The first table below looks at the demand for Apache skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Kent 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache HTTP Server
Rank 35 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Apache 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.13% - 0.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% - 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 - £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -23.07%
Application Platforms Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
48 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.02% 14.18% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 24
Average daily rate £350 £210 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £115 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Apache
South East

Apache
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Apache Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Apache
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Apache Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Apache
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apache across the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Apache Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Apache
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Apache Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Apache
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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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
Sittingbourne - 1 £350 - 1
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Rochester - - - -
Sandwich - - - - 1
Apache
South East

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) J2SE
3 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (50.00%) JUnit
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) OOD
4 3 (37.50%) UML
4 3 (37.50%) JSP
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 3 (37.50%) Ruby
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) JPA
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Ingres
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Neo4j
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JUnit
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) WebLOAD
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
2 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) J2SE
1 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) XML
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) JSP
2 3 (37.50%) JPA
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) LAMP
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) YAML
4 1 (12.50%) Symfony
4 1 (12.50%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) OS/400
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) Debian
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) OO
1 4 (50.00%) OOD
2 3 (37.50%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 3 (37.50%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) Python
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) NFS
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Riverbed