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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 360 370 387
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +17
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 65 60 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.43% 1.31% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 50 30
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£425 £445 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +31.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
+29.16% +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
4536 4586 4719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.52% 18.22% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3049 3037 3036
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 102 166
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +11.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £47.70 £43.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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
City of London +5 6 £463 -2.63% 8
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Apache Solr
England

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 52 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (39.81%) Java
3 31 (30.10%) Web Services
4 30 (29.13%) TDD
4 30 (29.13%) Maven
4 30 (29.13%) Scrum
4 30 (29.13%) Git (software)
5 29 (28.16%) RESTful
6 27 (26.21%) E-Commerce
7 24 (23.30%) Linux
7 24 (23.30%) MySQL
8 23 (22.33%) PHP
8 23 (22.33%) SQL Server
8 23 (22.33%) Lucene
9 22 (21.36%) JavaScript
9 22 (21.36%) Endeca
9 22 (21.36%) DevOps
10 20 (19.42%) JSON
11 19 (18.45%) MongoDB
11 19 (18.45%) Apache
11 19 (18.45%) MVC
11 19 (18.45%) Elasticsearch
12 18 (17.48%) Redis
12 18 (17.48%) Spring
12 18 (17.48%) SOAP
12 18 (17.48%) Open Source
12 18 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (15.53%) iPad
14 15 (14.56%) Zend
14 15 (14.56%) XML

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 19 (18.45%) Apache
1 19 (18.45%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (12.62%) Tomcat
3 10 (9.71%) IIS
4 8 (7.77%) Node.js
4 8 (7.77%) NServiceBus
4 8 (7.77%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (6.80%) JCAPS
5 7 (6.80%) Apache Pig
6 6 (5.83%) Drupal
7 5 (4.85%) Mule
7 5 (4.85%) Confluence
8 4 (3.88%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (3.88%) CMS
8 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.94%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.94%) nginx
10 2 (1.94%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 14 (13.59%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.65%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.77%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.88%) Joyent
4 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.94%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.94%) GitHub
5 2 (1.94%) Heroku
6 1 (0.97%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) Network Security
1 2 (1.94%) AMQP
2 1 (0.97%) HTTP
2 1 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.30%) MySQL
2 23 (22.33%) SQL Server
3 19 (18.45%) MongoDB
4 18 (17.48%) Redis
5 11 (10.68%) Hadoop
6 10 (9.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (9.71%) NoSQL
7 8 (7.77%) RavenDB
7 8 (7.77%) Apache Hive
8 7 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (5.83%) Big Data
10 5 (4.85%) Couchbase
10 5 (4.85%) Impala
10 5 (4.85%) CouchDB
11 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.91%) Data Mining
11 3 (2.91%) IDOL
12 2 (1.94%) Jackrabbit
12 2 (1.94%) Text Mining
12 2 (1.94%) Riak
Development Applications
1 30 (29.13%) Maven
1 30 (29.13%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.62%) Jenkins
3 12 (11.65%) Subversion
4 10 (9.71%) TeamCity
5 9 (8.74%) JIRA
6 8 (7.77%) Visual Studio
7 6 (5.83%) JUnit
8 5 (4.85%) Selenium
8 5 (4.85%) PHPUnit
8 5 (4.85%) Hudson
9 4 (3.88%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.88%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.88%) NUnit
10 3 (2.91%) Ant
10 3 (2.91%) Mockito
11 2 (1.94%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.97%) DbUnit
12 1 (0.97%) jMock
General
1 9 (8.74%) Retail
2 5 (4.85%) Finance
3 1 (0.97%) Law
3 1 (0.97%) Publishing
3 1 (0.97%) Games
3 1 (0.97%) Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (68.93%) Developer
2 27 (26.21%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.59%) PHP Developer
4 13 (12.62%) Consultant
5 11 (10.68%) Architect
6 10 (9.71%) .NET Developer
7 8 (7.77%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.77%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Drupal Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.91%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.91%) Business Consultant
10 3 (2.91%) PHP Zend Developer
10 3 (2.91%) DevOps Architect
11 2 (1.94%) Scala Developer
11 2 (1.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (30.10%) Web Services
2 29 (28.16%) RESTful
3 23 (22.33%) Lucene
4 20 (19.42%) JSON
5 18 (17.48%) Spring
5 18 (17.48%) SOAP
6 15 (14.56%) XML
7 14 (13.59%) CSS
7 14 (13.59%) HTML
7 14 (13.59%) Middleware
8 13 (12.62%) Hibernate
8 13 (12.62%) .NET
8 13 (12.62%) J2EE
9 12 (11.65%) jQuery
10 11 (10.68%) Symfony
10 11 (10.68%) CakePHP
10 11 (10.68%) REST
11 10 (9.71%) WCF
11 10 (9.71%) LAMP
12 9 (8.74%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.48%) Open Source
2 16 (15.53%) iPad
3 12 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (9.71%) Taxonomies
5 8 (7.77%) User Experience
6 4 (3.88%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.91%) Social Network
8 2 (1.94%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.94%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.94%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.94%) PKI
9 1 (0.97%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.97%) Replication
9 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.30%) Linux
2 11 (10.68%) Windows
3 5 (4.85%) UNIX
4 4 (3.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.97%) CentOS
5 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.97%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (29.13%) TDD
2 30 (29.13%) Scrum
3 27 (26.21%) E-Commerce
4 22 (21.36%) DevOps
5 19 (18.45%) MVC
6 18 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (13.59%) Configuration Management
7 14 (13.59%) SOA
7 14 (13.59%) Kanban
7 14 (13.59%) Analytics
8 13 (12.62%) BDD
9 12 (11.65%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.77%) EAI
11 7 (6.80%) Balanced Scorecard
11 7 (6.80%) Web Development
11 7 (6.80%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (5.83%) Project Management
12 6 (5.83%) B2C
12 6 (5.83%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 41 (39.81%) Java
2 23 (22.33%) PHP
3 22 (21.36%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.65%) C#
5 11 (10.68%) SQL
6 9 (8.74%) Ruby
7 8 (7.77%) PowerShell
8 7 (6.80%) PL/SQL
9 6 (5.83%) PHP5
9 6 (5.83%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.83%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.85%) Python
11 4 (3.88%) Scala
11 4 (3.88%) Perl
12 3 (2.91%) C++
13 2 (1.94%) VBScript
13 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.94%) C
14 1 (0.97%) Clojure
14 1 (0.97%) Golang
Qualifications
1 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.97%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) Varnish
2 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (11.65%) Puppet
2 10 (9.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.94%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.94%) Nagios
3 2 (1.94%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (1.94%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.97%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.97%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.97%) logstash
4 1 (0.97%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 22 (21.36%) Endeca
2 15 (14.56%) Zend
3 10 (9.71%) Oracle
4 6 (5.83%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.85%) Atlassian
5 5 (4.85%) Rackspace
6 4 (3.88%) Facebook
6 4 (3.88%) JBoss
6 4 (3.88%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.91%) ATG
7 3 (2.91%) VMware
8 2 (1.94%) Adobe
8 2 (1.94%) BEA
8 2 (1.94%) Twitter
8 2 (1.94%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.97%) hybris
9 1 (0.97%) Akamai
9 1 (0.97%) Demandware
9 1 (0.97%) Intershop
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