The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 354 350 374
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 48 54 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.10% 1.25% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 43 32
Average daily rate
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£419 £400 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £250 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £300 £223
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +34.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4381 4324 4586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.87% 17.83% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2883 2741 2952
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 142 161
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.03 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
Apache Solr
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +18 5 £438 -7.89% 5
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 3
Apache Solr
England

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 60 (56.07%) Java
2 47 (43.93%) Lucene
3 46 (42.99%) Scrum
4 42 (39.25%) TDD
5 29 (27.10%) MySQL
5 29 (27.10%) MongoDB
5 29 (27.10%) NoSQL
6 28 (26.17%) Web Services
6 28 (26.17%) Maven
7 26 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (24.30%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (24.30%) DevOps
8 24 (22.43%) Git (software)
8 24 (22.43%) Linux
8 24 (22.43%) CSS
8 24 (22.43%) HTML
8 24 (22.43%) Apache
9 23 (21.50%) RESTful
9 23 (21.50%) Open Source
10 22 (20.56%) JavaScript
10 22 (20.56%) SQL Server
11 20 (18.69%) Java EE
12 19 (17.76%) SOAP
12 19 (17.76%) XML
12 19 (17.76%) PHP
12 19 (17.76%) J2EE
12 19 (17.76%) Elasticsearch
13 18 (16.82%) Relational Database
13 18 (16.82%) Configuration Management
13 18 (16.82%) .NET

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 19 (17.76%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (14.95%) Tomcat
4 9 (8.41%) IIS
4 9 (8.41%) Mule
5 8 (7.48%) NServiceBus
5 8 (7.48%) CMS
5 8 (7.48%) Drupal
5 8 (7.48%) SharePoint
5 8 (7.48%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (6.54%) JCAPS
6 7 (6.54%) Apache Pig
7 5 (4.67%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (4.67%) Confluence
7 5 (4.67%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (4.67%) WebLogic
8 4 (3.74%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (2.80%) Node.js
10 2 (1.87%) nginx
10 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.41%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.54%) Joyent
4 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.93%) Heroku
5 1 (0.93%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) Network Security
1 2 (1.87%) AMQP
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.93%) SSL
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.10%) MySQL
1 29 (27.10%) MongoDB
1 29 (27.10%) NoSQL
2 22 (20.56%) SQL Server
3 18 (16.82%) Relational Database
4 14 (13.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (11.21%) Hadoop
5 12 (11.21%) RDBMS
6 9 (8.41%) Redis
7 8 (7.48%) Big Data
7 8 (7.48%) Apache Hive
7 8 (7.48%) RavenDB
8 6 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (4.67%) CouchDB
9 5 (4.67%) Couchbase
9 5 (4.67%) Impala
10 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.80%) Data Mining
11 3 (2.80%) IDOL
11 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (26.17%) Maven
2 24 (22.43%) Git (software)
3 17 (15.89%) Subversion
4 16 (14.95%) Jenkins
5 11 (10.28%) PHPUnit
6 9 (8.41%) TeamCity
6 9 (8.41%) Visual Studio
7 7 (6.54%) JIRA
8 6 (5.61%) JUnit
9 5 (4.67%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.74%) Ant
11 3 (2.80%) NUnit
11 3 (2.80%) Selenium
11 3 (2.80%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.87%) Mockito
12 2 (1.87%) Mocha
13 1 (0.93%) Hudson
13 1 (0.93%) Behat
13 1 (0.93%) jMock
13 1 (0.93%) CruiseControl
General
1 9 (8.41%) Banking
2 7 (6.54%) Finance
3 5 (4.67%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.74%) Retail
5 2 (1.87%) Automotive
5 2 (1.87%) Publishing
6 1 (0.93%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.93%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 77 (71.96%) Developer
2 38 (35.51%) Java Developer
3 19 (17.76%) Senior Developer
4 14 (13.08%) Architect
4 14 (13.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (8.41%) PHP Developer
5 9 (8.41%) .NET Developer
5 9 (8.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) Drupal Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.61%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Senior Web Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Search Engineer
10 3 (2.80%) DevOps Architect
10 3 (2.80%) Senior Java Web Developer
10 3 (2.80%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.80%) Java Web Developer
10 3 (2.80%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.80%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (43.93%) Lucene
2 28 (26.17%) Web Services
3 24 (22.43%) HTML
3 24 (22.43%) CSS
4 23 (21.50%) RESTful
5 20 (18.69%) Java EE
6 19 (17.76%) SOAP
6 19 (17.76%) XML
6 19 (17.76%) J2EE
7 18 (16.82%) .NET
8 15 (14.02%) Spring
8 15 (14.02%) JSON
9 14 (13.08%) Middleware
10 12 (11.21%) LAMP
10 12 (11.21%) HTML5
10 12 (11.21%) ActiveMQ
10 12 (11.21%) CSS3
11 11 (10.28%) REST
12 10 (9.35%) jQuery
12 10 (9.35%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.50%) Open Source
2 8 (7.48%) Taxonomies
3 5 (4.67%) PKI
4 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.80%) iPad
4 3 (2.80%) Social Network
4 3 (2.80%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.87%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.87%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.93%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.93%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.43%) Linux
2 17 (15.89%) Windows
3 13 (12.15%) UNIX
4 2 (1.87%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.99%) Scrum
2 42 (39.25%) TDD
3 26 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (24.30%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (24.30%) DevOps
4 18 (16.82%) SOA
4 18 (16.82%) Configuration Management
5 17 (15.89%) MVC
6 15 (14.02%) E-Commerce
6 15 (14.02%) Kanban
7 13 (12.15%) Unit Testing
8 11 (10.28%) BDD
9 10 (9.35%) Analytics
10 8 (7.48%) EAI
10 8 (7.48%) Automated Testing
11 7 (6.54%) Web Development
12 6 (5.61%) UML
13 5 (4.67%) RUP
13 5 (4.67%) DSDM
13 5 (4.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 60 (56.07%) Java
2 22 (20.56%) JavaScript
3 19 (17.76%) PHP
4 15 (14.02%) SQL
5 10 (9.35%) C#
5 10 (9.35%) Ruby
6 9 (8.41%) Python
7 8 (7.48%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.61%) Shell Script
8 6 (5.61%) PL/SQL
8 6 (5.61%) Perl
8 6 (5.61%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.74%) PHP5
10 2 (1.87%) Scala
10 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.87%) VBScript
10 2 (1.87%) C++
11 1 (0.93%) VB
11 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.54%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.87%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.41%) Varnish
2 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (14.02%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (13.08%) Puppet
3 5 (4.67%) CA SiteMinder
3 5 (4.67%) OpenSSO
4 3 (2.80%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.87%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.93%) logstash
6 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.93%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.93%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (12.15%) Endeca
2 10 (9.35%) Oracle
3 8 (7.48%) Rackspace
4 7 (6.54%) Zend
4 7 (6.54%) ATG
5 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.67%) Adobe
6 5 (4.67%) BEA
6 5 (4.67%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.80%) VMware
7 3 (2.80%) JBoss
8 2 (1.87%) Intershop
8 2 (1.87%) hybris
8 2 (1.87%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.87%) Google
8 2 (1.87%) Demandware
9 1 (0.93%) Akamai
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