Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 86 80
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6 +31
Contract jobs citing Apache 18 5 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.41% 0.40% 1.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.41% 2.72% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 26
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -30.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £276 £334 £353
90th Percentile £560 £350 £606
North West median daily rate £431 £375 £435
% change year-on-year +14.80% -13.79% +33.85%
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 214 184 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.78% 14.76% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 134 192
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% -
10th Percentile £264 £263 £278
90th Percentile £568 £504 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 10
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £16.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +79.86% -0.95%
10th Percentile £17.15 £10.60 £11.13
90th Percentile £35.50 £33.00 £22.28
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £18.68 £15.75
% change year-on-year +26.61% +18.60% -8.70%

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018. 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 - 7 £375 -
Chester +3 4 £481 +43.66%
Warrington - 2 £550 -
Knutsford -2 1 £375 +7.14%
Apache
North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 9 (50.00%) Java
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
2 7 (38.89%) Python
2 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (33.33%) HTTP
4 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
4 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
4 5 (27.78%) nginx
5 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (22.22%) Kanban
5 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (22.22%) DevOps
5 4 (22.22%) Middleware
5 4 (22.22%) LAMP
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 4 (22.22%) JBoss
5 4 (22.22%) PHP
5 4 (22.22%) MySQL
5 4 (22.22%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 3 (16.67%) EDI
6 3 (16.67%) SSL

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 (38.89%) Tomcat
2 5 (27.78%) nginx
3 4 (22.22%) JBoss
4 3 (16.67%) Apache Spark
5 2 (11.11%) Confluence
5 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
6 1 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (5.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (11.11%) GitHub
2 2 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (11.11%) OpenShift
2 2 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (16.67%) FTP
2 3 (16.67%) SSL
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) AMQP
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (11.11%) Big Data
3 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 3 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (11.11%) GitLab
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (5.56%) Maven
5 1 (5.56%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 3 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Data Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Middleware Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Middleware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark Developer
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) NoSQL Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) LAMP
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
1 4 (22.22%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) EDI
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) Kafka
2 3 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (11.11%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (11.11%) Servlets
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) WSGI
3 2 (11.11%) Zend Framework
4 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (5.56%) Node.js
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
1 2 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Kanban
2 4 (22.22%) Scrum
2 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 3 (16.67%) Build Automation
3 3 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) OOP
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Validation
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 4 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) PHP 7
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) Scala
5 1 (5.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
1 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (11.11%) VirtualBox
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (16.67%) Ansible
2 3 (16.67%) Puppet
3 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 2 (11.11%) Salt
4 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 3 (16.67%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Google
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Zend
4 1 (5.56%) Splunk