Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 143 139
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 -27
Contract jobs citing Apache 38 49 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.93% 0.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.71% 6.24% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 14
West Midlands median daily rate £535 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.75% +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £341 £310 £229
90th Percentile £663 £513 £431
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.95 - -
England median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% +16.71%

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 665 785 838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.90% 14.83% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 405 465
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £235 £221 £229
90th Percentile £588 £530 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 27
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +17.14% +9.38%
10th Percentile £12.13 £11.12 £10.78
90th Percentile £36.35 £30.60 £34.13
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 22 February 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
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 22 February 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
Birmingham +2 29 £550 +29.41% 18
Shropshire -2 4 £520 +4.00% 3
Coventry - 3 £425 - 3
Warwickshire -8 1 £275 -24.14% 2
Walsall - 1 - -
Apache
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 22 (57.89%) Linux
1 22 (57.89%) Tomcat
1 22 (57.89%) Git (software)
1 22 (57.89%) Jenkins
2 21 (55.26%) Java
3 20 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (50.00%) DevOps
5 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (44.74%) VMware
7 16 (42.11%) SQL
7 16 (42.11%) Puppet
8 14 (36.84%) Ansible
9 13 (34.21%) Load Balancing
9 13 (34.21%) JBoss
10 12 (31.58%) Unix
10 12 (31.58%) Oracle
10 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (31.58%) Open Source
10 12 (31.58%) REST
11 11 (28.95%) Docker
11 11 (28.95%) logstash
11 11 (28.95%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (28.95%) JUnit
11 11 (28.95%) HTTP
11 11 (28.95%) Scrum
12 10 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (26.32%) Maven
12 10 (26.32%) DNS
12 10 (26.32%) IBM

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 22 (57.89%) Tomcat
2 13 (34.21%) JBoss
3 10 (26.32%) IIS
4 9 (23.68%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (18.42%) Confluence
5 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
6 6 (15.79%) nginx
7 3 (7.89%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (7.89%) Apache Synapse
7 3 (7.89%) Jetty
7 3 (7.89%) Mongrel
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (7.89%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
7 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (5.26%) Apache Spark
8 2 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (5.26%) CMS
8 2 (5.26%) WordPress
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 20 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (28.95%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (21.05%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (13.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (13.16%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (13.16%) Amazon S3
5 5 (13.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (7.89%) GitHub
7 2 (5.26%) Google App Engine
7 2 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (5.26%) PaaS
8 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.63%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) HTTP
2 10 (26.32%) DNS
3 8 (21.05%) SSL
4 5 (13.16%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (13.16%) OpenVPN
4 5 (13.16%) SSH
5 4 (10.53%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.89%) FTP
7 2 (5.26%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.26%) Firewall
7 2 (5.26%) GSM
7 2 (5.26%) Internet
7 2 (5.26%) Kerberos
7 2 (5.26%) MPLS
7 2 (5.26%) Network Security
7 2 (5.26%) PABX
7 2 (5.26%) VPN
7 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (18.42%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 6 (15.79%) MySQL
3 6 (15.79%) RDBMS
3 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.53%) Big Data
5 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.26%) DB2
5 2 (5.26%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 22 (57.89%) Git (software)
1 22 (57.89%) Jenkins
2 11 (28.95%) JUnit
3 10 (26.32%) Maven
4 9 (23.68%) SonarQube
4 9 (23.68%) Subversion
5 8 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (21.05%) Selenium
6 7 (18.42%) Bitbucket
6 7 (18.42%) JIRA
6 7 (18.42%) Liquibase
6 7 (18.42%) TeamCity
7 6 (15.79%) Ant
7 6 (15.79%) GitLab
7 6 (15.79%) JMeter
7 6 (15.79%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (7.89%) DbUnit
8 3 (7.89%) jMock
8 3 (7.89%) Mockito
8 3 (7.89%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Technical Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Security Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Security Technical Architect
5 3 (7.89%) SOA Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) REST
2 10 (26.32%) JSON
3 9 (23.68%) J2EE
4 8 (21.05%) Spring
4 8 (21.05%) Web Services
5 7 (18.42%) XML
6 6 (15.79%) Apache Camel
6 6 (15.79%) LAMP
6 6 (15.79%) Middleware
7 5 (13.16%) CSS
7 5 (13.16%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (13.16%) HTML
7 5 (13.16%) HTML5
7 5 (13.16%) Kafka
7 5 (13.16%) MCollective
7 5 (13.16%) SOAP
8 4 (10.53%) jQuery
9 3 (7.89%) CSS3
9 3 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (7.89%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) PKI
2 6 (15.79%) DataPower
3 5 (13.16%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (7.89%) TM Forum
5 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.26%) Smart City
5 2 (5.26%) Smart Energy
6 1 (2.63%) Blog
6 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.63%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Linux
2 12 (31.58%) Unix
3 9 (23.68%) Windows
4 6 (15.79%) CentOS
5 1 (2.63%) Debian
5 1 (2.63%) Fedora
5 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (50.00%) DevOps
3 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (34.21%) Load Balancing
5 12 (31.58%) Open Source
6 11 (28.95%) Scrum
7 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
7 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
8 7 (18.42%) Continuous Deployment
8 7 (18.42%) ITIL
9 6 (15.79%) Coaching
9 6 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (15.79%) Release Automation
10 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
10 5 (13.16%) Kanban
10 5 (13.16%) Microservices
10 5 (13.16%) OO
10 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (13.16%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
4 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
5 5 (13.16%) Groovy
6 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.53%) Scala
7 3 (7.89%) Python
7 3 (7.89%) Ruby
8 2 (5.26%) Perl
8 2 (5.26%) PHP
8 2 (5.26%) R
9 1 (2.63%) Go
9 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) GCP
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (28.95%) Docker
3 7 (18.42%) Postfix
3 7 (18.42%) Squid
4 6 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (13.16%) vCloud
6 3 (7.89%) vSphere
7 2 (5.26%) iptables
7 2 (5.26%) Samba
7 2 (5.26%) Xen
8 1 (2.63%) KVM
8 1 (2.63%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (42.11%) Puppet
2 14 (36.84%) Ansible
3 11 (28.95%) logstash
4 9 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (21.05%) Nagios
6 7 (18.42%) Terraform
7 6 (15.79%) Graylog
7 6 (15.79%) Rundeck
7 6 (15.79%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (15.79%) Tivoli
8 5 (13.16%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (13.16%) Kibana
8 5 (13.16%) Kubernetes
8 5 (13.16%) Rancher
8 5 (13.16%) Rsyslog
8 5 (13.16%) Sysdig
8 5 (13.16%) ZABBIX
9 3 (7.89%) Salt
10 2 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (5.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) VMware
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle
3 10 (26.32%) IBM
4 9 (23.68%) Splunk
5 6 (15.79%) CA
5 6 (15.79%) Micro Focus
5 6 (15.79%) Serena
5 6 (15.79%) Teradata
6 5 (13.16%) Cisco
6 5 (13.16%) Sonatype
7 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.89%) Dell
8 3 (7.89%) EMC
8 3 (7.89%) F5
8 3 (7.89%) NetApp
8 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
8 3 (7.89%) TIBCO
9 2 (5.26%) Atlassian
9 2 (5.26%) Google
9 2 (5.26%) NEC