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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 345 364 389
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +25
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 69 59 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.52% 1.29% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 47 29
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£425 £440 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +30.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £520 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
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
4529 4588 4644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.69% 18.19% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3090 3067 3005
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 103 162
Average hourly rate £18.92 £21.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.89% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +12 6 £475 - 10
Docklands, London - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Apache Solr
England

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 63 (54.78%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (40.87%) Java
3 40 (34.78%) TDD
4 38 (33.04%) Scrum
5 35 (30.43%) Git (software)
6 33 (28.70%) Web Services
7 31 (26.96%) DevOps
8 30 (26.09%) MySQL
8 30 (26.09%) Maven
9 29 (25.22%) RESTful
10 28 (24.35%) PHP
10 28 (24.35%) E-Commerce
10 28 (24.35%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (23.48%) MongoDB
11 27 (23.48%) Lucene
12 26 (22.61%) Linux
13 25 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
14 24 (20.87%) Open Source
14 24 (20.87%) JSON
15 23 (20.00%) JavaScript
15 23 (20.00%) SQL Server
16 22 (19.13%) Endeca
17 21 (18.26%) Puppet
17 21 (18.26%) Apache
17 21 (18.26%) Spring
18 20 (17.39%) MVC
18 20 (17.39%) Configuration Management
18 20 (17.39%) Kanban
18 20 (17.39%) Redis
19 19 (16.52%) Analytics

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 25 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (18.26%) Apache
3 14 (12.17%) Tomcat
4 11 (9.57%) Node.js
4 11 (9.57%) Drupal
5 10 (8.70%) IIS
6 8 (6.96%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (6.96%) NServiceBus
7 7 (6.09%) Apache Pig
7 7 (6.09%) Apache Spark
7 7 (6.09%) JCAPS
8 6 (5.22%) Apache ServiceMix
9 5 (4.35%) Confluence
9 5 (4.35%) Mule
10 4 (3.48%) CMS
10 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
11 3 (2.61%) WebLogic
12 2 (1.74%) nginx
12 2 (1.74%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (1.74%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 14 (12.17%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.30%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.96%) Joyent
4 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.74%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.74%) Heroku
6 2 (1.74%) GitHub
7 1 (0.87%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) Network Security
1 2 (1.74%) AMQP
2 1 (0.87%) HTTP
2 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (26.09%) MySQL
2 27 (23.48%) MongoDB
3 23 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 20 (17.39%) Redis
5 15 (13.04%) NoSQL
6 13 (11.30%) Hadoop
7 12 (10.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (7.83%) Big Data
9 8 (6.96%) Apache Hive
9 8 (6.96%) RavenDB
10 7 (6.09%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (4.35%) MarkLogic
11 5 (4.35%) Couchbase
11 5 (4.35%) Impala
11 5 (4.35%) CouchDB
12 3 (2.61%) Riak
12 3 (2.61%) Data Mining
12 3 (2.61%) IDOL
12 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (1.74%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 35 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 30 (26.09%) Maven
3 17 (14.78%) Subversion
4 14 (12.17%) Jenkins
5 13 (11.30%) JIRA
6 10 (8.70%) TeamCity
6 10 (8.70%) PHPUnit
7 8 (6.96%) Visual Studio
8 6 (5.22%) JUnit
9 5 (4.35%) Hudson
9 5 (4.35%) Selenium
10 4 (3.48%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.48%) NUnit
10 4 (3.48%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.61%) Ant
11 3 (2.61%) Mockito
12 2 (1.74%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.87%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.87%) Behat
13 1 (0.87%) DbUnit
General
1 9 (7.83%) Retail
2 6 (5.22%) Finance
3 1 (0.87%) Law
3 1 (0.87%) Publishing
3 1 (0.87%) Banking
3 1 (0.87%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (71.30%) Developer
2 29 (25.22%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.17%) PHP Developer
4 13 (11.30%) Consultant
5 12 (10.43%) Architect
6 11 (9.57%) Drupal Developer
7 10 (8.70%) .NET Developer
8 9 (7.83%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (7.83%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.22%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.48%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.61%) PHP Zend Developer
11 3 (2.61%) DevOps Architect
11 3 (2.61%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.61%) Business Consultant
12 2 (1.74%) Java Architect
12 2 (1.74%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.70%) Web Services
2 29 (25.22%) RESTful
3 27 (23.48%) Lucene
4 24 (20.87%) JSON
5 21 (18.26%) Spring
6 19 (16.52%) XML
7 18 (15.65%) SOAP
7 18 (15.65%) CSS
7 18 (15.65%) HTML
8 16 (13.91%) Hibernate
8 16 (13.91%) jQuery
9 15 (13.04%) LAMP
10 14 (12.17%) ActiveMQ
10 14 (12.17%) Middleware
11 13 (11.30%) .NET
11 13 (11.30%) J2EE
12 11 (9.57%) REST
12 11 (9.57%) JMS
12 11 (9.57%) Memcached
12 11 (9.57%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.87%) Open Source
2 16 (13.91%) iPad
3 15 (13.04%) Taxonomies
4 12 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (7.83%) Data Structures
6 8 (6.96%) User Experience
7 7 (6.09%) Computer Science
8 6 (5.22%) Algorithms
9 5 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (3.48%) N-Tier
11 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
11 3 (2.61%) Social Network
12 2 (1.74%) PKI
12 2 (1.74%) Video on Demand
12 2 (1.74%) Streaming Video
12 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.74%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.87%) Replication
13 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.87%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.61%) Linux
2 12 (10.43%) Windows
3 10 (8.70%) UNIX
4 4 (3.48%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.87%) Debian
5 1 (0.87%) CentOS
5 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (54.78%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (34.78%) TDD
3 38 (33.04%) Scrum
4 31 (26.96%) DevOps
5 28 (24.35%) E-Commerce
5 28 (24.35%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (17.39%) MVC
6 20 (17.39%) Configuration Management
6 20 (17.39%) Kanban
7 19 (16.52%) Analytics
7 19 (16.52%) BDD
7 19 (16.52%) SOA
8 12 (10.43%) Unit Testing
9 10 (8.70%) Automated Testing
10 8 (6.96%) EAI
11 7 (6.09%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.09%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (6.09%) Balanced Scorecard
11 7 (6.09%) Web Development
12 6 (5.22%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 47 (40.87%) Java
2 28 (24.35%) PHP
3 23 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.43%) C#
5 11 (9.57%) SQL
5 11 (9.57%) Ruby
6 8 (6.96%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.09%) PL/SQL
8 6 (5.22%) PHP5
8 6 (5.22%) Bash Shell
8 6 (5.22%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.22%) Python
9 5 (4.35%) Perl
9 5 (4.35%) Scala
10 3 (2.61%) C++
10 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.74%) Clojure
11 2 (1.74%) C
11 2 (1.74%) VBScript
11 2 (1.74%) Golang
Qualifications
1 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
1 3 (2.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.43%) Varnish
2 3 (2.61%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.74%) Docker
4 1 (0.87%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (18.26%) Puppet
2 17 (14.78%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.48%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.74%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.74%) OpenSSO
4 2 (1.74%) Nagios
4 2 (1.74%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (1.74%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.87%) logstash
5 1 (0.87%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 22 (19.13%) Endeca
2 15 (13.04%) Zend
3 10 (8.70%) Oracle
3 10 (8.70%) Rackspace
4 6 (5.22%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.35%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.48%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.48%) JBoss
6 4 (3.48%) Facebook
7 3 (2.61%) VMware
7 3 (2.61%) ATG
8 2 (1.74%) BEA
8 2 (1.74%) Adobe
8 2 (1.74%) Twitter
8 2 (1.74%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.87%) Demandware
9 1 (0.87%) Akamai
9 1 (0.87%) hybris
9 1 (0.87%) Intershop
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