Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 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
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 596 549 677
Rank change year-on-year -47 +128 -22
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 36 37 144
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.074% 0.094% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.57% 0.65% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 91
10th Percentile £258 £441 £400
25th Percentile £275 £513 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £438 £575 £505
Median % change year-on-year -23.87% +13.86% +1.00%
75th Percentile £581 £750 £625
90th Percentile £650 £799 £675
UK median daily rate £413 £575 £505
% change year-on-year -28.26% +13.86% +1.00%

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 6,314 5,677 12,990
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.96% 14.50% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,343 3,906 8,474
10th Percentile £300 £300 £280
25th Percentile £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £490 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.16% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £588 £570 £575
90th Percentile £665 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £484 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +1.79% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 121 258
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.63 £11.93
25th Percentile £16.23 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +22.50% +14.29% -7.89%
75th Percentile £56.50 £33.00 £33.94
90th Percentile £65.54 £56.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £25.50 £20.11 £17.50
% change year-on-year +26.80% +14.91% -6.42%

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 12 June 2021.

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 12 June 2021. 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 -91 21 £480 -16.52% 11
South East +18 6 £550 - 8
North of England - 6 £264 - 2
Yorkshire - 6 £264 -
East Midlands - 1 £600 - 2
Midlands - 1 £600 - 5
East of England - 1 - - 1
Apache Solr
UK

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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 13 (36.11%) Azure
1 13 (36.11%) DevOps
2 11 (30.56%) Java
3 9 (25.00%) PHP
4 8 (22.22%) .NET
4 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.22%) Content Management
4 8 (22.22%) Node.js
5 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
5 7 (19.44%) Lucene
5 7 (19.44%) Migration
5 7 (19.44%) CMS
5 7 (19.44%) Python
5 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
5 7 (19.44%) HTML
5 7 (19.44%) SQL
5 7 (19.44%) Redis
5 7 (19.44%) Social Skills
6 6 (16.67%) Accessibility
6 6 (16.67%) GDPR
6 6 (16.67%) Sprint Retrospective
6 6 (16.67%) Sprint Planning
6 6 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (16.67%) CSS
6 6 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
6 6 (16.67%) Jadu
6 6 (16.67%) Web Development
6 6 (16.67%) WordPress
7 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
7 5 (13.89%) REST

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 7 (19.44%) CMS
2 6 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (16.67%) Jadu
2 6 (16.67%) WordPress
3 5 (13.89%) Apache Spark
4 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.56%) Alfresco
5 2 (5.56%) Apache
5 2 (5.56%) Documentum
5 2 (5.56%) Drupal
5 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.78%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (2.78%) Confluence
6 1 (2.78%) JBoss
6 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (2.78%) Magento
2 1 (2.78%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.78%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (2.78%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Azure
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (8.33%) Azure Storage
2 3 (8.33%) GCP
3 2 (5.56%) AWS
4 1 (2.78%) Attraqt
4 1 (2.78%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 1 (2.78%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (2.78%) Azure Functions
4 1 (2.78%) Azure Logic Apps
4 1 (2.78%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (2.78%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 1 (2.78%) CloudTest
4 1 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.78%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.78%) Serverless
4 1 (2.78%) SpeedCurve
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Redis
2 4 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.33%) Apache Hive
3 3 (8.33%) Hazelcast
3 3 (8.33%) MySQL
4 2 (5.56%) Big Data
4 2 (5.56%) BigQuery
4 2 (5.56%) MariaDB
4 2 (5.56%) Parquet
5 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.78%) Bigtable
5 1 (2.78%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.78%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (2.78%) Flink
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.78%) Power BI
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) JMeter
2 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.78%) Maven
2 1 (2.78%) NeoLoad
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
2 1 (2.78%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.78%) WebPageTest
General
1 7 (19.44%) Social Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.56%) SOA Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Tester
5 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
1 8 (22.22%) Node.js
2 7 (19.44%) HTML
2 7 (19.44%) Lucene
3 6 (16.67%) CSS
4 5 (13.89%) REST
5 4 (11.11%) Express
5 4 (11.11%) HTML5
5 4 (11.11%) J2EE
5 4 (11.11%) jQuery
5 4 (11.11%) Spring
5 4 (11.11%) winston
6 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (8.33%) JSON
6 3 (8.33%) Kafka
6 3 (8.33%) RESTful
6 3 (8.33%) SOAP
6 3 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (8.33%) Web Services
6 3 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) iPad
2 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.78%) BYOD
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Native
2 1 (2.78%) FMCG
2 1 (2.78%) iPhone
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) DevOps
2 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) Content Management
3 7 (19.44%) Migration
4 6 (16.67%) Sprint Planning
4 6 (16.67%) Sprint Retrospective
4 6 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
4 6 (16.67%) Web Development
5 5 (13.89%) Analytics
5 5 (13.89%) Microservices
6 4 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure as Code
7 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Requirements Gathering
7 3 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) Java
2 9 (25.00%) PHP
3 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
3 7 (19.44%) Python
3 7 (19.44%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) TypeScript
5 2 (5.56%) Scala
6 1 (2.78%) AWK
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) Accessibility
1 6 (16.67%) GDPR
2 3 (8.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Docker
2 3 (8.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (11.11%) Terraform
2 3 (8.33%) Ansible
3 2 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.78%) Grafana
4 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Google
1 3 (8.33%) IBM
1 3 (8.33%) Sitecore
2 2 (5.56%) hybris
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) SAP
2 2 (5.56%) StreamSets
3 1 (2.78%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.78%) Databricks
3 1 (2.78%) Dynatrace
3 1 (2.78%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) New Relic