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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Lucene
Rank 622 614 573
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -41
Contract jobs citing Lucene 42 33 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.058% 0.090%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.22% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 41
Median daily rate £413 £519 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.48% +10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £419 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
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
15410 15204 14820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.57% 26.80% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10764 9851 9713
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 204 205
Median hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +2 39 £425 -18.07% 30
London -21 29 £425 -19.04% 21
South West - 5 £425 - 2
Dorset - 5 £425 -
Bournemouth - 4 £431 -
Cardiff - 3 £313 -
North East - 3 £375 -
South Wales - 3 £313 -
Wales - 3 £313 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £375 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £375 -
City of London +36 1 £250 -56.52% 8
Merseyside - 1 - -
Wirral - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £425 - 1
North West - 1 - - 1

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 52 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (64.10%) Elasticsearch
3 45 (57.69%) Java
4 44 (56.41%) Apache Solr
5 37 (47.44%) HTML
6 31 (39.74%) JavaScript
7 26 (33.33%) TDD
7 26 (33.33%) Spring
7 26 (33.33%) CSS
8 22 (28.21%) Git (software)
9 21 (26.92%) SQL
10 20 (25.64%) AngularJS
11 19 (24.36%) Linux
11 19 (24.36%) Web Development
12 18 (23.08%) Hibernate
12 18 (23.08%) MVC
12 18 (23.08%) Big Data
12 18 (23.08%) NoSQL
13 17 (21.79%) BDD
13 17 (21.79%) DevOps
13 17 (21.79%) JSON
13 17 (21.79%) jQuery
14 16 (20.51%) C#
15 15 (19.23%) .NET
15 15 (19.23%) Scrum
15 15 (19.23%) MongoDB
15 15 (19.23%) HTML5
16 14 (17.95%) Hadoop
17 13 (16.67%) RESTful
17 13 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

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 50 (64.10%) Elasticsearch
2 44 (56.41%) Apache Solr
3 12 (15.38%) Apache
3 12 (15.38%) Node.js
4 11 (14.10%) CMS
5 8 (10.26%) Drupal
6 7 (8.97%) Mule
7 5 (6.41%) Apache Spark
7 5 (6.41%) Confluence
8 4 (5.13%) nginx
8 4 (5.13%) SAS
8 4 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (3.85%) Liferay
9 3 (3.85%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
10 2 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.38%) GitHub
3 5 (6.41%) Amazon S3
4 4 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) SNA
2 5 (6.41%) Intranet
3 2 (2.56%) SSL
4 1 (1.28%) HTTP
4 1 (1.28%) SAN
4 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.28%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.08%) Big Data
1 18 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 15 (19.23%) MongoDB
3 14 (17.95%) Hadoop
4 10 (12.82%) MySQL
5 9 (11.54%) CouchDB
6 8 (10.26%) Apache Hive
6 8 (10.26%) Relational Database
7 7 (8.97%) Impala
7 7 (8.97%) Spark SQL
7 7 (8.97%) Sqoop
8 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
9 5 (6.41%) Couchbase
10 3 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (3.85%) MariaDB
10 3 (3.85%) MarkLogic
10 3 (3.85%) Neo4j
10 3 (3.85%) Redis
11 2 (2.56%) HBase
12 1 (1.28%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 22 (28.21%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.38%) JIRA
3 8 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 8 (10.26%) Talend Open Studio
4 7 (8.97%) Subversion
5 6 (7.69%) Maven
6 4 (5.13%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.13%) Hudson
7 3 (3.85%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.85%) Bower
7 3 (3.85%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.85%) Gradle
7 3 (3.85%) Grunt
7 3 (3.85%) gulp
7 3 (3.85%) Jasmine
7 3 (3.85%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (3.85%) Mocha
8 2 (2.56%) JUnit
8 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (8.97%) Retail
2 4 (5.13%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Publishing
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (73.08%) Developer
2 27 (34.62%) Java Developer
3 12 (15.38%) Agile Developer
4 11 (14.10%) .NET Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Lucene Developer
6 8 (10.26%) Agile Java Developer
6 8 (10.26%) C# Developer
6 8 (10.26%) Data Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) Architect
7 7 (8.97%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (8.97%) Scala Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Angular Developer
8 6 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Java Architect
9 5 (6.41%) Drupal Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Elasticsearch Developer
9 5 (6.41%) HTML Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Big Data Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Sitecore Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Solr Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (47.44%) HTML
2 26 (33.33%) CSS
2 26 (33.33%) Spring
3 20 (25.64%) AngularJS
4 18 (23.08%) Hibernate
5 17 (21.79%) jQuery
5 17 (21.79%) JSON
6 15 (19.23%) .NET
6 15 (19.23%) HTML5
7 13 (16.67%) RESTful
8 12 (15.38%) Sass
9 11 (14.10%) REST
9 11 (14.10%) XML
10 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET
10 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (11.54%) Middleware
11 8 (10.26%) J2EE
11 8 (10.26%) Web Services
12 7 (8.97%) Spring MVC
13 5 (6.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Blog
2 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.13%) Semantic Web
3 3 (3.85%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.85%) User Experience
4 2 (2.56%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.56%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.56%) Social Media
4 2 (2.56%) Social Network
5 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.36%) Linux
2 12 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.33%) TDD
3 19 (24.36%) Web Development
4 18 (23.08%) MVC
5 17 (21.79%) BDD
5 17 (21.79%) DevOps
6 15 (19.23%) Scrum
7 12 (15.38%) Open Source
8 11 (14.10%) E-Commerce
8 11 (14.10%) Multithreading
9 10 (12.82%) Pair Programming
9 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
10 9 (11.54%) OO
10 9 (11.54%) SOA
11 8 (10.26%) Data Modelling
11 8 (10.26%) ETL
11 8 (10.26%) Kanban
11 8 (10.26%) Mentoring
11 8 (10.26%) RDF
11 8 (10.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 45 (57.69%) Java
2 31 (39.74%) JavaScript
3 21 (26.92%) SQL
4 16 (20.51%) C#
5 10 (12.82%) Shell Script
6 8 (10.26%) Scala
7 5 (6.41%) Ruby
8 4 (5.13%) Apex Code
8 4 (5.13%) Groovy
8 4 (5.13%) Python
9 2 (2.56%) C
9 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.56%) XPath
9 2 (2.56%) XQuery
10 1 (1.28%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
1 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) Dublin Core
1 8 (10.26%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) Apache Flume
2 5 (6.41%) Docker
2 5 (6.41%) Varnish
3 3 (3.85%) GlusterFS
4 1 (1.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) Kibana
2 5 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.85%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.85%) Packer
3 3 (3.85%) Piwik
4 2 (2.56%) Puppet
5 1 (1.28%) Ansible
5 1 (1.28%) Mesos
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Oracle
2 8 (10.26%) Talend
3 5 (6.41%) Atlassian
3 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.13%) AppDynamics
4 4 (5.13%) MuleSoft
4 4 (5.13%) Palantir
4 4 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.13%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.85%) Endeca
5 3 (3.85%) hybris
5 3 (3.85%) Sun
5 3 (3.85%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.85%) WSO2
6 2 (2.56%) ESRI
6 2 (2.56%) IBM
7 1 (1.28%) Facebook
7 1 (1.28%) Google
7 1 (1.28%) Nuix
7 1 (1.28%) Rally
London
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Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Posted: 11 days ago
London
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
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