Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 150 103
Rank change year-on-year +20 -47 +46
Contract jobs citing Apache 86 48 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.47% 0.88% 1.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.97% 5.88% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 30 82
North West median daily rate £425 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -8.82% +41.67%
10th Percentile £325 £317 £294
90th Percentile £575 £550 £573
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
North West median hourly rate £53.75 - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.39%

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 863 817 1,327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.78% 14.97% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 518 770
North West median daily rate £400 £365 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -5.19% +2.67%
10th Percentile £230 £224 £227
90th Percentile £575 £502 £513
England median daily rate £450 £435 £420
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 44 66
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -21.95% +7.89%
10th Percentile £11.66 £10.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.13 £32.10 £40.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.83 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.86% -0.85% +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 19 June 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 19 June 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
Manchester -6 45 £433 -8.89% 37
Cheshire -2 20 £400 +14.29% 9
Lancashire +6 14 £433 +3.04% 1
Merseyside +15 3 £388 +5.44% 6
Apache
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 50 (58.14%) Linux
2 43 (50.00%) Java
3 37 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (40.70%) JavaScript
5 34 (39.53%) Tomcat
6 33 (38.37%) JBoss
7 29 (33.72%) DevOps
8 27 (31.40%) Oracle
9 25 (29.07%) Web Services
9 25 (29.07%) Scrum
9 25 (29.07%) Test Automation
10 24 (27.91%) Ruby
11 23 (26.74%) Middleware
11 23 (26.74%) Amazon AWS
11 23 (26.74%) Docker
12 22 (25.58%) Red Hat
13 21 (24.42%) Unix
13 21 (24.42%) WebLogic
13 21 (24.42%) Jenkins
14 20 (23.26%) SQL
14 20 (23.26%) Opscode Chef
15 19 (22.09%) Ajax
15 19 (22.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 19 (22.09%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (19.77%) HTML
16 17 (19.77%) Python
16 17 (19.77%) CSS
17 16 (18.60%) Security Cleared
17 16 (18.60%) PaaS
18 15 (17.44%) Git (software)

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 34 (39.53%) Tomcat
2 33 (38.37%) JBoss
3 21 (24.42%) WebLogic
4 13 (15.12%) WebSphere
4 13 (15.12%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (10.47%) Apache Spark
6 6 (6.98%) Confluence
6 6 (6.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (5.81%) nginx
7 5 (5.81%) WebLogic Integration
8 4 (4.65%) Apache Solr
8 4 (4.65%) CMS
8 4 (4.65%) Oracle Beehive
8 4 (4.65%) WildFly
9 3 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (2.33%) IIS
10 2 (2.33%) Mongoose
11 1 (1.16%) Liferay
11 1 (1.16%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Magento
2 1 (1.16%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 23 (26.74%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (18.60%) PaaS
3 13 (15.12%) OpenShift
4 4 (4.65%) GitHub
5 3 (3.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) HTTP
2 6 (6.98%) SSL
3 5 (5.81%) FTP
3 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.65%) Internet
5 3 (3.49%) Firewall
6 2 (2.33%) DNS
7 1 (1.16%) AMQP
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.16%) VPN
7 1 (1.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) MySQL
2 13 (15.12%) SQL Server
3 10 (11.63%) Hadoop
4 7 (8.14%) Oracle Database
4 7 (8.14%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.81%) MS Access
6 4 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (4.65%) Big Data
6 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.49%) Apache Hive
7 3 (3.49%) HBase
8 2 (2.33%) CouchDB
8 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.33%) Neo4j
8 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.33%) Riak
9 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.16%) Impala
Development Applications
1 21 (24.42%) Jenkins
2 15 (17.44%) Git (software)
3 14 (16.28%) JIRA
4 8 (9.30%) Oracle APEX
4 8 (9.30%) Selenium
5 7 (8.14%) SonarQube
6 6 (6.98%) JUnit
6 6 (6.98%) Maven
6 6 (6.98%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (5.81%) Bitbucket
7 5 (5.81%) Subversion
8 4 (4.65%) GitLab
8 4 (4.65%) Liquibase
9 3 (3.49%) CA Release Automation
9 3 (3.49%) FishEye
9 3 (3.49%) gulp
10 2 (2.33%) Artifactory
10 2 (2.33%) JMeter
10 2 (2.33%) RSpec
10 2 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (12.79%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.16%) Automotive
3 1 (1.16%) Back Office
3 1 (1.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (45.35%) Developer
2 19 (22.09%) Java Developer
3 14 (16.28%) Middleware Engineer
4 13 (15.12%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Architect
5 6 (6.98%) Middleware Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Java Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (4.65%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) PHP Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.49%) Apache Spark Developer
8 3 (3.49%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (3.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) ETL Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.07%) Web Services
2 23 (26.74%) Middleware
3 19 (22.09%) Ajax
4 17 (19.77%) CSS
4 17 (19.77%) HTML
5 13 (15.12%) jQuery
6 12 (13.95%) J2EE
7 9 (10.47%) JSON
7 9 (10.47%) SOAP
8 8 (9.30%) Spring
9 7 (8.14%) LAMP
9 7 (8.14%) REST
10 6 (6.98%) Apache Camel
10 6 (6.98%) HTML5
10 6 (6.98%) RESTful
11 5 (5.81%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.81%) Apache CXF
11 5 (5.81%) LAPP Stack
11 5 (5.81%) Spring Boot
11 5 (5.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.14%) User Experience
5 5 (5.81%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.33%) Clustering
6 2 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.16%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 50 (58.14%) Linux
2 21 (24.42%) Unix
3 19 (22.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.98%) Windows
5 5 (5.81%) HPUX
5 5 (5.81%) SUSE
6 4 (4.65%) Android
7 3 (3.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (33.72%) DevOps
3 25 (29.07%) Scrum
3 25 (29.07%) Test Automation
4 19 (22.09%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (17.44%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (15.12%) TDD
7 12 (13.95%) Kanban
8 11 (12.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (12.79%) Performance Testing
9 10 (11.63%) Process Improvement
10 9 (10.47%) Agile Project Management
10 9 (10.47%) E-Commerce
10 9 (10.47%) Microservices
10 9 (10.47%) Open Source
10 9 (10.47%) Project Management
10 9 (10.47%) SOA
10 9 (10.47%) Web Application Development
11 8 (9.30%) OO
12 7 (8.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (50.00%) Java
2 35 (40.70%) JavaScript
3 24 (27.91%) Ruby
4 20 (23.26%) SQL
5 17 (19.77%) Python
6 13 (15.12%) Perl
7 10 (11.63%) Bash Shell
8 9 (10.47%) PHP
9 7 (8.14%) Go
10 5 (5.81%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 5 (5.81%) VB
11 4 (4.65%) Java 8
11 4 (4.65%) PL/SQL
11 4 (4.65%) Scala
12 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.33%) Groovy
13 2 (2.33%) Korn
14 1 (1.16%) Jython
14 1 (1.16%) R
14 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.79%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.30%) Degree
4 7 (8.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (5.81%) ISTQB
5 5 (5.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (4.65%) ISEB
7 2 (2.33%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) GCP
System Software
1 23 (26.74%) Docker
2 4 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.33%) VirtualBox
3 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.16%) Gluster
4 1 (1.16%) HDFS
4 1 (1.16%) iptables
4 1 (1.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (23.26%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (17.44%) Kubernetes
3 11 (12.79%) Puppet
4 10 (11.63%) CA Single Sign-On
5 6 (6.98%) Terraform
6 5 (5.81%) HP ALM
6 5 (5.81%) logstash
7 3 (3.49%) FlexNet
7 3 (3.49%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.33%) Ansible
8 2 (2.33%) Kibana
8 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.16%) Consul
9 1 (1.16%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (1.16%) Mesos
9 1 (1.16%) Packer
Vendors
1 27 (31.40%) Oracle
2 22 (25.58%) Red Hat
3 15 (17.44%) IBM
4 10 (11.63%) CA
5 7 (8.14%) HP
5 7 (8.14%) SOASTA, Inc
6 5 (5.81%) TIBCO
7 4 (4.65%) Atlassian
7 4 (4.65%) Cloudera
8 3 (3.49%) Ab Initio
8 3 (3.49%) Google
8 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.49%) VMware
9 2 (2.33%) Compaq
9 2 (2.33%) Hortonworks
10 1 (1.16%) Cisco
10 1 (1.16%) MapR
10 1 (1.16%) Splunk
10 1 (1.16%) WSO2
10 1 (1.16%) Zend