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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache HTTP Server
Rank 89 102 87
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing Apache 32 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.24% 0.34% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.79% 1.93% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 15
Average daily rate
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£255 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.65% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £333 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £375 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £29.75 - £45.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 - £35.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £28.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.08% -22.29%
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
471 363 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.23% 17.44% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 205 211
Average daily rate £350 £323 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £221 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 20
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.33 £24.15 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apache across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Apache Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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
Warwickshire - 11 £315 -
Birmingham -1 5 £268 -28.66%
Worcestershire - 5 £145 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £255 -
Coventry -8 2 - - 2
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Apache
England

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (58.33%) Java
2 24 (50.00%) J2EE
2 24 (50.00%) Linux
3 23 (47.92%) HTML
4 22 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 22 (45.83%) JSP
5 21 (43.75%) Tomcat
6 20 (41.67%) XML
6 20 (41.67%) CMS
7 19 (39.58%) Spring
7 19 (39.58%) CSS
8 17 (35.42%) XSLT
9 15 (31.25%) Maven
9 15 (31.25%) Subversion
9 15 (31.25%) jQuery
9 15 (31.25%) WebLogic
9 15 (31.25%) Ant
10 14 (29.17%) UNIX
10 14 (29.17%) Eclipse
11 13 (27.08%) JSTL
12 12 (25.00%) WebSphere
12 12 (25.00%) PHP
12 12 (25.00%) MySQL
12 12 (25.00%) Oracle
13 10 (20.83%) Content Management
14 9 (18.75%) Hibernate
14 9 (18.75%) Alterian
14 9 (18.75%) Web Services
14 9 (18.75%) Internet
14 9 (18.75%) Capacity Planning

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 21 (43.75%) Tomcat
2 20 (41.67%) CMS
3 15 (31.25%) WebLogic
4 12 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 8 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (6.25%) IIS
6 3 (6.25%) Joomla!
7 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.08%) Drupal
7 1 (2.08%) WordPress
7 1 (2.08%) nginx
7 1 (2.08%) Node.js
7 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Integration
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) ENOVIA
2 1 (2.08%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) Internet
2 5 (10.42%) SSL
3 4 (8.33%) LDAP
4 3 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (2.08%) S/MIME
5 1 (2.08%) LAN
5 1 (2.08%) WAN
5 1 (2.08%) SMTP
5 1 (2.08%) FTP
5 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.08%) Firewall
5 1 (2.08%) IMAP
5 1 (2.08%) Network Security
5 1 (2.08%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) MySQL
2 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Subversion
1 15 (31.25%) Maven
1 15 (31.25%) Ant
2 14 (29.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.08%) Hudson
3 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
2 4 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 4 (8.33%) Private Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Automotive
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 14 (29.17%) Web Developer
4 12 (25.00%) Java Web Developer
5 8 (16.67%) Architect
5 8 (16.67%) PHP Developer
6 5 (10.42%) MySQL Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Junior PHP Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Junior
8 3 (6.25%) Junior Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Graduate
9 2 (4.17%) Graduate PHP Developer
10 1 (2.08%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (2.08%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (50.00%) J2EE
2 23 (47.92%) HTML
3 22 (45.83%) JSP
4 20 (41.67%) XML
5 19 (39.58%) CSS
5 19 (39.58%) Spring
6 17 (35.42%) XSLT
7 15 (31.25%) jQuery
8 13 (27.08%) JSTL
9 9 (18.75%) Web Services
9 9 (18.75%) Hibernate
9 9 (18.75%) REST
10 8 (16.67%) JMS
10 8 (16.67%) JMX
10 8 (16.67%) LAMP
10 8 (16.67%) JDBC
10 8 (16.67%) Servlets
10 8 (16.67%) SOAP
10 8 (16.67%) Struts
11 7 (14.58%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) iPad
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) PKI
3 1 (2.08%) Open Source
3 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Linux
2 14 (29.17%) UNIX
3 6 (12.50%) SUSE
4 5 (10.42%) Solaris
5 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.25%) Windows
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) CentOS
6 1 (2.08%) HPUX
6 1 (2.08%) Debian
6 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Content Management
2 9 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 8 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 8 (16.67%) B2C
3 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 6 (12.50%) OO
4 6 (12.50%) MVC
4 6 (12.50%) Web Development
5 4 (8.33%) Wealth Management
5 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.33%) Change Management
5 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.25%) PLM
6 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.25%) Validation
6 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.08%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) Java
2 22 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.00%) PHP
4 4 (8.33%) SQL
4 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.17%) Ruby
5 2 (4.17%) Python
5 2 (4.17%) Perl
6 1 (2.08%) VB
6 1 (2.08%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) ISEB
1 1 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.25%) NFS
3 1 (2.08%) Samba
3 1 (2.08%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (2.08%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.75%) Alterian
3 8 (16.67%) Endeca
3 8 (16.67%) ATG
3 8 (16.67%) JBoss
4 5 (10.42%) Zend
5 4 (8.33%) VMware
5 4 (8.33%) Sun
5 4 (8.33%) CA
6 3 (6.25%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) HP
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.08%) webMethods
7 1 (2.08%) Proofpoint
7 1 (2.08%) Marketo
7 1 (2.08%) HubSpot