The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 97 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Velocity 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.25% 0.19% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £444 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Velocity
England

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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
391 387 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.67% 24.59% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 257 174
Median daily rate £375 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 16
Median hourly rate £47.50 £15.86 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+199.49% -54.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

Velocity
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Velocity across the East Midlands region.

Velocity Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Velocity
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Velocity across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Velocity Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Velocity
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Velocity across the East Midlands region.

Velocity Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Velocity
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -2 2 £388 -13.88%
Leicestershire - 2 £500 -
Velocity
England

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) JPA
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (25.00%) JProfiler
3 2 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) Gradle
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) SonarQube
3 2 (25.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Java EE
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Perforce
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Gradle
1 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JProfiler
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
1 2 (25.00%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum Master
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Scrum Master
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Coach
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Release Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Ajax
1 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (25.00%) Java EE
1 2 (25.00%) JPA
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
1 2 (25.00%) Spring Boot
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) RAD
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Perforce