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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Solr
Rank 489 476 478
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 87 84 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.18% 0.096%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.98% 1.00% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 58 33
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£415 £419 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.89% +19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +25.00%
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
8884 8421 7459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.12% 17.63% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5414 5131 4334
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 293 377
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £12.43 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.57 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -21 35 £415 -7.77% 32
South East -8 13 £361 +30.18% 8
South West +4 12 £528 +91.81% 3
East Midlands +1 12 £550 +46.66% 4
Yorkshire -12 8 £358 +23.27% 1
East of England - 6 £500 - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
Apache Solr
UK

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 89 (51.45%) Java
2 83 (47.98%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (36.42%) Linux
4 59 (34.10%) JavaScript
5 54 (31.21%) CSS
6 51 (29.48%) Tomcat
7 46 (26.59%) MVC
7 46 (26.59%) Elasticsearch
8 45 (26.01%) jQuery
9 44 (25.43%) HTML
10 43 (24.86%) Spring
11 42 (24.28%) Git (software)
11 42 (24.28%) MySQL
12 41 (23.70%) UNIX
13 38 (21.97%) Lucene
13 38 (21.97%) Puppet
14 37 (21.39%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (21.39%) Configuration Management
15 35 (20.23%) SQL
15 35 (20.23%) TDD
15 35 (20.23%) NoSQL
16 34 (19.65%) Scrum
17 33 (19.08%) Web Services
18 32 (18.50%) Apache
19 31 (17.92%) E-Commerce
19 31 (17.92%) MongoDB
19 31 (17.92%) hybris
20 27 (15.61%) Open Source
20 27 (15.61%) DevOps
21 26 (15.03%) PHP

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 51 (29.48%) Tomcat
2 46 (26.59%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (18.50%) Apache
4 21 (12.14%) CMS
5 17 (9.83%) Drupal
6 16 (9.25%) Adobe CQ
7 11 (6.36%) nginx
8 10 (5.78%) SharePoint
9 9 (5.20%) Node.js
10 8 (4.62%) Apache Spark
10 8 (4.62%) WebSphere
11 6 (3.47%) Mule
12 5 (2.89%) WebLogic Portal
12 5 (2.89%) Orchard CMS
13 4 (2.31%) MS Exchange
14 3 (1.73%) JBoss
14 3 (1.73%) Alfresco
14 3 (1.73%) OpenStack
14 3 (1.73%) Apache Pig
14 3 (1.73%) Escenic
Applications
1 7 (4.05%) Photoshop
1 7 (4.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Tridion
2 1 (0.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.98%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (10.40%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (5.20%) Heroku
3 9 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.47%) Joyent
5 5 (2.89%) SaaS
6 4 (2.31%) PaaS
7 3 (1.73%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.58%) GitHub
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.25%) HTTP
2 5 (2.89%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.89%) DNS
3 4 (2.31%) LDAP
4 3 (1.73%) SMTP
4 3 (1.73%) FTP
4 3 (1.73%) Internet
4 3 (1.73%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.16%) SSL
6 1 (0.58%) Intranet
6 1 (0.58%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (24.28%) MySQL
2 35 (20.23%) NoSQL
3 31 (17.92%) MongoDB
4 20 (11.56%) Hadoop
5 19 (10.98%) SQL Server
6 16 (9.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (8.67%) Big Data
8 14 (8.09%) Redis
9 9 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (4.62%) Triplestore
11 7 (4.05%) Relational Database
11 7 (4.05%) MarkLogic
12 6 (3.47%) RavenDB
12 6 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (2.31%) DB2
15 3 (1.73%) Apache Hive
15 3 (1.73%) HBase
15 3 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 42 (24.28%) Git (software)
2 20 (11.56%) Subversion
3 17 (9.83%) Maven
4 16 (9.25%) JUnit
5 12 (6.94%) JIRA
6 9 (5.20%) Visual Studio
6 9 (5.20%) RSpec
7 7 (4.05%) PHPUnit
7 7 (4.05%) Selenium
8 6 (3.47%) Eclipse
8 6 (3.47%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.89%) Ant
10 4 (2.31%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.31%) MSBuild
11 2 (1.16%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.16%) Mockito
12 1 (0.58%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 1 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
12 1 (0.58%) Moq
General
1 17 (9.83%) Retail
2 9 (5.20%) Finance
3 8 (4.62%) Publishing
3 8 (4.62%) Marketing
4 4 (2.31%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.16%) Back Office
5 2 (1.16%) Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 100 (57.80%) Developer
2 34 (19.65%) Java Developer
3 32 (18.50%) Architect
4 17 (9.83%) Senior Developer
5 16 (9.25%) .NET Developer
5 16 (9.25%) Drupal Developer
6 11 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (5.20%) Lead Developer
7 9 (5.20%) UI Programmer
7 9 (5.20%) UI Developer
8 7 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (4.05%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (3.47%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.47%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 5 (2.89%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (2.89%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
10 5 (2.89%) Agile .NET Developer
10 5 (2.89%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (2.89%) Web Developer
10 5 (2.89%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (31.21%) CSS
2 45 (26.01%) jQuery
3 44 (25.43%) HTML
4 43 (24.86%) Spring
5 38 (21.97%) Lucene
6 33 (19.08%) Web Services
7 25 (14.45%) RESTful
8 23 (13.29%) JSP
9 20 (11.56%) CSS3
10 18 (10.40%) HTML5
10 18 (10.40%) J2EE
11 17 (9.83%) .NET
11 17 (9.83%) Hibernate
11 17 (9.83%) Memcached
11 17 (9.83%) REST
12 15 (8.67%) Ruby on Rails
12 15 (8.67%) Spring MVC
13 14 (8.09%) Ajax
13 14 (8.09%) ASP.NET
13 14 (8.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.61%) Open Source
2 13 (7.51%) Clustering
3 9 (5.20%) Taxonomies
3 9 (5.20%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.47%) User Experience
5 5 (2.89%) Statistics
5 5 (2.89%) NHS
5 5 (2.89%) Replication
6 4 (2.31%) PKI
6 4 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.31%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.16%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.58%) Kindle
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.58%) Social Network
8 1 (0.58%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 63 (36.42%) Linux
2 41 (23.70%) UNIX
3 10 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (5.20%) Windows
5 3 (1.73%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.16%) CentOS
7 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (47.98%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (26.59%) MVC
3 37 (21.39%) Configuration Management
3 37 (21.39%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (20.23%) TDD
5 34 (19.65%) Scrum
6 31 (17.92%) E-Commerce
7 27 (15.61%) DevOps
8 19 (10.98%) Mentoring
8 19 (10.98%) Analytics
9 18 (10.40%) BDD
10 17 (9.83%) Software Engineering
11 16 (9.25%) SOA
11 16 (9.25%) Unit Testing
12 14 (8.09%) Project Management
12 14 (8.09%) Content Management
12 14 (8.09%) Web Design
13 12 (6.94%) OO
14 11 (6.36%) Workflow
14 11 (6.36%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (51.45%) Java
2 59 (34.10%) JavaScript
3 35 (20.23%) SQL
4 26 (15.03%) PHP
5 18 (10.40%) Ruby
6 17 (9.83%) C#
7 11 (6.36%) Python
7 11 (6.36%) Scala
8 10 (5.78%) Perl
9 8 (4.62%) SPARQL
10 7 (4.05%) PL/SQL
10 7 (4.05%) AWK
11 6 (3.47%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.89%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.89%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.31%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.73%) XQuery
15 2 (1.16%) Groovy
15 2 (1.16%) Clojure
15 2 (1.16%) Golang
Qualifications
1 9 (5.20%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.62%) Degree
3 7 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.31%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (8.09%) Varnish
2 4 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.31%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.73%) HDFS
4 2 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.16%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 38 (21.97%) Puppet
2 17 (9.83%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.05%) Capistrano
4 6 (3.47%) Nagios
5 5 (2.89%) Vagrant
6 4 (2.31%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (2.31%) OpenSSO
7 2 (1.16%) Oozie
7 2 (1.16%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.58%) Graphite
8 1 (0.58%) Ansible
8 1 (0.58%) logstash
8 1 (0.58%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (17.92%) hybris
2 21 (12.14%) Adobe
3 20 (11.56%) Oracle
4 14 (8.09%) Endeca
5 12 (6.94%) Red Hat
5 12 (6.94%) Microsoft
6 10 (5.78%) Sun
7 9 (5.20%) Rackspace
8 6 (3.47%) ATG
8 6 (3.47%) IBM
9 5 (2.89%) HP
9 5 (2.89%) BEA
9 5 (2.89%) VMware
10 4 (2.31%) Novell
11 3 (1.73%) Hortonworks
12 2 (1.16%) Percona
12 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.58%) Hitachi
13 1 (0.58%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.58%) Sitecore
East Midlands
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day Access to training and certification
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £750 to £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Rate: From £400 to £550 per annum £450-550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £401 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Market rate for Solr Specialist
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
Net Forte
Rate: £450 - £545 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago