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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Lucene
Rank 589 594 550
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -44
Contract jobs citing Lucene 39 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.038% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 20
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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 £338 £380 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £574 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 - £335
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
15632 15239 14446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.87% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10530 9822 9171
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 221 291
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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 -11 38 £408 -4.11% 22
London +9 26 £425 - 14
South East -7 9 £379 - 4
East Sussex - 4 - - 1
Brighton - 4 - - 1
Berkshire +8 3 £408 -
City of London -7 3 £339 -20.29% 1
East of England - 2 - - 1
Bracknell - 2 £408 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 1
Cambridge - 2 - - 1
Surrey -4 1 £350 - 3
South West - 1 - - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £368 -
Liphook - 1 £275 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £275 -

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 59 (81.94%) Java
2 40 (55.56%) Elasticsearch
3 39 (54.17%) Apache Solr
4 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (44.44%) Spring
5 29 (40.28%) Apache
6 28 (38.89%) JavaScript
7 25 (34.72%) Big Data
8 23 (31.94%) Hadoop
9 22 (30.56%) Hibernate
10 21 (29.17%) TDD
11 19 (26.39%) HTML
12 17 (23.61%) Tomcat
12 17 (23.61%) Web Services
12 17 (23.61%) NoSQL
13 16 (22.22%) Scrum
14 15 (20.83%) Finance
14 15 (20.83%) Maven
14 15 (20.83%) Linux
14 15 (20.83%) CSS
14 15 (20.83%) RESTful
14 15 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
15 14 (19.44%) Oracle
16 13 (18.06%) MongoDB
17 12 (16.67%) AngularJS
17 12 (16.67%) J2EE
17 12 (16.67%) JUnit
18 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
18 11 (15.28%) SQL

Lucene
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 40 (55.56%) Elasticsearch
2 39 (54.17%) Apache Solr
3 29 (40.28%) Apache
4 17 (23.61%) Tomcat
5 9 (12.50%) Node.js
6 8 (11.11%) WebSphere
7 7 (9.72%) Apache Spark
8 4 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Mule
9 3 (4.17%) nginx
9 3 (4.17%) CMS
10 2 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (2.78%) Jetty
11 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
11 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
11 1 (1.39%) SAS
11 1 (1.39%) Apache Pig
11 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.56%) GitHub
3 2 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) SNA
2 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (34.72%) Big Data
2 23 (31.94%) Hadoop
3 17 (23.61%) NoSQL
4 13 (18.06%) MongoDB
5 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
6 10 (13.89%) Triplestore
7 8 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (11.11%) MarkLogic
8 7 (9.72%) Redis
8 7 (9.72%) MySQL
9 4 (5.56%) HBase
10 3 (4.17%) Jackrabbit
10 3 (4.17%) CouchDB
11 2 (2.78%) Apache Hive
11 2 (2.78%) Mahout
11 2 (2.78%) Couchbase
11 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.78%) Sqoop
11 2 (2.78%) DataStax
12 1 (1.39%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Maven
2 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
3 12 (16.67%) JUnit
4 11 (15.28%) Jenkins
5 8 (11.11%) Subversion
6 5 (6.94%) Mockito
7 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.56%) Xcode
8 3 (4.17%) Hudson
8 3 (4.17%) JIRA
9 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.78%) NUnit
10 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.39%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.39%) Gradle
10 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.39%) YourKit
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Publishing
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 3 (4.17%) Banking
5 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.78%) Back Office
6 1 (1.39%) Automotive
6 1 (1.39%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 47 (65.28%) Developer
2 31 (43.06%) Java Developer
3 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 5 (6.94%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (6.94%) Architect
5 4 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 4 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 4 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (5.56%) Senior Data Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Java Architect
6 3 (4.17%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (2.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (44.44%) Spring
2 22 (30.56%) Hibernate
3 19 (26.39%) HTML
4 17 (23.61%) Web Services
5 15 (20.83%) CSS
5 15 (20.83%) RESTful
6 12 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 12 (16.67%) J2EE
7 11 (15.28%) Java EE
8 10 (13.89%) jQuery
8 10 (13.89%) XML
8 10 (13.89%) HTML5
9 9 (12.50%) .NET
10 8 (11.11%) JPA
10 8 (11.11%) CSS3
10 8 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (9.72%) Backbone.js
11 7 (9.72%) JSON
11 7 (9.72%) XSLT
12 6 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Semantic Web
2 4 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 4 (5.56%) W3C
2 4 (5.56%) Social Network
3 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.17%) Blog
3 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Life Science
4 2 (2.78%) Biology
5 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.39%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.39%) Statistics
5 1 (1.39%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.83%) Linux
2 6 (8.33%) UNIX
3 2 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.17%) TDD
3 16 (22.22%) Scrum
4 9 (12.50%) RDF
4 9 (12.50%) OO
4 9 (12.50%) Open Source
4 9 (12.50%) BDD
4 9 (12.50%) DevOps
5 8 (11.11%) Analytics
5 8 (11.11%) MVC
6 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
6 7 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.72%) SDLC
7 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.56%) Multithreading
8 4 (5.56%) Data Architecture
8 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.56%) Web Development
8 4 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (81.94%) Java
2 28 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.28%) SQL
4 9 (12.50%) Scala
5 6 (8.33%) Python
5 6 (8.33%) C#
6 5 (6.94%) SPARQL
7 4 (5.56%) XQuery
7 4 (5.56%) Objective-C
7 4 (5.56%) XPath
7 4 (5.56%) Groovy
8 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.78%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.39%) Spark SQL
10 1 (1.39%) Clojure
10 1 (1.39%) Go
10 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.39%) Ruby
10 1 (1.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.39%) Degree
1 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.78%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Apache Flume
1 2 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.17%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.39%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) Ansible
3 1 (1.39%) Kibana
3 1 (1.39%) Mesos
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) Oracle
2 6 (8.33%) IBM
3 4 (5.56%) Sencha
3 4 (5.56%) Adobe
3 4 (5.56%) Sun
3 4 (5.56%) HP
4 3 (4.17%) AppDynamics
4 3 (4.17%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.78%) Terracotta
5 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.39%) Splunk
6 1 (1.39%) Palantir
6 1 (1.39%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.39%) Google
6 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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