Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 2021 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
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 182 281 212
Rank change year-on-year +99 -69 -1
Contract jobs citing Apache 601 661 1,345
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.44% 0.91% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.89% 6.37% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 455 906
Median daily rate £525 £538 £516
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +4.17% +5.85%
10th Percentile £365 £350 £328
90th Percentile £738 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Median hourly rate £49.00 £14.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +250.00% -67.44% +52.21%
10th Percentile £42.60 £6.00 £39.07
90th Percentile £56.20 £43.84 £49.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £14.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +207.14% -67.44% +122.34%

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 6,074 10,374 16,387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.54% 14.36% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,098 6,901 10,722
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +0.71% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 231 329
Median hourly rate £27.23 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.64% +5.41% -2.63%
10th Percentile £14.05 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.50 £51.75 £47.09
Median hourly rate £24.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% +2.86% -6.98%

Apache
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Apache in the UK

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Apache.

Daily rate trend for Apache in the UK

Apache
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Apache over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Apache in the UK

Apache
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Apache.

Hourly rate trend for Apache in the UK

Apache
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Apache over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

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 24 January 2021. 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 +100 499 £525 -2.33% 185
London +98 283 £561 -0.88% 86
UK excluding London +77 222 £450 -10.00% 110
Work from Home -63 143 £525 +5.00% 24
North of England +71 49 £450 -5.26% 36
South East +55 48 £481 -9.62% 22
North West +63 38 £432 +3.47% 20
Midlands +65 35 £450 +5.88% 13
South West +65 35 £450 -6.25% 24
East of England +47 33 £650 +35.06% 4
West Midlands +61 30 £485 -3.00% 10
Scotland +23 17 £425 -10.53% 7
Yorkshire +45 11 £555 +16.84% 11
East Midlands +39 5 £450 +50.00% 3
Wales +25 3 £588 +30.56% 4
Northern Ireland +8 2 £431 +0.23%

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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.

1 295 (49.08%) Java
2 284 (47.25%) Python
3 250 (41.60%) AWS
4 219 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
5 212 (35.27%) SQL
6 178 (29.62%) Linux
7 170 (28.29%) Docker
7 170 (28.29%) Apache Spark
8 169 (28.12%) Finance
9 162 (26.96%) Software Engineering
10 160 (26.62%) Jenkins
11 137 (22.80%) Oracle
12 136 (22.63%) DevOps
13 133 (22.13%) JavaScript
14 131 (21.80%) Kubernetes
15 130 (21.63%) Web Services
16 125 (20.80%) MySQL
16 125 (20.80%) Security Cleared
17 122 (20.30%) Git (software)
18 117 (19.47%) Ansible
19 111 (18.47%) Microservices
20 109 (18.14%) Hadoop
21 101 (16.81%) Asset Management
21 101 (16.81%) Serverless
22 100 (16.64%) Big Data
23 98 (16.31%) SC Cleared
24 96 (15.97%) Terraform
25 95 (15.81%) PostgreSQL
26 92 (15.31%) SQL Server
27 90 (14.98%) Scala

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
1 170 (28.29%) Apache Spark
2 69 (11.48%) Tomcat
3 48 (7.99%) Confluence
4 46 (7.65%) nginx
5 45 (7.49%) Apache Airflow
6 40 (6.66%) JBoss
7 38 (6.32%) Elasticsearch
8 31 (5.16%) IIS
9 24 (3.99%) WebSphere
10 22 (3.66%) Red Hat Fuse
11 18 (3.00%) WebLogic
12 13 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 9 (1.50%) Apache Synapse
15 7 (1.16%) Apache Pig
16 6 (1.00%) Appian
17 5 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 4 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 4 (0.67%) ArcGIS
18 4 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (5.82%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.00%) Magento
2 4 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.17%) Maximo
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) Shopify
4 1 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 250 (41.60%) AWS
2 101 (16.81%) Serverless
3 82 (13.64%) Azure
4 73 (12.15%) Amazon S3
5 72 (11.98%) GCP
6 71 (11.81%) AWS Lambda
7 46 (7.65%) GitHub
8 43 (7.15%) Amazon ECS
9 35 (5.82%) Amazon EC2
10 33 (5.49%) Apigee
11 19 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (2.50%) Azure Data Factory
13 13 (2.16%) Power Platform
14 10 (1.66%) Amazon EMR
15 9 (1.50%) Cloud Functions
16 8 (1.33%) Amazon EKS
17 7 (1.16%) Amazon Kinesis
17 7 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
18 6 (1.00%) IaaS
19 4 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.82%) HTTP
2 37 (6.16%) DNS
3 27 (4.49%) SSL
4 21 (3.49%) TCP/IP
5 16 (2.66%) DHCP
5 16 (2.66%) Firewall
6 15 (2.50%) FTP
7 11 (1.83%) SAN
8 9 (1.50%) SSH
9 8 (1.33%) SMTP
10 7 (1.16%) iSCSI
11 6 (1.00%) Internet
12 4 (0.67%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.67%) NAS
13 3 (0.50%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.33%) BIG-IP
14 2 (0.33%) Network Security
14 2 (0.33%) Reverse Proxy
14 2 (0.33%) SNMP
14 2 (0.33%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (20.80%) MySQL
2 109 (18.14%) Hadoop
3 100 (16.64%) Big Data
4 95 (15.81%) PostgreSQL
5 92 (15.31%) SQL Server
6 89 (14.81%) Apache Hive
7 77 (12.81%) Relational Database
8 62 (10.32%) Apache Ignite
9 51 (8.49%) Impala
10 50 (8.32%) Data Warehouse
11 46 (7.65%) Amazon Redshift
12 43 (7.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 38 (6.32%) Pentaho
14 37 (6.16%) Data Lake
15 33 (5.49%) BigQuery
16 23 (3.83%) MongoDB
17 21 (3.49%) Bigtable
17 21 (3.49%) Cloud Spanner
18 20 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
19 19 (3.16%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 160 (26.62%) Jenkins
2 122 (20.30%) Git (software)
3 65 (10.82%) JIRA
4 48 (7.99%) GitLab
5 39 (6.49%) Bitbucket
6 38 (6.32%) Artifactory
7 28 (4.66%) Maven
8 27 (4.49%) Vagrant
9 26 (4.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 24 (3.99%) FishEye
10 24 (3.99%) ScriptRunner
11 16 (2.66%) TeamCity
12 15 (2.50%) Subversion
13 13 (2.16%) IBM UrbanCode
13 13 (2.16%) Selenium
13 13 (2.16%) Sonatype Nexus
14 12 (2.00%) JUnit
15 11 (1.83%) Cypress.io
15 11 (1.83%) webpack
16 10 (1.66%) Gradle
General
1 169 (28.12%) Finance
2 71 (11.81%) Banking
3 69 (11.48%) Front Office
4 31 (5.16%) Public Sector
5 19 (3.16%) Games
6 12 (2.00%) Back Office
7 11 (1.83%) Marketing
8 7 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.00%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.00%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.83%) Legal
11 4 (0.67%) Law
11 4 (0.67%) Retail
12 3 (0.50%) Publishing
13 2 (0.33%) Electronics
13 2 (0.33%) Military
13 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.17%) Automotive
14 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 244 (40.60%) Developer
2 127 (21.13%) Software Engineer
3 85 (14.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 84 (13.98%) Data Engineer
5 70 (11.65%) Java Developer
6 66 (10.98%) Architect
7 47 (7.82%) Python Developer
8 44 (7.32%) Java Engineer
8 44 (7.32%) Python Engineer
9 42 (6.99%) AWS Engineer
10 39 (6.49%) Java Software Engineer
11 33 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
12 32 (5.32%) Python Software Engineer
13 31 (5.16%) Java Software Developer
14 29 (4.83%) Software Developer
15 26 (4.33%) Data Architect
15 26 (4.33%) DevOps Engineer
15 26 (4.33%) Senior Software Engineer
16 25 (4.16%) AWS Developer
17 23 (3.83%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (21.63%) Web Services
2 87 (14.48%) Kafka
3 81 (13.48%) React
4 79 (13.14%) gRPC
5 68 (11.31%) HTML
6 67 (11.15%) Apache NiFi
7 64 (10.65%) REST
8 59 (9.82%) Spring
9 57 (9.48%) Node.js
10 56 (9.32%) AngularJS
11 52 (8.65%) RESTful
12 45 (7.49%) Middleware
13 43 (7.15%) CSS
14 40 (6.66%) OAuth
15 36 (5.99%) Protocol Buffers
16 34 (5.66%) J2EE
17 33 (5.49%) Swagger
18 32 (5.32%) HTML5
19 31 (5.16%) jQuery
19 31 (5.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.65%) Derivative
2 61 (10.15%) Fixed Income
3 59 (9.82%) Equities
4 55 (9.15%) Hedge funds
5 54 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (6.32%) Greenfield Project
7 27 (4.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 25 (4.16%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (3.66%) Algorithms
10 20 (3.33%) Clustering
11 18 (3.00%) Linux Command Line
12 14 (2.33%) Data Centre
12 14 (2.33%) User Experience
13 8 (1.33%) PKI
14 7 (1.16%) Management Information System
15 6 (1.00%) NHS
16 5 (0.83%) Life Science
16 5 (0.83%) Mobile App
16 5 (0.83%) Replication
16 5 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 178 (29.62%) Linux
2 44 (7.32%) Windows
3 36 (5.99%) Unix
4 20 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (3.00%) CentOS
6 14 (2.33%) Ubuntu
7 12 (2.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.00%) Solaris
8 6 (1.00%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (0.67%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.50%) VMS
11 2 (0.33%) AIX
11 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (26.96%) Software Engineering
3 136 (22.63%) DevOps
4 111 (18.47%) Microservices
5 101 (16.81%) Asset Management
6 87 (14.48%) Configuration Management
7 79 (13.14%) ETL
8 70 (11.65%) Investment Management
9 68 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
10 63 (10.48%) Open Source
11 62 (10.32%) Unit Testing
12 59 (9.82%) Scrum
13 53 (8.82%) Migration
14 51 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
15 50 (8.32%) Test Automation
16 47 (7.82%) Release Management
17 45 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
18 44 (7.32%) SDLC
19 41 (6.82%) Data Modelling
20 39 (6.49%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 295 (49.08%) Java
2 284 (47.25%) Python
3 212 (35.27%) SQL
4 133 (22.13%) JavaScript
5 90 (14.98%) Scala
6 68 (11.31%) Kotlin
7 35 (5.82%) PHP
8 31 (5.16%) Bash Shell
8 31 (5.16%) C++
9 26 (4.33%) C#
9 26 (4.33%) TypeScript
10 25 (4.16%) Perl
11 23 (3.83%) PowerShell
11 23 (3.83%) Shell Script
12 22 (3.66%) Clojure
13 21 (3.49%) Java 8
14 14 (2.33%) Ruby
15 13 (2.16%) R
16 11 (1.83%) PL/SQL
17 10 (1.66%) C
Qualifications
1 125 (20.80%) Security Cleared
2 98 (16.31%) SC Cleared
3 47 (7.82%) DV Cleared
4 44 (7.32%) Degree
5 22 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (2.50%) Master's Degree
7 11 (1.83%) Sun Certification
8 8 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (1.00%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.50%) CCNA
10 3 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.33%) CISSP
11 2 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.17%) CCNP
12 1 (0.17%) ISEB
12 1 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.17%) OCP
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.17%) RHCE
12 1 (0.17%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.32%) QA
2 18 (3.00%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.83%) SLA
4 10 (1.66%) GDPR
5 6 (1.00%) MiFID
6 2 (0.33%) NCSC
7 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 170 (28.29%) Docker
2 60 (9.98%) HDFS
3 24 (3.99%) GlusterFS
4 21 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (3.16%) Active Directory
6 8 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (1.33%) NFS
7 5 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.67%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.67%) vSphere
8 4 (0.67%) Xen
9 3 (0.50%) Gluster
9 3 (0.50%) GridGain
9 3 (0.50%) LXC
9 3 (0.50%) Postfix
9 3 (0.50%) qmail
9 3 (0.50%) Samba
9 3 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.33%) KVM
10 2 (0.33%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 131 (21.80%) Kubernetes
2 117 (19.47%) Ansible
3 96 (15.97%) Terraform
4 32 (5.32%) Grafana
5 29 (4.83%) Prometheus
5 29 (4.83%) Single Sign-On
6 28 (4.66%) Puppet
7 18 (3.00%) Oozie
8 15 (2.50%) Kibana
9 14 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (2.16%) Hadoop YARN
11 8 (1.33%) Consul
12 7 (1.16%) FreeIPA
13 5 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
13 5 (0.83%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.67%) Nagios
15 3 (0.50%) HAProxy
15 3 (0.50%) Mesos
15 3 (0.50%) Nessus
15 3 (0.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 137 (22.80%) Oracle
2 67 (11.15%) Google
3 42 (6.99%) Cloudera
4 36 (5.99%) Bloomberg
5 35 (5.82%) VMware
6 31 (5.16%) Red Hat
7 30 (4.99%) Microsoft
8 26 (4.33%) Atlassian
9 20 (3.33%) Databricks
10 13 (2.16%) IBM
11 12 (2.00%) Hortonworks
12 8 (1.33%) SAP
13 7 (1.16%) Confluent
13 7 (1.16%) Splunk
14 6 (1.00%) Talend
14 6 (1.00%) Zend
15 5 (0.83%) Adobe
15 5 (0.83%) Citrix
15 5 (0.83%) Murex
15 5 (0.83%) webMethods