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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Lucene
Rank 141 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lucene 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.063% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£603 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
771 724 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.45% 25.46% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 430 407
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 19
Average hourly rate £36.40 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lucene within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 2 £603 - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Lucene
England

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 3 March 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%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
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%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) Java Concurrency
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
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
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
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Percona