The first table below looks at the demand for Lucene skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lucene over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Kent region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lucene
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Lucene 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
69 98 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 30.13% 28.32% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 28
Average daily rate £300 £298 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Lucene
South East