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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 491 480 517
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +37
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 62 66 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.078%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.72% 0.83% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 48 35
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +14.28%
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
8579 7976 9014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.90% 17.21% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5187 4618 5198
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 411 424
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.55 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
Apache Solr
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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 22 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 22 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 +9 46 £425 +4.61% 43
South East -3 5 £425 +6.25% 1
North West -6 4 £249 -28.92% 2
Yorkshire -5 3 £325 +8.33%
East of England - 3 £338 - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Apache Solr
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Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 83 (56.46%) Java
2 53 (36.05%) Scrum
3 52 (35.37%) TDD
3 52 (35.37%) Lucene
4 43 (29.25%) HTML
4 43 (29.25%) CSS
4 43 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 38 (25.85%) MySQL
7 33 (22.45%) Web Services
7 33 (22.45%) Linux
7 33 (22.45%) MVC
7 33 (22.45%) MongoDB
8 32 (21.77%) Maven
8 32 (21.77%) Git (software)
9 31 (21.09%) Spring
10 30 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (20.41%) Apache
10 30 (20.41%) NoSQL
11 29 (19.73%) PHP
11 29 (19.73%) Configuration Management
11 29 (19.73%) RESTful
12 28 (19.05%) Open Source
13 27 (18.37%) Elasticsearch
13 27 (18.37%) DevOps
14 25 (17.01%) jQuery
14 25 (17.01%) SQL
15 24 (16.33%) J2EE
15 24 (16.33%) XML
15 24 (16.33%) SQL Server

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 30 (20.41%) Apache
2 27 (18.37%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (10.88%) Tomcat
4 14 (9.52%) Drupal
5 10 (6.80%) Mule
6 9 (6.12%) IIS
7 8 (5.44%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (5.44%) CMS
7 8 (5.44%) SharePoint
7 8 (5.44%) NServiceBus
8 7 (4.76%) Apache Pig
8 7 (4.76%) JCAPS
9 5 (3.40%) Confluence
9 5 (3.40%) Adobe CQ
9 5 (3.40%) Apache ServiceMix
9 5 (3.40%) WebLogic
9 5 (3.40%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (2.72%) WordPress
10 4 (2.72%) Alfresco
10 4 (2.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Fredhopper
2 2 (1.36%) Summit
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (4.76%) Joyent
4 4 (2.72%) SaaS
5 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.68%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.68%) Heroku
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.40%) Internet
2 2 (1.36%) AMQP
2 2 (1.36%) Network Security
3 1 (0.68%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.85%) MySQL
2 33 (22.45%) MongoDB
3 30 (20.41%) NoSQL
4 24 (16.33%) SQL Server
5 18 (12.24%) Relational Database
6 17 (11.56%) Redis
7 14 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (8.84%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (8.16%) Hadoop
9 12 (8.16%) RDBMS
10 8 (5.44%) Big Data
10 8 (5.44%) Apache Hive
10 8 (5.44%) RavenDB
11 5 (3.40%) Couchbase
11 5 (3.40%) Impala
11 5 (3.40%) CouchDB
12 4 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (2.04%) Data Mining
13 3 (2.04%) IDOL
13 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (21.77%) Maven
1 32 (21.77%) Git (software)
2 20 (13.61%) Jenkins
3 17 (11.56%) Subversion
4 14 (9.52%) PHPUnit
4 14 (9.52%) JIRA
5 10 (6.80%) Eclipse
6 9 (6.12%) Visual Studio
6 9 (6.12%) TeamCity
7 8 (5.44%) Cucumber
8 7 (4.76%) JUnit
9 4 (2.72%) FitNesse
9 4 (2.72%) Ant
9 4 (2.72%) Mockito
10 3 (2.04%) PhoneGap
10 3 (2.04%) NUnit
10 3 (2.04%) Selenium
11 2 (1.36%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.36%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.36%) Mocha
General
1 9 (6.12%) Finance
1 9 (6.12%) Banking
2 5 (3.40%) Investment Banking
3 4 (2.72%) Retail
4 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.36%) Automotive
5 2 (1.36%) Publishing
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Front Office
