The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 99 93
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.11% 0.067%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.74% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £425 £473
% change year-on-year -5.76% -10.05%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 197 272 256
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.31% 14.84% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 159 164
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Median hourly rate £22.00 £36.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.88% +97.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £36.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £40.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

Apache Solr
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Apache Solr
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Solr in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Apache Solr.

1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Django
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source

Apache Solr
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Django
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree