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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Lucene
Rank 367 394 359
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -35
Contract jobs citing Lucene 35 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.42% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 15
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£475 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.08% +10.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £279 £363
% change year-on-year
+16.59% -23.10%
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
6901 7306 6635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.83% 30.02% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5275 5295 4834
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 67
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +15 10 £413 +6.38% 1
Lucene
England

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 35 (61.40%) Java
2 32 (56.14%) Apache Solr
2 32 (56.14%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (35.09%) NoSQL
5 19 (33.33%) TDD
5 19 (33.33%) HTML
6 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
7 17 (29.82%) Computer Science
8 16 (28.07%) Spring
8 16 (28.07%) C#
9 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 15 (26.32%) CSS
9 15 (26.32%) Web Services
9 15 (26.32%) Apache
10 14 (24.56%) SOA
10 14 (24.56%) JSON
10 14 (24.56%) jQuery
10 14 (24.56%) Open Source
10 14 (24.56%) AngularJS
11 13 (22.81%) RESTful
11 13 (22.81%) MongoDB
11 13 (22.81%) MVC
12 12 (21.05%) Hibernate
12 12 (21.05%) SharePoint
12 12 (21.05%) XML
13 11 (19.30%) Tomcat
13 11 (19.30%) Endeca
13 11 (19.30%) Node.js
13 11 (19.30%) Big Data

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 32 (56.14%) Apache Solr
1 32 (56.14%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (26.32%) Apache
3 12 (21.05%) SharePoint
4 11 (19.30%) Tomcat
4 11 (19.30%) Node.js
5 6 (10.53%) CMS
5 6 (10.53%) WebLogic Portal
5 6 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (10.53%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (8.77%) Mule
7 3 (5.26%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (3.51%) nginx
8 2 (3.51%) Escenic
8 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
8 2 (3.51%) Apache Spark
8 2 (3.51%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.75%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.77%) GitHub
2 5 (8.77%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (8.77%) Amazon S3
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.51%) SaaS
3 2 (3.51%) PaaS
3 2 (3.51%) Heroku
4 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.09%) NoSQL
2 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 13 (22.81%) MongoDB
4 11 (19.30%) Big Data
5 8 (14.04%) MarkLogic
5 8 (14.04%) Hadoop
6 5 (8.77%) Redis
6 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (7.02%) MySQL
8 3 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (3.51%) CouchDB
9 2 (3.51%) Apache Hive
9 2 (3.51%) Voldemort
9 2 (3.51%) Impala
10 1 (1.75%) Sqoop
10 1 (1.75%) HCatalog
10 1 (1.75%) DataStax
10 1 (1.75%) BigQuery
10 1 (1.75%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Maven
2 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.53%) MSBuild
4 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.77%) JIRA
5 3 (5.26%) NUnit
6 2 (3.51%) JUnit
6 2 (3.51%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.75%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.75%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.75%) Selenium
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
2 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
3 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (85.96%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) Java Developer
3 14 (24.56%) Web Developer
4 9 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Architect
5 7 (12.28%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.77%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (8.77%) UI Programmer
6 5 (8.77%) UI Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Technical Architect
6 5 (8.77%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.77%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Scala Developer
8 3 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
9 2 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Programmer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (1.75%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) HTML
2 16 (28.07%) Spring
3 15 (26.32%) CSS
3 15 (26.32%) Web Services
4 14 (24.56%) JSON
4 14 (24.56%) jQuery
4 14 (24.56%) AngularJS
5 13 (22.81%) RESTful
6 12 (21.05%) Hibernate
6 12 (21.05%) XML
7 11 (19.30%) Apache Camel
8 9 (15.79%) .NET
8 9 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (14.04%) HTML5
9 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
10 7 (12.28%) WCF
10 7 (12.28%) Ajax
11 6 (10.53%) J2EE
11 6 (10.53%) Java EE
11 6 (10.53%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Computer Science
2 14 (24.56%) Open Source
3 6 (10.53%) Reference Data
3 6 (10.53%) Data Structures
4 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (8.77%) PKI
5 3 (5.26%) User Experience
5 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.26%) Hedge funds
5 3 (5.26%) iPad
5 3 (5.26%) Social Network
6 2 (3.51%) Video on Demand
6 2 (3.51%) RIA
6 2 (3.51%) Streaming Video
6 2 (3.51%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.75%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) UNIX
2 6 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.33%) TDD
3 14 (24.56%) SOA
4 13 (22.81%) MVC
5 10 (17.54%) BDD
5 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
6 9 (15.79%) Analytics
7 8 (14.04%) Scrum
7 8 (14.04%) Web Development
8 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.77%) Data Modelling
9 5 (8.77%) ETL
10 3 (5.26%) DevOps
10 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (5.26%) Complex Event Processing
10 3 (5.26%) CRM
10 3 (5.26%) Kanban
11 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (61.40%) Java
2 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 16 (28.07%) C#
4 10 (17.54%) SQL
5 6 (10.53%) Scala
5 6 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 5 (8.77%) TypeScript
7 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.51%) Ruby
8 2 (3.51%) C++
8 2 (3.51%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) HDFS
1 1 (1.75%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) OpenSSO
1 5 (8.77%) Puppet
1 5 (8.77%) CA SiteMinder
2 3 (5.26%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Endeca
2 6 (10.53%) ATG
2 6 (10.53%) Adobe
2 6 (10.53%) BEA
2 6 (10.53%) Sybase
2 6 (10.53%) Google
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Platfora
4 1 (1.75%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.75%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.75%) Datameer
4 1 (1.75%) Hadapt
4 1 (1.75%) MapR
4 1 (1.75%) Splunk
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) Sun