Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 172 154 135
Rank change year-on-year -18 -19 +42
Contract jobs citing Apache 242 260 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.51% 1.56% 1.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.61% 9.17% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 165 159
South East median daily rate £438 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +9.20% +24.29%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £310
90th Percentile £625 £595 £550
England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
South East median hourly rate £48.50 £80.73 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.92% - -
England median hourly rate £41.83 £31.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +33.31% -21.56% -9.09%

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 2,812 2,834 2,528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.57% 17.02% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,650 1,660 1,464
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 90 85
South East median hourly rate £16.77 £19.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.72% -13.64% +18.92%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.88 £56.31
England median hourly rate £19.82 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.33% -5.00% +2.56%

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 +19 163 £400 -13.51% 16
Surrey +3 33 £500 - 12
West Sussex -1 30 £415 -28.45% 4
Thames Valley -50 16 £438 -5.41% 24
Berkshire -30 12 £413 - 14
Buckinghamshire -7 4 £610 +28.42% 6
Kent +14 1 - - 3
Apache
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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.

1 148 (61.16%) Linux
2 125 (51.65%) Java
3 110 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (42.15%) Git (software)
5 97 (40.08%) Jenkins
6 92 (38.02%) Unix
7 81 (33.47%) Spring
8 80 (33.06%) Kafka
9 78 (32.23%) Big Data
10 77 (31.82%) Puppet
11 72 (29.75%) Middleware
12 71 (29.34%) JSON
13 70 (28.93%) Hadoop
13 70 (28.93%) Apache Spark
14 68 (28.10%) Python
15 64 (26.45%) JBoss
16 63 (26.03%) J2EE
17 62 (25.62%) Continuous Integration
18 60 (24.79%) DevOps
19 57 (23.55%) SQL
19 57 (23.55%) Red Hat
20 56 (23.14%) REST
21 55 (22.73%) GitHub
22 54 (22.31%) TDD
23 53 (21.90%) Windows
24 52 (21.49%) Analytics
25 51 (21.07%) Docker
25 51 (21.07%) Tomcat
26 50 (20.66%) Configuration Management
26 50 (20.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 70 (28.93%) Apache Spark
2 64 (26.45%) JBoss
3 51 (21.07%) Tomcat
4 34 (14.05%) nginx
5 28 (11.57%) Jupyter
5 28 (11.57%) WebLogic
6 27 (11.16%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (4.96%) Apache Qpid
7 12 (4.96%) IIS
8 8 (3.31%) Apache Pig
9 5 (2.07%) CMS
9 5 (2.07%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.07%) Traefik
9 5 (2.07%) WordPress
10 4 (1.65%) Confluence
10 4 (1.65%) GemFire
10 4 (1.65%) lighttpd
10 4 (1.65%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.83%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.83%) Magento
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 55 (22.73%) GitHub
2 35 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (7.02%) Google Analytics
4 14 (5.79%) PaaS
5 12 (4.96%) Azure Data Factory
6 10 (4.13%) Azure Machine Learning
7 9 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (3.31%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 6 (2.48%) OpenShift
10 5 (2.07%) TestFlight
11 4 (1.65%) SaaS
11 4 (1.65%) Serverless
12 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.41%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (15.29%) TCP/IP
2 30 (12.40%) DNS
3 26 (10.74%) Firewall
3 26 (10.74%) SSL
4 22 (9.09%) HTTP
5 21 (8.68%) iSCSI
6 9 (3.72%) DHCP
7 8 (3.31%) DAB
8 5 (2.07%) Internet
9 4 (1.65%) BIG-IP
10 3 (1.24%) DMZ
10 3 (1.24%) SAN
10 3 (1.24%) SSH
11 2 (0.83%) VPN
11 2 (0.83%) WAN
12 1 (0.41%) DWDM
12 1 (0.41%) FTP
12 1 (0.41%) MPLS
12 1 (0.41%) SMTP
12 1 (0.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (32.23%) Big Data
2 70 (28.93%) Hadoop
3 48 (19.83%) NoSQL
4 35 (14.46%) MongoDB
5 33 (13.64%) HBase
6 31 (12.81%) Parquet
7 29 (11.98%) SQL Server
8 25 (10.33%) MySQL
9 17 (7.02%) Geospatial Data
10 14 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (4.55%) GIS
12 10 (4.13%) Data Lake
13 9 (3.72%) Apache Hive
13 9 (3.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 9 (3.72%) Cosmos DB
13 9 (3.72%) Relational Database
14 8 (3.31%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (3.31%) Impala
15 6 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 102 (42.15%) Git (software)
2 97 (40.08%) Jenkins
3 35 (14.46%) Gradle
4 27 (11.16%) JUnit
5 24 (9.92%) Eclipse
5 24 (9.92%) IntelliJ
5 24 (9.92%) Selenium
6 20 (8.26%) Cucumber
6 20 (8.26%) Grunt
7 19 (7.85%) gulp
8 18 (7.44%) Ant
8 18 (7.44%) Gatling
9 17 (7.02%) Karma Test Runner
9 17 (7.02%) Sublime Text
10 11 (4.55%) JIRA
11 10 (4.13%) Subversion
12 5 (2.07%) Artifactory
12 5 (2.07%) CocoaPods
12 5 (2.07%) TeamCity
12 5 (2.07%) Xcode
General
1 35 (14.46%) Finance
2 5 (2.07%) Retail
3 3 (1.24%) Aerospace
3 3 (1.24%) Marketing
4 2 (0.83%) Legal
5 1 (0.41%) Advertising
5 1 (0.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (42.15%) Developer
2 52 (21.49%) Java Developer
3 29 (11.98%) Linux Engineer
4 25 (10.33%) Architect
5 23 (9.50%) Data Engineer
6 22 (9.09%) Big Data Engineer
7 20 (8.26%) Big Data Developer
7 20 (8.26%) Hadoop Developer
8 18 (7.44%) Middleware Engineer
9 13 (5.37%) Java Hadoop Developer
10 11 (4.55%) Data Scientist
11 10 (4.13%) Apache Spark Developer
12 9 (3.72%) .NET Developer
13 8 (3.31%) Administrator
13 8 (3.31%) PHP Developer
13 8 (3.31%) Software Engineer
14 7 (2.89%) Technical Architect
15 6 (2.48%) Data Architect
15 6 (2.48%) Software Developer
15 6 (2.48%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (33.47%) Spring
2 80 (33.06%) Kafka
3 72 (29.75%) Middleware
4 71 (29.34%) JSON
5 63 (26.03%) J2EE
6 56 (23.14%) REST
7 44 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
8 43 (17.77%) Apache Avro
9 41 (16.94%) CSS
10 40 (16.53%) XML
11 39 (16.12%) HTML
12 31 (12.81%) AngularJS
12 31 (12.81%) Apache NiFi
12 31 (12.81%) SOAP
13 30 (12.40%) jQuery
14 29 (11.98%) Hibernate
15 27 (11.16%) HTML5
16 22 (9.09%) EJB
16 22 (9.09%) J2SE
16 22 (9.09%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.64%) Linux Command Line
1 33 (13.64%) Virtual Team
2 11 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.07%) Cloud Native
6 5 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.07%) User Experience
7 3 (1.24%) Animation
7 3 (1.24%) CMDB
7 3 (1.24%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.24%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.24%) PKI
7 3 (1.24%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.83%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.83%) Clustering
8 2 (0.83%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.83%) NHS
8 2 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 148 (61.16%) Linux
2 92 (38.02%) Unix
3 53 (21.90%) Windows
4 50 (20.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (8.26%) Ubuntu
6 8 (3.31%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.07%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.24%) Debian
9 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.41%) AIX
10 1 (0.41%) Check Point GAiA
10 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (25.62%) Continuous Integration
3 60 (24.79%) DevOps
4 54 (22.31%) TDD
5 52 (21.49%) Analytics
6 50 (20.66%) Configuration Management
7 47 (19.42%) Microservices
8 43 (17.77%) BDD
8 43 (17.77%) Performance Tuning
8 43 (17.77%) Unit Testing
9 40 (16.53%) Open Source
10 36 (14.88%) System Testing
11 32 (13.22%) ITIL
12 31 (12.81%) Benchmarking
13 30 (12.40%) Capacity Management
14 27 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
15 25 (10.33%) Disaster Recovery
15 25 (10.33%) Test Scripting
16 23 (9.50%) Test Automation
17 22 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 125 (51.65%) Java
2 68 (28.10%) Python
3 57 (23.55%) SQL
4 43 (17.77%) JavaScript
4 43 (17.77%) Perl
5 36 (14.88%) Shell Script
6 27 (11.16%) Ruby
7 25 (10.33%) Scala
8 23 (9.50%) PHP
9 22 (9.09%) C#
10 17 (7.02%) Bash Shell
10 17 (7.02%) Groovy
10 17 (7.02%) Haskell
11 12 (4.96%) C++
12 11 (4.55%) PowerShell
13 10 (4.13%) VB.NET
14 6 (2.48%) Java 8
15 5 (2.07%) Apple Swift
15 5 (2.07%) Objective-C
15 5 (2.07%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 41 (16.94%) Degree
1 41 (16.94%) Security Cleared
2 39 (16.12%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.07%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (2.07%) RHCSA
5 3 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.24%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.24%) PhD
5 3 (1.24%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.83%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) CISSP
7 1 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.41%) MCP
7 1 (0.41%) MCSE
7 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.72%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.65%) GDPR
3 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.41%) GPG13
3 1 (0.41%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (21.07%) Docker
2 44 (18.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 33 (13.64%) HDFS
4 22 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 20 (8.26%) NFS
6 14 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (2.48%) vSphere
8 5 (2.07%) Squid
8 5 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.65%) KVM
9 4 (1.65%) Postfix
9 4 (1.65%) Samba
10 3 (1.24%) Dovecot
11 2 (0.83%) iptables
12 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 77 (31.82%) Puppet
2 44 (18.18%) Hadoop YARN
3 42 (17.36%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (13.22%) Ansible
5 25 (10.33%) Kibana
6 22 (9.09%) Kubernetes
7 17 (7.02%) Grafana
8 16 (6.61%) Red Hat Satellite
9 14 (5.79%) SELinux
10 12 (4.96%) HAProxy
11 9 (3.72%) logstash
12 5 (2.07%) Terraform
13 3 (1.24%) SCCM
13 3 (1.24%) SCOM
14 2 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
14 2 (0.83%) Oozie
14 2 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.83%) WSUS
15 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
15 1 (0.41%) Netcool
Vendors
1 57 (23.55%) Red Hat
2 31 (12.81%) Oracle
3 29 (11.98%) Microsoft
4 23 (9.50%) VMware
5 19 (7.85%) Google
6 17 (7.02%) webMethods
7 11 (4.55%) Adobe
8 9 (3.72%) Databricks
9 7 (2.89%) Tableau
9 7 (2.89%) Zend
10 4 (1.65%) Cisco
11 3 (1.24%) EMC
11 3 (1.24%) F5
11 3 (1.24%) HP
11 3 (1.24%) Juniper
11 3 (1.24%) MapR
11 3 (1.24%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.83%) Citrix
12 2 (0.83%) Dell
12 2 (0.83%) IBM