The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Lucene
Rank 579 550 547
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -3
Contract jobs citing Lucene 27 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.055% 0.076%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.19% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 32
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £358 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £535 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
15698 15095 15547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.76% 28.64% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9962 9698 9555
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 265 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 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 30 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 29 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 27 £425 -10.52% 28
London +14 20 £438 -7.89% 19
Yorkshire - 3 £290 -
City of London +4 2 £438 -7.89% 7
South East -15 2 - - 7
Surrey - 1 - - 4
East of England - 1 - - 2
Northern Ireland - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Cheshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 2
Cardiff - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - - 4
High Wycombe - - - -

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 36 (67.92%) Apache Solr
2 35 (66.04%) Java
3 28 (52.83%) JavaScript
4 22 (41.51%) HTML
5 21 (39.62%) CSS
6 19 (35.85%) Web Services
7 18 (33.96%) RESTful
8 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
8 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (30.19%) MVC
9 14 (26.42%) Scrum
9 14 (26.42%) Oracle
9 14 (26.42%) Open Source
9 14 (26.42%) jQuery
9 14 (26.42%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (24.53%) Spring
11 12 (22.64%) XML
11 12 (22.64%) Linux
11 12 (22.64%) J2EE
11 12 (22.64%) MongoDB
12 11 (20.75%) .NET
12 11 (20.75%) C#
12 11 (20.75%) Apache
12 11 (20.75%) Maven
12 11 (20.75%) TDD
13 10 (18.87%) MySQL
13 10 (18.87%) SOAP
14 9 (16.98%) Tomcat
14 9 (16.98%) Hibernate
14 9 (16.98%) Java EE

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 36 (67.92%) Apache Solr
2 14 (26.42%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (20.75%) Apache
4 9 (16.98%) Tomcat
5 5 (9.43%) Node.js
5 5 (9.43%) CMS
6 4 (7.55%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (5.66%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (5.66%) Mule
7 3 (5.66%) IIS
7 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
8 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
8 2 (3.77%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.89%) Alfresco
9 1 (1.89%) Drupal
9 1 (1.89%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.89%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.77%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) SAN
2 2 (3.77%) Network Security
2 2 (3.77%) AMQP
3 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.64%) MongoDB
3 10 (18.87%) MySQL
4 8 (15.09%) Hadoop
4 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
5 7 (13.21%) Big Data
6 3 (5.66%) Redis
6 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.66%) IDOL
7 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.77%) Voldemort
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.89%) Impala
8 1 (1.89%) Sqoop
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.89%) MarkLogic
8 1 (1.89%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.89%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Maven
2 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.55%) Mockito
4 3 (5.66%) Mercurial
4 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.66%) Selenium
5 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.77%) JUnit
5 2 (3.77%) CruiseControl
5 2 (3.77%) JIRA
5 2 (3.77%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.77%) YourKit
6 1 (1.89%) FogBugz
6 1 (1.89%) Trac
6 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.89%) Hamcrest
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Advertising
2 2 (3.77%) Publishing
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (75.47%) Developer
2 22 (41.51%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.32%) .NET Developer
4 5 (9.43%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Scala Developer
6 3 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (3.77%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Development Consultant
8 1 (1.89%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (1.89%) GUI Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.89%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (41.51%) HTML
2 21 (39.62%) CSS
3 19 (35.85%) Web Services
4 18 (33.96%) RESTful
5 14 (26.42%) jQuery
6 13 (24.53%) Spring
7 12 (22.64%) XML
7 12 (22.64%) J2EE
8 11 (20.75%) .NET
9 10 (18.87%) SOAP
10 9 (16.98%) Hibernate
10 9 (16.98%) Java EE
11 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
11 7 (13.21%) JSON
11 7 (13.21%) Spring MVC
11 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
12 6 (11.32%) XSLT
12 6 (11.32%) JPA
12 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Open Source
2 4 (7.55%) N-Tier
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.55%) iPad
3 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.66%) Social Network
3 3 (5.66%) PKI
4 2 (3.77%) Streaming Video
4 2 (3.77%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.77%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.89%) Wiki
5 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.89%) Biology
5 1 (1.89%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) UNIX
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (30.19%) MVC
2 14 (26.42%) Scrum
3 11 (20.75%) TDD
4 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.32%) SOA
5 6 (11.32%) Web Development
5 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
5 6 (11.32%) Project Management
5 6 (11.32%) BDD
6 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.55%) Kanban
6 4 (7.55%) Analytics
7 3 (5.66%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (5.66%) Complex Event Processing
7 3 (5.66%) OOD
7 3 (5.66%) CRM
7 3 (5.66%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (5.66%) OO
Programming Languages
1 35 (66.04%) Java
2 28 (52.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.75%) C#
4 8 (15.09%) SQL
5 7 (13.21%) Scala
6 6 (11.32%) T-SQL
6 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
7 5 (9.43%) Ruby
8 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.77%) Python
9 2 (3.77%) PHP
9 2 (3.77%) C++
9 2 (3.77%) C
10 1 (1.89%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.89%) PHP5
10 1 (1.89%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) PMP
4 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) OpenSSO
1 3 (5.66%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (3.77%) Puppet
3 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) Endeca
3 3 (5.66%) ATG
3 3 (5.66%) Google
3 3 (5.66%) JBoss
3 3 (5.66%) BEA
3 3 (5.66%) Adobe
4 1 (1.89%) Splunk
4 1 (1.89%) Elastic Path
4 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.89%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.89%) FatWire
4 1 (1.89%) Teradata
4 1 (1.89%) Sybase
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
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