The table below looks at the statistics for Apache Solr skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache Solr over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Solr
Rank 84 90 85
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 17 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.03% 0.067% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.42% 0.48% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £499 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+33.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Apache Solr
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
265 207 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.11% 13.94% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 92 85
Average daily rate £373 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £207 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 29
Average hourly rate £16.83 £13.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -51.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £10.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £19.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

Apache Solr
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Apache Solr Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Apache Solr
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Apache Solr Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Apache Solr
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apache Solr across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Apache Solr Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Apache Solr
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Solr within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 12 £488 -
Leicestershire +5 4 £375 -
Apache Solr
England

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 25 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 24 (96.00%) hybris
3 19 (76.00%) Linux
3 19 (76.00%) Java
4 17 (68.00%) Endeca
5 16 (64.00%) Retail
6 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (52.00%) Apache
8 12 (48.00%) Red Hat
8 12 (48.00%) Scrum
8 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (44.00%) Spring
9 11 (44.00%) UNIX
10 10 (40.00%) Configuration Management
11 9 (36.00%) SQL
11 9 (36.00%) Oracle
11 9 (36.00%) Subversion
11 9 (36.00%) Marketing
12 8 (32.00%) JSTL
12 8 (32.00%) AWK
12 8 (32.00%) JSP
12 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
12 8 (32.00%) MySQL
12 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
12 8 (32.00%) B2B
12 8 (32.00%) B2C
12 8 (32.00%) MVC
13 7 (28.00%) Java EE
14 4 (16.00%) Nagios
14 4 (16.00%) HTTPS

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (52.00%) Apache
2 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) HTTPS
1 4 (16.00%) SMTP
1 4 (16.00%) FTP
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (16.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Subversion
2 3 (12.00%) Maven
2 3 (12.00%) Ant
General
1 16 (64.00%) Retail
2 9 (36.00%) Marketing
3 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Hybris Developer
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) AWS Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) Spring
2 8 (32.00%) JSTL
2 8 (32.00%) JSP
3 7 (28.00%) Java EE
4 4 (16.00%) J2EE
4 4 (16.00%) jQuery
4 4 (16.00%) Ajax
5 3 (12.00%) JBoss Seam
5 3 (12.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Replication
1 4 (16.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Linux
2 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (44.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Scrum
4 10 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (32.00%) B2B
5 8 (32.00%) B2C
5 8 (32.00%) MVC
6 4 (16.00%) AOP
6 4 (16.00%) Load Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Kanban
6 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.00%) DevOps
8 1 (4.00%) Data Governance
8 1 (4.00%) Analytics
8 1 (4.00%) Master Data Management
8 1 (4.00%) Data Management
8 1 (4.00%) Content Management
8 1 (4.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) AWK
3 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Nagios
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
1 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) hybris
2 17 (68.00%) Endeca
3 12 (48.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (36.00%) Oracle
5 4 (16.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) Sitecore