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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 527 496 512
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +16
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 85 82 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.83% 0.89% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 48 45
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£450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.42% +6.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+26.00% -3.84%
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
10246 9205 9064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.02% 18.04% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6592 5606 5126
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 393 455
Average hourly rate £19.38 £17.15 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -9.73%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 83 £450 +12.35% 42
London -13 51 £475 +6.74% 24
City of London +14 10 £450 -2.70% 5
East Midlands - 10 £450 - 3
Yorkshire -8 6 £325 +4.00% 2
South East -23 6 £475 +40.74% 3
Hampshire - 6 £475 -
North Yorkshire 0 3 £300 -14.28% 2
Manchester -6 3 £325 +4.83%
West Yorkshire -7 3 £325 +4.00%
North West -17 3 £325 +13.04% 2
South West - 3 £340 - 3
Middlesbrough - 3 £300 - 2
Bristol - 3 £340 - 1
Leeds -9 2 £325 +4.00%
East of England -12 2 - - 2
Midlands - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Watford - - - - 2
Worthing - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 110 (57.59%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (42.41%) Java
3 60 (31.41%) Web Services
4 56 (29.32%) Open Source
5 55 (28.80%) Git (software)
5 55 (28.80%) Scrum
5 55 (28.80%) TDD
6 51 (26.70%) RESTful
7 50 (26.18%) Lucene
7 50 (26.18%) Linux
8 49 (25.65%) JavaScript
9 47 (24.61%) Spring
9 47 (24.61%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (24.61%) Puppet
10 44 (23.04%) MySQL
10 44 (23.04%) CSS
11 41 (21.47%) DevOps
12 40 (20.94%) PHP
12 40 (20.94%) HTML
12 40 (20.94%) E-Commerce
13 39 (20.42%) Maven
14 37 (19.37%) MVC
15 35 (18.32%) jQuery
16 34 (17.80%) Configuration Management
17 33 (17.28%) BDD
18 32 (16.75%) Amazon AWS
18 32 (16.75%) Elasticsearch
18 32 (16.75%) Tomcat
18 32 (16.75%) SQL
19 31 (16.23%) MongoDB

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (16.75%) Elasticsearch
1 32 (16.75%) Tomcat
2 30 (15.71%) Apache
3 21 (10.99%) IIS
4 18 (9.42%) Drupal
5 17 (8.90%) CMS
6 15 (7.85%) Node.js
7 12 (6.28%) SharePoint
8 10 (5.24%) Adobe CQ
9 9 (4.71%) WebSphere
10 7 (3.66%) Mule
10 7 (3.66%) IBM HTTP Server
11 6 (3.14%) WebLogic Portal
11 6 (3.14%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (3.14%) Apache Spark
12 5 (2.62%) Apache ServiceMix
13 4 (2.09%) Alfresco
13 4 (2.09%) JBoss
14 3 (1.57%) Apache Pig
14 3 (1.57%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 11 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (6.81%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.75%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (9.95%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (7.33%) SaaS
5 11 (5.76%) Joyent
6 5 (2.62%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.57%) Heroku
9 2 (1.05%) GitHub
9 2 (1.05%) PaaS
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.52%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.85%) Internet
2 12 (6.28%) HTTP
3 7 (3.66%) SSL
4 2 (1.05%) Network Security
4 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.05%) AMQP
5 1 (0.52%) Intranet
5 1 (0.52%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (23.04%) MySQL
2 31 (16.23%) MongoDB
3 26 (13.61%) SQL Server
3 26 (13.61%) Redis
4 24 (12.57%) NoSQL
5 23 (12.04%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (7.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (6.81%) Hadoop
8 11 (5.76%) Big Data
9 10 (5.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (4.19%) DB2
10 8 (4.19%) MarkLogic
11 5 (2.62%) RavenDB
12 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (2.09%) Riak
13 3 (1.57%) Couchbase
13 3 (1.57%) Voldemort
13 3 (1.57%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.57%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.57%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 55 (28.80%) Git (software)
2 39 (20.42%) Maven
3 27 (14.14%) JIRA
4 23 (12.04%) Jenkins
4 23 (12.04%) Subversion
5 20 (10.47%) Cucumber
6 17 (8.90%) Eclipse
6 17 (8.90%) JUnit
7 15 (7.85%) Selenium
8 13 (6.81%) PHPUnit
9 12 (6.28%) FitNesse
10 7 (3.66%) Hudson
10 7 (3.66%) Mockito
11 5 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (2.09%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.09%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.57%) WebDriver
14 2 (1.05%) Jasmine
14 2 (1.05%) Behat
14 2 (1.05%) RSpec
General
1 10 (5.24%) Retail
2 9 (4.71%) Finance
3 3 (1.57%) Banking
4 2 (1.05%) Publishing
4 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.52%) Law
5 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (59.16%) Developer
2 40 (20.94%) Java Developer
3 32 (16.75%) Architect
4 18 (9.42%) PHP Developer
4 18 (9.42%) Consultant
4 18 (9.42%) Drupal Developer
5 15 (7.85%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (6.81%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (6.28%) .NET Developer
8 11 (5.76%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.19%) UI Developer
9 8 (4.19%) Technical Architect
10 7 (3.66%) UI Programmer
10 7 (3.66%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.14%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 6 (3.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.14%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (2.62%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.62%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 5 (2.62%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (31.41%) Web Services
2 51 (26.70%) RESTful
3 50 (26.18%) Lucene
4 47 (24.61%) Spring
5 44 (23.04%) CSS
6 40 (20.94%) HTML
7 35 (18.32%) jQuery
8 26 (13.61%) JSON
8 26 (13.61%) J2EE
8 26 (13.61%) Hibernate
9 21 (10.99%) .NET
10 20 (10.47%) XML
10 20 (10.47%) LAMP
10 20 (10.47%) ActiveMQ
11 19 (9.95%) Memcached
12 16 (8.38%) RabbitMQ
13 15 (7.85%) REST
13 15 (7.85%) JSP
14 14 (7.33%) SOAP
14 14 (7.33%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (29.32%) Open Source
2 19 (9.95%) Taxonomies
3 17 (8.90%) Computer Science
4 16 (8.38%) iPad
5 13 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (6.28%) User Experience
7 11 (5.76%) Data Structures
8 7 (3.66%) Clustering
9 6 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (3.14%) Algorithms
10 5 (2.62%) PKI
11 4 (2.09%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (1.57%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.57%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.57%) NHS
12 3 (1.57%) Biology
12 3 (1.57%) Social Network
13 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
13 2 (1.05%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 50 (26.18%) Linux
2 25 (13.09%) Windows
3 23 (12.04%) UNIX
4 3 (1.57%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.52%) Debian
5 1 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (57.59%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (28.80%) Scrum
2 55 (28.80%) TDD
3 47 (24.61%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (21.47%) DevOps
5 40 (20.94%) E-Commerce
6 37 (19.37%) MVC
7 34 (17.80%) Configuration Management
8 33 (17.28%) BDD
9 23 (12.04%) SOA
10 19 (9.95%) Kanban
11 18 (9.42%) Analytics
12 16 (8.38%) Automated Testing
13 15 (7.85%) OO
14 14 (7.33%) Unit Testing
14 14 (7.33%) Software Engineering
15 13 (6.81%) Mentoring
16 10 (5.24%) Web Development
16 10 (5.24%) Project Management
16 10 (5.24%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 81 (42.41%) Java
2 49 (25.65%) JavaScript
3 40 (20.94%) PHP
4 32 (16.75%) SQL
5 26 (13.61%) Ruby
6 17 (8.90%) Perl
6 17 (8.90%) PowerShell
7 16 (8.38%) Python
8 13 (6.81%) C#
9 11 (5.76%) Scala
9 11 (5.76%) Shell Script
10 10 (5.24%) VBScript
11 7 (3.66%) PHP5
12 6 (3.14%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.09%) Golang
13 4 (2.09%) Clojure
14 3 (1.57%) VB
14 3 (1.57%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.05%) C++
15 2 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (5.76%) Degree
2 6 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.52%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.57%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (8.90%) Varnish
2 11 (5.76%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.09%) Docker
5 1 (0.52%) KVM
5 1 (0.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 47 (24.61%) Puppet
2 28 (14.66%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.66%) Vagrant
4 5 (2.62%) OpenSSO
4 5 (2.62%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.52%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.52%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.52%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (11.52%) Endeca
1 22 (11.52%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.90%) Zend
3 15 (7.85%) VMware
4 13 (6.81%) Rackspace
5 12 (6.28%) hybris
6 11 (5.76%) Adobe
7 8 (4.19%) IBM
7 8 (4.19%) Oracle
8 6 (3.14%) ATG
8 6 (3.14%) BEA
9 4 (2.09%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.09%) Facebook
10 3 (1.57%) Cloudera
10 3 (1.57%) Splunk
10 3 (1.57%) SAP
11 2 (1.05%) EPiServer
11 2 (1.05%) Twitter
11 2 (1.05%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.52%) Akamai
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