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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Lucene
UK / England
Rank 517 570 550
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -20
Contract jobs citing Lucene 56 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.074% 0.069%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 25
Median daily rate £438 £465 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.91% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £420 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £638 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £450 £333
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +35.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
12942 13387 12722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.15% 29.24% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8946 9349 8686
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 241 170
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +40 54 £450 -3.22% 5
South West - 2 £425 -
Lucene
UK

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 78 (96.30%) Apache Solr
2 54 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (65.43%) JavaScript
4 49 (60.49%) Web Services
5 47 (58.02%) Java
5 47 (58.02%) RESTful
6 44 (54.32%) HTML
7 42 (51.85%) Apache
8 39 (48.15%) CSS
8 39 (48.15%) SQL
9 32 (39.51%) Adobe
9 32 (39.51%) NoSQL
9 32 (39.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 31 (38.27%) SOAP
10 31 (38.27%) XML
11 30 (37.04%) jQuery
11 30 (37.04%) MongoDB
12 29 (35.80%) JSON
12 29 (35.80%) Spring
12 29 (35.80%) Ajax
12 29 (35.80%) OO
13 28 (34.57%) RabbitMQ
13 28 (34.57%) Apache Sling
13 28 (34.57%) Apache Felix
14 27 (33.33%) OSGi
15 26 (32.10%) Linux
16 25 (30.86%) OOD
17 24 (29.63%) Python
18 22 (27.16%) TDD
19 21 (25.93%) Elasticsearch

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 78 (96.30%) Apache Solr
2 42 (51.85%) Apache
3 32 (39.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 21 (25.93%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (16.05%) Apache Spark
5 13 (16.05%) Tomcat
6 11 (13.58%) Apache Pig
6 11 (13.58%) Jetty
7 10 (12.35%) CMS
8 9 (11.11%) nginx
9 4 (4.94%) Mule
9 4 (4.94%) Mule ESB
9 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
9 4 (4.94%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (3.70%) Alfresco
11 2 (2.47%) Drupal
11 2 (2.47%) JBoss
12 1 (1.23%) IIS
12 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
12 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.58%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (39.51%) NoSQL
2 30 (37.04%) MongoDB
3 15 (18.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (18.52%) Big Data
4 14 (17.28%) Hadoop
5 13 (16.05%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (16.05%) MySQL
6 12 (14.81%) MarkLogic
6 12 (14.81%) Riak
7 11 (13.58%) Apache Hive
7 11 (13.58%) Impala
8 5 (6.17%) Data Mining
8 5 (6.17%) Pentaho
8 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
9 4 (4.94%) Endeca
9 4 (4.94%) Redis
9 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
10 3 (3.70%) MariaDB
11 2 (2.47%) OLAP
11 2 (2.47%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (24.69%) Git (software)
2 13 (16.05%) Maven
2 13 (16.05%) Subversion
3 12 (14.81%) Gradle
3 12 (14.81%) Selenium
4 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.47%) ERwin
5 2 (2.47%) MagicDraw
General
1 9 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Publishing
3 4 (4.94%) Banking
4 3 (3.70%) Marketing
5 2 (2.47%) Retail
6 1 (1.23%) Automotive
6 1 (1.23%) Front Office
6 1 (1.23%) Legal
6 1 (1.23%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (70.37%) Developer
2 28 (34.57%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Architect
4 7 (8.64%) Lead Developer
4 7 (8.64%) Senior Developer
4 7 (8.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (7.41%) Agile Developer
5 6 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Java Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (6.17%) AWS Developer
6 5 (6.17%) AWS Software Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) HTML Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (6.17%) JavaScript Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (60.49%) Web Services
2 47 (58.02%) RESTful
3 44 (54.32%) HTML
4 39 (48.15%) CSS
5 31 (38.27%) SOAP
5 31 (38.27%) XML
6 30 (37.04%) jQuery
7 29 (35.80%) Ajax
7 29 (35.80%) JSON
7 29 (35.80%) Spring
8 28 (34.57%) Apache Felix
8 28 (34.57%) Apache Sling
8 28 (34.57%) RabbitMQ
9 27 (33.33%) OSGi
10 15 (18.52%) HTML5
11 13 (16.05%) Hibernate
12 11 (13.58%) Kafka
13 9 (11.11%) .NET
14 8 (9.88%) JMS
15 6 (7.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) PKI
3 3 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.70%) iPad
3 3 (3.70%) Replication
3 3 (3.70%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.47%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.47%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.47%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.23%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.23%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.10%) Linux
2 16 (19.75%) Unix
3 3 (3.70%) Android
3 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.70%) CentOS
3 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.80%) OO
3 25 (30.86%) OOD
4 22 (27.16%) TDD
5 19 (23.46%) Open Source
6 15 (18.52%) Scrum
7 13 (16.05%) Data Analysis
8 11 (13.58%) Build Automation
8 11 (13.58%) ETL
8 11 (13.58%) MapReduce
8 11 (13.58%) Statistical Modelling
9 10 (12.35%) Software Engineering
10 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (8.64%) Code Coverage
11 7 (8.64%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (7.41%) Automation Testing
12 6 (7.41%) CRM
12 6 (7.41%) E-Commerce
13 5 (6.17%) BDD
13 5 (6.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 53 (65.43%) JavaScript
2 47 (58.02%) Java
3 39 (48.15%) SQL
4 24 (29.63%) Python
5 20 (24.69%) Bash Shell
6 17 (20.99%) Scala
7 12 (14.81%) Perl
8 11 (13.58%) R
9 9 (11.11%) C++
9 9 (11.11%) Ruby
10 4 (4.94%) C#
11 3 (3.70%) PHP
12 1 (1.23%) Go
12 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.23%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Docker
1 2 (2.47%) GlusterFS
1 2 (2.47%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (4.94%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (4.94%) OpenSSO
3 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.47%) Piwik
4 1 (1.23%) Ansible
4 1 (1.23%) Kibana
4 1 (1.23%) logstash
4 1 (1.23%) Packer
4 1 (1.23%) Puppet
4 1 (1.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 32 (39.51%) Adobe
2 8 (9.88%) Oracle
3 4 (4.94%) Apigee
3 4 (4.94%) ATG
3 4 (4.94%) BEA
4 2 (2.47%) Informatica
5 1 (1.23%) EMC
5 1 (1.23%) FatWire
5 1 (1.23%) Google
5 1 (1.23%) Sun