Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 140 172
Rank change year-on-year -23 +32 +2
Contract jobs citing Apache 257 263 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.50% 1.62% 1.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.16% 9.74% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 164 197
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £308 £300 £281
90th Percentile £588 £544 £525
England median daily rate £500 £490 £450
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
South East median hourly rate £72.50 - £11.00
England median hourly rate £29.50 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -26.25% +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 South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2,805 2,699 3,421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.33% 16.67% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,715 1,558 2,181
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.05% +0.19% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £259 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 93 112
South East median hourly rate £22.35 £17.48 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.85% -10.06% +5.05%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.40 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.13 £50.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £20.50 £19.97 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.65% -0.15% +5.26%

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 21 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache in the South East over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 July 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
Thames Valley -28 78 £450 +5.88% 29
Surrey +14 77 £500 - 13
Hampshire -22 76 £500 +23.46% 18
Buckinghamshire +31 37 £500 +44.93% 3
Berkshire -21 26 £413 -2.94% 17
West Sussex -8 19 £380 -26.32% 4
Oxfordshire -25 15 £400 -5.88% 9
Kent +11 4 £430 +27.41% 3
East Sussex +2 3 £450 - 4
Apache
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 149 (57.98%) Linux
2 141 (54.86%) Java
3 119 (46.30%) Kafka
4 118 (45.91%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (42.02%) Spring
5 108 (42.02%) Unix
6 105 (40.86%) Jenkins
7 92 (35.80%) Apache Spark
8 90 (35.02%) Big Data
9 86 (33.46%) JSON
10 80 (31.13%) Hadoop
11 77 (29.96%) RabbitMQ
12 74 (28.79%) Middleware
12 74 (28.79%) TDD
13 69 (26.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 63 (24.51%) RESTful
15 61 (23.74%) Git (software)
16 58 (22.57%) Finance
17 56 (21.79%) Python
18 55 (21.40%) J2EE
18 55 (21.40%) Hadoop YARN
19 54 (21.01%) BDD
20 53 (20.62%) REST
21 45 (17.51%) HBase
21 45 (17.51%) JavaScript
22 44 (17.12%) SQL
23 42 (16.34%) HDFS
24 41 (15.95%) Degree
24 41 (15.95%) Tomcat
25 40 (15.56%) JBoss

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 92 (35.80%) Apache Spark
2 41 (15.95%) Tomcat
3 40 (15.56%) JBoss
4 26 (10.12%) IIS
5 24 (9.34%) Cloud Foundry
6 23 (8.95%) GemFire
7 14 (5.45%) nginx
8 13 (5.06%) Apache Solr
9 12 (4.67%) WebLogic
10 11 (4.28%) SharePoint
11 6 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (2.33%) MS Exchange
11 6 (2.33%) OpenStack
11 6 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.95%) Jetty
12 5 (1.95%) lighttpd
12 5 (1.95%) WebSphere
13 4 (1.56%) Apache Pig
13 4 (1.56%) Apache ServiceMix
13 4 (1.56%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.39%) SPSS
3 1 (0.39%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.56%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (1.17%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.78%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.78%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 40 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (14.79%) GitHub
3 33 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (7.00%) PaaS
5 7 (2.72%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 7 (2.72%) SaaS
6 6 (2.33%) Google Analytics
7 4 (1.56%) Azure Machine Learning
7 4 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.17%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.17%) Serverless
9 2 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.78%) HTTP
2 18 (7.00%) SSL
3 17 (6.61%) DNS
4 14 (5.45%) Firewall
5 11 (4.28%) TCP/IP
6 9 (3.50%) Network Security
6 9 (3.50%) SAN
6 9 (3.50%) VPN
7 7 (2.72%) SNMP
8 6 (2.33%) DHCP
8 6 (2.33%) FTP
8 6 (2.33%) Internet
8 6 (2.33%) SMTP
9 5 (1.95%) DOCSIS
9 5 (1.95%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (1.56%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.17%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.17%) VoIP
11 3 (1.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (35.02%) Big Data
2 80 (31.13%) Hadoop
3 45 (17.51%) HBase
4 34 (13.23%) SQL Server
5 29 (11.28%) MongoDB
6 26 (10.12%) MySQL
7 25 (9.73%) NoSQL
7 25 (9.73%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (7.78%) Apache Hive
9 18 (7.00%) Parquet
10 13 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (4.67%) Geospatial Data
12 11 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (4.28%) Relational Database
13 10 (3.89%) Data Lake
14 8 (3.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 8 (3.11%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (3.11%) Cosmos DB
15 7 (2.72%) Impala
15 7 (2.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 105 (40.86%) Jenkins
2 61 (23.74%) Git (software)
3 26 (10.12%) JIRA
4 23 (8.95%) Gradle
5 21 (8.17%) Eclipse
6 20 (7.78%) JUnit
7 19 (7.39%) IntelliJ
8 15 (5.84%) Cucumber
9 8 (3.11%) Selenium
9 8 (3.11%) Subversion
9 8 (3.11%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.33%) Vagrant
11 5 (1.95%) Gatling
11 5 (1.95%) Liquibase
11 5 (1.95%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.56%) Ant
12 4 (1.56%) Grunt
12 4 (1.56%) gulp
12 4 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 58 (22.57%) Finance
2 7 (2.72%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.95%) Banking
3 5 (1.95%) Retail
4 4 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.17%) Marketing
5 3 (1.17%) Military
6 2 (0.78%) Advertising
6 2 (0.78%) Electronics
6 2 (0.78%) Games
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Local Government
7 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (51.36%) Developer
2 74 (28.79%) Java Developer
3 43 (16.73%) Big Data Developer
4 31 (12.06%) Architect
5 21 (8.17%) Hadoop Developer
6 16 (6.23%) Software Engineer
7 14 (5.45%) Apache Spark Developer
7 14 (5.45%) Consultant
8 13 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (4.67%) Java Engineer
10 11 (4.28%) Data Architect
10 11 (4.28%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.28%) Java Hadoop Developer
10 11 (4.28%) Software Developer
11 10 (3.89%) Big Data Architect
12 8 (3.11%) Scala Developer
12 8 (3.11%) Senior Developer
13 7 (2.72%) Senior Java Developer
14 6 (2.33%) Linux Administrator
14 6 (2.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (46.30%) Kafka
2 108 (42.02%) Spring
3 86 (33.46%) JSON
4 77 (29.96%) RabbitMQ
5 74 (28.79%) Middleware
6 63 (24.51%) RESTful
7 55 (21.40%) J2EE
8 53 (20.62%) REST
9 37 (14.40%) HTML
10 29 (11.28%) Spark Streaming
10 29 (11.28%) Spring Boot
11 28 (10.89%) AngularJS
11 28 (10.89%) CSS
11 28 (10.89%) Hibernate
12 22 (8.56%) XML
13 21 (8.17%) .NET
13 21 (8.17%) SOAP
14 20 (7.78%) LAMP
14 20 (7.78%) Web Services
15 17 (6.61%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.84%) Virtual Team
2 28 (10.89%) Linux Command Line
3 25 (9.73%) Computer Science
4 18 (7.00%) PKI
5 13 (5.06%) User Experience
6 11 (4.28%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.89%) Data Structures
8 8 (3.11%) Data Centre
8 8 (3.11%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.33%) DataPower
10 4 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.17%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.78%) Fintech
12 2 (0.78%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.78%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.78%) W3C
