Period
to 1 December 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 1 December 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
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 488 725 674
Rank change year-on-year +237 -51 -115
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 29 48 205
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.093% 0.065% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.63% 0.44% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 34 115
Median daily rate £508 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.50% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £423 £326 £368
90th Percentile £663 £600 £671
UK median daily rate £508 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +1.50% -4.76% +5.00%
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 4,614 10,874 15,746
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.77% 14.69% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,897 7,079 10,287
Median daily rate £468 £450 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £281 £256 £275
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £455
% change year-on-year +3.33% -1.10% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 258 370
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.73% -5.75% +8.75%
10th Percentile £13.18 £11.00 £12.23
90th Percentile £60.55 £53.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +62.79% - +7.50%

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 1 December 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 1 December 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 +145 22 £508 +1.50% 9
East of England +79 5 - - 2
North of England +115 1 - - 3
Midlands +74 1 £508 +37.16%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £508 -
Apache Solr
UK

For the 6 months to 1 December 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 23 (79.31%) Java
1 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
3 18 (62.07%) HTML
3 18 (62.07%) CSS
3 18 (62.07%) Spring
3 18 (62.07%) Git (software)
3 18 (62.07%) DevOps
4 17 (58.62%) Microservices
4 17 (58.62%) Spring Boot
4 17 (58.62%) HTML5
4 17 (58.62%) RabbitMQ
4 17 (58.62%) AngularJS
4 17 (58.62%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (58.62%) Maven
4 17 (58.62%) TDD
5 16 (55.17%) Grunt
5 16 (55.17%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (55.17%) CSS3
5 16 (55.17%) Web Accessibility
5 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
5 16 (55.17%) React
5 16 (55.17%) gulp
5 16 (55.17%) Architectural Design
6 15 (51.72%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 14 (48.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
9 6 (20.69%) hybris
9 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
9 6 (20.69%) SQL

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 17 (58.62%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.34%) CMS
3 3 (10.34%) JBoss
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.45%) Apache
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Pig
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
5 1 (3.45%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Fredhopper
1 2 (6.90%) Magento
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) AWS
2 4 (13.79%) Azure
3 2 (6.90%) GCP
3 2 (6.90%) SpeedCurve
4 1 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.45%) Power Platform
4 1 (3.45%) SaaS
4 1 (3.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) DB2
1 2 (6.90%) DbVisualizer
1 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) Triplestore
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) BigQuery
2 1 (3.45%) Data Lake
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) HBase
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Power BI
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.45%) Redis
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (3.45%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Git (software)
2 17 (58.62%) Maven
3 16 (55.17%) Grunt
3 16 (55.17%) gulp
4 2 (6.90%) JIRA
4 2 (6.90%) JMeter
4 2 (6.90%) WebPageTest
5 1 (3.45%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.45%) Gradle
5 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.45%) JUnit
5 1 (3.45%) kappa
5 1 (3.45%) Mockito
General
1 2 (6.90%) Public Sector
1 2 (6.90%) Publishing
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Italian Language
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Architect
2 12 (41.38%) Applications Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Java Applications Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) CSS
1 18 (62.07%) HTML
1 18 (62.07%) Spring
2 17 (58.62%) AngularJS
2 17 (58.62%) HTML5
2 17 (58.62%) RabbitMQ
2 17 (58.62%) Spring Boot
3 16 (55.17%) CSS3
3 16 (55.17%) React
4 14 (48.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (10.34%) Web Services
6 2 (6.90%) Lucene
6 2 (6.90%) Node.js
7 1 (3.45%) D3.js
7 1 (3.45%) Java Concurrency
7 1 (3.45%) JAX-RS
7 1 (3.45%) JMS
7 1 (3.45%) JSON
7 1 (3.45%) Kafka
7 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) FMCG
2 2 (6.90%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) DevOps
3 17 (58.62%) Microservices
3 17 (58.62%) TDD
4 16 (55.17%) Architectural Design
4 16 (55.17%) Responsive Web Design
4 16 (55.17%) Web Accessibility
5 15 (51.72%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
7 4 (13.79%) B2B
7 4 (13.79%) B2C
7 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (10.34%) Data Management
8 3 (10.34%) Data Strategy
8 3 (10.34%) Scrum
9 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (6.90%) Ontologies
9 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (6.90%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) Java
2 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) AWK
5 2 (6.90%) Perl
5 2 (6.90%) PHP
5 2 (6.90%) SPARQL
5 2 (6.90%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) SHACL
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) GDPR
2 1 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) HIPAA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Flume
2 1 (3.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Grafana
1 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.45%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) hybris
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) SAP
3 3 (10.34%) Google
3 3 (10.34%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) AppDynamics
4 2 (6.90%) Dynatrace
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) New Relic
5 1 (3.45%) Splunk