Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 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
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 671 618 602
Rank change year-on-year -53 -16 +73
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 171 238 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.16% 1.56% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 144 136
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £353 £325 £363
90th Percentile £638 £650 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 14,685 15,259 15,928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.31% 16.37% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,598 10,274 10,336
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £601
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 348 341
England median hourly rate £19.57 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.01% -5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £49.50
UK median hourly rate £19.57 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.01% - -5.00%

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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 2019. 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 -40 102 £550 +5.77% 34
South East 0 33 £538 +13.16% 2
North of England -15 19 £400 +1.27% 5
South West -39 8 £400 +8.11% 3
East of England +13 7 £600 +11.63% 3
Yorkshire -7 7 £350 +7.69% 3
North West -13 6 £400 -27.27% 2
North East - 6 £530 -
Midlands -5 2 - - 3
Apache Solr
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 89 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (49.71%) Java
3 70 (40.94%) Elasticsearch
4 62 (36.26%) Docker
5 61 (35.67%) Python
6 54 (31.58%) Spring
6 54 (31.58%) Hadoop
6 54 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
7 53 (30.99%) Microservices
7 53 (30.99%) SQL
8 52 (30.41%) Kafka
9 51 (29.82%) Big Data
10 50 (29.24%) HBase
11 47 (27.49%) DevOps
12 46 (26.90%) Apache Spark
13 45 (26.32%) Lucene
14 43 (25.15%) MongoDB
15 42 (24.56%) TDD
15 42 (24.56%) Scrum
16 40 (23.39%) Microsoft Azure
17 39 (22.81%) JavaScript
18 38 (22.22%) Apache Hive
18 38 (22.22%) HDFS
18 38 (22.22%) Java 8
19 37 (21.64%) XML
19 37 (21.64%) Linux
19 37 (21.64%) JSON
20 35 (20.47%) Test Automation
20 35 (20.47%) Web Services
20 35 (20.47%) Kubernetes

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 70 (40.94%) Elasticsearch
2 46 (26.90%) Apache Spark
3 21 (12.28%) Confluence
4 12 (7.02%) Apache
5 10 (5.85%) Jupyter
6 9 (5.26%) Mule
7 8 (4.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (2.34%) CMS
8 4 (2.34%) Magnolia
9 3 (1.75%) WordPress
10 2 (1.17%) Apache Pig
10 2 (1.17%) Drupal
10 2 (1.17%) IIS
10 2 (1.17%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.17%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.17%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.17%) Umbraco
10 2 (1.17%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.58%) Jadu
11 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (2.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 54 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (23.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (9.36%) Amazon S3
4 13 (7.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (6.43%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (5.85%) Amazon SQS
6 10 (5.85%) CloudFront
7 9 (5.26%) Apigee
7 9 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (5.26%) Serverless
8 8 (4.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (4.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 7 (4.09%) OpenShift
10 5 (2.92%) GitHub
11 3 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (1.17%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (1.17%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (1.17%) IaaS
12 2 (1.17%) PaaS
13 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.70%) Kerberos
2 10 (5.85%) HTTP
3 6 (3.51%) Internet
4 2 (1.17%) DNS
4 2 (1.17%) Firewall
4 2 (1.17%) SSL
4 2 (1.17%) VPN
4 2 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (31.58%) Hadoop
2 51 (29.82%) Big Data
3 50 (29.24%) HBase
4 43 (25.15%) MongoDB
5 38 (22.22%) Apache Hive
6 28 (16.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 28 (16.37%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (15.20%) SQL Server
8 22 (12.87%) NoSQL
9 20 (11.70%) Relational Database
10 19 (11.11%) MySQL
11 16 (9.36%) Impala
12 14 (8.19%) RDBMS
13 13 (7.60%) Sqoop
14 11 (6.43%) Power BI
15 10 (5.85%) Qlik Sense
15 10 (5.85%) Redis
16 8 (4.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 8 (4.68%) Oracle BI EE
16 8 (4.68%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 29 (16.96%) Git (software)
2 27 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 25 (14.62%) JUnit
3 25 (14.62%) Maven
4 23 (13.45%) JIRA
5 20 (11.70%) Mercurial
6 17 (9.94%) Eclipse
7 16 (9.36%) IntelliJ
8 14 (8.19%) Selenium
9 12 (7.02%) JMeter
10 11 (6.43%) NeoLoad
11 10 (5.85%) Cucumber
11 10 (5.85%) Gradle
12 9 (5.26%) SoapUI
13 8 (4.68%) Checkstyle
13 8 (4.68%) SonarQube
14 7 (4.09%) GitLab
15 5 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
16 4 (2.34%) Mockito
17 3 (1.75%) FishEye
General
1 22 (12.87%) Finance
2 9 (5.26%) Marketing
3 4 (2.34%) Banking
3 4 (2.34%) Legal
4 3 (1.75%) Games
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
5 1 (0.58%) Publishing
5 1 (0.58%) Retail
5 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (57.89%) Developer
2 46 (26.90%) Java Developer
3 23 (13.45%) Data Engineer
4 21 (12.28%) Architect
5 14 (8.19%) Senior Developer
6 13 (7.60%) Elasticsearch Developer
6 13 (7.60%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (7.02%) Big Data Engineer
8 10 (5.85%) Administrator
9 9 (5.26%) Big Data Consultant
9 9 (5.26%) Big Data Developer
9 9 (5.26%) Consultant
9 9 (5.26%) Data Consultant
9 9 (5.26%) Hadoop Administrator
10 8 (4.68%) .NET Developer
11 7 (4.09%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.09%) Software Developer
11 7 (4.09%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.51%) Hadoop Architect
12 6 (3.51%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (31.58%) Spring
2 52 (30.41%) Kafka
3 45 (26.32%) Lucene
4 37 (21.64%) JSON
4 37 (21.64%) XML
5 35 (20.47%) Web Services
6 32 (18.71%) HTML
7 31 (18.13%) .NET
8 30 (17.54%) REST
9 25 (14.62%) AngularJS
10 24 (14.04%) CSS
11 23 (13.45%) RESTful
12 20 (11.70%) SOAP
13 17 (9.94%) Hibernate
14 16 (9.36%) React
14 16 (9.36%) Spring Boot
15 15 (8.77%) Node.js
16 14 (8.19%) jQuery
17 13 (7.60%) ASP.NET
18 12 (7.02%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.85%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.51%) Data Structures
3 6 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.92%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.92%) Fintech
5 4 (2.34%) FMCG
5 4 (2.34%) User Experience
6 3 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.17%) Blog
7 2 (1.17%) Clustering
7 2 (1.17%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.17%) iPad
7 2 (1.17%) PKI
7 2 (1.17%) Replication
7 2 (1.17%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.58%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.64%) Linux
2 10 (5.85%) Unix
3 9 (5.26%) Windows
4 6 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.17%) Debian
5 2 (1.17%) Fedora
5 2 (1.17%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.17%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (30.99%) Microservices
3 47 (27.49%) DevOps
4 42 (24.56%) Scrum
4 42 (24.56%) TDD
5 35 (20.47%) BDD
5 35 (20.47%) Test Automation
6 28 (16.37%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (15.20%) MVC
8 23 (13.45%) Unit Testing
9 22 (12.87%) Analytics
9 22 (12.87%) Software Engineering
10 21 (12.28%) Mentoring
11 19 (11.11%) Open Source
12 17 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (9.94%) Kanban
12 17 (9.94%) MapReduce
12 17 (9.94%) Web Development
13 16 (9.36%) Data Science
13 16 (9.36%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 85 (49.71%) Java
2 61 (35.67%) Python
3 53 (30.99%) SQL
4 39 (22.81%) JavaScript
5 38 (22.22%) Java 8
6 28 (16.37%) Scala
7 27 (15.79%) C#
8 11 (6.43%) PL/SQL
9 9 (5.26%) Ruby
10 8 (4.68%) Go
10 8 (4.68%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.51%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.51%) R
11 6 (3.51%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.34%) Perl
12 4 (2.34%) PHP
13 1 (0.58%) ES6
Qualifications
1 17 (9.94%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.19%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.92%) Degree
4 2 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.17%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.17%) ISEB
4 2 (1.17%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.26%) QA
2 3 (1.75%) GDPR
3 2 (1.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 62 (36.26%) Docker
2 38 (22.22%) HDFS
3 21 (12.28%) Apache Flume
4 5 (2.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 35 (20.47%) Kubernetes
2 30 (17.54%) Hadoop YARN
3 13 (7.60%) Prometheus
4 12 (7.02%) Ansible
5 11 (6.43%) Kibana
5 11 (6.43%) logstash
6 10 (5.85%) Oozie
6 10 (5.85%) Rancher
7 9 (5.26%) Terraform
8 4 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.34%) Puppet
8 4 (2.34%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.17%) Ambari
9 2 (1.17%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 33 (19.30%) Oracle
2 24 (14.04%) Google
3 18 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.53%) Tableau
4 13 (7.60%) Cloudera
5 12 (7.02%) Hortonworks
6 8 (4.68%) Adobe
6 8 (4.68%) Datameer
6 8 (4.68%) hybris
7 7 (4.09%) SAP
8 5 (2.92%) AppDynamics
9 4 (2.34%) Rackspace
9 4 (2.34%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.75%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.75%) IBM
10 3 (1.75%) SOASTA, Inc
11 2 (1.17%) Alteryx
11 2 (1.17%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (1.17%) MuleSoft
11 2 (1.17%) Talend