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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 534 596 589
Rank change year-on-year +62 -7  
Contract jobs citing Lucene 48 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.073% 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 29
Median daily rate £475 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £349 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £450
% change year-on-year +3.22% -13.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Lucene is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13677 14326 14175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.21% 29.02% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9502 10197 9645
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 167 191
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £18.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Lucene
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Lucene as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
London +15 30 £475 +11.76% 8
East Midlands -3 5 - - 1
South West - 5 £400 -
South East +33 3 £342 -2.28% 9
West Midlands - 2 £510 -
East of England - 2 £438 - 2
North West - 1 £260 -
Lucene
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Lucene.

1 47 (65.28%) Apache Solr
2 41 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (56.94%) Java
3 33 (45.83%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 21 (29.17%) Hadoop
6 19 (26.39%) C#
6 19 (26.39%) .NET
7 18 (25.00%) SQL
7 18 (25.00%) CSS
7 18 (25.00%) NoSQL
7 18 (25.00%) Big Data
8 17 (23.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (23.61%) Unix
8 17 (23.61%) Docker
9 16 (22.22%) Apache Spark
10 15 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (19.44%) HTML
11 14 (19.44%) Python
12 13 (18.06%) Apache
12 13 (18.06%) TDD
12 13 (18.06%) DevOps
13 12 (16.67%) Spring
13 12 (16.67%) Finance
13 12 (16.67%) Scrum
13 12 (16.67%) MongoDB
13 12 (16.67%) Kafka
14 11 (15.28%) Apache Hive
14 11 (15.28%) Open Source
14 11 (15.28%) MVC

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 47 (65.28%) Apache Solr
2 33 (45.83%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (22.22%) Apache Spark
4 13 (18.06%) Apache
5 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (4.17%) Apache Pig
6 3 (4.17%) JBoss
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.78%) GemFire
7 2 (2.78%) IBM Domino
7 2 (2.78%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.78%) SAS
7 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.39%) Confluence
8 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.78%) CloudFront
3 2 (2.78%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.78%) Google Checkout
3 2 (2.78%) Office 365
3 2 (2.78%) SaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.39%) GitHub
4 1 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) LDAP
2 2 (2.78%) S/MIME
2 2 (2.78%) SNA
3 1 (1.39%) HTTP
3 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.17%) Hadoop
2 18 (25.00%) Big Data
2 18 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 17 (23.61%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 11 (15.28%) Apache Hive
5 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
6 8 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (11.11%) HBase
7 6 (8.33%) Relational Database
8 5 (6.94%) Data Lake
8 5 (6.94%) Impala
8 5 (6.94%) MySQL
8 5 (6.94%) OLAP
8 5 (6.94%) OLTP
8 5 (6.94%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (6.94%) Pentaho
8 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (5.56%) Data Mining
9 4 (5.56%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.56%) ERwin
3 4 (5.56%) MagicDraw
3 4 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.17%) JIRA
4 3 (4.17%) JUnit
4 3 (4.17%) Maven
5 2 (2.78%) Ant
5 2 (2.78%) Concordion
5 2 (2.78%) Hudson
5 2 (2.78%) IntelliJ
5 2 (2.78%) JBehave
5 2 (2.78%) Mockito
5 2 (2.78%) Selenium
5 2 (2.78%) Subversion
5 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.39%) Moq
6 1 (1.39%) MSTest
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
2 5 (6.94%) Legal
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Law
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Publishing
5 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (58.33%) Developer
2 11 (15.28%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.89%) .NET Developer
3 10 (13.89%) C# Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Architect
5 6 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Systems Developer
7 4 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Elasticsearch Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Angular Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Data Scientist
8 3 (4.17%) Development Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Product Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Product Owner
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.39%) .NET
2 18 (25.00%) CSS
3 14 (19.44%) HTML
4 12 (16.67%) Kafka
4 12 (16.67%) Spring
5 11 (15.28%) Web Services
6 10 (13.89%) Ajax
6 10 (13.89%) JSON
7 9 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 9 (12.50%) Natural Language Processing
8 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (9.72%) JMS
8 7 (9.72%) REST
9 6 (8.33%) GraphX
9 6 (8.33%) Hibernate
9 6 (8.33%) HTML5
9 6 (8.33%) jQuery
9 6 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.33%) Reference Data
3 5 (6.94%) Tandem
3 5 (6.94%) Taxonomies
4 3 (4.17%) Social Network
5 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.78%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.39%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.61%) Unix
2 11 (15.28%) Linux
3 4 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (1.39%) Android
4 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.39%) CentOS
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (18.06%) DevOps
3 13 (18.06%) TDD
4 12 (16.67%) Scrum
5 11 (15.28%) MVC
5 11 (15.28%) Open Source
6 10 (13.89%) Microservices
7 9 (12.50%) MapReduce
7 9 (12.50%) OO
8 8 (11.11%) SOA
9 7 (9.72%) Analytics
9 7 (9.72%) Data Modelling
9 7 (9.72%) ETL
9 7 (9.72%) Machine Learning
9 7 (9.72%) UML
9 7 (9.72%) Web Development
10 6 (8.33%) Data Analysis
10 6 (8.33%) Migration
10 6 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.94%) Java
2 28 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 19 (26.39%) C#
4 18 (25.00%) SQL
5 14 (19.44%) Python
6 10 (13.89%) Scala
7 9 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 7 (9.72%) Perl
8 7 (9.72%) SPARQL
9 3 (4.17%) GraphQL
9 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.17%) R
10 2 (2.78%) C
10 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.39%) COBOL
11 1 (1.39%) Go
11 1 (1.39%) PHP
11 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Degree
3 1 (1.39%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 17 (23.61%) Docker
2 6 (8.33%) HDFS
3 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (2.78%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (8.33%) Nagios
2 6 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.33%) Puppet
3 3 (4.17%) FTK
4 2 (2.78%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.78%) Mesos
4 2 (2.78%) Rundeck
5 1 (1.39%) Kibana
5 1 (1.39%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) Oracle
2 5 (6.94%) Informatica
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.17%) Adobe
4 3 (4.17%) IBM
4 3 (4.17%) MuleSoft
4 3 (4.17%) Nuix
4 3 (4.17%) WSO2
5 2 (2.78%) Coremetrics
5 2 (2.78%) Google
5 2 (2.78%) hybris
5 2 (2.78%) Palantir
5 2 (2.78%) PayPal
5 2 (2.78%) Sybase
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