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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Lucene
England / South East
Rank - 243 248
Contract jobs citing Lucene 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.073% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.28% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1887 2165 2277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.84% 26.39% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1132 1422 1325
Median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 66 45
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £27.35 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 24 January 2017, 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 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Apache Solr
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
3 12 (85.71%) Web Services
3 12 (85.71%) Linux
3 12 (85.71%) Maven
3 12 (85.71%) Git (software)
3 12 (85.71%) RESTful
4 11 (78.57%) HTML5
5 10 (71.43%) MongoDB
5 10 (71.43%) NoSQL
5 10 (71.43%) Jetty
5 10 (71.43%) Selenium
5 10 (71.43%) Scrum
5 10 (71.43%) TDD
5 10 (71.43%) Subversion
5 10 (71.43%) Spring
5 10 (71.43%) Apache
5 10 (71.43%) Tomcat
5 10 (71.43%) Build Automation
5 10 (71.43%) Gradle
5 10 (71.43%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (57.14%) Python
6 8 (57.14%) .NET
6 8 (57.14%) CSS
6 8 (57.14%) C++
6 8 (57.14%) Ruby
6 8 (57.14%) nginx

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 14 (100.00%) Apache Solr
2 10 (71.43%) Apache
2 10 (71.43%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (71.43%) Jetty
2 10 (71.43%) Tomcat
3 8 (57.14%) nginx
4 2 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) MongoDB
1 10 (71.43%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Git (software)
1 12 (85.71%) Maven
2 10 (71.43%) Gradle
2 10 (71.43%) Selenium
2 10 (71.43%) Subversion
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (42.86%) Publishing
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
1 12 (85.71%) Java Developer
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Java Developer
3 5 (35.71%) AWS Developer
3 5 (35.71%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) AWS Software Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) HTML Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Java Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Java Software Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Java Software Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) MongoDB Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Lead Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 12 (85.71%) RESTful
2 12 (85.71%) Web Services
3 11 (78.57%) HTML5
4 10 (71.43%) Spring
5 8 (57.14%) .NET
5 8 (57.14%) CSS
6 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
7 2 (14.29%) Ajax
7 2 (14.29%) Apache Felix
7 2 (14.29%) Apache Sling
7 2 (14.29%) CSS3
7 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 2 (14.29%) jQuery
7 2 (14.29%) JSON
7 2 (14.29%) OSGi
7 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (14.29%) XML
8 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Build Automation
2 10 (71.43%) Scrum
2 10 (71.43%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) Open Source
4 5 (35.71%) Code Coverage
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 8 (57.14%) C++
2 8 (57.14%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) Ruby
2 8 (57.14%) Scala
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe