Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 633 522 646
Rank change year-on-year -111 +124 +14
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 220 335 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.37% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.39% 2.19% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 236 162
England median daily rate £518 £490 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.61% +2.08% +6.67%
10th Percentile £400 £356 £357
90th Percentile £675 £645 £650
UK median daily rate £518 £489 £475
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.89% +5.56%
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 15,826 15,295 18,434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.85% 16.79% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,452 9,988 12,299
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £603 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 396 455
England median hourly rate £21.41 £20.47 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +2.34% +2.56%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.51
90th Percentile £51.25 £48.75 £45.45
UK median hourly rate £21.13 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.63% - -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -93 144 £538 +7.50% 39
South East +20 57 £513 +27.97% 9
Midlands -31 7 £450 -10.00% 2
East Midlands +5 6 £400 -20.00%
South West -21 5 £400 +8.11% 4
East of England -17 4 £450 -14.29% 1
North of England -41 4 £400 +6.67% 15
North West -18 3 £400 - 9
West Midlands -25 1 £500 -1.96% 2
North East - 1 - - 2
Apache Solr
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 122 (55.45%) Java
2 84 (38.18%) Kafka
3 83 (37.73%) Python
4 80 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
5 79 (35.91%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (35.00%) Apache Spark
7 73 (33.18%) MongoDB
8 72 (32.73%) Big Data
9 70 (31.82%) NoSQL
9 70 (31.82%) Docker
10 64 (29.09%) HBase
11 62 (28.18%) Hadoop
11 62 (28.18%) Amazon AWS
11 62 (28.18%) Kubernetes
12 58 (26.36%) Apache Cassandra
13 57 (25.91%) Microservices
14 55 (25.00%) Spring
14 55 (25.00%) JavaScript
15 53 (24.09%) SQL
15 53 (24.09%) Linux
16 52 (23.64%) TDD
16 52 (23.64%) DevOps
17 48 (21.82%) Jenkins
18 46 (20.91%) Lucene
19 45 (20.45%) HDFS
20 44 (20.00%) Java 8
21 43 (19.55%) Apache Hive
21 43 (19.55%) Open Source
21 43 (19.55%) JSON
21 43 (19.55%) .NET

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 80 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
2 77 (35.00%) Apache Spark
3 31 (14.09%) Confluence
4 28 (12.73%) Apache
5 20 (9.09%) CMS
6 15 (6.82%) Mule
7 14 (6.36%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 8 (3.64%) Apache Pig
8 8 (3.64%) Mule ESB
8 8 (3.64%) SharePoint
8 8 (3.64%) WebLogic Portal
9 6 (2.73%) Alfresco
9 6 (2.73%) JBoss
10 5 (2.27%) Umbraco
11 4 (1.82%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (1.36%) Commerce Server
12 3 (1.36%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (1.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 62 (28.18%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (9.55%) Amazon S3
4 15 (6.82%) OpenShift
5 13 (5.91%) Serverless
6 11 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
7 10 (4.55%) PaaS
8 9 (4.09%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (3.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (3.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 7 (3.18%) CloudFront
11 6 (2.73%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (2.27%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 4 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (1.36%) Azure Functions
14 3 (1.36%) Azure Machine Learning
14 3 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.09%) Kerberos
2 20 (9.09%) HTTP
3 12 (5.45%) SSL
4 5 (2.27%) VPN
5 2 (0.91%) DNS
5 2 (0.91%) Skype
6 1 (0.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (33.18%) MongoDB
2 72 (32.73%) Big Data
3 70 (31.82%) NoSQL
4 64 (29.09%) HBase
5 62 (28.18%) Hadoop
6 58 (26.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 43 (19.55%) Apache Hive
8 40 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
8 40 (18.18%) Relational Database
9 30 (13.64%) Redis
10 28 (12.73%) SQL Server
11 21 (9.55%) MySQL
12 17 (7.73%) Neo4j
13 16 (7.27%) Endeca
14 14 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (6.36%) RDBMS
15 13 (5.91%) Sqoop
16 12 (5.45%) Data Lake
17 11 (5.00%) Impala
18 8 (3.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 48 (21.82%) Jenkins
2 40 (18.18%) JIRA
3 39 (17.73%) Git (software)
4 30 (13.64%) Maven
5 20 (9.09%) Mercurial
6 19 (8.64%) IntelliJ
6 19 (8.64%) JMeter
7 17 (7.73%) Cucumber
8 16 (7.27%) Eclipse
9 14 (6.36%) Selenium
10 13 (5.91%) JUnit
11 12 (5.45%) Gradle
12 11 (5.00%) NeoLoad
13 10 (4.55%) Gatling
13 10 (4.55%) LoadRunner
14 9 (4.09%) SoapUI
15 8 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
16 7 (3.18%) Checkstyle
16 7 (3.18%) SonarQube
17 6 (2.73%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 41 (18.64%) Finance
2 12 (5.45%) Banking
3 6 (2.73%) Games
