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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache HTTP Server (httpd)
UK
Rank 169 174 177
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3  
Contract jobs citing Apache 704 762 693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.57% 1.43% 1.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.06% 8.32% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 494 446
Median daily rate £480 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 5
Median hourly rate - £47.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.51%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year - +12.41%  

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 7771 9161 9202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.37% 17.21% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5088 5823 5458
Median daily rate £425 £412 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +3.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £560 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 226 330
Median hourly rate £18.59 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

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 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache in the UK

Apache
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 +12 648 £488 +11.42% 227
London +11 316 £500 +5.26% 108
South East +32 138 £463 +19.35% 37
South West +9 53 £463 +12.12% 18
Hampshire +21 48 £408 +8.66% 12
East of England +12 45 £473 +36.95% 12
City of London +13 42 £525 +20.00% 20
Scotland +21 31 £400 +6.66% 6
North West -4 30 £400 - 16
Yorkshire +7 29 £413 -8.33% 12
Surrey +15 28 £494 +9.72% 9
West Yorkshire +11 24 £375 -16.66% 6
Leeds +8 24 £375 -18.91% 4
Berkshire +27 21 £425 +21.42% 9
Hertfordshire +15 21 £375 +31.57% 3
West Midlands +5 19 £400 +6.66% 13
West Sussex +15 17 £523 +34.83% 1
Essex +3 17 £550 +43.79% 3
Manchester -1 16 £525 +31.25% 10
Oxfordshire -1 15 £300 +0.50% 3
Edinburgh +5 13 £400 +1.58% 3
Wiltshire -3 13 £450 - 2
Wales +3 12 £425 +25.92% 3
Southend-on-Sea -15 12 £550 +36.94%
Reading +13 11 £425 +21.42% 3
South Wales +8 10 £425 +30.76% 2
Swindon - 10 £375 - 2
Worthing - 10 £520 - 1
Cardiff +12 9 £438 +34.61% 2
Devon - 9 £550 -

Apache
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 844 (57.69%) Linux
2 708 (48.39%) Java
3 560 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
4 450 (30.76%) Tomcat
5 379 (25.91%) Jenkins
6 367 (25.09%) Python
7 352 (24.06%) DevOps
8 339 (23.17%) JavaScript
9 336 (22.97%) Puppet
10 335 (22.90%) Oracle
11 326 (22.28%) MySQL
12 312 (21.33%) Git (software)
13 307 (20.98%) SQL
14 285 (19.48%) HTML
15 273 (18.66%) VMware
16 261 (17.84%) Red Hat
17 259 (17.70%) Amazon AWS
18 256 (17.50%) Unix
18 256 (17.50%) CSS
19 243 (16.61%) Open Source
20 240 (16.40%) JBoss
20 240 (16.40%) Perl
21 238 (16.27%) nginx
22 235 (16.06%) Continuous Integration
23 232 (15.86%) Finance
24 231 (15.79%) Hadoop
25 226 (15.45%) Web Services
25 226 (15.45%) Docker
26 223 (15.24%) HTTP
26 223 (15.24%) Spring

Apache
Top Related 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
1 450 (30.76%) Tomcat
2 240 (16.40%) JBoss
3 238 (16.27%) nginx
4 201 (13.74%) Apache Spark
5 160 (10.94%) WebLogic
6 144 (9.84%) WebSphere
7 138 (9.43%) IIS
8 101 (6.90%) Confluence
9 88 (6.02%) Elasticsearch
10 66 (4.51%) Apache Solr
11 60 (4.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 56 (3.83%) CMS
13 48 (3.28%) Jetty
14 40 (2.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 38 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
16 36 (2.46%) Apache Pig
17 30 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 26 (1.78%) OpenStack
19 25 (1.71%) Mongrel
20 22 (1.50%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 31 (2.12%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.37%) HipChat
3 14 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.48%) SPSS
5 6 (0.41%) MS Office
6 4 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.14%) Stata
8 1 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.068%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (0.75%) SAP Hybris
1 11 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.48%) Magento
3 7 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.21%) Fredhopper
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.068%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.068%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.068%) Primavera
8 1 (0.068%) RMDS
8 1 (0.068%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 259 (17.70%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
4 41 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 37 (2.53%) GitHub
6 31 (2.12%) IaaS
7 30 (2.05%) Amazon S3
8 24 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (1.64%) Google App Engine
9 23 (1.57%) SaaS
10 20 (1.37%) PaaS
11 17 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 16 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
13 15 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
14 13 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
14 13 (0.89%) Google Analytics
15 10 (0.68%) Route 53
16 8 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
16 8 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 7 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 223 (15.24%) HTTP
2 203 (13.88%) DNS
3 169 (11.55%) TCP/IP
4 158 (10.80%) Firewall
5 139 (9.50%) SSL
6 78 (5.33%) Internet
7 68 (4.65%) LDAP
7 68 (4.65%) VPN
8 65 (4.44%) SAN
9 57 (3.90%) DHCP
10 42 (2.87%) OpenLDAP
11 40 (2.73%) SSH
12 39 (2.67%) IPsec
13 36 (2.46%) FTP
13 36 (2.46%) WAN
14 33 (2.26%) LAN
14 33 (2.26%) Reverse Proxy
15 32 (2.19%) HTTPS
16 27 (1.85%) Kerberos
16 27 (1.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (22.28%) MySQL
2 231 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 221 (15.11%) PostgreSQL
4 173 (11.83%) Big Data
5 164 (11.21%) MongoDB
6 152 (10.39%) NoSQL
7 128 (8.75%) Relational Database
8 114 (7.79%) SQL Server
9 87 (5.95%) Apache Hive
9 87 (5.95%) Oracle Database
10 71 (4.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 63 (4.31%) HBase
12 50 (3.42%) Redis
13 48 (3.28%) RDBMS
14 46 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
15 24 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 22 (1.50%) CouchDB
17 20 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
18 19 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
18 19 (1.30%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 379 (25.91%) Jenkins
2 312 (21.33%) Git (software)
3 161 (11.00%) Maven
4 148 (10.12%) JIRA
5 139 (9.50%) Subversion
6 112 (7.66%) JUnit
7 82 (5.60%) Ant
8 71 (4.85%) Bitbucket
9 65 (4.44%) Eclipse
10 52 (3.55%) Sonatype Nexus
11 50 (3.42%) Cucumber
12 42 (2.87%) Selenium
13 39 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 35 (2.39%) Mercurial
14 35 (2.39%) SonarQube
15 34 (2.32%) Vagrant
16 30 (2.05%) IntelliJ
17 29 (1.98%) GitLab
17 29 (1.98%) Mockito
18 28 (1.91%) Travis CI
General
1 232 (15.86%) Finance
2 103 (7.04%) Banking
3 52 (3.55%) Telecoms
4 37 (2.53%) Investment Banking
5 33 (2.26%) Retail
6 32 (2.19%) Marketing
7 16 (1.09%) Front Office
8 15 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 14 (0.96%) Games
10 11 (0.75%) Electronics
11 10 (0.68%) Back Office
12 9 (0.62%) Law
13 8 (0.55%) Publishing
14 7 (0.48%) Advertising
14 7 (0.48%) Legal
15 6 (0.41%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.34%) Military
16 5 (0.34%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.21%) Billing
18 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 513 (35.06%) Developer
2 209 (14.29%) Architect
3 164 (11.21%) Java Developer
4 156 (10.66%) DevOps Engineer
5 116 (7.93%) Administrator
6 81 (5.54%) Linux Engineer
7 78 (5.33%) PHP Developer
7 78 (5.33%) Scala Developer
8 75 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
9 73 (4.99%) Linux Administrator
10 60 (4.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 51 (3.49%) Consultant
12 47 (3.21%) Software Engineer
13 45 (3.08%) Senior Developer
14 43 (2.94%) Data Engineer
15 40 (2.73%) Java Engineer
16 39 (2.67%) Technical Architect
17 35 (2.39%) Analyst
17 35 (2.39%) AWS Engineer
17 35 (2.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (19.48%) HTML
2 256 (17.50%) CSS
3 226 (15.45%) Web Services
4 223 (15.24%) Spring
5 211 (14.42%) LAMP
6 208 (14.22%) XML
7 186 (12.71%) J2EE
8 161 (11.00%) REST
9 158 (10.80%) jQuery
9 158 (10.80%) SOAP
10 121 (8.27%) Kafka
10 121 (8.27%) Middleware
11 120 (8.20%) RESTful
12 116 (7.93%) JSON
13 107 (7.31%) LAPP Stack
14 102 (6.97%) Hibernate
15 97 (6.63%) HTML5
16 91 (6.22%) Elastic Stack
17 90 (6.15%) AngularJS
18 89 (6.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 87 (5.95%) Clustering
2 59 (4.03%) Data Centre
3 55 (3.76%) Computer Science
4 43 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (2.73%) PKI
6 32 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
7 26 (1.78%) Algorithms
8 25 (1.71%) Virtual Team
9 21 (1.44%) Management Information System
10 17 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.16%) User Experience
11 16 (1.09%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.03%) iPad
12 15 (1.03%) Smart Meter
13 12 (0.82%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.75%) NHS
15 10 (0.68%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.62%) DataPower
16 9 (0.62%) Replication
16 9 (0.62%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 844 (57.69%) Linux
2 256 (17.50%) Unix
3 198 (13.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 191 (13.06%) Windows
5 117 (8.00%) CentOS
6 68 (4.65%) Ubuntu
7 63 (4.31%) Solaris
8 60 (4.10%) AIX
9 49 (3.35%) Windows Server
10 29 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (1.37%) Debian
11 20 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (0.96%) HPUX
14 13 (0.89%) RancherOS
14 13 (0.89%) VyOS
15 9 (0.62%) Android
16 8 (0.55%) CoreOS
16 8 (0.55%) SUSE
17 6 (0.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
2 352 (24.06%) DevOps
3 243 (16.61%) Open Source
4 235 (16.06%) Continuous Integration
5 204 (13.94%) Configuration Management
6 174 (11.89%) Scrum
7 136 (9.30%) TDD
8 118 (8.07%) Software Engineering
9 107 (7.31%) Microservices
10 101 (6.90%) OO
11 97 (6.63%) E-Commerce
11 97 (6.63%) Load Balancing
12 89 (6.08%) High Availability
13 86 (5.88%) MVC
14 82 (5.60%) Performance Tuning
15 77 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
16 75 (5.13%) Web Development
17 71 (4.85%) ITIL
17 71 (4.85%) Migration
18 68 (4.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 708 (48.39%) Java
2 367 (25.09%) Python
3 339 (23.17%) JavaScript
4 307 (20.98%) SQL
5 240 (16.40%) Perl
6 215 (14.70%) PHP
7 175 (11.96%) Scala
8 168 (11.48%) Bash Shell
9 136 (9.30%) Ruby
10 82 (5.60%) Shell Script
11 71 (4.85%) C
12 70 (4.78%) C#
13 48 (3.28%) PowerShell
14 40 (2.73%) R
15 35 (2.39%) C++
16 33 (2.26%) Groovy
17 21 (1.44%) PL/SQL
18 17 (1.16%) Korn
19 15 (1.03%) Go
20 13 (0.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 166 (11.35%) Security Cleared
2 132 (9.02%) SC Cleared
3 100 (6.84%) Degree
4 27 (1.85%) RHCE
5 20 (1.37%) RHCSA
6 18 (1.23%) DV Cleared
7 15 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
8 14 (0.96%) CISSP
9 10 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.62%) MCSE
11 7 (0.48%) AWS Certification
11 7 (0.48%) CISA
12 6 (0.41%) CCNA
13 5 (0.34%) PMP
14 4 (0.27%) CCIE
14 4 (0.27%) CCNP
14 4 (0.27%) EMC Certification
14 4 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.87%) QA
2 32 (2.19%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.03%) PA-DSS
4 11 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.41%) SLA
7 4 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.21%) FedRAMP
8 3 (0.21%) SDET
9 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.068%) BS7799
10 1 (0.068%) ISO27005
10 1 (0.068%) PMO
System Software
1 226 (15.45%) Docker
2 137 (9.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (4.31%) Active Directory
4 53 (3.62%) Xen
5 36 (2.46%) Postfix
5 36 (2.46%) Squid
5 36 (2.46%) vCloud
6 34 (2.32%) HDFS
7 32 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
8 25 (1.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 23 (1.57%) Apache Flume
9 23 (1.57%) vSphere
10 22 (1.50%) Hyper-V
10 22 (1.50%) NFS
11 18 (1.23%) KVM
12 13 (0.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 13 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
13 12 (0.82%) SRDF
14 11 (0.75%) FreeRADIUS
14 11 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 336 (22.97%) Puppet
2 191 (13.06%) Ansible
3 107 (7.31%) Opscode Chef
4 85 (5.81%) Nagios
5 83 (5.67%) Terraform
6 81 (5.54%) Kubernetes
7 76 (5.19%) ZABBIX
8 74 (5.06%) HAProxy
9 69 (4.72%) logstash
10 65 (4.44%) Kibana
11 43 (2.94%) Packer
12 34 (2.32%) Consul
13 31 (2.12%) Salt
14 29 (1.98%) Hadoop YARN
15 27 (1.85%) Rancher
16 26 (1.78%) Docker Swarm
17 24 (1.64%) Rsyslog
17 24 (1.64%) Zenoss
18 22 (1.50%) Graphite
18 22 (1.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 335 (22.90%) Oracle
2 273 (18.66%) VMware
3 261 (17.84%) Red Hat
4 96 (6.56%) IBM
5 93 (6.36%) Microsoft
6 80 (5.47%) Google
7 68 (4.65%) Cisco
8 62 (4.24%) Adobe
9 52 (3.55%) AppDynamics
10 44 (3.01%) Atlassian
11 43 (2.94%) Sonatype
12 41 (2.80%) Splunk
13 40 (2.73%) EMC
14 39 (2.67%) Zend
15 36 (2.46%) HP
16 32 (2.19%) Cloudera
16 32 (2.19%) F5
16 32 (2.19%) Veritas
17 30 (2.05%) Hortonworks
17 30 (2.05%) NetApp
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £235 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £530 per day + 6 Months
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £530 per day + 6 Months
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Searchability
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £275 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £475 to £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £475 per day 2 months initial
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 13 days ago
South West
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: £550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: £195 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
IPsoft
Rate: Excellent day rate on offer
Posted: 26 days ago
Andover
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 27 days ago