The table below looks at the statistics for Apache skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache HTTP Server (httpd)
Rank 84 89 100
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing Apache 23 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 0.96% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.63% 7.27% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £265 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.37% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £428 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £25.90 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+56.37% +36.31%
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 West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
347 275 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.04% 13.20% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 166 131
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £229 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 27
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.64 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £22.69 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

Apache
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Apache Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Apache
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apache across the West Midlands region.

Apache Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Apache
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apache across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Apache Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Apache
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apache across the West Midlands region.

Apache Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Apache
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Shropshire +5 16 £438 -4.37%
Birmingham -4 3 £313 +17.92% 3
Staffordshire - 2 £363 - 2
Wolverhampton -4 1 £350 +32.07% 2
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Brierley Hill - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
Apache
England

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 32 (54.24%) Java
1 32 (54.24%) Oracle
2 30 (50.85%) Windows
2 30 (50.85%) Linux
3 28 (47.46%) UNIX
4 26 (44.07%) WebLogic
5 25 (42.37%) Solaris
6 24 (40.68%) Perl
7 23 (38.98%) Tomcat
8 22 (37.29%) Subversion
9 19 (32.20%) J2EE
9 19 (32.20%) Jenkins
9 19 (32.20%) Oracle Database
10 18 (30.51%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (30.51%) Puppet
10 18 (30.51%) JBoss
11 17 (28.81%) PHP
11 17 (28.81%) Maven
11 17 (28.81%) Hudson
11 17 (28.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 16 (27.12%) Open Source
12 16 (27.12%) jQuery
12 16 (27.12%) Red Hat
12 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
12 16 (27.12%) MySQL
12 16 (27.12%) CSS
12 16 (27.12%) HTML
13 14 (23.73%) MVC
13 14 (23.73%) DevOps
14 13 (22.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 26 (44.07%) WebLogic
2 23 (38.98%) Tomcat
3 18 (30.51%) JBoss
4 11 (18.64%) Confluence
5 9 (15.25%) IIS
6 8 (13.56%) Drupal
7 6 (10.17%) WebSphere
8 2 (3.39%) CMS
8 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
8 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.69%) Mule
9 1 (1.69%) nginx
9 1 (1.69%) Liferay
9 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.69%) Node.js
9 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) ENOVIA
2 1 (1.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) SAN
2 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.39%) DHCP
3 2 (3.39%) Internet
3 2 (3.39%) DNS
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.69%) IMAP
4 1 (1.69%) Network Security
4 1 (1.69%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.69%) LAN
4 1 (1.69%) WAN
4 1 (1.69%) SMTP
4 1 (1.69%) SSL
4 1 (1.69%) VPN
4 1 (1.69%) S/MIME
4 1 (1.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.20%) Oracle Database
2 16 (27.12%) MySQL
3 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (37.29%) Subversion
2 19 (32.20%) Jenkins
3 17 (28.81%) Maven
3 17 (28.81%) Hudson
4 12 (20.34%) JIRA
5 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
6 4 (6.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (6.78%) PHPUnit
7 3 (5.08%) Ant
8 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.69%) Selenium
9 1 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (1.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (1.69%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.69%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (6.78%) Automotive
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Architect
2 14 (23.73%) Developer
2 14 (23.73%) Platform Architect
3 13 (22.03%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (11.86%) PHP Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 3 (5.08%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Junior Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Junior
7 2 (3.39%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Junior PHP Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Java Architect
8 1 (1.69%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) J2EE
2 16 (27.12%) jQuery
2 16 (27.12%) CSS
2 16 (27.12%) HTML
3 13 (22.03%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (18.64%) Web Services
4 11 (18.64%) LAMP
5 10 (16.95%) XML
6 8 (13.56%) Ajax
7 5 (8.47%) HTML5
7 5 (8.47%) Spring
8 4 (6.78%) Middleware
9 3 (5.08%) li3
9 3 (5.08%) Laravel
9 3 (5.08%) Struts
10 2 (3.39%) .NET
10 2 (3.39%) JSP
10 2 (3.39%) XSLT
10 2 (3.39%) Yii
10 2 (3.39%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (27.12%) Open Source
3 10 (16.95%) IVR
4 8 (13.56%) Social Media
4 8 (13.56%) Taxonomies
4 8 (13.56%) Blog
4 8 (13.56%) User Experience
5 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.69%) iPad
6 1 (1.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.85%) Windows
1 30 (50.85%) Linux
2 28 (47.46%) UNIX
3 25 (42.37%) Solaris
4 17 (28.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 13 (22.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (22.03%) AIX
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.39%) CentOS
9 1 (1.69%) Android
9 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.69%) HPUX
9 1 (1.69%) SUSE
9 1 (1.69%) Debian
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.69%) Fedora
9 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) MVC
1 14 (23.73%) DevOps
2 12 (20.34%) Web Application Development
3 11 (18.64%) Infrastructure Management
4 8 (13.56%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (13.56%) Time Management
5 6 (10.17%) OO
6 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.78%) PLM
7 4 (6.78%) Validation
7 4 (6.78%) OOP
7 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.78%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.69%) Android Development
10 1 (1.69%) iOS Development
10 1 (1.69%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (54.24%) Java
2 24 (40.68%) Perl
3 17 (28.81%) PHP
4 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
5 13 (22.03%) SQL
6 10 (16.95%) Bash Shell
7 8 (13.56%) PHP5
8 2 (3.39%) C#
8 2 (3.39%) Ruby
9 1 (1.69%) C
9 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) Squid
2 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.78%) NFS
4 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.69%) Postfix
5 1 (1.69%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.69%) Samba
5 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (30.51%) Puppet
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) Oracle
2 16 (27.12%) Red Hat
3 11 (18.64%) Sun
3 11 (18.64%) BEA
4 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
5 7 (11.86%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (11.86%) VMware
6 4 (6.78%) SAP
7 2 (3.39%) HP
7 2 (3.39%) Zend
8 1 (1.69%) Proofpoint
8 1 (1.69%) Talend
8 1 (1.69%) Dell
8 1 (1.69%) EMC
8 1 (1.69%) CommVault
8 1 (1.69%) Informatica
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco
8 1 (1.69%) IBM
8 1 (1.69%) ATG
8 1 (1.69%) Alterian
West Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago