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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Solr
Rank 519 497 499
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 90 91 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.88% 0.96% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 67 34
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£474 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £575 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +15.38%
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
10220 9432 8432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.33% 17.34% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6235 5834 4748
Average daily rate £388 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 318 428
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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 4 May 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 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 4 May 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 -3 87 £473 +18.12% 54
London -18 30 £450 +4.34% 34
East Midlands +17 21 £413 +10.00%
Northamptonshire - 15 £550 -
South West +15 12 £545 +74.40% 1
South East -3 12 £463 +66.66% 7
Somerset - 11 £545 -
Taunton - 11 £545 -
East of England - 8 £500 - 6
City of London +8 7 £600 +9.09% 10
Buckinghamshire - 7 £500 -
Northampton - 6 £425 -
Leicestershire +8 5 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 - - 4
Yorkshire -15 4 £333 +14.65% 3
West Yorkshire -16 4 £333 - 1
Leeds -17 4 £333 - 1
Leicester - 4 £375 -
Oxfordshire -19 3 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £500 - 1
Edinburgh -11 2 - -
Scotland -11 2 - -
Corby - 2 £313 -
Oxford - 2 £450 -
Hampshire -2 1 £348 +25.22% 1
Peterborough - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £348 - 1
Aylesbury - 1 - -
Hackney - 1 £475 -

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 91 (51.12%) Java
2 81 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (38.20%) Linux
4 59 (33.15%) JavaScript
5 50 (28.09%) CSS
5 50 (28.09%) Elasticsearch
6 49 (27.53%) MVC
7 48 (26.97%) Tomcat
8 46 (25.84%) Spring
9 42 (23.60%) jQuery
9 42 (23.60%) E-Commerce
9 42 (23.60%) hybris
10 41 (23.03%) UNIX
11 40 (22.47%) HTML
12 39 (21.91%) NoSQL
13 36 (20.22%) Amazon AWS
13 36 (20.22%) SQL
13 36 (20.22%) MySQL
14 34 (19.10%) MongoDB
15 33 (18.54%) Apache
15 33 (18.54%) Configuration Management
15 33 (18.54%) Lucene
15 33 (18.54%) Scrum
16 30 (16.85%) Puppet
17 29 (16.29%) Oracle
17 29 (16.29%) Web Services
18 28 (15.73%) Retail
18 28 (15.73%) Hadoop
19 27 (15.17%) Git (software)
20 25 (14.04%) TDD

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (28.09%) Elasticsearch
2 48 (26.97%) Tomcat
3 33 (18.54%) Apache
4 15 (8.43%) CMS
5 13 (7.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 11 (6.18%) Drupal
7 10 (5.62%) nginx
8 8 (4.49%) Node.js
8 8 (4.49%) WebSphere
9 7 (3.93%) SharePoint
10 6 (3.37%) JBoss
11 4 (2.25%) Apache Spark
11 4 (2.25%) Apache Pig
11 4 (2.25%) Mule
11 4 (2.25%) MS Exchange
12 3 (1.69%) Alfresco
13 2 (1.12%) Mule ESB
13 2 (1.12%) OpenStack
13 2 (1.12%) Orchard CMS
13 2 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (3.93%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Tridion
2 1 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 36 (20.22%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.18%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (6.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.06%) Heroku
4 4 (2.25%) PaaS
5 3 (1.69%) SaaS
6 2 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.12%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.12%) Joyent
7 1 (0.56%) GitHub
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.56%) IaaS
7 1 (0.56%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.99%) HTTP
2 6 (3.37%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.37%) DNS
3 4 (2.25%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.25%) SMTP
3 4 (2.25%) FTP
3 4 (2.25%) LDAP
4 2 (1.12%) Internet
5 1 (0.56%) Extranet
5 1 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.91%) NoSQL
2 36 (20.22%) MySQL
3 34 (19.10%) MongoDB
4 28 (15.73%) Hadoop
5 24 (13.48%) Big Data
6 20 (11.24%) SQL Server
7 14 (7.87%) Redis
7 14 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (5.06%) Triplestore
9 7 (3.93%) MarkLogic
9 7 (3.93%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.81%) HBase
10 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.25%) DataStax
11 4 (2.25%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (2.25%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 27 (15.17%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.67%) Subversion
3 17 (9.55%) Maven
4 16 (8.99%) JUnit
5 9 (5.06%) RSpec
6 8 (4.49%) Ant
7 7 (3.93%) JIRA
8 6 (3.37%) Visual Studio
9 5 (2.81%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.25%) MSBuild
10 4 (2.25%) Selenium
11 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.56%) NUnit
12 1 (0.56%) Gradle
12 1 (0.56%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.56%) Rhino Mocks
12 1 (0.56%) Moq
12 1 (0.56%) Mockito
12 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.56%) Hudson
General
1 28 (15.73%) Retail
2 12 (6.74%) Marketing
3 11 (6.18%) Finance
4 10 (5.62%) Publishing
5 5 (2.81%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.69%) Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 97 (54.49%) Developer
2 32 (17.98%) Java Developer
2 32 (17.98%) Architect
3 15 (8.43%) Senior Developer
4 13 (7.30%) .NET Developer
5 11 (6.18%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (5.62%) Drupal Developer
7 9 (5.06%) Lead Developer
7 9 (5.06%) UI Developer
7 9 (5.06%) UI Programmer
8 8 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (3.93%) Data Architect
9 7 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.37%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 5 (2.81%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (2.81%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
11 5 (2.81%) Hybris Developer
12 4 (2.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.25%) Services Delivery Manager
12 4 (2.25%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (28.09%) CSS
2 46 (25.84%) Spring
3 42 (23.60%) jQuery
4 40 (22.47%) HTML
5 33 (18.54%) Lucene
6 29 (16.29%) Web Services
7 23 (12.92%) JSP
8 21 (11.80%) J2EE
9 20 (11.24%) CSS3
10 19 (10.67%) HTML5
11 18 (10.11%) RESTful
11 18 (10.11%) Spring MVC
12 15 (8.43%) Java EE
12 15 (8.43%) REST
13 14 (7.87%) .NET
14 12 (6.74%) PostGIS
14 12 (6.74%) Ruby on Rails
14 12 (6.74%) JSTL
15 11 (6.18%) ASP.NET
15 11 (6.18%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.80%) Open Source
2 11 (6.18%) Clustering
3 7 (3.93%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (3.37%) Replication
5 5 (2.81%) Statistics
5 5 (2.81%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.25%) User Experience
7 3 (1.69%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.69%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.69%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.12%) Semantic Web
8 2 (1.12%) PKI
8 2 (1.12%) NHS
8 2 (1.12%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 68 (38.20%) Linux
2 41 (23.03%) UNIX
3 14 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (6.74%) Windows
5 2 (1.12%) CentOS
5 2 (1.12%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (27.53%) MVC
3 42 (23.60%) E-Commerce
4 33 (18.54%) Configuration Management
4 33 (18.54%) Scrum
5 25 (14.04%) TDD
6 24 (13.48%) DevOps
7 23 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (11.80%) Analytics
9 17 (9.55%) Software Engineering
9 17 (9.55%) Mentoring
10 16 (8.99%) Data Management
11 15 (8.43%) Content Management
11 15 (8.43%) Unit Testing
12 14 (7.87%) Web Design
13 12 (6.74%) OO
13 12 (6.74%) Project Management
13 12 (6.74%) B2C
14 11 (6.18%) Data Architecture
15 10 (5.62%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 91 (51.12%) Java
2 59 (33.15%) JavaScript
3 36 (20.22%) SQL
4 19 (10.67%) PHP
5 14 (7.87%) C#
6 13 (7.30%) Ruby
7 12 (6.74%) Python
8 10 (5.62%) Scala
8 10 (5.62%) AWK
8 10 (5.62%) PL/SQL
9 9 (5.06%) SPARQL
10 8 (4.49%) Perl
11 6 (3.37%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.81%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.81%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.69%) XQuery
14 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.56%) C++
15 1 (0.56%) C
15 1 (0.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 9 (5.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.93%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.25%) Degree
4 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (4.49%) Varnish
2 5 (2.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.81%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.69%) HDFS
4 2 (1.12%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (16.85%) Puppet
2 13 (7.30%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.93%) Nagios
3 7 (3.93%) Capistrano
4 6 (3.37%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.12%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (1.12%) Ansible
5 2 (1.12%) Oozie
5 2 (1.12%) OpenSSO
5 2 (1.12%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.56%) Graphite
6 1 (0.56%) logstash
Vendors
1 42 (23.60%) hybris
2 29 (16.29%) Oracle
3 22 (12.36%) Endeca
4 18 (10.11%) Adobe
5 16 (8.99%) Red Hat
6 11 (6.18%) Sun
7 10 (5.62%) Microsoft
8 6 (3.37%) VMware
9 5 (2.81%) HP
10 4 (2.25%) IBM
10 4 (2.25%) Novell
11 3 (1.69%) ATG
11 3 (1.69%) Vertica
11 3 (1.69%) Infobright
11 3 (1.69%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.69%) Hortonworks
12 2 (1.12%) Percona
12 2 (1.12%) BEA
12 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.56%) Cisco
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