Period
to 15 December 2019

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 15 December 2019 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
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 141 164 153
Rank change year-on-year +23 -11 -7
Contract jobs citing Apache 24 46 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.66% 0.89% 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.62% 5.42% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 20
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £443 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.99% -13.24% +15.25%
10th Percentile £290 £312 £313
90th Percentile £719 £529 £663
England median daily rate £525 £513 £488
% change year-on-year +2.44% +5.13% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
West Midlands median hourly rate - £29.50 £13.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +111.43% -
England median hourly rate £14.00 £44.58 £29.88
% change year-on-year -68.59% +49.21% +6.70%

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 519 849 697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.25% 16.47% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 480 468
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £223 £250 £206
90th Percentile £570 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 37 24
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.88 £13.15
90th Percentile £24.20 £24.70 £45.80
England median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.65% +7.50% -

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 15 December 2019.

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 15 December 2019. 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
Shropshire +37 9 £525 +14.13%
Birmingham 0 7 £525 +5.00% 4
Coventry +10 4 £313 -
Warwickshire +4 1 £425 - 2
Apache
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Apache.

1 16 (66.67%) Linux
1 16 (66.67%) AWS
2 15 (62.50%) Python
3 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
3 14 (58.33%) DevOps
4 12 (50.00%) Ansible
4 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (45.83%) Configuration Management
6 10 (41.67%) HAProxy
7 9 (37.50%) MySQL
7 9 (37.50%) nginx
8 8 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (33.33%) Google
8 8 (33.33%) Ubuntu
8 8 (33.33%) JIRA
8 8 (33.33%) PHP
8 8 (33.33%) DNS
9 7 (29.17%) HTTP
9 7 (29.17%) Java
9 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
9 7 (29.17%) LAMP
9 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
9 7 (29.17%) Docker
9 7 (29.17%) Public Cloud
10 6 (25.00%) Microservices
10 6 (25.00%) GCP
10 6 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (25.00%) Confluence

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 9 (37.50%) nginx
2 6 (25.00%) Confluence
2 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (16.67%) IIS
4 3 (12.50%) Apache Airflow
4 3 (12.50%) Apache Spark
4 3 (12.50%) JBoss
4 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
5 2 (8.33%) Jetty
5 2 (8.33%) Mongrel
5 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (66.67%) AWS
2 8 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 6 (25.00%) Azure
3 6 (25.00%) CloudFront
3 6 (25.00%) GCP
3 6 (25.00%) Route 53
3 6 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (8.33%) GitHub
4 2 (8.33%) Google Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) Google App Engine
5 1 (4.17%) IaaS
5 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (33.33%) DNS
3 7 (29.17%) HTTP
4 6 (25.00%) Firewall
4 6 (25.00%) Internet
5 5 (20.83%) SSL
6 2 (8.33%) DHCP
6 2 (8.33%) FTP
6 2 (8.33%) IPsec
7 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
7 1 (4.17%) SAN
7 1 (4.17%) SMS
7 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) MySQL
2 6 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (12.50%) Big Data
4 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 8 (33.33%) JIRA
3 5 (20.83%) Bitbucket
4 4 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (16.67%) JUnit
4 4 (16.67%) Selenium
5 3 (12.50%) Ant
5 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 3 (12.50%) gulp
5 3 (12.50%) IntelliJ
6 2 (8.33%) Gatling
6 2 (8.33%) GitLab
6 2 (8.33%) Grunt
6 2 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (8.33%) Sublime Text
6 2 (8.33%) Travis CI
7 1 (4.17%) Charles Proxy
7 1 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (8.33%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.17%) Automotive
2 1 (4.17%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Big Data Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Data Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (12.50%) Python Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) ForgeRock Architect
6 1 (4.17%) JIRA Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Magento Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) LAMP
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
2 6 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (25.00%) REST
3 5 (20.83%) J2EE
3 5 (20.83%) JSON
3 5 (20.83%) Servlets
3 5 (20.83%) XML
4 4 (16.67%) CSS
4 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 4 (16.67%) HTML5
4 4 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (16.67%) SOAP
4 4 (16.67%) Spring
5 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (12.50%) EJB
5 3 (12.50%) Play Framework
5 3 (12.50%) PySpark
5 3 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Online Gambling
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 6 (25.00%) CentOS
3 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (20.83%) Unix
4 5 (20.83%) Windows
5 1 (4.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) DevOps
2 11 (45.83%) Configuration Management
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (25.00%) Microservices
4 6 (25.00%) Open Source
4 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.50%) BCP
5 3 (12.50%) Coaching
5 3 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (12.50%) Data Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Data Science
5 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 3 (12.50%) Software Deployment
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Python
2 8 (33.33%) PHP
3 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
3 7 (29.17%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (12.50%) Scala
6 2 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (8.33%) Groovy
6 2 (8.33%) Haskell
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby
7 1 (4.17%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCSA
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.33%) RHCE
1 2 (8.33%) RHCSA
2 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Docker
2 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) PowerDNS
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Xen
4 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.17%) OpenAM
4 1 (4.17%) OpenDJ
4 1 (4.17%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) Ansible
2 10 (41.67%) HAProxy
3 6 (25.00%) Puppet
3 6 (25.00%) Terraform
4 4 (16.67%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (8.33%) Grafana
5 2 (8.33%) Kibana
5 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Google
2 4 (16.67%) Adobe
2 4 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 3 (12.50%) Nimble Storage
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.50%) TOWER Software
3 3 (12.50%) Veeam
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) webMethods
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Splunk
5 1 (4.17%) ForgeRock
5 1 (4.17%) Zend