The table below looks at the statistics for Apache Solr skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache Solr over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Solr
Rank 337 335 337
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 54 58 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.37% 1.44% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 42 28
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£425 £413 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £353 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Apache Solr
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
3954 4029 3665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.82% 18.40% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2784 2729 2414
Average daily rate £422 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 82 140
Average hourly rate £21.75 £18.70 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.31% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

Apache Solr
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Apache Solr Jobs Demand Trend in London

Apache Solr
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Apache Solr Daily Rate Trend in London

Apache Solr
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apache Solr across the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Apache Solr Daily Rate Histogram in London

Apache Solr
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apache Solr across the London region.

Apache Solr Hourly Rate Trend in London

Apache Solr
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
City of London +10 14 £394 -12.50% 7
Bermondsey - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
Apache Solr
England

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 56 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (44.07%) Java
3 40 (33.90%) Git (software)
4 39 (33.05%) Puppet
5 36 (30.51%) MySQL
6 35 (29.66%) Linux
7 34 (28.81%) TDD
8 33 (27.97%) Elasticsearch
9 32 (27.12%) UNIX
10 30 (25.42%) Tomcat
10 30 (25.42%) E-Commerce
10 30 (25.42%) Lucene
11 29 (24.58%) PHP
11 29 (24.58%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (23.73%) Web Services
12 28 (23.73%) Spring
13 26 (22.03%) MongoDB
14 25 (21.19%) Scrum
15 24 (20.34%) Configuration Management
15 24 (20.34%) BDD
15 24 (20.34%) DevOps
16 23 (19.49%) Redis
16 23 (19.49%) Amazon EC2
17 22 (18.64%) Hibernate
17 22 (18.64%) Subversion
17 22 (18.64%) RESTful
18 21 (17.80%) Open Source
18 21 (17.80%) Memcached
18 21 (17.80%) NoSQL
18 21 (17.80%) CSS

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 33 (27.97%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (25.42%) Tomcat
3 17 (14.41%) Drupal
4 16 (13.56%) Node.js
5 12 (10.17%) Adobe CQ
6 11 (9.32%) Apache
6 11 (9.32%) SharePoint
7 8 (6.78%) nginx
8 7 (5.93%) CMS
9 6 (5.08%) WebLogic Portal
10 5 (4.24%) Mule
11 4 (3.39%) MS Exchange
11 4 (3.39%) OpenStack
12 3 (2.54%) Apache ServiceMix
12 3 (2.54%) Escenic
12 3 (2.54%) JBoss
13 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (8.47%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.49%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (9.32%) Joyent
4 7 (5.93%) Heroku
5 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.39%) Amazon S3
6 4 (3.39%) SaaS
6 4 (3.39%) PaaS
7 2 (1.69%) GitHub
8 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.93%) HTTP
2 4 (3.39%) LDAP
3 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (30.51%) MySQL
2 26 (22.03%) MongoDB
3 23 (19.49%) Redis
4 21 (17.80%) NoSQL
5 11 (9.32%) MarkLogic
6 10 (8.47%) Hadoop
6 10 (8.47%) Big Data
7 8 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (3.39%) Riak
9 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.69%) IDOL
11 2 (1.69%) SQL Server
11 2 (1.69%) Jackrabbit
11 2 (1.69%) Voldemort
11 2 (1.69%) Triplestore
12 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.85%) Impala
12 1 (0.85%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 40 (33.90%) Git (software)
2 22 (18.64%) Subversion
3 12 (10.17%) PHPUnit
4 10 (8.47%) JIRA
4 10 (8.47%) Maven
5 7 (5.93%) Selenium
6 6 (5.08%) RSpec
7 5 (4.24%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.39%) Hudson
9 3 (2.54%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.54%) Mockito
9 3 (2.54%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.54%) Ant
9 3 (2.54%) JUnit
10 2 (1.69%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.69%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.69%) Liquibase
10 2 (1.69%) GitLab
11 1 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (7.63%) Retail
2 6 (5.08%) Finance
3 3 (2.54%) Banking
4 2 (1.69%) Publishing
5 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 71 (60.17%) Developer
2 23 (19.49%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.41%) Architect
3 17 (14.41%) Drupal Developer
4 12 (10.17%) Consultant
5 10 (8.47%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.78%) PHP Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Team Leader
7 6 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Technical Architect
7 6 (5.08%) Lead Developer
8 5 (4.24%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Scala Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Java Architect
10 3 (2.54%) Ruby Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.42%) Lucene
2 28 (23.73%) Web Services
2 28 (23.73%) Spring
3 22 (18.64%) Hibernate
3 22 (18.64%) RESTful
4 21 (17.80%) Memcached
4 21 (17.80%) CSS
5 19 (16.10%) jQuery
6 18 (15.25%) ActiveMQ
7 17 (14.41%) LAMP
8 15 (12.71%) HTML
9 13 (11.02%) JSON
10 12 (10.17%) REST
11 11 (9.32%) XML
12 10 (8.47%) J2EE
13 9 (7.63%) Doctrine
14 8 (6.78%) XSLT
14 8 (6.78%) CakePHP
14 8 (6.78%) Apache Camel
14 8 (6.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.80%) Open Source
2 19 (16.10%) Taxonomies
3 13 (11.02%) iPad
4 11 (9.32%) User Experience
5 10 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (8.47%) Data Structures
6 8 (6.78%) Computer Science
7 6 (5.08%) Clustering
7 6 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (4.24%) PKI
9 4 (3.39%) Statistics
10 3 (2.54%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.85%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.85%) Kindle
11 1 (0.85%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.85%) Semantic Web
11 1 (0.85%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (29.66%) Linux
2 32 (27.12%) UNIX
3 5 (4.24%) Windows
4 3 (2.54%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.54%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.85%) CentOS
5 1 (0.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (28.81%) TDD
3 30 (25.42%) E-Commerce
4 29 (24.58%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (21.19%) Scrum
6 24 (20.34%) Configuration Management
6 24 (20.34%) BDD
6 24 (20.34%) DevOps
7 20 (16.95%) Analytics
8 17 (14.41%) Kanban
9 16 (13.56%) Automated Testing
9 16 (13.56%) SOA
10 13 (11.02%) Software Engineering
11 11 (9.32%) MVC
12 10 (8.47%) Project Management
13 8 (6.78%) Content Management
13 8 (6.78%) Data Modelling
13 8 (6.78%) Unit Testing
14 7 (5.93%) Mentoring
14 7 (5.93%) OO
Programming Languages
1 52 (44.07%) Java
2 29 (24.58%) PHP
3 19 (16.10%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.71%) SQL
5 14 (11.86%) Ruby
6 9 (7.63%) Scala
7 8 (6.78%) Bash Shell
8 6 (5.08%) Perl
9 5 (4.24%) Python
10 4 (3.39%) PHP5
10 4 (3.39%) Clojure
10 4 (3.39%) Golang
11 2 (1.69%) XQuery
11 2 (1.69%) C#
11 2 (1.69%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.85%) Groovy
12 1 (0.85%) C++
12 1 (0.85%) C
12 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.24%) Degree
2 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
1 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (12.71%) Varnish
2 4 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.39%) Docker
3 1 (0.85%) KVM
3 1 (0.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 39 (33.05%) Puppet
2 19 (16.10%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.08%) Vagrant
4 5 (4.24%) Capistrano
4 5 (4.24%) OpenSSO
4 5 (4.24%) CA SiteMinder
5 2 (1.69%) Nagios
5 2 (1.69%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.85%) Graphite
6 1 (0.85%) logstash
Vendors
1 19 (16.10%) Endeca
2 14 (11.86%) Rackspace
3 12 (10.17%) Adobe
4 11 (9.32%) Oracle
5 10 (8.47%) Zend
6 9 (7.63%) Sun
7 6 (5.08%) ATG
7 6 (5.08%) BEA
8 4 (3.39%) HP
8 4 (3.39%) Novell
8 4 (3.39%) IBM
8 4 (3.39%) Facebook
9 2 (1.69%) Twitter
10 1 (0.85%) Platfora
10 1 (0.85%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.85%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.85%) Datameer
10 1 (0.85%) Hadapt
10 1 (0.85%) MapR
10 1 (0.85%) hybris
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