Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 20 January 2019 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 76 81
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +7
Contract jobs citing Apache 11 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.95% 0.64% 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.29% 4.71% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 8
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £254 £410 £328
90th Percentile £568 £410 £441
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 175 170 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.16% 13.70% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 115 140
Cheshire median daily rate £365 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.32% -12.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £189 £213 £185
90th Percentile £536 £558 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year - +5.82% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 10
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.88 £24.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.69% +84.62% -35.00%
10th Percentile £15.34 £11.00 £11.18
90th Percentile £18.31 £38.75 £18.23
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £14.46 £15.00
% change year-on-year +38.31% -3.60% -17.81%

Apache
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Apache in Cheshire

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache in Cheshire

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache in Cheshire

Apache
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apache in Cheshire

Apache
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe -4 5 £270 -
Chester - 3 £438 -
Apache
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Apache also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Apache.

1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) nginx
2 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (63.64%) DevOps
3 6 (54.55%) Deployment Automation
4 5 (45.45%) Ansible
4 5 (45.45%) HTTP
4 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
4 5 (45.45%) Python
4 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (36.36%) Load Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) SSL
5 4 (36.36%) Internet
5 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
5 4 (36.36%) Servlets
5 4 (36.36%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (36.36%) Salt
5 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
5 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (36.36%) Puppet
5 4 (36.36%) WSGI
5 4 (36.36%) Build Automation
5 4 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (36.36%) LAPP Stack

Apache
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 7 (63.64%) nginx
2 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) Internet
2 4 (36.36%) SSL
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) FTP
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
4 2 (18.18%) MySQL
5 1 (9.09%) Big Data
5 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Support
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) LAPP Stack
1 4 (36.36%) Servlets
1 4 (36.36%) WSGI
2 3 (27.27%) EDI
2 3 (27.27%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) LAMP
3 2 (18.18%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (9.09%) Kafka
4 1 (9.09%) Node.js
4 1 (9.09%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) Deployment Automation
3 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
4 4 (36.36%) Build Automation
4 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) Load Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Microservices
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source Development
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) PHP 7
5 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Ansible
2 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (36.36%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) Salt
3 2 (18.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle