The first table below looks at the demand for Apache skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Manchester 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache HTTP Server
Rank 60 57 85
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +28
Contract jobs citing Apache 18 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.46% 1.91% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.00% 9.81% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 4
Average daily rate
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£323 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £196 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -12.87%
Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
180 214 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.60% 19.45% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 96 138
Average daily rate £325 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.75 £24.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% -28.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £10.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £34.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
Apache
North West

Apache
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Apache Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Apache
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Apache Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Apache
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Apache Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Apache
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 July 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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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
Stockport - 3 £285 - 1
Bury - - - -
Cheadle - - - - 1
Apache
North West

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 15 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (48.00%) MySQL
4 10 (40.00%) Oracle
5 9 (36.00%) CSS
5 9 (36.00%) HTML
5 9 (36.00%) Integration Testing
6 8 (32.00%) Java
6 8 (32.00%) PHP
6 8 (32.00%) WebLogic
6 8 (32.00%) Web Services
7 7 (28.00%) HP
7 7 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (28.00%) SUSE
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
8 6 (24.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (24.00%) ISEB Practitioner
8 6 (24.00%) Statistical Analysis
8 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
8 6 (24.00%) Security Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (24.00%) Release Management
8 6 (24.00%) jQuery
8 6 (24.00%) Performance Testing
8 6 (24.00%) FTP
8 6 (24.00%) ISEB
8 6 (24.00%) HPUX
8 6 (24.00%) WebLogic Integration
8 6 (24.00%) TIBCO

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 15 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (32.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (24.00%) WebLogic Integration
4 4 (16.00%) CMS
4 4 (16.00%) Drupal
5 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (4.00%) IIS
6 1 (4.00%) CICS
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) SMTP
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) MySQL
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (24.00%) MS Access
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) DB2
5 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
1 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Tester
3 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) PHP Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (8.00%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (8.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) CSS
1 9 (36.00%) HTML
2 8 (32.00%) Web Services
3 6 (24.00%) jQuery
4 4 (16.00%) Spring
4 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (16.00%) REST
4 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (12.00%) XHTML
5 3 (12.00%) Django
6 2 (8.00%) Ajax
6 2 (8.00%) JSF
6 2 (8.00%) Middleware
6 2 (8.00%) J2EE
6 2 (8.00%) XML
6 2 (8.00%) XSLT
7 1 (4.00%) JSP
7 1 (4.00%) Regular Expression
7 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (12.00%) Telematics
3 2 (8.00%) W3C
3 2 (8.00%) Firmware
4 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) SUSE
3 6 (24.00%) HPUX
4 3 (12.00%) UNIX
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Windows
6 1 (4.00%) zOS
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Integration Testing
2 6 (24.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 6 (24.00%) Security Testing
2 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (24.00%) Release Management
2 6 (24.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (24.00%) SOA
3 5 (20.00%) Content Management
4 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) OOP
5 3 (12.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) Code Coverage
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) Data Management
6 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) PHP
3 6 (24.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 6 (24.00%) VB
4 4 (16.00%) Python
5 3 (12.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.00%) XPath
7 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 6 (24.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (24.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) RHEV
2 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) HP
3 6 (24.00%) TIBCO
4 4 (16.00%) Twitter
5 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.00%) IBM
6 2 (8.00%) EMC
6 2 (8.00%) NetApp
6 2 (8.00%) Sybase
7 1 (4.00%) Vignette
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.00%) SurfControl
7 1 (4.00%) FatWire
7 1 (4.00%) Open Text
7 1 (4.00%) Endeca