The table below looks at the statistics for Lucene skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lucene over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Lucene
Rank 199 198 204
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Lucene 4 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.074% 0.034% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.11% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 15
Average daily rate
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£338 £438 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -7.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+40.51% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1651 1758 2210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.47% 30.22% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1357 1298 1666
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Average hourly rate £62.50 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Lucene
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Lucene Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Lucene
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Lucene Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Lucene also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Lucene.

1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Apache
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
3 4 (44.44%) Apache Solr
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) JUnit
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) Maven
4 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 3 (33.33%) Scala
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Mahout
5 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (22.22%) Ninject
5 2 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) Java EE
5 2 (22.22%) JSON
5 2 (22.22%) WCF

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Lucene also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Lucene. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) Apache
2 4 (44.44%) Apache Solr
3 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) Mahout
3 1 (11.11%) MarkLogic
3 1 (11.11%) Triplestore
3 1 (11.11%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JUnit
2 3 (33.33%) Maven
2 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) NUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) Mockito
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Semantic Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE
4 2 (22.22%) Java EE
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) JPA
4 2 (22.22%) SignalR
4 2 (22.22%) Ninject
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (22.22%) Lucene.Net
5 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
5 1 (11.11%) Spring Integration
5 1 (11.11%) JAX-RS
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Semantic Web
1 1 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (22.22%) API Design
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) RDF
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Microservices
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Scala
4 2 (22.22%) TypeScript
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) SPARQL
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
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