The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Velocity
Rank - 35 -
Contract jobs citing Velocity 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.42% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £313 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Velocity
South Wales

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 Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
115 67 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.43% 28.39% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 42 39
Average daily rate £400 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £400 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +6.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Velocity Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff