The table below looks at the statistics for Lucene skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lucene over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Lucene
Rank 574 552 517
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -35
Contract jobs citing Lucene 33 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.057% 0.068%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 21
Average daily rate
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£506 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £293 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14620 14600 12823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.99% 27.74% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9624 9677 8046
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 183 368
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.85 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Lucene
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lucene within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Lucene Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lucene
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lucene within the UK.

Lucene Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Lucene
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lucene within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Lucene Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lucene
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lucene within the UK.

Lucene Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Lucene
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lucene within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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
England -21 33 £506 +26.56% 36
London +1 29 £525 +31.25% 22
City of London +13 8 £550 +44.26% 5
South East -14 3 £400 -11.11% 5
Guildford +5 1 £338 - 1
Surrey +4 1 £338 - 1
Berkshire -6 1 £400 -11.11%
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
Bristol - 1 - - 3
South West - 1 - - 5

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 51 (86.44%) Java
2 38 (64.41%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (47.46%) Apache Solr
5 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
6 20 (33.90%) TDD
7 19 (32.20%) Spring
7 19 (32.20%) Apache
8 17 (28.81%) Tomcat
8 17 (28.81%) HTML
8 17 (28.81%) Finance
8 17 (28.81%) NoSQL
9 16 (27.12%) Scala
10 15 (25.42%) UNIX
11 14 (23.73%) Linux
11 14 (23.73%) Web Services
11 14 (23.73%) Maven
11 14 (23.73%) Hadoop
11 14 (23.73%) RESTful
12 13 (22.03%) Hibernate
12 13 (22.03%) Oracle
13 12 (20.34%) J2EE
14 11 (18.64%) MVC
15 10 (16.95%) Scrum
15 10 (16.95%) CSS
15 10 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
15 10 (16.95%) MongoDB
15 10 (16.95%) MarkLogic
16 9 (15.25%) AngularJS

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 38 (64.41%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (47.46%) Apache Solr
3 19 (32.20%) Apache
4 17 (28.81%) Tomcat
5 7 (11.86%) WebSphere
6 5 (8.47%) Node.js
7 4 (6.78%) CMS
7 4 (6.78%) Apache Spark
8 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
9 2 (3.39%) SAS
9 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (3.39%) Jetty
9 2 (3.39%) nginx
9 2 (3.39%) Orchard CMS
9 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
9 2 (3.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.69%) Mule ESB
10 1 (1.69%) Apache Pig
10 1 (1.69%) Escenic
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.69%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) SaaS
2 2 (3.39%) PaaS
3 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.69%) GitHub
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) SNA
3 1 (1.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.81%) NoSQL
2 14 (23.73%) Hadoop
3 10 (16.95%) MongoDB
3 10 (16.95%) MarkLogic
4 9 (15.25%) Big Data
5 8 (13.56%) MySQL
6 7 (11.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
7 6 (10.17%) Triplestore
8 5 (8.47%) Redis
8 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
8 5 (8.47%) RDBMS
9 3 (5.08%) Sqoop
9 3 (5.08%) Apache Hive
9 3 (5.08%) CouchDB
10 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (3.39%) RavenDB
10 2 (3.39%) HBase
10 2 (3.39%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Maven
2 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.56%) JUnit
4 4 (6.78%) Mockito
4 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.39%) Subversion
5 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.69%) YourKit
6 1 (1.69%) Gradle
6 1 (1.69%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.69%) Ant
6 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.69%) Xcode
6 1 (1.69%) NUnit
General
1 17 (28.81%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Publishing
3 4 (6.78%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.39%) Back Office
5 1 (1.69%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 41 (69.49%) Developer
2 32 (54.24%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Senior Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Scala Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.39%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Database Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Hadoop Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Semantic Web Developer
9 1 (1.69%) OBIEE Architect
9 1 (1.69%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) Spring
2 17 (28.81%) HTML
3 14 (23.73%) Web Services
3 14 (23.73%) RESTful
4 13 (22.03%) Hibernate
5 12 (20.34%) J2EE
6 10 (16.95%) CSS
7 9 (15.25%) AngularJS
8 7 (11.86%) HTML5
8 7 (11.86%) jQuery
8 7 (11.86%) Java EE
9 6 (10.17%) .NET
9 6 (10.17%) JPA
9 6 (10.17%) Guice
9 6 (10.17%) Spring MVC
10 4 (6.78%) Ajax
10 4 (6.78%) JAXB
10 4 (6.78%) XML
10 4 (6.78%) REST
10 4 (6.78%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Open Source
1 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.78%) Semantic Web
2 4 (6.78%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Social Network
4 2 (3.39%) Replication
4 2 (3.39%) NHS
4 2 (3.39%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.69%) W3C
5 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) UNIX
2 14 (23.73%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.90%) TDD
3 11 (18.64%) MVC
4 10 (16.95%) Scrum
5 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
6 8 (13.56%) BDD
7 7 (11.86%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.47%) OO
8 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.47%) SOA
8 5 (8.47%) RDF
8 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.08%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.08%) Web Development
10 2 (3.39%) Business Development
10 2 (3.39%) Workflow
10 2 (3.39%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 51 (86.44%) Java
2 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
3 16 (27.12%) Scala
4 9 (15.25%) SQL
5 8 (13.56%) Python
6 6 (10.17%) C#
7 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.08%) SPARQL
8 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.08%) Perl
9 2 (3.39%) Ruby
9 2 (3.39%) PHP
9 2 (3.39%) Groovy
9 2 (3.39%) Spark SQL
10 1 (1.69%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.69%) JPQL
10 1 (1.69%) HQL
10 1 (1.69%) Clojure
10 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Vagrant
1 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.39%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) Kibana
3 1 (1.69%) OpenSSO
3 1 (1.69%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Oracle
2 5 (8.47%) IBM
2 5 (8.47%) Sun
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.39%) Adobe
4 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.39%) Percona
4 2 (3.39%) Palantir
5 1 (1.69%) Splunk
5 1 (1.69%) Sencha
5 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.69%) BEA
5 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.69%) ATG
5 1 (1.69%) Endeca
5 1 (1.69%) Google
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago