The table below looks at the statistics for Apache Solr skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 142 117 127
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +10
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.13% 0.038%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.88% 0.74% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
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£385 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £329
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.14%
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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
571 407 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.48% 17.25% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 245 252
Average daily rate £380 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 9
Average hourly rate £22.69 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.56% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £30.00 £30.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

Apache Solr
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Apache Solr Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Apache Solr
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Apache Solr Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Apache Solr
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apache Solr across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Apache Solr Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Apache Solr
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Bristol -13 4 £370 +13.84% 1
Devon - - - - 1
Somerset - - - - 1
Apache Solr
England

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) Lucene
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) Alfresco
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Java Concurrency
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (40.00%) Mule
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Varnish

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 3 (60.00%) CMS
1 3 (60.00%) Alfresco
2 2 (40.00%) Mule
3 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Database Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) Lucene
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) Java Concurrency
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Varnish
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Percona