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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lucene over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Lucene
Rank 160 193 210
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +17
Contract jobs citing Lucene 1 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.15% 0.067%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.088% 0.50% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Median daily rate £250 £550 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +44.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Lucene
London

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
1132 1590 1776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 33.98% 29.27% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 1280 1372
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Median hourly rate £16.52 £19.72 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

Lucene
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Lucene as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Lucene 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 City of London region with a requirement for Lucene.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Parallel Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Flume
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Sqoop
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Impala
2 1 (50.00%) Spark SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Unix

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Impala
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Spark SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Scala Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Parallel Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Flume