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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Solr
Rank 138 143 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.22% 0.099% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.11% 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
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
630 520 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.24% 17.14% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 308 176
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 44 54
Average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% -13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £31.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+26.80% -14.48%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apache Solr across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Apache Solr Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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
Cambridgeshire 0 6 £350 +3.70% 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 -
Apache Solr
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) ETL
3 7 (46.67%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (40.00%) Spring
5 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) Tridion
5 4 (26.67%) UNIX
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) CMS
5 4 (26.67%) JIRA
5 4 (26.67%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (26.67%) Retail
5 4 (26.67%) Data Management
5 4 (26.67%) Subversion
5 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 4 (26.67%) CMS
2 3 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (26.67%) Big Data
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (26.67%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (26.67%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
1 4 (26.67%) TeamCity
1 4 (26.67%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Web Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Web Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) CSS
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
1 6 (40.00%) Spring
1 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) Middleware
3 2 (13.33%) Servlets
3 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 2 (13.33%) OAuth2
3 2 (13.33%) Lucene
3 2 (13.33%) Java EE
3 2 (13.33%) Spring Security
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Wicket
3 2 (13.33%) OAuth
3 2 (13.33%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (26.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (13.33%) Biology
2 2 (13.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ETL
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Data Management
2 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
2 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
2 4 (26.67%) Data Architecture
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Kanban
3 2 (13.33%) Bioinformatics
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Vertica
2 4 (26.67%) Infobright
3 2 (13.33%) Terracotta
4 1 (6.67%) hybris
4 1 (6.67%) ATG
4 1 (6.67%) Endeca