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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Solr
Rank 524 543 515
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -28
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 76 56 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.74% 0.58% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 41 31
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£425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +25.92%
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
10314 9632 8686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.38% 17.89% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6503 5820 4853
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 356 441
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.08 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -11.84%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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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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 +11 74 £425 +6.25% 51
London -15 41 £425 +4.61% 31
East Midlands - 10 £375 - 1
South East -17 9 £475 +11.76% 8
Northamptonshire - 6 £425 -
East of England +4 5 £350 - 3
City of London +1 5 £358 -20.55% 3
South West +3 4 £545 +55.71% 2
Leeds -13 4 £313 -3.84% 1
Yorkshire -15 4 £313 -3.84% 3
West Yorkshire -16 4 £313 -3.84% 1
Leicestershire - 4 £375 -
Leicester - 4 £375 -
Brighton - 4 - - 1
East Sussex - 4 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £500 -
Taunton - 3 £545 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £350 - 2
Cambridge - 3 £350 - 2
Somerset - 3 £545 -
Corby - 2 £313 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £475 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £450 - 1
North West -19 1 £365 -2.66% 3
Hammersmith - 1 £368 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £425 -
Oxford - 1 £450 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 92 (55.76%) Java
2 75 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 58 (35.15%) Spring
5 49 (29.70%) Linux
6 47 (28.48%) CSS
7 46 (27.88%) Elasticsearch
8 44 (26.67%) MVC
9 42 (25.45%) SQL
10 40 (24.24%) E-Commerce
11 38 (23.03%) hybris
12 37 (22.42%) Apache
13 36 (21.82%) HTML
13 36 (21.82%) Retail
14 35 (21.21%) jQuery
14 35 (21.21%) MongoDB
15 34 (20.61%) NoSQL
15 34 (20.61%) Lucene
16 32 (19.39%) Hadoop
17 30 (18.18%) Scrum
18 29 (17.58%) Amazon AWS
18 29 (17.58%) Big Data
19 28 (16.97%) MySQL
19 28 (16.97%) Tomcat
20 27 (16.36%) J2EE
21 26 (15.76%) Configuration Management
21 26 (15.76%) TDD
21 26 (15.76%) CSS3
22 24 (14.55%) Endeca
22 24 (14.55%) Oracle

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 46 (27.88%) Elasticsearch
2 37 (22.42%) Apache
3 28 (16.97%) Tomcat
4 10 (6.06%) CMS
4 10 (6.06%) nginx
5 9 (5.45%) Node.js
6 8 (4.85%) WebSphere
6 8 (4.85%) Apache Spark
7 6 (3.64%) JBoss
7 6 (3.64%) Drupal
8 4 (2.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (2.42%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.21%) Mule
11 1 (0.61%) WordPress
11 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.61%) IIS
11 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.61%) Liferay
11 1 (0.61%) Escenic
Applications
1 11 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Tridion
2 4 (2.42%) Fredhopper
3 2 (1.21%) Summit
4 1 (0.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (17.58%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (4.24%) Heroku
5 3 (1.82%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.21%) PaaS
6 2 (1.21%) GitHub
6 2 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.61%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.61%) IaaS
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.45%) HTTP
2 6 (3.64%) DNS
3 5 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.42%) SMTP
4 4 (2.42%) FTP
4 4 (2.42%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.82%) Internet
6 1 (0.61%) Firewall
6 1 (0.61%) NAS
6 1 (0.61%) SAN
6 1 (0.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.21%) MongoDB
2 34 (20.61%) NoSQL
3 32 (19.39%) Hadoop
4 29 (17.58%) Big Data
5 28 (16.97%) MySQL
6 22 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 14 (8.48%) Redis
8 12 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (7.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (4.24%) MarkLogic
9 7 (4.24%) Triplestore
10 6 (3.64%) HBase
11 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (2.42%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.42%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (2.42%) DataStax
12 4 (2.42%) Apache Hive
12 4 (2.42%) Jackrabbit
13 3 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 20 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.52%) Subversion
3 17 (10.30%) Maven
4 12 (7.27%) JUnit
5 8 (4.85%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.24%) JIRA
7 6 (3.64%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.64%) RSpec
8 5 (3.03%) Ant
9 4 (2.42%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.42%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.42%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.82%) Mockito
10 3 (1.82%) Selenium
10 3 (1.82%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.21%) Gradle
11 2 (1.21%) Hudson
12 1 (0.61%) Eclipse RCP
12 1 (0.61%) Liquibase
12 1 (0.61%) IntelliJ
General
1 36 (21.82%) Retail
2 18 (10.91%) Finance
3 11 (6.67%) Marketing
4 7 (4.24%) Publishing
5 5 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.21%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Billing
7 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (60.00%) Developer
2 44 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 26 (15.76%) Architect
4 12 (7.27%) Senior Developer
4 12 (7.27%) .NET Developer
4 12 (7.27%) UI Programmer
4 12 (7.27%) UI Developer
5 11 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (4.24%) Lead Developer
7 6 (3.64%) Data Architect
7 6 (3.64%) Analyst
8 5 (3.03%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.03%) PHP Developer
8 5 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.03%) Hybris Developer
8 5 (3.03%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 5 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (2.42%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (2.42%) Drupal Developer
9 4 (2.42%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (35.15%) Spring
2 47 (28.48%) CSS
3 36 (21.82%) HTML
4 35 (21.21%) jQuery
5 34 (20.61%) Lucene
6 27 (16.36%) J2EE
7 26 (15.76%) CSS3
8 22 (13.33%) HTML5
8 22 (13.33%) Web Services
9 21 (12.73%) JSP
10 19 (11.52%) Hibernate
11 18 (10.91%) Spring MVC
12 16 (9.70%) .NET
13 14 (8.48%) Java EE
13 14 (8.48%) AngularJS
14 12 (7.27%) PostGIS
15 11 (6.67%) REST
15 11 (6.67%) RESTful
15 11 (6.67%) MooTools
16 10 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.85%) User Experience
2 7 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.24%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (3.03%) Taxonomies
3 5 (3.03%) Replication
3 5 (3.03%) Clustering
4 4 (2.42%) iPad
4 4 (2.42%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.82%) Social Network
5 3 (1.82%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.21%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.21%) Statistics
6 2 (1.21%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.61%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.61%) GIS
7 1 (0.61%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.61%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.61%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 49 (29.70%) Linux
2 24 (14.55%) UNIX
3 14 (8.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.64%) Windows
5 3 (1.82%) CentOS
6 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.61%) HPUX
6 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (26.67%) MVC
3 40 (24.24%) E-Commerce
4 30 (18.18%) Scrum
5 26 (15.76%) TDD
5 26 (15.76%) Configuration Management
6 23 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (13.33%) Analytics
7 22 (13.33%) DevOps
8 20 (12.12%) Open Source
9 17 (10.30%) B2C
10 16 (9.70%) Data Management
10 16 (9.70%) Web Design
11 15 (9.09%) B2B
12 14 (8.48%) Mentoring
13 12 (7.27%) Unit Testing
13 12 (7.27%) Data Architecture
14 11 (6.67%) Integration Testing
14 11 (6.67%) BDD
14 11 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 92 (55.76%) Java
2 66 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 42 (25.45%) SQL
4 13 (7.88%) C#
5 12 (7.27%) PHP
6 10 (6.06%) PL/SQL
6 10 (6.06%) AWK
6 10 (6.06%) Python
7 9 (5.45%) Ruby
7 9 (5.45%) Scala
8 7 (4.24%) SPARQL
9 6 (3.64%) TypeScript
9 6 (3.64%) XPath
10 5 (3.03%) XQuery
10 5 (3.03%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.42%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.42%) Perl
12 3 (1.82%) Groovy
13 1 (0.61%) C
13 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (4.24%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.21%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.03%) QA
2 2 (1.21%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.21%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (3.64%) Varnish
2 5 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.82%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.21%) Docker
4 2 (1.21%) HDFS
4 2 (1.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.21%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (12.12%) Puppet
2 13 (7.88%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.24%) Nagios
4 6 (3.64%) Capistrano
5 5 (3.03%) Vagrant
6 4 (2.42%) Ansible
7 2 (1.21%) Oozie
7 2 (1.21%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.21%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.61%) Graphite
8 1 (0.61%) logstash
8 1 (0.61%) Kibana
8 1 (0.61%) Mesos
Vendors
1 38 (23.03%) hybris
2 24 (14.55%) Oracle
2 24 (14.55%) Endeca
3 17 (10.30%) Red Hat
4 14 (8.48%) Adobe
5 8 (4.85%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.24%) VMware
7 5 (3.03%) Sun
8 3 (1.82%) IBM
8 3 (1.82%) Vertica
8 3 (1.82%) Infobright
9 2 (1.21%) Hortonworks
9 2 (1.21%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.21%) HP
9 2 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.21%) ATG
9 2 (1.21%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.61%) Coverity
10 1 (0.61%) Elastic Path
10 1 (0.61%) Zend
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