The first table below looks at the demand for Apache skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache over the 3 months to 23 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 Chester 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache HTTP Server
Rank 32 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Apache 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.57% 0.65% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.15% 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £373 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.00% -
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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
47 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 18.65% 17.42% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 4
Average daily rate £388 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.56% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £276 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Average hourly rate £40.57 £9.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+350.77% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Apache
Cheshire

Apache
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Apache Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Apache
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Apache Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Apache
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Apache Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Configuration Management
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
3 7 (77.78%) Puppet
3 7 (77.78%) Hudson
3 7 (77.78%) Performance Testing
3 7 (77.78%) RightScale
3 7 (77.78%) OpenStack
3 7 (77.78%) Route 53
3 7 (77.78%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (77.78%) Amazon S3
3 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (77.78%) Open Source
3 7 (77.78%) Jetty
3 7 (77.78%) Ruby
3 7 (77.78%) CentOS
3 7 (77.78%) nginx
3 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
3 7 (77.78%) Maven
3 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
3 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) JUnit
3 7 (77.78%) Servlets
3 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) Tomcat
3 7 (77.78%) DHCP
3 7 (77.78%) HTTP
3 7 (77.78%) DNS

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (77.78%) OpenStack
1 7 (77.78%) Jetty
1 7 (77.78%) nginx
1 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
1 7 (77.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Route 53
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon S3
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
1 7 (77.78%) DHCP
1 7 (77.78%) HTTP
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (77.78%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
2 7 (77.78%) Hudson
2 7 (77.78%) Maven
2 7 (77.78%) JUnit
2 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Servlets
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) JDBC
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) XHTML
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) Django
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) CentOS
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Configuration Management
1 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (77.78%) Performance Testing
2 7 (77.78%) JVM Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Puppet
1 7 (77.78%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) RightScale
1 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Vertica