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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Lucene
Rank - - 131
Contract jobs citing Lucene 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £319
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.72%
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
819 617 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.35% 26.96% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 432 357
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 39
Average hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.05 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 30 September 2014. 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 - - - - 1
Devon - - - - 2
Lucene
England