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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Lucene
Rank 594 573 575
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs citing Lucene 30 50 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.095% 0.081%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 32
Median daily rate £500 £400 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £549 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £363 £290
% change year-on-year
+37.93% +25.00%
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
15432 15161 14360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.16% 28.80% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10733 10578 9509
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 262 160
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.48 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.40% +8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
South East +19 14 £500 +45.45% 1
London -3 14 £500 +11.11% 12
East of England +5 2 £300 -
Lucene
UK

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 53 (82.81%) Apache Solr
2 50 (78.13%) Java
3 47 (73.44%) JavaScript
4 45 (70.31%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (65.63%) HTML
6 36 (56.25%) Spring
7 32 (50.00%) Linux
8 30 (46.88%) CSS
9 28 (43.75%) Git (software)
10 27 (42.19%) Elasticsearch
10 27 (42.19%) TDD
10 27 (42.19%) Apache
11 25 (39.06%) Web Services
12 22 (34.38%) Scrum
13 21 (32.81%) MongoDB
13 21 (32.81%) NoSQL
13 21 (32.81%) REST
14 20 (31.25%) Gradle
14 20 (31.25%) Maven
14 20 (31.25%) Web Development
14 20 (31.25%) Hibernate
15 19 (29.69%) RESTful
15 19 (29.69%) HTML5
16 18 (28.13%) Open Source
16 18 (28.13%) AngularJS
17 16 (25.00%) MVC
17 16 (25.00%) Subversion
18 15 (23.44%) Tomcat
19 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
19 14 (21.88%) nginx

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 53 (82.81%) Apache Solr
2 27 (42.19%) Apache
2 27 (42.19%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (23.44%) Tomcat
4 14 (21.88%) nginx
5 10 (15.63%) Jetty
6 8 (12.50%) CMS
7 6 (9.38%) Drupal
8 5 (7.81%) Mule
9 3 (4.69%) Alfresco
9 3 (4.69%) Apache Spark
9 3 (4.69%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
11 1 (1.56%) Confluence
11 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.13%) MS Office
1 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (17.19%) GitHub
2 8 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) Intranet
2 2 (3.13%) Extranet
3 1 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.56%) Network Security
3 1 (1.56%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.81%) MongoDB
1 21 (32.81%) NoSQL
2 13 (20.31%) Big Data
3 12 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 10 (15.63%) Neo4j
5 9 (14.06%) MySQL
6 8 (12.50%) Hadoop
7 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
8 3 (4.69%) MariaDB
8 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (3.13%) MarkLogic
10 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.56%) CouchDB
10 1 (1.56%) HBase
10 1 (1.56%) Redis
10 1 (1.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 28 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 20 (31.25%) Gradle
2 20 (31.25%) Maven
3 16 (25.00%) Subversion
4 13 (20.31%) Selenium
5 10 (15.63%) Jenkins
6 6 (9.38%) JIRA
7 5 (7.81%) Hudson
8 4 (6.25%) JUnit
9 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.56%) PHPUnit
10 1 (1.56%) Protractor
10 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (10.94%) Publishing
2 6 (9.38%) Retail
3 5 (7.81%) Finance
4 3 (4.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (65.63%) Developer
2 28 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.06%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Architect
4 8 (12.50%) HTML Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Agile Developer
5 7 (10.94%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Java Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Drupal Developer
6 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce Architect
6 6 (9.38%) Java Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (7.81%) AWS Developer
7 5 (7.81%) AWS Software Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (7.81%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (65.63%) HTML
2 36 (56.25%) Spring
3 30 (46.88%) CSS
4 25 (39.06%) Web Services
5 21 (32.81%) REST
6 20 (31.25%) Hibernate
7 19 (29.69%) HTML5
7 19 (29.69%) RESTful
8 18 (28.13%) AngularJS
9 13 (20.31%) JSON
9 13 (20.31%) Spring MVC
10 12 (18.75%) .NET
11 11 (17.19%) Node.js
11 11 (17.19%) Sass
12 9 (14.06%) Spring Boot
13 7 (10.94%) JPA
13 7 (10.94%) jQuery
14 6 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (7.81%) Middleware
15 5 (7.81%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Blog
2 4 (6.25%) User Experience
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Google Search Appliance
4 2 (3.13%) Semantic Web
4 2 (3.13%) Social Media
5 1 (1.56%) Biology
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (70.31%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.19%) TDD
3 22 (34.38%) Scrum
4 20 (31.25%) Web Development
5 18 (28.13%) Open Source
6 16 (25.00%) MVC
7 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (18.75%) DevOps
9 11 (17.19%) Build Automation
10 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
11 8 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (10.94%) BDD
12 7 (10.94%) Code Coverage
12 7 (10.94%) Content Management
12 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
12 7 (10.94%) OO
12 7 (10.94%) Pair Programming
12 7 (10.94%) SDLC
13 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
13 6 (9.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 50 (78.13%) Java
2 47 (73.44%) JavaScript
3 12 (18.75%) Scala
3 12 (18.75%) SQL
4 11 (17.19%) Python
5 10 (15.63%) Ruby
6 9 (14.06%) C++
7 8 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 6 (9.38%) C#
9 5 (7.81%) Groovy
10 3 (4.69%) PHP
11 2 (3.13%) Go
11 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (18.75%) Docker
2 6 (9.38%) Varnish
3 3 (4.69%) GlusterFS
4 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.81%) Piwik
3 3 (4.69%) Ansible
3 3 (4.69%) Puppet
4 2 (3.13%) Kibana
4 2 (3.13%) logstash
4 2 (3.13%) Packer
4 2 (3.13%) Salt
5 1 (1.56%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.56%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle
2 5 (7.81%) AppDynamics
2 5 (7.81%) MuleSoft
3 3 (4.69%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.13%) Adobe
4 2 (3.13%) Google
4 2 (3.13%) hybris
4 2 (3.13%) Sun
5 1 (1.56%) Endeca
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.56%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.56%) Splunk
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