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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache HTTP Server (httpd)
Rank 107 109 91
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Contract jobs citing Apache 48 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.23% 0.80% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.25% 5.46% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 19
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£300 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £371 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +14.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.02 £30.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+10.06% +4.34%
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
662 458 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.96% 14.68% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 253 173
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 27 40
Average hourly rate £17.25 £25.04 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +28.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.34 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +10 32 £321 +7.98% 12
Lancashire +9 7 £275 -32.09% 4
Cheshire -15 3 £456 +21.66% 4
Apache
England

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 38 (50.00%) Linux
2 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (35.53%) MySQL
4 25 (32.89%) PHP
5 23 (30.26%) Tomcat
6 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
7 20 (26.32%) SSL
7 20 (26.32%) SQL
7 20 (26.32%) Windows
7 20 (26.32%) nginx
8 19 (25.00%) IIS
8 19 (25.00%) Java
9 18 (23.68%) MVC
9 18 (23.68%) RESTful
9 18 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (22.37%) Puppet
10 17 (22.37%) Jenkins
10 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (22.37%) TDD
10 17 (22.37%) Web Services
11 15 (19.74%) CSS
11 15 (19.74%) HTML
11 15 (19.74%) LAMP
11 15 (19.74%) Open Source
12 14 (18.42%) Configuration Management
12 14 (18.42%) OO
12 14 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (17.11%) Perl
13 13 (17.11%) VMware
14 12 (15.79%) Firewall

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 23 (30.26%) Tomcat
2 20 (26.32%) nginx
3 19 (25.00%) IIS
4 11 (14.47%) WebSphere
5 9 (11.84%) Jetty
6 8 (10.53%) Zope
7 7 (9.21%) JBoss
7 7 (9.21%) IBM Notes
8 4 (5.26%) CMS
8 4 (5.26%) WebLogic
9 2 (2.63%) WebLogic Integration
9 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (2.63%) Apache Solr
9 2 (2.63%) Orchard CMS
9 2 (2.63%) Liferay
9 2 (2.63%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (1.32%) Apache Spark
10 1 (1.32%) Apache Pig
10 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (9.21%) Google App Engine
4 7 (9.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (6.58%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.32%) SSL
2 12 (15.79%) Firewall
3 11 (14.47%) DNS
3 11 (14.47%) FTP
3 11 (14.47%) HTTP
3 11 (14.47%) VPN
4 9 (11.84%) Network Security
4 9 (11.84%) DHCP
5 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 8 (10.53%) IPsec
6 7 (9.21%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (7.89%) SMTP
8 2 (2.63%) Internet
8 2 (2.63%) Extranet
8 2 (2.63%) SSH
8 2 (2.63%) SNMP
9 1 (1.32%) MQTT
9 1 (1.32%) AMQP
9 1 (1.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.53%) MySQL
2 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) RDBMS
2 6 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.26%) CouchDB
3 4 (5.26%) SimpleDB
4 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.63%) MS Access
5 2 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.63%) RavenDB
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.32%) Big Data
6 1 (1.32%) HBase
6 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.32%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (22.37%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.89%) Hudson
4 5 (6.58%) TeamCity
4 5 (6.58%) Selenium
5 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.63%) RSpec
6 1 (1.32%) Maven
6 1 (1.32%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.32%) JUnit
6 1 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.32%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.32%) Marketing
1 1 (1.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Developer
2 15 (19.74%) PHP Developer
3 8 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Network Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Perl Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Perl Software Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.68%) RESTful
2 17 (22.37%) Web Services
3 15 (19.74%) CSS
3 15 (19.74%) HTML
3 15 (19.74%) LAMP
4 12 (15.79%) .NET
4 12 (15.79%) Catalyst
5 11 (14.47%) J2EE
6 10 (13.16%) Servlets
6 10 (13.16%) jQuery
7 8 (10.53%) Django
7 8 (10.53%) Mason
8 7 (9.21%) Memcached
8 7 (9.21%) XML
9 5 (6.58%) Spring
9 5 (6.58%) CodeIgniter
9 5 (6.58%) Laravel
10 4 (5.26%) Hibernate
10 4 (5.26%) Symfony
10 4 (5.26%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Open Source
2 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.95%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.95%) Video on Demand
4 3 (3.95%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.63%) NHS
5 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.63%) Life Science
6 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Statistics
6 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (50.00%) Linux
2 20 (26.32%) Windows
3 10 (13.16%) CentOS
4 7 (9.21%) UNIX
5 4 (5.26%) AIX
5 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.63%) SUSE
6 2 (2.63%) HPUX
7 1 (1.32%) Android
7 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.68%) MVC
3 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (22.37%) TDD
4 14 (18.42%) Configuration Management
4 14 (18.42%) OO
5 12 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 12 (15.79%) Web Development
6 11 (14.47%) DevOps
6 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
6 11 (14.47%) Information Security
7 7 (9.21%) Load Balancing
7 7 (9.21%) BDD
7 7 (9.21%) OOP
8 6 (7.89%) SOA
8 6 (7.89%) Scrum
9 5 (6.58%) Automated Testing
9 5 (6.58%) MapReduce
10 4 (5.26%) System Testing
11 3 (3.95%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.89%) PHP
2 20 (26.32%) SQL
3 19 (25.00%) Java
4 13 (17.11%) Perl
5 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 12 (15.79%) Ruby
6 6 (7.89%) Python
6 6 (7.89%) PHP5
7 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.63%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 2 (2.63%) C#
8 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.63%) VB
8 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.63%) Groovy
8 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) CISMP
2 3 (3.95%) ISACA
2 3 (3.95%) CISSP
3 2 (2.63%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (2.63%) ISEB
3 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) QA
System Software
1 11 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.53%) Xen
3 4 (5.26%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.63%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.63%) Squid
4 2 (2.63%) Docker
5 1 (1.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (22.37%) Puppet
2 14 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (9.21%) Nagios
4 4 (5.26%) MIMEsweeper
4 4 (5.26%) Cacti
5 3 (3.95%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.63%) Capistrano
6 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.63%) Hyperic
7 1 (1.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.11%) VMware
3 11 (14.47%) Red Hat
3 11 (14.47%) Citrix
3 11 (14.47%) CheckPoint
4 7 (9.21%) Google
4 7 (9.21%) Lotus
4 7 (9.21%) Clearswift
4 7 (9.21%) Cisco
5 6 (7.89%) Oracle
5 6 (7.89%) HP
6 4 (5.26%) BMC
6 4 (5.26%) SurfControl
6 4 (5.26%) Sun
6 4 (5.26%) Percona
7 2 (2.63%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.63%) IBM
7 2 (2.63%) Zend
8 1 (1.32%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.32%) RightScale
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