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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Lucene
Rank 378 397 393
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs citing Lucene 30 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.065% 0.090%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.21% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 19
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£463 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £504 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+83.18% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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
7099 7163 7279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.02% 31.26% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5152 5144 5220
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 34 96
Average hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.25 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 6 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 6 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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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 -1 5 £401 -5.58% 5
Hammersmith - 1 £368 -
Lucene
England

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 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 49 (89.09%) Java
2 36 (65.45%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (50.91%) Spring
5 26 (47.27%) Apache Solr
6 22 (40.00%) TDD
6 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 20 (36.36%) Apache
7 20 (36.36%) Hibernate
8 17 (30.91%) Tomcat
8 17 (30.91%) Finance
9 16 (29.09%) HTML
10 15 (27.27%) Maven
10 15 (27.27%) NoSQL
11 14 (25.45%) RESTful
11 14 (25.45%) Scrum
11 14 (25.45%) Web Services
11 14 (25.45%) Linux
12 13 (23.64%) J2EE
12 13 (23.64%) Oracle
12 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
12 13 (23.64%) Hadoop
12 13 (23.64%) Big Data
12 13 (23.64%) AngularJS
13 12 (21.82%) Scala
13 12 (21.82%) JUnit
14 11 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (20.00%) BDD
14 11 (20.00%) MongoDB
15 10 (18.18%) Jenkins

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 36 (65.45%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (47.27%) Apache Solr
3 20 (36.36%) Apache
4 17 (30.91%) Tomcat
5 6 (10.91%) WebSphere
6 5 (9.09%) Node.js
7 4 (7.27%) Apache Spark
8 3 (5.45%) CMS
8 3 (5.45%) nginx
9 2 (3.64%) Jetty
9 2 (3.64%) Mule
9 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (3.64%) SAS
10 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.82%) Escenic
10 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.82%) Apache Pig
10 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) GitHub
3 2 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.82%) SaaS
4 1 (1.82%) PaaS
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 13 (23.64%) Big Data
2 13 (23.64%) Hadoop
3 11 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 9 (16.36%) MarkLogic
4 9 (16.36%) Triplestore
5 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
6 6 (10.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (9.09%) MySQL
7 5 (9.09%) Redis
8 3 (5.45%) Sqoop
8 3 (5.45%) Jackrabbit
8 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
8 3 (5.45%) CouchDB
8 3 (5.45%) Apache Hive
8 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.64%) Impala
9 2 (3.64%) DataStax
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.64%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Maven
2 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
3 12 (21.82%) JUnit
4 10 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 5 (9.09%) Mockito
6 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.27%) Subversion
7 2 (3.64%) Hudson
7 2 (3.64%) JIRA
7 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.82%) NUnit
8 1 (1.82%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.82%) Gradle
8 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (30.91%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Publishing
3 4 (7.27%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.64%) Back Office
5 1 (1.82%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 40 (72.73%) Developer
2 33 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Scala Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Java Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Hadoop Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Java Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) OBIEE Architect
8 1 (1.82%) Semantic Web Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.91%) Spring
2 20 (36.36%) Hibernate
3 16 (29.09%) HTML
4 14 (25.45%) Web Services
4 14 (25.45%) RESTful
5 13 (23.64%) J2EE
5 13 (23.64%) AngularJS
6 9 (16.36%) CSS
6 9 (16.36%) Java EE
7 8 (14.55%) HTML5
7 8 (14.55%) JPA
8 7 (12.73%) .NET
8 7 (12.73%) Backbone.js
9 6 (10.91%) Guice
9 6 (10.91%) JSON
9 6 (10.91%) Spring Web Flow
10 5 (9.09%) Spring MVC
11 4 (7.27%) JAXB
11 4 (7.27%) D3.js
11 4 (7.27%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Semantic Web
2 5 (9.09%) Social Network
3 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.27%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Blog
4 2 (3.64%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) UNIX
3 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.82%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) TDD
3 14 (25.45%) Scrum
4 11 (20.00%) BDD
5 9 (16.36%) Open Source
5 9 (16.36%) SDLC
6 8 (14.55%) RDF
6 8 (14.55%) OO
7 7 (12.73%) MVC
7 7 (12.73%) Data Cleansing
7 7 (12.73%) DevOps
7 7 (12.73%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.27%) Web Development
9 4 (7.27%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (5.45%) Microservices
10 3 (5.45%) Multithreading
10 3 (5.45%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 49 (89.09%) Java
2 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.82%) Scala
4 6 (10.91%) SQL
4 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
5 5 (9.09%) C#
5 5 (9.09%) Python
6 4 (7.27%) SPARQL
7 3 (5.45%) Groovy
8 2 (3.64%) Spark SQL
9 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.82%) Clojure
9 1 (1.82%) Go
9 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.82%) C++
9 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.82%) Ruby
9 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.64%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Apache Flume
2 2 (3.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.45%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.82%) Puppet
3 1 (1.82%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) IBM
2 4 (7.27%) Sun
3 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.64%) Palantir
3 2 (3.64%) AppDynamics
3 2 (3.64%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.82%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.82%) Splunk
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