The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 22 June 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 49 64
Rank change year-on-year -4 +15  
Contract jobs citing Apache 6 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.95% 1.50% 1.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.31% 8.62% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Median daily rate £315 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.88% +54.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £28.00 £31.27
% change year-on-year +87.50% -10.45%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 113 116 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 17.88% 17.37% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 65 78
Median daily rate £400 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +14.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £159 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -38.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £29.20 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

Apache
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache in Hertfordshire

Apache
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apache in Hertfordshire

Apache
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Watford -3 4 £315 -33.68% 1
Welwyn Garden City +3 1 - -
Hatfield -7 1 £413 +37.50%
Apache
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Apache.

1 23 (85.19%) Java
1 23 (85.19%) Tomcat
1 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 22 (81.48%) Firewall
3 20 (74.07%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (74.07%) Ruby
3 20 (74.07%) TCP/IP
3 20 (74.07%) Python
3 20 (74.07%) Perl
3 20 (74.07%) Bash Shell
3 20 (74.07%) LAPP Stack
4 19 (70.37%) SSL
4 19 (70.37%) Clustering
5 18 (66.67%) Puppet
6 16 (59.26%) High Availability
7 15 (55.56%) Software Engineering
7 15 (55.56%) SQL
8 13 (48.15%) Finance
8 13 (48.15%) RHCE
9 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
9 12 (44.44%) MySQL
9 12 (44.44%) Computer Science
9 12 (44.44%) Salt
10 11 (40.74%) DevOps
10 11 (40.74%) LAMP
11 7 (25.93%) Payment Gateway
11 7 (25.93%) Windows
12 6 (22.22%) C
12 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (18.52%) C#

Apache
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 23 (85.19%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.70%) nginx
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 22 (81.48%) Firewall
2 20 (74.07%) TCP/IP
3 19 (70.37%) SSL
4 1 (3.70%) HTTP
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (44.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) JUnit
1 2 (7.41%) Maven
1 2 (7.41%) Mockito
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.70%) JBehave
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Log4j
2 1 (3.70%) Moq
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Software Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Developer
4 1 (3.70%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
4 1 (3.70%) Tester
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) LAPP Stack
2 11 (40.74%) LAMP
3 2 (7.41%) REST
3 2 (7.41%) Spring
4 1 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Camel
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) EJB
4 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.70%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) JDBC
4 1 (3.70%) JMS
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) React Native
4 1 (3.70%) RESTful
4 1 (3.70%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.70%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) Clustering
2 12 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.11%) AS400
3 3 (11.11%) LPAR
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) HPUX
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) High Availability
2 15 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 11 (40.74%) DevOps
5 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
8 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.41%) TDD
9 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.70%) ETL
9 1 (3.70%) Kanban
9 1 (3.70%) Open Source
9 1 (3.70%) RAD
9 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Scrum
9 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) Java
2 20 (74.07%) Bash Shell
2 20 (74.07%) Perl
2 20 (74.07%) Python
2 20 (74.07%) Ruby
3 15 (55.56%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) C
5 5 (18.52%) C#
5 5 (18.52%) VB
6 1 (3.70%) ES6
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (66.67%) Puppet
2 12 (44.44%) Salt
3 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.70%) Talend
2 1 (3.70%) VMware