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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Solr
Rank 557 522 509
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -13
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 69 90 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.73% 0.96% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 61 54
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £337 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
9411 9330 8902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.29% 18.02% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6101 5780 5258
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 323 315
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -30 63 £420 +5.00% 42
London -14 33 £433 +2.60% 17
South East +21 13 £400 +6.66% 12
Oxfordshire +12 8 £420 - 5
South West +4 7 £363 -5.84% 3
Oxford +5 5 £420 - 3
Surrey - 5 £400 - 1
Yorkshire -24 4 £425 +13.33% 4
South Wales - 4 £325 -
Wales - 4 £325 -
Cardiff - 4 £325 -
Redhill - 3 £350 -
Somerset - 3 £350 -
Leicestershire -10 2 £338 +35.00%
North West -17 2 £375 +18.57% 2
East Midlands -21 2 £338 -41.30%
Wiltshire - 2 £363 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £438 - 4
Loughborough - 2 £338 -
Twickenham - 2 £400 -
Sheffield - 2 £438 - 4
Bristol -3 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire -15 1 £350 -6.66%
Manchester -16 1 £375 +18.57% 2
Leeds -16 1 £350 -6.66%
Warwick - 1 £425 -
Wirral - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £250 -
Hull - 1 - -
Taunton - 1 £350 -

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 125 (60.39%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (56.52%) Java
3 85 (41.06%) TDD
4 75 (36.23%) JavaScript
5 69 (33.33%) SQL
6 66 (31.88%) HTML
7 61 (29.47%) Git (software)
8 58 (28.02%) CSS
8 58 (28.02%) Spring
9 54 (26.09%) MVC
10 50 (24.15%) PHP
10 50 (24.15%) Linux
11 49 (23.67%) Web Services
11 49 (23.67%) HTML5
12 48 (23.19%) BDD
13 46 (22.22%) NoSQL
14 44 (21.26%) RESTful
15 43 (20.77%) Elasticsearch
16 42 (20.29%) E-Commerce
17 41 (19.81%) Lucene
17 41 (19.81%) MongoDB
18 40 (19.32%) OO
19 38 (18.36%) JSON
20 37 (17.87%) Scrum
21 36 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
22 35 (16.91%) RabbitMQ
22 35 (16.91%) Continuous Integration
23 34 (16.43%) MySQL
24 31 (14.98%) AngularJS
25 30 (14.49%) CSS3

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 43 (20.77%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (14.49%) Apache
2 30 (14.49%) Tomcat
3 28 (13.53%) Node.js
4 22 (10.63%) CMS
5 16 (7.73%) JBoss
6 15 (7.25%) Drupal
7 13 (6.28%) Mule
8 11 (5.31%) IIS
9 10 (4.83%) Apache Spark
9 10 (4.83%) WebSphere
10 7 (3.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 7 (3.38%) Liferay
10 7 (3.38%) nginx
11 6 (2.90%) Alfresco
12 4 (1.93%) SharePoint
13 3 (1.45%) Confluence
13 3 (1.45%) OpenStack
13 3 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (1.45%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (2.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.90%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 36 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.31%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.35%) Google Analytics
4 8 (3.86%) Adobe Analytics
4 8 (3.86%) GitHub
4 8 (3.86%) Google Tag Manager
5 3 (1.45%) PaaS
5 3 (1.45%) SaaS
6 2 (0.97%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.97%) Heroku
6 2 (0.97%) IaaS
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.35%) Internet
1 9 (4.35%) Intranet
2 7 (3.38%) HTTP
3 6 (2.90%) LDAP
4 1 (0.48%) Extranet
4 1 (0.48%) Firewall
4 1 (0.48%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 41 (19.81%) MongoDB
3 34 (16.43%) MySQL
4 26 (12.56%) Big Data
5 25 (12.08%) Hadoop
6 22 (10.63%) Redis
6 22 (10.63%) SQL Server
7 21 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (8.21%) Jackrabbit
9 15 (7.25%) HBase
10 13 (6.28%) Riak
11 11 (5.31%) Relational Database
12 10 (4.83%) Apache Hive
12 10 (4.83%) Impala
13 9 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (2.90%) Couchbase
15 5 (2.42%) GIS
15 5 (2.42%) QGIS
16 3 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
17 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 61 (29.47%) Git (software)
2 30 (14.49%) TeamCity
3 26 (12.56%) JIRA
4 25 (12.08%) Subversion
5 20 (9.66%) Maven
6 19 (9.18%) Mockito
7 17 (8.21%) Liquibase
8 10 (4.83%) Hudson
8 10 (4.83%) Jenkins
9 9 (4.35%) Cucumber
10 8 (3.86%) Talend Open Studio
11 6 (2.90%) Vagrant
12 4 (1.93%) Selenium
12 4 (1.93%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.45%) git-flow
13 3 (1.45%) JUnit
14 2 (0.97%) Capybara
14 2 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (0.97%) PHPUnit
14 2 (0.97%) TestNG
General
1 21 (10.14%) Retail
2 12 (5.80%) Publishing
3 11 (5.31%) Finance
4 8 (3.86%) Marketing
5 6 (2.90%) Back Office
6 5 (2.42%) Banking
7 3 (1.45%) Advertising
8 2 (0.97%) Billing
8 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.48%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 139 (67.15%) Developer
2 57 (27.54%) Java Developer
3 27 (13.04%) Architect
3 27 (13.04%) Solr Developer
4 24 (11.59%) JavaScript Developer
5 20 (9.66%) .NET Developer
5 20 (9.66%) C# Developer
6 19 (9.18%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (8.70%) Angular Developer
8 17 (8.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 17 (8.21%) PHP Developer
9 16 (7.73%) Node.js Developer
10 13 (6.28%) Agile Developer
11 12 (5.80%) Full Stack Developer
12 11 (5.31%) Drupal Developer
13 10 (4.83%) Big Data Developer
13 10 (4.83%) Hadoop Developer
13 10 (4.83%) Java Architect
14 9 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (31.88%) HTML
2 58 (28.02%) CSS
2 58 (28.02%) Spring
3 49 (23.67%) HTML5
3 49 (23.67%) Web Services
4 44 (21.26%) RESTful
5 41 (19.81%) Lucene
6 38 (18.36%) JSON
7 35 (16.91%) RabbitMQ
8 31 (14.98%) AngularJS
9 30 (14.49%) CSS3
10 25 (12.08%) .NET
10 25 (12.08%) Hibernate
11 22 (10.63%) Ajax
12 19 (9.18%) REST
13 17 (8.21%) ASP.NET
13 17 (8.21%) CakePHP
13 17 (8.21%) J2EE
13 17 (8.21%) XML
14 15 (7.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.73%) User Experience
2 12 (5.80%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.31%) Algorithms
3 11 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.83%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (3.38%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.90%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (2.90%) Taxonomies
7 5 (2.42%) Blog
7 5 (2.42%) Semantic Web
8 3 (1.45%) iPad
8 3 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.45%) PKI
9 2 (0.97%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.97%) Replication
9 2 (0.97%) Social Media
10 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.48%) FMCG
10 1 (0.48%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 50 (24.15%) Linux
2 16 (7.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (7.25%) Windows
4 14 (6.76%) Unix
5 8 (3.86%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.45%) Android
7 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.48%) CentOS
7 1 (0.48%) Solaris
7 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (60.39%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (41.06%) TDD
3 54 (26.09%) MVC
4 48 (23.19%) BDD
5 42 (20.29%) E-Commerce
6 40 (19.32%) OO
7 37 (17.87%) Scrum
8 35 (16.91%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (14.49%) SOA
10 26 (12.56%) Open Source
11 25 (12.08%) Analytics
12 24 (11.59%) DevOps
12 24 (11.59%) Kanban
13 23 (11.11%) OOP
13 23 (11.11%) Unit Testing
14 18 (8.70%) Software Engineering
15 15 (7.25%) ETL
16 14 (6.76%) B2C
16 14 (6.76%) Front End Development
16 14 (6.76%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 117 (56.52%) Java
2 75 (36.23%) JavaScript
3 69 (33.33%) SQL
4 50 (24.15%) PHP
5 24 (11.59%) C#
5 24 (11.59%) Ruby
6 19 (9.18%) Perl
7 11 (5.31%) CoffeeScript
7 11 (5.31%) PL/SQL
8 9 (4.35%) Scala
9 8 (3.86%) Python
10 7 (3.38%) AWK
11 6 (2.90%) Groovy
12 5 (2.42%) C
12 5 (2.42%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.45%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.45%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.97%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.97%) XPath
14 2 (0.97%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (6.76%) Degree
2 4 (1.93%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.97%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.48%) CISSP
4 1 (0.48%) CREST Certified
4 1 (0.48%) GPEN
4 1 (0.48%) GSSP-JAVA
4 1 (0.48%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.86%) Dublin Core
1 8 (3.86%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.80%) HDFS
2 7 (3.38%) Varnish
3 5 (2.42%) Docker
4 3 (1.45%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.97%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.48%) oVirt
6 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.83%) Puppet
3 4 (1.93%) Ansible
3 4 (1.93%) Oozie
4 3 (1.45%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.45%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.97%) Mesos
6 1 (0.48%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.48%) Kibana
6 1 (0.48%) Nagios
6 1 (0.48%) Packer
Vendors
1 20 (9.66%) Adobe
2 19 (9.18%) hybris
2 19 (9.18%) Oracle
3 16 (7.73%) Endeca
3 16 (7.73%) Red Hat
4 15 (7.25%) Microsoft
5 13 (6.28%) Google
6 8 (3.86%) Talend
7 4 (1.93%) ATG
8 3 (1.45%) Apigee
8 3 (1.45%) BEA
8 3 (1.45%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.45%) Terracotta
8 3 (1.45%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.45%) WSO2
9 2 (0.97%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.97%) IBM
9 2 (0.97%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.97%) Omniture
9 2 (0.97%) Xamarin
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