Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 173 119
Rank change year-on-year +18 -54 +54
Contract jobs citing Apache 66 34 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.08% 0.59% 1.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.13% 3.84% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 25 84
North West median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +41.67%
10th Percentile £363 £311 £313
90th Percentile £599 £541 £584
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.49% +8.42% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.75 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -43.13% +42.86% -24.32%

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 926 885 1,251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.11% 15.41% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 556 745
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £225 £231 £233
90th Percentile £588 £547 £525
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +8.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 40 44
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £16.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.81% -21.95% +7.89%
10th Percentile £12.44 £10.50 £11.98
90th Percentile £55.00 £41.00 £41.05
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -18 26 £413 -8.33% 17
Cheshire +4 18 £400 +14.29% 5
Lancashire +3 17 £435 +0.58% 1
Merseyside +18 2 £388 +3.33% 4
Apache
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 29 (43.94%) Java
2 25 (37.88%) Linux
3 21 (31.82%) Unix
3 21 (31.82%) Oracle
4 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
5 19 (28.79%) Web Services
6 18 (27.27%) Tomcat
7 17 (25.76%) JBoss
8 16 (24.24%) WebLogic
8 16 (24.24%) IBM
8 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (22.73%) Security Cleared
10 14 (21.21%) Git (software)
10 14 (21.21%) Test Automation
11 13 (19.70%) HTML
11 13 (19.70%) CSS
12 12 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
12 12 (18.18%) CA
12 12 (18.18%) CA Single Sign-On
12 12 (18.18%) WebSphere
12 12 (18.18%) Jenkins
13 11 (16.67%) DevOps
13 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
13 11 (16.67%) Python
13 11 (16.67%) Apache Spark
14 10 (15.15%) SQL
14 10 (15.15%) MySQL
14 10 (15.15%) Middleware
14 10 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (15.15%) Docker

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 18 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 17 (25.76%) JBoss
3 16 (24.24%) WebLogic
4 12 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 12 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (16.67%) Apache Spark
6 5 (7.58%) nginx
7 4 (6.06%) Confluence
8 2 (3.03%) CMS
8 2 (3.03%) IIS
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (3.03%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (1.52%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (1.52%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Magento
2 1 (1.52%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.06%) GitHub
2 4 (6.06%) PaaS
3 3 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (4.55%) OpenShift
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) HTTP
2 5 (7.58%) FTP
3 3 (4.55%) Firewall
3 3 (4.55%) SSL
3 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.03%) AMQP
4 2 (3.03%) DNS
4 2 (3.03%) Internet
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.52%) VPN
5 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) MySQL
2 9 (13.64%) Hadoop
3 7 (10.61%) MongoDB
4 6 (9.09%) Big Data
4 6 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (7.58%) Apache Hive
5 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database
6 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
6 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.55%) HBase
8 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.03%) MS Access
8 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.52%) Blockchain
9 1 (1.52%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.52%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.52%) Riak
Development Applications
1 14 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 12 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 8 (12.12%) JIRA
3 8 (12.12%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (7.58%) Maven
5 4 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (4.55%) Artifactory
6 3 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (4.55%) GitLab
6 3 (4.55%) JUnit
6 3 (4.55%) SonarQube
6 3 (4.55%) Subversion
6 3 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (3.03%) RSpec
8 1 (1.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.52%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.52%) Mocha
8 1 (1.52%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Automotive
3 1 (1.52%) Back Office
3 1 (1.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) Developer
2 16 (24.24%) Java Developer
3 6 (9.09%) Middleware Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Applications Support
4 5 (7.58%) Architect
4 5 (7.58%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (7.58%) Data Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) PHP Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (4.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) ETL Developer
6 3 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.79%) Web Services
2 13 (19.70%) CSS
2 13 (19.70%) HTML
3 10 (15.15%) Middleware
4 8 (12.12%) Ajax
4 8 (12.12%) Spring
5 7 (10.61%) XML
6 6 (9.09%) LAMP
6 6 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (9.09%) Spring Boot
7 5 (7.58%) Apache Camel
7 5 (7.58%) Kafka
8 4 (6.06%) Apache CXF
8 4 (6.06%) Hibernate
8 4 (6.06%) J2EE
8 4 (6.06%) jQuery
8 4 (6.06%) RESTful
9 3 (4.55%) EDI
9 3 (4.55%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.58%) User Experience
4 3 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.03%) Clustering
5 2 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.88%) Linux
2 21 (31.82%) Unix
3 4 (6.06%) Android
4 3 (4.55%) Windows
5 2 (3.03%) HPUX
5 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.03%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.21%) Test Automation
3 11 (16.67%) DevOps
4 9 (13.64%) OO
4 9 (13.64%) Open Source
5 8 (12.12%) Microservices
5 8 (12.12%) Web Application Development
6 7 (10.61%) Performance Testing
6 7 (10.61%) TDD
7 6 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 6 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.58%) Kanban
8 5 (7.58%) Migration
8 5 (7.58%) Process Improvement
8 5 (7.58%) Scrum
9 4 (6.06%) Integration Testing
9 4 (6.06%) MVC
9 4 (6.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.94%) Java
2 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.67%) Python
4 10 (15.15%) SQL
5 9 (13.64%) Ruby
6 8 (12.12%) PHP
7 5 (7.58%) Bash Shell
7 5 (7.58%) Java 8
8 3 (4.55%) Scala
9 2 (3.03%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 2 (3.03%) Perl
9 2 (3.03%) PHP 7
9 2 (3.03%) VB
10 1 (1.52%) C#
10 1 (1.52%) Go
10 1 (1.52%) Groovy
10 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.12%) Degree
4 7 (10.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.03%) BC Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.03%) ISEB
5 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) GCP
1 1 (1.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) Docker
2 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.03%) VirtualBox
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) Gluster
3 1 (1.52%) iptables
3 1 (1.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (18.18%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (7.58%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.58%) Puppet
3 4 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.55%) HAProxy
4 3 (4.55%) Terraform
5 2 (3.03%) Ansible
5 2 (3.03%) HP ALM
5 2 (3.03%) Kibana
5 2 (3.03%) logstash
6 1 (1.52%) Consul
6 1 (1.52%) Grafana
6 1 (1.52%) Graylog
6 1 (1.52%) Packer
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) Oracle
2 16 (24.24%) IBM
3 12 (18.18%) CA
4 7 (10.61%) SOASTA, Inc
5 5 (7.58%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.06%) Cloudera
7 3 (4.55%) Google
7 3 (4.55%) VMware
8 2 (3.03%) HP
8 2 (3.03%) TIBCO
8 2 (3.03%) Zend
9 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.52%) Cisco
9 1 (1.52%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.52%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.52%) Splunk