The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Apache Solr skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Apache Solr over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Solr
South West / Bristol
Rank 67 71 70
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.12% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.81% 0.85% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £390 £473
% change year-on-year +10.57% -17.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Apache Solr is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 124 117 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 15.20% 12.93% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 88 100
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £440 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +23.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

Apache Solr
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Apache Solr as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Apache Solr in Bristol

Apache Solr
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Solr in Bristol

Apache Solr
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 across the Bristol region with a requirement for Apache Solr.

1 2 (100.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) Symfony
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Varnish
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Silex
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (100.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Silex
1 1 (50.00%) Symfony
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Varnish