The table below looks at the statistics for Apache Solr skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache Solr over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Solr
Rank 73 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.23% 0.34% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.22% 1.70% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£603 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Application Platforms Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
164 176 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 18.92% 20.05% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 129 75
Average daily rate £385 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £463 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £31.50 £14.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.24% -20.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £13.40 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.60 £24.00 £20.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -0.96%

Apache Solr
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apache Solr across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Apache Solr Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Apache Solr
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apache Solr across the Bristol region.

Apache Solr Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Apache Solr also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apache Solr.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Lucene
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 3 (60.00%) CMS
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Alfresco
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Java Concurrency
4 2 (40.00%) Percona
4 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Coaching
4 2 (40.00%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (40.00%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (40.00%) Mule
4 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) Replication

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Apache Solr also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apache Solr. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) CMS
1 3 (60.00%) Alfresco
2 2 (40.00%) Mule
2 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Database Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Lucene
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Java Concurrency
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Coaching
1 2 (40.00%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (40.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Percona