Period
to 7 May 2021

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 7 May 2021 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
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 630 625 715
Rank change year-on-year -5 +90 -38
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 52 30 158
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.057% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.68% 0.40% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 90
10th Percentile £164 £383 £368
25th Percentile £255 £538 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £432 £700 £531
Median % change year-on-year -38.36% +31.76% +6.25%
75th Percentile £566 £784 £625
90th Percentile £650 £796 £676
UK excluding London median daily rate £264 £600 £505
% change year-on-year -56.04% +18.81% +6.32%

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 7,620 7,555 14,521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.54% 14.46% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,198 4,990 9,381
10th Percentile £300 £263 £281
25th Percentile £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £471 £475
Median % change year-on-year +0.80% -0.79% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £563 £575
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £440 £438
% change year-on-year +1.25% +0.46% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 171 275
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.63 £11.85
25th Percentile £17.22 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% -2.78%
75th Percentile £51.63 £35.50 £37.50
90th Percentile £64.88 £53.75 £49.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £18.75 £16.36
% change year-on-year +28.00% +14.64% -6.54%

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 7 May 2021.

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 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 7 May 2021. 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 +23 36 £465 -33.57% 21
Work from Home -228 28 £413 - 9
London -18 21 £500 -32.20% 9
UK excluding London +64 14 £264 -56.04% 14
South East +52 5 - - 7
North of England - 5 £263 - 4
Yorkshire - 5 £263 - 2
East of England - 3 - -
East Midlands - 1 £600 -
Midlands - 1 £600 -

For the 6 months to 7 May 2021, 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 27 (51.92%) Java
2 21 (40.38%) Azure
3 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (32.69%) Git (software)
4 17 (32.69%) DevOps
5 15 (28.85%) Linux
6 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
6 14 (26.92%) AWS
6 14 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (25.00%) Microservices
7 13 (25.00%) HTML
8 12 (23.08%) PHP
8 12 (23.08%) Content Management
8 12 (23.08%) Lucene
8 12 (23.08%) Social Skills
9 11 (21.15%) SQL
9 11 (21.15%) CSS
9 11 (21.15%) Tomcat
9 11 (21.15%) Python
9 11 (21.15%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (17.31%) jQuery
10 9 (17.31%) MySQL
10 9 (17.31%) Apache Spark
10 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (17.31%) Web Accessibility
10 9 (17.31%) Node.js
10 9 (17.31%) REST
10 9 (17.31%) Redis
11 8 (15.38%) Hadoop
11 8 (15.38%) Docker

