The first table below looks at the demand for Apache Solr skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache Solr over the 3 months to 25 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 North West 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 125 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.11% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.91% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£249 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.92% -
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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
438 487 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.43% 18.24% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 220 384
Average daily rate £325 £313 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -7.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 48 49
Average hourly rate £15.28 £20.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.60% -3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £34.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
Apache Solr
England

Apache Solr
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Apache Solr Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Apache Solr
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Apache Solr Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Apache Solr
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apache Solr across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Apache Solr Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Apache Solr
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 25 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
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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
Manchester - - - - 1
Apache Solr
England

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Redis
2 7 (77.78%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (66.67%) Akka
3 6 (66.67%) Play Framework
3 6 (66.67%) Kafka
3 6 (66.67%) REST
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) OOP
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (22.22%) Lucene
5 2 (22.22%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Scala
5 2 (22.22%) Mockito
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 2 (22.22%) JBoss
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) JMS
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 2 (22.22%) Spring Integration

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (77.78%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Redis
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Mockito
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) REST
1 6 (66.67%) Kafka
1 6 (66.67%) Akka
1 6 (66.67%) Play Framework
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) JMS
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (22.22%) Lucene
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Spring Integration
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) Memcached
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) Sass
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) OOP
3 3 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Scala
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Varnish
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss