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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 154 157 196
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +39
Contract jobs citing Velocity 8 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.54% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 6
Median daily rate £500 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.21% +28.64%
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
1196 1109 1693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.38% 32.05% 29.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1017 933 1350
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 £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £26.32 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 (63.64%) Scrum
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Kanban
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) Product Management
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
5 2 (18.18%) Spring
5 2 (18.18%) Derivative
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) BladeLogic
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) QlikView
5 2 (18.18%) Django
5 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
5 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (18.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Scrum Master
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Scrum Master
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Coach
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Java Scrum Master
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
1 2 (18.18%) Django
1 2 (18.18%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Derivative
1 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) Kanban
3 3 (27.27%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) DSDM
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 2 (18.18%) Product Management
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VB
3 2 (18.18%) VBA
4 1 (9.09%) Go
4 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) BladeLogic
1 2 (18.18%) Control-M
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Remedy
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) SaltStack
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk