The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 29 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
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 612 606
Rank change year-on-year +45 -6  
Contract jobs citing Lucene 47 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.100% 0.069% 0.068%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 30
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -8.10%  
10th Percentile £371 £296 £373
90th Percentile £638 £625 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £450
% change year-on-year +3.22% -13.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 15092 15313 15456
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.04% 28.51% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 40585 42041 38676
UK median daily rate £434 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.21% +8.38%  
10th Percentile £306 £297 £269
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 589 519 682
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  
10th Percentile £19.25 £17.20 £16.61
90th Percentile £57.50 £48.76 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Lucene
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Lucene as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Lucene in the UK

Lucene
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lucene in the UK

Lucene
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lucene over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lucene in the UK

Lucene
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lucene in the UK

Lucene
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lucene within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +41 47 £475 +11.76% 22
London +5 29 £475 +11.76% 9
UK excluding London +74 18 £400 +3.22% 13
Midlands +19 7 £510 +7.36%
South West - 5 £400 - 3
South East +18 3 £342 -2.28% 8
East of England - 2 £438 - 2
North of England +58 1 £260 -48.00%

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for Lucene.

1 49 (66.22%) Apache Solr
2 45 (60.81%) Java
3 39 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (45.95%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (35.14%) JavaScript
6 21 (28.38%) Hadoop
6 21 (28.38%) NoSQL
7 20 (27.03%) C#
8 19 (25.68%) .NET
8 19 (25.68%) Big Data
9 17 (22.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (22.97%) Unix
9 17 (22.97%) Docker
10 16 (21.62%) Apache Spark
10 16 (21.62%) CSS
10 16 (21.62%) SQL
11 15 (20.27%) Apache
11 15 (20.27%) Python
11 15 (20.27%) MongoDB
11 15 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (17.57%) TDD
12 13 (17.57%) DevOps
13 12 (16.22%) Spring
13 12 (16.22%) Finance
13 12 (16.22%) Scrum
13 12 (16.22%) HTML
13 12 (16.22%) Open Source
13 12 (16.22%) Natural Language Processing
13 12 (16.22%) Kafka
14 11 (14.86%) Apache Hive

Lucene
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 49 (66.22%) Apache Solr
2 34 (45.95%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (21.62%) Apache Spark
4 15 (20.27%) Apache
5 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.05%) Apache Pig
6 3 (4.05%) JBoss
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.70%) GemFire
7 2 (2.70%) IBM Domino
7 2 (2.70%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.70%) SAS
7 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.35%) Confluence
8 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.70%) CloudFront
3 2 (2.70%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.70%) Google Checkout
3 2 (2.70%) Office 365
3 2 (2.70%) SaaS
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.35%) GitHub
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) LDAP
2 2 (2.70%) S/MIME
2 2 (2.70%) SNA
3 1 (1.35%) HTTP
3 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.38%) Hadoop
1 21 (28.38%) NoSQL
2 19 (25.68%) Big Data
3 17 (22.97%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (20.27%) MongoDB
5 11 (14.86%) Apache Hive
5 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
6 8 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (10.81%) HBase
7 7 (9.46%) Data Mining
8 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
9 5 (6.76%) Data Lake
9 5 (6.76%) Impala
9 5 (6.76%) MySQL
9 5 (6.76%) OLAP
9 5 (6.76%) OLTP
9 5 (6.76%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (6.76%) Pentaho
9 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (5.41%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.16%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.41%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.41%) ERwin
3 4 (5.41%) MagicDraw
3 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.05%) JIRA
4 3 (4.05%) JUnit
4 3 (4.05%) Maven
5 2 (2.70%) Ant
5 2 (2.70%) Concordion
5 2 (2.70%) Hudson
5 2 (2.70%) IntelliJ
5 2 (2.70%) JBehave
5 2 (2.70%) Mockito
5 2 (2.70%) Selenium
5 2 (2.70%) Subversion
5 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.35%) NUnit
6 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Banking
2 5 (6.76%) Legal
3 4 (5.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Law
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Publishing
5 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (54.05%) Developer
2 11 (14.86%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.51%) .NET Developer
3 10 (13.51%) C# Developer
4 8 (10.81%) Architect
5 6 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Data Scientist
5 6 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Systems Developer
7 4 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Elasticsearch Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Angular Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Development Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Product Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Product Owner
8 3 (4.05%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.68%) .NET
2 16 (21.62%) CSS
3 12 (16.22%) HTML
3 12 (16.22%) Kafka
3 12 (16.22%) Natural Language Processing
3 12 (16.22%) Spring
4 9 (12.16%) AngularJS
4 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET
4 9 (12.16%) Web Services
5 8 (10.81%) Ajax
5 8 (10.81%) JSON
6 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (9.46%) JMS
6 7 (9.46%) REST
7 6 (8.11%) GraphX
7 6 (8.11%) Hibernate
7 6 (8.11%) HTML5
8 5 (6.76%) Grails
8 5 (6.76%) Spring Boot
9 4 (5.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.11%) Reference Data
3 5 (6.76%) Tandem
3 5 (6.76%) Taxonomies
4 3 (4.05%) Social Network
4 3 (4.05%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Unix
2 11 (14.86%) Linux
3 4 (5.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.35%) Android
4 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.35%) CentOS
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (17.57%) DevOps
3 13 (17.57%) TDD
4 12 (16.22%) Open Source
4 12 (16.22%) Scrum
5 11 (14.86%) MVC
6 10 (13.51%) Microservices
7 9 (12.16%) Data Analysis
7 9 (12.16%) MapReduce
8 8 (10.81%) Analytics
8 8 (10.81%) SOA
9 7 (9.46%) Data Modelling
9 7 (9.46%) ETL
9 7 (9.46%) Machine Learning
9 7 (9.46%) OO
9 7 (9.46%) UML
9 7 (9.46%) Web Development
10 6 (8.11%) Migration
10 6 (8.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 45 (60.81%) Java
2 26 (35.14%) JavaScript
3 20 (27.03%) C#
4 16 (21.62%) SQL
5 15 (20.27%) Python
6 10 (13.51%) Scala
7 9 (12.16%) Bash Shell
8 7 (9.46%) Perl
8 7 (9.46%) SPARQL
9 3 (4.05%) GraphQL
9 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.05%) R
10 2 (2.70%) C
10 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.35%) COBOL
11 1 (1.35%) Go
11 1 (1.35%) PHP
11 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 17 (22.97%) Docker
2 6 (8.11%) HDFS
3 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (2.70%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (8.11%) Nagios
2 6 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.11%) Puppet
3 3 (4.05%) FTK
4 2 (2.70%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.70%) Mesos
4 2 (2.70%) Rundeck
5 1 (1.35%) Kibana
5 1 (1.35%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Oracle
2 5 (6.76%) Informatica
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.05%) IBM
4 3 (4.05%) MuleSoft
4 3 (4.05%) Nuix
4 3 (4.05%) WSO2
5 2 (2.70%) Coremetrics
5 2 (2.70%) Google
5 2 (2.70%) hybris
5 2 (2.70%) Palantir
5 2 (2.70%) PayPal
5 2 (2.70%) Sybase
6 1 (1.35%) Adobe
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