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 3 months to 28 April 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)
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 162 173
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11  
Contract jobs citing Apache 693 845 767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.47% 1.51% 1.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.61% 8.70% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 553 489
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 12
Median hourly rate - £31.81 £33.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.65%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.81 £32.54
% change year-on-year - -2.23%  

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 8045 9711 9895
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.06% 17.38% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5213 6307 5936
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £571 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 213 382
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.30 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £40.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.66% -17.50%  

Apache
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Apache as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 April 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
England -9 631 £500 +11.11% 222
London -9 331 £525 +5.00% 105
South East +40 147 £475 +18.75% 40
Hampshire +29 53 £425 +6.25% 12
City of London +14 48 £550 +20.54% 24
South West +3 41 £444 +4.41% 10
East of England -1 33 £425 +21.25% 17
Scotland +28 27 £388 +12.31% 5
Berkshire +34 23 £425 -5.55% 9
West Sussex +26 23 £520 +36.39% 2
North West -24 23 £375 -11.76% 16
Surrey -6 21 £475 +5.55% 6
Wales -2 19 £325 +18.18%
South Wales +5 18 £293 +6.36%
West Midlands +15 17 £500 +21.21% 14
Cardiff +14 17 £260 -5.45%
Yorkshire +5 17 £413 -8.33% 13
Oxfordshire +3 16 £300 - 4
Worthing - 16 £500 - 2
Essex -9 15 £550 +50.68% 1
Edinburgh +14 14 £388 -4.61% 3
Manchester +2 13 £525 +23.52% 10
Reading +28 12 £425 -10.52% 1
Leeds 0 12 £375 -16.66% 5
West Yorkshire -1 12 £375 -16.66% 6
Southend-on-Sea -20 12 £544 +48.90%
Hertfordshire +14 11 £405 +35.00% 6
Wiltshire -4 10 £475 +5.55% 1
Gloucestershire +4 9 £320 -23.80% 2
Guildford - 9 £475 - 1

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 with a requirement for Apache.

1 745 (54.86%) Linux
2 722 (53.17%) Java
3 548 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
4 397 (29.23%) Tomcat
5 343 (25.26%) Jenkins
5 343 (25.26%) DevOps
6 340 (25.04%) Python
7 320 (23.56%) Puppet
8 318 (23.42%) SQL
9 314 (23.12%) JavaScript
10 298 (21.94%) Git (software)
11 290 (21.35%) MySQL
12 288 (21.21%) Oracle
13 264 (19.44%) HTML
14 254 (18.70%) JBoss
15 252 (18.56%) CSS
16 251 (18.48%) Open Source
17 250 (18.41%) Unix
18 230 (16.94%) Spring
19 228 (16.79%) HTTP
20 225 (16.57%) Finance
21 224 (16.49%) Perl
21 224 (16.49%) Amazon AWS
22 216 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
23 215 (15.83%) Red Hat
23 215 (15.83%) Docker
24 212 (15.61%) XML
25 210 (15.46%) Web Services
26 207 (15.24%) VMware
27 206 (15.17%) Hadoop

