Period
to 18 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 668 639 514
Rank change year-on-year -29 -125 +180
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 123 219 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.23% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.96% 1.39% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 148 226
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £363
90th Percentile £675 £658 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +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 12,773 15,756 15,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.50% 16.75% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,201 10,400 9,792
England median daily rate £475 £452 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.16% +0.37% +5.88%
10th Percentile £269 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £605
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 374 387
England median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.50 £11.15
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.28 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £19.82
% change year-on-year +2.44% +3.46% -3.08%

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 -6 88 £563 +7.14% 16
East of England +41 16 £475 +5.56% 2
South East -21 12 £400 -20.00% 10
Midlands +23 3 £463 -7.50% 3
South West -21 3 £495 +37.50% 4
North of England +22 2 £495 +23.75% 2
West Midlands +21 2 £463 -7.50% 3
North West +12 1 £495 +23.75% 2
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Apache Solr
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 89 (72.36%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (54.47%) Java
3 59 (47.97%) TDD
4 54 (43.90%) Spring
5 53 (43.09%) Git (software)
6 52 (42.28%) Elasticsearch
7 47 (38.21%) Amazon AWS
8 46 (37.40%) Spring Boot
9 44 (35.77%) HTML
10 43 (34.96%) DevOps
11 41 (33.33%) CSS
12 40 (32.52%) Docker
13 38 (30.89%) Microservices
14 37 (30.08%) AngularJS
14 37 (30.08%) JavaScript
14 37 (30.08%) Linux
15 35 (28.46%) Maven
15 35 (28.46%) HTML5
15 35 (28.46%) REST
16 34 (27.64%) CSS3
17 33 (26.83%) Apache Spark
18 32 (26.02%) MySQL
19 31 (25.20%) Google Cloud Platform
20 30 (24.39%) Big Data
20 30 (24.39%) Serverless
20 30 (24.39%) Java 8
20 30 (24.39%) Google
21 28 (22.76%) Scrum
21 28 (22.76%) BDD
21 28 (22.76%) JPA

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 52 (42.28%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (26.83%) Apache Spark
3 25 (20.33%) Apache
4 15 (12.20%) WebSphere
5 11 (8.94%) CMS
6 9 (7.32%) Drupal
7 6 (4.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (4.07%) CoreMedia CMS
8 5 (4.07%) JBoss
8 5 (4.07%) Tomcat
9 4 (3.25%) Confluence
10 3 (2.44%) IIS
10 3 (2.44%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.63%) Alfresco
11 2 (1.63%) Appian
11 2 (1.63%) Jupyter
11 2 (1.63%) SilverStripe
12 1 (0.81%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (4.07%) Fredhopper
2 5 (4.07%) Magento
3 2 (1.63%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 47 (38.21%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (25.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 30 (24.39%) Serverless
4 23 (18.70%) Amazon S3
4 23 (18.70%) AWS Lambda
4 23 (18.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (15.45%) Amazon SQS
6 15 (12.20%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (11.38%) Amazon ECS
8 8 (6.50%) npm
9 5 (4.07%) Algolia
9 5 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (4.07%) GitHub
10 4 (3.25%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (2.44%) Slack
12 2 (1.63%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (1.63%) Google Analytics
12 2 (1.63%) IaaS
12 2 (1.63%) SaaS
12 2 (1.63%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.50%) Kerberos
2 4 (3.25%) HTTP
2 4 (3.25%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.44%) Internet
4 2 (1.63%) Intranet
4 2 (1.63%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.81%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.02%) MySQL
2 30 (24.39%) Big Data
3 26 (21.14%) Hadoop
3 26 (21.14%) HBase
4 24 (19.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 22 (17.89%) Apache Hive
6 20 (16.26%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (14.63%) MongoDB
8 11 (8.94%) Flink
8 11 (8.94%) Impala
8 11 (8.94%) NoSQL
9 10 (8.13%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (5.69%) Data Lake
10 7 (5.69%) SQL Server
11 5 (4.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (4.07%) Relational Database
12 4 (3.25%) Amazon Aurora
12 4 (3.25%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (3.25%) Data Mining
12 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 53 (43.09%) Git (software)
2 35 (28.46%) Maven
3 28 (22.76%) Jenkins
4 22 (17.89%) Selenium
5 20 (16.26%) Mockito
6 19 (15.45%) Cucumber
7 14 (11.38%) EasyMock
7 14 (11.38%) Subversion
