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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 93 82
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11  
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.30% 0.35% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.73% 2.02% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
Median daily rate £375 £450 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +25.87%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £393 £473
% change year-on-year +8.28% -16.93%  
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 173 248 235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 17.06% 17.17% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 156 150
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Median hourly rate £19.00 £10.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.00% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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

Apache Solr
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Microservices
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (100.00%) SOLID
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture

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 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (100.00%) Microservices
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) SOLID
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore