The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 520 600 533
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -67
Contract jobs citing Velocity 94 24 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.047% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.17% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 12 37
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £366 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £499 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £425 £355
% change year-on-year
-4.11% +19.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.50
Velocity
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13920 13898 13383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.25% 27.32% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9981 9294 9008
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 193 169
Median hourly rate £32.20 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Velocity
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Velocity Daily Rate Trend in England

Velocity
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Velocity across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Velocity Daily Rate Histogram in England

Velocity
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Velocity Hourly Rate Trend in England

Velocity
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
London +28 35 £475 +11.76% 14
Yorkshire +28 21 £413 +11.48% 3
South East +7 12 £400 -5.88% 2
West Midlands - 9 £425 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £500 -
East of England - 5 £463 - 2
North West +4 4 £413 -
South West - 3 £353 - 1
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Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 England region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 111 (66.87%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (41.57%) Scrum
3 38 (22.89%) Java
4 34 (20.48%) TDD
5 29 (17.47%) HTML
6 28 (16.87%) Oracle
7 27 (16.27%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (15.66%) JavaScript
8 26 (15.66%) SQL
9 25 (15.06%) Spring
10 24 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (14.46%) BDD
11 23 (13.86%) User Stories
11 23 (13.86%) SQL Server
12 22 (13.25%) Finance
13 21 (12.65%) CSS
14 20 (12.05%) Microsoft
15 19 (11.45%) MVC
15 19 (11.45%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (10.84%) Node.js
16 18 (10.84%) Mentoring
16 18 (10.84%) Hibernate
17 17 (10.24%) RESTful
17 17 (10.24%) T-SQL
17 17 (10.24%) HTML5
18 16 (9.64%) PL/SQL
18 16 (9.64%) J2EE
18 16 (9.64%) Web Services
18 16 (9.64%) ETL
18 16 (9.64%) Git (software)

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 18 (10.84%) Node.js
2 9 (5.42%) Liferay
3 7 (4.22%) CMS
3 7 (4.22%) OpenStack
3 7 (4.22%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.01%) nginx
5 4 (2.41%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.41%) Confluence
6 3 (1.81%) Apache
6 3 (1.81%) JBoss
6 3 (1.81%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.20%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.20%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.60%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.60%) Jetty
8 1 (0.60%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.01%) MS Project
2 3 (1.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.61%) IaaS
4 5 (3.01%) PaaS
5 4 (2.41%) GitHub
6 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.01%) Software-Defined Networking
2 3 (1.81%) Intranet
3 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.83%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.22%) CouchDB
4 5 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.01%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.41%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.81%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.81%) MySQL
7 2 (1.20%) JasperReports
7 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (9.64%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.23%) JIRA
3 10 (6.02%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.02%) Maven
4 8 (4.82%) Ant
4 8 (4.82%) Cucumber
4 8 (4.82%) Subversion
5 7 (4.22%) Selenium
6 6 (3.61%) ERwin
6 6 (3.61%) Mockito
7 5 (3.01%) EasyMock
7 5 (3.01%) Gradle
7 5 (3.01%) Spock
7 5 (3.01%) Travis CI
8 4 (2.41%) Appium
8 4 (2.41%) Artifactory
8 4 (2.41%) Grunt
8 4 (2.41%) gulp
8 4 (2.41%) JIRA Agile
8 4 (2.41%) VersionOne
General
1 22 (13.25%) Finance
2 10 (6.02%) Banking
2 10 (6.02%) Games
2 10 (6.02%) Retail
3 8 (4.82%) Marketing
4 4 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.81%) Advertising
5 3 (1.81%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.81%) Publishing
6 2 (1.20%) Billing
6 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.20%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Back Office
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Front Office
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (30.72%) Developer
2 41 (24.70%) Scrum Master
3 16 (9.64%) Java Developer
4 15 (9.04%) Project Manager
5 12 (7.23%) Agile Scrum Master
5 12 (7.23%) Business Analyst
5 12 (7.23%) ETL Developer
6 8 (4.82%) Analyst
6 8 (4.82%) Digital Product Manager
6 8 (4.82%) Digital Product Owner
6 8 (4.82%) Product Manager
6 8 (4.82%) Product Owner
7 7 (4.22%) Development Manager
7 7 (4.22%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.22%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.61%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.61%) Architect
8 6 (3.61%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (3.61%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
8 6 (3.61%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.47%) HTML
2 25 (15.06%) Spring
3 21 (12.65%) CSS
4 18 (10.84%) Hibernate
5 17 (10.24%) HTML5
5 17 (10.24%) RESTful
6 16 (9.64%) J2EE
6 16 (9.64%) Spring MVC
6 16 (9.64%) Web Services
7 15 (9.04%) AngularJS
8 13 (7.83%) .NET
8 13 (7.83%) JSON
8 13 (7.83%) JSP
9 12 (7.23%) jQuery
10 10 (6.02%) CSS3
10 10 (6.02%) SOAP
11 9 (5.42%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (5.42%) XML
12 8 (4.82%) JPA
13 7 (4.22%) FreeMarker
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.27%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.04%) Algorithms
3 9 (5.42%) User Experience
4 5 (3.01%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.01%) Smart Meter
4 5 (3.01%) Video on Demand
5 4 (2.41%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.81%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (1.20%) BYOD
7 2 (1.20%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.20%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.60%) EPoS
8 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.63%) Linux
2 9 (5.42%) Windows
3 7 (4.22%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.22%) Unix
4 2 (1.20%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.60%) Solaris
5 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (66.87%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (41.57%) Scrum
3 34 (20.48%) TDD
4 24 (14.46%) BDD
4 24 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (13.86%) User Stories
6 19 (11.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (11.45%) MVC
7 18 (10.84%) Mentoring
8 16 (9.64%) ETL
8 16 (9.64%) Kanban
8 16 (9.64%) Unit Testing
9 15 (9.04%) Data Security
10 14 (8.43%) Coaching
11 11 (6.63%) ATDD
11 11 (6.63%) E-Commerce
11 11 (6.63%) Open Source
11 11 (6.63%) Web Development
12 10 (6.02%) Project Management
12 10 (6.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.89%) Java
2 26 (15.66%) JavaScript
2 26 (15.66%) SQL
3 17 (10.24%) T-SQL
4 16 (9.64%) PL/SQL
5 15 (9.04%) C++
6 10 (6.02%) Scala
7 9 (5.42%) Groovy
8 7 (4.22%) Python
9 6 (3.61%) Objective-C
9 6 (3.61%) Ruby
10 5 (3.01%) Clojure
10 5 (3.01%) CoffeeScript
10 5 (3.01%) Go
11 3 (1.81%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.81%) C#
12 2 (1.20%) Jython
12 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.60%) C
13 1 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (6.02%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.82%) Degree
3 5 (3.01%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.63%) QA
2 6 (3.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.20%) FATCA
3 2 (1.20%) ISO20022
3 2 (1.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.60%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (7.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.22%) Kubernetes
1 7 (4.22%) Terraform
2 2 (1.20%) Ansible
2 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.20%) Puppet
3 1 (0.60%) Control-M
Vendors
1 28 (16.87%) Oracle
2 20 (12.05%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.43%) Informatica
4 8 (4.82%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.81%) Progress
5 3 (1.81%) SAP
5 3 (1.81%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.20%) IBM
6 2 (1.20%) Sybase
6 2 (1.20%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.60%) Adobe
7 1 (0.60%) HP
7 1 (0.60%) Pega
7 1 (0.60%) Perforce
7 1 (0.60%) Sage
7 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.60%) Teradata
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