The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 509 476 538
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +62
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 104 101 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.092%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.98% 1.07% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 65 39
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£425 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £530 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average 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
10653 9424 9607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.25% 17.97% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6678 5709 5423
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 378 465
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.95 £39.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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
England -25 101 £425 +13.33% 42
London +1 63 £450 - 25
South East -10 14 £450 +44.00% 6
Hampshire - 10 £450 - 2
Yorkshire -4 9 £310 +3.33% 2
East Midlands - 7 £450 -
City of London +1 6 £475 - 8
West Yorkshire -13 6 £325 +8.33% 2
Leeds -9 5 £325 +8.33% 1
Manchester -1 3 £325 -3.70% 3
East of England -15 3 - - 1
North West -25 3 £325 +4.00% 4
Midlands - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Berkshire +11 1 £375 +15.38%
East Sussex - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £500 - 1
Brighton - 1 - -
Bristol - - - - 2
Chester - - - -
Exeter - - - - 1
Gatwick - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
High Wycombe - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Bath - - - - 1
Oxford - - - - 1
Reading - - - -

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 105 (58.99%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (35.39%) Scrum
3 62 (34.83%) Java
4 58 (32.58%) TDD
5 57 (32.02%) Web Services
6 55 (30.90%) Open Source
7 50 (28.09%) Git (software)
8 49 (27.53%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (26.40%) RESTful
10 46 (25.84%) Linux
11 45 (25.28%) Maven
12 44 (24.72%) JavaScript
13 42 (23.60%) Puppet
13 42 (23.60%) DevOps
14 40 (22.47%) MySQL
15 39 (21.91%) Lucene
16 38 (21.35%) Spring
16 38 (21.35%) CSS
16 38 (21.35%) MVC
17 37 (20.79%) PHP
18 36 (20.22%) HTML
18 36 (20.22%) Configuration Management
19 34 (19.10%) Apache
19 34 (19.10%) jQuery
20 32 (17.98%) Amazon AWS
20 32 (17.98%) Elasticsearch
21 31 (17.42%) E-Commerce
21 31 (17.42%) SQL
21 31 (17.42%) SQL Server
22 30 (16.85%) MongoDB

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 34 (19.10%) Apache
2 32 (17.98%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (12.36%) Tomcat
4 21 (11.80%) IIS
5 15 (8.43%) Drupal
6 12 (6.74%) Node.js
7 10 (5.62%) Apache Spark
8 9 (5.06%) CMS
9 8 (4.49%) WebSphere
9 8 (4.49%) SharePoint
10 7 (3.93%) IBM HTTP Server
10 7 (3.93%) Apache Pig
11 6 (3.37%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (3.37%) Adobe CQ
11 6 (3.37%) NServiceBus
11 6 (3.37%) Confluence
11 6 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (3.37%) Apache ServiceMix
12 5 (2.81%) JBoss
12 5 (2.81%) JCAPS
Applications
1 11 (6.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (7.87%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 32 (17.98%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.43%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (7.30%) SaaS
4 9 (5.06%) Joyent
5 4 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.69%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.12%) Heroku
7 2 (1.12%) GitHub
8 1 (0.56%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.43%) Internet
2 13 (7.30%) HTTP
3 7 (3.93%) SSL
4 2 (1.12%) Network Security
4 2 (1.12%) AMQP
5 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.47%) MySQL
2 31 (17.42%) SQL Server
3 30 (16.85%) MongoDB
4 24 (13.48%) Redis
5 22 (12.36%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (10.67%) NoSQL
7 15 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (7.87%) Hadoop
9 13 (7.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (5.06%) RavenDB
10 9 (5.06%) Big Data
11 7 (3.93%) Couchbase
11 7 (3.93%) Apache Hive
11 7 (3.93%) DB2
12 6 (3.37%) MarkLogic
13 5 (2.81%) Impala
13 5 (2.81%) CouchDB
14 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (2.25%) Relational Database
15 3 (1.69%) Riak
Development Applications
1 50 (28.09%) Git (software)
2 45 (25.28%) Maven
3 29 (16.29%) JIRA
3 29 (16.29%) Jenkins
4 21 (11.80%) Subversion
5 20 (11.24%) Cucumber
6 17 (9.55%) Eclipse
7 13 (7.30%) Selenium
7 13 (7.30%) FitNesse
8 12 (6.74%) PHPUnit
9 9 (5.06%) TeamCity
9 9 (5.06%) Visual Studio
10 7 (3.93%) JUnit
10 7 (3.93%) Hudson
11 6 (3.37%) Mockito
12 5 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.69%) Mercurial
13 3 (1.69%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.69%) NUnit
14 2 (1.12%) Hamcrest
General
1 9 (5.06%) Finance
2 8 (4.49%) Retail
3 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.56%) Law
4 1 (0.56%) Publishing
4 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (61.24%) Developer
2 31 (17.42%) Java Developer
3 28 (15.73%) Architect
4 19 (10.67%) Consultant
4 19 (10.67%) PHP Developer
5 18 (10.11%) .NET Developer
6 15 (8.43%) Drupal Developer
6 15 (8.43%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (7.30%) Senior Developer
7 13 (7.30%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.49%) Software Engineer
8 8 (4.49%) UI Developer
9 7 (3.93%) UI Programmer
10 6 (3.37%) Front-End Developer
10 6 (3.37%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.37%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.37%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 6 (3.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.81%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (2.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (32.02%) Web Services
2 47 (26.40%) RESTful
3 39 (21.91%) Lucene
4 38 (21.35%) Spring
4 38 (21.35%) CSS
5 36 (20.22%) HTML
6 34 (19.10%) jQuery
7 27 (15.17%) JSON
7 27 (15.17%) .NET
8 23 (12.92%) XML
9 20 (11.24%) J2EE
9 20 (11.24%) Hibernate
10 19 (10.67%) SOAP
11 18 (10.11%) ActiveMQ
11 18 (10.11%) LAMP
12 16 (8.99%) RabbitMQ
12 16 (8.99%) REST
13 15 (8.43%) Memcached
14 14 (7.87%) WCF
14 14 (7.87%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (30.90%) Open Source
2 17 (9.55%) Taxonomies
3 16 (8.99%) iPad
4 15 (8.43%) Computer Science
5 13 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (6.18%) User Experience
7 9 (5.06%) Data Structures
8 7 (3.93%) Clustering
9 6 (3.37%) Algorithms
10 5 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (2.25%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.69%) NHS
12 3 (1.69%) Social Network
12 3 (1.69%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (1.69%) Biology
13 2 (1.12%) Video on Demand
13 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
13 2 (1.12%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 46 (25.84%) Linux
2 22 (12.36%) Windows
3 14 (7.87%) UNIX
4 3 (1.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.56%) CentOS
5 1 (0.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (58.99%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (35.39%) Scrum
3 58 (32.58%) TDD
4 49 (27.53%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (23.60%) DevOps
6 38 (21.35%) MVC
7 36 (20.22%) Configuration Management
8 31 (17.42%) E-Commerce
9 27 (15.17%) BDD
10 22 (12.36%) Kanban
11 21 (11.80%) SOA
12 19 (10.67%) Analytics
13 13 (7.30%) Mentoring
13 13 (7.30%) Unit Testing
13 13 (7.30%) Automated Testing
14 12 (6.74%) Software Engineering
15 11 (6.18%) OO
15 11 (6.18%) Performance Tuning
16 10 (5.62%) Web Development
17 9 (5.06%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 62 (34.83%) Java
2 44 (24.72%) JavaScript
3 37 (20.79%) PHP
4 31 (17.42%) SQL
5 23 (12.92%) Ruby
6 19 (10.67%) C#
7 17 (9.55%) PowerShell
8 16 (8.99%) Python
9 13 (7.30%) Perl
10 11 (6.18%) Shell Script
11 10 (5.62%) VBScript
12 8 (4.49%) Scala
12 8 (4.49%) PHP5
13 5 (2.81%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.69%) Clojure
14 3 (1.69%) VB
14 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.69%) Golang
15 2 (1.12%) C
15 2 (1.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (5.06%) Degree
2 4 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 15 (8.43%) Varnish
2 11 (6.18%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.69%) Docker
5 1 (0.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 42 (23.60%) Puppet
2 25 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.25%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.12%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (1.12%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.56%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.24%) Endeca
3 17 (9.55%) Zend
4 16 (8.99%) VMware
5 11 (6.18%) Rackspace
6 8 (4.49%) IBM
6 8 (4.49%) hybris
7 7 (3.93%) Adobe
7 7 (3.93%) Oracle
8 5 (2.81%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.25%) Facebook
9 4 (2.25%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.69%) SAP
11 2 (1.12%) BEA
11 2 (1.12%) ATG
11 2 (1.12%) Twitter
11 2 (1.12%) EPiServer
11 2 (1.12%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.12%) Cloudera
11 2 (1.12%) Splunk
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