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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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 307 209 286
Rank change year-on-year -98 +77 -46
Contract jobs citing Apache 729 728 416
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 1.25% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.78% 9.36% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 473 278
10th Percentile £416 £388 £324
25th Percentile £475 £450 £414
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £700 £658 £644
90th Percentile £800 £725 £716
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
10th Percentile £43.98 £45.88 £13.40
25th Percentile £46.95 £47.71 -
Median hourly rate £54.81 £51.50 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year +6.42% +267.86% -58.52%
75th Percentile £61.57 £59.50 £38.28
90th Percentile £63.88 £63.85 £44.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £63.62 £51.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +23.52% +267.86% -68.89%

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 10,753 7,777 7,048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.40% 13.34% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,373 5,285 4,675
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
25th Percentile £420 £400 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
75th Percentile £631 £575 £563
90th Percentile £725 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 164 149
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.25 £12.93
25th Percentile £17.13 £16.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.25 £20.11
Median % change year-on-year +38.61% +25.56% +14.91%
75th Percentile £59.00 £55.25 £36.00
90th Percentile £75.67 £65.54 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £23.71 £19.90
% change year-on-year -6.17% +19.16% +24.38%

Apache
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Apache as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Apache in the UK

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Apache.

Daily rate trend for Apache in the UK

Apache
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Apache over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Apache in the UK

Apache
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Apache.

Hourly rate trend for Apache in the UK

Apache
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Apache over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -86 582 £600 +9.09% 128
London -76 374 £650 +8.33% 69
Work from Home -94 357 £575 +9.52% 61
UK excluding London -112 170 £500 +5.26% 63
South East -16 67 £563 +14.80% 14
South West -29 36 £525 +16.67% 8
Midlands -58 19 £485 +7.78% 6
Scotland -16 16 £456 +4.29% 3
North of England -70 16 £425 -16.05% 22
East of England -38 15 £523 +12.37% 10
West Midlands -57 13 £475 +2.70% 2
Yorkshire -35 11 £425 -23.42% 6
East Midlands -19 5 £500 +16.28% 4
North West -54 5 £313 -36.87% 13
Northern Ireland -10 3 £475 +7.83% 1
Wales -18 2 £563 +9.22%

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 338 (46.36%) Python
2 312 (42.80%) Java
3 281 (38.55%) Agile
4 271 (37.17%) Apache Spark
5 247 (33.88%) Linux
6 240 (32.92%) Azure
7 227 (31.14%) SQL
8 220 (30.18%) AWS
9 189 (25.93%) DevOps
10 180 (24.69%) Kafka
11 160 (21.95%) Big Data
11 160 (21.95%) Finance
11 160 (21.95%) Software Engineering
12 154 (21.12%) Docker
13 149 (20.44%) CI/CD
14 143 (19.62%) Kubernetes
15 139 (19.07%) Social Skills
16 130 (17.83%) Git (software)
17 124 (17.01%) Scala
18 123 (16.87%) Apache Airflow
19 120 (16.46%) GCP
19 120 (16.46%) Analytics
20 117 (16.05%) Hadoop
21 111 (15.23%) JavaScript
22 102 (13.99%) ETL
22 102 (13.99%) Jenkins
23 101 (13.85%) Tomcat
24 98 (13.44%) Terraform
25 97 (13.31%) Security Cleared
26 95 (13.03%) Oracle

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
1 271 (37.17%) Apache Spark
2 123 (16.87%) Apache Airflow
3 101 (13.85%) Tomcat
4 53 (7.27%) nginx
5 47 (6.45%) WebSphere
6 44 (6.04%) IIS
7 32 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
8 26 (3.57%) JBoss
9 25 (3.43%) WebLogic
10 21 (2.88%) Apache Solr
10 21 (2.88%) Confluence
11 20 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
12 12 (1.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 11 (1.51%) OpenStack
14 10 (1.37%) Red Hat Fuse
15 9 (1.23%) WebSphere Process Server
16 8 (1.10%) Jupyter
16 8 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
16 8 (1.10%) SharePoint
17 7 (0.96%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 13 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.51%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.51%) Magento
2 3 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.27%) Shopify
3 2 (0.27%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 240 (32.92%) Azure
2 220 (30.18%) AWS
3 120 (16.46%) GCP
4 58 (7.96%) Serverless
5 40 (5.49%) Power Platform
6 39 (5.35%) GitHub
6 39 (5.35%) OpenShift
6 39 (5.35%) PaaS
7 34 (4.66%) Datadog
8 29 (3.98%) Amazon S3
9 28 (3.84%) AWS Lambda
10 23 (3.16%) IaaS
11 21 (2.88%) SaaS
12 19 (2.61%) Amazon EMR
13 16 (2.19%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 16 (2.19%) Azure Storage
14 15 (2.06%) Azure Data Factory
15 14 (1.92%) Amazon Kinesis
16 13 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
16 13 (1.78%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.08%) HTTP
2 35 (4.80%) DNS
3 32 (4.39%) SSL
4 27 (3.70%) Firewall
5 21 (2.88%) Internet
6 19 (2.61%) TCP/IP
7 16 (2.19%) Kerberos
8 15 (2.06%) WAN
9 10 (1.37%) SAN
10 7 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (0.96%) VLAN
11 6 (0.82%) SMTP
12 5 (0.69%) FTP
12 5 (0.69%) iSCSI
12 5 (0.69%) NAS
13 4 (0.55%) Intranet
13 4 (0.55%) NetScaler
14 3 (0.41%) DKIM
14 3 (0.41%) DMARC
14 3 (0.41%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (21.95%) Big Data
2 117 (16.05%) Hadoop
3 94 (12.89%) NoSQL
4 90 (12.35%) PostgreSQL
5 77 (10.56%) MySQL
6 61 (8.37%) MongoDB
7 60 (8.23%) SQL Server
8 57 (7.82%) Data Warehouse
9 49 (6.72%) Apache Hive
10 48 (6.58%) Flink
11 44 (6.04%) Apache Ignite
11 44 (6.04%) Relational Database
12 41 (5.62%) HBase
13 40 (5.49%) Data Lake
14 36 (4.94%) Power BI
14 36 (4.94%) Tableau
15 27 (3.70%) BigQuery
15 27 (3.70%) Redis
16 26 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
17 21 (2.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 130 (17.83%) Git (software)
2 102 (13.99%) Jenkins
3 75 (10.29%) GitLab
4 45 (6.17%) Maven
5 42 (5.76%) JIRA
6 41 (5.62%) Bitbucket
7 27 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
8 25 (3.43%) Gradle
9 19 (2.61%) MLflow
10 18 (2.47%) Cucumber
10 18 (2.47%) Selenium
11 16 (2.19%) JUnit
12 13 (1.78%) TeamCity
13 12 (1.65%) git-flow
14 11 (1.51%) SonarQube
14 11 (1.51%) Subversion
15 10 (1.37%) ClearCase
15 10 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
16 9 (1.23%) ClearQuest
17 8 (1.10%) Mockito
General
1 160 (21.95%) Finance
2 139 (19.07%) Social Skills
3 61 (8.37%) Banking
4 55 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (4.94%) Public Sector
6 29 (3.98%) Investment Banking
7 22 (3.02%) Front Office
8 19 (2.61%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.65%) Telecoms
10 11 (1.51%) Documentation Skills
11 10 (1.37%) Legal
12 9 (1.23%) Marketing
13 8 (1.10%) Presentation Skills
14 7 (0.96%) Law
15 6 (0.82%) Retail
16 4 (0.55%) Organisational Skills
17 3 (0.41%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.41%) Automotive
17 3 (0.41%) Publishing
18 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 211 (28.94%) Developer
2 156 (21.40%) Data Engineer
3 73 (10.01%) Architect
4 67 (9.19%) Software Engineer
5 57 (7.82%) Java Developer
6 45 (6.17%) Python Developer
7 40 (5.49%) Big Data Engineer
7 40 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
8 31 (4.25%) Azure Engineer
8 31 (4.25%) Python Engineer
9 29 (3.98%) AWS Engineer
9 29 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
10 24 (3.29%) Java Engineer
11 23 (3.16%) Consultant
11 23 (3.16%) Data Architect
12 22 (3.02%) Senior Data Engineer
13 20 (2.74%) Full Stack Developer
14 18 (2.47%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 18 (2.47%) PHP Developer
15 17 (2.33%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (24.69%) Kafka
2 87 (11.93%) Apache NiFi
3 65 (8.92%) HTML
4 60 (8.23%) Node.js
4 60 (8.23%) React
4 60 (8.23%) REST
5 56 (7.68%) Spring
6 54 (7.41%) CSS
7 47 (6.45%) Apache Beam
8 45 (6.17%) Elastic Stack
8 45 (6.17%) LAMP
9 44 (6.04%) Web Services
10 43 (5.90%) XML
11 40 (5.49%) Spring Boot
12 39 (5.35%) AngularJS
12 39 (5.35%) Middleware
13 38 (5.21%) JSON
14 37 (5.08%) PySpark
15 35 (4.80%) .NET
16 34 (4.66%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.72%) Public Cloud
2 32 (4.39%) Data Centre
3 26 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 22 (3.02%) Derivative
5 21 (2.88%) Cloud Native
6 20 (2.74%) Mobile App
7 18 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.33%) Clustering
8 17 (2.33%) Virtual Team
9 14 (1.92%) Data Structures
9 14 (1.92%) iPad
9 14 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
10 13 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
10 13 (1.78%) Market Risk
10 13 (1.78%) User Experience
11 12 (1.65%) PKI
11 12 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
12 11 (1.51%) Credit Derivative
13 10 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 247 (33.88%) Linux
2 76 (10.43%) Windows
3 67 (9.19%) Unix
4 47 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (3.29%) Ubuntu
5 24 (3.29%) Windows Server
6 23 (3.16%) CentOS
7 11 (1.51%) Solaris
7 11 (1.51%) VMS
8 7 (0.96%) Debian
8 7 (0.96%) SUSE
9 5 (0.69%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (0.55%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (0.41%) AIX
12 2 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (38.55%) Agile
2 189 (25.93%) DevOps
3 160 (21.95%) Software Engineering
4 149 (20.44%) CI/CD
5 120 (16.46%) Analytics
6 102 (13.99%) ETL
7 93 (12.76%) Data Engineering
8 91 (12.48%) Microservices
9 86 (11.80%) Data Pipeline
10 81 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
11 69 (9.47%) Scrum
12 68 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
13 61 (8.37%) Data Modelling
13 61 (8.37%) TDD
14 60 (8.23%) Migration
14 60 (8.23%) OO
15 59 (8.09%) Full Stack Development
16 53 (7.27%) Test Automation
17 51 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
18 50 (6.86%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 338 (46.36%) Python
2 312 (42.80%) Java
3 227 (31.14%) SQL
4 124 (17.01%) Scala
5 111 (15.23%) JavaScript
6 68 (9.33%) PHP
7 47 (6.45%) Bash
7 47 (6.45%) Shell Script
8 31 (4.25%) TypeScript
9 29 (3.98%) Ruby
10 27 (3.70%) C++
11 26 (3.57%) R
12 24 (3.29%) PowerShell
13 23 (3.16%) Perl
14 22 (3.02%) C#
14 22 (3.02%) PL/SQL
15 19 (2.61%) C
16 15 (2.06%) Go
17 14 (1.92%) Groovy
18 5 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (13.31%) Security Cleared
2 83 (11.39%) SC Cleared
3 41 (5.62%) DV Cleared
4 35 (4.80%) Degree
5 16 (2.19%) PhD
6 12 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.69%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.69%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.55%) CCA
9 3 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.27%) RHCE
11 1 (0.14%) CCIE
11 1 (0.14%) CCNA
11 1 (0.14%) CISA
11 1 (0.14%) CISSP
11 1 (0.14%) MCSE
11 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.08%) QA
2 19 (2.61%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.23%) GDPR
4 8 (1.10%) SLA
5 4 (0.55%) NIST
6 3 (0.41%) Accessibility
6 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.41%) NCSC
6 3 (0.41%) OASIS TOSCA
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 154 (21.12%) Docker
2 53 (7.27%) HDFS
3 33 (4.53%) Active Directory
4 19 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (1.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 10 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (1.23%) Varnish
9 8 (1.10%) NFS
10 6 (0.82%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.41%) GridGain
11 3 (0.41%) Postfix
12 2 (0.27%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.14%) etcd
13 1 (0.14%) FreeRADIUS
13 1 (0.14%) GPFS
13 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 143 (19.62%) Kubernetes
2 98 (13.44%) Terraform
3 77 (10.56%) Ansible
4 37 (5.08%) Puppet
5 19 (2.61%) Consul
5 19 (2.61%) Prometheus
6 18 (2.47%) Kubeflow
6 18 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (2.19%) logstash
7 16 (2.19%) Nagios
8 15 (2.06%) Grafana
8 15 (2.06%) Kibana
9 12 (1.65%) Hadoop YARN
9 12 (1.65%) Packer
10 11 (1.51%) Icinga
10 11 (1.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 11 (1.51%) Single Sign-On
11 10 (1.37%) Tivoli
12 9 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
12 9 (1.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 95 (13.03%) Oracle
2 91 (12.48%) Databricks
3 86 (11.80%) Microsoft
4 73 (10.01%) Red Hat
5 56 (7.68%) Google
6 32 (4.39%) Cloudera
7 28 (3.84%) VMware
8 27 (3.70%) IBM
9 23 (3.16%) SAP
10 18 (2.47%) F5
11 15 (2.06%) Adobe
11 15 (2.06%) Zend
12 14 (1.92%) Informatica
13 11 (1.51%) Alteryx
13 11 (1.51%) NetApp
14 10 (1.37%) Hortonworks
15 9 (1.23%) Confluent
15 9 (1.23%) Snowplow
16 7 (0.96%) AppDynamics
16 7 (0.96%) Citrix