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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache HTTP Server (httpd)
Rank 164 165 197
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +32
Contract jobs citing Apache 667 627 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.31% 1.27% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.34% 7.30% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 414 291
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 4
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +58.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £22.12 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £93.00 £37.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £35.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +70.73%

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
9082 8591 8038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.41% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5529 5107 4535
Average daily rate £400 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 293 409
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.46 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.85 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.64%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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
England +4 636 £403 +3.53% 347
London -18 313 £450 +5.88% 144
South East +45 146 £353 -6.00% 63
City of London +5 60 £500 +24.92% 51
Hampshire +19 48 £405 -4.70% 16
South West +15 46 £385 +10.00% 38
Yorkshire +18 42 £363 +29.46% 35
West Yorkshire +14 36 £363 +23.93% 21
North West 0 36 £313 -13.79% 13
Leeds +6 34 £363 +20.83% 18
Berkshire +2 34 £415 +18.57% 13
Manchester +19 32 £318 -11.80% 6
Southampton +15 30 £420 +200.00% 2
Surrey +7 30 £350 +2.56% 5
Bristol +2 23 £400 +14.28% 11
East of England -18 19 £403 +7.33% 18
East Midlands +9 17 £488 +39.28% 17
Oxford -1 15 £325 -13.33% 4
Oxfordshire -3 15 £325 -13.33% 12
Reading +8 14 £425 +129.72% 8
Scotland -8 14 £400 +31.36% 9
Edinburgh +7 13 £400 +37.93% 7
Leatherhead +8 11 £450 +40.62%
West Midlands -16 11 £400 +50.94% 14
West Sussex -12 9 £313 +4.16% 3
Bracknell +15 8 £378 -
Essex +8 8 £403 +5.22% 1
Northamptonshire -7 8 £550 +41.93% 6
Cambridgeshire -26 8 £235 -31.38% 8
Crawley - 7 £313 - 2

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 968 (62.86%) Linux
2 695 (45.13%) Java
3 597 (38.77%) Agile Software Development
4 511 (33.18%) MySQL
5 476 (30.91%) Tomcat
6 454 (29.48%) PHP
7 419 (27.21%) JavaScript
8 404 (26.23%) HTML
9 377 (24.48%) Git (software)
10 365 (23.70%) UNIX
11 348 (22.60%) Oracle
12 335 (21.75%) SQL
13 332 (21.56%) Web Services
14 324 (21.04%) Continuous Integration
14 324 (21.04%) DevOps
15 319 (20.71%) Puppet
16 311 (20.19%) Jenkins
17 305 (19.81%) CSS
18 291 (18.90%) Python
19 285 (18.51%) Windows
20 283 (18.38%) Red Hat
21 252 (16.36%) jQuery
22 251 (16.30%) Subversion
23 246 (15.97%) Scrum
24 240 (15.58%) Perl
25 237 (15.39%) Spring
26 234 (15.19%) Open Source
27 229 (14.87%) TDD
28 225 (14.61%) XML
29 220 (14.29%) VMware

Apache
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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
1 476 (30.91%) Tomcat
2 178 (11.56%) JBoss
3 175 (11.36%) IIS
4 155 (10.06%) nginx
5 122 (7.92%) WebSphere
6 121 (7.86%) WebLogic
7 67 (4.35%) CMS
8 55 (3.57%) Confluence
9 54 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
10 49 (3.18%) Drupal
10 49 (3.18%) Apache Spark
11 45 (2.92%) OpenStack
12 44 (2.86%) Node.js
13 37 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
13 37 (2.40%) IBM HTTP Server
14 31 (2.01%) SharePoint
14 31 (2.01%) Apache Solr
15 25 (1.62%) Adobe CQ
16 23 (1.49%) Jetty
17 20 (1.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.65%) MS Office
3 7 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.19%) MS Project
5 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.065%) GIMP
6 1 (0.065%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (0.71%) Magento
2 9 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.52%) RMDS
4 5 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.26%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.19%) Cordys
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.19%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.13%) Agresso
