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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 145 188 205
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +17
Contract jobs citing Velocity 16 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.14% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.36% 0.47% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 0
Median daily rate £463 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.89%
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
1178 1708 1756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.79% 29.77% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1011 1376 1343
Median daily rate £450 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £23.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% +0.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum
3 8 (44.44%) Banking
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 5 (27.78%) Kanban
7 4 (22.22%) Games
7 4 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (22.22%) Database Tuning
7 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (22.22%) User Stories
7 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
7 4 (22.22%) C
7 4 (22.22%) C++
7 4 (22.22%) VB
7 4 (22.22%) VBA
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
7 4 (22.22%) ClearCase
7 4 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (22.22%) Control-M
7 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
7 4 (22.22%) Remedy
7 4 (22.22%) Unix
7 4 (22.22%) OOP
7 4 (22.22%) OO
7 4 (22.22%) Apache

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 (22.22%) Apache
1 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IaaS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (22.22%) QlikView
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (22.22%) ClearCase
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Appium
2 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
2 1 (5.56%) Grunt
2 1 (5.56%) gulp
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) SonarQube
2 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.56%) Xcode
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Front Office
3 4 (22.22%) Games
4 2 (11.11%) Advertising
4 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Scrum Master
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Applications Support
3 4 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Scrum Master
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Development Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Developer
5 1 (5.56%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
1 4 (22.22%) Django
1 4 (22.22%) Spring
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) CSS3
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (11.11%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (5.56%) iOS SDK
4 1 (5.56%) J2EE
4 1 (5.56%) Mustache
4 1 (5.56%) Node.js
4 1 (5.56%) Play Framework
4 1 (5.56%) Scalatra
4 1 (5.56%) Smarty
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Derivative
1 4 (22.22%) Fixed Income
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) Kanban
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) Database Tuning
4 4 (22.22%) OO
4 4 (22.22%) OOP
4 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) User Stories
5 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.11%) ATDD
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 2 (11.11%) Mobile First
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) Progressive Enhancement
6 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) C
3 4 (22.22%) C++
3 4 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 4 (22.22%) VB
3 4 (22.22%) VBA
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Apple Swift
5 1 (5.56%) Groovy
5 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) BladeLogic
1 4 (22.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Atlassian
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Remedy