Period
to 21 October 2017

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 October 2017 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 148 196
Rank change year-on-year -49 +48 -58
Contract jobs citing Apache 1341 1902 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.35% 1.79% 1.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.08% 9.63% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 1257 990
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 48
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £28.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -30.66% +34.60%
10th Percentile £13.41 £19.98 £30.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.88 £46.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.34 £28.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year -30.93% -30.66% +34.60%

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 16591 19745 20397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.70% 18.59% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10853 12898 12857
UK median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 514 629
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +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 October 2017.

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 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 -46 1279 £475 +5.56% 156
London -53 722 £525 +10.53% 75
UK excluding London -39 600 £400 - 86
South East -38 228 £425 +3.03% 30
North of England -27 96 £350 -10.26% 21
East of England -20 87 £380 -9.52% 9
Midlands +28 74 £325 -27.78% 8
South West -3 63 £390 +4.00% 13
Scotland +6 50 £470 +30.56% 3
North East +39 43 £325 +0.78% 2
East Midlands +17 36 £320 -26.86% 2
West Midlands +5 36 £463 -1.60% 6
North West -43 33 £375 -11.76% 12
Yorkshire -4 17 £438 +2.94% 7
Wales -22 3 £215 -42.67% 2
Northern Ireland -50 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apache also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Apache.

1 747 (55.70%) Linux
2 705 (52.57%) Java
3 525 (39.15%) Agile Software Development
4 430 (32.07%) Tomcat
5 356 (26.55%) DevOps
6 339 (25.28%) Git (software)
7 337 (25.13%) Unix
8 332 (24.76%) Python
9 325 (24.24%) JavaScript
10 307 (22.89%) Amazon AWS
11 295 (22.00%) SQL
12 280 (20.88%) Jenkins
13 279 (20.81%) Oracle
14 267 (19.91%) MySQL
15 258 (19.24%) Big Data
16 251 (18.72%) Hadoop
17 248 (18.49%) Docker
17 248 (18.49%) Apache Spark
18 246 (18.34%) HTML
19 240 (17.90%) Puppet
20 239 (17.82%) Finance
21 238 (17.75%) TDD
22 231 (17.23%) Spring
23 226 (16.85%) CSS
24 223 (16.63%) Open Source
25 222 (16.55%) JBoss
26 220 (16.41%) Scrum
27 218 (16.26%) Red Hat
28 213 (15.88%) Windows
29 212 (15.81%) TCP/IP

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
1 430 (32.07%) Tomcat
2 248 (18.49%) Apache Spark
3 222 (16.55%) JBoss
4 165 (12.30%) nginx
5 147 (10.96%) WebLogic
6 134 (9.99%) IIS
7 118 (8.80%) Elasticsearch
8 61 (4.55%) WebSphere
9 58 (4.33%) iPlanet
10 56 (4.18%) Oracle Application Server
11 55 (4.10%) Confluence
12 48 (3.58%) CMS
13 45 (3.36%) Apache Solr
14 33 (2.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 32 (2.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 25 (1.86%) WordPress
17 22 (1.64%) Drupal
17 22 (1.64%) Jetty
17 22 (1.64%) OpenStack
17 22 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 17 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (0.89%) Chatbot
4 11 (0.82%) SPSS
5 10 (0.75%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.30%) Stata
9 2 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.075%) HipChat
10 1 (0.075%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (1.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 9 (0.67%) Magento
3 8 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.15%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.15%) OpenText MBPM
6 2 (0.15%) OpenText Process Suite
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.15%) RMDS
7 1 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.075%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 307 (22.89%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
4 50 (3.73%) Amazon S3
5 46 (3.43%) GitHub
6 45 (3.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 43 (3.21%) PaaS
8 31 (2.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 28 (2.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 26 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
10 26 (1.94%) IaaS
11 25 (1.86%) SaaS
12 24 (1.79%) Amazon ELB
13 20 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 20 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
14 18 (1.34%) Route 53
15 16 (1.19%) Google App Engine
16 14 (1.04%) npm
17 13 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
17 13 (0.97%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 212 (15.81%) TCP/IP
2 199 (14.84%) Firewall
3 175 (13.05%) HTTP
4 155 (11.56%) DNS
5 151 (11.26%) SSL
6 79 (5.89%) LDAP
7 52 (3.88%) SAN
8 46 (3.43%) VPN
9 38 (2.83%) DHCP
10 36 (2.68%) BIG-IP
10 36 (2.68%) FTP
11 34 (2.54%) Internet
11 34 (2.54%) Kerberos
12 28 (2.09%) NAS
13 26 (1.94%) WAN
14 25 (1.86%) SMTP
15 23 (1.72%) IPsec
16 22 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 22 (1.64%) SSH
17 21 (1.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (19.91%) MySQL
2 258 (19.24%) Big Data
3 251 (18.72%) Hadoop
4 131 (9.77%) NoSQL
5 128 (9.55%) MongoDB
6 122 (9.10%) PostgreSQL
7 114 (8.50%) SQL Server
8 102 (7.61%) Relational Database
9 91 (6.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 88 (6.56%) HBase
11 73 (5.44%) Apache Hive
12 36 (2.68%) Flink
13 34 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
14 31 (2.31%) Impala
15 30 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
15 30 (2.24%) Oracle Database
15 30 (2.24%) RDBMS
16 23 (1.72%) Redis
17 15 (1.12%) DB2
18 13 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 339 (25.28%) Git (software)
2 280 (20.88%) Jenkins
3 137 (10.22%) Maven
4 127 (9.47%) JIRA
5 123 (9.17%) JUnit
6 112 (8.35%) Subversion
7 65 (4.85%) Eclipse
8 53 (3.95%) Mockito
9 52 (3.88%) Bitbucket
10 48 (3.58%) Selenium
11 45 (3.36%) Sonatype Nexus
12 43 (3.21%) Cucumber
12 43 (3.21%) IntelliJ
13 42 (3.13%) Ant
14 39 (2.91%) TeamCity
15 35 (2.61%) Artifactory
15 35 (2.61%) Gradle
16 28 (2.09%) Vagrant
17 27 (2.01%) Mercurial
18 26 (1.94%) Grunt
General
1 239 (17.82%) Finance
2 125 (9.32%) Banking
3 50 (3.73%) Marketing
4 47 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 37 (2.76%) Investment Banking
6 33 (2.46%) Retail
7 22 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.49%) Electronics
9 19 (1.42%) Publishing
10 18 (1.34%) Billing
10 18 (1.34%) Financial Institution
11 17 (1.27%) Front Office
12 15 (1.12%) Games
13 8 (0.60%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.45%) Legal
15 5 (0.37%) Advertising
16 3 (0.22%) French Language
17 2 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
17 2 (0.15%) Dutch Language
17 2 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 514 (38.33%) Developer
2 219 (16.33%) Java Developer
3 166 (12.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 71 (5.29%) Data Engineer
5 69 (5.15%) Administrator
6 67 (5.00%) Scala Developer
7 66 (4.92%) Consultant
8 62 (4.62%) Senior Developer
9 59 (4.40%) Big Data Engineer
10 58 (4.33%) Java Engineer
10 58 (4.33%) Linux Engineer
11 56 (4.18%) PHP Developer
12 55 (4.10%) Unix Engineer
13 54 (4.03%) AWS Engineer
14 53 (3.95%) Architect
15 51 (3.80%) Big Data Developer
16 43 (3.21%) Systems Administrator
17 42 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
18 39 (2.91%) AWS DevOps
19 37 (2.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (18.34%) HTML
2 231 (17.23%) Spring
3 226 (16.85%) CSS
4 209 (15.59%) Web Services
5 206 (15.36%) J2EE
6 180 (13.42%) REST
7 166 (12.38%) Kafka
8 158 (11.78%) XML
9 154 (11.48%) LAMP
10 141 (10.51%) JSON
11 127 (9.47%) jQuery
12 126 (9.40%) AngularJS
12 126 (9.40%) RESTful
13 117 (8.72%) Middleware
14 116 (8.65%) HTML5
15 102 (7.61%) SOAP
16 98 (7.31%) .NET
17 91 (6.79%) Ajax
18 88 (6.56%) Apache Camel
19 81 (6.04%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 85 (6.34%) Clustering
2 69 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (5.15%) Data Centre
3 65 (4.85%) Computer Science
4 56 (4.18%) Virtual Team
5 52 (3.88%) Algorithms
6 44 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
7 35 (2.61%) PKI
8 23 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
9 21 (1.57%) Data Structures
10 20 (1.49%) Mobile App
11 19 (1.42%) Management Information System
12 16 (1.19%) Client/Server
13 15 (1.12%) Grid Computing
13 15 (1.12%) User Experience
14 14 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (1.04%) Replication
14 14 (1.04%) Social Media
15 13 (0.97%) DataPower
16 12 (0.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 747 (55.70%) Linux
2 337 (25.13%) Unix
3 213 (15.88%) Windows
4 159 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 121 (9.02%) Solaris
6 78 (5.82%) CentOS
7 71 (5.29%) AIX
7 71 (5.29%) Windows Server
8 66 (4.92%) HPUX
9 58 (4.33%) SUSE
10 53 (3.95%) Ubuntu
11 29 (2.16%) Debian
12 19 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (0.82%) Apple iOS
15 9 (0.67%) Android
15 9 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (0.52%) CoreOS
17 6 (0.45%) Amazon Linux
17 6 (0.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (39.15%) Agile Software Development
2 356 (26.55%) DevOps
3 238 (17.75%) TDD
4 223 (16.63%) Open Source
5 220 (16.41%) Scrum
6 191 (14.24%) Continuous Integration
7 149 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 136 (10.14%) Test Automation
9 134 (9.99%) Microservices
10 129 (9.62%) Load Balancing
11 105 (7.83%) ITIL
12 99 (7.38%) Software Engineering
13 98 (7.31%) Unit Testing
14 92 (6.86%) High Availability
15 89 (6.64%) BDD
16 86 (6.41%) Continuous Delivery
16 86 (6.41%) ETL
17 85 (6.34%) E-Commerce
18 83 (6.19%) Analytics
19 82 (6.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 705 (52.57%) Java
2 332 (24.76%) Python
3 325 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 295 (22.00%) SQL
5 181 (13.50%) Bash Shell
6 162 (12.08%) Scala
7 160 (11.93%) Perl
8 153 (11.41%) PHP
9 115 (8.58%) Shell Script
10 107 (7.98%) Ruby
11 61 (4.55%) Groovy
12 59 (4.40%) C#
13 43 (3.21%) C++
14 39 (2.91%) PowerShell
15 37 (2.76%) C
16 27 (2.01%) PL/SQL
17 22 (1.64%) T-SQL
18 21 (1.57%) Go
19 19 (1.42%) Korn
20 18 (1.34%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 183 (13.65%) Security Cleared
2 143 (10.66%) SC Cleared
3 80 (5.97%) Degree
4 28 (2.09%) RHCE
5 20 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 19 (1.42%) CISSP
6 19 (1.42%) RHCSA
7 13 (0.97%) Master's Degree
8 11 (0.82%) MCSE
8 11 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.60%) PMP
11 7 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.45%) CISM
13 5 (0.37%) CCIE
13 5 (0.37%) EMC Certification
13 5 (0.37%) GCIH
13 5 (0.37%) GIAC
13 5 (0.37%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.47%) QA
2 20 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 19 (1.42%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.97%) SLA
5 7 (0.52%) AS 2805
5 7 (0.52%) ISO 8583
5 7 (0.52%) MiFID
6 6 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.22%) GCP
8 3 (0.22%) ISAE 3402
8 3 (0.22%) SSAE 16
9 2 (0.15%) FedRAMP
9 2 (0.15%) WAI
9 2 (0.15%) WCAG
10 1 (0.075%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.075%) HL7
10 1 (0.075%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 248 (18.49%) Docker
2 91 (6.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (5.59%) HDFS
4 45 (3.36%) Active Directory
5 44 (3.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 40 (2.98%) Hyper-V
7 35 (2.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 34 (2.54%) KVM
9 33 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
10 23 (1.72%) Apache Flume
10 23 (1.72%) Samba
10 23 (1.72%) Squid
11 22 (1.64%) Xen
12 20 (1.49%) Postfix
13 17 (1.27%) vCloud
14 16 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
15 15 (1.12%) iptables
16 13 (0.97%) vSphere
17 12 (0.89%) NFS
18 9 (0.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 240 (17.90%) Puppet
2 178 (13.27%) Ansible
3 121 (9.02%) Opscode Chef
4 92 (6.86%) Kubernetes
5 73 (5.44%) Kibana
6 65 (4.85%) logstash
7 64 (4.77%) Terraform
8 55 (4.10%) Nagios
9 40 (2.98%) Grafana
10 37 (2.76%) ZABBIX
11 34 (2.54%) Hadoop YARN
11 34 (2.54%) HAProxy
12 32 (2.39%) Oozie
13 24 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
13 24 (1.79%) Rancher
14 23 (1.72%) Mesos
15 16 (1.19%) CA Single Sign-On
15 16 (1.19%) Red Hat Satellite
15 16 (1.19%) Sysdig
16 15 (1.12%) Graphite
Vendors
1 279 (20.81%) Oracle
2 218 (16.26%) Red Hat
3 173 (12.90%) VMware
4 90 (6.71%) F5
5 89 (6.64%) Microsoft
6 77 (5.74%) Cisco
7 73 (5.44%) Sun
8 69 (5.15%) Google
9 68 (5.07%) IBM
10 62 (4.62%) HP
11 48 (3.58%) Splunk
12 47 (3.50%) Adobe
13 41 (3.06%) Veritas
14 31 (2.31%) webMethods
15 28 (2.09%) WSO2
16 27 (2.01%) Citrix
16 27 (2.01%) Cloudera
17 26 (1.94%) PlateSpin
18 25 (1.86%) SAP
19 16 (1.19%) EMC