The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Lucene
Rank - 125 133
Contract jobs citing Lucene 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.038% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.13% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £335 £275
% change year-on-year
- +21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
700 764 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.28% 28.68% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 412 543
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 36
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £13.61 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Lucene
England

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

Lucene
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lucene within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire - - - - 1
Lucene
England

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JBoss
1 3 (60.00%) JMS
1 3 (60.00%) Spring MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (60.00%) Spring Integration
1 3 (60.00%) Scala
2 2 (40.00%) Mockito
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (40.00%) Lucene.Net
2 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (40.00%) LINQ
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (60.00%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (40.00%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) JMS
1 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (60.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) Spring MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Spring Integration
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (40.00%) Lucene.Net
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) LINQ
2 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Scala
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) JBoss