The table below looks at the statistics for Lucene skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lucene over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Lucene
Rank - 136 -
Contract jobs citing Lucene 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.033% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
726 746 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.84% 24.97% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 488 558
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 16
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.46 £19.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

Lucene
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Lucene
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Lucene Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Lucene
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for Lucene.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) OOD
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
1 5 (100.00%) GitHub
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 5 (100.00%) Kibana
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Apex Code
2 4 (80.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Rally

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Angular Developer
3 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Lucene Developer
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (20.00%) CSS Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch Developer
5 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) OOD
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Apex Code
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) Rally