6 1 (0.68%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 110 (74.83%) Developer
2 48 (32.65%) Java Developer
3 21 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 20 (13.61%) Architect
5 16 (10.88%) PHP Developer
5 16 (10.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (8.84%) Drupal Developer
7 12 (8.16%) Web Developer
8 11 (7.48%) UI Programmer
8 11 (7.48%) UI Developer
9 10 (6.80%) .NET Developer
10 9 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (5.44%) Technical Architect
12 6 (4.08%) Senior Web Developer
13 5 (3.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 4 (2.72%) PHP Web Developer
14 4 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
14 4 (2.72%) Software Developer
14 4 (2.72%) Search Engineer
15 3 (2.04%) User Experience Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (35.37%) Lucene
2 43 (29.25%) HTML
2 43 (29.25%) CSS
3 33 (22.45%) Web Services
4 31 (21.09%) Spring
5 29 (19.73%) RESTful
6 25 (17.01%) jQuery
7 24 (16.33%) J2EE
7 24 (16.33%) XML
7 24 (16.33%) CSS3
8 23 (15.65%) HTML5
9 22 (14.97%) Spring MVC
10 21 (14.29%) SOAP
11 20 (13.61%) Java EE
11 20 (13.61%) REST
12 19 (12.93%) .NET
13 17 (11.56%) JSON
14 15 (10.20%) ActiveMQ
15 14 (9.52%) Middleware
15 14 (9.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.05%) Open Source
2 8 (5.44%) Taxonomies
2 8 (5.44%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.40%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.40%) PKI
4 4 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.04%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.04%) Social Network
6 2 (1.36%) Replication
6 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.36%) iPad
6 2 (1.36%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.68%) Social Media
7 1 (0.68%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.68%) DTV
7 1 (0.68%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.45%) Linux
2 17 (11.56%) Windows
3 13 (8.84%) UNIX
4 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.36%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (36.05%) Scrum
2 52 (35.37%) TDD
3 43 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (22.45%) MVC
5 30 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (19.73%) Configuration Management
7 27 (18.37%) DevOps
8 18 (12.24%) SOA
9 16 (10.88%) E-Commerce
10 15 (10.20%) Kanban
11 13 (8.84%) Web Design
11 13 (8.84%) Unit Testing
12 11 (7.48%) BDD
12 11 (7.48%) Automated Testing
13 10 (6.80%) Analytics
14 8 (5.44%) EAI
15 7 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
15 7 (4.76%) OO
15 7 (4.76%) Web Development
16 6 (4.08%) UML
Programming Languages
1 83 (56.46%) Java
2 42 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 29 (19.73%) PHP
4 25 (17.01%) SQL
5 13 (8.84%) C#
6 10 (6.80%) Ruby
7 9 (6.12%) Python
8 8 (5.44%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.44%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.08%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.08%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.08%) Perl
10 5 (3.40%) PHP5
10 5 (3.40%) Scala
11 2 (1.36%) C++
11 2 (1.36%) VBScript
11 2 (1.36%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.68%) VB
12 1 (0.68%) C
12 1 (0.68%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.40%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.36%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.36%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (6.80%) Varnish
2 3 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.68%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (12.24%) Puppet
2 15 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.40%) OpenSSO
3 5 (3.40%) CA SiteMinder
4 3 (2.04%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.36%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.68%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.68%) logstash
6 1 (0.68%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (9.52%) hybris
2 13 (8.84%) Oracle
3 12 (8.16%) Endeca
4 10 (6.80%) Zend
4 10 (6.80%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.12%) Adobe
6 8 (5.44%) Rackspace
7 7 (4.76%) ATG
8 6 (4.08%) JBoss
9 5 (3.40%) BEA
9 5 (3.40%) Atlassian
10 4 (2.72%) VMware
10 4 (2.72%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.36%) Google
11 2 (1.36%) Intershop
11 2 (1.36%) SAP
11 2 (1.36%) Cloudera
11 2 (1.36%) Demandware
12 1 (0.68%) Akamai
12 1 (0.68%) Siebel
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