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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache HTTP Server (httpd)
Rank 148 95 92
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -3
Contract jobs citing Apache 21 41 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 1.34% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.05% 8.23% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 23
Average daily rate
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£375 £323 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £29.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+35.16% -14.64%
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
688 498 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.80% 16.26% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 255 234
Average daily rate £413 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.13% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 57
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -15.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.02 £37.15 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -23 13 £425 +31.78% 8
Lancashire - 4 £408 - 4
Cheshire -23 3 £350 +1.44% 3
Merseyside -12 1 £375 -16.66% 1
Apache
England

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 36 (61.02%) Linux
2 27 (45.76%) Tomcat
3 26 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (42.37%) Java
5 24 (40.68%) MySQL
6 22 (37.29%) nginx
7 19 (32.20%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (30.51%) Puppet
8 18 (30.51%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (30.51%) HTTP
9 17 (28.81%) Web Services
9 17 (28.81%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (27.12%) Jenkins
11 14 (23.73%) .NET
11 14 (23.73%) J2EE
11 14 (23.73%) PHP
11 14 (23.73%) Ruby
12 13 (22.03%) Configuration Management
12 13 (22.03%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (22.03%) JBoss
13 12 (20.34%) SQL
13 12 (20.34%) Perl
14 11 (18.64%) IIS
14 11 (18.64%) Servlets
14 11 (18.64%) VMware
14 11 (18.64%) TDD
14 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (18.64%) Django
15 10 (16.95%) WebSphere
15 10 (16.95%) Amazon EC2

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 27 (45.76%) Tomcat
2 22 (37.29%) nginx
3 13 (22.03%) JBoss
4 11 (18.64%) IIS
5 10 (16.95%) WebSphere
6 8 (13.56%) Jetty
7 7 (11.86%) Zope
8 4 (6.78%) Liferay
8 4 (6.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
8 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
9 3 (5.08%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (3.39%) WebLogic Integration
10 2 (3.39%) CMS
10 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
11 1 (1.69%) Apache Pig
11 1 (1.69%) Node.js
11 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.81%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (16.95%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (13.56%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (11.86%) Google App Engine
4 7 (11.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (6.78%) PaaS
6 3 (5.08%) Amazon S3
7 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (3.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.69%) Route 53
8 1 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) HTTP
2 10 (16.95%) DNS
3 9 (15.25%) FTP
4 8 (13.56%) SSL
4 8 (13.56%) DHCP
5 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
5 7 (11.86%) IPsec
6 6 (10.17%) SMTP
6 6 (10.17%) Internet
7 3 (5.08%) Network Security
8 2 (3.39%) SSH
8 2 (3.39%) Extranet
8 2 (3.39%) SNMP
9 1 (1.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.68%) MySQL
2 13 (22.03%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (15.25%) MongoDB
4 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
5 6 (10.17%) NoSQL
6 5 (8.47%) RDBMS
6 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
7 4 (6.78%) SQLite
7 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (5.08%) CouchDB
8 3 (5.08%) SimpleDB
9 2 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.39%) MS Access
10 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.69%) HBase
10 1 (1.69%) Big Data
10 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 16 (27.12%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.47%) JUnit
3 5 (8.47%) RSpec
4 4 (6.78%) PHPUnit
4 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.78%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.78%) NUnit
4 4 (6.78%) Subversion
5 3 (5.08%) Maven
6 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.69%) Hudson
6 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.69%) Grunt
6 1 (1.69%) Bower
6 1 (1.69%) gulp
General
1 3 (5.08%) Banking
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Developer
2 6 (10.17%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (10.17%) Perl Developer
3 5 (8.47%) Administrator
3 5 (8.47%) Java Developer
3 5 (8.47%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (6.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (5.08%) Architect
5 3 (5.08%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Designer
6 2 (3.39%) Web Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Non-Functional Tester
6 2 (3.39%) Perl Software Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Tester
6 2 (3.39%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) Web Services
2 14 (23.73%) .NET
2 14 (23.73%) J2EE
3 11 (18.64%) Servlets
3 11 (18.64%) Django
4 10 (16.95%) HTML
4 10 (16.95%) Catalyst
5 9 (15.25%) CSS
5 9 (15.25%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (13.56%) RESTful
6 8 (13.56%) Apache Camel
7 7 (11.86%) Mason
8 6 (10.17%) Hibernate
8 6 (10.17%) Spring
8 6 (10.17%) JSF
8 6 (10.17%) Memcached
9 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
10 4 (6.78%) JSP
10 4 (6.78%) SOAP
10 4 (6.78%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.08%) Video on Demand
3 3 (5.08%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.08%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.69%) Statistics
4 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (61.02%) Linux
2 10 (16.95%) Windows
3 8 (13.56%) CentOS
3 8 (13.56%) UNIX
4 4 (6.78%) Mac OS X
5 3 (5.08%) AIX
6 2 (3.39%) HPUX
6 2 (3.39%) SUSE
6 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.20%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (22.03%) Configuration Management
4 11 (18.64%) TDD
5 10 (16.95%) Automated Testing
5 10 (16.95%) Open Source
6 9 (15.25%) DevOps
7 8 (13.56%) MVC
7 8 (13.56%) OO
8 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
9 6 (10.17%) Web Development
9 6 (10.17%) SOA
9 6 (10.17%) ITIL
10 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.47%) BDD
10 5 (8.47%) Load Balancing
11 4 (6.78%) Data Management
11 4 (6.78%) Scrum
11 4 (6.78%) Web Design
11 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) Java
2 14 (23.73%) PHP
2 14 (23.73%) Ruby
3 12 (20.34%) SQL
3 12 (20.34%) Perl
4 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.86%) Python
5 7 (11.86%) Bash Shell
6 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
6 6 (10.17%) VB
7 5 (8.47%) C#
8 4 (6.78%) C++
8 4 (6.78%) C
8 4 (6.78%) VB.NET
8 4 (6.78%) VBA
8 4 (6.78%) VBScript
8 4 (6.78%) FQL
9 2 (3.39%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 2 (3.39%) Groovy
9 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.47%) Degree
3 3 (5.08%) ISEB
4 2 (3.39%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.86%) Xen
3 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.78%) Squid
3 4 (6.78%) BitLocker
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.39%) VirtualBox
5 2 (3.39%) vCloud
5 2 (3.39%) Docker
6 1 (1.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (30.51%) Puppet
1 18 (30.51%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (13.56%) Nagios
3 5 (8.47%) Capistrano
4 3 (5.08%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.39%) Hyperic
5 2 (3.39%) ZABBIX
5 2 (3.39%) Cacti
5 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (3.39%) logstash
6 1 (1.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) VMware
2 10 (16.95%) Red Hat
3 9 (15.25%) Oracle
4 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.86%) Google
5 5 (8.47%) HP
6 3 (5.08%) BMC
6 3 (5.08%) IBM
6 3 (5.08%) Sun
7 2 (3.39%) Percona
7 2 (3.39%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.69%) Adobe
8 1 (1.69%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.69%) RightScale
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