The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 29 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)
England / North East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 62 56
Rank change year-on-year -13 -6  
Contract jobs citing Apache 8 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.11% 1.61% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.26% 8.48% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Median daily rate £508 £490 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £338 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £535 £434
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 the North East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 152 165 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 21.08% 18.97% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 98 49
Median daily rate £340 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £465 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 - £14.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

Apache
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache in the North East

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache in the North East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache in the North East

Apache
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apache in the North East

Apache
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Tyne and Wear -11 7 £515 +5.10% 4
Durham -6 1 £450 -16.27%
Apache
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 North East region with a requirement for Apache.

1 10 (62.50%) Java
1 10 (62.50%) J2EE
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
2 9 (56.25%) Open Source
3 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 8 (50.00%) Unix
3 8 (50.00%) JBoss
3 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 7 (43.75%) ITIL
4 7 (43.75%) JUnit
4 7 (43.75%) WebLogic
4 7 (43.75%) HTTP
4 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) Spring
4 7 (43.75%) Google
4 7 (43.75%) REST
4 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
5 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (37.50%) Scala
5 6 (37.50%) High Availability
5 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) HTML5
5 6 (37.50%) Puppet
5 6 (37.50%) JSON
5 6 (37.50%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) CSS

Apache
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 8 (50.00%) JBoss
1 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (43.75%) WebLogic
3 4 (25.00%) Confluence
3 4 (25.00%) iPlanet
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (18.75%) IIS
4 3 (18.75%) Jetty
4 3 (18.75%) Mongrel
4 3 (18.75%) nginx
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (18.75%) Google App Engine
1 3 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (12.50%) IaaS
2 2 (12.50%) PaaS
2 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
2 7 (43.75%) HTTP
3 5 (31.25%) DNS
4 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) DHCP
5 3 (18.75%) FTP
5 3 (18.75%) IPsec
5 3 (18.75%) SSL
6 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
6 2 (12.50%) LDAP
6 2 (12.50%) SAN
6 2 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 7 (43.75%) JUnit
3 5 (31.25%) Subversion
4 4 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (18.75%) Travis CI
6 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
6 2 (12.50%) IntelliJ
6 2 (12.50%) Selenium
7 1 (6.25%) Ant
7 1 (6.25%) Gradle
7 1 (6.25%) Maven
7 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Scala Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Scala Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) AIX Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) J2EE
2 7 (43.75%) REST
2 7 (43.75%) Spring
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 6 (37.50%) HTML5
3 6 (37.50%) JSON
3 6 (37.50%) Play Framework
4 4 (25.00%) Ajax
4 4 (25.00%) Akka
4 4 (25.00%) CSS3
4 4 (25.00%) Django
4 4 (25.00%) Guice
4 4 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (25.00%) spray
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
5 3 (18.75%) Servlets
6 2 (12.50%) SOAP
6 2 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (31.25%) AIX
3 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Solaris
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.25%) HPUX
6 1 (6.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Open Source
2 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) High Availability
5 5 (31.25%) DevOps
6 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (25.00%) OWASP
6 4 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (25.00%) Web Design
7 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
7 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Change Management
8 2 (12.50%) Data Management
8 2 (12.50%) ITSM
8 2 (12.50%) Microservices
8 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
8 2 (12.50%) Service Management
9 1 (6.25%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Scala
3 4 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) Ruby
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 2 (12.50%) C-shell
5 2 (12.50%) Korn
5 2 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Xen
4 2 (12.50%) Docker
4 2 (12.50%) Samba
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) Google
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 4 (25.00%) F5
5 4 (25.00%) Sun
5 4 (25.00%) Veritas
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) webMethods
8 1 (6.25%) Capita
8 1 (6.25%) IBM
8 1 (6.25%) PlateSpin