The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 392 396 395
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Contract jobs citing Lucene 30 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.44% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 26
Median daily rate £475 £425 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -11.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £349 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +14.28% -22.22%  
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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7413 7002 7336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.85% 32.37% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5507 5376 5334
Median daily rate £480 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 23 51
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Lucene
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Lucene in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Lucene in London

Lucene
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lucene in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lucene in London

Lucene
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lucene in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lucene in London

Lucene
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lucene within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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
City of London -1 2 £418 +67.00% 2
Canary Wharf - 1 £800 -
Lucene
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Lucene.

1 31 (70.45%) Apache Solr
2 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (54.55%) Java
3 23 (52.27%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (38.64%) Big Data
5 15 (34.09%) Apache Spark
6 14 (31.82%) Hadoop
7 13 (29.55%) Docker
8 12 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (27.27%) NoSQL
8 12 (27.27%) Python
9 11 (25.00%) SQL
9 11 (25.00%) TDD
9 11 (25.00%) Kafka
9 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (22.73%) Apache Hive
10 10 (22.73%) MongoDB
10 10 (22.73%) C#
10 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
11 9 (20.45%) .NET
11 9 (20.45%) Unix
11 9 (20.45%) Apache
11 9 (20.45%) Spring
11 9 (20.45%) Scala
12 8 (18.18%) Open Source
12 8 (18.18%) Finance
12 8 (18.18%) Natural Language Processing
12 8 (18.18%) MapReduce
12 8 (18.18%) Bash Shell
12 8 (18.18%) DevOps

Lucene
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 31 (70.45%) Apache Solr
2 23 (52.27%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (34.09%) Apache Spark
4 9 (20.45%) Apache
5 3 (6.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Apache Pig
6 2 (4.55%) GemFire
6 2 (4.55%) IBM Domino
6 2 (4.55%) MQSeries
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (4.55%) SAS
6 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.55%) Office 365
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.27%) CloudFront
4 1 (2.27%) GitHub
4 1 (2.27%) SaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) LDAP
1 2 (4.55%) S/MIME
1 2 (4.55%) SNA
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) Big Data
2 14 (31.82%) Hadoop
3 12 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (27.27%) NoSQL
4 10 (22.73%) Apache Hive
4 10 (22.73%) MongoDB
5 7 (15.91%) HBase
6 5 (11.36%) Impala
7 4 (9.09%) Neo4j
7 4 (9.09%) OrientDB
8 3 (6.82%) Data Mining
8 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (6.82%) MarkLogic
8 3 (6.82%) MySQL
8 3 (6.82%) Riak
8 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
9 2 (4.55%) CouchDB
9 2 (4.55%) EDRMS
9 2 (4.55%) Spark SQL
9 2 (4.55%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.55%) Concordion
3 2 (4.55%) IntelliJ
3 2 (4.55%) JBehave
3 2 (4.55%) JUnit
3 2 (4.55%) Mockito
3 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.27%) git-flow
4 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Elasticsearch Developer
5 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Development Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Product Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Product Owner
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Development Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Big Data Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Cassandra Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Data Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Data Scientist
6 2 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Lucene Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Scala Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) Kafka
2 9 (20.45%) .NET
2 9 (20.45%) Spring
3 8 (18.18%) Natural Language Processing
4 7 (15.91%) JMS
5 6 (13.64%) GraphX
5 6 (13.64%) HTML
6 5 (11.36%) CSS
6 5 (11.36%) JSON
6 5 (11.36%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (11.36%) Spring Boot
6 5 (11.36%) Web Services
7 4 (9.09%) Cascading
7 4 (9.09%) jQuery
7 4 (9.09%) MLlib
8 3 (6.82%) Apache Felix
8 3 (6.82%) Apache Sling
8 3 (6.82%) OSGi
8 3 (6.82%) React
8 3 (6.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Tandem
3 3 (6.82%) Social Network
4 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.27%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Unix
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) CentOS
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) TDD
3 8 (18.18%) DevOps
3 8 (18.18%) MapReduce
3 8 (18.18%) Open Source
4 7 (15.91%) Machine Learning
4 7 (15.91%) OO
4 7 (15.91%) Web Development
5 6 (13.64%) Microservices
6 5 (11.36%) BDD
6 5 (11.36%) Coaching
6 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
6 5 (11.36%) ETL
6 5 (11.36%) Ontologies
6 5 (11.36%) Semantic Search
6 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.09%) Build Automation
7 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.09%) Kanban
7 4 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) Java
2 12 (27.27%) Python
3 11 (25.00%) SQL
4 10 (22.73%) C#
4 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 9 (20.45%) Scala
6 8 (18.18%) Bash Shell
7 5 (11.36%) Perl
7 5 (11.36%) SPARQL
8 3 (6.82%) GraphQL
8 3 (6.82%) R
9 2 (4.55%) C
9 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.27%) Go
10 1 (2.27%) PHP
10 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) Docker
2 5 (11.36%) HDFS
3 3 (6.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (11.36%) Nagios
2 5 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.36%) Puppet
3 2 (4.55%) FTK
3 2 (4.55%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.55%) Mesos
3 2 (4.55%) Rundeck
4 1 (2.27%) Kibana
4 1 (2.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) Adobe
3 2 (4.55%) Nuix
3 2 (4.55%) Palantir
3 2 (4.55%) Sybase
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago