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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Lucene
England / London
Rank 355 391 389
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -2
Contract jobs citing Lucene 40 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.10% 0.094%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 12
Median daily rate £425 £465 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% +8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £640 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
+37.14% +34.61%
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
6621 6742 6410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.79% 31.52% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4973 4988 4752
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 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 22
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +76.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £23.75 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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
City of London +10 3 £450 -29.41%
Canary Wharf 0 1 £575 -11.53%
Lucene
England

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 61 (96.83%) Apache Solr
2 36 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 36 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (55.56%) SQL
3 35 (55.56%) Web Services
4 33 (52.38%) RESTful
5 32 (50.79%) Apache
6 31 (49.21%) Java
6 31 (49.21%) SOAP
7 30 (47.62%) CSS
7 30 (47.62%) HTML
7 30 (47.62%) Adobe
7 30 (47.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 29 (46.03%) XML
9 28 (44.44%) OO
9 28 (44.44%) jQuery
10 27 (42.86%) Ajax
10 27 (42.86%) JSON
11 26 (41.27%) Apache Sling
11 26 (41.27%) Apache Felix
11 26 (41.27%) RabbitMQ
12 25 (39.68%) OSGi
12 25 (39.68%) OOD
13 21 (33.33%) NoSQL
14 20 (31.75%) MongoDB
15 17 (26.98%) Python
15 17 (26.98%) Unix
15 17 (26.98%) Spring
16 14 (22.22%) Data Analysis
16 14 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra

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 61 (96.83%) Apache Solr
2 32 (50.79%) Apache
3 30 (47.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 14 (22.22%) Apache Spark
5 12 (19.05%) Apache Pig
6 10 (15.87%) CMS
6 10 (15.87%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (6.35%) Mule
7 4 (6.35%) Mule ESB
7 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
7 4 (6.35%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (4.76%) Alfresco
9 2 (3.17%) Drupal
9 2 (3.17%) JBoss
9 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.59%) Documentum
10 1 (1.59%) IIS
10 1 (1.59%) Jetty
10 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.94%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 20 (31.75%) MongoDB
3 14 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (20.63%) Big Data
4 13 (20.63%) Hadoop
4 13 (20.63%) MarkLogic
4 13 (20.63%) MySQL
4 13 (20.63%) Riak
5 12 (19.05%) Apache Hive
5 12 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (19.05%) Impala
6 5 (7.94%) Data Mining
6 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
7 4 (6.35%) Endeca
7 4 (6.35%) Redis
7 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
8 3 (4.76%) MariaDB
8 3 (4.76%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.59%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.17%) Subversion
3 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Automotive
4 1 (1.59%) Front Office
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (69.84%) Developer
2 15 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (6.35%) Architect
4 4 (6.35%) Big Data Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Applications Developer
5 3 (4.76%) Data Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Lead Developer
5 3 (4.76%) SOA Architect
5 3 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Data Modeller
6 2 (3.17%) Data Scientist
6 2 (3.17%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Senior Big Data Developer
7 1 (1.59%) Linux Developer
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (55.56%) Web Services
2 33 (52.38%) RESTful
3 31 (49.21%) SOAP
4 30 (47.62%) CSS
4 30 (47.62%) HTML
5 29 (46.03%) XML
6 28 (44.44%) jQuery
7 27 (42.86%) Ajax
7 27 (42.86%) JSON
8 26 (41.27%) Apache Felix
8 26 (41.27%) Apache Sling
8 26 (41.27%) RabbitMQ
9 25 (39.68%) OSGi
10 17 (26.98%) Spring
11 12 (19.05%) Kafka
12 11 (17.46%) Hibernate
13 9 (14.29%) JMS
14 5 (7.94%) Natural Language Processing
14 5 (7.94%) Node.js
14 5 (7.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) PKI
3 3 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.76%) iPad
3 3 (4.76%) Replication
3 3 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Unix
2 13 (20.63%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Android
3 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.76%) CentOS
3 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (44.44%) OO
3 25 (39.68%) OOD
4 14 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 12 (19.05%) MapReduce
5 12 (19.05%) Open Source
5 12 (19.05%) Statistical Modelling
6 10 (15.87%) ETL
7 9 (14.29%) TDD
8 6 (9.52%) CRM
9 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.35%) B2C
10 4 (6.35%) BDD
10 4 (6.35%) Scrum
10 4 (6.35%) SOA
11 3 (4.76%) Data Visualisation
11 3 (4.76%) Loose Coupling
11 3 (4.76%) Machine Learning
11 3 (4.76%) Separation of Concerns
Programming Languages
1 36 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 35 (55.56%) SQL
3 31 (49.21%) Java
4 17 (26.98%) Python
5 13 (20.63%) Bash Shell
5 13 (20.63%) Perl
6 12 (19.05%) R
7 7 (11.11%) Scala
8 4 (6.35%) C#
9 3 (4.76%) PHP
10 1 (1.59%) Go
10 1 (1.59%) Ruby
10 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) GlusterFS
1 2 (3.17%) Varnish
2 1 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (19.05%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (6.35%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (6.35%) OpenSSO
3 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.17%) Piwik
4 1 (1.59%) Ansible
4 1 (1.59%) Kibana
4 1 (1.59%) logstash
4 1 (1.59%) Packer
4 1 (1.59%) Puppet
4 1 (1.59%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (47.62%) Adobe
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) Apigee
3 4 (6.35%) ATG
3 4 (6.35%) BEA
4 1 (1.59%) EMC
4 1 (1.59%) FatWire
4 1 (1.59%) Google
4 1 (1.59%) Sun