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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 159 187
Rank change year-on-year -28 +28  
Contract jobs citing Apache 629 877 727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 1.63% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.08% 9.04% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 587 470
Median daily rate £483 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.65% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £315 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £31.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -10.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £17.90 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.45 £39.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £28.00 £31.27
% change year-on-year +87.50% -10.45%  

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 7783 9700 10045
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.60% 17.99% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4973 6473 6270
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 233 338
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.75% +1.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

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 22 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 June 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 -16 596 £488 +8.50% 244
London -23 323 £525 +7.14% 106
South East +8 125 £444 +10.93% 41
City of London +22 56 £544 +14.17% 27
East of England +5 47 £438 +9.37% 12
Hampshire +13 40 £359 -10.37% 7
South West +9 25 £390 +7.58% 12
Essex -6 22 £500 +35.13%
Berkshire +24 20 £350 -17.64% 9
Oxfordshire +7 19 £425 - 6
West Sussex +24 17 £500 +31.14% 1
North West -31 17 £400 -11.11% 32
Worthing - 17 £500 -
Southend-on-Sea -21 16 £500 +40.74%
North East +37 14 £330 - 5
West Midlands +13 14 £500 +11.23% 15
East Midlands -6 14 £308 -31.66% 5
Bristol +2 13 £395 +1.93% 4
Scotland -1 13 £406 +17.75% 7
Surrey -21 13 £513 +13.88% 11
Newcastle upon Tyne +47 12 £330 - 5
Tyne and Wear +46 12 £330 - 5
Basingstoke - 11 £400 - 3
Reading +26 10 £425 -15.00% 5
Manchester -1 10 £438 - 17
Milton Keynes -7 10 £354 -16.76%
Buckinghamshire -17 10 £354 +2.16%
Shropshire +14 9 £500 - 1
Edinburgh +6 9 £413 +3.12% 3
Telford +6 9 £500 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 722 (54.90%) Linux
2 718 (54.60%) Java
3 528 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
4 393 (29.89%) Tomcat
5 361 (27.45%) Git (software)
6 345 (26.24%) DevOps
7 342 (26.01%) Jenkins
8 332 (25.25%) Python
9 312 (23.73%) SQL
10 292 (22.21%) JavaScript
10 292 (22.21%) MySQL
11 289 (21.98%) Puppet
12 286 (21.75%) Oracle
13 280 (21.29%) Unix
14 275 (20.91%) HTML
15 274 (20.84%) JBoss
16 267 (20.30%) Open Source
17 249 (18.94%) Spring
18 244 (18.56%) CSS
18 244 (18.56%) HTTP
19 234 (17.79%) Docker
20 218 (16.58%) J2EE
20 218 (16.58%) Hadoop
20 218 (16.58%) Amazon AWS
20 218 (16.58%) Continuous Integration
21 215 (16.35%) Perl
22 207 (15.74%) Finance
23 195 (14.83%) Apache Spark
24 193 (14.68%) REST
25 192 (14.60%) TDD

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
1 393 (29.89%) Tomcat
2 274 (20.84%) JBoss
3 195 (14.83%) Apache Spark
4 181 (13.76%) nginx
5 160 (12.17%) WebLogic
6 119 (9.05%) WebSphere
7 110 (8.37%) IIS
8 82 (6.24%) Elasticsearch
9 63 (4.79%) Confluence
10 46 (3.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 42 (3.19%) Apache Solr
12 38 (2.89%) CMS
13 32 (2.43%) WebSphere Application Server
14 29 (2.21%) Jetty
15 24 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 23 (1.75%) Mongrel
17 22 (1.67%) Oracle Application Server
18 21 (1.60%) Apache Pig
18 21 (1.60%) SharePoint
19 19 (1.44%) iPlanet
Applications
1 11 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (0.84%) SPSS
2 8 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.15%) HipChat
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.076%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.76%) Magento
3 8 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
4 7 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.15%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.076%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.076%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.076%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 218 (16.58%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
3 51 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (3.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 32 (2.43%) GitHub
6 31 (2.36%) Amazon S3
7 26 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (1.67%) Google App Engine
9 18 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 16 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
11 15 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 13 (0.99%) IaaS
12 13 (0.99%) SaaS
13 12 (0.91%) Google Analytics
13 12 (0.91%) PaaS
14 11 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (0.84%) Route 53
15 10 (0.76%) Office 365
16 8 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
16 8 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 244 (18.56%) HTTP
2 174 (13.23%) TCP/IP
3 155 (11.79%) SSL
4 153 (11.63%) DNS
5 149 (11.33%) Firewall
6 57 (4.33%) Internet
7 49 (3.73%) LDAP
8 41 (3.12%) VPN
9 40 (3.04%) DHCP
10 35 (2.66%) SAN
11 30 (2.28%) HTTPS
12 28 (2.13%) FTP
13 23 (1.75%) IPsec
14 21 (1.60%) WAN
15 20 (1.52%) SSH
16 18 (1.37%) OpenLDAP
17 16 (1.22%) LAN
18 13 (0.99%) NAS
19 12 (0.91%) SMTP
19 12 (0.91%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (22.21%) MySQL
2 218 (16.58%) Hadoop
3 188 (14.30%) Big Data
4 174 (13.23%) MongoDB
5 141 (10.72%) PostgreSQL
6 137 (10.42%) Relational Database
7 136 (10.34%) SQL Server
8 118 (8.97%) NoSQL
9 79 (6.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 62 (4.71%) Apache Hive
11 49 (3.73%) Oracle Database
12 44 (3.35%) RDBMS
13 36 (2.74%) HBase
14 35 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
15 34 (2.59%) Redis
16 21 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
17 18 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 17 (1.29%) Impala
19 16 (1.22%) MariaDB
20 15 (1.14%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 361 (27.45%) Git (software)
2 342 (26.01%) Jenkins
3 151 (11.48%) Subversion
4 144 (10.95%) Maven
5 124 (9.43%) JIRA
6 116 (8.82%) JUnit
7 74 (5.63%) Eclipse
8 61 (4.64%) Bitbucket
9 58 (4.41%) Selenium
10 55 (4.18%) Ant
11 49 (3.73%) Cucumber
12 41 (3.12%) IntelliJ
13 40 (3.04%) Sonatype Nexus
14 31 (2.36%) Travis CI
15 27 (2.05%) Mockito
16 25 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 25 (1.90%) Gradle
16 25 (1.90%) Grunt
17 23 (1.75%) gulp
18 22 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 207 (15.74%) Finance
2 105 (7.98%) Banking
3 43 (3.27%) Telecoms
4 42 (3.19%) Retail
5 33 (2.51%) Investment Banking
6 20 (1.52%) Front Office
7 19 (1.44%) Marketing
8 11 (0.84%) Legal
9 10 (0.76%) Games
10 9 (0.68%) Law
10 9 (0.68%) Retail Banking
11 8 (0.61%) Billing
11 8 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.53%) Publishing
13 5 (0.38%) Electronics
14 4 (0.30%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.23%) Advertising
15 3 (0.23%) Military
16 2 (0.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 533 (40.53%) Developer
2 198 (15.06%) Java Developer
3 158 (12.02%) DevOps Engineer
4 135 (10.27%) Architect
5 88 (6.69%) Scala Developer
6 75 (5.70%) PHP Developer
7 71 (5.40%) Administrator
8 57 (4.33%) Linux Engineer
9 54 (4.11%) Senior Developer
10 52 (3.95%) Software Engineer
11 50 (3.80%) Data Engineer
12 48 (3.65%) Big Data Developer
13 45 (3.42%) Consultant
14 38 (2.89%) Linux Administrator
15 37 (2.81%) Analyst
15 37 (2.81%) Systems Administrator
16 35 (2.66%) Java Engineer
17 33 (2.51%) Big Data Engineer
18 32 (2.43%) Python Developer
19 31 (2.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (20.91%) HTML
2 249 (18.94%) Spring
3 244 (18.56%) CSS
4 218 (16.58%) J2EE
5 193 (14.68%) REST
6 185 (14.07%) Web Services
7 179 (13.61%) LAMP
8 176 (13.38%) XML
9 157 (11.94%) SOAP
10 137 (10.42%) HTML5
11 132 (10.04%) JSON
12 125 (9.51%) Kafka
13 118 (8.97%) jQuery
14 115 (8.75%) Middleware
15 114 (8.67%) Hibernate
16 96 (7.30%) RESTful
17 93 (7.07%) Ajax
18 83 (6.31%) AngularJS
19 79 (6.01%) Node.js
20 78 (5.93%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 80 (6.08%) Computer Science
2 76 (5.78%) Clustering
3 56 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (3.04%) Algorithms
5 39 (2.97%) Data Centre
5 39 (2.97%) Linux Command Line
6 36 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
7 27 (2.05%) User Experience
7 27 (2.05%) Virtual Team
8 23 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 21 (1.60%) PKI
10 18 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.29%) iPad
11 17 (1.29%) Private Cloud
12 15 (1.14%) Data Structures
13 13 (0.99%) NHS
13 13 (0.99%) Smart Meter
14 12 (0.91%) Client/Server
14 12 (0.91%) Mobile App
15 11 (0.84%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 722 (54.90%) Linux
2 280 (21.29%) Unix
3 175 (13.31%) Windows
4 146 (11.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 74 (5.63%) Solaris
6 72 (5.48%) CentOS
7 57 (4.33%) Windows Server
8 54 (4.11%) AIX
9 47 (3.57%) Ubuntu
10 35 (2.66%) HPUX
11 21 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (1.44%) SUSE
14 16 (1.22%) Apple iOS
15 13 (0.99%) Debian
15 13 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (0.68%) Android
17 6 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 5 (0.38%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
2 345 (26.24%) DevOps
3 267 (20.30%) Open Source
4 218 (16.58%) Continuous Integration
5 192 (14.60%) Configuration Management
5 192 (14.60%) TDD
6 168 (12.78%) Scrum
7 147 (11.18%) Microservices
8 127 (9.66%) Test Automation
9 123 (9.35%) Software Engineering
10 94 (7.15%) Load Balancing
11 91 (6.92%) Web Development
12 87 (6.62%) SOA
13 81 (6.16%) E-Commerce
14 79 (6.01%) High Availability
14 79 (6.01%) OO
15 73 (5.55%) Kanban
16 72 (5.48%) BDD
17 70 (5.32%) Continuous Delivery
18 68 (5.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 718 (54.60%) Java
2 332 (25.25%) Python
3 312 (23.73%) SQL
4 292 (22.21%) JavaScript
5 215 (16.35%) Perl
6 182 (13.84%) Scala
7 177 (13.46%) PHP
8 173 (13.16%) Bash Shell
9 132 (10.04%) Ruby
10 79 (6.01%) Shell Script
11 74 (5.63%) C
12 71 (5.40%) C#
13 58 (4.41%) Groovy
14 38 (2.89%) PowerShell
15 33 (2.51%) C++
16 19 (1.44%) PL/SQL
16 19 (1.44%) R
17 11 (0.84%) Go
17 11 (0.84%) VB
18 10 (0.76%) Korn
Qualifications
1 147 (11.18%) Security Cleared
2 112 (8.52%) SC Cleared
3 109 (8.29%) Degree
4 43 (3.27%) RHCE
5 35 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
6 33 (2.51%) RHCSA
7 31 (2.36%) CISSP
8 21 (1.60%) Master's Degree
9 15 (1.14%) DV Cleared
10 11 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
10 11 (0.84%) MCSE
10 11 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.76%) CISA
12 9 (0.68%) CISM
13 8 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
14 4 (0.30%) CCNA
14 4 (0.30%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.30%) PMP
14 4 (0.30%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.97%) QA
2 20 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.84%) SLA
4 8 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.53%) PA-DSS
6 6 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.38%) FedRAMP
7 5 (0.38%) MiFID
8 4 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.23%) ISAE 3402
9 3 (0.23%) SSAE 16
10 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.076%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.076%) EMIR
11 1 (0.076%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 234 (17.79%) Docker
2 82 (6.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (4.18%) Active Directory
4 33 (2.51%) Xen
5 31 (2.36%) HDFS
6 22 (1.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 22 (1.67%) Hyper-V
6 22 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (1.52%) vCloud
8 18 (1.37%) Apache Flume
9 16 (1.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 15 (1.14%) Postfix
10 15 (1.14%) Squid
11 13 (0.99%) KVM
11 13 (0.99%) vSphere
12 12 (0.91%) NFS
12 12 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (0.46%) XenServer
15 4 (0.30%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 289 (21.98%) Puppet
2 154 (11.71%) Ansible
3 118 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
4 63 (4.79%) Kubernetes
5 60 (4.56%) Kibana
6 54 (4.11%) Terraform
7 50 (3.80%) logstash
8 45 (3.42%) HAProxy
9 43 (3.27%) ZABBIX
10 39 (2.97%) Nagios
11 28 (2.13%) Grafana
11 28 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
12 25 (1.90%) Salt
13 24 (1.83%) Oozie
14 18 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
14 18 (1.37%) Rsyslog
15 16 (1.22%) Graphite
16 15 (1.14%) Mesos
16 15 (1.14%) Rancher
17 14 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 286 (21.75%) Oracle
2 162 (12.32%) Red Hat
3 158 (12.02%) VMware
4 89 (6.77%) Microsoft
5 84 (6.39%) IBM
6 80 (6.08%) Google
7 43 (3.27%) Cisco
8 42 (3.19%) Adobe
8 42 (3.19%) Splunk
9 41 (3.12%) HP
10 38 (2.89%) F5
11 36 (2.74%) Cloudera
11 36 (2.74%) WSO2
12 34 (2.59%) Zend
13 33 (2.51%) webMethods
14 27 (2.05%) Veritas
15 26 (1.98%) Sun
16 25 (1.90%) ATG
16 25 (1.90%) Citrix
17 21 (1.60%) AppDynamics
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £445.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West London
Agile Recruitment
Rate: Based on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £480 - £530 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago