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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Solr
Rank 539 514 513
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -1
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 82 85 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.85% 0.90% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 65 57
Average daily rate £425 £473 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% +18.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £343 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £486 £375
% change year-on-year
-19.79% +29.66%
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
9606 9417 8751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.75% 18.60% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6374 5802 5439
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 352 307
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.96 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 43 £488 +5.40% 34
South East -13 13 £380 -17.83% 3
Yorkshire +4 8 £450 +32.35% 3
North West - 5 - - 2
East of England +5 4 £390 -22.00% 3
East Midlands -10 3 £525 +23.52%
South West -9 2 £385 -27.01% 3
West Midlands - 2 £360 - 1
North East - 1 - -
Apache Solr
UK

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 97 (60.63%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (58.13%) Java
3 66 (41.25%) JavaScript
3 66 (41.25%) HTML
4 59 (36.88%) Git (software)
5 58 (36.25%) TDD
6 56 (35.00%) Linux
6 56 (35.00%) Spring
7 50 (31.25%) HTML5
8 49 (30.63%) CSS
9 46 (28.75%) SQL
10 45 (28.13%) Elasticsearch
11 42 (26.25%) MongoDB
11 42 (26.25%) Amazon AWS
12 41 (25.63%) PHP
12 41 (25.63%) MVC
12 41 (25.63%) NoSQL
13 40 (25.00%) Tomcat
13 40 (25.00%) Lucene
14 37 (23.13%) Apache
15 35 (21.88%) OO
16 34 (21.25%) MySQL
16 34 (21.25%) JSON
16 34 (21.25%) Node.js
17 33 (20.63%) Web Development
17 33 (20.63%) RESTful
17 33 (20.63%) Web Services
18 31 (19.38%) Hibernate
19 30 (18.75%) AngularJS
20 29 (18.13%) BDD

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 45 (28.13%) Elasticsearch
2 40 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 37 (23.13%) Apache
4 34 (21.25%) Node.js
5 23 (14.38%) CMS
6 18 (11.25%) Drupal
7 16 (10.00%) IIS
8 15 (9.38%) Mule
9 13 (8.13%) JBoss
10 12 (7.50%) nginx
11 8 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (5.00%) Liferay
11 8 (5.00%) WebSphere
12 6 (3.75%) Alfresco
12 6 (3.75%) Apache Spark
13 5 (3.13%) Apache Pig
14 4 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (1.88%) Confluence
15 3 (1.88%) Oracle Coherence
16 2 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 42 (26.25%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.63%) Amazon EC2
2 17 (10.63%) GitHub
3 9 (5.63%) Google Analytics
3 9 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (5.00%) Adobe Analytics
4 8 (5.00%) Google Tag Manager
5 5 (3.13%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.88%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.50%) Intranet
2 3 (1.88%) Internet
2 3 (1.88%) LDAP
3 1 (0.63%) Extranet
3 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (26.25%) MongoDB
2 41 (25.63%) NoSQL
3 34 (21.25%) MySQL
4 22 (13.75%) SQL Server
5 21 (13.13%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (9.38%) Big Data
6 15 (9.38%) Hadoop
7 14 (8.75%) Jackrabbit
8 12 (7.50%) Redis
9 10 (6.25%) Relational Database
10 9 (5.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (5.00%) HBase
12 7 (4.38%) Apache Hive
13 5 (3.13%) Oracle Database
13 5 (3.13%) Riak
14 4 (2.50%) Couchbase
14 4 (2.50%) DataStax
14 4 (2.50%) DB2
15 3 (1.88%) MariaDB
15 3 (1.88%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 59 (36.88%) Git (software)
2 29 (18.13%) JIRA
3 22 (13.75%) Jenkins
4 21 (13.13%) Subversion
5 20 (12.50%) Maven
5 20 (12.50%) TeamCity
6 15 (9.38%) Mockito
7 14 (8.75%) Liquibase
8 8 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
9 7 (4.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (3.75%) IntelliJ
11 5 (3.13%) Hudson
11 5 (3.13%) JUnit
12 3 (1.88%) Gradle
12 3 (1.88%) PHPUnit
12 3 (1.88%) Visual Studio
13 2 (1.25%) Moq
13 2 (1.25%) NUnit
13 2 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 18 (11.25%) Retail
2 14 (8.75%) Publishing
3 7 (4.38%) Finance
4 5 (3.13%) Marketing
5 2 (1.25%) Advertising
5 2 (1.25%) Back Office
5 2 (1.25%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (61.88%) Developer
2 32 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 24 (15.00%) Architect
4 18 (11.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (9.38%) PHP Developer
6 14 (8.75%) Angular Developer
7 13 (8.13%) Drupal Developer
8 11 (6.88%) Solr Developer
9 10 (6.25%) .NET Developer
10 9 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (5.63%) C# Developer
10 9 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (5.00%) Agile Developer
11 8 (5.00%) Analyst
11 8 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 8 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
11 8 (5.00%) Data Engineer
11 8 (5.00%) HTML Developer
11 8 (5.00%) Java Architect
11 8 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (41.25%) HTML
2 56 (35.00%) Spring
3 50 (31.25%) HTML5
4 49 (30.63%) CSS
5 40 (25.00%) Lucene
6 34 (21.25%) JSON
7 33 (20.63%) RESTful
7 33 (20.63%) Web Services
8 31 (19.38%) Hibernate
9 30 (18.75%) AngularJS
10 23 (14.38%) RabbitMQ
11 22 (13.75%) Ajax
12 21 (13.13%) CSS3
13 18 (11.25%) .NET
14 16 (10.00%) REST
14 16 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (10.00%) XML
15 15 (9.38%) J2EE
15 15 (9.38%) Middleware
16 14 (8.75%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.50%) User Experience
2 11 (6.88%) Blog
3 7 (4.38%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.50%) Semantic Web
4 4 (2.50%) Social Media
5 3 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.25%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.63%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.63%) Fintech
7 1 (0.63%) FMCG
7 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 56 (35.00%) Linux
2 18 (11.25%) Windows
3 15 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (8.75%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.00%) Unix
6 2 (1.25%) Android
7 1 (0.63%) CentOS
7 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (60.63%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (36.25%) TDD
3 41 (25.63%) MVC
4 35 (21.88%) OO
5 33 (20.63%) Web Development
6 29 (18.13%) BDD
6 29 (18.13%) Scrum
7 27 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (16.88%) Open Source
8 25 (15.63%) E-Commerce
9 22 (13.75%) SOA
10 21 (13.13%) DevOps
11 20 (12.50%) Unit Testing
12 19 (11.88%) OOP
13 18 (11.25%) ETL
14 17 (10.63%) Kanban
15 15 (9.38%) SEO
16 14 (8.75%) Data Modelling
17 13 (8.13%) Content Management
17 13 (8.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 93 (58.13%) Java
2 66 (41.25%) JavaScript
3 46 (28.75%) SQL
4 41 (25.63%) PHP
5 16 (10.00%) C#
6 14 (8.75%) Perl
7 12 (7.50%) Groovy
7 12 (7.50%) Ruby
8 9 (5.63%) C
9 8 (5.00%) Python
10 6 (3.75%) Scala
10 6 (3.75%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.50%) CoffeeScript
11 4 (2.50%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.25%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.25%) XPath
12 2 (1.25%) XQuery
13 1 (0.63%) AWK
13 1 (0.63%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.88%) Degree
2 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.63%) CISSP
3 1 (0.63%) CREST Certified
3 1 (0.63%) GPEN
3 1 (0.63%) GSSP-JAVA
3 1 (0.63%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.13%) QA
2 8 (5.00%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 10 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 10 (6.25%) Varnish
2 7 (4.38%) Docker
3 3 (1.88%) GlusterFS
3 3 (1.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.00%) Puppet
3 7 (4.38%) Ansible
4 4 (2.50%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.88%) Packer
5 3 (1.88%) Piwik
6 1 (0.63%) Graphite
6 1 (0.63%) Kibana
6 1 (0.63%) Oozie
6 1 (0.63%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 17 (10.63%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.00%) Adobe
2 16 (10.00%) Google
2 16 (10.00%) Oracle
3 15 (9.38%) Red Hat
4 8 (5.00%) Talend
5 7 (4.38%) Sitecore
6 6 (3.75%) Endeca
7 5 (3.13%) IBM
8 4 (2.50%) AppDynamics
8 4 (2.50%) MuleSoft
8 4 (2.50%) SaltStack
9 3 (1.88%) hybris
9 3 (1.88%) Sun
9 3 (1.88%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.88%) WSO2
10 2 (1.25%) Omniture
10 2 (1.25%) Terracotta
10 2 (1.25%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.25%) Zend
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