The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Lucene
Rank 545 538 528
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing Lucene 33 31 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.064% 0.087%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.22% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 31
Average daily rate
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£370 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.10% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £350 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
14224 14154 14704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.22% 29.35% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9353 9292 8924
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 247 347
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £17.69 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 24 £419 -11.84% 15
Yorkshire - 3 £290 -
East of England - 3 - - 1
South East +5 1 - - 4
South West - - - - 2
North West - - - -
Lucene
UK

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 35 (62.50%) Apache Solr
2 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (53.57%) Java
4 28 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (37.50%) HTML
6 20 (35.71%) CSS
7 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
7 19 (33.93%) Open Source
8 18 (32.14%) RESTful
8 18 (32.14%) C#
8 18 (32.14%) Web Services
8 18 (32.14%) MVC
9 15 (26.79%) Scrum
9 15 (26.79%) .NET
10 14 (25.00%) TDD
10 14 (25.00%) jQuery
10 14 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
11 13 (23.21%) Spring
11 13 (23.21%) XML
11 13 (23.21%) Linux
12 12 (21.43%) Oracle
13 11 (19.64%) SQL
13 11 (19.64%) Tomcat
13 11 (19.64%) Maven
13 11 (19.64%) MongoDB
13 11 (19.64%) WCF
14 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
14 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
15 9 (16.07%) SOAP
15 9 (16.07%) MySQL

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 35 (62.50%) Apache Solr
2 14 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (19.64%) Tomcat
4 9 (16.07%) Apache
5 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 6 (10.71%) Node.js
7 5 (8.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (7.14%) CMS
9 3 (5.36%) IIS
10 2 (3.57%) Mule
10 2 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (3.57%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (1.79%) Documentum
11 1 (1.79%) Drupal
11 1 (1.79%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.14%) GitHub
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.57%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) HTTP
2 2 (3.57%) AMQP
2 2 (3.57%) Network Security
3 1 (1.79%) SAN
3 1 (1.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.64%) MongoDB
3 9 (16.07%) MySQL
4 8 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 7 (12.50%) Big Data
6 6 (10.71%) Hadoop
7 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (5.36%) IDOL
8 3 (5.36%) Redis
8 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.57%) Voldemort
9 2 (3.57%) Couchbase
9 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.79%) MarkLogic
10 1 (1.79%) Sqoop
10 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Maven
2 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.93%) MSBuild
3 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.93%) Selenium
3 5 (8.93%) Mockito
4 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.36%) Mercurial
4 3 (5.36%) WebDriver
4 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (3.57%) Hamcrest
5 2 (3.57%) JIRA
5 2 (3.57%) NUnit
5 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.57%) JUnit
6 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.79%) Subversion
6 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Advertising
2 2 (3.57%) Publishing
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (83.93%) Developer
2 20 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 11 (19.64%) .NET Developer
4 9 (16.07%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.36%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.79%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) HTML
2 20 (35.71%) CSS
3 18 (32.14%) RESTful
3 18 (32.14%) Web Services
4 15 (26.79%) .NET
5 14 (25.00%) jQuery
6 13 (23.21%) Spring
6 13 (23.21%) XML
7 11 (19.64%) WCF
8 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
9 9 (16.07%) SOAP
9 9 (16.07%) Java EE
9 9 (16.07%) Lucene.Net
9 9 (16.07%) AngularJS
10 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (14.29%) JSON
10 8 (14.29%) J2EE
11 7 (12.50%) Hibernate
11 7 (12.50%) REST
12 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Open Source
2 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.14%) iPad
4 4 (7.14%) N-Tier
5 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.36%) Biology
5 3 (5.36%) Social Network
6 2 (3.57%) Video on Demand
6 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.57%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.57%) PKI
6 2 (3.57%) Streaming Video
6 2 (3.57%) User Experience
7 1 (1.79%) W3C
7 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.79%) RIA
7 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.79%) Wiki
7 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) UNIX
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) Solaris
4 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.14%) MVC
3 15 (26.79%) Scrum
4 14 (25.00%) TDD
5 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
6 8 (14.29%) BDD
7 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.71%) Web Development
9 5 (8.93%) OO
9 5 (8.93%) Project Management
9 5 (8.93%) SOA
9 5 (8.93%) Kanban
10 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.14%) Analytics
11 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
11 3 (5.36%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (5.36%) OOD
11 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
11 3 (5.36%) Bioinformatics
11 3 (5.36%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (53.57%) Java
2 28 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (32.14%) C#
4 11 (19.64%) SQL
5 7 (12.50%) Scala
6 6 (10.71%) PL/SQL
6 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.93%) Ruby
7 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
8 4 (7.14%) Python
9 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.57%) TypeScript
10 2 (3.57%) C++
10 2 (3.57%) C
11 1 (1.79%) PHP
11 1 (1.79%) XQuery
11 1 (1.79%) PHP5
11 1 (1.79%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Puppet
2 2 (3.57%) OpenSSO
2 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.57%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.93%) Endeca
4 3 (5.36%) JBoss
4 3 (5.36%) Google
5 2 (3.57%) Splunk
5 2 (3.57%) ATG
5 2 (3.57%) Adobe
5 2 (3.57%) BEA
6 1 (1.79%) Sybase
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.79%) FatWire
6 1 (1.79%) Teradata
6 1 (1.79%) Elastic Path
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