Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 702 649 608
Rank change year-on-year -53 -41 +116
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 158 230 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.04% 1.38% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 136 132
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £361 £357 £319
90th Percentile £677 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £515 £470 £401
% change year-on-year +9.57% +17.35% +2.69%
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 15,121 16,642 15,767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.88% 16.46% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,681 11,019 10,161
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +4.85% +5.91% -0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 378 324
UK median hourly rate £18.73 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% -2.56% -7.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.40
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% -7.89% -5.00%

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 23 April 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 12 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 23 April 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 -61 156 £525 +5.00% 4
London -15 101 £575 +9.52% 2
UK excluding London -22 56 £515 +9.57% 2
South East -16 22 £525 +11.11% 1
North of England +7 11 £388 -10.40%
East of England +17 9 £600 +33.33%
Yorkshire +13 8 £350 +7.69%
South West -23 8 £401 -
Midlands -7 4 £600 +20.00% 1
North East - 3 £600 -
Scotland +15 2 £450 +5.88%
West Midlands -18 1 £600 +6.67% 1

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 94 (59.49%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (43.04%) Java
3 60 (37.97%) Hadoop
4 57 (36.08%) Elasticsearch
5 54 (34.18%) Docker
6 53 (33.54%) HBase
7 50 (31.65%) Big Data
8 49 (31.01%) Amazon AWS
9 48 (30.38%) Spring
9 48 (30.38%) Linux
9 48 (30.38%) Python
10 47 (29.75%) DevOps
11 46 (29.11%) Apache Spark
11 46 (29.11%) TDD
12 44 (27.85%) Scrum
13 43 (27.22%) HDFS
13 43 (27.22%) Kafka
14 41 (25.95%) HTML
15 40 (25.32%) SQL
15 40 (25.32%) Apache Hive
16 39 (24.68%) Lucene
17 35 (22.15%) Microsoft Azure
18 34 (21.52%) Java 8
19 33 (20.89%) Hadoop YARN
20 32 (20.25%) JavaScript
20 32 (20.25%) CSS
21 30 (18.99%) XML
21 30 (18.99%) Git (software)
21 30 (18.99%) Microservices
22 29 (18.35%) BDD

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 57 (36.08%) Elasticsearch
2 46 (29.11%) Apache Spark
3 16 (10.13%) Apache
4 14 (8.86%) Confluence
5 12 (7.59%) Jupyter
6 11 (6.96%) CMS
7 7 (4.43%) Drupal
8 6 (3.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (2.53%) Magnolia
9 4 (2.53%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.53%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.90%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.27%) Alfresco
11 2 (1.27%) Appian
11 2 (1.27%) CoreMedia CMS
11 2 (1.27%) IIS
11 2 (1.27%) JBoss
11 2 (1.27%) Umbraco
11 2 (1.27%) WordPress
12 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (4.43%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (2.53%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.27%) Fredhopper
3 2 (1.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 49 (31.01%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (22.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (15.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (11.39%) Amazon S3
5 17 (10.76%) Serverless
6 14 (8.86%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (8.86%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (7.59%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (3.16%) CloudFront
8 5 (3.16%) GitHub
9 4 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (2.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.90%) IaaS
10 3 (1.90%) PaaS
11 2 (1.27%) Algolia
11 2 (1.27%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (1.27%) Tricentis Tosca
12 1 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.29%) Kerberos
2 6 (3.80%) HTTP
2 6 (3.80%) Internet
3 2 (1.27%) SSL
3 2 (1.27%) VPN
4 1 (0.63%) Firewall
4 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (37.97%) Hadoop
2 53 (33.54%) HBase
3 50 (31.65%) Big Data
4 40 (25.32%) Apache Hive
5 27 (17.09%) MySQL
6 25 (15.82%) MongoDB
7 24 (15.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 20 (12.66%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (12.66%) SQL Server
9 18 (11.39%) Impala
10 13 (8.23%) NoSQL
11 11 (6.96%) Power BI
11 11 (6.96%) Sqoop
12 10 (6.33%) Flink
12 10 (6.33%) Qlik Sense
13 9 (5.70%) Relational Database
14 8 (5.06%) Oracle BI EE
14 8 (5.06%) Spark SQL
15 5 (3.16%) Data Mining
15 5 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (18.99%) Git (software)
2 22 (13.92%) JUnit
3 21 (13.29%) Jenkins
3 21 (13.29%) Maven
4 16 (10.13%) Cucumber
5 15 (9.49%) JIRA
5 15 (9.49%) Selenium
6 14 (8.86%) Mockito
7 10 (6.33%) IntelliJ
8 8 (5.06%) EasyMock
8 8 (5.06%) Subversion
9 7 (4.43%) Mercurial
10 6 (3.80%) Eclipse
10 6 (3.80%) GitLab
11 5 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (2.53%) Checkstyle
12 4 (2.53%) Gradle
12 4 (2.53%) SonarQube
13 3 (1.90%) FishEye
13 3 (1.90%) gulp
General
1 21 (13.29%) Finance
2 6 (3.80%) Banking
2 6 (3.80%) Marketing
3 5 (3.16%) Retail
4 4 (2.53%) Games
5 3 (1.90%) Legal
6 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (55.70%) Developer
2 35 (22.15%) Java Developer
3 30 (18.99%) Data Engineer
4 25 (15.82%) Architect
5 21 (13.29%) Big Data Engineer
6 12 (7.59%) Big Data Developer
7 11 (6.96%) Administrator
7 11 (6.96%) Senior Developer
7 11 (6.96%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (6.33%) Hadoop Administrator
9 9 (5.70%) Big Data Consultant
9 9 (5.70%) Consultant
9 9 (5.70%) Data Consultant
9 9 (5.70%) Hadoop Engineer
10 8 (5.06%) .NET Developer
10 8 (5.06%) AWS Developer
10 8 (5.06%) Elasticsearch Developer
11 7 (4.43%) Platform Engineer
11 7 (4.43%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.80%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (30.38%) Spring
2 43 (27.22%) Kafka
3 41 (25.95%) HTML
4 39 (24.68%) Lucene
5 32 (20.25%) CSS
6 30 (18.99%) XML
7 26 (16.46%) REST
8 23 (14.56%) AngularJS
8 23 (14.56%) HTML5
8 23 (14.56%) SOAP
9 22 (13.92%) .NET
10 21 (13.29%) jQuery
10 21 (13.29%) Web Services
11 20 (12.66%) JSON
11 20 (12.66%) Spring Boot
12 19 (12.03%) CSS3
13 15 (9.49%) Hibernate
13 15 (9.49%) React
14 14 (8.86%) Node.js
15 12 (7.59%) Apache Tez
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.23%) User Experience
2 10 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.43%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.43%) iPad
4 6 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.53%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.53%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.53%) FMCG
6 3 (1.90%) Fintech
6 3 (1.90%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.27%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.27%) Clustering
7 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.27%) W3C
8 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.63%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 48 (30.38%) Linux
2 12 (7.59%) Unix
3 9 (5.70%) Ubuntu
4 8 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.16%) Windows
6 2 (1.27%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (59.49%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (29.75%) DevOps
3 46 (29.11%) TDD
4 44 (27.85%) Scrum
5 30 (18.99%) Microservices
6 29 (18.35%) BDD
7 28 (17.72%) Analytics
8 23 (14.56%) MVC
9 22 (13.92%) Test Automation
9 22 (13.92%) Unit Testing
10 19 (12.03%) Use Case
11 18 (11.39%) Data Science
12 17 (10.76%) Front End Development
12 17 (10.76%) Kanban
13 16 (10.13%) Content Management
14 15 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (8.86%) Mentoring
15 14 (8.86%) OO
16 13 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (8.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 68 (43.04%) Java
2 48 (30.38%) Python
3 40 (25.32%) SQL
4 34 (21.52%) Java 8
5 32 (20.25%) JavaScript
6 25 (15.82%) Scala
7 18 (11.39%) C#
8 12 (7.59%) Shell Script
9 10 (6.33%) Bash Shell
10 9 (5.70%) PHP
11 8 (5.06%) Go
12 7 (4.43%) R
13 6 (3.80%) T-SQL
14 5 (3.16%) Perl
15 4 (2.53%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.63%) ES6
16 1 (0.63%) Ruby
16 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (10.76%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.86%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.43%) Degree
4 2 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.27%) ISEB
4 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.43%) QA
2 3 (1.90%) GDPR
3 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 54 (34.18%) Docker
2 43 (27.22%) HDFS
3 22 (13.92%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 33 (20.89%) Hadoop YARN
2 24 (15.19%) Kubernetes
3 12 (7.59%) Ansible
4 9 (5.70%) Terraform
5 8 (5.06%) Prometheus
5 8 (5.06%) Rancher
6 5 (3.16%) Oozie
7 4 (2.53%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.27%) Ambari
8 2 (1.27%) HP ALM
8 2 (1.27%) Kibana
8 2 (1.27%) logstash
8 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (15.82%) Google
1 25 (15.82%) Oracle
2 17 (10.76%) Cloudera
3 15 (9.49%) Tableau
4 14 (8.86%) Microsoft
5 12 (7.59%) Hortonworks
6 10 (6.33%) Datameer
7 9 (5.70%) SAP
8 8 (5.06%) hybris
9 6 (3.80%) Adobe
10 5 (3.16%) IBM
11 4 (2.53%) Sitecore
12 3 (1.90%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.90%) Talend
13 2 (1.27%) Alteryx
13 2 (1.27%) Elastic Path
13 2 (1.27%) HP
13 2 (1.27%) Informatica
13 2 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
13 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com