Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 521 621 641
Rank change year-on-year +100 +20 +15
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 325 255 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.08% 1.40% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 167 139
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £362 £316
90th Percentile £675 £675 £634
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
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 15662 18245 18668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.68% 18.59% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10357 11928 11888
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £235
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 457 552
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +6.35%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.22 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +73 244 £518 +3.50% 8
North of England +78 27 £475 +11.76% 4
South East -5 22 £405 -27.96% 8
Yorkshire +31 19 £375 -11.76% 1
Midlands +22 15 £505 +12.22% 4
West Midlands +41 9 £510 +26.32% 3
East of England -18 9 £550 +41.03% 1
North West +34 8 £600 - 3
South West 0 7 £398 +0.95% 2
East Midlands -1 6 £500 +11.11% 1
Apache Solr
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 England region with a requirement for Apache Solr.

1 218 (67.08%) Java
2 156 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (46.15%) Spring
4 136 (41.85%) TDD
5 122 (37.54%) Big Data
6 117 (36.00%) Hadoop
7 115 (35.38%) REST
8 112 (34.46%) Apache Spark
9 109 (33.54%) Kafka
10 108 (33.23%) Microservices
11 104 (32.00%) Spring Boot
12 100 (30.77%) HDFS
13 96 (29.54%) Elasticsearch
14 94 (28.92%) HBase
15 92 (28.31%) BDD
15 92 (28.31%) Docker
15 92 (28.31%) Scrum
16 91 (28.00%) JIRA
16 91 (28.00%) Git (software)
17 89 (27.38%) Data Architecture
18 82 (25.23%) Kerberos
19 81 (24.92%) SQL
20 79 (24.31%) Cucumber
21 71 (21.85%) Algorithms
22 69 (21.23%) Amazon AWS
23 67 (20.62%) Confluence
24 66 (20.31%) Drools
24 66 (20.31%) JavaScript
25 65 (20.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
26 64 (19.69%) HTML

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
1 112 (34.46%) Apache Spark
2 96 (29.54%) Elasticsearch
3 67 (20.62%) Confluence
4 44 (13.54%) Apache
5 37 (11.38%) Drupal
6 24 (7.38%) CMS
7 19 (5.85%) Apache Pig
7 19 (5.85%) JBoss
8 17 (5.23%) Tomcat
9 13 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
10 12 (3.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (1.85%) SharePoint
12 5 (1.54%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.92%) Mule
14 2 (0.62%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.62%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.62%) nginx
14 2 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.77%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 69 (21.23%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (7.08%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (5.54%) GitHub
4 14 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (3.38%) Amazon SQS
6 9 (2.77%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (2.77%) Serverless
7 8 (2.46%) Amazon S3
7 8 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (1.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (1.54%) CloudFront
10 4 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.62%) Office 365
12 1 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.31%) PaaS
12 1 (0.31%) SaaS
12 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 82 (25.23%) Kerberos
2 6 (1.85%) Intranet
2 6 (1.85%) LDAP
3 5 (1.54%) SSL
4 4 (1.23%) Skype
5 2 (0.62%) Network Security
5 2 (0.62%) S/MIME
6 1 (0.31%) AMQP
6 1 (0.31%) DNS
6 1 (0.31%) HTTP
6 1 (0.31%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (37.54%) Big Data
2 117 (36.00%) Hadoop
3 94 (28.92%) HBase
4 62 (19.08%) NoSQL
5 52 (16.00%) MongoDB
6 49 (15.08%) PostgreSQL
7 42 (12.92%) MySQL
8 38 (11.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 34 (10.46%) SQL Server
10 23 (7.08%) Apache Hive
11 20 (6.15%) Relational Database
12 17 (5.23%) DataStax
13 13 (4.00%) Impala
14 12 (3.69%) Riak
15 10 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (3.08%) MarkLogic
16 9 (2.77%) Data Mining
17 8 (2.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 8 (2.46%) Blockchain
17 8 (2.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 91 (28.00%) Git (software)
1 91 (28.00%) JIRA
2 79 (24.31%) Cucumber
3 56 (17.23%) Jenkins
4 24 (7.38%) Maven
5 17 (5.23%) GitLab
5 17 (5.23%) IntelliJ
6 15 (4.62%) Eclipse
6 15 (4.62%) JUnit
7 13 (4.00%) TeamCity
8 10 (3.08%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (3.08%) Vagrant
9 9 (2.77%) Selenium
10 8 (2.46%) Bitbucket
11 7 (2.15%) Gradle
11 7 (2.15%) Mercurial
11 7 (2.15%) Subversion
12 6 (1.85%) Mockito
13 4 (1.23%) JMeter
13 4 (1.23%) RSpec
General
1 57 (17.54%) Finance
2 22 (6.77%) Banking
3 17 (5.23%) Marketing
4 13 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.69%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.38%) Games
6 11 (3.38%) Manufacturing
7 10 (3.08%) Electronics
8 7 (2.15%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.15%) Legal
9 6 (1.85%) Publishing
10 4 (1.23%) Retail
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 203 (62.46%) Developer
2 81 (24.92%) Java Developer
3 46 (14.15%) Data Engineer
4 38 (11.69%) Big Data Engineer
5 35 (10.77%) Architect
6 33 (10.15%) Big Data Developer
7 30 (9.23%) Drupal Developer
8 29 (8.92%) Solr Developer
9 20 (6.15%) Data Architect
9 20 (6.15%) Hadoop Engineer
9 20 (6.15%) Senior Developer
10 16 (4.92%) C# Developer
11 15 (4.62%) Senior Data Engineer
12 14 (4.31%) Hybris Developer
12 14 (4.31%) Senior Java Developer
13 13 (4.00%) .NET Developer
13 13 (4.00%) Big Data Architect
14 11 (3.38%) PHP Developer
15 9 (2.77%) DevOps Engineer
15 9 (2.77%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (46.15%) Spring
2 115 (35.38%) REST
3 109 (33.54%) Kafka
4 104 (32.00%) Spring Boot
5 66 (20.31%) Drools
6 64 (19.69%) HTML
7 61 (18.77%) CSS
8 54 (16.62%) Lucene
9 50 (15.38%) jQuery
10 46 (14.15%) Web Services
11 45 (13.85%) Apache Camel
12 34 (10.46%) Spring MVC
13 33 (10.15%) JSON
14 32 (9.85%) .NET
15 30 (9.23%) Ajax
16 29 (8.92%) Hibernate
17 28 (8.62%) HTML5
18 26 (8.00%) XML
19 20 (6.15%) CSS3
20 19 (5.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 71 (21.85%) Algorithms
2 26 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.31%) Data Structures
4 9 (2.77%) Replication
5 8 (2.46%) Fintech
5 8 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.46%) User Experience
6 6 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.85%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (0.92%) Reference Data
7 3 (0.92%) State Machine
8 2 (0.62%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.62%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.62%) Wiki
9 1 (0.31%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.31%) Life Science
9 1 (0.31%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.31%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 61 (18.77%) Linux
2 32 (9.85%) Unix
3 13 (4.00%) CentOS
4 10 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.85%) Windows
6 4 (1.23%) Debian
6 4 (1.23%) Fedora
6 4 (1.23%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.92%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (41.85%) TDD
3 108 (33.23%) Microservices
4 92 (28.31%) BDD
4 92 (28.31%) Scrum
5 89 (27.38%) Data Architecture
6 48 (14.77%) MVC
7 42 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (10.77%) DevOps
9 31 (9.54%) Open Source
9 31 (9.54%) Pair Programming
10 30 (9.23%) OO
11 28 (8.62%) MapReduce
12 26 (8.00%) E-Commerce
13 23 (7.08%) Software Engineering
13 23 (7.08%) Unit Testing
14 22 (6.77%) Machine Learning
15 21 (6.46%) SOA
16 20 (6.15%) Mentoring
17 19 (5.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 218 (67.08%) Java
2 81 (24.92%) SQL
3 66 (20.31%) JavaScript
4 58 (17.85%) Python
5 46 (14.15%) Scala
6 37 (11.38%) C#
6 37 (11.38%) PHP
7 23 (7.08%) Bash Shell
8 19 (5.85%) Perl
9 14 (4.31%) T-SQL
10 10 (3.08%) R
10 10 (3.08%) SPARQL
11 6 (1.85%) C
11 6 (1.85%) Groovy
12 5 (1.54%) Ruby
12 5 (1.54%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.23%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (18.77%) Security Cleared
2 55 (16.92%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.00%) Degree
4 6 (1.85%) DBS Check
5 5 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.23%) PhD
6 4 (1.23%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.92%) CISA
7 3 (0.92%) CISM
7 3 (0.92%) CISSP
8 2 (0.62%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.31%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.54%) QA
2 4 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.62%) FedRAMP
3 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 100 (30.77%) HDFS
2 92 (28.31%) Docker
3 65 (20.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 7 (2.15%) Apache Flume
5 4 (1.23%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.31%) NFS
Systems Management
1 59 (18.15%) Ansible
2 55 (16.92%) Terraform
3 53 (16.31%) Kubernetes
4 22 (6.77%) Hadoop YARN
5 18 (5.54%) Puppet
6 12 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (3.38%) logstash
8 10 (3.08%) Kibana
9 6 (1.85%) Mesos
10 4 (1.23%) Ambari
11 3 (0.92%) FTK
12 2 (0.62%) Oozie
13 1 (0.31%) Prometheus
13 1 (0.31%) Rancher
Vendors
1 26 (8.00%) SAP
2 20 (6.15%) Hortonworks
3 18 (5.54%) hybris
3 18 (5.54%) Oracle
4 15 (4.62%) Sitecore
5 14 (4.31%) Cloudera
6 12 (3.69%) Adobe
7 6 (1.85%) HP
7 6 (1.85%) Splunk
8 5 (1.54%) Google
8 5 (1.54%) Tableau
9 4 (1.23%) IBM
9 4 (1.23%) Microsoft
10 3 (0.92%) AppDynamics
10 3 (0.92%) MapR
10 3 (0.92%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.92%) Nuix
10 3 (0.92%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.62%) PagerDuty
11 2 (0.62%) SaltStack