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.065%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 129 (8.38%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
3 38 (2.47%) Amazon S3
4 21 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.04%) Amazon EMR
6 14 (0.91%) SaaS
6 14 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
8 11 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (0.65%) Route 53
10 8 (0.52%) ElastiCache
10 8 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 7 (0.45%) PaaS
11 7 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (0.45%) Google App Engine
11 7 (0.45%) IaaS
12 6 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
13 5 (0.32%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
14 2 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 177 (11.49%) DNS
2 131 (8.51%) HTTP
3 125 (8.12%) Firewall
4 115 (7.47%) Internet
5 89 (5.78%) TCP/IP
6 87 (5.65%) LDAP
7 79 (5.13%) SSL
8 64 (4.16%) SAN
9 57 (3.70%) VPN
10 46 (2.99%) LAN
11 45 (2.92%) WAN
12 41 (2.66%) DHCP
13 37 (2.40%) IPsec
14 35 (2.27%) Network Security
15 27 (1.75%) BGP
16 20 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
17 18 (1.17%) VLAN
17 18 (1.17%) SSH
17 18 (1.17%) Intranet
17 18 (1.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 511 (33.18%) MySQL
2 159 (10.32%) SQL Server
3 141 (9.16%) PostgreSQL
4 133 (8.64%) MongoDB
5 108 (7.01%) NoSQL
6 102 (6.62%) Hadoop
7 98 (6.36%) Oracle Database
8 97 (6.30%) Relational Database
9 82 (5.32%) Big Data
10 64 (4.16%) Apache Cassandra
11 47 (3.05%) RDBMS
12 40 (2.60%) CouchDB
13 38 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
14 34 (2.21%) Riak
15 33 (2.14%) DB2
16 32 (2.08%) Redis
17 31 (2.01%) Apache Hive
18 21 (1.36%) HBase
19 20 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
20 18 (1.17%) Hypertable
Development Applications
1 377 (24.48%) Git (software)
2 311 (20.19%) Jenkins
3 251 (16.30%) Subversion
4 211 (13.70%) Maven
5 131 (8.51%) JIRA
6 106 (6.88%) Eclipse
7 104 (6.75%) JUnit
8 98 (6.36%) Hudson
9 83 (5.39%) PHPUnit
9 83 (5.39%) Ant
10 68 (4.42%) Selenium
11 43 (2.79%) Mockito
11 43 (2.79%) TeamCity
12 35 (2.27%) Gradle
12 35 (2.27%) IntelliJ
13 34 (2.21%) JMeter
13 34 (2.21%) Mercurial
14 33 (2.14%) Cucumber
15 30 (1.95%) Introscope
16 20 (1.30%) Redmine
General
1 174 (11.30%) Finance
2 55 (3.57%) Marketing
3 47 (3.05%) Banking
4 36 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 32 (2.08%) Games
6 28 (1.82%) Retail
7 25 (1.62%) Publishing
8 17 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 11 (0.71%) Back Office
10 10 (0.65%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.58%) Advertising
12 7 (0.45%) Electronics
13 5 (0.32%) Front Office
13 5 (0.32%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.19%) Local Government
14 3 (0.19%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.19%) Law
14 3 (0.19%) Legal
14 3 (0.19%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 585 (37.99%) Developer
2 208 (13.51%) Java Developer
3 176 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 145 (9.42%) PHP Developer
5 135 (8.77%) Administrator
6 127 (8.25%) Architect
7 77 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
8 76 (4.94%) Senior Developer
9 72 (4.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 61 (3.96%) Analyst
11 59 (3.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 58 (3.77%) Linux Administrator
12 58 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
13 56 (3.64%) Consultant
14 51 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
15 47 (3.05%) Software Engineer
15 47 (3.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 43 (2.79%) Web Developer
17 35 (2.27%) Senior Java Developer
18 34 (2.21%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 404 (26.23%) HTML
2 332 (21.56%) Web Services
3 305 (19.81%) CSS
4 252 (16.36%) jQuery
5 237 (15.39%) Spring
6 225 (14.61%) XML
7 206 (13.38%) HTML5
8 189 (12.27%) J2EE
9 170 (11.04%) LAMP
10 160 (10.39%) RESTful
11 156 (10.13%) JSON
12 149 (9.68%) Hibernate
13 133 (8.64%) SOAP
14 125 (8.12%) .NET
15 108 (7.01%) REST
16 106 (6.88%) Ajax
17 100 (6.49%) JSP
17 100 (6.49%) CSS3
18 98 (6.36%) Java EE
19 96 (6.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 234 (15.19%) Open Source
2 108 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (4.68%) Clustering
4 67 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 43 (2.79%) User Experience
6 30 (1.95%) Wiki
7 23 (1.49%) Digital Media
