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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Solr
Rank 465 485 470
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 123 98 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.19% 1.04% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 64 73
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £381 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.22% +27.08%
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
10362 9411 8480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.27% 18.39% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6725 5703 5040
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 401 359
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.52 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.82% -11.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +4 79 £474 +11.47% 35
Yorkshire -23 15 £318 +7.62% 1
South East -24 8 £350 -15.15% 8
East of England +9 7 £425 +25.92% 5
East Midlands +1 7 £450 - 3
North West -27 4 £370 +48.74% 1
Midlands - 2 £389 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Apache Solr
UK

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 105 (54.12%) Java
2 96 (49.48%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (37.11%) Spring
4 65 (33.51%) JavaScript
5 54 (27.84%) Big Data
6 53 (27.32%) E-Commerce
7 49 (25.26%) Lucene
7 49 (25.26%) Elasticsearch
8 48 (24.74%) SQL
9 46 (23.71%) MVC
9 46 (23.71%) Hadoop
10 44 (22.68%) MongoDB
11 42 (21.65%) TDD
12 41 (21.13%) Retail
12 41 (21.13%) HTML
13 40 (20.62%) CSS
14 39 (20.10%) Apache
15 38 (19.59%) Linux
16 35 (18.04%) Scrum
17 33 (17.01%) Continuous Integration
17 33 (17.01%) NoSQL
17 33 (17.01%) hybris
18 32 (16.49%) Finance
19 29 (14.95%) Hibernate
20 28 (14.43%) Amazon AWS
21 27 (13.92%) Web Services
21 27 (13.92%) J2EE
22 26 (13.40%) Data Architecture
22 26 (13.40%) HTML5
22 26 (13.40%) Open Source

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 49 (25.26%) Elasticsearch
2 39 (20.10%) Apache
3 21 (10.82%) Tomcat
4 18 (9.28%) CMS
5 17 (8.76%) Apache Spark
6 15 (7.73%) Node.js
7 10 (5.15%) Mule
8 8 (4.12%) nginx
8 8 (4.12%) WebSphere
8 8 (4.12%) JBoss
9 4 (2.06%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.06%) Drupal
9 4 (2.06%) Mule ESB
9 4 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (1.03%) Apache Pig
10 2 (1.03%) Liferay
10 2 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.03%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (6.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.09%) Fredhopper
2 3 (1.55%) Tridion
3 2 (1.03%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.43%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.12%) GitHub
3 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.55%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.03%) PaaS
5 2 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.52%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.52%) Heroku
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.52%) IaaS
6 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.12%) HTTP
2 4 (2.06%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.06%) DNS
2 4 (2.06%) HTTPS
2 4 (2.06%) SMTP
2 4 (2.06%) FTP
3 3 (1.55%) Internet
4 2 (1.03%) LDAP
5 1 (0.52%) Firewall
5 1 (0.52%) NAS
5 1 (0.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (27.84%) Big Data
2 46 (23.71%) Hadoop
3 44 (22.68%) MongoDB
4 33 (17.01%) NoSQL
5 25 (12.89%) SQL Server
6 21 (10.82%) HBase
7 17 (8.76%) Impala
7 17 (8.76%) MySQL
8 15 (7.73%) Redis
9 12 (6.19%) Apache Hive
10 9 (4.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (4.64%) Relational Database
11 7 (3.61%) Riak
11 7 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (3.61%) QlikView
11 7 (3.61%) Jackrabbit
12 6 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (2.58%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 25 (12.89%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.28%) Maven
3 16 (8.25%) Jenkins
4 15 (7.73%) Subversion
5 14 (7.22%) JIRA
5 14 (7.22%) TeamCity
6 10 (5.15%) JUnit
7 8 (4.12%) Hudson
8 6 (3.09%) Mockito
9 5 (2.58%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.06%) Liquibase
10 4 (2.06%) Ant
11 3 (1.55%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.55%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.55%) Selenium
12 2 (1.03%) MSBuild
12 2 (1.03%) Gradle
13 1 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (0.52%) Eclipse RCP
13 1 (0.52%) FitNesse
General
1 41 (21.13%) Retail
2 32 (16.49%) Finance
3 11 (5.67%) Banking
4 9 (4.64%) Marketing
5 2 (1.03%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.03%) Back Office
5 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.03%) Publishing
6 1 (0.52%) Front Office
6 1 (0.52%) Billing
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 118 (60.82%) Developer
2 46 (23.71%) Java Developer
3 38 (19.59%) Architect
4 13 (6.70%) .NET Developer
4 13 (6.70%) UI Developer
5 12 (6.19%) UI Programmer
6 11 (5.67%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (4.64%) Senior Developer
7 9 (4.64%) Analyst
7 9 (4.64%) Java Architect
8 7 (3.61%) Big Data Developer
8 7 (3.61%) Data Analyst
8 7 (3.61%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (3.09%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.09%) Data Architect
10 5 (2.58%) Team Leader
10 5 (2.58%) Hadoop Developer
10 5 (2.58%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (2.06%) Search Engineer
11 4 (2.06%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (37.11%) Spring
2 49 (25.26%) Lucene
3 41 (21.13%) HTML
4 40 (20.62%) CSS
5 29 (14.95%) Hibernate
6 27 (13.92%) J2EE
6 27 (13.92%) Web Services
7 26 (13.40%) HTML5
8 24 (12.37%) CSS3
9 22 (11.34%) jQuery
10 21 (10.82%) .NET
11 20 (10.31%) AngularJS
12 19 (9.79%) JSP
13 18 (9.28%) Spring MVC
14 17 (8.76%) RESTful
15 16 (8.25%) JSON
16 15 (7.73%) ASP.NET
16 15 (7.73%) Java EE
17 13 (6.70%) MooTools
18 12 (6.19%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.19%) Algorithms
2 11 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.15%) User Experience
4 9 (4.64%) Visualisation
5 7 (3.61%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (3.61%) Blog
6 6 (3.09%) Taxonomies
6 6 (3.09%) iPad
7 5 (2.58%) Data Integration
7 5 (2.58%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.58%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.58%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.06%) Replication
9 3 (1.55%) Social Network
9 3 (1.55%) Google Search Appliance
10 2 (1.03%) Life Science
10 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.03%) Biology
10 2 (1.03%) PKI
10 2 (1.03%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.59%) Linux
2 21 (10.82%) UNIX
3 9 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.61%) Windows
5 1 (0.52%) HPUX
5 1 (0.52%) Solaris
5 1 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (49.48%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (27.32%) E-Commerce
3 46 (23.71%) MVC
4 42 (21.65%) TDD
5 35 (18.04%) Scrum
6 33 (17.01%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (13.40%) Data Architecture
7 26 (13.40%) Open Source
8 23 (11.86%) Multithreading
9 22 (11.34%) Configuration Management
9 22 (11.34%) Analytics
10 21 (10.82%) DevOps
10 21 (10.82%) BDD
11 19 (9.79%) SOA
12 18 (9.28%) B2C
13 17 (8.76%) Data Management
14 16 (8.25%) OO
14 16 (8.25%) Integration Testing
14 16 (8.25%) Mentoring
15 14 (7.22%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 105 (54.12%) Java
2 65 (33.51%) JavaScript
3 48 (24.74%) SQL
4 14 (7.22%) C#
5 12 (6.19%) PHP
5 12 (6.19%) Scala
6 8 (4.12%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.12%) Ruby
6 8 (4.12%) Groovy
7 5 (2.58%) XPath
7 5 (2.58%) AWK
8 4 (2.06%) XQuery
9 3 (1.55%) Python
9 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.55%) C
9 3 (1.55%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.03%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.52%) PHP5
11 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (3.61%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.09%) Degree
2 6 (3.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.12%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.03%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (7.22%) HDFS
2 5 (2.58%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.06%) Varnish
3 4 (2.06%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.06%) Docker
4 2 (1.03%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.52%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 12 (6.19%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (5.15%) Puppet
3 7 (3.61%) Oozie
4 6 (3.09%) Vagrant
5 4 (2.06%) Nagios
6 2 (1.03%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.03%) OpenSSO
6 2 (1.03%) Ansible
7 1 (0.52%) Kibana
7 1 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (17.01%) hybris
2 25 (12.89%) Oracle
3 23 (11.86%) Endeca
4 15 (7.73%) Adobe
5 10 (5.15%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.15%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.61%) VMware
6 7 (3.61%) MuleSoft
7 5 (2.58%) Vertica
7 5 (2.58%) Infobright
7 5 (2.58%) Sitecore
7 5 (2.58%) AppDynamics
7 5 (2.58%) HP
8 4 (2.06%) Sun
8 4 (2.06%) ATG
9 3 (1.55%) Google
9 3 (1.55%) Terracotta
10 2 (1.03%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.03%) Apigee
10 2 (1.03%) BEA
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