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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Solr
Rank 464 470 471
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 93 69 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.12% 0.89% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 49 35
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£413 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
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
8328 7792 7468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.93% 17.72% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5287 4720 4275
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 301 398
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 January 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 January 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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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 -5 57 £423 +2.42% 27
South West -10 9 £385 +18.46% 4
East Midlands +20 8 £575 +76.92% 1
South East +3 8 £375 +11.11% 9
Yorkshire 0 8 £358 - 2
North West -14 2 £316 -15.66% 3
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 4
North East - - - -
Apache Solr
UK

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 102 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (48.15%) Java
3 59 (31.22%) Linux
4 56 (29.63%) Spring
5 54 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 53 (28.04%) Tomcat
6 53 (28.04%) Puppet
7 52 (27.51%) JavaScript
8 51 (26.98%) Web Services
8 51 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (26.46%) CSS
10 49 (25.93%) MySQL
11 48 (25.40%) jQuery
12 47 (24.87%) TDD
13 46 (24.34%) Lucene
14 44 (23.28%) HTML
15 43 (22.75%) Scrum
16 42 (22.22%) MVC
17 40 (21.16%) RESTful
18 39 (20.63%) Configuration Management
18 39 (20.63%) UNIX
19 38 (20.11%) E-Commerce
19 38 (20.11%) Elasticsearch
20 36 (19.05%) Open Source
20 36 (19.05%) SQL
21 35 (18.52%) PHP
22 30 (15.87%) Maven
23 29 (15.34%) BDD
24 28 (14.81%) MongoDB
24 28 (14.81%) DevOps

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 53 (28.04%) Tomcat
2 38 (20.11%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (13.76%) Apache
4 23 (12.17%) Drupal
5 20 (10.58%) Adobe CQ
6 17 (8.99%) CMS
6 17 (8.99%) Node.js
7 10 (5.29%) SharePoint
7 10 (5.29%) nginx
7 10 (5.29%) WebSphere
8 7 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (3.17%) Apache Spark
9 6 (3.17%) Mule
10 5 (2.65%) WebLogic Portal
10 5 (2.65%) Orchard CMS
11 4 (2.12%) OpenStack
11 4 (2.12%) JBoss
11 4 (2.12%) MS Exchange
12 3 (1.59%) Alfresco
12 3 (1.59%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 7 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (4.76%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.23%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (12.70%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (6.35%) SaaS
4 11 (5.82%) Joyent
5 8 (4.23%) Heroku
6 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (2.12%) PaaS
7 4 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.12%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.06%) GitHub
9 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.64%) HTTP
2 10 (5.29%) Internet
3 7 (3.70%) SSL
4 4 (2.12%) LDAP
5 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.53%) Intranet
6 1 (0.53%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (25.93%) MySQL
2 28 (14.81%) MongoDB
3 27 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 21 (11.11%) Redis
5 18 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (5.82%) Hadoop
6 11 (5.82%) MarkLogic
7 10 (5.29%) Big Data
7 10 (5.29%) SQL Server
8 9 (4.76%) DB2
9 8 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (4.23%) Relational Database
10 6 (3.17%) RavenDB
10 6 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (2.12%) Riak
13 3 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (1.59%) Couchbase
14 2 (1.06%) Voldemort
14 2 (1.06%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 54 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 30 (15.87%) Maven
3 24 (12.70%) Subversion
4 20 (10.58%) JIRA
5 17 (8.99%) JUnit
6 14 (7.41%) Eclipse
7 12 (6.35%) PHPUnit
7 12 (6.35%) Cucumber
7 12 (6.35%) Selenium
8 11 (5.82%) Jenkins
9 9 (4.76%) RSpec
10 8 (4.23%) FitNesse
11 5 (2.65%) Ant
11 5 (2.65%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.65%) Mockito
11 5 (2.65%) Hudson
12 3 (1.59%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.06%) WebDriver
13 2 (1.06%) Hamcrest
13 2 (1.06%) Jasmine
General
1 10 (5.29%) Retail
2 8 (4.23%) Finance
3 7 (3.70%) Publishing
4 4 (2.12%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.59%) Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Marketing
6 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 115 (60.85%) Developer
2 39 (20.63%) Java Developer
3 27 (14.29%) Architect
4 23 (12.17%) Drupal Developer
5 17 (8.99%) Senior Developer
6 16 (8.47%) Consultant
7 10 (5.29%) UI Developer
7 10 (5.29%) .NET Developer
8 9 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.76%) UI Programmer
9 8 (4.23%) Lead Developer
10 7 (3.70%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.17%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.17%) Team Leader
11 6 (3.17%) PHP Developer
11 6 (3.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 5 (2.65%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (2.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 5 (2.65%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (29.63%) Spring
2 51 (26.98%) Web Services
3 50 (26.46%) CSS
4 48 (25.40%) jQuery
5 46 (24.34%) Lucene
6 44 (23.28%) HTML
7 40 (21.16%) RESTful
8 26 (13.76%) Hibernate
9 23 (12.17%) J2EE
9 23 (12.17%) XML
10 22 (11.64%) JSP
11 21 (11.11%) Memcached
12 20 (10.58%) ActiveMQ
13 19 (10.05%) REST
14 18 (9.52%) LAMP
15 16 (8.47%) Spring MVC
16 15 (7.94%) Ruby on Rails
16 15 (7.94%) Ajax
17 14 (7.41%) JSON
17 14 (7.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.05%) Open Source
2 19 (10.05%) Taxonomies
3 16 (8.47%) Clustering
3 16 (8.47%) Computer Science
4 14 (7.41%) User Experience
5 12 (6.35%) iPad
6 11 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (5.29%) Data Structures
8 6 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.65%) Statistics
9 5 (2.65%) NHS
10 4 (2.12%) PKI
11 3 (1.59%) Biology
11 3 (1.59%) Replication
11 3 (1.59%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.59%) Algorithms
12 2 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (1.06%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.53%) Semantic Web
13 1 (0.53%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 59 (31.22%) Linux
2 39 (20.63%) UNIX
3 9 (4.76%) Windows
4 3 (1.59%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.59%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.53%) CentOS
5 1 (0.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
3 47 (24.87%) TDD
4 43 (22.75%) Scrum
5 42 (22.22%) MVC
6 39 (20.63%) Configuration Management
7 38 (20.11%) E-Commerce
8 29 (15.34%) BDD
9 28 (14.81%) DevOps
10 22 (11.64%) SOA
11 20 (10.58%) Analytics
11 20 (10.58%) Software Engineering
12 19 (10.05%) Kanban
13 16 (8.47%) Automated Testing
13 16 (8.47%) Unit Testing
13 16 (8.47%) OO
14 15 (7.94%) Mentoring
15 14 (7.41%) Web Design
16 13 (6.88%) Data Modelling
16 13 (6.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (48.15%) Java
2 52 (27.51%) JavaScript
3 36 (19.05%) SQL
4 35 (18.52%) PHP
5 22 (11.64%) Ruby
6 11 (5.82%) Scala
6 11 (5.82%) Python
7 10 (5.29%) C#
8 9 (4.76%) Perl
8 9 (4.76%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.65%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.12%) Clojure
10 4 (2.12%) Golang
10 4 (2.12%) PHP5
11 3 (1.59%) XQuery
12 2 (1.06%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (1.06%) Groovy
12 2 (1.06%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (6.35%) Degree
2 4 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.53%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (10.05%) Varnish
2 4 (2.12%) Docker
2 4 (2.12%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.53%) HDFS
4 1 (0.53%) KVM
Systems Management
1 53 (28.04%) Puppet
2 23 (12.17%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.17%) Capistrano
3 6 (3.17%) Vagrant
4 4 (2.12%) OpenSSO
4 4 (2.12%) CA SiteMinder
5 2 (1.06%) Nagios
5 2 (1.06%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.53%) Graphite
6 1 (0.53%) Ansible
6 1 (0.53%) logstash
Vendors
1 20 (10.58%) hybris
2 19 (10.05%) Adobe
3 17 (8.99%) Endeca
4 14 (7.41%) Rackspace
4 14 (7.41%) Oracle
5 11 (5.82%) IBM
6 9 (4.76%) Sun
7 7 (3.70%) VMware
7 7 (3.70%) Microsoft
8 6 (3.17%) Zend
9 5 (2.65%) ATG
9 5 (2.65%) BEA
10 4 (2.12%) Facebook
10 4 (2.12%) Novell
10 4 (2.12%) HP
11 3 (1.59%) Splunk
12 2 (1.06%) Percona
12 2 (1.06%) Twitter
12 2 (1.06%) SAP
13 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
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