The table below looks at the statistics for Apache Solr skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 143 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.095% 0.083% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.52% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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 - - -
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 of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
572 413 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.12% 17.23% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 173 247
Average daily rate £391 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 41 40
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.95 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £38.50 £37.50
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 East of England

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

Apache Solr Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Apache Solr
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Apache Solr Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Apache Solr
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridgeshire - 1 £338 - 1
Apache Solr
England

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) WordPress
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) JDBC
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) LAMP
4 1 (25.00%) Test-First Development
4 1 (25.00%) Lucene

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Mockito
2 1 (25.00%) Hamcrest
2 1 (25.00%) Behat
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Memcached
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Gearman
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Guava
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) JDBC
2 1 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (25.00%) Lucene
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Symfony
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Test-First Development
2 1 (25.00%) Bioinformatics
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) PHP5
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Zend
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