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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Solr
UK
Rank 516 576 535
Rank change year-on-year +60 -41  
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 93 65 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.20% 0.71% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 52 59
Median daily rate £425 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -6.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £327 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £523 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £390 £473
% change year-on-year +10.57% -17.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Apache Solr is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7771 9161 9202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.37% 17.21% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5088 5823 5458
Median daily rate £425 £412 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +3.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £560 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 226 330
Median hourly rate £18.59 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

Apache Solr
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Apache Solr as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apache Solr.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apache Solr in the UK

Apache Solr
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +61 85 £425 +6.25% 61
London +47 49 £425 - 34
South East +28 14 £351 -12.37% 11
Hampshire +18 9 £351 +0.14% 7
South West +4 7 £510 +36.00%
East Midlands +6 6 £525 -4.54% 2
Nottinghamshire - 6 £525 -
Nottingham - 6 £525 -
Scotland +27 5 £431 +18.15% 1
Dorset - 5 £510 -
City of London +6 4 £456 +7.35% 7
Bournemouth - 4 £510 -
Glasgow - 4 £650 - 1
West Yorkshire +14 3 £375 -18.47%
Yorkshire +13 3 £375 -5.06% 6
Leeds +9 3 £375 -18.47%
Bracknell - 3 £500 -
Berkshire - 3 £500 -
North West +27 2 - - 2
Manchester +15 2 - - 1
Surrey +10 2 - -
Basingstoke +9 2 £314 -10.28%
Southampton - 2 - -
Edinburgh +18 1 £213 -41.78%
Bristol +4 1 - -
Wiltshire 0 1 - -
East of England -3 1 - - 5
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 4
Birmingham - 1 £600 -
West Midlands - 1 £600 - 1

Apache Solr
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apache Solr also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Apache Solr.

1 97 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (37.39%) JavaScript
3 76 (34.23%) Java
4 72 (32.43%) Elasticsearch
5 70 (31.53%) HTML
6 68 (30.63%) Lucene
7 67 (30.18%) CSS
8 66 (29.73%) Apache
9 65 (29.28%) Python
10 61 (27.48%) Hadoop
11 60 (27.03%) SQL
12 56 (25.23%) MongoDB
13 55 (24.77%) NoSQL
14 53 (23.87%) Web Services
15 47 (21.17%) RESTful
15 47 (21.17%) Apache Spark
16 45 (20.27%) Linux
17 44 (19.82%) Kafka
17 44 (19.82%) Apache Hive
18 43 (19.37%) jQuery
18 43 (19.37%) Big Data
19 40 (18.02%) XML
19 40 (18.02%) JSON
20 39 (17.57%) Apache Cassandra
20 39 (17.57%) Amazon AWS
21 37 (16.67%) SOAP
22 36 (16.22%) Ajax
23 35 (15.77%) MVC
23 35 (15.77%) OO
23 35 (15.77%) Open Source

Apache Solr
Top Related 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 72 (32.43%) Elasticsearch
2 66 (29.73%) Apache
3 47 (21.17%) Apache Spark
4 32 (14.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 23 (10.36%) Apache Pig
6 16 (7.21%) CMS
7 15 (6.76%) Drupal
8 13 (5.86%) Confluence
8 13 (5.86%) nginx
9 12 (5.41%) WebSphere
10 11 (4.95%) Tomcat
11 7 (3.15%) Alfresco
11 7 (3.15%) JBoss
12 6 (2.70%) Mule
12 6 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (2.25%) SharePoint
13 5 (2.25%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (1.80%) OpenStack
14 4 (1.80%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (1.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.80%) Magento
2 3 (1.35%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.45%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 39 (17.57%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (13.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.15%) PaaS
4 6 (2.70%) IaaS
5 5 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.80%) GitHub
7 3 (1.35%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.90%) SaaS
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.45%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.45%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.45%) Slack
9 1 (0.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.80%) HTTP
1 4 (1.80%) Kerberos
1 4 (1.80%) Skype
2 3 (1.35%) DNS
2 3 (1.35%) SSL
3 2 (0.90%) Internet
3 2 (0.90%) Intranet
3 2 (0.90%) LDAP
3 2 (0.90%) Network Security
4 1 (0.45%) LAN
4 1 (0.45%) SAN
4 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (27.48%) Hadoop
2 56 (25.23%) MongoDB
3 55 (24.77%) NoSQL
4 44 (19.82%) Apache Hive
5 43 (19.37%) Big Data
6 39 (17.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 34 (15.32%) MySQL
8 29 (13.06%) Impala
9 26 (11.71%) HBase
9 26 (11.71%) SQL Server
10 25 (11.26%) Riak
11 21 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (6.31%) Redis
13 13 (5.86%) MarkLogic
13 13 (5.86%) Relational Database
14 12 (5.41%) Data Mining
15 11 (4.95%) Data Lake
15 11 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (4.50%) Sqoop
17 8 (3.60%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 31 (13.96%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.11%) Selenium
3 17 (7.66%) CasperJS
3 17 (7.66%) PhantomJS
4 14 (6.31%) Jenkins
4 14 (6.31%) JIRA
5 9 (4.05%) Maven
6 7 (3.15%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.25%) Bitbucket
8 5 (2.25%) GoCD
8 5 (2.25%) Gradle
8 5 (2.25%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (1.80%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.80%) ERwin
9 4 (1.80%) IntelliJ
9 4 (1.80%) MagicDraw
9 4 (1.80%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.80%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.35%) Ant
General
1 31 (13.96%) Finance
2 21 (9.46%) Banking
3 4 (1.80%) Legal
3 4 (1.80%) Retail
4 3 (1.35%) Front Office
5 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.90%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Advertising
6 1 (0.45%) Automotive
6 1 (0.45%) Billing
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) German Language
6 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 107 (48.20%) Developer
2 28 (12.61%) Architect
3 26 (11.71%) Java Developer
4 17 (7.66%) Web Engineer
5 14 (6.31%) Drupal Developer
6 13 (5.86%) .NET Developer
7 12 (5.41%) Java Engineer
8 11 (4.95%) Administrator
8 11 (4.95%) Data Scientist
9 10 (4.50%) Hadoop Developer
10 9 (4.05%) Data Architect
10 9 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.05%) Scala Developer
10 9 (4.05%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.60%) Angular Developer
11 8 (3.60%) Big Data Engineer
11 8 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (3.60%) C# Developer
11 8 (3.60%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (3.60%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (31.53%) HTML
2 68 (30.63%) Lucene
3 67 (30.18%) CSS
4 53 (23.87%) Web Services
5 47 (21.17%) RESTful
6 44 (19.82%) Kafka
7 43 (19.37%) jQuery
8 40 (18.02%) JSON
8 40 (18.02%) XML
9 37 (16.67%) SOAP
10 36 (16.22%) Ajax
11 34 (15.32%) RabbitMQ
11 34 (15.32%) Spring
12 26 (11.71%) AngularJS
12 26 (11.71%) Apache Felix
12 26 (11.71%) Apache Sling
13 25 (11.26%) OSGi
14 24 (10.81%) .NET
15 23 (10.36%) REST
16 19 (8.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.86%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.05%) Grid Computing
4 5 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.25%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.25%) Reference Data
4 5 (2.25%) Replication
4 5 (2.25%) Taxonomies
5 4 (1.80%) Clustering
5 4 (1.80%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.80%) PKI
6 3 (1.35%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.35%) iPad
6 3 (1.35%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.90%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.45%) DataPower
8 1 (0.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.27%) Linux
2 29 (13.06%) Unix
3 10 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.70%) Windows
5 5 (2.25%) CentOS
5 5 (2.25%) Debian
5 5 (2.25%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.80%) Android
6 4 (1.80%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.35%) CoreOS
7 3 (1.35%) Solaris
7 3 (1.35%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.90%) Fedora
8 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (15.77%) MVC
2 35 (15.77%) OO
2 35 (15.77%) Open Source
3 32 (14.41%) TDD
4 27 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (11.71%) MapReduce
6 25 (11.26%) OOD
7 24 (10.81%) DevOps
8 21 (9.46%) Scrum
8 21 (9.46%) SOA
9 20 (9.01%) Data Analysis
10 19 (8.56%) Microservices
11 18 (8.11%) Data Architecture
11 18 (8.11%) ETL
12 14 (6.31%) Data Visualisation
12 14 (6.31%) Visualisation
13 13 (5.86%) BDD
13 13 (5.86%) Data Modelling
13 13 (5.86%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 83 (37.39%) JavaScript
2 76 (34.23%) Java
3 65 (29.28%) Python
4 60 (27.03%) SQL
5 26 (11.71%) Scala
6 19 (8.56%) Perl
7 18 (8.11%) C#
8 17 (7.66%) PHP
8 17 (7.66%) R
8 17 (7.66%) XPath
9 14 (6.31%) Bash Shell
9 14 (6.31%) Ruby
10 5 (2.25%) CoffeeScript
10 5 (2.25%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.80%) Go
11 4 (1.80%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.35%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.90%) C++
13 2 (0.90%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (6.76%) Degree
2 3 (1.35%) CISA
2 3 (1.35%) CISM
2 3 (1.35%) CISSP
2 3 (1.35%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.45%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.70%) QA
2 5 (2.25%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.35%) FedRAMP
3 3 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (10.81%) HDFS
2 15 (6.76%) Apache Flume
2 15 (6.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (4.50%) Docker
4 6 (2.70%) Varnish
5 4 (1.80%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (9.91%) Hadoop YARN
2 21 (9.46%) Oozie
3 10 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.70%) Ambari
4 6 (2.70%) Kibana
4 6 (2.70%) Nagios
4 6 (2.70%) Puppet
5 5 (2.25%) Ansible
5 5 (2.25%) Mesos
6 4 (1.80%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.80%) logstash
6 4 (1.80%) OpenSSO
7 3 (1.35%) Control-M
7 3 (1.35%) Ganglia
7 3 (1.35%) Graphite
7 3 (1.35%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.35%) rkt
7 3 (1.35%) StatsD
7 3 (1.35%) Unicenter
7 3 (1.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (14.41%) Adobe
2 31 (13.96%) Oracle
3 22 (9.91%) Cloudera
4 13 (5.86%) Sitecore
5 10 (4.50%) Hortonworks
6 8 (3.60%) Informatica
7 7 (3.15%) IBM
8 6 (2.70%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.80%) Apigee
9 4 (1.80%) ATG
9 4 (1.80%) BEA
9 4 (1.80%) New Relic
9 4 (1.80%) Perforce
9 4 (1.80%) SAP
9 4 (1.80%) Tableau
9 4 (1.80%) Zend
10 3 (1.35%) Ab Initio
10 3 (1.35%) Google
10 3 (1.35%) hybris
10 3 (1.35%) VMware
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £235 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oscar
Rate: £175 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £440 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Rate: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday (pro rata)
Posted: 25 days ago