The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Berkshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Velocity
Rank 118 122 140
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Contract jobs citing Velocity 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.080% 0.041% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£353 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+34.09% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
549 545 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.83% 22.46% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 260 241
Average daily rate £350 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 13
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £34.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £36.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Velocity
South East

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 1 £330 -
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
Velocity
South East

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) JSR 168
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) XHTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Groovy
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Gradle
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Liferay
1 1 (25.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Gradle
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) JSR 168
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) XHTML
1 2 (50.00%) Servlets
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Struts
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Groovy
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) GigaSpaces