The table below looks at the statistics for Apache skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache HTTP Server (httpd)
Rank 167 166 150
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing Apache 758 717 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.47% 1.42% 1.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.04% 7.85% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 476 465
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 5
Average hourly rate £50.00 £39.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.78% -0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £30.58 £17.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £93.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £29.65
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +34.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9427 9135 8717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.33% 18.03% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6123 5679 5159
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 313 310
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

Apache
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apache within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Apache Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Apache
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apache within the UK.

Apache Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Apache
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apache within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Apache Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Apache
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apache within the UK.

Apache Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Apache
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apache within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Apache Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Apache
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
England -2 690 £425 +5.59% 292
London 0 349 £475 +5.55% 123
South East -25 114 £350 -7.28% 45
Yorkshire +1 54 £425 +17.24% 28
North West +6 51 £400 +25.98% 14
Manchester -4 35 £400 +25.98% 9
East of England +6 34 £400 +2.49% 23
City of London +10 33 £446 -6.10% 21
North East -4 33 £450 +63.63% 2
West Yorkshire -9 32 £450 +24.13% 21
Berkshire +1 30 £350 -9.67% 6
Hampshire -13 30 £343 -17.71% 15
South West -24 30 £375 -6.25% 23
Tyne and Wear -12 29 £450 +63.63% 2
Leeds -20 29 £463 +27.58% 19
Reading +1 28 £350 -17.64% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 28 £450 +50.00% 2
Scotland -9 26 £413 -10.81% 5
Edinburgh -14 26 £413 -10.81% 4
Surrey -4 24 £450 +28.57% 12
West Midlands -14 21 £375 -11.76% 18
Wales +12 20 £365 -2.66% 3
South Yorkshire +6 20 £345 -21.14% 3
Sheffield +3 19 £345 -21.14% 2
Buckinghamshire +28 15 £308 +53.75% 3
Milton Keynes +21 15 £308 +53.75% 3
South Wales +4 15 £363 -3.33% 3
Cheshire +6 13 £425 +112.50% 2
Leatherhead -8 13 £475 +5.55% 1
Shropshire -20 13 £458 +4.57% 1

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 862 (56.86%) Linux
2 801 (52.84%) Java
3 622 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
4 540 (35.62%) Tomcat
5 413 (27.24%) JavaScript
6 402 (26.52%) Unix
7 390 (25.73%) MySQL
8 384 (25.33%) Git (software)
9 370 (24.41%) Jenkins
10 361 (23.81%) HTML
11 335 (22.10%) Web Services
12 323 (21.31%) SQL
13 322 (21.24%) DevOps
14 312 (20.58%) PHP
15 310 (20.45%) Python
16 301 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
17 291 (19.20%) CSS
18 288 (19.00%) HTTP
19 287 (18.93%) Puppet
20 274 (18.07%) Spring
21 266 (17.55%) VMware
22 261 (17.22%) Perl
23 253 (16.69%) Amazon AWS
24 246 (16.23%) JBoss
25 245 (16.16%) TDD
25 245 (16.16%) Maven
26 238 (15.70%) TCP/IP
27 236 (15.57%) LAMP
28 234 (15.44%) nginx
29 233 (15.37%) Oracle

Apache
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 540 (35.62%) Tomcat
2 246 (16.23%) JBoss
3 234 (15.44%) nginx
4 215 (14.18%) WebSphere
5 199 (13.13%) IIS
6 152 (10.03%) Jetty
7 120 (7.92%) Node.js
8 102 (6.73%) WebLogic
9 73 (4.82%) WebSphere Application Server
10 71 (4.68%) CMS
11 64 (4.22%) Apache Spark
12 56 (3.69%) Confluence
13 50 (3.30%) OpenStack
14 44 (2.90%) Drupal
14 44 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
15 42 (2.77%) IBM HTTP Server
16 35 (2.31%) WordPress
17 29 (1.91%) Apache Solr
17 29 (1.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 23 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 32 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.12%) MS Office
2 17 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.33%) HipChat
4 5 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.13%) SPSS
7 1 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.59%) Magento
3 5 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.26%) Fredhopper
4 4 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.20%) Endur
6 2 (0.13%) BigMachines
6 2 (0.13%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.13%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.066%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.066%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.066%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.066%) RMDS
7 1 (0.066%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.066%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 253 (16.69%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (5.67%) Amazon EC2
3 76 (5.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 60 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
5 56 (3.69%) Google App Engine
6 45 (2.97%) GitHub
7 34 (2.24%) PaaS
8 27 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 17 (1.12%) SaaS
10 13 (0.86%) Amazon S3
11 12 (0.79%) IaaS
12 7 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (0.26%) Office 365
15 4 (0.26%) Route 53
16 3 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 3 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 2 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 288 (19.00%) HTTP
2 238 (15.70%) TCP/IP
3 201 (13.26%) DNS
4 164 (10.82%) SSL
5 122 (8.05%) Internet
6 107 (7.06%) LDAP
7 98 (6.46%) DHCP
8 91 (6.00%) FTP
9 86 (5.67%) Firewall
10 81 (5.34%) IPsec
11 53 (3.50%) SMTP
12 48 (3.17%) SAN
13 41 (2.70%) VPN
14 39 (2.57%) SSH
15 27 (1.78%) Reverse Proxy
16 25 (1.65%) LAN
16 25 (1.65%) SNMP
17 23 (1.52%) HTTPS
18 17 (1.12%) iSCSI
18 17 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 390 (25.73%) MySQL
2 144 (9.50%) PostgreSQL
3 131 (8.64%) MongoDB
4 125 (8.25%) NoSQL
5 100 (6.60%) SQL Server
6 92 (6.07%) Big Data
7 87 (5.74%) Hadoop
8 83 (5.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 82 (5.41%) Relational Database
10 65 (4.29%) Oracle Database
11 52 (3.43%) Redis
12 38 (2.51%) HBase
13 35 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
14 34 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
15 32 (2.11%) Apache Hive
15 32 (2.11%) DB2
16 31 (2.04%) Jackrabbit
17 19 (1.25%) RDBMS
18 16 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
19 14 (0.92%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 384 (25.33%) Git (software)
2 370 (24.41%) Jenkins
3 245 (16.16%) Maven
4 221 (14.58%) Subversion
5 166 (10.95%) JIRA
6 144 (9.50%) JUnit
7 98 (6.46%) Mockito
8 84 (5.54%) Gradle
9 83 (5.47%) Eclipse
10 68 (4.49%) Selenium
11 67 (4.42%) Cucumber
12 66 (4.35%) TeamCity
13 60 (3.96%) Hudson
14 42 (2.77%) Ant
15 40 (2.64%) JMeter
16 34 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 30 (1.98%) PHPUnit
18 27 (1.78%) Mercurial
19 26 (1.72%) Artifactory
19 26 (1.72%) IntelliJ
General
1 214 (14.12%) Finance
2 84 (5.54%) Banking
3 50 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 32 (2.11%) Marketing
5 31 (2.04%) Retail
6 18 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.12%) Electronics
7 17 (1.12%) Games
8 16 (1.06%) Investment Banking
9 14 (0.92%) Front Office
10 9 (0.59%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.40%) Law
11 6 (0.40%) Legal
11 6 (0.40%) Military
12 5 (0.33%) Billing
12 5 (0.33%) Online Betting
12 5 (0.33%) Publishing
12 5 (0.33%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.26%) Advertising
14 2 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 678 (44.72%) Developer
2 301 (19.85%) Java Developer
3 153 (10.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 111 (7.32%) PHP Developer
5 110 (7.26%) Linux Engineer
6 95 (6.27%) Senior Developer
7 84 (5.54%) Consultant
8 82 (5.41%) Administrator
9 80 (5.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 79 (5.21%) Architect
11 76 (5.01%) Analyst
12 67 (4.42%) Systems Administrator
13 58 (3.83%) Agile Developer
14 53 (3.50%) Agile Java Developer
15 52 (3.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 48 (3.17%) Applications Support
17 46 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
17 46 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
18 45 (2.97%) Support Engineer
19 41 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (23.81%) HTML
2 335 (22.10%) Web Services
3 291 (19.20%) CSS
4 274 (18.07%) Spring
5 236 (15.57%) LAMP
6 224 (14.78%) J2EE
