Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 808 732 828
Rank change year-on-year -76 +96 -45
Contract jobs citing Lucene 67 84 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.072% 0.095% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 58 47
England median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -8.11%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £317
90th Percentile £688 £638 £610
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -8.11%
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 32,600 28,815 29,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.90% 32.67% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,254 19,966 21,027
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £298
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 370 356
England median hourly rate £41.61 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.03% +9.59% -1.35%
10th Percentile £16.05 £16.23 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.75 £53.75 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11% -2.70%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -28 39 £575 +21.05% 6
South East +3 24 £513 +49.85% 3
East Midlands -3 2 £295 -43.81%
North of England -8 2 £475 +82.69% 1
Midlands -14 2 £295 -43.81%
Yorkshire - 2 £475 - 1
Lucene
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 50 (74.63%) Apache Solr
2 35 (52.24%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (47.76%) MongoDB
4 31 (46.27%) Java
4 31 (46.27%) JSON
5 30 (44.78%) .NET
6 29 (43.28%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (40.30%) Microsoft Azure
8 26 (38.81%) Python
9 23 (34.33%) C#
9 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (32.84%) NoSQL
11 21 (31.34%) Scrum
11 21 (31.34%) XML
12 20 (29.85%) Docker
13 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
14 17 (25.37%) SOA
14 17 (25.37%) Apache Cassandra
14 17 (25.37%) Big Data
14 17 (25.37%) Kafka
15 16 (23.88%) Web Services
15 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
16 15 (22.39%) MVC
16 15 (22.39%) AngularJS
16 15 (22.39%) Apache Spark
17 14 (20.90%) Microservices
17 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (20.90%) Open Source
17 14 (20.90%) RESTful
17 14 (20.90%) SQL

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 50 (74.63%) Apache Solr
2 29 (43.28%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (22.39%) Apache Spark
4 10 (14.93%) Apache
5 9 (13.43%) CMS
6 8 (11.94%) Mule
6 8 (11.94%) Mule ESB
6 8 (11.94%) SharePoint
6 8 (11.94%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (11.94%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (5.97%) OpenStack
7 4 (5.97%) SAS
8 3 (4.48%) ArcGIS
8 3 (4.48%) Confluence
9 2 (2.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Apache Pig
10 1 (1.49%) Commerce Server
10 1 (1.49%) IIS
10 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 35 (52.24%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (40.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (7.46%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (7.46%) Amazon S3
5 4 (5.97%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.49%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.49%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) HTTP
2 4 (5.97%) SNA
3 3 (4.48%) DNS
3 3 (4.48%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (47.76%) MongoDB
2 22 (32.84%) NoSQL
3 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
4 17 (25.37%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (25.37%) Big Data
5 12 (17.91%) Neo4j
6 11 (16.42%) Apache Hive
6 11 (16.42%) Hadoop
6 11 (16.42%) Impala
6 11 (16.42%) Redis
7 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
8 8 (11.94%) Endeca
9 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (7.46%) Parquet
10 5 (7.46%) Spotfire
10 5 (7.46%) Sqoop
11 4 (5.97%) Blockchain
11 4 (5.97%) Cloudera CDH
11 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 4 (5.97%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.46%) JUnit
2 5 (7.46%) Maven
3 4 (5.97%) GitLab
3 4 (5.97%) Gradle
4 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.48%) JIRA
5 2 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.49%) Grunt
6 1 (1.49%) JMeter
6 1 (1.49%) Selenium
6 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.49%) Games
3 1 (1.49%) Legal
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (53.73%) Developer
2 21 (31.34%) Architect
3 10 (14.93%) Technical Architect
4 9 (13.43%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Data Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Sitecore Architect
6 6 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.46%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.97%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Big Data Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Python Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.48%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (46.27%) JSON
2 30 (44.78%) .NET
3 21 (31.34%) XML
4 17 (25.37%) Kafka
5 16 (23.88%) Web Services
6 15 (22.39%) AngularJS
7 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (20.90%) RESTful
8 12 (17.91%) RabbitMQ
8 12 (17.91%) SOAP
9 11 (16.42%) Memcached
10 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET
10 9 (13.43%) HTML
10 9 (13.43%) Natural Language Processing
11 8 (11.94%) SignalR
11 8 (11.94%) Spring
12 7 (10.45%) Apache Avro
12 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (10.45%) Protocol Buffers
12 7 (10.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) PKI
2 4 (5.97%) Clustering
2 4 (5.97%) Reference Data
2 4 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.48%) Replication
3 3 (4.48%) Social Network
4 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.49%) Fintech
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing Technology
5 1 (1.49%) NHS
5 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Linux
2 6 (8.96%) Windows
3 3 (4.48%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.49%) CentOS
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Unix
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) Scrum
3 17 (25.37%) SOA
4 15 (22.39%) MVC
5 14 (20.90%) Microservices
5 14 (20.90%) Open Source
6 12 (17.91%) Machine Learning
6 12 (17.91%) TDD
7 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
8 10 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (14.93%) ETL
8 10 (14.93%) OO
9 9 (13.43%) Analytics
9 9 (13.43%) DevOps
10 8 (11.94%) Anomaly Detection
10 8 (11.94%) Asynchronous Programming
10 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (11.94%) CRM
10 8 (11.94%) Data Modelling
10 8 (11.94%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.27%) Java
2 26 (38.81%) Python
3 23 (34.33%) C#
4 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
5 14 (20.90%) SQL
6 10 (14.93%) Scala
7 8 (11.94%) TypeScript
8 7 (10.45%) Java 8
9 5 (7.46%) R
10 4 (5.97%) Bash Shell
11 3 (4.48%) XPath
12 1 (1.49%) Perl
12 1 (1.49%) PHP
12 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) GDPR
3 1 (1.49%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (29.85%) Docker
2 9 (13.43%) HDFS
3 6 (8.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (7.46%) Apache Flume
5 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) Single Sign-On
2 8 (11.94%) Kubernetes
2 8 (11.94%) OpenSSO
3 7 (10.45%) CA Single Sign-On
4 6 (8.96%) Oozie
5 5 (7.46%) Prometheus
5 5 (7.46%) Rancher
6 4 (5.97%) Ansible
6 4 (5.97%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (4.48%) Terraform
8 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) Cloudera
2 9 (13.43%) Oracle
2 9 (13.43%) Rackspace
2 9 (13.43%) Sitecore
3 8 (11.94%) ATG
3 8 (11.94%) BEA
4 6 (8.96%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (8.96%) Talend
5 5 (7.46%) Tableau
6 4 (5.97%) Hortonworks
6 4 (5.97%) Palantir
7 3 (4.48%) Google
8 2 (2.99%) Adobe
8 2 (2.99%) Apigee
9 1 (1.49%) Splunk