The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - 120 122
Contract jobs citing Velocity 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.079% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.37% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £353 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £390 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +41.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
527 544 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.59% 21.62% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 268 279
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -47.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Velocity across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Velocity Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Velocity
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Velocity across the Berkshire region.

Velocity Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Velocity
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Velocity also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Velocity.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Velocity also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Velocity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) ScrumMaster
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript