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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Solr
Rank 378 367 379
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 24 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.17% 0.095%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.57% 0.91% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 16
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £381 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £530 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +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
4208 4168 3948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.19% 18.29% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2814 2876 2514
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 64 163
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +14 3 £375 -10.44% 10
Apache Solr
England

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 40 (52.63%) Java
2 35 (46.05%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (40.79%) JavaScript
3 31 (40.79%) Linux
4 30 (39.47%) Tomcat
4 30 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (38.16%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (32.89%) CSS
7 21 (27.63%) Lucene
8 20 (26.32%) Puppet
9 19 (25.00%) MVC
9 19 (25.00%) UNIX
9 19 (25.00%) HTML
10 18 (23.68%) Spring
11 16 (21.05%) Web Services
11 16 (21.05%) NoSQL
11 16 (21.05%) jQuery
12 15 (19.74%) Oracle
12 15 (19.74%) Software Engineering
12 15 (19.74%) TDD
13 14 (18.42%) MySQL
13 14 (18.42%) DevOps
14 13 (17.11%) Configuration Management
14 13 (17.11%) Git (software)
15 12 (15.79%) REST
15 12 (15.79%) Sun
15 12 (15.79%) J2EE
16 11 (14.47%) SQL
16 11 (14.47%) Apache
16 11 (14.47%) Content Management

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 35 (46.05%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (39.47%) Tomcat
3 11 (14.47%) Apache
4 10 (13.16%) nginx
5 9 (11.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (9.21%) Node.js
7 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
8 4 (5.26%) MS Exchange
9 3 (3.95%) Apache Spark
9 3 (3.95%) Apache Pig
10 2 (2.63%) OpenStack
10 2 (2.63%) CMS
11 1 (1.32%) MQSeries
11 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (1.32%) IIS
11 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
11 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (1.32%) Escenic
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 29 (38.16%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.84%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (10.53%) Heroku
4 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.63%) SaaS
6 2 (2.63%) PaaS
6 2 (2.63%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.32%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (1.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) HTTP
2 4 (5.26%) LDAP
3 2 (2.63%) DNS
4 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) NoSQL
2 14 (18.42%) MySQL
3 11 (14.47%) Redis
4 9 (11.84%) Triplestore
5 8 (10.53%) Hadoop
5 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (9.21%) MarkLogic
7 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
8 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
8 5 (6.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (5.26%) Big Data
10 3 (3.95%) HBase
10 3 (3.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (3.95%) Apache Hive
11 2 (2.63%) Sqoop
11 2 (2.63%) Mahout
11 2 (2.63%) IDOL
11 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (2.63%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.84%) Maven
3 7 (9.21%) RSpec
4 5 (6.58%) JUnit
4 5 (6.58%) Subversion
5 3 (3.95%) Ant
6 2 (2.63%) Gradle
6 2 (2.63%) Selenium
6 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 1 (1.32%) Log4j
7 1 (1.32%) JIRA
7 1 (1.32%) Mockito
7 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.32%) Hudson
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
1 8 (10.53%) Publishing
2 2 (2.63%) Marketing
2 2 (2.63%) Back Office
2 2 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Legal
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (52.63%) Developer
2 20 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Senior Developer
4 8 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Lead Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Architect
6 6 (7.89%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Administrator
10 2 (2.63%) e-Discovery Specialist
10 2 (2.63%) Scala Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Data Governance Specialist
10 2 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Ruby Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.89%) CSS
2 21 (27.63%) Lucene
3 19 (25.00%) HTML
4 18 (23.68%) Spring
5 16 (21.05%) Web Services
5 16 (21.05%) jQuery
6 12 (15.79%) REST
6 12 (15.79%) J2EE
7 11 (14.47%) CSS3
8 10 (13.16%) HTML5
8 10 (13.16%) RESTful
9 8 (10.53%) AngularJS
9 8 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (9.21%) Spring MVC
10 7 (9.21%) Memcached
10 7 (9.21%) Sinatra
11 6 (7.89%) LESS
11 6 (7.89%) Java EE
11 6 (7.89%) Hibernate
11 6 (7.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Clustering
2 5 (6.58%) Statistics
3 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.63%) Semantic Web
3 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.63%) User Experience
3 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Social Network
4 1 (1.32%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.32%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 31 (40.79%) Linux
2 19 (25.00%) UNIX
3 5 (6.58%) Windows
4 2 (2.63%) CentOS
4 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.32%) HPUX
5 1 (1.32%) Solaris
5 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.00%) MVC
3 15 (19.74%) Software Engineering
3 15 (19.74%) TDD
4 14 (18.42%) DevOps
5 13 (17.11%) Configuration Management
6 11 (14.47%) Content Management
7 9 (11.84%) RDF
7 9 (11.84%) Scrum
8 8 (10.53%) Analytics
9 7 (9.21%) Project Management
9 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.58%) OO
11 5 (6.58%) Workflow
12 4 (5.26%) Data Governance
12 4 (5.26%) BDD
12 4 (5.26%) E-Discovery
12 4 (5.26%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 40 (52.63%) Java
2 31 (40.79%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.47%) SQL
4 9 (11.84%) SPARQL
5 8 (10.53%) Ruby
5 8 (10.53%) Python
6 6 (7.89%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.89%) Scala
6 6 (7.89%) C#
6 6 (7.89%) TypeScript
7 5 (6.58%) Perl
7 5 (6.58%) PHP
8 2 (2.63%) XQuery
9 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.32%) C
9 1 (1.32%) AWK
9 1 (1.32%) XPath
9 1 (1.32%) PHP5
9 1 (1.32%) Groovy
9 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.95%) Apache Flume
3 2 (2.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.63%) HDFS
4 1 (1.32%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (26.32%) Puppet
2 7 (9.21%) Capistrano
3 6 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.26%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.95%) Nagios
6 2 (2.63%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (2.63%) Ansible
6 2 (2.63%) Oozie
7 1 (1.32%) logstash
7 1 (1.32%) Kibana
7 1 (1.32%) Graphite
7 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Oracle
2 12 (15.79%) Sun
3 10 (13.16%) Adobe
4 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.58%) IBM
6 4 (5.26%) HP
6 4 (5.26%) Novell
7 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.95%) hybris
8 2 (2.63%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.32%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.32%) VMware
9 1 (1.32%) ATG
9 1 (1.32%) Interwoven
9 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.32%) Zend
9 1 (1.32%) Blue Martini
9 1 (1.32%) Endeca
9 1 (1.32%) EPiServer
9 1 (1.32%) Rackspace
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