The table below looks at the statistics for Apache Solr skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache Solr over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Solr
Rank 200 203 210
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 4 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.067% 0.085% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.38% 0.50% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 15
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£340 £438 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.28% -7.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
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 City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1042 1003 1156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.53% 17.00% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 675 791
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 57
Average hourly rate £17.98 £18.48 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -22.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £28.20 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+26.80% -14.48%

Apache Solr
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Apache Solr Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Apache Solr
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Apache Solr Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) Lucene
1 6 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (30.00%) Spring
4 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (30.00%) JUnit
4 3 (30.00%) Apache
4 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) RDF
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Maven
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) Java EE
5 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 2 (20.00%) CSS3

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Drupal
3 1 (10.00%) nginx
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Triplestore
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (10.00%) Redis
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Maven
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Lucene
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (30.00%) Spring
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 2 (20.00%) Java EE
5 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 2 (20.00%) JPA
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) LESS
6 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
6 1 (10.00%) Spring Web Flow
6 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (10.00%) Video on Demand
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) RDF
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Product Management
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) SPARQL
3 2 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) EPiServer
2 1 (10.00%) Akamai