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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 499 480 481
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 90 79 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.98% 0.93% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 54 40
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£425 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £284 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £509 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £344
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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
9220 8494 8145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.28% 17.99% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6064 5292 4677
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 363 424
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.15 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -9.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.39 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +18 63 £440 +3.52% 21
East Midlands +12 11 £450 +38.46% 2
North West -12 4 £325 +14.03% 3
South East -18 4 £413 +22.22% 5
South West -21 4 £363 +11.53% 4
Yorkshire -10 3 £300 -4.00% 3
Midlands - 1 - - 1
North East - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 4
East of England - - - - 1
Apache Solr
UK

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 108 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (43.88%) Java
3 57 (29.08%) Git (software)
4 56 (28.57%) Linux
5 54 (27.55%) Web Services
6 53 (27.04%) TDD
7 52 (26.53%) Spring
7 52 (26.53%) JavaScript
7 52 (26.53%) RESTful
8 51 (26.02%) Scrum
9 50 (25.51%) Tomcat
10 48 (24.49%) Open Source
10 48 (24.49%) Puppet
11 47 (23.98%) MySQL
11 47 (23.98%) Lucene
11 47 (23.98%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (23.47%) CSS
13 43 (21.94%) PHP
13 43 (21.94%) HTML
13 43 (21.94%) E-Commerce
14 40 (20.41%) MVC
15 39 (19.90%) Maven
15 39 (19.90%) jQuery
15 39 (19.90%) Elasticsearch
16 34 (17.35%) Configuration Management
17 33 (16.84%) UNIX
17 33 (16.84%) DevOps
18 32 (16.33%) BDD
18 32 (16.33%) Apache
19 31 (15.82%) SQL

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 50 (25.51%) Tomcat
2 39 (19.90%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (16.33%) Apache
4 20 (10.20%) Drupal
5 16 (8.16%) Node.js
5 16 (8.16%) Adobe CQ
5 16 (8.16%) CMS
6 10 (5.10%) IIS
6 10 (5.10%) SharePoint
6 10 (5.10%) WebSphere
7 7 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (3.57%) Mule
8 6 (3.06%) WebLogic Portal
9 5 (2.55%) JBoss
9 5 (2.55%) Apache Spark
10 4 (2.04%) Orchard CMS
11 3 (1.53%) Alfresco
11 3 (1.53%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.53%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (1.02%) Escenic
Applications
1 6 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (6.63%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.80%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (9.69%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (7.65%) SaaS
4 11 (5.61%) Joyent
5 8 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (2.55%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.53%) PaaS
8 3 (1.53%) Heroku
9 2 (1.02%) GitHub
10 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.67%) HTTP
2 14 (7.14%) Internet
3 7 (3.57%) SSL
4 2 (1.02%) LDAP
4 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.51%) Intranet
5 1 (0.51%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (23.98%) MySQL
2 29 (14.80%) MongoDB
3 26 (13.27%) Redis
4 24 (12.24%) NoSQL
5 21 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (7.65%) SQL Server
7 11 (5.61%) Big Data
7 11 (5.61%) Hadoop
8 9 (4.59%) DB2
8 9 (4.59%) MarkLogic
9 8 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (2.55%) RavenDB
12 4 (2.04%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.04%) Riak
13 3 (1.53%) Jackrabbit
13 3 (1.53%) Voldemort
13 3 (1.53%) Couchbase
13 3 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 57 (29.08%) Git (software)
2 39 (19.90%) Maven
3 27 (13.78%) JIRA
4 24 (12.24%) Subversion
5 18 (9.18%) Jenkins
5 18 (9.18%) Eclipse
5 18 (9.18%) JUnit
6 16 (8.16%) Cucumber
7 14 (7.14%) Selenium
8 13 (6.63%) PHPUnit
9 12 (6.12%) FitNesse
10 6 (3.06%) Mockito
11 5 (2.55%) Hudson
12 4 (2.04%) Ant
12 4 (2.04%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.53%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.53%) Liquibase
13 3 (1.53%) GitLab
