Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 177 135
Rank change year-on-year +5 -42 +71
Contract jobs citing Apache 50 34 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.84% 0.60% 1.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.69% 3.88% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 76
North West median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £340 £188 £313
90th Percentile £626 £538 £571
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £29.50 £29.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +1.72% +3.57% -34.50%

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 878 876 1,175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.79% 15.50% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 550 741
North West median daily rate £400 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.56% -3.44% -3.03%
10th Percentile £184 £231 £253
90th Percentile £613 £575 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 37 47
North West median hourly rate £22.83 £24.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.90% +60.00% -10.93%
10th Percentile £12.01 £11.15 £11.64
90th Percentile £132.00 £47.00 £33.26
England median hourly rate £21.38 £20.44 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.60% +2.18% +5.26%

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 2018. 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
Cheshire 0 16 £400 +16.79% 3
Manchester -21 15 £425 +2.41% 26
Lancashire -11 12 £433 +332.75% 6
Merseyside - 5 £388 - 7
Apache
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 19 (38.00%) Java
2 18 (36.00%) Linux
3 16 (32.00%) Web Services
4 15 (30.00%) Oracle
4 15 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 14 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (28.00%) DevOps
5 14 (28.00%) MySQL
6 12 (24.00%) Tomcat
6 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (22.00%) PHP
8 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 9 (18.00%) nginx
9 9 (18.00%) Unix
9 9 (18.00%) Middleware
9 9 (18.00%) JBoss
9 9 (18.00%) HTTP
9 9 (18.00%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
10 8 (16.00%) IBM
10 8 (16.00%) OO
10 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
10 8 (16.00%) Open Source
10 8 (16.00%) MongoDB
10 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
11 7 (14.00%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (14.00%) Puppet
11 7 (14.00%) Hadoop
11 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
11 7 (14.00%) Apache Spark

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 12 (24.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (18.00%) JBoss
2 9 (18.00%) nginx
3 7 (14.00%) Apache Spark
3 7 (14.00%) WebLogic
3 7 (14.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (14.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.00%) IIS
5 2 (4.00%) Confluence
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.00%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Magento
2 2 (4.00%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (2.00%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.00%) Slack
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.00%) Route 53
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) HTTP
2 6 (12.00%) SSL
3 5 (10.00%) DNS
3 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.00%) Internet
5 3 (6.00%) FTP
6 2 (4.00%) AMQP
6 2 (4.00%) Firewall
7 1 (2.00%) Network Security
7 1 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) MySQL
2 9 (18.00%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (16.00%) MongoDB
4 7 (14.00%) Hadoop
5 6 (12.00%) Apache Hive
5 6 (12.00%) Big Data
6 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
6 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (6.00%) HBase
7 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (4.00%) Blockchain
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.00%) JIRA
4 4 (8.00%) Artifactory
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (6.00%) Bitbucket
5 3 (6.00%) JUnit
5 3 (6.00%) Subversion
5 3 (6.00%) Vagrant
5 3 (6.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.00%) Maven
6 2 (4.00%) RSpec
6 2 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (2.00%) GitLab
7 1 (2.00%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (2.00%) PHPUnit
7 1 (2.00%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Developer
2 7 (14.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Applications Support
3 6 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Data Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Architect
6 3 (6.00%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (6.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Hadoop Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) Web Services
2 9 (18.00%) Middleware
3 7 (14.00%) LAMP
3 7 (14.00%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (12.00%) Kafka
4 6 (12.00%) XML
5 5 (10.00%) CSS
5 5 (10.00%) HTML
5 5 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (8.00%) Apache Camel
6 4 (8.00%) Node.js
7 3 (6.00%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (6.00%) Apache CXF
7 3 (6.00%) EDI
7 3 (6.00%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (6.00%) REST
7 3 (6.00%) RESTful
7 3 (6.00%) SOAP
7 3 (6.00%) Spring
7 3 (6.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) Fintech
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) Unix
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) HPUX
5 1 (2.00%) CentOS
5 1 (2.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) DevOps
2 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.00%) OO
3 8 (16.00%) Open Source
3 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (14.00%) ITIL
5 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (12.00%) Modular Programming
5 6 (12.00%) MVC
5 6 (12.00%) OOP
6 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.00%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (6.00%) Migration
7 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) Java
2 11 (22.00%) PHP
3 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.00%) Python
4 7 (14.00%) SQL
5 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
6 5 (10.00%) PHP 7
7 4 (8.00%) Ruby
8 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.00%) Scala
10 1 (2.00%) C#
10 1 (2.00%) Java 8
10 1 (2.00%) Perl
10 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Docker
1 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 7 (14.00%) Puppet
2 4 (8.00%) Ansible
2 4 (8.00%) Terraform
3 3 (6.00%) Kibana
3 3 (6.00%) logstash
4 2 (4.00%) Grafana
4 2 (4.00%) Graylog
4 2 (4.00%) HAProxy
4 2 (4.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.00%) Salt
5 1 (2.00%) Nagios
5 1 (2.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Oracle
2 8 (16.00%) IBM
3 7 (14.00%) CA
4 5 (10.00%) Zend
5 3 (6.00%) Cloudera
6 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.00%) HP
7 1 (2.00%) OpenText
7 1 (2.00%) Splunk
7 1 (2.00%) VMware