The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Solr
Rank 165 - 135
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% - 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.68% - 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £486 £375
% change year-on-year
-19.79% +29.66%
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 North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
738 666 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.34% 17.02% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 363 249
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 30
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £26.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -29.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.20 £49.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%

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
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 30 April 2016. 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
Manchester - 4 - - 2
Merseyside - 1 - -
Apache Solr
England

Apache Solr
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) DB2
3 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Lucene
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
4 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
4 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (14.29%) HBase
4 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
4 1 (14.29%) HDFS
4 1 (14.29%) Concurrent Programming

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) HBase
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Subject Matter Expert
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) Lucene
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) HDFS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore