The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Lucene
Rank 386 383 391
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Lucene 16 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.069% 0.087% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 13
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£425 £475 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £310 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate - £335 £275
% change year-on-year
- +21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7168 7618 7544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.87% 31.41% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5115 5491 5265
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 81 80
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Lucene
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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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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 +21 3 £425 -10.52% 2
Lucene
England

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 47 (82.46%) Apache Solr
2 44 (77.19%) Java
3 24 (42.11%) Scrum
3 24 (42.11%) HTML
3 24 (42.11%) CSS
4 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
5 21 (36.84%) Java EE
5 21 (36.84%) NoSQL
6 20 (35.09%) TDD
6 20 (35.09%) Web Services
7 17 (29.82%) RESTful
7 17 (29.82%) Relational Database
8 14 (24.56%) Linux
9 13 (22.81%) J2EE
9 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
9 13 (22.81%) CSS3
10 12 (21.05%) MongoDB
10 12 (21.05%) HTML5
10 12 (21.05%) Open Source
10 12 (21.05%) Apache
10 12 (21.05%) XML
10 12 (21.05%) RDBMS
10 12 (21.05%) SOAP
11 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (19.30%) MySQL
11 11 (19.30%) Oracle
11 11 (19.30%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (15.79%) SQL
13 8 (14.04%) .NET
13 8 (14.04%) SOA

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 47 (82.46%) Apache Solr
2 12 (21.05%) Apache
3 11 (19.30%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (12.28%) Tomcat
4 7 (12.28%) CMS
5 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
5 5 (8.77%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (8.77%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (8.77%) Mule
6 2 (3.51%) IIS
7 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.75%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.75%) Documentum
7 1 (1.75%) Node.js
7 1 (1.75%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.75%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Heroku
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Network Security
1 2 (3.51%) AMQP
2 1 (1.75%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.84%) NoSQL
2 17 (29.82%) Relational Database
3 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
4 12 (21.05%) RDBMS
4 12 (21.05%) MongoDB
5 11 (19.30%) MySQL
6 7 (12.28%) Big Data
7 5 (8.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (7.02%) Hadoop
8 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (5.26%) IDOL
9 3 (5.26%) Redis
10 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.75%) CouchDB
11 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
11 1 (1.75%) HBase
11 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.75%) MarkLogic
11 1 (1.75%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Subversion
1 8 (14.04%) Maven
2 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.51%) Selenium
3 2 (3.51%) JUnit
3 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.51%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.75%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.75%) Mockito
4 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.75%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.75%) NUnit
4 1 (1.75%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.75%) JIRA
4 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (14.04%) Banking
2 7 (12.28%) Finance
3 4 (7.02%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Automotive
4 2 (3.51%) Advertising
4 2 (3.51%) Publishing
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 42 (73.68%) Developer
2 31 (54.39%) Java Developer
3 16 (28.07%) Senior Developer
4 12 (21.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Architect
6 6 (10.53%) Web Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Search Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
9 3 (5.26%) PHP Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
10 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.51%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Senior Java Web Developer
11 1 (1.75%) GUI Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Designer
11 1 (1.75%) Senior Designer
11 1 (1.75%) Development Consultant
11 1 (1.75%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.11%) HTML
1 24 (42.11%) CSS
2 21 (36.84%) Java EE
3 20 (35.09%) Web Services
4 17 (29.82%) RESTful
5 13 (22.81%) J2EE
5 13 (22.81%) CSS3
6 12 (21.05%) HTML5
6 12 (21.05%) XML
6 12 (21.05%) SOAP
7 8 (14.04%) Spring
7 8 (14.04%) .NET
8 7 (12.28%) JSON
8 7 (12.28%) Backbone.js
9 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
9 6 (10.53%) JPA
9 6 (10.53%) jQuery
9 6 (10.53%) XSLT
10 5 (8.77%) REST
11 4 (7.02%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Open Source
2 5 (8.77%) PKI
3 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) Social Network
3 3 (5.26%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.51%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.75%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.75%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) UNIX
2 6 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Scrum
2 20 (35.09%) TDD
3 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.04%) SOA
5 7 (12.28%) MVC
5 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
5 7 (12.28%) Unit Testing
5 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.77%) ETL
6 5 (8.77%) CRM
6 5 (8.77%) Analytics
6 5 (8.77%) Web Development
7 4 (7.02%) Project Management
7 4 (7.02%) Big Data Analytics
8 3 (5.26%) BDD
8 3 (5.26%) Kanban
8 3 (5.26%) OO
8 3 (5.26%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (3.51%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 44 (77.19%) Java
2 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.79%) SQL
4 6 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 6 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.77%) Ruby
6 4 (7.02%) C#
7 3 (5.26%) PHP
8 2 (3.51%) PHP5
8 2 (3.51%) Scala
9 1 (1.75%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.75%) C
9 1 (1.75%) C++
9 1 (1.75%) Python
9 1 (1.75%) XQuery
9 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) CTC Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) CA SiteMinder
1 5 (8.77%) OpenSSO
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) Adobe
2 5 (8.77%) BEA
2 5 (8.77%) ATG
2 5 (8.77%) Endeca
2 5 (8.77%) Google
3 3 (5.26%) Zend
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.75%) Sybase
5 1 (1.75%) JBoss
5 1 (1.75%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.75%) Splunk
5 1 (1.75%) FatWire
5 1 (1.75%) Teradata
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