The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache HTTP Server (httpd)
England / East of England
Rank 81 93 109
Rank change year-on-year +12 +16  
Contract jobs citing Apache 45 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.07% 1.23% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.66% 7.92% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 12 17
Median daily rate £473 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.95% -13.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £271 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.94%  
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 the East of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 386 379 492
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.77% 15.52% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 190 281
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 27
Median hourly rate £27.00 £40.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +92.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £9.00 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.65 £57.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

Apache
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache in the East of England

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache in the East of England

Apache
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apache in the East of England

Apache
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Hertfordshire +15 21 £375 +31.57% 3
Essex +2 17 £550 +43.79% 3
Bedfordshire +1 4 £300 -7.69%
Norfolk +3 2 £473 +2.71% 2
Cambridgeshire -1 1 £510 - 4
Apache
England

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East of England region with a requirement for Apache.

1 64 (81.01%) Linux
2 43 (54.43%) Java
3 39 (49.37%) TCP/IP
4 37 (46.84%) SSL
4 37 (46.84%) Python
5 36 (45.57%) Puppet
6 35 (44.30%) Perl
7 34 (43.04%) DevOps
8 32 (40.51%) PostgreSQL
9 31 (39.24%) Software Engineering
10 30 (37.97%) Configuration Management
10 30 (37.97%) HTTP
11 29 (36.71%) Tomcat
12 28 (35.44%) Open Source
13 27 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (31.65%) Ruby
14 25 (31.65%) J2EE
15 23 (29.11%) LAMP
15 23 (29.11%) Opscode Chef
15 23 (29.11%) LAPP Stack
16 22 (27.85%) Jenkins
16 22 (27.85%) Docker
16 22 (27.85%) Firewall
17 21 (26.58%) VMware
17 21 (26.58%) TDD
17 21 (26.58%) Oracle
17 21 (26.58%) Middleware
17 21 (26.58%) Relational Database
18 20 (25.32%) Bash Shell
18 20 (25.32%) Git (software)

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 29 (36.71%) Tomcat
2 19 (24.05%) JBoss
3 17 (21.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (18.99%) nginx
5 7 (8.86%) Apache Spark
5 7 (8.86%) IIS
5 7 (8.86%) WebSphere
6 6 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (5.06%) Apache Pig
7 4 (5.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (3.80%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (3.80%) Jetty
8 3 (3.80%) Mongrel
8 3 (3.80%) WebLogic
8 3 (3.80%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (2.53%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.27%) Confluence
10 1 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.27%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.27%) Magento
2 1 (1.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.80%) Google App Engine
2 3 (3.80%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (49.37%) TCP/IP
2 37 (46.84%) SSL
3 30 (37.97%) HTTP
4 22 (27.85%) Firewall
5 17 (21.52%) DNS
6 14 (17.72%) DHCP
7 6 (7.59%) FTP
8 4 (5.06%) LDAP
9 3 (3.80%) IPsec
10 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (40.51%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (26.58%) Relational Database
3 18 (22.78%) MySQL
4 7 (8.86%) Big Data
4 7 (8.86%) HBase
5 5 (6.33%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.33%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.06%) Apache Hive
6 4 (5.06%) Data Lake
6 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (27.85%) Jenkins
2 20 (25.32%) Git (software)
3 18 (22.78%) Subversion
4 7 (8.86%) Maven
5 3 (3.80%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.80%) JUnit
5 3 (3.80%) Travis CI
6 2 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.27%) JBehave
7 1 (1.27%) JIRA
7 1 (1.27%) Mockito
7 1 (1.27%) Moq
7 1 (1.27%) Selenium
7 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (21.52%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.53%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (34.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (16.46%) Developer
3 11 (13.92%) Software Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.33%) Administrator
5 5 (6.33%) Hadoop Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Lead DevOps
6 4 (5.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.80%) Architect
7 3 (3.80%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (3.80%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (3.80%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (3.80%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Web Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.65%) J2EE
2 23 (29.11%) LAMP
2 23 (29.11%) LAPP Stack
3 21 (26.58%) Middleware
4 7 (8.86%) JSON
4 7 (8.86%) Kafka
5 6 (7.59%) CSS
5 6 (7.59%) RESTful
5 6 (7.59%) Web Services
6 5 (6.33%) HTML
6 5 (6.33%) jQuery
6 5 (6.33%) LEMP Stack
6 5 (6.33%) XML
7 4 (5.06%) .NET
7 4 (5.06%) CSS3
7 4 (5.06%) Dojo
7 4 (5.06%) HTML5
7 4 (5.06%) LESS
7 4 (5.06%) Sass
7 4 (5.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Clustering
2 12 (15.19%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.06%) Animation
5 3 (3.80%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.27%) RIA
6 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (81.01%) Linux
2 13 (16.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (16.46%) Windows
3 8 (10.13%) Unix
4 3 (3.80%) AIX
5 1 (1.27%) CentOS
5 1 (1.27%) Fedora
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.04%) DevOps
2 31 (39.24%) Software Engineering
3 30 (37.97%) Configuration Management
4 28 (35.44%) Open Source
5 27 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (26.58%) TDD
7 20 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (22.78%) Kanban
8 18 (22.78%) Scrum
9 17 (21.52%) Microservices
9 17 (21.52%) SOA
10 14 (17.72%) API Design
10 14 (17.72%) High Availability
10 14 (17.72%) Mentoring
11 12 (15.19%) Coaching
11 12 (15.19%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (12.66%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (12.66%) User Stories
13 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (8.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (54.43%) Java
2 37 (46.84%) Python
3 35 (44.30%) Perl
4 25 (31.65%) Ruby
5 20 (25.32%) Bash Shell
6 18 (22.78%) SQL
7 16 (20.25%) C
8 11 (13.92%) PHP
9 10 (12.66%) JavaScript
10 5 (6.33%) Shell Script
10 5 (6.33%) VB
11 4 (5.06%) C#
11 4 (5.06%) Scala
12 3 (3.80%) R
13 1 (1.27%) ES6
13 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) RHCE
2 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.53%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.27%) SDET
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (27.85%) Docker
2 15 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.66%) FreeRADIUS
4 7 (8.86%) vSphere
5 5 (6.33%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (6.33%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (3.80%) Xen
7 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.27%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.27%) HDFS
7 1 (1.27%) Varnish
7 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (45.57%) Puppet
2 23 (29.11%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (13.92%) Ansible
3 11 (13.92%) Nagios
3 11 (13.92%) Salt
4 4 (5.06%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (3.80%) Graphite
5 3 (3.80%) logstash
5 3 (3.80%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.27%) Kibana
6 1 (1.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) Oracle
1 21 (26.58%) VMware
2 17 (21.52%) WSO2
3 9 (11.39%) Cisco
4 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.06%) Hortonworks
6 4 (5.06%) IBM
7 3 (3.80%) Cloudera
7 3 (3.80%) Google
7 3 (3.80%) HP
8 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.27%) PTC
8 1 (1.27%) Siemens
8 1 (1.27%) Zend