The first table below looks at the demand 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 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.

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 142 153 147
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Apache 811 719 770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.48% 1.41% 1.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.41% 8.28% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 449 487
Average daily rate
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£378 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Average hourly rate £30.50 £31.25 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% -5.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £26.25 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £38.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -23.07%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9649 8688 9865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.66% 16.99% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5693 4960 5613
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 424 444
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014.

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 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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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 +9 762 £380 +1.33% 314
London -11 373 £400 -4.76% 138
South East +45 150 £400 +14.28% 52
South West +17 69 £375 +20.00% 18
City of London -15 58 £390 -13.33% 32
Hampshire +20 54 £403 +19.25% 16
East of England -7 44 £425 +20.56% 24
Yorkshire -6 43 £388 +37.16% 33
Bristol +7 35 £375 +36.36% 3
West Yorkshire -8 31 £450 +260.00% 24
Leeds -11 29 £425 +240.00% 18
West Midlands +7 28 £263 -27.58% 8
Berkshire +5 28 £325 -2.98% 7
North West 0 27 £323 +4.70% 28
Scotland -16 23 £368 +22.50% 15
Cambridgeshire +1 20 £425 +25.92% 7
East Midlands +13 19 £338 +17.39% 11
Basingstoke +34 18 £425 +21.42% 7
Cambridge +3 18 £425 +21.42% 6
Manchester -4 18 £318 +5.83% 13
Southampton +8 16 £375 +5.63% 3
Surrey 0 16 £464 +32.57% 4
Edinburgh -11 15 £370 +21.81% 2
Brighton +11 13 £300 -14.28% 2
East Sussex +7 13 £300 -11.11% 2
Gloucestershire -8 13 £475 - 6
Oxfordshire +10 12 £345 -6.75% 10
Reading +6 12 £325 -23.52% 2
Northamptonshire +9 11 £281 +25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 11 £375 - 8

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 982 (63.15%) Linux
2 616 (39.61%) Java
3 554 (35.63%) MySQL
4 463 (29.77%) PHP
5 453 (29.13%) Tomcat
6 407 (26.17%) JavaScript
7 394 (25.34%) Oracle
8 388 (24.95%) HTML
9 348 (22.38%) UNIX
10 327 (21.03%) Web Services
10 327 (21.03%) SQL
11 324 (20.84%) CSS
12 291 (18.71%) Red Hat
13 286 (18.39%) DevOps
14 278 (17.88%) XML
15 267 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
16 260 (16.72%) Perl
17 258 (16.59%) jQuery
18 257 (16.53%) Git (software)
19 256 (16.46%) Puppet
20 234 (15.05%) Windows
21 228 (14.66%) LAMP
22 226 (14.53%) Python
23 225 (14.47%) Subversion
24 222 (14.28%) Jenkins
25 219 (14.08%) Maven
26 213 (13.70%) WebLogic
27 211 (13.57%) Spring
28 208 (13.38%) OO
29 194 (12.48%) Open Source

Apache
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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
1 453 (29.13%) Tomcat
2 213 (13.70%) WebLogic
3 155 (9.97%) IIS
4 143 (9.20%) nginx
5 113 (7.27%) WebSphere
6 85 (5.47%) CMS
7 50 (3.22%) Confluence
8 46 (2.96%) Node.js
9 45 (2.89%) Drupal
10 42 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
11 41 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
12 40 (2.57%) IBM HTTP Server
13 37 (2.38%) WordPress
14 32 (2.06%) Apache Solr
15 29 (1.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 28 (1.80%) Liferay
17 25 (1.61%) Jetty
18 23 (1.48%) OpenStack
18 23 (1.48%) Oracle Service Bus
19 19 (1.22%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 48 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 13 (0.84%) MS Office
4 6 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.26%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.13%) GIMP
7 2 (0.13%) MS Project
8 1 (0.064%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (1.93%) Oracle Applications
2 29 (1.86%) Magento
3 20 (1.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.26%) RMDS
6 4 (0.26%) Summit
7 3 (0.19%) RiskWrite
7 3 (0.19%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.13%) CSG Singleview
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.13%) Zen Cart
9 1 (0.064%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.064%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 147 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
3 58 (3.73%) Amazon S3
4 25 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (1.48%) Amazon ELB
5 23 (1.48%) SaaS
6 14 (0.90%) Rackspace Cloud
7 10 (0.64%) Route 53
8 9 (0.58%) IBM SmartCloud
9 8 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (0.45%) ElastiCache
10 7 (0.45%) Google App Engine
11 6 (0.39%) GitHub
11 6 (0.39%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.32%) IaaS
12 5 (0.32%) PaaS
13 2 (0.13%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.064%) Office 365
14 1 (0.064%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 163 (10.48%) DNS
2 151 (9.71%) HTTP
3 103 (6.62%) LDAP
4 102 (6.56%) Firewall
5 101 (6.50%) Internet
6 97 (6.24%) SSL
7 80 (5.14%) TCP/IP
8 70 (4.50%) SSH
9 53 (3.41%) VPN
10 44 (2.83%) IPsec
11 42 (2.70%) SNMP
12 39 (2.51%) WAN
12 39 (2.51%) SAN
13 35 (2.25%) BIG-IP
14 34 (2.19%) DHCP
15 32 (2.06%) Intranet
16 31 (1.99%) Network Security
17 30 (1.93%) LAN
18 27 (1.74%) BGP
19 26 (1.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 554 (35.63%) MySQL
2 144 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 112 (7.20%) PostgreSQL
4 111 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 90 (5.79%) Relational Database
6 81 (5.21%) MongoDB
7 61 (3.92%) NoSQL
7 61 (3.92%) Big Data
8 49 (3.15%) Hadoop
8 49 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 45 (2.89%) RDBMS
10 40 (2.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 28 (1.80%) Oracle Discoverer
12 27 (1.74%) CouchDB
13 24 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
14 21 (1.35%) Redis
15 20 (1.29%) Riak
16 19 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
16 19 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
16 19 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 257 (16.53%) Git (software)
2 225 (14.47%) Subversion
3 222 (14.28%) Jenkins
4 219 (14.08%) Maven
5 117 (7.52%) JIRA
6 111 (7.14%) Hudson
7 101 (6.50%) Ant
8 95 (6.11%) Eclipse
9 80 (5.14%) JUnit
10 59 (3.79%) Selenium
11 35 (2.25%) Cucumber
12 31 (1.99%) PHPUnit
13 28 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
14 23 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 22 (1.41%) Toad
15 22 (1.41%) JMeter
16 21 (1.35%) LoadRunner
17 17 (1.09%) SoapUI
17 17 (1.09%) Introscope
17 17 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 183 (11.77%) Finance
2 90 (5.79%) Banking
3 36 (2.32%) Investment Banking
4 34 (2.19%) Retail
4 34 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 32 (2.06%) Marketing
6 22 (1.41%) Publishing
6 22 (1.41%) Games
7 16 (1.03%) Back Office
8 12 (0.77%) Front Office
9 7 (0.45%) Billing
10 6 (0.39%) Private Banking
10 6 (0.39%) Electronics
11 5 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.32%) Automotive
11 5 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.26%) Music Industry
12 4 (0.26%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.26%) Advertising
12 4 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 577 (37.11%) Developer
2 179 (11.51%) Java Developer
3 167 (10.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 158 (10.16%) Administrator
5 144 (9.26%) PHP Developer
6 99 (6.37%) Systems Administrator
7 93 (5.98%) Architect
8 83 (5.34%) Web Developer
9 72 (4.63%) Linux Engineer
10 68 (4.37%) Linux Administrator
11 62 (3.99%) Consultant
12 60 (3.86%) Systems Engineer
13 56 (3.60%) Analyst
14 45 (2.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 42 (2.70%) DBA
16 40 (2.57%) Senior Developer
17 39 (2.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 35 (2.25%) LAMP Developer
19 34 (2.19%) Oracle DBA
20 33 (2.12%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (24.95%) HTML
2 327 (21.03%) Web Services
3 324 (20.84%) CSS
4 278 (17.88%) XML
5 258 (16.59%) jQuery
6 228 (14.66%) LAMP
7 211 (13.57%) Spring
8 183 (11.77%) J2EE
9 138 (8.87%) HTML5
10 128 (8.23%) Middleware
11 118 (7.59%) Ajax
12 105 (6.75%) JSP
13 104 (6.69%) RESTful
14 103 (6.62%) Hibernate
15 96 (6.17%) JSON
16 90 (5.79%) SOAP
17 88 (5.66%) .NET
18 83 (5.34%) CSS3
19 82 (5.27%) REST
20 56 (3.60%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 194 (12.48%) Open Source
2 59 (3.79%) Computer Science
3 33 (2.12%) PKI
4 28 (1.80%) Mobile App
5 22 (1.41%) Data Integration
5 22 (1.41%) Clustering
6 21 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 17 (1.09%) Replication
9 16 (1.03%) GIS
10 15 (0.96%) Fixed Income
10 15 (0.96%) Online Games
11 14 (0.90%) Wiki
11 14 (0.90%) Handset
12 13 (0.84%) N-Tier
13 11 (0.71%) E-Learning
13 11 (0.71%) W3C
14 10 (0.64%) Reference Data
14 10 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (0.64%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 982 (63.15%) Linux
2 348 (22.38%) UNIX
3 234 (15.05%) Windows
4 178 (11.45%) CentOS
5 170 (10.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 89 (5.72%) Solaris
7 87 (5.59%) Ubuntu
8 65 (4.18%) Debian
9 36 (2.32%) SUSE
10 32 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (1.41%) AIX
12 22 (1.41%) Apple iOS
13 19 (1.22%) HPUX
14 17 (1.09%) Android
15 13 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
16 12 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (0.51%) SELinux
18 6 (0.39%) Windows XP
18 6 (0.39%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (18.39%) DevOps
2 267 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (13.38%) OO
4 183 (11.77%) Continuous Integration
5 157 (10.10%) Scrum
6 127 (8.17%) E-Commerce
6 127 (8.17%) TDD
7 118 (7.59%) MVC
8 95 (6.11%) SOA
8 95 (6.11%) Configuration Management
9 89 (5.72%) Software Engineering
10 86 (5.53%) Web Development
11 85 (5.47%) ITIL
12 72 (4.63%) OOP
13 66 (4.24%) Performance Testing
13 66 (4.24%) Unit Testing
14 64 (4.12%) Migration
15 58 (3.73%) Load Balancing
16 56 (3.60%) Release Management
17 55 (3.54%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 616 (39.61%) Java
2 463 (29.77%) PHP
3 407 (26.17%) JavaScript
4 327 (21.03%) SQL
5 260 (16.72%) Perl
6 226 (14.53%) Python
7 187 (12.03%) Ruby
8 174 (11.19%) Bash Shell
9 147 (9.45%) Shell Script
10 71 (4.57%) PHP5
11 50 (3.22%) PL/SQL
12 49 (3.15%) C
13 43 (2.77%) Korn
14 38 (2.44%) C++
15 27 (1.74%) C#
15 27 (1.74%) PowerShell
16 21 (1.35%) VB
17 20 (1.29%) sed
18 16 (1.03%) T-SQL
19 15 (0.96%) Jython
Qualifications
1 86 (5.53%) Security Cleared
2 78 (5.02%) Degree
3 64 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 31 (1.99%) CISSP
5 17 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (0.96%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.84%) RHCE
8 12 (0.77%) Check Point Certification
8 12 (0.77%) CCIE
8 12 (0.77%) CCNP
9 11 (0.71%) ISEB
9 11 (0.71%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 9 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
11 8 (0.51%) CCSP
11 8 (0.51%) CCDP
12 6 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.39%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.32%) CISM
13 5 (0.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.73%) QA
2 24 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 15 (0.96%) SLA
4 6 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.26%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.13%) JTAG
6 2 (0.13%) COBIT
7 1 (0.064%) TickIT
7 1 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.064%) WAI
7 1 (0.064%) JSP 440
System Software
1 110 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (2.77%) Active Directory
3 35 (2.25%) Postfix
4 33 (2.12%) NFS
5 31 (1.99%) Squid
6 30 (1.93%) Varnish
7 29 (1.86%) Samba
8 25 (1.61%) Xen
9 24 (1.54%) Sendmail
10 20 (1.29%) VMware ESX
11 18 (1.16%) XenServer
12 17 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
13 16 (1.03%) vSphere
14 15 (0.96%) Snort
15 14 (0.90%) vCloud
15 14 (0.90%) KVM
16 13 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
17 11 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
17 11 (0.71%) qmail
17 11 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 256 (16.46%) Puppet
2 160 (10.29%) Opscode Chef
3 128 (8.23%) Nagios
4 66 (4.24%) ZABBIX
5 46 (2.96%) Cacti
6 38 (2.44%) Ansible
7 32 (2.06%) Salt
8 28 (1.80%) Opsview
9 26 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 26 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 24 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
11 21 (1.35%) Vagrant
12 17 (1.09%) HAProxy
13 16 (1.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 15 (0.96%) Foglight
14 15 (0.96%) Zenoss
15 13 (0.84%) FortiGate
15 13 (0.84%) Tivoli
15 13 (0.84%) Data Guard
16 12 (0.77%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 394 (25.34%) Oracle
2 291 (18.71%) Red Hat
3 182 (11.70%) VMware
4 152 (9.77%) JBoss
5 104 (6.69%) Cisco
6 98 (6.30%) Microsoft
7 92 (5.92%) IBM
8 89 (5.72%) Zend
9 56 (3.60%) NetApp
10 53 (3.41%) HP
11 51 (3.28%) Sun
11 51 (3.28%) Rackspace
12 37 (2.38%) F5
13 36 (2.32%) Citrix
14 30 (1.93%) Splunk
15 25 (1.61%) EMC
16 24 (1.54%) SAP
17 23 (1.48%) TIBCO
17 23 (1.48%) Juniper
17 23 (1.48%) CheckPoint
Slough, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £400 per month
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Meadows Consulting Limited
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Yoh Company
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago