Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 25 May 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 783 728 787
Rank change year-on-year -55 +59 -24
Contract jobs citing Lucene 66 72 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.071% 0.086% 0.075%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 51 54
England median daily rate £520 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.56% +4.35% -13.75%
10th Percentile £368 £363 £350
90th Percentile £634 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £520 £451 £438
% change year-on-year +15.30% +3.09% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30,843 26,889 28,117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.24% 32.19% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,918 18,674 19,843
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 331 408
England median hourly rate £42.26 £41.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.07% +7.19% +9.29%
10th Percentile £17.43 £18.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £59.88 £54.00 £57.00
UK median hourly rate £42.25 £40.26 £38.00
% change year-on-year +4.94% +5.95% +8.57%

Lucene
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Lucene in England

Lucene
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lucene in England

Lucene
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lucene in England over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lucene in England

Lucene
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lucene in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lucene in England

Lucene
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lucene within the England region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -59 46 £525 +16.15% 10
South East -3 17 £406 - 4
East Midlands +1 2 £295 -43.81% 2
Midlands -7 2 £295 -47.56% 3
South West -4 1 - - 2
Lucene
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Lucene.

1 52 (78.79%) Apache Solr
2 36 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (50.00%) Java
4 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (39.39%) MongoDB
6 24 (36.36%) Web Services
7 23 (34.85%) SOA
8 22 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
9 21 (31.82%) NoSQL
10 20 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (30.30%) .NET
10 20 (30.30%) SOAP
10 20 (30.30%) CMS
10 20 (30.30%) Single Sign-On
11 19 (28.79%) JSON
11 19 (28.79%) RESTful
12 17 (25.76%) Python
12 17 (25.76%) XML
12 17 (25.76%) Sitecore
13 16 (24.24%) Sitecore CMS
13 16 (24.24%) Mule
13 16 (24.24%) OpenSSO
13 16 (24.24%) CRM
13 16 (24.24%) SharePoint
13 16 (24.24%) WebLogic Portal
13 16 (24.24%) CA Single Sign-On
13 16 (24.24%) B2C
13 16 (24.24%) BEA
13 16 (24.24%) PKI
13 16 (24.24%) ATG

Lucene
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 52 (78.79%) Apache Solr
2 22 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (30.30%) CMS
4 16 (24.24%) Mule
4 16 (24.24%) Mule ESB
4 16 (24.24%) SharePoint
4 16 (24.24%) Sitecore CMS
4 16 (24.24%) WebLogic Portal
5 7 (10.61%) Apache
6 6 (9.09%) Apache Spark
7 4 (6.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (4.55%) ArcGIS
8 3 (4.55%) Confluence
8 3 (4.55%) EPiServer
9 2 (3.03%) Apache Pig
10 1 (1.52%) Commerce Server
10 1 (1.52%) Liferay
10 1 (1.52%) Magnolia
10 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 36 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (4.55%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (4.55%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.52%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) DNS
1 3 (4.55%) HTTP
1 3 (4.55%) X.509
2 1 (1.52%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (39.39%) MongoDB
2 21 (31.82%) NoSQL
3 15 (22.73%) Endeca
3 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
4 9 (13.64%) Big Data
5 8 (12.12%) Relational Database
6 6 (9.09%) Apache Hive
6 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (9.09%) Hadoop
6 6 (9.09%) Impala
7 5 (7.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (6.06%) Blockchain
9 3 (4.55%) Apache Zeppelin
9 3 (4.55%) Bigtable
9 3 (4.55%) Cloudera CDH
9 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (4.55%) HBase
9 3 (4.55%) Parquet
9 3 (4.55%) Power BI
9 3 (4.55%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.61%) JUnit
3 6 (9.09%) Maven
4 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.06%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.06%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.55%) GitLab
5 3 (4.55%) Gradle
5 3 (4.55%) JIRA
6 2 (3.03%) Mockito
6 2 (3.03%) Moq
6 2 (3.03%) MSTest
6 2 (3.03%) NUnit
6 2 (3.03%) Subversion
7 1 (1.52%) Grunt
7 1 (1.52%) Hudson
7 1 (1.52%) JMeter
7 1 (1.52%) Selenium
7 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.52%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (53.03%) Developer
2 25 (37.88%) Architect
3 18 (27.27%) Technical Architect
4 14 (21.21%) Java Developer
5 12 (18.18%) Sitecore Architect
6 8 (12.12%) .NET Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Senior Developer
7 7 (10.61%) C# Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Web Architect
8 5 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
10 3 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Azure Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Data Integration Developer
10 3 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Python Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.36%) Web Services
2 20 (30.30%) .NET
2 20 (30.30%) SOAP
3 19 (28.79%) JSON
3 19 (28.79%) RESTful
4 17 (25.76%) XML
5 15 (22.73%) Spring
6 13 (19.70%) AngularJS
7 12 (18.18%) REST
8 8 (12.12%) HTML
9 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET
9 6 (9.09%) CSS
10 5 (7.58%) jQuery
10 5 (7.58%) Kafka
10 5 (7.58%) XML-RPC
11 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (6.06%) Aurelia
11 4 (6.06%) Hibernate
11 4 (6.06%) LDAP
11 4 (6.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) PKI
2 4 (6.06%) Reference Data
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Clustering
3 3 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.03%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.52%) Fintech
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing Technology
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) Social Network
5 1 (1.52%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) CentOS
3 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Unix
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.85%) SOA
3 16 (24.24%) B2C
3 16 (24.24%) CRM
3 16 (24.24%) Scrum
4 12 (18.18%) TDD
5 9 (13.64%) DevOps
6 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (12.12%) ETL
6 8 (12.12%) MapReduce
6 8 (12.12%) Microservices
7 7 (10.61%) MVC
8 6 (9.09%) BDD
8 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.58%) Analytics
9 5 (7.58%) Kanban
9 5 (7.58%) Open Source
9 5 (7.58%) SDLC
9 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.00%) Java
2 17 (25.76%) Python
3 15 (22.73%) C#
4 13 (19.70%) Java 8
4 13 (19.70%) SQL
5 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.09%) TypeScript
7 5 (7.58%) Scala
8 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.55%) XPath
10 2 (3.03%) R
11 1 (1.52%) Perl
11 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) GDPR
2 1 (1.52%) PMO
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 14 (21.21%) Docker
2 7 (10.61%) HDFS
3 4 (6.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.03%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 20 (30.30%) Single Sign-On
2 16 (24.24%) CA Single Sign-On
2 16 (24.24%) OpenSSO
3 5 (7.58%) Prometheus
3 5 (7.58%) Rancher
4 4 (6.06%) Ansible
4 4 (6.06%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (6.06%) Oozie
5 3 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.55%) Terraform
6 2 (3.03%) Puppet
7 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.52%) Mesos
7 1 (1.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Sitecore
2 16 (24.24%) ATG
2 16 (24.24%) BEA
3 7 (10.61%) Cloudera
4 6 (9.09%) Oracle
5 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.06%) Hortonworks
6 4 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (6.06%) Talend
7 3 (4.55%) Adobe
7 3 (4.55%) Tableau
8 2 (3.03%) Apigee
9 1 (1.52%) Google
9 1 (1.52%) Palantir
9 1 (1.52%) SaltStack