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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache HTTP Server (httpd)
Rank 105 110 95
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing Apache 45 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 0.82% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.93% 5.29% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 16
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£318 £370 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.18% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £316 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £495 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £30.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -2.43%
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
649 454 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.20% 15.46% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 241 210
Average daily rate £375 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.17% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 43
Average hourly rate £16.17 £29.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.24% +48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £15.05 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.57 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-0.22% -6.31%

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 April 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 April 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 +19 37 £318 -11.80% 17
Lancashire +6 4 - -
Cheshire -18 1 £463 +5.71% 3
Cumbria - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Apache
England

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 29 (46.03%) Linux
2 25 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (36.51%) PHP
4 20 (31.75%) MySQL
5 19 (30.16%) Windows
5 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
6 18 (28.57%) CSS
6 18 (28.57%) HTML
6 18 (28.57%) MVC
6 18 (28.57%) TDD
7 16 (25.40%) RESTful
8 15 (23.81%) LAMP
8 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
8 15 (23.81%) Ruby
8 15 (23.81%) Open Source
9 14 (22.22%) jQuery
10 13 (20.63%) IIS
10 13 (20.63%) Web Services
11 12 (19.05%) SQL
11 12 (19.05%) SSL
11 12 (19.05%) Firewall
11 12 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (19.05%) Git (software)
11 12 (19.05%) nginx
12 11 (17.46%) Degree
12 11 (17.46%) Jenkins
12 11 (17.46%) CheckPoint
12 11 (17.46%) Configuration Management
12 11 (17.46%) Information Security
12 11 (17.46%) VPN

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 13 (20.63%) IIS
2 12 (19.05%) nginx
3 10 (15.87%) Tomcat
4 7 (11.11%) IBM Notes
5 5 (7.94%) Apache Spark
5 5 (7.94%) Orchard CMS
5 5 (7.94%) Apache Solr
5 5 (7.94%) CMS
6 3 (4.76%) Jetty
6 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.76%) Zope
6 3 (4.76%) JBoss
7 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.17%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.59%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (7.94%) Amazon S3
2 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.59%) Route 53
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.59%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) SSL
1 12 (19.05%) Firewall
2 11 (17.46%) VPN
3 9 (14.29%) Network Security
4 7 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (7.94%) FTP
6 4 (6.35%) SMTP
6 4 (6.35%) DHCP
6 4 (6.35%) DNS
7 3 (4.76%) AMQP
7 3 (4.76%) HTTP
7 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.76%) MQTT
8 2 (3.17%) IPsec
9 1 (1.59%) LDAP
9 1 (1.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.75%) MySQL
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.94%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.94%) RavenDB
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.76%) CouchDB
4 3 (4.76%) SimpleDB
4 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.17%) MS Access
5 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.59%) Big Data
6 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 11 (17.46%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.52%) Hudson
4 5 (7.94%) TeamCity
4 5 (7.94%) Selenium
4 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.17%) Subversion
5 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.17%) RSpec
6 1 (1.59%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.59%) Maven
6 1 (1.59%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.59%) JUnit
6 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (1.59%) Marketing
1 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (49.21%) Developer
2 16 (25.40%) PHP Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Security Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (7.94%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.35%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Perl Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.17%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.17%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) CSS
1 18 (28.57%) HTML
2 16 (25.40%) RESTful
3 15 (23.81%) LAMP
4 14 (22.22%) jQuery
5 13 (20.63%) Web Services
6 10 (15.87%) XML
7 7 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (11.11%) .NET
8 6 (9.52%) XHTML
8 6 (9.52%) Catalyst
9 5 (7.94%) Regular Expression
9 5 (7.94%) Sinatra
9 5 (7.94%) Laravel
9 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (7.94%) CodeIgniter
9 5 (7.94%) LINQ
9 5 (7.94%) Ajax
9 5 (7.94%) SAML
9 5 (7.94%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Open Source
2 7 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.94%) NHS
4 3 (4.76%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) Life Science
5 2 (3.17%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.17%) Video on Demand
5 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.03%) Linux
2 19 (30.16%) Windows
3 9 (14.29%) UNIX
4 8 (12.70%) CentOS
5 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.76%) AIX
5 3 (4.76%) HPUX
6 2 (3.17%) SUSE
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.59%) Android
7 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.59%) Debian
7 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) MVC
2 18 (28.57%) TDD
3 12 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (17.46%) Configuration Management
4 11 (17.46%) Information Security
4 11 (17.46%) OO
5 10 (15.87%) DevOps
6 8 (12.70%) OOP
6 8 (12.70%) Scrum
6 8 (12.70%) Unit Testing
6 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
6 8 (12.70%) Web Development
7 7 (11.11%) Load Balancing
7 7 (11.11%) BDD
7 7 (11.11%) SOA
8 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.94%) Workflow
8 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 23 (36.51%) PHP
2 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 15 (23.81%) Ruby
3 12 (19.05%) SQL
4 9 (14.29%) Java
5 8 (12.70%) Perl
6 7 (11.11%) PHP5
7 6 (9.52%) Python
8 5 (7.94%) C#
8 5 (7.94%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.76%) Scala
10 2 (3.17%) VB
10 2 (3.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (3.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) ISACA
2 3 (4.76%) CISMP
2 3 (4.76%) CISSP
3 2 (3.17%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (3.17%) ISEB
3 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) MCSE
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.59%) CCNA
4 1 (1.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) ISA Server
1 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) Xen
2 2 (3.17%) VirtualBox
2 2 (3.17%) Docker
3 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) Puppet
2 9 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.94%) Nagios
4 4 (6.35%) MIMEsweeper
4 4 (6.35%) Cacti
5 3 (4.76%) Vagrant
6 2 (3.17%) Capistrano
6 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) CheckPoint
2 11 (17.46%) Citrix
3 8 (12.70%) Cisco
3 8 (12.70%) Red Hat
4 7 (11.11%) Lotus
4 7 (11.11%) Clearswift
4 7 (11.11%) VMware
5 6 (9.52%) HP
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle
6 4 (6.35%) Sun
6 4 (6.35%) SurfControl
6 4 (6.35%) Percona
7 3 (4.76%) BMC
8 2 (3.17%) TIBCO
8 2 (3.17%) Zend
9 1 (1.59%) RightScale
9 1 (1.59%) Google
9 1 (1.59%) Apple
9 1 (1.59%) StorageTek
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