Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 772 500 730
Rank change year-on-year -272 +230 -39
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 53 40 87
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.48% 0.85% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 53
10th Percentile £263 £470 £402
25th Percentile £311 £477 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £415 £523 £500
Median % change year-on-year -20.57% +4.50% -4.76%
75th Percentile £572 £550 £588
90th Percentile £605 £681 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £466 £475
% change year-on-year -8.85% -1.84% -5.00%

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 10,964 4,732 12,593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.86% 14.62% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,547 3,185 8,265
10th Percentile £305 £281 £258
25th Percentile £410 £375 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £473 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £600 £550 £550
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 143 299
10th Percentile £13.98 £12.63 £10.60
25th Percentile £16.00 £17.36 £14.30
Median hourly rate £22.82 £23.00 £20.96
Median % change year-on-year -0.78% +9.76% +4.78%
75th Percentile £51.00 £44.13 £40.05
90th Percentile £70.00 £64.01 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -7.50% -2.44% +2.50%

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 27 October 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 27 October 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 -235 42 £405 -22.86% 24
UK excluding London -145 25 £425 -8.85% 16
London -224 15 £405 -22.86% 10
South East - 15 £500 - 4
Work from Home -216 13 £575 +13.30% 9
North of England -67 7 £333 - 7
Yorkshire -49 6 £304 -
East of England -52 2 - -
North West - 1 £650 - 5
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 21 (39.62%) PHP
2 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
3 18 (33.96%) .NET
3 18 (33.96%) DevOps
4 17 (32.08%) HTML
5 16 (30.19%) CSS
5 16 (30.19%) Azure
6 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
6 13 (24.53%) CMS
6 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (22.64%) Java
7 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
8 11 (20.75%) REST
8 11 (20.75%) SQL
8 11 (20.75%) Linux
8 11 (20.75%) E-Commerce
8 11 (20.75%) SOA
8 11 (20.75%) WebSphere
9 10 (18.87%) .NET Framework
9 10 (18.87%) Content Management
9 10 (18.87%) Apache
9 10 (18.87%) MySQL
9 10 (18.87%) WordPress
10 9 (16.98%) Redis
10 9 (16.98%) Docker
10 9 (16.98%) Windows
10 9 (16.98%) Social Skills
11 8 (15.09%) Accessibility
11 8 (15.09%) GDPR
11 8 (15.09%) Sprint Retrospective

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 13 (24.53%) CMS
2 11 (20.75%) WebSphere
3 10 (18.87%) Apache
3 10 (18.87%) WordPress
4 8 (15.09%) Jadu
5 7 (13.21%) Drupal
6 4 (7.55%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (5.66%) Confluence
8 2 (3.77%) IBM Domino
8 2 (3.77%) JBoss
8 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
8 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.89%) Apache Pig
9 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.89%) CoreMedia CMS
9 1 (1.89%) nginx
9 1 (1.89%) SAS
9 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (3.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.19%) Azure
2 8 (15.09%) AWS
3 5 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (9.43%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.66%) Amazon ECS
4 3 (5.66%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (5.66%) AWS Fargate
4 3 (5.66%) npm
5 2 (3.77%) Algolia
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon EKS
5 2 (3.77%) Attraqt
5 2 (3.77%) CloudTest
5 2 (3.77%) SpeedCurve
5 2 (3.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) Akamai
6 1 (1.89%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.89%) GCP
6 1 (1.89%) SaaS
6 1 (1.89%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) DKIM
1 2 (3.77%) DMARC
1 2 (3.77%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) MySQL
2 9 (16.98%) Redis
3 7 (13.21%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.66%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (5.66%) Big Data
6 2 (3.77%) DB2
6 2 (3.77%) DbVisualizer
6 2 (3.77%) Flink
6 2 (3.77%) HBase
6 2 (3.77%) MariaDB
6 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.89%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.89%) Endeca
7 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.89%) Mahout
7 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.89%) Spark SQL
7 1 (1.89%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.55%) JIRA
2 4 (7.55%) JUnit
2 4 (7.55%) Maven
3 3 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.66%) Selenium
3 3 (5.66%) Subversion
4 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.77%) JMeter
4 2 (3.77%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.77%) NeoLoad
4 2 (3.77%) WebPageTest
5 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.89%) Mockito
General
1 9 (16.98%) Social Skills
2 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Back Office
4 2 (3.77%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (62.26%) Developer
2 8 (15.09%) Architect
2 8 (15.09%) PHP Developer
3 5 (9.43%) Lead Developer
3 5 (9.43%) SOA Developer
3 5 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.55%) Hybris Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
4 4 (7.55%) WebSphere Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Administrator
5 3 (5.66%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (5.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.66%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.77%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) .NET
2 17 (32.08%) HTML
3 16 (30.19%) CSS
4 11 (20.75%) REST
5 10 (18.87%) .NET Framework
6 8 (15.09%) HTML5
6 8 (15.09%) Spring
7 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
7 7 (13.21%) LAMP
7 7 (13.21%) Web Services
8 6 (11.32%) Node.js
9 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
9 5 (9.43%) CSS3
9 5 (9.43%) SOAP
9 5 (9.43%) Swagger
10 4 (7.55%) jQuery
10 4 (7.55%) LINQ
10 4 (7.55%) Lucene
10 4 (7.55%) XML
11 3 (5.66%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) User Experience
2 2 (3.77%) FMCG
2 2 (3.77%) iPad
3 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
3 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Linux
2 9 (16.98%) Windows
3 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.66%) Unix
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) DevOps
2 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.75%) E-Commerce
3 11 (20.75%) SOA
4 10 (18.87%) Content Management
5 8 (15.09%) Sprint Planning
5 8 (15.09%) Sprint Retrospective
5 8 (15.09%) Web Accessibility
6 7 (13.21%) Technology Roadmap
6 7 (13.21%) Web Development
7 6 (11.32%) MVC
8 5 (9.43%) ETL
8 5 (9.43%) Migration
9 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.66%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.66%) CRM
10 3 (5.66%) ERP
10 3 (5.66%) Scrum
10 3 (5.66%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) PHP
2 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
3 12 (22.64%) Java
4 11 (20.75%) SQL
5 7 (13.21%) Python
6 4 (7.55%) C#
6 4 (7.55%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.77%) AWK
7 2 (3.77%) C
7 2 (3.77%) Groovy
7 2 (3.77%) Perl
7 2 (3.77%) Ruby
7 2 (3.77%) Scala
8 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.89%) Go
8 1 (1.89%) Java 11
8 1 (1.89%) Java 8
8 1 (1.89%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) Accessibility
1 8 (15.09%) GDPR
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Docker
2 2 (3.77%) Postfix
2 2 (3.77%) Shibboleth
3 1 (1.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.89%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) Ansible
2 6 (11.32%) Kubernetes
3 5 (9.43%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (3.77%) Grafana
4 2 (3.77%) Terraform
5 1 (1.89%) Ambari
5 1 (1.89%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.89%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.89%) Marathon
5 1 (1.89%) Mesos
5 1 (1.89%) Oozie
5 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) hybris
1 7 (13.21%) IBM
2 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
2 6 (11.32%) SAP
3 5 (9.43%) Percona
4 2 (3.77%) AppDynamics
4 2 (3.77%) Dynatrace
4 2 (3.77%) Fujitsu
4 2 (3.77%) Google
4 2 (3.77%) New Relic
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.77%) VMware
4 2 (3.77%) Xerox
5 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.89%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.89%) webMethods