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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Lucene
Rank 185 195 193
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Lucene 11 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.36% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £401 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -15.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £283 £344
% change year-on-year
+15.04% -17.81%
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
1665 1944 1810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.79% 29.23% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 1465 1400
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lucene across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Lucene Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (62.50%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) Apache Solr
3 8 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (43.75%) TDD
5 6 (37.50%) Spring
5 6 (37.50%) UNIX
6 5 (31.25%) HTML
6 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
6 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
6 5 (31.25%) BDD
6 5 (31.25%) jQuery
7 4 (25.00%) HTML5
7 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 4 (25.00%) Node.js
7 4 (25.00%) Redis
7 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) C#
7 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (18.75%) CSS
8 3 (18.75%) Web Services
8 3 (18.75%) SOA
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) JSON
8 3 (18.75%) Maven
8 3 (18.75%) Endeca
8 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
8 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (50.00%) Apache Solr
3 4 (25.00%) Node.js
3 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (12.50%) Apache
5 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (12.50%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (6.25%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (25.00%) Redis
2 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (12.50%) Big Data
3 2 (12.50%) MarkLogic
3 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Maven
1 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) MSBuild
2 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) NUnit
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Spring
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) jQuery
2 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
3 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (18.75%) CSS
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) JSON
5 2 (12.50%) OOXML
5 2 (12.50%) WCF
5 2 (12.50%) Ajax
5 2 (12.50%) NHibernate
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (12.50%) XML
5 2 (12.50%) XSLT
5 2 (12.50%) JMS
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) J2EE
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Data Structures
3 2 (12.50%) RIA
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) TDD
2 5 (31.25%) BDD
3 3 (18.75%) SOA
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) SEO
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
1 2 (12.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Endeca
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) BEA
2 1 (6.25%) ATG
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