Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 165 134
Rank change year-on-year -1 -31 +44
Contract jobs citing Apache 257 245 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.56% 1.45% 1.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.77% 8.26% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 166 195
South East median daily rate £428 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.09% +11.49%
10th Percentile £305 £281 £295
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £19.34 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.51% -5.66% -54.44%
10th Percentile £17.00 £19.34 £19.25
90th Percentile £18.00 £30.30 £21.75
England median hourly rate £41.83 £29.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +44.22% +3.57% -34.50%

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 2,930 2,967 3,099
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.74% 17.61% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,766 1,766 1,841
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.31% +0.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 106 128
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £19.34 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.12% -13.08% +20.27%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £48.75 £57.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.08 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.36% +5.40% +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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -7 121 £375 -6.25% 21
Surrey +11 55 £500 - 6
Thames Valley -30 55 £445 +7.88% 27
Buckinghamshire +28 26 £500 +8.11% 6
West Sussex +2 19 £433 -27.92% 2
Berkshire -43 19 £425 +7.59% 11
Oxfordshire -7 10 £400 -20.00% 10
Kent +8 5 £430 +26.47% 3
Middlesex +12 2 - -
East Sussex -19 1 - - 3
Apache
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 161 (62.65%) Linux
2 124 (48.25%) Java
3 104 (40.47%) Unix
4 96 (37.35%) Kafka
5 94 (36.58%) Jenkins
6 86 (33.46%) Spring
7 83 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
8 79 (30.74%) Hadoop
9 78 (30.35%) Big Data
10 76 (29.57%) Git (software)
10 76 (29.57%) Apache Spark
11 72 (28.02%) Middleware
12 66 (25.68%) Puppet
13 65 (25.29%) JSON
13 65 (25.29%) Red Hat
14 59 (22.96%) Finance
15 58 (22.57%) J2EE
15 58 (22.57%) RabbitMQ
16 57 (22.18%) JBoss
17 56 (21.79%) Python
18 53 (20.62%) TDD
18 53 (20.62%) DevOps
19 52 (20.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 52 (20.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 49 (19.07%) Tomcat
21 48 (18.68%) BDD
21 48 (18.68%) Hadoop YARN
22 45 (17.51%) Windows
23 43 (16.73%) REST
23 43 (16.73%) Performance Tuning

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 76 (29.57%) Apache Spark
2 57 (22.18%) JBoss
3 49 (19.07%) Tomcat
4 21 (8.17%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (7.78%) nginx
6 18 (7.00%) IIS
7 16 (6.23%) Jupyter
8 14 (5.45%) WebLogic
9 9 (3.50%) GemFire
10 8 (3.11%) SharePoint
11 6 (2.33%) Apache ServiceMix
12 5 (1.95%) Apache Qpid
12 5 (1.95%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.95%) lighttpd
12 5 (1.95%) WordPress
13 4 (1.56%) Confluence
13 4 (1.56%) MS Exchange
13 4 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (1.17%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.78%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.39%) SPSS
2 1 (0.39%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (2.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (2.33%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (1.17%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.12%) GitHub
2 17 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.33%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.17%) SaaS
6 2 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.78%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.78%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 2 (0.78%) PaaS
6 2 (0.78%) Route 53
6 2 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.39%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.39%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.18%) DNS
2 32 (12.45%) Firewall
3 30 (11.67%) TCP/IP
4 21 (8.17%) iSCSI
5 19 (7.39%) SSL
6 14 (5.45%) HTTP
7 10 (3.89%) DAB
8 9 (3.50%) DHCP
9 8 (3.11%) Internet
10 6 (2.33%) Network Security
10 6 (2.33%) SAN
10 6 (2.33%) VPN
11 5 (1.95%) FTP
12 4 (1.56%) BIG-IP
12 4 (1.56%) DMZ
12 4 (1.56%) NetScaler
12 4 (1.56%) SMTP
12 4 (1.56%) SSH
13 3 (1.17%) IPsec
14 2 (0.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (30.74%) Hadoop
2 78 (30.35%) Big Data
3 32 (12.45%) SQL Server
4 31 (12.06%) HBase
5 22 (8.56%) MongoDB
5 22 (8.56%) NoSQL
6 20 (7.78%) MySQL
7 19 (7.39%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (6.61%) Parquet
9 9 (3.50%) Data Lake
9 9 (3.50%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.95%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.95%) Geospatial Data
12 4 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.56%) Redis
13 3 (1.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (1.17%) Cosmos DB
13 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 94 (36.58%) Jenkins
2 76 (29.57%) Git (software)
3 24 (9.34%) Gradle
4 16 (6.23%) JUnit
5 15 (5.84%) JIRA
6 14 (5.45%) Eclipse
7 13 (5.06%) Selenium
8 12 (4.67%) IntelliJ
9 8 (3.11%) Grunt
9 8 (3.11%) Subversion
10 7 (2.72%) Ant
10 7 (2.72%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.72%) Gatling
11 6 (2.33%) gulp
11 6 (2.33%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (2.33%) Sublime Text
12 5 (1.95%) Liquibase
13 3 (1.17%) CMake
13 3 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (1.17%) Vagrant
General
1 59 (22.96%) Finance
2 6 (2.33%) Retail
3 5 (1.95%) Banking
4 4 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.17%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.17%) Marketing
6 2 (0.78%) Advertising
6 2 (0.78%) Electronics
6 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.78%) Military
7 1 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 114 (44.36%) Developer
2 70 (27.24%) Java Developer
3 30 (11.67%) Linux Engineer
4 28 (10.89%) Big Data Developer
5 26 (10.12%) Architect
6 19 (7.39%) Middleware Engineer
7 17 (6.61%) Hadoop Developer
8 16 (6.23%) Apache Spark Developer
9 13 (5.06%) Administrator
9 13 (5.06%) Software Engineer
10 11 (4.28%) PHP Developer
11 10 (3.89%) Java Hadoop Developer
11 10 (3.89%) Linux Administrator
11 10 (3.89%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (3.50%) Data Architect
12 9 (3.50%) Data Engineer
12 9 (3.50%) DevOps Engineer
13 8 (3.11%) Senior Developer
14 7 (2.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 7 (2.72%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (37.35%) Kafka
2 86 (33.46%) Spring
3 72 (28.02%) Middleware
4 65 (25.29%) JSON
5 58 (22.57%) J2EE
5 58 (22.57%) RabbitMQ
6 43 (16.73%) REST
7 41 (15.95%) RESTful
8 35 (13.62%) HTML
9 31 (12.06%) Spark Streaming
10 30 (11.67%) CSS
11 27 (10.51%) AngularJS
11 27 (10.51%) Spring Boot
12 25 (9.73%) Hibernate
12 25 (9.73%) SOAP
13 22 (8.56%) Apache Avro
14 21 (8.17%) Apache Camel
15 20 (7.78%) XML
16 19 (7.39%) jQuery
17 17 (6.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.56%) Virtual Team
2 21 (8.17%) Linux Command Line
3 16 (6.23%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.06%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.11%) PKI
6 7 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.33%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.56%) DataPower
9 3 (1.17%) User Experience
10 2 (0.78%) Clustering
10 2 (0.78%) CMDB
10 2 (0.78%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.78%) Fintech
10 2 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.78%) NHS
11 1 (0.39%) Replication
11 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 161 (62.65%) Linux
2 104 (40.47%) Unix
3 52 (20.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 45 (17.51%) Windows
5 14 (5.45%) Windows Server
6 11 (4.28%) Ubuntu
7 9 (3.50%) CentOS
7 9 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.95%) Debian
8 5 (1.95%) FreeBSD
8 5 (1.95%) Solaris
9 4 (1.56%) Check Point GAiA
9 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.17%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.17%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.78%) AIX
11 2 (0.78%) Fedora
12 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (20.62%) DevOps
2 53 (20.62%) TDD
3 48 (18.68%) BDD
4 43 (16.73%) Performance Tuning
5 41 (15.95%) Unit Testing
6 38 (14.79%) System Testing
7 37 (14.40%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (14.01%) Configuration Management
9 32 (12.45%) Analytics
10 31 (12.06%) Disaster Recovery
11 27 (10.51%) Open Source
12 25 (9.73%) ITIL
13 24 (9.34%) Capacity Management
14 22 (8.56%) Software Engineering
15 20 (7.78%) Root Cause Analysis
15 20 (7.78%) Test Scripting
16 17 (6.61%) Benchmarking
16 17 (6.61%) Business Continuity
16 17 (6.61%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (48.25%) Java
2 56 (21.79%) Python
3 37 (14.40%) Perl
4 36 (14.01%) SQL
5 34 (13.23%) JavaScript
6 24 (9.34%) PHP
6 24 (9.34%) Scala
7 22 (8.56%) Bash Shell
7 22 (8.56%) Shell Script
8 14 (5.45%) C#
9 12 (4.67%) Java 8
10 10 (3.89%) Ruby
11 9 (3.50%) C++
12 7 (2.72%) Groovy
12 7 (2.72%) Haskell
12 7 (2.72%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.33%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.95%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.17%) C
15 3 (1.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (14.79%) Security Cleared
2 32 (12.45%) SC Cleared
3 29 (11.28%) Degree
4 5 (1.95%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.56%) CCSE
5 4 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.39%) CISSP
7 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.39%) MCP
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.89%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.11%) QA
3 3 (1.17%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.17%) GDPR
3 3 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.78%) SLA
5 1 (0.39%) GPG13
5 1 (0.39%) HIPAA
System Software
1 52 (20.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 33 (12.84%) HDFS
3 24 (9.34%) Docker
4 22 (8.56%) NFS
5 20 (7.78%) Active Directory
6 19 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (3.89%) Postfix
8 9 (3.50%) vSphere
9 6 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.95%) Squid
10 5 (1.95%) Varnish
11 4 (1.56%) Dovecot
11 4 (1.56%) Samba
12 3 (1.17%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.78%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.78%) Btrfs
13 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.39%) iptables
14 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 66 (25.68%) Puppet
2 48 (18.68%) Hadoop YARN
3 36 (14.01%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (12.84%) Ansible
5 20 (7.78%) Kibana
6 19 (7.39%) Red Hat Satellite
7 17 (6.61%) SELinux
8 11 (4.28%) logstash
9 10 (3.89%) HAProxy
9 10 (3.89%) SCOM
10 9 (3.50%) Nagios
11 8 (3.11%) Grafana
12 7 (2.72%) Kubernetes
13 5 (1.95%) Cacti
13 5 (1.95%) SCCM
14 3 (1.17%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (1.17%) Terraform
14 3 (1.17%) WSUS
15 2 (0.78%) Consul
15 2 (0.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 65 (25.29%) Red Hat
2 34 (13.23%) Oracle
3 30 (11.67%) VMware
4 24 (9.34%) Microsoft
5 17 (6.61%) Google
6 11 (4.28%) webMethods
7 9 (3.50%) Cisco
8 8 (3.11%) Juniper
8 8 (3.11%) Remedy
9 7 (2.72%) Adobe
9 7 (2.72%) BMC
9 7 (2.72%) Citrix
9 7 (2.72%) Zend
10 6 (2.33%) IBM
10 6 (2.33%) Splunk
11 4 (1.56%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.56%) F5
11 4 (1.56%) IronPort
11 4 (1.56%) SAP
12 3 (1.17%) ServiceNow