The table below looks at the statistics for Apache Solr skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache Solr over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Solr
Rank 104 87 85
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% 0.14% 0.087%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.34% 0.82% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £375 £316 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +11.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Apache Solr
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
294 244 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.14% 17.21% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 142 119
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 12
Average hourly rate £29.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.63% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.70 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

Apache Solr
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apache Solr across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Apache Solr Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Apache Solr
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apache Solr across the Manchester region.

Apache Solr Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Apache Solr
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) DB2
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) MongoDB

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Designer
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Architect
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore