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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Lucene
Rank 425 398 414
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +16
Contract jobs citing Lucene 12 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.15% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.48% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 16
Median daily rate £406 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £338 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £408 £290
% change year-on-year
+22.69% +40.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
7592 7476 7471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.42% 31.68% 30.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5647 5485 5240
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 49
Median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -18.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £19.65 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Croydon - 1 £475 -
Lucene
England

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 32 (68.09%) Java
2 31 (65.96%) Apache Solr
3 29 (61.70%) JavaScript
3 29 (61.70%) HTML
3 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (55.32%) Spring
5 24 (51.06%) CSS
6 20 (42.55%) Hibernate
7 19 (40.43%) MVC
7 19 (40.43%) Linux
7 19 (40.43%) Web Development
8 17 (36.17%) Apache
9 15 (31.91%) Sass
9 15 (31.91%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (29.79%) REST
11 13 (27.66%) Node.js
11 13 (27.66%) Spring MVC
12 12 (25.53%) Web Services
12 12 (25.53%) AngularJS
13 11 (23.40%) Docker
13 11 (23.40%) DevOps
13 11 (23.40%) TDD
13 11 (23.40%) JSON
13 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
13 11 (23.40%) jQuery
14 10 (21.28%) Scrum
14 10 (21.28%) Gradle
14 10 (21.28%) Neo4j
14 10 (21.28%) GitHub
15 9 (19.15%) Kubernetes

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 31 (65.96%) Apache Solr
2 17 (36.17%) Apache
3 15 (31.91%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (14.89%) CMS
5 6 (12.77%) Drupal
5 6 (12.77%) nginx
5 6 (12.77%) Tomcat
6 5 (10.64%) Mule
7 2 (4.26%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
1 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) GitHub
2 9 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (6.38%) Amazon S3
4 3 (6.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Intranet
2 2 (4.26%) Extranet
3 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.13%) SNA
3 1 (2.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) Neo4j
2 8 (17.02%) Big Data
2 8 (17.02%) MySQL
2 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
3 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
3 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
4 6 (12.77%) Hadoop
5 3 (6.38%) MarkLogic
6 2 (4.26%) MariaDB
7 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.13%) CouchDB
7 1 (2.13%) HBase
7 1 (2.13%) Redis
7 1 (2.13%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 10 (21.28%) Gradle
3 8 (17.02%) Maven
4 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
4 6 (12.77%) JUnit
5 5 (10.64%) Hudson
5 5 (10.64%) JIRA
6 3 (6.38%) Subversion
7 2 (4.26%) Mercurial
7 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.13%) Protractor
8 1 (2.13%) Selenium
8 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (12.77%) Retail
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Developer
2 15 (31.91%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Drupal Developer
4 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Java Architect
5 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.51%) HTML Developer
5 4 (8.51%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Lead Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Technical Leader
6 3 (6.38%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Lead Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) NoSQL Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (61.70%) HTML
2 26 (55.32%) Spring
3 24 (51.06%) CSS
4 20 (42.55%) Hibernate
5 15 (31.91%) Sass
6 14 (29.79%) REST
7 13 (27.66%) Node.js
7 13 (27.66%) Spring MVC
8 12 (25.53%) AngularJS
8 12 (25.53%) Web Services
9 11 (23.40%) jQuery
9 11 (23.40%) JSON
10 9 (19.15%) Spring Boot
11 8 (17.02%) JPA
12 7 (14.89%) HTML5
13 6 (12.77%) .NET
13 6 (12.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
14 5 (10.64%) Middleware
14 5 (10.64%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Blog
2 2 (4.26%) Google Search Appliance
2 2 (4.26%) Social Media
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (40.43%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) MVC
2 19 (40.43%) Web Development
3 11 (23.40%) DevOps
3 11 (23.40%) TDD
4 10 (21.28%) Scrum
5 8 (17.02%) Open Source
6 7 (14.89%) Pair Programming
7 6 (12.77%) Content Management
7 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
7 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.77%) OO
7 6 (12.77%) SDLC
7 6 (12.77%) SOA
8 5 (10.64%) Asynchronous Programming
8 5 (10.64%) Coaching
8 5 (10.64%) Data Architecture
8 5 (10.64%) Multithreading
8 5 (10.64%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (68.09%) Java
2 29 (61.70%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.89%) C#
4 5 (10.64%) Groovy
4 5 (10.64%) Python
5 4 (8.51%) Ruby
5 4 (8.51%) Scala
5 4 (8.51%) SQL
6 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Docker
2 6 (12.77%) Varnish
3 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.26%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) Kubernetes
2 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.51%) Piwik
3 3 (6.38%) Packer
4 1 (2.13%) Ansible
4 1 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (2.13%) Oozie
4 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle
2 5 (10.64%) AppDynamics
2 5 (10.64%) MuleSoft
3 3 (6.38%) Sun
4 2 (4.26%) Google
4 2 (4.26%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.13%) hybris
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.13%) Nuix
5 1 (2.13%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.13%) Splunk