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 3 months to 23 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)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 61 71
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10  
Contract jobs citing Apache 4 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.63% 2.28% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.17% 15.11% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 3
Median daily rate £350 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +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 Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 96 139 123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 15.00% 15.11% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 99 52
Median daily rate £350 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £571 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 10
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +23.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £14.31 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.90 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

Apache
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 2 £350 - 1
Apache
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Apache.

1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) LAMP
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) OO
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) PHP
2 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) Kanban
3 4 (36.36%) Magento
3 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (36.36%) AMQP
3 4 (36.36%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
3 4 (36.36%) Zend
3 4 (36.36%) Zend Framework
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Subversion
3 4 (36.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (36.36%) OOP
3 4 (36.36%) B2B
3 4 (36.36%) Modular Programming
3 4 (36.36%) Front End Development
4 3 (27.27%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (27.27%) HTTP
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory

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 3 (27.27%) IIS
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) GlassFish
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Magento
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) AMQP
2 3 (27.27%) HTTP
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
3 2 (18.18%) Skype
3 2 (18.18%) SSL
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) FTP
4 1 (9.09%) LDAP
4 1 (9.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) DB2
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
1 4 (36.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Deployment Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) LAMP
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (36.36%) Zend Framework
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) Middleware
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) EJB
6 1 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (9.09%) J2EE
6 1 (9.09%) JMS
6 1 (9.09%) JSP
6 1 (9.09%) Servlets
6 1 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (9.09%) Spring Web Flow
6 1 (9.09%) Struts
6 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
1 3 (27.27%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (9.09%) DataPower
2 1 (9.09%) Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) CentOS
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
1 5 (45.45%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) B2B
2 4 (36.36%) Front End Development
2 4 (36.36%) Kanban
2 4 (36.36%) Modular Programming
2 4 (36.36%) OOP
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) BPEL
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
1 5 (45.45%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Jython
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) vCenter Server
1 2 (18.18%) vMotion
2 1 (9.09%) BladeLogic
2 1 (9.09%) CA Wily
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Zend
2 3 (27.27%) CA
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) AppSense
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) Kony
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase
4 1 (9.09%) Yahoo!