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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 95 113
Rank change year-on-year -6 +18  
Contract jobs citing Apache 27 63 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.04% 1.63% 1.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.70% 9.24% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 22
Median daily rate £400 £425 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +33.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year - +12.41%  

Apache is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 403 682 593
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.60% 17.63% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 377 289
Median daily rate £363 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.84% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.54 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.01% +33.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £57.75 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

Apache
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Apache as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +4 15 £525 +23.52% 13
Cheshire +12 5 £400 -5.88% 3
Lancashire +15 4 £420 +24.44% 2
Merseyside +2 2 £225 -47.05% 2
Cumbria - 1 £350 -
Apache
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 26 (52.00%) Linux
2 20 (40.00%) Java
2 20 (40.00%) MySQL
3 17 (34.00%) PHP
4 15 (30.00%) Tomcat
4 15 (30.00%) LAMP
4 15 (30.00%) nginx
5 13 (26.00%) HTTP
6 12 (24.00%) SSL
6 12 (24.00%) IIS
7 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (22.00%) HTML
7 11 (22.00%) OO
7 11 (22.00%) CSS
7 11 (22.00%) Web Services
8 10 (20.00%) JBoss
8 10 (20.00%) OOP
8 10 (20.00%) Unix
8 10 (20.00%) Windows
8 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 10 (20.00%) Oracle
8 10 (20.00%) Python
8 10 (20.00%) Middleware
8 10 (20.00%) WebSphere
8 10 (20.00%) Puppet
9 9 (18.00%) DevOps
9 9 (18.00%) Zend
9 9 (18.00%) Zend Framework
9 9 (18.00%) Perl
9 9 (18.00%) Servlets

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 15 (30.00%) nginx
1 15 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 12 (24.00%) IIS
3 10 (20.00%) JBoss
3 10 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 5 (10.00%) Jetty
4 5 (10.00%) WebLogic
5 4 (8.00%) Mongrel
5 4 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (6.00%) OpenStack
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle 10gAS
7 2 (4.00%) Drupal
7 2 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
8 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (2.00%) GlassFish
8 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Magento
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.00%) SaaS
3 4 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (8.00%) Google App Engine
3 4 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.00%) IaaS
4 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.00%) HTTP
2 12 (24.00%) SSL
3 7 (14.00%) DNS
3 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (12.00%) FTP
4 6 (12.00%) Kerberos
5 5 (10.00%) DHCP
6 4 (8.00%) AMQP
6 4 (8.00%) Firewall
6 4 (8.00%) IPsec
7 3 (6.00%) LDAP
8 2 (4.00%) LAN
8 2 (4.00%) VLAN
8 2 (4.00%) VoIP
8 2 (4.00%) VPN
8 2 (4.00%) WAN
9 1 (2.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) MySQL
2 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.00%) CouchDB
3 4 (8.00%) Riak
4 3 (6.00%) Big Data
4 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.00%) Neo4j
4 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.00%) DB2
6 1 (2.00%) Impala
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.00%) Redis
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.00%) Subversion
3 4 (8.00%) Travis CI
3 4 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (6.00%) Vagrant
5 2 (4.00%) Maven
6 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.00%) Grunt
6 1 (2.00%) gulp
6 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.00%) PhpStorm
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (10.00%) Administrator
3 5 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.00%) LAMP Developer
3 5 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Senior Middleware Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Architect
5 3 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Middleware Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) LAMP
2 11 (22.00%) CSS
2 11 (22.00%) HTML
2 11 (22.00%) Web Services
3 10 (20.00%) Middleware
4 9 (18.00%) Servlets
4 9 (18.00%) Zend Framework
5 8 (16.00%) J2EE
5 8 (16.00%) jQuery
5 8 (16.00%) SOAP
6 7 (14.00%) REST
7 6 (12.00%) RESTful
7 6 (12.00%) Spring
8 5 (10.00%) Ajax
8 5 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (10.00%) XML
9 4 (8.00%) .NET
10 3 (6.00%) DOM
10 3 (6.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Wiki
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) DataPower
4 1 (2.00%) Derivative
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (52.00%) Linux
2 10 (20.00%) Unix
2 10 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.00%) CentOS
4 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Android
5 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.00%) Debian
5 1 (2.00%) Solaris
5 1 (2.00%) SUSE
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (22.00%) OO
2 10 (20.00%) OOP
3 9 (18.00%) DevOps
4 8 (16.00%) Open Source
4 8 (16.00%) Scrum
5 7 (14.00%) ITIL
5 7 (14.00%) MVC
6 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.00%) Kanban
7 5 (10.00%) Change Management
7 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.00%) Front End Development
7 5 (10.00%) Identity Management
7 5 (10.00%) OOD
7 5 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (10.00%) Web Design
8 4 (8.00%) Modular Programming
8 4 (8.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) Java
2 17 (34.00%) PHP
3 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.00%) Python
4 9 (18.00%) Perl
5 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (10.00%) SQL
7 4 (8.00%) Ruby
8 3 (6.00%) Jython
8 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.00%) Groovy
9 2 (4.00%) Scala
10 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.00%) C++
10 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) CISSP
2 2 (4.00%) SANS
2 2 (4.00%) SSCP
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.00%) Xen
2 3 (6.00%) Docker
3 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.00%) HDFS
4 1 (2.00%) NDS
4 1 (2.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (2.00%) Shibboleth
4 1 (2.00%) Varnish
4 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) Ansible
2 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.00%) QRadar
2 2 (4.00%) Terraform
3 1 (2.00%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.00%) Plesk
3 1 (2.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.00%) Zend
3 7 (14.00%) IBM
3 7 (14.00%) VMware
4 5 (10.00%) Google
4 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.00%) HP
7 2 (4.00%) Apple
7 2 (4.00%) Chordiant
7 2 (4.00%) LogRhythm
7 2 (4.00%) Splunk
8 1 (2.00%) AppDynamics
8 1 (2.00%) Kony
8 1 (2.00%) NetIQ
8 1 (2.00%) Novell
8 1 (2.00%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.00%) Sybase
8 1 (2.00%) Yahoo!
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