Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 187 299 224
Rank change year-on-year +112 -75 -21
Contract jobs citing Apache 694 499 1,210
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 0.83% 1.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.71% 5.76% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 339 819
10th Percentile £373 £336 £347
25th Percentile £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +2.38% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £650 £615 £600
90th Percentile £731 £690 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £475 £480
% change year-on-year -3.95% -1.04% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
10th Percentile £45.88 £13.40 £24.70
25th Percentile £47.71 " £28.38
Median hourly rate £51.50 £14.00 £35.50
Median % change year-on-year +267.86% -60.56% -38.26%
75th Percentile £59.50 £38.28 £43.38
90th Percentile £63.85 £44.13 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.50 £14.00 £48.50
% change year-on-year +267.86% -71.13% -29.83%

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 7,147 8,660 15,437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.62% 14.46% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,902 5,702 10,068
10th Percentile £290 £262 £281
25th Percentile £385 £363 £370
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £463 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £556 £569
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +1.76% -1.16% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 196 291
10th Percentile £12.73 £11.61 £12.00
25th Percentile £18.25 £14.95 £12.83
Median hourly rate £25.75 £20.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +28.75% +11.11% +2.86%
75th Percentile £53.38 £35.75 £37.50
90th Percentile £64.05 £53.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £16.81
% change year-on-year +26.32% +13.03% -3.94%

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 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021. 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 +95 537 £540 +2.86% 206
London +72 309 £575 +4.55% 91
UK excluding London +89 246 £456 -3.95% 132
Work from Home -66 210 £533 +18.39% 42
South East +61 50 £475 - 34
South West +49 44 £450 -10.00% 14
North of England +35 42 £519 +9.21% 33
Midlands +51 35 £463 +2.78% 23
East of England +45 32 £578 +32.00% 11
Scotland 0 31 £425 -19.05% 14
West Midlands +42 30 £485 +10.86% 12
North West +30 29 £468 +3.89% 16
Yorkshire +25 13 £555 +16.84% 14
Wales +20 6 £515 +32.90% 3
Northern Ireland - 6 £441 -
East Midlands +31 5 £405 -14.74% 11

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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.

1 314 (45.24%) Java
2 300 (43.23%) Python
3 252 (36.31%) Agile Software Development
4 237 (34.15%) Apache Spark
5 224 (32.28%) AWS
6 212 (30.55%) SQL
7 200 (28.82%) Linux
8 166 (23.92%) DevOps
9 164 (23.63%) Big Data
9 164 (23.63%) Software Engineering
10 156 (22.48%) Jenkins
10 156 (22.48%) Docker
11 142 (20.46%) Git (software)
11 142 (20.46%) Finance
12 139 (20.03%) Scala
12 139 (20.03%) Kubernetes
13 138 (19.88%) Ansible
14 137 (19.74%) Kafka
15 130 (18.73%) Hadoop
16 129 (18.59%) Microservices
17 126 (18.16%) Oracle
17 126 (18.16%) JavaScript
18 125 (18.01%) Security Cleared
19 114 (16.43%) Terraform
20 108 (15.56%) JIRA
21 106 (15.27%) SC Cleared
22 104 (14.99%) Scrum
22 104 (14.99%) Azure
23 97 (13.98%) Apache Hive
24 89 (12.82%) Serverless

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
1 237 (34.15%) Apache Spark
2 84 (12.10%) Apache Airflow
2 84 (12.10%) Tomcat
3 74 (10.66%) Confluence
4 53 (7.64%) Elasticsearch
5 43 (6.20%) nginx
6 32 (4.61%) WebSphere
7 31 (4.47%) WebLogic
8 29 (4.18%) IIS
9 26 (3.75%) JBoss
10 22 (3.17%) Oracle Coherence
10 22 (3.17%) Red Hat Fuse
11 19 (2.74%) Apache Synapse
12 16 (2.31%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (1.59%) SharePoint
14 8 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 8 (1.15%) Apache ServiceMix
15 7 (1.01%) IBM Domino
16 6 (0.86%) Apache Qpid
16 6 (0.86%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 18 (2.59%) Spreadsheet
2 9 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.87%) Magento
2 7 (1.01%) Shopify
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.29%) Maximo
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 224 (32.28%) AWS
2 104 (14.99%) Azure
3 89 (12.82%) Serverless
4 81 (11.67%) GCP
5 71 (10.23%) Amazon S3
6 48 (6.92%) GitHub
7 32 (4.61%) AWS Lambda
8 27 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (3.60%) Azure Data Factory
10 22 (3.17%) AWS Step Functions
11 21 (3.03%) PaaS
11 21 (3.03%) Power Platform
12 19 (2.74%) Amazon SQS
13 17 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (2.02%) Slack
15 13 (1.87%) Azure Functions
16 12 (1.73%) Cloud Functions
17 11 (1.59%) Amazon EMR
18 10 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
19 8 (1.15%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (6.48%) HTTP
2 36 (5.19%) SSL
3 30 (4.32%) DNS
4 25 (3.60%) TCP/IP
5 24 (3.46%) Firewall
6 18 (2.59%) FTP
7 15 (2.16%) SAN
8 11 (1.59%) DHCP
9 9 (1.30%) SSH
10 7 (1.01%) Internet
11 5 (0.72%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.72%) IPsec
11 5 (0.72%) LAN
12 4 (0.58%) Broadband
12 4 (0.58%) Network Security
12 4 (0.58%) WAN
13 3 (0.43%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.43%) NAS
13 3 (0.43%) VLAN
14 2 (0.29%) Calico
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (23.63%) Big Data
2 130 (18.73%) Hadoop
3 97 (13.98%) Apache Hive
4 84 (12.10%) PostgreSQL
5 74 (10.66%) MySQL
6 72 (10.37%) SQL Server
7 63 (9.08%) Apache Ignite
8 62 (8.93%) Relational Database
9 57 (8.21%) Data Lake
10 54 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
11 45 (6.48%) BigQuery
12 41 (5.91%) NoSQL
13 40 (5.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 37 (5.33%) HBase
15 35 (5.04%) Amazon RDS
16 33 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
17 32 (4.61%) Impala
18 31 (4.47%) MongoDB
19 27 (3.89%) Spark SQL
20 22 (3.17%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 156 (22.48%) Jenkins
2 142 (20.46%) Git (software)
3 108 (15.56%) JIRA
4 49 (7.06%) Bitbucket
4 49 (7.06%) Maven
5 44 (6.34%) Sonatype Nexus
6 34 (4.90%) GitLab
7 25 (3.60%) IBM UrbanCode
8 20 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 20 (2.88%) SonarQube
9 18 (2.59%) FishEye
9 18 (2.59%) ScriptRunner
9 18 (2.59%) Vagrant
10 17 (2.45%) Artifactory
11 15 (2.16%) Selenium
11 15 (2.16%) Subversion
12 14 (2.02%) Gradle
12 14 (2.02%) TeamCity
13 13 (1.87%) RStudio
14 12 (1.73%) JUnit
General
1 142 (20.46%) Finance
2 66 (9.51%) Banking
3 49 (7.06%) Front Office
4 33 (4.76%) Public Sector
5 17 (2.45%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.44%) Games
8 9 (1.30%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.86%) Marketing
10 5 (0.72%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.72%) German Language
10 5 (0.72%) Legal
10 5 (0.72%) Publishing
11 4 (0.58%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.43%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.43%) Back Office
13 2 (0.29%) Law
13 2 (0.29%) Local Government
13 2 (0.29%) Military
13 2 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 231 (33.29%) Developer
2 117 (16.86%) Data Engineer
3 98 (14.12%) Software Engineer
4 84 (12.10%) Architect
5 63 (9.08%) Java Developer
6 45 (6.48%) Python Engineer
6 45 (6.48%) Scala Developer
7 40 (5.76%) Python Developer
8 39 (5.62%) DevOps Engineer
9 36 (5.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 34 (4.90%) Senior Software Engineer
11 33 (4.76%) Consultant
12 32 (4.61%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
13 31 (4.47%) Senior Developer
14 29 (4.18%) Solutions Architect
15 27 (3.89%) AWS Engineer
16 25 (3.60%) Apache Spark Developer
16 25 (3.60%) Data Architect
17 23 (3.31%) Big Data Engineer
18 22 (3.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (19.74%) Kafka
2 80 (11.53%) Apache NiFi
3 76 (10.95%) Spring
4 72 (10.37%) HTML
4 72 (10.37%) Web Services
5 65 (9.37%) REST
6 59 (8.50%) React
7 58 (8.36%) Node.js
8 57 (8.21%) Middleware
9 53 (7.64%) RESTful
10 49 (7.06%) AngularJS
11 41 (5.91%) Apache Beam
12 40 (5.76%) CSS
12 40 (5.76%) HTML5
13 37 (5.33%) XML
14 36 (5.19%) Hibernate
15 33 (4.76%) gRPC
16 32 (4.61%) jQuery
17 31 (4.47%) PySpark
17 31 (4.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.62%) Fixed Income
3 38 (5.48%) Derivative
4 36 (5.19%) Equities
5 31 (4.47%) Clustering
6 26 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (3.60%) Linux Command Line
8 20 (2.88%) Cloud Native
9 18 (2.59%) Algorithms
10 17 (2.45%) Data Centre
11 13 (1.87%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.87%) User Experience
12 12 (1.73%) Hedge funds
13 11 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
13 11 (1.59%) Replication
13 11 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
14 9 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (1.30%) Grid Computing
14 9 (1.30%) Market Risk
15 8 (1.15%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 200 (28.82%) Linux
2 50 (7.20%) Unix
3 47 (6.77%) Windows
4 20 (2.88%) CentOS
5 16 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (2.02%) Ubuntu
7 10 (1.44%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.15%) Solaris
9 6 (0.86%) VMS
10 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.58%) SUSE
12 3 (0.43%) Debian
12 3 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.29%) AIX
13 2 (0.29%) Android
13 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (36.31%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (23.92%) DevOps
3 164 (23.63%) Software Engineering
4 129 (18.59%) Microservices
5 104 (14.99%) Scrum
6 88 (12.68%) Open Source
7 82 (11.82%) Configuration Management
8 77 (11.10%) Test Automation
9 68 (9.80%) Analytics
10 66 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
11 65 (9.37%) ETL
11 65 (9.37%) SDLC
12 63 (9.08%) TDD
13 51 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
14 48 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
15 46 (6.63%) Cybersecurity
15 46 (6.63%) Data Modelling
16 45 (6.48%) BDD
16 45 (6.48%) Migration
17 43 (6.20%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 314 (45.24%) Java
2 300 (43.23%) Python
3 212 (30.55%) SQL
4 139 (20.03%) Scala
5 126 (18.16%) JavaScript
6 53 (7.64%) Shell Script
7 40 (5.76%) Kotlin
8 37 (5.33%) Bash Shell
9 33 (4.76%) PHP
10 32 (4.61%) C#
11 30 (4.32%) C++
12 26 (3.75%) Java 8
13 22 (3.17%) Perl
13 22 (3.17%) TypeScript
14 21 (3.03%) PowerShell
15 19 (2.74%) R
16 16 (2.31%) Go
17 14 (2.02%) Groovy
18 13 (1.87%) T-SQL
19 11 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (18.01%) Security Cleared
2 106 (15.27%) SC Cleared
3 54 (7.78%) DV Cleared
4 29 (4.18%) Degree
5 19 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (2.45%) Master's Degree
7 7 (1.01%) ISEB
8 5 (0.72%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.29%) RHCE
10 2 (0.29%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.14%) CCNA
11 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.14%) CISSP
11 1 (0.14%) HNC
11 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.04%) QA
2 20 (2.88%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.01%) GDPR
4 3 (0.43%) MiFID
5 2 (0.29%) SLA
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 156 (22.48%) Docker
2 63 (9.08%) HDFS
3 26 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (3.03%) GridGain
5 20 (2.88%) Active Directory
6 18 (2.59%) GlusterFS
7 11 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (1.30%) Postfix
8 9 (1.30%) qmail
9 8 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (1.15%) Hyper-V
10 6 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.86%) Xen
11 4 (0.58%) NFS
11 4 (0.58%) OpenAM
11 4 (0.58%) vSphere
12 3 (0.43%) Firmware
12 3 (0.43%) Gluster
12 3 (0.43%) KVM
12 3 (0.43%) LXC
Systems Management
1 139 (20.03%) Kubernetes
2 138 (19.88%) Ansible
3 114 (16.43%) Terraform
4 39 (5.62%) Grafana
4 39 (5.62%) Prometheus
5 32 (4.61%) Oozie
6 29 (4.18%) Puppet
7 23 (3.31%) Single Sign-On
8 16 (2.31%) Hadoop YARN
9 11 (1.59%) Kibana
10 10 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (1.30%) Consul
11 9 (1.30%) FreeIPA
12 6 (0.86%) Nagios
13 4 (0.58%) Istio
13 4 (0.58%) vCenter Server
14 3 (0.43%) HAProxy
14 3 (0.43%) Mesos
14 3 (0.43%) Rancher
14 3 (0.43%) vRealize
Vendors
1 126 (18.16%) Oracle
2 66 (9.51%) Microsoft
3 56 (8.07%) Google
4 45 (6.48%) Databricks
5 41 (5.91%) VMware
6 29 (4.18%) Cloudera
7 28 (4.03%) IBM
8 27 (3.89%) Bloomberg
8 27 (3.89%) Red Hat
9 22 (3.17%) Atlassian
10 21 (3.03%) Splunk
11 20 (2.88%) ServiceNow
12 15 (2.16%) SAP
13 14 (2.02%) Hortonworks
13 14 (2.02%) Veracode
14 12 (1.73%) Confluent
15 10 (1.44%) webMethods
16 9 (1.30%) BEA
16 9 (1.30%) Dynatrace
16 9 (1.30%) Talend