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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Lucene
Rank 550 535 527
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing Lucene 36 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.042% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 22
Average daily rate
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£463 £400 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £289 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £504 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+83.18% -21.42%
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
14076 13491 12666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.78% 28.17% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9611 8873 8150
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 195 315
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +3 30 £463 +15.62% 16
South East -11 5 £408 - 4
South West - 1 - - 1
Lucene
UK

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 59 (89.39%) Java
2 41 (62.12%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (50.00%) Apache Solr
4 30 (45.45%) Spring
5 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
6 26 (39.39%) Apache
7 22 (33.33%) TDD
7 22 (33.33%) Hibernate
8 21 (31.82%) Hadoop
9 20 (30.30%) HTML
10 18 (27.27%) Tomcat
10 18 (27.27%) Big Data
11 17 (25.76%) NoSQL
11 17 (25.76%) Finance
11 17 (25.76%) Maven
12 16 (24.24%) Linux
13 15 (22.73%) Web Services
14 14 (21.21%) Oracle
14 14 (21.21%) J2EE
14 14 (21.21%) Scrum
14 14 (21.21%) Git (software)
14 14 (21.21%) RESTful
14 14 (21.21%) Scala
15 13 (19.70%) AngularJS
15 13 (19.70%) JUnit
15 13 (19.70%) CSS
16 12 (18.18%) SQL
16 12 (18.18%) MongoDB
17 11 (16.67%) BDD

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 41 (62.12%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (50.00%) Apache Solr
3 26 (39.39%) Apache
4 18 (27.27%) Tomcat
5 8 (12.12%) WebSphere
5 8 (12.12%) Apache Spark
6 7 (10.61%) Node.js
7 3 (4.55%) CMS
7 3 (4.55%) nginx
8 2 (3.03%) Mule
8 2 (3.03%) Jetty
8 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (3.03%) SAS
8 2 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (1.52%) Apache Pig
9 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.52%) Escenic
9 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.55%) GitHub
3 2 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.52%) SaaS
4 1 (1.52%) PaaS
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) SNA
3 1 (1.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.82%) Hadoop
2 18 (27.27%) Big Data
3 17 (25.76%) NoSQL
4 12 (18.18%) MongoDB
5 9 (13.64%) MarkLogic
5 9 (13.64%) Triplestore
6 8 (12.12%) MySQL
6 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
7 7 (10.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (9.09%) Redis
9 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
10 4 (6.06%) RDBMS
11 3 (4.55%) CouchDB
11 3 (4.55%) Apache Hive
11 3 (4.55%) Sqoop
11 3 (4.55%) Jackrabbit
12 2 (3.03%) Impala
12 2 (3.03%) DataStax
12 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
12 2 (3.03%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 17 (25.76%) Maven
2 14 (21.21%) Git (software)
3 13 (19.70%) JUnit
4 10 (15.15%) Jenkins
5 6 (9.09%) Subversion
6 5 (7.58%) Mockito
7 4 (6.06%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.03%) Hudson
8 2 (3.03%) JIRA
8 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.03%) Xcode
9 1 (1.52%) NUnit
9 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.52%) Ant
9 1 (1.52%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.52%) Gradle
9 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.52%) YourKit
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Publishing
3 4 (6.06%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.03%) Back Office
5 1 (1.52%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 45 (68.18%) Developer
2 35 (53.03%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Architect
6 4 (6.06%) Scala Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Data Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.03%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Hadoop Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (45.45%) Spring
2 22 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 20 (30.30%) HTML
4 15 (22.73%) Web Services
5 14 (21.21%) J2EE
5 14 (21.21%) RESTful
6 13 (19.70%) AngularJS
6 13 (19.70%) CSS
7 10 (15.15%) Java EE
7 10 (15.15%) HTML5
8 9 (13.64%) JPA
9 8 (12.12%) jQuery
9 8 (12.12%) .NET
9 8 (12.12%) XSLT
10 7 (10.61%) XML
10 7 (10.61%) Spring MVC
10 7 (10.61%) Backbone.js
11 6 (9.09%) CSS3
11 6 (9.09%) Spring Web Flow
11 6 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Semantic Web
2 5 (7.58%) Social Network
3 4 (6.06%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.03%) Blog
5 2 (3.03%) W3C
5 2 (3.03%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.52%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.52%) Replication
6 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Linux
2 10 (15.15%) UNIX
3 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.52%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.33%) TDD
3 14 (21.21%) Scrum
4 11 (16.67%) BDD
5 10 (15.15%) MVC
6 9 (13.64%) Open Source
6 9 (13.64%) SDLC
7 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
7 8 (12.12%) RDF
7 8 (12.12%) OO
8 7 (10.61%) Data Cleansing
8 7 (10.61%) DevOps
9 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (6.06%) Multithreading
11 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
11 4 (6.06%) Web Development
11 4 (6.06%) Mobile Application Development
12 3 (4.55%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 59 (89.39%) Java
2 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 14 (21.21%) Scala
4 12 (18.18%) SQL
5 6 (9.09%) Python
5 6 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 5 (7.58%) XQuery
6 5 (7.58%) C#
6 5 (7.58%) XPath
7 4 (6.06%) Groovy
7 4 (6.06%) SPARQL
8 2 (3.03%) Spark SQL
8 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.52%) Ruby
9 1 (1.52%) Clojure
9 1 (1.52%) JPQL
9 1 (1.52%) HQL
9 1 (1.52%) Go
9 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.03%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Apache Flume
2 2 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.55%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.52%) Puppet
3 1 (1.52%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Oracle
2 6 (9.09%) IBM
3 4 (6.06%) Sun
4 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.03%) Sencha
4 2 (3.03%) Palantir
4 2 (3.03%) AppDynamics
4 2 (3.03%) MuleSoft
4 2 (3.03%) Adobe
5 1 (1.52%) Splunk
5 1 (1.52%) Percona
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.52%) Google
5 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Posted: 18 hours ago
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