13 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 149 (57.98%) Linux
2 108 (42.02%) Unix
3 38 (14.79%) Windows
4 14 (5.45%) Ubuntu
4 14 (5.45%) Windows Server
5 12 (4.67%) CentOS
6 10 (3.89%) Solaris
7 8 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.11%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.33%) Check Point GAiA
8 6 (2.33%) Debian
8 6 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.95%) FreeBSD
10 3 (1.17%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.78%) Android
11 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.78%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.78%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (45.91%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (28.79%) TDD
3 54 (21.01%) BDD
4 39 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (14.79%) Scrum
6 37 (14.40%) Software Engineering
7 36 (14.01%) DevOps
8 34 (13.23%) Analytics
8 34 (13.23%) Open Source
9 32 (12.45%) Microservices
10 30 (11.67%) Unit Testing
11 28 (10.89%) System Testing
12 24 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (8.17%) Test Automation
14 16 (6.23%) Benchmarking
14 16 (6.23%) OO
14 16 (6.23%) Software Deployment
15 15 (5.84%) Data Analytics
16 14 (5.45%) Configuration Management
16 14 (5.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 141 (54.86%) Java
2 56 (21.79%) Python
3 45 (17.51%) JavaScript
4 44 (17.12%) SQL
5 34 (13.23%) Shell Script
6 33 (12.84%) Scala
7 20 (7.78%) PHP
8 19 (7.39%) Bash Shell
8 19 (7.39%) Perl
9 17 (6.61%) Java 8
10 16 (6.23%) C#
11 12 (4.67%) C++
12 11 (4.28%) PL/SQL
13 9 (3.50%) Groovy
14 8 (3.11%) PowerShell
15 7 (2.72%) Ruby
16 5 (1.95%) Haskell
17 4 (1.56%) R
18 3 (1.17%) HiveQL
18 3 (1.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (15.95%) Degree
2 19 (7.39%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.50%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.33%) CCSE
6 5 (1.95%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.17%) OCA
8 3 (1.17%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.39%) CISSP
10 1 (0.39%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.39%) Linux+ Certification
10 1 (0.39%) LPIC
10 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.39%) MCP
10 1 (0.39%) RHCA
10 1 (0.39%) RHCE
10 1 (0.39%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.39%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.78%) QA
2 4 (1.56%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.56%) SLA
3 3 (1.17%) GDPR
4 2 (0.78%) ECSS
4 2 (0.78%) GCP
5 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 69 (26.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 42 (16.34%) HDFS
3 25 (9.73%) Docker
4 15 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (5.45%) Active Directory
6 7 (2.72%) vSphere
7 5 (1.95%) Postfix
7 5 (1.95%) Varnish
7 5 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.17%) Apache Flume
8 3 (1.17%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.78%) Corosync
9 2 (0.78%) NFS
9 2 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.39%) iptables
Systems Management
1 55 (21.40%) Hadoop YARN
2 28 (10.89%) Puppet
3 18 (7.00%) Ansible
4 16 (6.23%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (5.84%) SCOM
6 14 (5.45%) Terraform
7 12 (4.67%) Kibana
8 7 (2.72%) Nagios
8 7 (2.72%) SCCM
9 6 (2.33%) Grafana
9 6 (2.33%) Kubernetes
9 6 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (2.33%) WSUS
10 5 (1.95%) Cacti
10 5 (1.95%) SELinux
11 4 (1.56%) HAProxy
12 3 (1.17%) HP ALM
12 3 (1.17%) TIBCO Hawk
13 2 (0.78%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 38 (14.79%) Oracle
2 35 (13.62%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.17%) Google
3 21 (8.17%) VMware
4 19 (7.39%) Red Hat
5 14 (5.45%) IBM
6 11 (4.28%) SAP
7 9 (3.50%) Cisco
8 8 (3.11%) Citrix
8 8 (3.11%) Splunk
8 8 (3.11%) webMethods
9 7 (2.72%) ATG
9 7 (2.72%) Databricks
9 7 (2.72%) HP
9 7 (2.72%) Remedy
10 6 (2.33%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.33%) IronPort
10 6 (2.33%) McAfee
10 6 (2.33%) Talend
11 5 (1.95%) ServiceNow