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 31 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 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 237 232 244
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.076% 0.047% 0.050%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.41% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
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£425 £363 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -23.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +14.28%
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
1704 1378 1652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.51% 16.26% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 760 807
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 85 83
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.26 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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 31 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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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
Hampshire - 5 £425 - 1
Berkshire +1 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Apache Solr
England

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (60.00%) Web Services
1 6 (60.00%) Apache
1 6 (60.00%) Scrum
1 6 (60.00%) JIRA
1 6 (60.00%) RESTful
1 6 (60.00%) Open Source
2 5 (50.00%) SaaS
2 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (50.00%) PostGIS
2 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 5 (50.00%) Internet
2 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Maven
2 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (50.00%) J2EE
3 4 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) Replication
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (60.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JIRA
2 5 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (50.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) FogBugz
3 1 (10.00%) Trac
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Python Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
1 6 (60.00%) RESTful
2 5 (50.00%) J2EE
2 5 (50.00%) PostGIS
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) Lucene
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) YUI
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) Sphinx
4 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) XHTML
4 1 (10.00%) LAMP
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Wiki
3 1 (10.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Database Security
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) PHP
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) PHP5
2 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (10.00%) VMware