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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lucene over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Lucene
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Lucene 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Lucene
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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
806 806 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.65% 24.98% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 512 360
Average daily rate £363 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +47.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.35 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

Lucene
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lucene across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java Concurrency
2 2 (50.00%) Percona
2 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Alfresco
2 2 (50.00%) Mule
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (100.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Alfresco
2 2 (50.00%) Mule
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Database Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Java Concurrency
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Percona