Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 November 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 145 144
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -34
Contract jobs citing Apache 42 58 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.94% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.76% 5.45% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 34 11
West Midlands median daily rate £488 £436 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.92% +16.33% +19.05%
10th Percentile £319 £325 £213
90th Percentile £653 £495 £438
England median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.95 - -
England median hourly rate £29.88 £28.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year +6.70% -34.50% +40.16%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 729 1064 791
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.98% 17.26% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 616 434
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £207 £238 £237
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 42
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £15.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.35% -11.64% -
10th Percentile £13.04 £10.60 £11.04
90th Percentile £42.20 £24.00 £33.55
England median hourly rate £20.44 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.18% +2.56% +8.33%

Apache
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Apache as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Apache in the West Midlands

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Apache in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache in the West Midlands

Apache
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache in the West Midlands

Apache
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apache in the West Midlands

Apache
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Birmingham +12 25 £450 +5.88% 2
Shropshire +23 11 £505 +14.12% 1
Coventry - 3 £325 - 4
Wolverhampton -2 2 - -
Walsall - 1 - -
Apache
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Apache.

1 30 (71.43%) Java
2 26 (61.90%) Git (software)
3 23 (54.76%) Jenkins
3 23 (54.76%) DevOps
4 21 (50.00%) Linux
5 20 (47.62%) DNS
5 20 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (45.24%) Puppet
6 19 (45.24%) Load Balancing
6 19 (45.24%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (45.24%) Tomcat
6 19 (45.24%) Unix
6 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (42.86%) SQL
7 18 (42.86%) Ansible
7 18 (42.86%) Docker
8 17 (40.48%) REST
8 17 (40.48%) VMware
9 16 (38.10%) SSL
10 15 (35.71%) HTTP
10 15 (35.71%) JUnit
11 14 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
12 13 (30.95%) JSON
12 13 (30.95%) Open Source
12 13 (30.95%) Configuration Management
13 12 (28.57%) JBoss
13 12 (28.57%) Confluence
13 12 (28.57%) JIRA
13 12 (28.57%) logstash
13 12 (28.57%) Bitbucket

Apache
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 19 (45.24%) Tomcat
2 14 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (28.57%) Confluence
3 12 (28.57%) JBoss
4 7 (16.67%) IIS
4 7 (16.67%) nginx
5 6 (14.29%) WebLogic
6 3 (7.14%) Apache Spark
7 2 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
8 1 (2.38%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (2.38%) Jetty
8 1 (2.38%) Mongrel
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.38%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 20 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (16.67%) Amazon S3
4 7 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (11.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (7.14%) GitHub
7 2 (4.76%) PaaS
8 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
8 1 (2.38%) Google App Engine
8 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (2.38%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (47.62%) DNS
2 16 (38.10%) SSL
3 15 (35.71%) HTTP
4 9 (21.43%) Reverse Proxy
5 7 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
5 7 (16.67%) OpenVPN
5 7 (16.67%) SSH
5 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (11.90%) Internet
7 4 (9.52%) Firewall
7 4 (9.52%) FTP
7 4 (9.52%) GSM
7 4 (9.52%) Kerberos
7 4 (9.52%) LAN
7 4 (9.52%) MPLS
7 4 (9.52%) PBX
7 4 (9.52%) VoIP
7 4 (9.52%) VPN
7 4 (9.52%) WAN
7 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) MongoDB
2 9 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (11.90%) Big Data
4 5 (11.90%) Hadoop
4 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
4 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.76%) MariaDB
6 2 (4.76%) MySQL
7 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (61.90%) Git (software)
2 23 (54.76%) Jenkins
3 15 (35.71%) JUnit
4 12 (28.57%) Bitbucket
4 12 (28.57%) JIRA
5 11 (26.19%) Selenium
6 10 (23.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (23.81%) Maven
7 9 (21.43%) Ant
7 9 (21.43%) Liquibase
7 9 (21.43%) SonarQube
7 9 (21.43%) Subversion
8 7 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (14.29%) Eclipse
9 6 (14.29%) IntelliJ
9 6 (14.29%) TeamCity
10 5 (11.90%) GitLab
10 5 (11.90%) JMeter
10 5 (11.90%) Vagrant
11 4 (9.52%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Lead DevOps
4 5 (11.90%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Scala Developer
5 3 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Data Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Network Support
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Big Data Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) REST
2 13 (30.95%) JSON
3 10 (23.81%) Spring
3 10 (23.81%) XML
4 8 (19.05%) CSS
4 8 (19.05%) HTML
4 8 (19.05%) HTML5
4 8 (19.05%) J2EE
4 8 (19.05%) SOAP
5 7 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (16.67%) MCollective
6 6 (14.29%) EJB
6 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 6 (14.29%) J2SE
6 6 (14.29%) Play Framework
7 5 (11.90%) Middleware
8 4 (9.52%) Kafka
8 4 (9.52%) LAMP
9 3 (7.14%) FastCGI
9 3 (7.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) PKI
2 7 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (11.90%) DataPower
4 3 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.14%) Smart City
4 3 (7.14%) Smart Energy
5 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Linux
2 19 (45.24%) Unix
3 9 (21.43%) Windows
4 8 (19.05%) CentOS
5 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.38%) Debian
6 1 (2.38%) Fedora
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) DevOps
2 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (45.24%) Load Balancing
3 13 (30.95%) Configuration Management
3 13 (30.95%) Open Source
4 11 (26.19%) Scrum
5 10 (23.81%) Coaching
6 8 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (19.05%) Microservices
6 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
7 7 (16.67%) OO
7 7 (16.67%) Service Management
7 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 6 (14.29%) ITIL
9 5 (11.90%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (11.90%) Presales
9 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (71.43%) Java
2 18 (42.86%) SQL
3 8 (19.05%) Bash Shell
3 8 (19.05%) Groovy
3 8 (19.05%) Scala
4 6 (14.29%) Python
5 5 (11.90%) Perl
5 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
6 4 (9.52%) Go
7 3 (7.14%) C
7 3 (7.14%) C++
7 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.76%) C#
8 2 (4.76%) R
8 2 (4.76%) Ruby
9 1 (2.38%) Haskell
9 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.38%) GCP
System Software
1 18 (42.86%) Docker
2 11 (26.19%) Postfix
2 11 (26.19%) Squid
3 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (19.05%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (16.67%) vCloud
6 4 (9.52%) iptables
6 4 (9.52%) Samba
7 2 (4.76%) vSphere
8 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
8 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.38%) KVM
8 1 (2.38%) VirtualBox
8 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (45.24%) Puppet
2 18 (42.86%) Ansible
3 12 (28.57%) logstash
3 12 (28.57%) Terraform
4 10 (23.81%) Nagios
5 8 (19.05%) Kibana
6 7 (16.67%) Docker Swarm
6 7 (16.67%) Kubernetes
6 7 (16.67%) Rancher
6 7 (16.67%) Rsyslog
6 7 (16.67%) Sysdig
6 7 (16.67%) ZABBIX
7 6 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (11.90%) Graylog
8 5 (11.90%) Rundeck
8 5 (11.90%) Tivoli
9 4 (9.52%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (9.52%) Nessus
9 4 (9.52%) Nmap
10 1 (2.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) VMware
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle
2 7 (16.67%) Sonatype
3 6 (14.29%) IBM
3 6 (14.29%) Splunk
3 6 (14.29%) webMethods
4 5 (11.90%) Atlassian
4 5 (11.90%) CA
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco
4 5 (11.90%) Micro Focus
4 5 (11.90%) Serena
4 5 (11.90%) Teradata
5 4 (9.52%) NEC
6 2 (4.76%) Adobe
6 2 (4.76%) Google
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.38%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) F5
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) Rackspace