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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 154 197 -
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -
Contract jobs citing Velocity 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.074% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £500 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.11% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.50
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
1132 1590 1776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 33.98% 29.27% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 1280 1372
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Median hourly rate £16.52 £19.72 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) User Stories
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Games
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (20.00%) ATDD
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (20.00%) User Experience
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Appium
1 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (10.00%) Grunt
1 1 (10.00%) gulp
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) SonarQube
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 3 (30.00%) Games
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum Master
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (10.00%) Change Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Developer
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) CSS3
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (10.00%) FreeMarker
2 1 (10.00%) Grails
2 1 (10.00%) Handlebars
2 1 (10.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Mustache
2 1 (10.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Scalatra
2 1 (10.00%) Smarty
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) User Stories
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) ATDD
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Feature Driven Development
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (10.00%) Groovy
4 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (10.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £300 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago