedia CMS
13 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.49%) HipChat
2 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.90%) Temenos T24
2 5 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.46%) Magento
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.49%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 43 (20.98%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (13.66%) GitHub
3 18 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (7.80%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 15 (7.32%) OpenShift
5 15 (7.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 14 (6.83%) Force.com
7 13 (6.34%) npm
8 10 (4.88%) Bluemix
8 10 (4.88%) IBM Cloud
9 9 (4.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (4.39%) Amazon ELB
9 9 (4.39%) Amazon S3
9 9 (4.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (3.90%) Trello
11 5 (2.44%) Boomi
11 5 (2.44%) PaaS
12 3 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.83%) DNS
2 12 (5.85%) FTP
3 11 (5.37%) HTTP
4 10 (4.88%) OpenLDAP
4 10 (4.88%) OpenVPN
4 10 (4.88%) SSH
5 8 (3.90%) Firewall
6 5 (2.44%) Internet
6 5 (2.44%) SMS
6 5 (2.44%) SSL
7 4 (1.95%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.49%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.49%) Skype
8 1 (0.49%) VPN
8 1 (0.49%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.24%) Relational Database
2 18 (8.78%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (6.83%) Big Data
4 13 (6.34%) MongoDB
5 11 (5.37%) MySQL
5 11 (5.37%) SQL Server
6 10 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (4.88%) DB2
7 9 (4.39%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (4.39%) Hadoop
8 8 (3.90%) NoSQL
9 7 (3.41%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.93%) Apache Hive
10 6 (2.93%) Impala
10 6 (2.93%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.44%) DataStage
11 5 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.95%) HBase
13 3 (1.46%) SQL Navigator
14 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 136 (66.34%) Maven
2 111 (54.15%) Jenkins
3 80 (39.02%) Git (software)
4 67 (32.68%) Subversion
5 51 (24.88%) JUnit
5 51 (24.88%) SoapUI
6 40 (19.51%) Eclipse
7 35 (17.07%) Gradle
8 25 (12.20%) TeamCity
9 24 (11.71%) JIRA
10 23 (11.22%) Selenium
11 22 (10.73%) Hudson
12 20 (9.76%) Bitbucket
13 18 (8.78%) Mockito
14 16 (7.80%) SonarQube
15 14 (6.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (6.83%) IntelliJ
16 13 (6.34%) Artifactory
17 12 (5.85%) Sonatype Nexus
17 12 (5.85%) XMLUnit
General
1 56 (27.32%) Banking
2 53 (25.85%) Finance
3 16 (7.80%) Telecoms
4 15 (7.32%) Investment Banking
4 15 (7.32%) Retail
5 12 (5.85%) Marketing
6 9 (4.39%) Manufacturing
7 8 (3.90%) Electronics
8 7 (3.41%) Publishing
9 5 (2.44%) Front Office
10 1 (0.49%) Advertising
10 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (49.76%) Developer
2 79 (38.54%) Java Developer
3 42 (20.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (6.34%) Administrator
4 13 (6.34%) Salesforce Administrator
4 13 (6.34%) Senior Developer
5 10 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (3.90%) Environment Manager
6 8 (3.90%) Test Environment Manager
6 8 (3.90%) Test Manager
7 7 (3.41%) Architect
7 7 (3.41%) J2EE Developer
7 7 (3.41%) Java Engineer
7 7 (3.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (3.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 6 (2.93%) Consultant
8 6 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (2.93%) Lead Developer
8 6 (2.93%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (2.93%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (30.73%) Spring
2 58 (28.29%) Web Services
3 52 (25.37%) REST
4 44 (21.46%) Hibernate
5 41 (20.00%) SOAP
6 40 (19.51%) HTML
7 37 (18.05%) AngularJS
8 33 (16.10%) Spring MVC
9 32 (15.61%) Ajax
10 31 (15.12%) XML
11 29 (14.15%) CSS
12 28 (13.66%) J2EE
13 26 (12.68%) jQuery
14 25 (12.20%) HTML5
15 23 (11.22%) JMS
16 22 (10.73%) JSON
17 16 (7.80%) CSS3
17 16 (7.80%) Elastic Stack
17 16 (7.80%) JSP