3 6 (2.73%) Prime Brokerage
3 6 (2.73%) Retail
4 5 (2.27%) Marketing
5 4 (1.82%) Legal
5 4 (1.82%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.36%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 119 (54.09%) Developer
2 48 (21.82%) Java Developer
3 42 (19.09%) Architect
4 17 (7.73%) Data Engineer
4 17 (7.73%) Senior Developer
5 16 (7.27%) Big Data Developer
6 15 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (6.82%) Python Developer
7 13 (5.91%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (5.91%) Software Engineer
7 13 (5.91%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (5.45%) Technical Architect
9 11 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
9 11 (5.00%) Sitecore Architect
9 11 (5.00%) Solr Developer
10 9 (4.09%) Data Architect
10 9 (4.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 8 (3.64%) .NET Developer
11 8 (3.64%) Big Data Architect
11 8 (3.64%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (38.18%) Kafka
2 55 (25.00%) Spring
3 46 (20.91%) Lucene
4 43 (19.55%) .NET
4 43 (19.55%) JSON
5 39 (17.73%) REST
5 39 (17.73%) Web Services
6 35 (15.91%) RESTful
7 32 (14.55%) XML
8 30 (13.64%) AngularJS
8 30 (13.64%) HTML
9 24 (10.91%) React
10 23 (10.45%) CSS
10 23 (10.45%) Spring Boot
11 20 (9.09%) SOAP
12 18 (8.18%) ASP.NET
12 18 (8.18%) Hibernate
12 18 (8.18%) RabbitMQ
13 17 (7.73%) Memcached
14 16 (7.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 12 (5.45%) Fintech
3 12 (5.45%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (4.55%) Data Centre
6 9 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (4.09%) PKI
7 6 (2.73%) Derivative
7 6 (2.73%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.73%) OTC Derivatives
8 5 (2.27%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.27%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.82%) e-Learning
10 3 (1.36%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (0.91%) Anti-Piracy
11 2 (0.91%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.91%) IPTV
11 2 (0.91%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 53 (24.09%) Linux
2 25 (11.36%) Unix
3 10 (4.55%) Windows
4 6 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.27%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.82%) Debian
7 2 (0.91%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (35.91%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (25.91%) Microservices
3 52 (23.64%) DevOps
3 52 (23.64%) TDD
4 43 (19.55%) Open Source
5 42 (19.09%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (18.64%) Scrum
7 37 (16.82%) BDD
8 34 (15.45%) Problem-Solving
9 33 (15.00%) Test Automation
10 29 (13.18%) MVC
11 27 (12.27%) Analytics
11 27 (12.27%) E-Commerce
11 27 (12.27%) SOA
12 26 (11.82%) OO
13 24 (10.91%) ETL
13 24 (10.91%) MapReduce
13 24 (10.91%) Migration
14 23 (10.45%) Mentoring
14 23 (10.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 122 (55.45%) Java
2 83 (37.73%) Python
3 55 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 53 (24.09%) SQL
5 44 (20.00%) Java 8
6 41 (18.64%) Scala
7 39 (17.73%) C#
8 16 (7.27%) Bash Shell
8 16 (7.27%) Ruby
9 12 (5.45%) PL/SQL
9 12 (5.45%) TypeScript
10 7 (3.18%) R
11 6 (2.73%) C
11 6 (2.73%) C++
11 6 (2.73%) Perl
12 4 (1.82%) PHP
12 4 (1.82%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.82%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.91%) Gremlin
13 2 (0.91%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (6.36%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.91%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.18%) Degree
4 2 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.91%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.91%) PhD
5 1 (0.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.64%) QA
2 3 (1.36%) GDPR
3 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 70 (31.82%) Docker
2 45 (20.45%) HDFS
3 24 (10.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 11 (5.00%) Apache Flume
5 7 (3.18%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 62 (28.18%) Kubernetes
2 32 (14.55%) Ansible
3 28 (12.73%) Hadoop YARN
4 27 (12.27%) Terraform
5 20 (9.09%) Oozie
5 20 (9.09%) Puppet
6 16 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (6.82%) Kibana
7 15 (6.82%) logstash
8 14 (6.36%) Prometheus
9 9 (4.09%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (3.64%) OpenSSO
11 7 (3.18%) CA Single Sign-On
12 4 (1.82%) Ambari
12 4 (1.82%) Apache Slider
12 4 (1.82%) Rancher
13 1 (0.45%) Graphite
13 1 (0.45%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.45%) Packer
13 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (14.09%) Oracle
2 24 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 21 (9.55%) Hortonworks
4 16 (7.27%) Google
5 14 (6.36%) AppDynamics
5 14 (6.36%) Cloudera
5 14 (6.36%) Sitecore
5 14 (6.36%) Tableau
6 12 (5.45%) Rackspace
7 10 (4.55%) hybris
7 10 (4.55%) SOASTA, Inc
8 9 (4.09%) Databricks
9 8 (3.64%) Adobe
9 8 (3.64%) Apigee
9 8 (3.64%) ATG
9 8 (3.64%) BEA
10 7 (3.18%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.18%) Sybase
11 5 (2.27%) Atlassian
11 5 (2.27%) Salesforce.com