Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 661 543 625
Rank change year-on-year -118 +82 +37
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 199 327 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.25% 2.07% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 227 166
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £395 £350 £361
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
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 15,956 15,807 18,347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.92% 16.72% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,486 10,442 11,995
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £631 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 408 462
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.08 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.36% +5.40% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.38 £11.18 £12.18
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.23 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.22 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.82% +1.09% -

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -99 131 £525 +1.45% 42
South East +15 49 £550 +34.15% 14
North of England -39 11 £400 -15.79% 16
North West -10 7 £400 -33.33% 5
South West -26 6 £400 +0.63% 3
North East - 3 £418 - 2
East of England -6 2 £600 +9.09% 8
East Midlands +6 1 £500 - 5
Yorkshire -27 1 £320 -14.67% 9
Midlands -32 1 £500 -0.99% 6
Apache Solr
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 107 (53.77%) Java
2 96 (48.24%) Elasticsearch
3 81 (40.70%) Docker
3 81 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (37.69%) Microservices
5 73 (36.68%) Kubernetes
6 72 (36.18%) Kafka
6 72 (36.18%) Python
7 70 (35.18%) MongoDB
8 66 (33.17%) Spring
9 62 (31.16%) Big Data
10 61 (30.65%) Apache Spark
10 61 (30.65%) TDD
11 58 (29.15%) Amazon AWS
12 55 (27.64%) NoSQL
13 53 (26.63%) HBase
14 51 (25.63%) Hadoop
14 51 (25.63%) Java 8
15 50 (25.13%) JavaScript
15 50 (25.13%) Apache Cassandra
16 49 (24.62%) PostgreSQL
17 48 (24.12%) SQL
17 48 (24.12%) BDD
18 46 (23.12%) Jenkins
18 46 (23.12%) JSON
19 43 (21.61%) Lucene
19 43 (21.61%) Scrum
20 42 (21.11%) Linux
21 41 (20.60%) C#
21 41 (20.60%) Scala

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 96 (48.24%) Elasticsearch
2 61 (30.65%) Apache Spark
3 33 (16.58%) Confluence
4 19 (9.55%) Apache
5 13 (6.53%) Mule
6 11 (5.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 9 (4.52%) CMS
8 6 (3.02%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (2.51%) Alfresco
10 4 (2.01%) Apache Pig
10 4 (2.01%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.51%) JBoss
12 2 (1.01%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.50%) Drupal
13 1 (0.50%) IIS
13 1 (0.50%) Liferay
13 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.50%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 58 (29.15%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (17.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (10.55%) Amazon S3
4 18 (9.05%) OpenShift
5 15 (7.54%) Amazon SQS
6 13 (6.53%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (6.53%) Apigee
7 12 (6.03%) CloudFront
8 11 (5.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (5.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 11 (5.53%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (5.53%) Serverless
9 6 (3.02%) GitHub
9 6 (3.02%) PaaS
10 5 (2.51%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (2.01%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (2.01%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (1.01%) IaaS
13 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.07%) Kerberos
2 17 (8.54%) HTTP
3 5 (2.51%) SSL
4 2 (1.01%) DNS
4 2 (1.01%) Internet
4 2 (1.01%) VPN
5 1 (0.50%) Firewall
5 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (35.18%) MongoDB
2 62 (31.16%) Big Data
3 55 (27.64%) NoSQL
4 53 (26.63%) HBase
5 51 (25.63%) Hadoop
6 50 (25.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 49 (24.62%) PostgreSQL
8 40 (20.10%) Relational Database
9 33 (16.58%) Redis
10 30 (15.08%) Apache Hive
11 29 (14.57%) SQL Server
12 25 (12.56%) MySQL
13 20 (10.05%) RDBMS
14 17 (8.54%) Neo4j
15 11 (5.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 10 (5.03%) Impala
17 7 (3.52%) Data Lake
17 7 (3.52%) Flink
18 6 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
19 5 (2.51%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 46 (23.12%) Jenkins
2 40 (20.10%) JIRA
3 35 (17.59%) Git (software)
4 31 (15.58%) Maven
5 29 (14.57%) IntelliJ
5 29 (14.57%) Mercurial
6 24 (12.06%) Eclipse
7 23 (11.56%) JMeter
8 22 (11.06%) Cucumber
9 20 (10.05%) JUnit
10 19 (9.55%) Selenium
11 15 (7.54%) NeoLoad
12 14 (7.04%) Gradle
13 13 (6.53%) SoapUI
14 11 (5.53%) Checkstyle
14 11 (5.53%) SonarQube
15 10 (5.03%) Gatling
15 10 (5.03%) LoadRunner
16 7 (3.52%) GitLab
17 5 (2.51%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (14.57%) Finance
2 7 (3.52%) Banking
3 5 (2.51%) Marketing
3 5 (2.51%) Prime Brokerage
4 4 (2.01%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.51%) Games
6 2 (1.01%) Legal
6 2 (1.01%) Retail
6 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 123 (61.81%) Developer
2 58 (29.15%) Java Developer
3 23 (11.56%) Architect
4 21 (10.55%) Data Engineer
5 16 (8.04%) Python Developer
5 16 (8.04%) Senior Developer
6 13 (6.53%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (5.53%) Elasticsearch Developer
8 10 (5.03%) Big Data Developer
8 10 (5.03%) Software Engineer
9 9 (4.52%) Big Data Engineer
10 8 (4.02%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.02%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 7 (3.52%) Backend Developer
11 7 (3.52%) Data Architect
11 7 (3.52%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.52%) Tester
12 6 (3.02%) Big Data Architect
12 6 (3.02%) LoadRunner Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (36.18%) Kafka
2 66 (33.17%) Spring
3 46 (23.12%) JSON
4 43 (21.61%) Lucene
5 40 (20.10%) .NET
5 40 (20.10%) Web Services
6 38 (19.10%) REST
7 37 (18.59%) AngularJS
8 33 (16.58%) Spring Boot
9 30 (15.08%) RESTful
9 30 (15.08%) XML
10 29 (14.57%) HTML
11 25 (12.56%) CSS
12 24 (12.06%) React
13 21 (10.55%) Hibernate
14 18 (9.05%) RabbitMQ
15 17 (8.54%) ASP.NET
15 17 (8.54%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (8.54%) Memcached
16 15 (7.54%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.05%) Algorithms
2 16 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.03%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (5.03%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.03%) Fintech
4 10 (5.03%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.02%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.51%) Derivative
7 5 (2.51%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.51%) OTC Derivatives
8 4 (2.01%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.51%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.51%) PKI
10 2 (1.01%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.50%) FMCG
11 1 (0.50%) IPTV
11 1 (0.50%) Linked Data
11 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.11%) Linux
2 19 (9.55%) Unix
3 9 (4.52%) Windows
4 4 (2.01%) Debian
4 4 (2.01%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.01%) Fedora
7 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (37.69%) Microservices
3 61 (30.65%) TDD
4 48 (24.12%) BDD
5 43 (21.61%) Scrum
6 39 (19.60%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (19.10%) DevOps
8 37 (18.59%) Open Source
9 35 (17.59%) Test Automation
10 34 (17.09%) MVC
11 28 (14.07%) Mentoring
12 27 (13.57%) Problem-Solving
13 24 (12.06%) Analytics
14 23 (11.56%) OO
14 23 (11.56%) Web Development
15 22 (11.06%) SOA
16 21 (10.55%) Content Management
16 21 (10.55%) Unit Testing
17 19 (9.55%) Migration
17 19 (9.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 107 (53.77%) Java
2 72 (36.18%) Python
3 51 (25.63%) Java 8
4 50 (25.13%) JavaScript
5 48 (24.12%) SQL
6 41 (20.60%) C#
6 41 (20.60%) Scala
7 15 (7.54%) Ruby
8 13 (6.53%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.52%) TypeScript
10 7 (3.52%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.51%) C
11 5 (2.51%) C++
12 3 (1.51%) Perl
12 3 (1.51%) PHP
12 3 (1.51%) R
13 2 (1.01%) Gremlin
14 1 (0.50%) CFML
14 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.50%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (11.06%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.55%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.02%) Degree
4 3 (1.51%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.01%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.50%) ISEB
6 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.50%) PhD
6 1 (0.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.52%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 81 (40.70%) Docker
2 33 (16.58%) HDFS
3 11 (5.53%) Apache Flume
4 10 (5.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (1.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 73 (36.68%) Kubernetes
2 25 (12.56%) Ansible
3 19 (9.55%) Terraform
4 18 (9.05%) Hadoop YARN
4 18 (9.05%) Kibana
5 17 (8.54%) logstash
6 15 (7.54%) Oozie
6 15 (7.54%) Prometheus
7 11 (5.53%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (5.53%) Puppet
8 5 (2.51%) Rancher
9 3 (1.51%) Ambari
9 3 (1.51%) Apache Slider
10 1 (0.50%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.50%) OpenSSO
10 1 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (13.07%) Oracle
2 24 (12.06%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.54%) Google
4 14 (7.04%) AppDynamics
5 13 (6.53%) Rackspace
6 11 (5.53%) Adobe
7 10 (5.03%) Hortonworks
7 10 (5.03%) SOASTA, Inc
8 9 (4.52%) Tableau
9 7 (3.52%) Sitecore
10 6 (3.02%) Databricks
11 5 (2.51%) Cloudera
11 5 (2.51%) hybris
11 5 (2.51%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.51%) Sybase
12 4 (2.01%) MuleSoft
12 4 (2.01%) SaltStack
13 3 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (1.51%) SAP
13 3 (1.51%) Talend