Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 160 158
Rank change year-on-year +17 -2 +11
Contract jobs citing Apache 69 46 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.22% 0.84% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.51% 5.51% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 31 46
North West median daily rate £407 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £309
90th Percentile £600 £575 £488
England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.58 £29.88 £33.75
% change year-on-year +49.21% -11.48% -22.41%

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 811 835 1,013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.33% 15.30% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 547 653
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £181 £250 £263
90th Percentile £625 £598 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 33 28
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £14.46 £14.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.77% -3.15% -23.44%
10th Percentile £12.83 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.75 £47.00 £19.29
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -10 37 £425 +2.41% 25
Cheshire +8 12 £419 +2.13% 2
Merseyside - 12 £400 - 2
Lancashire -10 8 £518 +417.50% 4
Apache
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Apache also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Apache.

1 39 (56.52%) Linux
2 30 (43.48%) Tomcat
3 28 (40.58%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (39.13%) Java
5 26 (37.68%) DevOps
6 21 (30.43%) nginx
7 20 (28.99%) Puppet
7 20 (28.99%) Jenkins
8 19 (27.54%) HTTP
8 19 (27.54%) DNS
8 19 (27.54%) Configuration Management
9 18 (26.09%) TCP/IP
9 18 (26.09%) Test Automation
10 17 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (24.64%) SSL
10 17 (24.64%) MySQL
10 17 (24.64%) Servlets
11 16 (23.19%) PHP
11 16 (23.19%) LAMP
12 15 (21.74%) Amazon EC2
12 15 (21.74%) Open Source
13 14 (20.29%) IIS
14 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
14 13 (18.84%) FTP
14 13 (18.84%) VMware
14 13 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
15 12 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (17.39%) WebSphere

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 30 (43.48%) Tomcat
2 21 (30.43%) nginx
3 14 (20.29%) IIS
4 12 (17.39%) WebSphere
5 11 (15.94%) Jetty
5 11 (15.94%) Mongrel
6 6 (8.70%) Apache Spark
7 3 (4.35%) Confluence
7 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.45%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (1.45%) JBoss
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (1.45%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 28 (40.58%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (21.74%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (14.49%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (14.49%) Google App Engine
3 10 (14.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.80%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.90%) Slack
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.45%) Route 53
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.54%) DNS
1 19 (27.54%) HTTP
2 18 (26.09%) TCP/IP
3 17 (24.64%) SSL
4 13 (18.84%) FTP
5 12 (17.39%) DHCP
6 10 (14.49%) IPsec
7 6 (8.70%) Internet
8 2 (2.90%) AMQP
8 2 (2.90%) SAN
9 1 (1.45%) Network Security
9 1 (1.45%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) MySQL
2 12 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
4 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (8.70%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (8.70%) Big Data
5 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (7.25%) Hadoop
6 5 (7.25%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.80%) Apache Hive
8 3 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
8 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.90%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (2.90%) Blockchain
9 2 (2.90%) DB2
9 2 (2.90%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.45%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 20 (28.99%) Jenkins
2 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
3 11 (15.94%) Travis CI
4 5 (7.25%) JIRA
5 3 (4.35%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.35%) JUnit
5 3 (4.35%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.90%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.90%) GitLab
6 2 (2.90%) Maven
7 1 (1.45%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.45%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Publishing
4 1 (1.45%) Automotive
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (24.64%) Developer
3 11 (15.94%) Analyst
4 10 (14.49%) Applications Support
5 8 (11.59%) PHP Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Perl Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Data Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Applications Support Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Support Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Support
9 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (1.45%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) Servlets
2 16 (23.19%) LAMP
3 12 (17.39%) .NET
4 10 (14.49%) J2EE
5 9 (13.04%) Web Services
6 8 (11.59%) SOAP
7 7 (10.14%) CSS
7 7 (10.14%) HTML
7 7 (10.14%) Kafka
7 7 (10.14%) LAPP Stack
8 6 (8.70%) WSGI
9 5 (7.25%) CSS3
9 5 (7.25%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (7.25%) RESTful
9 5 (7.25%) XML
10 4 (5.80%) jQuery
10 4 (5.80%) JSP
10 4 (5.80%) Middleware
11 3 (4.35%) HTML5
11 3 (4.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.90%) e-Learning
2 1 (1.45%) Fintech
2 1 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (56.52%) Linux
2 11 (15.94%) Windows
2 11 (15.94%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (10.14%) HPUX
5 3 (4.35%) CentOS
5 3 (4.35%) Unix
6 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.90%) Solaris
6 2 (2.90%) SUSE
6 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) DevOps
2 19 (27.54%) Configuration Management
3 18 (26.09%) Test Automation
4 17 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (21.74%) Open Source
6 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (17.39%) ITIL
6 12 (17.39%) OOP
7 10 (14.49%) Unit Testing
8 8 (11.59%) Deployment Automation
8 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
8 8 (11.59%) OO
8 8 (11.59%) Release Management
9 7 (10.14%) ITSM
9 7 (10.14%) Service Management
10 6 (8.70%) Build Automation
10 6 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (8.70%) Load Testing
11 5 (7.25%) Change Control
11 5 (7.25%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.13%) Java
2 16 (23.19%) PHP
3 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.94%) Python
4 10 (14.49%) Bash Shell
4 10 (14.49%) SQL
5 7 (10.14%) Perl
6 5 (7.25%) PHP 7
7 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.90%) C#
8 2 (2.90%) MUMPS
8 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.90%) Scala
9 1 (1.45%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) CCNA
3 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.90%) Degree
3 2 (2.90%) MCP
3 2 (2.90%) MCSE
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (14.49%) Xen
3 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.90%) NFS
4 2 (2.90%) Shibboleth
4 2 (2.90%) vSphere
5 1 (1.45%) Docker
5 1 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (28.99%) Puppet
2 10 (14.49%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (13.04%) Ansible
4 6 (8.70%) Salt
5 4 (5.80%) Grafana
5 4 (5.80%) Terraform
6 3 (4.35%) Nagios
7 2 (2.90%) Graylog
7 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.90%) vRealize
8 1 (1.45%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.45%) Kibana
8 1 (1.45%) logstash
8 1 (1.45%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
1 13 (18.84%) VMware
2 10 (14.49%) Google
2 10 (14.49%) Oracle
3 6 (8.70%) HP
4 5 (7.25%) Zend
5 3 (4.35%) IBM
5 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.90%) Brocade
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco
6 2 (2.90%) Dell
6 2 (2.90%) Sun
7 1 (1.45%) CA
7 1 (1.45%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.45%) OpenText