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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Lucene
Rank 544 508 474
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -34
Contract jobs citing Lucene 29 58 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.12% 0.100%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.44% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 42 36
Average daily rate
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£550 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £352 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
13347 13265 11471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.80% 27.31% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8801 8598 7381
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 208 309
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.89 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £52.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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 -18 25 £550 +10.00% 15
South East -31 3 £338 -36.32% 9
South West - 1 £605 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
Lucene
UK

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 50 (80.65%) Java
2 38 (61.29%) Apache Solr
3 32 (51.61%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (35.48%) TDD
5 22 (35.48%) HTML
5 22 (35.48%) NoSQL
6 21 (33.87%) RESTful
6 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
7 18 (29.03%) Web Services
7 18 (29.03%) UNIX
7 18 (29.03%) Apache
8 17 (27.42%) Spring
9 15 (24.19%) SOA
9 15 (24.19%) Scala
10 14 (22.58%) Linux
10 14 (22.58%) CSS
11 13 (20.97%) Tomcat
11 13 (20.97%) Hibernate
11 13 (20.97%) CMS
11 13 (20.97%) MVC
11 13 (20.97%) Hadoop
11 13 (20.97%) Git (software)
12 12 (19.35%) Mentoring
12 12 (19.35%) Finance
13 11 (17.74%) Scrum
13 11 (17.74%) Computer Science
13 11 (17.74%) jQuery
13 11 (17.74%) MongoDB
14 10 (16.13%) Open Source

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 38 (61.29%) Apache Solr
2 32 (51.61%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (29.03%) Apache
4 13 (20.97%) Tomcat
4 13 (20.97%) CMS
5 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
5 8 (12.90%) Apache Spark
6 7 (11.29%) WebSphere
6 7 (11.29%) Node.js
7 6 (9.68%) Adobe CQ
7 6 (9.68%) Mule
8 5 (8.06%) Orchard CMS
8 5 (8.06%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (4.84%) OpenStack
9 3 (4.84%) nginx
9 3 (4.84%) Escenic
9 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (3.23%) Alfresco
10 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) SaaS
2 3 (4.84%) PaaS
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) GitHub
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) HTTP
2 2 (3.23%) SNA
3 1 (1.61%) SAN
3 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (35.48%) NoSQL
2 13 (20.97%) Hadoop
3 11 (17.74%) MongoDB
4 7 (11.29%) MySQL
4 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
4 7 (11.29%) Big Data
4 7 (11.29%) MarkLogic
5 6 (9.68%) RavenDB
6 5 (8.06%) Redis
6 5 (8.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
7 4 (6.45%) RDBMS
8 3 (4.84%) CouchDB
8 3 (4.84%) Apache Hive
8 3 (4.84%) Impala
8 3 (4.84%) DataStax
9 2 (3.23%) Sqoop
9 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.13%) Maven
3 5 (8.06%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.45%) JUnit
5 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.23%) Subversion
6 2 (3.23%) JIRA
6 2 (3.23%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.61%) Ant
7 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.61%) Xcode
7 1 (1.61%) YourKit
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Publishing
5 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 44 (70.97%) Developer
2 30 (48.39%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Architect
4 8 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 7 (11.29%) .NET Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Technical Architect
7 5 (8.06%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Scala Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Data Architect
10 2 (3.23%) C# Developer
10 2 (3.23%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Database Architect
10 2 (3.23%) Hadoop Developer
10 2 (3.23%) .NET Software Developer
11 1 (1.61%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (35.48%) HTML
2 21 (33.87%) RESTful
3 18 (29.03%) Web Services
4 17 (27.42%) Spring
5 14 (22.58%) CSS
6 13 (20.97%) Hibernate
7 11 (17.74%) jQuery
8 10 (16.13%) XML
8 10 (16.13%) J2EE
9 9 (14.52%) .NET
9 9 (14.52%) HTML5
9 9 (14.52%) Ajax
10 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET
10 7 (11.29%) AngularJS
11 6 (9.68%) XHTML
11 6 (9.68%) SOAP
12 5 (8.06%) SAML
12 5 (8.06%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (8.06%) Java EE
12 5 (8.06%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Computer Science
2 10 (16.13%) Open Source
3 5 (8.06%) NHS
4 4 (6.45%) PKI
5 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.84%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.84%) Social Network
6 2 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.23%) Replication
6 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.23%) User Experience
6 2 (3.23%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.61%) W3C
7 1 (1.61%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.61%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) UNIX
2 14 (22.58%) Linux
3 3 (4.84%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (35.48%) TDD
3 15 (24.19%) SOA
4 13 (20.97%) MVC
5 12 (19.35%) Mentoring
6 11 (17.74%) Scrum
7 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (11.29%) Data Cleansing
9 6 (9.68%) BDD
9 6 (9.68%) OO
10 5 (8.06%) ITIL
10 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
10 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
10 5 (8.06%) Data Modelling
10 5 (8.06%) Workflow
10 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
11 4 (6.45%) ETL
11 4 (6.45%) Analytics
11 4 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (80.65%) Java
2 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
3 15 (24.19%) Scala
4 10 (16.13%) SQL
5 9 (14.52%) C#
6 6 (9.68%) Shell Script
7 5 (8.06%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.06%) Python
7 5 (8.06%) Perl
7 5 (8.06%) Ruby
8 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.23%) PHP
9 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.23%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.61%) XPath
10 1 (1.61%) Groovy
10 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.61%) XQuery
10 1 (1.61%) JPQL
10 1 (1.61%) HQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) CA Single Sign-On
1 4 (6.45%) OpenSSO
1 4 (6.45%) Puppet
2 2 (3.23%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Adobe
3 5 (8.06%) IBM
3 5 (8.06%) ATG
3 5 (8.06%) Endeca
3 5 (8.06%) BEA
4 3 (4.84%) Sun
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.23%) Percona
5 2 (3.23%) Palantir
6 1 (1.61%) Datameer
6 1 (1.61%) Hadapt
6 1 (1.61%) MapR
6 1 (1.61%) Platfora
6 1 (1.61%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.61%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.61%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.61%) Google
6 1 (1.61%) Sencha
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