Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 157 194
Rank change year-on-year -30 +37 -37
Contract jobs citing Apache 1382 1830 1451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.43% 1.69% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.50% 9.20% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 1199 946
UK median daily rate £483 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.22% +12.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £305 £310 £281
90th Percentile £625 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 42
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £39.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -28.22% +23.84%
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.77 £30.00
90th Percentile £45.50 £31.13 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £38.64
% change year-on-year +25.00% -27.53% +22.65%

Apache is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16254 19893 20130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.86% 18.34% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10512 13085 12442
UK median daily rate £435 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 492 693
UK median hourly rate £19.82 £20.39 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.82% +1.95% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £44.75 £42.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.16% +3.65% +14.29%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -17 1318 £488 +8.33% 225
London -37 728 £525 +7.69% 116
UK excluding London -31 621 £400 - 123
South East +1 247 £425 +6.25% 37
North of England -43 97 £369 -11.41% 34
East of England -2 88 £450 +12.50% 11
South West -2 74 £400 +5.96% 18
Midlands +30 71 £325 -27.78% 9
North East +35 44 £330 +1.54% 2
East Midlands +5 39 £320 -24.71% 4
Scotland -9 35 £400 +14.29% 13
North West -52 32 £375 -11.76% 20
West Midlands +17 30 £488 +3.88% 5
Yorkshire -7 19 £450 +2.86% 12
Wales -15 9 £213 -29.17% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 751 (54.34%) Linux
2 742 (53.69%) Java
3 533 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
4 423 (30.61%) Tomcat
5 385 (27.86%) DevOps
6 343 (24.82%) SQL
7 340 (24.60%) Git (software)
8 330 (23.88%) Python
9 319 (23.08%) Unix
10 312 (22.58%) Jenkins
11 310 (22.43%) Oracle
12 291 (21.06%) Amazon AWS
13 286 (20.69%) MySQL
14 282 (20.41%) Puppet
15 277 (20.04%) Hadoop
16 272 (19.68%) JavaScript
17 271 (19.61%) JBoss
18 261 (18.89%) Big Data
19 258 (18.67%) Apache Spark
20 251 (18.16%) Spring
21 249 (18.02%) Docker
22 247 (17.87%) Open Source
23 240 (17.37%) Finance
24 238 (17.22%) HTML
25 229 (16.57%) TDD
26 223 (16.14%) HTTP
27 221 (15.99%) J2EE
28 216 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
29 215 (15.56%) CSS
30 204 (14.76%) Red Hat

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
1 423 (30.61%) Tomcat
2 271 (19.61%) JBoss
3 258 (18.67%) Apache Spark
4 170 (12.30%) nginx
5 158 (11.43%) WebLogic
6 129 (9.33%) IIS
7 109 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
8 95 (6.87%) WebSphere
9 71 (5.14%) Confluence
10 50 (3.62%) Apache Solr
10 50 (3.62%) iPlanet
11 49 (3.55%) Oracle Application Server
12 42 (3.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 29 (2.10%) SharePoint
14 26 (1.88%) CMS
15 24 (1.74%) WordPress
16 23 (1.66%) Apache Pig
17 22 (1.59%) Jetty
17 22 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
18 20 (1.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 21 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.51%) SPSS
4 6 (0.43%) Chatbot
5 5 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.072%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.072%) HipChat
8 1 (0.072%) Stata
Business Applications
1 23 (1.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 10 (0.72%) Magento
2 10 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.14%) OpenText MBPM
7 2 (0.14%) OpenText Process Suite
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.072%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.072%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.072%) Primavera
8 1 (0.072%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 291 (21.06%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (4.27%) Amazon EC2
4 46 (3.33%) Amazon S3
5 44 (3.18%) GitHub
6 36 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 35 (2.53%) PaaS
8 27 (1.95%) Amazon ELB
8 27 (1.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 25 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
10 23 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
10 23 (1.66%) IaaS
11 21 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 20 (1.45%) SaaS
13 17 (1.23%) Amazon EMR
14 16 (1.16%) Google App Engine
15 13 (0.94%) Route 53
16 10 (0.72%) Google Analytics
17 9 (0.65%) Office 365
18 8 (0.58%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 223 (16.14%) HTTP
2 189 (13.68%) TCP/IP
3 184 (13.31%) Firewall
4 165 (11.94%) DNS
5 147 (10.64%) SSL
6 68 (4.92%) LDAP
7 46 (3.33%) Internet
7 46 (3.33%) SAN
8 37 (2.68%) DHCP
8 37 (2.68%) VPN
9 29 (2.10%) HTTPS
9 29 (2.10%) SSH
10 28 (2.03%) WAN
11 26 (1.88%) Kerberos
12 25 (1.81%) FTP
13 23 (1.66%) OpenLDAP
14 22 (1.59%) IPsec
15 20 (1.45%) NAS
15 20 (1.45%) Network Security
16 18 (1.30%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (20.69%) MySQL
2 277 (20.04%) Hadoop
3 261 (18.89%) Big Data
4 156 (11.29%) PostgreSQL
5 153 (11.07%) MongoDB
6 145 (10.49%) SQL Server
7 143 (10.35%) Relational Database
8 131 (9.48%) NoSQL
9 88 (6.37%) HBase
10 83 (6.01%) Apache Hive
11 82 (5.93%) Apache Cassandra
12 44 (3.18%) Oracle Database
13 43 (3.11%) RDBMS
14 36 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
15 34 (2.46%) Impala
16 29 (2.10%) Amazon RDS
17 28 (2.03%) Flink
18 27 (1.95%) Redis
19 16 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 15 (1.09%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 340 (24.60%) Git (software)
2 312 (22.58%) Jenkins
3 144 (10.42%) Subversion
4 137 (9.91%) JIRA
5 125 (9.04%) Maven
6 124 (8.97%) JUnit
7 73 (5.28%) Eclipse
8 52 (3.76%) Ant
9 50 (3.62%) Sonatype Nexus
10 49 (3.55%) Selenium
11 46 (3.33%) Bitbucket
12 42 (3.04%) IntelliJ
13 41 (2.97%) Cucumber
14 29 (2.10%) Gradle
14 29 (2.10%) TeamCity
15 28 (2.03%) Artifactory
15 28 (2.03%) Mockito
16 26 (1.88%) Mercurial
17 25 (1.81%) Travis CI
18 24 (1.74%) Grunt
General
1 240 (17.37%) Finance
2 134 (9.70%) Banking
3 63 (4.56%) Telecoms
4 43 (3.11%) Investment Banking
5 41 (2.97%) Retail
6 37 (2.68%) Marketing
7 25 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.59%) Electronics
9 21 (1.52%) Front Office
10 20 (1.45%) Financial Institution
11 19 (1.37%) Billing
12 15 (1.09%) Games
13 11 (0.80%) Publishing
14 8 (0.58%) Legal
14 8 (0.58%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.51%) Law
16 4 (0.29%) Private Banking
17 3 (0.22%) Advertising
17 3 (0.22%) Multimedia
18 2 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 532 (38.49%) Developer
2 212 (15.34%) Java Developer
3 184 (13.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 89 (6.44%) Scala Developer
5 83 (6.01%) Architect
6 80 (5.79%) Administrator
7 64 (4.63%) PHP Developer
8 63 (4.56%) Data Engineer
8 63 (4.56%) Senior Developer
9 59 (4.27%) Java Engineer
10 54 (3.91%) Big Data Developer
10 54 (3.91%) Consultant
10 54 (3.91%) Linux Engineer
11 51 (3.69%) Big Data Engineer
12 46 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
13 44 (3.18%) AWS Engineer
14 41 (2.97%) Systems Administrator
15 38 (2.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 38 (2.75%) Unix Engineer
16 37 (2.68%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (18.16%) Spring
2 238 (17.22%) HTML
3 221 (15.99%) J2EE
4 215 (15.56%) CSS
5 201 (14.54%) REST
6 200 (14.47%) Web Services
7 179 (12.95%) XML
8 166 (12.01%) Kafka
8 166 (12.01%) LAMP
9 158 (11.43%) JSON
10 133 (9.62%) SOAP
11 128 (9.26%) HTML5
12 124 (8.97%) Middleware
13 118 (8.54%) RESTful
14 109 (7.89%) jQuery
15 101 (7.31%) Hibernate
16 99 (7.16%) AngularJS
17 95 (6.87%) Ajax
18 94 (6.80%) .NET
19 81 (5.86%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 87 (6.30%) Clustering
2 77 (5.57%) Computer Science
3 74 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (5.14%) Data Centre
5 56 (4.05%) Linux Command Line
6 55 (3.98%) Algorithms
7 40 (2.89%) Virtual Team
8 31 (2.24%) PKI
9 29 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
10 23 (1.66%) User Experience
11 20 (1.45%) Data Structures
11 20 (1.45%) Private Cloud
12 19 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (1.37%) Management Information System
13 16 (1.16%) Client/Server
14 15 (1.09%) Grid Computing
15 13 (0.94%) iPad
16 11 (0.80%) NHS
17 10 (0.72%) Public Cloud
17 10 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 751 (54.34%) Linux
2 319 (23.08%) Unix
3 193 (13.97%) Windows
4 158 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 111 (8.03%) Solaris
6 83 (6.01%) CentOS
7 73 (5.28%) Windows Server
8 67 (4.85%) HPUX
9 64 (4.63%) AIX
10 52 (3.76%) SUSE
11 50 (3.62%) Ubuntu
12 23 (1.66%) Debian
13 22 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (1.16%) Apple iOS
16 13 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (0.58%) Android
18 6 (0.43%) Windows XP
19 5 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
19 5 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (27.86%) DevOps
3 247 (17.87%) Open Source
4 229 (16.57%) TDD
5 216 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
6 193 (13.97%) Scrum
7 167 (12.08%) Configuration Management
8 148 (10.71%) Microservices
9 136 (9.84%) Load Balancing
10 133 (9.62%) Test Automation
11 104 (7.53%) Software Engineering
12 97 (7.02%) ITIL
13 93 (6.73%) ETL
14 91 (6.58%) High Availability
15 90 (6.51%) Continuous Delivery
16 88 (6.37%) Unit Testing
17 86 (6.22%) E-Commerce
18 82 (5.93%) Analytics
19 81 (5.86%) Web Development
20 80 (5.79%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 742 (53.69%) Java
2 343 (24.82%) SQL
3 330 (23.88%) Python
4 272 (19.68%) JavaScript
5 195 (14.11%) Bash Shell
6 194 (14.04%) Perl
7 189 (13.68%) Scala
8 147 (10.64%) PHP
9 123 (8.90%) Ruby
10 109 (7.89%) Shell Script
11 67 (4.85%) C#
12 63 (4.56%) Groovy
13 46 (3.33%) PowerShell
14 45 (3.26%) C++
15 43 (3.11%) C
16 24 (1.74%) Korn
17 23 (1.66%) PL/SQL
18 18 (1.30%) C-shell
18 18 (1.30%) Go
19 12 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 196 (14.18%) Security Cleared
2 144 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 100 (7.24%) Degree
4 37 (2.68%) RHCE
5 33 (2.39%) RHCSA
6 31 (2.24%) CISSP
6 31 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
7 25 (1.81%) DV Cleared
8 20 (1.45%) Master's Degree
9 14 (1.01%) MCSE
9 14 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.65%) CISA
10 9 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.65%) CISM
11 7 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
12 6 (0.43%) PMP
13 5 (0.36%) CCIE
13 5 (0.36%) GCIH
13 5 (0.36%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.47%) QA
2 22 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.01%) SLA
4 6 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.36%) FedRAMP
5 5 (0.36%) MiFID
6 4 (0.29%) AS 2805
6 4 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.29%) ISO 8583
6 4 (0.29%) PA-DSS
7 3 (0.22%) ISAE 3402
7 3 (0.22%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.072%) EMIR
8 1 (0.072%) HL7
8 1 (0.072%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.072%) WCAG
System Software
1 249 (18.02%) Docker
2 87 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (5.14%) HDFS
4 57 (4.12%) Active Directory
5 47 (3.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 39 (2.82%) Hyper-V
7 35 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
8 33 (2.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 30 (2.17%) Apache Flume
10 28 (2.03%) KVM
11 27 (1.95%) Xen
12 24 (1.74%) vCloud
13 23 (1.66%) Squid
14 21 (1.52%) Postfix
15 16 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
16 15 (1.09%) Samba
17 14 (1.01%) vSphere
18 13 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
19 11 (0.80%) NFS
20 6 (0.43%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 282 (20.41%) Puppet
2 189 (13.68%) Ansible
3 135 (9.77%) Opscode Chef
4 92 (6.66%) Kubernetes
5 76 (5.50%) Kibana
6 69 (4.99%) logstash
7 64 (4.63%) Terraform
8 56 (4.05%) HAProxy
9 48 (3.47%) Nagios
10 44 (3.18%) ZABBIX
11 42 (3.04%) Hadoop YARN
12 38 (2.75%) Oozie
13 33 (2.39%) Grafana
14 28 (2.03%) Docker Swarm
15 22 (1.59%) Rancher
16 20 (1.45%) Sysdig
17 18 (1.30%) Mesos
17 18 (1.30%) Rsyslog
18 16 (1.16%) Graphite
19 15 (1.09%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 310 (22.43%) Oracle
2 204 (14.76%) Red Hat
3 170 (12.30%) VMware
4 96 (6.95%) Microsoft
5 77 (5.57%) Google
6 75 (5.43%) F5
7 74 (5.35%) IBM
8 68 (4.92%) Cisco
9 59 (4.27%) Sun
10 50 (3.62%) HP
11 43 (3.11%) Veritas
12 40 (2.89%) Splunk
13 36 (2.60%) Adobe
13 36 (2.60%) Cloudera
14 34 (2.46%) WSO2
15 32 (2.32%) Citrix
16 30 (2.17%) webMethods
17 28 (2.03%) SAP
18 25 (1.81%) PlateSpin
19 22 (1.59%) Informatica