Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Apache skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Apache over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache HTTP Server (httpd)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 86 72
Rank change year-on-year +13 -14 +3
Contract jobs citing Apache 24 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.50% 1.19% 0.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.64% 5.49% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 4
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +36.00% +16.82%
10th Percentile £320 £210 £231
90th Percentile £653 £581 £377
West Midlands median daily rate £494 £430 £375
% change year-on-year +14.91% +14.67% +14.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.95 - -

Apache is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 249 328 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.58% 21.71% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 191 134
Birmingham median daily rate £401 £425 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +24.09% -2.14%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £211
90th Percentile £506 £563 £473
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £11.80 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.47% -23.87% +12.73%
10th Percentile £11.93 £10.50 £10.96
90th Percentile £25.03 £48.75 £19.55
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £15.43 £17.50
% change year-on-year +29.66% -11.86% -

Apache
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Apache as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Apache in Birmingham

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Apache in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache in Birmingham

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache in Birmingham over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache in Birmingham

Apache
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apache in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apache also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Apache.

1 18 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (66.67%) Java
2 16 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 16 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 15 (62.50%) Linux
3 15 (62.50%) Load Balancing
4 14 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (50.00%) Puppet
6 12 (50.00%) Ansible
6 12 (50.00%) Docker
6 12 (50.00%) logstash
6 12 (50.00%) DevOps
7 11 (45.83%) REST
7 11 (45.83%) Scrum
7 11 (45.83%) VMware
8 10 (41.67%) DNS
9 9 (37.50%) HTTP
9 9 (37.50%) Unix
9 9 (37.50%) SQL
9 9 (37.50%) JUnit
9 9 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (37.50%) Maven
9 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
9 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
9 9 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (37.50%) Liquibase
9 9 (37.50%) SonarQube

Apache
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 9 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (29.17%) Confluence
4 6 (25.00%) JBoss
5 5 (20.83%) IIS
6 3 (12.50%) Apache Spark
7 2 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (4.17%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (4.17%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
8 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 14 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (29.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (29.17%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (29.17%) Amazon S3
3 7 (29.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (20.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (8.33%) GitHub
5 2 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) DNS
2 9 (37.50%) HTTP
3 7 (29.17%) OpenLDAP
3 7 (29.17%) OpenVPN
3 7 (29.17%) SSH
4 3 (12.50%) SSL
5 2 (8.33%) ICMP
5 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.17%) FTP
6 1 (4.17%) GSM
6 1 (4.17%) Internet
6 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
6 1 (4.17%) LAN
6 1 (4.17%) LDAP
6 1 (4.17%) MPLS
6 1 (4.17%) PBX
6 1 (4.17%) SAN
6 1 (4.17%) VoIP
6 1 (4.17%) VPN
6 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (29.17%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (20.83%) Big Data
3 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
3 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
3 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
3 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
4 3 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (8.33%) MariaDB
5 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 9 (37.50%) JUnit
3 9 (37.50%) Liquibase
3 9 (37.50%) Maven
3 9 (37.50%) SonarQube
4 7 (29.17%) Ant
4 7 (29.17%) Bitbucket
4 7 (29.17%) JIRA
4 7 (29.17%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (29.17%) Subversion
5 5 (20.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (20.83%) GitLab
5 5 (20.83%) JMeter
5 5 (20.83%) Selenium
5 5 (20.83%) TeamCity
6 2 (8.33%) DbUnit
6 2 (8.33%) JHipster
6 2 (8.33%) jMock
6 2 (8.33%) Mockito
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Data Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Big Data Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) BPM Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) SOA Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) REST
2 7 (29.17%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (29.17%) JSON
2 7 (29.17%) MCollective
3 5 (20.83%) Middleware
4 4 (16.67%) Kafka
4 4 (16.67%) Spring
4 4 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (12.50%) Apache Camel
6 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) CSS3
6 2 (8.33%) FastCGI
6 2 (8.33%) HTML5
6 2 (8.33%) jQuery
6 2 (8.33%) Node.js
6 2 (8.33%) PowerMock
6 2 (8.33%) RESTful
6 2 (8.33%) Spring Boot
6 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (25.00%) PKI
3 5 (20.83%) DataPower
4 3 (12.50%) Algorithms
4 3 (12.50%) Smart City
4 3 (12.50%) Smart Energy
5 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Unix
3 7 (29.17%) CentOS
4 6 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (62.50%) Load Balancing
3 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (50.00%) DevOps
5 11 (45.83%) Scrum
6 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 7 (29.17%) Coaching
7 7 (29.17%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (29.17%) Service Management
7 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
8 6 (25.00%) ITIL
8 6 (25.00%) OO
9 5 (20.83%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (20.83%) Release Automation
10 4 (16.67%) Kanban
10 4 (16.67%) Open Source
10 4 (16.67%) TDD
10 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
3 7 (29.17%) Groovy
4 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.33%) C
5 2 (8.33%) C++
5 2 (8.33%) Go
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 2 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) R
5 2 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Docker
2 8 (33.33%) Postfix
2 8 (33.33%) Squid
2 8 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (29.17%) vCloud
4 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (8.33%) vSphere
6 1 (4.17%) iptables
6 1 (4.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) Ansible
1 12 (50.00%) logstash
1 12 (50.00%) Puppet
2 7 (29.17%) Docker Swarm
2 7 (29.17%) Kibana
2 7 (29.17%) Kubernetes
2 7 (29.17%) Rancher
2 7 (29.17%) Rsyslog
2 7 (29.17%) Sysdig
2 7 (29.17%) Terraform
2 7 (29.17%) ZABBIX
3 5 (20.83%) Graylog
3 5 (20.83%) Nagios
3 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (20.83%) Rundeck
3 5 (20.83%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (4.17%) Nessus
4 1 (4.17%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) VMware
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) Sonatype
3 6 (25.00%) IBM
3 6 (25.00%) Splunk
4 5 (20.83%) CA
4 5 (20.83%) Micro Focus
4 5 (20.83%) Serena
4 5 (20.83%) Teradata
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) NEC
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) TIBCO