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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 474 457 531
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +74
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 106 103 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.21% 0.091%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.14% 1.21% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 72 41
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
+27.08% +15.38%
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
9323 8493 9555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.77% 17.64% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5730 5152 5433
Average daily rate £376 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 350 475
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +0.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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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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 +20 65 £425 -4.49% 26
South East -1 16 £450 +38.46% 1
Yorkshire +1 11 £310 +3.33% 2
East of England -24 5 £338 +3.84% 1
North West -11 4 £249 -27.63%
East Midlands - 3 £450 -
South West - - - - 4
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Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 91 (57.96%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (39.49%) Java
3 50 (31.85%) Scrum
4 48 (30.57%) Web Services
5 47 (29.94%) RESTful
6 46 (29.30%) JavaScript
6 46 (29.30%) Maven
7 41 (26.11%) TDD
8 39 (24.84%) Git (software)
9 38 (24.20%) MVC
10 36 (22.93%) CSS
11 35 (22.29%) Spring
11 35 (22.29%) Lucene
11 35 (22.29%) MySQL
11 35 (22.29%) Open Source
12 34 (21.66%) HTML
13 33 (21.02%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (20.38%) PHP
14 32 (20.38%) Linux
15 31 (19.75%) Apache
15 31 (19.75%) SQL
16 29 (18.47%) E-Commerce
17 28 (17.83%) jQuery
18 27 (17.20%) SQL Server
18 27 (17.20%) Puppet
19 26 (16.56%) Jenkins
20 25 (15.92%) Elasticsearch
20 25 (15.92%) MongoDB
20 25 (15.92%) SOAP
20 25 (15.92%) J2EE

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 31 (19.75%) Apache
2 25 (15.92%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (11.46%) Tomcat
4 12 (7.64%) IIS
5 11 (7.01%) Drupal
6 10 (6.37%) Node.js
7 8 (5.10%) NServiceBus
7 8 (5.10%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (4.46%) Apache Pig
8 7 (4.46%) JCAPS
9 6 (3.82%) Mule
9 6 (3.82%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (3.18%) Apache ServiceMix
10 5 (3.18%) Confluence
10 5 (3.18%) CMS
11 4 (2.55%) Alfresco
11 4 (2.55%) SharePoint
11 4 (2.55%) WordPress
12 3 (1.91%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (8.92%) Fredhopper
2 2 (1.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.29%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.64%) SaaS
3 8 (5.10%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.55%) Joyent
5 2 (1.27%) GitHub
5 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.27%) Heroku
6 1 (0.64%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.92%) Internet
2 7 (4.46%) HTTP
3 2 (1.27%) SSL
3 2 (1.27%) Network Security
3 2 (1.27%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (22.29%) MySQL
2 27 (17.20%) SQL Server
3 25 (15.92%) MongoDB
4 22 (14.01%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (14.01%) Redis
5 15 (9.55%) NoSQL
6 12 (7.64%) Hadoop
7 10 (6.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (5.10%) RavenDB
8 8 (5.10%) Apache Hive
9 7 (4.46%) Couchbase
9 7 (4.46%) Big Data
10 5 (3.18%) Impala
10 5 (3.18%) CouchDB
11 4 (2.55%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.91%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.91%) IDOL
13 2 (1.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 46 (29.30%) Maven
2 39 (24.84%) Git (software)
3 26 (16.56%) Jenkins
4 25 (15.92%) JIRA
5 17 (10.83%) Cucumber
6 16 (10.19%) Eclipse
7 14 (8.92%) Subversion
8 12 (7.64%) FitNesse
9 10 (6.37%) Selenium
9 10 (6.37%) TeamCity
10 9 (5.73%) JUnit
11 8 (5.10%) Visual Studio
11 8 (5.10%) PHPUnit
12 7 (4.46%) Mockito
13 6 (3.82%) Hudson
14 4 (2.55%) NUnit
14 4 (2.55%) WebDriver
15 3 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (1.91%) Mercurial
15 3 (1.91%) Ant
General
1 9 (5.73%) Finance
1 9 (5.73%) Retail
2 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.64%) Law
3 1 (0.64%) Publishing
3 1 (0.64%) Games
3 1 (0.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (67.52%) Developer
2 36 (22.93%) Java Developer
3 25 (15.92%) Architect
4 21 (13.38%) PHP Developer
5 17 (10.83%) .NET Developer
6 15 (9.55%) Consultant
7 12 (7.64%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (7.01%) Drupal Developer
9 8 (5.10%) UI Developer
9 8 (5.10%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.10%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.46%) UI Programmer
11 6 (3.82%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 6 (3.82%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (3.82%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.18%) Technical Architect
12 5 (3.18%) Web Developer
12 5 (3.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 5 (3.18%) Software Developer
13 4 (2.55%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (30.57%) Web Services
2 47 (29.94%) RESTful
3 36 (22.93%) CSS
4 35 (22.29%) Lucene
4 35 (22.29%) Spring
5 34 (21.66%) HTML
6 28 (17.83%) jQuery
7 25 (15.92%) J2EE
7 25 (15.92%) XML
7 25 (15.92%) SOAP
8 23 (14.65%) JSON
9 20 (12.74%) .NET
10 18 (11.46%) Hibernate
11 17 (10.83%) Spring MVC
11 17 (10.83%) REST
12 14 (8.92%) WCF
12 14 (8.92%) Middleware
13 13 (8.28%) ActiveMQ
14 12 (7.64%) LAMP
14 12 (7.64%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 35 (22.29%) Open Source
2 16 (10.19%) iPad
3 13 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.37%) Taxonomies
5 9 (5.73%) User Experience
6 7 (4.46%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.55%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.55%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.91%) Replication
8 3 (1.91%) Social Network
8 3 (1.91%) Biology
8 3 (1.91%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.91%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.27%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.27%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.27%) Clustering
9 2 (1.27%) PKI
9 2 (1.27%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.38%) Linux
2 12 (7.64%) Windows
3 6 (3.82%) UNIX
4 5 (3.18%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.64%) CentOS
5 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (57.96%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (31.85%) Scrum
3 41 (26.11%) TDD
4 38 (24.20%) MVC
5 33 (21.02%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (18.47%) E-Commerce
7 24 (15.29%) Configuration Management
7 24 (15.29%) DevOps
8 17 (10.83%) SOA
9 16 (10.19%) BDD
10 15 (9.55%) Analytics
10 15 (9.55%) Kanban
11 13 (8.28%) Unit Testing
12 10 (6.37%) Software Engineering
12 10 (6.37%) OO
13 9 (5.73%) UML
13 9 (5.73%) Web Design
13 9 (5.73%) Web Development
14 8 (5.10%) Automated Testing
14 8 (5.10%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (39.49%) Java
2 46 (29.30%) JavaScript
3 32 (20.38%) PHP
4 31 (19.75%) SQL
5 18 (11.46%) C#
6 10 (6.37%) Ruby
7 9 (5.73%) Python
8 8 (5.10%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.10%) Scala
8 8 (5.10%) T-SQL
8 8 (5.10%) PHP5
9 7 (4.46%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.46%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.55%) Perl
11 3 (1.91%) C++
12 2 (1.27%) VBScript
12 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.27%) C
13 1 (0.64%) Groovy
13 1 (0.64%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (2.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.91%) Degree
2 3 (1.91%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.64%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.64%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.27%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (5.10%) Varnish
2 4 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.91%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (17.20%) Puppet
2 13 (8.28%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.27%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.27%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.27%) Nagios
3 2 (1.27%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (1.27%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.64%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.64%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.64%) logstash
Vendors
1 22 (14.01%) Endeca
2 17 (10.83%) Zend
3 14 (8.92%) Oracle
4 12 (7.64%) Microsoft
5 10 (6.37%) VMware
6 9 (5.73%) hybris
7 7 (4.46%) Adobe
8 6 (3.82%) JBoss
9 5 (3.18%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.18%) Atlassian
9 5 (3.18%) Rackspace
10 4 (2.55%) Facebook
11 3 (1.91%) IBM
11 3 (1.91%) ATG
12 2 (1.27%) BEA
12 2 (1.27%) SAP
12 2 (1.27%) Splunk
12 2 (1.27%) Twitter
12 2 (1.27%) Cloudera
13 1 (0.64%) Demandware
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