Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 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
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 147 190
Rank change year-on-year -52 +43 -48
Contract jobs citing Apache 1381 1873 1534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 1.82% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.08% 9.90% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 1217 1042
UK median daily rate £480 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £280
90th Percentile £625 £606 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +1.21% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 41
UK median hourly rate £29.88 £28.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.70% -33.33% +33.33%
10th Percentile £13.46 £19.25 £36.75
90th Percentile £80.73 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.34 £28.00 £42.38
% change year-on-year -30.93% -33.92% +34.52%

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 17100 18922 19832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.56% 18.36% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11352 12200 12523
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £231
90th Percentile £613 £588 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 445 599
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.15 £12.19 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.52% +12.05% +5.71%

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 14 December 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 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apache in the UK

Apache
Top 15 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 14 December 2017. 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 -54 1317 £488 +8.33% 224
London -56 741 £515 +8.42% 102
UK excluding London -36 626 £418 +1.21% 127
South East -35 262 £450 +5.88% 44
North of England -23 101 £369 -7.81% 29
Midlands +9 75 £343 -23.89% 15
East of England -31 74 £450 +5.26% 17
South West -11 66 £410 +10.81% 17
Scotland -8 47 £435 +16.00% 4
North West -16 42 £400 -5.88% 20
West Midlands +4 39 £510 +15.25% 10
North East +27 36 £330 +3.13% 2
East Midlands +17 35 £320 -33.61% 5
Yorkshire -11 22 £475 +0.53% 7
Wales -5 9 £381 +1.67% 2

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 754 (54.60%) Linux
2 732 (53.01%) Java
3 570 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
4 452 (32.73%) Tomcat
5 377 (27.30%) DevOps
6 359 (26.00%) Unix
7 357 (25.85%) Python
8 351 (25.42%) Amazon AWS
9 328 (23.75%) Git (software)
10 323 (23.39%) Jenkins
11 322 (23.32%) JavaScript
12 303 (21.94%) SQL
13 277 (20.06%) Docker
14 275 (19.91%) Hadoop
15 273 (19.77%) Oracle
15 273 (19.77%) Finance
16 266 (19.26%) Big Data
16 266 (19.26%) Apache Spark
17 262 (18.97%) Spring
18 250 (18.10%) Scrum
19 237 (17.16%) MySQL
20 235 (17.02%) Red Hat
21 234 (16.94%) TDD
22 230 (16.65%) Puppet
23 228 (16.51%) Web Services
24 222 (16.08%) JBoss
24 222 (16.08%) HTML
25 219 (15.86%) TCP/IP
26 217 (15.71%) J2EE
26 217 (15.71%) REST

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
1 452 (32.73%) Tomcat
2 266 (19.26%) Apache Spark
3 222 (16.08%) JBoss
4 169 (12.24%) nginx
5 151 (10.93%) IIS
6 136 (9.85%) WebLogic
7 106 (7.68%) Elasticsearch
8 77 (5.58%) Confluence
9 71 (5.14%) WebSphere
10 50 (3.62%) Apache Solr
10 50 (3.62%) CMS
10 50 (3.62%) iPlanet
11 48 (3.48%) Oracle Application Server
12 40 (2.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 32 (2.32%) Jetty
14 28 (2.03%) Cloud Foundry
14 28 (2.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 27 (1.96%) Apache Pig
16 25 (1.81%) MQSeries
17 24 (1.74%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.94%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.87%) Chatbot
4 12 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.87%) SPSS
5 9 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.29%) Stata
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.14%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.072%) HipChat
8 1 (0.072%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (1.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 14 (1.01%) Magento
3 6 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.14%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.14%) OpenText MBPM
6 2 (0.14%) OpenText Process Suite
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.14%) RMDS
7 1 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.072%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 351 (25.42%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (6.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (5.14%) Amazon EC2
4 66 (4.78%) GitHub
5 55 (3.98%) Amazon S3
6 53 (3.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 51 (3.69%) PaaS
8 47 (3.40%) AWS CloudFormation
9 33 (2.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 25 (1.81%) IaaS
11 22 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
11 22 (1.59%) SaaS
12 21 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 21 (1.52%) Amazon EMR
12 21 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
12 21 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
12 21 (1.52%) Serverless
13 20 (1.45%) Route 53
14 19 (1.38%) Google App Engine
15 13 (0.94%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 219 (15.86%) TCP/IP
2 194 (14.05%) Firewall
3 161 (11.66%) HTTP
4 146 (10.57%) DNS
5 144 (10.43%) SSL
6 71 (5.14%) LDAP
7 52 (3.77%) SAN
8 46 (3.33%) DHCP
9 45 (3.26%) BIG-IP
10 43 (3.11%) Internet
10 43 (3.11%) Kerberos
11 41 (2.97%) VPN
12 40 (2.90%) FTP
13 28 (2.03%) IPsec
14 26 (1.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 25 (1.81%) NAS
15 25 (1.81%) WAN
16 24 (1.74%) Reverse Proxy
17 23 (1.67%) SSH
18 21 (1.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (19.91%) Hadoop
2 266 (19.26%) Big Data
3 237 (17.16%) MySQL
4 140 (10.14%) NoSQL
5 133 (9.63%) HBase
6 127 (9.20%) MongoDB
7 113 (8.18%) PostgreSQL
8 108 (7.82%) SQL Server
9 91 (6.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 85 (6.15%) Apache Hive
10 85 (6.15%) Relational Database
11 40 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
12 39 (2.82%) Flink
13 33 (2.39%) Impala
13 33 (2.39%) Oracle Database
14 26 (1.88%) RDBMS
14 26 (1.88%) Redis
15 22 (1.59%) Mahout
16 20 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
17 19 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 328 (23.75%) Git (software)
2 323 (23.39%) Jenkins
3 139 (10.07%) JUnit
4 137 (9.92%) JIRA
5 136 (9.85%) Maven
6 95 (6.88%) Subversion
7 64 (4.63%) Selenium
8 62 (4.49%) Mockito
9 57 (4.13%) Eclipse
10 53 (3.84%) Bitbucket
11 52 (3.77%) Cucumber
12 50 (3.62%) Gradle
13 48 (3.48%) TeamCity
14 47 (3.40%) IntelliJ
15 44 (3.19%) Ant
16 38 (2.75%) Sonatype Nexus
17 35 (2.53%) Vagrant
18 33 (2.39%) JMeter
19 32 (2.32%) SonarQube
20 29 (2.10%) Artifactory
General
1 273 (19.77%) Finance
2 131 (9.49%) Banking
3 54 (3.91%) Marketing
4 45 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 29 (2.10%) Investment Banking
6 28 (2.03%) Manufacturing
6 28 (2.03%) Publishing
6 28 (2.03%) Retail
7 21 (1.52%) Electronics
8 19 (1.38%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.30%) Games
10 15 (1.09%) Billing
11 7 (0.51%) Advertising
11 7 (0.51%) Front Office
11 7 (0.51%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.22%) French Language
12 3 (0.22%) Legal
12 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.14%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 519 (37.58%) Developer
2 255 (18.46%) Java Developer
3 179 (12.96%) DevOps Engineer
4 70 (5.07%) Data Engineer
5 69 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
6 68 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
7 67 (4.85%) Senior Developer
8 63 (4.56%) Big Data Engineer
8 63 (4.56%) Consultant
9 61 (4.42%) Administrator
10 59 (4.27%) Scala Developer
11 56 (4.06%) Unix Engineer
12 55 (3.98%) Java Engineer
13 53 (3.84%) Big Data Developer
14 49 (3.55%) AWS DevOps
15 47 (3.40%) Architect
16 46 (3.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 44 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
18 43 (3.11%) PHP Developer
19 41 (2.97%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (18.97%) Spring
2 228 (16.51%) Web Services
3 222 (16.08%) HTML
4 217 (15.71%) J2EE
4 217 (15.71%) REST
5 213 (15.42%) CSS
6 171 (12.38%) XML
7 161 (11.66%) Kafka
8 156 (11.30%) JSON
9 139 (10.07%) AngularJS
10 135 (9.78%) Middleware
11 129 (9.34%) LAMP
12 121 (8.76%) RESTful
13 116 (8.40%) SOAP
14 108 (7.82%) .NET
15 105 (7.60%) jQuery
16 101 (7.31%) Spring Boot
17 99 (7.17%) HTML5
18 98 (7.10%) Hibernate
19 95 (6.88%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 79 (5.72%) Clustering
2 77 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (5.36%) Data Centre
4 65 (4.71%) Virtual Team
5 54 (3.91%) Linux Command Line
6 47 (3.40%) Computer Science
7 41 (2.97%) Algorithms
8 36 (2.61%) PKI
9 32 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
10 25 (1.81%) Mobile App
11 22 (1.59%) DataPower
12 20 (1.45%) Data Structures
13 19 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (1.38%) Management Information System
14 16 (1.16%) Replication
15 15 (1.09%) Social Media
16 11 (0.80%) Hedge funds
16 11 (0.80%) Mainframe
16 11 (0.80%) User Experience
17 10 (0.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 754 (54.60%) Linux
2 359 (26.00%) Unix
3 200 (14.48%) Windows
4 165 (11.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 107 (7.75%) Solaris
6 69 (5.00%) CentOS
7 64 (4.63%) Windows Server
8 63 (4.56%) AIX
9 60 (4.34%) HPUX
10 49 (3.55%) SUSE
11 48 (3.48%) Ubuntu
12 28 (2.03%) Debian
13 17 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (0.65%) Apple iOS
17 8 (0.58%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.51%) Android
19 6 (0.43%) Amazon Linux
20 5 (0.36%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
2 377 (27.30%) DevOps
3 250 (18.10%) Scrum
4 234 (16.94%) TDD
5 216 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
6 180 (13.03%) Open Source
7 143 (10.35%) Microservices
8 132 (9.56%) Configuration Management
8 132 (9.56%) Test Automation
9 123 (8.91%) ITIL
10 111 (8.04%) Load Balancing
11 101 (7.31%) Machine Learning
11 101 (7.31%) Unit Testing
12 98 (7.10%) BDD
13 97 (7.02%) Software Engineering
14 91 (6.59%) Continuous Delivery
15 87 (6.30%) Analytics
15 87 (6.30%) E-Commerce
16 85 (6.15%) MapReduce
17 82 (5.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 732 (53.01%) Java
2 357 (25.85%) Python
3 322 (23.32%) JavaScript
4 303 (21.94%) SQL
5 180 (13.03%) Bash Shell
6 167 (12.09%) Perl
7 160 (11.59%) Scala
8 149 (10.79%) PHP
9 113 (8.18%) Shell Script
10 108 (7.82%) Ruby
11 68 (4.92%) Groovy
12 51 (3.69%) C#
13 39 (2.82%) C++
13 39 (2.82%) PowerShell
14 31 (2.24%) PL/SQL
15 30 (2.17%) C
15 30 (2.17%) R
16 27 (1.96%) Korn
17 25 (1.81%) T-SQL
18 20 (1.45%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 165 (11.95%) Security Cleared
2 127 (9.20%) SC Cleared
3 67 (4.85%) Degree
4 19 (1.38%) RHCE
5 16 (1.16%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (0.65%) CISSP
8 8 (0.58%) MCSE
8 8 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.58%) PMP
8 8 (0.58%) RHCSA
9 6 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.29%) GCIH
10 4 (0.29%) GIAC
10 4 (0.29%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.29%) MCITP
10 4 (0.29%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.22%) CCIE
11 3 (0.22%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (5.65%) QA
2 23 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 21 (1.52%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.87%) SLA
5 7 (0.51%) AS 2805
5 7 (0.51%) ISO 8583
6 6 (0.43%) MiFID
7 5 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.22%) GCP
8 3 (0.22%) GDPR
9 2 (0.14%) WAI
9 2 (0.14%) WCAG
10 1 (0.072%) FedRAMP
10 1 (0.072%) HL7
10 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 277 (20.06%) Docker
2 99 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (6.44%) HDFS
4 57 (4.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 48 (3.48%) Active Directory
6 43 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
7 37 (2.68%) Hyper-V
8 31 (2.24%) KVM
9 30 (2.17%) Apache Flume
10 27 (1.96%) Postfix
11 26 (1.88%) Samba
12 25 (1.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 25 (1.81%) Xen
13 21 (1.52%) Squid
13 21 (1.52%) vCloud
14 20 (1.45%) iptables
15 16 (1.16%) NFS
15 16 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
16 15 (1.09%) vSphere
17 13 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 230 (16.65%) Puppet
2 188 (13.61%) Ansible
3 100 (7.24%) Kubernetes
4 98 (7.10%) Opscode Chef
5 71 (5.14%) Terraform
6 69 (5.00%) Kibana
7 49 (3.55%) logstash
7 49 (3.55%) Nagios
8 40 (2.90%) Hadoop YARN
9 36 (2.61%) Grafana
10 33 (2.39%) HAProxy
11 29 (2.10%) Mesos
11 29 (2.10%) ZABBIX
12 27 (1.96%) CA Single Sign-On
12 27 (1.96%) Rancher
13 25 (1.81%) Red Hat Satellite
14 21 (1.52%) Docker Swarm
14 21 (1.52%) Oozie
15 18 (1.30%) SELinux
16 15 (1.09%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 273 (19.77%) Oracle
2 235 (17.02%) Red Hat
3 183 (13.25%) VMware
4 105 (7.60%) Microsoft
5 92 (6.66%) F5
6 84 (6.08%) IBM
7 67 (4.85%) Cisco
8 66 (4.78%) Google
9 63 (4.56%) Splunk
10 60 (4.34%) Sun
11 54 (3.91%) HP
12 49 (3.55%) Adobe
13 32 (2.32%) webMethods
14 31 (2.24%) Veritas
15 30 (2.17%) Cloudera
16 26 (1.88%) SAP
17 25 (1.81%) PlateSpin
18 24 (1.74%) CA
19 22 (1.59%) Citrix
19 22 (1.59%) Talend