18 15 (7.32%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.24%) Client/Server
2 15 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.88%) N-Tier
5 9 (4.39%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (3.90%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.93%) Derivative
7 6 (2.93%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (2.44%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.44%) User Experience
9 4 (1.95%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.95%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.95%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.98%) Equities
11 1 (0.49%) DataPower
11 1 (0.49%) Handset
11 1 (0.49%) Social Media
11 1 (0.49%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 49 (23.90%) Linux
2 24 (11.71%) Unix
3 21 (10.24%) Windows
4 10 (4.88%) CentOS
5 7 (3.41%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.93%) Android
6 6 (2.93%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.44%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.46%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.46%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.98%) Solaris
11 1 (0.49%) HPUX
11 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (59.51%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (25.85%) DevOps
3 46 (22.44%) Scrum
4 45 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (17.07%) Configuration Management
5 35 (17.07%) MVC
6 34 (16.59%) Waterfall
7 33 (16.10%) Test Automation
8 31 (15.12%) BDD
9 28 (13.66%) TDD
10 27 (13.17%) Microservices
11 25 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
11 25 (12.20%) Open Source
12 23 (11.22%) Kanban
13 22 (10.73%) OO
13 22 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (10.24%) SOA
15 20 (9.76%) ETL
16 19 (9.27%) SDLC
17 18 (8.78%) UML
Programming Languages
1 158 (77.07%) Java
2 60 (29.27%) Python
3 56 (27.32%) JavaScript
4 53 (25.85%) SQL
5 21 (10.24%) T-SQL
6 20 (9.76%) Apex Code
7 19 (9.27%) Bash Shell
8 18 (8.78%) Groovy
8 18 (8.78%) PL/SQL
8 18 (8.78%) Shell Script
9 16 (7.80%) Perl
9 16 (7.80%) XPath
10 14 (6.83%) C#
11 11 (5.37%) SOQL
12 10 (4.88%) Jython
13 8 (3.90%) PowerShell
14 7 (3.41%) C++
14 7 (3.41%) PHP
15 6 (2.93%) Go
15 6 (2.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (9.27%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.34%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.46%) Degree
4 2 (0.98%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (0.98%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) CFA
5 1 (0.49%) ISEB
5 1 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.49%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.83%) QA
2 7 (3.41%) MiFID
3 5 (2.44%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (2.44%) EMIR
System Software
1 38 (18.54%) Docker
2 13 (6.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.85%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (4.88%) Postfix
4 10 (4.88%) Squid
4 10 (4.88%) vCloud
5 3 (1.46%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.46%) VirtualBox
5 3 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.49%) KVM
6 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 51 (24.88%) Puppet
2 46 (22.44%) Ansible
3 26 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (9.27%) Terraform
5 18 (8.78%) Kubernetes
6 10 (4.88%) Docker Swarm
6 10 (4.88%) Kibana
6 10 (4.88%) logstash
6 10 (4.88%) Rancher
6 10 (4.88%) ZABBIX
7 9 (4.39%) Rsyslog
7 9 (4.39%) Sysdig
8 3 (1.46%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.49%) Packer
9 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (22.93%) Oracle
2 31 (15.12%) VMware
3 26 (12.68%) IBM
4 21 (10.24%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (6.34%) Perforce
6 11 (5.37%) Atlassian
7 10 (4.88%) HP
7 10 (4.88%) MicroStrategy
7 10 (4.88%) Red Hat
7 10 (4.88%) Sonatype
7 10 (4.88%) Tableau
8 9 (4.39%) Green Hat
8 9 (4.39%) Solace
8 9 (4.39%) Sybase
9 8 (3.90%) SAP
9 8 (3.90%) Splunk
10 7 (3.41%) MuleSoft
10 7 (3.41%) Temenos
11 6 (2.93%) Black Duck
11 6 (2.93%) SaltStack