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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Lucene
Rank 584 581 552
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -29
Contract jobs citing Lucene 37 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.063% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 19
Median daily rate £425 £506 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.04% +26.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £400 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +6.66%
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
13900 13451 13188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.18% 27.29% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9960 8981 8882
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 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 179 160
Median hourly rate £31.90 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.72 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 0 35 £425 -19.04% 15
South East -10 1 £350 -12.50% 1
East Midlands - 1 £425 - 1
Lucene
UK

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 49 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (58.90%) Elasticsearch
3 40 (54.79%) Apache Solr
3 40 (54.79%) HTML
3 40 (54.79%) Java
4 35 (47.95%) JavaScript
5 29 (39.73%) CSS
6 24 (32.88%) Spring
7 22 (30.14%) Hibernate
8 21 (28.77%) Web Development
8 21 (28.77%) SQL
8 21 (28.77%) Linux
8 21 (28.77%) Git (software)
9 20 (27.40%) TDD
10 19 (26.03%) MVC
10 19 (26.03%) JSON
11 18 (24.66%) NoSQL
11 18 (24.66%) AngularJS
12 16 (21.92%) Sass
12 16 (21.92%) Big Data
13 15 (20.55%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (20.55%) HTML5
13 15 (20.55%) jQuery
14 14 (19.18%) Apache
14 14 (19.18%) C#
14 14 (19.18%) GitHub
15 13 (17.81%) REST
15 13 (17.81%) MongoDB
15 13 (17.81%) RESTful
16 12 (16.44%) Multithreading

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 43 (58.90%) Elasticsearch
2 40 (54.79%) Apache Solr
3 14 (19.18%) Apache
4 12 (16.44%) Node.js
5 11 (15.07%) CMS
6 9 (12.33%) Drupal
7 8 (10.96%) Mule
8 5 (6.85%) Confluence
8 5 (6.85%) nginx
9 4 (5.48%) Apache Spark
10 3 (4.11%) Liferay
10 3 (4.11%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (4.11%) SAS
10 3 (4.11%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
12 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
12 1 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.74%) MS Office
1 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.55%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (19.18%) GitHub
3 6 (8.22%) Amazon S3
3 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.85%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.48%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (4.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) Intranet
2 5 (6.85%) SNA
3 2 (2.74%) Extranet
4 1 (1.37%) HTTP
4 1 (1.37%) Internet
4 1 (1.37%) SAN
4 1 (1.37%) SSL
4 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) NoSQL
2 16 (21.92%) Big Data
3 13 (17.81%) MongoDB
4 12 (16.44%) Hadoop
4 12 (16.44%) MySQL
4 12 (16.44%) Relational Database
5 7 (9.59%) Neo4j
6 6 (8.22%) Apache Hive
6 6 (8.22%) CouchDB
7 5 (6.85%) Impala
7 5 (6.85%) Spark SQL
7 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
7 5 (6.85%) Sqoop
8 4 (5.48%) Couchbase
8 4 (5.48%) MarkLogic
9 3 (4.11%) MariaDB
10 2 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (2.74%) Redis
11 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.37%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 21 (28.77%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.33%) JIRA
3 8 (10.96%) Talend Open Studio
4 7 (9.59%) Gradle
5 6 (8.22%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.85%) Hudson
6 5 (6.85%) Maven
6 5 (6.85%) Subversion
7 4 (5.48%) Cucumber
8 3 (4.11%) Bitbucket
8 3 (4.11%) Bower
8 3 (4.11%) Grunt
8 3 (4.11%) gulp
8 3 (4.11%) Jasmine
8 3 (4.11%) Mocha
8 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.74%) JUnit
9 2 (2.74%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (8.22%) Retail
2 4 (5.48%) Publishing
3 3 (4.11%) Finance
4 2 (2.74%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (64.38%) Developer
2 18 (24.66%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.96%) Architect
3 8 (10.96%) Data Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) .NET Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Agile Developer
4 7 (9.59%) C# Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Java Architect
4 7 (9.59%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Angular Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Drupal Developer
6 5 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce Architect
6 5 (6.85%) HTML Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Lucene Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Scala Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (54.79%) HTML
2 29 (39.73%) CSS
3 24 (32.88%) Spring
4 22 (30.14%) Hibernate
5 19 (26.03%) JSON
6 18 (24.66%) AngularJS
7 16 (21.92%) Sass
8 15 (20.55%) HTML5
8 15 (20.55%) jQuery
9 13 (17.81%) REST
9 13 (17.81%) RESTful
10 12 (16.44%) Web Services
11 11 (15.07%) .NET
11 11 (15.07%) Spring MVC
12 10 (13.70%) XML
13 9 (12.33%) Middleware
14 7 (9.59%) J2EE
14 7 (9.59%) Spring Boot
15 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET
15 6 (8.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Blog
2 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.48%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.48%) Semantic Web
3 3 (4.11%) User Experience
4 2 (2.74%) Google Search Appliance
4 2 (2.74%) Social Media
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.37%) Social Network
5 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.77%) Linux
2 9 (12.33%) Unix
3 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.77%) Web Development
3 20 (27.40%) TDD
4 19 (26.03%) MVC
5 12 (16.44%) DevOps
5 12 (16.44%) Multithreading
5 12 (16.44%) Open Source
5 12 (16.44%) Scrum
6 11 (15.07%) OO
7 10 (13.70%) BDD
8 9 (12.33%) SOA
8 9 (12.33%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.96%) Data Modelling
9 8 (10.96%) E-Commerce
9 8 (10.96%) ETL
9 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
9 8 (10.96%) RDF
9 8 (10.96%) SDLC
9 8 (10.96%) Workflow
10 7 (9.59%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.79%) Java
2 35 (47.95%) JavaScript
3 21 (28.77%) SQL
4 14 (19.18%) C#
5 9 (12.33%) Shell Script
6 6 (8.22%) Ruby
6 6 (8.22%) Scala
7 5 (6.85%) Groovy
7 5 (6.85%) Python
8 4 (5.48%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.37%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.37%) C
9 1 (1.37%) PHP
9 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) Degree
3 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) Dublin Core
1 8 (10.96%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) Docker
2 6 (8.22%) Varnish
3 5 (6.85%) Apache Flume
4 3 (4.11%) GlusterFS
5 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.37%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) Kibana
2 7 (9.59%) Kubernetes
3 5 (6.85%) Piwik
4 4 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.48%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Oracle
2 8 (10.96%) Talend
3 5 (6.85%) AppDynamics
3 5 (6.85%) Atlassian
3 5 (6.85%) MuleSoft
4 4 (5.48%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.48%) Sun
5 3 (4.11%) Endeca
5 3 (4.11%) Google
5 3 (4.11%) hybris
5 3 (4.11%) Palantir
5 3 (4.11%) Sitecore
5 3 (4.11%) TIBCO
5 3 (4.11%) WSO2
6 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.37%) ESRI
7 1 (1.37%) Facebook
7 1 (1.37%) IBM
7 1 (1.37%) Nuix
7 1 (1.37%) Rally