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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lucene over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Lucene
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Lucene 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £408 £290
% change year-on-year
+22.69% +40.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
960 1026 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.55% 24.44% 26.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 663 470
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 34 13
Median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

Lucene
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Lucene as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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