Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 19 July 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
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 660 535 719
Rank change year-on-year -125 +184 -12
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 230 309 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.32% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.34% 1.92% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 205 141
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £400 £350 £313
90th Percentile £650 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +21.72% +0.13% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17,170 16,101 19,620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.59% 16.91% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,291 10,395 12,836
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 394 471
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.50 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £20.39
% change year-on-year +2.63% -6.82% +10.22%

Apache Solr
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Apache Solr in the UK

Apache Solr
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Solr in the UK

Apache Solr
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache Solr over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache Solr in the UK

Apache Solr
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Solr.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apache Solr in the UK

Apache Solr
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 19 July 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
England -111 225 £500 +5.26% 62
London -75 146 £525 +10.53% 21
UK excluding London -32 82 £488 +21.72% 43
South East +15 51 £500 +24.84% 13
Midlands -14 14 £500 -1.96% 1
East Midlands -4 12 £500 - 1
East of England -9 6 £450 -14.29% 2
North of England -30 5 £395 +5.33% 18
North West -18 4 £415 - 12
South West +2 3 £320 -35.35% 7
Scotland -44 3 £363 +70.59% 2
West Midlands -17 2 £563 +1.35%
Yorkshire -32 1 £250 -33.33% 5

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 with a requirement for Apache Solr.

1 135 (58.70%) Java
2 94 (40.87%) Apache Spark
3 92 (40.00%) Python
4 85 (36.96%) Hadoop
5 83 (36.09%) Kafka
6 79 (34.35%) Big Data
7 76 (33.04%) HBase
8 72 (31.30%) NoSQL
8 72 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
9 66 (28.70%) SQL
10 65 (28.26%) Elasticsearch
11 61 (26.52%) HDFS
11 61 (26.52%) Apache Hive
12 60 (26.09%) DevOps
13 58 (25.22%) Amazon AWS
14 56 (24.35%) Apache Cassandra
14 56 (24.35%) Linux
14 56 (24.35%) Spring
15 55 (23.91%) JavaScript
15 55 (23.91%) Docker
16 54 (23.48%) MongoDB
17 51 (22.17%) Lucene
18 50 (21.74%) Java 8
19 43 (18.70%) JIRA
19 43 (18.70%) Microsoft Azure
19 43 (18.70%) Scala
20 42 (18.26%) TDD
20 42 (18.26%) .NET
21 41 (17.83%) Jenkins
22 40 (17.39%) Analytics

Apache Solr
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 94 (40.87%) Apache Spark
2 65 (28.26%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (13.91%) Apache
4 27 (11.74%) CMS
5 24 (10.43%) Confluence
6 17 (7.39%) Sitecore CMS
7 16 (6.96%) SharePoint
8 13 (5.65%) Mule
8 13 (5.65%) Mule ESB
8 13 (5.65%) WebLogic Portal
9 10 (4.35%) Tomcat
10 8 (3.48%) JBoss
11 7 (3.04%) SAS
12 6 (2.61%) Apache Pig
12 6 (2.61%) nginx
13 5 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (2.17%) Umbraco
14 4 (1.74%) WebSphere
14 4 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 58 (25.22%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (18.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (8.26%) Amazon S3
4 13 (5.65%) Serverless
5 9 (3.91%) Amazon EMR
6 8 (3.48%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (3.04%) PaaS
8 6 (2.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (2.61%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 5 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (1.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (1.74%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (1.74%) Azure Machine Learning
10 4 (1.74%) CloudFront
10 4 (1.74%) OpenShift
10 4 (1.74%) SaaS
11 3 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (16.96%) Kerberos
2 23 (10.00%) SSL
3 14 (6.09%) HTTP
4 6 (2.61%) VPN
5 4 (1.74%) DNS
6 2 (0.87%) Skype
6 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (36.96%) Hadoop
2 79 (34.35%) Big Data
3 76 (33.04%) HBase
4 72 (31.30%) NoSQL
5 61 (26.52%) Apache Hive
6 56 (24.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 54 (23.48%) MongoDB
8 29 (12.61%) Relational Database
8 29 (12.61%) SQL Server
9 26 (11.30%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (10.00%) Impala
11 21 (9.13%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (9.13%) Endeca
12 16 (6.96%) Data Lake
12 16 (6.96%) Redis
13 14 (6.09%) MySQL
13 14 (6.09%) Sqoop
14 11 (4.78%) Parquet
15 10 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
15 10 (4.35%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 43 (18.70%) JIRA
2 41 (17.83%) Jenkins
3 40 (17.39%) Git (software)
4 21 (9.13%) Maven
5 15 (6.52%) JUnit
6 13 (5.65%) Bitbucket
7 12 (5.22%) IntelliJ
8 11 (4.78%) Cucumber
8 11 (4.78%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (3.91%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (3.48%) Gradle
11 7 (3.04%) JMeter
11 7 (3.04%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (3.04%) Selenium
12 6 (2.61%) Eclipse
12 6 (2.61%) FishEye
12 6 (2.61%) Mercurial
13 5 (2.17%) CA Release Automation
13 5 (2.17%) gulp
13 5 (2.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 37 (16.09%) Finance
2 14 (6.09%) Banking
3 9 (3.91%) Retail
4 7 (3.04%) Games
4 7 (3.04%) Legal
5 6 (2.61%) Prime Brokerage
6 4 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.74%) Marketing
7 3 (1.30%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.87%) Advertising
8 2 (0.87%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) Front Office
9 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (50.00%) Developer
2 48 (20.87%) Java Developer
3 40 (17.39%) Architect
4 22 (9.57%) Data Engineer
5 21 (9.13%) Big Data Developer
6 17 (7.39%) DevOps Engineer
6 17 (7.39%) Technical Architect
7 16 (6.96%) Consultant
7 16 (6.96%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (6.09%) Sitecore Architect
9 12 (5.22%) AWS Engineer
10 11 (4.78%) .NET Developer
10 11 (4.78%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.35%) Python Developer
11 10 (4.35%) Solr Developer
12 8 (3.48%) Full Stack Developer
12 8 (3.48%) Hadoop Consultant
12 8 (3.48%) Principal Consultant
12 8 (3.48%) Software Engineer
13 7 (3.04%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (36.09%) Kafka
2 56 (24.35%) Spring
3 51 (22.17%) Lucene
4 42 (18.26%) .NET
5 40 (17.39%) REST
6 35 (15.22%) SOAP
7 32 (13.91%) JSON
7 32 (13.91%) Web Services
8 29 (12.61%) HTML
8 29 (12.61%) RESTful
9 28 (12.17%) XML
10 25 (10.87%) AngularJS
11 22 (9.57%) Hibernate
11 22 (9.57%) React
12 20 (8.70%) Java EE
13 18 (7.83%) Spring Boot
14 17 (7.39%) J2EE
15 16 (6.96%) ASP.NET
15 16 (6.96%) CSS
16 14 (6.09%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.13%) Algorithms
1 21 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.09%) Fintech
3 13 (5.65%) PKI
4 10 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.04%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.61%) Derivative
7 6 (2.61%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (2.61%) OTC Derivatives
8 5 (2.17%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.17%) e-Learning
9 4 (1.74%) Clustering
10 3 (1.30%) Replication
11 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 56 (24.35%) Linux
2 23 (10.00%) Unix
3 14 (6.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.35%) Windows
5 7 (3.04%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.30%) Debian
7 2 (0.87%) CentOS
8 1 (0.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (26.09%) DevOps
3 42 (18.26%) TDD
4 40 (17.39%) Analytics
5 39 (16.96%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (16.96%) Scrum
6 37 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (14.35%) Microservices
8 31 (13.48%) Open Source
9 29 (12.61%) ETL
10 27 (11.74%) E-Commerce
10 27 (11.74%) OO
10 27 (11.74%) SOA
11 25 (10.87%) MVC
12 24 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (10.43%) Machine Learning
13 23 (10.00%) BDD
14 22 (9.57%) Data Modelling
14 22 (9.57%) Data Science
14 22 (9.57%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 135 (58.70%) Java
2 92 (40.00%) Python
3 66 (28.70%) SQL
4 55 (23.91%) JavaScript
5 50 (21.74%) Java 8
6 43 (18.70%) Scala
7 36 (15.65%) C#
8 20 (8.70%) Bash Shell
9 14 (6.09%) R
10 13 (5.65%) TypeScript
11 11 (4.78%) PowerShell
12 10 (4.35%) Perl
13 9 (3.91%) PHP
14 8 (3.48%) C++
14 8 (3.48%) PL/SQL
14 8 (3.48%) Ruby
14 8 (3.48%) Shell Script
15 6 (2.61%) C
16 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (5.22%) SC Cleared
1 12 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.91%) Degree
3 7 (3.04%) PhD
4 3 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.87%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.91%) QA
2 3 (1.30%) GDPR
3 2 (0.87%) GCP
4 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 61 (26.52%) HDFS
2 55 (23.91%) Docker
3 37 (16.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 22 (9.57%) Apache Flume
5 15 (6.52%) Active Directory
6 5 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.87%) iptables
7 2 (0.87%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 36 (15.65%) Hadoop YARN
2 33 (14.35%) Oozie
3 32 (13.91%) Kubernetes
4 26 (11.30%) Terraform
5 24 (10.43%) Ansible
6 17 (7.39%) Puppet
7 16 (6.96%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (6.09%) Single Sign-On
9 13 (5.65%) CA Single Sign-On
9 13 (5.65%) OpenSSO
10 12 (5.22%) Ambari
10 12 (5.22%) Apache Slider
11 9 (3.91%) Prometheus
12 8 (3.48%) logstash
13 5 (2.17%) Rancher
14 4 (1.74%) Kibana
15 3 (1.30%) HAProxy
16 2 (0.87%) ZABBIX
17 1 (0.43%) Graphite
17 1 (0.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (16.52%) Hortonworks
2 29 (12.61%) Oracle
3 24 (10.43%) Cloudera
4 22 (9.57%) Microsoft
4 22 (9.57%) Sitecore
5 18 (7.83%) Tableau
6 13 (5.65%) ATG
6 13 (5.65%) BEA
7 11 (4.78%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (4.35%) Databricks
8 10 (4.35%) Google
9 9 (3.91%) hybris
10 8 (3.48%) Rackspace
10 8 (3.48%) Talend
11 7 (3.04%) MapR
11 7 (3.04%) Sybase
12 6 (2.61%) Atlassian
13 5 (2.17%) Adobe
13 5 (2.17%) AppDynamics
13 5 (2.17%) IBM