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 22 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 95 119
Rank change year-on-year +5 +24  
Contract jobs citing Apache 47 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.03% 1.49% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.47% 8.80% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 10
Median daily rate £438 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £312 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £31.50 -
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 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 449 432 625
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.35% 16.92% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 266 380
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 38
Median hourly rate £16.98 £19.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.92% -17.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.10 £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 22 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
Essex -6 22 £500 +35.13%
Bedfordshire -6 8 £288 -17.85%
Hertfordshire -4 6 £315 -25.88% 4
Cambridgeshire -3 5 £375 -14.77% 4
Suffolk +10 3 £400 +50.94% 3
Norfolk - 3 - - 1
Apache
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East of England region with a requirement for Apache.

1 68 (73.91%) Linux
2 54 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (55.43%) TCP/IP
4 50 (54.35%) SSL
5 47 (51.09%) J2EE
6 44 (47.83%) Perl
6 44 (47.83%) HTTP
6 44 (47.83%) Software Engineering
6 44 (47.83%) Puppet
6 44 (47.83%) DevOps
7 43 (46.74%) Configuration Management
8 40 (43.48%) TDD
8 40 (43.48%) Java
9 39 (42.39%) Git (software)
10 38 (41.30%) Tomcat
11 37 (40.22%) Subversion
12 36 (39.13%) JBoss
13 35 (38.04%) Oracle
14 34 (36.96%) Open Source
14 34 (36.96%) Relational Database
15 33 (35.87%) Jenkins
16 32 (34.78%) Docker
16 32 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (34.78%) Middleware
16 32 (34.78%) Scrum
17 31 (33.70%) Kanban
17 31 (33.70%) Microservices
18 30 (32.61%) WSO2
18 30 (32.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 30 (32.61%) SOA

Apache
Co-occurring 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 38 (41.30%) Tomcat
2 36 (39.13%) JBoss
3 30 (32.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (8.70%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.43%) Apache Spark
5 5 (5.43%) nginx
6 4 (4.35%) IIS
6 4 (4.35%) Jetty
6 4 (4.35%) Mongrel
6 4 (4.35%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.26%) Apache Solr
8 2 (2.17%) MediaWiki
9 1 (1.09%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (1.09%) Confluence
9 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.09%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.09%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Google App Engine
1 4 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (55.43%) TCP/IP
2 50 (54.35%) SSL
3 44 (47.83%) HTTP
4 22 (23.91%) Firewall
5 4 (4.35%) DHCP
5 4 (4.35%) DNS
6 3 (3.26%) FTP
6 3 (3.26%) IPsec
7 1 (1.09%) 3GPP
7 1 (1.09%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (1.09%) Internet
7 1 (1.09%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (36.96%) Relational Database
2 21 (22.83%) MySQL
3 20 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.43%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.35%) Big Data
5 4 (4.35%) Ingres
5 4 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.17%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.09%) BODI
8 1 (1.09%) DataStage
8 1 (1.09%) HBase
8 1 (1.09%) Impala
8 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.09%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.09%) Power BI
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.09%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 39 (42.39%) Git (software)
2 37 (40.22%) Subversion
3 33 (35.87%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.70%) Maven
5 4 (4.35%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.26%) JUnit
6 3 (3.26%) Travis CI
7 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.17%) Mockito
8 1 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.09%) JBehave
8 1 (1.09%) JIRA
8 1 (1.09%) Log4j
8 1 (1.09%) Moq
8 1 (1.09%) Selenium
8 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (16.30%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Banking
2 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.09%) Billing
3 1 (1.09%) Games
3 1 (1.09%) Marketing
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (35.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (22.83%) Developer
3 13 (14.13%) Software Engineer
4 10 (10.87%) UI Developer
5 8 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Lead DevOps
6 5 (5.43%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.26%) Junior
8 3 (3.26%) Junior Developer
8 3 (3.26%) WebLogic Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Administrator
9 2 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.17%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (2.17%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (51.09%) J2EE
2 32 (34.78%) Middleware
3 20 (21.74%) LAPP Stack
4 15 (16.30%) JSON
5 14 (15.22%) CSS
5 14 (15.22%) HTML
6 13 (14.13%) Ajax
6 13 (14.13%) LAMP
7 12 (13.04%) CSS3
7 12 (13.04%) Dojo
7 12 (13.04%) HTML5
7 12 (13.04%) jQuery
8 10 (10.87%) JSP
9 9 (9.78%) XML
10 8 (8.70%) DOM
10 8 (8.70%) LESS
10 8 (8.70%) Sass
10 8 (8.70%) SAX
10 8 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (8.70%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.65%) Clustering
2 15 (16.30%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.70%) Animation
4 4 (4.35%) Social Media
5 3 (3.26%) AS400
5 3 (3.26%) LPAR
6 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.09%) RIA
7 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 68 (73.91%) Linux
2 29 (31.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (11.96%) Windows
4 9 (9.78%) Solaris
5 6 (6.52%) Unix
6 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.17%) Debian
7 2 (2.17%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.09%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (47.83%) DevOps
2 44 (47.83%) Software Engineering
3 43 (46.74%) Configuration Management
4 40 (43.48%) TDD
5 34 (36.96%) Open Source
6 32 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (34.78%) Scrum
7 31 (33.70%) Kanban
7 31 (33.70%) Microservices
8 30 (32.61%) SOA
9 29 (31.52%) Test Automation
10 27 (29.35%) API Design
10 27 (29.35%) Coaching
11 26 (28.26%) Mentoring
12 22 (23.91%) User Stories
13 17 (18.48%) Continuous Delivery
14 16 (17.39%) High Availability
15 14 (15.22%) Continuous Deployment
15 14 (15.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (47.83%) Perl
2 40 (43.48%) Java
3 29 (31.52%) Python
4 21 (22.83%) Bash Shell
4 21 (22.83%) C
4 21 (22.83%) SQL
5 20 (21.74%) Ruby
6 16 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.43%) C#
7 5 (5.43%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.43%) VB
8 4 (4.35%) PHP
9 1 (1.09%) ES6
9 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) RHCE
2 11 (11.96%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.26%) Degree
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.09%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 32 (34.78%) Docker
2 11 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.35%) Xen
4 3 (3.26%) HDFS
5 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.17%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.09%) Apache Flume
6 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (47.83%) Puppet
2 24 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (13.04%) Salt
4 5 (5.43%) Ansible
5 3 (3.26%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (3.26%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.17%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.09%) Kibana
7 1 (1.09%) Oozie
7 1 (1.09%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 35 (38.04%) Oracle
2 30 (32.61%) WSO2
3 13 (14.13%) VMware
4 8 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.35%) Google
5 4 (4.35%) IBM
5 4 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.17%) NetApp
7 1 (1.09%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.09%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.09%) BEA
7 1 (1.09%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.09%) Informatica
7 1 (1.09%) Talend
7 1 (1.09%) webMethods
7 1 (1.09%) Zend