The table below looks at the statistics for Apache Solr skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache Solr over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Solr
Rank 532 541 530
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 113 121 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.13% 1.15% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 74 73
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £318 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10037 10508 9930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.58% 17.93% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6562 6603 5814
Median daily rate £423 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 328 426
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

Apache Solr
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Apache Solr as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Apache Solr Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Apache Solr
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apache Solr within the UK.

Apache Solr Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Apache Solr
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apache Solr within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Apache Solr Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Apache Solr
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apache Solr within the UK.

Apache Solr Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Apache Solr
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Solr within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 112 £500 +11.11% 52
London -42 56 £500 +8.10% 31
South East +20 15 £600 +71.42% 12
South West - 15 £394 - 3
Gloucestershire - 13 £400 -
East Midlands +2 11 £488 +8.33%
Yorkshire -3 9 £425 +33.85% 1
West Yorkshire -7 9 £425 +33.85%
Leeds -7 8 £425 +33.85%
Oxfordshire +1 6 £508 - 1
Northamptonshire -1 5 £600 +33.33%
Berkshire - 5 £675 - 1
City of London +23 4 £525 +37.70% 6
Cambridgeshire +20 4 £463 +32.14% 1
East of England +15 4 £463 +8.82% 1
Surrey +6 4 - -
Oxford -3 4 £504 -
Staines - 4 - -
Cheltenham - 4 £406 -
Leicester - 3 £525 -
Gloucester - 3 £310 -
Nottingham - 3 £425 -
Maidenhead - 3 £750 -
Leicestershire - 3 £525 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £425 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £500 -
North East - 2 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £500 -
North West +17 1 - - 1
Cambridge +14 1 - - 1

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Apache Solr also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Apache Solr.

1 122 (61.93%) Java
2 118 (59.90%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (35.53%) Spring
4 67 (34.01%) JavaScript
5 57 (28.93%) Elasticsearch
6 54 (27.41%) HTML
7 52 (26.40%) Git (software)
8 50 (25.38%) Linux
9 49 (24.87%) Apache
9 49 (24.87%) E-Commerce
10 48 (24.37%) TDD
10 48 (24.37%) MongoDB
11 45 (22.84%) Scrum
12 44 (22.34%) Lucene
13 41 (20.81%) Web Development
14 39 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (18.78%) AngularJS
16 36 (18.27%) CMS
16 36 (18.27%) MVC
17 35 (17.77%) NoSQL
18 34 (17.26%) Tomcat
19 32 (16.24%) MySQL
19 32 (16.24%) Oracle
19 32 (16.24%) SQL Server
19 32 (16.24%) Maven
20 31 (15.74%) JIRA
20 31 (15.74%) SQL
20 31 (15.74%) CSS
20 31 (15.74%) HTML5
20 31 (15.74%) Jenkins

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 57 (28.93%) Elasticsearch
2 49 (24.87%) Apache
3 36 (18.27%) CMS
4 34 (17.26%) Tomcat
5 29 (14.72%) Drupal
6 17 (8.63%) nginx
7 16 (8.12%) Apache Spark
8 13 (6.60%) Mule
9 11 (5.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 10 (5.08%) Alfresco
11 8 (4.06%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (2.03%) Apache Pig
13 3 (1.52%) JBoss
13 3 (1.52%) Jetty
13 3 (1.52%) Liferay
13 3 (1.52%) WebSphere
13 3 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (1.02%) Confluence
14 2 (1.02%) IIS
14 2 (1.02%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.03%) MS Office
2 4 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.18%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (10.15%) GitHub
3 7 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.55%) PaaS
4 6 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.05%) SaaS
5 4 (2.03%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.15%) Intranet
2 15 (7.61%) LDAP
3 1 (0.51%) HTTP
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (24.37%) MongoDB
2 35 (17.77%) NoSQL
3 32 (16.24%) MySQL
3 32 (16.24%) SQL Server
4 27 (13.71%) Hadoop
5 25 (12.69%) Big Data
6 16 (8.12%) Relational Database
7 14 (7.11%) HBase
8 10 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (4.57%) Neo4j
10 7 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (3.55%) Apache Hive
10 7 (3.55%) MarkLogic
10 7 (3.55%) Redis
11 5 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.54%) OrientDB
12 4 (2.03%) DataStax
12 4 (2.03%) Impala
12 4 (2.03%) Riak
12 4 (2.03%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 52 (26.40%) Git (software)
2 32 (16.24%) Maven
3 31 (15.74%) Jenkins
3 31 (15.74%) JIRA
4 27 (13.71%) JUnit
5 17 (8.63%) Selenium
6 16 (8.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (8.12%) JMeter
7 14 (7.11%) Gradle
8 13 (6.60%) Subversion
9 11 (5.58%) SoapUI
10 10 (5.08%) Cucumber
11 7 (3.55%) Eclipse
12 6 (3.05%) WebDriver
13 5 (2.54%) Ant
13 5 (2.54%) ClearCase
13 5 (2.54%) Hudson
14 4 (2.03%) TeamCity
14 4 (2.03%) TestNG
14 4 (2.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (8.63%) Retail
2 16 (8.12%) Finance
3 9 (4.57%) Publishing
4 5 (2.54%) Front Office
5 4 (2.03%) Marketing
6 3 (1.52%) Law
6 3 (1.52%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (62.94%) Developer
2 41 (20.81%) Java Developer
3 32 (16.24%) Architect
4 24 (12.18%) Drupal Developer
5 14 (7.11%) .NET Developer
5 14 (7.11%) Java Architect
6 13 (6.60%) Angular Developer
6 13 (6.60%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (6.09%) C# Developer
7 12 (6.09%) Lead Developer
7 12 (6.09%) Solr Developer
8 11 (5.58%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (5.08%) Consultant
9 10 (5.08%) Data Architect
9 10 (5.08%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.08%) Sitecore Developer
10 8 (4.06%) CMS Developer
10 8 (4.06%) Lead Java Developer
10 8 (4.06%) Tester
11 7 (3.55%) Solr Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (35.53%) Spring
2 54 (27.41%) HTML
3 44 (22.34%) Lucene
4 37 (18.78%) AngularJS
5 31 (15.74%) CSS
5 31 (15.74%) HTML5
6 30 (15.23%) jQuery
7 29 (14.72%) Node.js
7 29 (14.72%) RESTful
8 28 (14.21%) .NET
9 27 (13.71%) JSON
10 25 (12.69%) Web Services
11 24 (12.18%) Hibernate
12 23 (11.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 21 (10.66%) ASP.NET
13 21 (10.66%) REST
14 15 (7.61%) Spring MVC
15 14 (7.11%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (7.11%) J2EE
16 13 (6.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.69%) User Experience
2 14 (7.11%) Blog
3 10 (5.08%) Clustering
3 10 (5.08%) Visualisation
4 9 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.55%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.54%) Statistics
7 4 (2.03%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.52%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.52%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.02%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.02%) Social Media
10 1 (0.51%) Biology
10 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.51%) Ontologies
10 1 (0.51%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 50 (25.38%) Linux
2 11 (5.58%) Unix
3 4 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.52%) Windows
5 2 (1.02%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (59.90%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (24.87%) E-Commerce
3 48 (24.37%) TDD
4 45 (22.84%) Scrum
5 41 (20.81%) Web Development
6 39 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (18.27%) MVC
8 30 (15.23%) OO
9 25 (12.69%) Open Source
9 25 (12.69%) SOA
10 23 (11.68%) Content Management
11 20 (10.15%) Software Engineering
12 19 (9.64%) Workflow
13 17 (8.63%) Mentoring
14 16 (8.12%) Analytics
14 16 (8.12%) BDD
14 16 (8.12%) DevOps
14 16 (8.12%) SDLC
15 15 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (7.61%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 122 (61.93%) Java
2 67 (34.01%) JavaScript
3 31 (15.74%) SQL
4 21 (10.66%) PHP
5 20 (10.15%) C#
6 19 (9.64%) Python
7 18 (9.14%) Groovy
8 14 (7.11%) C
8 14 (7.11%) Ruby
9 13 (6.60%) Scala
10 10 (5.08%) Perl
11 9 (4.57%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.55%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.03%) C++
13 4 (2.03%) R
14 3 (1.52%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.52%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (1.52%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.02%) AWK
15 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (7.61%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.58%) Degree
3 5 (2.54%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.03%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.12%) QA
2 6 (3.05%) SDET
3 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (6.60%) Varnish
2 9 (4.57%) Docker
3 6 (3.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.51%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.51%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.51%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.06%) Ansible
3 6 (3.05%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.05%) Puppet
4 4 (2.03%) Kibana
4 4 (2.03%) logstash
4 4 (2.03%) Oozie
5 3 (1.52%) Packer
6 2 (1.02%) Grafana
6 2 (1.02%) Salt
6 2 (1.02%) StatsD
7 1 (0.51%) Graphite
7 1 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.51%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.51%) Piwik
Vendors
1 32 (16.24%) Oracle
2 20 (10.15%) hybris
3 15 (7.61%) Endeca
4 14 (7.11%) Sitecore
5 13 (6.60%) Microsoft
6 11 (5.58%) Adobe
7 5 (2.54%) AppDynamics
7 5 (2.54%) MuleSoft
8 4 (2.03%) EPiServer
8 4 (2.03%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.03%) SaltStack
9 3 (1.52%) IBM
9 3 (1.52%) Sun
10 2 (1.02%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.02%) New Relic
11 1 (0.51%) ForgeRock
11 1 (0.51%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.51%) HP
11 1 (0.51%) Novell
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