Period
to 23 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 23 October 2020 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)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 178 247 202
Rank change year-on-year +69 -45 -5
Contract jobs citing Apache 415 881 1,328
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.51% 1.14% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.30% 7.62% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 614 949
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £356 £363 £350
90th Percentile £750 £667 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.95% +0.05% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 9
Median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.84% +30.51% -4.07%
10th Percentile £30.63 £6.00 £14.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.63 £50.05
UK median hourly rate £36.25 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -14.71% +30.77% +5.69%

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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 4,030 11,565 15,892
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.66% 14.96% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,521 7,573 10,478
Median daily rate £470 £463 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.62% -0.54% +3.33%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £275
90th Percentile £663 £638 £631
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 263 383
Median hourly rate £29.00 £20.83 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.22% -3.12% +5.21%
10th Percentile £12.99 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.17 £53.75 £50.40
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year +39.53% +1.18% +6.25%

Apache
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Apache as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Apache in England

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Apache in England.

Daily rate trend for Apache in England

Apache
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Apache in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Apache in England

Apache
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Apache in England.

Hourly rate trend for Apache in England

Apache
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Apache in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Apache in England

Apache
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 23 October 2020. 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
London +65 270 £550 - 60
South East +81 46 £460 -8.00% 17
North of England +67 37 £401 -11.00% 19
North West +66 34 £400 -5.88% 15
East of England +57 24 £550 +17.33% 3
Midlands +46 20 £400 - 9
West Midlands +72 17 £400 -8.57% 3
South West +74 12 £450 -5.26% 27
Yorkshire +52 3 £413 -8.22% 4
East Midlands +16 3 - - 6
Apache
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for Apache.

1 220 (53.01%) Python
2 217 (52.29%) Java
3 199 (47.95%) AWS
4 160 (38.55%) SQL
5 153 (36.87%) Jenkins
6 149 (35.90%) MySQL
7 148 (35.66%) Web Services
8 146 (35.18%) Finance
9 143 (34.46%) DevOps
10 137 (33.01%) Kubernetes
10 137 (33.01%) Oracle
11 133 (32.05%) Docker
12 130 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
13 117 (28.19%) SQL Server
14 116 (27.95%) Azure
15 114 (27.47%) Asset Management
16 111 (26.75%) Linux
17 109 (26.27%) Microservices
18 106 (25.54%) Serverless
18 106 (25.54%) Software Engineering
19 104 (25.06%) PostgreSQL
20 102 (24.58%) GCP
21 101 (24.34%) Banking
22 100 (24.10%) gRPC
23 98 (23.61%) AWS Lambda
23 98 (23.61%) Google
24 93 (22.41%) Investment Management
25 92 (22.17%) Hedge funds
26 87 (20.96%) Git (software)
27 86 (20.72%) Amazon ECS

