Period
to 29 November 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 29 November 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
29 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 291 199 258
Rank change year-on-year -92 +59 -46
Contract jobs citing Apache 820 497 864
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 1.38% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.32% 9.37% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 365 600
10th Percentile £413 £369 £363
25th Percentile £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £675 £663 £603
90th Percentile £725 £750 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 9
Median hourly rate - £40.25 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year - -4.17% -2.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year - +2.38% -0.97%

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 11,199 5,306 12,050
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.65% 14.70% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,738 3,589 7,890
10th Percentile £313 £281 £250
25th Percentile £413 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £510 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +7.37% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £603 £563 £550
90th Percentile £699 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £432 £425
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 164 299
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.63 £10.95
25th Percentile £16.25 £17.87 £14.25
Median hourly rate £22.82 £24.75 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -7.80% +20.73% +2.50%
75th Percentile £50.94 £51.00 £40.00
90th Percentile £65.50 £63.76 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.82 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.74% +26.78% -10.00%

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 29 November 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
Top 17 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 29 November 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 -88 654 £575 +9.52% 224
London -81 425 £600 +4.35% 99
Work from Home -65 257 £550 +4.76% 52
UK excluding London -98 235 £500 +11.11% 138
South East -87 53 £475 +5.56% 27
North of England -63 52 £500 +16.69% 35
South West -27 47 £550 +22.22% 27
Scotland -42 32 £525 +23.53% 12
North West -62 29 £513 +23.20% 21
Midlands -85 20 £528 +28.00% 22
Yorkshire -37 18 £500 - 8
East of England -64 16 £530 -7.83% 10
West Midlands -70 15 £530 +24.71% 16
Wales - 13 £500 - 4
North East - 5 £525 - 6
Northern Ireland -6 4 £475 +10.21% 1
East Midlands -36 3 £475 +18.75% 6

For the 6 months to 29 November 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.

1 381 (46.46%) Python
2 342 (41.71%) Java
3 292 (35.61%) Linux
4 289 (35.24%) SQL
5 286 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
6 279 (34.02%) AWS
7 274 (33.41%) DevOps
8 248 (30.24%) Apache Spark
9 189 (23.05%) Azure
10 184 (22.44%) Git (software)
11 157 (19.15%) Kafka
11 157 (19.15%) Kubernetes
12 156 (19.02%) Docker
12 156 (19.02%) Jenkins
13 154 (18.78%) Ansible
14 153 (18.66%) Big Data
15 151 (18.41%) Terraform
16 146 (17.80%) Finance
17 138 (16.83%) Social Skills
18 132 (16.10%) Apache Airflow
19 126 (15.37%) Tomcat
20 125 (15.24%) JavaScript
21 123 (15.00%) Oracle
22 118 (14.39%) Software Engineering
23 115 (14.02%) Data Pipeline
24 114 (13.90%) Unix
25 104 (12.68%) Hadoop
26 103 (12.56%) Data Engineering
27 102 (12.44%) Microservices
27 102 (12.44%) Windows

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
1 248 (30.24%) Apache Spark
2 132 (16.10%) Apache Airflow
3 126 (15.37%) Tomcat
4 86 (10.49%) nginx
5 81 (9.88%) IIS
6 53 (6.46%) Elasticsearch
7 48 (5.85%) WebSphere
8 45 (5.49%) Confluence
9 42 (5.12%) JBoss
10 36 (4.39%) WebLogic
11 19 (2.32%) SharePoint
12 18 (2.20%) Cloud Foundry
12 18 (2.20%) Jupyter
13 15 (1.83%) OpenStack
14 14 (1.71%) MS Exchange
14 14 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
15 13 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 13 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 9 (1.10%) Apache Solr
16 9 (1.10%) Appian
Applications
1 20 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.85%) Magento
2 4 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (0.49%) Shopify
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 279 (34.02%) AWS
2 189 (23.05%) Azure
3 94 (11.46%) GCP
4 83 (10.12%) Serverless
5 81 (9.88%) Amazon S3
6 51 (6.22%) GitHub
7 50 (6.10%) Amazon EC2
8 49 (5.98%) AWS Lambda
9 40 (4.88%) PaaS
10 39 (4.76%) IaaS
11 37 (4.51%) SaaS
12 36 (4.39%) OpenShift
13 35 (4.27%) Amazon EMR
14 32 (3.90%) Azure Storage
15 31 (3.78%) AWS CloudFormation
16 27 (3.29%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 24 (2.93%) Amazon ECS
18 23 (2.80%) Azure Data Factory
18 23 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
19 22 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 68 (8.29%) DNS
2 54 (6.59%) SSL
3 53 (6.46%) Firewall
4 49 (5.98%) HTTP
5 25 (3.05%) FTP
5 25 (3.05%) Kerberos
5 25 (3.05%) TCP/IP
6 24 (2.93%) SAN
7 20 (2.44%) Internet
8 17 (2.07%) WAN
9 14 (1.71%) NAS
10 12 (1.46%) VPN
11 11 (1.34%) NetScaler
12 10 (1.22%) iSCSI
12 10 (1.22%) SNMP
13 9 (1.10%) DHCP
13 9 (1.10%) SMTP
13 9 (1.10%) SSH
13 9 (1.10%) VLAN
14 8 (0.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (18.66%) Big Data
2 104 (12.68%) Hadoop
3 87 (10.61%) MySQL
4 75 (9.15%) Data Warehouse
5 69 (8.41%) NoSQL
6 67 (8.17%) Apache Ignite
7 66 (8.05%) Data Lake
7 66 (8.05%) SQL Server
8 58 (7.07%) Apache Hive
9 56 (6.83%) PostgreSQL
10 55 (6.71%) Relational Database
11 42 (5.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 42 (5.12%) MongoDB
12 41 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
13 38 (4.63%) Amazon RDS
13 38 (4.63%) BigQuery
13 38 (4.63%) Redis
14 35 (4.27%) Amazon Athena
15 34 (4.15%) HBase
16 24 (2.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 184 (22.44%) Git (software)
2 156 (19.02%) Jenkins
3 80 (9.76%) JIRA
4 53 (6.46%) GitLab
5 48 (5.85%) Bitbucket
6 42 (5.12%) Maven
7 29 (3.54%) SonarQube
8 24 (2.93%) TeamCity
9 18 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
9 18 (2.20%) Subversion
10 15 (1.83%) Artifactory
11 13 (1.59%) Cucumber
11 13 (1.59%) JUnit
11 13 (1.59%) Selenium
12 10 (1.22%) Gatling
12 10 (1.22%) git-flow
12 10 (1.22%) Mockito
13 9 (1.10%) Bitbucket Server
13 9 (1.10%) Hudson
14 8 (0.98%) Travis CI
General
1 146 (17.80%) Finance
2 138 (16.83%) Social Skills
3 93 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
4 90 (10.98%) Banking
5 54 (6.59%) Public Sector
6 28 (3.41%) Marketing
7 26 (3.17%) Front Office
8 23 (2.80%) Investment Banking
9 18 (2.20%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.95%) Legal
11 15 (1.83%) Publishing
12 13 (1.59%) Law
13 12 (1.46%) Presentation Skills
14 11 (1.34%) Documentation Skills
14 11 (1.34%) Retail
15 5 (0.61%) Dutch Language
15 5 (0.61%) Telecoms
16 4 (0.49%) Electronics
16 4 (0.49%) Games
17 3 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 220 (26.83%) Developer
2 163 (19.88%) Data Engineer
3 76 (9.27%) Java Developer
4 73 (8.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 58 (7.07%) AWS Engineer
6 57 (6.95%) Architect
7 56 (6.83%) Software Engineer
8 53 (6.46%) Python Developer
9 36 (4.39%) Consultant
10 34 (4.15%) Senior Developer
11 31 (3.78%) Python Engineer
12 24 (2.93%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 23 (2.80%) AWS Developer
13 23 (2.80%) AWS Software Engineer
13 23 (2.80%) Cloud Engineer
13 23 (2.80%) Python Software Engineer
14 22 (2.68%) Administrator
14 22 (2.68%) Azure Engineer
14 22 (2.68%) Systems Engineer
15 21 (2.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (19.15%) Kafka
2 82 (10.00%) Web Services
3 76 (9.27%) Spring
4 69 (8.41%) REST
5 68 (8.29%) AngularJS
5 68 (8.29%) Apache NiFi
5 68 (8.29%) PySpark
6 67 (8.17%) JSON
7 64 (7.80%) XML
8 62 (7.56%) HTML
9 57 (6.95%) Middleware
10 56 (6.83%) Node.js
11 54 (6.59%) React
12 51 (6.22%) CSS
13 48 (5.85%) .NET
13 48 (5.85%) Apache Beam
14 46 (5.61%) RESTful
15 45 (5.49%) LAMP
16 44 (5.37%) LDAP
17 34 (4.15%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 36 (4.39%) Derivative
2 34 (4.15%) Data Centre
2 34 (4.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 28 (3.41%) Cloud Native
