The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 24 June 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.

Apache Solr
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 125 138
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13  
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.35% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.77% 0.95% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Median daily rate £525 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.61% +11.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.76% +6.25%  
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 the East of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 451 419 616
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.61% 16.54% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 259 375
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 42
Median hourly rate £16.98 £19.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.92% -17.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.10 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

Apache Solr
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

Apache Solr
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Solr in the East of England

Apache Solr
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache Solr in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache Solr in the East of England

Apache Solr
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Norfolk +4 3 - -
Hertfordshire +1 2 £550 -
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £350 -44.00% 2
East Anglia - 1 £525 -
Apache Solr
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for Apache Solr.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Hadoop
3 4 (44.44%) Kafka
3 4 (44.44%) Apache Spark
4 3 (33.33%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (33.33%) Big Data
4 3 (33.33%) HDFS
4 3 (33.33%) Coaching
4 3 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (33.33%) MapReduce
4 3 (33.33%) Spring
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Apache
4 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Content Management
5 2 (22.22%) Lucene
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) CMS
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) Degree

Apache Solr
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (44.44%) Apache Spark
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (22.22%) CMS
3 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (11.11%) Alfresco
4 1 (11.11%) Confluence
4 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Hadoop
2 3 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (33.33%) Big Data
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Angular Developer
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) CMS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Sitecore Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Solr Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Web Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Web Content Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Web Content Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Kafka
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Lucene
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (11.11%) Node.js
4 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) RxJava
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services Management
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Coaching
2 3 (33.33%) Content Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 3 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) ArchiMate
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
2 1 (11.11%) WSO2