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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache HTTP Server (httpd)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 53 56 59
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3  
Contract jobs citing Apache 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.48% 0.31% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.70% 1.98% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year - +12.41%  

Apache is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 81 101 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 12.90% 15.63% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 51 79
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £11.50 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.60% -3.56%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

Apache
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Apache as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apache in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apache in Birmingham

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) LAMP
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) JBoss
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) AppDynamics
5 2 (25.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (12.50%) OCR
6 1 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team

Apache
Top Related 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 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP Developer
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL Developer
1 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (25.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
1 2 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Scientist
2 1 (12.50%) Deployment Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) SOA Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) JDBC
2 1 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (12.50%) Lucene
2 1 (12.50%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (12.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Cluster Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) OCR
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Splunk