Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 2020 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
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 568 670 635
Rank change year-on-year +102 -35 -27
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 40 157 225
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.093% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.64% 1.18% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 97 143
Median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £356 £383 £400
90th Percentile £782 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 6,254 13,276 15,057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.51% 15.84% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,992 8,559 10,057
Median daily rate £475 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.26% +6.98%
10th Percentile £281 £287 £273
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £473 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 263 331
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.62% -2.63% -2.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.80 £11.61
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.83 £51.25
Median hourly rate £23.50 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +25.67% -1.58% -

Apache Solr
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Apache Solr in England

Apache Solr
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Apache Solr in England.

Daily rate trend for Apache Solr in England

Apache Solr
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Apache Solr in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

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 24 May 2020. 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 +94 34 £550 -4.35% 1
South East +102 5 £600 +18.81%
South West +37 1 - -
Apache Solr
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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 31 (77.50%) Java
2 16 (40.00%) Azure
2 16 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
2 16 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.00%) SQL
4 14 (35.00%) SaaS
4 14 (35.00%) Ansible
5 13 (32.50%) DevOps
5 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
5 13 (32.50%) SSL
5 13 (32.50%) PowerShell
5 13 (32.50%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (30.00%) Ontologies
6 12 (30.00%) Data Management
6 12 (30.00%) DNS
6 12 (30.00%) Publishing
6 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (30.00%) Windows
6 12 (30.00%) Triplestore
6 12 (30.00%) Splunk
7 11 (27.50%) Web Application Development
7 11 (27.50%) Puppet
7 11 (27.50%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (27.50%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (27.50%) Microservices
7 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2016
7 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
7 11 (27.50%) GDPR
7 11 (27.50%) .NET Core

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 11 (27.50%) Apache
1 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
2 9 (22.50%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (12.50%) CMS
4 3 (7.50%) WordPress
5 2 (5.00%) Drupal
5 2 (5.00%) Headless CMS
5 2 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.50%) IIS
6 1 (2.50%) SAS
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (2.50%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (40.00%) Azure
2 14 (35.00%) SaaS
3 3 (7.50%) GCP
4 2 (5.00%) AWS
4 2 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (5.00%) Serverless
5 1 (2.50%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.50%) IaaS
5 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) SSL
2 12 (30.00%) DNS
3 11 (27.50%) HTTP
4 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (30.00%) Triplestore
3 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (7.50%) MySQL
5 2 (5.00%) Data Lake
5 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.50%) AllegroGraph
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.50%) Big Data
6 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.50%) HBase
6 1 (2.50%) Impala
6 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.50%) Spark SQL
6 1 (2.50%) Sqoop
6 1 (2.50%) Stardog
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.50%) Maven
3 4 (10.00%) Grunt
3 4 (10.00%) gulp
4 2 (5.00%) CircleCI
4 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.00%) kappa
4 2 (5.00%) Mocha
General
1 12 (30.00%) Publishing
2 8 (20.00%) Public Sector
3 3 (7.50%) Finance
4 2 (5.00%) Back Office
5 1 (2.50%) Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Games
5 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Architect
2 6 (15.00%) Developer
3 4 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Applications Support
4 3 (7.50%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Data Strategist
5 2 (5.00%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Head of Engineering
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Site Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Data Scientist
6 1 (2.50%) Java Applications Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
2 11 (27.50%) .NET
2 11 (27.50%) .NET Core
3 8 (20.00%) CSS
3 8 (20.00%) HTML
3 8 (20.00%) Spring
4 7 (17.50%) React
5 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (12.50%) CSS3
6 5 (12.50%) HTML5
6 5 (12.50%) Spring Boot
7 4 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (7.50%) GraphQL
8 3 (7.50%) Twig
9 2 (5.00%) Chai
9 2 (5.00%) jQuery
9 2 (5.00%) Kafka
9 2 (5.00%) Node.js
9 2 (5.00%) REST
9 2 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Taxonomies
2 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Linked Data
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.50%) Semantic Web
3 1 (2.50%) Social Media
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
2 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (2.50%) CentOS
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (32.50%) DevOps
3 13 (32.50%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (30.00%) Data Management
4 12 (30.00%) Ontologies
5 11 (27.50%) Data Science
5 11 (27.50%) ITIL
5 11 (27.50%) Microservices
5 11 (27.50%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (27.50%) Web Application Development
6 10 (25.00%) Data Strategy
6 10 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
7 9 (22.50%) Technology Roadmap
8 8 (20.00%) Scrum
9 7 (17.50%) RDF
9 7 (17.50%) TDD
10 5 (12.50%) Information Management
10 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 31 (77.50%) Java
2 14 (35.00%) SQL
3 13 (32.50%) PowerShell
4 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (22.50%) SPARQL
6 8 (20.00%) Python
7 6 (15.00%) Ruby
7 6 (15.00%) SHACL
8 5 (12.50%) C#
9 3 (7.50%) PHP
10 2 (5.00%) ES6
10 2 (5.00%) Perl
11 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.50%) Scala
11 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
11 1 (2.50%) VBA
11 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) Cyber Essentials
1 11 (27.50%) GDPR
1 11 (27.50%) HIPAA
1 11 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (2.50%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Docker
2 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Flume
4 1 (2.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) Ansible
2 11 (27.50%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (27.50%) Puppet
3 9 (22.50%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.00%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (5.00%) Terraform
5 1 (2.50%) Ambari
5 1 (2.50%) cPanel
5 1 (2.50%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Splunk
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) LogicMonitor
4 3 (7.50%) hybris
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle
5 2 (5.00%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.50%) Adobe
6 1 (2.50%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.50%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.50%) Mapbox
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) Sybase