The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 North West 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache HTTP Server
Rank 106 95 85
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing Apache 26 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 1.26% 1.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.21% 6.71% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 32
Average daily rate
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£323 £300 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -16.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £187 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £396 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £27.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -5.17%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
419 477 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.20% 18.72% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 216 367
Average daily rate £325 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 45 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.47 £34.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
Apache
England

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 11 July 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 11 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
Manchester -4 17 £323 +22.85% 5
Cheshire +2 5 £340 +11.84% 6
Lancashire - 2 £413 - 1
Merseyside - - - - 2
Apache
England

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 35 (70.00%) Linux
2 28 (56.00%) Tomcat
3 19 (38.00%) Java
4 17 (34.00%) WebLogic
4 17 (34.00%) Red Hat
5 16 (32.00%) MySQL
6 15 (30.00%) Performance Testing
7 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
8 13 (26.00%) Oracle
9 12 (24.00%) HTML
9 12 (24.00%) CSS
9 12 (24.00%) TIBCO
9 12 (24.00%) Configuration Management
10 11 (22.00%) SUSE
10 11 (22.00%) PHP
10 11 (22.00%) nginx
11 10 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (20.00%) Puppet
11 10 (20.00%) Integration Testing
11 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database
11 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 10 (20.00%) HPUX
11 10 (20.00%) SOA
12 9 (18.00%) HP
12 9 (18.00%) UNIX
12 9 (18.00%) Web Services
12 9 (18.00%) Ruby
12 9 (18.00%) WebSphere
12 9 (18.00%) DevOps

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 28 (56.00%) Tomcat
2 17 (34.00%) WebLogic
3 11 (22.00%) nginx
4 9 (18.00%) WebSphere
5 8 (16.00%) WebLogic Integration
5 8 (16.00%) OpenStack
6 7 (14.00%) Jetty
7 4 (8.00%) CMS
7 4 (8.00%) Drupal
8 1 (2.00%) IIS
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (2.00%) CICS
8 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (18.00%) Amazon S3
3 7 (14.00%) Route 53
3 7 (14.00%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) FTP
1 8 (16.00%) HTTP
1 8 (16.00%) Firewall
2 7 (14.00%) DNS
2 7 (14.00%) DHCP
3 3 (6.00%) SMTP
4 1 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.00%) Network Security
4 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) MySQL
2 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (16.00%) MS Access
4 7 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (14.00%) Big Data
5 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.00%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (14.00%) Hudson
2 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.00%) JUnit
2 7 (14.00%) Maven
3 4 (8.00%) Subversion
4 2 (4.00%) JIRA
4 2 (4.00%) Selenium
4 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Administrator
3 8 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Tester
6 5 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
6 5 (10.00%) Non-Functional Tester
6 5 (10.00%) Test Leader
7 4 (8.00%) Drupal Developer
7 4 (8.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.00%) PHP Developer
9 2 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (4.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Consultant
10 1 (2.00%) Python Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 1 (2.00%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) HTML
1 12 (24.00%) CSS
2 9 (18.00%) Web Services
3 8 (16.00%) jQuery
4 7 (14.00%) Servlets
5 5 (10.00%) Spring
6 4 (8.00%) XHTML
6 4 (8.00%) Middleware
6 4 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (6.00%) REST
7 3 (6.00%) LAMP
7 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.00%) Django
7 3 (6.00%) XML
8 2 (4.00%) XSLT
8 2 (4.00%) JSF
8 2 (4.00%) Ajax
8 2 (4.00%) JSON
8 2 (4.00%) JDBC
8 2 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Open Source
2 8 (16.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.00%) Telematics
4 2 (4.00%) W3C
4 2 (4.00%) Firmware
5 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 35 (70.00%) Linux
2 11 (22.00%) SUSE
3 10 (20.00%) HPUX
4 9 (18.00%) CentOS
4 9 (18.00%) UNIX
5 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.00%) Windows
7 1 (2.00%) zOS
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Performance Testing
2 12 (24.00%) Configuration Management
3 10 (20.00%) SOA
3 10 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (18.00%) DevOps
5 8 (16.00%) Release Management
5 8 (16.00%) Security Testing
5 8 (16.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 7 (14.00%) JVM Tuning
7 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
8 5 (10.00%) Content Management
8 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.00%) OOP
9 3 (6.00%) OO
9 3 (6.00%) Web Development
9 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.00%) Kanban
10 2 (4.00%) Refactoring
10 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) Java
2 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.00%) PHP
4 9 (18.00%) Ruby
5 8 (16.00%) VB
5 8 (16.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 6 (12.00%) Python
6 6 (12.00%) Perl
7 3 (6.00%) SQL
8 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) ISEB
1 8 (16.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 8 (16.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) RHEV
2 1 (2.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Puppet
2 9 (18.00%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (14.00%) Vagrant
4 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.00%) Cacti
5 2 (4.00%) Nagios
6 1 (2.00%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (26.00%) Oracle
3 12 (24.00%) TIBCO
4 9 (18.00%) HP
5 7 (14.00%) RightScale
6 5 (10.00%) Splunk
6 5 (10.00%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (8.00%) Twitter
8 3 (6.00%) IBM
8 3 (6.00%) NetApp
9 2 (4.00%) SAP
9 2 (4.00%) Sybase
9 2 (4.00%) EMC
9 2 (4.00%) Vertica
9 2 (4.00%) Percona
9 2 (4.00%) Tumbleweed
10 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
10 1 (2.00%) Citrix
10 1 (2.00%) Dell
10 1 (2.00%) Vignette
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