14 2 (1.02%) Hamcrest
General
1 11 (5.61%) Retail
1 11 (5.61%) Finance
2 4 (2.04%) Publishing
3 3 (1.53%) Banking
4 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 117 (59.69%) Developer
2 40 (20.41%) Java Developer
3 32 (16.33%) Architect
4 20 (10.20%) Consultant
4 20 (10.20%) Drupal Developer
5 18 (9.18%) PHP Developer
6 13 (6.63%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (6.63%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.12%) .NET Developer
8 8 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.08%) Software Engineer
9 7 (3.57%) UI Developer
10 6 (3.06%) UI Programmer
10 6 (3.06%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 6 (3.06%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.55%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (2.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 5 (2.55%) WebSphere Consultant
11 5 (2.55%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (2.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.55%) Web Services
2 52 (26.53%) Spring
2 52 (26.53%) RESTful
3 47 (23.98%) Lucene
4 46 (23.47%) CSS
5 43 (21.94%) HTML
6 39 (19.90%) jQuery
7 28 (14.29%) J2EE
8 27 (13.78%) Hibernate
9 24 (12.24%) JSON
10 22 (11.22%) XML
11 20 (10.20%) LAMP
12 19 (9.69%) ActiveMQ
12 19 (9.69%) Memcached
13 18 (9.18%) JSP
14 15 (7.65%) Spring MVC
14 15 (7.65%) REST
14 15 (7.65%) Doctrine
15 14 (7.14%) SOAP
15 14 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (24.49%) Open Source
2 19 (9.69%) Taxonomies
3 16 (8.16%) iPad
4 15 (7.65%) Computer Science
5 13 (6.63%) Clustering
6 12 (6.12%) User Experience
7 11 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (4.59%) Data Structures
9 6 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.55%) PKI
11 4 (2.04%) NHS
12 3 (1.53%) Social Network
12 3 (1.53%) Biology
12 3 (1.53%) Mobile App
13 2 (1.02%) Video on Demand
13 2 (1.02%) Algorithms
13 2 (1.02%) N-Tier
13 2 (1.02%) Streaming Video
13 2 (1.02%) Mathematics
13 2 (1.02%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 56 (28.57%) Linux
2 33 (16.84%) UNIX
3 15 (7.65%) Windows
4 3 (1.53%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.51%) CentOS
6 1 (0.51%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (27.04%) TDD
3 51 (26.02%) Scrum
4 47 (23.98%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (21.94%) E-Commerce
6 40 (20.41%) MVC
7 34 (17.35%) Configuration Management
8 33 (16.84%) DevOps
9 32 (16.33%) BDD
10 22 (11.22%) SOA
11 19 (9.69%) Kanban
12 18 (9.18%) Analytics
12 18 (9.18%) Software Engineering
13 16 (8.16%) Automated Testing
14 15 (7.65%) Unit Testing
15 14 (7.14%) Mentoring
15 14 (7.14%) OO
16 10 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
16 10 (5.10%) Web Development
17 9 (4.59%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 86 (43.88%) Java
2 52 (26.53%) JavaScript
3 43 (21.94%) PHP
4 31 (15.82%) SQL
5 16 (8.16%) Ruby
6 11 (5.61%) C#
6 11 (5.61%) Scala
7 9 (4.59%) Python
7 9 (4.59%) Perl
8 7 (3.57%) PHP5
8 7 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.06%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.04%) Clojure
10 4 (2.04%) Golang
10 4 (2.04%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.53%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.02%) SPARQL
12 2 (1.02%) VBScript
12 2 (1.02%) C++
12 2 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (5.61%) Degree
2 4 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.51%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.02%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (8.67%) Varnish
2 5 (2.55%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.04%) Docker
3 4 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.51%) KVM
4 1 (0.51%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 48 (24.49%) Puppet
2 24 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.57%) Vagrant
4 5 (2.55%) CA SiteMinder
4 5 (2.55%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.51%) Nagios
5 1 (0.51%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 22 (11.22%) Endeca
2 17 (8.67%) Oracle
2 17 (8.67%) Zend
3 16 (8.16%) Adobe
4 14 (7.14%) hybris
5 13 (6.63%) Microsoft
5 13 (6.63%) Rackspace
6 10 (5.10%) IBM
6 10 (5.10%) VMware
7 8 (4.08%) Sun
8 6 (3.06%) BEA
8 6 (3.06%) ATG
9 4 (2.04%) Facebook
10 3 (1.53%) SAP
10 3 (1.53%) Splunk
11 2 (1.02%) Twitter
11 2 (1.02%) HP
11 2 (1.02%) Novell
11 2 (1.02%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.51%) Siebel
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