Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 November 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 West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 154 198
Rank change year-on-year -8 +44 -64
Contract jobs citing Apache 39 70 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.68% 1.03% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.30% 6.36% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 54 27
North West median daily rate £415 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £308
90th Percentile £544 £574 £465
England median daily rate £480 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £29.00 £28.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year +3.57% -34.50% +40.16%

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 the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 906 1100 1357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.79% 16.13% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 699 784
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -6.06% +25.00%
10th Percentile £232 £258 £251
90th Percentile £588 £553 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 38 66
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £14.93 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.66% -13.05% +2.51%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.50 £20.73 £36.25
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.43
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.96% +7.92%

Apache
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Apache as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Apache in the North West

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache in the North West

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache in the North West

Apache
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apache in the North West

Apache
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Manchester +19 29 £420 -1.18% 9
Cheshire -8 5 £335 -33.00% 3
Lancashire +7 2 £100 -77.65% 1
Apache
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 West region with a requirement for Apache.

1 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) DevOps
3 16 (41.03%) Java
3 16 (41.03%) Linux
4 12 (30.77%) Apache Camel
4 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 12 (30.77%) Open Source
4 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 11 (28.21%) Docker
6 10 (25.64%) Apache CXF
6 10 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (25.64%) Tomcat
7 9 (23.08%) VMware
7 9 (23.08%) Web Services
7 9 (23.08%) MySQL
8 8 (20.51%) Python
9 7 (17.95%) nginx
10 6 (15.38%) Bitbucket
10 6 (15.38%) Puppet
10 6 (15.38%) Kubernetes
10 6 (15.38%) JBoss
10 6 (15.38%) Windows
10 6 (15.38%) JUnit
10 6 (15.38%) IIS
10 6 (15.38%) CSS
10 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
10 6 (15.38%) Middleware
10 6 (15.38%) HTTP
10 6 (15.38%) Finance
11 5 (12.82%) Nagios

Apache
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (25.64%) Tomcat
2 7 (17.95%) nginx
3 6 (15.38%) IIS
3 6 (15.38%) JBoss
4 4 (10.26%) Apache Spark
5 3 (7.69%) CMS
6 2 (5.13%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.13%) WordPress
7 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.56%) Confluence
7 1 (2.56%) EPiServer
7 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.82%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (12.82%) OpenShift
2 5 (12.82%) Serverless
3 4 (10.26%) SaaS
4 2 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) HTTP
2 5 (12.82%) DNS
2 5 (12.82%) Internet
2 5 (12.82%) SAN
3 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.69%) FTP
4 3 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (2.56%) AMQP
5 1 (2.56%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.56%) DHCP
5 1 (2.56%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.56%) SSL
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) MySQL
2 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.13%) Big Data
4 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.38%) Bitbucket
2 6 (15.38%) JUnit
3 5 (12.82%) Gradle
3 5 (12.82%) JIRA
3 5 (12.82%) Maven
3 5 (12.82%) SonarQube
3 5 (12.82%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (10.26%) Ant
5 1 (2.56%) Fiddler
5 1 (2.56%) FogBugz
5 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.56%) Hudson
5 1 (2.56%) Mockito
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium
5 1 (2.56%) Spock
5 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.51%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (10.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (5.13%) Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) AWS Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Digital Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Hadoop Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (5.13%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) Apache Camel
2 10 (25.64%) Apache CXF
3 9 (23.08%) Web Services
4 6 (15.38%) CSS
4 6 (15.38%) Middleware
5 5 (12.82%) HTML
5 5 (12.82%) jQuery
6 4 (10.26%) CSS3
6 4 (10.26%) HTML5
6 4 (10.26%) LAMP
7 3 (7.69%) .NET
7 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.69%) J2EE
7 3 (7.69%) JMS
8 2 (5.13%) Grails
8 2 (5.13%) Kafka
8 2 (5.13%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (5.13%) React
8 2 (5.13%) REST
8 2 (5.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
3 5 (12.82%) CentOS
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.56%) AIX
6 1 (2.56%) Mesosphere
6 1 (2.56%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) DevOps
3 12 (30.77%) Open Source
3 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 5 (12.82%) Coaching
4 5 (12.82%) Fraud Detection
4 5 (12.82%) Scrum
5 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.26%) ITIL
5 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (7.69%) TDD
6 3 (7.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 2 (5.13%) Change Management
7 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.13%) Migration
7 2 (5.13%) Release Management
7 2 (5.13%) SOA
7 2 (5.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Java
2 8 (20.51%) Python
3 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.82%) Perl
4 4 (10.26%) Jython
4 4 (10.26%) PHP
4 4 (10.26%) Ruby
4 4 (10.26%) SQL
5 3 (7.69%) Groovy
5 3 (7.69%) R
6 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.13%) C#
6 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Docker
2 4 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) iptables
3 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.56%) Squid
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Kubernetes
1 6 (15.38%) Puppet
2 5 (12.82%) Nagios
2 5 (12.82%) Terraform
3 2 (5.13%) BladeLogic
3 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) VMware
2 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.26%) NetApp
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
4 3 (7.69%) AppDynamics
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.56%) BEA
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco
6 1 (2.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) Lotus