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
1 397 (29.23%) Tomcat
2 254 (18.70%) JBoss
3 195 (14.36%) nginx
4 194 (14.29%) Apache Spark
5 142 (10.46%) WebLogic
6 134 (9.87%) WebSphere
7 122 (8.98%) IIS
8 73 (5.38%) Confluence
9 64 (4.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 64 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
10 61 (4.49%) Apache Solr
11 53 (3.90%) CMS
12 38 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 37 (2.72%) Jetty
14 33 (2.43%) WebSphere Application Server
15 29 (2.14%) Apache Pig
15 29 (2.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 25 (1.84%) Mongrel
17 20 (1.47%) OpenStack
18 17 (1.25%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (0.88%) SPSS
2 10 (0.74%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.37%) HipChat
6 3 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.074%) Stata
Business Applications
1 16 (1.18%) SAP Hybris
2 7 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.44%) Magento
3 6 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.074%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.074%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.074%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.074%) Primavera
7 1 (0.074%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 224 (16.49%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
4 41 (3.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 34 (2.50%) GitHub
6 27 (1.99%) Amazon S3
7 24 (1.77%) Google App Engine
7 24 (1.77%) IaaS
8 19 (1.40%) SaaS
9 17 (1.25%) PaaS
10 16 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 16 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
13 10 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
14 9 (0.66%) Google Analytics
14 9 (0.66%) Route 53
14 9 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 7 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (0.44%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 228 (16.79%) HTTP
2 176 (12.96%) DNS
3 162 (11.93%) TCP/IP
4 142 (10.46%) SSL
5 136 (10.01%) Firewall
6 69 (5.08%) Internet
7 55 (4.05%) DHCP
8 54 (3.98%) LDAP
9 48 (3.53%) SAN
10 46 (3.39%) VPN
11 37 (2.72%) HTTPS
12 31 (2.28%) WAN
13 29 (2.14%) FTP
14 27 (1.99%) IPsec
15 26 (1.91%) LAN
15 26 (1.91%) OpenLDAP
16 22 (1.62%) SSH
17 21 (1.55%) Kerberos
18 18 (1.33%) SNMP
19 17 (1.25%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (21.35%) MySQL
2 206 (15.17%) Hadoop
3 184 (13.55%) PostgreSQL
4 168 (12.37%) Big Data
5 155 (11.41%) MongoDB
6 124 (9.13%) Relational Database
7 118 (8.69%) NoSQL
8 111 (8.17%) SQL Server
9 69 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 67 (4.93%) Oracle Database
11 64 (4.71%) Apache Hive
12 55 (4.05%) HBase
13 52 (3.83%) Redis
14 41 (3.02%) RDBMS
15 27 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
16 20 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
17 19 (1.40%) Endeca
17 19 (1.40%) Sqoop
18 18 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
19 17 (1.25%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 343 (25.26%) Jenkins
2 298 (21.94%) Git (software)
3 139 (10.24%) Subversion
4 137 (10.09%) Maven
5 111 (8.17%) JIRA
6 101 (7.44%) JUnit
7 66 (4.86%) Ant
8 64 (4.71%) Eclipse
9 60 (4.42%) Bitbucket
10 49 (3.61%) Cucumber
11 48 (3.53%) Selenium
12 34 (2.50%) IntelliJ
12 34 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
13 29 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 28 (2.06%) Travis CI
15 27 (1.99%) Mercurial
16 26 (1.91%) Mockito
17 25 (1.84%) Vagrant
18 20 (1.47%) ProC
19 18 (1.33%) Grunt
General
1 225 (16.57%) Finance
2 96 (7.07%) Banking
3 44 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 36 (2.65%) Investment Banking
4 36 (2.65%) Retail
5 24 (1.77%) Marketing
6 11 (0.81%) Front Office
7 10 (0.74%) Law
7 10 (0.74%) Legal
8 9 (0.66%) Games
8 9 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.52%) Back Office
10 7 (0.52%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.44%) Advertising
12 5 (0.37%) Electronics
12 5 (0.37%) Military
12 5 (0.37%) Publishing
13 3 (0.22%) Billing
13 3 (0.22%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 512 (37.70%) Developer
2 194 (14.29%) Architect
3 174 (12.81%) Java Developer
4 151 (11.12%) DevOps Engineer
5 96 (7.07%) Administrator
6 78 (5.74%) Scala Developer
7 77 (5.67%) Linux Engineer
8 66 (4.86%) PHP Developer
9 57 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
10 54 (3.98%) Linux Administrator
11 48 (3.53%) Senior Developer
11 48 (3.53%) Software Engineer
12 46 (3.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 43 (3.17%) Consultant
14 41 (3.02%) Data Engineer
15 37 (2.72%) Big Data Developer
16 35 (2.58%) Java Engineer
17 34 (2.50%) Analyst
18 33 (2.43%) Technical Architect
19 32 (2.36%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (19.44%) HTML
2 252 (18.56%) CSS
3 230 (16.94%) Spring
4 212 (15.61%) XML
5 210 (15.46%) Web Services
6 185 (13.62%) REST
7 184 (13.55%) J2EE
8 179 (13.18%) LAMP
8 179 (13.18%) SOAP
9 149 (10.97%) jQuery
10 142 (10.46%) JSON
11 121 (8.91%) Kafka
12 114 (8.39%) RESTful
13 113 (8.32%) Middleware
14 112 (8.25%) Hibernate
15 108 (7.95%) HTML5
16 105 (7.73%) LAPP Stack
17 91 (6.70%) Ajax
18 81 (5.96%) JMS
19 78 (5.74%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 71 (5.23%) Clustering
2 60 (4.42%) Computer Science
3 53 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (3.83%) Data Centre
5 49 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
6 36 (2.65%) Linux Command Line
7 29 (2.14%) PKI
8 26 (1.91%) Management Information System
9 25 (1.84%) Virtual Team
10 23 (1.69%) User Experience
11 19 (1.40%) Algorithms
12 16 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.18%) iPad
13 15 (1.10%) Mobile App
13 15 (1.10%) Private Cloud
14 13 (0.96%) Smart Meter
15 12 (0.88%) Data Structures
16 11 (0.81%) Fintech
16 11 (0.81%) Public Cloud
17 9 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 745 (54.86%) Linux
2 250 (18.41%) Unix
3 168 (12.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 152 (11.19%) Windows
5 86 (6.33%) CentOS
6 51 (3.76%) Solaris
6 51 (3.76%) Ubuntu
7 46 (3.39%) Windows Server
8 45 (3.31%) AIX
9 20 (1.47%) HPUX
10 19 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (1.18%) Debian
12 12 (0.88%) Apple iOS
12 12 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.59%) Android
14 7 (0.52%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.44%) CoreOS
15 6 (0.44%) SUSE
16 5 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (25.26%) DevOps
3 251 (18.48%) Open Source
4 216 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
5 188 (13.84%) Configuration Management
6 153 (11.27%) Scrum
7 145 (10.68%) TDD
8 121 (8.91%) Microservices
9 116 (8.54%) Software Engineering
10 88 (6.48%) E-Commerce
11 84 (6.19%) OO
12 83 (6.11%) Load Balancing
13 80 (5.89%) SOA
14 77 (5.67%) Web Development
15 75 (5.52%) Performance Tuning
16 73 (5.38%) High Availability
17 68 (5.01%) Mentoring
17 68 (5.01%) MVC
18 64 (4.71%) Migration
19 60 (4.42%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 722 (53.17%) Java
2 340 (25.04%) Python
3 318 (23.42%) SQL
4 314 (23.12%) JavaScript
5 224 (16.49%) Perl
6 181 (13.33%) PHP
7 163 (12.00%) Scala
8 156 (11.49%) Bash Shell
9 137 (10.09%) Ruby
10 69 (5.08%) C
10 69 (5.08%) Shell Script
11 65 (4.79%) C#
12 39 (2.87%) PowerShell
13 34 (2.50%) Groovy
14 32 (2.36%) R
15 26 (1.91%) C++
16 20 (1.47%) PL/SQL
17 11 (0.81%) Jython
17 11 (0.81%) Korn
18 10 (0.74%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 145 (10.68%) Security Cleared
2 111 (8.17%) SC Cleared
3 104 (7.66%) Degree
4 32 (2.36%) RHCE
5 26 (1.91%) RHCSA
6 19 (1.40%) CISSP
7 14 (1.03%) DV Cleared
8 13 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.66%) MCSE
9 9 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.52%) CISA
11 5 (0.37%) CCIE
11 5 (0.37%) EMC Certification
12 4 (0.29%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.29%) CCNA
12 4 (0.29%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.29%) PMP
12 4 (0.29%) SANS
13 3 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.72%) QA
2 30 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 13 (0.96%) PA-DSS
4 11 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.59%) SLA
6 7 (0.52%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.37%) MiFID
8 4 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.22%) FedRAMP
9 3 (0.22%) SDET
10 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.074%) EMIR
11 1 (0.074%) ISO27005
11 1 (0.074%) PMO
System Software
1 215 (15.83%) Docker
2 106 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (3.83%) Active Directory
4 41 (3.02%) Xen
5 36 (2.65%) HDFS
6 27 (1.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 27 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (1.55%) Apache Flume
7 21 (1.55%) vCloud
8 19 (1.40%) Postfix
8 19 (1.40%) Squid
9 15 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.96%) Hyper-V
10 13 (0.96%) vSphere
11 12 (0.88%) NFS
12 10 (0.74%) KVM
13 9 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
13 9 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (0.59%) VMware ESX
15 7 (0.52%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 320 (23.56%) Puppet
2 154 (11.34%) Ansible
3 105 (7.73%) Opscode Chef
4 66 (4.86%) Kubernetes
5 63 (4.64%) Nagios
6 60 (4.42%) Terraform
7 59 (4.34%) HAProxy
8 49 (3.61%) Kibana
9 48 (3.53%) ZABBIX
10 45 (3.31%) logstash
11 29 (2.14%) Hadoop YARN
11 29 (2.14%) Salt
12 23 (1.69%) vCenter Server
13 22 (1.62%) Rsyslog
14 18 (1.33%) Consul
14 18 (1.33%) Graphite
14 18 (1.33%) Packer
15 17 (1.25%) Oozie
16 16 (1.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 16 (1.18%) yum
Vendors
1 288 (21.21%) Oracle
2 215 (15.83%) Red Hat
3 207 (15.24%) VMware
4 83 (6.11%) IBM
5 81 (5.96%) Microsoft
6 77 (5.67%) Google
7 69 (5.08%) Adobe
8 45 (3.31%) Splunk
9 44 (3.24%) Cisco
10 36 (2.65%) Cloudera
11 32 (2.36%) AppDynamics
11 32 (2.36%) Atlassian
12 31 (2.28%) ATG
12 31 (2.28%) EMC
12 31 (2.28%) Zend
13 28 (2.06%) HP
14 24 (1.77%) Hortonworks
15 23 (1.69%) F5
15 23 (1.69%) webMethods
15 23 (1.69%) WSO2
London
X4 Group
Rate: £150 - 190 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £480.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Stratospherec
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £535 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Gravitas Recruitment Group
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Talendrone.com
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £700 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £465 - £511.50 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Searchability
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 days ago