The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache HTTP Server (httpd)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 27 45 41
Rank change year-on-year +18 -4  
Contract jobs citing Apache 4 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.95% 1.87% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.18% 7.84% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £420 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.44% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £373
% change year-on-year +9.37% +7.38%  
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 Lancashire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 22 102 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 10.73% 23.83% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 73 49
Median daily rate £363 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £460 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £45.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -73.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.70 £17.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £19.89 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Apache
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache in Lancashire

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache in Lancashire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache in Lancashire

Apache
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apache in Lancashire

Apache
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Blackpool +16 2 £420 +12.00%
Apache
North West

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Apache.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) CouchDB
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) Riak
3 3 (60.00%) Neo4j
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) XML Schema
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) Servlets
3 3 (60.00%) SAX
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) DOM
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) SEO

Apache
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) CouchDB
2 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (60.00%) Neo4j
2 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (60.00%) Riak
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) DOM
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) SAX
2 3 (60.00%) Servlets
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Wicket
3 2 (40.00%) Play Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Wiki
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) CentOS
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
1 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) SEO
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Groovy
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) MetaFrame
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware