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 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 66 62
Rank change year-on-year +19 -4  
Contract jobs citing Apache 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.81% 0.74% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.72% 3.87% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £320 £220 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -12.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £28.00 £31.27
% change year-on-year +87.50% -10.45%  

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 106 155 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 17.21% 19.02% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 117 54
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Median hourly rate £14.22 £10.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.38% -30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.50 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.64 £14.90 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) OOP
2 4 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) CGI
2 4 (50.00%) SSL
2 4 (50.00%) ICMP
2 4 (50.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) FastCGI
2 4 (50.00%) Go
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) LAMP
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
4 1 (12.50%) Lucene

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 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
1 4 (50.00%) ICMP
1 4 (50.00%) SSL
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) LAMP Developer
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CGI
1 4 (50.00%) FastCGI
2 2 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (12.50%) Kafka
3 1 (12.50%) Lucene
3 1 (12.50%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (12.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Smart City
2 1 (12.50%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (50.00%) OO
1 4 (50.00%) OOP
1 4 (50.00%) Refactoring
1 4 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Cluster Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
2 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
2 1 (12.50%) OCR
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Go
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker