Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 201 148
Rank change year-on-year -5 -53 +46
Contract jobs citing Apache 1,432 1,381 1,873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.36% 1.34% 1.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.13% 8.06% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 950 1,217
UK median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £343 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £413
% change year-on-year +1.80% +1.21% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 10
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £29.88 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.93% +6.70% -33.33%
10th Percentile £30.75 £13.46 £19.25
90th Percentile £52.39 £80.73 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.41 £19.34 £28.00
% change year-on-year +119.30% -30.93% -33.92%

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 17,605 17,131 18,957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.78% 16.59% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,344 11,374 12,228
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £253
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 417 445
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.15 £12.19
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £20.73
% change year-on-year +1.23% -3.52% +12.05%

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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 -2 1,335 £513 +5.13% 357
London -10 722 £575 +11.65% 141
UK excluding London -8 689 £425 +1.80% 247
South East -8 270 £429 -4.72% 57
North of England +12 124 £438 +18.64% 63
East of England +5 86 £450 - 27
South West -28 68 £375 -8.54% 35
North West +10 63 £435 +8.75% 39
Midlands -30 63 £450 +31.39% 34
Scotland -1 59 £390 -10.34% 13
Yorkshire +17 53 £450 -5.26% 21
West Midlands -17 46 £443 -13.24% 18
East Midlands -10 16 £500 +56.25% 15
Wales -21 14 £395 +3.61% 12
North East -28 8 £328 -0.76% 3
Northern Ireland - 3 £422 - 6

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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.

1 789 (55.10%) Linux
2 711 (49.65%) Java
3 451 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
4 423 (29.54%) Jenkins
5 420 (29.33%) DevOps
6 413 (28.84%) Tomcat
7 407 (28.42%) Python
8 387 (27.03%) Git (software)
9 375 (26.19%) SQL
10 372 (25.98%) Unix
11 318 (22.21%) Amazon AWS
12 303 (21.16%) Ansible
13 302 (21.09%) Docker
13 302 (21.09%) Apache Spark
14 294 (20.53%) Continuous Integration
15 283 (19.76%) Puppet
16 262 (18.30%) Kafka
17 261 (18.23%) Oracle
18 258 (18.02%) Spring
19 257 (17.95%) Big Data
20 254 (17.74%) Hadoop
21 248 (17.32%) Windows
22 244 (17.04%) JavaScript
23 238 (16.62%) nginx
24 225 (15.71%) Red Hat
25 221 (15.43%) HTTP
26 212 (14.80%) IIS
27 211 (14.73%) Middleware
28 207 (14.46%) TDD
28 207 (14.46%) Finance

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
1 413 (28.84%) Tomcat
2 302 (21.09%) Apache Spark
3 238 (16.62%) nginx
4 212 (14.80%) IIS
5 201 (14.04%) JBoss
6 135 (9.43%) Elasticsearch
7 127 (8.87%) WebLogic
8 88 (6.15%) WebSphere
9 70 (4.89%) Jetty
10 67 (4.68%) Confluence
11 59 (4.12%) Mongrel
12 25 (1.75%) Mule
13 21 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
13 21 (1.47%) WordPress
14 20 (1.40%) Apache Solr
15 19 (1.33%) OpenStack
15 19 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 18 (1.26%) Jupyter
17 17 (1.19%) Apache Airflow
17 17 (1.19%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 40 (2.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 36 (2.51%) Microsoft Project
3 15 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.21%) HipChat
6 1 (0.070%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.070%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.42%) Magento
2 6 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.42%) Remedy AR System
3 4 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.14%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.070%) Exstream
6 1 (0.070%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.070%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.070%) ScheduALL
6 1 (0.070%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 318 (22.21%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 117 (8.17%) GitHub
4 110 (7.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 82 (5.73%) Amazon EC2
6 47 (3.28%) Google App Engine
7 46 (3.21%) Amazon S3
8 31 (2.16%) OpenShift
9 30 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
9 30 (2.09%) Google Analytics
10 28 (1.96%) PaaS
11 26 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
12 23 (1.61%) IaaS
13 21 (1.47%) Serverless
14 20 (1.40%) SaaS
15 17 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 16 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 16 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
16 16 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
17 15 (1.05%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 221 (15.43%) HTTP
2 202 (14.11%) DNS
3 195 (13.62%) SSL
4 174 (12.15%) TCP/IP
5 103 (7.19%) Firewall
6 71 (4.96%) DHCP
7 57 (3.98%) FTP
8 55 (3.84%) IPsec
9 52 (3.63%) Internet
10 46 (3.21%) SAN
11 43 (3.00%) Kerberos
12 35 (2.44%) SSH
13 34 (2.37%) BIG-IP
13 34 (2.37%) iSCSI
14 28 (1.96%) VPN
15 18 (1.26%) DMZ
15 18 (1.26%) Reverse Proxy
16 16 (1.12%) Intranet
17 13 (0.91%) HTTPS
18 12 (0.84%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (17.95%) Big Data
2 254 (17.74%) Hadoop
3 204 (14.25%) MySQL
4 178 (12.43%) SQL Server
5 169 (11.80%) MongoDB
6 156 (10.89%) NoSQL
7 125 (8.73%) PostgreSQL
8 95 (6.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 88 (6.15%) Apache Hive
9 88 (6.15%) Relational Database
10 83 (5.80%) HBase
11 44 (3.07%) Impala
12 40 (2.79%) Data Lake
13 39 (2.72%) Redis
14 37 (2.58%) Oracle Database
15 35 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
16 30 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
17 28 (1.96%) GIS
18 27 (1.89%) BigQuery
19 26 (1.82%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 423 (29.54%) Jenkins
2 387 (27.03%) Git (software)
3 152 (10.61%) JIRA
4 119 (8.31%) Maven
5 116 (8.10%) JUnit
6 83 (5.80%) Subversion
7 81 (5.66%) Selenium
8 73 (5.10%) Cucumber
9 72 (5.03%) Eclipse
10 71 (4.96%) Bitbucket
11 61 (4.26%) Gradle
12 58 (4.05%) Ant
13 57 (3.98%) Travis CI
14 51 (3.56%) IntelliJ
15 50 (3.49%) TeamCity
16 49 (3.42%) Artifactory
17 42 (2.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 42 (2.93%) gulp
17 42 (2.93%) Sonatype Nexus
18 41 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 207 (14.46%) Finance
2 146 (10.20%) Banking
3 63 (4.40%) Investment Banking
4 62 (4.33%) Front Office
5 30 (2.09%) Retail
6 25 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.26%) Publishing
7 18 (1.26%) Retail Banking
8 16 (1.12%) Legal
9 13 (0.91%) Marketing
10 8 (0.56%) Advertising
10 8 (0.56%) Military
11 7 (0.49%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.28%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.28%) Electronics
13 3 (0.21%) Automotive
13 3 (0.21%) Games
14 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.070%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 531 (37.08%) Developer
2 265 (18.51%) Java Developer
3 188 (13.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 99 (6.91%) Data Engineer
5 94 (6.56%) Architect
6 86 (6.01%) Linux Engineer
7 68 (4.75%) Administrator
7 68 (4.75%) Senior Developer
8 66 (4.61%) Big Data Engineer
9 47 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
10 44 (3.07%) Senior Java Developer
11 43 (3.00%) Applications Engineer
11 43 (3.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 41 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
12 41 (2.86%) Software Engineer
13 40 (2.79%) Apache Spark Developer
14 39 (2.72%) Analyst
15 38 (2.65%) Big Data Developer
16 35 (2.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 33 (2.30%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (18.30%) Kafka
2 258 (18.02%) Spring
3 211 (14.73%) Middleware
4 193 (13.48%) J2EE
5 172 (12.01%) HTML
6 169 (11.80%) CSS
7 160 (11.17%) JSON
7 160 (11.17%) REST
8 141 (9.85%) LAMP
8 141 (9.85%) XML
9 125 (8.73%) RabbitMQ
10 120 (8.38%) SOAP
11 119 (8.31%) Web Services
12 116 (8.10%) .NET
13 109 (7.61%) jQuery
14 105 (7.33%) Servlets
15 95 (6.63%) AngularJS
16 94 (6.56%) RESTful
17 88 (6.15%) Hibernate
17 88 (6.15%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 73 (5.10%) Linux Command Line
2 65 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (4.19%) PKI
4 48 (3.35%) Data Centre
5 39 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
6 36 (2.51%) Virtual Team
7 33 (2.30%) Algorithms
8 30 (2.09%) Public Cloud
9 27 (1.89%) Data Structures
10 24 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
11 20 (1.40%) Fintech
11 20 (1.40%) User Experience
12 19 (1.33%) Clustering
12 19 (1.33%) Replication
13 14 (0.98%) Management Information System
14 13 (0.91%) Market Risk
15 10 (0.70%) Cloud Native
15 10 (0.70%) Equities
16 9 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
17 8 (0.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 789 (55.10%) Linux
2 372 (25.98%) Unix
3 248 (17.32%) Windows
4 176 (12.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 90 (6.28%) Windows Server
6 72 (5.03%) CentOS
7 71 (4.96%) Ubuntu
8 70 (4.89%) Solaris
9 35 (2.44%) Debian
10 31 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (1.47%) SUSE
12 20 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (1.19%) AIX
14 15 (1.05%) Fedora
14 15 (1.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 9 (0.63%) Windows 7
16 8 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (0.49%) Apple iOS
18 5 (0.35%) FreeBSD
18 5 (0.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
2 420 (29.33%) DevOps
3 294 (20.53%) Continuous Integration
4 207 (14.46%) TDD
5 205 (14.32%) Open Source
6 168 (11.73%) Configuration Management
7 161 (11.24%) Scrum
8 144 (10.06%) Microservices
8 144 (10.06%) Test Automation
9 130 (9.08%) Analytics
10 128 (8.94%) BDD
11 127 (8.87%) ITIL
12 123 (8.59%) Unit Testing
13 107 (7.47%) Software Engineering
14 97 (6.77%) Continuous Delivery
15 93 (6.49%) OO
16 88 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
17 78 (5.45%) Kanban
18 77 (5.38%) Computer Science
19 76 (5.31%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 711 (49.65%) Java
2 407 (28.42%) Python
3 375 (26.19%) SQL
4 244 (17.04%) JavaScript
5 179 (12.50%) Perl
6 173 (12.08%) Bash Shell
7 164 (11.45%) Scala
8 134 (9.36%) Shell Script
9 131 (9.15%) Ruby
10 124 (8.66%) PHP
11 105 (7.33%) C#
12 85 (5.94%) Java 8
13 48 (3.35%) Groovy
14 44 (3.07%) PowerShell
15 31 (2.16%) Haskell
16 25 (1.75%) C++
16 25 (1.75%) Go
17 23 (1.61%) R
17 23 (1.61%) T-SQL
18 20 (1.40%) C
Qualifications
1 135 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 106 (7.40%) SC Cleared
3 83 (5.80%) Degree
4 32 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 17 (1.19%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.70%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.35%) CCSE
9 5 (0.35%) CISSP
9 5 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (0.35%) RHCE
9 5 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (0.28%) MCP
10 4 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.21%) PhD
12 2 (0.14%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.14%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.16%) QA
2 15 (1.05%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.77%) MiFID
4 9 (0.63%) GDPR
4 9 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.49%) SLA
6 6 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.28%) EMIR
8 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.070%) GPG13
9 1 (0.070%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.070%) PMO
System Software
1 302 (21.09%) Docker
2 140 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (5.73%) Active Directory
4 77 (5.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 69 (4.82%) HDFS
6 48 (3.35%) Xen
7 44 (3.07%) NFS
8 26 (1.82%) Hyper-V
9 21 (1.47%) Postfix
10 19 (1.33%) Apache Flume
10 19 (1.33%) Squid
11 18 (1.26%) vSphere
12 17 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
13 16 (1.12%) Samba
14 14 (0.98%) VirtualBox
15 10 (0.70%) vCloud
16 9 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
17 8 (0.56%) KVM
18 7 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 6 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 303 (21.16%) Ansible
2 283 (19.76%) Puppet
3 163 (11.38%) Kubernetes
4 139 (9.71%) Opscode Chef
5 91 (6.35%) Kibana
5 91 (6.35%) Terraform
6 78 (5.45%) Nagios
7 72 (5.03%) Hadoop YARN
8 58 (4.05%) Grafana
9 57 (3.98%) Single Sign-On
10 54 (3.77%) logstash
11 44 (3.07%) CA Single Sign-On
12 40 (2.79%) ITRS Geneos
13 38 (2.65%) Salt
14 34 (2.37%) Rancher
15 32 (2.23%) Red Hat Satellite
16 31 (2.16%) ZABBIX
17 27 (1.89%) Mesos
18 20 (1.40%) Packer
19 19 (1.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 261 (18.23%) Oracle
2 225 (15.71%) Red Hat
3 186 (12.99%) Microsoft
4 177 (12.36%) VMware
5 147 (10.27%) Google
6 73 (5.10%) Splunk
7 58 (4.05%) webMethods
8 45 (3.14%) ServiceNow
9 41 (2.86%) IBM
10 39 (2.72%) NetApp
11 38 (2.65%) Adobe
12 36 (2.51%) F5
13 34 (2.37%) Axway
14 29 (2.03%) Cisco
14 29 (2.03%) New Relic
15 27 (1.89%) AppDynamics
15 27 (1.89%) Cloudera
16 25 (1.75%) Atlassian
17 23 (1.61%) BMC
17 23 (1.61%) HP