Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 196 149
Rank change year-on-year -1 -47 +42
Contract jobs citing Apache 1,445 1,324 1,913
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 1.36% 1.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.45% 8.10% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,018 854 1,244
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +11.11%
10th Percentile £354 £301 £313
90th Percentile £675 £625 £597
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 15
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £30.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.69% +9.82% -30.66%
10th Percentile £14.60 £13.31 £18.84
90th Percentile £46.78 £40.00 £36.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.16 £17.87 £28.00
% change year-on-year +107.93% -36.17% -30.00%

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 17,109 16,351 19,830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.78% 16.79% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,211 10,610 13,079
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £253
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 414 498
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.73
% change year-on-year +2.50% -3.52% +3.65%

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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 2018. 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 -11 1,338 £500 +5.26% 381
London -13 725 £550 +4.76% 144
UK excluding London +15 699 £425 +6.25% 263
South East +3 244 £469 +10.29% 69
North of England +26 150 £438 +25.00% 61
East of England +13 104 £443 +4.12% 32
Midlands -23 65 £425 +31.78% 28
Yorkshire +26 63 £463 +5.71% 25
North West +13 59 £433 +15.40% 32
Scotland -8 59 £425 -10.53% 17
West Midlands +1 55 £425 -12.95% 19
South West -25 49 £360 -7.40% 47
North East -25 28 £400 +22.14% 4
Wales -9 25 £395 +85.88% 6
East Midlands -19 10 £410 +28.13% 9
Northern Ireland +38 3 £422 - 3

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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.

1 772 (53.43%) Java
2 752 (52.04%) Linux
3 520 (35.99%) Agile Software Development
4 459 (31.76%) Jenkins
5 418 (28.93%) Git (software)
6 415 (28.72%) Python
7 390 (26.99%) Amazon AWS
8 389 (26.92%) SQL
9 388 (26.85%) DevOps
10 378 (26.16%) Unix
11 374 (25.88%) Tomcat
12 336 (23.25%) Kafka
13 327 (22.63%) Docker
14 321 (22.21%) Spring
15 314 (21.73%) Apache Spark
16 289 (20.00%) Ansible
17 286 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
18 276 (19.10%) JavaScript
19 257 (17.79%) Oracle
19 257 (17.79%) Big Data
20 253 (17.51%) Puppet
21 249 (17.23%) Hadoop
22 246 (17.02%) TDD
23 236 (16.33%) HTTP
24 229 (15.85%) MySQL
25 214 (14.81%) Finance
26 211 (14.60%) Red Hat
27 201 (13.91%) Windows
28 198 (13.70%) PostgreSQL
29 197 (13.63%) Middleware

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
1 374 (25.88%) Tomcat
2 314 (21.73%) Apache Spark
3 196 (13.56%) nginx
4 176 (12.18%) JBoss
5 163 (11.28%) IIS
6 109 (7.54%) Elasticsearch
7 98 (6.78%) WebLogic
8 97 (6.71%) WebSphere
9 79 (5.47%) Confluence
10 63 (4.36%) Jetty
11 46 (3.18%) Mongrel
12 33 (2.28%) Mule
13 29 (2.01%) Apache Solr
14 28 (1.94%) WordPress
15 24 (1.66%) OpenStack
16 23 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
17 22 (1.52%) Apache Airflow
18 21 (1.45%) Apache Pig
19 20 (1.38%) GemFire
20 18 (1.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 30 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 20 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.28%) Windchill
4 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.21%) SPSS
5 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.14%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.069%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.069%) CATIA
6 1 (0.069%) HipChat
6 1 (0.069%) Maya
6 1 (0.069%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.069%) Stata
Business Applications
1 21 (1.45%) Magento
2 9 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
3 6 (0.42%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.21%) ENOVIA
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.14%) Siebel CRM
5 2 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.069%) DELMIA
6 1 (0.069%) Exstream
6 1 (0.069%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.069%) ScheduALL
6 1 (0.069%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.069%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 390 (26.99%) Amazon AWS
2 163 (11.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (7.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 85 (5.88%) GitHub
5 63 (4.36%) Amazon EC2
6 39 (2.70%) Amazon S3
7 38 (2.63%) PaaS
8 35 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
9 34 (2.35%) Google App Engine
10 32 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 29 (2.01%) OpenShift
12 28 (1.94%) Amazon EMR
13 27 (1.87%) Amazon Kinesis
14 26 (1.80%) Serverless
15 22 (1.52%) Google Analytics
16 21 (1.45%) IaaS
17 20 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
18 19 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 18 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
20 17 (1.18%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 236 (16.33%) HTTP
2 175 (12.11%) SSL
3 172 (11.90%) DNS
4 155 (10.73%) TCP/IP
5 115 (7.96%) Firewall
6 53 (3.67%) FTP
7 50 (3.46%) Internet
8 45 (3.11%) DHCP
9 40 (2.77%) SAN
9 40 (2.77%) SSH
10 32 (2.21%) IPsec
10 32 (2.21%) Kerberos
11 30 (2.08%) BIG-IP
12 28 (1.94%) VPN
13 22 (1.52%) Reverse Proxy
14 19 (1.31%) Intranet
15 16 (1.11%) Network Security
15 16 (1.11%) SMTP
16 13 (0.90%) VoIP
16 13 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (17.79%) Big Data
2 249 (17.23%) Hadoop
3 229 (15.85%) MySQL
4 198 (13.70%) PostgreSQL
5 185 (12.80%) NoSQL
6 168 (11.63%) MongoDB
7 157 (10.87%) SQL Server
8 117 (8.10%) Apache Hive
9 114 (7.89%) Relational Database
10 87 (6.02%) HBase
11 85 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
12 56 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
13 41 (2.84%) Amazon Redshift
14 37 (2.56%) BigQuery
14 37 (2.56%) Redis
15 36 (2.49%) Impala
15 36 (2.49%) Oracle Database
16 32 (2.21%) Data Lake
17 23 (1.59%) Presto
18 22 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 459 (31.76%) Jenkins
2 418 (28.93%) Git (software)
3 184 (12.73%) JIRA
4 162 (11.21%) Maven
5 125 (8.65%) JUnit
6 99 (6.85%) Subversion
7 77 (5.33%) Cucumber
8 71 (4.91%) Eclipse
9 70 (4.84%) Selenium
10 63 (4.36%) Gradle
11 60 (4.15%) Bitbucket
12 57 (3.94%) Vagrant
13 55 (3.81%) Ant
14 54 (3.74%) Sonatype Nexus
15 53 (3.67%) Artifactory
16 49 (3.39%) TeamCity
17 48 (3.32%) IntelliJ
18 43 (2.98%) JMeter
19 39 (2.70%) Travis CI
20 37 (2.56%) Mockito
General
1 214 (14.81%) Finance
2 144 (9.97%) Banking
3 65 (4.50%) Investment Banking
4 47 (3.25%) Front Office
5 42 (2.91%) Retail
6 38 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.04%) Legal
8 14 (0.97%) Publishing
9 10 (0.69%) Games
10 9 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.62%) Marketing
11 8 (0.55%) Military
11 8 (0.55%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.48%) Advertising
12 7 (0.48%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.42%) Electronics
14 4 (0.28%) Automotive
15 3 (0.21%) Back Office
15 3 (0.21%) Law
16 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 608 (42.08%) Developer
2 314 (21.73%) Java Developer
3 159 (11.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 108 (7.47%) Data Engineer
5 82 (5.67%) Architect
6 79 (5.47%) Senior Developer
7 75 (5.19%) Administrator
8 65 (4.50%) Software Engineer
9 62 (4.29%) Big Data Engineer
10 60 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
11 58 (4.01%) Linux Engineer
12 53 (3.67%) Linux Administrator
13 51 (3.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 48 (3.32%) Python Developer
15 46 (3.18%) Big Data Developer
16 42 (2.91%) Java Engineer
17 37 (2.56%) Senior Data Engineer
18 34 (2.35%) AWS Engineer
18 34 (2.35%) Scala Developer
18 34 (2.35%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (23.25%) Kafka
2 321 (22.21%) Spring
3 197 (13.63%) Middleware
4 180 (12.46%) REST
5 172 (11.90%) HTML
5 172 (11.90%) J2EE
6 170 (11.76%) Web Services
7 162 (11.21%) CSS
7 162 (11.21%) LAMP
8 152 (10.52%) RabbitMQ
9 141 (9.76%) RESTful
10 132 (9.13%) JSON
11 130 (9.00%) AngularJS
12 124 (8.58%) Hibernate
13 107 (7.40%) XML
14 102 (7.06%) SOAP
15 96 (6.64%) jQuery
15 96 (6.64%) Servlets
16 85 (5.88%) Apache Camel
16 85 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 89 (6.16%) Computer Science
2 69 (4.78%) Linux Command Line
3 67 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (3.81%) PKI
5 41 (2.84%) Algorithms
6 40 (2.77%) Public Cloud
7 34 (2.35%) Fintech
8 32 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
9 31 (2.15%) Data Centre
10 26 (1.80%) User Experience
11 25 (1.73%) Data Structures
12 24 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
13 22 (1.52%) Clustering
14 21 (1.45%) Replication
15 19 (1.31%) Management Information System
16 17 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (1.18%) Virtual Team
17 14 (0.97%) Equities
18 12 (0.83%) Credit Risk
19 9 (0.62%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 752 (52.04%) Linux
2 378 (26.16%) Unix
3 201 (13.91%) Windows
4 154 (10.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 101 (6.99%) CentOS
6 86 (5.95%) Ubuntu
7 82 (5.67%) Solaris
8 79 (5.47%) Windows Server
9 40 (2.77%) Debian
10 21 (1.45%) Fedora
11 20 (1.38%) AIX
11 20 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (1.31%) SUSE
13 18 (1.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 18 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (0.83%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.55%) Android
16 6 (0.42%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.35%) Check Point GAiA
17 5 (0.35%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (35.99%) Agile Software Development
2 388 (26.85%) DevOps
3 286 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
4 246 (17.02%) TDD
5 191 (13.22%) Scrum
6 169 (11.70%) Open Source
7 157 (10.87%) Test Automation
8 145 (10.03%) Microservices
8 145 (10.03%) Software Engineering
9 144 (9.97%) Analytics
10 136 (9.41%) OO
11 135 (9.34%) Configuration Management
12 122 (8.44%) BDD
13 102 (7.06%) Unit Testing
14 96 (6.64%) Problem-Solving
15 91 (6.30%) ITIL
16 88 (6.09%) Continuous Delivery
17 83 (5.74%) Kanban
18 79 (5.47%) ETL
18 79 (5.47%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 772 (53.43%) Java
2 415 (28.72%) Python
3 389 (26.92%) SQL
4 276 (19.10%) JavaScript
5 194 (13.43%) Scala
6 168 (11.63%) Perl
7 157 (10.87%) Bash Shell
8 138 (9.55%) PHP
9 125 (8.65%) Ruby
10 121 (8.37%) Java 8
11 113 (7.82%) Shell Script
12 88 (6.09%) C#
13 66 (4.57%) Groovy
14 61 (4.22%) PowerShell
15 37 (2.56%) C++
16 31 (2.15%) C
17 28 (1.94%) PL/SQL
18 26 (1.80%) Go
19 23 (1.59%) T-SQL
20 21 (1.45%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 106 (7.34%) Security Cleared
2 85 (5.88%) Degree
3 74 (5.12%) SC Cleared
4 44 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (0.62%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (0.55%) RHCE
7 6 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.42%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.35%) CCSE
9 4 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.28%) CISSP
9 4 (0.28%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.21%) CCNA
10 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.21%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.14%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.14%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (0.14%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.84%) QA
2 18 (1.25%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.11%) GDPR
3 16 (1.11%) MiFID
4 10 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.62%) SLA
6 4 (0.28%) EMIR
7 3 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.14%) ECSS
8 2 (0.14%) PMO
9 1 (0.069%) GPG13
9 1 (0.069%) WCAG
System Software
1 327 (22.63%) Docker
2 128 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (4.64%) Active Directory
4 64 (4.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 56 (3.88%) HDFS
6 41 (2.84%) Xen
7 28 (1.94%) NFS
8 27 (1.87%) Postfix
9 26 (1.80%) Apache Flume
9 26 (1.80%) Hyper-V
10 23 (1.59%) VirtualBox
11 21 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
12 20 (1.38%) Squid
13 15 (1.04%) KVM
14 13 (0.90%) vSphere
15 11 (0.76%) vCloud
16 9 (0.62%) iptables
16 9 (0.62%) Varnish
16 9 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 8 (0.55%) Samba
Systems Management
1 289 (20.00%) Ansible
2 253 (17.51%) Puppet
3 162 (11.21%) Kubernetes
4 150 (10.38%) Opscode Chef
5 106 (7.34%) Terraform
6 92 (6.37%) Kibana
7 71 (4.91%) Nagios
8 64 (4.43%) logstash
9 62 (4.29%) Hadoop YARN
10 49 (3.39%) Mesos
11 46 (3.18%) Grafana
12 45 (3.11%) Salt
13 43 (2.98%) Single Sign-On
14 38 (2.63%) CA Single Sign-On
15 30 (2.08%) Graylog
16 28 (1.94%) ZABBIX
17 26 (1.80%) HAProxy
18 25 (1.73%) Packer
19 23 (1.59%) Prometheus
19 23 (1.59%) Rancher
Vendors
1 257 (17.79%) Oracle
2 211 (14.60%) Red Hat
3 177 (12.25%) VMware
4 172 (11.90%) Microsoft
5 133 (9.20%) Google
6 87 (6.02%) Splunk
7 73 (5.05%) IBM
8 50 (3.46%) webMethods
9 42 (2.91%) AppDynamics
10 36 (2.49%) F5
11 34 (2.35%) Cloudera
12 33 (2.28%) Adobe
13 31 (2.15%) ServiceNow
14 30 (2.08%) NetApp
15 28 (1.94%) Cisco
15 28 (1.94%) New Relic
16 25 (1.73%) Atlassian
16 25 (1.73%) CA
17 24 (1.66%) Hortonworks
18 23 (1.59%) Zend