The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Velocity
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Velocity 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £420 £340
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Velocity
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
128 149 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.51% 24.43% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 83 65
Average daily rate £350 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.82% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Velocity Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham