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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache HTTP Server (httpd)
Rank 99 80 97
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Contract jobs citing Apache 14 28 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 1.27% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.53% 9.21% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 4
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£400 £265 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £300 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +70.73%
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
397 304 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.52% 13.76% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 176 147
Average daily rate £388 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.39% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 22
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.17 £21.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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
Shropshire -2 6 £438 - 1
Birmingham -5 4 £375 +15.38% 9
Wolverhampton 0 1 £220 -16.98% 1
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £350 - 3
Warwickshire - - - - 2
Brierley Hill - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
Apache
England

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (59.26%) Java
2 28 (51.85%) Oracle
3 27 (50.00%) Windows
3 27 (50.00%) Linux
4 25 (46.30%) UNIX
4 25 (46.30%) WebLogic
5 24 (44.44%) Perl
5 24 (44.44%) Solaris
6 23 (42.59%) Tomcat
7 22 (40.74%) Subversion
8 19 (35.19%) Jenkins
8 19 (35.19%) Oracle Database
9 18 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (33.33%) Puppet
9 18 (33.33%) Maven
9 18 (33.33%) J2EE
10 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
10 17 (31.48%) JBoss
10 17 (31.48%) Hudson
11 16 (29.63%) HTML
11 16 (29.63%) CSS
11 16 (29.63%) PHP
11 16 (29.63%) Red Hat
11 16 (29.63%) jQuery
12 15 (27.78%) MySQL
12 15 (27.78%) Open Source
13 14 (25.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 14 (25.93%) DevOps
14 13 (24.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (24.07%) AIX

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (46.30%) WebLogic
2 23 (42.59%) Tomcat
3 17 (31.48%) JBoss
4 11 (20.37%) Confluence
5 9 (16.67%) IIS
6 8 (14.81%) Drupal
7 2 (3.70%) CMS
7 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.85%) Mule
8 1 (1.85%) nginx
8 1 (1.85%) Liferay
8 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) ENOVIA
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) DHCP
1 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.70%) DNS
1 2 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) Network Security
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.85%) VPN
2 1 (1.85%) LAN
2 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) Oracle Database
2 15 (27.78%) MySQL
3 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (40.74%) Subversion
2 19 (35.19%) Jenkins
3 18 (33.33%) Maven
4 17 (31.48%) Hudson
5 12 (22.22%) JIRA
6 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
7 4 (7.41%) PHPUnit
7 4 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (5.56%) Ant
9 2 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.85%) ClearQuest
10 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
10 1 (1.85%) Selenium
10 1 (1.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Architect
2 14 (25.93%) Developer
2 14 (25.93%) Platform Architect
3 13 (24.07%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (1.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Java Architect
8 1 (1.85%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.85%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) J2EE
2 16 (29.63%) CSS
2 16 (29.63%) HTML
2 16 (29.63%) jQuery
3 13 (24.07%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (18.52%) LAMP
4 10 (18.52%) Web Services
4 10 (18.52%) XML
5 8 (14.81%) Ajax
6 5 (9.26%) HTML5
7 4 (7.41%) Spring
8 3 (5.56%) .NET
8 3 (5.56%) Laravel
8 3 (5.56%) li3
9 2 (3.70%) MyBatis
9 2 (3.70%) REST
9 2 (3.70%) JSTL
9 2 (3.70%) iBATIS
9 2 (3.70%) XSLT
9 2 (3.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (27.78%) Open Source
3 10 (18.52%) IVR
4 8 (14.81%) Taxonomies
4 8 (14.81%) Blog
4 8 (14.81%) Social Media
4 8 (14.81%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.00%) Windows
1 27 (50.00%) Linux
2 25 (46.30%) UNIX
3 24 (44.44%) Solaris
4 14 (25.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 13 (24.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (24.07%) AIX
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.85%) CentOS
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.85%) HPUX
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) Debian
7 1 (1.85%) Fedora
7 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) DevOps
2 12 (22.22%) Web Application Development
3 11 (20.37%) Infrastructure Management
3 11 (20.37%) MVC
4 8 (14.81%) Time Management
4 8 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.41%) OOP
6 4 (7.41%) OO
6 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.70%) ETL
9 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.85%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.85%) Validation
9 1 (1.85%) Migration
9 1 (1.85%) Scrum
9 1 (1.85%) PLM
9 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 32 (59.26%) Java
2 24 (44.44%) Perl
3 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
4 16 (29.63%) PHP
5 10 (18.52%) SQL
5 10 (18.52%) Bash Shell
6 8 (14.81%) PHP5
7 1 (1.85%) Python
7 1 (1.85%) Ruby
7 1 (1.85%) C
7 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Squid
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.85%) Samba
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.85%) Postfix
4 1 (1.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (51.85%) Oracle
2 16 (29.63%) Red Hat
3 11 (20.37%) BEA
3 11 (20.37%) Sun
4 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.96%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (7.41%) VMware
7 2 (3.70%) Alterian
7 2 (3.70%) Talend
7 2 (3.70%) HP
8 1 (1.85%) Dell
8 1 (1.85%) EMC
8 1 (1.85%) SAP
8 1 (1.85%) Cisco
8 1 (1.85%) IBM
8 1 (1.85%) CommVault
8 1 (1.85%) Informatica