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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache HTTP Server (httpd)
Rank 113 109 81
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -28
Contract jobs citing Apache 38 26 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.03% 0.83% 1.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.68% 6.21% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 18
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 £36.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-9.61% +25.21%
Apache
England

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
569 419 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.45% 13.30% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 214 177
Average daily rate £375 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 36
Average hourly rate £17.25 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.49 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.33% -13.15%

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015. 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 22 £363 +15.07% 18
Lancashire +11 7 £275 -32.92% 2
Cheshire -16 3 £456 +21.66% 4
Apache
England

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 37 (50.00%) Linux
2 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (36.49%) MySQL
4 25 (33.78%) PHP
5 22 (29.73%) Tomcat
6 20 (27.03%) SQL
7 19 (25.68%) Windows
7 19 (25.68%) SSL
7 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
7 19 (25.68%) nginx
8 18 (24.32%) Java
8 18 (24.32%) IIS
9 17 (22.97%) MVC
9 17 (22.97%) RESTful
9 17 (22.97%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (21.62%) Puppet
10 16 (21.62%) Jenkins
10 16 (21.62%) TDD
10 16 (21.62%) Web Services
11 15 (20.27%) LAMP
11 15 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (18.92%) Open Source
13 13 (17.57%) Configuration Management
13 13 (17.57%) CSS
13 13 (17.57%) HTML
13 13 (17.57%) Perl
13 13 (17.57%) OO
14 12 (16.22%) Red Hat
14 12 (16.22%) VMware

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 22 (29.73%) Tomcat
2 19 (25.68%) nginx
3 18 (24.32%) IIS
4 10 (13.51%) WebSphere
5 8 (10.81%) Jetty
5 8 (10.81%) JBoss
5 8 (10.81%) Zope
6 7 (9.46%) IBM Notes
7 4 (5.41%) WebLogic
8 3 (4.05%) CMS
9 2 (2.70%) WebLogic Integration
9 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (2.70%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (2.70%) Liferay
10 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.35%) Node.js
10 1 (1.35%) Orchard CMS
10 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.35%) Apache Pig
10 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.97%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (14.86%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (9.46%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (8.11%) Google App Engine
4 6 (8.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (6.76%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.35%) Route 53
7 1 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.68%) SSL
2 12 (16.22%) Firewall
3 11 (14.86%) VPN
4 10 (13.51%) DNS
4 10 (13.51%) FTP
4 10 (13.51%) HTTP
5 9 (12.16%) Network Security
6 8 (10.81%) DHCP
7 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
7 7 (9.46%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (9.46%) IPsec
8 6 (8.11%) SMTP
9 2 (2.70%) SNMP
9 2 (2.70%) SSH
9 2 (2.70%) Internet
9 2 (2.70%) Extranet
10 1 (1.35%) AMQP
10 1 (1.35%) MQTT
10 1 (1.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.49%) MySQL
2 6 (8.11%) RDBMS
2 6 (8.11%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.41%) CouchDB
4 4 (5.41%) SimpleDB
5 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.70%) MS Access
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.35%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.35%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.35%) HBase
7 1 (1.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (21.62%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.46%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.11%) Hudson
4 5 (6.76%) Selenium
4 5 (6.76%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.70%) RSpec
5 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.35%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.35%) JUnit
6 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.35%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.35%) Subversion
6 1 (1.35%) Maven
General
1 1 (1.35%) Law
1 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) Developer
2 15 (20.27%) PHP Developer
3 8 (10.81%) Security Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Network Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.76%) Perl Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Administrator
6 4 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.41%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Perl Software Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Network Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.97%) RESTful
2 16 (21.62%) Web Services
3 15 (20.27%) LAMP
4 13 (17.57%) HTML
4 13 (17.57%) CSS
5 12 (16.22%) Catalyst
6 10 (13.51%) .NET
6 10 (13.51%) J2EE
7 9 (12.16%) Servlets
8 8 (10.81%) Django
8 8 (10.81%) Mason
9 7 (9.46%) jQuery
9 7 (9.46%) Memcached
10 5 (6.76%) Laravel
10 5 (6.76%) CodeIgniter
10 5 (6.76%) Spring
10 5 (6.76%) XML
11 4 (5.41%) JSF
11 4 (5.41%) Hibernate
11 4 (5.41%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.05%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.05%) Video on Demand
2 3 (4.05%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.70%) Life Science
3 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) Statistics
4 1 (1.35%) NHS
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (50.00%) Linux
2 19 (25.68%) Windows
3 10 (13.51%) CentOS
4 7 (9.46%) UNIX
5 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.41%) AIX
6 2 (2.70%) HPUX
6 2 (2.70%) SUSE
7 1 (1.35%) Debian
7 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.97%) MVC
3 16 (21.62%) TDD
4 15 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (18.92%) Open Source
6 13 (17.57%) Configuration Management
6 13 (17.57%) OO
7 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
7 12 (16.22%) Web Development
8 11 (14.86%) Information Security
8 11 (14.86%) Software Engineering
9 10 (13.51%) DevOps
10 7 (9.46%) Load Balancing
10 7 (9.46%) BDD
11 6 (8.11%) OOP
12 5 (6.76%) SOA
12 5 (6.76%) MapReduce
13 4 (5.41%) SDLC
13 4 (5.41%) Scrum
13 4 (5.41%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.78%) PHP
2 20 (27.03%) SQL
3 18 (24.32%) Java
4 13 (17.57%) Perl
5 11 (14.86%) Ruby
6 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.11%) Python
8 5 (6.76%) PHP5
9 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.70%) VB
10 2 (2.70%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (2.70%) Groovy
10 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.35%) C#
11 1 (1.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) ISACA
2 3 (4.05%) CISSP
2 3 (4.05%) CISMP
3 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (2.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.46%) Xen
3 4 (5.41%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.70%) Squid
4 2 (2.70%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.70%) Docker
5 1 (1.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (21.62%) Puppet
2 14 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (9.46%) Nagios
4 4 (5.41%) MIMEsweeper
4 4 (5.41%) Cacti
5 3 (4.05%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.70%) Hyperic
6 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.70%) Capistrano
7 1 (1.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) Red Hat
2 12 (16.22%) VMware
3 11 (14.86%) CheckPoint
3 11 (14.86%) Citrix
4 7 (9.46%) Cisco
4 7 (9.46%) Clearswift
4 7 (9.46%) Lotus
5 6 (8.11%) Oracle
5 6 (8.11%) HP
5 6 (8.11%) Google
6 4 (5.41%) BMC
6 4 (5.41%) Sun
6 4 (5.41%) SurfControl
6 4 (5.41%) Percona
7 2 (2.70%) IBM
7 2 (2.70%) Zend
7 2 (2.70%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.35%) Apple
8 1 (1.35%) RightScale