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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Lucene
Rank 609 598 604
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Lucene 39 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.067% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 17
Median daily rate £425 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £384 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £525 £275
% change year-on-year
-26.19% +90.90%
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
15340 15170 14998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.42% 27.51% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10819 10144 9789
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 210 213
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 27 June 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 16 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 27 June 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 -4 36 £425 -8.10% 29
London -1 31 £425 -8.10% 22
Croydon - 4 £450 -
Cardiff - 3 £313 -
Wales - 3 £313 -
South Wales - 3 £313 -
East Midlands - 2 £475 - 1
North East - 2 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £500 -
City of London +31 1 £250 -37.69% 3
South East -1 1 £350 -22.22% 2
Hampshire - 1 £350 -
Southampton - 1 £350 -
Leicester - 1 £525 -
Leicestershire - 1 £525 -

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (58.57%) JavaScript
2 41 (58.57%) Apache Solr
3 40 (57.14%) HTML
4 37 (52.86%) Java
5 35 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
6 34 (48.57%) CSS
7 24 (34.29%) Spring
7 24 (34.29%) MVC
8 22 (31.43%) Git (software)
9 21 (30.00%) Web Development
9 21 (30.00%) Linux
10 19 (27.14%) REST
11 18 (25.71%) Sass
11 18 (25.71%) AngularJS
11 18 (25.71%) C#
11 18 (25.71%) Hibernate
11 18 (25.71%) TDD
12 16 (22.86%) JSON
13 15 (21.43%) jQuery
13 15 (21.43%) GitHub
13 15 (21.43%) Relational Database
13 15 (21.43%) DevOps
14 14 (20.00%) NoSQL
14 14 (20.00%) Node.js
14 14 (20.00%) Scrum
14 14 (20.00%) SQL
14 14 (20.00%) Apache
15 13 (18.57%) .NET
15 13 (18.57%) Web Services

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 41 (58.57%) Apache Solr
2 35 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (20.00%) Apache
4 11 (15.71%) CMS
5 7 (10.00%) Drupal
6 6 (8.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (7.14%) Mule
7 5 (7.14%) nginx
8 4 (5.71%) Confluence
9 3 (4.29%) OpenStack
10 2 (2.86%) Apache Spark
11 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.86%) MS Office
1 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.43%) GitHub
2 12 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.71%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) Intranet
2 2 (2.86%) Extranet
3 1 (1.43%) HTTP
3 1 (1.43%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) Network Security
3 1 (1.43%) SAN
3 1 (1.43%) SNA
3 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.43%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 14 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 11 (15.71%) Big Data
3 11 (15.71%) MySQL
4 10 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 9 (12.86%) Hadoop
5 9 (12.86%) Neo4j
6 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.29%) MariaDB
7 3 (4.29%) MarkLogic
7 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.86%) Redis
9 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.43%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.43%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.43%) HBase
9 1 (1.43%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 22 (31.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.29%) JIRA
3 8 (11.43%) Gradle
4 6 (8.57%) Maven
5 5 (7.14%) Hudson
5 5 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (5.71%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.71%) Subversion
7 3 (4.29%) Bitbucket
7 3 (4.29%) Bower
7 3 (4.29%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.29%) Grunt
7 3 (4.29%) gulp
7 3 (4.29%) Jasmine
7 3 (4.29%) Mocha
8 2 (2.86%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (2.86%) JUnit
8 2 (2.86%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.57%) Retail
2 3 (4.29%) Publishing
3 2 (2.86%) Finance
4 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (64.29%) Developer
2 17 (24.29%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.86%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Architect
4 7 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
4 7 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Angular Developer
5 6 (8.57%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Java Architect
5 6 (8.57%) Lucene Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Sitecore Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Data Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce Architect
6 5 (7.14%) HTML Developer
7 4 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.71%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (57.14%) HTML
2 34 (48.57%) CSS
3 24 (34.29%) Spring
4 19 (27.14%) REST
5 18 (25.71%) AngularJS
5 18 (25.71%) Hibernate
5 18 (25.71%) Sass
6 16 (22.86%) JSON
7 15 (21.43%) jQuery
8 14 (20.00%) Node.js
9 13 (18.57%) .NET
9 13 (18.57%) Spring MVC
9 13 (18.57%) Web Services
10 12 (17.14%) RESTful
11 10 (14.29%) HTML5
12 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET
12 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (12.86%) Spring Boot
13 7 (10.00%) XML
14 6 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Blog
2 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) User Experience
3 4 (5.71%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.86%) Google Search Appliance
5 2 (2.86%) Semantic Web
5 2 (2.86%) Social Media
6 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Unix
3 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.29%) MVC
3 21 (30.00%) Web Development
4 18 (25.71%) TDD
5 15 (21.43%) DevOps
6 14 (20.00%) Scrum
7 12 (17.14%) Multithreading
8 11 (15.71%) OO
8 11 (15.71%) Pair Programming
9 10 (14.29%) Open Source
9 10 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 8 (11.43%) BDD
10 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (11.43%) E-Commerce
10 8 (11.43%) Workflow
11 7 (10.00%) SDLC
12 6 (8.57%) Content Management
12 6 (8.57%) Front End Development
12 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
13 5 (7.14%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 41 (58.57%) JavaScript
2 37 (52.86%) Java
3 18 (25.71%) C#
4 14 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (7.14%) Groovy
5 5 (7.14%) Ruby
6 4 (5.71%) Apex Code
6 4 (5.71%) Python
7 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.86%) Go
8 2 (2.86%) PHP
9 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.43%) Scala
9 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.43%) Degree
4 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) QA
2 5 (7.14%) Dublin Core
3 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.29%) Docker
2 7 (10.00%) Varnish
3 3 (4.29%) GlusterFS
4 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (15.71%) Kibana
2 9 (12.86%) Kubernetes
3 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.14%) Piwik
4 3 (4.29%) Packer
5 2 (2.86%) Ansible
5 2 (2.86%) logstash
5 2 (2.86%) Puppet
5 2 (2.86%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Oracle
2 6 (8.57%) Sitecore
3 5 (7.14%) AppDynamics
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.14%) MuleSoft
3 5 (7.14%) Talend
4 4 (5.71%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.29%) Sun
6 2 (2.86%) Google
6 2 (2.86%) hybris
7 1 (1.43%) Endeca
7 1 (1.43%) Nuix
7 1 (1.43%) Rally