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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache HTTP Server (httpd)
Rank 67 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing Apache 1 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% 1.56% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.74% 9.09% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
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£200 £450 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +30.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £35.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +70.73%
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
136 132 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.80% 17.19% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 60 53
Average daily rate £375 £363 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 13
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +76.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.57 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.64%

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 6 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Apache
North West

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) OOP
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) Maven
3 3 (42.86%) CakePHP
3 3 (42.86%) PHP5
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) JBoss
4 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Jetty
2 1 (14.29%) nginx
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Route 53
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Hudson
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (14.29%) CakePHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) CakePHP
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) XSD
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) CentOS
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) OOP
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) JVM Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) PHP5
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) RightScale
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) EMC