The table below looks at the statistics for Lucene skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lucene over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Lucene
Rank 623 613 600
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing Lucene 30 50 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.086% 0.067%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 29
Median daily rate £500 £408 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.69% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £363 £290
% change year-on-year
+37.93% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
16430 16374 15779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.78% 28.23% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11390 11281 10291
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 299 178
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.33 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

Lucene
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Lucene as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lucene within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 30 £500 +23.83% 14
South East +25 14 £500 +45.45% 2
London -22 14 £500 +3.09% 10
Oxford - 10 £508 -
Oxfordshire - 10 £508 -
Cambridgeshire +22 2 £300 -
East of England +10 2 £300 -
Berkshire -1 2 £200 -50.92%
East Sussex - 2 £288 -
Reading - 2 £200 -
Brighton - 2 £288 -
Cambridge +20 1 - -

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Lucene also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Lucene.

1 56 (83.58%) Apache Solr
2 50 (74.63%) Java
3 47 (70.15%) JavaScript
4 45 (67.16%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (62.69%) HTML
6 36 (53.73%) Spring
7 32 (47.76%) Linux
8 30 (44.78%) CSS
9 28 (41.79%) Git (software)
10 27 (40.30%) Elasticsearch
10 27 (40.30%) TDD
10 27 (40.30%) Apache
11 25 (37.31%) Web Services
12 22 (32.84%) Scrum
13 21 (31.34%) MongoDB
13 21 (31.34%) NoSQL
13 21 (31.34%) REST
14 20 (29.85%) Gradle
14 20 (29.85%) Maven
14 20 (29.85%) Hibernate
14 20 (29.85%) Web Development
15 19 (28.36%) MVC
15 19 (28.36%) HTML5
15 19 (28.36%) RESTful
16 18 (26.87%) Open Source
16 18 (26.87%) AngularJS
17 16 (23.88%) Subversion
18 15 (22.39%) .NET
18 15 (22.39%) Tomcat
19 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 56 (83.58%) Apache Solr
2 27 (40.30%) Apache
2 27 (40.30%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (22.39%) Tomcat
4 14 (20.90%) nginx
5 11 (16.42%) CMS
6 10 (14.93%) Jetty
7 6 (8.96%) Drupal
7 6 (8.96%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (7.46%) Mule
9 3 (4.48%) Alfresco
9 3 (4.48%) Apache Spark
10 2 (2.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (2.99%) OpenStack
11 1 (1.49%) Confluence
11 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.99%) MS Office
1 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (16.42%) GitHub
2 8 (11.94%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.99%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) Intranet
2 2 (2.99%) Extranet
3 1 (1.49%) Internet
3 1 (1.49%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.49%) Network Security
3 1 (1.49%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.34%) MongoDB
1 21 (31.34%) NoSQL
2 13 (19.40%) Big Data
3 12 (17.91%) Relational Database
4 10 (14.93%) Neo4j
5 9 (13.43%) MySQL
5 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
6 8 (11.94%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.48%) MariaDB
7 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.99%) MarkLogic
9 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.49%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.49%) HBase
9 1 (1.49%) Redis
9 1 (1.49%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 28 (41.79%) Git (software)
2 20 (29.85%) Gradle
2 20 (29.85%) Maven
3 16 (23.88%) Subversion
4 13 (19.40%) Selenium
5 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
6 6 (8.96%) JIRA
7 5 (7.46%) Hudson
8 4 (5.97%) JUnit
9 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.49%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.49%) PHPUnit
10 1 (1.49%) Protractor
10 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (10.45%) Publishing
2 6 (8.96%) Retail
3 5 (7.46%) Finance
4 3 (4.48%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (67.16%) Developer
2 28 (41.79%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.43%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Architect
4 8 (11.94%) HTML Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Lead Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Lead Java Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Software Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Agile Developer
5 7 (10.45%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Java Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Drupal Developer
6 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce Architect
6 6 (8.96%) Java Architect
6 6 (8.96%) Sitecore Developer
7 5 (7.46%) AWS Developer
7 5 (7.46%) AWS Software Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (62.69%) HTML
2 36 (53.73%) Spring
3 30 (44.78%) CSS
4 25 (37.31%) Web Services
5 21 (31.34%) REST
6 20 (29.85%) Hibernate
7 19 (28.36%) HTML5
7 19 (28.36%) RESTful
8 18 (26.87%) AngularJS
9 15 (22.39%) .NET
10 13 (19.40%) JSON
10 13 (19.40%) Spring MVC
11 11 (16.42%) Node.js
11 11 (16.42%) Sass
12 9 (13.43%) Spring Boot
13 7 (10.45%) JPA
13 7 (10.45%) jQuery
14 6 (8.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET
15 5 (7.46%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Blog
2 4 (5.97%) Digital Media
2 4 (5.97%) User Experience
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Google Search Appliance
4 2 (2.99%) Semantic Web
4 2 (2.99%) Social Media
5 1 (1.49%) Biology
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.49%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.76%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (67.16%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.30%) TDD
3 22 (32.84%) Scrum
4 20 (29.85%) Web Development
5 19 (28.36%) MVC
6 18 (26.87%) Open Source
7 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (17.91%) DevOps
9 11 (16.42%) Build Automation
10 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
11 8 (11.94%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (10.45%) BDD
12 7 (10.45%) Code Coverage
12 7 (10.45%) Content Management
12 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce
12 7 (10.45%) OO
12 7 (10.45%) Pair Programming
12 7 (10.45%) SDLC
13 6 (8.96%) Automation Testing
13 6 (8.96%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 50 (74.63%) Java
2 47 (70.15%) JavaScript
3 12 (17.91%) Scala
3 12 (17.91%) SQL
4 11 (16.42%) Python
5 10 (14.93%) Ruby
6 9 (13.43%) C#
6 9 (13.43%) C++
7 8 (11.94%) Bash Shell
8 5 (7.46%) Groovy
9 3 (4.48%) PHP
10 2 (2.99%) Go
10 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) Docker
2 6 (8.96%) Varnish
3 3 (4.48%) GlusterFS
4 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.46%) Piwik
3 3 (4.48%) Ansible
3 3 (4.48%) Puppet
4 2 (2.99%) Kibana
4 2 (2.99%) logstash
4 2 (2.99%) Packer
4 2 (2.99%) Salt
5 1 (1.49%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.49%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Oracle
1 6 (8.96%) Sitecore
2 5 (7.46%) AppDynamics
2 5 (7.46%) MuleSoft
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.99%) Adobe
4 2 (2.99%) Google
4 2 (2.99%) hybris
4 2 (2.99%) Sun
5 1 (1.49%) Endeca
5 1 (1.49%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.49%) Splunk
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