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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 486 464 518
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +54
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 93 88 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.18% 0.076%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.02% 1.05% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 66 33
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 £268 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £220
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +36.36%
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
9093 8384 9445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.16% 17.27% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5468 4987 5481
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 357 453
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -1.73% 29
South East +6 11 £400 +23.07% 8
Yorkshire -4 8 £295 -1.66% 1
North West -9 4 £249 -28.92%
East of England -16 3 £338 -10.00% 1
East Midlands +9 1 - -
South West - - - - 4
Apache Solr
UK

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 69 (44.52%) Java
2 50 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 44 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (27.74%) Scrum
5 42 (27.10%) Lucene
6 41 (26.45%) CSS
7 40 (25.81%) Web Services
7 40 (25.81%) HTML
8 39 (25.16%) MVC
8 39 (25.16%) RESTful
9 38 (24.52%) TDD
10 37 (23.87%) Maven
11 36 (23.23%) MySQL
12 35 (22.58%) Git (software)
13 34 (21.94%) Spring
14 32 (20.65%) Linux
14 32 (20.65%) E-Commerce
15 31 (20.00%) Apache
15 31 (20.00%) PHP
16 30 (19.35%) jQuery
17 27 (17.42%) SQL
17 27 (17.42%) Elasticsearch
18 26 (16.77%) MongoDB
18 26 (16.77%) XML
18 26 (16.77%) SQL Server
18 26 (16.77%) Configuration Management
18 26 (16.77%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (16.77%) Endeca
19 25 (16.13%) Open Source
20 24 (15.48%) SOAP

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (20.00%) Apache
2 27 (17.42%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (10.97%) Tomcat
4 11 (7.10%) IIS
4 11 (7.10%) Mule
5 10 (6.45%) Node.js
6 9 (5.81%) CMS
6 9 (5.81%) Drupal
7 8 (5.16%) NServiceBus
7 8 (5.16%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (5.16%) SharePoint
8 7 (4.52%) JCAPS
8 7 (4.52%) Adobe CQ
8 7 (4.52%) Apache Pig
9 6 (3.87%) WebLogic Portal
10 5 (3.23%) WebLogic
10 5 (3.23%) WordPress
10 5 (3.23%) Confluence
10 5 (3.23%) Apache ServiceMix
11 4 (2.58%) Alfresco
Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (8.39%) Fredhopper
2 2 (1.29%) Summit
3 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.23%) SaaS
2 5 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.29%) Joyent
4 2 (1.29%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.29%) Heroku
5 1 (0.65%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.52%) Internet
2 3 (1.94%) HTTP
3 2 (1.29%) AMQP
3 2 (1.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.23%) MySQL
2 26 (16.77%) MongoDB
2 26 (16.77%) SQL Server
3 23 (14.84%) Redis
4 20 (12.90%) NoSQL
5 12 (7.74%) Hadoop
5 12 (7.74%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (7.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (5.16%) RavenDB
7 8 (5.16%) Apache Hive
8 7 (4.52%) Big Data
9 6 (3.87%) Couchbase
10 5 (3.23%) CouchDB
10 5 (3.23%) Impala
11 4 (2.58%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.94%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.94%) IDOL
12 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 37 (23.87%) Maven
2 35 (22.58%) Git (software)
3 22 (14.19%) Jenkins
4 16 (10.32%) JIRA
5 11 (7.10%) Eclipse
6 10 (6.45%) Cucumber
7 9 (5.81%) JUnit
7 9 (5.81%) TeamCity
8 8 (5.16%) Subversion
8 8 (5.16%) Visual Studio
9 7 (4.52%) Selenium
9 7 (4.52%) PHPUnit
10 5 (3.23%) FitNesse
10 5 (3.23%) Mockito
11 4 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.58%) Hudson
11 4 (2.58%) NUnit
11 4 (2.58%) Ant
12 3 (1.94%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.94%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (5.16%) Retail
2 7 (4.52%) Finance
3 3 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.29%) Automotive
4 2 (1.29%) Publishing
5 1 (0.65%) Electronics
5 1 (0.65%) Games
5 1 (0.65%) Law
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (72.26%) Developer
2 40 (25.81%) Java Developer
3 23 (14.84%) PHP Developer
4 20 (12.90%) Architect
5 17 (10.97%) .NET Developer
6 13 (8.39%) Consultant
7 12 (7.74%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.45%) UI Programmer
8 10 (6.45%) UI Developer
9 9 (5.81%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (5.16%) Drupal Developer
10 8 (5.16%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (4.52%) Technical Architect
11 7 (4.52%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.87%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 5 (3.23%) Software Developer
13 5 (3.23%) Lead Developer
13 5 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 5 (3.23%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (27.10%) Lucene
2 41 (26.45%) CSS
3 40 (25.81%) Web Services
3 40 (25.81%) HTML
4 39 (25.16%) RESTful
5 34 (21.94%) Spring
6 30 (19.35%) jQuery
7 26 (16.77%) XML
8 24 (15.48%) SOAP
9 23 (14.84%) J2EE
9 23 (14.84%) JSON
10 20 (12.90%) .NET
10 20 (12.90%) Spring MVC
11 19 (12.26%) REST
12 15 (9.68%) WCF
12 15 (9.68%) Hibernate
12 15 (9.68%) CSS3
13 14 (9.03%) Middleware
14 13 (8.39%) Symfony
15 12 (7.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.13%) Open Source
2 15 (9.68%) iPad
3 8 (5.16%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.52%) Taxonomies
5 6 (3.87%) PKI
6 5 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.58%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.58%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.94%) Social Network
8 3 (1.94%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.29%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.29%) Replication
9 2 (1.29%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.65%) DTV
10 1 (0.65%) W3C
10 1 (0.65%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.65%) Biology
10 1 (0.65%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.65%) Linux
2 14 (9.03%) Windows
3 5 (3.23%) UNIX
4 3 (1.94%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.65%) Android
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (27.74%) Scrum
3 39 (25.16%) MVC
4 38 (24.52%) TDD
5 32 (20.65%) E-Commerce
6 26 (16.77%) Configuration Management
6 26 (16.77%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (14.19%) DevOps
8 21 (13.55%) SOA
9 13 (8.39%) Analytics
10 12 (7.74%) Kanban
10 12 (7.74%) Web Design
11 11 (7.10%) Unit Testing
12 10 (6.45%) BDD
12 10 (6.45%) Software Engineering
12 10 (6.45%) OO
13 9 (5.81%) Web Development
14 8 (5.16%) UML
14 8 (5.16%) EAI
15 7 (4.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (44.52%) Java
2 50 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 31 (20.00%) PHP
4 27 (17.42%) SQL
5 19 (12.26%) C#
6 12 (7.74%) Ruby
7 10 (6.45%) Python
8 8 (5.16%) PHP5
8 8 (5.16%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.16%) T-SQL
9 7 (4.52%) PL/SQL
9 7 (4.52%) Scala
10 5 (3.23%) Perl
10 5 (3.23%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.23%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.94%) C++
12 2 (1.29%) C
12 2 (1.29%) VBScript
13 1 (0.65%) VB
13 1 (0.65%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (3.87%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.58%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.94%) Degree
4 2 (1.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.23%) Varnish
2 3 (1.94%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.65%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (9.68%) Puppet
2 12 (7.74%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.87%) OpenSSO
3 6 (3.87%) CA SiteMinder
4 3 (1.94%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.29%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.65%) Nagios
6 1 (0.65%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.65%) logstash
Vendors
1 26 (16.77%) Endeca
2 18 (11.61%) Zend
3 14 (9.03%) Oracle
4 13 (8.39%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.39%) hybris
5 11 (7.10%) Adobe
6 8 (5.16%) ATG
7 6 (3.87%) BEA
8 5 (3.23%) JBoss
8 5 (3.23%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.58%) VMware
9 4 (2.58%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.94%) Rackspace
10 3 (1.94%) Facebook
11 2 (1.29%) Twitter
11 2 (1.29%) Demandware
11 2 (1.29%) Cloudera
11 2 (1.29%) Intershop
11 2 (1.29%) SAP
12 1 (0.65%) Siebel
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