The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 92 89 74
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing Velocity 1 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.084% 0.12% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.72% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £425 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £480 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Velocity
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
297 278 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.98% 17.11% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 158 191
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.25 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 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 5 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (100.00%) JBoss
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle