The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Solr
England / South West
Rank 130 134 135
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 7 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.27% 0.21% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.50% 1.21% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 12
Median daily rate £510 £375 £528
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -28.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £335 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £427 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £390 £473
% change year-on-year +10.57% -17.46%  
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 West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 468 495 505
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 18.18% 17.06% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 346 303
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 13
Median hourly rate £46.25 £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.94% -7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £8.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.60 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

Apache Solr
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Apache Solr
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Solr in the South West

Apache Solr
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Dorset - 5 £510 -
Bristol +4 1 - -
Wiltshire 0 1 - -
Apache Solr
England

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 South West region with a requirement for Apache Solr.

1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) OLAP
1 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
1 5 (62.50%) OLTP
1 5 (62.50%) Informatica
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
1 5 (62.50%) Data Management
1 5 (62.50%) Lucene
1 5 (62.50%) Taxonomies
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle OLAP
1 5 (62.50%) Data Migration
1 5 (62.50%) Reference Data
1 5 (62.50%) Data Integration
1 5 (62.50%) Data Architecture
1 5 (62.50%) Pentaho
1 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
1 5 (62.50%) Information Architecture
1 5 (62.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (62.50%) Data Quality
1 5 (62.50%) Metadata Management
1 5 (62.50%) Data Lake
1 5 (62.50%) Reference Data Management
2 4 (50.00%) MagicDraw
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) ERwin
2 4 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration

Apache Solr
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 2 (25.00%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (62.50%) Data Lake
1 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
1 5 (62.50%) OLAP
1 5 (62.50%) OLTP
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle OLAP
1 5 (62.50%) Pentaho
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) ERwin
1 4 (50.00%) MagicDraw
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Wholesale Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Data Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Information Architect
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Solr Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Lucene
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Silex
2 1 (12.50%) Symfony
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Reference Data
1 5 (62.50%) Taxonomies
2 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Data Architecture
1 5 (62.50%) Data Integration
1 5 (62.50%) Data Management
1 5 (62.50%) Data Migration
1 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
1 5 (62.50%) Information Architecture
1 5 (62.50%) Metadata Management
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
1 5 (62.50%) Reference Data Management
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (25.00%) RDF
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SPARQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) COBOL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Varnish
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Informatica
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft