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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache HTTP Server
Rank 101 101 88
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing Apache 27 31 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.90% 1.15% 1.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.18% 6.28% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 35
Average daily rate
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£323 £308 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -17.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £366 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -23.07%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
437 494 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.56% 18.25% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 228 375
Average daily rate £325 £313 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -7.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 48 50
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £23.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% -16.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £34.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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 30 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 30 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 18 £318 +5.83% 13
Cheshire 0 5 £340 +10.38% 6
Merseyside -1 2 - - 3
Lancashire - 1 £425 - 5
Apache
England

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 39 (73.58%) Linux
2 28 (52.83%) Tomcat
3 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
3 18 (33.96%) MySQL
3 18 (33.96%) WebLogic
4 17 (32.08%) Red Hat
5 16 (30.19%) HTML
5 16 (30.19%) CSS
6 15 (28.30%) Java
6 15 (28.30%) PHP
6 15 (28.30%) Performance Testing
7 14 (26.42%) Oracle
8 12 (22.64%) Configuration Management
8 12 (22.64%) TIBCO
8 12 (22.64%) nginx
9 11 (20.75%) jQuery
9 11 (20.75%) SUSE
10 10 (18.87%) Ruby
10 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
10 10 (18.87%) UNIX
10 10 (18.87%) HP
10 10 (18.87%) HPUX
10 10 (18.87%) SOA
10 10 (18.87%) Integration Testing
10 10 (18.87%) WebSphere
10 10 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (18.87%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (18.87%) Puppet
10 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
11 9 (16.98%) DevOps

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (52.83%) Tomcat
2 18 (33.96%) WebLogic
3 12 (22.64%) nginx
4 10 (18.87%) WebSphere
5 8 (15.09%) OpenStack
5 8 (15.09%) WebLogic Integration
6 7 (13.21%) Jetty
7 5 (9.43%) CMS
7 5 (9.43%) Drupal
8 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.89%) IIS
9 1 (1.89%) CICS
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (18.87%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (16.98%) Amazon S3
3 7 (13.21%) Route 53
3 7 (13.21%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.89%) SaaS
4 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) FTP
1 8 (15.09%) HTTP
1 8 (15.09%) Firewall
2 7 (13.21%) DNS
2 7 (13.21%) DHCP
3 3 (5.66%) SMTP
4 1 (1.89%) LAN
4 1 (1.89%) WAN
4 1 (1.89%) VPN
4 1 (1.89%) SAN
4 1 (1.89%) SSL
4 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) MySQL
2 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
3 8 (15.09%) MS Access
4 7 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (13.21%) Big Data
5 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
5 6 (11.32%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.89%) DB2
7 1 (1.89%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Cucumber
2 7 (13.21%) Maven
2 7 (13.21%) JUnit
2 7 (13.21%) Hudson
2 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.55%) Subversion
4 2 (3.77%) Selenium
4 2 (3.77%) JIRA
4 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.89%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (1.89%) RSpec
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) Administrator
3 8 (15.09%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (11.32%) UNIX Administrator
4 6 (11.32%) Tester
5 5 (9.43%) PHP Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Non-Functional Tester
5 5 (9.43%) Test Leader
6 4 (7.55%) Drupal Developer
6 4 (7.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.77%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.19%) HTML
1 16 (30.19%) CSS
2 11 (20.75%) jQuery
3 8 (15.09%) Web Services
4 7 (13.21%) Servlets
5 5 (9.43%) Middleware
5 5 (9.43%) LAMP
5 5 (9.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (7.55%) HTML5
6 4 (7.55%) CSS3
6 4 (7.55%) XHTML
6 4 (7.55%) Spring
7 3 (5.66%) Ajax
7 3 (5.66%) XML
7 3 (5.66%) Django
8 2 (3.77%) RESTful
8 2 (3.77%) JSON
8 2 (3.77%) Regular Expression
8 2 (3.77%) REST
8 2 (3.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Open Source
2 8 (15.09%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.66%) Firmware
3 3 (5.66%) Telematics
4 2 (3.77%) W3C
5 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.89%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 39 (73.58%) Linux
2 11 (20.75%) SUSE
3 10 (18.87%) UNIX
3 10 (18.87%) HPUX
4 9 (16.98%) CentOS
4 9 (16.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.55%) Windows
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.89%) AIX
7 1 (1.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Performance Testing
2 12 (22.64%) Configuration Management
3 10 (18.87%) SOA
3 10 (18.87%) Integration Testing
4 9 (16.98%) DevOps
4 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (15.09%) Security Testing
5 8 (15.09%) Release Management
5 8 (15.09%) Statistical Analysis
6 7 (13.21%) JVM Tuning
7 6 (11.32%) Test Scripting
8 5 (9.43%) Content Management
8 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.43%) Web Development
9 4 (7.55%) OO
9 4 (7.55%) TDD
10 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity
10 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.66%) Data Management
10 3 (5.66%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
2 15 (28.30%) Java
2 15 (28.30%) PHP
3 10 (18.87%) Ruby
4 8 (15.09%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 8 (15.09%) VB
4 8 (15.09%) Perl
5 6 (11.32%) Python
6 4 (7.55%) SQL
7 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.77%) XPath
9 1 (1.89%) PHP5
9 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) ISTQB
1 8 (15.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 8 (15.09%) ISEB
1 8 (15.09%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) RHEV
2 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Puppet
2 9 (16.98%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (13.21%) Vagrant
4 4 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.77%) Cacti
5 2 (3.77%) Nagios
6 1 (1.89%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (1.89%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Red Hat
2 14 (26.42%) Oracle
3 12 (22.64%) TIBCO
4 10 (18.87%) HP
5 7 (13.21%) RightScale
6 5 (9.43%) Cyber-Ark
6 5 (9.43%) Splunk
7 4 (7.55%) Twitter
7 4 (7.55%) IBM
7 4 (7.55%) NetApp
8 3 (5.66%) Sybase
8 3 (5.66%) EMC
9 2 (3.77%) Tumbleweed
9 2 (3.77%) Percona
9 2 (3.77%) Vertica
9 2 (3.77%) SAP
10 1 (1.89%) FatWire
10 1 (1.89%) Endeca
10 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.89%) VMware
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