Apache
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 81 (19.52%) Apache Spark
2 63 (15.18%) Tomcat
3 37 (8.92%) nginx
4 29 (6.99%) JBoss
5 24 (5.78%) WebSphere
6 22 (5.30%) WebLogic
7 20 (4.82%) Apache Airflow
8 19 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
8 19 (4.58%) WebSphere Application Server
9 17 (4.10%) IIS
10 16 (3.86%) Confluence
11 15 (3.61%) Red Hat Fuse
12 13 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 11 (2.65%) Apache Solr
14 10 (2.41%) AquaLogic
14 10 (2.41%) Oracle Service Bus
15 9 (2.17%) Apache Pig
16 6 (1.45%) Appian
16 6 (1.45%) IBM HTTP Server
17 4 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (5.54%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.96%) Figma
2 4 (0.96%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.96%) Sketch
2 4 (0.96%) Zeplin
3 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.24%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.65%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.45%) Magento
3 4 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 199 (47.95%) AWS
2 116 (27.95%) Azure
3 106 (25.54%) Serverless
4 102 (24.58%) GCP
5 98 (23.61%) AWS Lambda
6 86 (20.72%) Amazon ECS
7 67 (16.14%) Apigee
8 40 (9.64%) Amazon S3
9 20 (4.82%) SaaS
10 19 (4.58%) GitHub
11 17 (4.10%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (1.69%) PaaS
14 5 (1.20%) Amazon EKS
14 5 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.96%) Amazon Alexa
15 4 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
15 4 (0.96%) Power Platform
16 3 (0.72%) Azure Data Factory
16 3 (0.72%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.60%) HTTP
2 43 (10.36%) DNS
3 29 (6.99%) SSL
4 16 (3.86%) DHCP
5 12 (2.89%) Firewall
6 11 (2.65%) SSH
6 11 (2.65%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.41%) FTP
8 9 (2.17%) SMTP
9 8 (1.93%) Kerberos
10 7 (1.69%) iSCSI
10 7 (1.69%) SAN
11 6 (1.45%) SNMP
12 5 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (1.20%) Wireless
13 4 (0.96%) 2G
13 4 (0.96%) 3G
13 4 (0.96%) 4G
13 4 (0.96%) Internet
13 4 (0.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (35.90%) MySQL
2 117 (28.19%) SQL Server
3 104 (25.06%) PostgreSQL
4 81 (19.52%) Amazon Redshift
5 49 (11.81%) Hadoop
6 48 (11.57%) Apache Hive
7 45 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
8 40 (9.64%) Relational Database
9 38 (9.16%) Impala
10 32 (7.71%) Big Data
11 29 (6.99%) Apache Ignite
12 26 (6.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 24 (5.78%) Pentaho
14 17 (4.10%) BigQuery
15 15 (3.61%) SQL Server 2016
16 12 (2.89%) Oracle Database
17 11 (2.65%) Oracle Database 10g
17 11 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
18 10 (2.41%) Oracle Database 12c
19 9 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 153 (36.87%) Jenkins
2 87 (20.96%) Git (software)
3 73 (17.59%) GitLab
4 72 (17.35%) Artifactory
5 29 (6.99%) Subversion
6 23 (5.54%) JIRA
7 22 (5.30%) Maven
8 19 (4.58%) Bitbucket
9 14 (3.37%) TeamCity
10 11 (2.65%) SoapUI
11 9 (2.17%) SonarQube
12 8 (1.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (1.93%) Cypress.io
12 8 (1.93%) Vagrant
13 7 (1.69%) FishEye
13 7 (1.69%) Gradle
13 7 (1.69%) Postman
13 7 (1.69%) webpack
14 6 (1.45%) ScriptRunner
15 4 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 146 (35.18%) Finance
2 101 (24.34%) Banking
3 38 (9.16%) Back Office
4 36 (8.67%) Front Office
5 20 (4.82%) Public Sector
6 14 (3.37%) Marketing
7 11 (2.65%) Games
8 6 (1.45%) Electronics
8 6 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.96%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.96%) Legal
11 3 (0.72%) Retail
12 2 (0.48%) Law
12 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Automotive
13 1 (0.24%) International Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 180 (43.37%) Developer
2 85 (20.48%) Software Engineer
3 77 (18.55%) Java Developer
4 71 (17.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 57 (13.73%) Java Engineer
6 51 (12.29%) Java Software Engineer
7 50 (12.05%) Java Software Developer
8 47 (11.33%) AWS Engineer
9 45 (10.84%) SQL Developer
10 43 (10.36%) Data Engineer
11 40 (9.64%) Architect
12 38 (9.16%) AWS Developer
13 37 (8.92%) AWS Software Engineer
14 30 (7.23%) Java Architect
14 30 (7.23%) Java Solutions Architect
14 30 (7.23%) Solutions Architect
15 28 (6.75%) Cloud Architect
15 28 (6.75%) Data Architect
16 26 (6.27%) AWS Architect
16 26 (6.27%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (35.66%) Web Services
2 100 (24.10%) gRPC
3 69 (16.63%) Swagger
4 67 (16.14%) OAuth
5 48 (11.57%) REST
6 46 (11.08%) HTML
6 46 (11.08%) React
7 45 (10.84%) Spring
8 43 (10.36%) AngularJS
9 39 (9.40%) Middleware
10 36 (8.67%) CSS
10 36 (8.67%) Node.js
11 30 (7.23%) SOAP
12 29 (6.99%) XML
13 26 (6.27%) Hibernate
13 26 (6.27%) LAMP
14 24 (5.78%) JSON
15 23 (5.54%) JMS
16 21 (5.06%) J2EE
16 21 (5.06%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 92 (22.17%) Hedge funds
2 47 (11.33%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (7.47%) Fixed Income
4 30 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (7.23%) Derivative
5 29 (6.99%) Equities
6 15 (3.61%) Clustering
6 15 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (3.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (2.65%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.65%) User Experience
8 10 (2.41%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.69%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.45%) DataPower
10 6 (1.45%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.20%) Life Science
11 5 (1.20%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 111 (26.75%) Linux
2 46 (11.08%) Windows
3 23 (5.54%) Unix
4 18 (4.34%) Windows Server
5 16 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (3.86%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (2.89%) Ubuntu
7 10 (2.41%) CentOS
8 4 (0.96%) Android
8 4 (0.96%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.72%) Solaris
9 3 (0.72%) SUSE
10 2 (0.48%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.24%) Debian
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (34.46%) DevOps
2 130 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (27.47%) Asset Management
4 109 (26.27%) Microservices
5 106 (25.54%) Software Engineering
6 93 (22.41%) Investment Management
7 60 (14.46%) Configuration Management
8 52 (12.53%) Problem-Solving
9 48 (11.57%) Mentoring
10 46 (11.08%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (11.08%) Unit Testing
11 42 (10.12%) ETL
12 40 (9.64%) Performance Tuning
13 34 (8.19%) Scrum
14 30 (7.23%) Release Management
15 28 (6.75%) Open Source
16 27 (6.51%) Technology Roadmap
17 26 (6.27%) Data Science
18 25 (6.02%) Migration
19 23 (5.54%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 220 (53.01%) Python
2 217 (52.29%) Java
3 160 (38.55%) SQL
4 76 (18.31%) JavaScript
5 43 (10.36%) Scala
6 36 (8.67%) Kotlin
7 27 (6.51%) Perl
7 27 (6.51%) PowerShell
8 24 (5.78%) Bash Shell
9 20 (4.82%) TypeScript
10 19 (4.58%) PHP
11 16 (3.86%) C#
11 16 (3.86%) C++
11 16 (3.86%) Ruby
12 15 (3.61%) Clojure
12 15 (3.61%) Shell Script
13 13 (3.13%) Java 8
14 8 (1.93%) C
15 6 (1.45%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.20%) R
Qualifications
1 63 (15.18%) Security Cleared
2 48 (11.57%) SC Cleared
3 29 (6.99%) Degree
4 25 (6.02%) Sun Certification
5 24 (5.78%) DV Cleared
6 16 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.93%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (1.20%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.96%) CCNA
9 4 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.72%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.48%) CISSP
11 2 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.24%) CCNP
12 1 (0.24%) ISEB
12 1 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.24%) LPIC
12 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.24%) RHCE
12 1 (0.24%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.10%) GDPR
2 16 (3.86%) SLA
3 15 (3.61%) Cyber Essentials
4 14 (3.37%) HIPAA
4 14 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (3.13%) QA
6 6 (1.45%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.96%) MiFID
8 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.24%) NCSC
8 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 133 (32.05%) Docker
2 27 (6.51%) HDFS
3 19 (4.58%) Active Directory
4 14 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.45%) GlusterFS
6 5 (1.20%) NFS
6 5 (1.20%) Squid
7 3 (0.72%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.72%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.48%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.48%) Varnish
8 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.48%) vSphere
8 2 (0.48%) Xen
9 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.24%) Postfix
9 1 (0.24%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.24%) XenApp
9 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 137 (33.01%) Kubernetes
2 66 (15.90%) Ansible
3 51 (12.29%) Terraform
4 36 (8.67%) Puppet
5 26 (6.27%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (2.17%) Grafana
7 8 (1.93%) Kibana
7 8 (1.93%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (1.69%) Prometheus
9 5 (1.20%) Nagios
10 3 (0.72%) Forum Sentry
10 3 (0.72%) Nessus
10 3 (0.72%) Packer
10 3 (0.72%) SCOM
11 2 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.48%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.48%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.24%) Ambari
12 1 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
12 1 (0.24%) SELinux
Vendors
1 137 (33.01%) Oracle
2 98 (23.61%) Google
3 28 (6.75%) Cloudera
4 24 (5.78%) Red Hat
5 22 (5.30%) VMware
6 21 (5.06%) Splunk
7 20 (4.82%) Microsoft
8 16 (3.86%) IBM
9 15 (3.61%) Bloomberg
10 13 (3.13%) Databricks
11 11 (2.65%) BEA
12 10 (2.41%) SAP
13 8 (1.93%) Atlassian
14 5 (1.20%) Cisco
14 5 (1.20%) LogicMonitor
15 4 (0.96%) SaltStack
15 4 (0.96%) Sybase
16 3 (0.72%) Confluent
16 3 (0.72%) NetApp
16 3 (0.72%) WSO2