7 209 (13.79%) XML
8 165 (10.88%) jQuery
9 162 (10.69%) .NET
10 157 (10.36%) HTML5
11 140 (9.23%) REST
12 133 (8.77%) Hibernate
13 117 (7.72%) Servlets
14 115 (7.59%) JSON
15 112 (7.39%) SOAP
16 110 (7.26%) AngularJS
17 97 (6.40%) RESTful
18 96 (6.33%) Middleware
19 88 (5.80%) CSS3
20 86 (5.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 70 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 55 (3.63%) Data Centre
4 42 (2.77%) Clustering
5 37 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 33 (2.18%) User Experience
7 25 (1.65%) Algorithms
8 23 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 21 (1.39%) PKI
10 20 (1.32%) Wiki
11 19 (1.25%) Cryptography
12 18 (1.19%) DataPower
13 16 (1.06%) Client/Server
13 16 (1.06%) Mobile App
14 13 (0.86%) Mainframe
15 12 (0.79%) Equities
15 12 (0.79%) iPad
15 12 (0.79%) Mathematics
16 11 (0.73%) N-Tier
17 10 (0.66%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 862 (56.86%) Linux
2 402 (26.52%) Unix
3 224 (14.78%) Windows
4 173 (11.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 116 (7.65%) CentOS
6 75 (4.95%) Ubuntu
6 75 (4.95%) Windows Server
7 64 (4.22%) Solaris
8 53 (3.50%) AIX
9 30 (1.98%) Debian
10 29 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (1.32%) Mac OS X
13 15 (0.99%) SUSE
14 14 (0.92%) zOS
15 13 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (0.59%) Android
17 8 (0.53%) Apple iOS
18 7 (0.46%) Fedora
18 7 (0.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 622 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (21.24%) DevOps
3 301 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
4 245 (16.16%) TDD
5 230 (15.17%) Configuration Management
6 225 (14.84%) Scrum
7 216 (14.25%) OO
8 212 (13.98%) Unit Testing
9 204 (13.46%) Open Source
10 151 (9.96%) Software Engineering
11 131 (8.64%) BDD
12 123 (8.11%) MVC
13 115 (7.59%) E-Commerce
14 89 (5.87%) High Availability
15 88 (5.80%) Multithreading
16 85 (5.61%) Pair Programming
17 78 (5.15%) ITIL
17 78 (5.15%) Web Development
18 68 (4.49%) SOA
19 65 (4.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 801 (52.84%) Java
2 413 (27.24%) JavaScript
3 323 (21.31%) SQL
4 312 (20.58%) PHP
5 310 (20.45%) Python
6 261 (17.22%) Perl
7 187 (12.34%) Bash Shell
8 176 (11.61%) Ruby
9 119 (7.85%) Shell Script
10 85 (5.61%) C#
11 76 (5.01%) C
12 63 (4.16%) C++
13 51 (3.36%) PL/SQL
14 48 (3.17%) Scala
15 45 (2.97%) PowerShell
16 41 (2.70%) Groovy
17 33 (2.18%) AWK
18 20 (1.32%) Jython
18 20 (1.32%) PHP 5
19 18 (1.19%) Korn
Qualifications
1 131 (8.64%) Security Cleared
2 82 (5.41%) Degree
3 74 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 27 (1.78%) DV Cleared
5 21 (1.39%) RHCSA
6 20 (1.32%) RHCE
7 19 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (0.92%) CCNP
9 11 (0.73%) CCNA
10 9 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.26%) CCSE
12 4 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.26%) MCSE
12 4 (0.26%) RHCA
13 3 (0.20%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.20%) CISSP
13 3 (0.20%) GCIH
13 3 (0.20%) GIAC
13 3 (0.20%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.96%) QA
2 16 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.79%) SLA
4 5 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.13%) WAI
6 2 (0.13%) WCAG
7 1 (0.066%) COBIT
System Software
1 192 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 110 (7.26%) Docker
3 84 (5.54%) Active Directory
4 83 (5.47%) Xen
5 42 (2.77%) VMware ESX
6 33 (2.18%) vSphere
7 29 (1.91%) Squid
8 26 (1.72%) vCloud
9 25 (1.65%) Varnish
10 21 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
11 20 (1.32%) KVM
12 19 (1.25%) NFS
13 18 (1.19%) Hyper-V
14 14 (0.92%) Apache Flume
15 13 (0.86%) qmail
16 12 (0.79%) iptables
17 10 (0.66%) Samba
17 10 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
18 9 (0.59%) HDFS
19 6 (0.40%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 287 (18.93%) Puppet
2 139 (9.17%) Opscode Chef
3 96 (6.33%) Ansible
3 96 (6.33%) Nagios
4 46 (3.03%) Graphite
4 46 (3.03%) ZABBIX
5 37 (2.44%) logstash
6 33 (2.18%) Cacti
7 26 (1.72%) Icinga
8 25 (1.65%) HAProxy
9 23 (1.52%) Capistrano
9 23 (1.52%) Salt
10 20 (1.32%) CFEngine
11 17 (1.12%) CA Wily
11 17 (1.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 14 (0.92%) collectd
12 14 (0.92%) Ganglia
12 14 (0.92%) Kibana
12 14 (0.92%) Oozie
13 13 (0.86%) SELinux
Vendors
1 266 (17.55%) VMware
2 233 (15.37%) Oracle
3 214 (14.12%) Red Hat
4 150 (9.89%) Microsoft
5 97 (6.40%) IBM
6 95 (6.27%) Google
7 58 (3.83%) Cisco
8 48 (3.17%) Splunk
9 33 (2.18%) Atlassian
10 32 (2.11%) HP
11 27 (1.78%) CA
12 26 (1.72%) SAP
13 25 (1.65%) Adobe
13 25 (1.65%) SOASTA, Inc
13 25 (1.65%) Sun
13 25 (1.65%) Zend
14 23 (1.52%) F5
15 21 (1.39%) Dell
16 19 (1.25%) Informatica
16 19 (1.25%) webMethods
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £550 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £250 - £315 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable - Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £320 to £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Excellent Daily Rates Available
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable - Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £360.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago