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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 489 464 500
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +36
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 101 99 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.21% 0.092%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.04% 1.15% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 64 36
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£425 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £535 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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
9695 8642 8963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.19% 18.04% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6156 5361 5137
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 354 439
Average hourly rate £19.19 £17.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.65% -9.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +1 63 £450 - 23
South East -10 14 £450 +44.00% 6
Yorkshire -4 9 £310 +3.33% 2
East Midlands - 7 £450 -
East of England -15 3 - - 1
North West -25 3 £325 +4.00% 4
Midlands - 2 - -
South West - - - - 4
Apache Solr
UK

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 104 (62.65%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (37.95%) Scrum
3 61 (36.75%) Java
4 55 (33.13%) TDD
5 50 (30.12%) Git (software)
6 49 (29.52%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (28.31%) Web Services
7 47 (28.31%) RESTful
7 47 (28.31%) Open Source
8 45 (27.11%) Maven
9 44 (26.51%) JavaScript
10 40 (24.10%) MySQL
11 38 (22.89%) CSS
11 38 (22.89%) Spring
11 38 (22.89%) Puppet
12 37 (22.29%) Lucene
12 37 (22.29%) PHP
12 37 (22.29%) Linux
13 36 (21.69%) HTML
14 35 (21.08%) MVC
15 34 (20.48%) jQuery
16 33 (19.88%) Apache
16 33 (19.88%) DevOps
17 32 (19.28%) Elasticsearch
17 32 (19.28%) Configuration Management
18 31 (18.67%) E-Commerce
19 30 (18.07%) SQL
19 30 (18.07%) MongoDB
20 29 (17.47%) JIRA
21 28 (16.87%) Jenkins

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 33 (19.88%) Apache
2 32 (19.28%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (13.25%) Tomcat
4 15 (9.04%) Drupal
5 12 (7.23%) IIS
5 12 (7.23%) Node.js
6 10 (6.02%) Apache Spark
7 9 (5.42%) CMS
8 8 (4.82%) WebSphere
9 7 (4.22%) IBM HTTP Server
9 7 (4.22%) Apache Pig
10 6 (3.61%) NServiceBus
10 6 (3.61%) Adobe CQ
10 6 (3.61%) Apache ServiceMix
10 6 (3.61%) Confluence
10 6 (3.61%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (3.01%) JBoss
11 5 (3.01%) JCAPS
12 4 (2.41%) WordPress
12 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (8.43%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.04%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (7.83%) SaaS
4 9 (5.42%) Joyent
5 7 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.81%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.20%) Heroku
8 2 (1.20%) GitHub
9 1 (0.60%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.04%) Internet
2 12 (7.23%) HTTP
3 7 (4.22%) SSL
4 2 (1.20%) Network Security
4 2 (1.20%) AMQP
5 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (24.10%) MySQL
2 30 (18.07%) MongoDB
3 24 (14.46%) Redis
4 21 (12.65%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (12.05%) SQL Server
6 19 (11.45%) NoSQL
7 14 (8.43%) Hadoop
8 13 (7.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (5.42%) RavenDB
9 9 (5.42%) Big Data
10 7 (4.22%) Couchbase
10 7 (4.22%) Apache Hive
10 7 (4.22%) DB2
11 6 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (3.61%) MarkLogic
12 5 (3.01%) Impala
12 5 (3.01%) CouchDB
13 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (2.41%) Relational Database
14 3 (1.81%) Riak
Development Applications
1 50 (30.12%) Git (software)
2 45 (27.11%) Maven
3 29 (17.47%) JIRA
4 28 (16.87%) Jenkins
5 21 (12.65%) Subversion
6 19 (11.45%) Cucumber
7 17 (10.24%) Eclipse
8 13 (7.83%) Selenium
8 13 (7.83%) FitNesse
9 12 (7.23%) PHPUnit
10 9 (5.42%) TeamCity
10 9 (5.42%) Visual Studio
11 7 (4.22%) JUnit
12 6 (3.61%) Hudson
12 6 (3.61%) Mockito
13 3 (1.81%) NUnit
13 3 (1.81%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.81%) Mercurial
14 2 (1.20%) Hamcrest
General
1 9 (5.42%) Finance
2 8 (4.82%) Retail
3 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.60%) Law
4 1 (0.60%) Publishing
4 1 (0.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (65.66%) Developer
2 31 (18.67%) Java Developer
3 28 (16.87%) Architect
4 19 (11.45%) Consultant
4 19 (11.45%) PHP Developer
5 18 (10.84%) .NET Developer
6 15 (9.04%) Drupal Developer
7 13 (7.83%) Senior Developer
7 13 (7.83%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.82%) UI Developer
9 7 (4.22%) UI Programmer
9 7 (4.22%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.61%) Front-End Developer
10 6 (3.61%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.61%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.61%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 5 (3.01%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.01%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (3.01%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 5 (3.01%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (28.31%) Web Services
1 47 (28.31%) RESTful
2 38 (22.89%) CSS
2 38 (22.89%) Spring
3 37 (22.29%) Lucene
4 36 (21.69%) HTML
5 34 (20.48%) jQuery
6 27 (16.27%) JSON
7 23 (13.86%) XML
8 21 (12.65%) .NET
9 20 (12.05%) J2EE
9 20 (12.05%) Hibernate
10 19 (11.45%) SOAP
11 18 (10.84%) ActiveMQ
11 18 (10.84%) LAMP
12 16 (9.64%) REST
13 15 (9.04%) Memcached
14 13 (7.83%) Spring MVC
14 13 (7.83%) PostGIS
15 12 (7.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (28.31%) Open Source
2 17 (10.24%) Taxonomies
3 16 (9.64%) iPad
4 14 (8.43%) Computer Science
5 13 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (6.63%) User Experience
7 9 (5.42%) Data Structures
8 7 (4.22%) Clustering
9 6 (3.61%) Algorithms
10 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (2.41%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.81%) NHS
12 3 (1.81%) Social Network
12 3 (1.81%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.81%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.81%) Biology
13 2 (1.20%) Video on Demand
13 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
13 2 (1.20%) Streaming Video
13 2 (1.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (22.29%) Linux
2 14 (8.43%) UNIX
3 13 (7.83%) Windows
4 3 (1.81%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.60%) CentOS
5 1 (0.60%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (62.65%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (37.95%) Scrum
3 55 (33.13%) TDD
4 49 (29.52%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (21.08%) MVC
6 33 (19.88%) DevOps
7 32 (19.28%) Configuration Management
8 31 (18.67%) E-Commerce
9 26 (15.66%) BDD
10 22 (13.25%) Kanban
11 21 (12.65%) SOA
12 19 (11.45%) Analytics
13 13 (7.83%) Mentoring
13 13 (7.83%) Unit Testing
13 13 (7.83%) Automated Testing
14 11 (6.63%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (6.02%) Web Development
15 10 (6.02%) OO
16 9 (5.42%) UML
16 9 (5.42%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 61 (36.75%) Java
2 44 (26.51%) JavaScript
3 37 (22.29%) PHP
4 30 (18.07%) SQL
5 17 (10.24%) C#
6 14 (8.43%) Ruby
7 8 (4.82%) PHP5
7 8 (4.82%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.82%) Scala
7 8 (4.82%) Python
8 5 (3.01%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.01%) Perl
9 3 (1.81%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.81%) Clojure
9 3 (1.81%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.81%) Golang
10 2 (1.20%) C
10 2 (1.20%) VBScript
10 2 (1.20%) C++
11 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (4.82%) Degree
2 4 (2.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.60%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 15 (9.04%) Varnish
2 4 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.81%) Docker
4 1 (0.60%) KVM
Systems Management
1 38 (22.89%) Puppet
2 21 (12.65%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.41%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.20%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (1.20%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.60%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.60%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.60%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.60%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (12.05%) Endeca
2 17 (10.24%) Zend
3 15 (9.04%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.63%) VMware
4 11 (6.63%) Rackspace
5 8 (4.82%) hybris
5 8 (4.82%) IBM
6 7 (4.22%) Adobe
6 7 (4.22%) Oracle
7 5 (3.01%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.41%) Facebook
8 4 (2.41%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.81%) SAP
10 2 (1.20%) BEA
10 2 (1.20%) ATG
10 2 (1.20%) Twitter
10 2 (1.20%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.20%) Splunk
11 1 (0.60%) Akamai
11 1 (0.60%) Siebel
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