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 3 months to 28 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)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 144 147
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3  
Contract jobs citing Apache 116 133 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.50% 1.48% 1.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.75% 8.18% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 105 64
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £281 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -57.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £28.00 £32.54
% change year-on-year +87.50% -13.95%  

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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1325 1625 1536
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.15% 18.10% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1362 1640 1544
Median daily rate £418 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £267 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 81 104
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -23.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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
Hampshire +1 33 £388 -3.12% 7
Berkshire +29 20 £350 -17.64% 6
Oxfordshire +9 19 £425 - 8
West Sussex +25 15 £500 +33.33% 1
Surrey -20 13 £513 +13.88% 11
Buckinghamshire -18 10 £354 -11.56%
Kent -2 5 £338 -25.00% 5
East Sussex -12 1 - -
Apache
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for Apache.

1 167 (66.01%) Linux
2 143 (56.52%) Java
3 111 (43.87%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (35.97%) Git (software)
5 88 (34.78%) Tomcat
6 84 (33.20%) Jenkins
7 77 (30.43%) JBoss
7 77 (30.43%) HTML
8 75 (29.64%) Unix
9 74 (29.25%) JavaScript
10 68 (26.88%) Python
11 65 (25.69%) Open Source
12 63 (24.90%) SQL
13 62 (24.51%) Spring
14 60 (23.72%) CSS
15 58 (22.92%) REST
16 56 (22.13%) Puppet
16 56 (22.13%) PHP
17 53 (20.95%) MySQL
18 51 (20.16%) J2EE
19 50 (19.76%) Oracle
19 50 (19.76%) DevOps
20 49 (19.37%) Red Hat
21 48 (18.97%) Windows
22 46 (18.18%) Docker
23 45 (17.79%) WebLogic
24 44 (17.39%) Perl
24 44 (17.39%) JSON
24 44 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
25 42 (16.60%) HTML5

