Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 641 530 699
Rank change year-on-year -111 +169 -14
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 225 291 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.43% 1.95% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 195 134
England median daily rate £500 £475 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +10.79% +2.08%
10th Percentile £400 £359 £320
90th Percentile £650 £633 £550
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
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 15,693 14,895 18,119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.63% 16.98% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,413 9,639 12,033
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +7.59%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £255
90th Percentile £625 £601 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 374 426
England median hourly rate £20.48 £19.82 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +0.49% +3.78%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.40 £52.50 £45.88
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +5.26%

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 2018. 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 -75 146 £525 +10.53% 19
South East +15 51 £500 +24.84% 13
Midlands -14 14 £500 -1.96% 1
East Midlands -4 12 £500 - 1
East of England -9 6 £450 -14.29% 2
North of England -30 5 £395 +5.33% 18
North West -18 4 £415 - 12
South West +2 3 £320 -35.35% 5
West Midlands -17 2 £563 +1.35%
Yorkshire -32 1 £250 -33.33% 5
Apache Solr
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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.

1 133 (59.11%) Java
2 92 (40.89%) Apache Spark
3 89 (39.56%) Python
4 82 (36.44%) Hadoop
5 81 (36.00%) Kafka
6 77 (34.22%) Big Data
7 75 (33.33%) HBase
8 71 (31.56%) NoSQL
8 71 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (28.89%) Elasticsearch
10 64 (28.44%) SQL
11 61 (27.11%) HDFS
12 59 (26.22%) Apache Hive
13 58 (25.78%) DevOps
14 56 (24.89%) Amazon AWS
15 55 (24.44%) Docker
15 55 (24.44%) Spring
16 54 (24.00%) JavaScript
16 54 (24.00%) Linux
16 54 (24.00%) Apache Cassandra
17 52 (23.11%) MongoDB
18 51 (22.67%) Lucene
19 50 (22.22%) Java 8
20 43 (19.11%) JIRA
21 42 (18.67%) TDD
21 42 (18.67%) Scala
21 42 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
22 41 (18.22%) Jenkins
22 41 (18.22%) .NET
23 40 (17.78%) Git (software)

