The table below looks at the statistics for Lucene skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lucene over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Lucene
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Lucene 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
294 195 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.46% 24.10% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 92 86
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 7
Average hourly rate £16.16 £40.57 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.16% +170.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £30.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.49 £46.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

Lucene
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lucene across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Lucene Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Lucene
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lucene across the Cheshire region.

Lucene Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire