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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Lucene
Rank 605 592 590
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing Lucene 39 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.056% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 20
Median daily rate £413 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £400 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +6.66%
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
14874 14894 14851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 27.03% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10553 9808 9867
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 208 185
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 30 May 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 11 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 30 May 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 +12 36 £425 -15.00% 18
London +12 34 £425 -16.04% 11
Wales - 3 £313 -
Croydon - 3 £425 -
Cardiff - 3 £313 -
South Wales - 3 £313 -
City of London +40 1 £250 -54.12% 3
South East -14 1 £350 -12.50%
East Midlands - 1 £425 - 3
Southampton - 1 £350 -
Hampshire - 1 £350 -

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 51 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
3 43 (55.84%) Apache Solr
4 42 (54.55%) HTML
4 42 (54.55%) Java
5 38 (49.35%) JavaScript
6 32 (41.56%) CSS
7 26 (33.77%) Spring
8 22 (28.57%) TDD
8 22 (28.57%) MVC
9 21 (27.27%) Hibernate
9 21 (27.27%) Linux
9 21 (27.27%) Git (software)
10 20 (25.97%) SQL
10 20 (25.97%) Web Development
11 19 (24.68%) JSON
12 18 (23.38%) NoSQL
12 18 (23.38%) AngularJS
13 17 (22.08%) C#
14 16 (20.78%) REST
14 16 (20.78%) Sass
14 16 (20.78%) DevOps
15 15 (19.48%) Big Data
15 15 (19.48%) jQuery
15 15 (19.48%) Scrum
16 14 (18.18%) .NET
16 14 (18.18%) Apache
16 14 (18.18%) GitHub
16 14 (18.18%) HTML5
16 14 (18.18%) Amazon AWS

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 44 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
2 43 (55.84%) Apache Solr
3 14 (18.18%) Apache
4 13 (16.88%) CMS
4 13 (16.88%) Node.js
5 8 (10.39%) Drupal
6 7 (9.09%) Mule
7 6 (7.79%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (6.49%) Confluence
8 5 (6.49%) nginx
9 4 (5.19%) Apache Spark
10 2 (2.60%) Liferay
10 2 (2.60%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (2.60%) SAS
10 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
11 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (1.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.60%) MS Office
1 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (18.18%) GitHub
2 6 (7.79%) Amazon S3
3 5 (6.49%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.90%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) Intranet
2 4 (5.19%) SNA
3 2 (2.60%) Extranet
4 1 (1.30%) HTTP
4 1 (1.30%) Internet
4 1 (1.30%) SAN
4 1 (1.30%) SSL
4 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.30%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.38%) NoSQL
2 15 (19.48%) Big Data
3 12 (15.58%) MongoDB
3 12 (15.58%) Relational Database
4 11 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 11 (14.29%) MySQL
5 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
6 7 (9.09%) Neo4j
7 5 (6.49%) CouchDB
8 4 (5.19%) Apache Hive
8 4 (5.19%) Couchbase
8 4 (5.19%) MarkLogic
9 3 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (3.90%) Impala
9 3 (3.90%) MariaDB
9 3 (3.90%) Redis
9 3 (3.90%) Spark SQL
9 3 (3.90%) Sqoop
10 2 (2.60%) HBase
11 1 (1.30%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 21 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.58%) JIRA
3 9 (11.69%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.39%) Talend Open Studio
5 7 (9.09%) Gradle
6 5 (6.49%) Hudson
6 5 (6.49%) Maven
6 5 (6.49%) Subversion
7 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.90%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.90%) Bower
8 3 (3.90%) Grunt
8 3 (3.90%) gulp
8 3 (3.90%) Jasmine
8 3 (3.90%) JIRA Agile
8 3 (3.90%) Mocha
8 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.60%) JUnit
9 2 (2.60%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (7.79%) Retail
2 4 (5.19%) Publishing
3 2 (2.60%) Finance
4 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (67.53%) Developer
2 21 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.99%) .NET Developer
3 10 (12.99%) Agile Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Data Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Lucene Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Architect
5 7 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 7 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Angular Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Drupal Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Java Architect
6 6 (7.79%) Sitecore Developer
7 5 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce Architect
7 5 (6.49%) HTML Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (54.55%) HTML
2 32 (41.56%) CSS
3 26 (33.77%) Spring
4 21 (27.27%) Hibernate
5 19 (24.68%) JSON
6 18 (23.38%) AngularJS
7 16 (20.78%) REST
7 16 (20.78%) Sass
8 15 (19.48%) jQuery
9 14 (18.18%) .NET
9 14 (18.18%) HTML5
10 13 (16.88%) RESTful
11 12 (15.58%) Web Services
12 11 (14.29%) Spring MVC
13 10 (12.99%) XML
14 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET
14 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (10.39%) Middleware
16 7 (9.09%) Spring Boot
17 6 (7.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Blog
2 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.19%) Semantic Web
3 3 (3.90%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.90%) User Experience
4 2 (2.60%) Google Search Appliance
4 2 (2.60%) Social Media
5 1 (1.30%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.30%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.30%) Social Network
5 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.27%) Linux
2 7 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.57%) MVC
2 22 (28.57%) TDD
3 20 (25.97%) Web Development
4 16 (20.78%) DevOps
5 15 (19.48%) Scrum
6 12 (15.58%) Multithreading
7 11 (14.29%) BDD
7 11 (14.29%) OO
7 11 (14.29%) Open Source
8 10 (12.99%) E-Commerce
8 10 (12.99%) Pair Programming
9 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
10 8 (10.39%) Data Modelling
10 8 (10.39%) ETL
10 8 (10.39%) Mentoring
10 8 (10.39%) RDF
10 8 (10.39%) SDLC
10 8 (10.39%) SOA
10 8 (10.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (54.55%) Java
2 38 (49.35%) JavaScript
3 20 (25.97%) SQL
4 17 (22.08%) C#
5 7 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 6 (7.79%) Ruby
7 5 (6.49%) Groovy
7 5 (6.49%) Python
8 4 (5.19%) Apex Code
8 4 (5.19%) Scala
9 1 (1.30%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.30%) C
9 1 (1.30%) PHP
9 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) Degree
3 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) Dublin Core
1 8 (10.39%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) Docker
2 6 (7.79%) Varnish
3 3 (3.90%) Apache Flume
3 3 (3.90%) GlusterFS
4 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) Kibana
2 7 (9.09%) Kubernetes
3 5 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.49%) Piwik
4 4 (5.19%) Packer
5 1 (1.30%) Ansible
5 1 (1.30%) Mesos
5 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) Talend
3 6 (7.79%) Sitecore
4 5 (6.49%) AppDynamics
4 5 (6.49%) Atlassian
4 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.49%) MuleSoft
5 4 (5.19%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.19%) Sun
6 3 (3.90%) Google
7 2 (2.60%) Endeca
7 2 (2.60%) hybris
7 2 (2.60%) Palantir
7 2 (2.60%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.60%) WSO2
8 1 (1.30%) ESRI
8 1 (1.30%) Facebook
8 1 (1.30%) IBM
8 1 (1.30%) Nuix
8 1 (1.30%) Rally
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