The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 28 March 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)
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 45 49
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Contract jobs citing Apache 17 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.21% 1.76% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.49% 8.25% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 4
Median daily rate £550 £383 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.79% -4.96%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year - +12.41%  

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 Essex with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 126 97 95
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 31.19% 21.32% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 47 57
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +72.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

Apache
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache in Essex

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache in Essex over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache in Essex

Apache
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apache in Essex

Apache
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Southend-on-Sea -13 12 £550 +36.94%
Apache
East of England

Apache
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for Apache.

1 19 (95.00%) Linux
1 19 (95.00%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (90.00%) Open Source
2 18 (90.00%) Jenkins
2 18 (90.00%) J2EE
2 18 (90.00%) TCP/IP
2 18 (90.00%) Configuration Management
2 18 (90.00%) DevOps
3 17 (85.00%) SSL
3 17 (85.00%) Scrum
3 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (85.00%) Oracle
3 17 (85.00%) SOA
3 17 (85.00%) HTTP
3 17 (85.00%) WSO2
3 17 (85.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (85.00%) Docker
3 17 (85.00%) Kanban
4 16 (80.00%) Middleware
4 16 (80.00%) Relational Database
4 16 (80.00%) JBoss
4 16 (80.00%) TDD
4 16 (80.00%) Microservices
5 14 (70.00%) Mentoring
5 14 (70.00%) Puppet
6 13 (65.00%) Git (software)
6 13 (65.00%) Subversion
7 12 (60.00%) Perl
7 12 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Apache
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 17 (85.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (80.00%) JBoss
3 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (15.00%) IIS
4 3 (15.00%) Jetty
4 3 (15.00%) Mongrel
4 3 (15.00%) nginx
4 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (15.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (15.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) TCP/IP
2 17 (85.00%) HTTP
2 17 (85.00%) SSL
3 3 (15.00%) DHCP
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) FTP
3 3 (15.00%) IPsec
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (90.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (65.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (65.00%) Subversion
3 4 (20.00%) Maven
4 3 (15.00%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Lead DevOps
3 3 (15.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Server Technician
5 1 (5.00%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) J2EE
2 16 (80.00%) Middleware
3 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 3 (15.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) CentOS
3 1 (5.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (90.00%) Configuration Management
2 18 (90.00%) DevOps
2 18 (90.00%) Open Source
3 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (85.00%) Kanban
3 17 (85.00%) Scrum
3 17 (85.00%) SOA
4 16 (80.00%) Microservices
4 16 (80.00%) TDD
5 14 (70.00%) Mentoring
6 12 (60.00%) API Design
6 12 (60.00%) Coaching
7 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
8 10 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (50.00%) User Stories
9 9 (45.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
10 3 (15.00%) Line Management
10 3 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Perl
2 10 (50.00%) C
3 5 (25.00%) Python
4 4 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) Docker
2 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (70.00%) Puppet
2 12 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Oracle
1 17 (85.00%) WSO2
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Google
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat