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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Lucene
UK
Rank 551 588 591
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +3
Contract jobs citing Lucene 44 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.077% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.27% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 17
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £414 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £636 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
+37.14% +34.61%
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
14134 14852 14129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.15% 28.54% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9839 10231 9344
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 249 192
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £21.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lucene within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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 +40 39 £425 -6.07% 21
London +27 36 £425 -8.60% 10
Glasgow - 4 £650 -
Scotland - 4 £650 -
South West +9 3 £425 - 1
City of London -4 3 £450 -29.41% 2
Dorset +1 2 £425 -
Bournemouth +5 1 £425 -1.44%
Canary Wharf +1 1 £575 -11.53%
Wiltshire - 1 - -

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 78 (96.30%) Apache Solr
2 47 (58.02%) JavaScript
2 47 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (56.79%) Java
4 44 (54.32%) Apache
5 43 (53.09%) Web Services
6 41 (50.62%) RESTful
7 40 (49.38%) HTML
8 38 (46.91%) SQL
9 37 (45.68%) CSS
10 32 (39.51%) Adobe
10 32 (39.51%) NoSQL
10 32 (39.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 31 (38.27%) MongoDB
11 31 (38.27%) SOAP
11 31 (38.27%) XML
12 30 (37.04%) Ajax
12 30 (37.04%) jQuery
13 29 (35.80%) JSON
14 28 (34.57%) OO
14 28 (34.57%) RabbitMQ
14 28 (34.57%) Apache Sling
14 28 (34.57%) Apache Felix
15 27 (33.33%) OSGi
16 25 (30.86%) OOD
17 23 (28.40%) Spring
18 22 (27.16%) Python
19 21 (25.93%) Linux
20 19 (23.46%) Data Analysis
21 18 (22.22%) Bash Shell

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 78 (96.30%) Apache Solr
2 44 (54.32%) Apache
3 32 (39.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 17 (20.99%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (17.28%) Apache Spark
6 12 (14.81%) Apache Pig
7 10 (12.35%) CMS
8 9 (11.11%) Tomcat
9 8 (9.88%) Jetty
10 5 (6.17%) nginx
11 4 (4.94%) Mule
11 4 (4.94%) Mule ESB
11 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
11 4 (4.94%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (3.70%) Alfresco
13 2 (2.47%) Drupal
13 2 (2.47%) JBoss
14 1 (1.23%) Documentum
14 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
14 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.88%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (39.51%) NoSQL
2 31 (38.27%) MongoDB
3 16 (19.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (18.52%) Big Data
4 15 (18.52%) Hadoop
5 14 (17.28%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (16.05%) MarkLogic
6 13 (16.05%) MySQL
6 13 (16.05%) Riak
7 12 (14.81%) Apache Hive
7 12 (14.81%) Impala
8 10 (12.35%) Data Mining
9 5 (6.17%) Pentaho
9 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
9 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
10 4 (4.94%) Endeca
10 4 (4.94%) Redis
11 3 (3.70%) MariaDB
12 2 (2.47%) OLTP
12 2 (2.47%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.88%) Maven
2 8 (9.88%) Subversion
3 7 (8.64%) Selenium
4 6 (7.41%) Gradle
5 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.47%) ERwin
6 2 (2.47%) MagicDraw
General
1 9 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Banking
2 4 (4.94%) Publishing
3 3 (3.70%) Legal
4 2 (2.47%) Marketing
4 2 (2.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Automotive
5 1 (1.23%) Front Office
5 1 (1.23%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (65.43%) Developer
2 23 (28.40%) Java Developer
3 7 (8.64%) Data Scientist
3 7 (8.64%) Senior Developer
3 7 (8.64%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (8.64%) Software Engineer
4 6 (7.41%) Architect
5 5 (6.17%) Lead Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Agile Developer
6 4 (4.94%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Java Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) AWS Software Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Data Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (53.09%) Web Services
2 41 (50.62%) RESTful
3 40 (49.38%) HTML
4 37 (45.68%) CSS
5 31 (38.27%) SOAP
5 31 (38.27%) XML
6 30 (37.04%) Ajax
6 30 (37.04%) jQuery
7 29 (35.80%) JSON
8 28 (34.57%) Apache Felix
8 28 (34.57%) Apache Sling
8 28 (34.57%) RabbitMQ
9 27 (33.33%) OSGi
10 23 (28.40%) Spring
11 13 (16.05%) Hibernate
12 12 (14.81%) HTML5
12 12 (14.81%) Kafka
13 10 (12.35%) Natural Language Processing
14 9 (11.11%) JMS
15 6 (7.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) PKI
3 3 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.70%) iPad
3 3 (3.70%) Replication
3 3 (3.70%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.47%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.47%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.93%) Linux
2 17 (20.99%) Unix
3 3 (3.70%) Android
3 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.70%) CentOS
3 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.57%) OO
3 25 (30.86%) OOD
4 19 (23.46%) Data Analysis
5 17 (20.99%) Open Source
6 15 (18.52%) TDD
7 12 (14.81%) MapReduce
7 12 (14.81%) Statistical Modelling
8 11 (13.58%) ETL
9 10 (12.35%) Scrum
10 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.41%) Build Automation
11 6 (7.41%) Cluster Analysis
11 6 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.41%) CRM
11 6 (7.41%) Data Extraction
12 5 (6.17%) Data Modelling
12 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
13 4 (4.94%) B2C
13 4 (4.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 47 (58.02%) JavaScript
2 46 (56.79%) Java
3 38 (46.91%) SQL
4 22 (27.16%) Python
5 18 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 13 (16.05%) Perl
7 12 (14.81%) R
7 12 (14.81%) Scala
8 6 (7.41%) Ruby
9 5 (6.17%) C#
9 5 (6.17%) C++
10 3 (3.70%) PHP
11 1 (1.23%) Go
11 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.23%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) GlusterFS
1 2 (2.47%) Varnish
2 1 (1.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (14.81%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (4.94%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (4.94%) OpenSSO
3 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.47%) Piwik
4 1 (1.23%) Ansible
4 1 (1.23%) Kibana
4 1 (1.23%) logstash
4 1 (1.23%) Packer
4 1 (1.23%) Puppet
4 1 (1.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 32 (39.51%) Adobe
2 8 (9.88%) Oracle
3 4 (4.94%) Apigee
3 4 (4.94%) ATG
3 4 (4.94%) BEA
4 2 (2.47%) Informatica
5 1 (1.23%) EMC
5 1 (1.23%) FatWire
5 1 (1.23%) Google
5 1 (1.23%) Sun
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