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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Solr
Rank 154 194 201
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +7
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 3 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.48% 0.60% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 17
Average daily rate £444 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.04% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £375 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £486 £375
% change year-on-year
-19.79% +29.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Apache Solr
London

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
619 1007 1068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.73% 18.42% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 756 779
Average daily rate £450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.64 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £25.95 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

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 April 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Node.js
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (33.33%) gulp
2 1 (33.33%) ELK Stack
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) HBase
2 1 (33.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (33.33%) Hortonworks
2 1 (33.33%) Express
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (33.33%) Grunt
2 1 (33.33%) ForgeRock
2 1 (33.33%) OpenAM
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) HDFS
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) GitLab
2 1 (33.33%) Graphite
2 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) HBase
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) GitLab
1 1 (33.33%) Grunt
1 1 (33.33%) gulp
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (33.33%) ELK Stack
2 1 (33.33%) Express
2 1 (33.33%) Grails
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Groovy
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Graphite
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (33.33%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) ForgeRock
1 1 (33.33%) Hortonworks