Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 227 199 176
Rank change year-on-year -28 -23 -1
Contract jobs citing Apache 1,175 1,392 1,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.23% 1.38% 1.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.74% 8.36% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 949 918
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £335 £356 £313
90th Percentile £670 £638 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +7.57% +8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 2
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £76.62 £63.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.32% +20.18% +43.26%
10th Percentile £24.80 £32.55 £32.63
90th Percentile £47.20 £80.73 £101.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £76.62 -
% change year-on-year -36.70% - -

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 15,178 16,654 15,765
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.89% 16.47% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,736 11,029 10,159
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £284 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £413 £389
% change year-on-year +4.24% +6.18% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 383 324
UK median hourly rate £18.88 £18.89 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.05% -3.13% -7.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.40
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.03 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.69% -7.89% -5.00%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -35 1,125 £525 +5.00% 82
London -2 624 £550 +7.32% 31
UK excluding London -24 538 £498 +7.57% 55
South East -2 236 £500 +5.26% 9
North of England -31 109 £500 +11.11% 15
South West -13 62 £425 -5.03% 16
North West -14 61 £475 +10.98% 10
Midlands -16 60 £488 -2.50% 5
Yorkshire -18 45 £500 +11.11% 3
West Midlands -3 33 £500 -9.09% 2
East of England -8 28 £575 +21.05% 6
East Midlands +1 26 £463 -7.50% 3
Scotland +27 24 £369 -13.24% 3
Wales -8 14 £538 +34.38%
North East -17 3 £300 -31.43% 2
Northern Ireland - 3 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 572 (48.68%) Linux
2 560 (47.66%) Java
3 461 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
4 386 (32.85%) Python
5 347 (29.53%) Git (software)
6 339 (28.85%) Jenkins
7 324 (27.57%) DevOps
8 322 (27.40%) Amazon AWS
9 301 (25.62%) SQL
10 293 (24.94%) Apache Spark
11 281 (23.91%) Big Data
12 273 (23.23%) Tomcat
13 268 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
14 227 (19.32%) JavaScript
15 224 (19.06%) Unix
16 220 (18.72%) Docker
17 216 (18.38%) Puppet
18 212 (18.04%) Kafka
19 206 (17.53%) Finance
20 200 (17.02%) nginx
21 199 (16.94%) Spring
22 196 (16.68%) Microsoft Azure
23 195 (16.60%) Hadoop
24 186 (15.83%) TDD
25 184 (15.66%) MySQL
26 181 (15.40%) Oracle
27 179 (15.23%) CSS
27 179 (15.23%) Open Source
28 177 (15.06%) Ansible
29 169 (14.38%) Google

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
1 293 (24.94%) Apache Spark
2 273 (23.23%) Tomcat
3 200 (17.02%) nginx
4 135 (11.49%) IIS
5 96 (8.17%) Elasticsearch
6 94 (8.00%) JBoss
7 80 (6.81%) WebSphere
8 75 (6.38%) WebLogic
9 62 (5.28%) Jetty
10 56 (4.77%) Mongrel
11 52 (4.43%) Apache Airflow
12 42 (3.57%) Confluence
13 36 (3.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 35 (2.98%) CMS
15 28 (2.38%) Jupyter
15 28 (2.38%) Oracle Coherence
16 21 (1.79%) Apache Pig
17 19 (1.62%) SharePoint
18 17 (1.45%) MS Exchange
18 17 (1.45%) Mule
Applications
1 26 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 24 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.085%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.085%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.43%) Magento
4 4 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.34%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.085%) assyst
6 1 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.085%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.085%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.085%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 322 (27.40%) Amazon AWS
2 196 (16.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 153 (13.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 118 (10.04%) Amazon EC2
