Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 713 664 558
Rank change year-on-year -49 -106 +77
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 56 204 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.074% 0.21% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.50% 1.27% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 119 227
England median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £398 £381 £350
90th Percentile £608 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
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 11,202 16,051 15,826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.76% 16.87% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,316 10,547 10,485
England median daily rate £450 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £636 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 377 404
England median hourly rate £20.52 £22.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.73% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £10.99 £12.33 £11.08
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.27% +10.00% -

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -1 42 £500 -4.76% 6
South East -1 7 £475 -13.64% 5
East of England +30 4 £475 -20.83% 1
Midlands +50 2 £370 -26.00% 2
West Midlands - 2 £370 -
North of England +28 1 £495 +23.75% 5
North West +14 1 £495 +23.75% 2
South West -8 1 £495 +23.75% 3
Apache Solr
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 40 (71.43%) Java
2 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (44.64%) Spring
3 25 (44.64%) Git (software)
4 23 (41.07%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (39.29%) AWS
6 19 (33.93%) Maven
7 18 (32.14%) HTML
7 18 (32.14%) REST
7 18 (32.14%) AngularJS
8 17 (30.36%) HTML5
8 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
8 17 (30.36%) CSS
8 17 (30.36%) Web Services
8 17 (30.36%) TDD
8 17 (30.36%) Spring Boot
9 16 (28.57%) Microservices
9 16 (28.57%) Front End Development
9 16 (28.57%) DevOps
10 15 (26.79%) CSS3
11 14 (25.00%) Docker
11 14 (25.00%) Linux
12 12 (21.43%) Apache
12 12 (21.43%) Scrum
13 11 (19.64%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (19.64%) Apache Spark
13 11 (19.64%) React
13 11 (19.64%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (19.64%) Serverless
14 10 (17.86%) Java 8

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 23 (41.07%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (21.43%) Apache
3 11 (19.64%) Apache Spark
4 6 (10.71%) CMS
5 4 (7.14%) Drupal
6 3 (5.36%) Confluence
6 3 (5.36%) IIS
6 3 (5.36%) JBoss
6 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.57%) nginx
7 2 (3.57%) SilverStripe
8 1 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 22 (39.29%) AWS
2 11 (19.64%) AWS Lambda
2 11 (19.64%) Serverless
3 9 (16.07%) Amazon S3
4 8 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (12.50%) GCP
5 7 (12.50%) npm
6 6 (10.71%) Amazon ECS
6 6 (10.71%) Azure
7 3 (5.36%) GitHub
8 2 (3.57%) Google Analytics
9 1 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (1.79%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (1.79%) AWS Step Functions
9 1 (1.79%) CloudFront
9 1 (1.79%) Datadog
9 1 (1.79%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
1 2 (3.57%) Intranet
2 1 (1.79%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.79%) SSL
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 8 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 8 (14.29%) MySQL
3 7 (12.50%) Apache Hive
3 7 (12.50%) HBase
4 5 (8.93%) Big Data
4 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.14%) Data Lake
5 4 (7.14%) Data Mining
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.36%) Data Mart
6 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (3.57%) Impala
7 2 (3.57%) Neo4j
7 2 (3.57%) Spark SQL
8 1 (1.79%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 25 (44.64%) Git (software)
2 19 (33.93%) Maven
3 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
4 7 (12.50%) JUnit
4 7 (12.50%) Mockito
5 6 (10.71%) Cucumber
5 6 (10.71%) EasyMock
5 6 (10.71%) Grunt
5 6 (10.71%) gulp
5 6 (10.71%) Selenium
5 6 (10.71%) Subversion
6 5 (8.93%) JIRA
7 3 (5.36%) git-flow
7 3 (5.36%) kappa
8 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.57%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.79%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.79%) FishEye
9 1 (1.79%) Gradle
9 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (5.36%) Retail
1 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.57%) Games
2 2 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (58.93%) Developer
2 19 (33.93%) Java Developer
3 12 (21.43%) Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Data Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Backend Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Data Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Solr Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Big Data Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Development Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Head of Development
7 2 (3.57%) Head of Engineering
7 2 (3.57%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (44.64%) Spring
2 18 (32.14%) AngularJS
2 18 (32.14%) HTML
2 18 (32.14%) REST
3 17 (30.36%) CSS
3 17 (30.36%) HTML5
3 17 (30.36%) Spring Boot
3 17 (30.36%) Web Services
4 15 (26.79%) CSS3
5 11 (19.64%) React
6 10 (17.86%) Lucene
7 9 (16.07%) jQuery
7 9 (16.07%) Kafka
8 8 (14.29%) JPA
8 8 (14.29%) Node.js
8 8 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (10.71%) Hibernate
9 6 (10.71%) Java EE
9 6 (10.71%) Spring Batch
9 6 (10.71%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) User Experience
2 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.79%) Life Science
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Ubuntu
2 6 (10.71%) Unix
3 3 (5.36%) Solaris
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.36%) TDD
3 16 (28.57%) DevOps
3 16 (28.57%) Front End Development
3 16 (28.57%) Microservices
4 12 (21.43%) Scrum
5 10 (17.86%) E-Commerce
5 10 (17.86%) Web Accessibility
6 9 (16.07%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (14.29%) BDD
7 8 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (12.50%) Analytics
8 7 (12.50%) Architectural Design
8 7 (12.50%) Machine Learning
9 5 (8.93%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 5 (8.93%) Open Source
10 4 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
10 4 (7.14%) ETL
10 4 (7.14%) SOA
10 4 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 40 (71.43%) Java
2 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
3 10 (17.86%) Java 8
4 8 (14.29%) Scala
5 7 (12.50%) Python
5 7 (12.50%) SQL
6 4 (7.14%) C#
7 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.57%) PHP
9 1 (1.79%) Go
9 1 (1.79%) HiveQL
9 1 (1.79%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.79%) Perl
9 1 (1.79%) R
9 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (25.00%) Docker
2 5 (8.93%) HDFS
3 2 (3.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (3.57%) Varnish
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Ansible
2 3 (5.36%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.57%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (3.57%) Puppet
4 1 (1.79%) Consul
4 1 (1.79%) Fluentd
4 1 (1.79%) Grafana
4 1 (1.79%) Graphite
4 1 (1.79%) Kibana
4 1 (1.79%) logstash
4 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.79%) Terraform
4 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Google
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.57%) FatWire
5 1 (1.79%) Adobe
5 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.79%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.79%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.79%) hybris
5 1 (1.79%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.79%) Tableau
5 1 (1.79%) Teradata