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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Solr
Rank 181 191 196
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 9 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.28% 0.048%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.90% 1.61% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 3
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£375 £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+26.33% +20.00%
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
997 1118 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.24% 17.37% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 804 714
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 38
Average hourly rate £17.58 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.11% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 14 (60.87%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) Tomcat
3 10 (43.48%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (39.13%) Lucene
5 8 (34.78%) TDD
5 8 (34.78%) HTTP
5 8 (34.78%) Adobe
5 8 (34.78%) Adobe CQ
5 8 (34.78%) Puppet
5 8 (34.78%) Content Management
6 7 (30.43%) Spring
6 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
6 7 (30.43%) Clustering
7 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
8 5 (21.74%) Publishing
8 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
8 5 (21.74%) HTML
8 5 (21.74%) CSS
9 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
9 4 (17.39%) UNIX
9 4 (17.39%) RDF
9 4 (17.39%) MVC
9 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
9 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
9 4 (17.39%) jQuery
9 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (17.39%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 11 (47.83%) Tomcat
2 10 (43.48%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (34.78%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (8.70%) Apache
4 2 (8.70%) Node.js
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (4.35%) nginx
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.35%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.04%) Redis
2 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.04%) Triplestore
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) MarkLogic
4 1 (4.35%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Jasmine
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Mockito
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) Gradle
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 5 (21.74%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) C Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior C Developer
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Lucene
2 7 (30.43%) Spring
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) CSS
4 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
4 4 (17.39%) jQuery
4 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
5 3 (13.04%) HTML5
6 2 (8.70%) Memcached
6 2 (8.70%) CSS3
6 2 (8.70%) Apache Camel
6 2 (8.70%) LESS
6 2 (8.70%) XML
6 2 (8.70%) XSLT
6 2 (8.70%) .NET
7 1 (4.35%) J2EE
7 1 (4.35%) JSP
7 1 (4.35%) Web Services
7 1 (4.35%) JMS
7 1 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.35%) Semantic Web
3 1 (4.35%) Kindle
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) TDD
1 8 (34.78%) Content Management
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
3 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) RDF
4 4 (17.39%) MVC
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (8.70%) SEO
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) SOA
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Security Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) Perl
3 3 (13.04%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) SPARQL
3 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.70%) TypeScript
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) Scala
5 1 (4.35%) XQuery
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) Groovy
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Adobe
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) BEA
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.35%) ATG
3 1 (4.35%) Endeca
3 1 (4.35%) EPiServer
3 1 (4.35%) hybris