Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 23 April 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 626 602 692
Rank change year-on-year -24 +90 -35
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 226 213 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.25% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.47% 1.45% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 124 122
England median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
10th Percentile £353 £350 £325
90th Percentile £650 £609 £549
UK median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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

All Application Platform Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 15,329 14,679 16,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.55% 17.23% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,216 9,495 10,838
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.94% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 300 421
England median hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.10% +2.50% +6.95%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £10.99
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -2.56% -7.14% +13.51%

Apache Solr
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Apache Solr as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Apache Solr in England

Apache Solr
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Solr in England

Apache Solr
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache Solr in England over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache Solr in England

Apache Solr
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 23 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -61 145 £525 +23.53% 34
South East +3 43 £473 +17.98% 13
North of England +1 12 £433 +15.33% 4
Midlands -7 11 £500 -4.76% 6
East of England +1 10 £450 +28.57% 1
East Midlands +1 9 £500 -2.44% 5
North West -9 9 £550 - 3
South West +4 5 - - 5
Yorkshire -15 3 £325 -13.33% 1
West Midlands +4 2 £563 -6.25% 1
Apache Solr
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Apache Solr also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Apache Solr.

1 142 (62.83%) Java
2 99 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (33.63%) Spring
4 67 (29.65%) SQL
5 58 (25.66%) Apache Spark
6 56 (24.78%) Hadoop
7 55 (24.34%) REST
8 54 (23.89%) Python
9 53 (23.45%) JavaScript
10 52 (23.01%) HBase
10 52 (23.01%) Elasticsearch
11 50 (22.12%) Scrum
12 49 (21.68%) Lucene
12 49 (21.68%) Linux
12 49 (21.68%) Apache Hive
13 48 (21.24%) NoSQL
13 48 (21.24%) Kafka
14 47 (20.80%) Web Services
14 47 (20.80%) Java 8
15 46 (20.35%) XML
16 44 (19.47%) Big Data
17 42 (18.58%) HDFS
17 42 (18.58%) Git (software)
17 42 (18.58%) Finance
17 42 (18.58%) JSON
18 41 (18.14%) Amazon AWS
19 40 (17.70%) JIRA
20 39 (17.26%) SOAP
21 38 (16.81%) Jenkins
22 37 (16.37%) Hortonworks

Apache Solr
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 58 (25.66%) Apache Spark
2 52 (23.01%) Elasticsearch
3 35 (15.49%) Apache
4 27 (11.95%) CMS
5 23 (10.18%) JBoss
6 20 (8.85%) Tomcat
7 18 (7.96%) SharePoint
8 17 (7.52%) Mule
8 17 (7.52%) Sitecore CMS
9 15 (6.64%) Confluence
10 13 (5.75%) Mule ESB
10 13 (5.75%) WebLogic Portal
11 11 (4.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (3.54%) Apache Pig
12 8 (3.54%) Drupal
12 8 (3.54%) WebSphere
12 8 (3.54%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (2.65%) SAS
14 5 (2.21%) nginx
15 4 (1.77%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (2.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.21%) Magento
2 3 (1.33%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 41 (18.14%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (6.64%) Amazon S3
3 15 (6.64%) AWS Lambda
3 15 (6.64%) Serverless
4 11 (4.87%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (3.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (3.54%) Amazon EMR
6 8 (3.54%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (3.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 7 (3.10%) CloudFront
8 3 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.88%) PaaS
9 2 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.44%) Heroku
10 1 (0.44%) Route 53
10 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.83%) Kerberos
2 27 (11.95%) SSL
3 9 (3.98%) HTTP
4 4 (1.77%) DNS
5 3 (1.33%) Internet
6 2 (0.88%) Skype
6 2 (0.88%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.88%) VPN
7 1 (0.44%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (24.78%) Hadoop
2 52 (23.01%) HBase
3 49 (21.68%) Apache Hive
4 48 (21.24%) NoSQL
5 44 (19.47%) Big Data
6 36 (15.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 36 (15.93%) MongoDB
7 28 (12.39%) SQL Server
8 19 (8.41%) Impala
9 15 (6.64%) Endeca
9 15 (6.64%) Relational Database
10 14 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (5.75%) DB2
12 12 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (5.31%) Oracle Database
13 11 (4.87%) Sqoop
14 10 (4.42%) MySQL
15 7 (3.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 6 (2.65%) HCatalog
16 6 (2.65%) Presto
Development Applications
1 42 (18.58%) Git (software)
2 40 (17.70%) JIRA
3 38 (16.81%) Jenkins
4 30 (13.27%) Maven
5 27 (11.95%) JUnit
6 14 (6.19%) Bitbucket
7 13 (5.75%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (4.42%) TeamCity
9 9 (3.98%) Gradle
10 8 (3.54%) Cucumber
10 8 (3.54%) IntelliJ
10 8 (3.54%) Selenium
11 7 (3.10%) Checkstyle
11 7 (3.10%) Eclipse
11 7 (3.10%) JMeter
11 7 (3.10%) LoadRunner
11 7 (3.10%) Mercurial
11 7 (3.10%) SonarQube
12 6 (2.65%) Subversion
13 5 (2.21%) Mockito
General
1 42 (18.58%) Finance
2 22 (9.73%) Banking
3 11 (4.87%) Retail
4 8 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.10%) Legal
6 6 (2.65%) Marketing
7 5 (2.21%) Games
7 5 (2.21%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.33%) Publishing
9 2 (0.88%) Advertising
10 1 (0.44%) Billing
10 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.44%) Front Office
10 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (48.23%) Developer
2 52 (23.01%) Java Developer
3 36 (15.93%) Architect
4 19 (8.41%) Technical Architect
5 18 (7.96%) Consultant
5 18 (7.96%) Senior Developer
6 16 (7.08%) Data Engineer
7 13 (5.75%) Solr Developer
8 12 (5.31%) Hybris Developer
8 12 (5.31%) Sitecore Architect
9 11 (4.87%) Big Data Developer
9 11 (4.87%) Hadoop Consultant
10 10 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (3.98%) Full Stack Developer
11 9 (3.98%) Principal Consultant
12 8 (3.54%) .NET Developer
12 8 (3.54%) Big Data Engineer
12 8 (3.54%) Data Architect
13 7 (3.10%) Analyst
13 7 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (33.63%) Spring
2 55 (24.34%) REST
3 49 (21.68%) Lucene
4 48 (21.24%) Kafka
5 47 (20.80%) Web Services
6 46 (20.35%) XML
7 42 (18.58%) JSON
8 39 (17.26%) SOAP
9 27 (11.95%) HTML
10 26 (11.50%) .NET
11 25 (11.06%) RESTful
11 25 (11.06%) Spring MVC
12 24 (10.62%) Hibernate
13 23 (10.18%) CSS
13 23 (10.18%) jQuery
14 20 (8.85%) AngularJS
15 19 (8.41%) Java EE
16 16 (7.08%) React
17 15 (6.64%) Elastic Stack
18 14 (6.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.75%) PKI
3 12 (5.31%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.54%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.65%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.21%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.77%) Fintech
7 4 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.77%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.33%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.33%) Clustering
8 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.33%) MPEG
8 3 (1.33%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.33%) State Machine
9 2 (0.88%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (21.68%) Linux
2 27 (11.95%) Unix
3 19 (8.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (3.54%) Windows
5 5 (2.21%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.77%) AIX
6 4 (1.77%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.77%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.33%) Debian
8 2 (0.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (22.12%) Scrum
3 37 (16.37%) E-Commerce
4 36 (15.93%) TDD
5 34 (15.04%) MVC
6 32 (14.16%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (13.72%) DevOps
8 27 (11.95%) Analytics
9 26 (11.50%) SOA
10 25 (11.06%) Microservices
10 25 (11.06%) OO
11 23 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (9.73%) B2C
13 21 (9.29%) BDD
13 21 (9.29%) ETL
14 20 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (8.85%) CRM
15 19 (8.41%) Unit Testing
16 18 (7.96%) Change Management
16 18 (7.96%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 142 (62.83%) Java
2 67 (29.65%) SQL
3 54 (23.89%) Python
4 53 (23.45%) JavaScript
5 47 (20.80%) Java 8
6 26 (11.50%) Scala
7 20 (8.85%) C#
8 17 (7.52%) PHP
9 15 (6.64%) Bash Shell
10 12 (5.31%) Shell Script
11 11 (4.87%) Perl
12 9 (3.98%) R
13 7 (3.10%) PowerShell
14 6 (2.65%) Ruby
15 5 (2.21%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.77%) AWK
17 3 (1.33%) T-SQL
17 3 (1.33%) XPath
18 2 (0.88%) C
18 2 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (5.31%) Degree
2 10 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.65%) PhD
3 6 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.77%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.77%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.19%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) GCP
2 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) GDPR
3 1 (0.44%) PMO
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (18.58%) HDFS
2 33 (14.60%) Docker
3 32 (14.16%) Apache Flume
3 32 (14.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 17 (7.52%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.88%) iptables
5 2 (0.88%) Varnish
5 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (14.60%) Oozie
2 26 (11.50%) Hadoop YARN
3 17 (7.52%) Ambari
3 17 (7.52%) Apache Slider
4 14 (6.19%) Single Sign-On
5 13 (5.75%) CA Single Sign-On
5 13 (5.75%) OpenSSO
6 11 (4.87%) Ansible
7 10 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (4.42%) Puppet
8 9 (3.98%) Kubernetes
8 9 (3.98%) Terraform
9 7 (3.10%) Prometheus
10 4 (1.77%) Grafana
10 4 (1.77%) logstash
10 4 (1.77%) Rancher
11 3 (1.33%) Mesos
11 3 (1.33%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.88%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 37 (16.37%) Hortonworks
2 34 (15.04%) Oracle
3 22 (9.73%) Sitecore
4 20 (8.85%) Cloudera
5 17 (7.52%) hybris
6 13 (5.75%) ATG
6 13 (5.75%) BEA
7 12 (5.31%) IBM
8 10 (4.42%) Adobe
9 9 (3.98%) Microsoft
9 9 (3.98%) Tableau
10 7 (3.10%) AppDynamics
10 7 (3.10%) MapR
10 7 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (2.65%) Talend
12 5 (2.21%) Google
12 5 (2.21%) New Relic
12 5 (2.21%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.21%) SAP
12 5 (2.21%) Splunk