The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 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
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 260 254
Rank change year-on-year +22 -6  
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 17 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.11% 0.097%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.29% 0.61% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 4
Median daily rate £401 £380 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.39% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.76% +6.25%  
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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1318 1629 1538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.00% 18.11% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 1027 937
Median daily rate £410 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 54 59
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

Apache Solr
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Apache Solr
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Solr in the South East

Apache Solr
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache Solr in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache Solr in the South East

Apache Solr
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +22 13 £401 +14.42% 3
Oxfordshire -8 2 £600 +57.89% 6
Berkshire - 2 £538 - 2
Apache Solr
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for Apache Solr.

1 22 (70.97%) Python
2 20 (64.52%) Hadoop
2 20 (64.52%) Apache Hive
2 20 (64.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 18 (58.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (58.06%) Cloudera
3 18 (58.06%) Apache Flume
3 18 (58.06%) Oozie
3 18 (58.06%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (58.06%) HDFS
3 18 (58.06%) Impala
3 18 (58.06%) Security Hardening
3 18 (58.06%) Unix
3 18 (58.06%) Linux
3 18 (58.06%) Debian
3 18 (58.06%) Ubuntu
3 18 (58.06%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 9 (29.03%) Web Services
5 7 (22.58%) Java
5 7 (22.58%) SOA
5 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (22.58%) TDD
5 7 (22.58%) Gradle
5 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
5 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (22.58%) REST
5 7 (22.58%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (16.13%) Confluence
6 5 (16.13%) Kanban

Apache Solr
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (22.58%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (16.13%) Confluence
3 4 (12.90%) Apache Spark
4 3 (9.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Alfresco
5 2 (6.45%) Apache
5 2 (6.45%) nginx
5 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (9.68%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (9.68%) CloudFront
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (64.52%) Apache Hive
1 20 (64.52%) Hadoop
2 18 (58.06%) Impala
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (9.68%) Big Data
4 2 (6.45%) PowerPivot
5 1 (3.23%) MS Access
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
1 7 (22.58%) Gradle
2 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
2 5 (16.13%) IntelliJ
2 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.13%) JIRA
2 5 (16.13%) JUnit
2 5 (16.13%) Maven
2 5 (16.13%) Mercurial
3 3 (9.68%) Checkstyle
3 3 (9.68%) SonarQube
4 2 (6.45%) Selenium
4 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.45%) Subversion
4 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Administrator
1 18 (58.06%) Linux Administrator
2 11 (35.48%) Hadoop Administrator
2 11 (35.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 11 (35.48%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Data Insight Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Insight Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Insight Data Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Software Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Data Scientist
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Web Services
2 7 (22.58%) REST
3 5 (16.13%) JSF
3 5 (16.13%) Spring
3 5 (16.13%) Spring MVC
3 5 (16.13%) Struts
4 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
4 3 (9.68%) React
5 2 (6.45%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (6.45%) Kafka
5 2 (6.45%) Middleware
5 2 (6.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Clustering
1 2 (6.45%) Linked Data
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Debian
1 18 (58.06%) Linux
1 18 (58.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 18 (58.06%) Ubuntu
1 18 (58.06%) Unix
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 18 (58.06%) Performance Tuning
1 18 (58.06%) Security Hardening
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (22.58%) SOA
2 7 (22.58%) TDD
3 5 (16.13%) BDD
3 5 (16.13%) DevOps
3 5 (16.13%) Kanban
3 5 (16.13%) Microservices
3 5 (16.13%) MVC
3 5 (16.13%) Pair Programming
3 5 (16.13%) Scrum
3 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
3 5 (16.13%) User Stories
4 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.68%) Content Management
5 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.45%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) Python
2 7 (22.58%) Java
3 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) R
4 2 (6.45%) Scala
4 2 (6.45%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 20 (64.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 18 (58.06%) Apache Flume
2 18 (58.06%) HDFS
3 2 (6.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (58.06%) Oozie
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Cloudera
2 3 (9.68%) Adobe
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) Minitab
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle