Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 164 142 154
Rank change year-on-year -22 +12 -3
Contract jobs citing Apache 31 40 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.64% 0.86% 0.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.10% 6.24% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 28
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £520 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.46% +30.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £355 £313 £293
90th Percentile £533 £663 £514
England median daily rate £525 £490 £450
% change year-on-year +7.14% +8.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £13.95 -
England median hourly rate £44.58 £29.88 £33.75
% change year-on-year +49.21% -11.48% -22.41%

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 756 641 837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.52% 13.83% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 427 444
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £270 £206 £220
90th Percentile £563 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 22
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £10.25 £12.55 £10.84
90th Percentile £23.00 £47.00 £29.15
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -41 16 £458 -12.02% 1
Birmingham -7 11 £450 -18.18% 6
Coventry -10 2 - -
Solihull - 1 £400 -
Apache
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 25 (80.65%) Linux
2 19 (61.29%) DevOps
3 17 (54.84%) Java
4 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
5 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (45.16%) Spring
6 13 (41.94%) SQL
6 13 (41.94%) HTML
6 13 (41.94%) Tomcat
6 13 (41.94%) CSS
6 13 (41.94%) Docker
7 12 (38.71%) XML
7 12 (38.71%) Windows
7 12 (38.71%) JBoss
7 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
7 12 (38.71%) JSON
8 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (35.48%) Hibernate
8 11 (35.48%) J2EE
8 11 (35.48%) WebLogic
8 11 (35.48%) Unix
8 11 (35.48%) SSL
8 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
8 11 (35.48%) nginx
9 10 (32.26%) GitHub
9 10 (32.26%) Microservices
9 10 (32.26%) Oracle
10 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
10 9 (29.03%) Python
10 9 (29.03%) SOAP

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 (41.94%) Tomcat
2 12 (38.71%) JBoss
3 11 (35.48%) nginx
3 11 (35.48%) WebLogic
4 6 (19.35%) Confluence
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
6 1 (3.23%) CMS
6 1 (3.23%) Drupal
6 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) GitHub
2 7 (22.58%) Google Analytics
3 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.23%) Linode
5 1 (3.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) SSL
2 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
3 8 (25.81%) HTTP
4 4 (12.90%) DNS
5 3 (9.68%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (9.68%) SAN
6 2 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
6 2 (6.45%) SMS
7 1 (3.23%) DHCP
7 1 (3.23%) Firewall
7 1 (3.23%) Internet
7 1 (3.23%) NAS
7 1 (3.23%) SSH
7 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
2 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (19.35%) MySQL
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon QuickSight
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.23%) Data Lake
5 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) Parquet
5 1 (3.23%) Presto
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
2 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
3 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
3 8 (25.81%) Eclipse
3 8 (25.81%) Grunt
3 8 (25.81%) IntelliJ
3 8 (25.81%) JUnit
3 8 (25.81%) Selenium
4 7 (22.58%) Ant
4 7 (22.58%) Gatling
4 7 (22.58%) gulp
4 7 (22.58%) Karma Test Runner
4 7 (22.58%) Sublime Text
5 6 (19.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (19.35%) Bitbucket
5 6 (19.35%) JIRA
6 3 (9.68%) ClearCase
6 3 (9.68%) FishEye
6 3 (9.68%) Subversion
6 3 (9.68%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Hybris Architect
5 3 (9.68%) JIRA Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) SAP Architect
6 2 (6.45%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) AIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.45%) JIRA Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Scala Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) SAN Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) Spring
2 13 (41.94%) CSS
2 13 (41.94%) HTML
3 12 (38.71%) JSON
3 12 (38.71%) XML
4 11 (35.48%) Hibernate
4 11 (35.48%) J2EE
5 9 (29.03%) jQuery
5 9 (29.03%) REST
5 9 (29.03%) SOAP
6 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
6 8 (25.81%) EJB
6 8 (25.81%) HTML5
6 8 (25.81%) J2SE
6 8 (25.81%) Play Framework
7 7 (22.58%) Gherkin
7 7 (22.58%) Node.js
7 7 (22.58%) Servlets
8 3 (9.68%) Apache Camel
8 3 (9.68%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Linux
2 12 (38.71%) Windows
3 11 (35.48%) Unix
4 7 (22.58%) Ubuntu
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
6 3 (9.68%) AIX
7 2 (6.45%) Debian
7 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) DevOps
2 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (32.26%) Microservices
5 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
6 8 (25.81%) Analytics
6 8 (25.81%) Open Source
7 7 (22.58%) Lean Software Development
7 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
8 5 (16.13%) Coaching
8 5 (16.13%) Scrum
9 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
9 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
9 4 (12.90%) Migration
9 4 (12.90%) SOA
9 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.68%) Deployment Automation
10 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (29.03%) Python
4 9 (29.03%) Scala
5 7 (22.58%) C#
5 7 (22.58%) Groovy
5 7 (22.58%) Haskell
5 7 (22.58%) Perl
5 7 (22.58%) Ruby
6 3 (9.68%) Korn
6 3 (9.68%) PHP
7 2 (6.45%) COBOL
7 2 (6.45%) Java 8
8 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) GDPR
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Docker
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) NFS
3 2 (6.45%) Samba
4 1 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Puppet
2 7 (22.58%) Ansible
2 7 (22.58%) Grafana
2 7 (22.58%) Kibana
3 6 (19.35%) Terraform
4 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (9.68%) Nagios
5 3 (9.68%) Rundeck
5 3 (9.68%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (3.23%) Simpana
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 8 (25.81%) Google
3 6 (19.35%) Atlassian
3 6 (19.35%) IBM
4 5 (16.13%) Adobe
4 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
5 4 (12.90%) VMware
5 4 (12.90%) webMethods
6 3 (9.68%) hybris
6 3 (9.68%) SAP
7 2 (6.45%) CommVault
8 1 (3.23%) Brocade
8 1 (3.23%) EMC
8 1 (3.23%) HP
8 1 (3.23%) NetApp
8 1 (3.23%) Netezza
8 1 (3.23%) Sun
8 1 (3.23%) Veeam
8 1 (3.23%) Veritas
8 1 (3.23%) WSO2