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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache HTTP Server (httpd)
Rank 109 89 98
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Contract jobs citing Apache 11 30 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 1.25% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.84% 6.91% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £280 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% -22.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £208 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £343 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £30.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+34.60% +4.34%
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
388 434 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.23% 18.05% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 223 166
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 23
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -28.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.52 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.28 £27.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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
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 28 July 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 +3 5 £418 -
Birmingham -4 4 - - 7
Apache
England

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 21 (65.63%) HTML
2 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 16 (50.00%) Open Source
3 15 (46.88%) REST
3 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
4 14 (43.75%) MySQL
4 14 (43.75%) CSS
5 13 (40.63%) Java
5 13 (40.63%) UNIX
6 12 (37.50%) J2EE
7 11 (34.38%) WebLogic
7 11 (34.38%) MongoDB
7 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (34.38%) Web Development
8 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (28.13%) Eclipse
9 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
9 9 (28.13%) XML
9 9 (28.13%) Spring
9 9 (28.13%) Microservices
10 8 (25.00%) DevOps
10 8 (25.00%) Kibana
10 8 (25.00%) HTML5
10 8 (25.00%) D3.js
10 8 (25.00%) Flot
10 8 (25.00%) Visualisation
10 8 (25.00%) SQL
10 8 (25.00%) webMethods
11 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
11 7 (21.88%) SOAP

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (34.38%) WebLogic
2 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.38%) JBoss
3 3 (9.38%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (9.38%) Confluence
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.25%) CMS
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) HTTP
2 5 (15.63%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) MySQL
2 11 (34.38%) MongoDB
3 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Eclipse
2 7 (21.88%) JUnit
2 7 (21.88%) Selenium
3 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 5 (15.63%) Subversion
5 4 (12.50%) ClearCase
6 3 (9.38%) IntelliJ
6 3 (9.38%) JIRA
6 3 (9.38%) Hudson
6 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
7 2 (6.25%) Ant
7 2 (6.25%) Maven
7 2 (6.25%) NetBeans
8 1 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (9.38%) Legal
1 3 (9.38%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Website Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Perl Developer
5 3 (9.38%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Software Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Platform Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Talend Developer
7 1 (3.13%) WebLogic Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.13%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) HTML
2 15 (46.88%) REST
3 14 (43.75%) CSS
4 12 (37.50%) J2EE
5 9 (28.13%) XML
5 9 (28.13%) Spring
6 8 (25.00%) HTML5
6 8 (25.00%) D3.js
6 8 (25.00%) Flot
7 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
7 7 (21.88%) J2SE
7 7 (21.88%) SOAP
8 6 (18.75%) JSON
9 3 (9.38%) XHTML
9 3 (9.38%) EJB
9 3 (9.38%) Play Framework
9 3 (9.38%) jQuery
10 2 (6.25%) .NET
10 2 (6.25%) JSP
10 2 (6.25%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) UNIX
3 6 (18.75%) Windows
3 6 (18.75%) SUSE
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Open Source
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Web Development
3 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (28.13%) Microservices
4 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
5 8 (25.00%) DevOps
6 7 (21.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (18.75%) Web Design
7 6 (18.75%) Software Architecture
7 6 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (12.50%) Scrum
9 3 (9.38%) Workflow
9 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
9 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
9 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
9 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (3.13%) Security Patching
10 1 (3.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
2 13 (40.63%) Java
3 8 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) PHP
5 5 (15.63%) Perl
6 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 3 (9.38%) PHP5
7 3 (9.38%) Scala
8 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
2 2 (6.25%) XenServer
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Kibana
2 6 (18.75%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) webMethods
2 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.50%) Informatica
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.38%) BEA
5 2 (6.25%) Alterian
5 2 (6.25%) Zend
6 1 (3.13%) Talend
6 1 (3.13%) VMware