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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 524 591 537
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -54
Contract jobs citing Velocity 98 27 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.052% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.19% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 10 33
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £404 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £452 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £355
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
14309 14016 13466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.92% 27.22% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9214 8962
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 184 189
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.15 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 1 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 1 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 -4 33 £495 +16.47% 11
Yorkshire +26 28 £413 - 3
South East -9 12 £400 -5.88%
West Midlands - 7 £413 -
East Midlands - 6 £413 -
North West - 6 £438 -
South West - 5 £330 - 1
East of England - 1 - -
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Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 92 (62.59%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (38.78%) Scrum
3 32 (21.77%) Java
4 29 (19.73%) Oracle
5 26 (17.69%) TDD
6 24 (16.33%) SQL
6 24 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (15.65%) HTML
7 23 (15.65%) SQL Server
7 23 (15.65%) Spring
8 20 (13.61%) JavaScript
8 20 (13.61%) Microsoft
9 19 (12.93%) MVC
9 19 (12.93%) BDD
10 18 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (11.56%) RESTful
11 17 (11.56%) Hibernate
11 17 (11.56%) T-SQL
11 17 (11.56%) User Stories
12 16 (10.88%) Algorithms
12 16 (10.88%) Node.js
12 16 (10.88%) PL/SQL
12 16 (10.88%) ETL
12 16 (10.88%) Git (software)
12 16 (10.88%) Unit Testing
12 16 (10.88%) Spring MVC
13 15 (10.20%) C++
13 15 (10.20%) CSS
13 15 (10.20%) Data Security
13 15 (10.20%) Mentoring

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 16 (10.88%) Node.js
2 9 (6.12%) CMS
3 7 (4.76%) Liferay
3 7 (4.76%) OpenStack
3 7 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.40%) nginx
4 5 (3.40%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (2.72%) Confluence
6 3 (2.04%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.04%) JBoss
7 2 (1.36%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.36%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.68%) Apache
8 1 (0.68%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.68%) Jetty
8 1 (0.68%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.40%) MS Project
2 3 (2.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.08%) IaaS
3 5 (3.40%) PaaS
4 4 (2.72%) GitHub
5 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.40%) Intranet
1 5 (3.40%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.65%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.84%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.76%) CouchDB
4 5 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.40%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.04%) MySQL
6 2 (1.36%) JasperReports
6 2 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.68%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (10.88%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.80%) Jenkins
2 10 (6.80%) Maven
3 9 (6.12%) JIRA
4 8 (5.44%) Ant
4 8 (5.44%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.44%) Subversion
5 7 (4.76%) Selenium
6 6 (4.08%) ERwin
6 6 (4.08%) Mockito
7 5 (3.40%) EasyMock
7 5 (3.40%) Gradle
7 5 (3.40%) Spock
7 5 (3.40%) Travis CI
8 4 (2.72%) Appium
8 4 (2.72%) Artifactory
8 4 (2.72%) jMock
8 4 (2.72%) JUnit
8 4 (2.72%) VersionOne
8 4 (2.72%) Xcode
General
1 12 (8.16%) Finance
2 8 (5.44%) Banking
2 8 (5.44%) Marketing
3 7 (4.76%) Retail
4 4 (2.72%) Billing
4 4 (2.72%) Games
4 4 (2.72%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.04%) Publishing
6 2 (1.36%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.36%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (31.29%) Developer
2 28 (19.05%) Scrum Master
3 15 (10.20%) Java Developer
4 14 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 13 (8.84%) Project Manager
6 12 (8.16%) ETL Developer
7 11 (7.48%) Analyst
8 8 (5.44%) Agile Scrum Master
8 8 (5.44%) Digital Product Owner
8 8 (5.44%) Product Owner
9 7 (4.76%) Development Manager
9 7 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.08%) Platform Engineer
10 6 (4.08%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) .NET Developer
11 5 (3.40%) Architect
11 5 (3.40%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) Digital Product Manager
11 5 (3.40%) Digital Project Manager
11 5 (3.40%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.65%) HTML
1 23 (15.65%) Spring
2 17 (11.56%) Hibernate
2 17 (11.56%) RESTful
3 16 (10.88%) Spring MVC
4 15 (10.20%) CSS
5 14 (9.52%) Web Services
6 13 (8.84%) AngularJS
6 13 (8.84%) JSP
7 12 (8.16%) .NET
7 12 (8.16%) J2EE
7 12 (8.16%) JSON
8 11 (7.48%) HTML5
9 10 (6.80%) SOAP
9 10 (6.80%) XML
10 9 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (6.12%) jQuery
11 8 (5.44%) JPA
12 7 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (4.08%) Aurelia
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.88%) Algorithms
3 8 (5.44%) User Experience
4 5 (3.40%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.40%) Smart Meter
4 5 (3.40%) Video on Demand
5 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.36%) BYOD
6 2 (1.36%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.36%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) EPoS
7 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.80%) Linux
2 8 (5.44%) Apple iOS
2 8 (5.44%) Windows
3 7 (4.76%) Unix
4 2 (1.36%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.68%) Solaris
5 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (62.59%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (38.78%) Scrum
3 26 (17.69%) TDD
4 19 (12.93%) BDD
4 19 (12.93%) MVC
5 18 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (11.56%) User Stories
7 16 (10.88%) ETL
7 16 (10.88%) Unit Testing
8 15 (10.20%) Data Security
8 15 (10.20%) Mentoring
9 13 (8.84%) Coaching
9 13 (8.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (8.84%) Kanban
10 12 (8.16%) Project Management
11 11 (7.48%) Migration
11 11 (7.48%) Web Development
12 10 (6.80%) Open Source
13 9 (6.12%) E-Commerce
14 8 (5.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.77%) Java
2 24 (16.33%) SQL
3 20 (13.61%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.56%) T-SQL
5 16 (10.88%) PL/SQL
6 15 (10.20%) C++
7 8 (5.44%) Scala
8 7 (4.76%) Groovy
8 7 (4.76%) Objective-C
8 7 (4.76%) Python
9 6 (4.08%) Ruby
10 5 (3.40%) Clojure
10 5 (3.40%) CoffeeScript
10 5 (3.40%) Go
11 4 (2.72%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.36%) C#
12 2 (1.36%) Jython
12 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.68%) C
13 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (5.44%) Degree
1 8 (5.44%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.40%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) QA
2 6 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.36%) ISO20022
3 2 (1.36%) SLA
4 1 (0.68%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (8.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.76%) Kubernetes
1 7 (4.76%) Terraform
2 2 (1.36%) Ansible
2 2 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.36%) Puppet
3 1 (0.68%) Control-M
Vendors
1 29 (19.73%) Oracle
2 20 (13.61%) Microsoft
3 14 (9.52%) Informatica
4 6 (4.08%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.40%) SAP
5 5 (3.40%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.04%) Progress
7 2 (1.36%) IBM
7 2 (1.36%) Sybase
7 2 (1.36%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.68%) Adobe
8 1 (0.68%) HP
8 1 (0.68%) Pega
8 1 (0.68%) Perforce
8 1 (0.68%) Sage
8 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.68%) Teradata
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