The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Edinburgh 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 78 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Velocity 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.72% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£265 - -
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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
349 179 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.03% 18.34% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 79 46
Average daily rate £375 £313 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £413 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £24.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
Velocity
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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 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 16 (80.00%) Scrum
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (70.00%) Java
4 12 (60.00%) Oracle
5 10 (50.00%) JBoss
6 9 (45.00%) GIS
7 8 (40.00%) Project Management
8 7 (35.00%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (15.00%) User Stories
10 2 (10.00%) CGI
11 1 (5.00%) DSDM
11 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
11 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
11 1 (5.00%) Workflow
11 1 (5.00%) Cadence
11 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
11 1 (5.00%) WCAG
11 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
11 1 (5.00%) Use Case
11 1 (5.00%) Analytics
11 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (5.00%) Kanban

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (40.00%) ScrumMaster
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Scrum
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Project Management
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) User Stories
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) DSDM
6 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
6 1 (5.00%) Use Case
6 1 (5.00%) Kanban
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 10 (50.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) Cadence