The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 97 103
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6  
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.18% 0.40% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.44% 2.76% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £250 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.17% +36.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £425 £438
% change year-on-year -5.76% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Apache Solr is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 139 217 271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 12.67% 14.37% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 158 177
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £550 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +61.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

Apache Solr
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Apache Solr as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Apache Solr in Leeds

Apache Solr
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Apache Solr in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Solr in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Apache Solr.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) CMS
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (80.00%) Sitecore
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Microservices
2 4 (80.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (80.00%) SOLID
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy

Apache Solr
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 4 (80.00%) CMS
1 4 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (80.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Liferay
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Ajax
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
1 4 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) D3.js
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) OSCache
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Spring Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (80.00%) Microservices
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) SOLID
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (20.00%) ATG
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle