Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 349 350 374
Rank change year-on-year +1 +24 -5
Contract jobs citing Lucene 9 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.054% 0.090% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.34% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 9
South East median daily rate £342 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.60% +42.86% -
10th Percentile £272 £235 £213
90th Percentile £348 £508 £429
England median daily rate £475 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4566 4462 5119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.53% 26.85% 26.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2821 2713 3305
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +4.83%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 127 118
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £14.78 £12.25 £14.99
90th Percentile £50.08 £55.20 £51.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

Lucene
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Lucene as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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
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 6 months to 19 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
Thames Valley -12 5 £305 -39.48% 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £305 -
Hampshire +9 4 £342 -2.29% 4
Lucene
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for Lucene.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) SOA
2 7 (77.78%) MuleSoft
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) hybris
3 5 (55.56%) Hudson
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (55.56%) Analytics
3 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (55.56%) Ajax
3 5 (55.56%) Endeca
3 5 (55.56%) Google
3 5 (55.56%) Coremetrics
3 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
3 5 (55.56%) Java EE
3 5 (55.56%) JSTL
3 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 5 (55.56%) Retail
3 5 (55.56%) Subversion
3 5 (55.56%) Spring
3 5 (55.56%) Maven
3 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 5 (55.56%) OOD
3 5 (55.56%) Spring MVC
3 5 (55.56%) Google Analytics
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) SEO

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 5 (55.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
1 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
1 5 (55.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (44.44%) Apache
2 4 (44.44%) JBoss
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Google Analytics
1 5 (55.56%) Google Checkout
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Ant
1 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
1 5 (55.56%) Hudson
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
1 5 (55.56%) Maven
1 5 (55.56%) Subversion
General
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) MuleSoft Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) Ajax
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) EJB
2 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) Java EE
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) JSP
2 5 (55.56%) JSTL
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) Spring MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Struts
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (44.44%) Middleware
3 4 (44.44%) SOAP
3 4 (44.44%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) SOA
2 5 (55.56%) Analytics
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) OOD
2 5 (55.56%) SEO
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Search
3 4 (44.44%) Microservices
3 4 (44.44%) Open Source
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) UML
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) MuleSoft
2 5 (55.56%) Coremetrics
2 5 (55.56%) Google
2 5 (55.56%) hybris
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) PayPal
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) WSO2