Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 136 144
Rank change year-on-year -23 +8 -2
Contract jobs citing Apache 32 33 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.76% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.49% 5.33% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 18
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £405 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% -3.57% +5.00%
10th Percentile £276 £297 £325
90th Percentile £575 £532 £500
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 - £44.00

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 712 619 981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.51% 14.32% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 354 545
West Midlands median daily rate £404 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.94% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £259 £213 £243
90th Percentile £575 £536 £525
England median daily rate £455 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +5.81% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 17
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.28% +20.00% -5.36%
10th Percentile £11.23 £10.50 £10.78
90th Percentile £28.83 £30.60 £26.45
England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.30% -3.75% +5.26%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -7 18 £513 +15.30% 9
Shropshire -22 4 £321 -35.80% 1
Coventry - 3 £425 - 2
Warwickshire -5 2 £275 -31.25% 4
Worcestershire -8 2 £475 +15.85%
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Apache
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) Tomcat
3 12 (37.50%) Java
3 12 (37.50%) LAMP
4 11 (34.38%) Windows
4 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
5 10 (31.25%) Open Source
5 10 (31.25%) MySQL
5 10 (31.25%) JBoss
5 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (28.13%) VMware
6 9 (28.13%) SSL
6 9 (28.13%) Unix
6 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
6 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (25.00%) SQL
7 8 (25.00%) DevOps
7 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (21.88%) Oracle
8 7 (21.88%) J2EE
8 7 (21.88%) IIS
8 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
8 7 (21.88%) Puppet
9 6 (18.75%) REST
9 6 (18.75%) Load Balancing
9 6 (18.75%) Cisco
9 6 (18.75%) 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 13 (40.63%) Tomcat
2 10 (31.25%) JBoss
3 8 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 7 (21.88%) IIS
5 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
6 4 (12.50%) nginx
7 2 (6.25%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (6.25%) Apache Synapse
7 2 (6.25%) CMS
7 2 (6.25%) GlassFish
7 2 (6.25%) Jetty
7 2 (6.25%) Mongrel
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (6.25%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (6.25%) WordPress
8 1 (3.13%) Confluence
8 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (3.13%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (3.13%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.63%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (9.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.25%) GitHub
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
5 1 (3.13%) Google App Engine
5 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) SSL
2 6 (18.75%) DNS
2 6 (18.75%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) HTTP
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (12.50%) Internet
3 4 (12.50%) LAN
3 4 (12.50%) MPLS
3 4 (12.50%) Network Security
3 4 (12.50%) VoIP
3 4 (12.50%) VPN
3 4 (12.50%) WAN
3 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.25%) FTP
5 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.13%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) MySQL
2 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.38%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.25%) Couchbase
5 2 (6.25%) DB2
6 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
2 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
3 5 (15.63%) Maven
3 5 (15.63%) Subversion
4 4 (12.50%) JIRA
4 4 (12.50%) JUnit
4 4 (12.50%) Selenium
5 3 (9.38%) Bugzilla
5 3 (9.38%) Chocolatey
5 3 (9.38%) SonarQube
6 2 (6.25%) Ant
6 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.25%) JMeter
6 2 (6.25%) MSBuild
6 2 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (6.25%) Travis CI
7 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.13%) DbUnit
7 1 (3.13%) jMock
7 1 (3.13%) Mockito
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (9.38%) Administrator
2 3 (9.38%) Architect
2 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
2 3 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Specialist
3 2 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (6.25%) Deployment Manager
3 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Security Architect
3 2 (6.25%) Security Architect
3 2 (6.25%) Security Technical Architect
3 2 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) LAMP
2 7 (21.88%) J2EE
3 6 (18.75%) REST
3 6 (18.75%) Web Services
4 5 (15.63%) Apache Camel
4 5 (15.63%) SOAP
4 5 (15.63%) Spring
5 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 4 (12.50%) JSON
5 4 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (12.50%) XML
6 3 (9.38%) Ajax
6 3 (9.38%) jQuery
6 3 (9.38%) LDAP
7 2 (6.25%) .NET
7 2 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (6.25%) CGI
7 2 (6.25%) CSS
7 2 (6.25%) HTML
7 2 (6.25%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) PKI
2 2 (6.25%) TM Forum
2 2 (6.25%) Wiki
3 1 (3.13%) Blog
3 1 (3.13%) DataPower
3 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.13%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) Windows
3 9 (28.13%) Unix
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (15.63%) CentOS
6 3 (9.38%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.25%) Debian
7 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (31.25%) Open Source
2 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (25.00%) DevOps
4 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 6 (18.75%) Load Balancing
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (12.50%) Microservices
6 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.38%) Network Security Management
7 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.38%) Security Management
7 3 (9.38%) TDD
8 2 (6.25%) Content Management
8 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.25%) Migration
8 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) Python
4 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.63%) Perl
4 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
4 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
5 4 (12.50%) PHP
5 4 (12.50%) Ruby
6 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.25%) Groovy
7 1 (3.13%) C#
7 1 (3.13%) Haskell
7 1 (3.13%) Java 8
7 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) CCNA
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.13%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) Squid
3 3 (9.38%) iptables
3 3 (9.38%) NFS
3 3 (9.38%) Samba
3 3 (9.38%) Xen
4 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.25%) Docker
4 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.25%) Postfix
4 2 (6.25%) Varnish
5 1 (3.13%) vCloud
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Puppet
2 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (12.50%) Nagios
3 4 (12.50%) Nessus
4 2 (6.25%) Ansible
4 2 (6.25%) HAProxy
4 2 (6.25%) Kibana
4 2 (6.25%) logstash
4 2 (6.25%) Salt
4 2 (6.25%) SELinux
4 2 (6.25%) WMI
5 1 (3.13%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (3.13%) Grafana
5 1 (3.13%) Graylog
5 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.13%) Rancher
5 1 (3.13%) Rsyslog
5 1 (3.13%) Rundeck
5 1 (3.13%) Sysdig
5 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) VMware
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco
3 6 (18.75%) IBM
4 5 (15.63%) Splunk
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.50%) webMethods
6 2 (6.25%) AppDynamics
6 2 (6.25%) Dell
6 2 (6.25%) Dynatrace
6 2 (6.25%) EMC
6 2 (6.25%) F5
6 2 (6.25%) Google
6 2 (6.25%) NetApp
6 2 (6.25%) TIBCO
6 2 (6.25%) WSO2
7 1 (3.13%) Adobe
7 1 (3.13%) CA
7 1 (3.13%) Sonatype