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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 489 487 552
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +65
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 106 91 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.078%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.05% 1.00% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 68 37
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£425 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £271 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £220
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +36.36%
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
10130 9133 10034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.97% 17.13% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5954 5320 5718
Average daily rate £375 £373 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.46% +5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 378 473
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -21 96 £400 - 46
London +22 68 £425 -3.40% 29
South East +6 11 £400 +23.07% 10
Yorkshire +1 8 £295 -1.66% 1
City of London +13 7 £438 -7.89% 5
Hampshire - 6 £363 - 2
West Yorkshire +5 5 £325 +8.33%
Chester +9 4 £249 -
Cheshire 0 4 £249 -
North West -2 4 £249 -28.92%
East of England -28 3 £338 -10.00% 1
Berkshire +9 2 £375 +3.44%
Nottingham +12 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +9 1 - -
East Midlands +1 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 3
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Cardiff - 1 £325 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £338 - 1
Brighton - 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 £325 -
Wales - 1 £325 -
South West - - - - 4
Northern Ireland - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - - 1
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Oxford - - - - 2

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 69 (41.82%) Java
2 49 (29.70%) JavaScript
3 47 (28.48%) Web Services
4 44 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (25.45%) Linux
6 40 (24.24%) MVC
6 40 (24.24%) Scrum
7 39 (23.64%) Lucene
7 39 (23.64%) RESTful
8 38 (23.03%) CSS
9 37 (22.42%) HTML
9 37 (22.42%) TDD
9 37 (22.42%) Maven
10 35 (21.21%) Git (software)
10 35 (21.21%) MySQL
10 35 (21.21%) SQL Server
11 34 (20.61%) Spring
12 33 (20.00%) E-Commerce
13 32 (19.39%) Apache
13 32 (19.39%) Open Source
14 31 (18.79%) PHP
15 30 (18.18%) jQuery
15 30 (18.18%) DevOps
16 29 (17.58%) Configuration Management
17 27 (16.36%) SQL
17 27 (16.36%) Elasticsearch
18 26 (15.76%) Endeca
19 25 (15.15%) XML
19 25 (15.15%) MongoDB
20 24 (14.55%) Redis

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 32 (19.39%) Apache
2 27 (16.36%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (12.12%) IIS
4 17 (10.30%) Tomcat
5 11 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 10 (6.06%) Node.js
6 10 (6.06%) Mule
7 9 (5.45%) Drupal
8 8 (4.85%) CMS
8 8 (4.85%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (4.85%) NServiceBus
9 7 (4.24%) JCAPS
9 7 (4.24%) Apache Pig
10 6 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (3.64%) Adobe CQ
11 5 (3.03%) Confluence
11 5 (3.03%) Apache ServiceMix
11 5 (3.03%) WordPress
11 5 (3.03%) WebLogic Portal
11 5 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (8.48%) Fredhopper
2 2 (1.21%) Summit
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.94%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.03%) SaaS
4 4 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.21%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.21%) Heroku
6 1 (0.61%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.61%) Joyent
6 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.24%) Internet
2 4 (2.42%) HTTP
3 2 (1.21%) Network Security
3 2 (1.21%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.21%) MySQL
1 35 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.15%) MongoDB
3 24 (14.55%) Redis
4 18 (10.91%) NoSQL
5 13 (7.88%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (7.88%) Hadoop
6 12 (7.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (4.85%) RavenDB
7 8 (4.85%) Big Data
7 8 (4.85%) Apache Hive
8 6 (3.64%) Couchbase
9 5 (3.03%) CouchDB
9 5 (3.03%) Impala
10 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.82%) IDOL
10 3 (1.82%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.21%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 37 (22.42%) Maven
2 35 (21.21%) Git (software)
3 23 (13.94%) Jenkins
4 16 (9.70%) JIRA
5 11 (6.67%) Eclipse
5 11 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 9 (5.45%) TeamCity
6 9 (5.45%) JUnit
7 8 (4.85%) Visual Studio
7 8 (4.85%) Selenium
7 8 (4.85%) Subversion
8 6 (3.64%) PHPUnit
9 5 (3.03%) Mockito
9 5 (3.03%) Hudson
9 5 (3.03%) FitNesse
10 4 (2.42%) Ant
10 4 (2.42%) NUnit
11 3 (1.82%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (5.45%) Retail
2 7 (4.24%) Finance
3 3 (1.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.21%) Publishing
5 1 (0.61%) Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Marketing
5 1 (0.61%) Electronics
5 1 (0.61%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Automotive
5 1 (0.61%) Law
5 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 110 (66.67%) Developer
2 38 (23.03%) Java Developer
3 24 (14.55%) PHP Developer
4 19 (11.52%) Architect
5 17 (10.30%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (9.70%) .NET Developer
7 14 (8.48%) Consultant
8 10 (6.06%) UI Programmer
8 10 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.06%) UI Developer
9 8 (4.85%) Drupal Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.64%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (3.64%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.03%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 5 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (3.03%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.03%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (28.48%) Web Services
2 39 (23.64%) Lucene
2 39 (23.64%) RESTful
3 38 (23.03%) CSS
4 37 (22.42%) HTML
5 34 (20.61%) Spring
6 30 (18.18%) jQuery
7 25 (15.15%) XML
8 23 (13.94%) JSON
8 23 (13.94%) .NET
8 23 (13.94%) SOAP
9 22 (13.33%) J2EE
10 20 (12.12%) Spring MVC
11 19 (11.52%) REST
12 15 (9.09%) Hibernate
12 15 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
13 14 (8.48%) Middleware
13 14 (8.48%) WCF
14 13 (7.88%) Symfony
14 13 (7.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.39%) Open Source
2 16 (9.70%) iPad
3 8 (4.85%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.24%) Taxonomies
5 6 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.03%) PKI
7 4 (2.42%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.42%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.82%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.82%) Social Network
9 2 (1.21%) Replication
9 2 (1.21%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.21%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.61%) Wiki
10 1 (0.61%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.61%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.45%) Linux
2 23 (13.94%) Windows
3 4 (2.42%) UNIX
3 4 (2.42%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.61%) Android
4 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (24.24%) MVC
2 40 (24.24%) Scrum
3 37 (22.42%) TDD
4 33 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 30 (18.18%) DevOps
6 29 (17.58%) Configuration Management
7 24 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (12.73%) SOA
9 15 (9.09%) Analytics
10 12 (7.27%) OO
10 12 (7.27%) Unit Testing
10 12 (7.27%) Web Design
11 11 (6.67%) Kanban
12 10 (6.06%) BDD
12 10 (6.06%) Software Engineering
13 9 (5.45%) Web Development
14 8 (4.85%) UML
14 8 (4.85%) EAI
15 7 (4.24%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (41.82%) Java
2 49 (29.70%) JavaScript
3 31 (18.79%) PHP
4 27 (16.36%) SQL
5 20 (12.12%) Ruby
6 18 (10.91%) C#
6 18 (10.91%) Python
7 17 (10.30%) PowerShell
8 14 (8.48%) Shell Script
8 14 (8.48%) Perl
9 10 (6.06%) VBScript
10 9 (5.45%) PHP5
11 8 (4.85%) T-SQL
12 7 (4.24%) Scala
12 7 (4.24%) PL/SQL
13 5 (3.03%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.82%) C++
14 3 (1.82%) VB
15 2 (1.21%) C
16 1 (0.61%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.42%) Degree
2 4 (2.42%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.21%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.42%) QA
2 2 (1.21%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.21%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.42%) Varnish
4 1 (0.61%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (10.91%) Puppet
2 15 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.03%) OpenSSO
3 5 (3.03%) CA SiteMinder
4 3 (1.82%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.21%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.61%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.61%) logstash
6 1 (0.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (15.76%) Endeca
2 21 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 19 (11.52%) Zend
4 14 (8.48%) Oracle
5 13 (7.88%) hybris
6 10 (6.06%) Adobe
7 9 (5.45%) VMware
8 7 (4.24%) ATG
9 5 (3.03%) Atlassian
9 5 (3.03%) BEA
9 5 (3.03%) JBoss
10 4 (2.42%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.42%) Facebook
11 2 (1.21%) SAP
11 2 (1.21%) Intershop
11 2 (1.21%) Cloudera
11 2 (1.21%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.21%) Twitter
11 2 (1.21%) Demandware
12 1 (0.61%) Akamai
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