8 13 (10.57%) git-flow
9 12 (9.76%) JIRA
9 12 (9.76%) JUnit
10 11 (8.94%) Grunt
10 11 (8.94%) gulp
11 5 (4.07%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (3.25%) Artifactory
13 3 (2.44%) Eclipse
13 3 (2.44%) IntelliJ
13 3 (2.44%) Mercurial
14 2 (1.63%) JMeter
14 2 (1.63%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (6.50%) Retail
2 5 (4.07%) Banking
2 5 (4.07%) Games
3 4 (3.25%) Finance
3 4 (3.25%) Legal
3 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.63%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.63%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 68 (55.28%) Developer
2 35 (28.46%) Java Developer
3 25 (20.33%) Data Engineer
4 20 (16.26%) Architect
4 20 (16.26%) Big Data Engineer
5 18 (14.63%) Senior Developer
6 14 (11.38%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (6.50%) Drupal Developer
8 7 (5.69%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Agile Developer
9 6 (4.88%) AWS Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Big Data Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Cloud Architect
9 6 (4.88%) Hadoop Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Hadoop Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Platform Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) Backend Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Data Analytics Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) Drupal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (43.90%) Spring
2 46 (37.40%) Spring Boot
3 44 (35.77%) HTML
4 41 (33.33%) CSS
5 37 (30.08%) AngularJS
6 35 (28.46%) HTML5
6 35 (28.46%) REST
7 34 (27.64%) CSS3
8 28 (22.76%) JPA
9 27 (21.95%) Kafka
10 24 (19.51%) React
11 22 (17.89%) Lucene
12 20 (16.26%) jQuery
13 17 (13.82%) JSP
13 17 (13.82%) Spring Batch
13 17 (13.82%) Web Services
14 16 (13.01%) Hibernate
15 15 (12.20%) Java EE
16 14 (11.38%) Node.js
16 14 (11.38%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.20%) User Experience
2 8 (6.50%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.88%) Data Structures
3 6 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.07%) iPad
5 4 (3.25%) Life Science
6 2 (1.63%) PKI
6 2 (1.63%) Replication
7 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.81%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.81%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 37 (30.08%) Linux
2 16 (13.01%) Unix
3 14 (11.38%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.25%) Windows
5 3 (2.44%) Solaris
6 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (72.36%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (47.97%) TDD
3 43 (34.96%) DevOps
4 38 (30.89%) Microservices
5 28 (22.76%) BDD
5 28 (22.76%) Scrum
6 27 (21.95%) Front End Development
7 24 (19.51%) Analytics
8 23 (18.70%) E-Commerce
9 22 (17.89%) OO
10 15 (12.20%) Web Accessibility
11 14 (11.38%) Content Management
11 14 (11.38%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (10.57%) OOP
13 12 (9.76%) Architectural Design
13 12 (9.76%) Migration
13 12 (9.76%) Test Automation
14 11 (8.94%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
14 11 (8.94%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 67 (54.47%) Java
2 37 (30.08%) JavaScript
3 30 (24.39%) Java 8
4 24 (19.51%) Scala
5 18 (14.63%) Python
6 11 (8.94%) Bash Shell
7 9 (7.32%) PHP
8 7 (5.69%) SQL
9 6 (4.88%) C#
10 5 (4.07%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.07%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.44%) ES6
11 3 (2.44%) Perl
12 2 (1.63%) Go
12 2 (1.63%) Groovy
12 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.63%) R
13 1 (0.81%) ES7
13 1 (0.81%) ES8
13 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (18.70%) Security Cleared
2 22 (17.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.69%) Degree
4 2 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) QA
System Software
1 40 (32.52%) Docker
2 13 (10.57%) HDFS
3 10 (8.13%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.81%) Varnish
4 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (13.01%) Ansible
2 13 (10.57%) Hadoop YARN
2 13 (10.57%) Kubernetes
3 9 (7.32%) Terraform
4 3 (2.44%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.63%) Kibana
5 2 (1.63%) logstash
5 2 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.63%) Puppet
5 2 (1.63%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 30 (24.39%) Google
2 10 (8.13%) Cloudera
2 10 (8.13%) Oracle
3 9 (7.32%) IBM
4 6 (4.88%) Adobe
4 6 (4.88%) hybris
4 6 (4.88%) SAP
5 5 (4.07%) Elastic Path
5 5 (4.07%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.07%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.63%) Cadence
6 2 (1.63%) Datameer
6 2 (1.63%) FatWire
6 2 (1.63%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.63%) OpenText
7 1 (0.81%) Databricks
7 1 (0.81%) Informatica
7 1 (0.81%) Sonatype
7 1 (0.81%) Talend
7 1 (0.81%) Teradata