The table below looks at the statistics for Lucene skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lucene over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Lucene
Rank 243 262 241
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Contract jobs citing Lucene 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.035% 0.010% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.043% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £350 £325 £610
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -46.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £333 £375
% change year-on-year
+33.45% -11.33%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2180 2321 2013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.46% 24.32% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 1326 1088
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 54 65
Average hourly rate £46.25 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Lucene
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Lucene Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Lucene
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Lucene Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Lucene
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lucene across the South East region.

Lucene Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Lucene
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lucene within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Surrey - 3 £350 - 2
Lucene
England

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) J2EE
3 6 (66.67%) MySQL
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) Spring
3 6 (66.67%) Apache Solr
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) XML
5 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
5 4 (44.44%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (33.33%) WSO2
6 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (33.33%) Open Source
6 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
6 3 (33.33%) PhoneGap
6 3 (33.33%) Business Transformation
6 3 (33.33%) Couchbase
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (33.33%) Drupal
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (33.33%) hybris
6 3 (33.33%) Mule
6 3 (33.33%) Liferay
6 3 (33.33%) SOA
6 3 (33.33%) TIBCO
6 3 (33.33%) Middleware

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (66.67%) Apache Solr
2 4 (44.44%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (33.33%) CMS
3 3 (33.33%) Drupal
3 3 (33.33%) Liferay
3 3 (33.33%) Mule
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) Couchbase
2 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Java Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Java Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Mid-Level Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Solr Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Architect
3 2 (22.22%) XML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (11.11%) NoSQL Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) J2EE
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) HTML5
2 6 (66.67%) Spring
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 5 (55.56%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 3 (33.33%) Middleware
4 3 (33.33%) PhoneGap
4 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) Servlets
5 2 (22.22%) XSLT
6 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) SOA
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
4 1 (11.11%) Microservices
4 1 (11.11%) Presales
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) XPath
3 2 (22.22%) XQuery
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Endeca
1 3 (33.33%) hybris
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) TIBCO
1 3 (33.33%) WSO2