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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Solr
Rank 508 507 489
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 123 106 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.09% 1.03% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 73 72
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
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
11261 10259 9078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.95% 18.43% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7199 6067 5273
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 334 422 380
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 August 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 29 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 August 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 -4 122 £450 +12.50% 55
London +16 79 £485 +14.11% 33
West Yorkshire -19 16 £318 -2.30% 1
Yorkshire -23 16 £318 +7.62% 5
Leeds -17 15 £318 -2.30% 1
East of England +10 7 £425 +25.92% 6
East Midlands -2 7 £450 - 3
South East -35 7 £350 -15.15% 5
City of London -4 5 £381 -12.85% 9
Northamptonshire - 5 £450 - 3
Cambridgeshire -6 4 £350 +3.70% 2
North West -30 4 £370 +48.74% 1
Cambridge - 4 £350 - 2
Cheshire -9 3 £375 +50.75%
Warrington - 3 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 £500 - 2
Brighton -1 2 - -
East Sussex -2 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 £389 -
Surrey -3 1 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £365 - 1
Corby - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £368 -

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 109 (54.77%) Java
2 98 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (36.68%) Spring
4 68 (34.17%) JavaScript
5 56 (28.14%) Big Data
6 54 (27.14%) E-Commerce
7 52 (26.13%) Elasticsearch
8 51 (25.63%) Lucene
9 50 (25.13%) SQL
10 49 (24.62%) Hadoop
11 46 (23.12%) MVC
12 44 (22.11%) Retail
12 44 (22.11%) MongoDB
13 43 (21.61%) TDD
13 43 (21.61%) HTML
14 42 (21.11%) CSS
15 39 (19.60%) Linux
15 39 (19.60%) Apache
16 36 (18.09%) NoSQL
17 35 (17.59%) Scrum
18 34 (17.09%) hybris
18 34 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
19 33 (16.58%) Finance
20 29 (14.57%) Hibernate
21 28 (14.07%) HTML5
21 28 (14.07%) Amazon AWS
22 27 (13.57%) Web Services
22 27 (13.57%) Oracle
22 27 (13.57%) CSS3
23 26 (13.07%) J2EE

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 52 (26.13%) Elasticsearch
2 39 (19.60%) Apache
3 22 (11.06%) Tomcat
4 18 (9.05%) CMS
5 17 (8.54%) Apache Spark
6 15 (7.54%) Node.js
7 10 (5.03%) Mule
8 9 (4.52%) WebSphere
8 9 (4.52%) JBoss
9 8 (4.02%) nginx
10 4 (2.01%) Drupal
10 4 (2.01%) SharePoint
10 4 (2.01%) Mule ESB
10 4 (2.01%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (1.51%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (1.01%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (1.01%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (6.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.02%) Fredhopper
2 3 (1.51%) Tridion
3 2 (1.01%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.07%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.02%) GitHub
2 8 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.51%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.01%) PaaS
4 2 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.50%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.50%) Heroku
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.50%) IaaS
5 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.02%) HTTP
2 4 (2.01%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.01%) DNS
2 4 (2.01%) HTTPS
2 4 (2.01%) SMTP
2 4 (2.01%) FTP
3 3 (1.51%) Internet
4 2 (1.01%) LDAP
5 1 (0.50%) Firewall
5 1 (0.50%) NAS
5 1 (0.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (28.14%) Big Data
2 49 (24.62%) Hadoop
3 44 (22.11%) MongoDB
4 36 (18.09%) NoSQL
5 25 (12.56%) SQL Server
6 22 (11.06%) HBase
7 17 (8.54%) MySQL
7 17 (8.54%) Impala
8 14 (7.04%) Redis
9 12 (6.03%) Apache Hive
9 12 (6.03%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (4.52%) Relational Database
11 7 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (3.52%) QlikView
11 7 (3.52%) Jackrabbit
12 6 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (3.02%) Riak
13 5 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (2.51%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 24 (12.06%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.05%) Maven
3 16 (8.04%) Jenkins
4 15 (7.54%) Subversion
5 14 (7.04%) JIRA
6 13 (6.53%) TeamCity
7 10 (5.03%) JUnit
8 8 (4.02%) Hudson
9 6 (3.02%) Mockito
10 5 (2.51%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.01%) Liquibase
11 4 (2.01%) Ant
12 3 (1.51%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.51%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.51%) Selenium
13 2 (1.01%) MSBuild
13 2 (1.01%) Gradle
14 1 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
14 1 (0.50%) Eclipse RCP
14 1 (0.50%) FitNesse
General
1 44 (22.11%) Retail
2 33 (16.58%) Finance
3 11 (5.53%) Banking
4 10 (5.03%) Marketing
5 3 (1.51%) Back Office
6 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.01%) Publishing
6 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Front Office
7 1 (0.50%) Billing
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 118 (59.30%) Developer
2 48 (24.12%) Java Developer
3 39 (19.60%) Architect
4 14 (7.04%) .NET Developer
5 13 (6.53%) UI Developer
6 12 (6.03%) UI Programmer
7 11 (5.53%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.03%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.03%) Analyst
9 9 (4.52%) Java Architect
10 7 (3.52%) Big Data Developer
10 7 (3.52%) Data Analyst
10 7 (3.52%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (3.02%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.02%) Data Architect
11 6 (3.02%) Hadoop Developer
12 5 (2.51%) Full Stack Developer
12 5 (2.51%) Team Leader
13 4 (2.01%) Development Team Leader
13 4 (2.01%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (36.68%) Spring
2 51 (25.63%) Lucene
3 43 (21.61%) HTML
4 42 (21.11%) CSS
5 29 (14.57%) Hibernate
6 28 (14.07%) HTML5
7 27 (13.57%) CSS3
7 27 (13.57%) Web Services
8 26 (13.07%) J2EE
9 24 (12.06%) jQuery
10 21 (10.55%) .NET
11 20 (10.05%) AngularJS
12 19 (9.55%) RESTful
12 19 (9.55%) JSP
13 18 (9.05%) Spring MVC
14 16 (8.04%) Java EE
14 16 (8.04%) JSON
15 14 (7.04%) ASP.NET
16 13 (6.53%) MooTools
17 12 (6.03%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.03%) Algorithms
2 11 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.03%) User Experience
4 9 (4.52%) Visualisation
5 7 (3.52%) Blog
6 6 (3.02%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (3.02%) Taxonomies
6 6 (3.02%) iPad
7 5 (2.51%) Data Integration
7 5 (2.51%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.51%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.51%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.01%) Replication
9 3 (1.51%) Social Network
9 3 (1.51%) Google Search Appliance
10 2 (1.01%) Life Science
10 2 (1.01%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (1.01%) PKI
10 2 (1.01%) Web 2.0
10 2 (1.01%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.60%) Linux
2 22 (11.06%) UNIX
3 10 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.52%) Windows
5 1 (0.50%) HPUX
5 1 (0.50%) Solaris
5 1 (0.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (27.14%) E-Commerce
3 46 (23.12%) MVC
4 43 (21.61%) TDD
5 35 (17.59%) Scrum
6 34 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (13.07%) Data Architecture
7 26 (13.07%) Open Source
8 24 (12.06%) Analytics
8 24 (12.06%) DevOps
9 23 (11.56%) Multithreading
10 22 (11.06%) Configuration Management
11 21 (10.55%) BDD
12 19 (9.55%) B2C
12 19 (9.55%) SOA
13 18 (9.05%) Mentoring
14 17 (8.54%) OO
14 17 (8.54%) Data Management
15 16 (8.04%) Integration Testing
16 15 (7.54%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 109 (54.77%) Java
2 68 (34.17%) JavaScript
3 50 (25.13%) SQL
4 14 (7.04%) C#
4 14 (7.04%) Scala
5 12 (6.03%) PHP
6 9 (4.52%) PL/SQL
7 8 (4.02%) Ruby
7 8 (4.02%) Groovy
8 6 (3.02%) AWK
9 5 (2.51%) XPath
9 5 (2.51%) Python
10 4 (2.01%) XQuery
11 3 (1.51%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.51%) C
11 3 (1.51%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.51%) SPARQL
12 2 (1.01%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (3.52%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.02%) Degree
2 6 (3.02%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.02%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (7.04%) HDFS
2 5 (2.51%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.01%) Varnish
3 4 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.01%) Docker
4 2 (1.01%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.50%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 13 (6.53%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (5.53%) Puppet
3 7 (3.52%) Oozie
4 6 (3.02%) Vagrant
5 4 (2.01%) Nagios
6 3 (1.51%) Ansible
7 2 (1.01%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.01%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.50%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.50%) Kibana
8 1 (0.50%) Mesos
Vendors
1 34 (17.09%) hybris
2 27 (13.57%) Oracle
3 24 (12.06%) Endeca
4 15 (7.54%) Adobe
5 11 (5.53%) Microsoft
5 11 (5.53%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.52%) VMware
6 7 (3.52%) MuleSoft
7 5 (2.51%) AppDynamics
7 5 (2.51%) Sitecore
7 5 (2.51%) Vertica
7 5 (2.51%) Infobright
7 5 (2.51%) HP
8 4 (2.01%) Sun
8 4 (2.01%) ATG
9 3 (1.51%) Google
10 2 (1.01%) BEA
10 2 (1.01%) IBM
10 2 (1.01%) Apigee
10 2 (1.01%) SaltStack
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