The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 25 June 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 105 124
Rank change year-on-year +7 +19  
Contract jobs citing Apache 13 48 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.61% 1.66% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.87% 7.59% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 4
Median daily rate £406 £345 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.75% +2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £266 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £400 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £28.00 £31.27
% change year-on-year +87.50% -10.45%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 336 632 532
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.69% 21.83% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 339 271
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £237 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £36.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +157.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £14.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £42.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

Apache
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Apache in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache in Scotland

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache in Scotland

Apache
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apache in Scotland

Apache
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Edinburgh +7 9 £413 +3.12% 3
Glasgow +2 3 £385 +11.59% 4
Aberdeen - 1 £520 -
Apache
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Apache.

1 29 (65.91%) Java
2 24 (54.55%) Tomcat
3 19 (43.18%) Linux
4 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
5 17 (38.64%) Oracle
6 14 (31.82%) Cucumber
7 13 (29.55%) JBoss
7 13 (29.55%) Maven
8 12 (27.27%) SQL
9 11 (25.00%) J2EE
9 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 11 (25.00%) Scrum
9 11 (25.00%) NoSQL
10 10 (22.73%) MongoDB
10 10 (22.73%) jQuery
10 10 (22.73%) Jenkins
10 10 (22.73%) Hibernate
10 10 (22.73%) Spring
10 10 (22.73%) HTML
11 9 (20.45%) Selenium
11 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
11 9 (20.45%) Scala
12 8 (18.18%) Play Framework
12 8 (18.18%) CSS
12 8 (18.18%) Solaris
13 7 (15.91%) Windows
13 7 (15.91%) SOAP
13 7 (15.91%) MySQL
13 7 (15.91%) CMS

Apache
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 24 (54.55%) Tomcat
2 13 (29.55%) JBoss
3 7 (15.91%) CMS
4 4 (9.09%) Apache Solr
5 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.55%) IIS
6 2 (4.55%) MQSeries
6 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.27%) ColdFusion
7 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.55%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) GitHub
3 1 (2.27%) IaaS
3 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Firewall
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
1 2 (4.55%) SAN
1 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.27%) LDAP
2 1 (2.27%) NAS
2 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 10 (22.73%) MongoDB
3 7 (15.91%) MySQL
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database
4 6 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (9.09%) Data Mining
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.27%) DB2
6 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Cucumber
2 13 (29.55%) Maven
3 10 (22.73%) Jenkins
4 9 (20.45%) Selenium
5 6 (13.64%) Ant
5 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
6 5 (11.36%) JIRA
7 3 (6.82%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (4.55%) JUnit
8 2 (4.55%) Subversion
9 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.27%) ClearCase
9 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.27%) Fiddler
9 1 (2.27%) Hudson
9 1 (2.27%) IBM UrbanCode
9 1 (2.27%) JMeter
9 1 (2.27%) NUnit
9 1 (2.27%) PHPUnit
9 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.09%) Law
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Administrator
3 9 (20.45%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (11.36%) Solaris Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Data Scientist
5 4 (9.09%) Java Web Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Java Web Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.55%) HTML Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Software Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Unix Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Web Manager
7 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) J2EE
2 10 (22.73%) Hibernate
2 10 (22.73%) HTML
2 10 (22.73%) jQuery
2 10 (22.73%) Spring
3 8 (18.18%) CSS
3 8 (18.18%) Play Framework
4 7 (15.91%) AngularJS
4 7 (15.91%) Apache CXF
4 7 (15.91%) Java EE
4 7 (15.91%) SOAP
5 6 (13.64%) JMS
5 6 (13.64%) REST
6 5 (11.36%) Backbone.js
6 5 (11.36%) Ehcache
6 5 (11.36%) Ember.js
6 5 (11.36%) Gherkin
6 5 (11.36%) JDBC
6 5 (11.36%) OSGi
6 5 (11.36%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.82%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Linux
2 8 (18.18%) Solaris
3 7 (15.91%) Windows
4 6 (13.64%) Unix
5 5 (11.36%) AIX
6 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.27%) Android
7 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) Scrum
3 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
4 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.64%) Front End Development
4 6 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (13.64%) Web Design
4 6 (13.64%) Web Development
5 5 (11.36%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (11.36%) Microservices
5 5 (11.36%) MVC
5 5 (11.36%) Pair Programming
5 5 (11.36%) SOA
5 5 (11.36%) TDD
6 4 (9.09%) Analytics
6 4 (9.09%) BDD
6 4 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (9.09%) Data Extraction
6 4 (9.09%) High Availability
6 4 (9.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) Java
2 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
3 12 (27.27%) SQL
4 9 (20.45%) Scala
5 4 (9.09%) Perl
6 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.55%) PHP
6 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) C-shell
7 1 (2.27%) Korn
7 1 (2.27%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.27%) Samba
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Ansible
2 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Puppet
5 2 (4.55%) TeamSite
6 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Oracle
2 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.82%) Google
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (2.27%) Open-E
4 1 (2.27%) OpenText
4 1 (2.27%) Software AG
4 1 (2.27%) Synology
4 1 (2.27%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) webMethods