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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Lucene
Rank 639 611 596
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -15
Contract jobs citing Lucene 22 51 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.087% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.31% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 19
Median daily rate £495 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £348 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £556 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £408 £290
% change year-on-year
+22.69% +40.51%
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
16193 16315 15394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.70% 27.91% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11229 11015 9789
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 286 218
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.97 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £55.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

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 24 August 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 15 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 24 August 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 -26 22 £495 +16.47% 24
London -17 13 £406 -4.41% 16
South East +10 4 £504 +44.00% 4
Oxford - 4 £504 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £504 - 1
Cambridgeshire +20 2 £300 - 2
East of England +12 2 £300 - 2
North East - 2 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £500 -
Cambridge +15 1 - - 2
East Midlands -4 1 £525 +16.66% 1
Croydon - 1 £475 -
Leicester - 1 £525 -
Leicestershire - 1 £525 -

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 45 (73.77%) Apache Solr
2 40 (65.57%) Java
3 38 (62.30%) JavaScript
3 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (60.66%) HTML
5 31 (50.82%) Spring
6 28 (45.90%) CSS
7 25 (40.98%) Linux
8 23 (37.70%) MVC
8 23 (37.70%) Web Development
9 22 (36.07%) Elasticsearch
10 21 (34.43%) Apache
11 20 (32.79%) Hibernate
12 19 (31.15%) Git (software)
13 18 (29.51%) REST
13 18 (29.51%) TDD
14 17 (27.87%) Web Services
14 17 (27.87%) AngularJS
15 16 (26.23%) Scrum
16 15 (24.59%) Sass
16 15 (24.59%) Node.js
17 14 (22.95%) MongoDB
17 14 (22.95%) NoSQL
17 14 (22.95%) Gradle
17 14 (22.95%) Maven
17 14 (22.95%) .NET
18 13 (21.31%) C#
18 13 (21.31%) Spring MVC
18 13 (21.31%) DevOps
18 13 (21.31%) Open Source

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 45 (73.77%) Apache Solr
2 22 (36.07%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (34.43%) Apache
4 11 (18.03%) CMS
5 9 (14.75%) nginx
5 9 (14.75%) Tomcat
6 6 (9.84%) Drupal
6 6 (9.84%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (8.20%) Mule
8 3 (4.92%) Apache Spark
8 3 (4.92%) Jetty
9 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.64%) Confluence
10 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.28%) MS Office
1 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (18.03%) GitHub
2 6 (9.84%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.92%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.28%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) Intranet
2 2 (3.28%) Extranet
3 1 (1.64%) Internet
3 1 (1.64%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.64%) Network Security
3 1 (1.64%) SNA
3 1 (1.64%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) MongoDB
1 14 (22.95%) NoSQL
2 11 (18.03%) Big Data
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
3 10 (16.39%) Neo4j
3 10 (16.39%) Relational Database
4 9 (14.75%) MySQL
5 8 (13.11%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.92%) MarkLogic
6 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.28%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.64%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.64%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.64%) HBase
8 1 (1.64%) Redis
8 1 (1.64%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (31.15%) Git (software)
2 14 (22.95%) Gradle
2 14 (22.95%) Maven
3 9 (14.75%) Subversion
4 8 (13.11%) Jenkins
5 6 (9.84%) JIRA
5 6 (9.84%) JUnit
5 6 (9.84%) Selenium
6 5 (8.20%) Hudson
7 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.28%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.64%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.64%) Protractor
8 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (9.84%) Retail
2 5 (8.20%) Finance
3 3 (4.92%) Publishing
4 2 (3.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (65.57%) Developer
2 19 (31.15%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Architect
4 7 (11.48%) .NET Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Drupal Developer
5 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce Architect
5 6 (9.84%) HTML Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Java Architect
5 6 (9.84%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Lead Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Lead Java Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Sitecore Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Agile Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (60.66%) HTML
2 31 (50.82%) Spring
3 28 (45.90%) CSS
4 20 (32.79%) Hibernate
5 18 (29.51%) REST
6 17 (27.87%) AngularJS
6 17 (27.87%) Web Services
7 15 (24.59%) Node.js
7 15 (24.59%) Sass
8 14 (22.95%) .NET
9 13 (21.31%) Spring MVC
10 12 (19.67%) JSON
11 11 (18.03%) HTML5
11 11 (18.03%) jQuery
11 11 (18.03%) RESTful
12 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET
12 9 (14.75%) Spring Boot
13 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (13.11%) JPA
14 6 (9.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Blog
2 4 (6.56%) Digital Media
2 4 (6.56%) User Experience
3 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Google Search Appliance
4 2 (3.28%) Social Media
5 1 (1.64%) Biology
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.64%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.64%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.98%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.70%) MVC
2 23 (37.70%) Web Development
3 18 (29.51%) TDD
4 16 (26.23%) Scrum
5 13 (21.31%) DevOps
5 13 (21.31%) Open Source
6 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
8 7 (11.48%) Content Management
8 7 (11.48%) E-Commerce
8 7 (11.48%) OO
8 7 (11.48%) Pair Programming
8 7 (11.48%) SDLC
9 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.84%) SOA
10 5 (8.20%) Build Automation
10 5 (8.20%) Coaching
10 5 (8.20%) Data Architecture
10 5 (8.20%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 40 (65.57%) Java
2 38 (62.30%) JavaScript
3 13 (21.31%) C#
4 8 (13.11%) Python
5 7 (11.48%) Ruby
5 7 (11.48%) Scala
5 7 (11.48%) SQL
6 5 (8.20%) Groovy
7 4 (6.56%) C++
8 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.28%) Go
9 2 (3.28%) PHP
10 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) Docker
2 6 (9.84%) Varnish
3 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.28%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) Kubernetes
2 6 (9.84%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.56%) Piwik
4 3 (4.92%) Ansible
4 3 (4.92%) Packer
4 3 (4.92%) Puppet
5 2 (3.28%) Kibana
5 2 (3.28%) logstash
5 2 (3.28%) Salt
6 1 (1.64%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (1.64%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Oracle
2 6 (9.84%) Sitecore
3 5 (8.20%) AppDynamics
3 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.20%) MuleSoft
4 3 (4.92%) Sun
5 2 (3.28%) Google
5 2 (3.28%) hybris
6 1 (1.64%) Endeca
6 1 (1.64%) Nuix
6 1 (1.64%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.64%) Splunk
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £508 per day
Posted: 5 days ago