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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Lucene
Rank - 268 249
Contract jobs citing Lucene 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.030% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £400 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
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
2443 2295 2174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.31% 23.05% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1597 1411 1271
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 38 50
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.75 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
1 6 (100.00%) Apache Solr
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) J2EE
3 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (50.00%) Couchbase
4 3 (50.00%) Mobile Development
4 3 (50.00%) WSO2
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (50.00%) Mule
4 3 (50.00%) Liferay
4 3 (50.00%) Open Source
4 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) hybris
4 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (50.00%) PhoneGap
4 3 (50.00%) SOA
4 3 (50.00%) CMS
4 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (50.00%) TIBCO
4 3 (50.00%) Middleware
4 3 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) Endeca
4 3 (50.00%) Web Development

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 6 (100.00%) Apache Solr
2 4 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (50.00%) CMS
3 3 (50.00%) Drupal
3 3 (50.00%) Liferay
3 3 (50.00%) Mule
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Couchbase
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Java Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Java Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solr Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Architect
2 2 (33.33%) XML Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Architect
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Agile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) Middleware
3 3 (50.00%) PhoneGap
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Servlets
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
5 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) Presales
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) XPath
3 2 (33.33%) XQuery
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Endeca
1 3 (50.00%) hybris
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 3 (50.00%) WSO2
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