Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 162 183
Rank change year-on-year -39 +21 -33
Contract jobs citing Apache 1,330 1,595 1,492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.31% 1.66% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.05% 9.32% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 924 1,058 1,014
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £280
90th Percentile £637 £625 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 26
UK median hourly rate £31.38 £40.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.56% -8.57% +20.19%
10th Percentile £13.56 £29.00 £36.50
90th Percentile £80.73 £96.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £42.75

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 16,528 17,116 18,203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.27% 17.83% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,052 11,031 11,556
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.95%
10th Percentile £263 £254 £236
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year - +0.63% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 365 497
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +8.57%

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 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 21 February 2018.

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 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 -38 1,256 £500 +11.11% 456
London -37 704 £513 +7.89% 155
UK excluding London -35 611 £450 +9.09% 319
South East -24 260 £475 +9.20% 77
North of England -16 113 £415 +3.75% 94
North West +21 73 £415 +3.75% 50
Midlands +6 71 £500 +20.48% 56
East of England -23 63 £475 +10.14% 29
South West -25 49 £450 +20.00% 45
Scotland -32 41 £454 +33.46% 12
West Midlands -1 40 £550 +37.50% 30
East Midlands +18 31 £450 -4.15% 26
Yorkshire -38 28 £428 +1.79% 40
Wales -17 22 £323 -19.38% 6
North East +15 13 £350 +6.06% 4

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 694 (52.18%) Linux
2 670 (50.38%) Java
3 607 (45.64%) Agile Software Development
4 413 (31.05%) Tomcat
5 406 (30.53%) Python
6 370 (27.82%) DevOps
7 358 (26.92%) Git (software)
7 358 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
8 347 (26.09%) Jenkins
9 326 (24.51%) Unix
10 299 (22.48%) SQL
10 299 (22.48%) Docker
11 296 (22.26%) Hadoop
12 284 (21.35%) Apache Spark
13 281 (21.13%) Big Data
14 278 (20.90%) JavaScript
15 262 (19.70%) Spring
16 255 (19.17%) Continuous Integration
17 253 (19.02%) Scrum
18 236 (17.74%) MySQL
19 233 (17.52%) REST
20 226 (16.99%) Finance
21 223 (16.77%) TDD
21 223 (16.77%) Puppet
22 220 (16.54%) Web Services
23 211 (15.86%) Oracle
23 211 (15.86%) Red Hat
24 202 (15.19%) Scala
25 191 (14.36%) Windows
25 191 (14.36%) JBoss

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
1 413 (31.05%) Tomcat
2 284 (21.35%) Apache Spark
3 191 (14.36%) JBoss
4 155 (11.65%) nginx
5 126 (9.47%) IIS
6 105 (7.89%) WebLogic
7 90 (6.77%) Elasticsearch
8 70 (5.26%) Confluence
9 69 (5.19%) WebSphere
10 55 (4.14%) CMS
11 53 (3.98%) Apache Pig
12 42 (3.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 40 (3.01%) Apache Solr
14 36 (2.71%) Jetty
15 30 (2.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 27 (2.03%) Cloud Foundry
17 25 (1.88%) Jupyter
18 24 (1.80%) SAS
19 20 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
20 19 (1.43%) MQSeries
Applications
1 18 (1.35%) SPSS
2 14 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.98%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.38%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.23%) Stata
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.15%) Pipeline Pilot
9 1 (0.075%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.075%) HipChat
9 1 (0.075%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (0.90%) Magento
2 3 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.075%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.075%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.075%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.075%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.075%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.075%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.075%) RMDS
4 1 (0.075%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 358 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (6.54%) GitHub
4 63 (4.74%) Amazon EC2
5 58 (4.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 53 (3.98%) Amazon S3
7 45 (3.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 38 (2.86%) PaaS
9 34 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
9 34 (2.56%) Serverless
10 30 (2.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 28 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
12 26 (1.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 23 (1.73%) OpenShift
14 22 (1.65%) Amazon ELB
15 19 (1.43%) Route 53
16 16 (1.20%) Amazon Kinesis
17 15 (1.13%) Amazon EMR
18 12 (0.90%) IaaS
19 11 (0.83%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 166 (12.48%) TCP/IP
2 153 (11.50%) HTTP
3 133 (10.00%) Firewall
4 107 (8.05%) DNS
5 106 (7.97%) SSL
6 45 (3.38%) VPN
7 44 (3.31%) Internet
8 38 (2.86%) DHCP
8 38 (2.86%) SAN
9 36 (2.71%) BIG-IP
9 36 (2.71%) FTP
10 32 (2.41%) Kerberos
11 29 (2.18%) Reverse Proxy
12 25 (1.88%) SSH
13 19 (1.43%) Network Security
13 19 (1.43%) OpenLDAP
13 19 (1.43%) WAN
14 16 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 15 (1.13%) IPsec
15 15 (1.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (22.26%) Hadoop
2 281 (21.13%) Big Data
3 236 (17.74%) MySQL
4 159 (11.95%) SQL Server
5 155 (11.65%) NoSQL
6 145 (10.90%) MongoDB
7 129 (9.70%) Apache Hive
8 117 (8.80%) HBase
9 107 (8.05%) PostgreSQL
10 104 (7.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 86 (6.47%) Relational Database
12 49 (3.68%) Amazon RDS
13 47 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
14 42 (3.16%) RDBMS
15 40 (3.01%) Sqoop
16 36 (2.71%) Parquet
17 35 (2.63%) Impala
18 34 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
18 34 (2.56%) Mahout
19 27 (2.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 358 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 347 (26.09%) Jenkins
3 157 (11.80%) JUnit
4 131 (9.85%) JIRA
5 112 (8.42%) Maven
6 88 (6.62%) Subversion
7 70 (5.26%) Mockito
7 70 (5.26%) Selenium
8 63 (4.74%) Gradle
9 57 (4.29%) TeamCity
10 54 (4.06%) Eclipse
11 49 (3.68%) Cucumber
12 48 (3.61%) Bitbucket
13 42 (3.16%) JMeter
14 41 (3.08%) Ant
14 41 (3.08%) SonarQube
14 41 (3.08%) Vagrant
15 37 (2.78%) IntelliJ
16 34 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
17 28 (2.11%) Artifactory
General
1 226 (16.99%) Finance
2 106 (7.97%) Banking
3 47 (3.53%) Marketing
4 24 (1.80%) Retail
5 20 (1.50%) Publishing
6 19 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 18 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 11 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.75%) Games
10 9 (0.68%) Advertising
10 9 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.60%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.38%) Front Office
13 3 (0.23%) Billing
13 3 (0.23%) Electronics
14 2 (0.15%) Back Office
14 2 (0.15%) Digital Economy
14 2 (0.15%) Legal
14 2 (0.15%) Military
14 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 495 (37.22%) Developer
2 246 (18.50%) Java Developer
3 180 (13.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 87 (6.54%) Data Engineer
5 76 (5.71%) Big Data Developer
6 70 (5.26%) Architect
6 70 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 67 (5.04%) AWS Engineer
8 59 (4.44%) Senior Developer
9 57 (4.29%) Administrator
9 57 (4.29%) Big Data Engineer
10 47 (3.53%) AWS DevOps
10 47 (3.53%) Scala Developer
11 45 (3.38%) Systems Administrator
12 44 (3.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 40 (3.01%) Consultant
13 40 (3.01%) Senior Java Developer
14 38 (2.86%) Analyst
