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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Lucene
Rank 389 406 407
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Contract jobs citing Lucene 31 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.13% 0.069%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.41% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 14
Median daily rate £425 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £380 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £525 £275
% change year-on-year
-26.19% +90.90%
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
6907 7277 7295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.35% 31.24% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5300 5286 5270
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 33
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.09 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 - 4 £450 -
City of London +38 1 £250 -37.69% 3
Lucene
England

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (65.31%) Apache Solr
3 28 (57.14%) HTML
4 27 (55.10%) Java
5 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
6 23 (46.94%) CSS
7 22 (44.90%) Spring
8 21 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (40.82%) MVC
10 19 (38.78%) Linux
11 18 (36.73%) Hibernate
12 16 (32.65%) Web Development
13 15 (30.61%) Sass
14 13 (26.53%) REST
14 13 (26.53%) Spring MVC
14 13 (26.53%) Apache
15 12 (24.49%) JSON
15 12 (24.49%) Node.js
16 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
16 11 (22.45%) DevOps
16 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
16 11 (22.45%) Scrum
17 10 (20.41%) TDD
17 10 (20.41%) Web Services
17 10 (20.41%) MySQL
17 10 (20.41%) Docker
17 10 (20.41%) GitHub
18 9 (18.37%) Neo4j
18 9 (18.37%) Big Data
18 9 (18.37%) Amazon AWS

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 32 (65.31%) Apache Solr
2 21 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (26.53%) Apache
4 7 (14.29%) CMS
4 7 (14.29%) Drupal
5 5 (10.20%) Mule
5 5 (10.20%) nginx
6 2 (4.08%) Confluence
6 2 (4.08%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
1 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) GitHub
2 9 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.12%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.12%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.08%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) Intranet
2 2 (4.08%) Extranet
3 1 (2.04%) HTTP
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) SNA
3 1 (2.04%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
2 10 (20.41%) MySQL
3 9 (18.37%) Big Data
3 9 (18.37%) Neo4j
4 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
5 7 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 6 (12.24%) Hadoop
7 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
8 3 (6.12%) MariaDB
8 3 (6.12%) MarkLogic
9 2 (4.08%) Redis
10 1 (2.04%) Couchbase
10 1 (2.04%) CouchDB
10 1 (2.04%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.33%) Gradle
3 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.20%) Hudson
4 5 (10.20%) JIRA
4 5 (10.20%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (8.16%) Maven
6 3 (6.12%) Subversion
7 2 (4.08%) JUnit
7 2 (4.08%) Mercurial
7 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.04%) Protractor
8 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.04%) YourKit
General
1 6 (12.24%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Publishing
3 2 (4.08%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (57.14%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Architect
4 6 (12.24%) Java Architect
5 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Agile Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Data Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce Architect
6 4 (8.16%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Lead Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Leader
7 3 (6.12%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce Manager
7 3 (6.12%) HTML Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Lead Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) NoSQL Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (57.14%) HTML
2 23 (46.94%) CSS
3 22 (44.90%) Spring
4 18 (36.73%) Hibernate
5 15 (30.61%) Sass
6 13 (26.53%) REST
6 13 (26.53%) Spring MVC
7 12 (24.49%) JSON
7 12 (24.49%) Node.js
8 10 (20.41%) Web Services
9 9 (18.37%) Spring Boot
10 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
10 8 (16.33%) jQuery
11 7 (14.29%) HTML5
12 6 (12.24%) .NET
12 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
12 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (12.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (10.20%) Middleware
13 5 (10.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Blog
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Google Search Appliance
2 2 (4.08%) Semantic Web
2 2 (4.08%) Social Media
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.82%) MVC
3 16 (32.65%) Web Development
4 11 (22.45%) DevOps
4 11 (22.45%) Scrum
5 10 (20.41%) TDD
6 8 (16.33%) Open Source
7 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.24%) Multithreading
7 6 (12.24%) Pair Programming
7 6 (12.24%) SDLC
8 5 (10.20%) Asynchronous Programming
8 5 (10.20%) Coaching
8 5 (10.20%) Content Management
8 5 (10.20%) Data Architecture
8 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (10.20%) Open Source Development
8 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (55.10%) Java
2 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.33%) C#
4 7 (14.29%) SQL
5 5 (10.20%) Groovy
6 4 (8.16%) Python
6 4 (8.16%) Ruby
7 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.04%) Scala
8 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) QA
2 5 (10.20%) Dublin Core
3 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Docker
2 7 (14.29%) Varnish
3 3 (6.12%) GlusterFS
4 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) Kubernetes
2 5 (10.20%) Piwik
3 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.12%) Packer
4 1 (2.04%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) AppDynamics
2 5 (10.20%) MuleSoft
2 5 (10.20%) Talend
3 3 (6.12%) Sun
4 2 (4.08%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.08%) Google
4 2 (4.08%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.04%) hybris
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) Nuix