Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 September 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 165 128
Rank change year-on-year -2 -37 +44
Contract jobs citing Apache 244 230 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.50% 1.41% 1.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.73% 8.23% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 140 224
South East median daily rate £469 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £322 £261 £283
90th Percentile £559 £526 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £27.17 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.59% +72.51% -39.42%
10th Percentile £17.00 £20.91 £11.83
90th Percentile £18.00 £33.43 £20.68
England median hourly rate £29.50 £30.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year -4.07% +9.82% -28.66%

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 South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2,795 2,795 3,281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.20% 17.17% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,724 1,674 2,040
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 88 126
South East median hourly rate £23.50 £17.88 £20.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.43% -14.15% +4.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.10 £12.25
90th Percentile £49.00 £48.75 £57.50
England median hourly rate £21.33 £20.96 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.77% +4.78% +2.68%

Apache
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Apache as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Apache in the South East

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache in the South East

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache in the South East over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache in the South East

Apache
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apache in the South East

Apache
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Hampshire -17 78 £400 - 14
Surrey +26 77 £500 - 13
Thames Valley -20 66 £450 +12.50% 28
Buckinghamshire +32 35 £475 +31.49% 2
Berkshire -22 19 £420 +21.74% 12
West Sussex -2 16 £433 -13.50% 1
Oxfordshire -14 12 £400 -5.88% 14
Kent +5 4 £430 +27.41% 3
Middlesex +11 2 - - 1
East Sussex -2 1 - - 3
Apache
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Apache.

1 142 (58.20%) Linux
2 133 (54.51%) Java
3 101 (41.39%) Kafka
4 94 (38.52%) Unix
4 94 (38.52%) Spring
5 91 (37.30%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (37.30%) Jenkins
6 80 (32.79%) Apache Spark
7 77 (31.56%) Big Data
8 73 (29.92%) Hadoop
9 67 (27.46%) JSON
10 61 (25.00%) Middleware
11 60 (24.59%) RabbitMQ
12 58 (23.77%) RESTful
12 58 (23.77%) Finance
13 57 (23.36%) Python
14 55 (22.54%) Git (software)
15 53 (21.72%) J2EE
16 52 (21.31%) TDD
17 50 (20.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 48 (19.67%) BDD
18 48 (19.67%) Tomcat
19 47 (19.26%) DevOps
20 45 (18.44%) JavaScript
21 44 (18.03%) SQL
22 42 (17.21%) Analytics
23 41 (16.80%) Windows
24 40 (16.39%) JBoss
25 39 (15.98%) Red Hat
25 39 (15.98%) Hadoop YARN

Apache
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 80 (32.79%) Apache Spark
2 48 (19.67%) Tomcat
3 40 (16.39%) JBoss
4 22 (9.02%) IIS
5 20 (8.20%) GemFire
5 20 (8.20%) nginx
6 12 (4.92%) Apache Solr
6 12 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (4.51%) SharePoint
8 9 (3.69%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (3.69%) WebLogic
9 7 (2.87%) WebSphere
10 6 (2.46%) Apache ServiceMix
10 6 (2.46%) Jetty
10 6 (2.46%) Jupyter
11 5 (2.05%) lighttpd
11 5 (2.05%) MS Exchange
11 5 (2.05%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (1.64%) OpenStack
12 4 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.41%) SPSS
2 1 (0.41%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (2.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (2.46%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (1.23%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.82%) Magento
4 2 (0.82%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.82%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (9.02%) GitHub
4 15 (6.15%) PaaS
5 9 (3.69%) Google Analytics
6 8 (3.28%) SaaS
7 7 (2.87%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 5 (2.05%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.64%) Azure Machine Learning
9 4 (1.64%) Serverless
10 3 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.23%) Azure Functions
10 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.82%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.82%) IaaS
11 2 (0.82%) Route 53
11 2 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.48%) DNS
2 23 (9.43%) Firewall
2 23 (9.43%) SSL
3 21 (8.61%) TCP/IP
4 18 (7.38%) HTTP
5 10 (4.10%) Network Security
6 8 (3.28%) Internet
7 7 (2.87%) VPN
8 6 (2.46%) DHCP
8 6 (2.46%) FTP
8 6 (2.46%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.05%) DAB
9 5 (2.05%) SAN
9 5 (2.05%) SMTP
10 4 (1.64%) BIG-IP
10 4 (1.64%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.64%) SSH
11 3 (1.23%) IPsec
11 3 (1.23%) SNMP
12 2 (0.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (31.56%) Big Data
2 73 (29.92%) Hadoop
3 33 (13.52%) SQL Server
4 31 (12.70%) HBase
5 29 (11.89%) MongoDB
5 29 (11.89%) NoSQL
6 25 (10.25%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (7.79%) MySQL
8 18 (7.38%) Apache Hive
9 14 (5.74%) Data Lake
10 13 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (4.92%) Relational Database
12 9 (3.69%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (3.69%) Geospatial Data
13 8 (3.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 8 (3.28%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (3.28%) Cosmos DB
14 7 (2.87%) Impala
14 7 (2.87%) Redis
15 5 (2.05%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 91 (37.30%) Jenkins
2 55 (22.54%) Git (software)
3 20 (8.20%) Eclipse
4 18 (7.38%) JIRA
4 18 (7.38%) JUnit
5 17 (6.97%) IntelliJ
6 14 (5.74%) Cucumber
7 10 (4.10%) Gradle
8 9 (3.69%) Grunt
8 9 (3.69%) Selenium
9 8 (3.28%) Ant
10 7 (2.87%) Gatling
10 7 (2.87%) gulp
10 7 (2.87%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (2.87%) Sublime Text
11 5 (2.05%) Liquibase
11 5 (2.05%) Subversion
12 4 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (1.23%) CMake
13 3 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 58 (23.77%) Finance
2 8 (3.28%) Retail
3 7 (2.87%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.46%) Banking
5 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.23%) Military
6 2 (0.82%) Advertising
6 2 (0.82%) Electronics
6 2 (0.82%) Games
6 2 (0.82%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
7 1 (0.41%) Local Government
7 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (47.13%) Developer
2 72 (29.51%) Java Developer
3 28 (11.48%) Big Data Developer
4 26 (10.66%) Architect
5 17 (6.97%) Software Engineer
6 15 (6.15%) Hadoop Developer
7 13 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (4.92%) Apache Spark Developer
8 12 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (4.51%) Java Hadoop Developer
9 11 (4.51%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (4.10%) Data Architect
10 10 (4.10%) Java Engineer
10 10 (4.10%) Software Developer
11 9 (3.69%) Administrator
11 9 (3.69%) Consultant
11 9 (3.69%) Linux Administrator
12 8 (3.28%) Data Engineer
12 8 (3.28%) Middleware Engineer
12 8 (3.28%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (41.39%) Kafka
2 94 (38.52%) Spring
3 67 (27.46%) JSON
4 61 (25.00%) Middleware
5 60 (24.59%) RabbitMQ
6 58 (23.77%) RESTful
7 53 (21.72%) J2EE
8 36 (14.75%) HTML
9 35 (14.34%) REST
10 33 (13.52%) AngularJS
11 31 (12.70%) Spark Streaming
12 29 (11.89%) CSS
12 29 (11.89%) Hibernate
13 28 (11.48%) Spring Boot
14 22 (9.02%) SOAP
15 21 (8.61%) Servlets
16 19 (7.79%) Apache Camel
16 19 (7.79%) Web Services
17 18 (7.38%) XML
18 17 (6.97%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.79%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.56%) PKI
3 15 (6.15%) Virtual Team
4 14 (5.74%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (3.69%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.69%) User Experience
6 8 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.87%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.87%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.05%) DataPower
8 5 (2.05%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.23%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.82%) Clustering
10 2 (0.82%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.82%) Fintech
10 2 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.82%) NHS
11 1 (0.41%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 142 (58.20%) Linux
2 94 (38.52%) Unix
3 41 (16.80%) Windows
4 23 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (7.38%) Ubuntu
6 11 (4.51%) CentOS
6 11 (4.51%) Windows Server
7 9 (3.69%) Solaris
8 7 (2.87%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.05%) Check Point GAiA
10 5 (2.05%) Debian
10 5 (2.05%) FreeBSD
11 3 (1.23%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.82%) Android
12 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.82%) DC/OS
12 2 (0.82%) Fedora
12 2 (0.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (37.30%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (21.31%) TDD
3 48 (19.67%) BDD
4 47 (19.26%) DevOps
5 42 (17.21%) Analytics
6 33 (13.52%) Open Source
7 30 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (11.48%) Unit Testing
9 27 (11.07%) System Testing
10 23 (9.43%) Configuration Management
10 23 (9.43%) Software Engineering
11 20 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (7.79%) Microservices
12 19 (7.79%) Scrum
13 18 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
13 18 (7.38%) Performance Tuning
13 18 (7.38%) Test Automation
14 16 (6.56%) ITIL
15 15 (6.15%) Data Analytics
15 15 (6.15%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (54.51%) Java
2 57 (23.36%) Python
3 45 (18.44%) JavaScript
4 44 (18.03%) SQL
5 28 (11.48%) Scala
6 24 (9.84%) Perl
7 22 (9.02%) Bash Shell
8 20 (8.20%) Shell Script
9 18 (7.38%) PHP
10 15 (6.15%) C#
10 15 (6.15%) Java 8
11 13 (5.33%) PL/SQL
12 12 (4.92%) C++
12 12 (4.92%) PowerShell
13 11 (4.51%) Groovy
14 9 (3.69%) Ruby
15 8 (3.28%) Haskell
16 3 (1.23%) HiveQL
16 3 (1.23%) R
16 3 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (10.66%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.43%) Degree
3 16 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.05%) CCSE
4 5 (2.05%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.82%) OCA
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.41%) CISSP
7 1 (0.41%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.41%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.41%) LPIC
7 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.41%) OCP
7 1 (0.41%) RHCA
7 1 (0.41%) RHCE
7 1 (0.41%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.41%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.28%) QA
2 6 (2.46%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.46%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.05%) GDPR
4 3 (1.23%) SLA
5 2 (0.82%) ECSS
5 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.41%) GPG13
System Software
1 50 (20.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 30 (12.30%) HDFS
3 25 (10.25%) Docker
4 19 (7.79%) Active Directory
5 17 (6.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (4.10%) Postfix
7 8 (3.28%) NFS
8 7 (2.87%) vSphere
9 5 (2.05%) Varnish
9 5 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.64%) Dovecot
11 3 (1.23%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.82%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.82%) Btrfs
12 2 (0.82%) iptables
12 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.41%) Corosync
13 1 (0.41%) Squid
13 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (15.98%) Hadoop YARN
2 38 (15.57%) Puppet
3 20 (8.20%) Kibana
4 19 (7.79%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (7.38%) Ansible
6 13 (5.33%) SCOM
7 11 (4.51%) Terraform
8 10 (4.10%) SELinux
9 9 (3.69%) Grafana
9 9 (3.69%) HAProxy
9 9 (3.69%) Nagios
10 8 (3.28%) Kubernetes
10 8 (3.28%) Red Hat Satellite
11 6 (2.46%) logstash
11 6 (2.46%) SCCM
12 5 (2.05%) Cacti
12 5 (2.05%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (2.05%) WSUS
13 3 (1.23%) TIBCO Hawk
14 2 (0.82%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 39 (15.98%) Red Hat
2 38 (15.57%) Oracle
3 32 (13.11%) Microsoft
4 26 (10.66%) VMware
5 24 (9.84%) Google
6 13 (5.33%) IBM
7 10 (4.10%) Cisco
7 10 (4.10%) Splunk
8 9 (3.69%) Remedy
8 9 (3.69%) webMethods
9 8 (3.28%) Adobe
9 8 (3.28%) Juniper
10 7 (2.87%) BMC
10 7 (2.87%) Citrix
10 7 (2.87%) Databricks
10 7 (2.87%) SAP
11 6 (2.46%) ATG
11 6 (2.46%) Cloudera
12 5 (2.05%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.05%) McAfee