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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Lucene
Rank 180 191 182
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Lucene 6 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.57% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 8
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£413 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £375 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
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
1519 1750 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.64% 29.26% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1230 1308 1390
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 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 19
Average hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +114.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.96 £22.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £82.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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 12 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) NoSQL
4 7 (46.67%) Apache Solr
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
5 6 (40.00%) UNIX
6 5 (33.33%) Spring
6 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 5 (33.33%) BDD
7 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
7 4 (26.67%) HTML5
7 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 4 (26.67%) Node.js
7 4 (26.67%) Redis
7 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
7 4 (26.67%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
7 4 (26.67%) C#
7 4 (26.67%) HTML
7 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
8 3 (20.00%) SOA
8 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (20.00%) Web Services
8 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (20.00%) Endeca
8 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
9 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 12 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (46.67%) Apache Solr
3 4 (26.67%) Node.js
3 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (13.33%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (6.67%) Apache
6 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (6.67%) Adobe CQ
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) NoSQL
2 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (26.67%) Redis
3 2 (13.33%) Big Data
3 2 (13.33%) MarkLogic
3 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (13.33%) MSBuild
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) NUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
1 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Spring
2 4 (26.67%) HTML5
2 4 (26.67%) jQuery
2 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (13.33%) Apache Camel
4 2 (13.33%) D3.js
4 2 (13.33%) Highcharts JS
4 2 (13.33%) REST
4 2 (13.33%) WebSockets
4 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
4 2 (13.33%) OSGi
4 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (13.33%) Memcached
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (13.33%) NHibernate
4 2 (13.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) RIA
4 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) TDD
2 5 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) SEO
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Endeca
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) BEA
2 1 (6.67%) ATG