Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 227 235
Rank change year-on-year +28 +8 -36
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 7 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.015% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.78% 0.091% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
North West median daily rate £600 - £365
10th Percentile £565 - £320
90th Percentile £653 - £384
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West 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 the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 895 1099 1352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.69% 16.08% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 699 779
North West median daily rate £388 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.06% +25.00%
10th Percentile £233 £262 £255
90th Percentile £598 £555 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 66
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -12.64% +2.60%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.00 £20.73 £36.25
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +8.33%

Apache Solr
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Apache Solr as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Apache Solr in the North West

Apache Solr
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Solr in the North West

Apache Solr
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Manchester +17 4 £575 - 3
Cheshire - 2 £625 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Apache Solr
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Apache Solr.

1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
1 3 (42.86%) Validation
1 3 (42.86%) Data Validation
1 3 (42.86%) Reference Data
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (42.86%) Data Structures
1 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) State Machine
2 2 (28.57%) Drupal
2 2 (28.57%) Nutch
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) ERwin
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Search
3 1 (14.29%) Google

Apache Solr
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (28.57%) Drupal
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) ERwin
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Data Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Drupal Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modeller
3 1 (14.29%) Solr Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Nutch
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Structures
1 3 (42.86%) Reference Data
1 3 (42.86%) State Machine
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
1 3 (42.86%) Data Validation
1 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Search
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) IBM