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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 168 198 198
Rank change year-on-year
+30 0
Contract jobs citing Velocity 9 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.11% 0.085%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 0.37% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Median daily rate £425 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £305 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £537 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £489 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.81% +8.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Velocity
London

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
1241 1613 1756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.33% 30.44% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1049 1326 1294
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 12
Median hourly rate £20.00 £62.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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 29 August 2016.

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 29 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Finance
3 8 (47.06%) Banking
3 8 (47.06%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (29.41%) User Stories
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
6 4 (23.53%) C
6 4 (23.53%) C++
6 4 (23.53%) VB
6 4 (23.53%) VBA
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (23.53%) Control-M
6 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
6 4 (23.53%) Remedy
6 4 (23.53%) Unix
6 4 (23.53%) OOP
6 4 (23.53%) OO
6 4 (23.53%) Apache
6 4 (23.53%) Python
6 4 (23.53%) ClearCase
6 4 (23.53%) Fixed Income
6 4 (23.53%) Front Office
6 4 (23.53%) Risk Management

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 4 (23.53%) Apache
1 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) IaaS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (23.53%) QlikView
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (23.53%) ClearCase
2 4 (23.53%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Appium
3 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
3 1 (5.88%) Grunt
3 1 (5.88%) gulp
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Front Office
4 3 (17.65%) Games
5 2 (11.76%) Advertising
5 2 (11.76%) Retail
6 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Scrum Master
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Applications Support
2 4 (23.53%) Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) UI Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (5.88%) CRM Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Developer
4 1 (5.88%) QA Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
1 4 (23.53%) Django
1 4 (23.53%) Spring
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) CSS3
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (5.88%) FreeMarker
4 1 (5.88%) Grails
4 1 (5.88%) Handlebars
4 1 (5.88%) J2EE
4 1 (5.88%) Mustache
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (5.88%) Play Framework
4 1 (5.88%) Scalatra
4 1 (5.88%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Derivative
1 4 (23.53%) Fixed Income
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) User Stories
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Database Tuning
4 4 (23.53%) Kanban
4 4 (23.53%) OO
4 4 (23.53%) OOP
4 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
5 3 (17.65%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile First
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Progressive Enhancement
6 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) ATDD
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) C
3 4 (23.53%) C++
3 4 (23.53%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 4 (23.53%) VB
3 4 (23.53%) VBA
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Groovy
5 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) BladeLogic
1 4 (23.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Atlassian
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Remedy