Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 771 754 769
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15 +2
Contract jobs citing Lucene 74 76 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.079% 0.085% 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 47 48
England median daily rate £470 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £394 £363 £293
90th Percentile £577 £600 £643
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +9.09%
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 30,126 28,284 28,588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.30% 31.79% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,663 19,689 19,987
England median daily rate £475 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £630 £600 £594
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 322 502
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £18.75 £15.75 £16.03
90th Percentile £55.00 £51.69 £56.95
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -26 55 £475 - 16
South East -9 12 £400 -15.79% 8
Yorkshire - 5 £433 -
North of England - 5 £433 -
South West +2 2 - - 1
Lucene
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 39 (52.70%) Apache Solr
2 38 (51.35%) Java
3 37 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (45.95%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (41.89%) MongoDB
6 30 (40.54%) NoSQL
6 30 (40.54%) Spring
7 29 (39.19%) Microsoft Azure
8 27 (36.49%) AngularJS
9 23 (31.08%) C#
9 23 (31.08%) SQL
10 21 (28.38%) JavaScript
10 21 (28.38%) Web Services
11 20 (27.03%) HTML
11 20 (27.03%) Hibernate
12 19 (25.68%) CSS
12 19 (25.68%) SOA
13 18 (24.32%) MVC
13 18 (24.32%) .NET
13 18 (24.32%) Maven
13 18 (24.32%) Docker
13 18 (24.32%) jQuery
14 15 (20.27%) Git (software)
14 15 (20.27%) RESTful
15 14 (18.92%) Finance
15 14 (18.92%) CMS
16 13 (17.57%) TDD
16 13 (17.57%) Endeca
16 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET
16 13 (17.57%) Linux

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 39 (52.70%) Apache Solr
2 34 (45.95%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (18.92%) CMS
4 10 (13.51%) Apache Spark
5 9 (12.16%) Apache
5 9 (12.16%) Mule
5 9 (12.16%) Mule ESB
5 9 (12.16%) SharePoint
5 9 (12.16%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (12.16%) WebLogic Portal
6 6 (8.11%) Apache Pig
7 5 (6.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (6.76%) WebLogic
7 5 (6.76%) WebSphere
7 5 (6.76%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (5.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (4.05%) EPiServer
10 2 (2.70%) OpenStack
11 1 (1.35%) Liferay
11 1 (1.35%) Magnolia
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.70%) SPSS
1 2 (2.70%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 29 (39.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (9.46%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (6.76%) Google Analytics
4 5 (6.76%) Google Checkout
5 3 (4.05%) Algolia
6 2 (2.70%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.70%) Serverless
7 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (41.89%) MongoDB
2 30 (40.54%) NoSQL
3 13 (17.57%) Endeca
4 11 (14.86%) Big Data
5 9 (12.16%) Hadoop
6 8 (10.81%) Apache Hive
7 7 (9.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (9.46%) Data Mining
7 7 (9.46%) Relational Database
7 7 (9.46%) Riak
8 6 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (8.11%) Impala
8 6 (8.11%) MarkLogic
9 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
9 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (5.41%) Blockchain
10 4 (5.41%) HBase
10 4 (5.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (24.32%) Maven
2 15 (20.27%) Git (software)
3 12 (16.22%) Jenkins
4 9 (12.16%) Subversion
5 7 (9.46%) Hudson
5 7 (9.46%) Mockito
6 6 (8.11%) Eclipse
6 6 (8.11%) Gradle
7 5 (6.76%) Ant
7 5 (6.76%) Cucumber
7 5 (6.76%) JIRA
7 5 (6.76%) Moq
7 5 (6.76%) MSTest
7 5 (6.76%) NUnit
7 5 (6.76%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (6.76%) Selenium
7 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (6.76%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.05%) JUnit
9 2 (2.70%) EasyMock
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Retail
3 4 (5.41%) Games
4 3 (4.05%) Legal
5 2 (2.70%) Law
6 1 (1.35%) Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (72.97%) Developer
2 27 (36.49%) Java Developer
3 16 (21.62%) .NET Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Architect
5 10 (13.51%) Lead Developer
5 10 (13.51%) Technical Architect
6 9 (12.16%) C# Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Senior Developer
7 8 (10.81%) Big Data Developer
7 8 (10.81%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (9.46%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (9.46%) Sitecore Architect
8 7 (9.46%) Web Architect
9 6 (8.11%) Lead Java Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Azure Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Analyst
11 3 (4.05%) Business Analyst
11 3 (4.05%) SEO Analyst
12 2 (2.70%) Lead C# Developer
12 2 (2.70%) SEO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (40.54%) Spring
2 27 (36.49%) AngularJS
3 21 (28.38%) Web Services
4 20 (27.03%) Hibernate
4 20 (27.03%) HTML
5 19 (25.68%) CSS
6 18 (24.32%) .NET
6 18 (24.32%) jQuery
7 15 (20.27%) RESTful
8 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET
8 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (16.22%) Ajax
9 12 (16.22%) Kafka
10 11 (14.86%) JSON
10 11 (14.86%) SOAP
11 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (12.16%) Natural Language Processing
12 9 (12.16%) React
13 8 (10.81%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Mobile App
2 9 (12.16%) Algorithms
2 9 (12.16%) PKI
3 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.76%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (6.76%) Replication
5 4 (5.41%) Fintech
6 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Linux
2 9 (12.16%) Unix
3 5 (6.76%) CentOS
3 5 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.05%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.05%) Windows
5 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.68%) SOA
3 18 (24.32%) MVC
4 13 (17.57%) TDD
5 12 (16.22%) Scrum
6 11 (14.86%) BDD
6 11 (14.86%) DevOps
6 11 (14.86%) OOP
7 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (13.51%) Domain-Driven Design
7 10 (13.51%) MapReduce
7 10 (13.51%) Mobile Application Development
7 10 (13.51%) SOLID
8 9 (12.16%) B2C
8 9 (12.16%) CRM
8 9 (12.16%) Machine Learning
8 9 (12.16%) OO
8 9 (12.16%) Open Source
9 8 (10.81%) Data Analysis
9 8 (10.81%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 38 (51.35%) Java
2 23 (31.08%) C#
2 23 (31.08%) SQL
3 21 (28.38%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.22%) Bash Shell
4 12 (16.22%) Python
5 7 (9.46%) Perl
5 7 (9.46%) R
5 7 (9.46%) Scala
6 5 (6.76%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.70%) AWK
8 2 (2.70%) sed
9 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) Master's Degree
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.35%) PhD
3 1 (1.35%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 18 (24.32%) Docker
2 3 (4.05%) HDFS
3 1 (1.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) CA Single Sign-On
1 9 (12.16%) OpenSSO
1 9 (12.16%) Single Sign-On
2 8 (10.81%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (9.46%) Puppet
4 5 (6.76%) Ansible
5 4 (5.41%) Kubernetes
6 3 (4.05%) Mesos
7 1 (1.35%) Apache Slider
7 1 (1.35%) Salt
7 1 (1.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) ATG
1 9 (12.16%) BEA
1 9 (12.16%) Sitecore
2 8 (10.81%) Google
3 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.76%) Coremetrics
4 5 (6.76%) hybris
4 5 (6.76%) Oracle
4 5 (6.76%) PayPal
5 3 (4.05%) Adobe
5 3 (4.05%) Hortonworks
5 3 (4.05%) MuleSoft
5 3 (4.05%) Tableau
6 2 (2.70%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.70%) IBM
7 1 (1.35%) Apigee
7 1 (1.35%) MapR
7 1 (1.35%) SaltStack