The table below looks at the statistics for Apache skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache HTTP Server (httpd)
Rank 76 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing Apache 3 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.31% 1.24% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.89% 8.85% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£456 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.27 £36.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-13.13% +25.21%
Apache
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
159 113 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.19% 14.04% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 43 44
Average daily rate £425 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £39.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.33% -13.15%

Apache
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Apache Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Apache
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Apache Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Apache
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Apache Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Apache
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -3 1 £463 +24.16%
Apache
North West

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) JSF
2 2 (40.00%) CakePHP
2 2 (40.00%) PHP5
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) RightScale
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Hudson
3 1 (20.00%) OpenStack

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (20.00%) Jetty
3 1 (20.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Route 53
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware Architect
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) JSF
1 2 (40.00%) CakePHP
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) OOP
1 2 (40.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) JVM Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PHP5
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) RightScale