Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 208 283 220
Rank change year-on-year +75 -63 -28
Contract jobs citing Apache 545 440 1,130
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.28% 0.85% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.52% 5.94% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 307 774
10th Percentile £375 £325 £350
25th Percentile £450 £416 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £663 £613 £600
90th Percentile £738 £700 £670
UK median daily rate £540 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
10th Percentile £45.27 £13.10 £24.70
25th Percentile £46.18 " £28.38
Median hourly rate £49.47 £14.00 £35.50
Median % change year-on-year +253.36% -60.56% -48.64%
75th Percentile £51.74 " £43.38
90th Percentile £52.05 £25.40 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £51.50 £14.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +267.86% -60.56% -48.64%

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 5,727 7,407 13,961
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.47% 14.36% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,977 4,971 9,187
10th Percentile £288 £263 £290
25th Percentile £380 £363 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £475 £475
75th Percentile £575 £568 £575
90th Percentile £653 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 171 267
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.61 £12.00
25th Percentile £17.63 £14.77 £12.79
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.90 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +25.63% +10.56% -3.36%
75th Percentile £55.75 £34.38 £34.80
90th Percentile £61.90 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% +11.11% +2.80%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +50 317 £575 +4.55% 95
South East +52 48 £475 - 28
South West +40 43 £450 -10.00% 16
North of England +37 43 £519 +9.21% 24
Midlands +54 35 £475 +5.56% 21
East of England +42 33 £675 +54.29% 11
West Midlands +36 29 £485 +10.86% 11
North West +24 27 £485 +7.78% 12
Yorkshire +27 16 £555 +9.63% 10
East Midlands +25 6 £410 -13.68% 10
Apache
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 267 (48.99%) Java
2 218 (40.00%) Python
3 200 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
4 191 (35.05%) Apache Spark
5 167 (30.64%) AWS
6 165 (30.28%) SQL
7 149 (27.34%) Software Engineering
8 138 (25.32%) Linux
9 137 (25.14%) Big Data
10 123 (22.57%) Kafka
10 123 (22.57%) Finance
11 121 (22.20%) Docker
12 115 (21.10%) Kubernetes
13 114 (20.92%) Oracle
13 114 (20.92%) Security Cleared
14 112 (20.55%) Jenkins
15 111 (20.37%) DevOps
16 109 (20.00%) Git (software)
17 107 (19.63%) Scala
18 104 (19.08%) JavaScript
19 101 (18.53%) Hadoop
20 100 (18.35%) Ansible
21 99 (18.17%) Microservices
22 96 (17.61%) SC Cleared
23 86 (15.78%) Azure
24 85 (15.60%) Serverless
25 81 (14.86%) Scrum
26 75 (13.76%) Open Source
27 72 (13.21%) Apache Hive
27 72 (13.21%) Apache NiFi

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
1 191 (35.05%) Apache Spark
2 58 (10.64%) Tomcat
3 55 (10.09%) Apache Airflow
4 36 (6.61%) Elasticsearch
4 36 (6.61%) nginx
5 28 (5.14%) Confluence
5 28 (5.14%) IIS
6 24 (4.40%) Oracle Coherence
6 24 (4.40%) WebSphere
7 23 (4.22%) WebLogic
8 22 (4.04%) JBoss
9 20 (3.67%) Red Hat Fuse
10 14 (2.57%) SharePoint
11 13 (2.39%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (1.47%) Apache ServiceMix
13 7 (1.28%) IBM Domino
13 7 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (1.10%) Apache Qpid
15 5 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (0.92%) GemFire
Applications
1 18 (3.30%) Spreadsheet
2 8 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.20%) Magento
2 7 (1.28%) Shopify
3 4 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.37%) Maximo
5 2 (0.37%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 167 (30.64%) AWS
2 86 (15.78%) Azure
3 85 (15.60%) Serverless
4 61 (11.19%) GCP
5 44 (8.07%) Amazon S3
6 30 (5.50%) GitHub
7 25 (4.59%) AWS Lambda
8 23 (4.22%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (3.12%) Azure Functions
10 16 (2.94%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 16 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (2.75%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 14 (2.57%) Azure Data Factory
12 14 (2.57%) Power Platform
13 9 (1.65%) Azure Storage
14 8 (1.47%) Amazon EKS
14 8 (1.47%) Cloud Functions
15 7 (1.28%) Google App Engine
15 7 (1.28%) PaaS
16 6 (1.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.61%) HTTP
2 27 (4.95%) SSL
3 26 (4.77%) DNS
4 23 (4.22%) TCP/IP
5 19 (3.49%) FTP
6 18 (3.30%) Firewall
7 12 (2.20%) DHCP
8 9 (1.65%) SAN
9 8 (1.47%) SSH
10 6 (1.10%) Internet
10 6 (1.10%) IPsec
11 5 (0.92%) Broadband
12 3 (0.55%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.55%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.55%) NAS
12 3 (0.55%) Network Security
13 2 (0.37%) BIG-IP
13 2 (0.37%) tcpdump
13 2 (0.37%) VPN
13 2 (0.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (25.14%) Big Data
2 101 (18.53%) Hadoop
3 72 (13.21%) Apache Hive
4 68 (12.48%) MySQL
5 59 (10.83%) Apache Ignite
6 58 (10.64%) Relational Database
7 46 (8.44%) Data Lake
7 46 (8.44%) PostgreSQL
8 40 (7.34%) Data Warehouse
9 38 (6.97%) SQL Server
10 34 (6.24%) NoSQL
11 28 (5.14%) MongoDB
12 27 (4.95%) Impala
13 25 (4.59%) BigQuery
13 25 (4.59%) HBase
14 22 (4.04%) Pentaho
15 18 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 16 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
16 16 (2.94%) Spark SQL
17 15 (2.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 112 (20.55%) Jenkins
2 109 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 55 (10.09%) JIRA
4 37 (6.79%) Maven
5 32 (5.87%) Bitbucket
6 16 (2.94%) GitLab
6 16 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
7 13 (2.39%) IBM UrbanCode
8 12 (2.20%) Gradle
8 12 (2.20%) Selenium
8 12 (2.20%) Subversion
9 10 (1.83%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.65%) JUnit
11 8 (1.47%) webpack
12 7 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (1.28%) Vagrant
13 6 (1.10%) Cypress.io
13 6 (1.10%) Eclipse
13 6 (1.10%) IntelliJ
13 6 (1.10%) RStudio
General
1 123 (22.57%) Finance
2 56 (10.28%) Banking
3 45 (8.26%) Front Office
4 25 (4.59%) Public Sector
5 17 (3.12%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.47%) Games
8 7 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.92%) Marketing
10 4 (0.73%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.73%) Publishing
11 3 (0.55%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.55%) Back Office
11 3 (0.55%) Legal
12 2 (0.37%) Law
12 2 (0.37%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) German Language
13 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 196 (35.96%) Developer
2 90 (16.51%) Software Engineer
3 86 (15.78%) Data Engineer
4 62 (11.38%) Architect
5 54 (9.91%) Java Developer
6 36 (6.61%) Python Developer
7 35 (6.42%) Python Engineer
8 32 (5.87%) Scala Developer
8 32 (5.87%) Senior Software Engineer
9 31 (5.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 31 (5.69%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
10 29 (5.32%) Senior Developer
11 27 (4.95%) Consultant
12 26 (4.77%) Solutions Architect
13 25 (4.59%) DevOps Engineer
14 22 (4.04%) Java Engineer
15 20 (3.67%) AWS Engineer
16 19 (3.49%) Data Architect
16 19 (3.49%) Software Developer
17 18 (3.30%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (22.57%) Kafka
2 72 (13.21%) Apache NiFi
3 66 (12.11%) Spring
4 59 (10.83%) Web Services
5 57 (10.46%) HTML
6 49 (8.99%) REST
7 47 (8.62%) React
8 46 (8.44%) Middleware
8 46 (8.44%) Node.js
9 35 (6.42%) AngularJS
10 34 (6.24%) HTML5
10 34 (6.24%) RESTful
11 32 (5.87%) CSS
12 31 (5.69%) Hibernate
13 29 (5.32%) XML
14 28 (5.14%) gRPC
15 26 (4.77%) Apache Camel
16 25 (4.59%) J2EE
16 25 (4.59%) JMS
16 25 (4.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.24%) Fixed Income
3 33 (6.06%) Derivative
4 31 (5.69%) Equities
5 26 (4.77%) Clustering
6 21 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (3.30%) Algorithms
8 14 (2.57%) Linux Command Line
9 13 (2.39%) Hedge funds
9 13 (2.39%) Management Information System
10 11 (2.02%) Grid Computing
10 11 (2.02%) Market Risk
10 11 (2.02%) Replication
10 11 (2.02%) User Experience
11 10 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (1.47%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (1.10%) Cloud Native
14 5 (0.92%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 138 (25.32%) Linux
2 41 (7.52%) Windows
3 40 (7.34%) Unix
4 14 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (2.02%) CentOS
6 8 (1.47%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.92%) VMS
8 4 (0.73%) Solaris
8 4 (0.73%) SUSE
8 4 (0.73%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.55%) Debian
10 2 (0.37%) AIX
10 2 (0.37%) Android
10 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (27.34%) Software Engineering
3 111 (20.37%) DevOps
4 99 (18.17%) Microservices
5 81 (14.86%) Scrum
6 75 (13.76%) Open Source
7 61 (11.19%) Test Automation
8 59 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (10.46%) Configuration Management
10 56 (10.28%) SDLC
11 51 (9.36%) Analytics
12 48 (8.81%) ETL
13 46 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
14 44 (8.07%) Cybersecurity
15 41 (7.52%) TDD
16 38 (6.97%) Data Engineering
17 37 (6.79%) Technical Leadership
17 37 (6.79%) Unit Testing
18 34 (6.24%) Asset Management
18 34 (6.24%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 267 (48.99%) Java
2 218 (40.00%) Python
3 165 (30.28%) SQL
4 107 (19.63%) Scala
5 104 (19.08%) JavaScript
6 34 (6.24%) Kotlin
6 34 (6.24%) PHP
6 34 (6.24%) Shell Script
7 28 (5.14%) Bash Shell
7 28 (5.14%) C#
8 27 (4.95%) Java 8
9 26 (4.77%) C++
10 21 (3.85%) TypeScript
11 19 (3.49%) PowerShell
12 16 (2.94%) Perl
13 15 (2.75%) T-SQL
14 13 (2.39%) Go
14 13 (2.39%) R
15 10 (1.83%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.65%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 114 (20.92%) Security Cleared
2 96 (17.61%) SC Cleared
3 53 (9.72%) DV Cleared
4 25 (4.59%) Degree
5 18 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (2.94%) Master's Degree
7 8 (1.47%) ISEB
8 4 (0.73%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.37%) RHCE
10 2 (0.37%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.18%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.18%) CCNA
11 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.18%) HNC
11 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.95%) QA
2 10 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.92%) GDPR
4 3 (0.55%) MiFID
4 3 (0.55%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 121 (22.20%) Docker
2 49 (8.99%) HDFS
3 21 (3.85%) GridGain
4 20 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (2.75%) Active Directory
6 9 (1.65%) Postfix
6 9 (1.65%) qmail
7 8 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (1.28%) Xen
9 6 (1.10%) GlusterFS
9 6 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.73%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.55%) Firmware
11 3 (0.55%) KVM
11 3 (0.55%) NFS
11 3 (0.55%) OpenAM
11 3 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.55%) vSphere
12 2 (0.37%) GPFS
12 2 (0.37%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 115 (21.10%) Kubernetes
2 100 (18.35%) Ansible
3 71 (13.03%) Terraform
4 25 (4.59%) Puppet
5 21 (3.85%) Oozie
6 15 (2.75%) Hadoop YARN
7 11 (2.02%) Kibana
8 10 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (1.65%) Prometheus
10 8 (1.47%) Grafana
10 8 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.92%) Consul
11 5 (0.92%) FreeIPA
12 4 (0.73%) Nagios
13 3 (0.55%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.55%) Istio
13 3 (0.55%) Rancher
13 3 (0.55%) vRealize
13 3 (0.55%) WMI
14 2 (0.37%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 114 (20.92%) Oracle
2 58 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 39 (7.16%) Google
4 38 (6.97%) Databricks
5 29 (5.32%) VMware
6 27 (4.95%) Cloudera
7 25 (4.59%) Red Hat
8 24 (4.40%) IBM
9 23 (4.22%) Bloomberg
10 11 (2.02%) SAP
11 10 (1.83%) webMethods
12 9 (1.65%) Atlassian
12 9 (1.65%) Dynatrace
13 8 (1.47%) BEA
14 7 (1.28%) Alteryx
14 7 (1.28%) Hortonworks
14 7 (1.28%) New Relic
14 7 (1.28%) Splunk
14 7 (1.28%) Talend
14 7 (1.28%) Xerox