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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Lucene
Rank 139 142 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Lucene 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.095% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £425 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £333 £375
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -11.33%
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
801 761 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.02% 24.00% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 507 382
Average daily rate £368 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 17 20
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.00 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 February 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Dorset - 5 £425 - 2
Lucene
England

Lucene
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 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%) 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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 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
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
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