The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 261 275
Rank change year-on-year +10 +14  
Contract jobs citing Lucene 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.039% 0.011% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.042% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £342 £350 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.28% -11.11%  
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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2127 2383 2361
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.47% 26.59% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 1523 1492
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 55 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.85 £55.00 £50.00
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Lucene
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lucene in the South East

Lucene
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lucene in the South East

Lucene
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lucene within the South East 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
Hampshire +13 3 £342 -2.28% 4
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 South East region with a requirement for Lucene.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) JBoss
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) WSO2
2 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) MuleSoft
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) hybris
3 2 (40.00%) Hudson

Lucene
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) JBoss
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Google Checkout
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (40.00%) Hudson
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) EJB
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) JSTL
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Struts
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) MuleSoft
1 3 (60.00%) WSO2
2 2 (40.00%) Coremetrics
2 2 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) hybris
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) PayPal