The first table below looks at the demand for Apache Solr skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache Solr over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 488 508 509
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 100 48 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.04% 0.58% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 34 61
Average daily rate £400 £353 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £464 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9616 8285 9912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.07% 17.34% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5878 4675 5362
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 412 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £39.72 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

Apache Solr
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apache Solr within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Solr within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +5 86 £400 +13.47% 37
London -5 59 £438 +9.37% 22
City of London +5 18 £550 +37.50% 5
Scotland -6 11 £400 -
Yorkshire -3 10 £290 -3.33% 1
Leeds -12 9 - - 1
West Yorkshire -19 9 - - 1
Edinburgh - 9 £400 -
North West -12 8 £375 +7.14% 2
South West -23 5 £313 +8.69% 1
South East -14 3 £278 - 9
Lancashire - 3 £375 -
Hampshire - 2 £278 - 1
East Midlands -12 1 £375 -
Leicestershire -15 1 £375 -
Bristol -17 1 £350 +21.73% 1
Basingstoke - 1 £275 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £290 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Wallingford - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £400 -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 121 (70.76%) Java
2 74 (43.27%) Lucene
3 65 (38.01%) HTML
4 64 (37.43%) TDD
5 61 (35.67%) JavaScript
6 60 (35.09%) MySQL
7 57 (33.33%) CSS
8 52 (30.41%) MongoDB
9 51 (29.82%) Spring
10 50 (29.24%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (28.65%) Open Source
12 48 (28.07%) Scrum
12 48 (28.07%) Linux
13 42 (24.56%) Git (software)
14 40 (23.39%) MVC
15 39 (22.81%) Hibernate
16 36 (21.05%) CSS3
17 35 (20.47%) NoSQL
17 35 (20.47%) Continuous Integration
18 34 (19.88%) ActiveMQ
19 32 (18.71%) Apache
19 32 (18.71%) SQL
20 31 (18.13%) PHP
20 31 (18.13%) Spring MVC
20 31 (18.13%) jQuery
20 31 (18.13%) HTML5
21 29 (16.96%) E-Commerce
22 28 (16.37%) Tomcat
22 28 (16.37%) RESTful
22 28 (16.37%) Relational Database

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 32 (18.71%) Apache
2 28 (16.37%) Tomcat
3 26 (15.20%) CMS
4 22 (12.87%) Drupal
5 18 (10.53%) Alfresco
6 16 (9.36%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (7.02%) Node.js
7 12 (7.02%) Mule
8 9 (5.26%) WebLogic
8 9 (5.26%) Adobe CQ
9 8 (4.68%) SharePoint
10 5 (2.92%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (2.34%) WebSphere
11 4 (2.34%) Apache ServiceMix
12 3 (1.75%) IIS
12 3 (1.75%) WordPress
13 2 (1.17%) nginx
13 2 (1.17%) OpenStack
13 2 (1.17%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.58%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.58%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Summit
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.60%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (6.43%) Joyent
3 3 (1.75%) IaaS
4 2 (1.17%) GitHub
4 2 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.58%) SaaS
5 1 (0.58%) PaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Office 365
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.51%) HTTP
2 3 (1.75%) SSL
3 2 (1.17%) DNS
3 2 (1.17%) Network Security
4 1 (0.58%) AMQP
4 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.58%) Intranet
4 1 (0.58%) Internet
4 1 (0.58%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (35.09%) MySQL
2 52 (30.41%) MongoDB
3 35 (20.47%) NoSQL
4 28 (16.37%) Relational Database
5 21 (12.28%) SQL Server
6 16 (9.36%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (7.60%) RDBMS
8 11 (6.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (4.68%) Redis
9 8 (4.68%) Big Data
10 6 (3.51%) Hadoop
10 6 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (2.34%) DB2
12 4 (2.34%) MarkLogic
12 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.17%) HBase
13 2 (1.17%) Apache Accumulo
13 2 (1.17%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 42 (24.56%) Git (software)
2 25 (14.62%) Subversion
3 18 (10.53%) PHPUnit
4 17 (9.94%) Maven
5 15 (8.77%) Jenkins
6 12 (7.02%) Mockito
7 11 (6.43%) JUnit
8 10 (5.85%) Selenium
8 10 (5.85%) WebDriver
9 9 (5.26%) Ant
9 9 (5.26%) JIRA
9 9 (5.26%) Eclipse
10 8 (4.68%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.34%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.75%) PhoneGap
13 2 (1.17%) Hudson
13 2 (1.17%) Mocha
13 2 (1.17%) EasyMock
13 2 (1.17%) IntelliJ
14 1 (0.58%) JMeter
General
1 9 (5.26%) Banking
2 8 (4.68%) Finance
3 5 (2.92%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.34%) Publishing
5 3 (1.75%) Retail
6 2 (1.17%) Billing
6 2 (1.17%) Marketing
6 2 (1.17%) Automotive
7 1 (0.58%) Legal
7 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.58%) Front Office
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Electronics
7 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.58%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 129 (75.44%) Developer
2 78 (45.61%) Java Developer
3 19 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 17 (9.94%) Drupal Developer
5 15 (8.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (7.02%) PHP Developer
6 12 (7.02%) Architect
7 10 (5.85%) Web Developer
8 8 (4.68%) UI Developer
8 8 (4.68%) UI Programmer
9 6 (3.51%) Portal Developer
10 5 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (2.92%) Senior Web Developer
11 4 (2.34%) Technical Leader
11 4 (2.34%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.34%) Search Engineer
11 4 (2.34%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (1.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 3 (1.75%) PHP Drupal Developer
12 3 (1.75%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (43.27%) Lucene
2 65 (38.01%) HTML
3 57 (33.33%) CSS
4 51 (29.82%) Spring
5 39 (22.81%) Hibernate
6 36 (21.05%) CSS3
7 34 (19.88%) ActiveMQ
8 31 (18.13%) Spring MVC
8 31 (18.13%) jQuery
8 31 (18.13%) HTML5
9 28 (16.37%) RESTful
10 25 (14.62%) Web Services
10 25 (14.62%) XML
10 25 (14.62%) Spring Integration
11 23 (13.45%) J2EE
11 23 (13.45%) LAMP
12 22 (12.87%) Java EE
13 18 (10.53%) REST
14 17 (9.94%) JMS
14 17 (9.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 49 (28.65%) Open Source
2 13 (7.60%) Taxonomies
3 9 (5.26%) Replication
4 7 (4.09%) Digital Media
5 6 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.92%) PKI
6 5 (2.92%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.34%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.34%) Social Media
8 3 (1.75%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.75%) Clustering
8 3 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.17%) W3C
9 2 (1.17%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.17%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.17%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.17%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 48 (28.07%) Linux
2 22 (12.87%) UNIX
3 13 (7.60%) Windows
4 9 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.34%) Android
6 3 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.75%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.58%) Gentoo
8 1 (0.58%) CentOS
8 1 (0.58%) VMS
8 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (37.43%) TDD
2 50 (29.24%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (28.07%) Scrum
4 40 (23.39%) MVC
5 35 (20.47%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (16.96%) E-Commerce
7 25 (14.62%) Configuration Management
8 23 (13.45%) SOA
9 16 (9.36%) BDD
9 16 (9.36%) Automated Testing
10 14 (8.19%) OO
11 13 (7.60%) Unit Testing
12 11 (6.43%) Kanban
13 10 (5.85%) Web Design
14 9 (5.26%) Software Architecture
14 9 (5.26%) Content Management
15 8 (4.68%) Analytics
16 7 (4.09%) Performance Management
16 7 (4.09%) Software Engineering
16 7 (4.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 121 (70.76%) Java
2 61 (35.67%) JavaScript
3 32 (18.71%) SQL
4 31 (18.13%) PHP
5 22 (12.87%) Scala
6 12 (7.02%) Ruby
7 11 (6.43%) C#
8 10 (5.85%) Perl
8 10 (5.85%) T-SQL
8 10 (5.85%) Python
9 8 (4.68%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.51%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.51%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.34%) PHP5
12 2 (1.17%) VBScript
12 2 (1.17%) C++
12 2 (1.17%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.17%) C
13 1 (0.58%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.17%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.17%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.17%) Degree
3 2 (1.17%) MCSE
3 2 (1.17%) MCSA
3 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.58%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.58%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.17%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.17%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 14 (8.19%) Varnish
2 2 (1.17%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.58%) KVM
Systems Management
1 25 (14.62%) Puppet
2 21 (12.28%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.92%) CA SiteMinder
3 5 (2.92%) OpenSSO
4 4 (2.34%) ZABBIX
4 4 (2.34%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.17%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.17%) Nagios
6 1 (0.58%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 21 (12.28%) Oracle
2 13 (7.60%) JBoss
2 13 (7.60%) hybris
2 13 (7.60%) Rackspace
3 12 (7.02%) Adobe
4 9 (5.26%) BEA
5 8 (4.68%) Endeca
5 8 (4.68%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.09%) ATG
7 6 (3.51%) Zend
8 4 (2.34%) Google
8 4 (2.34%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.34%) IBM
9 2 (1.17%) SAP
9 2 (1.17%) Apple
9 2 (1.17%) VMware
9 2 (1.17%) Intershop
9 2 (1.17%) Demandware
10 1 (0.58%) SendGrid
10 1 (0.58%) New Relic
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