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 1 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache HTTP Server (httpd)
Rank 169 156 162
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing Apache 744 730 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.33% 1.34% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.27% 7.71% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 473 393
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £371 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +14.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 12
Average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £30.00 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £30.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.02 £30.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+10.06% +4.34%

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
10231 9473 8557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.33% 17.39% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6242 5848 4829
Average daily rate £388 £375 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 315 429
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -2 711 £400 +3.22% 308
London -2 338 £450 +12.50% 116
South East 0 114 £375 - 60
City of London +19 73 £450 +9.09% 32
Yorkshire +13 71 £325 +11.11% 25
West Yorkshire +3 55 £363 +20.83% 18
Leeds -5 49 £363 +20.83% 13
North West +2 48 £300 -20.00% 21
South West -3 43 £375 -9.09% 24
East Midlands +17 36 £475 +31.03% 16
Manchester +10 32 £321 +7.98% 12
East of England -22 32 £350 -12.50% 26
Berkshire +3 30 £413 +25.00% 10
Hampshire -14 28 £380 -10.58% 13
Surrey +16 26 £400 +24.03% 6
Bristol +11 25 £375 -9.09% 12
West Midlands -18 21 £375 +31.57% 19
Northamptonshire -2 20 £413 +6.45% 8
Scotland -1 18 £400 +12.67% 9
Edinburgh +14 15 £400 +16.11% 6
Cambridgeshire -6 15 £350 -12.50% 13
North East +7 13 £300 -5.51% 1
Southampton -7 13 £380 +101.32% 1
Tyne and Wear +16 12 £313 +20.19% 1
Northampton +9 12 £400 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £313 - 1
Buckinghamshire -8 11 £356 -30.14% 9
Telford - 11 £400 -
Shropshire - 11 £400 -
Leatherhead +8 10 £450 +40.62%

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 939 (65.44%) Linux
2 644 (44.88%) Java
3 513 (35.75%) Agile Software Development
4 483 (33.66%) Tomcat
5 444 (30.94%) MySQL
6 401 (27.94%) PHP
7 358 (24.95%) JavaScript
8 336 (23.41%) HTML
9 332 (23.14%) Oracle
10 329 (22.93%) Red Hat
11 326 (22.72%) UNIX
12 314 (21.88%) SQL
12 314 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
12 314 (21.88%) Jenkins
13 305 (21.25%) DevOps
14 303 (21.11%) Git (software)
15 301 (20.98%) Python
16 300 (20.91%) Web Services
17 298 (20.77%) Puppet
18 276 (19.23%) Windows
19 251 (17.49%) CSS
20 234 (16.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 230 (16.03%) Subversion
22 226 (15.75%) Amazon AWS
23 222 (15.47%) Perl
24 218 (15.19%) VMware
25 204 (14.22%) Scrum
26 202 (14.08%) Open Source
27 190 (13.24%) jQuery
28 188 (13.10%) nginx

Apache
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 483 (33.66%) Tomcat
2 188 (13.10%) nginx
3 174 (12.13%) IIS
4 165 (11.50%) JBoss
5 142 (9.90%) WebSphere
6 115 (8.01%) WebLogic
7 63 (4.39%) WebSphere Application Server
8 56 (3.90%) Confluence
9 53 (3.69%) Apache Spark
10 48 (3.34%) CMS
11 47 (3.28%) Node.js
11 47 (3.28%) OpenStack
12 35 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
13 34 (2.37%) IBM HTTP Server
13 34 (2.37%) Apache Solr
14 33 (2.30%) Jetty
15 31 (2.16%) Drupal
16 26 (1.81%) Apache Pig
16 26 (1.81%) SharePoint
17 22 (1.53%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 29 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.70%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.63%) MS Office
4 5 (0.35%) MS Project
4 5 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.070%) SPSS
6 1 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.070%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 15 (1.05%) Magento
2 14 (0.98%) RMDS
3 8 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.28%) ResourceLink
4 4 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.28%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.21%) Fredhopper
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.14%) Agresso
7 1 (0.070%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.070%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.070%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.070%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.070%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.070%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.070%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 226 (15.75%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (5.92%) Amazon EC2
3 35 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 34 (2.37%) Amazon S3
5 32 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (1.60%) Amazon EMR
7 19 (1.32%) Google App Engine
8 15 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (0.91%) PaaS
10 12 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
10 12 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 12 (0.84%) Amazon Kinesis
11 11 (0.77%) SaaS
11 11 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 11 (0.77%) IaaS
12 10 (0.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 10 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
13 9 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (0.56%) Route 53
15 5 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 165 (11.50%) DNS
2 158 (11.01%) HTTP
3 154 (10.73%) Firewall
4 107 (7.46%) TCP/IP
5 101 (7.04%) Internet
6 92 (6.41%) SSL
7 89 (6.20%) LDAP
8 71 (4.95%) SAN
9 70 (4.88%) VPN
10 53 (3.69%) IPsec
11 49 (3.41%) WAN
12 45 (3.14%) LAN
13 44 (3.07%) DHCP
14 36 (2.51%) Network Security
15 30 (2.09%) FTP
16 22 (1.53%) BGP
17 21 (1.46%) SMTP
18 20 (1.39%) VLAN
19 19 (1.32%) Intranet
19 19 (1.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 444 (30.94%) MySQL
2 153 (10.66%) PostgreSQL
3 148 (10.31%) SQL Server
4 143 (9.97%) MongoDB
5 117 (8.15%) Hadoop
6 99 (6.90%) NoSQL
7 93 (6.48%) Oracle Database
8 90 (6.27%) Relational Database
9 77 (5.37%) Big Data
10 49 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 46 (3.21%) Redis
12 41 (2.86%) Apache Hive
13 38 (2.65%) RDBMS
14 33 (2.30%) DB2
15 30 (2.09%) CouchDB
16 24 (1.67%) Riak
17 22 (1.53%) HBase
18 18 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
19 14 (0.98%) Hypertable
20 10 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 314 (21.88%) Jenkins
2 303 (21.11%) Git (software)
3 230 (16.03%) Subversion
4 174 (12.13%) Maven
5 119 (8.29%) JIRA
6 92 (6.41%) Hudson
7 78 (5.44%) JUnit
8 63 (4.39%) Eclipse
9 55 (3.83%) Ant
10 50 (3.48%) Selenium
10 50 (3.48%) PHPUnit
11 47 (3.28%) TeamCity
12 43 (3.00%) Mercurial
13 40 (2.79%) Gradle
14 38 (2.65%) Mockito
15 35 (2.44%) Introscope
16 33 (2.30%) Cucumber
17 29 (2.02%) JMeter
18 23 (1.60%) Artifactory
19 19 (1.32%) MSBuild
General
1 158 (11.01%) Finance
2 60 (4.18%) Banking
3 37 (2.58%) Telecoms
4 35 (2.44%) Marketing
5 33 (2.30%) Retail
6 29 (2.02%) Games
7 21 (1.46%) Investment Banking
8 18 (1.25%) Publishing
9 11 (0.77%) Back Office
10 7 (0.49%) Advertising
11 6 (0.42%) Military
11 6 (0.42%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.42%) Electronics
11 6 (0.42%) Front Office
12 5 (0.35%) Legal
12 5 (0.35%) Private Banking
13 4 (0.28%) Law
14 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.21%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.21%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 486 (33.87%) Developer
2 173 (12.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 163 (11.36%) Java Developer
4 119 (8.29%) Architect
5 116 (8.08%) PHP Developer
6 115 (8.01%) Administrator
7 75 (5.23%) Systems Administrator
8 70 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 64 (4.46%) Linux Engineer
9 64 (4.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 62 (4.32%) Analyst
11 61 (4.25%) Linux Administrator
12 59 (4.11%) Consultant
12 59 (4.11%) Senior Developer
13 49 (3.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 42 (2.93%) Software Engineer
15 41 (2.86%) Web Developer
16 40 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
17 36 (2.51%) Support Engineer
18 35 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (23.41%) HTML
2 300 (20.91%) Web Services
3 251 (17.49%) CSS
4 190 (13.24%) jQuery
5 175 (12.20%) J2EE
6 171 (11.92%) Spring
7 162 (11.29%) XML
8 158 (11.01%) HTML5
9 153 (10.66%) RESTful
10 131 (9.13%) .NET
11 129 (8.99%) LAMP
12 105 (7.32%) JSON
13 104 (7.25%) Hibernate
14 97 (6.76%) SOAP
15 88 (6.13%) Middleware
16 87 (6.06%) REST
17 79 (5.51%) JSP
18 78 (5.44%) Java EE
19 70 (4.88%) CSS3
20 67 (4.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 202 (14.08%) Open Source
2 84 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (4.53%) Clustering
4 51 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 42 (2.93%) User Experience
6 30 (2.09%) Wiki
7 26 (1.81%) PKI
8 20 (1.39%) Fixed Income
9 19 (1.32%) Replication
10 18 (1.25%) Public Cloud
10 18 (1.25%) Digital Media
11 17 (1.18%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.05%) Online Games