8 17 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 15 (0.97%) Social Media
10 14 (0.91%) Client/Server
10 14 (0.91%) Replication
11 13 (0.84%) IVR
11 13 (0.84%) PKI
12 12 (0.78%) Fixed Income
12 12 (0.78%) N-Tier
13 11 (0.71%) Statistics
13 11 (0.71%) Taxonomies
13 11 (0.71%) Blog
13 11 (0.71%) Algorithms
14 10 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 968 (62.86%) Linux
2 365 (23.70%) UNIX
3 285 (18.51%) Windows
4 192 (12.47%) CentOS
5 187 (12.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 119 (7.73%) Solaris
7 77 (5.00%) Ubuntu
8 54 (3.51%) AIX
9 52 (3.38%) Debian
10 43 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 40 (2.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 32 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
13 27 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (1.10%) Mac OS X
15 16 (1.04%) SUSE
15 16 (1.04%) Android
16 13 (0.84%) Apple iOS
16 13 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
17 11 (0.71%) HPUX
18 9 (0.58%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (38.77%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (21.04%) Continuous Integration
2 324 (21.04%) DevOps
3 246 (15.97%) Scrum
4 229 (14.87%) TDD
5 181 (11.75%) OO
6 145 (9.42%) MVC
7 136 (8.83%) Configuration Management
8 133 (8.64%) Software Engineering
9 128 (8.31%) Load Balancing
10 121 (7.86%) Unit Testing
11 107 (6.95%) ITIL
12 95 (6.17%) Web Development
13 90 (5.84%) BDD
14 84 (5.45%) E-Commerce
14 84 (5.45%) SOA
15 72 (4.68%) Automated Testing
16 66 (4.29%) Mentoring
17 63 (4.09%) Kanban
18 60 (3.90%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 695 (45.13%) Java
2 454 (29.48%) PHP
3 419 (27.21%) JavaScript
4 335 (21.75%) SQL
5 291 (18.90%) Python
6 240 (15.58%) Perl
7 199 (12.92%) Bash Shell
8 196 (12.73%) Ruby
9 128 (8.31%) Shell Script
10 56 (3.64%) PHP5
11 50 (3.25%) Scala
12 49 (3.18%) C#
13 46 (2.99%) C
14 34 (2.21%) C++
15 27 (1.75%) PL/SQL
16 22 (1.43%) PowerShell
16 22 (1.43%) Korn
16 22 (1.43%) Jython
17 21 (1.36%) Groovy
18 15 (0.97%) AWK
Qualifications
1 99 (6.43%) Security Cleared
2 96 (6.23%) Degree
3 76 (4.94%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.36%) VCP4
5 19 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (1.23%) RHCE
6 18 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (0.97%) CCNA
8 12 (0.78%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.52%) Sun Certification
10 7 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (0.45%) CISSP
11 6 (0.39%) CCNP
11 6 (0.39%) MCSE
12 4 (0.26%) PhD
12 4 (0.26%) CISM
12 4 (0.26%) SCSA
12 4 (0.26%) RHCSA
13 3 (0.19%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.09%) QA
2 12 (0.78%) SLA
3 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.065%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.065%) COBIT
4 1 (0.065%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 121 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (3.31%) Varnish
3 50 (3.25%) Active Directory
4 41 (2.66%) vSphere
5 38 (2.47%) Samba
6 33 (2.14%) Postfix
7 31 (2.01%) vCloud
8 27 (1.75%) NFS
8 27 (1.75%) Xen
9 24 (1.56%) XenServer
10 23 (1.49%) Squid
11 17 (1.10%) KVM
12 15 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 15 (0.97%) Hyper-V
12 15 (0.97%) VMware ESX
13 14 (0.91%) Terminal Services
13 14 (0.91%) Docker
14 12 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
14 12 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
15 11 (0.71%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 319 (20.71%) Puppet
2 192 (12.47%) Opscode Chef
3 133 (8.64%) Nagios
4 81 (5.26%) Ansible
5 70 (4.55%) ZABBIX
6 52 (3.38%) Graphite
7 50 (3.25%) Salt
8 33 (2.14%) Cacti
9 29 (1.88%) HAProxy
10 24 (1.56%) Opsview
11 22 (1.43%) Vagrant
12 21 (1.36%) CFEngine
12 21 (1.36%) yum
13 19 (1.23%) collectd
13 19 (1.23%) Kibana
14 18 (1.17%) Icinga
15 17 (1.10%) ITRS Geneos
15 17 (1.10%) Zenoss
16 14 (0.91%) Graylog
16 14 (0.91%) SELinux
Vendors
1 348 (22.60%) Oracle
2 283 (18.38%) Red Hat
3 220 (14.29%) VMware
4 107 (6.95%) Microsoft
5 92 (5.97%) Zend
6 89 (5.78%) IBM
7 78 (5.06%) Cisco
8 68 (4.42%) Citrix
9 49 (3.18%) F5
9 49 (3.18%) Splunk
10 48 (3.12%) Google
10 48 (3.12%) HP
11 38 (2.47%) Rackspace
12 31 (2.01%) Sun
13 30 (1.95%) EMC
14 27 (1.75%) BEA
15 26 (1.69%) NetApp
15 26 (1.69%) CheckPoint
16 25 (1.62%) SAP
17 24 (1.56%) Adobe
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