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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Solr
Rank 143 137 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.10% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.73% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£545 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.55% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Apache Solr
England

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
546 495 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.67% 17.16% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 330 191
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 18 17
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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
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 6 July 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset - 3 £545 -
Apache Solr
England

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 12 (75.00%) Data Management
1 12 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 12 (75.00%) Open Source
1 12 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 12 (75.00%) NoSQL
1 12 (75.00%) Big Data
1 12 (75.00%) PostGIS
2 11 (68.75%) Analytics
2 11 (68.75%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (50.00%) Data Architecture
4 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) PHP
7 4 (25.00%) MySQL
8 3 (18.75%) HTML
8 3 (18.75%) Linux
8 3 (18.75%) Apache
8 3 (18.75%) Web Design
8 3 (18.75%) Drupal
8 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 3 (18.75%) HTML5
8 3 (18.75%) Varnish
9 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
9 2 (12.50%) Scrum
9 2 (12.50%) Web Services
10 1 (6.25%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (18.75%) Drupal
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 12 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 12 (75.00%) NoSQL
1 12 (75.00%) Big Data
2 4 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Architect
2 10 (62.50%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) PostGIS
2 3 (18.75%) HTML5
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) GIS
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Data Management
1 12 (75.00%) Open Source
2 11 (68.75%) Analytics
3 8 (50.00%) Data Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) Web Design
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) Coaching
7 1 (6.25%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (6.25%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Content Management
7 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) UML
7 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 1 (6.25%) SOA
7 1 (6.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PHP
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Varnish
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) HP
1 1 (6.25%) Citrix
1 1 (6.25%) Hitachi
1 1 (6.25%) VMware
1 1 (6.25%) Percona