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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Solr
Rank 70 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.61% - 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.17% - 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
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 - - -
Apache Solr
UK

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
126 124 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.35% 17.74% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 72 43
Average daily rate £363 £392 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.52% +1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £184 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £41.00 £11.00 £90.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+272.72% -87.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 11 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
South Wales - 4 £325 -
Apache Solr
UK

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) OO
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) RESTful
2 7 (87.50%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (75.00%) SOA
3 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (75.00%) Subversion
4 5 (62.50%) Ruby
4 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
4 5 (62.50%) BDD
5 3 (37.50%) HTTP
5 3 (37.50%) Internet
5 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Hudson
6 2 (25.00%) PostGIS
6 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (25.00%) Spring
7 1 (12.50%) Maven
7 1 (12.50%) CakePHP
7 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) Subversion
3 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
4 2 (25.00%) Hudson
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) Liquibase
5 1 (12.50%) Maven
5 1 (12.50%) Mockito
5 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) RESTful
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (25.00%) PostGIS
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) CakePHP
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) OO
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (75.00%) SOA
3 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (62.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree