The first table below looks at the demand for Velocity skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Velocity
Rank 191 213 223
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +10
Contract jobs citing Velocity 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.053% 0.071% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.24% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£415 £463 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% +50.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £285 £433
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -34.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1657 2088 2099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.11% 29.58% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1630 1619
Average daily rate £450 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
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Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Velocity across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Velocity also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Velocity.

1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Sass
3 2 (33.33%) LESS
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) B2B
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) JSP
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Velocity also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Velocity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) jMock
1 1 (16.67%) DbUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) ScrumMaster
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PMO Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) Sass
1 2 (33.33%) LESS
2 1 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (16.67%) Apache CXF
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Haml
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Java SE
2 1 (16.67%) FreeMarker
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Wiki
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Budget Control
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) SEO
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
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