Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 596 597 638
Rank change year-on-year +1 +41 +4
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 244 243 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.60% 1.51% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 143 148
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +6.51%
10th Percentile £326 £370 £325
90th Percentile £660 £675 £613
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +6.76%
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 15,226 16,085 17,344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.60% 18.17% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,249 10,434 11,087
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £266 £260 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 364 503
England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £19.42 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +2.21% -9.52% +16.67%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -43 170 £525 +9.38% 43
South East -23 35 £473 -14.09% 15
North of England +56 20 £425 +30.77% 10
Yorkshire +24 14 £325 - 2
South West +6 11 £425 +6.25% 7
North West +8 6 £600 - 8
West Midlands +10 4 - - 1
Midlands -2 4 - - 1
East of England -21 4 £625 +68.92% 5
Apache Solr
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Apache Solr also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Apache Solr.

1 155 (63.52%) Java
2 133 (54.51%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (47.13%) Spring
4 84 (34.43%) REST
5 81 (33.20%) TDD
6 71 (29.10%) Hadoop
6 71 (29.10%) Kafka
6 71 (29.10%) Apache Spark
7 70 (28.69%) Git (software)
8 69 (28.28%) SQL
9 67 (27.46%) Elasticsearch
10 66 (27.05%) Big Data
10 66 (27.05%) Microservices
10 66 (27.05%) HBase
11 65 (26.64%) Scrum
12 63 (25.82%) JavaScript
12 63 (25.82%) HDFS
13 61 (25.00%) JIRA
14 58 (23.77%) Spring Boot
15 57 (23.36%) Linux
16 53 (21.72%) HTML
16 53 (21.72%) BDD
17 52 (21.31%) Kerberos
18 51 (20.90%) Docker
19 50 (20.49%) Amazon AWS
20 48 (19.67%) jQuery
21 47 (19.26%) CSS
21 47 (19.26%) Continuous Integration
21 47 (19.26%) Data Architecture
21 47 (19.26%) NoSQL

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 71 (29.10%) Apache Spark
2 67 (27.46%) Elasticsearch
3 38 (15.57%) Confluence
4 29 (11.89%) Apache
4 29 (11.89%) Drupal
5 27 (11.07%) CMS
6 22 (9.02%) JBoss
7 17 (6.97%) Tomcat
8 16 (6.56%) Apache Pig
9 14 (5.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 14 (5.74%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (3.28%) Mule
11 6 (2.46%) SharePoint
12 5 (2.05%) IIS
12 5 (2.05%) WebSphere
12 5 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (1.23%) EPiServer
13 3 (1.23%) Mule ESB
13 3 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (0.82%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.46%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (1.64%) Magento
3 2 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 50 (20.49%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (6.15%) AWS Lambda
3 15 (6.15%) Serverless
4 14 (5.74%) Amazon SQS
5 12 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (4.51%) Amazon S3
7 8 (3.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (3.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 8 (3.28%) CloudFront
7 8 (3.28%) GitHub
8 6 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.64%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.41%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (21.31%) Kerberos
2 14 (5.74%) SSL
3 5 (2.05%) Intranet
4 4 (1.64%) Skype
5 3 (1.23%) HTTP
6 2 (0.82%) Internet
7 1 (0.41%) AMQP
7 1 (0.41%) DNS
7 1 (0.41%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (29.10%) Hadoop
2 66 (27.05%) Big Data
2 66 (27.05%) HBase
3 47 (19.26%) NoSQL
4 41 (16.80%) MongoDB
5 31 (12.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 28 (11.48%) Apache Hive
7 26 (10.66%) MySQL
7 26 (10.66%) SQL Server
8 22 (9.02%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (6.15%) Relational Database
10 14 (5.74%) DataStax
11 11 (4.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (4.10%) Oracle Database
13 9 (3.69%) Impala
13 9 (3.69%) Riak
14 8 (3.28%) DB2
15 7 (2.87%) Data Mining
15 7 (2.87%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 70 (28.69%) Git (software)
2 61 (25.00%) JIRA
3 46 (18.85%) Jenkins
4 35 (14.34%) Cucumber
5 29 (11.89%) Maven
6 22 (9.02%) JUnit
7 15 (6.15%) IntelliJ
7 15 (6.15%) TeamCity
8 13 (5.33%) Eclipse
9 11 (4.51%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (4.10%) Bitbucket
10 10 (4.10%) Gradle
10 10 (4.10%) Vagrant
11 9 (3.69%) JMeter
12 8 (3.28%) GitLab
13 7 (2.87%) Mercurial
13 7 (2.87%) Mockito
14 6 (2.46%) Checkstyle
14 6 (2.46%) Selenium
14 6 (2.46%) SonarQube
General
1 45 (18.44%) Finance
2 23 (9.43%) Banking
3 10 (4.10%) Marketing
3 10 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.87%) Games
5 6 (2.46%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.05%) Legal
7 4 (1.64%) Retail
8 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.82%) Electronics
9 2 (0.82%) Publishing
10 1 (0.41%) Advertising
10 1 (0.41%) Billing
10 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (61.07%) Developer
2 67 (27.46%) Java Developer
3 30 (12.30%) Architect
4 25 (10.25%) Drupal Developer
5 22 (9.02%) Data Architect
6 21 (8.61%) Big Data Developer
6 21 (8.61%) Solr Developer
7 18 (7.38%) Senior Developer
8 13 (5.33%) Big Data Architect
9 12 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
9 12 (4.92%) Hybris Developer
9 12 (4.92%) Lead Developer
9 12 (4.92%) PHP Developer
9 12 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (4.51%) .NET Developer
10 11 (4.51%) Consultant
10 11 (4.51%) Data Engineer
11 10 (4.10%) Big Data Engineer
12 8 (3.28%) Hadoop Engineer
12 8 (3.28%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (47.13%) Spring
2 84 (34.43%) REST
3 71 (29.10%) Kafka
4 58 (23.77%) Spring Boot
5 53 (21.72%) HTML
6 48 (19.67%) jQuery
7 47 (19.26%) CSS
8 44 (18.03%) Web Services
9 37 (15.16%) Lucene
10 36 (14.75%) JSON
10 36 (14.75%) XML
11 30 (12.30%) Hibernate
11 30 (12.30%) Spring MVC
12 29 (11.89%) Ajax
13 27 (11.07%) Drools
13 27 (11.07%) HTML5
14 26 (10.66%) SOAP
15 23 (9.43%) .NET
16 18 (7.38%) CSS3
16 18 (7.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.11%) Algorithms
2 26 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.51%) Data Structures
4 8 (3.28%) User Experience
5 7 (2.87%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.46%) Replication
7 5 (2.05%) Fintech
7 5 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.64%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.23%) PKI
9 3 (1.23%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.23%) State Machine
9 3 (1.23%) Wiki
10 2 (0.82%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.82%) Media Streaming
10 2 (0.82%) MPEG
10 2 (0.82%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.41%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 57 (23.36%) Linux
2 27 (11.07%) Unix
3 15 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.10%) CentOS
5 9 (3.69%) Windows
6 7 (2.87%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.64%) Fedora
7 4 (1.64%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.64%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.23%) AIX
8 3 (1.23%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (54.51%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (33.20%) TDD
3 66 (27.05%) Microservices
4 65 (26.64%) Scrum
5 53 (21.72%) BDD
6 47 (19.26%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (19.26%) Data Architecture
7 42 (17.21%) MVC
8 35 (14.34%) OO
9 33 (13.52%) E-Commerce
10 27 (11.07%) Unit Testing
11 23 (9.43%) DevOps
11 23 (9.43%) Open Source
11 23 (9.43%) SOA
12 22 (9.02%) OOD
13 18 (7.38%) OOP
13 18 (7.38%) Pair Programming
14 16 (6.56%) Mentoring
15 15 (6.15%) Software Engineering
15 15 (6.15%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 155 (63.52%) Java
2 69 (28.28%) SQL
3 63 (25.82%) JavaScript
4 33 (13.52%) PHP
5 31 (12.70%) Python
6 29 (11.89%) Scala
7 24 (9.84%) C#
8 21 (8.61%) Bash Shell
9 15 (6.15%) Perl
10 14 (5.74%) Gremlin
11 13 (5.33%) T-SQL
12 10 (4.10%) Shell Script
13 8 (3.28%) Ruby
14 7 (2.87%) R
15 4 (1.64%) Groovy
16 3 (1.23%) AWK
16 3 (1.23%) C
17 2 (0.82%) SPARQL
17 2 (0.82%) XPath
18 1 (0.41%) Go
Qualifications
1 37 (15.16%) Security Cleared
2 30 (12.30%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.97%) Degree
4 7 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.64%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.64%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.64%) PhD
5 4 (1.64%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.23%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.41%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.15%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (25.82%) HDFS
2 51 (20.90%) Docker
3 34 (13.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 17 (6.97%) Apache Flume
5 9 (3.69%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 30 (12.30%) Ansible
2 28 (11.48%) Kubernetes
3 24 (9.84%) Terraform
4 23 (9.43%) Hadoop YARN
5 17 (6.97%) Puppet
6 15 (6.15%) Oozie
7 13 (5.33%) Ambari
8 10 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (3.69%) Apache Slider
10 6 (2.46%) Mesos
11 4 (1.64%) Kibana
11 4 (1.64%) logstash
12 3 (1.23%) CA Single Sign-On
12 3 (1.23%) Grafana
12 3 (1.23%) OpenSSO
12 3 (1.23%) Prometheus
13 2 (0.82%) ZABBIX
14 1 (0.41%) Rancher
14 1 (0.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 32 (13.11%) Hortonworks
2 26 (10.66%) Oracle
3 16 (6.56%) hybris
3 16 (6.56%) Sitecore
4 14 (5.74%) Adobe
5 13 (5.33%) SAP
6 8 (3.28%) IBM
6 8 (3.28%) Microsoft
7 7 (2.87%) Cloudera
8 6 (2.46%) Google
8 6 (2.46%) Splunk
9 5 (2.05%) AppDynamics
9 5 (2.05%) Tableau
10 3 (1.23%) ATG
10 3 (1.23%) BEA
10 3 (1.23%) Dynatrace
10 3 (1.23%) Intershop
10 3 (1.23%) MapR
10 3 (1.23%) New Relic
10 3 (1.23%) SaltStack