The first table below looks at the demand for Apache Solr skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 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 Hampshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 108 - 101
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.24% - 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.27% - 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£425 - £475
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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
395 319 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.32% 18.24% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 184 205
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 23
Average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £48.25 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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Apache Solr
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apache Solr across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Apache Solr Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Apache Solr
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apache Solr across the Hampshire region.

Apache Solr Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (71.43%) Apache
1 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
1 5 (71.43%) Internet
1 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) RESTful
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
1 5 (71.43%) SaaS
1 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
1 5 (71.43%) PostGIS
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (71.43%) Maven
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
1 5 (71.43%) FitNesse
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (28.57%) Database Security
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Replication
4 1 (14.29%) VMware

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (71.43%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (71.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
1 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (71.43%) Maven
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
1 5 (71.43%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) RESTful
1 5 (71.43%) PostGIS
2 2 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Database Security
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) VMware