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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Solr
Rank 558 594 543
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -51
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 102 80 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.04% 0.80% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 43 50
Median daily rate £450 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
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
9840 10000 9439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.22% 17.53% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6507 6301 5546
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 310 390
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.95 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

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 27 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Solr within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 101 £450 +18.03% 57
London +1 49 £485 +14.11% 38
East Midlands +12 14 £425 +13.33%
Yorkshire -2 10 £425 +36.00% 1
West Yorkshire -4 10 £425 +36.00% 1
South West +10 9 £385 -29.35% 3
Leeds -3 9 £423 +35.20% 1
Gloucestershire - 9 £385 - 1
South East +3 7 £651 +86.00% 10
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £500 -
Northamptonshire - 7 £525 -
North East - 7 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 7 £500 -
City of London +49 4 £525 +46.85% 9
East of England +18 4 £463 +32.14% 4
Cambridgeshire +14 4 £463 +32.14% 3
Surrey +3 4 - -
Staines - 4 - -
Leicestershire +12 3 £525 +40.00%
Leicester +2 3 £525 +40.00%
Nottinghamshire - 3 £425 -
Nottingham - 3 £425 -
Gloucester - 3 £310 -
Cheltenham - 2 £400 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £651 -
Cambridge +11 1 - - 3
Manchester -7 1 - -
North West -7 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £433 -
Hampshire - 1 £350 - 7

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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.

1 104 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (54.55%) Java
3 65 (34.76%) JavaScript
4 56 (29.95%) HTML
4 56 (29.95%) Linux
5 50 (26.74%) Spring
6 49 (26.20%) MongoDB
7 47 (25.13%) Elasticsearch
7 47 (25.13%) E-Commerce
8 46 (24.60%) Apache
8 46 (24.60%) Git (software)
9 44 (23.53%) Web Development
10 43 (22.99%) Lucene
11 42 (22.46%) TDD
12 38 (20.32%) CSS
13 37 (19.79%) SQL Server
13 37 (19.79%) CMS
14 36 (19.25%) SQL
14 36 (19.25%) AngularJS
14 36 (19.25%) Node.js
15 35 (18.72%) Oracle
15 35 (18.72%) Scrum
15 35 (18.72%) MVC
16 34 (18.18%) OO
16 34 (18.18%) Drupal
16 34 (18.18%) HTML5
17 33 (17.65%) Jenkins
18 32 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
19 30 (16.04%) Amazon AWS
19 30 (16.04%) NoSQL

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 47 (25.13%) Elasticsearch
2 46 (24.60%) Apache
3 37 (19.79%) CMS
4 34 (18.18%) Drupal
5 26 (13.90%) Tomcat
6 16 (8.56%) Apache Spark
7 15 (8.02%) nginx
8 14 (7.49%) Mule
9 10 (5.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (4.28%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (3.74%) IIS
12 6 (3.21%) Alfresco
12 6 (3.21%) WebSphere
13 5 (2.67%) Apache Pig
13 5 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (2.14%) Liferay
15 3 (1.60%) JBoss
15 3 (1.60%) OpenStack
16 2 (1.07%) Confluence
17 1 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 11 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.14%) MS Office
2 4 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.04%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (12.30%) GitHub
3 9 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.28%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.67%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.30%) Intranet
2 11 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (0.53%) HTTP
3 1 (0.53%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) Network Security
3 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (26.20%) MongoDB
2 37 (19.79%) SQL Server
3 30 (16.04%) NoSQL
4 24 (12.83%) MySQL
5 22 (11.76%) Hadoop
6 18 (9.63%) Big Data
7 16 (8.56%) Relational Database
8 14 (7.49%) HBase
9 13 (6.95%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (4.81%) Neo4j
11 8 (4.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (4.28%) Apache Hive
11 8 (4.28%) Redis
12 7 (3.74%) MarkLogic
13 6 (3.21%) Oracle Database
14 5 (2.67%) DB2
14 5 (2.67%) Impala
15 4 (2.14%) DataStax
15 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (24.60%) Git (software)
2 33 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 19 (10.16%) JIRA
4 15 (8.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 15 (8.02%) JUnit
4 15 (8.02%) Maven
4 15 (8.02%) Subversion
5 9 (4.81%) Gradle
6 5 (2.67%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.67%) Hudson
6 5 (2.67%) IntelliJ
6 5 (2.67%) Mockito
7 4 (2.14%) Ant
7 4 (2.14%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.14%) Selenium
7 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (2.14%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.14%) TestNG
7 4 (2.14%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 18 (9.63%) Retail
2 16 (8.56%) Finance
3 8 (4.28%) Publishing
4 5 (2.67%) Front Office
5 4 (2.14%) Marketing
6 3 (1.60%) Law
6 3 (1.60%) Legal
7 2 (1.07%) Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 120 (64.17%) Developer
2 33 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 29 (15.51%) Drupal Developer
4 26 (13.90%) Architect
5 15 (8.02%) .NET Developer
6 14 (7.49%) Angular Developer
7 13 (6.95%) C# Developer
8 12 (6.42%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (6.42%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (5.88%) Analyst
9 11 (5.88%) Java Architect
10 10 (5.35%) Lead Developer
10 10 (5.35%) PHP Developer
10 10 (5.35%) Senior Developer
10 10 (5.35%) Sitecore Developer
10 10 (5.35%) Solr Developer
11 9 (4.81%) Consultant
12 8 (4.28%) CMS Developer
12 8 (4.28%) PHP Drupal Developer
13 7 (3.74%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (29.95%) HTML
2 50 (26.74%) Spring
3 43 (22.99%) Lucene
4 38 (20.32%) CSS
5 36 (19.25%) AngularJS
5 36 (19.25%) Node.js
6 34 (18.18%) HTML5
7 27 (14.44%) jQuery
8 25 (13.37%) .NET
9 24 (12.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 24 (12.83%) Web Services
10 23 (12.30%) Hibernate
10 23 (12.30%) JSON
11 22 (11.76%) ASP.NET
12 21 (11.23%) REST
13 16 (8.56%) RESTful
14 15 (8.02%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (8.02%) Spring Boot
15 14 (7.49%) J2EE
16 12 (6.42%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.90%) User Experience
2 15 (8.02%) Blog
3 9 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.21%) Clustering
6 5 (2.67%) Statistics
7 4 (2.14%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.14%) Social Media
7 4 (2.14%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.60%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.07%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.53%) Biology
10 1 (0.53%) Fintech
10 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.53%) Ontologies
10 1 (0.53%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 56 (29.95%) Linux
2 11 (5.88%) Unix
3 10 (5.35%) Windows
4 9 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.28%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (25.13%) E-Commerce
3 44 (23.53%) Web Development
4 42 (22.46%) TDD
5 35 (18.72%) MVC
5 35 (18.72%) Scrum
6 34 (18.18%) OO
7 32 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (14.97%) Open Source
9 25 (13.37%) SOA
10 22 (11.76%) Content Management
11 18 (9.63%) Mentoring
11 18 (9.63%) SDLC
12 17 (9.09%) DevOps
13 16 (8.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (8.02%) Multithreading
14 15 (8.02%) Workflow
15 14 (7.49%) Coaching
15 14 (7.49%) Microservices
15 14 (7.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 102 (54.55%) Java
2 65 (34.76%) JavaScript
3 36 (19.25%) SQL
4 26 (13.90%) PHP
5 22 (11.76%) C#
6 19 (10.16%) Groovy
7 16 (8.56%) Python
8 15 (8.02%) C
9 12 (6.42%) Ruby
10 10 (5.35%) Scala
11 7 (3.74%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.74%) T-SQL
12 6 (3.21%) Perl
13 4 (2.14%) R
14 3 (1.60%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (1.60%) Go
14 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.07%) AWK
15 2 (1.07%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (7.49%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.28%) Degree
3 5 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.23%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (9.09%) Varnish
2 10 (5.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 10 (5.35%) Docker
3 3 (1.60%) GlusterFS
4 2 (1.07%) HDFS
5 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.28%) Ansible
3 6 (3.21%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.21%) Puppet
4 5 (2.67%) Kibana
5 4 (2.14%) logstash
5 4 (2.14%) Oozie
6 3 (1.60%) Packer
6 3 (1.60%) Piwik
7 2 (1.07%) Grafana
7 2 (1.07%) Salt
7 2 (1.07%) StatsD
8 1 (0.53%) Graphite
8 1 (0.53%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 35 (18.72%) Oracle
2 18 (9.63%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.02%) Endeca
4 14 (7.49%) Sitecore
5 11 (5.88%) hybris
6 10 (5.35%) Adobe
7 9 (4.81%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.21%) Google
8 6 (3.21%) IBM
9 5 (2.67%) AppDynamics
9 5 (2.67%) MuleSoft
10 4 (2.14%) EPiServer
10 4 (2.14%) SaltStack
11 3 (1.60%) Sun
12 2 (1.07%) Cloudera
12 2 (1.07%) New Relic
12 2 (1.07%) Omniture
12 2 (1.07%) Zend
13 1 (0.53%) ForgeRock
13 1 (0.53%) Hortonworks
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