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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Solr
UK
Rank 475 525 528
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +3
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 119 87 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.55% 1.02% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 68 54
Median daily rate £433 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £325 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +6.66%
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
7690 8508 8679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.14% 17.02% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4927 5439 5420
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 234 309
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £48.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 24 January 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 25 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 24 January 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 +58 114 £425 - 33
London +57 100 £425 -5.55% 20
East Midlands +3 5 £525 +55.55%
City of London - 5 £450 - 3
Nottingham - 5 £525 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £525 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £575 -
Glasgow - 4 £650 -
Scotland - 4 £650 - 1
South East +1 3 - - 5
South West +6 2 £425 +21.42%
Berkshire - 2 - -
Dorset - 2 £425 -
North West +21 1 - - 2
Yorkshire +13 1 - - 4
Manchester +9 1 - - 2
Northumberland - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £425 -
Northumbria - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £350 - 2
North East - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £350 -

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 132 (52.38%) Java
2 127 (50.40%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (36.90%) JavaScript
4 88 (34.92%) Elasticsearch
5 83 (32.94%) Lucene
6 82 (32.54%) HTML
7 81 (32.14%) Apache
8 73 (28.97%) RESTful
9 71 (28.17%) CSS
10 69 (27.38%) NoSQL
11 64 (25.40%) Python
12 63 (25.00%) SQL
12 63 (25.00%) MySQL
13 62 (24.60%) Linux
13 62 (24.60%) MongoDB
14 61 (24.21%) Hadoop
14 61 (24.21%) Big Data
15 60 (23.81%) Web Services
16 59 (23.41%) Spring
17 58 (23.02%) Git (software)
18 47 (18.65%) Apache Spark
19 46 (18.25%) XML
20 44 (17.46%) JSON
20 44 (17.46%) Open Source
21 42 (16.67%) TDD
21 42 (16.67%) jQuery
21 42 (16.67%) Kafka
22 41 (16.27%) Apache Cassandra
22 41 (16.27%) Scrum
23 40 (15.87%) Amazon AWS

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 88 (34.92%) Elasticsearch
2 81 (32.14%) Apache
3 47 (18.65%) Apache Spark
4 38 (15.08%) Tomcat
5 34 (13.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 24 (9.52%) Apache Pig
7 20 (7.94%) Drupal
7 20 (7.94%) nginx
8 13 (5.16%) Alfresco
8 13 (5.16%) CMS
9 11 (4.37%) Confluence
9 11 (4.37%) Jetty
10 6 (2.38%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.98%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.98%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (1.59%) JBoss
12 4 (1.59%) Mule
12 4 (1.59%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.38%) Magento
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (9.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (8.33%) PaaS
4 12 (4.76%) SaaS
5 10 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (3.57%) IaaS
7 8 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.19%) GitHub
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.40%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.17%) Kerberos
1 8 (3.17%) LAN
1 8 (3.17%) WAN
2 7 (2.78%) Intranet
3 6 (2.38%) HTTP
4 5 (1.98%) LDAP
5 4 (1.59%) Skype
6 3 (1.19%) DNS
6 3 (1.19%) Firewall
7 1 (0.40%) Internet
7 1 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (27.38%) NoSQL
2 63 (25.00%) MySQL
3 62 (24.60%) MongoDB
4 61 (24.21%) Big Data
4 61 (24.21%) Hadoop
5 41 (16.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 37 (14.68%) Apache Hive
7 30 (11.90%) HBase
8 27 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (10.71%) SQL Server
9 23 (9.13%) Riak
10 20 (7.94%) Impala
10 20 (7.94%) Relational Database
11 14 (5.56%) Redis
12 13 (5.16%) MarkLogic
13 12 (4.76%) Sqoop
14 11 (4.37%) Apache Zeppelin
14 11 (4.37%) Data Mining
14 11 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (3.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 58 (23.02%) Git (software)
2 36 (14.29%) Selenium
3 34 (13.49%) Maven
4 25 (9.92%) JIRA
5 19 (7.54%) JUnit
6 16 (6.35%) SoapUI
7 15 (5.95%) Jenkins
7 15 (5.95%) Subversion
8 13 (5.16%) Cucumber
8 13 (5.16%) JMeter
9 12 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (4.76%) Gradle
10 11 (4.37%) CasperJS
10 11 (4.37%) PhantomJS
10 11 (4.37%) WebDriver
11 7 (2.78%) Vagrant
12 5 (1.98%) Ant
12 5 (1.98%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.59%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.59%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 31 (12.30%) Finance
2 17 (6.75%) Banking
3 6 (2.38%) Publishing
4 5 (1.98%) Retail
5 4 (1.59%) Marketing
