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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Solr
Rank 372 369 366
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 53 54 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.12% 1.21% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 38 44
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
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
4716 4474 4315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.09% 19.02% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3212 2940 2747
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 96 138
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.13 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -11 4 £340 -20.00% 5
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £368 -
Apache Solr
England

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 55 (67.90%) Java
2 39 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (45.68%) JavaScript
4 36 (44.44%) Spring
5 31 (38.27%) Lucene
5 31 (38.27%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (34.57%) HTML
7 26 (32.10%) TDD
8 24 (29.63%) CSS
9 23 (28.40%) Amazon AWS
10 21 (25.93%) Hibernate
11 20 (24.69%) MVC
11 20 (24.69%) Linux
11 20 (24.69%) HTML5
12 19 (23.46%) Git (software)
12 19 (23.46%) NoSQL
12 19 (23.46%) J2EE
12 19 (23.46%) Apache
13 18 (22.22%) Finance
13 18 (22.22%) Big Data
13 18 (22.22%) Hadoop
14 17 (20.99%) CSS3
14 17 (20.99%) AngularJS
15 16 (19.75%) DevOps
15 16 (19.75%) Scrum
15 16 (19.75%) Tomcat
16 15 (18.52%) OO
16 15 (18.52%) E-Commerce
16 15 (18.52%) Web Services
16 15 (18.52%) MongoDB

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (38.27%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (23.46%) Apache
3 16 (19.75%) Tomcat
4 7 (8.64%) nginx
4 7 (8.64%) Node.js
5 6 (7.41%) Mule
6 5 (6.17%) JBoss
6 5 (6.17%) CMS
6 5 (6.17%) Apache Spark
7 4 (4.94%) Apache Pig
8 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.47%) Mule ESB
9 1 (1.23%) Drupal
9 1 (1.23%) Alfresco
9 1 (1.23%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.23%) Commerce Server
9 1 (1.23%) Liferay
9 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Fredhopper
2 2 (2.47%) Summit
3 1 (1.23%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.40%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.41%) GitHub
4 4 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.70%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.47%) Heroku
6 2 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.23%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) DNS
2 1 (1.23%) SAN
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) Firewall
2 1 (1.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.46%) NoSQL
2 18 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 18 (22.22%) Big Data
3 15 (18.52%) MongoDB
4 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
5 11 (13.58%) MySQL
6 10 (12.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (12.35%) HBase
7 8 (9.88%) Impala
8 7 (8.64%) Triplestore
8 7 (8.64%) Redis
8 7 (8.64%) Jackrabbit
8 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (6.17%) Apache Hive
9 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
9 5 (6.17%) MarkLogic
10 4 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
11 3 (3.70%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Git (software)
2 15 (18.52%) Maven
3 11 (13.58%) JUnit
3 11 (13.58%) Jenkins
4 10 (12.35%) JIRA
5 6 (7.41%) Subversion
5 6 (7.41%) Hudson
5 6 (7.41%) Mockito
6 5 (6.17%) TeamCity
7 4 (4.94%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.94%) Liquibase
8 2 (2.47%) Selenium
8 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.23%) Log4j
9 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 1 (1.23%) Ant
9 1 (1.23%) Gradle
9 1 (1.23%) RSpec
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 13 (16.05%) Retail
3 5 (6.17%) Banking
4 3 (3.70%) Publishing
5 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Back Office
6 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.23%) Legal
6 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (62.96%) Developer
2 36 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.35%) Architect
4 7 (8.64%) .NET Developer
4 7 (8.64%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.17%) Team Leader
5 5 (6.17%) Java Architect
6 4 (4.94%) Development Team Leader
6 4 (4.94%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) PHP Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.70%) Java Technical Architect
7 3 (3.70%) Hadoop Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Administrator
8 2 (2.47%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.47%) Integration Architect
8 2 (2.47%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (1.23%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (44.44%) Spring
2 31 (38.27%) Lucene
3 28 (34.57%) HTML
4 24 (29.63%) CSS
5 21 (25.93%) Hibernate
6 20 (24.69%) HTML5
7 19 (23.46%) J2EE
8 17 (20.99%) CSS3
8 17 (20.99%) AngularJS
9 15 (18.52%) Web Services
10 13 (16.05%) RESTful
11 12 (14.81%) JSON
12 11 (13.58%) jQuery
13 10 (12.35%) Backbone.js
13 10 (12.35%) .NET
14 8 (9.88%) Java EE
15 6 (7.41%) Spring MVC
15 6 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
15 6 (7.41%) JPA
15 6 (7.41%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.41%) Algorithms
2 5 (6.17%) Blog
2 5 (6.17%) User Experience
3 4 (4.94%) iPad
3 4 (4.94%) Taxonomies
3 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.70%) Social Network
5 2 (2.47%) Clustering
5 2 (2.47%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.23%) Statistics
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.23%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.23%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.23%) Social Media
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.69%) Linux
2 7 (8.64%) UNIX
3 3 (3.70%) CentOS
4 2 (2.47%) Windows
5 1 (1.23%) HPUX
5 1 (1.23%) Solaris
5 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.10%) TDD
3 20 (24.69%) MVC
4 16 (19.75%) Scrum
4 16 (19.75%) DevOps
5 15 (18.52%) OO
5 15 (18.52%) E-Commerce
6 14 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (16.05%) BDD
7 13 (16.05%) Analytics
8 10 (12.35%) Open Source
9 9 (11.11%) Multithreading
10 8 (9.88%) B2C
11 7 (8.64%) RDF
11 7 (8.64%) OOP
11 7 (8.64%) SDLC
12 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
12 6 (7.41%) B2B
12 6 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (7.41%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 55 (67.90%) Java
2 37 (45.68%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.81%) SQL
4 7 (8.64%) C#
4 7 (8.64%) PHP
4 7 (8.64%) SPARQL
5 6 (7.41%) Scala
5 6 (7.41%) Groovy
5 6 (7.41%) TypeScript
6 5 (6.17%) Python
7 4 (4.94%) Ruby
8 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.70%) Perl
9 1 (1.23%) C
9 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.23%) AWK
9 1 (1.23%) Clojure
9 1 (1.23%) XPath
9 1 (1.23%) PHP5
9 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) HDFS
2 3 (3.70%) Apache Flume
3 2 (2.47%) Docker
3 2 (2.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.17%) Vagrant
3 4 (4.94%) Puppet
4 3 (3.70%) Oozie
5 2 (2.47%) Nagios
5 2 (2.47%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (2.47%) Ansible
6 1 (1.23%) Kibana
6 1 (1.23%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.23%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) Oracle
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.17%) Endeca
3 5 (6.17%) MuleSoft
4 4 (4.94%) Sun
4 4 (4.94%) HP
4 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.70%) AppDynamics
6 2 (2.47%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.47%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.47%) VMware
6 2 (2.47%) hybris
7 1 (1.23%) Akamai
7 1 (1.23%) Blue Martini
7 1 (1.23%) Zend
7 1 (1.23%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.23%) Elastic Path
7 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.23%) ATG
7 1 (1.23%) Interwoven
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