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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Solr
Rank 381 349 357
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +8
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 30 54 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.70% 1.32% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 46 23
Average daily rate
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£425 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +15.38%
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
4288 4106 3839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.07% 17.86% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2879 2862 2452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 75 146
Average hourly rate £19.75 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -7.69%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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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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 +11 7 £600 +9.09% 10
Apache Solr
England

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 42 (50.60%) Java
2 36 (43.37%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (39.76%) Amazon AWS
5 31 (37.35%) JavaScript
5 31 (37.35%) Linux
5 31 (37.35%) Tomcat
6 26 (31.33%) CSS
7 25 (30.12%) Lucene
8 24 (28.92%) Puppet
9 21 (25.30%) NoSQL
10 20 (24.10%) UNIX
11 19 (22.89%) Web Services
12 18 (21.69%) MySQL
12 18 (21.69%) HTML
12 18 (21.69%) MVC
12 18 (21.69%) jQuery
13 17 (20.48%) Git (software)
13 17 (20.48%) TDD
13 17 (20.48%) Spring
14 16 (19.28%) Software Engineering
14 16 (19.28%) DevOps
15 15 (18.07%) Oracle
16 14 (16.87%) Configuration Management
17 13 (15.66%) Scrum
17 13 (15.66%) Redis
18 12 (14.46%) REST
18 12 (14.46%) Amazon EC2
18 12 (14.46%) RESTful
18 12 (14.46%) Content Management

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 36 (43.37%) Elasticsearch
2 31 (37.35%) Tomcat
3 11 (13.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 11 (13.25%) Apache
4 10 (12.05%) nginx
5 7 (8.43%) Node.js
5 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.82%) CMS
6 4 (4.82%) Apache Pig
6 4 (4.82%) Drupal
6 4 (4.82%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.41%) Mule ESB
7 2 (2.41%) Mule
7 2 (2.41%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.41%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.20%) IIS
8 1 (1.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 33 (39.76%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (14.46%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (10.84%) Heroku
4 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.61%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.61%) SaaS
5 3 (3.61%) PaaS
6 2 (2.41%) Joyent
7 1 (1.20%) GitHub
7 1 (1.20%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.20%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) HTTP
2 4 (4.82%) LDAP
3 2 (2.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.30%) NoSQL
2 18 (21.69%) MySQL
3 13 (15.66%) Redis
4 11 (13.25%) Hadoop
4 11 (13.25%) MongoDB
5 9 (10.84%) SQL Server
5 9 (10.84%) Triplestore
6 7 (8.43%) MarkLogic
6 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (8.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (6.02%) Big Data
8 4 (4.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.82%) Apache Hive
8 4 (4.82%) HBase
9 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.61%) Impala
9 3 (3.61%) DataStax
10 2 (2.41%) Sqoop
10 2 (2.41%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 17 (20.48%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.84%) Maven
3 8 (9.64%) RSpec
4 6 (7.23%) Subversion
5 5 (6.02%) JUnit
6 3 (3.61%) Ant
6 3 (3.61%) Selenium
7 2 (2.41%) Gradle
7 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.20%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.20%) Mockito
8 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.20%) Hudson
8 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 8 (9.64%) Publishing
2 6 (7.23%) Finance
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 3 (3.61%) Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Back Office
5 2 (2.41%) Marketing
6 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.20%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (51.81%) Developer
2 18 (21.69%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.05%) Senior Developer
3 10 (12.05%) Architect
4 8 (9.64%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Lead Developer
5 6 (7.23%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Drupal Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.82%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Data Architect
8 3 (3.61%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.61%) Administrator
9 2 (2.41%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) PHP Developer
9 2 (2.41%) e-Discovery Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.33%) CSS
2 25 (30.12%) Lucene
3 19 (22.89%) Web Services
4 18 (21.69%) HTML
4 18 (21.69%) jQuery
5 17 (20.48%) Spring
6 12 (14.46%) RESTful
6 12 (14.46%) REST
7 11 (13.25%) J2EE
8 10 (12.05%) Memcached
9 9 (10.84%) CSS3
9 9 (10.84%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (9.64%) Hibernate
10 8 (9.64%) AngularJS
10 8 (9.64%) HTML5
10 8 (9.64%) Sinatra
11 7 (8.43%) Spring MVC
11 7 (8.43%) Java EE
12 6 (7.23%) .NET
12 6 (7.23%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Clustering
2 5 (6.02%) Statistics
2 5 (6.02%) Open Source
3 3 (3.61%) User Experience
4 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.41%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.41%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.41%) PKI
4 2 (2.41%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) Social Network
5 1 (1.20%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.20%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 31 (37.35%) Linux
2 20 (24.10%) UNIX
3 5 (6.02%) Windows
4 2 (2.41%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.41%) CentOS
5 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.69%) MVC
3 17 (20.48%) TDD
4 16 (19.28%) Software Engineering
4 16 (19.28%) DevOps
5 14 (16.87%) Configuration Management
6 13 (15.66%) Scrum
7 12 (14.46%) Content Management
8 10 (12.05%) E-Commerce
9 9 (10.84%) Project Management
9 9 (10.84%) RDF
10 8 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (9.64%) Analytics
11 7 (8.43%) BDD
12 6 (7.23%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (7.23%) OO
13 5 (6.02%) Workflow
14 4 (4.82%) SOA
14 4 (4.82%) Information Security
14 4 (4.82%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.60%) Java
2 31 (37.35%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.05%) Ruby
4 9 (10.84%) SPARQL
4 9 (10.84%) SQL
5 8 (9.64%) Python
5 8 (9.64%) PHP
6 7 (8.43%) Scala
7 6 (7.23%) C#
7 6 (7.23%) TypeScript
8 5 (6.02%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.82%) Perl
10 2 (2.41%) XQuery
10 2 (2.41%) Clojure
11 1 (1.20%) R
11 1 (1.20%) Go
11 1 (1.20%) PHP5
11 1 (1.20%) Groovy
11 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.20%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1 (1.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) Varnish
2 3 (3.61%) Apache Flume
2 3 (3.61%) HDFS
3 2 (2.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (28.92%) Puppet
2 9 (10.84%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (8.43%) Capistrano
4 6 (7.23%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.61%) Nagios
6 2 (2.41%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (2.41%) OpenSSO
6 2 (2.41%) Ansible
6 2 (2.41%) Oozie
6 2 (2.41%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (1.20%) Graphite
7 1 (1.20%) logstash
7 1 (1.20%) Kibana
7 1 (1.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (18.07%) Oracle
2 12 (14.46%) Sun
3 11 (13.25%) Adobe
4 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.82%) IBM
5 4 (4.82%) HP
5 4 (4.82%) Novell
6 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.61%) Rackspace
6 3 (3.61%) Hortonworks
6 3 (3.61%) Endeca
7 2 (2.41%) ATG
7 2 (2.41%) hybris
7 2 (2.41%) BEA
8 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.20%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.20%) Datameer
8 1 (1.20%) Hadapt
8 1 (1.20%) MapR
8 1 (1.20%) SaltStack
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