Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 748 707 565
Rank change year-on-year -41 -142 +91
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 65 205 347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.20% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.52% 1.17% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 123 241
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +0.50%
10th Percentile £385 £386 £350
90th Percentile £626 £676 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
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 12,503 17,551 17,153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.85% 16.82% 16.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,030 11,424 11,235
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £258 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 398 439
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.34 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.25 £47.88 £48.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -3.52%

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 14 November 2019.

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 10 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 14 November 2019. 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 -40 65 £500 -4.76% 19
London +2 49 £500 -4.76% 7
UK excluding London +19 16 £475 -5.00% 14
South East +3 7 £475 -9.52% 2
East of England +31 6 £475 -20.83% 1
Midlands +46 2 £370 -26.00% 2
West Midlands - 2 £370 - 1
North of England +23 1 £495 +23.75% 4
South West +13 1 £495 +23.75% 3
North West 0 1 £495 +23.75%

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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 45 (69.23%) Java
2 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (46.15%) Spring
3 30 (46.15%) Git (software)
4 28 (43.08%) AWS
5 27 (41.54%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (35.38%) TDD
7 22 (33.85%) Spring Boot
8 21 (32.31%) Microservices
8 21 (32.31%) Maven
8 21 (32.31%) AngularJS
8 21 (32.31%) REST
9 20 (30.77%) HTML
9 20 (30.77%) DevOps
10 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
10 19 (29.23%) CSS
10 19 (29.23%) HTML5
11 17 (26.15%) CSS3
11 17 (26.15%) Web Services
11 17 (26.15%) Front End Development
12 16 (24.62%) Docker
12 16 (24.62%) Linux
13 14 (21.54%) Scrum
13 14 (21.54%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (21.54%) React
14 13 (20.00%) Apache Spark
14 13 (20.00%) Serverless
14 13 (20.00%) Java 8
14 13 (20.00%) E-Commerce
14 13 (20.00%) Apache

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 27 (41.54%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (20.00%) Apache
2 13 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 6 (9.23%) CMS
4 5 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 4 (6.15%) Drupal
6 3 (4.62%) Confluence
6 3 (4.62%) IIS
6 3 (4.62%) JBoss
6 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (3.08%) nginx
7 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
7 2 (3.08%) SilverStripe
8 1 (1.54%) CoreMedia CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (3.08%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.54%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (43.08%) AWS
2 13 (20.00%) Serverless
3 12 (18.46%) AWS Lambda
4 11 (16.92%) Amazon S3
4 11 (16.92%) GCP
5 9 (13.85%) Amazon SQS
5 9 (13.85%) Azure
6 8 (12.31%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (12.31%) npm
7 7 (10.77%) Amazon ECS
8 4 (6.15%) GitHub
9 2 (3.08%) Google Analytics
10 1 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (1.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (1.54%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (1.54%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.54%) CloudFront
10 1 (1.54%) Datadog
10 1 (1.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Internet
1 2 (3.08%) Intranet
1 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.54%) DNS
2 1 (1.54%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.54%) SSL
2 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 10 (15.38%) MySQL
3 9 (13.85%) Hadoop
4 8 (12.31%) Apache Hive
4 8 (12.31%) Big Data
4 8 (12.31%) HBase
5 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (6.15%) Data Lake
6 4 (6.15%) Data Mining
6 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
6 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
6 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (4.62%) Data Mart
7 3 (4.62%) Impala
8 2 (3.08%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (3.08%) Flink
8 2 (3.08%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 30 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 21 (32.31%) Maven
3 11 (16.92%) Jenkins
4 9 (13.85%) Mockito
5 8 (12.31%) Cucumber
5 8 (12.31%) JUnit
5 8 (12.31%) Selenium
6 7 (10.77%) EasyMock
6 7 (10.77%) Grunt
6 7 (10.77%) gulp
6 7 (10.77%) JIRA
6 7 (10.77%) Subversion
7 5 (7.69%) git-flow
8 3 (4.62%) kappa
9 2 (3.08%) Bitbucket
9 2 (3.08%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.54%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.54%) FishEye
10 1 (1.54%) Gradle
10 1 (1.54%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (6.15%) Retail
2 3 (4.62%) Games
2 3 (4.62%) Legal
2 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 37 (56.92%) Developer
2 22 (33.85%) Java Developer
3 14 (21.54%) Architect
4 7 (10.77%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Data Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Data Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Backend Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Big Data Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Java Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Solr Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Development Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Head of Development
9 2 (3.08%) Java E-Commerce Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.15%) Spring
2 22 (33.85%) Spring Boot
3 21 (32.31%) AngularJS
3 21 (32.31%) REST
4 20 (30.77%) HTML
5 19 (29.23%) CSS
5 19 (29.23%) HTML5
6 17 (26.15%) CSS3
6 17 (26.15%) Web Services
7 14 (21.54%) React
8 12 (18.46%) Lucene
9 11 (16.92%) JPA
9 11 (16.92%) Kafka
10 10 (15.38%) jQuery
10 10 (15.38%) Node.js
10 10 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (12.31%) Java EE
12 7 (10.77%) Hibernate
12 7 (10.77%) JSP
12 7 (10.77%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) User Experience
2 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.08%) Replication
4 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) Life Science
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) Ubuntu
2 7 (10.77%) Unix
3 3 (4.62%) Solaris
4 1 (1.54%) Android
4 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.38%) TDD
3 21 (32.31%) Microservices
4 20 (30.77%) DevOps
5 17 (26.15%) Front End Development
6 14 (21.54%) Scrum
7 13 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 11 (16.92%) Web Accessibility
9 10 (15.38%) BDD
9 10 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (12.31%) Analytics
10 8 (12.31%) Architectural Design
10 8 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (10.77%) Machine Learning
12 6 (9.23%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
13 5 (7.69%) OO
13 5 (7.69%) Open Source
14 4 (6.15%) Change Management
14 4 (6.15%) Content Management
14 4 (6.15%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (69.23%) Java
2 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.00%) Java 8
4 11 (16.92%) Scala
5 8 (12.31%) Python
6 7 (10.77%) SQL
7 4 (6.15%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.15%) C#
8 2 (3.08%) Go
8 2 (3.08%) Perl
8 2 (3.08%) PHP
8 2 (3.08%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.54%) ES6
9 1 (1.54%) Groovy
9 1 (1.54%) HiveQL
9 1 (1.54%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.54%) R
9 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) Degree
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) Docker
2 5 (7.69%) HDFS
3 2 (3.08%) Apache Flume
3 2 (3.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (3.08%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) Ansible
2 4 (6.15%) Kubernetes
3 3 (4.62%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (4.62%) Puppet
4 1 (1.54%) Consul
4 1 (1.54%) Fluentd
4 1 (1.54%) Grafana
4 1 (1.54%) Graphite
4 1 (1.54%) Kibana
4 1 (1.54%) logstash
4 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.54%) Sysdig
4 1 (1.54%) Terraform
4 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Google
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (4.62%) IBM
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.08%) Adobe
4 2 (3.08%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.08%) FatWire
4 2 (3.08%) hybris
4 2 (3.08%) SAP
5 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.54%) Elastic Path
5 1 (1.54%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.54%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.54%) Tableau
5 1 (1.54%) Teradata