The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 258 231 219
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -12
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 6 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.060% 0.071% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.35% 0.40% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
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£475 £338 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £328 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £348 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+24.00% -3.84%
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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1731 1490 1450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.34% 17.57% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 817 739
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 77 90
Average hourly rate £18.25 £14.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.86% -21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -9.73%

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 28 November 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
Hampshire - 6 £475 -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Apache Solr
England

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) Maven
2 14 (77.78%) Web Services
2 14 (77.78%) Internet
3 13 (72.22%) Eclipse
3 13 (72.22%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (72.22%) Open Source
3 13 (72.22%) PostGIS
4 12 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 12 (66.67%) Puppet
4 12 (66.67%) JIRA
4 12 (66.67%) RESTful
4 12 (66.67%) SaaS
4 12 (66.67%) Cucumber
4 12 (66.67%) FitNesse
5 11 (61.11%) Scrum
5 11 (61.11%) J2EE
6 10 (55.56%) Apache
7 7 (38.89%) SOAP
7 7 (38.89%) VMware
8 5 (27.78%) Java
9 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 4 (22.22%) MySQL
9 4 (22.22%) HTML
9 4 (22.22%) CSS
10 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (16.67%) Spring
11 2 (11.11%) Scala
11 2 (11.11%) MongoDB

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 10 (55.56%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) Drupal
3 1 (5.56%) WordPress
3 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (66.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Maven
2 13 (72.22%) Eclipse
3 12 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 12 (66.67%) JIRA
3 12 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 12 (66.67%) FitNesse
4 1 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Architect
1 13 (72.22%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Python Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) Web Services
2 13 (72.22%) PostGIS
3 12 (66.67%) RESTful
4 11 (61.11%) J2EE
5 7 (38.89%) SOAP
6 4 (22.22%) HTML
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
7 3 (16.67%) Spring
8 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 2 (11.11%) .NET
9 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET
9 1 (5.56%) XML
9 1 (5.56%) XSLT
9 1 (5.56%) LAMP
9 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
9 1 (5.56%) Ajax
9 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (5.56%) Lucene
9 1 (5.56%) WCF
9 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) W3C
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) OOD
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) SEO
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (5.56%) Kanban
5 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Programming
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (5.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) Scala
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle