The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Bristol region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 69 54 66
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.63% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.55% 3.64% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £350 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
182 110 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.42% 17.21% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 72 102
Average daily rate £350 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Average hourly rate £18.25 £9.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.77% -57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £9.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £9.00 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Apache Solr
South West

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 17 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (100.00%) Spring Integration
1 4 (100.00%) MarkLogic
1 4 (100.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 4 (100.00%) Grails
1 4 (100.00%) Mule
2 3 (75.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 4 (100.00%) Mule
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Spring Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Grails
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Groovy
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle