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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Solr
UK
Rank 498 547 531
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -16
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 98 71 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.24% 0.82% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 56 58
Median daily rate £425 £420 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £318 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
7908 8662 9164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.44% 16.94% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5124 5521 5611
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 229 315
Median hourly rate £18.70 £21.40 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.61% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% +5.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 27 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +71 92 £425 +1.19% 58
London +51 75 £425 - 32
South East +2 6 £314 -21.50% 10
City of London - 6 £450 - 3
East Midlands +4 5 £525 +55.55% 3
Nottinghamshire - 5 £525 -
Nottingham - 5 £525 -
Scotland - 5 £431 -
Glasgow - 4 £650 -
Hampshire - 4 £314 - 8
North West +14 2 - -
Manchester +11 2 - -
South West +5 2 £425 +17.24% 4
Berkshire - 2 - - 1
Dorset - 2 £425 -
Basingstoke - 2 £314 -
Southampton - 2 - -
Yorkshire +18 1 £375 -3.22% 5
West Yorkshire +12 1 £375 +7.14%
Leeds +9 1 £375 +7.14%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £575 -
East of England - 1 - - 3
Edinburgh - 1 £213 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 107 (44.77%) Java
1 107 (44.77%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (37.24%) JavaScript
3 85 (35.56%) Elasticsearch
4 78 (32.64%) HTML
4 78 (32.64%) Lucene
5 76 (31.80%) Apache
6 72 (30.13%) CSS
7 66 (27.62%) Python
8 64 (26.78%) NoSQL
9 62 (25.94%) Hadoop
9 62 (25.94%) SQL
10 60 (25.10%) Big Data
11 58 (24.27%) Linux
12 57 (23.85%) Web Services
12 57 (23.85%) RESTful
12 57 (23.85%) MongoDB
13 52 (21.76%) MySQL
14 49 (20.50%) Apache Spark
15 47 (19.67%) Kafka
16 45 (18.83%) Open Source
16 45 (18.83%) Amazon AWS
17 44 (18.41%) Apache Cassandra
18 42 (17.57%) Git (software)
18 42 (17.57%) XML
19 41 (17.15%) JSON
19 41 (17.15%) jQuery
20 39 (16.32%) Apache Hive
21 38 (15.90%) Spring
22 37 (15.48%) OO

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 85 (35.56%) Elasticsearch
2 76 (31.80%) Apache
3 49 (20.50%) Apache Spark
4 32 (13.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 25 (10.46%) Apache Pig
6 21 (8.79%) Drupal
7 20 (8.37%) Tomcat
8 17 (7.11%) nginx
9 13 (5.44%) Alfresco
9 13 (5.44%) CMS
10 12 (5.02%) Confluence
11 9 (3.77%) WebSphere
12 8 (3.35%) Jetty
13 6 (2.51%) SharePoint
14 5 (2.09%) OpenStack
14 5 (2.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
15 4 (1.67%) JBoss
15 4 (1.67%) Mule
15 4 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.51%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.42%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 45 (18.83%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (11.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (7.95%) PaaS
4 11 (4.60%) SaaS
5 9 (3.77%) IaaS
6 8 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.26%) GitHub
9 2 (0.84%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.42%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.77%) Kerberos
2 8 (3.35%) LAN
2 8 (3.35%) WAN
3 7 (2.93%) HTTP
4 5 (2.09%) Intranet
5 4 (1.67%) Skype
6 3 (1.26%) DNS
6 3 (1.26%) Firewall
6 3 (1.26%) LDAP
7 2 (0.84%) Internet
7 2 (0.84%) SSL
8 1 (0.42%) SAN
8 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (26.78%) NoSQL
2 62 (25.94%) Hadoop
3 60 (25.10%) Big Data
4 57 (23.85%) MongoDB
5 52 (21.76%) MySQL
6 44 (18.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 39 (16.32%) Apache Hive
8 31 (12.97%) HBase
9 27 (11.30%) SQL Server
10 26 (10.88%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (10.04%) Riak
12 22 (9.21%) Impala
13 20 (8.37%) Relational Database
14 14 (5.86%) MarkLogic
14 14 (5.86%) Redis
15 13 (5.44%) Sqoop
16 12 (5.02%) PostgreSQL
17 11 (4.60%) Apache Zeppelin
17 11 (4.60%) Data Mining
18 8 (3.35%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 42 (17.57%) Git (software)
2 26 (10.88%) Selenium
3 17 (7.11%) Maven
4 14 (5.86%) CasperJS
4 14 (5.86%) Jenkins
4 14 (5.86%) PhantomJS
5 13 (5.44%) JIRA
6 11 (4.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (4.18%) Subversion
8 7 (2.93%) Cucumber
8 7 (2.93%) Gradle
8 7 (2.93%) SoapUI
8 7 (2.93%) Vagrant
9 6 (2.51%) JUnit
10 5 (2.09%) Bitbucket
10 5 (2.09%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (2.09%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.09%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.67%) GoCD
12 3 (1.26%) SonarQube
General
1 32 (13.39%) Finance
2 18 (7.53%) Banking
3 5 (2.09%) Retail
4 4 (1.67%) Publishing
5 3 (1.26%) Front Office
5 3 (1.26%) Legal
5 3 (1.26%) Marketing
6 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Automotive
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (51.05%) Developer
2 34 (14.23%) Java Developer
3 31 (12.97%) Architect
4 20 (8.37%) Drupal Developer
5 17 (7.11%) Data Architect
5 17 (7.11%) Java Engineer
6 15 (6.28%) Senior Developer
7 14 (5.86%) Web Engineer
8 13 (5.44%) Data Scientist
9 12 (5.02%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (5.02%) Solr Developer
10 11 (4.60%) Hadoop Architect
10 11 (4.60%) Hadoop Developer
11 10 (4.18%) .NET Developer
11 10 (4.18%) Java Architect
11 10 (4.18%) Scala Developer
11 10 (4.18%) Solr Architect
12 9 (3.77%) Big Data Engineer
12 9 (3.77%) Data Engineer
12 9 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (32.64%) HTML
1 78 (32.64%) Lucene
2 72 (30.13%) CSS
3 57 (23.85%) RESTful
3 57 (23.85%) Web Services
4 47 (19.67%) Kafka
5 42 (17.57%) XML
6 41 (17.15%) jQuery
6 41 (17.15%) JSON
7 38 (15.90%) Spring
8 36 (15.06%) RabbitMQ
9 35 (14.64%) SOAP
10 33 (13.81%) Ajax
11 28 (11.72%) Apache Felix
11 28 (11.72%) Apache Sling
12 27 (11.30%) OSGi
13 24 (10.04%) AngularJS
14 23 (9.62%) .NET
15 21 (8.79%) LAMP
16 20 (8.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.95%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.69%) Grid Computing
4 5 (2.09%) Clustering
4 5 (2.09%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.09%) Replication
5 4 (1.67%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.67%) PKI
6 3 (1.26%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.26%) iPad
6 3 (1.26%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.26%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.84%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.84%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.42%) AS400
8 1 (0.42%) Blog
8 1 (0.42%) DataPower
8 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.42%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 58 (24.27%) Linux
2 29 (12.13%) Unix
3 7 (2.93%) Windows
4 4 (1.67%) Android
4 4 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.67%) CentOS
4 4 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.26%) CoreOS
5 3 (1.26%) Solaris
5 3 (1.26%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.42%) AIX
7 1 (0.42%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (44.77%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (18.83%) Open Source
3 37 (15.48%) OO
4 34 (14.23%) TDD
5 29 (12.13%) MapReduce
5 29 (12.13%) Scrum
6 26 (10.88%) Analytics
6 26 (10.88%) DevOps
6 26 (10.88%) OOD
7 25 (10.46%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (10.46%) MVC
8 22 (9.21%) E-Commerce
8 22 (9.21%) Visualisation
9 21 (8.79%) Data Visualisation
10 20 (8.37%) Data Analysis
11 19 (7.95%) Configuration Management
12 17 (7.11%) BDD
12 17 (7.11%) Machine Learning
13 15 (6.28%) Data Modelling
13 15 (6.28%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 107 (44.77%) Java
2 89 (37.24%) JavaScript
3 66 (27.62%) Python
4 62 (25.94%) SQL
5 33 (13.81%) Scala
6 26 (10.88%) Ruby
7 24 (10.04%) Perl
7 24 (10.04%) PHP
8 18 (7.53%) Bash Shell
9 15 (6.28%) R
10 14 (5.86%) C#
10 14 (5.86%) XPath
11 13 (5.44%) C++
12 8 (3.35%) C
13 4 (1.67%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (1.67%) Go
14 3 (1.26%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.26%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.26%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.84%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (8.37%) Degree
2 6 (2.51%) PhD
3 4 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.42%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.35%) QA
2 5 (2.09%) SDET
3 3 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (9.21%) HDFS
2 15 (6.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 14 (5.86%) Apache Flume
4 9 (3.77%) Docker
4 9 (3.77%) Varnish
5 8 (3.35%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.67%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.84%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (11.30%) Hadoop YARN
2 22 (9.21%) Oozie
3 13 (5.44%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (4.60%) Ambari
5 10 (4.18%) Puppet
6 6 (2.51%) Nagios
7 5 (2.09%) Ansible
8 4 (1.67%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.67%) Mesos
8 4 (1.67%) OpenSSO
9 3 (1.26%) Control-M
9 3 (1.26%) Ganglia
9 3 (1.26%) Graphite
9 3 (1.26%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.26%) rkt
9 3 (1.26%) StatsD
9 3 (1.26%) Unicenter
9 3 (1.26%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.84%) Kibana
10 2 (0.84%) Piwik
Vendors
1 34 (14.23%) Oracle
2 32 (13.39%) Adobe
3 15 (6.28%) Hortonworks
4 12 (5.02%) Cloudera
5 9 (3.77%) Sitecore
6 8 (3.35%) Cisco
6 8 (3.35%) Teradata
7 6 (2.51%) Zend
8 5 (2.09%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.09%) hybris
9 4 (1.67%) Apigee
9 4 (1.67%) ATG
9 4 (1.67%) BEA
9 4 (1.67%) IBM
9 4 (1.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.67%) Perforce
10 3 (1.26%) Informatica
10 3 (1.26%) New Relic
10 3 (1.26%) Tableau
10 3 (1.26%) VMware
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