The table below looks at the statistics for Lucene skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lucene over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Lucene
England / London
Rank 354 389 398
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +9
Contract jobs citing Lucene 54 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 0.39% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 18
Median daily rate £450 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £638 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £450 £333
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +35.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6623 6742 6379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.63% 32.19% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4970 5034 4789
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 32
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.91% +27.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

Lucene
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Lucene as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Lucene Jobs Demand Trend in London

Lucene
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lucene across the London region.

Lucene Daily Rate Trend in London

Lucene
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lucene across the London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Lucene Daily Rate Histogram in London

Lucene
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lucene across the London region.

Lucene Hourly Rate Trend in London

Lucene
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lucene within the London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canary Wharf +2 4 £575 -11.53%
City of London -3 3 £450 -29.41% 3
Lucene
England

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Lucene also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Lucene.

1 62 (95.38%) Apache Solr
2 39 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 39 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (56.92%) Web Services
4 36 (55.38%) SQL
5 35 (53.85%) RESTful
6 33 (50.77%) Java
7 32 (49.23%) Apache
8 31 (47.69%) CSS
8 31 (47.69%) SOAP
8 31 (47.69%) HTML
9 30 (46.15%) Adobe
9 30 (46.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 29 (44.62%) XML
10 29 (44.62%) OO
11 28 (43.08%) jQuery
12 27 (41.54%) JSON
12 27 (41.54%) Ajax
13 26 (40.00%) Apache Sling
13 26 (40.00%) Apache Felix
13 26 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
14 25 (38.46%) OSGi
14 25 (38.46%) OOD
15 22 (33.85%) NoSQL
16 20 (30.77%) MongoDB
17 19 (29.23%) Spring
18 16 (24.62%) Python
18 16 (24.62%) Unix
19 14 (21.54%) Linux
20 13 (20.00%) MySQL

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 62 (95.38%) Apache Solr
2 32 (49.23%) Apache
3 30 (46.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 13 (20.00%) Apache Spark
5 11 (16.92%) Apache Pig
5 11 (16.92%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (15.38%) CMS
7 4 (6.15%) Mule
7 4 (6.15%) Mule ESB
7 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
7 4 (6.15%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (4.62%) Alfresco
8 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
9 2 (3.08%) Drupal
9 2 (3.08%) JBoss
10 1 (1.54%) Documentum
10 1 (1.54%) Jetty
10 1 (1.54%) nginx
10 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.23%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.85%) NoSQL
2 20 (30.77%) MongoDB
3 13 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (20.00%) Big Data
3 13 (20.00%) MySQL
4 12 (18.46%) Hadoop
4 12 (18.46%) MarkLogic
4 12 (18.46%) Riak
5 11 (16.92%) Apache Hive
5 11 (16.92%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (16.92%) Impala
6 5 (7.69%) Data Mining
6 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 4 (6.15%) Endeca
7 4 (6.15%) Redis
7 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
8 3 (4.62%) MariaDB
8 3 (4.62%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.54%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.62%) Subversion
3 2 (3.08%) Gradle
3 2 (3.08%) Selenium
4 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.54%) Maven
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Automotive
4 1 (1.54%) Front Office
4 1 (1.54%) Legal
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (69.23%) Developer
2 16 (24.62%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Senior Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Big Data Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Data Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Lead Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Big Data Developer
6 3 (4.62%) SOA Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Data Modeller
7 2 (3.08%) Data Scientist
7 2 (3.08%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (1.54%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.54%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (56.92%) Web Services
2 35 (53.85%) RESTful
3 31 (47.69%) CSS
3 31 (47.69%) HTML
3 31 (47.69%) SOAP
4 29 (44.62%) XML
5 28 (43.08%) jQuery
6 27 (41.54%) Ajax
6 27 (41.54%) JSON
7 26 (40.00%) Apache Felix
7 26 (40.00%) Apache Sling
7 26 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
8 25 (38.46%) OSGi
9 19 (29.23%) Spring
10 11 (16.92%) Hibernate
10 11 (16.92%) Kafka
11 8 (12.31%) JMS
12 6 (9.23%) Node.js
12 6 (9.23%) REST
13 5 (7.69%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) PKI
3 3 (4.62%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.62%) iPad
3 3 (4.62%) Replication
3 3 (4.62%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Unix
2 14 (21.54%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) Android
3 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.62%) CentOS
3 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (44.62%) OO
3 25 (38.46%) OOD
4 13 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 12 (18.46%) TDD
6 11 (16.92%) MapReduce
6 11 (16.92%) Open Source
6 11 (16.92%) Statistical Modelling
7 10 (15.38%) ETL
8 6 (9.23%) CRM
8 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.69%) BDD
9 5 (7.69%) Scrum
9 5 (7.69%) SOA
9 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.15%) B2C
10 4 (6.15%) MVC
11 3 (4.62%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 3 (4.62%) Loose Coupling
11 3 (4.62%) Separation of Concerns
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 36 (55.38%) SQL
3 33 (50.77%) Java
4 16 (24.62%) Python
5 12 (18.46%) Bash Shell
5 12 (18.46%) Perl
6 11 (16.92%) R
7 9 (13.85%) Scala
8 4 (6.15%) C#
9 3 (4.62%) PHP
10 1 (1.54%) C++
10 1 (1.54%) Go
10 1 (1.54%) Ruby
10 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Docker
1 2 (3.08%) GlusterFS
1 2 (3.08%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (6.15%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (6.15%) OpenSSO
3 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.08%) Piwik
4 1 (1.54%) Ansible
4 1 (1.54%) Kibana
4 1 (1.54%) logstash
4 1 (1.54%) Packer
4 1 (1.54%) Puppet
4 1 (1.54%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (46.15%) Adobe
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle
3 4 (6.15%) Apigee
3 4 (6.15%) ATG
3 4 (6.15%) BEA
4 1 (1.54%) EMC
4 1 (1.54%) FatWire
4 1 (1.54%) Google
4 1 (1.54%) Sun