14 38 (2.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 37 (2.78%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (19.70%) Spring
2 233 (17.52%) REST
3 220 (16.54%) Web Services
4 188 (14.14%) HTML
5 186 (13.98%) J2EE
6 181 (13.61%) CSS
7 169 (12.71%) JSON
8 157 (11.80%) Middleware
9 154 (11.58%) Kafka
10 152 (11.43%) XML
11 129 (9.70%) LAMP
12 127 (9.55%) SOAP
13 118 (8.87%) AngularJS
14 101 (7.59%) RESTful
15 93 (6.99%) Hibernate
16 92 (6.92%) RabbitMQ
17 90 (6.77%) HTML5
18 89 (6.69%) jQuery
19 87 (6.54%) Spring Boot
20 78 (5.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 73 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (4.51%) Virtual Team
3 55 (4.14%) Linux Command Line
4 48 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 40 (3.01%) Data Centre
6 34 (2.56%) Algorithms
7 32 (2.41%) Clustering
8 31 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
9 26 (1.95%) Mobile App
10 22 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.58%) Management Information System
11 21 (1.58%) PKI
12 20 (1.50%) User Experience
13 19 (1.43%) DataPower
14 15 (1.13%) Social Media
15 13 (0.98%) Data Structures
16 12 (0.90%) Digital Media
17 11 (0.83%) Mainframe
18 9 (0.68%) Replication
19 8 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 694 (52.18%) Linux
2 326 (24.51%) Unix
3 191 (14.36%) Windows
4 180 (13.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 84 (6.32%) CentOS
6 61 (4.59%) Windows Server
7 58 (4.36%) Solaris
8 55 (4.14%) Ubuntu
9 30 (2.26%) Debian
10 29 (2.18%) HPUX
11 27 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (1.65%) AIX
13 17 (1.28%) SUSE
14 16 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (0.75%) Windows 7
17 9 (0.68%) CoreOS
18 7 (0.53%) Apple iOS
18 7 (0.53%) Mac OS X
19 6 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (45.64%) Agile Software Development
2 370 (27.82%) DevOps
3 255 (19.17%) Continuous Integration
4 253 (19.02%) Scrum
5 223 (16.77%) TDD
6 158 (11.88%) Open Source
7 153 (11.50%) Test Automation
8 144 (10.83%) Microservices
9 118 (8.87%) Machine Learning
10 117 (8.80%) Analytics
11 113 (8.50%) Configuration Management
12 110 (8.27%) BDD
12 110 (8.27%) E-Commerce
12 110 (8.27%) Software Engineering
13 108 (8.12%) Data Science
14 95 (7.14%) Unit Testing
15 91 (6.84%) Continuous Delivery
16 86 (6.47%) ITIL
17 70 (5.26%) Kanban
17 70 (5.26%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 670 (50.38%) Java
2 406 (30.53%) Python
3 299 (22.48%) SQL
4 278 (20.90%) JavaScript
5 202 (15.19%) Scala
6 178 (13.38%) Bash Shell
7 158 (11.88%) Perl
8 131 (9.85%) PHP
9 127 (9.55%) Ruby
10 99 (7.44%) Shell Script
11 73 (5.49%) Groovy
12 48 (3.61%) R
13 45 (3.38%) C#
14 40 (3.01%) PowerShell
15 34 (2.56%) C
15 34 (2.56%) Go
16 31 (2.33%) PL/SQL
17 20 (1.50%) T-SQL
18 19 (1.43%) C++
19 14 (1.05%) Jython
Qualifications
1 115 (8.65%) Security Cleared
2 97 (7.29%) SC Cleared
3 85 (6.39%) Degree
4 16 (1.20%) RHCE
5 10 (0.75%) Master's Degree
6 9 (0.68%) PhD
7 8 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.38%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.38%) MCITP
10 5 (0.38%) MCSE
10 5 (0.38%) PMP
11 4 (0.30%) CCNA
11 4 (0.30%) CISSP
11 4 (0.30%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.23%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.66%) QA
2 20 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.90%) SLA
5 10 (0.75%) GDPR
6 6 (0.45%) MiFID
7 5 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.23%) AS 2805
8 3 (0.23%) GCP
8 3 (0.23%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.075%) PMO
9 1 (0.075%) PSD2
9 1 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.075%) WAI
9 1 (0.075%) WCAG
System Software
1 299 (22.48%) Docker
2 86 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (5.86%) HDFS
4 63 (4.74%) Active Directory
5 57 (4.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 41 (3.08%) Apache Flume
7 40 (3.01%) Virtual Machines
8 22 (1.65%) Postfix
9 21 (1.58%) iptables
9 21 (1.58%) Squid
9 21 (1.58%) vSphere
10 20 (1.50%) Hyper-V
10 20 (1.50%) Xen
11 17 (1.28%) vCloud
12 16 (1.20%) NFS
13 14 (1.05%) Samba
14 12 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
15 11 (0.83%) KVM
16 7 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
16 7 (0.53%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 223 (16.77%) Puppet
2 173 (13.01%) Ansible
3 101 (7.59%) Kubernetes
4 99 (7.44%) Opscode Chef
5 94 (7.07%) Terraform
6 72 (5.41%) Hadoop YARN
7 68 (5.11%) Kibana
8 49 (3.68%) logstash
9 38 (2.86%) Nagios
10 35 (2.63%) Grafana
11 33 (2.48%) Single Sign-On
12 29 (2.18%) HAProxy
12 29 (2.18%) ZABBIX
13 26 (1.95%) Mesos
13 26 (1.95%) Rancher
14 25 (1.88%) CA Single Sign-On
15 22 (1.65%) Red Hat Satellite
16 17 (1.28%) Packer
17 16 (1.20%) SELinux
17 16 (1.20%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 211 (15.86%) Oracle
1 211 (15.86%) Red Hat
2 150 (11.28%) VMware
3 115 (8.65%) Microsoft
4 83 (6.24%) IBM
5 72 (5.41%) Splunk
6 69 (5.19%) Google
7 58 (4.36%) F5
8 56 (4.21%) Adobe
9 53 (3.98%) Cloudera
10 45 (3.38%) HP
11 35 (2.63%) Cisco
12 34 (2.56%) MapR
12 34 (2.56%) webMethods
13 25 (1.88%) Atlassian
13 25 (1.88%) Hortonworks
13 25 (1.88%) Talend
14 22 (1.65%) AppDynamics
15 19 (1.43%) CA
15 19 (1.43%) ForgeRock