The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Velocity
London / City of London
Rank 146 150 187
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +37
Contract jobs citing Velocity 9 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.094% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.87% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
Median daily rate £475 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £385 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £525 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
- +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1040 1002 1552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.24% 31.39% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 851 1252
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Velocity
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Velocity across the City of London region.

Velocity Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Velocity
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Velocity across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Velocity Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Scrum
3 9 (64.29%) Kanban
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) DSDM
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) QA
5 3 (21.43%) Retail
5 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) ATDD
5 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) SDLC
5 3 (21.43%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) Ansible
6 2 (14.29%) Coaching
6 2 (14.29%) GitHub
6 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (14.29%) Product Management
6 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (14.29%) Games
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Ruby
7 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Marketing

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.14%) IPython
2 1 (7.14%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
1 1 (7.14%) Data Lake
1 1 (7.14%) Flink
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.14%) Presto
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) GoCD
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Scrum Master
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Scrum Master
2 3 (21.43%) Java Scrum Master
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Coach
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Product Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Kafka
1 1 (7.14%) UIKit
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Scrum
3 9 (64.29%) Kanban
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) ATDD
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) DSDM
5 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) SDLC
5 3 (21.43%) User Stories
5 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
5 3 (21.43%) Web Development
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Coaching
6 2 (14.29%) Product Management
7 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Information Security
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Go
2 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) R
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) Scala
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) SaltStack
1 1 (7.14%) Splunk