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 92 (40.89%) Apache Spark
2 65 (28.89%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (13.33%) Apache
4 27 (12.00%) CMS
5 24 (10.67%) Confluence
6 17 (7.56%) Sitecore CMS
7 16 (7.11%) SharePoint
8 13 (5.78%) Mule
8 13 (5.78%) Mule ESB
8 13 (5.78%) WebLogic Portal
9 10 (4.44%) Tomcat
10 8 (3.56%) JBoss
11 6 (2.67%) Apache Pig
11 6 (2.67%) nginx
11 6 (2.67%) SAS
12 5 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (2.22%) Umbraco
13 4 (1.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (1.78%) WebSphere
13 4 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 56 (24.89%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (8.44%) Amazon S3
4 12 (5.33%) Serverless
5 9 (4.00%) Amazon EMR
6 8 (3.56%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (2.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (2.67%) PaaS
9 5 (2.22%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 5 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (1.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (1.78%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (1.78%) CloudFront
10 4 (1.78%) OpenShift
11 3 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.33%) Azure Machine Learning
11 3 (1.33%) SaaS
12 2 (0.89%) Route 53
12 2 (0.89%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.33%) Kerberos
2 23 (10.22%) SSL
3 14 (6.22%) HTTP
4 6 (2.67%) VPN
5 4 (1.78%) DNS
6 2 (0.89%) Skype
6 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (36.44%) Hadoop
2 77 (34.22%) Big Data
3 75 (33.33%) HBase
4 71 (31.56%) NoSQL
5 59 (26.22%) Apache Hive
6 54 (24.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 52 (23.11%) MongoDB
8 29 (12.89%) Relational Database
8 29 (12.89%) SQL Server
9 26 (11.56%) PostgreSQL
10 21 (9.33%) Endeca
10 21 (9.33%) Impala
11 20 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (6.67%) Data Lake
12 15 (6.67%) Redis
13 14 (6.22%) MySQL
13 14 (6.22%) Sqoop
14 11 (4.89%) Parquet
15 10 (4.44%) Amazon Redshift
15 10 (4.44%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 43 (19.11%) JIRA
2 41 (18.22%) Jenkins
3 40 (17.78%) Git (software)
4 21 (9.33%) Maven
5 15 (6.67%) JUnit
6 12 (5.33%) Bitbucket
6 12 (5.33%) IntelliJ
7 11 (4.89%) Cucumber
7 11 (4.89%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (3.56%) Gradle
8 8 (3.56%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (3.11%) JMeter
9 7 (3.11%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (3.11%) Selenium
10 6 (2.67%) Eclipse
10 6 (2.67%) FishEye
10 6 (2.67%) Mercurial
11 5 (2.22%) CA Release Automation
11 5 (2.22%) gulp
11 5 (2.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 36 (16.00%) Finance
2 13 (5.78%) Banking
3 8 (3.56%) Retail
4 7 (3.11%) Games
4 7 (3.11%) Legal
5 6 (2.67%) Prime Brokerage
6 4 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.78%) Marketing
7 3 (1.33%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.89%) Advertising
8 2 (0.89%) Publishing
9 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) Front Office
9 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (50.67%) Developer
2 48 (21.33%) Java Developer
3 40 (17.78%) Architect
4 22 (9.78%) Data Engineer
5 21 (9.33%) Big Data Developer
6 17 (7.56%) Technical Architect
7 16 (7.11%) Consultant
7 16 (7.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (7.11%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (6.22%) Sitecore Architect
9 11 (4.89%) .NET Developer
9 11 (4.89%) AWS Engineer
9 11 (4.89%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.44%) Python Developer
10 10 (4.44%) Solr Developer
11 8 (3.56%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (3.56%) Hadoop Consultant
11 8 (3.56%) Principal Consultant
12 7 (3.11%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (3.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (36.00%) Kafka
2 55 (24.44%) Spring
3 51 (22.67%) Lucene
4 41 (18.22%) .NET
5 38 (16.89%) REST
6 34 (15.11%) SOAP
7 31 (13.78%) JSON
7 31 (13.78%) Web Services
8 29 (12.89%) HTML
8 29 (12.89%) RESTful
9 28 (12.44%) XML
10 25 (11.11%) AngularJS
11 22 (9.78%) React
12 21 (9.33%) Hibernate
13 20 (8.89%) Java EE
14 18 (8.00%) Spring Boot
15 16 (7.11%) ASP.NET
15 16 (7.11%) CSS
15 16 (7.11%) J2EE
16 14 (6.22%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.33%) Algorithms
1 21 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.22%) Fintech
3 13 (5.78%) PKI
4 9 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.11%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.67%) Derivative
6 6 (2.67%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.67%) OTC Derivatives
7 5 (2.22%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.78%) Clustering
8 4 (1.78%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.33%) Replication
10 2 (0.89%) Anti-Piracy
10 2 (0.89%) IPTV
10 2 (0.89%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.00%) Linux
2 23 (10.22%) Unix
3 14 (6.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (4.00%) Windows
5 7 (3.11%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.33%) Debian
7 2 (0.89%) CentOS
8 1 (0.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (25.78%) DevOps
3 42 (18.67%) TDD
4 39 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
4 39 (17.33%) Scrum
5 38 (16.89%) Analytics
6 35 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (14.67%) Microservices
8 30 (13.33%) Open Source
9 28 (12.44%) ETL
10 26 (11.56%) E-Commerce
10 26 (11.56%) OO
10 26 (11.56%) SOA
11 24 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (10.67%) MVC
12 23 (10.22%) BDD
13 22 (9.78%) Machine Learning
13 22 (9.78%) MapReduce
14 21 (9.33%) Data Science
15 20 (8.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 133 (59.11%) Java
2 89 (39.56%) Python
3 64 (28.44%) SQL
4 54 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 50 (22.22%) Java 8
6 42 (18.67%) Scala
7 36 (16.00%) C#
8 20 (8.89%) Bash Shell
9 13 (5.78%) R
9 13 (5.78%) TypeScript
10 11 (4.89%) PowerShell
11 10 (4.44%) Perl
12 9 (4.00%) PHP
13 8 (3.56%) C++
13 8 (3.56%) PL/SQL
13 8 (3.56%) Shell Script
14 7 (3.11%) Ruby
15 6 (2.67%) C
16 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (5.33%) SC Cleared
1 12 (5.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.00%) Degree
3 6 (2.67%) PhD
4 3 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.00%) QA
2 3 (1.33%) GDPR
3 2 (0.89%) GCP
4 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 61 (27.11%) HDFS
2 55 (24.44%) Docker
3 36 (16.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 21 (9.33%) Apache Flume
5 15 (6.67%) Active Directory
6 5 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.89%) iptables
7 2 (0.89%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 36 (16.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 33 (14.67%) Oozie
3 32 (14.22%) Kubernetes
4 24 (10.67%) Ansible
4 24 (10.67%) Terraform
5 16 (7.11%) Puppet
6 15 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (6.22%) Single Sign-On
8 13 (5.78%) CA Single Sign-On
8 13 (5.78%) OpenSSO
9 12 (5.33%) Ambari
9 12 (5.33%) Apache Slider
10 9 (4.00%) Prometheus
11 8 (3.56%) logstash
12 5 (2.22%) Rancher
13 4 (1.78%) Kibana
14 3 (1.33%) HAProxy
15 2 (0.89%) ZABBIX
16 1 (0.44%) Graphite
16 1 (0.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (16.44%) Hortonworks
2 28 (12.44%) Oracle
3 22 (9.78%) Cloudera
3 22 (9.78%) Sitecore
4 21 (9.33%) Microsoft
5 18 (8.00%) Tableau
6 13 (5.78%) ATG
6 13 (5.78%) BEA
7 11 (4.89%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (4.44%) Google
9 9 (4.00%) Databricks
9 9 (4.00%) hybris
10 8 (3.56%) Rackspace
10 8 (3.56%) Talend
11 7 (3.11%) Sybase
12 6 (2.67%) Atlassian
12 6 (2.67%) MapR
13 5 (2.22%) Adobe
13 5 (2.22%) AppDynamics
13 5 (2.22%) IBM