The first table below looks at the demand for Apache skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache HTTP Server
Rank 52 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Apache 9 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.26% 0.33% 1.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.96% 1.87% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £400 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -23.84%
Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
113 107 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.85% 17.66% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 49
Average daily rate £320 £310 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £126.10 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
Apache
West Midlands

Apache
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apache across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Apache Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Apache
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apache across the Birmingham region.

Apache Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Apache
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apache across the Birmingham region.

Apache Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Apache also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apache.

1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 12 (85.71%) HTML
3 11 (78.57%) Java
4 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
5 8 (57.14%) CSS
6 7 (50.00%) JSP
6 7 (50.00%) Ant
6 7 (50.00%) XML
6 7 (50.00%) J2EE
6 7 (50.00%) Spring
6 7 (50.00%) Maven
7 6 (42.86%) Alterian
7 6 (42.86%) Subversion
7 6 (42.86%) JSTL
7 6 (42.86%) CMS
7 6 (42.86%) XSLT
7 6 (42.86%) UNIX
7 6 (42.86%) WebLogic
7 6 (42.86%) Eclipse
7 6 (42.86%) jQuery
7 6 (42.86%) REST
8 5 (35.71%) Finance
8 5 (35.71%) SUSE
9 4 (28.57%) Banking
9 4 (28.57%) Investment Banking
9 4 (28.57%) Private Banking
9 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
9 4 (28.57%) Change Management
9 4 (28.57%) CA

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Apache also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apache. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 6 (42.86%) CMS
2 6 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Integration
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LDAP
1 4 (28.57%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MS Access
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Ant
1 7 (50.00%) Maven
2 6 (42.86%) Eclipse
2 6 (42.86%) Subversion
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Investment Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Perl Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) JSP
3 7 (50.00%) XML
3 7 (50.00%) Spring
3 7 (50.00%) J2EE
4 6 (42.86%) JSTL
4 6 (42.86%) jQuery
4 6 (42.86%) REST
4 6 (42.86%) XSLT
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) XHTML
7 1 (7.14%) J2SE
7 1 (7.14%) LAMP
7 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
1 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) SUSE
4 4 (28.57%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Change Management
1 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
1 4 (28.57%) Web Development
1 4 (28.57%) Wealth Management
1 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
2 1 (7.14%) Release Management
2 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) OO
2 1 (7.14%) OOD
2 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Alterian
2 4 (28.57%) Sun
2 4 (28.57%) CA
3 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle