Period
to 15 August 2018

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 August 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 139 154
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15 -6
Contract jobs citing Apache 52 28 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.03% 0.65% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.18% 3.95% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 29
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £494 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.99% +5.13% +17.50%
10th Percentile £267 £313 £345
90th Percentile £493 £570 £500
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.50 - -
England median hourly rate £22.75 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -43.13% +42.86% -24.32%

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 842 708 1,095
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.60% 16.41% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 444 674
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +4.69% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £231 £246
90th Percentile £563 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 30 23
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £15.57 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.76% +24.56% -24.47%
10th Percentile £11.23 £10.50 £10.52
90th Percentile £29.58 £36.35 £24.00
England median hourly rate £21.13 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.63% - -

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 August 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 August 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
Shropshire -17 24 £435 -13.00% 1
Birmingham -14 14 £425 +32.81% 8
Warwickshire +4 3 £425 +41.67% 1
Coventry -14 3 £425 +30.77% 4
Worcestershire - 2 £475 - 6
Solihull - 1 £400 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Apache
England

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

1 26 (50.00%) Java
1 26 (50.00%) Windows
2 25 (48.08%) Linux
3 23 (44.23%) Windows Server
4 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
5 18 (34.62%) Unix
6 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (32.69%) DevOps
7 16 (30.77%) WebLogic
7 16 (30.77%) SSL
8 14 (26.92%) Oracle
8 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
8 14 (26.92%) SQL
8 14 (26.92%) Spring
9 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (25.00%) Subversion
10 12 (23.08%) VMware
10 12 (23.08%) Hibernate
10 12 (23.08%) webMethods
10 12 (23.08%) IBM
10 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (21.15%) PowerShell
11 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
11 11 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (21.15%) JBoss
11 11 (21.15%) SOAP
11 11 (21.15%) LAMP
12 10 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (19.23%) Nagios
12 10 (19.23%) CSS

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 16 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 11 (21.15%) JBoss
3 10 (19.23%) nginx
3 10 (19.23%) Tomcat
4 7 (13.46%) Confluence
5 6 (11.54%) WebSphere
6 4 (7.69%) IIS
7 2 (3.85%) GlassFish
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.92%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.92%) CMS
8 1 (1.92%) Drupal
8 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) ENOVIA
2 2 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.92%) Magento
3 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.77%) GitHub
4 2 (3.85%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.92%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.77%) SSL
2 10 (19.23%) DNS
3 8 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
4 7 (13.46%) Firewall
4 7 (13.46%) HTTP
5 6 (11.54%) Internet
5 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
6 5 (9.62%) SAN
6 5 (9.62%) VPN
7 4 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (7.69%) LAN
7 4 (7.69%) MPLS
7 4 (7.69%) Network Security
7 4 (7.69%) VoIP
7 4 (7.69%) WAN
7 4 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (3.85%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.92%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (17.31%) MySQL
3 9 (17.31%) Oracle Database
4 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
5 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.85%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.92%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
2 13 (25.00%) Subversion
3 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
4 10 (19.23%) JIRA
5 9 (17.31%) Chocolatey
5 9 (17.31%) Selenium
6 7 (13.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (13.46%) Bitbucket
6 7 (13.46%) ClearCase
6 7 (13.46%) JUnit
6 7 (13.46%) Vagrant
7 6 (11.54%) Eclipse
8 5 (9.62%) Cucumber
8 5 (9.62%) IntelliJ
9 3 (5.77%) Bugzilla
9 3 (5.77%) Grunt
9 3 (5.77%) Maven
10 2 (3.85%) Ant
10 2 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (3.85%) Sublime Text
General
1 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.77%) Automotive
2 3 (5.77%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Developer
2 8 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Scala Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (5.77%) IT Support
6 3 (5.77%) JIRA Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Linux Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) PowerShell Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Support Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) Spring
2 12 (23.08%) Hibernate
3 11 (21.15%) LAMP
3 11 (21.15%) SOAP
4 10 (19.23%) CSS
4 10 (19.23%) HTML
5 9 (17.31%) JSON
5 9 (17.31%) XML
6 8 (15.38%) REST
7 7 (13.46%) J2EE
8 5 (9.62%) Apache Camel
8 5 (9.62%) EJB
8 5 (9.62%) HTML5
8 5 (9.62%) J2SE
8 5 (9.62%) Play Framework
8 5 (9.62%) Spring Boot
9 4 (7.69%) Gherkin
9 4 (7.69%) jQuery
9 4 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.85%) Clustering
2 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.85%) Wiki
3 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.92%) PKI
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.00%) Windows
2 25 (48.08%) Linux
3 23 (44.23%) Windows Server
4 18 (34.62%) Unix
5 4 (7.69%) CentOS
5 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.69%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.85%) Debian
7 2 (3.85%) Solaris
8 1 (1.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (32.69%) DevOps
2 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (19.23%) Open Source
4 9 (17.31%) Continuous Deployment
4 9 (17.31%) Microservices
5 8 (15.38%) ITIL
5 8 (15.38%) Scrum
6 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
6 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.54%) TDD
7 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (7.69%) Commercial Awareness
9 4 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (7.69%) Load Balancing
9 4 (7.69%) Migration
9 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (7.69%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (26.92%) SQL
3 11 (21.15%) PowerShell
4 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.54%) Perl
5 6 (11.54%) Scala
6 5 (9.62%) Java 8
6 5 (9.62%) Python
6 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
7 4 (7.69%) PHP
8 3 (5.77%) Korn
8 3 (5.77%) Ruby
9 2 (3.85%) C#
9 2 (3.85%) Groovy
9 2 (3.85%) Haskell
9 2 (3.85%) VBA
10 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.92%) COBOL
10 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) CCNA
2 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.92%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.46%) NFS
3 6 (11.54%) Docker
4 4 (7.69%) Samba
4 4 (7.69%) Squid
5 3 (5.77%) iptables
6 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
6 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.85%) Varnish
6 2 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Xen
7 1 (1.92%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) Nagios
2 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (13.46%) Ansible
3 7 (13.46%) Puppet
3 7 (13.46%) Rundeck
3 7 (13.46%) Terraform
4 4 (7.69%) Nessus
5 2 (3.85%) Grafana
5 2 (3.85%) HAProxy
5 2 (3.85%) Kibana
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (3.85%) SELinux
5 2 (3.85%) Simpana
5 2 (3.85%) WMI
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.92%) Nmap
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Oracle
2 12 (23.08%) IBM
2 12 (23.08%) VMware
2 12 (23.08%) webMethods
3 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 7 (13.46%) Atlassian
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco
6 3 (5.77%) Adobe
6 3 (5.77%) Google
6 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.85%) AppDynamics
7 2 (3.85%) BMC
7 2 (3.85%) CommVault
7 2 (3.85%) NetApp
7 2 (3.85%) Netezza
7 2 (3.85%) Remedy
7 2 (3.85%) Splunk
7 2 (3.85%) Sun
7 2 (3.85%) Veritas
7 2 (3.85%) WSO2