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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 505 457 511
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +54
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 85 46 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.96% 0.61% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 34 54
Average daily rate £400 £353 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £464 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
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
8862 7568 9093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.26% 17.56% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5471 4343 5044
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 396 415
Average hourly rate £18.35 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Apache Solr
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +6 59 £437 +9.12% 21
Yorkshire -16 10 £290 -3.33% 1
North West -10 7 £375 +7.14% 3
South West -20 5 £313 +8.69% 1
South East -11 3 £278 - 9
East Midlands -9 1 £375 -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Apache Solr
UK

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 105 (67.31%) Java
2 73 (46.79%) Lucene
3 62 (39.74%) TDD
4 60 (38.46%) MySQL
5 56 (35.90%) HTML
6 51 (32.69%) JavaScript
6 51 (32.69%) MongoDB
7 50 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (30.77%) Spring
8 48 (30.77%) CSS
9 47 (30.13%) Linux
9 47 (30.13%) Scrum
10 45 (28.85%) Open Source
11 42 (26.92%) Git (software)
11 42 (26.92%) MVC
12 36 (23.08%) Hibernate
13 34 (21.79%) ActiveMQ
14 33 (21.15%) NoSQL
15 32 (20.51%) Apache
16 31 (19.87%) PHP
16 31 (19.87%) SQL
16 31 (19.87%) Spring MVC
16 31 (19.87%) jQuery
16 31 (19.87%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (19.23%) HTML5
18 29 (18.59%) E-Commerce
19 28 (17.95%) Tomcat
19 28 (17.95%) CSS3
19 28 (17.95%) RESTful
19 28 (17.95%) Relational Database

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 32 (20.51%) Apache
2 28 (17.95%) Tomcat
3 25 (16.03%) CMS
4 22 (14.10%) Drupal
5 18 (11.54%) Alfresco
6 14 (8.97%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (7.69%) Mule
7 12 (7.69%) Node.js
8 9 (5.77%) Adobe CQ
8 9 (5.77%) WebLogic
9 8 (5.13%) SharePoint
10 5 (3.21%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (2.56%) WebSphere
11 4 (2.56%) Apache ServiceMix
12 3 (1.92%) WordPress
12 3 (1.92%) IIS
13 2 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (1.28%) GlassFish
13 2 (1.28%) OpenStack
13 2 (1.28%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.64%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Summit
2 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (7.05%) Joyent
3 3 (1.92%) IaaS
4 2 (1.28%) GitHub
4 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.64%) SaaS
5 1 (0.64%) PaaS
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.85%) HTTP
2 3 (1.92%) SSL
3 2 (1.28%) DNS
3 2 (1.28%) Network Security
4 1 (0.64%) AMQP
4 1 (0.64%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.64%) Intranet
4 1 (0.64%) Internet
4 1 (0.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (38.46%) MySQL
2 51 (32.69%) MongoDB
3 33 (21.15%) NoSQL
4 28 (17.95%) Relational Database
5 23 (14.74%) SQL Server
6 16 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (8.33%) RDBMS
8 9 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (5.13%) Redis
10 6 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (3.85%) Big Data
11 5 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (2.56%) DB2
12 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (2.56%) Hadoop
12 4 (2.56%) MarkLogic
13 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.92%) RavenDB
14 2 (1.28%) IDOL
15 1 (0.64%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 42 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 25 (16.03%) Subversion
3 18 (11.54%) PHPUnit
4 16 (10.26%) Maven
5 15 (9.62%) Jenkins
6 12 (7.69%) Mockito
7 10 (6.41%) JUnit
7 10 (6.41%) WebDriver
8 9 (5.77%) Selenium
8 9 (5.77%) JIRA
8 9 (5.77%) Ant
9 8 (5.13%) Cucumber
10 7 (4.49%) Eclipse
11 6 (3.85%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.92%) PhoneGap
13 2 (1.28%) IntelliJ
13 2 (1.28%) Hudson
13 2 (1.28%) Mocha
13 2 (1.28%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.28%) EasyMock
General
1 9 (5.77%) Banking
2 8 (5.13%) Finance
3 5 (3.21%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.92%) Retail
4 3 (1.92%) Publishing
5 2 (1.28%) Automotive
5 2 (1.28%) Billing
5 2 (1.28%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.64%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.64%) Front Office
6 1 (0.64%) Back Office
6 1 (0.64%) Electronics
6 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 116 (74.36%) Developer
2 63 (40.38%) Java Developer
3 19 (12.18%) Senior Developer
4 17 (10.90%) Drupal Developer
5 15 (9.62%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 12 (7.69%) Architect
7 10 (6.41%) Web Developer
8 8 (5.13%) UI Programmer
8 8 (5.13%) UI Developer
9 5 (3.21%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.21%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (2.56%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.56%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.56%) Technical Leader
10 4 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (2.56%) Search Engineer
11 3 (1.92%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 3 (1.92%) Mobile Developer
11 3 (1.92%) User Experience Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (46.79%) Lucene
2 56 (35.90%) HTML
3 48 (30.77%) Spring
3 48 (30.77%) CSS
4 36 (23.08%) Hibernate
5 34 (21.79%) ActiveMQ
6 31 (19.87%) Spring MVC
6 31 (19.87%) jQuery
7 30 (19.23%) HTML5
8 28 (17.95%) CSS3
8 28 (17.95%) RESTful
9 27 (17.31%) Web Services
10 25 (16.03%) Spring Integration
11 23 (14.74%) LAMP
12 22 (14.10%) J2EE
12 22 (14.10%) XML
13 20 (12.82%) REST
14 19 (12.18%) .NET
14 19 (12.18%) JMS
15 17 (10.90%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (28.85%) Open Source
2 13 (8.33%) Taxonomies
3 9 (5.77%) Replication
4 7 (4.49%) Digital Media
5 6 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.21%) PKI
6 5 (3.21%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.56%) Social Media
7 4 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.92%) Clustering
8 3 (1.92%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.28%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.28%) W3C
9 2 (1.28%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.28%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.64%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.64%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 47 (30.13%) Linux
2 22 (14.10%) UNIX
3 13 (8.33%) Windows
4 9 (5.77%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.92%) Android
5 3 (1.92%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.64%) CentOS
7 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.64%) Gentoo
7 1 (0.64%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (39.74%) TDD
2 50 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (30.13%) Scrum
4 42 (26.92%) MVC
5 31 (19.87%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (18.59%) E-Commerce
7 25 (16.03%) Configuration Management
8 19 (12.18%) SOA
9 16 (10.26%) Automated Testing
9 16 (10.26%) BDD
10 14 (8.97%) Unit Testing
10 14 (8.97%) OO
11 13 (8.33%) Kanban
12 10 (6.41%) Web Design
13 9 (5.77%) Software Architecture
13 9 (5.77%) Content Management
14 7 (4.49%) Performance Management
14 7 (4.49%) Analytics
14 7 (4.49%) ETL
15 6 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 105 (67.31%) Java
2 51 (32.69%) JavaScript
3 31 (19.87%) PHP
3 31 (19.87%) SQL
4 22 (14.10%) Scala
5 13 (8.33%) C#
6 12 (7.69%) Ruby
7 10 (6.41%) T-SQL
8 9 (5.77%) Python
8 9 (5.77%) Perl
9 7 (4.49%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.85%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.21%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.56%) PHP5
13 2 (1.28%) C++
13 2 (1.28%) C
13 2 (1.28%) VBScript
13 2 (1.28%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.64%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.64%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.21%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.28%) MCSE
3 2 (1.28%) MCSA
3 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.28%) Degree
3 2 (1.28%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.28%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.64%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.28%) ISO 14001
1 2 (1.28%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 14 (8.97%) Varnish
2 2 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.28%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.64%) KVM
Systems Management
1 24 (15.38%) Puppet
2 20 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.21%) OpenSSO
3 5 (3.21%) CA SiteMinder
4 4 (2.56%) ZABBIX
4 4 (2.56%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.28%) Nagios
5 2 (1.28%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.64%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 20 (12.82%) Oracle
2 13 (8.33%) hybris
2 13 (8.33%) Rackspace
3 12 (7.69%) Adobe
4 9 (5.77%) BEA
5 8 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.13%) Endeca
6 7 (4.49%) ATG
6 7 (4.49%) JBoss
7 6 (3.85%) Zend
8 4 (2.56%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.56%) IBM
8 4 (2.56%) Google
9 2 (1.28%) SAP
9 2 (1.28%) Apple
9 2 (1.28%) VMware
9 2 (1.28%) Intershop
9 2 (1.28%) Demandware
10 1 (0.64%) SendGrid
10 1 (0.64%) New Relic
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