Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 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
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 190 244 202
Rank change year-on-year +54 -42 -2
Contract jobs citing Apache 467 939 1,447
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 1.11% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.92% 7.46% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 644 1,013
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £356 £363 £350
90th Percentile £750 £663 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -4.00% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 12
Median hourly rate £36.25 £42.50 £37.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +14.36% +20.85%
10th Percentile £30.63 £6.00 £15.03
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.13 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £41.83
% change year-on-year +1.18% +1.61% +116.26%

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 4,707 12,592 17,368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.63% 14.93% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,914 8,116 11,336
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +0.67%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £272
90th Percentile £650 £634 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.65% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 322 402
Median hourly rate £30.77 £21.75 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.47% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.00 £12.02
90th Percentile £57.50 £50.23 £48.63
Median hourly rate £23.43 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.57% - +5.98%

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 26 October 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 26 October 2020.

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 26 October 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 +55 415 £525 - 140
London +72 270 £550 - 67
UK excluding London +32 151 £432 -4.00% 76
Work from Home -32 77 £500 +4.17% 23
South East +78 47 £460 -8.00% 13
North of England +65 37 £401 -11.00% 18
North West +60 34 £400 -5.88% 14
East of England +61 24 £550 +15.79% 3
Midlands +56 20 £400 - 13
West Midlands +64 17 £400 -8.57% 7
South West +75 11 £450 -5.26% 25
Scotland +32 10 £425 - 1
Yorkshire +55 3 £413 -8.22% 4
East Midlands +8 3 - - 6
Northern Ireland +9 2 £431 +0.23%

For the 6 months to 26 October 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.

1 243 (52.03%) Java
2 234 (50.11%) Python
3 210 (44.97%) AWS
4 185 (39.61%) SQL
5 163 (34.90%) Jenkins
6 156 (33.40%) Agile Software Development
7 155 (33.19%) MySQL
8 154 (32.98%) Web Services
8 154 (32.98%) DevOps
9 150 (32.12%) Finance
10 146 (31.26%) Oracle
11 144 (30.84%) Docker
12 139 (29.76%) Kubernetes
13 133 (28.48%) Linux
14 125 (26.77%) SQL Server
15 118 (25.27%) Azure
16 115 (24.63%) Software Engineering
16 115 (24.63%) Asset Management
17 113 (24.20%) Microservices
17 113 (24.20%) GCP
17 113 (24.20%) Serverless
18 112 (23.98%) PostgreSQL
19 106 (22.70%) Google
20 103 (22.06%) AWS Lambda
21 102 (21.84%) Banking
22 100 (21.41%) gRPC
23 93 (19.91%) Investment Management
23 93 (19.91%) Hedge funds
24 90 (19.27%) JavaScript
25 89 (19.06%) Git (software)

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 87 (18.63%) Apache Spark
2 74 (15.85%) Tomcat
3 42 (8.99%) nginx
4 29 (6.21%) JBoss
5 25 (5.35%) Confluence
5 25 (5.35%) Elasticsearch
6 24 (5.14%) Apache Airflow
6 24 (5.14%) WebSphere
7 23 (4.93%) WebLogic
8 21 (4.50%) IIS
9 19 (4.07%) WebSphere Application Server
10 15 (3.21%) Red Hat Fuse
11 14 (3.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (2.36%) Apache Solr
13 10 (2.14%) AquaLogic
13 10 (2.14%) Oracle Service Bus
14 9 (1.93%) Apache Pig
15 6 (1.28%) Appian
15 6 (1.28%) IBM HTTP Server
16 4 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 23 (4.93%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.86%) Figma
2 4 (0.86%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.86%) Sketch
2 4 (0.86%) Zeplin
3 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.36%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.93%) Magento
3 5 (1.07%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.86%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 210 (44.97%) AWS
2 118 (25.27%) Azure
3 113 (24.20%) GCP
3 113 (24.20%) Serverless
4 103 (22.06%) AWS Lambda
5 86 (18.42%) Amazon ECS
6 67 (14.35%) Apigee
7 42 (8.99%) Amazon S3
8 25 (5.35%) GitHub
9 20 (4.28%) SaaS
10 18 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (1.71%) Amazon EMR
12 8 (1.71%) PaaS
13 6 (1.28%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (1.07%) Amazon EKS
14 5 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.86%) Amazon Alexa
15 4 (0.86%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.86%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 47 (10.06%) HTTP
2 46 (9.85%) DNS
3 29 (6.21%) SSL
4 16 (3.43%) DHCP
5 13 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 12 (2.57%) Firewall
7 11 (2.36%) SSH
8 10 (2.14%) FTP
8 10 (2.14%) SAN
9 9 (1.93%) Kerberos
9 9 (1.93%) SMTP
10 8 (1.71%) iSCSI
11 6 (1.28%) SNMP
12 5 (1.07%) Internet
12 5 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (1.07%) Wireless
13 4 (0.86%) 2G
13 4 (0.86%) 3G
13 4 (0.86%) 4G
13 4 (0.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (33.19%) MySQL
2 125 (26.77%) SQL Server
3 112 (23.98%) PostgreSQL
4 82 (17.56%) Amazon Redshift
5 54 (11.56%) Hadoop
6 52 (11.13%) Apache Hive
6 52 (11.13%) Data Warehouse
7 50 (10.71%) Relational Database
8 43 (9.21%) Big Data
9 41 (8.78%) Impala
10 30 (6.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 30 (6.42%) Apache Ignite
11 26 (5.57%) BigQuery
12 24 (5.14%) Pentaho
13 15 (3.21%) SQL Server 2016
14 14 (3.00%) Oracle Database
15 11 (2.36%) MongoDB
15 11 (2.36%) NoSQL
15 11 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 163 (34.90%) Jenkins
2 89 (19.06%) Git (software)
3 75 (16.06%) GitLab
4 72 (15.42%) Artifactory
5 32 (6.85%) JIRA
6 30 (6.42%) Subversion
7 28 (6.00%) Bitbucket
8 22 (4.71%) Maven
9 19 (4.07%) TeamCity
10 15 (3.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (3.21%) Vagrant
11 14 (3.00%) FishEye
12 13 (2.78%) ScriptRunner
13 12 (2.57%) SoapUI
14 11 (2.36%) SonarQube
15 8 (1.71%) Cypress.io
15 8 (1.71%) Postman
16 7 (1.50%) Gradle
16 7 (1.50%) webpack
17 5 (1.07%) kappa
General
1 150 (32.12%) Finance
2 102 (21.84%) Banking
3 41 (8.78%) Front Office
4 38 (8.14%) Back Office
5 25 (5.35%) Public Sector
6 14 (3.00%) Games
7 13 (2.78%) Marketing
8 6 (1.28%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.07%) Electronics
9 5 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.86%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.86%) Legal
11 3 (0.64%) Retail
12 2 (0.43%) Law
12 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Automotive
13 1 (0.21%) Finnish Language
13 1 (0.21%) International Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 197 (42.18%) Developer
2 91 (19.49%) Software Engineer
3 83 (17.77%) Java Developer
4 76 (16.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 57 (12.21%) Java Engineer
6 54 (11.56%) Data Engineer
7 52 (11.13%) Java Software Engineer
8 50 (10.71%) Java Software Developer
9 47 (10.06%) Architect
10 46 (9.85%) AWS Engineer
11 45 (9.64%) SQL Developer
12 38 (8.14%) AWS Developer
13 37 (7.92%) AWS Software Engineer
14 34 (7.28%) Data Architect
15 32 (6.85%) Solutions Architect
16 30 (6.42%) Java Architect
16 30 (6.42%) Java Solutions Architect
17 29 (6.21%) Python Developer
18 28 (6.00%) Cloud Architect
19 26 (5.57%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (32.98%) Web Services
2 100 (21.41%) gRPC
3 69 (14.78%) Swagger
4 67 (14.35%) OAuth
5 56 (11.99%) HTML
6 50 (10.71%) AngularJS
6 50 (10.71%) REST
7 49 (10.49%) React
7 49 (10.49%) Spring
8 46 (9.85%) CSS
9 42 (8.99%) Middleware
10 38 (8.14%) Node.js
11 31 (6.64%) LAMP
11 31 (6.64%) SOAP
11 31 (6.64%) XML
12 29 (6.21%) JSON
13 27 (5.78%) RESTful
14 26 (5.57%) Apache NiFi
14 26 (5.57%) Hibernate
14 26 (5.57%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 93 (19.91%) Hedge funds
2 51 (10.92%) Greenfield Project
3 37 (7.92%) Derivative
4 34 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (6.85%) Equities
5 32 (6.85%) Fixed Income
6 20 (4.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (3.21%) Clustering
9 12 (2.57%) Data Centre
9 12 (2.57%) Public Cloud
10 11 (2.36%) User Experience
11 10 (2.14%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (1.28%) DataPower
13 6 (1.28%) Management Information System
14 5 (1.07%) Life Science
14 5 (1.07%) Mobile App
14 5 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
15 4 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 133 (28.48%) Linux
2 50 (10.71%) Windows
3 29 (6.21%) Unix
4 21 (4.50%) Windows Server
5 19 (4.07%) Windows Server 2016
6 15 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.78%) CentOS
7 13 (2.78%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.50%) Solaris
9 5 (1.07%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.86%) Android
10 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.86%) SUSE
11 3 (0.64%) AIX
12 2 (0.43%) Debian
12 2 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.21%) Fedora
13 1 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (33.40%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (32.98%) DevOps
3 115 (24.63%) Asset Management
3 115 (24.63%) Software Engineering
4 113 (24.20%) Microservices
5 93 (19.91%) Investment Management
6 69 (14.78%) Configuration Management
7 53 (11.35%) ETL
7 53 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
8 52 (11.13%) Unit Testing
9 49 (10.49%) Mentoring
10 46 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (8.57%) Migration
11 40 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
12 37 (7.92%) Scrum
13 32 (6.85%) Open Source
14 30 (6.42%) Release Management
15 27 (5.78%) Technology Roadmap
15 27 (5.78%) Test Automation
16 26 (5.57%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 243 (52.03%) Java
2 234 (50.11%) Python
3 185 (39.61%) SQL
4 90 (19.27%) JavaScript
5 43 (9.21%) Scala
6 37 (7.92%) Kotlin
7 28 (6.00%) Bash Shell
7 28 (6.00%) Perl
8 27 (5.78%) PHP
8 27 (5.78%) PowerShell
9 21 (4.50%) TypeScript
10 18 (3.85%) C#
10 18 (3.85%) C++
11 17 (3.64%) Shell Script
12 16 (3.43%) Clojure
12 16 (3.43%) Ruby
13 13 (2.78%) Java 8
14 10 (2.14%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.93%) C
16 5 (1.07%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 72 (15.42%) Security Cleared
2 54 (11.56%) SC Cleared
3 36 (7.71%) Degree
4 25 (5.35%) Sun Certification
5 24 (5.14%) DV Cleared
6 15 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.71%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (1.07%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.86%) CCNA
9 4 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.64%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.43%) CISSP
11 2 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.21%) ISEB
12 1 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.21%) OCP
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.21%) RHCE
12 1 (0.21%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.50%) GDPR
2 18 (3.85%) SLA
3 16 (3.43%) QA
4 15 (3.21%) Cyber Essentials
5 14 (3.00%) HIPAA
5 14 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (2.78%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.86%) MiFID
8 3 (0.64%) NCSC
9 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 144 (30.84%) Docker
2 28 (6.00%) HDFS
3 20 (4.28%) Active Directory
4 16 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (2.57%) GlusterFS
6 6 (1.28%) Apache Flume
7 5 (1.07%) NFS
7 5 (1.07%) Squid
8 4 (0.86%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.43%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.43%) Varnish
10 2 (0.43%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.43%) vSphere
10 2 (0.43%) Xen
11 1 (0.21%) Firmware
11 1 (0.21%) Postfix
11 1 (0.21%) Samba
11 1 (0.21%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 139 (29.76%) Kubernetes
2 78 (16.70%) Ansible
3 58 (12.42%) Terraform
4 37 (7.92%) Puppet
5 26 (5.57%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (3.21%) Grafana
6 15 (3.21%) Single Sign-On
7 13 (2.78%) Prometheus
8 8 (1.71%) Kibana
9 5 (1.07%) ITRS Geneos
9 5 (1.07%) Nagios
9 5 (1.07%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.64%) Forum Sentry
10 3 (0.64%) Nessus
10 3 (0.64%) Packer
10 3 (0.64%) SCOM
11 2 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.43%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.43%) Oozie
11 2 (0.43%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 146 (31.26%) Oracle
2 106 (22.70%) Google
3 28 (6.00%) Cloudera
4 27 (5.78%) VMware
5 26 (5.57%) Red Hat
6 21 (4.50%) Splunk
7 19 (4.07%) Microsoft
8 16 (3.43%) IBM
9 15 (3.21%) Atlassian
9 15 (3.21%) Bloomberg
10 14 (3.00%) Databricks
11 11 (2.36%) BEA
12 10 (2.14%) SAP
13 5 (1.07%) Cisco
13 5 (1.07%) LogicMonitor
13 5 (1.07%) Murex
14 4 (0.86%) Confluent
14 4 (0.86%) HP
14 4 (0.86%) NetApp
14 4 (0.86%) SaltStack