The table below looks at the statistics for Lucene skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 380 389 395
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing Lucene 26 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.072% 0.087%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 18
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£425 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £380 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £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 - - -
Lucene
England

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
7353 7318 7703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.24% 31.03% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5349 5212 5550
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 45 75
Average hourly rate £27.66 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.53% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.50 £53.00 £57.50
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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lucene across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lucene within the London 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
City of London -7 3 £339 -20.29% 1
Hammersmith - 1 £368 -
Lucene
England

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 45 (80.36%) Java
2 35 (62.50%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (53.57%) Apache Solr
4 29 (51.79%) Spring
5 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (35.71%) TDD
6 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 19 (33.93%) Apache
7 19 (33.93%) Hibernate
7 19 (33.93%) Big Data
8 15 (26.79%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (26.79%) NoSQL
8 15 (26.79%) Tomcat
9 14 (25.00%) Web Services
9 14 (25.00%) Linux
9 14 (25.00%) Scrum
9 14 (25.00%) Maven
10 13 (23.21%) Finance
10 13 (23.21%) RESTful
10 13 (23.21%) Git (software)
11 12 (21.43%) Hadoop
11 12 (21.43%) AngularJS
11 12 (21.43%) HTML
11 12 (21.43%) JUnit
12 11 (19.64%) J2EE
12 11 (19.64%) Oracle
12 11 (19.64%) Jenkins
12 11 (19.64%) MongoDB
13 10 (17.86%) Triplestore
14 9 (16.07%) BDD

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 35 (62.50%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (53.57%) Apache Solr
3 19 (33.93%) Apache
4 15 (26.79%) Tomcat
5 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
5 4 (7.14%) Node.js
6 3 (5.36%) Apache Spark
6 3 (5.36%) CMS
6 3 (5.36%) Mule
6 3 (5.36%) nginx
7 2 (3.57%) Jetty
8 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.79%) SAS
8 1 (1.79%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.14%) GitHub
3 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) Big Data
2 15 (26.79%) NoSQL
3 12 (21.43%) Hadoop
4 11 (19.64%) MongoDB
5 10 (17.86%) Triplestore
6 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 8 (14.29%) MarkLogic
7 6 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (8.93%) Redis
9 4 (7.14%) MySQL
10 3 (5.36%) Jackrabbit
11 2 (3.57%) CouchDB
11 2 (3.57%) Apache Hive
11 2 (3.57%) Mahout
11 2 (3.57%) HBase
11 2 (3.57%) Sqoop
11 2 (3.57%) DataStax
12 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.79%) Impala
12 1 (1.79%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Maven
2 13 (23.21%) Git (software)
3 12 (21.43%) JUnit
4 11 (19.64%) Jenkins
5 5 (8.93%) Mockito
6 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.14%) Subversion
7 3 (5.36%) Hudson
7 3 (5.36%) JIRA
8 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.57%) NUnit
9 1 (1.79%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.79%) Gradle
9 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Publishing
3 4 (7.14%) Retail
4 3 (5.36%) Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.57%) Back Office
6 1 (1.79%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 36 (64.29%) Developer
2 28 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 4 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Java Technical Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Java Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Java Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Scala Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.79%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (51.79%) Spring
2 19 (33.93%) Hibernate
3 14 (25.00%) Web Services
4 13 (23.21%) RESTful
5 12 (21.43%) HTML
5 12 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 11 (19.64%) J2EE
7 9 (16.07%) Java EE
8 8 (14.29%) JPA
8 8 (14.29%) CSS
8 8 (14.29%) .NET
9 7 (12.50%) JSON
9 7 (12.50%) Backbone.js
10 6 (10.71%) Spring Web Flow
10 6 (10.71%) Guice
10 6 (10.71%) HTML5
11 5 (8.93%) Spring MVC
12 4 (7.14%) WCF
12 4 (7.14%) Xapian
12 4 (7.14%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Semantic Web
2 4 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (7.14%) Social Network
2 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) Blog
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.79%) Statistics
5 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) UNIX
3 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.71%) TDD
3 14 (25.00%) Scrum
4 9 (16.07%) RDF
4 9 (16.07%) OO
4 9 (16.07%) Open Source
4 9 (16.07%) BDD
5 8 (14.29%) DevOps
6 7 (12.50%) SDLC
6 7 (12.50%) Analytics
7 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.71%) MVC
8 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (7.14%) Data Architecture
9 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.14%) Web Development
10 3 (5.36%) Integration Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 45 (80.36%) Java
2 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.29%) Scala
4 6 (10.71%) C#
4 6 (10.71%) SQL
5 5 (8.93%) Python
5 5 (8.93%) SPARQL
6 4 (7.14%) Groovy
7 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.57%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.79%) Spark SQL
9 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.79%) Clojure
9 1 (1.79%) Go
9 1 (1.79%) Ruby
9 1 (1.79%) C++
9 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.57%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Apache Flume
1 2 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.36%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.79%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle
2 4 (7.14%) Sun
2 4 (7.14%) HP
3 3 (5.36%) AppDynamics
3 3 (5.36%) MuleSoft
4 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.79%) Google
5 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.79%) Splunk
5 1 (1.79%) Palantir
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Highly Competitive DOE
Posted: 6 days ago