Period
to 3 June 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 June 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 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 285 228 192
Rank change year-on-year -57 -36 -2
Contract jobs citing Apache 392 1,107 1,431
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.87% 1.23% 1.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.96% 7.80% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 739 1,002
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £350
90th Percentile £725 £670 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £488 £440
% change year-on-year -2.56% +10.80% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 16
Median hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £53.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -34.88% +34.38%
10th Percentile £13.40 £26.08 £14.75
90th Percentile £44.13 £43.75 £80.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year -17.50% -30.43% +9.52%

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 6,577 14,195 16,557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.55% 15.79% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,146 9,032 10,963
Median daily rate £470 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £279 £281 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £415
% change year-on-year +4.05% +4.22% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 294 370
Median hourly rate £24.55 £18.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.93% -1.32% -
10th Percentile £13.34 £12.00 £11.65
90th Percentile £53.23 £49.28 £48.88
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -

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 June 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 June 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 3 June 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 -58 362 £529 +0.71% 106
London -36 199 £575 +9.52% 42
UK excluding London -13 186 £475 -2.56% 70
South East +4 50 £475 -5.00% 17
North of England +56 47 £475 -5.00% 16
South West +47 44 £525 +16.67% 18
North West +47 28 £425 -10.05% 11
Scotland +32 19 £525 +58.49% 2
East of England +38 18 £438 -18.60% 10
Yorkshire +41 15 £475 -5.00% 1
Work from Home +3 15 £325 -38.10% 11
West Midlands +39 5 £394 -21.25% 3
Midlands +33 5 £394 -15.32% 3
North East +39 4 £650 +116.67% 4
Wales +18 4 £388 -27.91% 4

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 189 (48.21%) Java
2 146 (37.24%) Linux
3 138 (35.20%) SQL
4 129 (32.91%) Python
4 129 (32.91%) DevOps
5 126 (32.14%) AWS
6 120 (30.61%) Jenkins
7 113 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
8 111 (28.32%) Tomcat
9 109 (27.81%) Git (software)
10 108 (27.55%) Azure
11 97 (24.74%) Apache Spark
12 93 (23.72%) MySQL
13 91 (23.21%) Oracle
14 90 (22.96%) JavaScript
15 85 (21.68%) Web Services
16 82 (20.92%) SQL Server
17 80 (20.41%) Finance
18 79 (20.15%) Docker
19 76 (19.39%) Kubernetes
19 76 (19.39%) Big Data
20 75 (19.13%) Windows
21 68 (17.35%) Software Engineering
22 67 (17.09%) GCP
23 66 (16.84%) Security Cleared
24 65 (16.58%) HTML
25 62 (15.82%) Banking
25 62 (15.82%) Hadoop
26 58 (14.80%) Ansible
27 55 (14.03%) CSS

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
1 111 (28.32%) Tomcat
2 97 (24.74%) Apache Spark
3 36 (9.18%) nginx
3 36 (9.18%) WebLogic
4 26 (6.63%) IIS
5 24 (6.12%) WebSphere
6 23 (5.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 22 (5.61%) JBoss
8 20 (5.10%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (4.08%) Apache Airflow
10 11 (2.81%) Apache Solr
11 10 (2.55%) Confluence
12 8 (2.04%) Jetty
12 8 (2.04%) Jupyter
13 6 (1.53%) Apache Pig
13 6 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (1.53%) WordPress
14 4 (1.02%) OpenStack
14 4 (1.02%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.26%) InVision
2 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.26%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 12 (3.06%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (1.53%) Magento
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 126 (32.14%) AWS
2 108 (27.55%) Azure
3 67 (17.09%) GCP
4 33 (8.42%) AWS Lambda
4 33 (8.42%) Serverless
5 32 (8.16%) Amazon ECS
6 29 (7.40%) SaaS
7 21 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (5.10%) Apigee
9 17 (4.34%) PaaS
10 16 (4.08%) Amazon S3
11 10 (2.55%) OpenShift
11 10 (2.55%) Route 53
12 6 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (1.53%) Office 365
12 6 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (1.28%) Amazon EMR
13 5 (1.28%) GitHub
13 5 (1.28%) IaaS
14 4 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 48 (12.24%) DNS
1 48 (12.24%) HTTP
2 36 (9.18%) SSL
3 28 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 23 (5.87%) Firewall
5 16 (4.08%) DHCP
5 16 (4.08%) SAN
6 10 (2.55%) iSCSI
6 10 (2.55%) WAN
7 8 (2.04%) Kerberos
8 7 (1.79%) Network Security
9 6 (1.53%) Internet
10 5 (1.28%) VPN
10 5 (1.28%) X.509
11 4 (1.02%) DMZ
11 4 (1.02%) Extranet
11 4 (1.02%) FTP
11 4 (1.02%) Intranet
11 4 (1.02%) IPsec
11 4 (1.02%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (23.72%) MySQL
2 82 (20.92%) SQL Server
3 76 (19.39%) Big Data
4 62 (15.82%) Hadoop
5 44 (11.22%) PostgreSQL
6 41 (10.46%) NoSQL
7 40 (10.20%) Apache Hive
8 37 (9.44%) Amazon Redshift
9 34 (8.67%) HBase
10 28 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (5.36%) BigQuery
12 20 (5.10%) MongoDB
13 17 (4.34%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (4.08%) SQL Server 2016
15 15 (3.83%) Flink
15 15 (3.83%) Relational Database
16 12 (3.06%) Impala
17 11 (2.81%) Oracle Database
18 10 (2.55%) Amazon RDS
19 8 (2.04%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 120 (30.61%) Jenkins
2 109 (27.81%) Git (software)
3 38 (9.69%) Maven
4 25 (6.38%) Artifactory
5 23 (5.87%) GitLab
5 23 (5.87%) Postman
5 23 (5.87%) SoapUI
6 22 (5.61%) Sonatype Nexus
7 20 (5.10%) Subversion
8 19 (4.85%) JIRA
9 17 (4.34%) JUnit
10 14 (3.57%) Bitbucket
11 13 (3.32%) Cucumber
12 12 (3.06%) IBM UrbanCode
12 12 (3.06%) TeamCity
13 8 (2.04%) Mockito
13 8 (2.04%) Selenium
14 7 (1.79%) SonarQube
15 6 (1.53%) Trac
15 6 (1.53%) Travis CI
General
1 80 (20.41%) Finance
2 62 (15.82%) Banking
3 28 (7.14%) Public Sector
4 21 (5.36%) Back Office
5 12 (3.06%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.81%) Retail
7 7 (1.79%) Legal
8 6 (1.53%) Front Office
8 6 (1.53%) Publishing
9 4 (1.02%) Games
9 4 (1.02%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.02%) Marketing
9 4 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.51%) Automotive
10 2 (0.51%) Electronics
11 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.26%) Finnish Language
11 1 (0.26%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 128 (32.65%) Developer
2 53 (13.52%) Java Developer
3 50 (12.76%) Data Engineer
4 39 (9.95%) Big Data Engineer
5 37 (9.44%) DevOps Engineer
6 34 (8.67%) Software Engineer
7 29 (7.40%) Architect
8 22 (5.61%) Java Engineer
9 19 (4.85%) Data Architect
10 17 (4.34%) Linux Engineer
11 16 (4.08%) Support Engineer
12 15 (3.83%) Cloud Architect
13 14 (3.57%) Administrator
13 14 (3.57%) Data Scientist
13 14 (3.57%) SQL Developer
14 12 (3.06%) Java Software Engineer
14 12 (3.06%) Senior Developer
14 12 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
15 11 (2.81%) Oracle Developer
15 11 (2.81%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (21.68%) Web Services
2 65 (16.58%) HTML
3 55 (14.03%) CSS
4 52 (13.27%) Kafka
5 50 (12.76%) Spring
6 47 (11.99%) JSON
7 45 (11.48%) SOAP
8 42 (10.71%) XML
9 40 (10.20%) LAMP
10 39 (9.95%) REST
11 35 (8.93%) AngularJS
11 35 (8.93%) XSLT
12 29 (7.40%) gRPC
12 29 (7.40%) OAuth
13 25 (6.38%) PySpark
13 25 (6.38%) RESTful
14 24 (6.12%) Middleware
15 23 (5.87%) .NET
16 21 (5.36%) Swagger
17 20 (5.10%) React
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.40%) Hedge funds
2 28 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.34%) Public Cloud
5 13 (3.32%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (2.81%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.04%) Clustering
7 8 (2.04%) PKI
8 7 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.53%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.53%) Taxonomies
10 5 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.28%) User Experience
10 5 (1.28%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.02%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.02%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.02%) Life Science
11 4 (1.02%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 146 (37.24%) Linux
2 75 (19.13%) Windows
3 34 (8.67%) Unix
4 29 (7.40%) Windows Server
5 21 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (4.59%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.53%) Amazon Linux
8 6 (1.53%) CentOS
8 6 (1.53%) Solaris
8 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.02%) SUSE
9 4 (1.02%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.77%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.51%) Debian
12 1 (0.26%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (32.91%) DevOps
2 113 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (17.35%) Software Engineering
4 54 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (13.01%) Microservices
6 49 (12.50%) Scrum
7 47 (11.99%) Data Science
8 45 (11.48%) ITIL
9 41 (10.46%) Analytics
10 37 (9.44%) Mentoring
10 37 (9.44%) Migration
11 36 (9.18%) Unit Testing
12 35 (8.93%) Asset Management
12 35 (8.93%) Test Automation
13 31 (7.91%) Computer Science
14 30 (7.65%) Configuration Management
14 30 (7.65%) Problem-Solving
15 29 (7.40%) Investment Management
15 29 (7.40%) Performance Tuning
16 28 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 189 (48.21%) Java
2 138 (35.20%) SQL
3 129 (32.91%) Python
4 90 (22.96%) JavaScript
5 42 (10.71%) PHP
6 37 (9.44%) Scala
7 31 (7.91%) Bash Shell
8 30 (7.65%) PL/SQL
9 29 (7.40%) PowerShell
10 24 (6.12%) Shell Script
11 22 (5.61%) Ruby
12 20 (5.10%) Perl
13 16 (4.08%) C
14 13 (3.32%) C#
15 9 (2.30%) R
16 8 (2.04%) C-shell
16 8 (2.04%) Korn
17 7 (1.79%) T-SQL
18 6 (1.53%) SPARQL
19 5 (1.28%) Go
Qualifications
1 66 (16.84%) Security Cleared
2 54 (13.78%) SC Cleared
3 28 (7.14%) Degree
4 18 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.04%) Sun Certification
6 7 (1.79%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.53%) DBS Check
8 5 (1.28%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.77%) MCSA
9 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.77%) PhD
10 2 (0.51%) MCSE
10 2 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.26%) MCP
11 1 (0.26%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.26%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
1 14 (3.57%) GDPR
1 14 (3.57%) HIPAA
1 14 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.32%) QA
3 11 (2.81%) SLA
4 8 (2.04%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 79 (20.15%) Docker
2 35 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 21 (5.36%) HDFS
4 12 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.79%) OpenAM
5 7 (1.79%) OpenDJ
6 6 (1.53%) Samba
7 5 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.02%) Xen
9 3 (0.77%) iptables
9 3 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.77%) vSphere
10 2 (0.51%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 2 (0.51%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.51%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.51%) OpenIDM
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.51%) Varnish
10 2 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 76 (19.39%) Kubernetes
2 58 (14.80%) Ansible
3 36 (9.18%) Puppet
4 33 (8.42%) Terraform
5 28 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (3.32%) Hadoop YARN
7 7 (1.79%) Kibana
8 6 (1.53%) HAProxy
8 6 (1.53%) logstash
8 6 (1.53%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (1.28%) Grafana
9 5 (1.28%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.02%) Nagios
10 4 (1.02%) WSUS
11 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.77%) Packer
11 3 (0.77%) SCCM
12 2 (0.51%) Oozie
12 2 (0.51%) Salt
12 2 (0.51%) vMotion
Vendors
1 91 (23.21%) Oracle
2 54 (13.78%) Google
3 49 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 27 (6.89%) Red Hat
5 23 (5.87%) Splunk
6 18 (4.59%) IBM
6 18 (4.59%) VMware
7 12 (3.06%) Hortonworks
7 12 (3.06%) SAP
8 8 (2.04%) Cisco
8 8 (2.04%) ForgeRock
9 7 (1.79%) Cloudera
9 7 (1.79%) Confluent
9 7 (1.79%) Sybase
9 7 (1.79%) Tableau
10 6 (1.53%) LogicMonitor
10 6 (1.53%) NetApp
11 5 (1.28%) MapR
11 5 (1.28%) Twitter
12 4 (1.02%) HP