The table below looks at the statistics for Apache Solr skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Solr
Rank 521 521 488
Rank change year-on-year
0 -33
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 71 52 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.76% 0.60% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 37 34
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Apache Solr
UK

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

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9357 8685 7881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.41% 17.84% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6027 5300 4509
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 344 407
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.91 £11.50 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.15% -13.15%

Apache Solr
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Apache Solr Jobs Demand Trend in England

Apache Solr
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Apache Solr Daily Rate Trend in England

Apache Solr
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apache Solr across the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Apache Solr Daily Rate Histogram in England

Apache Solr
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apache Solr across the England region.

Apache Solr Hourly Rate Trend in England

Apache Solr
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 1 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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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
London -8 41 £425 +4.61% 27
East Midlands - 9 £375 - 1
South East -9 8 £500 +17.64% 8
East of England +2 4 £350 - 3
South West -1 4 £545 +55.71% 2
Yorkshire -11 4 £313 -3.84% 4
North West - 1 £365 - 3
Apache Solr
UK

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 88 (54.66%) Java
2 73 (45.34%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (39.75%) JavaScript
4 57 (35.40%) Spring
5 48 (29.81%) Linux
6 46 (28.57%) CSS
7 45 (27.95%) Elasticsearch
8 44 (27.33%) MVC
9 40 (24.84%) SQL
10 39 (24.22%) E-Commerce
11 37 (22.98%) hybris
12 36 (22.36%) Apache
13 35 (21.74%) HTML
13 35 (21.74%) Retail
14 34 (21.12%) jQuery
14 34 (21.12%) MongoDB
15 33 (20.50%) Lucene
16 32 (19.88%) NoSQL
17 30 (18.63%) Hadoop
18 29 (18.01%) Amazon AWS
18 29 (18.01%) Scrum
19 28 (17.39%) MySQL
19 28 (17.39%) Big Data
20 27 (16.77%) J2EE
20 27 (16.77%) Tomcat
21 26 (16.15%) Configuration Management
22 25 (15.53%) TDD
22 25 (15.53%) CSS3
23 23 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
23 23 (14.29%) Endeca

