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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Solr
Rank 249 239 239
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 12 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.032% 0.012%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.72% 0.19% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
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£463 £278 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £486 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.66% +15.38%
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
1677 1565 1488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.81% 16.78% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 859 821
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £189 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 82 93
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.09 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £52.50 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apache Solr across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Apache Solr Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 April 2015. 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
Buckinghamshire - 7 £500 -
Oxfordshire -15 3 £450 - 1
Hampshire -10 1 £348 +25.22% 1
Surrey - 1 £475 - 1
Apache Solr
England

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) Retail
3 7 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 6 (28.57%) jQuery
4 6 (28.57%) Java
5 5 (23.81%) HTML
5 5 (23.81%) PHP
5 5 (23.81%) CSS
5 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 5 (23.81%) MVC
5 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
6 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
6 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
6 4 (19.05%) Spring
6 4 (19.05%) OO
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) MySQL
7 3 (14.29%) Python
7 3 (14.29%) Servlets
7 3 (14.29%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) TDD
7 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) OOD
7 3 (14.29%) QA
7 3 (14.29%) Drupal
7 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
7 3 (14.29%) Big Data
8 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 7 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (14.29%) Drupal
3 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.76%) JBoss
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.76%) CMS
4 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
1 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
2 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (14.29%) Big Data
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) DB2
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.76%) HBase
4 1 (4.76%) Redis
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Ant
2 2 (9.52%) JUnit
2 2 (9.52%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) NUnit
3 1 (4.76%) RSpec
3 1 (4.76%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (4.76%) Moq
General
1 7 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) jQuery
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
2 5 (23.81%) CSS
3 4 (19.05%) Spring
4 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 3 (14.29%) Servlets
5 2 (9.52%) .NET
5 2 (9.52%) J2EE
5 2 (9.52%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) Ajax
5 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
5 2 (9.52%) Lucene
5 2 (9.52%) Spring MVC
5 2 (9.52%) Django
5 2 (9.52%) Drush
6 1 (4.76%) Symfony
6 1 (4.76%) JPA
6 1 (4.76%) OAuth
6 1 (4.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Open Source
1 2 (9.52%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) MVC
2 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 4 (19.05%) OO
4 3 (14.29%) OOD
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
5 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) PHP
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (9.52%) C#
6 2 (9.52%) Scala
7 1 (4.76%) Apex Code
7 1 (4.76%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (4.76%) JPQL
7 1 (4.76%) HQL
7 1 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (4.76%) Perl
7 1 (4.76%) XQuery
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby
7 1 (4.76%) XPath
7 1 (4.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (4.76%) Coverity