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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Lucene
Rank 635 610 612
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Contract jobs citing Lucene 26 39 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.068% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 13
Median daily rate £425 £408 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £338 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £593 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £408 -
% change year-on-year
+22.69% -
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
15732 15668 15091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.21% 27.44% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11013 10550 9735
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 226 218
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £16.90 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 July 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 15 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 29 July 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 -14 26 £425 +4.29% 24
London -7 20 £425 - 19
Croydon - 4 £450 -
East of England +17 2 £300 -
Cambridgeshire +17 2 £300 -
North East - 2 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £500 -
Cambridge +16 1 - -
South East +1 1 £350 -7.59% 3
Hampshire 0 1 £350 +27.27% 3
East Midlands - 1 £525 - 1
Southampton - 1 £350 -
Leicester - 1 £525 -
Leicestershire - 1 £525 -

Lucene
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 43 (63.24%) JavaScript
1 43 (63.24%) Apache Solr
2 42 (61.76%) HTML
3 39 (57.35%) Java
4 38 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (51.47%) CSS
6 27 (39.71%) Spring
7 26 (38.24%) Elasticsearch
8 25 (36.76%) Web Development
8 25 (36.76%) MVC
9 23 (33.82%) Linux
9 23 (33.82%) AngularJS
9 23 (33.82%) Git (software)
10 21 (30.88%) Hibernate
11 19 (27.94%) jQuery
11 19 (27.94%) Apache
11 19 (27.94%) C#
12 18 (26.47%) REST
12 18 (26.47%) Sass
13 16 (23.53%) GitHub
13 16 (23.53%) TDD
14 15 (22.06%) JSON
14 15 (22.06%) Relational Database
14 15 (22.06%) Node.js
15 14 (20.59%) RESTful
15 14 (20.59%) DevOps
15 14 (20.59%) Spring MVC
15 14 (20.59%) .NET
16 12 (17.65%) SQL
16 12 (17.65%) 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 43 (63.24%) Apache Solr
2 26 (38.24%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (27.94%) Apache
4 11 (16.18%) CMS
5 7 (10.29%) Drupal
6 6 (8.82%) nginx
6 6 (8.82%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (8.82%) Tomcat
7 5 (7.35%) Mule
8 3 (4.41%) Apache Spark
8 3 (4.41%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.47%) Confluence
9 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.94%) MS Office
1 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.53%) GitHub
2 12 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.88%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) Intranet
2 2 (2.94%) Extranet
3 1 (1.47%) HTTP
3 1 (1.47%) Internet
3 1 (1.47%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.47%) Network Security
3 1 (1.47%) SAN
3 1 (1.47%) SNA
3 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.47%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) Relational Database
2 11 (16.18%) MySQL
2 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
3 10 (14.71%) Big Data
3 10 (14.71%) Hadoop
3 10 (14.71%) MongoDB
3 10 (14.71%) Neo4j
3 10 (14.71%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.41%) MariaDB
4 3 (4.41%) MarkLogic
4 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.94%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.94%) HBase
5 2 (2.94%) Redis
6 1 (1.47%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.47%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.47%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.47%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 23 (33.82%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.71%) Maven
3 9 (13.24%) Gradle
4 8 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 7 (10.29%) JIRA
6 6 (8.82%) JUnit
7 5 (7.35%) Hudson
7 5 (7.35%) Subversion
8 4 (5.88%) Cucumber
9 3 (4.41%) Bitbucket
9 3 (4.41%) Bower
9 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.41%) Grunt
9 3 (4.41%) gulp
9 3 (4.41%) Jasmine
9 3 (4.41%) Mocha
10 2 (2.94%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.47%) PHPUnit
11 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (8.82%) Retail
2 5 (7.35%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (67.65%) Developer
2 16 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.24%) .NET Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Architect
4 8 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Angular Developer
5 7 (10.29%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Drupal Developer
6 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce Architect
6 6 (8.82%) HTML Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Java Architect
6 6 (8.82%) Sitecore Developer
7 5 (7.35%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce Manager
9 3 (4.41%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (61.76%) HTML
2 35 (51.47%) CSS
3 27 (39.71%) Spring
4 23 (33.82%) AngularJS
5 21 (30.88%) Hibernate
6 19 (27.94%) jQuery
7 18 (26.47%) REST
7 18 (26.47%) Sass
8 15 (22.06%) JSON
8 15 (22.06%) Node.js
9 14 (20.59%) .NET
9 14 (20.59%) RESTful
9 14 (20.59%) Spring MVC
10 12 (17.65%) Web Services
11 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET
11 10 (14.71%) HTML5
12 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (13.24%) Spring Boot
13 8 (11.76%) JPA
14 6 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Blog
1 6 (8.82%) User Experience
2 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.94%) Google Search Appliance
5 2 (2.94%) Social Media
6 1 (1.47%) Biology
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) Ontologies
6 1 (1.47%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.47%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.82%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.76%) MVC
2 25 (36.76%) Web Development
3 16 (23.53%) TDD
4 14 (20.59%) DevOps
5 12 (17.65%) Multithreading
5 12 (17.65%) OO
6 11 (16.18%) Scrum
7 10 (14.71%) Open Source
7 10 (14.71%) Pair Programming
7 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
8 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (11.76%) Workflow
10 7 (10.29%) Content Management
10 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
10 7 (10.29%) SDLC
11 6 (8.82%) Front End Development
11 6 (8.82%) Mentoring
11 6 (8.82%) SOA
12 5 (7.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 43 (63.24%) JavaScript
2 39 (57.35%) Java
3 19 (27.94%) C#
4 12 (17.65%) SQL
5 5 (7.35%) Groovy
5 5 (7.35%) Python
5 5 (7.35%) Ruby
6 4 (5.88%) Apex Code
7 3 (4.41%) Scala
7 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.94%) Go
8 2 (2.94%) PHP
9 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) Degree
3 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (17.65%) Docker
2 7 (10.29%) Varnish
3 3 (4.41%) GlusterFS
4 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.47%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) Kibana
2 9 (13.24%) Kubernetes
3 6 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (7.35%) Piwik
5 3 (4.41%) Ansible
5 3 (4.41%) Packer
5 3 (4.41%) Puppet
6 2 (2.94%) logstash
6 2 (2.94%) Salt
7 1 (1.47%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (1.47%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Oracle
2 6 (8.82%) Sitecore
3 5 (7.35%) AppDynamics
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.35%) MuleSoft
4 4 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.41%) Sun
6 2 (2.94%) Google
6 2 (2.94%) hybris
7 1 (1.47%) Endeca
7 1 (1.47%) Nuix
7 1 (1.47%) Rally
7 1 (1.47%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.47%) Splunk
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