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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Solr
Rank 537 567 580
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +13
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 101 76 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.06% 0.77% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 50 41
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £555 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
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
9541 9902 9419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.84% 17.64% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6343 6160 5645
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 337 362
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.15 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.15 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+25.32% +24.38%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +28 98 £450 +5.94% 57
London +1 50 £475 +11.76% 33
East Midlands +1 13 £488 +30.00%
South East +7 10 £380 -20.00% 8
Northamptonshire -3 8 £525 +23.52%
West Yorkshire +6 7 £425 +36.00% 1
Yorkshire +4 7 £425 +36.00% 4
North East - 7 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 7 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £500 -
Leeds -2 6 £425 +36.00% 1
Oxfordshire +14 5 £380 -15.55% 1
East of England +10 4 £508 +45.00% 7
South West +2 4 £310 -43.11% 5
Gloucestershire - 4 £310 - 1
Surrey - 4 - -
Staines - 4 - -
City of London +29 3 £457 +27.69% 8
Leicestershire +8 3 £525 +40.00%
Leicester 0 3 £525 +40.00%
West Midlands - 3 £400 -
Cardiff - 3 £313 -
South Wales - 3 £313 -
Warwickshire - 3 £400 -
Wales - 3 £313 -
Cambridgeshire +14 2 £625 +78.57% 4
Gloucester - 2 £280 -
Warwick - 2 £416 -
Hertfordshire +17 1 - -
Oxford +1 1 £380 -15.55% 1

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 90 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (48.54%) Java
3 57 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 48 (28.07%) HTML
4 48 (28.07%) Linux
5 44 (25.73%) MongoDB
6 42 (24.56%) Elasticsearch
7 40 (23.39%) Git (software)
7 40 (23.39%) Lucene
8 38 (22.22%) Spring
8 38 (22.22%) E-Commerce
9 36 (21.05%) Apache
9 36 (21.05%) CSS
9 36 (21.05%) MVC
10 35 (20.47%) SQL
10 35 (20.47%) TDD
10 35 (20.47%) Web Development
11 34 (19.88%) SQL Server
11 34 (19.88%) CMS
12 32 (18.71%) Node.js
13 31 (18.13%) Scrum
14 30 (17.54%) Drupal
14 30 (17.54%) HTML5
14 30 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
15 29 (16.96%) Open Source
15 29 (16.96%) AngularJS
16 28 (16.37%) Oracle
17 27 (15.79%) Jenkins
17 27 (15.79%) NoSQL
18 26 (15.20%) .NET

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 42 (24.56%) Elasticsearch
2 36 (21.05%) Apache
3 34 (19.88%) CMS
4 30 (17.54%) Drupal
5 21 (12.28%) Tomcat
6 14 (8.19%) Apache Spark
7 12 (7.02%) Mule
7 12 (7.02%) nginx
8 9 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (4.09%) IIS
10 6 (3.51%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (2.92%) Apache Pig
11 5 (2.92%) WebSphere
12 4 (2.34%) Liferay
12 4 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (1.75%) Alfresco
13 3 (1.75%) Confluence
13 3 (1.75%) JBoss
13 3 (1.75%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.34%) MS Office
2 4 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 30 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (12.28%) GitHub
3 9 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.68%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.92%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.28%) Intranet
2 7 (4.09%) LDAP
3 3 (1.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.58%) Extranet
4 1 (0.58%) HTTP
4 1 (0.58%) Network Security
4 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (25.73%) MongoDB
2 34 (19.88%) SQL Server
3 27 (15.79%) NoSQL
4 23 (13.45%) MySQL
5 21 (12.28%) Hadoop
6 19 (11.11%) Big Data
7 14 (8.19%) Relational Database
8 12 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (5.85%) HBase
10 9 (5.26%) Redis
11 8 (4.68%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (4.68%) Apache Hive
12 7 (4.09%) Neo4j
13 6 (3.51%) Oracle Database
14 5 (2.92%) MarkLogic
14 5 (2.92%) Riak
15 4 (2.34%) DataStax
15 4 (2.34%) DB2
15 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (23.39%) Git (software)
2 27 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 18 (10.53%) JIRA
4 14 (8.19%) Subversion
5 10 (5.85%) Maven
6 9 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (4.68%) JUnit
8 7 (4.09%) Gradle
9 6 (3.51%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.92%) Hudson
10 5 (2.92%) IntelliJ
10 5 (2.92%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.34%) Mockito
11 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (2.34%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (1.75%) Eclipse
13 2 (1.17%) Ant
13 2 (1.17%) GitLab
13 2 (1.17%) Grunt
13 2 (1.17%) TestNG
General
1 16 (9.36%) Retail
2 11 (6.43%) Finance
2 11 (6.43%) Publishing
3 5 (2.92%) Front Office
4 4 (2.34%) Marketing
5 2 (1.17%) Back Office
5 2 (1.17%) Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 100 (58.48%) Developer
2 27 (15.79%) Architect
3 24 (14.04%) Drupal Developer
4 19 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 16 (9.36%) .NET Developer
6 14 (8.19%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (7.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (7.60%) C# Developer
8 11 (6.43%) Analyst
8 11 (6.43%) Java Architect
8 11 (6.43%) Sitecore Developer
9 9 (5.26%) Angular Developer
9 9 (5.26%) Consultant
9 9 (5.26%) Lead Developer
9 9 (5.26%) PHP Developer
9 9 (5.26%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 8 (4.68%) Solr Developer
11 7 (4.09%) Test Analyst
12 6 (3.51%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (28.07%) HTML
2 40 (23.39%) Lucene
3 38 (22.22%) Spring
4 36 (21.05%) CSS
5 32 (18.71%) Node.js
6 30 (17.54%) HTML5
7 29 (16.96%) AngularJS
8 26 (15.20%) .NET
9 22 (12.87%) Web Services
10 20 (11.70%) ASP.NET
10 20 (11.70%) JSON
10 20 (11.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 19 (11.11%) Hibernate
12 18 (10.53%) REST
13 16 (9.36%) jQuery
14 15 (8.77%) Spring Boot
15 14 (8.19%) J2EE
16 13 (7.60%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (7.60%) RESTful
17 12 (7.02%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.11%) User Experience
2 13 (7.60%) Blog
3 7 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.92%) Statistics
6 4 (2.34%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.34%) Social Media
6 4 (2.34%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.75%) Clustering
7 3 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.75%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.17%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.17%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.58%) Fintech
9 1 (0.58%) FMCG
9 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 48 (28.07%) Linux
2 10 (5.85%) Windows
3 9 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (4.68%) Unix
4 8 (4.68%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 36 (21.05%) MVC
4 35 (20.47%) TDD
4 35 (20.47%) Web Development
5 31 (18.13%) Scrum
6 29 (16.96%) Open Source
7 26 (15.20%) OO
8 24 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (11.70%) Content Management
10 18 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 18 (10.53%) SOA
11 17 (9.94%) DevOps
11 17 (9.94%) ETL
12 16 (9.36%) SDLC
13 14 (8.19%) BDD
14 13 (7.60%) Coaching
14 13 (7.60%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (7.60%) Multithreading
14 13 (7.60%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 83 (48.54%) Java
2 57 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 35 (20.47%) SQL
4 24 (14.04%) PHP
5 23 (13.45%) C#
6 16 (9.36%) Python
7 15 (8.77%) Groovy
8 12 (7.02%) Ruby
9 11 (6.43%) C
10 7 (4.09%) Scala
11 5 (2.92%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.92%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.34%) CoffeeScript
12 4 (2.34%) R
13 3 (1.75%) Go
13 3 (1.75%) Perl
13 3 (1.75%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.17%) AWK
14 2 (1.17%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (7.60%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.51%) Degree
2 6 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.34%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.11%) QA
2 4 (2.34%) Dublin Core
3 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (8.77%) Varnish
2 10 (5.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 9 (5.26%) Docker
4 3 (1.75%) GlusterFS
4 3 (1.75%) HDFS
5 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.58%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.68%) Ansible
3 6 (3.51%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.51%) Puppet
4 5 (2.92%) Kibana
5 4 (2.34%) logstash
6 3 (1.75%) Packer
6 3 (1.75%) Piwik
7 2 (1.17%) Grafana
7 2 (1.17%) Oozie
7 2 (1.17%) Salt
7 2 (1.17%) StatsD
8 1 (0.58%) Graphite
8 1 (0.58%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 28 (16.37%) Oracle
2 20 (11.70%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.77%) Endeca
4 13 (7.60%) Sitecore
5 11 (6.43%) hybris
6 9 (5.26%) Adobe
6 9 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.68%) Google
8 5 (2.92%) AppDynamics
8 5 (2.92%) IBM
8 5 (2.92%) MuleSoft
9 4 (2.34%) EPiServer
9 4 (2.34%) SaltStack
9 4 (2.34%) Talend
10 3 (1.75%) Sun
11 2 (1.17%) Cloudera
11 2 (1.17%) Hortonworks
11 2 (1.17%) New Relic
11 2 (1.17%) Omniture
11 2 (1.17%) Zend
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