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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Lucene
Rank 375 350 332
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -18
Contract jobs citing Lucene 23 43 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.68% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 21
Average daily rate
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£440 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £363 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
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
6328 6319 6051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.96% 29.32% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4744 4501 4387
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 60
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £21.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +60.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £77.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +8 6 £413 -8.33% 3
Lucene
England

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 39 (65.00%) Java
2 37 (61.67%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (48.33%) Apache Solr
4 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (36.67%) NoSQL
6 20 (33.33%) HTML
7 19 (31.67%) TDD
8 18 (30.00%) Computer Science
9 17 (28.33%) UNIX
10 16 (26.67%) AngularJS
11 15 (25.00%) C#
12 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
12 14 (23.33%) SOA
12 14 (23.33%) MongoDB
13 12 (20.00%) Node.js
13 12 (20.00%) BDD
13 12 (20.00%) Open Source
13 12 (20.00%) SharePoint
13 12 (20.00%) Web Services
13 12 (20.00%) CSS
13 12 (20.00%) SQL
13 12 (20.00%) Hibernate
13 12 (20.00%) Spring
14 11 (18.33%) Degree
14 11 (18.33%) jQuery
14 11 (18.33%) RESTful
14 11 (18.33%) MVC
14 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
14 11 (18.33%) XML
14 11 (18.33%) Apache

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 37 (61.67%) Elasticsearch
2 29 (48.33%) Apache Solr
3 12 (20.00%) Node.js
3 12 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 11 (18.33%) Apache
5 8 (13.33%) Tomcat
6 7 (11.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (10.00%) CMS
8 5 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (8.33%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (6.67%) Mule
10 3 (5.00%) nginx
10 3 (5.00%) Escenic
10 3 (5.00%) OpenStack
10 3 (5.00%) Apache Spark
10 3 (5.00%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
11 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (1.67%) SAS
12 1 (1.67%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (8.33%) GitHub
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon S3
3 3 (5.00%) SaaS
3 3 (5.00%) PaaS
4 1 (1.67%) Heroku
4 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) SNA
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.67%) NoSQL
2 14 (23.33%) MongoDB
3 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (18.33%) Big Data
4 10 (16.67%) MarkLogic
4 10 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.67%) Redis
6 4 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (5.00%) MySQL
7 3 (5.00%) Apache Hive
7 3 (5.00%) CouchDB
7 3 (5.00%) Impala
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.33%) Sqoop
8 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.67%) OLAP
9 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MSBuild
1 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.33%) JIRA
3 4 (6.67%) Maven
4 3 (5.00%) NUnit
5 2 (3.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.67%) Selenium
6 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.67%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Banking
2 3 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (85.00%) Developer
2 19 (31.67%) Java Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 9 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 7 (11.67%) C# Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 5 (8.33%) UI Developer
7 5 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Scala Developer
7 5 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (8.33%) UI Programmer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Programmer
9 2 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (1.67%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.33%) HTML
2 16 (26.67%) AngularJS
3 12 (20.00%) Web Services
3 12 (20.00%) CSS
3 12 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 12 (20.00%) Spring
4 11 (18.33%) jQuery
4 11 (18.33%) RESTful
4 11 (18.33%) XML
4 11 (18.33%) HTML5
4 11 (18.33%) Apache Camel
5 10 (16.67%) JSON
6 9 (15.00%) .NET
7 8 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 7 (11.67%) J2EE
8 7 (11.67%) WCF
8 7 (11.67%) Ajax
8 7 (11.67%) D3.js
9 6 (10.00%) Lucene.Net
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (20.00%) Open Source
3 7 (11.67%) Data Structures
4 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.00%) Reference Data
5 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (6.67%) PKI
7 3 (5.00%) iPad
7 3 (5.00%) User Experience
8 2 (3.33%) Hedge funds
8 2 (3.33%) RIA
9 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.67%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.67%) Social Network
9 1 (1.67%) Streaming Video
9 1 (1.67%) Video on Demand
9 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) UNIX
2 7 (11.67%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.67%) TDD
3 14 (23.33%) SOA
4 12 (20.00%) BDD
5 11 (18.33%) MVC
6 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 9 (15.00%) Analytics
7 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.00%) Scrum
9 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (8.33%) Web Development
10 4 (6.67%) ETL
11 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
11 3 (5.00%) Complex Event Processing
11 3 (5.00%) DevOps
12 2 (3.33%) Machine Learning
12 2 (3.33%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 39 (65.00%) Java
2 15 (25.00%) C#
3 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 12 (20.00%) SQL
5 9 (15.00%) Scala
6 7 (11.67%) Shell Script
7 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (8.33%) TypeScript
9 3 (5.00%) Python
9 3 (5.00%) Perl
9 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.67%) C++
10 1 (1.67%) C
10 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Puppet
2 4 (6.67%) OpenSSO
2 4 (6.67%) CA SiteMinder
3 3 (5.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Endeca
2 5 (8.33%) ATG
2 5 (8.33%) BEA
2 5 (8.33%) Adobe
2 5 (8.33%) Sybase
2 5 (8.33%) Google
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) Sun
4 2 (3.33%) IBM
4 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.67%) Splunk
5 1 (1.67%) Palantir
5 1 (1.67%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.67%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.67%) Platfora
5 1 (1.67%) Datameer
5 1 (1.67%) Hadapt
5 1 (1.67%) MapR