The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 for the West Midlands region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache HTTP Server
Rank 91 99 88
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing Apache 30 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.27% 0.31% 0.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.06% 1.88% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 13
Average daily rate
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£280 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.75% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £249 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £393 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -12.87%
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
425 319 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.93% 16.23% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 166 184
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 23
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.80 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
Apache
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 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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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
Birmingham +9 9 £300 -25.00% 1
Warwickshire - 9 £315 - 1
Worcestershire - 3 £145 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £296 - 4
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Coventry - - - - 2
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Apache
England

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 35 (64.81%) Java
2 34 (62.96%) HTML
3 33 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 31 (57.41%) J2EE
4 31 (57.41%) Tomcat
5 30 (55.56%) JSP
6 29 (53.70%) Linux
7 28 (51.85%) XML
7 28 (51.85%) CSS
8 26 (48.15%) CMS
9 25 (46.30%) Subversion
9 25 (46.30%) Maven
9 25 (46.30%) jQuery
10 24 (44.44%) Spring
10 24 (44.44%) Ant
11 23 (42.59%) XSLT
11 23 (42.59%) Eclipse
11 23 (42.59%) JSTL
12 19 (35.19%) UNIX
13 17 (31.48%) Alterian
13 17 (31.48%) REST
14 15 (27.78%) .NET
15 14 (25.93%) MySQL
15 14 (25.93%) PHP
16 13 (24.07%) WebLogic
17 8 (14.81%) Content Management
17 8 (14.81%) QA
17 8 (14.81%) Oracle
18 7 (12.96%) Web Services
18 7 (12.96%) WebSphere

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 31 (57.41%) Tomcat
2 26 (48.15%) CMS
3 13 (24.07%) WebLogic
4 7 (12.96%) WebSphere
5 6 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (5.56%) Joomla!
6 3 (5.56%) IIS
7 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (1.85%) Drupal
7 1 (1.85%) WordPress
7 1 (1.85%) nginx
7 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) Internet
2 4 (7.41%) SSL
2 4 (7.41%) LDAP
3 1 (1.85%) LAN
3 1 (1.85%) WAN
3 1 (1.85%) FTP
3 1 (1.85%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) MySQL
2 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.85%) MS Access
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (46.30%) Subversion
1 25 (46.30%) Maven
2 24 (44.44%) Ant
3 23 (42.59%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.85%) JUnit
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.85%) Hudson
4 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Banking
2 4 (7.41%) Investment Banking
2 4 (7.41%) Private Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (70.37%) Developer
2 24 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 21 (38.89%) Web Developer
4 18 (33.33%) Java Web Developer
5 9 (16.67%) PHP Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Architect
7 5 (9.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (9.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) MySQL Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Graduate PHP Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Graduate
10 2 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
11 1 (1.85%) J2EE Developer
11 1 (1.85%) Junior Developer
11 1 (1.85%) Perl Developer
11 1 (1.85%) Junior
11 1 (1.85%) Analyst
11 1 (1.85%) Test Analyst
11 1 (1.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (62.96%) HTML
2 31 (57.41%) J2EE
3 30 (55.56%) JSP
4 28 (51.85%) CSS
4 28 (51.85%) XML
5 25 (46.30%) jQuery
6 24 (44.44%) Spring
7 23 (42.59%) JSTL
7 23 (42.59%) XSLT
8 17 (31.48%) REST
9 15 (27.78%) .NET
10 7 (12.96%) Web Services
10 7 (12.96%) Hibernate
11 6 (11.11%) JDBC
11 6 (11.11%) Servlets
11 6 (11.11%) SOAP
11 6 (11.11%) Struts
11 6 (11.11%) JMS
11 6 (11.11%) JMX
11 6 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (53.70%) Linux
2 19 (35.19%) UNIX
3 5 (9.26%) SUSE
4 4 (7.41%) Solaris
5 1 (1.85%) Windows
5 1 (1.85%) HPUX
5 1 (1.85%) Debian
5 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (1.85%) CentOS
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) Content Management
2 7 (12.96%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (11.11%) Load Testing
3 6 (11.11%) Web Development
3 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 6 (11.11%) B2C
3 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 5 (9.26%) OO
4 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.41%) Wealth Management
5 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (7.41%) MVC
5 4 (7.41%) Change Management
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.56%) TDD
7 2 (3.70%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.85%) Performance Testing
8 1 (1.85%) Security Testing
8 1 (1.85%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (64.81%) Java
2 33 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 14 (25.93%) PHP
4 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.70%) SQL
6 1 (1.85%) VB
6 1 (1.85%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (1.85%) Ruby
6 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) ISEB
1 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Samba
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (1.85%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Alterian
2 8 (14.81%) Oracle
3 6 (11.11%) JBoss
3 6 (11.11%) Endeca
3 6 (11.11%) ATG
4 4 (7.41%) Sun
4 4 (7.41%) CA
5 3 (5.56%) Zend
6 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.85%) Marketo
6 1 (1.85%) HubSpot
6 1 (1.85%) HP
6 1 (1.85%) VMware
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.85%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.85%) webMethods
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.85%) Sybase
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Telford
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago