Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 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
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 567 704 657
Rank change year-on-year +137 -47 -46
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 39 157 226
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.58% 1.09% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 99 149
Median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £405 £400 £396
90th Percentile £785 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £505 £475
% change year-on-year +18.81% +6.32% +18.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 6,776 14,443 16,580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.58% 15.80% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,253 9,190 10,984
Median daily rate £465 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 296 372
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -1.32% -
10th Percentile £13.49 £12.00 £11.62
90th Percentile £53.00 £49.13 £48.66
Median hourly rate £20.11 £17.00 £17.76
% change year-on-year +18.29% -4.25% -1.36%

Apache Solr
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Apache Solr in the UK

Apache Solr
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Apache Solr.

Daily rate trend for Apache Solr in the UK

Apache Solr
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Apache Solr over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Apache Solr in the UK

Apache Solr
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Apache Solr.

Hourly rate trend for Apache Solr in the UK

Apache Solr
Top 5 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 31 May 2020. 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 +114 38 £550 +4.76% 3
London +109 35 £550 -4.35% 1
South East +130 3 £600 +18.81%
UK excluding London +128 3 £600 +18.81% 2
Work from Home +14 1 - -

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 32 (82.05%) Java
2 16 (41.03%) Azure
2 16 (41.03%) RabbitMQ
2 16 (41.03%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (35.90%) Ansible
3 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) SQL
4 13 (33.33%) Publishing
4 13 (33.33%) Data Management
4 13 (33.33%) Ontologies
4 13 (33.33%) SaaS
4 13 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 13 (33.33%) DevOps
4 13 (33.33%) Triplestore
4 13 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (30.77%) Data Science
5 12 (30.77%) Splunk
5 12 (30.77%) SSL
5 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 12 (30.77%) Tomcat
6 11 (28.21%) ITIL
6 11 (28.21%) Windows
6 11 (28.21%) Apache
6 11 (28.21%) HTTP
6 11 (28.21%) DNS
6 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
6 11 (28.21%) HIPAA
6 11 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (28.21%) Taxonomies
6 11 (28.21%) Puppet

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 12 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 11 (28.21%) Apache
3 8 (20.51%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (10.26%) CMS
5 2 (5.13%) Apache Spark
5 2 (5.13%) Drupal
5 2 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (5.13%) WordPress
6 1 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.56%) Headless CMS
6 1 (2.56%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 16 (41.03%) Azure
2 13 (33.33%) SaaS
3 3 (7.69%) GCP
4 2 (5.13%) AWS
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.56%) IaaS
5 1 (2.56%) PaaS
5 1 (2.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) SSL
2 11 (28.21%) DNS
2 11 (28.21%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) Triplestore
2 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (10.26%) MySQL
5 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.56%) AllegroGraph
6 1 (2.56%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.56%) Big Data
6 1 (2.56%) Data Lake
6 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.56%) HBase
6 1 (2.56%) Impala
6 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.56%) Spark SQL
6 1 (2.56%) Sqoop
6 1 (2.56%) Stardog
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.82%) Maven
3 4 (10.26%) Grunt
3 4 (10.26%) gulp
4 2 (5.13%) CircleCI
4 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.13%) Mocha
5 1 (2.56%) kappa
General
1 13 (33.33%) Publishing
2 9 (23.08%) Public Sector
3 3 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Architect
2 6 (15.38%) Developer
3 4 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 3 (7.69%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Applications Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Data Strategist
5 2 (5.13%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Site Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Hadoop Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Head of Engineering
6 1 (2.56%) Hybris Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (25.64%) .NET
2 10 (25.64%) .NET Core
3 8 (20.51%) CSS
3 8 (20.51%) HTML
3 8 (20.51%) Spring
4 7 (17.95%) React
5 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
5 5 (12.82%) HTML5
5 5 (12.82%) Spring Boot
6 4 (10.26%) CSS3
6 4 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (5.13%) Chai
7 2 (5.13%) Enzyme
7 2 (5.13%) GraphQL
7 2 (5.13%) Java EE
7 2 (5.13%) Jest
7 2 (5.13%) Kafka
7 2 (5.13%) Node.js
7 2 (5.13%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Taxonomies
2 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.56%) Linked Data
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.56%) Semantic Web
3 1 (2.56%) Social Media
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
1 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
1 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (33.33%) Data Management
3 13 (33.33%) DevOps
3 13 (33.33%) Ontologies
3 13 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (30.77%) Data Science
5 11 (28.21%) Data Strategy
5 11 (28.21%) ITIL
5 11 (28.21%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (28.21%) Web Application Development
6 10 (25.64%) Microservices
6 10 (25.64%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (25.64%) Technology Roadmap
7 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
7 8 (20.51%) RDF
7 8 (20.51%) Scrum
8 7 (17.95%) TDD
9 6 (15.38%) Data Integration
10 5 (12.82%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) SQL
3 13 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
5 10 (25.64%) SPARQL
6 8 (20.51%) Python
7 7 (17.95%) SHACL
8 6 (15.38%) Ruby
9 3 (7.69%) C#
10 2 (5.13%) ES6
10 2 (5.13%) Perl
10 2 (5.13%) PHP
11 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.56%) C
11 1 (2.56%) C++
11 1 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) Cyber Essentials
1 11 (28.21%) GDPR
1 11 (28.21%) HIPAA
1 11 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.82%) SLA
3 1 (2.56%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Docker
2 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Flume
4 1 (2.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) Ansible
2 11 (28.21%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (28.21%) Puppet
3 8 (20.51%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.13%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (5.13%) Terraform
5 1 (2.56%) Ambari
5 1 (2.56%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Splunk
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.38%) LogicMonitor
4 3 (7.69%) hybris
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle
5 2 (5.13%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.56%) Adobe
6 1 (2.56%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.56%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.56%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) Sybase