5 106 (9.02%) GitHub
6 86 (7.32%) Amazon S3
7 61 (5.19%) Google App Engine
8 51 (4.34%) Serverless
9 42 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 41 (3.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 31 (2.64%) AWS Lambda
12 30 (2.55%) Amazon SQS
12 30 (2.55%) PaaS
13 26 (2.21%) AWS CloudTrail
13 26 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
13 26 (2.21%) SaaS
14 25 (2.13%) Amazon EMR
14 25 (2.13%) Google Analytics
15 24 (2.04%) Amazon Glacier
15 24 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 157 (13.36%) HTTP
2 143 (12.17%) TCP/IP
3 130 (11.06%) SSL
4 111 (9.45%) DNS
5 71 (6.04%) DHCP
6 61 (5.19%) FTP
7 58 (4.94%) IPsec
8 34 (2.89%) Firewall
9 30 (2.55%) Internet
10 28 (2.38%) SAN
11 22 (1.87%) Kerberos
12 15 (1.28%) SSH
12 15 (1.28%) VPN
13 13 (1.11%) iSCSI
13 13 (1.11%) OpenLDAP
14 12 (1.02%) SMTP
15 10 (0.85%) WAN
16 8 (0.68%) AMQP
16 8 (0.68%) BIG-IP
16 8 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (23.91%) Big Data
2 195 (16.60%) Hadoop
3 184 (15.66%) MySQL
4 144 (12.26%) SQL Server
5 143 (12.17%) NoSQL
6 132 (11.23%) MongoDB
7 97 (8.26%) Relational Database
8 90 (7.66%) PostgreSQL
9 71 (6.04%) Apache Cassandra
10 67 (5.70%) HBase
11 65 (5.53%) Apache Hive
12 57 (4.85%) Amazon RDS
13 52 (4.43%) Parquet
14 42 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
15 41 (3.49%) Data Lake
16 36 (3.06%) GIS
16 36 (3.06%) Redis
17 31 (2.64%) Impala
18 30 (2.55%) Amazon Redshift
19 27 (2.30%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 347 (29.53%) Git (software)
2 339 (28.85%) Jenkins
3 108 (9.19%) JIRA
4 83 (7.06%) JUnit
5 70 (5.96%) Maven
6 66 (5.62%) Selenium
7 65 (5.53%) Subversion
8 58 (4.94%) Gradle
9 55 (4.68%) Travis CI
10 53 (4.51%) Cucumber
11 51 (4.34%) gulp
12 45 (3.83%) Eclipse
13 41 (3.49%) Grunt
14 40 (3.40%) Mockito
15 39 (3.32%) Ant
15 39 (3.32%) IntelliJ
16 34 (2.89%) Bitbucket
17 31 (2.64%) Mercurial
18 27 (2.30%) Gatling
19 25 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 206 (17.53%) Finance
2 96 (8.17%) Banking
3 46 (3.91%) Front Office
4 43 (3.66%) Marketing
5 31 (2.64%) Investment Banking
6 23 (1.96%) Retail
7 17 (1.45%) Legal
8 14 (1.19%) Law
8 14 (1.19%) Telecoms
9 11 (0.94%) Publishing
10 8 (0.68%) Advertising
11 7 (0.60%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.51%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.43%) Electronics
14 2 (0.17%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.17%) Automotive
14 2 (0.17%) Back Office
15 1 (0.085%) Games
15 1 (0.085%) Military
Job Titles
1 468 (39.83%) Developer
2 229 (19.49%) Java Developer
3 139 (11.83%) Data Engineer
4 96 (8.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 92 (7.83%) Architect
6 85 (7.23%) Big Data Engineer
7 60 (5.11%) Senior Developer
8 55 (4.68%) Python Engineer
9 46 (3.91%) Administrator
9 46 (3.91%) Linux Engineer
10 38 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
11 37 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
12 35 (2.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 33 (2.81%) Big Data Developer
14 32 (2.72%) AWS Engineer
15 31 (2.64%) Java Engineer
15 31 (2.64%) Software Engineer
16 30 (2.55%) Scala Developer
17 29 (2.47%) Data Architect
18 28 (2.38%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (18.04%) Kafka
2 199 (16.94%) Spring
3 179 (15.23%) CSS
4 162 (13.79%) J2EE
4 162 (13.79%) XML
5 157 (13.36%) HTML
5 157 (13.36%) REST
6 143 (12.17%) JSON
7 139 (11.83%) Middleware
8 123 (10.47%) jQuery
9 111 (9.45%) SOAP
10 107 (9.11%) .NET
10 107 (9.11%) Apache NiFi
11 106 (9.02%) Web Services
12 97 (8.26%) LAMP
13 95 (8.09%) Node.js
14 91 (7.74%) RabbitMQ
15 90 (7.66%) Servlets
16 86 (7.32%) AngularJS
17 82 (6.98%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 85 (7.23%) Virtual Team
2 50 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 47 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
4 46 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (3.23%) Data Structures
6 33 (2.81%) PKI
7 29 (2.47%) User Experience
8 27 (2.30%) Mobile App
8 27 (2.30%) Public Cloud
9 25 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
10 22 (1.87%) Algorithms
11 21 (1.79%) Credit Risk
12 20 (1.70%) Social Media
13 19 (1.62%) Derivative
13 19 (1.62%) Management Information System
14 18 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 17 (1.45%) Private Cloud
16 16 (1.36%) Fintech
16 16 (1.36%) Market Risk
17 15 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 572 (48.68%) Linux
2 224 (19.06%) Unix
3 148 (12.60%) Windows
4 67 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (4.43%) Ubuntu
6 50 (4.26%) Windows Server
7 23 (1.96%) AIX
8 19 (1.62%) CentOS
9 14 (1.19%) Solaris
9 14 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.85%) SUSE
11 7 (0.60%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.60%) HPUX
11 7 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.43%) Debian
14 2 (0.17%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.085%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.085%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (27.57%) DevOps
3 268 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
4 186 (15.83%) TDD
5 179 (15.23%) Open Source
6 157 (13.36%) Microservices
7 154 (13.11%) Analytics
8 149 (12.68%) Configuration Management
9 145 (12.34%) Scrum
10 126 (10.72%) Test Automation
11 113 (9.62%) Data Science
12 95 (8.09%) Coaching
12 95 (8.09%) ITIL
13 89 (7.57%) BDD
14 86 (7.32%) Mentoring
14 86 (7.32%) Software Engineering
14 86 (7.32%) Unit Testing
15 84 (7.15%) ETL
16 82 (6.98%) Data Modelling
17 81 (6.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 560 (47.66%) Java
2 386 (32.85%) Python
3 301 (25.62%) SQL
4 227 (19.32%) JavaScript
5 145 (12.34%) Bash Shell
6 112 (9.53%) Java 8
7 102 (8.68%) PHP
8 96 (8.17%) Scala
9 93 (7.91%) Perl
9 93 (7.91%) Ruby
10 92 (7.83%) Shell Script
11 54 (4.60%) C#
12 43 (3.66%) PowerShell
13 37 (3.15%) Groovy
14 24 (2.04%) Haskell
15 22 (1.87%) C++
16 20 (1.70%) PL/SQL
17 19 (1.62%) R
18 15 (1.28%) C
19 14 (1.19%) ES6
Qualifications
1 148 (12.60%) Security Cleared
2 111 (9.45%) SC Cleared
3 82 (6.98%) Degree
4 29 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 27 (2.30%) DV Cleared
6 23 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (1.19%) CTC Cleared
7 14 (1.19%) Master's Degree
8 11 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.60%) RHCSA
10 6 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.51%) PhD
11 5 (0.43%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.43%) MCSE
11 5 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
12 4 (0.34%) MCP
13 3 (0.26%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.17%) AWS Certification
14 2 (0.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.51%) QA
2 25 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.02%) GDPR
4 11 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.43%) SLA
8 1 (0.085%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.085%) HIPAA
System Software
1 220 (18.72%) Docker
2 107 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (6.38%) HDFS
4 63 (5.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 58 (4.94%) Active Directory
6 57 (4.85%) Xen
7 24 (2.04%) Shibboleth
8 21 (1.79%) NFS
9 16 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (1.36%) vSphere
10 15 (1.28%) Apache Flume
11 13 (1.11%) Varnish
11 13 (1.11%) VMware NSX
12 11 (0.94%) Hyper-V
13 9 (0.77%) KVM
13 9 (0.77%) Squid
13 9 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
14 7 (0.60%) Samba
15 5 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
16 4 (0.34%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 216 (18.38%) Puppet
2 177 (15.06%) Ansible
3 143 (12.17%) Kubernetes
4 96 (8.17%) Opscode Chef
5 81 (6.89%) Terraform
6 69 (5.87%) Hadoop YARN
7 45 (3.83%) Single Sign-On
8 35 (2.98%) Kibana
9 34 (2.89%) Grafana
10 27 (2.30%) HAProxy
11 25 (2.13%) CA Single Sign-On
12 20 (1.70%) Nagios
13 19 (1.62%) SCCM
14 14 (1.19%) WSUS
15 13 (1.11%) Forum Sentry
15 13 (1.11%) ITRS Geneos
15 13 (1.11%) Packer
15 13 (1.11%) vCenter Server
16 12 (1.02%) Mesos
16 12 (1.02%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 181 (15.40%) Oracle
2 169 (14.38%) Google
3 163 (13.87%) Microsoft
4 132 (11.23%) VMware
5 89 (7.57%) Red Hat
6 51 (4.34%) Adobe
7 34 (2.89%) IBM
8 29 (2.47%) F5
9 28 (2.38%) Atlassian
9 28 (2.38%) ServiceNow
10 25 (2.13%) Axway
10 25 (2.13%) webMethods
11 24 (2.04%) Splunk
12 22 (1.87%) SAP
13 21 (1.79%) Cisco
14 20 (1.70%) Databricks
14 20 (1.70%) Tableau
15 19 (1.62%) HP
16 18 (1.53%) Hortonworks
17 17 (1.45%) Sybase