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 45 (27.95%) Elasticsearch
2 36 (22.36%) Apache
3 27 (16.77%) Tomcat
4 10 (6.21%) CMS
4 10 (6.21%) nginx
5 8 (4.97%) Node.js
5 8 (4.97%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.97%) Apache Spark
6 6 (3.73%) Drupal
7 5 (3.11%) JBoss
8 4 (2.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (2.48%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.24%) Mule
11 1 (0.62%) WordPress
11 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.62%) IIS
11 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.62%) Liferay
11 1 (0.62%) Escenic
Applications
1 11 (6.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Tridion
2 4 (2.48%) Fredhopper
3 2 (1.24%) Summit
4 1 (0.62%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.01%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.59%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (4.35%) Heroku
5 3 (1.86%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.24%) PaaS
6 2 (1.24%) GitHub
6 2 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.62%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.62%) IaaS
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.59%) HTTP
2 6 (3.73%) DNS
3 5 (3.11%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.48%) SMTP
4 4 (2.48%) FTP
4 4 (2.48%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.86%) Internet
6 1 (0.62%) Firewall
6 1 (0.62%) NAS
6 1 (0.62%) SAN
6 1 (0.62%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.12%) MongoDB
2 32 (19.88%) NoSQL
3 30 (18.63%) Hadoop
4 28 (17.39%) MySQL
4 28 (17.39%) Big Data
5 22 (13.66%) SQL Server
6 13 (8.07%) Redis
7 12 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (6.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (4.35%) MarkLogic
9 7 (4.35%) Triplestore
10 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (3.11%) HBase
11 4 (2.48%) Apache Hive
11 4 (2.48%) Jackrabbit
11 4 (2.48%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.48%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (1.86%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.86%) DataStax
12 3 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (12.42%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.80%) Subversion
3 17 (10.56%) Maven
4 12 (7.45%) JUnit
5 8 (4.97%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.35%) JIRA
7 6 (3.73%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.73%) RSpec
8 5 (3.11%) Ant
9 4 (2.48%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.48%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.48%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.86%) Mockito
10 3 (1.86%) Selenium
10 3 (1.86%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.24%) Gradle
11 2 (1.24%) Hudson
12 1 (0.62%) Eclipse RCP
12 1 (0.62%) Liquibase
12 1 (0.62%) IntelliJ
General
1 35 (21.74%) Retail
2 18 (11.18%) Finance
3 10 (6.21%) Marketing
4 7 (4.35%) Publishing
5 5 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.24%) Back Office
7 1 (0.62%) Legal
7 1 (0.62%) Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Billing
7 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (60.25%) Developer
2 42 (26.09%) Java Developer
3 25 (15.53%) Architect
4 12 (7.45%) Senior Developer
4 12 (7.45%) .NET Developer
4 12 (7.45%) UI Developer
4 12 (7.45%) UI Programmer
5 11 (6.83%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (4.35%) Lead Developer
7 6 (3.73%) Data Architect
8 5 (3.11%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.11%) Analyst
8 5 (3.11%) PHP Developer
8 5 (3.11%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 5 (3.11%) Hybris Developer
8 5 (3.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (2.48%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (2.48%) Drupal Developer
9 4 (2.48%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (35.40%) Spring
2 46 (28.57%) CSS
3 35 (21.74%) HTML
4 34 (21.12%) jQuery
5 33 (20.50%) Lucene
6 27 (16.77%) J2EE
7 25 (15.53%) CSS3
8 22 (13.66%) Web Services
9 21 (13.04%) JSP
9 21 (13.04%) HTML5
10 19 (11.80%) Hibernate
11 18 (11.18%) Spring MVC
12 16 (9.94%) .NET
13 14 (8.70%) Java EE
13 14 (8.70%) AngularJS
14 12 (7.45%) PostGIS
15 11 (6.83%) REST
15 11 (6.83%) MooTools
16 10 (6.21%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (6.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.97%) User Experience
2 7 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (3.11%) Taxonomies
3 5 (3.11%) Replication
3 5 (3.11%) Clustering
4 4 (2.48%) iPad
4 4 (2.48%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.86%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.86%) Social Network
5 3 (1.86%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.24%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.24%) Statistics
6 2 (1.24%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.62%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.62%) GIS
7 1 (0.62%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.62%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (29.81%) Linux
2 23 (14.29%) UNIX
3 13 (8.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.73%) Windows
5 3 (1.86%) CentOS
6 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.62%) HPUX
6 1 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (45.34%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (27.33%) MVC
3 39 (24.22%) E-Commerce
4 29 (18.01%) Scrum
5 26 (16.15%) Configuration Management
6 25 (15.53%) TDD
7 23 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (13.04%) Analytics
9 20 (12.42%) DevOps
9 20 (12.42%) Open Source
10 16 (9.94%) Data Management
10 16 (9.94%) Web Design
10 16 (9.94%) B2C
11 14 (8.70%) B2B
12 13 (8.07%) Mentoring
13 12 (7.45%) Unit Testing
13 12 (7.45%) Data Architecture
14 11 (6.83%) Integration Testing
14 11 (6.83%) BDD
14 11 (6.83%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 88 (54.66%) Java
2 64 (39.75%) JavaScript
3 40 (24.84%) SQL
4 13 (8.07%) C#
5 12 (7.45%) PHP
6 9 (5.59%) PL/SQL
6 9 (5.59%) AWK
6 9 (5.59%) Ruby
6 9 (5.59%) Python
7 8 (4.97%) Scala
8 7 (4.35%) SPARQL
9 6 (3.73%) TypeScript
9 6 (3.73%) XPath
10 5 (3.11%) XQuery
10 5 (3.11%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.48%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.48%) Perl
12 3 (1.86%) Groovy
13 1 (0.62%) C
13 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.73%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.24%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.11%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.24%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.62%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (3.73%) Varnish
2 5 (3.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.86%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.24%) Docker
4 2 (1.24%) HDFS
4 2 (1.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.24%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (11.80%) Puppet
2 12 (7.45%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.35%) Nagios
4 6 (3.73%) Capistrano
5 5 (3.11%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.86%) Ansible
7 2 (1.24%) Oozie
7 2 (1.24%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.24%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.62%) Graphite
8 1 (0.62%) logstash
8 1 (0.62%) Kibana
Vendors
1 37 (22.98%) hybris
2 23 (14.29%) Endeca
3 22 (13.66%) Oracle
4 16 (9.94%) Red Hat
5 14 (8.70%) Adobe
6 8 (4.97%) Microsoft
7 7 (4.35%) VMware
8 5 (3.11%) Sun
9 3 (1.86%) IBM
9 3 (1.86%) Vertica
9 3 (1.86%) Infobright
10 2 (1.24%) Hortonworks
10 2 (1.24%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.24%) HP
10 2 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.24%) ATG
10 2 (1.24%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.62%) Coverity
11 1 (0.62%) Elastic Path
11 1 (0.62%) Zend
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