The table below looks at the statistics for Lucene skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lucene over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Lucene
Rank 545 519 487
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -32
Contract jobs citing Lucene 34 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.095% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.35% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 31
Average daily rate
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£513 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Lucene
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13838 13618 11678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.36% 27.49% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9108 9052 7466
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 198 345
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £18.30 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

Lucene
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Lucene Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lucene
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Lucene Daily Rate Trend in England

Lucene
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lucene across the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Lucene Daily Rate Histogram in England

Lucene
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lucene across the England region.

Lucene Hourly Rate Trend in England

Lucene
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lucene within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 31 £525 - 28
South East -13 3 £400 -24.52% 5
Lucene
UK

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 53 (86.89%) Java
2 39 (63.93%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (54.10%) Apache Solr
4 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (37.70%) TDD
6 22 (36.07%) Spring
7 21 (34.43%) NoSQL
8 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
9 18 (29.51%) HTML
10 17 (27.87%) Web Services
10 17 (27.87%) Apache
10 17 (27.87%) Tomcat
10 17 (27.87%) RESTful
11 16 (26.23%) Scala
11 16 (26.23%) Hadoop
12 15 (24.59%) UNIX
12 15 (24.59%) Finance
13 14 (22.95%) Maven
13 14 (22.95%) Linux
14 12 (19.67%) Oracle
14 12 (19.67%) MongoDB
15 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
15 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (18.03%) Big Data
15 11 (18.03%) J2EE
15 11 (18.03%) CSS
15 11 (18.03%) Hibernate
15 11 (18.03%) Scrum
16 10 (16.39%) MVC
16 10 (16.39%) JUnit

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 39 (63.93%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (54.10%) Apache Solr
3 17 (27.87%) Apache
3 17 (27.87%) Tomcat
4 7 (11.48%) CMS
4 7 (11.48%) WebSphere
5 6 (9.84%) Node.js
6 5 (8.20%) Apache Spark
7 4 (6.56%) Mule
7 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
8 3 (4.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Mule ESB
9 2 (3.28%) Apache Pig
9 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (3.28%) Orchard CMS
9 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
9 2 (3.28%) Alfresco
9 2 (3.28%) nginx
9 2 (3.28%) SAS
9 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.64%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) SaaS
2 2 (3.28%) PaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) GitHub
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) HTTP
2 2 (3.28%) SNA
3 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (34.43%) NoSQL
2 16 (26.23%) Hadoop
3 12 (19.67%) MongoDB
4 11 (18.03%) Big Data
5 10 (16.39%) MarkLogic
6 8 (13.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (13.11%) MySQL
7 6 (9.84%) Triplestore
7 6 (9.84%) Redis
7 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
8 5 (8.20%) RDBMS
9 4 (6.56%) Apache Hive
9 4 (6.56%) CouchDB
9 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
10 3 (4.92%) RavenDB
10 3 (4.92%) HBase
10 3 (4.92%) Sqoop
10 3 (4.92%) Impala
10 3 (4.92%) DataStax
11 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Maven
2 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
3 10 (16.39%) JUnit
4 4 (6.56%) Mockito
5 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.28%) Subversion
6 1 (1.64%) Xcode
6 1 (1.64%) NUnit
6 1 (1.64%) JIRA
6 1 (1.64%) Ant
6 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.64%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.64%) YourKit
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Banking
2 6 (9.84%) Publishing
3 3 (4.92%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 41 (67.21%) Developer
2 32 (52.46%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Senior Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Scala Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Hadoop Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Database Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.28%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) C# Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.64%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.07%) Spring
2 18 (29.51%) HTML
3 17 (27.87%) Web Services
3 17 (27.87%) RESTful
4 11 (18.03%) J2EE
4 11 (18.03%) CSS
4 11 (18.03%) Hibernate
5 8 (13.11%) AngularJS
5 8 (13.11%) HTML5
6 7 (11.48%) Java EE
6 7 (11.48%) jQuery
7 6 (9.84%) Spring MVC
8 5 (8.20%) .NET
8 5 (8.20%) XML
9 4 (6.56%) JAX-RS
9 4 (6.56%) REST
9 4 (6.56%) D3.js
9 4 (6.56%) JPA
9 4 (6.56%) Guice
9 4 (6.56%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Open Source
2 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.56%) Semantic Web
3 4 (6.56%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (4.92%) Social Network
4 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.28%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.28%) PKI
5 2 (3.28%) NHS
5 2 (3.28%) Replication
6 1 (1.64%) W3C
6 1 (1.64%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.64%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) UNIX
2 14 (22.95%) Linux
3 2 (3.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.70%) TDD
3 11 (18.03%) Scrum
4 10 (16.39%) MVC
4 10 (16.39%) Mentoring
5 8 (13.11%) BDD
6 7 (11.48%) OO
6 7 (11.48%) SOA
6 7 (11.48%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.20%) RDF
9 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.92%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (4.92%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Analytics
10 3 (4.92%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (4.92%) DevOps
11 2 (3.28%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 53 (86.89%) Java
2 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
3 16 (26.23%) Scala
4 6 (9.84%) Python
4 6 (9.84%) SQL
5 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
5 5 (8.20%) Perl
6 4 (6.56%) C#
7 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.92%) SPARQL
7 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.28%) Spark SQL
8 2 (3.28%) PHP
8 2 (3.28%) Ruby
9 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.64%) C++
9 1 (1.64%) XQuery
9 1 (1.64%) Groovy
9 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.64%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Puppet
1 3 (4.92%) Vagrant
2 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.28%) OpenSSO
2 2 (3.28%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Oracle
2 5 (8.20%) IBM
3 4 (6.56%) Sun
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.92%) Adobe
5 2 (3.28%) Palantir
5 2 (3.28%) Splunk
5 2 (3.28%) Percona
5 2 (3.28%) BEA
5 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.28%) Endeca
5 2 (3.28%) ATG
6 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.64%) Google
6 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.64%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.64%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.64%) Sencha
6 1 (1.64%) Datameer
6 1 (1.64%) Hadapt
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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