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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 88 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Velocity 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.080% - 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% - 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £369
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +18.64%
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
299 285 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.86% 17.75% 27.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 159 220
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.88 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 28 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 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