Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 800 771 820
Rank change year-on-year -29 +49 -27
Contract jobs citing Lucene 59 96 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.062% 0.10% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.31% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 68 41
England median daily rate £525 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £365 £406 £350
90th Percentile £685 £629 £563
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +17.65%
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 33,610 30,839 30,518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.23% 32.56% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,957 21,926 21,290
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 371 354
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £17.10 £18.75 £14.50
90th Percentile £58.60 £52.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -53 27 £525 +10.53% 5
South East +6 21 £625 +82.75% 5
North of England -3 9 £425 -
North West - 7 £413 -
Yorkshire -14 2 £475 +11.76%
East of England +13 1 £600 +14.29% 11
East Midlands +10 1 - - 1
Midlands -15 1 - - 1
Lucene
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 40 (67.80%) Apache Solr
2 34 (57.63%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (49.15%) Docker
3 29 (49.15%) .NET
4 27 (45.76%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (45.76%) MongoDB
5 26 (44.07%) C#
6 24 (40.68%) JSON
7 23 (38.98%) Python
8 21 (35.59%) Microservices
9 19 (32.20%) NoSQL
10 18 (30.51%) MVC
10 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
10 18 (30.51%) Neo4j
11 17 (28.81%) RabbitMQ
11 17 (28.81%) Kafka
11 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (28.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (27.12%) Memcached
12 16 (27.12%) Java
12 16 (27.12%) Redis
13 15 (25.42%) HTTP
13 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (25.42%) Open Source
14 14 (23.73%) OO
14 14 (23.73%) Scrum
15 13 (22.03%) SQL
15 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
15 13 (22.03%) Web Development

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 40 (67.80%) Apache Solr
2 34 (57.63%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (15.25%) Apache Spark
4 4 (6.78%) Apache
4 4 (6.78%) OpenStack
5 3 (5.08%) SAS
6 1 (1.69%) CMS
6 1 (1.69%) Mule
6 1 (1.69%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (45.76%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.86%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (11.86%) Office 365
4 2 (3.39%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (3.39%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.69%) Apigee
5 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) HTTP
2 3 (5.08%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (45.76%) MongoDB
2 19 (32.20%) NoSQL
3 18 (30.51%) Neo4j
4 17 (28.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 16 (27.12%) Redis
6 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
7 9 (15.25%) Big Data
8 7 (11.86%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (8.47%) Apache Hive
9 5 (8.47%) Hadoop
9 5 (8.47%) Impala
10 4 (6.78%) MySQL
10 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
11 3 (5.08%) CouchDB
11 3 (5.08%) Spark SQL
11 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (5.08%) Sqoop
12 2 (3.39%) Parquet
12 2 (3.39%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) JUnit
2 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.39%) Gradle
3 2 (3.39%) Maven
4 1 (1.69%) GitLab
4 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Electronics
2 1 (1.69%) Legal
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (67.80%) Developer
2 9 (15.25%) Architect
2 9 (15.25%) Elasticsearch Developer
3 8 (13.56%) C# Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Software Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) SQL Developer
5 5 (8.47%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Data Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (5.08%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Azure Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Platform Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Python Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Scala Developer
7 3 (5.08%) SSIS Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (49.15%) .NET
2 24 (40.68%) JSON
3 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET Web API
3 17 (28.81%) Kafka
3 17 (28.81%) RabbitMQ
4 16 (27.12%) Memcached
5 12 (20.34%) SignalR
6 11 (18.64%) Apache Avro
6 11 (18.64%) Protocol Buffers
7 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
7 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (15.25%) Natural Language Processing
8 9 (15.25%) RESTful
8 9 (15.25%) XML
9 8 (13.56%) AngularJS
10 7 (11.86%) Spring
11 6 (10.17%) SOAP
11 6 (10.17%) Web Services
12 5 (8.47%) HTML
12 5 (8.47%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.39%) Social Network
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.69%) Fintech
3 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.69%) PKI
3 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 6 (10.17%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.39%) Fedora
5 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) Microservices
2 18 (30.51%) MVC
3 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (25.42%) Open Source
5 14 (23.73%) OO
5 14 (23.73%) Scrum
6 13 (22.03%) Web Development
7 12 (20.34%) Asynchronous Programming
8 11 (18.64%) B2B
8 11 (18.64%) Machine Learning
8 11 (18.64%) Mentoring
8 11 (18.64%) SOA
9 10 (16.95%) Analytics
9 10 (16.95%) TDD
10 9 (15.25%) Anomaly Detection
10 9 (15.25%) ETL
10 9 (15.25%) Multithreaded Programming
10 9 (15.25%) Multithreading
11 8 (13.56%) CRM
11 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.07%) C#
2 23 (38.98%) Python
3 16 (27.12%) Java
4 13 (22.03%) SQL
5 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.86%) Java 8
7 6 (10.17%) Scala
8 4 (6.78%) R
8 4 (6.78%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.39%) PHP
9 2 (3.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 29 (49.15%) Docker
2 3 (5.08%) Apache Flume
3 2 (3.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (3.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) Kubernetes
2 5 (8.47%) Prometheus
2 5 (8.47%) Rancher
3 2 (3.39%) Oozie
4 1 (1.69%) Ansible
4 1 (1.69%) OpenSSO
4 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.69%) Puppet
4 1 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.03%) Rackspace
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) Palantir
4 2 (3.39%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.39%) Google
4 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.39%) Tableau
4 2 (3.39%) Talend
5 1 (1.69%) ATG
5 1 (1.69%) BEA
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) RapidMiner
5 1 (1.69%) SAP
5 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.69%) Splunk
5 1 (1.69%) Teradata