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 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Lucene
Rank 560 549 530
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -19
Contract jobs citing Lucene 38 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.040% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 20
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£408 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £380 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £574 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 - £335
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
14454 13887 13466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.97% 28.12% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9918 9076 8733
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 202 271
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 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 30 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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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 +9 26 £425 - 12
South East -7 9 £379 - 4
East of England - 2 - -
South West - 1 - - 1
Lucene
UK

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 58 (81.69%) Java
2 39 (54.93%) Elasticsearch
3 38 (53.52%) Apache Solr
4 32 (45.07%) Spring
5 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (40.85%) Apache
7 28 (39.44%) JavaScript
8 24 (33.80%) Big Data
9 22 (30.99%) Hadoop
9 22 (30.99%) Hibernate
10 20 (28.17%) TDD
11 19 (26.76%) HTML
12 17 (23.94%) Tomcat
12 17 (23.94%) Web Services
13 16 (22.54%) Scrum
13 16 (22.54%) NoSQL
14 15 (21.13%) RESTful
14 15 (21.13%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (21.13%) Finance
14 15 (21.13%) Maven
14 15 (21.13%) Linux
14 15 (21.13%) CSS
15 14 (19.72%) Oracle
15 14 (19.72%) Git (software)
16 12 (16.90%) AngularJS
16 12 (16.90%) MongoDB
16 12 (16.90%) J2EE
16 12 (16.90%) JUnit
17 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
17 11 (15.49%) SQL

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 39 (54.93%) Elasticsearch
2 38 (53.52%) Apache Solr
3 29 (40.85%) Apache
4 17 (23.94%) Tomcat
5 8 (11.27%) WebSphere
5 8 (11.27%) Node.js
6 7 (9.86%) Apache Spark
7 4 (5.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Mule
8 3 (4.23%) nginx
8 3 (4.23%) CMS
9 2 (2.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (2.82%) Jetty
10 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
10 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.41%) SAS
10 1 (1.41%) Apache Pig
10 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.63%) GitHub
3 2 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) SNA
2 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.80%) Big Data
2 22 (30.99%) Hadoop
3 16 (22.54%) NoSQL
4 12 (16.90%) MongoDB
5 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
6 10 (14.08%) Triplestore
7 8 (11.27%) MarkLogic
8 7 (9.86%) MySQL
8 7 (9.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (8.45%) Redis
10 3 (4.23%) HBase
10 3 (4.23%) Jackrabbit
11 2 (2.82%) CouchDB
11 2 (2.82%) Apache Hive
11 2 (2.82%) Mahout
11 2 (2.82%) Sqoop
11 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.82%) DataStax
12 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.41%) Impala
Development Applications
1 15 (21.13%) Maven
2 14 (19.72%) Git (software)
3 12 (16.90%) JUnit
4 11 (15.49%) Jenkins
5 8 (11.27%) Subversion
6 5 (7.04%) Mockito
7 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.63%) Xcode
8 3 (4.23%) Hudson
8 3 (4.23%) JIRA
9 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.82%) NUnit
10 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.41%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.41%) Gradle
10 1 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.41%) YourKit
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Publishing
3 4 (5.63%) Retail
4 3 (4.23%) Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.82%) Back Office
6 1 (1.41%) Automotive
6 1 (1.41%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 46 (64.79%) Developer
2 30 (42.25%) Java Developer
3 6 (8.45%) Senior Developer
4 5 (7.04%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (7.04%) Architect
5 4 (5.63%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Data Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Technical Architect
5 4 (5.63%) Team Leader
5 4 (5.63%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (5.63%) Senior Data Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Java Architect
6 3 (4.23%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (2.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (45.07%) Spring
2 22 (30.99%) Hibernate
3 19 (26.76%) HTML
4 17 (23.94%) Web Services
5 15 (21.13%) CSS
5 15 (21.13%) RESTful
6 12 (16.90%) AngularJS
6 12 (16.90%) J2EE
7 11 (15.49%) Java EE
8 10 (14.08%) jQuery
8 10 (14.08%) XML
8 10 (14.08%) HTML5
9 9 (12.68%) .NET
10 8 (11.27%) JPA
10 8 (11.27%) CSS3
10 8 (11.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (9.86%) Backbone.js
11 7 (9.86%) JSON
11 7 (9.86%) XSLT
12 6 (8.45%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Semantic Web
2 4 (5.63%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.63%) Algorithms
2 4 (5.63%) W3C
2 4 (5.63%) Social Network
3 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) Blog
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Life Science
4 2 (2.82%) Biology
5 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.41%) Statistics
5 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.13%) Linux
2 6 (8.45%) UNIX
3 2 (2.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.17%) TDD
3 16 (22.54%) Scrum
4 9 (12.68%) RDF
4 9 (12.68%) OO
4 9 (12.68%) Open Source
4 9 (12.68%) BDD
5 8 (11.27%) DevOps
5 8 (11.27%) MVC
6 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
6 7 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.86%) SDLC
6 7 (9.86%) Analytics
7 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.63%) Multithreading
8 4 (5.63%) Data Architecture
8 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.63%) Web Development
8 4 (5.63%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (81.69%) Java
2 28 (39.44%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.49%) SQL
4 9 (12.68%) Scala
5 6 (8.45%) Python
5 6 (8.45%) C#
6 5 (7.04%) SPARQL
7 4 (5.63%) XQuery
7 4 (5.63%) Objective-C
7 4 (5.63%) XPath
7 4 (5.63%) Groovy
8 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.82%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.41%) Spark SQL
10 1 (1.41%) Clojure
10 1 (1.41%) Go
10 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.41%) Ruby
10 1 (1.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) Degree
1 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.82%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Apache Flume
1 2 (2.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.23%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.41%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Oracle
2 6 (8.45%) IBM
3 4 (5.63%) Sencha
3 4 (5.63%) Adobe
3 4 (5.63%) Sun
3 4 (5.63%) HP
4 3 (4.23%) AppDynamics
4 3 (4.23%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.82%) Terracotta
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.41%) Splunk
6 1 (1.41%) Palantir
6 1 (1.41%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.41%) Google
6 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
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