The table below looks at the statistics for Apache Solr skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache Solr over the 3 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Solr
Rank 79 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.37% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Application Platforms Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
172 78 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 21.37% 13.40% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 42 53
Average daily rate £350 £253 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.61% -27.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £153 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £350 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £327
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Average hourly rate £18.23 £16.16 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.80% -0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.66 £13.10 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £107.20 £18.98 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%

Apache Solr
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apache Solr across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Apache Solr Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Apache Solr
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apache Solr across the Wales region.

Apache Solr Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Umbraco
2 2 (66.67%) EPiServer
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Lucene
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 2 (66.67%) Umbraco
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) Lucene
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) EPiServer
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore