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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 119 104
Rank change year-on-year +10 -15  
Contract jobs citing Apache 12 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.90% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.31% 5.28% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 3
Median daily rate £494 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.92% +9.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £245 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £500 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £28.00 £32.54
% change year-on-year +87.50% -13.95%  

Apache is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 363 511 421
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 17.47% 17.00% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 541 396
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 32
Median hourly rate £14.22 £12.00 £19.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.45% -38.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £10.43 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.13 £24.00 £37.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +7 7 £500 - 1
Birmingham +13 5 £320 +45.45% 4
Apache
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 23 (71.88%) Java
1 23 (71.88%) Linux
2 18 (56.25%) Unix
3 16 (50.00%) HTTP
3 16 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 16 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 15 (46.88%) SQL
4 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
5 14 (43.75%) Puppet
5 14 (43.75%) MongoDB
5 14 (43.75%) HTML
5 14 (43.75%) JBoss
6 13 (40.63%) CSS
6 13 (40.63%) Docker
7 12 (37.50%) Open Source
7 12 (37.50%) Scala
7 12 (37.50%) JSON
8 11 (34.38%) Python
8 11 (34.38%) SSL
9 10 (31.25%) HTML5
10 9 (28.13%) REST
10 9 (28.13%) Spring
10 9 (28.13%) Selenium
10 9 (28.13%) Eclipse
10 9 (28.13%) IntelliJ
10 9 (28.13%) webMethods
10 9 (28.13%) Hibernate
10 9 (28.13%) J2SE
10 9 (28.13%) SOAP
10 9 (28.13%) EJB

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 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 14 (43.75%) JBoss
3 5 (15.63%) IIS
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
5 1 (3.13%) ColdFusion
5 1 (3.13%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) HTTP
1 16 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (34.38%) SSL
3 4 (12.50%) DNS
3 4 (12.50%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) MongoDB
2 7 (21.88%) MySQL
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.13%) Big Data
5 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
2 9 (28.13%) Eclipse
2 9 (28.13%) IntelliJ
2 9 (28.13%) JUnit
2 9 (28.13%) Selenium
3 4 (12.50%) Subversion
4 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (3.13%) Ant
6 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.13%) Gatling
6 1 (3.13%) Grunt
6 1 (3.13%) gulp
6 1 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (3.13%) Sublime Text
General
1 1 (3.13%) Legal
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Scala Developer
3 7 (21.88%) PHP Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Support Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.25%) LAMP Developer
6 2 (6.25%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (6.25%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) HTML
2 13 (40.63%) CSS
3 12 (37.50%) JSON
4 10 (31.25%) HTML5
5 9 (28.13%) EJB
5 9 (28.13%) Hibernate
5 9 (28.13%) J2EE
5 9 (28.13%) J2SE
5 9 (28.13%) Play Framework
5 9 (28.13%) REST
5 9 (28.13%) SOAP
5 9 (28.13%) Spring
5 9 (28.13%) XML
6 7 (21.88%) LAMP
7 6 (18.75%) Akka
7 6 (18.75%) spray
8 5 (15.63%) SAML
9 4 (12.50%) CGI
9 4 (12.50%) FastCGI
10 3 (9.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.13%) Smart City
2 1 (3.13%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Linux
2 18 (56.25%) Unix
3 6 (18.75%) Windows
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Open Source
2 9 (28.13%) Microservices
3 8 (25.00%) DevOps
4 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
4 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (15.63%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 4 (12.50%) OO
7 4 (12.50%) OOP
7 4 (12.50%) Refactoring
7 4 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Analytics
8 2 (6.25%) Migration
8 2 (6.25%) MVC
9 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.13%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 12 (37.50%) Scala
4 11 (34.38%) Python
5 7 (21.88%) C#
5 7 (21.88%) PHP
6 5 (15.63%) Perl
6 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
7 4 (12.50%) C
7 4 (12.50%) C++
7 4 (12.50%) Go
8 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.13%) Groovy
9 1 (3.13%) Haskell
9 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (43.75%) Puppet
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (6.25%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.13%) Grafana
4 1 (3.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) webMethods
2 7 (21.88%) Adobe
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Google
4 2 (6.25%) Pega