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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache HTTP Server
Rank 51 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Apache 7 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.14% - 1.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.14% - 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Average daily rate £338 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 - £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
98 92 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.99% 17.97% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 48 45
Average daily rate £350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £441 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.10 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £23.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 18 April 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 7 (70.00%) XML
1 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) CMS
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
2 6 (60.00%) Subversion
3 5 (50.00%) REST
3 5 (50.00%) Alterian
3 5 (50.00%) Spring
3 5 (50.00%) Maven
3 5 (50.00%) JSTL
3 5 (50.00%) J2EE
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Ant
3 5 (50.00%) JSP
3 5 (50.00%) XSLT
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) MySQL
5 3 (30.00%) PHP
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) CakePHP
7 1 (10.00%) Django
7 1 (10.00%) Release Management

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (60.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) MS Access
3 1 (10.00%) Redis
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (60.00%) Subversion
2 5 (50.00%) Maven
2 5 (50.00%) Ant
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) NetBeans
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (10.00%) TextMate
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) REST
3 5 (50.00%) Spring
3 5 (50.00%) JSTL
3 5 (50.00%) J2EE
3 5 (50.00%) JSP
3 5 (50.00%) XSLT
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) CakePHP
6 1 (10.00%) Django
6 1 (10.00%) LAMP
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
6 1 (10.00%) Middleware
6 1 (10.00%) CSS3
6 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
6 1 (10.00%) MooTools
6 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) HPUX
2 1 (10.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Release Management
1 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (10.00%) Service Management
1 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (10.00%) MVC
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
1 1 (10.00%) OOP
1 1 (10.00%) OO
1 1 (10.00%) OOD
1 1 (10.00%) SOA
1 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
1 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) PHP5
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Alterian
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO