Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 152 148
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 -8
Contract jobs citing Apache 53 35 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.03% 0.72% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.21% 4.81% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 35
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +5.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £309 £318 £325
90th Percentile £520 £575 £495
England median daily rate £500 £480 £450
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £13.95 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.43% - -
England median hourly rate £41.83 £29.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +44.22% +3.57% -34.50%

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 853 727 1,063
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.63% 15.02% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 470 617
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £207 £238
90th Percentile £563 £564 £530
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 28
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £15.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +29.35% -11.64%
10th Percentile £10.94 £13.04 £10.60
90th Percentile £38.88 £42.20 £24.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +2.96%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -28 31 £443 -12.38% 1
Birmingham -1 13 £425 +6.12% 5
Coventry -15 2 - - 2
Solihull - 2 £400 -
Warwickshire - 2 £425 - 1
Apache
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 31 (58.49%) Java
1 31 (58.49%) Linux
2 27 (50.94%) Git (software)
3 26 (49.06%) Windows
4 25 (47.17%) DevOps
5 21 (39.62%) WebLogic
5 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (39.62%) Spring
6 19 (35.85%) CSS
6 19 (35.85%) SQL
6 19 (35.85%) HTML
6 19 (35.85%) Windows Server
7 18 (33.96%) Unix
7 18 (33.96%) Hibernate
7 18 (33.96%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (32.08%) nginx
8 17 (32.08%) SSL
9 16 (30.19%) Oracle
9 16 (30.19%) Docker
9 16 (30.19%) Jenkins
10 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
10 15 (28.30%) XML
10 15 (28.30%) JBoss
10 15 (28.30%) Tomcat
11 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
11 14 (26.42%) JSON
12 13 (24.53%) Microservices
12 13 (24.53%) J2EE
12 13 (24.53%) SOAP
12 13 (24.53%) webMethods

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 21 (39.62%) WebLogic
2 17 (32.08%) nginx
3 15 (28.30%) JBoss
3 15 (28.30%) Tomcat
4 8 (15.09%) Confluence
5 4 (7.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.77%) CMS
6 2 (3.77%) Drupal
6 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.77%) WordPress
7 1 (1.89%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (3.77%) ENOVIA
2 2 (3.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.89%) Magento
3 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.87%) GitHub
3 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (13.21%) Google Analytics
5 2 (3.77%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.08%) SSL
2 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
3 10 (18.87%) HTTP
4 8 (15.09%) DNS
4 8 (15.09%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (9.43%) SAN
6 3 (5.66%) Firewall
6 3 (5.66%) Internet
6 3 (5.66%) VPN
7 2 (3.77%) DHCP
7 2 (3.77%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.77%) SMS
7 2 (3.77%) SSH
8 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.89%) LAN
8 1 (1.89%) MPLS
8 1 (1.89%) Network Security
8 1 (1.89%) VoIP
8 1 (1.89%) WAN
8 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.75%) MongoDB
3 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
4 9 (16.98%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (13.21%) MySQL
5 7 (13.21%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.89%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (50.94%) Git (software)
2 16 (30.19%) Jenkins
3 12 (22.64%) JUnit
3 12 (22.64%) Selenium
3 12 (22.64%) Subversion
4 11 (20.75%) Eclipse
5 10 (18.87%) Cucumber
5 10 (18.87%) IntelliJ
6 9 (16.98%) Chocolatey
7 8 (15.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (15.09%) Bitbucket
7 8 (15.09%) ClearCase
7 8 (15.09%) Grunt
7 8 (15.09%) JIRA
7 8 (15.09%) Vagrant
8 7 (13.21%) Ant
8 7 (13.21%) Gatling
8 7 (13.21%) gulp
8 7 (13.21%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (13.21%) Sublime Text
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Automotive
3 1 (1.89%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Administrator
4 5 (9.43%) Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Scala Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Hybris Architect
6 3 (5.66%) JIRA Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) SAP Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) AIX Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) AIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) IT Support
7 2 (3.77%) Linux Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) PowerShell Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.89%) Applications Consultant
8 1 (1.89%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (39.62%) Spring
2 19 (35.85%) CSS
2 19 (35.85%) HTML
3 18 (33.96%) Hibernate
4 15 (28.30%) XML
5 14 (26.42%) JSON
6 13 (24.53%) J2EE
6 13 (24.53%) SOAP
7 11 (20.75%) REST
8 10 (18.87%) EJB
8 10 (18.87%) HTML5
8 10 (18.87%) J2SE
8 10 (18.87%) jQuery
8 10 (18.87%) Play Framework
9 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
9 9 (16.98%) Gherkin
10 7 (13.21%) Node.js
10 7 (13.21%) Servlets
11 6 (11.32%) Apache Camel
12 5 (9.43%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.77%) Replication
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (58.49%) Linux
2 26 (49.06%) Windows
3 19 (35.85%) Windows Server
4 18 (33.96%) Unix
5 7 (13.21%) Ubuntu
6 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.66%) AIX
8 2 (3.77%) Solaris
8 2 (3.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.89%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) DevOps
2 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (33.96%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (24.53%) Microservices
5 12 (22.64%) Open Source
6 11 (20.75%) Configuration Management
7 9 (16.98%) Scrum
7 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
8 8 (15.09%) Continuous Deployment
8 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (13.21%) Analytics
9 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (11.32%) ITIL
11 5 (9.43%) Customer Requirements
11 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
11 5 (9.43%) TDD
12 4 (7.55%) Commercial Awareness
12 4 (7.55%) Deployment Automation
12 4 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (7.55%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (58.49%) Java
2 19 (35.85%) SQL
3 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.75%) Scala
5 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
6 7 (13.21%) C#
6 7 (13.21%) Groovy
6 7 (13.21%) Haskell
6 7 (13.21%) Perl
6 7 (13.21%) Python
6 7 (13.21%) Ruby
7 5 (9.43%) Java 8
8 4 (7.55%) Korn
8 4 (7.55%) PHP
9 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.77%) COBOL
9 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.77%) VBA
10 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) CCNA
1 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
1 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) Docker
2 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.43%) NFS
4 2 (3.77%) Samba
4 2 (3.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) Puppet
2 9 (16.98%) Ansible
2 9 (16.98%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (15.09%) Nagios
3 8 (15.09%) Rundeck
3 8 (15.09%) Terraform
4 7 (13.21%) Grafana
4 7 (13.21%) Kibana
5 2 (3.77%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (3.77%) Simpana
6 1 (1.89%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Oracle
2 13 (24.53%) webMethods
3 12 (22.64%) IBM
4 10 (18.87%) VMware
5 9 (16.98%) Google
6 8 (15.09%) Atlassian
7 5 (9.43%) Adobe
7 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.66%) hybris
8 3 (5.66%) SAP
9 2 (3.77%) BMC
9 2 (3.77%) CommVault
9 2 (3.77%) NetApp
9 2 (3.77%) Netezza
9 2 (3.77%) Remedy
9 2 (3.77%) Sun
9 2 (3.77%) Veritas
10 1 (1.89%) Cisco
10 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com