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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Lucene
Rank 583 582 589
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Lucene 36 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.071% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 18
Median daily rate £425 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £382 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £525 £325
% change year-on-year
-26.19% +61.53%
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
14087 14140 13737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.94% 27.81% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10053 9639 9098
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 195 196
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +13 31 £425 -8.10% 21
East Midlands - 2 £475 - 1
North East - 2 £500 -
South East +1 1 £350 -22.22% 2
Lucene
UK

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 43 (66.15%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 38 (58.46%) HTML
3 38 (58.46%) Apache Solr
4 35 (53.85%) Java
5 33 (50.77%) Elasticsearch
6 32 (49.23%) CSS
7 22 (33.85%) Spring
7 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
8 21 (32.31%) MVC
8 21 (32.31%) Web Development
8 21 (32.31%) Linux
9 18 (27.69%) Hibernate
9 18 (27.69%) Sass
9 18 (27.69%) AngularJS
10 17 (26.15%) REST
11 16 (24.62%) TDD
11 16 (24.62%) JSON
12 15 (23.08%) jQuery
12 15 (23.08%) C#
12 15 (23.08%) GitHub
12 15 (23.08%) Relational Database
13 14 (21.54%) Node.js
13 14 (21.54%) NoSQL
13 14 (21.54%) SQL
13 14 (21.54%) Apache
14 13 (20.00%) Web Services
14 13 (20.00%) Spring MVC
14 13 (20.00%) DevOps
15 12 (18.46%) RESTful

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 38 (58.46%) Apache Solr
2 33 (50.77%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (21.54%) Apache
4 8 (12.31%) CMS
5 7 (10.77%) Drupal
6 5 (7.69%) Mule
6 5 (7.69%) nginx
7 4 (6.15%) Confluence
8 3 (4.62%) OpenStack
8 3 (4.62%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (3.08%) Apache Spark
10 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.08%) MS Office
1 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.08%) GitHub
2 12 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.15%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.08%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) Intranet
2 2 (3.08%) Extranet
3 1 (1.54%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) Network Security
3 1 (1.54%) SAN
3 1 (1.54%) SNA
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 14 (21.54%) NoSQL
3 11 (16.92%) Big Data
3 11 (16.92%) MySQL
4 10 (15.38%) MongoDB
5 9 (13.85%) Hadoop
5 9 (13.85%) Neo4j
6 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.62%) MariaDB
7 3 (4.62%) MarkLogic
7 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (3.08%) Redis
9 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.54%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.54%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.54%) HBase
9 1 (1.54%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.31%) Gradle
2 8 (12.31%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.31%) JIRA
3 6 (9.23%) Maven
4 5 (7.69%) Hudson
4 5 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (6.15%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.15%) Subversion
6 3 (4.62%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.62%) Bower
6 3 (4.62%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.62%) Grunt
6 3 (4.62%) gulp
6 3 (4.62%) Jasmine
6 3 (4.62%) Mocha
7 2 (3.08%) JUnit
7 2 (3.08%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.54%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (9.23%) Retail
2 3 (4.62%) Publishing
3 2 (3.08%) Finance
4 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (61.54%) Developer
2 15 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Architect
3 7 (10.77%) Drupal Developer
3 7 (10.77%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (9.23%) .NET Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Angular Developer
4 6 (9.23%) C# Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Java Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Agile Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Data Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce Architect
5 5 (7.69%) HTML Developer
6 4 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.15%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Lead Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Lucene Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (58.46%) HTML
2 32 (49.23%) CSS
3 22 (33.85%) Spring
4 18 (27.69%) AngularJS
4 18 (27.69%) Hibernate
4 18 (27.69%) Sass
5 17 (26.15%) REST
6 16 (24.62%) JSON
7 15 (23.08%) jQuery
8 14 (21.54%) Node.js
9 13 (20.00%) Spring MVC
9 13 (20.00%) Web Services
10 12 (18.46%) RESTful
11 10 (15.38%) .NET
11 10 (15.38%) HTML5
12 9 (13.85%) Spring Boot
13 7 (10.77%) XML
14 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET
14 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (9.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Blog
2 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) User Experience
3 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.08%) Google Search Appliance
4 2 (3.08%) Semantic Web
4 2 (3.08%) Social Media
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.54%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.31%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Unix
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (66.15%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.31%) MVC
2 21 (32.31%) Web Development
3 16 (24.62%) TDD
4 13 (20.00%) DevOps
5 12 (18.46%) Multithreading
5 12 (18.46%) Scrum
6 11 (16.92%) OO
7 10 (15.38%) Open Source
7 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 9 (13.85%) Pair Programming
9 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (12.31%) Workflow
10 7 (10.77%) SDLC
11 6 (9.23%) BDD
11 6 (9.23%) Content Management
11 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
11 6 (9.23%) Front End Development
11 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
12 5 (7.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 35 (53.85%) Java
3 15 (23.08%) C#
4 14 (21.54%) SQL
5 5 (7.69%) Groovy
5 5 (7.69%) Ruby
6 4 (6.15%) Apex Code
6 4 (6.15%) Python
7 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.08%) Go
8 2 (3.08%) PHP
9 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.54%) Scala
9 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.54%) Degree
4 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
2 5 (7.69%) Dublin Core
3 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) Docker
2 7 (10.77%) Varnish
3 3 (4.62%) GlusterFS
4 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.54%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) Kibana
2 9 (13.85%) Kubernetes
3 5 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.69%) Piwik
4 3 (4.62%) Packer
5 2 (3.08%) Ansible
5 2 (3.08%) logstash
5 2 (3.08%) Puppet
5 2 (3.08%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle
2 5 (7.69%) AppDynamics
2 5 (7.69%) MuleSoft
2 5 (7.69%) Talend
3 4 (6.15%) Atlassian
3 4 (6.15%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.62%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.62%) Sun
5 2 (3.08%) Google
5 2 (3.08%) hybris
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.54%) Endeca
6 1 (1.54%) Nuix
6 1 (1.54%) Rally