The first table below looks at the demand for Apache Solr skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache Solr over the 3 months to 23 April 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 South East 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 249 234 231
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 3 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.012% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.19% 0.068% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 15
Average daily rate £278 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 - £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 - £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1607 1479 1712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.68% 17.36% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 800 840
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 97 82
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £13.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £31.45 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Apache Solr
England

Apache Solr
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Apache Solr Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Apache Solr
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Apache Solr Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Apache Solr
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 2 £278 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Apache Solr
England

Apache Solr
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (100.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) LAMP
4 2 (40.00%) Replication
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) Billing
4 2 (40.00%) Symfony
4 2 (40.00%) PHP5
4 2 (40.00%) Database Security
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (20.00%) Drupal
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (20.00%) Drupal
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (40.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) LAMP
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Symfony
2 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Database Security
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
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