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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Velocity
Rank - 46 -
Contract jobs citing Velocity 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.56% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.05% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 -
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
86 119 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.95% 33.06% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 80 8
Average daily rate £350 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +16.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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