Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 760 814 789
Rank change year-on-year +54 -25 -12
Contract jobs citing Lucene 97 59 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.060% 0.079%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.20% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 40 52
England median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +4.62%
10th Percentile £406 £359 £264
90th Percentile £626 £588 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +6.25%
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 30652 30033 30024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.32% 30.71% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21811 20965 20810
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 347 505
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £18.68 £14.56 £14.53
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.37
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +19 75 £475 -5.00% 3
South East 0 9 £342 -31.60% 5
Midlands +31 6 £510 -2.86%
North of England +64 5 £433 -13.50%
Yorkshire - 5 £433 -
East Midlands -4 4 - -
West Midlands - 2 £510 -
East of England -19 1 £525 +75.00%
South West - 1 - - 2
Lucene
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 60 (61.86%) Java
2 53 (54.64%) Apache Solr
3 50 (51.55%) Elasticsearch
4 46 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (39.18%) C#
6 35 (36.08%) JavaScript
7 33 (34.02%) Python
8 32 (32.99%) .NET
8 32 (32.99%) MongoDB
8 32 (32.99%) NoSQL
9 29 (29.90%) Docker
10 28 (28.87%) Spring
10 28 (28.87%) SQL
10 28 (28.87%) Linux
11 25 (25.77%) TDD
12 24 (24.74%) Finance
12 24 (24.74%) Unix
12 24 (24.74%) Big Data
13 23 (23.71%) AngularJS
14 22 (22.68%) Microsoft Azure
14 22 (22.68%) CSS
15 21 (21.65%) Hibernate
15 21 (21.65%) Apache Spark
16 20 (20.62%) Hadoop
17 19 (19.59%) Open Source
17 19 (19.59%) Scrum
17 19 (19.59%) Web Services
17 19 (19.59%) HTML
18 18 (18.56%) Apache
18 18 (18.56%) 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 53 (54.64%) Apache Solr
2 50 (51.55%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (21.65%) Apache Spark
4 18 (18.56%) Apache
5 10 (10.31%) Apache Pig
6 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
7 5 (5.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (5.15%) WebLogic
7 5 (5.15%) WebSphere
7 5 (5.15%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (4.12%) JBoss
9 3 (3.09%) CMS
9 3 (3.09%) Tomcat
10 2 (2.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (2.06%) IBM Domino
10 2 (2.06%) MQSeries
10 2 (2.06%) OpenStack
10 2 (2.06%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (2.06%) SAS
10 2 (2.06%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.06%) SPSS
1 2 (2.06%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (17.53%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (11.34%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (5.15%) Google Analytics
4 5 (5.15%) Google Checkout
5 3 (3.09%) Algolia
6 2 (2.06%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.06%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.06%) Office 365
6 2 (2.06%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) LDAP
2 2 (2.06%) S/MIME
2 2 (2.06%) SNA
3 1 (1.03%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (32.99%) MongoDB
1 32 (32.99%) NoSQL
2 24 (24.74%) Big Data
3 20 (20.62%) Hadoop
4 18 (18.56%) Apache Hive
5 17 (17.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (15.46%) Relational Database
7 12 (12.37%) Impala
8 11 (11.34%) Data Mining
8 11 (11.34%) Riak
9 10 (10.31%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (10.31%) MarkLogic
10 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
11 8 (8.25%) Blockchain
11 8 (8.25%) HBase
11 8 (8.25%) MySQL
12 5 (5.15%) Endeca
13 4 (4.12%) CouchDB
13 4 (4.12%) EDRMS
14 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (16.49%) Git (software)
1 16 (16.49%) Maven
2 12 (12.37%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.28%) Eclipse
3 9 (9.28%) Subversion
4 7 (7.22%) JIRA
5 6 (6.19%) Gradle
5 6 (6.19%) Hudson
5 6 (6.19%) Visual Studio
6 5 (5.15%) Ant
6 5 (5.15%) Cucumber
6 5 (5.15%) Mockito
6 5 (5.15%) Selenium
7 3 (3.09%) JUnit
7 3 (3.09%) Moq
7 3 (3.09%) MSTest
7 3 (3.09%) NUnit
7 3 (3.09%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.09%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (24.74%) Finance
2 9 (9.28%) Legal
3 8 (8.25%) Banking
3 8 (8.25%) Games
4 6 (6.19%) Retail
5 5 (5.15%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Law
6 2 (2.06%) Publishing
7 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (82.47%) Developer
2 29 (29.90%) Java Developer
3 17 (17.53%) .NET Developer
4 15 (15.46%) C# Developer
5 13 (13.40%) Big Data Developer
6 9 (9.28%) Lead Developer
7 8 (8.25%) Elasticsearch Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Lucene Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Lead Java Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Solr Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Scala Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Systems Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Analyst
11 3 (3.09%) Azure Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Big Data Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.99%) .NET
2 28 (28.87%) Spring
3 23 (23.71%) AngularJS
4 22 (22.68%) CSS
5 21 (21.65%) Hibernate
6 19 (19.59%) HTML
6 19 (19.59%) Web Services
7 18 (18.56%) Kafka
8 15 (15.46%) jQuery
9 14 (14.43%) Natural Language Processing
10 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET
11 12 (12.37%) JMS
11 12 (12.37%) JSON
12 10 (10.31%) Ajax
12 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (9.28%) React
13 9 (9.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (8.25%) Play Framework
14 8 (8.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Algorithms
2 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.28%) Mobile App
3 9 (9.28%) Replication
4 8 (8.25%) Fintech
5 6 (6.19%) Data Structures
6 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (2.06%) Social Network
9 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.03%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.03%) Tandem
9 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.87%) Linux
2 24 (24.74%) Unix
3 9 (9.28%) CentOS
3 9 (9.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.12%) Windows
5 3 (3.09%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.77%) TDD
3 19 (19.59%) Open Source
3 19 (19.59%) Scrum
4 18 (18.56%) MapReduce
4 18 (18.56%) MVC
5 17 (17.53%) Machine Learning
6 16 (16.49%) Software Engineering
7 14 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (14.43%) DevOps
7 14 (14.43%) Web Development
8 13 (13.40%) BDD
9 12 (12.37%) Data Analysis
9 12 (12.37%) Enterprise Search
9 12 (12.37%) Microservices
9 12 (12.37%) SOA
10 11 (11.34%) Information Retrieval
10 11 (11.34%) Mathematics
10 11 (11.34%) Visualisation
11 10 (10.31%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 60 (61.86%) Java
2 38 (39.18%) C#
3 35 (36.08%) JavaScript
4 33 (34.02%) Python
5 28 (28.87%) SQL
6 17 (17.53%) Scala
7 16 (16.49%) Bash Shell
8 15 (15.46%) Perl
9 11 (11.34%) R
10 8 (8.25%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.09%) TypeScript
12 2 (2.06%) AWK
12 2 (2.06%) C
12 2 (2.06%) sed
13 1 (1.03%) Ruby
13 1 (1.03%) SPARQL
13 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) PhD
2 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.12%) Sun Certification
3 3 (3.09%) Master's Degree
3 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) QA
System Software
1 29 (29.90%) Docker
2 5 (5.15%) HDFS
3 4 (4.12%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (2.06%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (12.37%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.15%) Puppet
3 4 (4.12%) Ansible
3 4 (4.12%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.09%) Apache Slider
4 3 (3.09%) FTK
4 3 (3.09%) Mesos
5 1 (1.03%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.03%) Rancher
5 1 (1.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) Google
3 7 (7.22%) MuleSoft
3 7 (7.22%) Oracle
4 6 (6.19%) Cloudera
4 6 (6.19%) IBM
4 6 (6.19%) Tableau
5 5 (5.15%) Coremetrics
5 5 (5.15%) Hortonworks
5 5 (5.15%) hybris
5 5 (5.15%) PayPal
6 4 (4.12%) WSO2
7 3 (3.09%) Nuix
8 2 (2.06%) Adobe
8 2 (2.06%) MapR
8 2 (2.06%) Palantir
9 1 (1.03%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.03%) Sybase