The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Lucene
Rank 567 551 546
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing Lucene 23 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.043% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 24
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£419 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £338 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £485 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £335 £275
% change year-on-year
-13.43% +21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15054 14274 15028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.55% 27.91% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9655 9067 9193
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 282 368
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 1 August 2014.

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 29 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 1 August 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
England -3 22 £419 -11.84% 22
London +6 17 £425 -10.52% 15
South East -4 4 - - 5
City of London +20 3 £425 -10.52% 2
Surrey -4 2 - - 3
Berkshire -2 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Staines - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 1
County Antrim - - - - 1
Belfast - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - - 3
North West - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - - 1

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (72.86%) Apache Solr
2 50 (71.43%) Java
3 31 (44.29%) JavaScript
3 31 (44.29%) HTML
3 31 (44.29%) CSS
4 25 (35.71%) Scrum
5 22 (31.43%) Web Services
6 21 (30.00%) NoSQL
7 20 (28.57%) Java EE
7 20 (28.57%) TDD
8 19 (27.14%) RESTful
9 17 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (24.29%) Linux
9 17 (24.29%) MySQL
10 16 (22.86%) Oracle
10 16 (22.86%) Relational Database
11 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
11 15 (21.43%) MVC
12 14 (20.00%) Spring
12 14 (20.00%) J2EE
12 14 (20.00%) Apache
12 14 (20.00%) MongoDB
12 14 (20.00%) jQuery
13 13 (18.57%) SOAP
14 12 (17.14%) XML
14 12 (17.14%) RDBMS
14 12 (17.14%) Maven
14 12 (17.14%) CSS3
15 11 (15.71%) HTML5
15 11 (15.71%) Elasticsearch

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 51 (72.86%) Apache Solr
2 14 (20.00%) Apache
3 11 (15.71%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (11.43%) CMS
5 7 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 7 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
6 6 (8.57%) Adobe CQ
6 6 (8.57%) Mule
7 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.86%) IIS
8 1 (1.43%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.43%) Drupal
8 1 (1.43%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.43%) Node.js
8 1 (1.43%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.43%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) HTTP
2 4 (5.71%) SAN
3 2 (2.86%) AMQP
3 2 (2.86%) Network Security
4 1 (1.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 17 (24.29%) MySQL
3 16 (22.86%) Relational Database
4 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 14 (20.00%) MongoDB
6 12 (17.14%) RDBMS
7 8 (11.43%) Hadoop
8 5 (7.14%) Big Data
9 3 (4.29%) Redis
9 3 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (4.29%) IDOL
9 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.43%) CouchDB
11 1 (1.43%) Voldemort
11 1 (1.43%) Sqoop
11 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.43%) MarkLogic
11 1 (1.43%) HBase
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Maven
2 8 (11.43%) Subversion
3 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.71%) YourKit
4 4 (5.71%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.29%) Mercurial
5 3 (4.29%) Mockito
6 2 (2.86%) CruiseControl
6 2 (2.86%) JUnit
6 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.86%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.86%) JIRA
6 2 (2.86%) Selenium
7 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.43%) FogBugz
General
1 8 (11.43%) Banking
2 7 (10.00%) Finance
3 4 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Automotive
4 2 (2.86%) Advertising
4 2 (2.86%) Publishing
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Front Office
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (74.29%) Developer
2 35 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 18 (25.71%) Senior Developer
4 14 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (12.86%) Architect
6 7 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.71%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.71%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Java Web Developer
9 3 (4.29%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Consultant
10 2 (2.86%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.86%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Search Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Senior Java Web Developer
11 1 (1.43%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.29%) HTML
1 31 (44.29%) CSS
2 22 (31.43%) Web Services
3 20 (28.57%) Java EE
4 19 (27.14%) RESTful
5 14 (20.00%) Spring
5 14 (20.00%) J2EE
5 14 (20.00%) jQuery
6 13 (18.57%) SOAP
7 12 (17.14%) XML
7 12 (17.14%) CSS3
8 11 (15.71%) HTML5
8 11 (15.71%) Hibernate
8 11 (15.71%) .NET
9 8 (11.43%) Spring MVC
10 7 (10.00%) JSON
10 7 (10.00%) AngularJS
10 7 (10.00%) Spring Integration
11 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
11 6 (8.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Open Source
2 6 (8.57%) PKI
3 3 (4.29%) Social Network
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.29%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.86%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.43%) Wiki
5 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.43%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) iPad
5 1 (1.43%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.43%) W3C
5 1 (1.43%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.29%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) Windows
3 4 (5.71%) UNIX
4 1 (1.43%) Solaris
4 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.71%) Scrum
2 20 (28.57%) TDD
3 17 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (21.43%) MVC
5 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (12.86%) SOA
7 8 (11.43%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.57%) CRM
8 6 (8.57%) ETL
8 6 (8.57%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.14%) Web Development
9 5 (7.14%) Project Management
10 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.71%) OO
11 3 (4.29%) Kanban
11 3 (4.29%) Multithreading
11 3 (4.29%) Analytics
11 3 (4.29%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (4.29%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (71.43%) Java
2 31 (44.29%) JavaScript
3 9 (12.86%) C#
3 9 (12.86%) SQL
4 6 (8.57%) T-SQL
4 6 (8.57%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.14%) Scala
5 5 (7.14%) PHP
5 5 (7.14%) Ruby
6 3 (4.29%) PHP5
7 2 (2.86%) Python
8 1 (1.43%) SPARQL
8 1 (1.43%) C++
8 1 (1.43%) C
8 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.43%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) PMP
4 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) CA SiteMinder
1 6 (8.57%) OpenSSO
2 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Oracle
2 6 (8.57%) ATG
2 6 (8.57%) Endeca
2 6 (8.57%) BEA
2 6 (8.57%) Adobe
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.71%) Google
5 3 (4.29%) Zend
5 3 (4.29%) JBoss
6 1 (1.43%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.43%) Splunk
6 1 (1.43%) Elastic Path
6 1 (1.43%) Sybase
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.43%) Teradata
6 1 (1.43%) FatWire
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