The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Velocity
Rank - 65 -
Contract jobs citing Velocity 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.65% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £360 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.05% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 -
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Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
249 327 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.94% 26.59% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 202 86
Average daily rate £350 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Velocity across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Velocity Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Velocity
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Velocity Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Velocity
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Direct Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) HubSpot

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Direct Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HubSpot