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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Solr
Rank 168 175 188
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 16 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.43% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.76% 2.56% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 5
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£375 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £375 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
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
907 977 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.66% 16.84% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 672 677
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 40
Average hourly rate £20.45 £18.70 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.62 £95.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apache Solr across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Apache Solr Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (69.23%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 12 (46.15%) Linux
4 10 (38.46%) Lucene
4 10 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (34.62%) Spring
5 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (34.62%) TDD
5 9 (34.62%) Puppet
6 8 (30.77%) Content Management
6 8 (30.77%) Adobe CQ
6 8 (30.77%) HTTP
6 8 (30.77%) Adobe
7 7 (26.92%) Clustering
7 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
8 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
8 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
8 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
9 5 (19.23%) Publishing
9 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (19.23%) HTML
9 5 (19.23%) CSS
10 4 (15.38%) Web Services
10 4 (15.38%) UNIX
10 4 (15.38%) Maven
10 4 (15.38%) JIRA
10 4 (15.38%) jQuery
10 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
10 4 (15.38%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 10 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (30.77%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (11.54%) Node.js
5 2 (7.69%) Apache
5 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 2 (7.69%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.85%) GlassFish
6 1 (3.85%) nginx
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (11.54%) Redis
4 2 (7.69%) Big Data
4 2 (7.69%) MarkLogic
4 2 (7.69%) MySQL
4 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.69%) Triplestore
5 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.85%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Maven
1 4 (15.38%) JIRA
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) Mockito
3 2 (7.69%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.85%) Gradle
4 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.85%) Liquibase
4 1 (3.85%) GitLab
4 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.85%) Ant
4 1 (3.85%) JUnit
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (19.23%) Publishing
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (3.85%) C Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior C Developer
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Architect
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Java Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) Lucene
2 9 (34.62%) Spring
3 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
4 5 (19.23%) HTML
4 5 (19.23%) CSS
5 4 (15.38%) Web Services
5 4 (15.38%) jQuery
5 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 3 (11.54%) Apache Camel
6 3 (11.54%) HTML5
6 3 (11.54%) XML
6 3 (11.54%) XSLT
6 3 (11.54%) JSON
7 2 (7.69%) JMS
7 2 (7.69%) Memcached
7 2 (7.69%) OSGi
7 2 (7.69%) J2EE
7 2 (7.69%) RESTful
8 1 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (3.85%) Apache Jena
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Semantic Web
4 1 (3.85%) Kindle
4 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Debian
3 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (34.62%) TDD
2 8 (30.77%) Content Management
3 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
4 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (15.38%) DevOps
6 3 (11.54%) MVC
6 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
6 3 (11.54%) SOA
6 3 (11.54%) RDF
7 2 (7.69%) SEO
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.69%) BDD
7 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.69%) Analytics
8 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.85%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.54%) Perl
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.69%) SPARQL
3 2 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) XQuery
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) Groovy
4 1 (3.85%) Scala
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Adobe
2 1 (3.85%) BEA
2 1 (3.85%) ATG
2 1 (3.85%) Endeca
2 1 (3.85%) hybris
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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