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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 346 366 390
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +24
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 65 59 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.46% 1.31% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 48 28
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£425 £433 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +28.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £257 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £220
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +36.36%
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
4459 4510 4759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.72% 17.97% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2897 2926 3114
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 115 174
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.60% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £58.85 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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 +14 6 £425 -10.52% 4
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 3
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 2
Apache Solr
England

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 47 (43.93%) Java
2 32 (29.91%) Web Services
2 32 (29.91%) Lucene
3 30 (28.04%) Maven
3 30 (28.04%) E-Commerce
3 30 (28.04%) RESTful
4 28 (26.17%) Scrum
5 27 (25.23%) TDD
6 26 (24.30%) Git (software)
6 26 (24.30%) Endeca
7 25 (23.36%) MySQL
8 24 (22.43%) Linux
8 24 (22.43%) Apache
8 24 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (21.50%) SQL Server
10 22 (20.56%) SOAP
10 22 (20.56%) JavaScript
11 21 (19.63%) MongoDB
11 21 (19.63%) DevOps
12 20 (18.69%) Elasticsearch
12 20 (18.69%) JSON
12 20 (18.69%) PHP
13 19 (17.76%) SOA
13 19 (17.76%) MVC
14 18 (16.82%) Spring
14 18 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (15.89%) J2EE
15 17 (15.89%) NoSQL
15 17 (15.89%) Redis
16 16 (14.95%) Jenkins

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 24 (22.43%) Apache
2 20 (18.69%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (14.02%) Tomcat
4 10 (9.35%) IIS
4 10 (9.35%) Mule
5 9 (8.41%) Node.js
6 8 (7.48%) SharePoint
6 8 (7.48%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (7.48%) CMS
6 8 (7.48%) NServiceBus
7 7 (6.54%) Apache Pig
7 7 (6.54%) JCAPS
8 6 (5.61%) WebLogic Portal
8 6 (5.61%) Adobe CQ
9 5 (4.67%) Confluence
9 5 (4.67%) WebLogic
10 4 (3.74%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (2.80%) Drupal
12 2 (1.87%) nginx
12 2 (1.87%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.67%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.87%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.87%) Heroku
4 2 (1.87%) Joyent
5 1 (0.93%) GitHub
5 1 (0.93%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) Network Security
1 2 (1.87%) AMQP
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.36%) MySQL
2 23 (21.50%) SQL Server
3 21 (19.63%) MongoDB
4 17 (15.89%) NoSQL
4 17 (15.89%) Redis
5 12 (11.21%) Hadoop
6 11 (10.28%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (7.48%) Apache Hive
7 8 (7.48%) RavenDB
8 7 (6.54%) Big Data
9 5 (4.67%) Couchbase
9 5 (4.67%) Impala
9 5 (4.67%) CouchDB
9 5 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.80%) IDOL
10 3 (2.80%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.87%) Text Mining
11 2 (1.87%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 30 (28.04%) Maven
2 26 (24.30%) Git (software)
3 16 (14.95%) Jenkins
4 9 (8.41%) TeamCity
5 8 (7.48%) Visual Studio
5 8 (7.48%) Subversion
5 8 (7.48%) JIRA
6 7 (6.54%) JUnit
7 5 (4.67%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.74%) Ant
8 4 (3.74%) NUnit
8 4 (3.74%) Selenium
8 4 (3.74%) PHPUnit
8 4 (3.74%) Hudson
8 4 (3.74%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.87%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.87%) Mockito
9 2 (1.87%) Mocha
10 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.93%) Behat
General
1 8 (7.48%) Retail
2 4 (3.74%) Finance
3 2 (1.87%) Automotive
3 2 (1.87%) Publishing
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Law
4 1 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (68.22%) Developer
2 31 (28.97%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.08%) PHP Developer
4 13 (12.15%) Architect
5 12 (11.21%) Consultant
6 10 (9.35%) .NET Developer
6 10 (9.35%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.61%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.61%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (2.80%) DevOps Architect
10 3 (2.80%) PHP Zend Developer
10 3 (2.80%) Drupal Developer
10 3 (2.80%) Business Consultant
10 3 (2.80%) Lead Developer
11 2 (1.87%) Web Developer
11 2 (1.87%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (29.91%) Web Services
1 32 (29.91%) Lucene
2 30 (28.04%) RESTful
3 22 (20.56%) SOAP
4 20 (18.69%) JSON
5 18 (16.82%) Spring
6 17 (15.89%) J2EE
7 16 (14.95%) HTML
7 16 (14.95%) XML
7 16 (14.95%) CSS
8 14 (13.08%) Middleware
9 13 (12.15%) .NET
10 12 (11.21%) Hibernate
10 12 (11.21%) jQuery
10 12 (11.21%) Symfony
11 11 (10.28%) REST
12 10 (9.35%) Zend Framework
12 10 (9.35%) CakePHP
12 10 (9.35%) JPA
12 10 (9.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Open Source
2 15 (14.02%) iPad
3 7 (6.54%) Taxonomies
4 6 (5.61%) PKI
5 4 (3.74%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.80%) Social Network
7 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.87%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.87%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.87%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.93%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.93%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.43%) Linux
2 13 (12.15%) Windows
3 4 (3.74%) UNIX
4 2 (1.87%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.04%) E-Commerce
2 28 (26.17%) Scrum
3 27 (25.23%) TDD
4 24 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (19.63%) DevOps
6 19 (17.76%) SOA
6 19 (17.76%) MVC
7 18 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (13.08%) Configuration Management
9 13 (12.15%) Analytics
10 11 (10.28%) Kanban
11 10 (9.35%) Unit Testing
12 8 (7.48%) EAI
12 8 (7.48%) Web Development
12 8 (7.48%) BDD
13 7 (6.54%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (6.54%) Balanced Scorecard
14 6 (5.61%) UML
14 6 (5.61%) ETL
14 6 (5.61%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 47 (43.93%) Java
2 22 (20.56%) JavaScript
3 20 (18.69%) PHP
4 12 (11.21%) C#
5 11 (10.28%) Ruby
6 10 (9.35%) SQL
7 8 (7.48%) Python
7 8 (7.48%) PowerShell
8 7 (6.54%) PL/SQL
9 6 (5.61%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.61%) PHP5
10 5 (4.67%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.67%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.67%) Perl
11 3 (2.80%) Scala
11 3 (2.80%) C++
12 2 (1.87%) C
12 2 (1.87%) VBScript
13 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) Varnish
2 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (9.35%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (8.41%) Puppet
3 6 (5.61%) CA SiteMinder
3 6 (5.61%) OpenSSO
4 3 (2.80%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.87%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.93%) logstash
6 1 (0.93%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.93%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (24.30%) Endeca
2 15 (14.02%) Zend
3 11 (10.28%) Oracle
4 8 (7.48%) ATG
5 6 (5.61%) BEA
5 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.61%) Adobe
6 5 (4.67%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.80%) Facebook
7 3 (2.80%) Rackspace
7 3 (2.80%) VMware
7 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.80%) JBoss
8 2 (1.87%) Intershop
8 2 (1.87%) hybris
8 2 (1.87%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.87%) Twitter
8 2 (1.87%) Demandware
9 1 (0.93%) Akamai
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