Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 294 225 207
Rank change year-on-year -69 -18 -41
Contract jobs citing Apache 580 1,264 1,330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 1.28% 1.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.93% 7.88% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 852 924
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £325 £337 £325
90th Percentile £688 £675 £637
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 20
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £41.83 £31.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.53% +33.31% -21.56%
10th Percentile £6.00 £28.98 £13.56
90th Percentile £43.74 £49.08 £80.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £44.58 £40.00
% change year-on-year -68.59% +11.44% -

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 9,778 16,041 16,510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.28% 16.18% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,244 10,389 11,022
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £259 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 340 385
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.82 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.94% +4.33% -2.56%
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.85 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year +10.14% -4.17% -7.69%

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020. 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 -68 531 £525 - 278
UK excluding London -33 332 £500 +17.65% 213
London -80 240 £550 -4.35% 94
South East -27 103 £548 +21.67% 67
North of England +20 67 £475 +9.51% 42
South West +15 62 £475 +11.76% 29
Scotland +10 40 £475 +25.00% 12
East of England +34 38 £450 -10.00% 19
North West +11 34 £438 +7.63% 23
Midlands +35 22 £400 -9.86% 27
Yorkshire +18 18 £538 +13.16% 17
North East +29 16 £663 +120.83% 2
West Midlands +34 14 £475 +13.43% 14
East Midlands +26 8 £275 -38.89% 13
Wales +22 1 £388 -29.55% 16

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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.

1 265 (45.69%) Java
2 240 (41.38%) Linux
3 217 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
4 172 (29.66%) Git (software)
5 171 (29.48%) Jenkins
6 165 (28.45%) AWS
7 162 (27.93%) DevOps
8 155 (26.72%) Python
9 154 (26.55%) Apache Spark
10 139 (23.97%) Tomcat
11 134 (23.10%) SQL
12 128 (22.07%) JavaScript
13 126 (21.72%) Docker
14 116 (20.00%) MySQL
15 115 (19.83%) Big Data
16 111 (19.14%) nginx
17 106 (18.28%) Azure
17 106 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
18 105 (18.10%) HTML
18 105 (18.10%) Kafka
19 102 (17.59%) GCP
20 92 (15.86%) Ansible
20 92 (15.86%) Google
21 90 (15.52%) HTTP
22 89 (15.34%) Finance
23 87 (15.00%) Microsoft
23 87 (15.00%) Oracle
24 82 (14.14%) Windows
25 81 (13.97%) Spring
26 80 (13.79%) CSS

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
1 154 (26.55%) Apache Spark
2 139 (23.97%) Tomcat
3 111 (19.14%) nginx
4 73 (12.59%) IIS
5 56 (9.66%) JBoss
6 51 (8.79%) WebLogic
6 51 (8.79%) WebSphere
7 38 (6.55%) Jetty
8 37 (6.38%) Apache Airflow
9 31 (5.34%) Elasticsearch
10 30 (5.17%) Mongrel
11 23 (3.97%) Confluence
12 20 (3.45%) Jupyter
13 17 (2.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 10 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
14 10 (1.72%) WordPress
15 8 (1.38%) WildFly
16 7 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
17 6 (1.03%) CMS
18 5 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.17%) InVision
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.17%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 14 (2.41%) Magento
1 14 (2.41%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.86%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.52%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.34%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.17%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.17%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 165 (28.45%) AWS
2 106 (18.28%) Azure
3 102 (17.59%) GCP
4 45 (7.76%) Amazon EC2
5 36 (6.21%) OpenShift
6 30 (5.17%) Google App Engine
7 29 (5.00%) PaaS
8 28 (4.83%) GitHub
9 22 (3.79%) Serverless
10 18 (3.10%) Amazon S3
11 15 (2.59%) Azure Machine Learning
12 14 (2.41%) Amazon EMR
12 14 (2.41%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (1.72%) Route 53
13 10 (1.72%) SaaS
13 10 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 9 (1.55%) IaaS
14 9 (1.55%) Power Platform
15 8 (1.38%) Amazon Kinesis
15 8 (1.38%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 90 (15.52%) HTTP
2 70 (12.07%) TCP/IP
3 68 (11.72%) DNS
4 51 (8.79%) SSL
5 45 (7.76%) DHCP
6 32 (5.52%) Firewall
6 32 (5.52%) FTP
7 31 (5.34%) IPsec
8 17 (2.93%) Internet
9 14 (2.41%) Kerberos
10 13 (2.24%) iSCSI
11 12 (2.07%) SAN
12 11 (1.90%) SSH
13 10 (1.72%) Network Security
14 8 (1.38%) WAN
15 7 (1.21%) SMTP
16 6 (1.03%) SNMP
17 5 (0.86%) Asterisk PBX
17 5 (0.86%) VPN
18 4 (0.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (20.00%) MySQL
2 115 (19.83%) Big Data
3 77 (13.28%) NoSQL
4 72 (12.41%) Hadoop
5 58 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 51 (8.79%) Relational Database
7 49 (8.45%) BigQuery
8 38 (6.55%) MongoDB
9 37 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
10 36 (6.21%) Apache Hive
10 36 (6.21%) HBase
11 27 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
12 24 (4.14%) Apache Cassandra
13 21 (3.62%) Oracle Database
14 20 (3.45%) Data Lake
15 18 (3.10%) Amazon RDS
15 18 (3.10%) Amazon Redshift
15 18 (3.10%) Flink
16 16 (2.76%) Bigtable
17 15 (2.59%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 172 (29.66%) Git (software)
2 171 (29.48%) Jenkins
3 54 (9.31%) JIRA
4 46 (7.93%) JUnit
5 43 (7.41%) Maven
6 40 (6.90%) Cucumber
7 38 (6.55%) Selenium
8 31 (5.34%) Travis CI
9 26 (4.48%) Mockito
9 26 (4.48%) Sonatype Nexus
10 21 (3.62%) Bitbucket
10 21 (3.62%) IBM UrbanCode
11 17 (2.93%) Eclipse
12 15 (2.59%) GitLab
13 14 (2.41%) IntelliJ
13 14 (2.41%) Subversion
14 13 (2.24%) SoapUI
15 12 (2.07%) Artifactory
16 11 (1.90%) Postman
16 11 (1.90%) TeamCity
General
1 89 (15.34%) Finance
2 47 (8.10%) Banking
3 36 (6.21%) Public Sector
4 17 (2.93%) Marketing
5 16 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.07%) Games
7 11 (1.90%) Legal
7 11 (1.90%) Publishing
8 10 (1.72%) Front Office
9 7 (1.21%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.21%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.21%) Retail
10 5 (0.86%) Back Office
11 4 (0.69%) Automotive
12 3 (0.52%) Electronics
12 3 (0.52%) Local Government
13 2 (0.34%) Advertising
13 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.17%) German Language
14 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 220 (37.93%) Developer
2 84 (14.48%) Java Developer
3 79 (13.62%) Data Engineer
4 62 (10.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 52 (8.97%) Big Data Engineer
6 34 (5.86%) Senior Developer
7 30 (5.17%) Administrator
7 30 (5.17%) PHP Developer
8 29 (5.00%) Architect
9 22 (3.79%) Data Scientist
10 21 (3.62%) AWS Engineer
11 20 (3.45%) Software Engineer
12 19 (3.28%) Linux Engineer
13 18 (3.10%) Cloud Engineer
13 18 (3.10%) Java Engineer
14 17 (2.93%) Python Developer
15 16 (2.76%) Full Stack Developer
16 15 (2.59%) AWS DevOps
17 14 (2.41%) React Developer
17 14 (2.41%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (18.10%) HTML
1 105 (18.10%) Kafka
2 81 (13.97%) Spring
3 80 (13.79%) CSS
4 68 (11.72%) Web Services
5 67 (11.55%) LAMP
6 59 (10.17%) .NET
7 58 (10.00%) REST
8 56 (9.66%) XML
9 51 (8.79%) JSON
9 51 (8.79%) SOAP
10 50 (8.62%) AngularJS
11 49 (8.45%) J2EE
12 45 (7.76%) HTML5
13 42 (7.24%) Hibernate
14 40 (6.90%) Servlets
15 38 (6.55%) Apache Beam
15 38 (6.55%) Node.js
15 38 (6.55%) PySpark
16 34 (5.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.14%) Data Centre
3 22 (3.79%) Public Cloud
4 20 (3.45%) PKI
5 19 (3.28%) Data Structures
6 18 (3.10%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.93%) Replication
8 16 (2.76%) Mobile App
9 14 (2.41%) Algorithms
9 14 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.90%) Clustering
11 9 (1.55%) Cloud Native
11 9 (1.55%) Derivative
11 9 (1.55%) Lidar
11 9 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (1.38%) N-Tier
12 8 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (1.38%) Smart City
13 7 (1.21%) Virtual Team
14 6 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 240 (41.38%) Linux
2 82 (14.14%) Windows
3 74 (12.76%) Unix
4 61 (10.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (4.31%) Windows Server
6 20 (3.45%) Ubuntu
7 19 (3.28%) CentOS
8 10 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
9 9 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.21%) Debian
11 6 (1.03%) Solaris
12 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.52%) Android
13 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.17%) DC/OS
15 1 (0.17%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (27.93%) DevOps
3 106 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
4 75 (12.93%) Analytics
4 75 (12.93%) Scrum
5 71 (12.24%) Data Science
5 71 (12.24%) Open Source
6 67 (11.55%) Configuration Management
7 64 (11.03%) Software Engineering
8 63 (10.86%) TDD
9 60 (10.34%) Test Automation
10 55 (9.48%) Computer Science
10 55 (9.48%) Microservices
11 51 (8.79%) Migration
12 46 (7.93%) Problem-Solving
13 44 (7.59%) Data Modelling
13 44 (7.59%) Kanban
14 40 (6.90%) ETL
15 39 (6.72%) Machine Learning
16 37 (6.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 265 (45.69%) Java
2 155 (26.72%) Python
3 134 (23.10%) SQL
4 128 (22.07%) JavaScript
5 67 (11.55%) PHP
6 63 (10.86%) Scala
7 50 (8.62%) Bash Shell
8 28 (4.83%) Perl
8 28 (4.83%) PL/SQL
8 28 (4.83%) Ruby
9 26 (4.48%) Java 8
10 22 (3.79%) PowerShell
11 17 (2.93%) C#
11 17 (2.93%) Shell Script
12 13 (2.24%) C
13 12 (2.07%) Go
14 10 (1.72%) Groovy
15 9 (1.55%) R
16 8 (1.38%) Korn
17 6 (1.03%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 75 (12.93%) Security Cleared
2 56 (9.66%) SC Cleared
3 53 (9.14%) Degree
4 27 (4.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (2.07%) Master's Degree
6 10 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (1.55%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (1.55%) PhD
8 8 (1.38%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.52%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.52%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.52%) MCSA
9 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.34%) MCSE
10 2 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.17%) CCIE
11 1 (0.17%) CCNP
11 1 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.97%) QA
2 10 (1.72%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.38%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.52%) SLA
7 2 (0.34%) COBIT
7 2 (0.34%) GDPR
8 1 (0.17%) EMIR
8 1 (0.17%) MiFID
8 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 126 (21.72%) Docker
2 49 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (5.69%) HDFS
4 30 (5.17%) Xen
5 28 (4.83%) Active Directory
6 17 (2.93%) NFS
7 15 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (1.72%) Gluster
8 10 (1.72%) GlusterFS
8 10 (1.72%) LXC
9 7 (1.21%) Hyper-V
9 7 (1.21%) Postfix
10 6 (1.03%) Corosync
10 6 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (1.03%) Samba
10 6 (1.03%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.86%) DRBD
11 5 (0.86%) FreeRADIUS
11 5 (0.86%) GridGain
12 3 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 92 (15.86%) Ansible
2 75 (12.93%) Kubernetes
3 74 (12.76%) Puppet
4 47 (8.10%) Terraform
5 28 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (3.62%) Hadoop YARN
7 19 (3.28%) HAProxy
8 17 (2.93%) Kibana
9 13 (2.24%) logstash
10 10 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
11 9 (1.55%) Nagios
12 8 (1.38%) Consul
13 6 (1.03%) Grafana
13 6 (1.03%) NetBackup
13 6 (1.03%) Pacemaker
13 6 (1.03%) WSUS
14 5 (0.86%) Mesos
14 5 (0.86%) Packer
15 4 (0.69%) CA Single Sign-On
15 4 (0.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 92 (15.86%) Google
2 87 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 87 (15.00%) Oracle
3 64 (11.03%) VMware
4 57 (9.83%) Red Hat
5 21 (3.62%) Hortonworks
5 21 (3.62%) IBM
6 17 (2.93%) Tableau
7 16 (2.76%) Splunk
7 16 (2.76%) Zend
8 15 (2.59%) Databricks
9 14 (2.41%) SAP
10 12 (2.07%) Cloudera
11 11 (1.90%) webMethods
12 10 (1.72%) Confluent
13 9 (1.55%) Cisco
14 8 (1.38%) Adobe
14 8 (1.38%) AppDynamics
14 8 (1.38%) New Relic
14 8 (1.38%) Sybase