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 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 191 186 193
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Lucene 10 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.91% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 14
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£575 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
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 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
1639 1865 1806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.91% 29.81% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 1417 1422
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 20
Average hourly rate £19.72 £41.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £37.30 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £190.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 15 (93.75%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (50.00%) Apache Solr
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 6 (37.50%) Apache
5 5 (31.25%) Scala
5 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) Spring
7 3 (18.75%) Maven
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) UNIX
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (18.75%) Redis
7 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
8 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
8 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
8 2 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (12.50%) REST
8 2 (12.50%) MarkLogic
8 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
8 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 2 (12.50%) JUnit
8 2 (12.50%) CSS
8 2 (12.50%) Web Services
8 2 (12.50%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (50.00%) Apache Solr
3 6 (37.50%) Apache
4 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.25%) Node.js
5 1 (6.25%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
2 3 (18.75%) Redis
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (12.50%) MarkLogic
3 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) Mahout
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
4 1 (6.25%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) NUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Mockito
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Web Developer
3 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Semantic Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Spring
2 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
3 2 (12.50%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
3 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 2 (12.50%) JSON
3 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) JPA
4 1 (6.25%) Guice
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
4 1 (6.25%) Java EE
4 1 (6.25%) JAXB
4 1 (6.25%) JMS
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Semantic Web
2 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) TDD
2 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) RDF
3 1 (6.25%) SEO
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) SOA
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) BDD
3 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Semantic Enrichment
3 1 (6.25%) Content Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) Scala
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) SPARQL
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) IBM