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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Lucene
Rank 538 550 542
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing Lucene 51 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.054% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 24
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£408 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £556 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+40.51% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lucene
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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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15141 14259 14334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.49% 28.34% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10442 9185 9380
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 195 249
Average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 +35 37 £425 -2.85% 14
South East -12 9 £350 - 8
East Midlands -5 3 £450 - 1
East of England +4 2 - - 3
Lucene
UK

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 62 (75.61%) Java
2 50 (60.98%) Apache Solr
3 39 (47.56%) Elasticsearch
4 35 (42.68%) Spring
5 33 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (40.24%) JavaScript
6 31 (37.80%) Apache
7 29 (35.37%) Big Data
8 24 (29.27%) Hadoop
9 23 (28.05%) Hibernate
10 22 (26.83%) TDD
10 22 (26.83%) HTML
11 21 (25.61%) NoSQL
12 20 (24.39%) Web Services
13 19 (23.17%) Amazon AWS
13 19 (23.17%) Git (software)
14 18 (21.95%) Linux
14 18 (21.95%) CSS
15 17 (20.73%) RESTful
16 16 (19.51%) Scrum
17 15 (18.29%) SQL Server
17 15 (18.29%) Tomcat
17 15 (18.29%) MongoDB
18 14 (17.07%) HTML5
18 14 (17.07%) AngularJS
18 14 (17.07%) Finance
18 14 (17.07%) Maven
19 13 (15.85%) XML
19 13 (15.85%) Oracle
19 13 (15.85%) J2EE

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (60.98%) Apache Solr
2 39 (47.56%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (37.80%) Apache
4 15 (18.29%) Tomcat
5 12 (14.63%) Node.js
6 8 (9.76%) CMS
7 7 (8.54%) WebSphere
7 7 (8.54%) Mule
7 7 (8.54%) Apache Spark
7 7 (8.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (6.10%) nginx
9 2 (2.44%) Mule ESB
9 2 (2.44%) Jetty
9 2 (2.44%) Umbraco
9 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
9 2 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (1.22%) Drupal
10 1 (1.22%) Apache Pig
10 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 19 (23.17%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.10%) GitHub
3 3 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.44%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.44%) SaaS
4 2 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (35.37%) Big Data
2 24 (29.27%) Hadoop
3 21 (25.61%) NoSQL
4 15 (18.29%) MongoDB
4 15 (18.29%) SQL Server
5 10 (12.20%) Triplestore
6 9 (10.98%) MySQL
7 8 (9.76%) MarkLogic
8 6 (7.32%) Redis
8 6 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (4.88%) HBase
10 3 (3.66%) Mahout
10 3 (3.66%) Jackrabbit
11 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (1.22%) DataStax
12 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (1.22%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 19 (23.17%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.07%) Maven
3 13 (15.85%) Jenkins
4 11 (13.41%) JUnit
5 9 (10.98%) Subversion
6 5 (6.10%) Mockito
6 5 (6.10%) Hudson
6 5 (6.10%) Xcode
6 5 (6.10%) JIRA
7 4 (4.88%) NUnit
7 4 (4.88%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.22%) Gradle
8 1 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.22%) YourKit
8 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.22%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (17.07%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Publishing
3 6 (7.32%) Retail
4 2 (2.44%) Automotive
4 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (62.20%) Developer
2 29 (35.37%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.98%) Architect
4 6 (7.32%) Senior Developer
4 6 (7.32%) Technical Architect
5 5 (6.10%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (6.10%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Search Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Data Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Team Leader
6 4 (4.88%) Development Team Leader
6 4 (4.88%) Senior Data Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Java Technical Architect
7 3 (3.66%) Java Architect
8 2 (2.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (42.68%) Spring
2 23 (28.05%) Hibernate
3 22 (26.83%) HTML
4 20 (24.39%) Web Services
5 18 (21.95%) CSS
6 17 (20.73%) RESTful
7 14 (17.07%) HTML5
7 14 (17.07%) AngularJS
8 13 (15.85%) XML
8 13 (15.85%) J2EE
9 12 (14.63%) .NET
9 12 (14.63%) jQuery
9 12 (14.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (12.20%) JSON
11 9 (10.98%) Java EE
11 9 (10.98%) CSS3
12 8 (9.76%) Spring Web Flow
12 8 (9.76%) JPA
13 7 (8.54%) XSLT
13 7 (8.54%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Algorithms
2 7 (8.54%) Semantic Web
3 5 (6.10%) Blog
3 5 (6.10%) W3C
4 4 (4.88%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.66%) User Experience
5 3 (3.66%) Social Network
6 2 (2.44%) PKI
6 2 (2.44%) Statistics
6 2 (2.44%) Biology
6 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.44%) Life Science
6 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) Linux
2 4 (4.88%) UNIX
3 2 (2.44%) Windows
4 1 (1.22%) Android
4 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (26.83%) TDD
3 16 (19.51%) Scrum
4 12 (14.63%) MVC
4 12 (14.63%) E-Commerce
5 11 (13.41%) Multithreading
5 11 (13.41%) DevOps
6 10 (12.20%) Open Source
7 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (10.98%) OO
7 9 (10.98%) RDF
8 8 (9.76%) SOA
8 8 (9.76%) BDD
9 7 (8.54%) SDLC
9 7 (8.54%) Content Management
9 7 (8.54%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (7.32%) Data Architecture
10 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
10 6 (7.32%) Analytics
11 5 (6.10%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 62 (75.61%) Java
2 33 (40.24%) JavaScript
3 11 (13.41%) SQL
4 8 (9.76%) C#
5 7 (8.54%) Scala
6 6 (7.32%) Groovy
7 5 (6.10%) SPARQL
7 5 (6.10%) Python
7 5 (6.10%) Objective-C
8 4 (4.88%) XQuery
8 4 (4.88%) XPath
8 4 (4.88%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.22%) Ruby
10 1 (1.22%) Clojure
10 1 (1.22%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.44%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Docker
2 1 (1.22%) GlusterFS
2 1 (1.22%) Varnish
2 1 (1.22%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.66%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.44%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (2.44%) OpenSSO
4 1 (1.22%) Puppet
4 1 (1.22%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (15.85%) Oracle
2 8 (9.76%) Adobe
3 7 (8.54%) IBM
4 5 (6.10%) Sencha
4 5 (6.10%) AppDynamics
4 5 (6.10%) MuleSoft
5 4 (4.88%) Sun
5 4 (4.88%) HP
6 2 (2.44%) BEA
6 2 (2.44%) ATG
6 2 (2.44%) Endeca
6 2 (2.44%) Terracotta
6 2 (2.44%) Apigee
7 1 (1.22%) Splunk
7 1 (1.22%) hybris
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.22%) Atlassian
Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Anonymous
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Dependent on level
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Depends on level
Posted: 26 days ago