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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Lucene
Rank 376 395 358
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -37
Contract jobs citing Lucene 39 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.36% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 18
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £548 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £279 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.59% -25.66%
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
7247 7542 6827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.12% 30.44% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5525 5511 4919
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 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 47 67
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 November 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 28 November 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 +32 11 £375 -
Lucene
England

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 36 (61.02%) Java
2 34 (57.63%) Apache Solr
3 31 (52.54%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (32.20%) TDD
5 19 (32.20%) Computer Science
5 19 (32.20%) HTML
5 19 (32.20%) NoSQL
6 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
7 16 (27.12%) C#
7 16 (27.12%) SOA
7 16 (27.12%) Spring
7 16 (27.12%) Open Source
8 15 (25.42%) jQuery
8 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
8 15 (25.42%) CSS
9 14 (23.73%) Web Services
9 14 (23.73%) JSON
9 14 (23.73%) MongoDB
9 14 (23.73%) AngularJS
10 13 (22.03%) RESTful
10 13 (22.03%) MVC
10 13 (22.03%) Apache
11 12 (20.34%) SharePoint
11 12 (20.34%) XML
11 12 (20.34%) Hibernate
12 11 (18.64%) Scrum
12 11 (18.64%) Endeca
12 11 (18.64%) E-Commerce
12 11 (18.64%) Big Data

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 34 (57.63%) Apache Solr
2 31 (52.54%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (22.03%) Apache
4 12 (20.34%) SharePoint
5 10 (16.95%) Node.js
6 9 (15.25%) Tomcat
7 7 (11.86%) CMS
8 6 (10.17%) Adobe CQ
8 6 (10.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (10.17%) WebLogic Portal
9 5 (8.47%) Mule
10 3 (5.08%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (3.39%) Apache Spark
11 2 (3.39%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (3.39%) Escenic
12 1 (1.69%) nginx
12 1 (1.69%) Alfresco
12 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
12 1 (1.69%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) GitHub
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon S3
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Heroku
3 1 (1.69%) SaaS
3 1 (1.69%) PaaS
3 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.39%) Network Security
1 2 (3.39%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.20%) NoSQL
2 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
3 14 (23.73%) MongoDB
4 11 (18.64%) Big Data
5 8 (13.56%) Hadoop
6 7 (11.86%) MarkLogic
7 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (8.47%) MySQL
7 5 (8.47%) Redis
8 3 (5.08%) IDOL
8 3 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (3.39%) Impala
9 2 (3.39%) Voldemort
9 2 (3.39%) CouchDB
9 2 (3.39%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.69%) OLAP
10 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.69%) Couchbase
10 1 (1.69%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Maven
2 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.17%) MSBuild
3 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.47%) JIRA
5 3 (5.08%) NUnit
6 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.39%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.39%) JUnit
6 2 (3.39%) Selenium
7 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.69%) Mockito
7 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (86.44%) Developer
2 19 (32.20%) Java Developer
3 14 (23.73%) Web Developer
4 9 (15.25%) .NET Developer
5 8 (13.56%) Architect
6 7 (11.86%) C# Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.47%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (8.47%) UI Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Technical Architect
7 5 (8.47%) UI Programmer
7 5 (8.47%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Java Web Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Scala Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Programmer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (1.69%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) HTML
2 16 (27.12%) Spring
3 15 (25.42%) jQuery
3 15 (25.42%) CSS
4 14 (23.73%) Web Services
4 14 (23.73%) JSON
4 14 (23.73%) AngularJS
5 13 (22.03%) RESTful
6 12 (20.34%) XML
6 12 (20.34%) Hibernate
7 10 (16.95%) Apache Camel
8 9 (15.25%) .NET
8 9 (15.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (15.25%) HTML5
9 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET
10 7 (11.86%) Ajax
10 7 (11.86%) WCF
11 6 (10.17%) Guice
11 6 (10.17%) Lucene.Net
11 6 (10.17%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.20%) Computer Science
2 16 (27.12%) Open Source
3 8 (13.56%) Data Structures
4 6 (10.17%) Reference Data
5 5 (8.47%) PKI
5 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.78%) N-Tier
7 3 (5.08%) Social Network
7 3 (5.08%) iPad
7 3 (5.08%) Hedge funds
7 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
7 3 (5.08%) User Experience
8 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
8 2 (3.39%) Video on Demand
8 2 (3.39%) Digital Media
8 2 (3.39%) Streaming Video
8 2 (3.39%) RIA
9 1 (1.69%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Linux
2 7 (11.86%) UNIX
3 2 (3.39%) Windows
4 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.20%) TDD
3 16 (27.12%) SOA
4 13 (22.03%) MVC
5 11 (18.64%) Scrum
5 11 (18.64%) E-Commerce
6 10 (16.95%) BDD
7 9 (15.25%) Analytics
8 8 (13.56%) Web Development
9 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (8.47%) ETL
11 5 (8.47%) Data Modelling
12 4 (6.78%) Project Management
13 3 (5.08%) Kanban
13 3 (5.08%) CRM
13 3 (5.08%) Complex Event Processing
13 3 (5.08%) Mobile Application Development
13 3 (5.08%) DevOps
13 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (61.02%) Java
2 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
3 16 (27.12%) C#
4 10 (16.95%) SQL
5 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
6 5 (8.47%) TypeScript
6 5 (8.47%) Scala
7 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.78%) Ruby
8 2 (3.39%) C++
8 2 (3.39%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) CA SiteMinder
1 5 (8.47%) OpenSSO
1 5 (8.47%) Puppet
2 3 (5.08%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Endeca
2 6 (10.17%) Adobe
2 6 (10.17%) BEA
2 6 (10.17%) Sybase
2 6 (10.17%) ATG
2 6 (10.17%) Google
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.69%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.69%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.69%) Splunk
4 1 (1.69%) Platfora
4 1 (1.69%) Datameer
4 1 (1.69%) Hadapt
4 1 (1.69%) MapR
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago