The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the England region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 492 485 524
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +39
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 70 69 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.15% 0.072%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.79% 0.86% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 51 32
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £300 £223
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +34.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8813 8004 9160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.86% 17.17% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5313 4668 5305
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 406 428
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Apache Solr
UK

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
London -4 53 £413 - 30
South East -7 6 £425 +17.24% 3
North West -1 4 £249 -28.92% 1
East of England - 3 £338 -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
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Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 80 (53.69%) Java
2 51 (34.23%) Scrum
3 50 (33.56%) Lucene
4 48 (32.21%) TDD
5 44 (29.53%) JavaScript
6 43 (28.86%) HTML
6 43 (28.86%) CSS
7 42 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (25.50%) MySQL
9 35 (23.49%) Web Services
10 34 (22.82%) MVC
11 33 (22.15%) Linux
11 33 (22.15%) Maven
11 33 (22.15%) Git (software)
12 32 (21.48%) RESTful
13 31 (20.81%) Apache
13 31 (20.81%) PHP
13 31 (20.81%) NoSQL
14 30 (20.13%) MongoDB
14 30 (20.13%) Spring
15 29 (19.46%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (18.12%) Configuration Management
17 26 (17.45%) jQuery
17 26 (17.45%) Open Source
17 26 (17.45%) Elasticsearch
18 25 (16.78%) DevOps
18 25 (16.78%) J2EE
18 25 (16.78%) SQL
18 25 (16.78%) SQL Server
19 24 (16.11%) XML

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (20.81%) Apache
2 26 (17.45%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (10.74%) Tomcat
4 12 (8.05%) Drupal
5 11 (7.38%) Mule
6 10 (6.71%) IIS
7 9 (6.04%) SharePoint
7 9 (6.04%) CMS
8 8 (5.37%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (5.37%) NServiceBus
9 7 (4.70%) JCAPS
9 7 (4.70%) Apache Pig
10 6 (4.03%) Adobe CQ
10 6 (4.03%) WebLogic Portal
11 5 (3.36%) WebLogic
11 5 (3.36%) Confluence
11 5 (3.36%) Apache ServiceMix
12 4 (2.68%) Node.js
12 4 (2.68%) WordPress
12 4 (2.68%) Alfresco
Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Fredhopper
2 2 (1.34%) Summit
3 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.70%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.36%) Joyent
3 5 (3.36%) SaaS
4 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.67%) Heroku
5 1 (0.67%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.03%) Internet
2 2 (1.34%) Network Security
2 2 (1.34%) AMQP
3 1 (0.67%) HTTP
3 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.50%) MySQL
2 31 (20.81%) NoSQL
3 30 (20.13%) MongoDB
4 25 (16.78%) SQL Server
5 19 (12.75%) Redis
6 18 (12.08%) Relational Database
7 14 (9.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (8.72%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (8.05%) RDBMS
9 12 (8.05%) Hadoop
10 8 (5.37%) Apache Hive
10 8 (5.37%) RavenDB
10 8 (5.37%) Big Data
11 5 (3.36%) Impala
11 5 (3.36%) Couchbase
11 5 (3.36%) CouchDB
12 4 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (2.01%) Data Mining
13 3 (2.01%) IDOL
13 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (22.15%) Maven
1 33 (22.15%) Git (software)
2 22 (14.77%) Jenkins
3 16 (10.74%) JIRA
4 14 (9.40%) Subversion
5 11 (7.38%) Eclipse
5 11 (7.38%) PHPUnit
6 9 (6.04%) Visual Studio
6 9 (6.04%) TeamCity
6 9 (6.04%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.70%) JUnit
8 5 (3.36%) FitNesse
9 4 (2.68%) Mockito
9 4 (2.68%) Ant
9 4 (2.68%) NUnit
9 4 (2.68%) Selenium
10 3 (2.01%) PhoneGap
11 2 (1.34%) Behat
11 2 (1.34%) Mocha
11 2 (1.34%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (6.04%) Finance
1 9 (6.04%) Banking
2 5 (3.36%) Investment Banking
3 4 (2.68%) Retail
4 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.34%) Publishing
5 2 (1.34%) Automotive
6 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.67%) Front Office
6 1 (0.67%) Electronics
6 1 (0.67%) Games
6 1 (0.67%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 110 (73.83%) Developer
2 45 (30.20%) Java Developer
3 22 (14.77%) Senior Developer
4 21 (14.09%) Architect
4 21 (14.09%) PHP Developer
5 16 (10.74%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (8.05%) Web Developer
7 11 (7.38%) .NET Developer
7 11 (7.38%) UI Developer
7 11 (7.38%) Drupal Developer
7 11 (7.38%) UI Programmer
8 9 (6.04%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.37%) Technical Architect
10 6 (4.03%) Senior Web Developer
11 5 (3.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (3.36%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.68%) PHP Drupal Developer
12 4 (2.68%) Search Engineer
12 4 (2.68%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (33.56%) Lucene
2 43 (28.86%) HTML
2 43 (28.86%) CSS
3 35 (23.49%) Web Services
4 32 (21.48%) RESTful
5 30 (20.13%) Spring
6 26 (17.45%) jQuery
7 25 (16.78%) J2EE
8 24 (16.11%) XML
9 23 (15.44%) CSS3
10 22 (14.77%) HTML5
10 22 (14.77%) SOAP
11 21 (14.09%) Spring MVC
12 20 (13.42%) JSON
13 19 (12.75%) Java EE
13 19 (12.75%) REST
13 19 (12.75%) .NET
14 14 (9.40%) Middleware
15 12 (8.05%) LAMP
15 12 (8.05%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.45%) Open Source
2 8 (5.37%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.03%) PKI
4 5 (3.36%) Taxonomies
4 5 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.01%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.01%) Social Network
6 3 (2.01%) iPad
7 2 (1.34%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.34%) Replication
8 1 (0.67%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.67%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.67%) Social Media
8 1 (0.67%) DTV
8 1 (0.67%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.15%) Linux
2 17 (11.41%) Windows
3 10 (6.71%) UNIX
4 2 (1.34%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (34.23%) Scrum
2 48 (32.21%) TDD
3 42 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (22.82%) MVC
5 29 (19.46%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (18.12%) Configuration Management
7 25 (16.78%) DevOps
8 20 (13.42%) SOA
9 17 (11.41%) E-Commerce
10 13 (8.72%) Web Design
10 13 (8.72%) Unit Testing
10 13 (8.72%) Kanban
11 10 (6.71%) Analytics
12 9 (6.04%) BDD
13 8 (5.37%) Web Development
13 8 (5.37%) Automated Testing
13 8 (5.37%) EAI
14 7 (4.70%) UML
14 7 (4.70%) Mobile Application Development
15 6 (4.03%) OO
Programming Languages
1 80 (53.69%) Java
2 44 (29.53%) JavaScript
3 31 (20.81%) PHP
4 25 (16.78%) SQL
5 14 (9.40%) C#
6 10 (6.71%) Ruby
7 9 (6.04%) Python
8 8 (5.37%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.37%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.03%) Perl
9 6 (4.03%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.03%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.03%) PHP5
10 4 (2.68%) Scala
11 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.34%) C++
11 2 (1.34%) VBScript
12 1 (0.67%) VB
12 1 (0.67%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (5.37%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.68%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.34%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.34%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.01%) QA
2 2 (1.34%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.34%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (5.37%) Varnish
2 3 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.67%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (11.41%) Puppet
2 13 (8.72%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.03%) CA SiteMinder
3 6 (4.03%) OpenSSO
4 3 (2.01%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.34%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.67%) logstash
6 1 (0.67%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.67%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (10.07%) Zend
2 14 (9.40%) hybris
2 14 (9.40%) Endeca
3 13 (8.72%) Oracle
4 10 (6.71%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.71%) Adobe
5 8 (5.37%) ATG
6 6 (4.03%) BEA
6 6 (4.03%) Rackspace
7 5 (3.36%) JBoss
7 5 (3.36%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.68%) VMware
8 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.34%) SAP
9 2 (1.34%) Intershop
9 2 (1.34%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.34%) Demandware
10 1 (0.67%) Google
10 1 (0.67%) Akamai
10 1 (0.67%) Siebel
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