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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Lucene
UK
Rank 534 580 583
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +3
Contract jobs citing Lucene 61 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.076% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 24
Median daily rate £450 £465 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £420 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £638 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +38.46%
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
13717 14470 13679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.64% 29.00% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9436 9939 9261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 258 181
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 17 January 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 9 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 17 January 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 +38 58 £438 -5.91% 15
London +39 56 £450 -3.22% 8
Canary Wharf +3 4 £575 -11.53%
City of London -5 3 £450 -29.41% 2
Dorset - 2 £425 -
South West - 2 £425 -
Glasgow - 2 - - 1
Scotland - 2 - - 2
Bournemouth - 1 £425 -

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 82 (96.47%) Apache Solr
2 55 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (63.53%) JavaScript
4 51 (60.00%) Java
5 49 (57.65%) Web Services
6 47 (55.29%) RESTful
7 45 (52.94%) HTML
7 45 (52.94%) Apache
8 40 (47.06%) SQL
9 39 (45.88%) CSS
10 35 (41.18%) NoSQL
11 33 (38.82%) MongoDB
12 32 (37.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 32 (37.65%) Adobe
13 31 (36.47%) SOAP
13 31 (36.47%) XML
14 30 (35.29%) Spring
14 30 (35.29%) jQuery
15 29 (34.12%) Ajax
15 29 (34.12%) JSON
15 29 (34.12%) OO
16 28 (32.94%) RabbitMQ
16 28 (32.94%) Apache Sling
16 28 (32.94%) Apache Felix
17 27 (31.76%) OSGi
17 27 (31.76%) Linux
18 25 (29.41%) OOD
19 24 (28.24%) Python
20 22 (25.88%) TDD
20 22 (25.88%) Elasticsearch

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 82 (96.47%) Apache Solr
2 45 (52.94%) Apache
3 32 (37.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 22 (25.88%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (15.29%) Apache Spark
5 13 (15.29%) Tomcat
6 11 (12.94%) Apache Pig
6 11 (12.94%) Jetty
7 10 (11.76%) CMS
8 9 (10.59%) nginx
9 4 (4.71%) Mule
9 4 (4.71%) Mule ESB
9 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
9 4 (4.71%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (3.53%) Alfresco
11 2 (2.35%) Drupal
11 2 (2.35%) JBoss
12 1 (1.18%) Documentum
12 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
12 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.94%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (41.18%) NoSQL
2 33 (38.82%) MongoDB
3 16 (18.82%) Big Data
4 15 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (16.47%) Hadoop
6 13 (15.29%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (15.29%) MySQL
7 12 (14.12%) MarkLogic
7 12 (14.12%) Riak
8 11 (12.94%) Apache Hive
8 11 (12.94%) Impala
9 8 (9.41%) Data Mining
10 5 (5.88%) Pentaho
10 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
11 4 (4.71%) Endeca
11 4 (4.71%) Redis
11 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
12 3 (3.53%) MariaDB
13 2 (2.35%) OLAP
13 2 (2.35%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 21 (24.71%) Git (software)
2 14 (16.47%) Subversion
3 13 (15.29%) Maven
4 12 (14.12%) Gradle
4 12 (14.12%) Selenium
5 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.35%) ERwin
6 2 (2.35%) MagicDraw
General
1 10 (11.76%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Publishing
3 4 (4.71%) Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Legal
4 3 (3.53%) Marketing
5 2 (2.35%) Retail
6 1 (1.18%) Automotive
6 1 (1.18%) Front Office
6 1 (1.18%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (68.24%) Developer
2 28 (32.94%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.59%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.24%) Architect
4 7 (8.24%) Lead Developer
4 7 (8.24%) Senior Developer
4 7 (8.24%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (7.06%) Agile Developer
5 6 (7.06%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Java Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (5.88%) AWS Developer
6 5 (5.88%) AWS Software Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Data Scientist
6 5 (5.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) HTML Developer
6 5 (5.88%) JavaScript Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (57.65%) Web Services
2 47 (55.29%) RESTful
3 45 (52.94%) HTML
4 39 (45.88%) CSS
5 31 (36.47%) SOAP
5 31 (36.47%) XML
6 30 (35.29%) jQuery
6 30 (35.29%) Spring
7 29 (34.12%) Ajax
7 29 (34.12%) JSON
8 28 (32.94%) Apache Felix
8 28 (32.94%) Apache Sling
8 28 (32.94%) RabbitMQ
9 27 (31.76%) OSGi
10 15 (17.65%) HTML5
11 13 (15.29%) Hibernate
12 11 (12.94%) Kafka
13 9 (10.59%) .NET
14 8 (9.41%) JMS
14 8 (9.41%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.71%) Data Extraction
2 4 (4.71%) PKI
3 3 (3.53%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.53%) iPad
3 3 (3.53%) Replication
3 3 (3.53%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.35%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.35%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.35%) Semantic Web
4 2 (2.35%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.18%) Biology
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.18%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.76%) Linux
2 17 (20.00%) Unix
3 3 (3.53%) Android
3 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.53%) CentOS
3 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.12%) OO
3 25 (29.41%) OOD
4 22 (25.88%) TDD
5 19 (22.35%) Open Source
6 16 (18.82%) Data Analysis
7 15 (17.65%) Scrum
8 11 (12.94%) Build Automation
8 11 (12.94%) ETL
8 11 (12.94%) MapReduce
8 11 (12.94%) Statistical Modelling
9 10 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.24%) Code Coverage
10 7 (8.24%) Continuous Deployment
11 6 (7.06%) Automation Testing
11 6 (7.06%) CRM
11 6 (7.06%) E-Commerce
12 5 (5.88%) Data Modelling
12 5 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 54 (63.53%) JavaScript
2 51 (60.00%) Java
3 40 (47.06%) SQL
4 24 (28.24%) Python
5 20 (23.53%) Bash Shell
6 17 (20.00%) Scala
7 12 (14.12%) Perl
8 11 (12.94%) R
9 9 (10.59%) C++
9 9 (10.59%) Ruby
10 4 (4.71%) C#
11 3 (3.53%) PHP
12 1 (1.18%) Go
12 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.18%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.18%) Degree
1 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Docker
1 2 (2.35%) GlusterFS
1 2 (2.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (4.71%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (4.71%) OpenSSO
3 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.35%) Piwik
4 1 (1.18%) Ansible
4 1 (1.18%) Kibana
4 1 (1.18%) logstash
4 1 (1.18%) Packer
4 1 (1.18%) Puppet
4 1 (1.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 32 (37.65%) Adobe
2 8 (9.41%) Oracle
3 4 (4.71%) Apigee
3 4 (4.71%) ATG
3 4 (4.71%) BEA
4 2 (2.35%) Informatica
5 1 (1.18%) EMC
5 1 (1.18%) FatWire
5 1 (1.18%) Google
5 1 (1.18%) Sun
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