Period
to 3 August 2020

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 3 August 2020 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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 248 231 205
Rank change year-on-year -17 -26 -17
Contract jobs citing Apache 369 1,110 1,417
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.02% 1.21% 1.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.93% 7.74% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 754 1,030
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £352 £363 £350
90th Percentile £750 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £468 £438
% change year-on-year -3.85% +6.97% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 11
Median hourly rate £34.00 £44.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.60% +58.93% -30.00%
10th Percentile £19.38 £31.50 £14.50
90th Percentile £41.63 £50.00 £60.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £44.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year -24.02% +55.65% -34.29%

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 5,327 14,337 17,258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.79% 15.59% 16.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,283 9,076 11,302
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £300 £265 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 327 395
Median hourly rate £26.23 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.90% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.46 £50.90 £52.15
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +2.56%

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 3 August 2020.

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 3 August 2020.

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 3 August 2020. 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 -5 334 £525 +5.00% 102
London -1 213 £561 +6.90% 37
UK excluding London +3 142 £450 -3.85% 75
North of England +72 34 £425 -10.05% 23
South East +35 32 £475 - 21
South West +56 29 £510 +13.22% 13
Work from Home +1 28 £450 -5.26% 19
North West +57 23 £388 -17.99% 14
East of England +52 18 £441 -4.59% 1
Scotland +57 16 £525 +35.48% 3
Yorkshire +61 10 £475 -5.00% 6
West Midlands +39 7 £425 -15.00% 7
Midlands +22 7 £425 -4.23% 7
Wales +21 4 £388 -27.91% 7
Northern Ireland - 2 £431 -
North East +38 1 £375 -21.05% 3

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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.

1 191 (51.76%) Java
2 152 (41.19%) Python
3 144 (39.02%) AWS
4 137 (37.13%) SQL
5 129 (34.96%) DevOps
6 126 (34.15%) MySQL
6 126 (34.15%) Azure
7 124 (33.60%) Web Services
8 119 (32.25%) Jenkins
9 118 (31.98%) Linux
10 115 (31.17%) Oracle
11 104 (28.18%) Kubernetes
12 100 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
13 97 (26.29%) SQL Server
14 94 (25.47%) Docker
15 92 (24.93%) Microservices
15 92 (24.93%) Finance
16 86 (23.31%) GCP
17 85 (23.04%) Git (software)
18 84 (22.76%) Apache Spark
19 83 (22.49%) Google
19 83 (22.49%) Banking
20 82 (22.22%) Tomcat
21 80 (21.68%) PostgreSQL
22 71 (19.24%) Software Engineering
23 69 (18.70%) JavaScript
24 67 (18.16%) Serverless
25 65 (17.62%) AWS Lambda
26 63 (17.07%) Asset Management
27 62 (16.80%) Amazon Redshift

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 84 (22.76%) Apache Spark
2 82 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 32 (8.67%) nginx
4 27 (7.32%) WebLogic
5 20 (5.42%) Apache Airflow
5 20 (5.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 16 (4.34%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (4.34%) JBoss
6 16 (4.34%) WebSphere
7 15 (4.07%) IIS
8 14 (3.79%) Confluence
9 12 (3.25%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (2.98%) Apache Solr
11 10 (2.71%) AquaLogic
11 10 (2.71%) Oracle Service Bus
12 8 (2.17%) Apache Pig
13 6 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (1.63%) IBM HTTP Server
14 5 (1.36%) Appian
14 5 (1.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.08%) Figma
2 4 (1.08%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.08%) Sketch
2 4 (1.08%) Zeplin
3 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.27%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.25%) Oracle ERP
2 10 (2.71%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.63%) Magento
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 144 (39.02%) AWS
2 126 (34.15%) Azure
3 86 (23.31%) GCP
4 67 (18.16%) Serverless
5 65 (17.62%) AWS Lambda
6 61 (16.53%) Amazon ECS
7 45 (12.20%) Apigee
8 27 (7.32%) SaaS
9 18 (4.88%) Amazon S3
10 14 (3.79%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (3.79%) PaaS
11 8 (2.17%) GitHub
11 8 (2.17%) OpenShift
11 8 (2.17%) Route 53
12 5 (1.36%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (1.08%) Amazon Alexa
13 4 (1.08%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (1.08%) IaaS
13 4 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (11.38%) HTTP
2 37 (10.03%) DNS
3 28 (7.59%) SSL
4 17 (4.61%) TCP/IP
5 12 (3.25%) Firewall
6 11 (2.98%) DHCP
7 10 (2.71%) SAN
8 9 (2.44%) Kerberos
9 8 (2.17%) Internet
10 6 (1.63%) SNMP
10 6 (1.63%) SSH
11 5 (1.36%) VLAN
11 5 (1.36%) WAN
11 5 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (1.36%) Wireless
11 5 (1.36%) X.509
12 4 (1.08%) 2G
12 4 (1.08%) 3G
12 4 (1.08%) HTTPS
12 4 (1.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (34.15%) MySQL
2 97 (26.29%) SQL Server
3 80 (21.68%) PostgreSQL
4 62 (16.80%) Amazon Redshift
5 58 (15.72%) Big Data
6 50 (13.55%) Hadoop
7 34 (9.21%) Apache Hive
7 34 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (6.78%) NoSQL
9 23 (6.23%) MongoDB
9 23 (6.23%) Relational Database
10 22 (5.96%) Impala
11 21 (5.69%) HBase
12 17 (4.61%) BigQuery
13 16 (4.34%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (3.79%) SQL Server 2016
15 13 (3.52%) Oracle Database
16 10 (2.71%) Oracle Database 10g
16 10 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (2.71%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 119 (32.25%) Jenkins
2 85 (23.04%) Git (software)
3 48 (13.01%) Artifactory
3 48 (13.01%) GitLab
4 34 (9.21%) Subversion
5 30 (8.13%) Maven
6 22 (5.96%) SoapUI
7 18 (4.88%) JIRA
8 17 (4.61%) TeamCity
9 16 (4.34%) JUnit
9 16 (4.34%) Postman
10 15 (4.07%) Bitbucket
11 9 (2.44%) Cucumber
12 8 (2.17%) SonarQube
12 8 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (1.63%) JMeter
13 6 (1.63%) Mockito
13 6 (1.63%) Trac
14 5 (1.36%) Eclipse
15 4 (1.08%) Mocha
General
1 92 (24.93%) Finance
2 83 (22.49%) Banking
3 31 (8.40%) Back Office
4 29 (7.86%) Public Sector
5 15 (4.07%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.17%) Retail
7 7 (1.90%) Electronics
7 7 (1.90%) Publishing
8 6 (1.63%) Front Office
8 6 (1.63%) Legal
8 6 (1.63%) Marketing
9 5 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.08%) Games
11 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
12 1 (0.27%) Finnish Language
12 1 (0.27%) International Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 139 (37.67%) Developer
2 63 (17.07%) Java Developer
3 46 (12.47%) Data Engineer
4 40 (10.84%) Software Engineer
5 38 (10.30%) Architect
6 36 (9.76%) Java Engineer
7 29 (7.86%) Data Architect
7 29 (7.86%) SQL Developer
8 26 (7.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 26 (7.05%) Java Software Developer
9 25 (6.78%) Java Software Engineer
10 24 (6.50%) AWS Engineer
11 22 (5.96%) Cloud Architect
12 21 (5.69%) Big Data Engineer
12 21 (5.69%) Solutions Architect
13 19 (5.15%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 19 (5.15%) DevOps Engineer
13 19 (5.15%) Java Architect
13 19 (5.15%) Java Solutions Architect
14 18 (4.88%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (33.60%) Web Services
2 59 (15.99%) gRPC
3 50 (13.55%) CSS
3 50 (13.55%) Spring
4 48 (13.01%) HTML
5 46 (12.47%) JSON
5 46 (12.47%) SOAP
5 46 (12.47%) Swagger
6 45 (12.20%) REST
7 44 (11.92%) OAuth
8 42 (11.38%) LAMP
9 39 (10.57%) XML
10 35 (9.49%) AngularJS
10 35 (9.49%) Kafka
11 25 (6.78%) Middleware
11 25 (6.78%) XSLT
12 24 (6.50%) RESTful
13 22 (5.96%) Node.js
14 20 (5.42%) .NET
14 20 (5.42%) React
Miscellaneous
1 59 (15.99%) Hedge funds
2 27 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.25%) Public Cloud
5 9 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.90%) User Experience
8 6 (1.63%) Clustering
8 6 (1.63%) DataPower
8 6 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.63%) Taxonomies
9 5 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.36%) Life Science
10 4 (1.08%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.08%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.08%) Graphic Design
10 4 (1.08%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 118 (31.98%) Linux
2 50 (13.55%) Windows
3 31 (8.40%) Unix
4 21 (5.69%) Windows Server
5 18 (4.88%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.63%) Amazon Linux
8 5 (1.36%) CentOS
8 5 (1.36%) SUSE
8 5 (1.36%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.08%) Android
9 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.08%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.81%) Debian
10 3 (0.81%) Solaris
10 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.54%) AIX
12 1 (0.27%) HPUX
12 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (34.96%) DevOps
2 100 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (24.93%) Microservices
4 71 (19.24%) Software Engineering
5 63 (17.07%) Asset Management
6 59 (15.99%) Investment Management
7 45 (12.20%) Mentoring
8 42 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (10.84%) Scrum
10 37 (10.03%) Data Science
11 36 (9.76%) Unit Testing
12 33 (8.94%) ITIL
12 33 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
13 32 (8.67%) Technology Roadmap
13 32 (8.67%) Test Automation
14 28 (7.59%) SOA
15 27 (7.32%) Configuration Management
16 24 (6.50%) Migration
16 24 (6.50%) Performance Tuning
17 23 (6.23%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 191 (51.76%) Java
2 152 (41.19%) Python
3 137 (37.13%) SQL
4 69 (18.70%) JavaScript
5 35 (9.49%) PHP
6 33 (8.94%) Scala
7 25 (6.78%) Bash Shell
8 22 (5.96%) PowerShell
9 18 (4.88%) C#
9 18 (4.88%) Perl
9 18 (4.88%) Shell Script
10 16 (4.34%) PL/SQL
11 13 (3.52%) C
11 13 (3.52%) Ruby
12 10 (2.71%) TypeScript
13 7 (1.90%) C++
13 7 (1.90%) R
13 7 (1.90%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.63%) SPARQL
15 5 (1.36%) Go
Qualifications
1 51 (13.82%) Security Cleared
2 42 (11.38%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.15%) Degree
4 17 (4.61%) Sun Certification
5 12 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (2.17%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.63%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.81%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.54%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.54%) CCNA
9 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.54%) RHCT
10 1 (0.27%) ISEB
10 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.27%) MCP
10 1 (0.27%) MCSA
10 1 (0.27%) PhD
10 1 (0.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.61%) QA
2 15 (4.07%) Cyber Essentials
3 14 (3.79%) GDPR
3 14 (3.79%) HIPAA
3 14 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (3.52%) SLA
5 4 (1.08%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.54%) NCSC
7 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 94 (25.47%) Docker
2 28 (7.59%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.52%) HDFS
4 9 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.63%) OpenAM
5 6 (1.63%) OpenDJ
6 4 (1.08%) Apache Flume
6 4 (1.08%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.08%) Squid
7 3 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.54%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 2 (0.54%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.54%) RHEV
8 2 (0.54%) Samba
8 2 (0.54%) Varnish
8 2 (0.54%) vSphere
8 2 (0.54%) XenApp
9 1 (0.27%) IAG
9 1 (0.27%) iptables
Systems Management
1 104 (28.18%) Kubernetes
2 57 (15.45%) Ansible
3 35 (9.49%) Terraform
4 30 (8.13%) Puppet
5 26 (7.05%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.36%) Grafana
6 5 (1.36%) HAProxy
7 4 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.81%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.81%) Kibana
8 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.81%) Packer
9 2 (0.54%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.54%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.54%) logstash
9 2 (0.54%) Nagios
9 2 (0.54%) Oozie
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.54%) SCOM
9 2 (0.54%) vMotion
Vendors
1 115 (31.17%) Oracle
2 83 (22.49%) Google
3 36 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 19 (5.15%) Splunk
5 16 (4.34%) IBM
6 15 (4.07%) Red Hat
7 14 (3.79%) VMware
8 11 (2.98%) Cloudera
9 10 (2.71%) BEA
9 10 (2.71%) Databricks
9 10 (2.71%) SAP
10 7 (1.90%) ForgeRock
10 7 (1.90%) Sybase
11 6 (1.63%) Confluent
11 6 (1.63%) LogicMonitor
11 6 (1.63%) NetApp
12 5 (1.36%) MapR
12 5 (1.36%) Tableau
12 5 (1.36%) Twitter
12 5 (1.36%) WSO2