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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Lucene
Rank 555 528 537
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +9
Contract jobs citing Lucene 28 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.060% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 27
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £535 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
14233 14232 14533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.93% 29.24% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9178 9341 9068
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 246 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +12 20 £438 -7.89% 13
South East +2 3 - - 5
East of England - 1 - - 2
South West - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Lucene
UK

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 38 (70.37%) Apache Solr
2 36 (66.67%) Java
3 28 (51.85%) JavaScript
4 22 (40.74%) HTML
4 22 (40.74%) Web Services
5 21 (38.89%) CSS
6 20 (37.04%) RESTful
7 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
9 15 (27.78%) MVC
10 14 (25.93%) Scrum
10 14 (25.93%) Oracle
10 14 (25.93%) Open Source
10 14 (25.93%) MongoDB
11 13 (24.07%) Elasticsearch
11 13 (24.07%) jQuery
11 13 (24.07%) Linux
11 13 (24.07%) Spring
12 12 (22.22%) TDD
12 12 (22.22%) XML
12 12 (22.22%) SOAP
12 12 (22.22%) J2EE
12 12 (22.22%) Apache
13 11 (20.37%) .NET
13 11 (20.37%) C#
13 11 (20.37%) Maven
14 10 (18.52%) MySQL
14 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
14 10 (18.52%) NoSQL
15 9 (16.67%) Tomcat

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 38 (70.37%) Apache Solr
2 13 (24.07%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (22.22%) Apache
4 9 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 7 (12.96%) CMS
6 6 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (9.26%) Mule
7 5 (9.26%) Node.js
7 5 (9.26%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
8 3 (5.56%) IIS
9 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
9 2 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (1.85%) Alfresco
10 1 (1.85%) Drupal
10 1 (1.85%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.85%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Heroku
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) HTTP
2 2 (3.70%) SAN
2 2 (3.70%) Network Security
2 2 (3.70%) AMQP
3 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.93%) MongoDB
3 10 (18.52%) MySQL
3 10 (18.52%) NoSQL
4 8 (14.81%) Hadoop
5 7 (12.96%) Big Data
6 3 (5.56%) Redis
6 3 (5.56%) IDOL
6 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.70%) Voldemort
8 1 (1.85%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.85%) Sqoop
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.85%) MarkLogic
8 1 (1.85%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.85%) Impala
8 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Maven
2 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.41%) Mockito
4 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.56%) Mercurial
4 3 (5.56%) Selenium
5 2 (3.70%) CruiseControl
5 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.70%) JUnit
5 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.70%) JIRA
5 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.70%) YourKit
6 1 (1.85%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.85%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.85%) FogBugz
6 1 (1.85%) Trac
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Advertising
2 2 (3.70%) Publishing
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Automotive
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (75.93%) Developer
2 22 (40.74%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 6 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Web Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Scala Developer
6 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.70%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Java Web Developer
8 1 (1.85%) GUI Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.74%) HTML
1 22 (40.74%) Web Services
2 21 (38.89%) CSS
3 20 (37.04%) RESTful
4 13 (24.07%) jQuery
4 13 (24.07%) Spring
5 12 (22.22%) XML
5 12 (22.22%) SOAP
5 12 (22.22%) J2EE
6 11 (20.37%) .NET
7 9 (16.67%) Java EE
7 9 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 8 (14.81%) AngularJS
9 7 (12.96%) JSON
9 7 (12.96%) Spring MVC
9 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
10 6 (11.11%) XSLT
10 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (11.11%) REST
10 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Open Source
2 5 (9.26%) PKI
3 4 (7.41%) N-Tier
3 4 (7.41%) iPad
3 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.56%) Social Network
4 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.70%) Streaming Video
5 2 (3.70%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.70%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.85%) Wiki
6 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.85%) Biology
6 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) UNIX
3 3 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (1.85%) Solaris
4 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.78%) MVC
3 14 (25.93%) Scrum
4 12 (22.22%) TDD
5 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
6 8 (14.81%) SOA
7 6 (11.11%) Project Management
7 6 (11.11%) Web Development
7 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.11%) BDD
8 5 (9.26%) ETL
8 5 (9.26%) CRM
9 4 (7.41%) OO
9 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.41%) Analytics
9 4 (7.41%) Kanban
9 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (5.56%) Complex Event Processing
10 3 (5.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 36 (66.67%) Java
2 28 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.37%) C#
4 8 (14.81%) SQL
5 7 (12.96%) Scala
6 6 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 6 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 5 (9.26%) Ruby
8 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.70%) Python
9 2 (3.70%) PHP
9 2 (3.70%) C++
9 2 (3.70%) C
9 2 (3.70%) PHP5
10 1 (1.85%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.85%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) PMP
4 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) OpenSSO
1 5 (9.26%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (3.70%) Puppet
3 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Oracle
2 8 (14.81%) Endeca
3 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.26%) BEA
4 5 (9.26%) Adobe
4 5 (9.26%) ATG
5 3 (5.56%) JBoss
5 3 (5.56%) Google
6 1 (1.85%) Elastic Path
6 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.85%) Zend
6 1 (1.85%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.85%) Splunk
6 1 (1.85%) Sybase
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.85%) FatWire
6 1 (1.85%) Teradata
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