6 3 (1.19%) Front Office
6 3 (1.19%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.40%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 133 (52.78%) Developer
2 43 (17.06%) Java Developer
3 34 (13.49%) Architect
4 19 (7.54%) Data Architect
4 19 (7.54%) Drupal Developer
4 19 (7.54%) Java Engineer
5 15 (5.95%) Senior Developer
5 15 (5.95%) Solr Developer
6 13 (5.16%) Data Scientist
6 13 (5.16%) Hadoop Architect
7 12 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (4.76%) Java Architect
7 12 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (4.76%) Solr Architect
8 11 (4.37%) Hadoop Developer
8 11 (4.37%) Web Engineer
9 10 (3.97%) Big Data Engineer
9 10 (3.97%) Data Engineer
9 10 (3.97%) Scala Developer
10 9 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (32.94%) Lucene
2 82 (32.54%) HTML
3 73 (28.97%) RESTful
4 71 (28.17%) CSS
5 60 (23.81%) Web Services
6 59 (23.41%) Spring
7 46 (18.25%) XML
8 44 (17.46%) JSON
9 42 (16.67%) jQuery
9 42 (16.67%) Kafka
10 36 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
11 32 (12.70%) Ajax
12 31 (12.30%) SOAP
13 29 (11.51%) Apache Felix
13 29 (11.51%) Apache Sling
14 28 (11.11%) OSGi
15 26 (10.32%) .NET
16 25 (9.92%) AngularJS
17 20 (7.94%) Drools
17 20 (7.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.52%) Visualisation
2 20 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.54%) Computer Science
4 16 (6.35%) Grid Computing
5 8 (3.17%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.38%) Clustering
6 6 (2.38%) Data Extraction
7 5 (1.98%) Replication
8 4 (1.59%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.59%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.59%) PKI
9 3 (1.19%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.19%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.19%) iPad
9 3 (1.19%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.79%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.79%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.40%) AS400
11 1 (0.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 62 (24.60%) Linux
2 28 (11.11%) Unix
3 5 (1.98%) Windows
4 4 (1.59%) Android
4 4 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.19%) CentOS
5 3 (1.19%) CoreOS
5 3 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.19%) Solaris
6 1 (0.40%) AIX
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (50.40%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (17.46%) Open Source
3 42 (16.67%) TDD
4 41 (16.27%) Scrum
5 39 (15.48%) OO
6 31 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (11.51%) E-Commerce
8 28 (11.11%) Analytics
8 28 (11.11%) MVC
9 27 (10.71%) MapReduce
10 26 (10.32%) DevOps
10 26 (10.32%) OOD
11 23 (9.13%) BDD
11 23 (9.13%) Data Visualisation
12 19 (7.54%) Configuration Management
12 19 (7.54%) Data Analysis
12 19 (7.54%) Machine Learning
12 19 (7.54%) Software Engineering
13 17 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (6.75%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 132 (52.38%) Java
2 93 (36.90%) JavaScript
3 64 (25.40%) Python
4 63 (25.00%) SQL
5 38 (15.08%) Scala
6 29 (11.51%) Ruby
7 26 (10.32%) Perl
8 24 (9.52%) PHP
9 20 (7.94%) Bash Shell
10 17 (6.75%) C++
11 14 (5.56%) R
12 13 (5.16%) C#
13 11 (4.37%) XPath
14 8 (3.17%) C
15 4 (1.59%) CoffeeScript
15 4 (1.59%) Go
15 4 (1.59%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.19%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.79%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 21 (8.33%) Degree
2 8 (3.17%) PhD
3 4 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.37%) SDET
2 8 (3.17%) QA
3 3 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (7.94%) HDFS
2 14 (5.56%) Apache Flume
2 14 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 9 (3.57%) Varnish
4 8 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.98%) Docker
6 2 (0.79%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.79%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (10.32%) Hadoop YARN
2 23 (9.13%) Oozie
3 13 (5.16%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (4.37%) Ambari
5 10 (3.97%) Puppet
6 6 (2.38%) Nagios
7 5 (1.98%) Ansible
8 4 (1.59%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.59%) OpenSSO
9 3 (1.19%) Control-M
9 3 (1.19%) Ganglia
9 3 (1.19%) Graphite
9 3 (1.19%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.19%) Mesos
9 3 (1.19%) rkt
9 3 (1.19%) StatsD
9 3 (1.19%) Unicenter
9 3 (1.19%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.79%) Piwik
11 1 (0.40%) Packer
Vendors
1 36 (14.29%) Oracle
2 34 (13.49%) Adobe
3 15 (5.95%) Hortonworks
4 14 (5.56%) hybris
5 11 (4.37%) Cloudera
6 8 (3.17%) Cisco
6 8 (3.17%) Sitecore
6 8 (3.17%) Teradata
7 6 (2.38%) Zend
8 5 (1.98%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.59%) Apigee
9 4 (1.59%) ATG
9 4 (1.59%) BEA
9 4 (1.59%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.59%) Perforce
10 3 (1.19%) Informatica
10 3 (1.19%) New Relic
11 2 (0.79%) GoldenSource
11 2 (0.79%) IBM
11 2 (0.79%) SAP
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