4 25 (3.05%) Fixed Income
5 23 (2.80%) Equities
6 22 (2.68%) Data Structures
7 21 (2.56%) Public Cloud
8 20 (2.44%) Algorithms
8 20 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
9 19 (2.32%) Clustering
10 17 (2.07%) PKI
11 16 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
11 16 (1.95%) Management Information System
12 14 (1.71%) iPad
13 13 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
14 12 (1.46%) User Experience
15 11 (1.34%) Credit Derivative
15 11 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (1.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 292 (35.61%) Linux
2 114 (13.90%) Unix
3 102 (12.44%) Windows
4 35 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (4.27%) Ubuntu
5 28 (3.41%) Windows Server
6 24 (2.93%) CentOS
7 18 (2.20%) Windows Server 2019
8 15 (1.83%) Windows 10
9 12 (1.46%) Windows Server 2016
10 8 (0.98%) Debian
10 8 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.85%) AIX
11 7 (0.85%) SUSE
12 6 (0.73%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.73%) Solaris
13 4 (0.49%) Android
13 4 (0.49%) HPUX
14 3 (0.37%) VMS
14 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (33.41%) DevOps
3 118 (14.39%) Software Engineering
4 115 (14.02%) Data Pipeline
5 103 (12.56%) Data Engineering
6 102 (12.44%) Microservices
7 101 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
8 94 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
9 88 (10.73%) Analytics
10 78 (9.51%) Data Modelling
11 76 (9.27%) TDD
12 70 (8.54%) Infrastructure as Code
13 67 (8.17%) Migration
14 65 (7.93%) Scrum
15 64 (7.80%) ETL
16 57 (6.95%) Open Source
16 57 (6.95%) Test Automation
17 56 (6.83%) Full Stack Development
18 55 (6.71%) Multithreading
18 55 (6.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 381 (46.46%) Python
2 342 (41.71%) Java
3 289 (35.24%) SQL
4 125 (15.24%) JavaScript
5 88 (10.73%) Bash Shell
5 88 (10.73%) Scala
6 52 (6.34%) TypeScript
7 51 (6.22%) PowerShell
8 35 (4.27%) Perl
9 34 (4.15%) PHP
10 32 (3.90%) C++
11 29 (3.54%) Java 8
12 28 (3.41%) Shell Script
13 25 (3.05%) Kotlin
14 23 (2.80%) C#
15 20 (2.44%) Go
16 19 (2.32%) R
17 13 (1.59%) C
17 13 (1.59%) PL/SQL
18 12 (1.46%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 88 (10.73%) Security Cleared
2 77 (9.39%) SC Cleared
3 41 (5.00%) Degree
4 35 (4.27%) DV Cleared
5 17 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.85%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.61%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.61%) RHCE
9 4 (0.49%) ISEB
10 3 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.24%) Linux+ Certification
11 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.24%) OCP
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.24%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.37%) QA
2 23 (2.80%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.34%) GDPR
4 6 (0.73%) NCSC
5 5 (0.61%) Accessibility
5 5 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.61%) SLA
6 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.24%) COBIT
7 2 (0.24%) NIST
8 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.12%) EMIR
8 1 (0.12%) HL7
8 1 (0.12%) MiFID
8 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 156 (19.02%) Docker
2 74 (9.02%) Active Directory
3 29 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (2.80%) HDFS
5 18 (2.20%) GridGain
6 13 (1.59%) NFS
7 12 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 10 (1.22%) vSphere
9 5 (0.61%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.37%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.37%) FreeRADIUS
10 3 (0.37%) Postfix
10 3 (0.37%) Shibboleth
10 3 (0.37%) Squid
11 2 (0.24%) IAG
11 2 (0.24%) Varnish
11 2 (0.24%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 157 (19.15%) Kubernetes
2 154 (18.78%) Ansible
3 151 (18.41%) Terraform
4 54 (6.59%) Puppet
5 28 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (2.80%) Grafana
7 21 (2.56%) Prometheus
8 15 (1.83%) Hadoop YARN
9 14 (1.71%) Single Sign-On
10 13 (1.59%) Packer
11 11 (1.34%) Kibana
12 9 (1.10%) FortiGate
12 9 (1.10%) Nagios
13 8 (0.98%) Consul
13 8 (0.98%) HAProxy
13 8 (0.98%) logstash
14 7 (0.85%) CA Single Sign-On
15 6 (0.73%) BMC PATROL
16 5 (0.61%) cPanel
16 5 (0.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 123 (15.00%) Oracle
2 96 (11.71%) Microsoft
3 64 (7.80%) Google
4 61 (7.44%) Red Hat
5 57 (6.95%) Databricks
6 47 (5.73%) VMware
7 35 (4.27%) F5
8 29 (3.54%) IBM
9 28 (3.41%) Splunk
10 22 (2.68%) Cloudera
11 20 (2.44%) Informatica
12 19 (2.32%) NetApp
13 17 (2.07%) SAP
14 15 (1.83%) ServiceNow
14 15 (1.83%) Sybase
15 14 (1.71%) AppDynamics
15 14 (1.71%) Citrix
15 14 (1.71%) StreamSets
16 13 (1.59%) Adobe
17 12 (1.46%) Confluent