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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Lucene
Rank 391 402 396
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Lucene 20 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.084% 0.092% 0.098%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 19
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£438 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -
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
7269 7955 7883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.52% 31.69% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5082 5737 5600
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 51 78
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.73 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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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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 +18 2 £438 -7.89% 4
Lucene
England

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 32 (76.19%) Apache Solr
2 30 (71.43%) Java
3 21 (50.00%) Web Services
4 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
4 19 (45.24%) RESTful
5 16 (38.10%) HTML
6 14 (33.33%) CSS
7 13 (30.95%) SOAP
7 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
7 13 (30.95%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (28.57%) Open Source
8 12 (28.57%) MongoDB
8 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (26.19%) TDD
9 11 (26.19%) J2EE
9 11 (26.19%) Oracle
10 10 (23.81%) Apache
10 10 (23.81%) E-Commerce
10 10 (23.81%) Java EE
10 10 (23.81%) NoSQL
11 9 (21.43%) Endeca
11 9 (21.43%) Scrum
11 9 (21.43%) SOA
11 9 (21.43%) Linux
12 8 (19.05%) XML
12 8 (19.05%) CMS
12 8 (19.05%) Spring
12 8 (19.05%) Maven
13 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
13 7 (16.67%) MVC

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 32 (76.19%) Apache Solr
2 13 (30.95%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (23.81%) Apache
4 8 (19.05%) CMS
5 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
6 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 6 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
6 6 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
6 6 (14.29%) Mule
7 5 (11.90%) Node.js
8 2 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (4.76%) IIS
9 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
9 1 (2.38%) Alfresco
9 1 (2.38%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) WebTrends
1 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Heroku
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Network Security
1 2 (4.76%) AMQP
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 10 (23.81%) NoSQL
4 7 (16.67%) Big Data
5 6 (14.29%) Hadoop
6 5 (11.90%) MySQL
7 3 (7.14%) IDOL
7 3 (7.14%) Redis
8 2 (4.76%) Voldemort
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (2.38%) CouchDB
9 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
9 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.38%) Impala
9 1 (2.38%) Sqoop
9 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.38%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Maven
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) JUnit
3 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.76%) Selenium
3 2 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) NUnit
4 1 (2.38%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.38%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.38%) Mockito
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Automotive
2 2 (4.76%) Advertising
2 2 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (73.81%) Developer
2 20 (47.62%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Scala Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.38%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Java Web Developer
7 1 (2.38%) GUI Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Development Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) Web Services
2 19 (45.24%) RESTful
3 16 (38.10%) HTML
4 14 (33.33%) CSS
5 13 (30.95%) SOAP
6 11 (26.19%) J2EE
7 10 (23.81%) Java EE
8 8 (19.05%) Spring
8 8 (19.05%) XML
9 6 (14.29%) XSLT
9 6 (14.29%) JSON
9 6 (14.29%) jQuery
9 6 (14.29%) JPA
10 5 (11.90%) HTML5
10 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
11 4 (9.52%) Backbone.js
11 4 (9.52%) CSS3
11 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
12 3 (7.14%) .NET
12 3 (7.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Open Source
2 6 (14.29%) PKI
3 4 (9.52%) N-Tier
4 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.14%) Social Network
4 3 (7.14%) iPad
4 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.76%) Video on Demand
5 2 (4.76%) Digital Media
5 2 (4.76%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.38%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.38%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) UNIX
3 2 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) TDD
3 10 (23.81%) E-Commerce
4 9 (21.43%) SOA
4 9 (21.43%) Scrum
5 7 (16.67%) MVC
6 6 (14.29%) ETL
6 6 (14.29%) CRM
6 6 (14.29%) BDD
7 5 (11.90%) Web Development
7 5 (11.90%) Project Management
8 4 (9.52%) Kanban
8 4 (9.52%) Analytics
9 3 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (7.14%) Complex Event Processing
10 2 (4.76%) User Stories
10 2 (4.76%) Image Processing
10 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (71.43%) Java
2 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
3 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 6 (14.29%) Ruby
4 5 (11.90%) C#
5 4 (9.52%) SQL
5 4 (9.52%) Scala
6 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.76%) C
7 2 (4.76%) C++
8 1 (2.38%) PHP
8 1 (2.38%) Python
8 1 (2.38%) XQuery
8 1 (2.38%) PHP5
8 1 (2.38%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) CA SiteMinder
1 6 (14.29%) OpenSSO
2 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle
2 9 (21.43%) Endeca
3 6 (14.29%) Adobe
3 6 (14.29%) BEA
3 6 (14.29%) ATG
4 3 (7.14%) Google
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.38%) Sybase
6 1 (2.38%) JBoss
6 1 (2.38%) Zend
6 1 (2.38%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.38%) FatWire
6 1 (2.38%) Teradata
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