Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Lucene skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Lucene over the 6 months to 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache Lucene
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 - 160
Rank change year-on-year - +160 +16
Contract jobs citing Lucene 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% - 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Berkshire median daily rate £625 - £200
South East median daily rate £625 £350 £500
% change year-on-year +78.57% -30.00% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Lucene is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,079 966 886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.07% 23.50% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 573 524
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £310 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 21
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -9.59% -8.75%
10th Percentile £18.90 £8.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.75 £45.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +5.00%

Lucene
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Lucene as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Lucene in Berkshire

Lucene
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Lucene in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Lucene in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Lucene also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Lucene.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) HTTP
1 9 (100.00%) JSON
1 9 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (100.00%) Open Source
1 9 (100.00%) Memcached
1 9 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 9 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 9 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 9 (100.00%) Redis
1 9 (100.00%) Neo4j
1 9 (100.00%) Kafka
1 9 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 9 (100.00%) Microservices
2 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 5 (55.56%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (55.56%) Asynchronous Programming
2 5 (55.56%) Multithreaded Programming
2 5 (55.56%) SignalR
2 5 (55.56%) Protocol Buffers
2 5 (55.56%) Apache Avro
2 5 (55.56%) Rackspace
2 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering

Lucene
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 9 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 9 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (44.44%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 9 (100.00%) Neo4j
1 9 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 9 (100.00%) Redis
2 4 (44.44%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Platform Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 9 (100.00%) JSON
1 9 (100.00%) Kafka
1 9 (100.00%) Memcached
1 9 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (55.56%) Apache Avro
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Protocol Buffers
2 5 (55.56%) SignalR
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Core
3 4 (44.44%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (44.44%) Task Parallel Library
3 4 (44.44%) Velocity
3 4 (44.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Microservices
1 9 (100.00%) Open Source
2 5 (55.56%) Asynchronous Programming
2 5 (55.56%) B2B
2 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 5 (55.56%) Multithreaded Programming
2 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Anomaly Detection
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) Kanban
3 4 (44.44%) Machine Learning
3 4 (44.44%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Rackspace