The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 22 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 115 125
Rank change year-on-year +18 +10  
Contract jobs citing Apache Solr 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.21% 0.34% 0.095%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.52% 2.26% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Median daily rate £313 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +36.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £425 £473
% change year-on-year -5.76% -10.05%  
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 197 310 387
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 13.83% 15.28% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 220 240
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 9
Median hourly rate £15.86 £14.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +52.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

Apache Solr
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Apache Solr
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Solr in West Yorkshire

Apache Solr
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Leeds +9 3 £313 -26.47%
Apache Solr
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Apache Solr.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) CMS
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (80.00%) Sitecore
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Microservices
2 4 (80.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (80.00%) SOLID
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy

Apache Solr
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 4 (80.00%) CMS
1 4 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (80.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Liferay
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Ajax
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
1 4 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) D3.js
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) OSCache
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Spring Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (80.00%) Microservices
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) SOLID
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (20.00%) ATG
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle