Period
to 26 July 2021

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 26 July 2021 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 243 252 227
Rank change year-on-year +9 -25 -30
Contract jobs citing Apache 626 330 1,065
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.11% 0.99% 1.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.42% 6.80% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 256 727
10th Percentile £425 £363 £363
25th Percentile £475 £431 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £688 £666 £588
90th Percentile £725 £750 £650
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
10th Percentile £45.27 £16.63 £26.30
25th Percentile £46.18 £22.81 £32.38
Median hourly rate £49.47 £30.25 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +63.54% -32.78% +97.80%
75th Percentile £51.74 £34.31 £50.63
90th Percentile £52.05 £36.68 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £51.50 £33.00 £44.75
% change year-on-year +56.06% -26.26% +59.82%

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 7,432 4,855 13,200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.15% 14.54% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,089 3,320 8,600
10th Percentile £300 £306 £269
25th Percentile £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £588 £569 £575
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 105 265
10th Percentile £12.29 £12.63 £11.27
25th Percentile £16.23 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% -2.50%
75th Percentile £55.44 £31.50 £34.51
90th Percentile £68.08 £53.10 £51.35
UK median hourly rate £23.21 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.06% - -

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 26 July 2021.

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
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 26 July 2021. 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 +2 421 £617 +7.31% 92
South East -10 57 £474 -0.32% 30
North of England -32 37 £498 +4.74% 37
South West -10 26 £525 +10.53% 26
East of England -6 25 £500 +12.36% 16
North West -23 23 £490 +18.79% 21
Midlands -23 23 £450 +5.88% 22
West Midlands -29 18 £450 +5.88% 16
Yorkshire -17 13 £500 +5.26% 10
East Midlands - 5 £475 - 6
North East -2 1 £525 +40.00% 6
Apache
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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.

1 282 (45.05%) Java
2 244 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
3 243 (38.82%) Python
4 231 (36.90%) SQL
5 198 (31.63%) Apache Spark
6 178 (28.43%) DevOps
7 176 (28.12%) Linux
8 144 (23.00%) Azure
9 141 (22.52%) AWS
10 140 (22.36%) Jenkins
11 139 (22.20%) Big Data
11 139 (22.20%) Kafka
12 133 (21.25%) Social Skills
13 128 (20.45%) Oracle
14 125 (19.97%) Kubernetes
15 124 (19.81%) Software Engineering
16 121 (19.33%) Finance
17 116 (18.53%) Git (software)
18 102 (16.29%) Docker
19 101 (16.13%) Scala
20 99 (15.81%) Serverless
21 98 (15.65%) Ansible
21 98 (15.65%) JavaScript
22 92 (14.70%) Terraform
22 92 (14.70%) Microservices
23 91 (14.54%) Security Cleared
24 88 (14.06%) Apache Airflow
25 87 (13.90%) Tomcat
26 86 (13.74%) GCP
27 84 (13.42%) Scrum

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
1 198 (31.63%) Apache Spark
2 88 (14.06%) Apache Airflow
3 87 (13.90%) Tomcat
4 52 (8.31%) nginx
5 41 (6.55%) IIS
6 34 (5.43%) Oracle Coherence
7 32 (5.11%) WebSphere
8 30 (4.79%) SharePoint
9 27 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
9 27 (4.31%) WebLogic
10 26 (4.15%) JBoss
11 23 (3.67%) Confluence
12 19 (3.04%) Red Hat Fuse
13 17 (2.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 14 (2.24%) WebSphere Application Server
15 11 (1.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 11 (1.76%) CMS
16 10 (1.60%) Drupal
16 10 (1.60%) OpenStack
17 9 (1.44%) GemFire
Applications
1 16 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.12%) Magento
1 7 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.96%) Shopify
3 4 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.32%) Maximo
4 2 (0.32%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.16%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 144 (23.00%) Azure
2 141 (22.52%) AWS
3 99 (15.81%) Serverless
4 86 (13.74%) GCP
5 40 (6.39%) Azure Functions
6 34 (5.43%) Amazon S3
7 31 (4.95%) GitHub
8 25 (3.99%) AWS Lambda
9 23 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
9 23 (3.67%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 23 (3.67%) SaaS
10 20 (3.19%) Google App Engine
11 19 (3.04%) PaaS
12 18 (2.88%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 17 (2.72%) Azure Data Factory
14 16 (2.56%) Azure Storage
14 16 (2.56%) Cloud Functions
14 16 (2.56%) Power Platform
15 13 (2.08%) IaaS
16 12 (1.92%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.71%) HTTP
1 42 (6.71%) SSL
2 40 (6.39%) DNS
3 32 (5.11%) Firewall
4 28 (4.47%) TCP/IP
5 25 (3.99%) FTP
6 14 (2.24%) DHCP
6 14 (2.24%) SSH
7 11 (1.76%) Internet
7 11 (1.76%) Kerberos
8 8 (1.28%) SAN
9 7 (1.12%) IPsec
9 7 (1.12%) Network Security
9 7 (1.12%) VLAN
9 7 (1.12%) VPN
9 7 (1.12%) WAN
10 6 (0.96%) iSCSI
10 6 (0.96%) Wireshark
11 5 (0.80%) SIGTRAN
11 5 (0.80%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (22.20%) Big Data
2 80 (12.78%) Hadoop
3 78 (12.46%) MySQL
4 61 (9.74%) Apache Ignite
5 60 (9.58%) NoSQL
6 57 (9.11%) Apache Hive
7 53 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
8 50 (7.99%) Relational Database
9 48 (7.67%) PostgreSQL
10 42 (6.71%) Data Lake
10 42 (6.71%) SQL Server
11 39 (6.23%) BigQuery
12 37 (5.91%) MongoDB
13 29 (4.63%) Redis
14 24 (3.83%) HBase
15 21 (3.35%) Apache Cassandra
16 18 (2.88%) Impala
17 16 (2.56%) Cloud Spanner
17 16 (2.56%) Power BI
17 16 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 140 (22.36%) Jenkins
2 116 (18.53%) Git (software)
3 71 (11.34%) JIRA
4 45 (7.19%) Maven
5 41 (6.55%) Bitbucket
6 31 (4.95%) GitLab
7 16 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
8 15 (2.40%) Subversion
8 15 (2.40%) TeamCity
9 12 (1.92%) JUnit
9 12 (1.92%) Selenium
9 12 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
10 11 (1.76%) Artifactory
11 10 (1.60%) Gradle
11 10 (1.60%) Hudson
12 9 (1.44%) Travis CI
13 8 (1.28%) Ant
13 8 (1.28%) Mockito
14 7 (1.12%) git-flow
14 7 (1.12%) JMeter
General
1 133 (21.25%) Social Skills
2 121 (19.33%) Finance
3 73 (11.66%) Banking
4 53 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (6.39%) Front Office
6 36 (5.75%) Public Sector
7 24 (3.83%) Presentation Skills
8 18 (2.88%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.92%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.92%) Marketing
10 9 (1.44%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.12%) Back Office
11 7 (1.12%) Influencing Skills
12 6 (0.96%) Documentation Skills
12 6 (0.96%) Publishing
13 5 (0.80%) Electronics
13 5 (0.80%) Legal
14 4 (0.64%) Games
14 4 (0.64%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.64%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 182 (29.07%) Developer
2 93 (14.86%) Data Engineer
3 69 (11.02%) Java Developer
4 63 (10.06%) Architect
5 54 (8.63%) Software Engineer
6 47 (7.51%) DevOps Engineer
7 40 (6.39%) Consultant
8 32 (5.11%) Python Developer
9 29 (4.63%) Scala Developer
10 27 (4.31%) AWS Engineer
10 27 (4.31%) Senior Developer
11 26 (4.15%) Cloud Engineer
12 25 (3.99%) Analyst
13 24 (3.83%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
13 24 (3.83%) Java Consultant
13 24 (3.83%) Risk Consultant
13 24 (3.83%) Senior Consultant
13 24 (3.83%) Senior Java Consultant
14 20 (3.19%) Data Architect
15 19 (3.04%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (22.20%) Kafka
2 68 (10.86%) Spring
3 62 (9.90%) HTML
3 62 (9.90%) REST
4 45 (7.19%) AngularJS
5 43 (6.87%) Apache NiFi
5 43 (6.87%) CSS
5 43 (6.87%) Node.js
6 41 (6.55%) .NET
6 41 (6.55%) Middleware
6 41 (6.55%) Web Services
7 39 (6.23%) LAMP
8 38 (6.07%) JSON
8 38 (6.07%) XML
9 35 (5.59%) React
10 34 (5.43%) SOAP
11 33 (5.27%) HTML5
11 33 (5.27%) LDAP
12 32 (5.11%) RESTful
13 31 (4.95%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 25 (3.99%) Clustering
2 19 (3.04%) Market Risk
3 18 (2.88%) Derivative
3 18 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 16 (2.56%) Fixed Income
6 14 (2.24%) Data Structures
6 14 (2.24%) Grid Computing
7 13 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (1.92%) Legacy Systems
8 12 (1.92%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.92%) Public Cloud
8 12 (1.92%) Replication
9 11 (1.76%) Hedge funds
10 10 (1.60%) Equities
10 10 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (1.44%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.28%) Cloud Native
12 8 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 176 (28.12%) Linux
2 62 (9.90%) Windows
3 58 (9.27%) Unix
4 23 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (2.56%) Ubuntu
6 13 (2.08%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.60%) CentOS
8 8 (1.28%) Windows 10
9 7 (1.12%) Android
9 7 (1.12%) Debian
9 7 (1.12%) Solaris
9 7 (1.12%) SUSE
10 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (0.80%) VMS
12 4 (0.64%) HPUX
13 3 (0.48%) AIX
13 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (28.43%) DevOps
3 124 (19.81%) Software Engineering
4 92 (14.70%) Microservices
5 84 (13.42%) Scrum
6 81 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
7 73 (11.66%) Test Automation
8 71 (11.34%) Data Engineering
9 69 (11.02%) Analytics
10 67 (10.70%) SDLC
11 65 (10.38%) Open Source
12 61 (9.74%) Data Pipeline
13 49 (7.83%) Event-Driven
13 49 (7.83%) Low Latency
14 48 (7.67%) Problem-Solving
15 47 (7.51%) ETL
16 46 (7.35%) Decision-Making
16 46 (7.35%) Multithreading
17 45 (7.19%) Migration
17 45 (7.19%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 282 (45.05%) Java
2 243 (38.82%) Python
3 231 (36.90%) SQL
4 101 (16.13%) Scala
5 98 (15.65%) JavaScript
6 43 (6.87%) Bash Shell
7 38 (6.07%) Shell Script
8 36 (5.75%) PHP
9 32 (5.11%) Java 8
9 32 (5.11%) TypeScript
10 28 (4.47%) C#
11 23 (3.67%) PowerShell
12 22 (3.51%) C++
13 20 (3.19%) T-SQL
14 16 (2.56%) Perl
15 14 (2.24%) C
16 13 (2.08%) PL/SQL
17 12 (1.92%) Kotlin
18 10 (1.60%) Go
19 8 (1.28%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 91 (14.54%) Security Cleared
2 81 (12.94%) SC Cleared
3 47 (7.51%) DV Cleared
4 32 (5.11%) Degree
5 19 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (2.24%) Master's Degree
7 13 (2.08%) ISEB
8 9 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.12%) RHCE
10 4 (0.64%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.64%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.48%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.48%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.16%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.27%) QA
2 9 (1.44%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.96%) GDPR
4 4 (0.64%) Accessibility
5 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.48%) SLA
6 2 (0.32%) COBIT
6 2 (0.32%) HL7
6 2 (0.32%) MiFID
6 2 (0.32%) NIST
6 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.16%) EMIR
System Software
1 102 (16.29%) Docker
2 31 (4.95%) GridGain
3 29 (4.63%) Active Directory
4 27 (4.31%) HDFS
5 23 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (1.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 9 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (1.12%) Xen
9 6 (0.96%) Postfix
9 6 (0.96%) qmail
9 6 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.80%) NFS
11 3 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.32%) GPFS
12 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.32%) OpenAM
12 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.16%) Varnish
13 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 125 (19.97%) Kubernetes
2 98 (15.65%) Ansible
3 92 (14.70%) Terraform
4 34 (5.43%) Puppet
5 15 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.76%) Nagios
6 11 (1.76%) Single Sign-On
7 9 (1.44%) Packer
8 7 (1.12%) Hadoop YARN
8 7 (1.12%) Oozie
9 6 (0.96%) CA Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.80%) Kibana
11 4 (0.64%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 4 (0.64%) cPanel
11 4 (0.64%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.64%) Istio
11 4 (0.64%) Plesk
12 3 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.48%) Icinga
12 3 (0.48%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 128 (20.45%) Oracle
2 81 (12.94%) Microsoft
3 65 (10.38%) Databricks
4 63 (10.06%) Google
5 38 (6.07%) Red Hat
6 34 (5.43%) IBM
6 34 (5.43%) VMware
7 22 (3.51%) SAP
8 21 (3.35%) Cloudera
9 15 (2.40%) Adobe
10 13 (2.08%) Sybase
11 12 (1.92%) ServiceNow
11 12 (1.92%) TIBCO
12 11 (1.76%) Alteryx
13 10 (1.60%) Splunk
14 9 (1.44%) BiZZdesign
14 9 (1.44%) NetApp
15 8 (1.28%) BMC
15 8 (1.28%) Confluent
15 8 (1.28%) webMethods