Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 499 400 480
Rank change year-on-year -99 +80 -6
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 131 244 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.52% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.63% 3.04% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 186 92
London median daily rate £525 £518 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +3.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £408 £363 £375
90th Percentile £675 £675 £611
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 8,048 8,017 8,953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.52% 17.12% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,684 5,714 6,192
London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £638 £620
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 110 109
London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.71 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.50% +15.03% -10.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.45 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.50 £47.83 £56.87
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.08 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.36% +5.40% +5.26%

Apache Solr
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Apache Solr as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Apache Solr in London

Apache Solr
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Solr in London

Apache Solr
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache Solr in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache Solr in London

Apache Solr
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London 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
South London -47 17 £558 -3.04% 2
Central London -37 13 £518 +15.00% 11
West London -3 10 £550 +6.28% 9
East London -26 5 - -
Apache Solr
England

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 London region with a requirement for Apache Solr.

1 74 (56.49%) Java
2 60 (45.80%) Python
3 58 (44.27%) Docker
4 55 (41.98%) Kubernetes
5 51 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (38.17%) Apache Spark
7 49 (37.40%) Big Data
8 48 (36.64%) HBase
9 47 (35.88%) Kafka
9 47 (35.88%) Elasticsearch
10 43 (32.82%) MongoDB
10 43 (32.82%) Hadoop
11 41 (31.30%) Spring
12 40 (30.53%) TDD
12 40 (30.53%) Microservices
13 37 (28.24%) PostgreSQL
13 37 (28.24%) Scala
14 36 (27.48%) Java 8
15 32 (24.43%) HDFS
15 32 (24.43%) NoSQL
15 32 (24.43%) Linux
16 31 (23.66%) Relational Database
17 29 (22.14%) Spring Boot
17 29 (22.14%) Apache Cassandra
18 28 (21.37%) Test Automation
18 28 (21.37%) Amazon AWS
18 28 (21.37%) Finance
19 27 (20.61%) SQL
19 27 (20.61%) Kerberos
19 27 (20.61%) BDD

Apache Solr
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 50 (38.17%) Apache Spark
2 47 (35.88%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (14.50%) Confluence
4 14 (10.69%) Apache
5 7 (5.34%) Mule
6 6 (4.58%) CMS
6 6 (4.58%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (3.05%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.53%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.76%) IIS
9 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.76%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 28 (21.37%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (17.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (13.74%) OpenShift
4 10 (7.63%) Amazon S3
5 7 (5.34%) Apigee
6 6 (4.58%) PaaS
7 5 (3.82%) GitHub
8 4 (3.05%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (3.05%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (3.05%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (3.05%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.53%) IaaS
10 1 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.76%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.61%) Kerberos
2 5 (3.82%) SSL
3 2 (1.53%) DNS
3 2 (1.53%) HTTP
3 2 (1.53%) Internet
3 2 (1.53%) VPN
4 1 (0.76%) Firewall
4 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (37.40%) Big Data
2 48 (36.64%) HBase
3 43 (32.82%) Hadoop
3 43 (32.82%) MongoDB
4 37 (28.24%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (24.43%) NoSQL
6 31 (23.66%) Relational Database
7 29 (22.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 27 (20.61%) Apache Hive
9 17 (12.98%) MySQL
10 16 (12.21%) Redis
11 15 (11.45%) SQL Server
12 14 (10.69%) RDBMS
13 7 (5.34%) Impala
14 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database
14 5 (3.82%) Riak
14 5 (3.82%) Sqoop
15 4 (3.05%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (3.05%) Amazon Redshift
15 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (19.08%) Jenkins
2 24 (18.32%) JIRA
3 19 (14.50%) Cucumber
4 17 (12.98%) JMeter
5 16 (12.21%) Git (software)
5 16 (12.21%) IntelliJ
6 11 (8.40%) Maven
6 11 (8.40%) Mercurial
6 11 (8.40%) Selenium
7 10 (7.63%) Gatling
7 10 (7.63%) LoadRunner
8 9 (6.87%) NeoLoad
9 7 (5.34%) Eclipse
9 7 (5.34%) SoapUI
10 6 (4.58%) JUnit
11 4 (3.05%) GitLab
11 4 (3.05%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (1.53%) FishEye
12 2 (1.53%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.53%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (21.37%) Finance
2 6 (4.58%) Banking
3 5 (3.82%) Prime Brokerage
4 4 (3.05%) Marketing
4 4 (3.05%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Games
5 2 (1.53%) Legal
5 2 (1.53%) Retail
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (61.83%) Developer
2 37 (28.24%) Java Developer
3 16 (12.21%) Data Engineer
4 13 (9.92%) Python Developer
5 12 (9.16%) Architect
6 11 (8.40%) Elasticsearch Developer
7 8 (6.11%) Big Data Developer
8 7 (5.34%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.34%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 7 (5.34%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.34%) Tester
9 6 (4.58%) Big Data Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Consultant
9 6 (4.58%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) LoadRunner Tester
9 6 (4.58%) Non-Functional Tester
9 6 (4.58%) Senior Data Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.58%) Sitecore Architect
10 5 (3.82%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (35.88%) Kafka
2 41 (31.30%) Spring
3 29 (22.14%) Spring Boot
4 24 (18.32%) RESTful
5 20 (15.27%) JSON
6 19 (14.50%) Lucene
6 19 (14.50%) REST
7 18 (13.74%) XML
8 16 (12.21%) .NET
9 14 (10.69%) Web Services
10 13 (9.92%) Drools
10 13 (9.92%) HTML
11 11 (8.40%) AngularJS
11 11 (8.40%) Apache Camel
11 11 (8.40%) Spark Streaming
12 10 (7.63%) CSS
13 8 (6.11%) Elastic Stack
13 8 (6.11%) Hibernate
13 8 (6.11%) React
14 7 (5.34%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.74%) Algorithms
2 15 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.63%) Data Centre
3 10 (7.63%) Fintech
3 10 (7.63%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.82%) Derivative
5 5 (3.82%) Fixed Income
5 5 (3.82%) OTC Derivatives
6 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.05%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.29%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (2.29%) PKI
8 2 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.76%) Anti-Piracy
9 1 (0.76%) Blog
9 1 (0.76%) IPTV
9 1 (0.76%) Linked Data
9 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.43%) Linux
2 18 (13.74%) Unix
3 4 (3.05%) Debian
4 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (30.53%) Microservices
2 40 (30.53%) TDD
3 28 (21.37%) Test Automation
4 27 (20.61%) BDD
5 24 (18.32%) DevOps
5 24 (18.32%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (17.56%) Open Source
7 19 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (14.50%) Scrum
8 18 (13.74%) Mentoring
9 17 (12.98%) Analytics
9 17 (12.98%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (11.45%) Low Latency
11 14 (10.69%) Coaching
11 14 (10.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (10.69%) ETL
11 14 (10.69%) Systems Engineering
11 14 (10.69%) Web Development
12 13 (9.92%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 74 (56.49%) Java
2 60 (45.80%) Python
3 37 (28.24%) Scala
4 36 (27.48%) Java 8
5 27 (20.61%) SQL
6 20 (15.27%) C#
7 18 (13.74%) JavaScript
8 13 (9.92%) Ruby
9 7 (5.34%) PL/SQL
10 6 (4.58%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.82%) C
11 5 (3.82%) C++
11 5 (3.82%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.29%) Perl
12 3 (2.29%) R
13 2 (1.53%) Gremlin
13 2 (1.53%) PHP
14 1 (0.76%) CFML
14 1 (0.76%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (13.74%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.98%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.34%) Degree
4 2 (1.53%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.76%) PhD
5 1 (0.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 58 (44.27%) Docker
2 32 (24.43%) HDFS
3 10 (7.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (6.11%) Apache Flume
5 3 (2.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 55 (41.98%) Kubernetes
2 24 (18.32%) Ansible
3 17 (12.98%) Terraform
4 15 (11.45%) Hadoop YARN
4 15 (11.45%) Prometheus
5 12 (9.16%) Oozie
6 11 (8.40%) Kibana
6 11 (8.40%) logstash
7 9 (6.87%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (6.87%) Puppet
8 5 (3.82%) Rancher
9 3 (2.29%) Ambari
9 3 (2.29%) Apache Slider
10 1 (0.76%) OpenSSO
10 1 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (10.69%) AppDynamics
2 13 (9.92%) Oracle
3 10 (7.63%) Hortonworks
3 10 (7.63%) SOASTA, Inc
4 9 (6.87%) Google
4 9 (6.87%) Tableau
5 7 (5.34%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.58%) Sitecore
7 5 (3.82%) Cloudera
7 5 (3.82%) hybris
7 5 (3.82%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.82%) Sybase
8 4 (3.05%) Databricks
8 4 (3.05%) MuleSoft
8 4 (3.05%) SaltStack
9 3 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.29%) SAP
9 3 (2.29%) Talend
10 2 (1.53%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.76%) Splunk