Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 221 197 187
Rank change year-on-year -24 -10 -27
Contract jobs citing Apache 1,114 1,465 1,372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.22% 1.42% 1.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.91% 8.50% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 1,032 894
UK median daily rate £503 £500 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.55% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £363 £351 £305
90th Percentile £660 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +8.62% +8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 7
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £28.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.78% -28.13% +42.86%
10th Percentile £31.50 £14.55 £35.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £59.14 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +51.69% -15.71% +25.00%

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 14,091 17,237 16,185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.46% 16.73% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,945 11,258 10,468
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.86% +4.17%
10th Percentile £265 £263 £263
90th Percentile £633 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 322 407 407
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £19.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +4.27% -1.70%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.22 £10.75
90th Percentile £53.63 £51.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.86 £20.00 £19.64
% change year-on-year +4.28% +1.82% -4.18%

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 -33 1,049 £513 +2.50% 309
London -6 600 £525 -4.55% 103
UK excluding London -46 506 £473 +8.62% 227
South East -36 179 £475 - 53
North of England -42 88 £488 +11.43% 49
Midlands +31 76 £475 +11.76% 47
South West -2 55 £450 +25.00% 38
East of England -21 50 £506 +12.50% 19
North West -2 49 £473 +11.18% 33
East Midlands +43 42 £438 +6.71% 16
Scotland +27 37 £363 -14.71% 13
West Midlands +3 35 £500 +17.65% 31
Yorkshire -28 33 £500 +11.11% 10
Wales 0 20 £538 +34.38% 7
North East -3 6 £625 +56.25% 6
Northern Ireland -1 3 £430 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 509 (45.69%) Linux
2 500 (44.88%) Agile Software Development
3 491 (44.08%) Java
4 426 (38.24%) Python
5 349 (31.33%) Amazon AWS
6 307 (27.56%) DevOps
7 289 (25.94%) Apache Spark
8 288 (25.85%) SQL
9 275 (24.69%) Jenkins
10 271 (24.33%) Git (software)
11 261 (23.43%) Big Data
12 254 (22.80%) JavaScript
13 240 (21.54%) Docker
14 234 (21.01%) Finance
15 200 (17.95%) MySQL
16 197 (17.68%) Microsoft Azure
17 193 (17.32%) Scrum
18 190 (17.06%) Ansible
19 188 (16.88%) Google Cloud Platform
20 178 (15.98%) Kafka
21 176 (15.80%) Tomcat
22 170 (15.26%) TDD
22 170 (15.26%) Bash Shell
23 168 (15.08%) Unix
24 162 (14.54%) Continuous Integration
25 161 (14.45%) CSS
26 157 (14.09%) Google
27 156 (14.00%) SQL Server
27 156 (14.00%) HTML
28 152 (13.64%) Oracle

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
1 289 (25.94%) Apache Spark
2 176 (15.80%) Tomcat
3 118 (10.59%) nginx
4 108 (9.69%) JBoss
5 91 (8.17%) IIS
6 85 (7.63%) Apache Airflow
7 74 (6.64%) Elasticsearch
8 69 (6.19%) Confluence
9 55 (4.94%) WebSphere
10 52 (4.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 50 (4.49%) CMS
12 44 (3.95%) WebLogic
13 36 (3.23%) Jetty
14 26 (2.33%) Mongrel
15 25 (2.24%) Apache Solr
15 25 (2.24%) WordPress
16 24 (2.15%) SharePoint
17 16 (1.44%) MS Exchange
18 15 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
19 13 (1.17%) iPlanet
Applications
1 8 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.090%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (0.90%) CSG Singleview
2 9 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.72%) Magento
4 6 (0.54%) Adobe Campaign
5 5 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.36%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.090%) assyst
8 1 (0.090%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.090%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.090%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.090%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 349 (31.33%) Amazon AWS
2 197 (17.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 188 (16.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 118 (10.59%) Amazon EC2
5 109 (9.78%) Amazon S3
6 74 (6.64%) Serverless
7 71 (6.37%) GitHub
8 59 (5.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 57 (5.12%) AWS Lambda
10 53 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
11 43 (3.86%) Amazon SQS
12 41 (3.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 31 (2.78%) SaaS
14 29 (2.60%) Amazon ECS
14 29 (2.60%) Google App Engine
15 27 (2.42%) AWS CloudTrail
16 26 (2.33%) OpenShift
17 24 (2.15%) Amazon Glacier
18 23 (2.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 23 (2.06%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 104 (9.34%) HTTP
2 78 (7.00%) TCP/IP
3 65 (5.83%) DNS
4 64 (5.75%) SSL
5 36 (3.23%) FTP
6 33 (2.96%) DHCP
7 30 (2.69%) Firewall
8 27 (2.42%) Internet
9 26 (2.33%) IPsec
10 17 (1.53%) SAN
11 16 (1.44%) Kerberos
12 14 (1.26%) VPN
13 10 (0.90%) SMTP
14 8 (0.72%) SSH
14 8 (0.72%) VLAN
15 7 (0.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 7 (0.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 7 (0.63%) OpenLDAP
15 7 (0.63%) WAN
16 6 (0.54%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (23.43%) Big Data
2 200 (17.95%) MySQL
3 156 (14.00%) SQL Server
4 151 (13.55%) Hadoop
5 114 (10.23%) PostgreSQL
6 108 (9.69%) NoSQL
7 106 (9.52%) Relational Database
8 87 (7.81%) MongoDB
9 71 (6.37%) Amazon RDS
10 69 (6.19%) BigQuery
11 60 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
12 47 (4.22%) Apache Cassandra
12 47 (4.22%) RDBMS
13 45 (4.04%) HBase
14 41 (3.68%) Apache Hive
15 34 (3.05%) Data Lake
16 31 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
17 29 (2.60%) Parquet
18 28 (2.51%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 23 (2.06%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 275 (24.69%) Jenkins
2 271 (24.33%) Git (software)
3 122 (10.95%) JIRA
4 72 (6.46%) Maven
5 69 (6.19%) JUnit
6 57 (5.12%) Mockito
7 52 (4.67%) Bitbucket
7 52 (4.67%) Selenium
8 51 (4.58%) Subversion
9 40 (3.59%) Cucumber
10 35 (3.14%) gulp
11 32 (2.87%) Ant
12 30 (2.69%) IntelliJ
13 26 (2.33%) Eclipse
13 26 (2.33%) Travis CI
14 23 (2.06%) Gradle
14 23 (2.06%) JMeter
15 20 (1.80%) Grunt
15 20 (1.80%) Mercurial
16 17 (1.53%) TeamCity
General
1 234 (21.01%) Finance
2 77 (6.91%) Banking
3 43 (3.86%) Marketing
4 30 (2.69%) Investment Banking
5 26 (2.33%) Legal
5 26 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.24%) Retail
7 19 (1.71%) Front Office
8 17 (1.53%) Publishing
9 12 (1.08%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.08%) Law
10 9 (0.81%) Billing
11 8 (0.72%) Advertising
11 8 (0.72%) Games
12 7 (0.63%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.45%) Automotive
13 5 (0.45%) Electronics
14 3 (0.27%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.27%) Military
15 2 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 420 (37.70%) Developer
2 192 (17.24%) Data Engineer
3 178 (15.98%) Java Developer
4 96 (8.62%) DevOps Engineer
5 80 (7.18%) Python Engineer
6 60 (5.39%) AWS Engineer
6 60 (5.39%) Big Data Engineer
6 60 (5.39%) Senior Developer
7 57 (5.12%) Architect
8 41 (3.68%) Linux Engineer
9 37 (3.32%) Consultant
10 36 (3.23%) Java Engineer
11 34 (3.05%) Full Stack Developer
12 33 (2.96%) Cloud Engineer
13 32 (2.87%) Software Engineer
13 32 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
14 31 (2.78%) Administrator
14 31 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 29 (2.60%) PHP Developer
15 29 (2.60%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (15.98%) Kafka
2 161 (14.45%) CSS
3 156 (14.00%) HTML
4 145 (13.02%) Spring
5 125 (11.22%) REST
6 121 (10.86%) XML
7 117 (10.50%) JSON
8 114 (10.23%) jQuery
9 108 (9.69%) Web Services
10 94 (8.44%) Node.js
11 90 (8.08%) Middleware
12 89 (7.99%) J2EE
13 88 (7.90%) LAMP
14 86 (7.72%) AngularJS
14 86 (7.72%) Apache NiFi
15 84 (7.54%) SOAP
16 77 (6.91%) PySpark
17 67 (6.01%) HTML5
18 63 (5.66%) RESTful
19 61 (5.48%) React
Miscellaneous
1 48 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.95%) Virtual Team
3 42 (3.77%) PKI
4 40 (3.59%) Mobile App
5 39 (3.50%) Data Centre
6 36 (3.23%) User Experience
7 33 (2.96%) Algorithms
8 30 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
8 30 (2.69%) Public Cloud
9 24 (2.15%) Data Structures
9 24 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
10 23 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
10 23 (2.06%) Social Media
11 19 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
12 18 (1.62%) Cloud Native
13 17 (1.53%) Management Information System
14 16 (1.44%) Clustering
15 14 (1.26%) Private Cloud
16 13 (1.17%) Market Risk
16 13 (1.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 509 (45.69%) Linux
2 168 (15.08%) Unix
3 138 (12.39%) Windows
4 71 (6.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 55 (4.94%) CentOS
6 54 (4.85%) Ubuntu
7 38 (3.41%) Windows Server
8 27 (2.42%) AIX
9 12 (1.08%) Solaris
10 8 (0.72%) SUSE
10 8 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.63%) HPUX
11 7 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.54%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.27%) Android
14 3 (0.27%) Debian
14 3 (0.27%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (44.88%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (27.56%) DevOps
3 193 (17.32%) Scrum
4 170 (15.26%) TDD
5 162 (14.54%) Continuous Integration
6 142 (12.75%) Microservices
7 132 (11.85%) Data Science
8 124 (11.13%) ETL
9 118 (10.59%) Test Automation
10 112 (10.05%) Migration
11 101 (9.07%) Mentoring
12 100 (8.98%) Open Source
13 99 (8.89%) Analytics
13 99 (8.89%) Configuration Management
14 90 (8.08%) Data Engineering
15 85 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
15 85 (7.63%) Software Engineering
16 84 (7.54%) Coaching
17 79 (7.09%) Continuous Delivery
18 73 (6.55%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 491 (44.08%) Java
2 426 (38.24%) Python
3 288 (25.85%) SQL
4 254 (22.80%) JavaScript
5 170 (15.26%) Bash Shell
6 113 (10.14%) PHP
6 113 (10.14%) Scala
7 94 (8.44%) PowerShell
8 86 (7.72%) Java 8
9 68 (6.10%) Perl
10 67 (6.01%) Ruby
10 67 (6.01%) Shell Script
11 53 (4.76%) C#
12 31 (2.78%) PL/SQL
13 29 (2.60%) Groovy
14 21 (1.89%) C++
14 21 (1.89%) T-SQL
14 21 (1.89%) TypeScript
15 19 (1.71%) ES6
16 17 (1.53%) Go
Qualifications
1 140 (12.57%) Security Cleared
2 88 (7.90%) SC Cleared
3 56 (5.03%) Degree
4 30 (2.69%) DV Cleared
5 19 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (1.35%) Master's Degree
7 12 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
8 11 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
9 10 (0.90%) AWS Certification
9 10 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.54%) ISEB
11 6 (0.54%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.54%) PhD
11 6 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
12 5 (0.45%) RHCSA
13 3 (0.27%) MCSA
13 3 (0.27%) MCSE
13 3 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
14 2 (0.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.30%) QA
2 24 (2.15%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.45%) GDPR
4 5 (0.45%) MiFID
5 4 (0.36%) EMIR
5 4 (0.36%) SLA
6 3 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.090%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.090%) PMO
8 1 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 240 (21.54%) Docker
2 69 (6.19%) Active Directory
3 50 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (3.05%) HDFS
5 27 (2.42%) Xen
6 18 (1.62%) NFS
7 16 (1.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 16 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.08%) Hyper-V
9 11 (0.99%) Shibboleth
10 10 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (0.90%) VMware NSX
11 8 (0.72%) Varnish
12 7 (0.63%) KVM
12 7 (0.63%) Samba
13 6 (0.54%) Apache Flume
13 6 (0.54%) Sendmail
14 4 (0.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 4 (0.36%) vSphere
14 4 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 190 (17.06%) Ansible
2 136 (12.21%) Kubernetes
2 136 (12.21%) Terraform
3 135 (12.12%) Puppet
4 86 (7.72%) Opscode Chef
5 39 (3.50%) Hadoop YARN
6 24 (2.15%) HAProxy
7 23 (2.06%) Single Sign-On
8 20 (1.80%) Packer
9 17 (1.53%) Grafana
9 17 (1.53%) Nagios
10 16 (1.44%) Kibana
10 16 (1.44%) SCCM
11 13 (1.17%) Consul
12 11 (0.99%) WMI
12 11 (0.99%) WSUS
13 9 (0.81%) Mesos
14 8 (0.72%) Docker Swarm
15 7 (0.63%) logstash
15 7 (0.63%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 157 (14.09%) Google
2 152 (13.64%) Oracle
3 96 (8.62%) Microsoft
4 89 (7.99%) VMware
5 87 (7.81%) Red Hat
6 53 (4.76%) Adobe
7 47 (4.22%) Atlassian
8 45 (4.04%) Databricks
9 34 (3.05%) IBM
9 34 (3.05%) SAP
10 31 (2.78%) Tableau
11 30 (2.69%) Splunk
12 19 (1.71%) WSO2
13 17 (1.53%) NetApp
13 17 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (1.44%) F5
15 14 (1.26%) MuleSoft
16 13 (1.17%) Sybase
17 12 (1.08%) Sun
17 12 (1.08%) webMethods