Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 246 207 207
Rank change year-on-year -39 0 -49
Contract jobs citing Apache 920 1,433 1,343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.10% 1.39% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.42% 8.26% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 976 920
UK median daily rate £518 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £308
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 17
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £41.83 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +44.22% +3.57%
10th Percentile £6.00 £16.83 £13.41
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.69 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £41.83 £19.34
% change year-on-year +2.81% +116.26% -30.93%

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 12,400 17,354 16,890
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.79% 16.80% 16.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,960 11,274 11,092
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £256 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 399 428
UK median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £20.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.14% +8.82% +1.09%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.23 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.45% +8.75% -2.98%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -34 847 £525 +5.00% 205
UK excluding London -23 483 £463 +8.82% 153
London -39 428 £550 -4.35% 75
South East -39 136 £500 +17.65% 42
North of England +22 108 £450 +2.86% 37
North West +12 61 £425 - 17
South West -10 60 £481 +28.33% 18
Midlands +39 58 £423 -0.59% 24
East of England -3 58 £475 +5.56% 9
Scotland +8 50 £463 +17.09% 10
East Midlands +43 33 £400 -2.44% 6
Yorkshire +15 32 £450 - 17
West Midlands +8 26 £500 +17.65% 18
North East +19 16 £656 +64.06% 3
Wales +17 11 £450 +13.21% 11
Northern Ireland +7 3 £430 +1.90% 2

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 413 (44.89%) Java
2 398 (43.26%) Linux
3 368 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 330 (35.87%) Python
5 248 (26.96%) AWS
6 239 (25.98%) DevOps
7 229 (24.89%) Apache Spark
8 224 (24.35%) SQL
9 222 (24.13%) Jenkins
10 208 (22.61%) Docker
11 206 (22.39%) Git (software)
12 197 (21.41%) JavaScript
13 168 (18.26%) MySQL
13 168 (18.26%) Tomcat
14 166 (18.04%) Big Data
15 159 (17.28%) GCP
16 152 (16.52%) Google
17 150 (16.30%) Unix
18 149 (16.20%) Scrum
19 147 (15.98%) Ansible
20 144 (15.65%) Finance
21 140 (15.22%) Kafka
22 136 (14.78%) Azure
23 129 (14.02%) HTML
24 127 (13.80%) Spring
24 127 (13.80%) nginx
25 118 (12.83%) Hadoop
26 117 (12.72%) Oracle
26 117 (12.72%) Windows
27 115 (12.50%) TDD

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
1 229 (24.89%) Apache Spark
2 168 (18.26%) Tomcat
3 127 (13.80%) nginx
4 102 (11.09%) JBoss
5 88 (9.57%) IIS
6 62 (6.74%) WebLogic
7 57 (6.20%) Apache Airflow
7 57 (6.20%) Elasticsearch
8 56 (6.09%) Confluence
9 50 (5.43%) WebSphere
10 40 (4.35%) Jetty
11 32 (3.48%) Mongrel
12 20 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 20 (2.17%) CMS
13 19 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 18 (1.96%) WordPress
15 16 (1.74%) Jupyter
16 13 (1.41%) Apache Solr
16 13 (1.41%) Drupal
16 13 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.63%) Magento
2 10 (1.09%) CSG Singleview
3 7 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.22%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.22%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.11%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.11%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.11%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 248 (26.96%) AWS
2 159 (17.28%) GCP
3 136 (14.78%) Azure
4 75 (8.15%) Amazon EC2
5 63 (6.85%) GitHub
6 52 (5.65%) Amazon S3
7 49 (5.33%) Serverless
8 46 (5.00%) OpenShift
9 37 (4.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 37 (4.02%) AWS Lambda
10 33 (3.59%) PaaS
11 29 (3.15%) Google App Engine
12 23 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 22 (2.39%) Amazon EMR
14 20 (2.17%) SaaS
15 19 (2.07%) CloudFront
15 19 (2.07%) Route 53
16 18 (1.96%) Azure Data Factory
17 17 (1.85%) Amazon ECS
18 16 (1.74%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (12.39%) HTTP
2 85 (9.24%) TCP/IP
3 74 (8.04%) DNS
4 57 (6.20%) SSL
5 40 (4.35%) DHCP
6 36 (3.91%) Firewall
7 34 (3.70%) IPsec
8 33 (3.59%) FTP
9 31 (3.37%) Internet
10 17 (1.85%) Kerberos
11 11 (1.20%) SSH
12 10 (1.09%) Network Security
13 8 (0.87%) Broadband
13 8 (0.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 8 (0.87%) SMTP
13 8 (0.87%) VLAN
14 7 (0.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 7 (0.76%) HTTPS
15 6 (0.65%) iSCSI
15 6 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (18.26%) MySQL
2 166 (18.04%) Big Data
3 118 (12.83%) Hadoop
4 101 (10.98%) NoSQL
5 98 (10.65%) SQL Server
6 82 (8.91%) Relational Database
7 81 (8.80%) BigQuery
8 74 (8.04%) MongoDB
9 68 (7.39%) PostgreSQL
10 51 (5.54%) Data Warehouse
11 49 (5.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 42 (4.57%) Apache Hive
13 33 (3.59%) Amazon RDS
13 33 (3.59%) RDBMS
14 31 (3.37%) HBase
15 25 (2.72%) Data Lake
16 19 (2.07%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 19 (2.07%) Geospatial Data
16 19 (2.07%) Oracle Database
16 19 (2.07%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 222 (24.13%) Jenkins
2 206 (22.39%) Git (software)
3 95 (10.33%) JIRA
4 70 (7.61%) JUnit
5 50 (5.43%) Cucumber
5 50 (5.43%) Selenium
6 46 (5.00%) Bitbucket
6 46 (5.00%) Mockito
7 45 (4.89%) Maven
8 34 (3.70%) Travis CI
9 33 (3.59%) Subversion
10 28 (3.04%) Eclipse
11 27 (2.93%) IntelliJ
12 21 (2.28%) Ant
12 21 (2.28%) GitLab
13 17 (1.85%) Visual Studio
14 16 (1.74%) gulp
15 14 (1.52%) JMeter
16 13 (1.41%) Gradle
17 12 (1.30%) Grunt
General
1 144 (15.65%) Finance
2 60 (6.52%) Banking
3 48 (5.22%) Public Sector
4 32 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.04%) Marketing
6 24 (2.61%) Publishing
7 22 (2.39%) Legal
8 19 (2.07%) Investment Banking
9 15 (1.63%) Games
9 15 (1.63%) Retail
10 10 (1.09%) Front Office
11 8 (0.87%) Billing
11 8 (0.87%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.54%) Advertising
12 5 (0.54%) Electronics
13 4 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.43%) Local Government
14 3 (0.33%) Automotive
14 3 (0.33%) Military
14 3 (0.33%) Police
Job Titles
1 332 (36.09%) Developer
2 145 (15.76%) Data Engineer
3 124 (13.48%) Java Developer
4 88 (9.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 57 (6.20%) Senior Developer
6 46 (5.00%) Administrator
7 44 (4.78%) Python Engineer
8 39 (4.24%) PHP Developer
9 37 (4.02%) Architect
10 36 (3.91%) AWS Engineer
10 36 (3.91%) Consultant
11 35 (3.80%) Big Data Engineer
12 32 (3.48%) Python Developer
13 31 (3.37%) Linux Engineer
14 29 (3.15%) Cloud Engineer
14 29 (3.15%) Senior Data Engineer
15 28 (3.04%) Full Stack Developer
16 26 (2.83%) Senior Java Developer
17 24 (2.61%) Java Engineer
18 22 (2.39%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (15.22%) Kafka
2 129 (14.02%) HTML
3 127 (13.80%) Spring
4 107 (11.63%) CSS
5 98 (10.65%) REST
6 97 (10.54%) LAMP
7 90 (9.78%) Web Services
8 84 (9.13%) JSON
9 83 (9.02%) XML
10 80 (8.70%) Node.js
11 76 (8.26%) AngularJS
12 74 (8.04%) J2EE
13 71 (7.72%) React
14 67 (7.28%) jQuery
15 64 (6.96%) SOAP
16 63 (6.85%) Apache Beam
17 62 (6.74%) .NET
18 59 (6.41%) PySpark
19 58 (6.30%) HTML5
20 57 (6.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 52 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (4.24%) PKI
3 31 (3.37%) Algorithms
4 30 (3.26%) Public Cloud
5 26 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
6 25 (2.72%) User Experience
7 23 (2.50%) Mobile App
8 22 (2.39%) Data Centre
8 22 (2.39%) Replication
9 20 (2.17%) Data Structures
10 19 (2.07%) Clustering
10 19 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
12 11 (1.20%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.20%) Cloud Native
13 10 (1.09%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.87%) Derivative
14 8 (0.87%) Lidar
15 7 (0.76%) Smart City
16 6 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 398 (43.26%) Linux
2 150 (16.30%) Unix
3 117 (12.72%) Windows
4 87 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 51 (5.54%) CentOS
6 49 (5.33%) Ubuntu
7 28 (3.04%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.09%) AIX
10 9 (0.98%) Solaris
11 7 (0.76%) Debian
11 7 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.54%) Android
12 5 (0.54%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.54%) HPUX
12 5 (0.54%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.43%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (25.98%) DevOps
3 149 (16.20%) Scrum
4 115 (12.50%) TDD
5 113 (12.28%) Data Science
6 112 (12.17%) Test Automation
7 105 (11.41%) Configuration Management
8 104 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
9 103 (11.20%) Microservices
10 101 (10.98%) ETL
11 95 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
12 92 (10.00%) Open Source
13 84 (9.13%) Analytics
14 80 (8.70%) Migration
15 72 (7.83%) Software Engineering
16 63 (6.85%) Computer Science
16 63 (6.85%) Machine Learning
17 57 (6.20%) Data Engineering
18 54 (5.87%) Kanban
19 52 (5.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 413 (44.89%) Java
2 330 (35.87%) Python
3 224 (24.35%) SQL
4 197 (21.41%) JavaScript
5 114 (12.39%) PHP
6 112 (12.17%) Bash Shell
7 98 (10.65%) Scala
8 62 (6.74%) PowerShell
9 57 (6.20%) Perl
10 43 (4.67%) Java 8
11 37 (4.02%) Ruby
11 37 (4.02%) Shell Script
12 36 (3.91%) C#
13 29 (3.15%) PL/SQL
14 25 (2.72%) Groovy
15 21 (2.28%) Go
16 18 (1.96%) T-SQL
17 14 (1.52%) C++
18 12 (1.30%) TypeScript
19 11 (1.20%) R
Qualifications
1 108 (11.74%) Security Cleared
2 62 (6.74%) SC Cleared
3 61 (6.63%) Degree
4 26 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (2.72%) DV Cleared
6 19 (2.07%) Master's Degree
7 14 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
8 11 (1.20%) PhD
9 8 (0.87%) AWS Certification
9 8 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.54%) CCNA
11 5 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.54%) ISEB
11 5 (0.54%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.33%) MCSA
12 3 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (0.22%) RHCE
13 2 (0.22%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.48%) QA
2 8 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.65%) MiFID
3 6 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.54%) EMIR
4 5 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.43%) GDPR
5 4 (0.43%) SLA
6 2 (0.22%) COBIT
6 2 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 208 (22.61%) Docker
2 51 (5.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 31 (3.37%) Xen
5 21 (2.28%) NFS
6 20 (2.17%) HDFS
7 18 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (1.41%) Hyper-V
9 11 (1.20%) Gluster
9 11 (1.20%) GlusterFS
9 11 (1.20%) LXC
10 8 (0.87%) VirtualBox
11 7 (0.76%) Postfix
11 7 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.65%) Apache Flume
12 6 (0.65%) Corosync
13 5 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.54%) DRBD
13 5 (0.54%) FreeRADIUS
13 5 (0.54%) Samba
Systems Management
1 147 (15.98%) Ansible
2 98 (10.65%) Puppet
3 96 (10.43%) Kubernetes
4 87 (9.46%) Terraform
5 60 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (3.04%) HAProxy
7 27 (2.93%) Hadoop YARN
8 21 (2.28%) Grafana
9 20 (2.17%) Nagios
10 19 (2.07%) Kibana
11 16 (1.74%) Single Sign-On
12 11 (1.20%) Consul
12 11 (1.20%) Mesos
12 11 (1.20%) Packer
13 10 (1.09%) logstash
13 10 (1.09%) WMI
14 8 (0.87%) Prometheus
15 6 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
15 6 (0.65%) Pacemaker
15 6 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 152 (16.52%) Google
2 117 (12.72%) Oracle
3 87 (9.46%) Microsoft
4 85 (9.24%) Red Hat
5 79 (8.59%) VMware
6 38 (4.13%) Databricks
7 36 (3.91%) Splunk
8 27 (2.93%) Adobe
8 27 (2.93%) Tableau
9 26 (2.83%) Atlassian
10 23 (2.50%) SAP
11 17 (1.85%) IBM
11 17 (1.85%) WSO2
12 16 (1.74%) webMethods
13 14 (1.52%) Zend
14 13 (1.41%) F5
15 12 (1.30%) Cloudera
15 12 (1.30%) MuleSoft
16 11 (1.20%) Sun
17 10 (1.09%) New Relic