The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Lucene
Rank 552 521 531
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +10
Contract jobs citing Lucene 22 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.049% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 20
Average daily rate
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£419 £475 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% +55.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £317 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £483 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £335 £275
% change year-on-year
-13.43% +21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13759 13341 14111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.88% 28.64% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8980 8637 8776
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 263 343
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
Lucene
UK

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 17 £425 -10.52% 13
South East -10 4 - - 5
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Lucene
UK

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 52 (74.29%) Java
1 52 (74.29%) Apache Solr
2 31 (44.29%) JavaScript
2 31 (44.29%) HTML
2 31 (44.29%) CSS
3 26 (37.14%) Scrum
4 23 (32.86%) NoSQL
5 22 (31.43%) Web Services
6 20 (28.57%) TDD
6 20 (28.57%) Java EE
7 19 (27.14%) RESTful
7 19 (27.14%) Linux
8 18 (25.71%) MySQL
8 18 (25.71%) Relational Database
9 17 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (22.86%) Oracle
10 16 (22.86%) MongoDB
11 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
12 14 (20.00%) XML
12 14 (20.00%) J2EE
12 14 (20.00%) Apache
12 14 (20.00%) Spring
12 14 (20.00%) MVC
13 13 (18.57%) .NET
13 13 (18.57%) SOAP
13 13 (18.57%) Open Source
13 13 (18.57%) jQuery
14 12 (17.14%) CSS3
14 12 (17.14%) Elasticsearch
14 12 (17.14%) RDBMS

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 52 (74.29%) Apache Solr
2 14 (20.00%) Apache
3 12 (17.14%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (11.43%) CMS
5 7 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 7 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
6 6 (8.57%) Adobe CQ
6 6 (8.57%) Mule
7 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.86%) IIS
8 1 (1.43%) Drupal
8 1 (1.43%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.43%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.43%) Node.js
8 1 (1.43%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.43%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) HTTP
2 4 (5.71%) SAN
3 2 (2.86%) AMQP
3 2 (2.86%) Network Security
4 1 (1.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.86%) NoSQL
2 18 (25.71%) MySQL
2 18 (25.71%) Relational Database
3 16 (22.86%) MongoDB
4 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 12 (17.14%) RDBMS
6 8 (11.43%) Hadoop
7 7 (10.00%) Big Data
8 5 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (4.29%) Redis
10 3 (4.29%) IDOL
11 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.43%) CouchDB
12 1 (1.43%) Voldemort
12 1 (1.43%) Sqoop
12 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (1.43%) MarkLogic
12 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Maven
2 8 (11.43%) Subversion
3 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.71%) YourKit
4 4 (5.71%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.29%) Mercurial
5 3 (4.29%) Mockito
6 2 (2.86%) CruiseControl
6 2 (2.86%) JUnit
6 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.86%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.86%) JIRA
6 2 (2.86%) Selenium
7 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (11.43%) Banking
2 7 (10.00%) Finance
3 4 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Automotive
4 2 (2.86%) Advertising
4 2 (2.86%) Publishing
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 52 (74.29%) Developer
2 35 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 18 (25.71%) Senior Developer
4 14 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (12.86%) Architect
6 7 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.71%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.71%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Search Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Java Web Developer
9 3 (4.29%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Consultant
10 2 (2.86%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.86%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Senior Java Web Developer
11 1 (1.43%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.29%) HTML
1 31 (44.29%) CSS
2 22 (31.43%) Web Services
3 20 (28.57%) Java EE
4 19 (27.14%) RESTful
5 14 (20.00%) XML
5 14 (20.00%) J2EE
5 14 (20.00%) Spring
6 13 (18.57%) .NET
6 13 (18.57%) SOAP
6 13 (18.57%) jQuery
7 12 (17.14%) CSS3
8 11 (15.71%) Hibernate
8 11 (15.71%) HTML5
9 8 (11.43%) Spring MVC
10 7 (10.00%) JSON
10 7 (10.00%) REST
10 7 (10.00%) Spring Integration
10 7 (10.00%) AngularJS
11 6 (8.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Open Source
2 6 (8.57%) PKI
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.29%) Social Network
3 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.29%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.86%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.43%) Wiki
5 1 (1.43%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) iPad
5 1 (1.43%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.43%) W3C
5 1 (1.43%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.14%) Linux
2 7 (10.00%) Windows
3 6 (8.57%) UNIX
4 1 (1.43%) Solaris
4 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) Scrum
2 20 (28.57%) TDD
3 17 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.00%) MVC
5 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (12.86%) SOA
7 8 (11.43%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.57%) CRM
8 6 (8.57%) ETL
8 6 (8.57%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.14%) Web Development
9 5 (7.14%) Analytics
9 5 (7.14%) Project Management
10 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.71%) OO
10 4 (5.71%) Big Data Analytics
11 3 (4.29%) Multithreading
11 3 (4.29%) Kanban
11 3 (4.29%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (4.29%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (74.29%) Java
2 31 (44.29%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.71%) SQL
4 9 (12.86%) C#
5 6 (8.57%) PL/SQL
5 6 (8.57%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.14%) Scala
6 5 (7.14%) Ruby
7 4 (5.71%) PHP
8 3 (4.29%) PHP5
9 2 (2.86%) Python
10 1 (1.43%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.43%) C++
10 1 (1.43%) C
10 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.43%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) PMP
4 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) CA SiteMinder
1 6 (8.57%) OpenSSO
2 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Oracle
2 6 (8.57%) ATG
2 6 (8.57%) Endeca
2 6 (8.57%) BEA
2 6 (8.57%) Adobe
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.71%) Google
5 3 (4.29%) Zend
5 3 (4.29%) JBoss
6 1 (1.43%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.43%) Elastic Path
6 1 (1.43%) Splunk
6 1 (1.43%) Sybase
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.43%) FatWire
6 1 (1.43%) Teradata
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