Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 June 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)
UK
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 188 169
Rank change year-on-year -3 -19 +24
Contract jobs citing Apache 1,428 1,313 1,633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 1.43% 1.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.68% 8.45% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,013 877 1,083
UK median daily rate £500 £480 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +10.34% +8.75%
10th Percentile £350 £309 £300
90th Percentile £650 £611 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.24% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 17
UK median hourly rate £30.25 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.38% +6.67% +15.24%
10th Percentile £14.55 £37.75 £24.23
90th Percentile £80.03 £48.25 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £52.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year -21.43% +84.21% -12.42%

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16,447 15,540 18,828
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.41% 16.97% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,891 10,048 12,268
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +4.43%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 362 458
UK median hourly rate £19.31 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.61% -7.32% +7.89%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £46.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.76 £18.96 £20.50
% change year-on-year -6.36% -7.51% +17.41%

Apache
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Apache as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Apache in the UK

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache in the UK

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache in the UK

Apache
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apache in the UK

Apache
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apache in the UK

Apache
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache within the UK over the 6 months to 23 June 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
England -2 1,344 £500 +2.56% 418
London -4 710 £525 +2.44% 158
UK excluding London -8 699 £439 +3.24% 284
South East -20 246 £480 +6.67% 85
North of England +43 193 £431 +7.63% 71
North West +19 86 £415 +3.75% 51
Midlands +9 83 £425 +6.25% 33
Yorkshire +20 74 £450 +9.76% 18
East of England -21 70 £450 - 28
West Midlands -8 43 £425 -11.76% 21
East Midlands +18 40 £450 +46.34% 11
South West -31 38 £410 -4.65% 43
Scotland -50 36 £425 +6.25% 13
North East +15 33 £400 +4.58% 2
Wales +1 32 £398 +17.78% 8
Northern Ireland +19 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 with a requirement for Apache.

1 757 (53.01%) Java
2 711 (49.79%) Linux
3 607 (42.51%) Agile Software Development
4 421 (29.48%) Jenkins
5 413 (28.92%) Python
6 405 (28.36%) Git (software)
7 404 (28.29%) Amazon AWS
8 358 (25.07%) Apache Spark
9 348 (24.37%) Tomcat
10 339 (23.74%) SQL
11 337 (23.60%) Kafka
12 334 (23.39%) Unix
13 329 (23.04%) Big Data
14 324 (22.69%) Spring
15 322 (22.55%) Docker
16 317 (22.20%) DevOps
17 291 (20.38%) TDD
17 291 (20.38%) Hadoop
18 277 (19.40%) JavaScript
19 274 (19.19%) Continuous Integration
20 261 (18.28%) MySQL
21 248 (17.37%) REST
22 247 (17.30%) Oracle
23 233 (16.32%) Scala
24 228 (15.97%) Scrum
25 219 (15.34%) NoSQL
26 213 (14.92%) Finance
27 204 (14.29%) Web Services
28 201 (14.08%) HTTP
28 201 (14.08%) Puppet

Apache
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 358 (25.07%) Apache Spark
2 348 (24.37%) Tomcat
3 151 (10.57%) JBoss
3 151 (10.57%) nginx
4 121 (8.47%) IIS
5 99 (6.93%) WebSphere
6 89 (6.23%) WebLogic
7 79 (5.53%) Elasticsearch
8 62 (4.34%) Confluence
9 53 (3.71%) Apache Pig
10 45 (3.15%) Jetty
11 32 (2.24%) CMS
12 31 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 30 (2.10%) Apache Solr
13 30 (2.10%) WebSphere Application Server
14 28 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
15 27 (1.89%) Apache Airflow
16 23 (1.61%) Mongrel
16 23 (1.61%) Mule
17 20 (1.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.77%) SPSS
4 7 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.28%) Windchill
8 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.21%) CATIA
8 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.14%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.14%) Pipeline Pilot
10 1 (0.070%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.070%) HipChat
10 1 (0.070%) Maya
10 1 (0.070%) Shockwave
10 1 (0.070%) Stata
Business Applications
1 23 (1.61%) Magento
2 6 (0.42%) ENOVIA
3 4 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.21%) DELMIA
4 3 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.21%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.14%) Siebel CRM
5 2 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.070%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.070%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 404 (28.29%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (10.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 102 (7.14%) GitHub
4 83 (5.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 47 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
6 43 (3.01%) PaaS
7 36 (2.52%) Amazon S3
8 33 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
9 32 (2.24%) Serverless
10 31 (2.17%) Amazon Kinesis
11 28 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
12 27 (1.89%) OpenShift
13 25 (1.75%) Amazon EMR
14 21 (1.47%) Google App Engine
15 20 (1.40%) SaaS
16 18 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
16 18 (1.26%) Slack
17 16 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 16 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
18 12 (0.84%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 201 (14.08%) HTTP
2 125 (8.75%) TCP/IP
3 108 (7.56%) SSL
4 94 (6.58%) DNS
5 91 (6.37%) Firewall
6 45 (3.15%) FTP
7 37 (2.59%) Internet
7 37 (2.59%) VPN
8 36 (2.52%) DHCP
9 33 (2.31%) SSH
10 32 (2.24%) SAN
11 21 (1.47%) Network Security
11 21 (1.47%) Reverse Proxy
11 21 (1.47%) WAN
12 20 (1.40%) IPsec
13 17 (1.19%) Kerberos
14 16 (1.12%) SMTP
15 15 (1.05%) VoIP
16 12 (0.84%) LAN
17 11 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 329 (23.04%) Big Data
2 291 (20.38%) Hadoop
3 261 (18.28%) MySQL
4 219 (15.34%) NoSQL
5 192 (13.45%) PostgreSQL
6 186 (13.03%) SQL Server
7 179 (12.54%) MongoDB
8 170 (11.90%) Apache Hive
9 149 (10.43%) Relational Database
10 122 (8.54%) Apache Cassandra
11 115 (8.05%) HBase
12 85 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
13 55 (3.85%) Impala
14 53 (3.71%) Amazon Redshift
15 50 (3.50%) RDBMS
16 45 (3.15%) Sqoop
17 32 (2.24%) BigQuery
17 32 (2.24%) Oracle Database
18 29 (2.03%) Parquet
19 26 (1.82%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 421 (29.48%) Jenkins
2 405 (28.36%) Git (software)
3 161 (11.27%) JIRA
4 139 (9.73%) JUnit
5 118 (8.26%) Maven
6 94 (6.58%) Subversion
7 75 (5.25%) Gradle
8 57 (3.99%) Cucumber
9 52 (3.64%) Mockito
10 49 (3.43%) Eclipse
11 48 (3.36%) Selenium
12 37 (2.59%) Vagrant
13 36 (2.52%) Artifactory
14 35 (2.45%) JMeter
14 35 (2.45%) TeamCity
15 33 (2.31%) Sonatype Nexus
16 32 (2.24%) GitLab
16 32 (2.24%) IntelliJ
16 32 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
17 29 (2.03%) Bitbucket
General
1 213 (14.92%) Finance
2 111 (7.77%) Banking
3 35 (2.45%) Investment Banking
4 32 (2.24%) Retail
4 32 (2.24%) Telecoms
5 30 (2.10%) Marketing
6 23 (1.61%) Front Office
7 14 (0.98%) Legal
8 12 (0.84%) Games
8 12 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.70%) Advertising
10 8 (0.56%) Electronics
10 8 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.42%) Back Office
12 4 (0.28%) Automotive
13 3 (0.21%) Law
13 3 (0.21%) Military
13 3 (0.21%) Publishing
13 3 (0.21%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 611 (42.79%) Developer
2 296 (20.73%) Java Developer
3 132 (9.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 111 (7.77%) Architect
5 105 (7.35%) Big Data Developer
6 100 (7.00%) Data Engineer
7 75 (5.25%) Senior Developer
8 72 (5.04%) Administrator
9 57 (3.99%) Systems Administrator
10 53 (3.71%) Big Data Engineer
10 53 (3.71%) Software Engineer
11 47 (3.29%) Linux Administrator
12 44 (3.08%) Data Architect
12 44 (3.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 42 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
14 41 (2.87%) Java Engineer
15 38 (2.66%) Python Developer
16 35 (2.45%) AWS Engineer
16 35 (2.45%) Scala Developer
16 35 (2.45%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (23.60%) Kafka
2 324 (22.69%) Spring
3 248 (17.37%) REST
4 204 (14.29%) Web Services
5 191 (13.38%) Middleware
6 177 (12.39%) HTML
7 165 (11.55%) JSON
8 164 (11.48%) RabbitMQ
9 159 (11.13%) LAMP
10 158 (11.06%) J2EE
11 149 (10.43%) CSS
12 142 (9.94%) RESTful
13 128 (8.96%) XML
14 123 (8.61%) AngularJS
14 123 (8.61%) SOAP
15 114 (7.98%) Hibernate
16 88 (6.16%) Spring Boot
17 80 (5.60%) Apache Camel
18 77 (5.39%) HTML5
19 75 (5.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 78 (5.46%) Computer Science
2 74 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (4.90%) Linux Command Line
4 44 (3.08%) User Experience
5 39 (2.73%) Virtual Team
6 33 (2.31%) Algorithms
7 30 (2.10%) Data Centre
8 29 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
9 28 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
9 28 (1.96%) Public Cloud
10 23 (1.61%) Data Structures
10 23 (1.61%) Fintech
10 23 (1.61%) PKI
11 18 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
12 17 (1.19%) Management Information System
13 15 (1.05%) Clustering
13 15 (1.05%) Mobile App
14 12 (0.84%) Credit Risk
15 11 (0.77%) NHS
16 10 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 711 (49.79%) Linux
2 334 (23.39%) Unix
3 170 (11.90%) Windows
4 141 (9.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 96 (6.72%) CentOS
6 81 (5.67%) Ubuntu
7 69 (4.83%) Windows Server
8 48 (3.36%) Solaris
9 29 (2.03%) Debian
10 24 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (1.12%) Windows 7
13 15 (1.05%) HPUX
14 14 (0.98%) AIX
15 13 (0.91%) Android
16 11 (0.77%) SUSE
17 9 (0.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 6 (0.42%) Apple iOS
18 6 (0.42%) Fedora
19 5 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (42.51%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (22.20%) DevOps
3 291 (20.38%) TDD
4 274 (19.19%) Continuous Integration
5 228 (15.97%) Scrum
6 188 (13.17%) Open Source
7 183 (12.82%) Microservices
8 175 (12.25%) Test Automation
9 155 (10.85%) Software Engineering
10 148 (10.36%) Analytics
11 128 (8.96%) E-Commerce
12 127 (8.89%) OO
13 125 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
14 123 (8.61%) BDD
15 111 (7.77%) Configuration Management
16 106 (7.42%) Machine Learning
17 102 (7.14%) ETL
18 95 (6.65%) Continuous Delivery
18 95 (6.65%) Unit Testing
19 80 (5.60%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 757 (53.01%) Java
2 413 (28.92%) Python
3 339 (23.74%) SQL
4 277 (19.40%) JavaScript
5 233 (16.32%) Scala
6 172 (12.04%) Bash Shell
7 147 (10.29%) Perl
8 122 (8.54%) PHP
9 116 (8.12%) Ruby
10 113 (7.91%) Java 8
11 105 (7.35%) Shell Script
12 66 (4.62%) Groovy
13 60 (4.20%) PowerShell
14 39 (2.73%) Go
15 37 (2.59%) C#
16 33 (2.31%) R
17 31 (2.17%) C
17 31 (2.17%) PL/SQL
18 24 (1.68%) C++
19 14 (0.98%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 108 (7.56%) Security Cleared
2 106 (7.42%) Degree
3 81 (5.67%) SC Cleared
4 35 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (0.91%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.77%) RHCE
7 10 (0.70%) PhD
8 7 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (0.49%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.35%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.28%) CCSE
11 4 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.28%) ISEB
11 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.21%) CCNA
12 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.21%) OCA
12 3 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.73%) Data Quality
2 38 (2.66%) QA
3 30 (2.10%) GCP
4 19 (1.33%) GDPR
5 10 (0.70%) SLA
6 6 (0.42%) MiFID
7 5 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.35%) PMO
7 5 (0.35%) TickIT
8 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.14%) ECSS
11 1 (0.070%) EMIR
11 1 (0.070%) PSD2
11 1 (0.070%) WCAG
System Software
1 322 (22.55%) Docker
2 102 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (5.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 81 (5.67%) HDFS
4 56 (3.92%) Active Directory
5 55 (3.85%) Apache Flume
6 37 (2.59%) Xen
7 22 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (1.33%) NFS
9 15 (1.05%) Hyper-V
9 15 (1.05%) vSphere
10 14 (0.98%) Squid
11 13 (0.91%) KVM
11 13 (0.91%) LXC
12 12 (0.84%) Postfix
12 12 (0.84%) VirtualBox
13 10 (0.70%) iptables
14 9 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 8 (0.56%) Varnish
15 8 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 201 (14.08%) Puppet
2 180 (12.61%) Ansible
3 121 (8.47%) Kubernetes
4 117 (8.19%) Opscode Chef
5 115 (8.05%) Terraform
6 86 (6.02%) Hadoop YARN
7 60 (4.20%) Kibana
8 42 (2.94%) logstash
9 37 (2.59%) Mesos
10 33 (2.31%) Grafana
10 33 (2.31%) Nagios
11 29 (2.03%) HAProxy
12 25 (1.75%) Packer
13 24 (1.68%) Graylog
14 23 (1.61%) CA Single Sign-On
14 23 (1.61%) ZABBIX
15 21 (1.47%) Salt
16 20 (1.40%) Prometheus
17 18 (1.26%) Single Sign-On
18 17 (1.19%) Consul
Vendors
1 247 (17.30%) Oracle
2 176 (12.32%) Red Hat
3 143 (10.01%) VMware
4 141 (9.87%) Microsoft
5 107 (7.49%) Google
6 85 (5.95%) IBM
7 79 (5.53%) Cloudera
8 67 (4.69%) Splunk
9 42 (2.94%) MapR
10 41 (2.87%) Hortonworks
11 33 (2.31%) SAP
12 31 (2.17%) Talend
13 29 (2.03%) Adobe
13 29 (2.03%) webMethods
14 28 (1.96%) AppDynamics
15 27 (1.89%) Cisco
16 26 (1.82%) ForgeRock
16 26 (1.82%) HP
17 24 (1.68%) Atlassian
18 22 (1.54%) F5