The table below looks at the statistics for Lucene skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lucene over the 3 months to 28 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Lucene
Rank - - 111
Contract jobs citing Lucene 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - 0.090%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £400
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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
754 849 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.35% 27.73% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 482 336
Average daily rate £385 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 33
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

Lucene
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Lucene Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Lucene
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Lucene Daily Rate Trend in the East of England