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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Solr
Rank 540 529 508
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -21
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 80 82 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.77% 0.83% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 55 52
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£388 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £292 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
10418 9890 8735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.32% 18.10% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6673 5850 4963
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 395 432
Average hourly rate £21.15 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.47% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.58 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 2015.

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 26 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 31 July 2015. 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 -19 79 £388 -3.12% 38
London -3 53 £425 +3.03% 19
Yorkshire -17 10 £313 +0.80% 2
Leeds -17 10 £313 -3.84% 2
West Yorkshire -17 10 £313 -3.84% 2
East of England +4 7 £350 +3.70% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 6 £350 +3.70% 1
South East -11 6 £350 -17.64% 7
Cambridge - 6 £350 - 1
City of London -11 4 £340 -20.00% 5
Brighton - 4 - -
East Sussex - 4 - -
North West -28 2 £353 +41.70% 1
Surrey -2 1 £350 -
Cheshire -12 1 £340 +36.68%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £365 - 1
Somerset - 1 £545 - 1
South West - 1 £545 - 5
Taunton - 1 £545 -
Warrington - 1 £340 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £368 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 -

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 97 (57.74%) Java
2 79 (47.02%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 61 (36.31%) Spring
5 50 (29.76%) Elasticsearch
6 46 (27.38%) SQL
7 45 (26.79%) E-Commerce
8 44 (26.19%) CSS
8 44 (26.19%) MVC
9 43 (25.60%) Linux
10 42 (25.00%) Apache
10 42 (25.00%) Big Data
11 41 (24.40%) Hadoop
11 41 (24.40%) Retail
12 40 (23.81%) Lucene
12 40 (23.81%) HTML
13 39 (23.21%) MongoDB
14 35 (20.83%) Scrum
15 34 (20.24%) NoSQL
15 34 (20.24%) hybris
16 31 (18.45%) TDD
17 30 (17.86%) CSS3
18 28 (16.67%) HTML5
19 27 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
19 27 (16.07%) Hibernate
19 27 (16.07%) jQuery
20 26 (15.48%) Oracle
20 26 (15.48%) Analytics
21 25 (14.88%) Finance
21 25 (14.88%) Continuous Integration

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 50 (29.76%) Elasticsearch
2 42 (25.00%) Apache
3 23 (13.69%) Tomcat
4 14 (8.33%) CMS
5 9 (5.36%) JBoss
5 9 (5.36%) Apache Spark
6 8 (4.76%) Node.js
6 8 (4.76%) WebSphere
7 7 (4.17%) nginx
8 6 (3.57%) Mule
9 4 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (2.38%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.79%) Drupal
10 3 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (1.19%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.60%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.60%) WordPress
12 1 (0.60%) Liferay
12 1 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (6.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.98%) Tridion
2 4 (2.38%) Fredhopper
3 2 (1.19%) Summit
4 1 (0.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.57%) GitHub
4 4 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.79%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.19%) Heroku
6 2 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.60%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.60%) IaaS
7 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.17%) HTTP
2 6 (3.57%) DNS
3 5 (2.98%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.38%) SMTP
4 4 (2.38%) FTP
4 4 (2.38%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.79%) Internet
6 1 (0.60%) Firewall
6 1 (0.60%) NAS
6 1 (0.60%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (25.00%) Big Data
2 41 (24.40%) Hadoop
3 39 (23.21%) MongoDB
4 34 (20.24%) NoSQL
5 24 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 18 (10.71%) MySQL
7 13 (7.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (7.14%) HBase
9 11 (6.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (5.36%) Redis
11 8 (4.76%) Impala
12 7 (4.17%) Triplestore
12 7 (4.17%) Jackrabbit
13 5 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (2.98%) Apache Hive
13 5 (2.98%) Relational Database
13 5 (2.98%) MarkLogic
14 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (2.38%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 19 (11.31%) Subversion
1 19 (11.31%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.71%) Maven
3 14 (8.33%) JIRA
4 12 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 11 (6.55%) JUnit
6 9 (5.36%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.57%) Hudson
7 6 (3.57%) Mockito
8 4 (2.38%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.38%) Liquibase
8 4 (2.38%) MSBuild
8 4 (2.38%) Ant
8 4 (2.38%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.79%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.79%) Selenium
10 1 (0.60%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.60%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.60%) Log4j
10 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 41 (24.40%) Retail
2 25 (14.88%) Finance
3 11 (6.55%) Marketing
4 5 (2.98%) Banking
5 3 (1.79%) Publishing
6 2 (1.19%) Back Office
6 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.19%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 98 (58.33%) Developer
2 45 (26.79%) Java Developer
3 31 (18.45%) Architect
4 16 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 11 (6.55%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (6.55%) UI Programmer
5 11 (6.55%) UI Developer
6 8 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 7 (4.17%) Analyst
8 5 (2.98%) Web Developer
8 5 (2.98%) Data Architect
8 5 (2.98%) Team Leader
8 5 (2.98%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (2.98%) Data Analyst
8 5 (2.98%) Java Architect
9 4 (2.38%) Senior Data Analyst
9 4 (2.38%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (2.38%) Hadoop Developer
9 4 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (2.38%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (36.31%) Spring
2 44 (26.19%) CSS
3 40 (23.81%) HTML
3 40 (23.81%) Lucene
4 30 (17.86%) CSS3
5 28 (16.67%) HTML5
6 27 (16.07%) jQuery
6 27 (16.07%) Hibernate
7 24 (14.29%) J2EE
8 23 (13.69%) Web Services
9 19 (11.31%) .NET
10 18 (10.71%) JSP
11 17 (10.12%) AngularJS
12 16 (9.52%) Spring MVC
12 16 (9.52%) RESTful
13 13 (7.74%) ASP.NET
13 13 (7.74%) Java EE
14 12 (7.14%) JSON
14 12 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (7.14%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.57%) Algorithms
2 6 (3.57%) User Experience
3 5 (2.98%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (2.98%) Taxonomies
3 5 (2.98%) Blog
4 4 (2.38%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (2.38%) Replication
4 4 (2.38%) iPad
4 4 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.79%) Social Network
6 2 (1.19%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.19%) Life Science
6 2 (1.19%) Clustering
6 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.19%) Biology
7 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.60%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.60%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 43 (25.60%) Linux
2 23 (13.69%) UNIX
3 14 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.57%) Windows
5 3 (1.79%) CentOS
6 1 (0.60%) HPUX
6 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (47.02%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (26.79%) E-Commerce
3 44 (26.19%) MVC
4 35 (20.83%) Scrum
5 31 (18.45%) TDD
6 26 (15.48%) Analytics
7 25 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (14.29%) Open Source
9 22 (13.10%) Configuration Management
9 22 (13.10%) DevOps
10 18 (10.71%) Data Architecture
11 17 (10.12%) B2C
11 17 (10.12%) Data Management
11 17 (10.12%) Mentoring
12 16 (9.52%) OO
13 15 (8.93%) B2B
13 15 (8.93%) BDD
13 15 (8.93%) Integration Testing
14 14 (8.33%) Multithreading
15 13 (7.74%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 97 (57.74%) Java
2 63 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 46 (27.38%) SQL
4 14 (8.33%) C#
5 11 (6.55%) PHP
6 10 (5.95%) PL/SQL
6 10 (5.95%) AWK
7 8 (4.76%) Scala
8 7 (4.17%) SPARQL
8 7 (4.17%) Python
9 6 (3.57%) Groovy
9 6 (3.57%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.98%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.98%) XPath
11 4 (2.38%) XQuery
11 4 (2.38%) Ruby
11 4 (2.38%) Perl
12 3 (1.79%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.60%) Clojure
13 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (1.19%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.19%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.98%) Hyper-V
1 5 (2.98%) HDFS
2 3 (1.79%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.79%) Varnish
3 2 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.19%) Docker
4 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (5.95%) Puppet
3 6 (3.57%) Nagios
4 5 (2.98%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.79%) Oozie
5 3 (1.79%) Ansible
6 2 (1.19%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.60%) Kibana
7 1 (0.60%) Mesos
7 1 (0.60%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.60%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 34 (20.24%) hybris
2 26 (15.48%) Oracle
3 24 (14.29%) Endeca
4 17 (10.12%) Red Hat
5 11 (6.55%) Adobe
6 10 (5.95%) Microsoft
7 7 (4.17%) VMware
8 5 (2.98%) Sitecore
8 5 (2.98%) MuleSoft
8 5 (2.98%) HP
9 4 (2.38%) Sun
9 4 (2.38%) Vertica
9 4 (2.38%) Infobright
10 3 (1.79%) AppDynamics
11 2 (1.19%) ATG
11 2 (1.19%) Hortonworks
11 2 (1.19%) SaltStack
11 2 (1.19%) Terracotta
11 2 (1.19%) IBM
12 1 (0.60%) Cisco
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