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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 193 196 222
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +26
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 6 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.35% 0.050%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.61% 2.16% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 24 3
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£438 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £375 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £493 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £220
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +36.36%
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
991 1201 1363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.05% 16.30% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 812 953
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £589 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 40 50
Average hourly rate £17.87 £23.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.97% +8.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £126.00 £59.00 £50.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Apache
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Lucene
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) Maven
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) JUnit
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) JMS
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Symfony
4 2 (22.22%) Zend
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) Drupal
4 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (22.22%) Subversion
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) Drupal
3 1 (11.11%) Alfresco
3 1 (11.11%) WordPress
3 1 (11.11%) nginx
3 1 (11.11%) NServiceBus
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (11.11%) RavenDB
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Maven
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) JUnit
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) jMock
3 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 1 (11.11%) DbUnit
3 1 (11.11%) PHPUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Mockito
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) Hudson
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Web Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Lucene
1 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Symfony
3 2 (22.22%) JMS
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) Sass
3 2 (22.22%) LESS
3 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (11.11%) Akka
4 1 (11.11%) Ember.js
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Information Management
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) PHP5
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) Zend
2 1 (11.11%) Akamai