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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Lucene
Rank 527 490 480
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -10
Contract jobs citing Lucene 30 49 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.11% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.41% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 24
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£425 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £355 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
12683 12009 11563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.31% 27.30% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8620 7684 7424
Average daily rate £398 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 249 314
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £14.08 £19.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 January 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 30 January 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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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 -25 23 £440 +6.66% 12
South West - 4 £470 - 3
North West -13 2 £316 -15.66% 2
South East -3 1 £325 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
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Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 46 (59.74%) Java
1 46 (59.74%) Apache Solr
2 39 (50.65%) Elasticsearch
3 35 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (36.36%) TDD
4 28 (36.36%) HTML
5 26 (33.77%) Computer Science
5 26 (33.77%) NoSQL
6 24 (31.17%) JavaScript
7 22 (28.57%) C#
7 22 (28.57%) CSS
7 22 (28.57%) MVC
8 21 (27.27%) Web Services
8 21 (27.27%) XML
8 21 (27.27%) jQuery
9 20 (25.97%) RESTful
10 19 (24.68%) Open Source
10 19 (24.68%) SOA
11 18 (23.38%) UNIX
11 18 (23.38%) SQL
11 18 (23.38%) .NET
11 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
11 18 (23.38%) AngularJS
12 17 (22.08%) Spring
13 16 (20.78%) Apache
13 16 (20.78%) Degree
14 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
14 15 (19.48%) Scrum
15 14 (18.18%) MongoDB
16 13 (16.88%) Git (software)

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 46 (59.74%) Apache Solr
2 39 (50.65%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (20.78%) Apache
4 13 (16.88%) CMS
4 13 (16.88%) Tomcat
5 12 (15.58%) SharePoint
5 12 (15.58%) Node.js
6 8 (10.39%) Apache Spark
7 7 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (7.79%) Mule
9 5 (6.49%) Orchard CMS
9 5 (6.49%) Adobe CQ
9 5 (6.49%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (3.90%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (3.90%) Escenic
10 3 (3.90%) OpenStack
10 3 (3.90%) nginx
11 2 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (2.60%) IIS
11 2 (2.60%) Alfresco
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) GitHub
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.90%) SaaS
3 3 (3.90%) PaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.30%) Heroku
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) HTTP
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.77%) NoSQL
2 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
3 14 (18.18%) MongoDB
4 11 (14.29%) Big Data
5 10 (12.99%) Hadoop
5 10 (12.99%) MarkLogic
6 6 (7.79%) MySQL
6 6 (7.79%) RavenDB
6 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
7 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (5.19%) RDBMS
8 4 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (5.19%) Redis
9 3 (3.90%) Impala
9 3 (3.90%) Apache Hive
9 3 (3.90%) Couchbase
9 3 (3.90%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.69%) Maven
3 6 (7.79%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.79%) MSBuild
4 5 (6.49%) JIRA
4 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.90%) Selenium
5 3 (3.90%) NUnit
5 3 (3.90%) JUnit
6 2 (2.60%) Mockito
6 2 (2.60%) Hamcrest
6 2 (2.60%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.60%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.30%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.30%) Subversion
7 1 (1.30%) Ant
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Banking
2 3 (3.90%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Legal
3 1 (1.30%) Advertising
3 1 (1.30%) Publishing
3 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (83.12%) Developer
2 22 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 18 (23.38%) .NET Developer
4 12 (15.58%) Web Developer
5 9 (11.69%) C# Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Architect
7 5 (6.49%) UI Programmer
7 5 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Scala Developer
7 5 (6.49%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (6.49%) UI Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (6.49%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.60%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (36.36%) HTML
2 22 (28.57%) CSS
3 21 (27.27%) Web Services
3 21 (27.27%) XML
3 21 (27.27%) jQuery
4 20 (25.97%) RESTful
5 18 (23.38%) .NET
5 18 (23.38%) AngularJS
6 17 (22.08%) Spring
7 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
8 13 (16.88%) Hibernate
8 13 (16.88%) Ajax
9 12 (15.58%) JSON
10 11 (14.29%) HTML5
10 11 (14.29%) Apache Camel
11 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (11.69%) WCF
13 8 (10.39%) REST
13 8 (10.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (10.39%) Lucene.Net
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.77%) Computer Science
2 19 (24.68%) Open Source
3 7 (9.09%) Data Structures
4 6 (7.79%) Reference Data
4 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (6.49%) NHS
6 4 (5.19%) PKI
6 4 (5.19%) User Experience
7 3 (3.90%) iPad
7 3 (3.90%) Biology
8 2 (2.60%) Replication
8 2 (2.60%) RIA
8 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.60%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.30%) Video on Demand
9 1 (1.30%) Social Network
9 1 (1.30%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.38%) UNIX
2 11 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (3.90%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (36.36%) TDD
3 22 (28.57%) MVC
4 19 (24.68%) SOA
5 15 (19.48%) Scrum
6 13 (16.88%) Mentoring
7 12 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (15.58%) BDD
8 11 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 9 (11.69%) Analytics
9 9 (11.69%) E-Commerce
10 8 (10.39%) Data Modelling
11 7 (9.09%) Web Development
11 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
12 6 (7.79%) OO
13 5 (6.49%) Data Cleansing
13 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
13 5 (6.49%) Workflow
13 5 (6.49%) ITIL
14 4 (5.19%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 46 (59.74%) Java
2 24 (31.17%) JavaScript
3 22 (28.57%) C#
4 18 (23.38%) SQL
5 10 (12.99%) Scala
6 7 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.79%) Python
7 6 (7.79%) Ruby
7 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.49%) TypeScript
8 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.49%) Perl
9 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.60%) PHP
11 1 (1.30%) JPQL
11 1 (1.30%) HQL
11 1 (1.30%) XPath
11 1 (1.30%) Groovy
11 1 (1.30%) XQuery
11 1 (1.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) Puppet
2 4 (5.19%) CA SiteMinder
2 4 (5.19%) OpenSSO
3 3 (3.90%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Endeca
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.49%) Google
3 5 (6.49%) ATG
3 5 (6.49%) Adobe
3 5 (6.49%) BEA
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle
3 5 (6.49%) Sybase
4 3 (3.90%) Splunk
5 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.60%) Sun
5 2 (2.60%) IBM
5 2 (2.60%) Percona
6 1 (1.30%) Platfora
6 1 (1.30%) Palantir
6 1 (1.30%) Datameer
6 1 (1.30%) Hadapt
6 1 (1.30%) MapR
6 1 (1.30%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.30%) Cloudera
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