The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 June 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.

Apache Solr
UK / Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 53 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.65% 0.54% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.51% 3.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £213 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.76% +6.25%  
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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 114 91 215
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 18.39% 16.52% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 49 135
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.75 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.43% +45.65%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

Apache Solr
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Apache Solr
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Apache Solr in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Solr in Wales

Apache Solr
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
South Wales -5 4 £213 -32.00%
Apache Solr
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Apache Solr.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (75.00%) Splunk
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Drupal
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe

Apache Solr
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Junior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe