The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Cheshire 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 61 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Apache 13 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.54% 0.27% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.83% 1.39% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate £375 £310 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -12.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £262 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £358 £355
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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
120 144 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.18% 19.17% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 50 64
Average daily rate £375 £325 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £135 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 3
Average hourly rate £26.50 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.96% +10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Apache
North West

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester -7 9 £373 +49.00%
Knutsford - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - -
Warrington - - - - 3
Apache
North West

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 16 (76.19%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
3 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 9 (42.86%) Maven
3 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 7 (33.33%) Puppet
4 7 (33.33%) OSGi
4 7 (33.33%) Hudson
4 7 (33.33%) Big Data
4 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (33.33%) OpenStack
4 7 (33.33%) Route 53
4 7 (33.33%) Vagrant
4 7 (33.33%) Apache Camel
4 7 (33.33%) RightScale
4 7 (33.33%) JVM Tuning
4 7 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 7 (33.33%) CentOS
4 7 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (33.33%) Amazon S3
4 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (33.33%) Open Source
4 7 (33.33%) nginx
4 7 (33.33%) Jetty
4 7 (33.33%) Ruby
4 7 (33.33%) WebSphere

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 7 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 7 (33.33%) nginx
2 7 (33.33%) Jetty
2 7 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 2 (9.52%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
1 7 (33.33%) Route 53
1 7 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
1 7 (33.33%) DHCP
1 7 (33.33%) HTTP
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Big Data
1 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Maven
1 9 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 7 (33.33%) Hudson
2 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (33.33%) JUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Java Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) OSGi
1 7 (33.33%) Apache Camel
1 7 (33.33%) Servlets
2 4 (19.05%) Spring
2 4 (19.05%) CSS
2 4 (19.05%) JDBC
2 4 (19.05%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) jQuery
3 3 (14.29%) HTML5
3 3 (14.29%) CSS3
4 2 (9.52%) RESTful
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) JSON
4 2 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (4.76%) Django
5 1 (4.76%) XHTML
5 1 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (9.52%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) SUSE
4 1 (4.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (33.33%) JVM Tuning
2 7 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
3 2 (9.52%) Kanban
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) Web Development
3 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) TDD
3 2 (9.52%) Pair Programming
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.76%) SEO
4 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) Ruby
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) Perl
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Puppet
1 7 (33.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 7 (33.33%) RightScale
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Splunk
4 2 (9.52%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (9.52%) Vertica
4 2 (9.52%) JBoss
5 1 (4.76%) TIBCO