13 13 (0.91%) N-Tier
14 12 (0.84%) Statistics
14 12 (0.84%) DataPower
14 12 (0.84%) Visualisation
14 12 (0.84%) Management Information System
15 11 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
16 10 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 939 (65.44%) Linux
2 326 (22.72%) UNIX
3 276 (19.23%) Windows
4 234 (16.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 161 (11.22%) CentOS
6 105 (7.32%) Solaris
7 92 (6.41%) Ubuntu
8 61 (4.25%) AIX
9 51 (3.55%) Debian
10 37 (2.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 32 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (1.74%) SUSE
13 21 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (1.11%) Mac OS X
16 15 (1.05%) Android
17 10 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
17 10 (0.70%) HPUX
18 8 (0.56%) Apple iOS
18 8 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 513 (35.75%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
3 305 (21.25%) DevOps
4 204 (14.22%) Scrum
5 184 (12.82%) TDD
6 160 (11.15%) OO
7 151 (10.52%) Configuration Management
8 137 (9.55%) Load Balancing
9 120 (8.36%) Software Engineering
10 114 (7.94%) MVC
11 113 (7.87%) Web Development
12 104 (7.25%) Unit Testing
13 90 (6.27%) E-Commerce
14 89 (6.20%) ITIL
15 83 (5.78%) BDD
16 81 (5.64%) SOA
17 66 (4.60%) Automated Testing
18 61 (4.25%) Mentoring
19 58 (4.04%) Release Management
19 58 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 644 (44.88%) Java
2 401 (27.94%) PHP
3 358 (24.95%) JavaScript
4 314 (21.88%) SQL
5 301 (20.98%) Python
6 222 (15.47%) Perl
7 183 (12.75%) Bash Shell
8 179 (12.47%) Ruby
9 126 (8.78%) Shell Script
10 52 (3.62%) PHP5
11 47 (3.28%) C#
12 45 (3.14%) C
13 42 (2.93%) Scala
14 31 (2.16%) C++
14 31 (2.16%) PL/SQL
15 24 (1.67%) PowerShell
16 18 (1.25%) Jython
17 17 (1.18%) Groovy
18 13 (0.91%) AWK
19 9 (0.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 91 (6.34%) Security Cleared
2 76 (5.30%) Degree
3 67 (4.67%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.05%) RHCE
5 14 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (0.77%) CCNA
7 9 (0.63%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.42%) CCNP
9 6 (0.42%) Sun Certification
9 6 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.35%) CISSP
11 4 (0.28%) LPIC
11 4 (0.28%) SCSA
11 4 (0.28%) PhD
12 3 (0.21%) CCIE
12 3 (0.21%) ISEB
12 3 (0.21%) MCSE
12 3 (0.21%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.04%) QA
2 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.070%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.070%) Data Quality
System Software
1 139 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (3.69%) Varnish
3 46 (3.21%) Active Directory
4 41 (2.86%) Xen
4 41 (2.86%) vSphere
5 34 (2.37%) Hyper-V
5 34 (2.37%) Postfix
6 31 (2.16%) vCloud
6 31 (2.16%) Samba
7 26 (1.81%) iptables
8 25 (1.74%) NFS
8 25 (1.74%) Docker
9 21 (1.46%) Squid
10 18 (1.25%) XenServer
11 16 (1.11%) KVM
11 16 (1.11%) VMware ESX
12 14 (0.98%) HDFS
12 14 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
12 14 (0.98%) Shibboleth
13 13 (0.91%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 298 (20.77%) Puppet
2 179 (12.47%) Opscode Chef
3 126 (8.78%) Nagios
4 86 (5.99%) Ansible
5 62 (4.32%) ZABBIX
6 53 (3.69%) Salt
7 42 (2.93%) HAProxy
8 41 (2.86%) Graphite
9 30 (2.09%) yum
9 30 (2.09%) Kibana
10 29 (2.02%) Cacti
11 27 (1.88%) ITRS Geneos
12 26 (1.81%) Vagrant
13 22 (1.53%) Opsview
14 21 (1.46%) Zenoss
14 21 (1.46%) BladeLogic
15 19 (1.32%) logstash
16 16 (1.11%) CFEngine
17 15 (1.05%) Icinga
18 14 (0.98%) Mesos
Vendors
1 332 (23.14%) Oracle
2 329 (22.93%) Red Hat
3 218 (15.19%) VMware
4 103 (7.18%) IBM
5 102 (7.11%) Microsoft
6 76 (5.30%) Cisco
7 65 (4.53%) Zend
8 55 (3.83%) Google
9 54 (3.76%) Splunk
10 51 (3.55%) Citrix
11 43 (3.00%) HP
12 41 (2.86%) F5
13 37 (2.58%) TIBCO
14 32 (2.23%) Rackspace
15 30 (2.09%) BEA
16 29 (2.02%) EMC
17 27 (1.88%) Sun
18 24 (1.67%) CheckPoint
19 23 (1.60%) NetApp
19 23 (1.60%) hybris
City, London
ISL
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
London
Success Digital
Rate: £350-400 Daily Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fife
Connectus
Rate: £30 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day Perm Salary £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wales
Stott & May
Rate: £350 - £425 Per Day N/A
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £310 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £340 - £400 per day + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £200 - £260 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago