The table below looks at the statistics for Lucene skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lucene over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Lucene
Rank 608 595 570
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -25
Contract jobs citing Lucene 21 51 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.096% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.34% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 19
Median daily rate £495 £408 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.47% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £330 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £529 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £408 £290
% change year-on-year
+22.69% +40.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
14928 15111 14337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.17% 28.56% 28.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10433 10396 9244
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 262 195
Median hourly rate £40.25 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

Lucene
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Lucene as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lucene within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -14 12 £406 -4.41% 13
South East +3 4 £504 +44.00% 3
East of England +22 2 £300 - 2
North East - 2 £500 -
East Midlands -4 1 £525 +16.66% 1
Lucene
UK

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Lucene also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Lucene.

1 42 (72.41%) Apache Solr
2 40 (68.97%) Java
3 38 (65.52%) JavaScript
3 38 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (63.79%) HTML
5 31 (53.45%) Spring
6 28 (48.28%) CSS
7 25 (43.10%) Linux
8 23 (39.66%) Web Development
9 22 (37.93%) Elasticsearch
10 21 (36.21%) Apache
11 20 (34.48%) MVC
11 20 (34.48%) Hibernate
12 19 (32.76%) Git (software)
13 18 (31.03%) REST
13 18 (31.03%) TDD
14 17 (29.31%) Web Services
14 17 (29.31%) AngularJS
15 16 (27.59%) Scrum
16 15 (25.86%) Sass
16 15 (25.86%) Node.js
17 14 (24.14%) MongoDB
17 14 (24.14%) NoSQL
17 14 (24.14%) Gradle
17 14 (24.14%) Maven
18 13 (22.41%) Spring MVC
18 13 (22.41%) DevOps
18 13 (22.41%) Open Source
19 12 (20.69%) Docker
19 12 (20.69%) JSON

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (72.41%) Apache Solr
2 22 (37.93%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (36.21%) Apache
4 9 (15.52%) nginx
4 9 (15.52%) Tomcat
5 8 (13.79%) CMS
6 6 (10.34%) Drupal
7 5 (8.62%) Mule
8 3 (5.17%) Apache Spark
8 3 (5.17%) Jetty
8 3 (5.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (3.45%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.72%) Confluence
10 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.45%) MS Office
1 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.97%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (18.97%) GitHub
2 6 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.17%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.45%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) Intranet
2 2 (3.45%) Extranet
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.72%) Network Security
3 1 (1.72%) SNA
3 1 (1.72%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) MongoDB
1 14 (24.14%) NoSQL
2 11 (18.97%) Big Data
3 10 (17.24%) Neo4j
3 10 (17.24%) Relational Database
4 9 (15.52%) MySQL
5 8 (13.79%) Hadoop
5 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
6 3 (5.17%) MarkLogic
6 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.45%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.72%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.72%) HBase
8 1 (1.72%) Redis
8 1 (1.72%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (32.76%) Git (software)
2 14 (24.14%) Gradle
2 14 (24.14%) Maven
3 9 (15.52%) Subversion
4 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
5 6 (10.34%) JIRA
5 6 (10.34%) JUnit
5 6 (10.34%) Selenium
6 5 (8.62%) Hudson
7 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.45%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.72%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.72%) Protractor
8 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (10.34%) Retail
2 5 (8.62%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Publishing
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (63.79%) Developer
2 19 (32.76%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Architect
4 6 (10.34%) Drupal Developer
4 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce Architect
4 6 (10.34%) HTML Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Java Architect
4 6 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Lead Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Lead Java Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Agile Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Java Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.17%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (63.79%) HTML
2 31 (53.45%) Spring
3 28 (48.28%) CSS
4 20 (34.48%) Hibernate
5 18 (31.03%) REST
6 17 (29.31%) AngularJS
6 17 (29.31%) Web Services
7 15 (25.86%) Node.js
7 15 (25.86%) Sass
8 13 (22.41%) Spring MVC
9 12 (20.69%) JSON
10 11 (18.97%) .NET
10 11 (18.97%) HTML5
10 11 (18.97%) jQuery
10 11 (18.97%) RESTful
11 9 (15.52%) Spring Boot
12 8 (13.79%) JPA
13 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
13 6 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (8.62%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Blog
2 4 (6.90%) User Experience
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Google Search Appliance
4 2 (3.45%) Social Media
5 1 (1.72%) Biology
5 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.72%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.72%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.10%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) Web Development
3 20 (34.48%) MVC
4 18 (31.03%) TDD
5 16 (27.59%) Scrum
6 13 (22.41%) DevOps
6 13 (22.41%) Open Source
7 11 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
9 7 (12.07%) Content Management
9 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
9 7 (12.07%) OO
9 7 (12.07%) Pair Programming
9 7 (12.07%) SDLC
10 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
10 6 (10.34%) SOA
11 5 (8.62%) Build Automation
11 5 (8.62%) Coaching
11 5 (8.62%) Data Architecture
11 5 (8.62%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 40 (68.97%) Java
2 38 (65.52%) JavaScript
3 10 (17.24%) C#
4 8 (13.79%) Python
5 7 (12.07%) Ruby
5 7 (12.07%) Scala
5 7 (12.07%) SQL
6 5 (8.62%) Groovy
7 4 (6.90%) C++
8 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.45%) Go
9 2 (3.45%) PHP
10 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (20.69%) Docker
2 6 (10.34%) Varnish
3 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.45%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) Kubernetes
2 6 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.90%) Piwik
4 3 (5.17%) Ansible
4 3 (5.17%) Packer
4 3 (5.17%) Puppet
5 2 (3.45%) Kibana
5 2 (3.45%) logstash
5 2 (3.45%) Salt
6 1 (1.72%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (1.72%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle
2 5 (8.62%) AppDynamics
2 5 (8.62%) MuleSoft
3 3 (5.17%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.17%) Sun
4 2 (3.45%) Google
4 2 (3.45%) hybris
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.72%) Endeca
5 1 (1.72%) Nuix
5 1 (1.72%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.72%) Splunk