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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Lucene
Rank 576 580 564
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing Lucene 54 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.050% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 24
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£408 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £556 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+40.51% +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
16619 15847 15524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.04% 28.03% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11307 10086 9969
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 218 271
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 17 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 2 September 2015. 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 53 £408 -4.11% 24
London +9 38 £425 -2.85% 13
South East -12 10 £350 - 5
City of London +12 4 £338 -22.85% 3
Berkshire - 4 £408 -
East Midlands -3 3 £450 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £275 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £450 - 1
Bracknell - 3 £408 -
East of England +6 2 - - 3
Brighton - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - - 2
Liphook - 2 £306 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 2
East Sussex - 2 - -
Surrey -8 1 £350 - 5
Hammersmith - 1 £368 -

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 60 (74.07%) Java
2 50 (61.73%) Apache Solr
3 37 (45.68%) Elasticsearch
4 35 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (43.21%) Spring
5 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
6 29 (35.80%) Big Data
7 28 (34.57%) Apache
8 24 (29.63%) TDD
8 24 (29.63%) Hadoop
9 23 (28.40%) Hibernate
10 22 (27.16%) HTML
11 21 (25.93%) NoSQL
12 20 (24.69%) Web Services
13 19 (23.46%) Amazon AWS
13 19 (23.46%) Git (software)
14 17 (20.99%) SQL Server
14 17 (20.99%) CSS
15 16 (19.75%) Linux
15 16 (19.75%) Scrum
15 16 (19.75%) RESTful
15 16 (19.75%) MongoDB
16 15 (18.52%) AngularJS
16 15 (18.52%) Tomcat
17 14 (17.28%) XML
17 14 (17.28%) J2EE
17 14 (17.28%) Maven
17 14 (17.28%) HTML5
18 13 (16.05%) Node.js
18 13 (16.05%) Jenkins

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 50 (61.73%) Apache Solr
2 37 (45.68%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (34.57%) Apache
4 15 (18.52%) Tomcat
5 13 (16.05%) Node.js
6 8 (9.88%) CMS
7 7 (8.64%) Mule
7 7 (8.64%) Apache Spark
7 7 (8.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (6.17%) nginx
8 5 (6.17%) WebSphere
9 2 (2.47%) Jetty
9 2 (2.47%) Umbraco
9 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (2.47%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (2.47%) Mule ESB
10 1 (1.23%) Apache Pig
10 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 19 (23.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.17%) GitHub
3 3 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.47%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.47%) SaaS
4 2 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.47%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (35.80%) Big Data
2 24 (29.63%) Hadoop
3 21 (25.93%) NoSQL
4 17 (20.99%) SQL Server
5 16 (19.75%) MongoDB
6 10 (12.35%) MySQL
6 10 (12.35%) Triplestore
7 8 (9.88%) MarkLogic
8 7 (8.64%) Redis
9 6 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (6.17%) HBase
11 3 (3.70%) Mahout
11 3 (3.70%) Jackrabbit
12 2 (2.47%) CouchDB
12 2 (2.47%) Couchbase
12 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
12 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
12 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (1.23%) MariaDB
13 1 (1.23%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.28%) Maven
3 13 (16.05%) Jenkins
4 11 (13.58%) JUnit
5 9 (11.11%) Subversion
6 5 (6.17%) Mockito
6 5 (6.17%) Hudson
6 5 (6.17%) Xcode
6 5 (6.17%) NUnit
6 5 (6.17%) JIRA
7 4 (4.94%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.23%) Gradle
8 1 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.23%) YourKit
8 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
1 10 (12.35%) Publishing
2 6 (7.41%) Retail
3 3 (3.70%) Automotive
4 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (65.43%) Developer
2 30 (37.04%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.11%) Architect
4 6 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 6 (7.41%) Technical Architect
5 5 (6.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (6.17%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Search Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Data Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Team Leader
6 4 (4.94%) Development Team Leader
6 4 (4.94%) Senior Data Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Java Technical Architect
7 3 (3.70%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.21%) Spring
2 23 (28.40%) Hibernate
3 22 (27.16%) HTML
4 20 (24.69%) Web Services
5 17 (20.99%) CSS
6 16 (19.75%) RESTful
7 15 (18.52%) AngularJS
8 14 (17.28%) HTML5
8 14 (17.28%) XML
8 14 (17.28%) J2EE
9 13 (16.05%) .NET
9 13 (16.05%) jQuery
9 13 (16.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (12.35%) JSON
11 8 (9.88%) JPA
11 8 (9.88%) Java EE
11 8 (9.88%) Spring Web Flow
11 8 (9.88%) CSS3
12 7 (8.64%) Backbone.js
12 7 (8.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Algorithms
2 7 (8.64%) Semantic Web
3 5 (6.17%) W3C
3 5 (6.17%) Blog
4 4 (4.94%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.70%) User Experience
5 3 (3.70%) Social Network
6 2 (2.47%) PKI
6 2 (2.47%) Statistics
6 2 (2.47%) Biology
6 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.47%) Life Science
6 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.23%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.23%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.75%) Linux
2 4 (4.94%) UNIX
3 3 (3.70%) Windows
4 1 (1.23%) Android
4 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (29.63%) TDD
3 16 (19.75%) Scrum
4 13 (16.05%) MVC
5 12 (14.81%) E-Commerce
5 12 (14.81%) DevOps
6 11 (13.58%) Multithreading
7 10 (12.35%) Open Source
8 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (11.11%) OO
8 9 (11.11%) RDF
8 9 (11.11%) BDD
9 8 (9.88%) SOA
10 7 (8.64%) Content Management
10 7 (8.64%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (7.41%) Data Architecture
11 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.41%) Analytics
11 6 (7.41%) SDLC
12 5 (6.17%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 60 (74.07%) Java
2 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.81%) SQL
4 9 (11.11%) C#
5 6 (7.41%) Groovy
6 5 (6.17%) SPARQL
6 5 (6.17%) TypeScript
6 5 (6.17%) Objective-C
7 4 (4.94%) XPath
7 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.94%) Python
7 4 (4.94%) XQuery
8 3 (3.70%) Scala
9 1 (1.23%) Clojure
9 1 (1.23%) Go
9 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.47%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) GlusterFS
2 1 (1.23%) Varnish
2 1 (1.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.70%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.47%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (2.47%) OpenSSO
3 2 (2.47%) Puppet
4 1 (1.23%) Ansible
4 1 (1.23%) Kibana
4 1 (1.23%) Mesos
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Oracle
2 8 (9.88%) Adobe
3 5 (6.17%) IBM
3 5 (6.17%) Sencha
3 5 (6.17%) AppDynamics
3 5 (6.17%) MuleSoft
4 4 (4.94%) Sun
4 4 (4.94%) HP
5 2 (2.47%) BEA
5 2 (2.47%) ATG
5 2 (2.47%) Endeca
5 2 (2.47%) Terracotta
5 2 (2.47%) Apigee
6 1 (1.23%) Splunk
6 1 (1.23%) hybris
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
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