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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Solr
Rank - 132 115
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.095% 0.085%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.72% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+26.33% +20.00%
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 North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
569 419 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.45% 13.30% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 214 177
Average daily rate £375 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 36
Average hourly rate £17.25 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.49 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.33% -13.15%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Lucene
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) Lucene
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Sinatra
1 1 (100.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft