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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Lucene
Rank 567 623 587
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -36
Contract jobs citing Lucene 53 34 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.061% 0.087%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.21% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 43
Median daily rate £481 £510 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +40.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £638 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +30.76%
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
15327 15921 15523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.99% 28.76% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10582 11090 10566
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 263 168
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.92 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 3 December 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 11 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 3 December 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 +29 53 £481 -3.75% 15
London +8 43 £481 -12.50% 10
South East +30 10 £475 +35.71% 2
Oxford - 6 £508 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £508 - 1
Canary Wharf +7 4 £575 -11.53%
City of London -4 3 £450 +50.00% 1
Brighton +7 2 £288 -
East Sussex +6 2 £288 -
Berkshire - 2 £200 -
Reading - 2 £200 -

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 66 (94.29%) Apache Solr
2 49 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (68.57%) JavaScript
4 44 (62.86%) HTML
5 43 (61.43%) Java
6 38 (54.29%) Web Services
6 38 (54.29%) CSS
6 38 (54.29%) RESTful
7 37 (52.86%) Apache
8 30 (42.86%) SQL
9 28 (40.00%) Spring
10 27 (38.57%) NoSQL
11 26 (37.14%) jQuery
12 25 (35.71%) JSON
12 25 (35.71%) Adobe
12 25 (35.71%) MongoDB
12 25 (35.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 24 (34.29%) SOAP
14 23 (32.86%) XML
14 23 (32.86%) TDD
15 22 (31.43%) Ajax
15 22 (31.43%) Linux
15 22 (31.43%) Elasticsearch
16 21 (30.00%) Apache Sling
16 21 (30.00%) Apache Felix
16 21 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
16 21 (30.00%) OO
17 20 (28.57%) OSGi
17 20 (28.57%) Git (software)
18 19 (27.14%) Python

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 66 (94.29%) Apache Solr
2 37 (52.86%) Apache
3 25 (35.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 22 (31.43%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (24.29%) Tomcat
6 11 (15.71%) Jetty
7 10 (14.29%) Apache Spark
7 10 (14.29%) CMS
8 9 (12.86%) nginx
9 6 (8.57%) Apache Pig
10 4 (5.71%) Mule
10 4 (5.71%) Mule ESB
10 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
10 4 (5.71%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (4.29%) Alfresco
11 3 (4.29%) OpenStack
12 2 (2.86%) Drupal
12 2 (2.86%) JBoss
13 1 (1.43%) Documentum
13 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Intranet
2 1 (1.43%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (38.57%) NoSQL
2 25 (35.71%) MongoDB
3 14 (20.00%) Big Data
4 10 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 9 (12.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (12.86%) MySQL
6 7 (10.00%) Apache Hive
6 7 (10.00%) MarkLogic
6 7 (10.00%) Riak
7 6 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (8.57%) Impala
7 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
8 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
9 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.86%) MariaDB
10 2 (2.86%) Pentaho
11 1 (1.43%) Couchbase
11 1 (1.43%) HBase
11 1 (1.43%) Neo4j
11 1 (1.43%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 20 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 19 (27.14%) Maven
3 14 (20.00%) Subversion
4 13 (18.57%) Selenium
5 12 (17.14%) Gradle
6 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.71%) JUnit
7 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.43%) AppVeyor
8 1 (1.43%) JIRA
8 1 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Publishing
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Marketing
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Automotive
5 1 (1.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 51 (72.86%) Developer
2 28 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Software Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Java Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Lead Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Agile Developer
6 6 (8.57%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) HTML Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Architect
7 5 (7.14%) AWS Developer
7 5 (7.14%) AWS Software Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (7.14%) JavaScript Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (62.86%) HTML
2 38 (54.29%) CSS
2 38 (54.29%) RESTful
2 38 (54.29%) Web Services
3 28 (40.00%) Spring
4 26 (37.14%) jQuery
5 25 (35.71%) JSON
6 24 (34.29%) SOAP
7 23 (32.86%) XML
8 22 (31.43%) Ajax
9 21 (30.00%) Apache Felix
9 21 (30.00%) Apache Sling
9 21 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
10 20 (28.57%) OSGi
11 15 (21.43%) HTML5
12 14 (20.00%) Hibernate
13 13 (18.57%) AngularJS
14 10 (14.29%) .NET
15 8 (11.43%) REST
16 6 (8.57%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) PKI
3 3 (4.29%) iPad
3 3 (4.29%) User Experience
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.43%) Biology
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.43%) Replication
5 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.43%) Linux
2 11 (15.71%) Unix
3 3 (4.29%) Android
3 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.43%) CentOS
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.86%) TDD
3 21 (30.00%) OO
4 18 (25.71%) OOD
5 16 (22.86%) Open Source
6 15 (21.43%) Scrum
7 11 (15.71%) Build Automation
7 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 9 (12.86%) Continuous Deployment
9 9 (12.86%) Web Development
10 7 (10.00%) BDD
10 7 (10.00%) Code Coverage
10 7 (10.00%) DevOps
10 7 (10.00%) ETL
11 6 (8.57%) CRM
11 6 (8.57%) Data Analysis
11 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
11 6 (8.57%) MapReduce
11 6 (8.57%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 48 (68.57%) JavaScript
2 43 (61.43%) Java
3 30 (42.86%) SQL
4 19 (27.14%) Python
5 15 (21.43%) Bash Shell
6 14 (20.00%) Scala
7 9 (12.86%) C++
7 9 (12.86%) Ruby
8 7 (10.00%) Perl
9 6 (8.57%) R
10 5 (7.14%) C#
11 3 (4.29%) Go
12 2 (2.86%) PHP
13 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Docker
1 2 (2.86%) GlusterFS
1 2 (2.86%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.71%) Ansible
3 4 (5.71%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (5.71%) OpenSSO
3 4 (5.71%) Puppet
4 3 (4.29%) Kibana
4 3 (4.29%) logstash
4 3 (4.29%) Salt
5 2 (2.86%) Piwik
6 1 (1.43%) Oozie
6 1 (1.43%) Packer
Vendors
1 25 (35.71%) Adobe
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle
3 4 (5.71%) Apigee
3 4 (5.71%) ATG
3 4 (5.71%) BEA
3 4 (5.71%) Endeca
4 1 (1.43%) EMC
4 1 (1.43%) FatWire
4 1 (1.43%) Google
4 1 (1.43%) hybris
4 1 (1.43%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.43%) Splunk
4 1 (1.43%) Sun