Period
to 26 July 2021

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 July 2021 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 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 464 330 507
Rank change year-on-year -134 +177 -8
Contract jobs citing Ant 51 54 94
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.89% 1.60% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 48
10th Percentile £456 £425 £453
25th Percentile £500 £450 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £575 £542 £600
90th Percentile £650 £575 £744
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.83
England median hourly rate - £66.00 £47.25
% change year-on-year - +39.68% -

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 5,734 3,378 8,096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.33% 20.80% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,023 2,485 5,797
10th Percentile £400 £375 £363
25th Percentile £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £600
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 26
10th Percentile £28.50 £32.75 £18.78
25th Percentile £39.00 £45.25 £23.25
Median hourly rate £60.00 £51.00 £47.83
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.63% +9.33%
75th Percentile £68.00 £63.75 £53.75
90th Percentile £69.00 £65.25 £56.00
England median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 26 July 2021.

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 26 July 2021. 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 -22 3 £624 +13.41% 3
West London - 1 £130 - 1
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 39 (76.47%) Java
2 38 (74.51%) Maven
3 37 (72.55%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (49.02%) Social Skills
5 22 (43.14%) Microservices
6 21 (41.18%) Jenkins
7 20 (39.22%) SQL
8 19 (37.25%) Git (software)
8 19 (37.25%) Java 8
9 17 (33.33%) Docker
9 17 (33.33%) Kubernetes
9 17 (33.33%) MVC
10 16 (31.37%) RESTful
10 16 (31.37%) AWS
11 15 (29.41%) Gradle
11 15 (29.41%) OpenShift
11 15 (29.41%) Subversion
12 13 (25.49%) JDBC
12 13 (25.49%) Spring
12 13 (25.49%) DevOps
12 13 (25.49%) Serverless
12 13 (25.49%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
13 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
13 12 (23.53%) AWS Lambda
13 12 (23.53%) Oracle
13 12 (23.53%) Java 11
14 11 (21.57%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (21.57%) Scrum
14 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration

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 2 (3.92%) Camunda
1 2 (3.92%) JBoss
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.96%) Liferay
2 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (31.37%) AWS
2 15 (29.41%) OpenShift
3 13 (25.49%) Serverless
4 12 (23.53%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (11.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 6 (11.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 3 (5.88%) Azure
7 2 (3.92%) Azure App Service
7 2 (3.92%) Azure Pipelines
7 2 (3.92%) Azure Storage
7 2 (3.92%) Force.com
7 2 (3.92%) IaaS
8 1 (1.96%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (1.96%) Heroku
8 1 (1.96%) npm
8 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) HTTP
1 2 (3.92%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.96%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.96%) DB2
5 1 (1.96%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.96%) Metadata
5 1 (1.96%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (74.51%) Maven
2 21 (41.18%) Jenkins
3 19 (37.25%) Git (software)
4 15 (29.41%) Gradle
4 15 (29.41%) Subversion
5 8 (15.69%) Selenium
6 4 (7.84%) Appium
6 4 (7.84%) CruiseControl
6 4 (7.84%) Eclipse
6 4 (7.84%) Hudson
6 4 (7.84%) JIRA
6 4 (7.84%) JMeter
6 4 (7.84%) JUnit
6 4 (7.84%) LoadRunner
6 4 (7.84%) Postman
6 4 (7.84%) REST Assured
6 4 (7.84%) SoapUI
6 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (49.02%) Social Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Finance
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Billing
5 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (72.55%) Developer
2 24 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 14 (27.45%) Senior Developer
4 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 12 (23.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Salesforce Developer
6 4 (7.84%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Salesforce Technical Leader
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.92%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (3.92%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Developer in Test
8 2 (3.92%) Salesforce Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Software Test Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) RESTful
2 13 (25.49%) JDBC
2 13 (25.49%) Spring
3 11 (21.57%) Visualforce
4 10 (19.61%) HTML
5 9 (17.65%) Web Services
6 8 (15.69%) Hibernate
7 7 (13.73%) SOAP
8 6 (11.76%) CSS
8 6 (11.76%) jQuery
8 6 (11.76%) Spring Boot
8 6 (11.76%) XML
9 5 (9.80%) JPA
9 5 (9.80%) REST
10 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.84%) J2EE
10 4 (7.84%) JMS
10 4 (7.84%) JSON
11 3 (5.88%) JSP
11 3 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.88%) Fixed Income
3 3 (5.88%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (72.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (43.14%) Microservices
3 17 (33.33%) MVC
4 13 (25.49%) DevOps
5 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (21.57%) Scrum
6 8 (15.69%) Performance Testing
6 8 (15.69%) SDLC
6 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
7 7 (13.73%) SOA
8 5 (9.80%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (9.80%) TDD
8 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.84%) API Testing
9 4 (7.84%) BDD
9 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 39 (76.47%) Java
2 20 (39.22%) SQL
3 19 (37.25%) Java 8
4 12 (23.53%) Java 11
5 11 (21.57%) Apex Code
6 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
7 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
7 7 (13.73%) Python
8 6 (11.76%) PL/SQL
9 5 (9.80%) Perl
10 4 (7.84%) C#
10 4 (7.84%) C++
11 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
12 2 (3.92%) Go
13 1 (1.96%) BeanShell
13 1 (1.96%) Bourne shell
13 1 (1.96%) F#
13 1 (1.96%) Rust
13 1 (1.96%) SOQL
13 1 (1.96%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 17 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) RACF
Systems Management
1 17 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 9 (17.65%) Ansible
3 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.96%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Oracle
2 11 (21.57%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.96%) Delphix
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.96%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.96%) SAP