The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache HTTP Server
Rank 77 69 76
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Apache 12 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.89% 0.51% 1.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.03% 2.68% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 8
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+8.18% -25.67%
Apache
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
199 224 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.74% 18.92% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 99 145
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 36 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £24.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -27.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £36.20 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 October 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
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 3
Apache
North West

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 20 (71.43%) Linux
2 15 (53.57%) MySQL
3 14 (50.00%) PHP
4 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
4 13 (46.43%) Tomcat
5 12 (42.86%) Oracle
6 11 (39.29%) CSS
7 10 (35.71%) CMS
7 10 (35.71%) Content Management
8 9 (32.14%) jQuery
8 9 (32.14%) HTML
8 9 (32.14%) HP
9 8 (28.57%) WebLogic
9 8 (28.57%) Drupal
9 8 (28.57%) SUSE
10 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
11 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (21.43%) IBM
11 6 (21.43%) Web Services
11 6 (21.43%) HPUX
11 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
12 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (17.86%) UNIX
12 5 (17.86%) MS Access
12 5 (17.86%) N-Tier
12 5 (17.86%) SOA
12 5 (17.86%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 5 (17.86%) VB
12 5 (17.86%) SQL Server

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 13 (46.43%) Tomcat
2 10 (35.71%) CMS
3 8 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 8 (28.57%) Drupal
4 5 (17.86%) WebLogic Integration
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
6 2 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (3.57%) CICS
7 1 (3.57%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) FTP
2 3 (10.71%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) MySQL
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 5 (17.86%) MS Access
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.57%) MariaDB
5 1 (3.57%) DB2
5 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Introscope
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (3.57%) RSpec
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Drupal Developer
2 6 (21.43%) PHP Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Tester
3 5 (17.86%) Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) Non-Functional Tester
4 4 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.57%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Tester
7 1 (3.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) CSS
2 9 (32.14%) jQuery
2 9 (32.14%) HTML
3 6 (21.43%) Web Services
4 5 (17.86%) Middleware
5 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (10.71%) XHTML
7 2 (7.14%) Django
7 2 (7.14%) LAMP
7 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.14%) Spring
7 2 (7.14%) Regular Expression
7 2 (7.14%) REST
8 1 (3.57%) Ajax
8 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (3.57%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (17.86%) N-Tier
2 3 (10.71%) Telematics
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) SUSE
3 6 (21.43%) HPUX
4 5 (17.86%) UNIX
4 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.71%) Windows
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Solaris
7 1 (3.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Content Management
2 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (17.86%) SOA
3 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
3 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Security Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Statistical Analysis
3 5 (17.86%) Release Management
4 4 (14.29%) OO
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.71%) Coaching
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.71%) OOP
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.71%) Data Management
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) PHP
2 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 5 (17.86%) VB
3 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
4 4 (14.29%) Perl
5 3 (10.71%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 5 (17.86%) ISEB
1 5 (17.86%) ISEB Practitioner
1 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Firmware
2 3 (10.71%) RHEV
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) CA Wily
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle
2 9 (32.14%) HP
3 6 (21.43%) IBM
4 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
4 5 (17.86%) TIBCO
5 4 (14.29%) Twitter
6 3 (10.71%) Sybase
6 3 (10.71%) EMC
6 3 (10.71%) NetApp
6 3 (10.71%) FatWire
6 3 (10.71%) VMware
7 2 (7.14%) CA
7 2 (7.14%) JBoss
8 1 (3.57%) StorageTek
8 1 (3.57%) Sun
8 1 (3.57%) Dell
8 1 (3.57%) Endeca