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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Lucene
Rank 396 409 373
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -36
Contract jobs citing Lucene 24 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.098% 0.099% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.32% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 24
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£419 £475 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £548 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+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
7422 7872 7654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.31% 31.32% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5323 5679 5365
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 50 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.95 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +16 4 £398 -16.31% 6
Lucene
England

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (57.50%) Java
1 23 (57.50%) Apache Solr
2 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (37.50%) RESTful
4 15 (37.50%) HTML
4 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 15 (37.50%) Web Services
4 15 (37.50%) Open Source
5 13 (32.50%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (30.00%) CSS
6 12 (30.00%) C#
7 11 (27.50%) TDD
8 10 (25.00%) Oracle
9 9 (22.50%) SOAP
9 9 (22.50%) MVC
9 9 (22.50%) Scrum
9 9 (22.50%) Java EE
10 8 (20.00%) Spring
10 8 (20.00%) Maven
10 8 (20.00%) Linux
10 8 (20.00%) Apache
10 8 (20.00%) XML
10 8 (20.00%) J2EE
10 8 (20.00%) BDD
10 8 (20.00%) MongoDB
11 7 (17.50%) Big Data
11 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
11 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
11 7 (17.50%) jQuery

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (57.50%) Apache Solr
2 13 (32.50%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (20.00%) Apache
4 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
4 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
5 6 (15.00%) Node.js
6 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (10.00%) CMS
8 2 (5.00%) Mule
8 2 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (5.00%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (2.50%) IIS
9 1 (2.50%) Documentum
9 1 (2.50%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) WebTrends
1 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.00%) GitHub
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (5.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) AMQP
1 2 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) Intranet
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (17.50%) Big Data
4 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 5 (12.50%) Hadoop
5 4 (10.00%) MySQL
6 3 (7.50%) Redis
6 3 (7.50%) IDOL
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.00%) Voldemort
7 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.50%) CouchDB
8 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.50%) Sqoop
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.50%) MarkLogic
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.50%) Impala
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Maven
2 5 (12.50%) MSBuild
2 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.50%) Selenium
5 2 (5.00%) NUnit
5 2 (5.00%) JUnit
5 2 (5.00%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (2.50%) Mockito
6 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Advertising
2 2 (5.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (85.00%) Developer
2 17 (42.50%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 5 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Scala Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Development Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.50%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) RESTful
1 15 (37.50%) HTML
1 15 (37.50%) Web Services
2 12 (30.00%) CSS
3 9 (22.50%) SOAP
3 9 (22.50%) Java EE
4 8 (20.00%) Spring
4 8 (20.00%) XML
4 8 (20.00%) J2EE
5 7 (17.50%) jQuery
5 7 (17.50%) WCF
6 6 (15.00%) JSON
6 6 (15.00%) JPA
6 6 (15.00%) XSLT
6 6 (15.00%) .NET
7 5 (12.50%) HTML5
7 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 4 (10.00%) Hibernate
8 4 (10.00%) OOXML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Open Source
2 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.00%) N-Tier
5 3 (7.50%) iPad
5 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
5 3 (7.50%) Social Network
6 2 (5.00%) PKI
6 2 (5.00%) Streaming Video
6 2 (5.00%) User Experience
6 2 (5.00%) Digital Media
6 2 (5.00%) Video on Demand
7 1 (2.50%) Hedge funds
7 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
7 1 (2.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) TDD
3 9 (22.50%) MVC
3 9 (22.50%) Scrum
4 8 (20.00%) BDD
5 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.50%) SOA
6 5 (12.50%) Project Management
6 5 (12.50%) Kanban
7 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.00%) Web Development
7 4 (10.00%) Analytics
8 3 (7.50%) Complex Event Processing
8 3 (7.50%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
9 2 (5.00%) Image Processing
9 2 (5.00%) ETL
9 2 (5.00%) OO
9 2 (5.00%) CRM
9 2 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) Java
2 18 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.00%) C#
4 6 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (15.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (12.50%) SQL
5 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 5 (12.50%) Ruby
6 4 (10.00%) Scala
7 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.00%) C++
8 2 (5.00%) C
8 2 (5.00%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.50%) XQuery
9 1 (2.50%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) CA SiteMinder
1 2 (5.00%) OpenSSO
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) Endeca
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Google
4 2 (5.00%) ATG
4 2 (5.00%) Adobe
4 2 (5.00%) BEA
5 1 (2.50%) JBoss
5 1 (2.50%) Sybase
5 1 (2.50%) FatWire
5 1 (2.50%) Teradata
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