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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 87 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.087% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.59% 0.41% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£325 £283 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.04% -24.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £344
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
252 242 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.94% 20.95% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 136 122
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 9
Average hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.15 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £31.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) XHTML
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) NHS
1 4 (100.00%) SAML
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Workflow
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Lucene
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
1 4 (100.00%) Orchard CMS
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XHTML
1 4 (100.00%) SAML
1 4 (100.00%) Lucene
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (100.00%) LINQ
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Sinatra
1 4 (100.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) NHS
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Workflow
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft