The table below looks at the statistics for Lucene skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lucene over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Lucene
Rank - 128 121
Contract jobs citing Lucene 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.067% 0.080%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.30% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £504 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+83.18% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
792 663 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.49% 22.11% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 394 369
Average daily rate £368 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £17.44 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

Lucene
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lucene across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Lucene Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Lucene
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lucene across the North West region.

Lucene Daily Rate Trend in the North West