The table below looks at the statistics for Apache skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache HTTP Server (httpd)
Rank 122 116 118
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Apache 19 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.56% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.65% 3.26% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £279 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.59% -22.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £32.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+24.61% +85.71%
Apache
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
521 491 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.05% 17.29% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 246 272
Average daily rate £351 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £162 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 49 32
Average hourly rate £16.78 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.09% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.07 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

Apache
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Apache Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Apache
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Apache Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Apache
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apache across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Apache Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Apache
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Apache Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Apache
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 December 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
Manchester -8 9 £325 +28.07% 6
Cheshire +8 7 £200 - 4
Lancashire -21 3 - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
Cumbria - - - -
Apache
England

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 42 (65.63%) Linux
2 27 (42.19%) Tomcat
3 25 (39.06%) JavaScript
4 23 (35.94%) HTML
4 23 (35.94%) CSS
5 21 (32.81%) HP
6 20 (31.25%) Java
7 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (25.00%) WebSphere
8 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (25.00%) nginx
8 16 (25.00%) Windows
8 16 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (23.44%) PHP
9 15 (23.44%) Configuration Management
10 14 (21.88%) Perl
10 14 (21.88%) .NET
10 14 (21.88%) MySQL
10 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
10 14 (21.88%) jQuery
11 13 (20.31%) Open Source
11 13 (20.31%) HTTP
11 13 (20.31%) Sun
11 13 (20.31%) Red Hat
12 12 (18.75%) MVC
12 12 (18.75%) RDBMS
12 12 (18.75%) UNIX
12 12 (18.75%) Oracle
12 12 (18.75%) Jenkins
12 12 (18.75%) Web Development

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 27 (42.19%) Tomcat
2 16 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (25.00%) nginx
3 11 (17.19%) Jetty
3 11 (17.19%) IIS
4 10 (15.63%) WebLogic
4 10 (15.63%) CMS
5 8 (12.50%) JBoss
6 5 (7.81%) WebLogic Integration
7 4 (6.25%) Apache Spark
7 4 (6.25%) Orchard CMS
7 4 (6.25%) Apache Solr
7 4 (6.25%) Drupal
8 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (3.13%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (6.25%) Google App Engine
2 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.69%) SaaS
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.13%) Route 53
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) HTTP
2 11 (17.19%) FTP
3 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
4 8 (12.50%) DNS
4 8 (12.50%) SSL
4 8 (12.50%) DHCP
5 4 (6.25%) IPsec
5 4 (6.25%) SAN
6 2 (3.13%) MQTT
6 2 (3.13%) AMQP
6 2 (3.13%) Firewall
6 2 (3.13%) LDAP
7 1 (1.56%) LAN
7 1 (1.56%) WAN
7 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) MySQL
2 12 (18.75%) RDBMS
2 12 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.81%) MS Access
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.25%) RavenDB
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.13%) Big Data
7 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.94%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.25%) Maven
3 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.69%) RSpec
5 2 (3.13%) Hudson
5 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.13%) Introscope
5 2 (3.13%) JUnit
6 1 (1.56%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.81%) Finance
1 5 (7.81%) Banking
2 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Developer
2 7 (10.94%) Administrator
2 7 (10.94%) PHP Developer
3 6 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Non-Functional Tester
5 4 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
5 4 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Tester
6 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.13%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (3.13%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.94%) HTML
1 23 (35.94%) CSS
2 14 (21.88%) .NET
2 14 (21.88%) jQuery
3 11 (17.19%) Servlets
4 10 (15.63%) Middleware
5 9 (14.06%) YUI
6 8 (12.50%) J2EE
7 7 (10.94%) Web Services
7 7 (10.94%) XML
7 7 (10.94%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (9.38%) HTML5
8 6 (9.38%) Regular Expression
9 5 (7.81%) XHTML
9 5 (7.81%) Ajax
10 4 (6.25%) Apache Camel
10 4 (6.25%) RESTful
10 4 (6.25%) Sinatra
10 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (6.25%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (20.31%) Open Source
3 5 (7.81%) N-Tier
3 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.25%) NHS
5 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.56%) AS400
6 1 (1.56%) Tandem
6 1 (1.56%) Statistics
6 1 (1.56%) Life Science
6 1 (1.56%) Wiki
6 1 (1.56%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.56%) Biology
6 1 (1.56%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.56%) Social Media
6 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (65.63%) Linux
2 16 (25.00%) Windows
3 12 (18.75%) UNIX
4 11 (17.19%) AIX
5 10 (15.63%) HPUX
6 8 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (10.94%) SUSE
8 4 (6.25%) Solaris
9 3 (4.69%) CentOS
10 2 (3.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.56%) VMS
11 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (23.44%) Configuration Management
4 12 (18.75%) MVC
4 12 (18.75%) Web Development
5 11 (17.19%) SOA
6 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 8 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 8 (12.50%) TDD
7 7 (10.94%) Performance Testing
7 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.38%) DevOps
8 6 (9.38%) Content Management
8 6 (9.38%) Automated Testing
9 5 (7.81%) ITIL
9 5 (7.81%) Scrum
9 5 (7.81%) Statistical Analysis
9 5 (7.81%) Security Testing
9 5 (7.81%) Release Management
10 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) JavaScript
2 20 (31.25%) Java
3 15 (23.44%) PHP
4 14 (21.88%) Perl
5 11 (17.19%) SQL
6 9 (14.06%) Ruby
7 6 (9.38%) Shell Script
7 6 (9.38%) T-SQL
7 6 (9.38%) C#
8 5 (7.81%) VB
8 5 (7.81%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
9 4 (6.25%) PHP5
9 4 (6.25%) Python
10 2 (3.13%) Scala
11 1 (1.56%) C++
11 1 (1.56%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.56%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) ISEB
2 5 (7.81%) ISEB Practitioner
2 5 (7.81%) ISTQB
2 5 (7.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) CCNA
3 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.13%) MCSE
3 2 (3.13%) MCP
4 1 (1.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.81%) Firmware
3 4 (6.25%) Xen
4 3 (4.69%) RHEV
5 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.56%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) Puppet
2 5 (7.81%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (6.25%) CA Wily
3 4 (6.25%) Tivoli
4 3 (4.69%) Capistrano
4 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.13%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.13%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (3.13%) Foglight
6 1 (1.56%) Nagios
6 1 (1.56%) yum
6 1 (1.56%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) HP
2 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.31%) Sun
3 13 (20.31%) Red Hat
4 12 (18.75%) Oracle
5 10 (15.63%) VMware
6 9 (14.06%) BMC
7 7 (10.94%) IBM
7 7 (10.94%) TIBCO
8 4 (6.25%) Google
8 4 (6.25%) EMC
8 4 (6.25%) NetApp
9 3 (4.69%) Sybase
9 3 (4.69%) Dell
10 2 (3.13%) Tumbleweed
10 2 (3.13%) RightScale
10 2 (3.13%) FatWire
10 2 (3.13%) StorageTek
10 2 (3.13%) CA
11 1 (1.56%) SAP