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 88 (34.78%) Tomcat
2 77 (30.43%) JBoss
3 45 (17.79%) WebLogic
4 41 (16.21%) nginx
5 22 (8.70%) IIS
6 21 (8.30%) Apache Spark
7 14 (5.53%) Confluence
8 11 (4.35%) WordPress
9 9 (3.56%) MS Exchange
9 9 (3.56%) WebSphere
10 8 (3.16%) SharePoint
11 7 (2.77%) ATG Dynamo
11 7 (2.77%) GlassFish
12 5 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.98%) EPiServer
12 5 (1.98%) FileNet
13 4 (1.58%) Apache Pig
14 3 (1.19%) CMS
15 2 (0.79%) Jetty
15 2 (0.79%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (2.37%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.58%) Magento
2 3 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.79%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.40%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.93%) GitHub
3 14 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.77%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.98%) SaaS
6 4 (1.58%) Office 365
7 3 (1.19%) PaaS
8 2 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.79%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.40%) IaaS
9 1 (0.40%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.09%) Firewall
2 22 (8.70%) HTTP
3 18 (7.11%) DNS
4 11 (4.35%) SAN
4 11 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.16%) Internet
5 8 (3.16%) SSL
6 7 (2.77%) HTTPS
6 7 (2.77%) LDAP
7 6 (2.37%) 3GPP
7 6 (2.37%) Diameter Protocol
7 6 (2.37%) SIGTRAN
8 5 (1.98%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (1.98%) Wireshark
9 4 (1.58%) NAS
9 4 (1.58%) Network Security
9 4 (1.58%) VoIP
10 3 (1.19%) DHCP
11 2 (0.79%) Intranet
11 2 (0.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (20.95%) MySQL
2 38 (15.02%) Hadoop
3 33 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 32 (12.65%) MongoDB
5 31 (12.25%) Big Data
6 28 (11.07%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (10.28%) NoSQL
8 23 (9.09%) Redis
9 16 (6.32%) SQL Server
10 14 (5.53%) RDBMS
11 11 (4.35%) Oracle Database
12 9 (3.56%) CouchDB
13 8 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (2.77%) HBase
15 5 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (1.58%) Parquet
16 4 (1.58%) phpMyAdmin
16 4 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (1.58%) SQL Server 2016
17 3 (1.19%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 91 (35.97%) Git (software)
2 84 (33.20%) Jenkins
3 40 (15.81%) Subversion
4 28 (11.07%) JUnit
5 24 (9.49%) Eclipse
5 24 (9.49%) JIRA
6 22 (8.70%) Maven
7 20 (7.91%) Selenium
8 18 (7.11%) IntelliJ
8 18 (7.11%) ProC
9 14 (5.53%) Ant
10 13 (5.14%) Cucumber
11 11 (4.35%) Bitbucket
11 11 (4.35%) Gradle
12 10 (3.95%) Grunt
13 9 (3.56%) Mercurial
14 8 (3.16%) gulp
15 7 (2.77%) Gatling
15 7 (2.77%) Karma Test Runner
15 7 (2.77%) Sublime Text
General
1 40 (15.81%) Finance
2 21 (8.30%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.37%) Billing
4 4 (1.58%) Games
4 4 (1.58%) Marketing
5 3 (1.19%) Legal
6 2 (0.79%) Advertising
6 2 (0.79%) Electronics
6 2 (0.79%) Law
6 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.79%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 120 (47.43%) Developer
2 50 (19.76%) Java Developer
3 35 (13.83%) Architect
4 29 (11.46%) Scala Developer
5 21 (8.30%) PHP Developer
6 19 (7.51%) Oracle Architect
7 16 (6.32%) Linux Engineer
8 15 (5.93%) Consultant
9 13 (5.14%) Technical Architect
10 11 (4.35%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.95%) Unix Architect
12 9 (3.56%) Administrator
12 9 (3.56%) Applications Specialist
12 9 (3.56%) Java Scala Developer
12 9 (3.56%) Linux Specialist
12 9 (3.56%) PHP Zend Developer
12 9 (3.56%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (3.56%) WordPress Developer
13 8 (3.16%) Symfony Developer
13 8 (3.16%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (30.43%) HTML
2 62 (24.51%) Spring
3 60 (23.72%) CSS
4 58 (22.92%) REST
5 51 (20.16%) J2EE
6 44 (17.39%) JSON
7 42 (16.60%) HTML5
8 39 (15.42%) LAMP
9 38 (15.02%) XML
10 29 (11.46%) SOAP
11 28 (11.07%) AngularJS
11 28 (11.07%) Middleware
11 28 (11.07%) Play Framework
12 27 (10.67%) jQuery
13 26 (10.28%) Java EE
14 25 (9.88%) Web Services
15 22 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
16 21 (8.30%) Kafka
17 20 (7.91%) Node.js
17 20 (7.91%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.91%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.32%) Clustering
3 15 (5.93%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (4.35%) Smart Meter
5 8 (3.16%) User Experience
6 6 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.37%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.37%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.98%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.98%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.98%) Tandem
8 4 (1.58%) iPad
8 4 (1.58%) Online Games
9 3 (1.19%) CCTV
9 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.19%) Smart Energy
10 2 (0.79%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.79%) Fintech
10 2 (0.79%) Linked Data
10 2 (0.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 167 (66.01%) Linux
2 75 (29.64%) Unix
3 48 (18.97%) Windows
4 38 (15.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (8.70%) AIX
6 20 (7.91%) Ubuntu
7 11 (4.35%) CentOS
8 9 (3.56%) Windows Server
9 8 (3.16%) Solaris
10 6 (2.37%) Debian
10 6 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.58%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (1.58%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.79%) Android
14 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (43.87%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (25.69%) Open Source
3 50 (19.76%) DevOps
4 44 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (16.21%) Configuration Management
6 28 (11.07%) Performance Tuning
6 28 (11.07%) TDD
6 28 (11.07%) Web Development
7 26 (10.28%) Microservices
8 23 (9.09%) Scrum
9 22 (8.70%) Test Automation
10 21 (8.30%) Waterfall
11 19 (7.51%) ITIL
11 19 (7.51%) SDLC
12 17 (6.72%) MVC
12 17 (6.72%) Responsive Web Design
12 17 (6.72%) Unit Testing
12 17 (6.72%) Web Design
13 16 (6.32%) Analytics
13 16 (6.32%) OO
Programming Languages
1 143 (56.52%) Java
2 74 (29.25%) JavaScript
3 68 (26.88%) Python
4 63 (24.90%) SQL
5 56 (22.13%) PHP
6 44 (17.39%) Perl
7 38 (15.02%) Scala
8 25 (9.88%) Ruby
9 23 (9.09%) Bash Shell
9 23 (9.09%) Shell Script
10 20 (7.91%) C
10 20 (7.91%) C#
11 16 (6.32%) Groovy
12 7 (2.77%) Haskell
13 6 (2.37%) Korn
14 5 (1.98%) JCL
15 2 (0.79%) ES6
15 2 (0.79%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.79%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (16.21%) Degree
2 24 (9.49%) Security Cleared
3 20 (7.91%) RHCSA
3 20 (7.91%) SC Cleared
4 19 (7.51%) CISSP
5 16 (6.32%) RHCE
6 12 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.98%) MCSE
7 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.19%) CISM
8 3 (1.19%) CRISC
8 3 (1.19%) GCIH
8 3 (1.19%) GIAC
8 3 (1.19%) MCITP
9 2 (0.79%) CISA
9 2 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.79%) MCTS
10 1 (0.40%) CEH
10 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.95%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.16%) SLA
3 6 (2.37%) PA-DSS
4 3 (1.19%) ISAE 3402
4 3 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.19%) SSAE 16
5 2 (0.79%) QA
5 2 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 46 (18.18%) Docker
2 18 (7.11%) Active Directory
3 13 (5.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 11 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.37%) HDFS
6 5 (1.98%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.58%) vSphere
8 3 (1.19%) vCloud
9 2 (0.79%) Corosync
9 2 (0.79%) KVM
9 2 (0.79%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.79%) Xen
9 2 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 56 (22.13%) Puppet
2 26 (10.28%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (9.49%) Ansible
4 14 (5.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 12 (4.74%) Hadoop YARN
6 11 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
7 8 (3.16%) Grafana
8 7 (2.77%) Kibana
9 6 (2.37%) Nagios
10 5 (1.98%) Mesos
11 4 (1.58%) Cobbler
11 4 (1.58%) HAProxy
11 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (1.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 4 (1.58%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 4 (1.58%) SCCM
11 4 (1.58%) SCOM
12 3 (1.19%) NetBackup
12 3 (1.19%) SELinux
12 3 (1.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (19.76%) Oracle
2 49 (19.37%) Red Hat
3 21 (8.30%) VMware
4 18 (7.11%) Google
5 16 (6.32%) Microsoft
5 16 (6.32%) webMethods
6 15 (5.93%) HP
6 15 (5.93%) Zend
7 13 (5.14%) Adobe
8 12 (4.74%) Splunk
9 10 (3.95%) F5
10 9 (3.56%) Citrix
10 9 (3.56%) IBM
11 8 (3.16%) NetApp
12 7 (2.77%) ATG
12 7 (2.77%) Cisco
12 7 (2.77%) Gemalto
13 6 (2.37%) Kaspersky
13 6 (2.37%) Tripwire
13 6 (2.37%) Veritas
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