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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Lucene
Rank 423 404 418
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Contract jobs citing Lucene 12 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.44% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 21
Median daily rate £488 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £356 £290
% change year-on-year
+40.35% +22.84%
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
7817 7493 7492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.55% 32.08% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5789 5581 5408
Median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 40
Median hourly rate £46.00 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 25 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 (74.42%) Java
2 30 (69.77%) Apache Solr
3 28 (65.12%) JavaScript
4 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (60.47%) HTML
6 25 (58.14%) Spring
7 21 (48.84%) CSS
8 18 (41.86%) Hibernate
9 17 (39.53%) MVC
9 17 (39.53%) REST
10 16 (37.21%) Linux
11 14 (32.56%) Apache
11 14 (32.56%) TDD
11 14 (32.56%) Web Development
11 14 (32.56%) Elasticsearch
12 13 (30.23%) Sass
12 13 (30.23%) Spring MVC
13 12 (27.91%) Scrum
13 12 (27.91%) Web Services
14 11 (25.58%) Node.js
14 11 (25.58%) Docker
15 10 (23.26%) GitHub
15 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
15 10 (23.26%) Gradle
15 10 (23.26%) Neo4j
15 10 (23.26%) JSON
15 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
16 9 (20.93%) DevOps
16 9 (20.93%) Relational Database
16 9 (20.93%) 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 30 (69.77%) Apache Solr
2 14 (32.56%) Apache
2 14 (32.56%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (16.28%) CMS
4 6 (13.95%) nginx
5 5 (11.63%) Mule
5 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
6 4 (9.30%) Drupal
7 3 (6.98%) Alfresco
8 2 (4.65%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
1 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) GitHub
2 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.65%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Intranet
2 2 (4.65%) Extranet
3 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.33%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) Neo4j
2 9 (20.93%) Relational Database
3 8 (18.60%) Big Data
3 8 (18.60%) MongoDB
3 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
4 6 (13.95%) Hadoop
4 6 (13.95%) MySQL
5 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.65%) MarkLogic
7 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.33%) CouchDB
7 1 (2.33%) HBase
7 1 (2.33%) MariaDB
7 1 (2.33%) Redis
7 1 (2.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
1 10 (23.26%) Gradle
2 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.95%) Maven
3 5 (11.63%) Hudson
3 5 (11.63%) JIRA
4 4 (9.30%) JUnit
5 2 (4.65%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.65%) Selenium
5 2 (4.65%) Subversion
5 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.33%) Protractor
6 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (13.95%) Retail
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Developer
2 16 (37.21%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Architect
4 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Java Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Drupal Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Lead Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Leader
6 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce Manager
6 3 (6.98%) HTML Developer
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Lead Architect
6 3 (6.98%) NoSQL Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (60.47%) HTML
2 25 (58.14%) Spring
3 21 (48.84%) CSS
4 18 (41.86%) Hibernate
5 17 (39.53%) REST
6 13 (30.23%) Sass
6 13 (30.23%) Spring MVC
7 12 (27.91%) Web Services
8 11 (25.58%) Node.js
9 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
9 10 (23.26%) JSON
10 9 (20.93%) Spring Boot
11 7 (16.28%) HTML5
11 7 (16.28%) JPA
11 7 (16.28%) jQuery
12 6 (13.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (11.63%) Middleware
13 5 (11.63%) RESTful
13 5 (11.63%) Spring Web Flow
14 4 (9.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Blog
2 2 (4.65%) Google Search Appliance
2 2 (4.65%) Social Media
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (39.53%) MVC
3 14 (32.56%) TDD
3 14 (32.56%) Web Development
4 12 (27.91%) Scrum
5 9 (20.93%) DevOps
6 8 (18.60%) Open Source
7 7 (16.28%) Pair Programming
8 6 (13.95%) Content Management
8 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
8 6 (13.95%) OO
8 6 (13.95%) SDLC
8 6 (13.95%) SOA
9 5 (11.63%) Asynchronous Programming
9 5 (11.63%) Coaching
9 5 (11.63%) Multithreading
9 5 (11.63%) Open Source Development
9 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) Java
2 28 (65.12%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.28%) SQL
4 5 (11.63%) C#
4 5 (11.63%) Groovy
5 4 (9.30%) Scala
6 3 (6.98%) Python
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby
7 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.33%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Docker
2 4 (9.30%) Varnish
3 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.98%) Piwik
3 2 (4.65%) Packer
4 1 (2.33%) Ansible
4 1 (2.33%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (2.33%) Oozie
4 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) AppDynamics
1 5 (11.63%) MuleSoft
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) Google
2 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.65%) Sun
3 1 (2.33%) hybris
3 1 (2.33%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.33%) Splunk
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