Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 698 453 689
Rank change year-on-year -245 +236 -29
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 44 36 92
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.066% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.51% 0.92% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 55
10th Percentile £271 £468 £405
25th Percentile £314 £476 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £405 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year -22.86% +5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £538 £550 £588
90th Percentile £600 £719 £645
UK median daily rate £405 £520 £500
% change year-on-year -22.12% +4.00% -4.76%

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 8,635 3,907 11,639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.87% 14.70% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,992 2,667 7,761
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
25th Percentile £406 £375 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £463
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% -
75th Percentile £600 £563 £556
90th Percentile £688 £665 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 108 240
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.63 £10.60
25th Percentile £16.23 £15.56 £13.61
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.19 £19.98
Median % change year-on-year +5.90% +11.05% -0.09%
75th Percentile £51.00 £35.63 £35.99
90th Percentile £65.52 £57.17 £52.28
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £22.38 £20.96
% change year-on-year +9.47% +6.80% +4.78%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -222 17 £415 -20.95% 11
South East - 14 £500 - 5
North of England -73 7 £333 - 7
Yorkshire -46 6 £304 - 1
East of England -51 2 - -
East Midlands -37 1 £600 +18.23%
Midlands -77 1 £600 +18.23% 4
North West - 1 £650 - 4
Apache Solr
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 19 (43.18%) .NET
2 16 (36.36%) HTML
2 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 16 (36.36%) PHP
3 15 (34.09%) Azure
4 14 (31.82%) DevOps
5 13 (29.55%) CSS
6 11 (25.00%) SQL
6 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 10 (22.73%) CMS
7 10 (22.73%) Social Skills
8 9 (20.45%) Content Management
8 9 (20.45%) WordPress
8 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
8 9 (20.45%) Apache
8 9 (20.45%) SOA
8 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
9 8 (18.18%) Redis
9 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
9 8 (18.18%) Windows
9 8 (18.18%) Linux
9 8 (18.18%) MySQL
9 8 (18.18%) Technology Roadmap
10 7 (15.91%) Accessibility
10 7 (15.91%) Java
10 7 (15.91%) IBM
10 7 (15.91%) Web Development

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 11 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (22.73%) CMS
3 9 (20.45%) Apache
3 9 (20.45%) WordPress
4 7 (15.91%) Jadu
5 4 (9.09%) Drupal
6 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
7 2 (4.55%) Apache Spark
7 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (4.55%) IBM Domino
7 2 (4.55%) JBoss
7 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (2.27%) Apache Pig
8 1 (2.27%) CoreMedia CMS
8 1 (2.27%) SAS
8 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.09%) Azure
2 3 (6.82%) AWS
3 2 (4.55%) Attraqt
3 2 (4.55%) CloudTest
3 2 (4.55%) Serverless
3 2 (4.55%) SpeedCurve
4 1 (2.27%) Akamai
4 1 (2.27%) Algolia
4 1 (2.27%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 1 (2.27%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (2.27%) Azure Functions
4 1 (2.27%) Azure Logic Apps
4 1 (2.27%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (2.27%) Azure Storage
4 1 (2.27%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 1 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.27%) GCP
4 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.27%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) DKIM
1 2 (4.55%) DMARC
1 2 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) MySQL
1 8 (18.18%) Redis
2 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) Big Data
3 2 (4.55%) DB2
3 2 (4.55%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.55%) MariaDB
3 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.27%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.27%) Flink
4 1 (2.27%) HBase
4 1 (2.27%) Mahout
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.27%) Power BI
4 1 (2.27%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) JMeter
2 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.55%) Maven
2 2 (4.55%) NeoLoad
2 2 (4.55%) WebPageTest
General
1 10 (22.73%) Social Skills
2 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Public Sector
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (68.18%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) PHP Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Lead Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Architect
4 5 (11.36%) SOA Developer
5 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Azure Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Performance Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) .NET
2 16 (36.36%) HTML
3 13 (29.55%) CSS
4 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
5 7 (15.91%) HTML5
5 7 (15.91%) jQuery
6 6 (13.64%) REST
6 6 (13.64%) Web Services
7 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
7 5 (11.36%) LAMP
7 5 (11.36%) Node.js
8 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 4 (9.09%) LINQ
8 4 (9.09%) SOAP
8 4 (9.09%) XML
9 3 (6.82%) Express
9 3 (6.82%) Lucene
9 3 (6.82%) Spring
9 3 (6.82%) winston
10 2 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) FMCG
1 2 (4.55%) iPad
2 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.27%) BYOD
2 1 (2.27%) iPhone
2 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) DevOps
2 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.45%) Content Management
3 9 (20.45%) SOA
4 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 8 (18.18%) Technology Roadmap
5 7 (15.91%) Sprint Planning
5 7 (15.91%) Sprint Retrospective
5 7 (15.91%) Web Accessibility
5 7 (15.91%) Web Development
6 5 (11.36%) MVC
7 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (9.09%) Requirements Gathering
8 3 (6.82%) ETL
8 3 (6.82%) Microservices
8 3 (6.82%) Migration
8 3 (6.82%) Statistics
9 2 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (4.55%) Performance Engineering
9 2 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
1 16 (36.36%) PHP
2 11 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (15.91%) Java
4 4 (9.09%) C#
4 4 (9.09%) Python
4 4 (9.09%) TypeScript
5 2 (4.55%) AWK
5 2 (4.55%) C
5 2 (4.55%) Perl
5 2 (4.55%) Ruby
5 2 (4.55%) Scala
6 1 (2.27%) Go
6 1 (2.27%) Groovy
6 1 (2.27%) Java 11
6 1 (2.27%) Java 8
6 1 (2.27%) Kotlin
6 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) Accessibility
1 7 (15.91%) GDPR
2 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Docker
2 2 (4.55%) Postfix
2 2 (4.55%) Shibboleth
3 1 (2.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Ansible
2 3 (6.82%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.55%) Grafana
3 2 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.27%) Ambari
4 1 (2.27%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (2.27%) Oozie
4 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.27%) Puppet
4 1 (2.27%) Terraform
4 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) IBM
2 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
3 5 (11.36%) Percona
4 4 (9.09%) hybris
4 4 (9.09%) SAP
4 4 (9.09%) Sitecore
5 3 (6.82%) Google
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle
6 2 (4.55%) AppDynamics
6 2 (4.55%) Dynatrace
6 2 (4.55%) New Relic
6 2 (4.55%) VMware
6 2 (4.55%) Xerox
7 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.27%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.27%) Databricks
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (2.27%) webMethods