The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 112 - 112
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Velocity 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% - 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% - 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £299 - £319
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 - £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 - £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £438
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Velocity
South East

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
499 521 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.68% 20.67% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 345 259
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 2
Median hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% +84.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Velocity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Slough - 2 £299 -
Reading - 1 - -
Velocity
South East

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Velocity 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) Atlassian
3 5 (62.50%) Project Governance
4 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) GitHub
4 2 (25.00%) Gradle
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) GigaSpaces
4 2 (25.00%) JSR 168
4 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (25.00%) XHTML
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) Servlets
4 2 (25.00%) Struts
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) XSLT

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (25.00%) Alfresco
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Liferay
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) Gradle
1 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Project Manager
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum Master
1 5 (62.50%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
1 2 (25.00%) JSR 168
1 2 (25.00%) Servlets
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
1 2 (25.00%) Struts
1 2 (25.00%) XHTML
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Project Governance
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Groovy
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) Scala
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Atlassian
2 2 (25.00%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (12.50%) Cadence