The first table below looks at the demand for Apache skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache over the 3 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache HTTP Server
Rank 48 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Apache 18 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.38% 1.75% 1.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.32% 10.78% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 9
Average daily rate £413 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £370 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £585 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Application Platforms Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
159 102 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.06% 16.22% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 47 68
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £246 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 17
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Apache
East of England

Apache
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Apache Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Apache
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Apache Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Apache
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apache across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Apache Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Apache
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Apache Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Apache
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Watford -13 3 - - 2
St Albans - 3 - - 1
Stevenage - 1 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Harpenden - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Rickmansworth - - - -
Apache
East of England

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 18 (72.00%) Java
2 17 (68.00%) Ant
2 17 (68.00%) UNIX
3 16 (64.00%) Linux
3 16 (64.00%) CSS
3 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (64.00%) HTML
4 15 (60.00%) Oracle
4 15 (60.00%) Internet
5 13 (52.00%) J2EE
5 13 (52.00%) XML
5 13 (52.00%) Subversion
6 12 (48.00%) SQL
7 11 (44.00%) Tomcat
7 11 (44.00%) Finance
8 10 (40.00%) Spring
8 10 (40.00%) Eclipse
8 10 (40.00%) Solaris
8 10 (40.00%) JSP
9 9 (36.00%) JUnit
9 9 (36.00%) HTTP
9 9 (36.00%) Ajax
10 8 (32.00%) RDBMS
10 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
11 7 (28.00%) OO
11 7 (28.00%) MySQL
11 7 (28.00%) Web Services
11 7 (28.00%) CMS
11 7 (28.00%) jQuery
12 6 (24.00%) WebSphere

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 11 (44.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (28.00%) CMS
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
4 5 (20.00%) Alfresco
4 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (8.00%) IIS
5 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (8.00%) AquaLogic
5 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (8.00%) Node.js
6 1 (4.00%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (4.00%) Liferay
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) Internet
2 9 (36.00%) HTTP
3 4 (16.00%) Intranet
4 3 (12.00%) DHCP
4 3 (12.00%) DNS
5 2 (8.00%) Extranet
5 2 (8.00%) Firewall
5 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) RDBMS
1 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (28.00%) MySQL
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.00%) JasperReports
6 1 (4.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (68.00%) Ant
2 13 (52.00%) Subversion
3 10 (40.00%) Eclipse
4 9 (36.00%) JUnit
5 5 (20.00%) Maven
5 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (20.00%) Log4j
6 3 (12.00%) Mockito
6 3 (12.00%) Selenium
6 3 (12.00%) IntelliJ
7 2 (8.00%) Grunt
8 1 (4.00%) JDeveloper
8 1 (4.00%) Jtest
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Middleware Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) LAMP Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Portal Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) HTML
1 16 (64.00%) CSS
2 13 (52.00%) J2EE
2 13 (52.00%) XML
3 10 (40.00%) JSP
3 10 (40.00%) Spring
4 9 (36.00%) Ajax
5 7 (28.00%) jQuery
5 7 (28.00%) Web Services
6 6 (24.00%) SOAP
6 6 (24.00%) Struts
6 6 (24.00%) JSF
6 6 (24.00%) Middleware
6 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (20.00%) XMLBeans
7 5 (20.00%) XSLT
7 5 (20.00%) Servlets
8 4 (16.00%) REST
9 3 (12.00%) JSON
9 3 (12.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) PKI
1 5 (20.00%) Web 2.0
1 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (16.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) UNIX
2 16 (64.00%) Linux
3 10 (40.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) OO
2 6 (24.00%) TDD
2 6 (24.00%) BDD
3 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) SOA
4 4 (16.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Content Management
6 2 (8.00%) OOP
6 2 (8.00%) Web Development
7 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (48.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) Python
4 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (20.00%) XPath
4 5 (20.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (8.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) BEA
3 2 (8.00%) Plumtree
4 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.00%) ATG
4 1 (4.00%) hybris
4 1 (4.00%) JBoss
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