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 11 (21.15%) Elasticsearch
1 11 (21.15%) Tomcat
2 9 (17.31%) Apache Spark
3 8 (15.38%) Apache
3 8 (15.38%) CMS
4 7 (13.46%) Jadu
4 7 (13.46%) WordPress
5 5 (9.62%) Alfresco
5 5 (9.62%) Documentum
5 5 (9.62%) GeoServer
6 4 (7.69%) JBoss
7 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
7 3 (5.77%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (3.85%) nginx
9 1 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (1.92%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (1.92%) Apache Pig
9 1 (1.92%) Confluence
9 1 (1.92%) Jetty
9 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (5.77%) Magento
3 1 (1.92%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.92%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.92%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 21 (40.38%) Azure
2 14 (26.92%) AWS
3 5 (9.62%) GCP
4 3 (5.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (5.77%) Attraqt
4 3 (5.77%) Azure Storage
4 3 (5.77%) SpeedCurve
5 2 (3.85%) Power Platform
5 2 (3.85%) Serverless
6 1 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.92%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.92%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.92%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.92%) Azure Logic Apps
6 1 (1.92%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (1.92%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 1 (1.92%) CloudTest
6 1 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Kerberos
1 3 (5.77%) SSL
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) MySQL
1 9 (17.31%) Redis
2 8 (15.38%) Hadoop
3 7 (13.46%) Apache Hive
4 6 (11.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (11.54%) Big Data
5 5 (9.62%) HBase
5 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
5 5 (9.62%) NoSQL
5 5 (9.62%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (7.69%) Tableau
7 3 (5.77%) Apache Kudu
7 3 (5.77%) BigQuery
7 3 (5.77%) Cloudera CDH
7 3 (5.77%) DB2
7 3 (5.77%) DbVisualizer
7 3 (5.77%) Hazelcast
7 3 (5.77%) Impala
7 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
7 3 (5.77%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
2 7 (13.46%) Maven
3 4 (7.69%) JIRA
4 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.77%) JMeter
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (5.77%) Subversion
4 3 (5.77%) WebPageTest
5 2 (3.85%) Grunt
5 2 (3.85%) gulp
6 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.92%) JUnit
6 1 (1.92%) kappa
6 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.92%) Mockito
6 1 (1.92%) NeoLoad
6 1 (1.92%) Selenium
6 1 (1.92%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (23.08%) Social Skills
2 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.54%) Retail
4 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.85%) Back Office
6 1 (1.92%) Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (1.92%) Marketing
6 1 (1.92%) Military
6 1 (1.92%) Norwegian Language
6 1 (1.92%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 27 (51.92%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.46%) PHP Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Administrator
4 5 (9.62%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (5.77%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Performance Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Tester
7 2 (3.85%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Consultant
8 1 (1.92%) Data Administrator
8 1 (1.92%) Data Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.92%) QA Tester
8 1 (1.92%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) HTML
2 12 (23.08%) Lucene
3 11 (21.15%) CSS
4 9 (17.31%) jQuery
4 9 (17.31%) Node.js
4 9 (17.31%) REST
5 7 (13.46%) J2EE
5 7 (13.46%) Kafka
5 7 (13.46%) Spring
6 6 (11.54%) HTML5
6 6 (11.54%) React
7 5 (9.62%) Grails
7 5 (9.62%) Leaflet
7 5 (9.62%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (9.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 4 (7.69%) Express
8 4 (7.69%) JSON
8 4 (7.69%) Spring Boot
8 4 (7.69%) winston
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (5.77%) Cloud Native
2 3 (5.77%) FMCG
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.92%) BYOD
4 1 (1.92%) iPhone
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) Ubuntu
2 5 (9.62%) Windows
3 4 (7.69%) Unix
4 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.85%) Alpine Linux
5 2 (3.85%) CentOS
5 2 (3.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.69%) DevOps
3 14 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (25.00%) Microservices
5 12 (23.08%) Content Management
6 9 (17.31%) Web Accessibility
7 8 (15.38%) Migration
8 7 (13.46%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (13.46%) Sprint Planning
8 7 (13.46%) Sprint Retrospective
9 6 (11.54%) Analytics
9 6 (11.54%) ETL
9 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
9 6 (11.54%) Web Development
10 5 (9.62%) API Development
10 5 (9.62%) Data Science
11 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (7.69%) Machine Learning
11 4 (7.69%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) Java
2 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.08%) PHP
4 11 (21.15%) Python
4 11 (21.15%) SQL
5 7 (13.46%) Scala
6 5 (9.62%) Groovy
6 5 (9.62%) Perl
6 5 (9.62%) TypeScript
7 3 (5.77%) AWK
7 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.85%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (5.77%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) GDPR
2 4 (7.69%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.85%) QA
4 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) Docker
2 7 (13.46%) HDFS
3 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Kubernetes
2 5 (9.62%) Grafana
3 4 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.69%) Terraform
4 3 (5.77%) Ambari
4 3 (5.77%) Ansible
4 3 (5.77%) Apache Slider
4 3 (5.77%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (5.77%) Oozie
5 2 (3.85%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) IBM
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) Google
3 5 (9.62%) New Relic
4 4 (7.69%) hybris
4 4 (7.69%) SAP
5 3 (5.77%) AppDynamics
5 3 (5.77%) Cloudera
5 3 (5.77%) Dynatrace
5 3 (5.77%) Informatica
5 3 (5.77%) Sitecore
5 3 (5.77%) Teradata
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.85%) StreamSets
7 1 (1.92%) Adobe
7 1 (1.92%) Databricks
7 1 (1.92%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.92%) VMware