Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 174 165
Rank change year-on-year -25 -9 +21
Contract jobs citing Apache 1,354 1,311 1,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.45% 1.49% 1.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.62% 8.75% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 866 1,127
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.49% +8.42% +12.50%
10th Percentile £356 £306 £313
90th Percentile £663 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 11
England median hourly rate £22.75 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.13% +42.86% -24.32%
10th Percentile £13.88 £35.00 £26.50
90th Percentile £64.78 £45.50 £32.25
UK median hourly rate £28.75 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -28.13% +42.86% -27.78%

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 15,704 14,981 18,508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.80% 17.01% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,377 9,738 12,334
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +8.83%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £437 £420
% change year-on-year +2.92% +4.11% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 380 429
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.98 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.13 £50.00 £45.05
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £19.40 £20.39
% change year-on-year +5.68% -4.87% +1.95%

Apache
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Apache in England

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache in England

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache in England over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache in England

Apache
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apache in England

Apache
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache in England over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor 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 14 August 2018. 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 -18 709 £550 +4.76% 135
South East -5 260 £475 +5.56% 82
North of England +48 176 £438 +16.67% 48
East of England +6 95 £450 - 34
Yorkshire +41 78 £450 - 19
Midlands +1 77 £425 +30.77% 34
North West +18 66 £425 +13.33% 26
West Midlands +2 52 £425 -13.99% 22
South West -41 34 £360 -12.20% 45
North East -18 32 £400 +21.21% 3
East Midlands -6 25 £418 +30.47% 12
Apache
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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.

1 707 (52.22%) Linux
2 700 (51.70%) Java
3 495 (36.56%) Agile Software Development
4 391 (28.88%) Jenkins
5 375 (27.70%) Git (software)
6 363 (26.81%) Amazon AWS
7 359 (26.51%) Python
8 352 (26.00%) Unix
9 347 (25.63%) SQL
10 340 (25.11%) Tomcat
11 338 (24.96%) Kafka
12 319 (23.56%) Apache Spark
13 316 (23.34%) Spring
14 294 (21.71%) DevOps
15 288 (21.27%) Docker
16 282 (20.83%) Big Data
17 277 (20.46%) TDD
18 257 (18.98%) Oracle
19 247 (18.24%) Hadoop
19 247 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
20 245 (18.09%) JavaScript
21 205 (15.14%) MySQL
22 202 (14.92%) HTTP
22 202 (14.92%) Ansible
23 201 (14.84%) Finance
24 200 (14.77%) REST
25 193 (14.25%) Puppet
26 191 (14.11%) NoSQL
27 190 (14.03%) PostgreSQL
28 185 (13.66%) Middleware

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
1 340 (25.11%) Tomcat
2 319 (23.56%) Apache Spark
3 153 (11.30%) nginx
4 147 (10.86%) IIS
5 135 (9.97%) JBoss
6 96 (7.09%) Elasticsearch
7 95 (7.02%) WebLogic
8 86 (6.35%) WebSphere
9 61 (4.51%) Confluence
10 48 (3.55%) Jetty
11 33 (2.44%) Mongrel
12 32 (2.36%) Mule
13 30 (2.22%) Apache Airflow
13 30 (2.22%) Apache Solr
14 25 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
15 24 (1.77%) Apache Pig
15 24 (1.77%) GemFire
15 24 (1.77%) WordPress
16 23 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 21 (1.55%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 29 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.44%) SPSS
6 5 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.30%) Windchill
8 3 (0.22%) CATIA
9 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.074%) HipChat
10 1 (0.074%) Shockwave
10 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.074%) Stata
Business Applications
1 23 (1.70%) Magento
2 9 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.52%) ENOVIA
4 6 (0.44%) Remedy AR System
5 4 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.22%) DELMIA
6 3 (0.22%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.15%) Siebel CRM
7 2 (0.15%) TIBCO iProcess
8 1 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.074%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.074%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.074%) ScheduALL
8 1 (0.074%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 363 (26.81%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (9.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (7.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 76 (5.61%) GitHub
5 57 (4.21%) Amazon EC2
6 36 (2.66%) PaaS
7 32 (2.36%) Amazon S3
7 32 (2.36%) Google App Engine
8 28 (2.07%) Amazon Kinesis
9 25 (1.85%) Amazon EMR
9 25 (1.85%) Serverless
10 21 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
10 21 (1.55%) SaaS
11 20 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
13 14 (1.03%) IaaS
13 14 (1.03%) OpenShift
13 14 (1.03%) Slack
14 12 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
14 12 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 202 (14.92%) HTTP
2 149 (11.00%) SSL
3 125 (9.23%) TCP/IP
4 114 (8.42%) DNS
5 86 (6.35%) Firewall
6 58 (4.28%) FTP
7 46 (3.40%) DHCP
8 44 (3.25%) SAN
9 41 (3.03%) Internet
10 38 (2.81%) SSH
11 33 (2.44%) IPsec
11 33 (2.44%) Kerberos
12 29 (2.14%) VPN
13 21 (1.55%) Reverse Proxy
14 18 (1.33%) Network Security
15 15 (1.11%) SMTP
16 14 (1.03%) NAS
17 13 (0.96%) Intranet
17 13 (0.96%) VoIP
17 13 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (20.83%) Big Data
2 247 (18.24%) Hadoop
3 205 (15.14%) MySQL
4 191 (14.11%) NoSQL
5 190 (14.03%) PostgreSQL
6 161 (11.89%) MongoDB
7 155 (11.45%) SQL Server
8 137 (10.12%) Relational Database
9 123 (9.08%) Apache Hive
10 107 (7.90%) HBase
11 95 (7.02%) Apache Cassandra
12 68 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
13 46 (3.40%) Amazon Redshift
14 41 (3.03%) BigQuery
15 37 (2.73%) Impala
16 35 (2.58%) Oracle Database
17 34 (2.51%) Data Lake
17 34 (2.51%) RDBMS
18 29 (2.14%) Redis
19 23 (1.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 391 (28.88%) Jenkins
2 375 (27.70%) Git (software)
3 157 (11.60%) JIRA
4 122 (9.01%) JUnit
5 120 (8.86%) Maven
6 94 (6.94%) Subversion
7 63 (4.65%) Cucumber
8 60 (4.43%) Eclipse
9 59 (4.36%) Gradle
10 56 (4.14%) Selenium
11 42 (3.10%) IntelliJ
12 41 (3.03%) Mockito
12 41 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
13 39 (2.88%) JMeter
14 34 (2.51%) Bitbucket
15 33 (2.44%) Artifactory
16 30 (2.22%) Ant
17 28 (2.07%) Vagrant
18 26 (1.92%) GitLab
18 26 (1.92%) Travis CI
General
1 201 (14.84%) Finance
2 138 (10.19%) Banking
3 58 (4.28%) Investment Banking
4 41 (3.03%) Front Office
5 37 (2.73%) Retail
6 29 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.26%) Legal
8 14 (1.03%) Marketing
9 11 (0.81%) Games
10 10 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.59%) Publishing
12 7 (0.52%) Advertising
12 7 (0.52%) Electronics
12 7 (0.52%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.52%) Military
12 7 (0.52%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.44%) Automotive
14 5 (0.37%) Back Office
15 3 (0.22%) Law
16 2 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 598 (44.17%) Developer
2 307 (22.67%) Java Developer
3 106 (7.83%) DevOps Engineer
4 99 (7.31%) Data Engineer
5 94 (6.94%) Architect
6 79 (5.83%) Big Data Developer
7 69 (5.10%) Administrator
8 58 (4.28%) Senior Developer
9 57 (4.21%) Big Data Engineer
10 53 (3.91%) Linux Engineer
11 50 (3.69%) Software Engineer
12 48 (3.55%) Python Developer
13 47 (3.47%) Linux Administrator
14 45 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
15 40 (2.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 37 (2.73%) Data Architect
17 36 (2.66%) Java Engineer
18 33 (2.44%) Scala Developer
18 33 (2.44%) Senior Data Engineer
18 33 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (24.96%) Kafka
2 316 (23.34%) Spring
3 200 (14.77%) REST
4 185 (13.66%) Middleware
5 174 (12.85%) Web Services
6 166 (12.26%) HTML
7 158 (11.67%) RabbitMQ
8 156 (11.52%) J2EE
9 152 (11.23%) RESTful
10 149 (11.00%) CSS
11 138 (10.19%) LAMP
12 136 (10.04%) JSON
13 110 (8.12%) SOAP
13 110 (8.12%) XML
14 109 (8.05%) Hibernate
15 100 (7.39%) AngularJS
16 92 (6.79%) Spring Boot
17 85 (6.28%) Apache Camel
18 79 (5.83%) jQuery
19 76 (5.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 72 (5.32%) Computer Science
2 64 (4.73%) Linux Command Line
3 59 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (3.18%) PKI
5 34 (2.51%) User Experience
6 31 (2.29%) Public Cloud
7 30 (2.22%) Algorithms
7 30 (2.22%) Fintech
7 30 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
8 29 (2.14%) Virtual Team
9 25 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
10 24 (1.77%) Data Centre
11 22 (1.62%) Clustering
11 22 (1.62%) Data Structures
12 16 (1.18%) Replication
13 15 (1.11%) Management Information System
14 13 (0.96%) Equities
15 12 (0.89%) Credit Risk
15 12 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 707 (52.22%) Linux
2 352 (26.00%) Unix
3 171 (12.63%) Windows
4 122 (9.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 88 (6.50%) CentOS
6 79 (5.83%) Windows Server
7 73 (5.39%) Ubuntu
8 64 (4.73%) Solaris
9 21 (1.55%) Debian
9 21 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (1.11%) Windows 7
12 13 (0.96%) AIX
12 13 (0.96%) Android
12 13 (0.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 12 (0.89%) SUSE
14 8 (0.59%) Fedora
15 6 (0.44%) Check Point GAiA
15 6 (0.44%) HPUX
16 5 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (36.56%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (21.71%) DevOps
3 277 (20.46%) TDD
4 247 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
5 183 (13.52%) Scrum
6 182 (13.44%) Open Source
7 168 (12.41%) Microservices
8 147 (10.86%) Test Automation
9 133 (9.82%) Analytics
9 133 (9.82%) Software Engineering
10 126 (9.31%) BDD
11 118 (8.71%) OO
11 118 (8.71%) Problem-Solving
12 104 (7.68%) Configuration Management
13 96 (7.09%) E-Commerce
14 90 (6.65%) ITIL
15 86 (6.35%) Unit Testing
16 85 (6.28%) ETL
17 75 (5.54%) Web Development
18 74 (5.47%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 700 (51.70%) Java
2 359 (26.51%) Python
3 347 (25.63%) SQL
4 245 (18.09%) JavaScript
5 182 (13.44%) Scala
6 139 (10.27%) Bash Shell
7 126 (9.31%) Perl
8 114 (8.42%) Java 8
9 113 (8.35%) PHP
10 102 (7.53%) Shell Script
11 93 (6.87%) Ruby
12 57 (4.21%) PowerShell
13 53 (3.91%) Groovy
14 44 (3.25%) C#
15 29 (2.14%) PL/SQL
16 26 (1.92%) C
17 24 (1.77%) C++
18 20 (1.48%) T-SQL
19 17 (1.26%) Clojure
20 15 (1.11%) R
Qualifications
1 108 (7.98%) Security Cleared
2 79 (5.83%) Degree
3 76 (5.61%) SC Cleared
4 35 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (1.33%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.66%) RHCE
7 8 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.44%) CCSE
9 5 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.30%) CCNA
10 4 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (0.30%) RHCSA
11 3 (0.22%) CISSP
11 3 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.22%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.22%) OCA
11 3 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.25%) GCP
2 41 (3.03%) QA
3 33 (2.44%) Data Quality
4 17 (1.26%) GDPR
5 16 (1.18%) MiFID
6 8 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.59%) SLA
7 7 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.44%) PMO
9 5 (0.37%) TickIT
10 4 (0.30%) EMIR
10 4 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.15%) ECSS
12 1 (0.074%) WCAG
System Software
1 288 (21.27%) Docker
2 115 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (5.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 65 (4.80%) HDFS
5 61 (4.51%) Active Directory
6 45 (3.32%) Xen
7 32 (2.36%) Apache Flume
8 20 (1.48%) NFS
9 18 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
10 16 (1.18%) KVM
11 15 (1.11%) LXC
11 15 (1.11%) Postfix
11 15 (1.11%) vSphere
12 14 (1.03%) Squid
13 12 (0.89%) Hyper-V
13 12 (0.89%) VirtualBox
14 11 (0.81%) vCloud
15 9 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 8 (0.59%) Varnish
17 6 (0.44%) iptables
Systems Management
1 202 (14.92%) Ansible
2 193 (14.25%) Puppet
3 116 (8.57%) Kubernetes
4 97 (7.16%) Opscode Chef
5 84 (6.20%) Terraform
6 64 (4.73%) Hadoop YARN
7 61 (4.51%) Kibana
8 43 (3.18%) Mesos
9 42 (3.10%) logstash
10 41 (3.03%) CA Single Sign-On
11 39 (2.88%) Nagios
12 36 (2.66%) Single Sign-On
13 31 (2.29%) Grafana
14 23 (1.70%) HAProxy
15 19 (1.40%) Graylog
16 18 (1.33%) Salt
16 18 (1.33%) SCOM
16 18 (1.33%) ZABBIX
17 16 (1.18%) Oozie
17 16 (1.18%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 257 (18.98%) Oracle
2 159 (11.74%) VMware
3 158 (11.67%) Red Hat
4 154 (11.37%) Microsoft
5 121 (8.94%) Google
6 84 (6.20%) IBM
7 61 (4.51%) Splunk
8 50 (3.69%) Cloudera
9 42 (3.10%) webMethods
10 37 (2.73%) ServiceNow
11 32 (2.36%) Hortonworks
12 29 (2.14%) CA
13 27 (1.99%) Cisco
13 27 (1.99%) MapR
14 26 (1.92%) SAP
15 24 (1.77%) Talend
16 23 (1.70%) Adobe
16 23 (1.70%) BMC
17 22 (1.62%) AppDynamics
18 21 (1.55%) Citrix