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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lucene over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Lucene
Rank 262 263 244
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing Lucene 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.011% 0.064% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.042% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £429 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +63.63%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2379 2406 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.74% 25.56% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1526 1528 1241
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 31 56
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.45 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

Lucene
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lucene within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 1 £350 - 3
Lucene
England

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Lucene also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Lucene.

1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Blog
1 1 (100.00%) Symfony
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (100.00%) PHPUnit
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) LAPP Stack

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) PHPUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Symfony
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL