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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Lucene
Rank 378 413 406
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -7
Contract jobs citing Lucene 37 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.084% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 21
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£425 £438 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+40.51% +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
7449 7391 8050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.41% 30.87% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5470 5160 5812
Average daily rate £438 £413 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 52
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £17.50 £23.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 +5 3 £363 -17.14% 3
Hammersmith - 1 £368 -
Lucene
England

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 44 (70.97%) Java
2 39 (62.90%) Apache Solr
3 35 (56.45%) Elasticsearch
4 32 (51.61%) Spring
5 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (38.71%) JavaScript
6 24 (38.71%) Big Data
7 20 (32.26%) NoSQL
7 20 (32.26%) Apache
7 20 (32.26%) Hibernate
8 19 (30.65%) TDD
8 19 (30.65%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (29.03%) Git (software)
10 17 (27.42%) Linux
10 17 (27.42%) Web Services
11 15 (24.19%) RESTful
12 14 (22.58%) MongoDB
12 14 (22.58%) AngularJS
12 14 (22.58%) Scrum
13 13 (20.97%) Maven
13 13 (20.97%) HTML
13 13 (20.97%) Tomcat
13 13 (20.97%) Hadoop
13 13 (20.97%) Jenkins
14 12 (19.35%) Finance
15 11 (17.74%) E-Commerce
15 11 (17.74%) .NET
15 11 (17.74%) J2EE
15 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
15 11 (17.74%) JUnit

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (62.90%) Apache Solr
2 35 (56.45%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (32.26%) Apache
4 13 (20.97%) Tomcat
5 8 (12.90%) CMS
6 7 (11.29%) Node.js
6 7 (11.29%) Mule
7 5 (8.06%) nginx
8 3 (4.84%) Apache Spark
9 2 (3.23%) Mule ESB
9 2 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
9 2 (3.23%) Jetty
9 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
9 2 (3.23%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
10 1 (1.61%) Drupal
10 1 (1.61%) Apache Pig
10 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.65%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.06%) GitHub
3 3 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.23%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.23%) SaaS
4 2 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.61%) PaaS
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.71%) Big Data
2 20 (32.26%) NoSQL
3 14 (22.58%) MongoDB
4 13 (20.97%) Hadoop
5 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
6 10 (16.13%) Triplestore
7 8 (12.90%) MarkLogic
8 5 (8.06%) Redis
8 5 (8.06%) MySQL
8 5 (8.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (4.84%) Jackrabbit
9 3 (4.84%) Mahout
9 3 (4.84%) HBase
10 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
10 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.61%) DataStax
11 1 (1.61%) Couchbase
11 1 (1.61%) MariaDB
11 1 (1.61%) Sqoop
11 1 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.97%) Maven
2 13 (20.97%) Jenkins
3 11 (17.74%) JUnit
4 5 (8.06%) JIRA
4 5 (8.06%) Mockito
4 5 (8.06%) Hudson
5 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.45%) NUnit
5 4 (6.45%) Subversion
6 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.61%) Gradle
6 1 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Publishing
3 6 (9.68%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (58.06%) Developer
2 26 (41.94%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Technical Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Team Leader
6 4 (6.45%) Development Team Leader
6 4 (6.45%) Search Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Java Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Java Technical Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.23%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.23%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (51.61%) Spring
2 20 (32.26%) Hibernate
3 17 (27.42%) Web Services
4 15 (24.19%) RESTful
5 14 (22.58%) AngularJS
6 13 (20.97%) HTML
7 11 (17.74%) .NET
7 11 (17.74%) J2EE
8 10 (16.13%) CSS
8 10 (16.13%) JSON
9 8 (12.90%) Spring Web Flow
9 8 (12.90%) JPA
9 8 (12.90%) HTML5
10 7 (11.29%) Backbone.js
10 7 (11.29%) Java EE
11 5 (8.06%) Spring MVC
11 5 (8.06%) WCF
11 5 (8.06%) Guice
11 5 (8.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (6.45%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Algorithms
2 7 (11.29%) Semantic Web
3 5 (8.06%) Blog
4 4 (6.45%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.84%) Social Network
6 2 (3.23%) PKI
6 2 (3.23%) Statistics
6 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.61%) User Experience
7 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.61%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) UNIX
3 2 (3.23%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) TDD
3 14 (22.58%) Scrum
4 11 (17.74%) E-Commerce
4 11 (17.74%) DevOps
5 10 (16.13%) MVC
5 10 (16.13%) Open Source
6 9 (14.52%) RDF
6 9 (14.52%) OO
7 8 (12.90%) SOA
7 8 (12.90%) BDD
7 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (11.29%) Multithreading
8 7 (11.29%) Content Management
8 7 (11.29%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (11.29%) SDLC
9 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.68%) Analytics
9 6 (9.68%) Data Architecture
10 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 44 (70.97%) Java
2 24 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.90%) C#
4 6 (9.68%) Scala
4 6 (9.68%) SQL
4 6 (9.68%) Groovy
5 5 (8.06%) SPARQL
6 4 (6.45%) Python
6 4 (6.45%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.61%) Ruby
8 1 (1.61%) Clojure
8 1 (1.61%) Go
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.23%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) GlusterFS
2 1 (1.61%) Varnish
2 1 (1.61%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.84%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.23%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (3.23%) OpenSSO
4 1 (1.61%) Puppet
4 1 (1.61%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) AppDynamics
2 5 (8.06%) MuleSoft
3 4 (6.45%) Sun
3 4 (6.45%) HP
4 3 (4.84%) Adobe
5 2 (3.23%) BEA
5 2 (3.23%) ATG
5 2 (3.23%) Endeca
5 2 (3.23%) Apigee
5 2 (3.23%) IBM
6 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.61%) Splunk
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