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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Velocity
UK / England
Rank 499 542 560
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +18
Contract jobs citing Velocity 80 70 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.15% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.51% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 52 15
Median daily rate £486 £503 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% +21.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £326 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £600 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
13151 13715 12976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.40% 28.76% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9187 9556 8677
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 237 173
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.56 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +30 39 £525 - 9
West Midlands - 11 £470 - 1
North West +27 10 £550 +22.22% 3
South East +22 9 £413 +17.85% 4
Yorkshire +12 4 £425 -22.72% 4
East of England - 4 £325 -
North East -17 2 £378 -46.00% 1
East Midlands -2 1 £395 +21.53% 2
Velocity
UK

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 150 (77.72%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (54.92%) Scrum
3 59 (30.57%) TDD
4 53 (27.46%) JIRA
5 50 (25.91%) Finance
6 49 (25.39%) Java
7 47 (24.35%) Spring
8 40 (20.73%) JavaScript
8 40 (20.73%) BDD
9 36 (18.65%) HTML
10 35 (18.13%) User Stories
11 34 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (17.10%) Release Management
12 33 (17.10%) Kanban
13 30 (15.54%) Waterfall
14 29 (15.03%) Stakeholder Management
14 29 (15.03%) Continuous Improvement
15 28 (14.51%) HTML5
16 27 (13.99%) CSS
16 27 (13.99%) Microservices
17 26 (13.47%) CSS3
18 23 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (11.92%) J2EE
18 23 (11.92%) Git (software)
19 22 (11.40%) Open Source
19 22 (11.40%) Banking
19 22 (11.40%) Hibernate
19 22 (11.40%) MongoDB
19 22 (11.40%) Jenkins
20 21 (10.88%) JSON

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 19 (9.84%) Confluence
1 19 (9.84%) Liferay
2 14 (7.25%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.70%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (5.18%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.59%) Apache
6 4 (2.07%) Alfresco
6 4 (2.07%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.04%) JBoss
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.52%) CMS
8 1 (0.52%) Drupal
8 1 (0.52%) Hubot
8 1 (0.52%) IPython
8 1 (0.52%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (7.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 14 (7.25%) MS Visio
2 11 (5.70%) MS Project
3 7 (3.63%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.55%) MS Office
5 1 (0.52%) Mingle
5 1 (0.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.74%) GitHub
2 13 (6.74%) PaaS
3 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.04%) CallidusCloud
4 2 (1.04%) IaaS
5 1 (0.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.07%) Firewall
2 3 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.52%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.40%) MongoDB
2 9 (4.66%) RDBMS
2 9 (4.66%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.11%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.11%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.07%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.55%) Informix
5 3 (1.55%) MS Access
5 3 (1.55%) Power BI
5 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.04%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.52%) Big Data
7 1 (0.52%) Flink
7 1 (0.52%) Presto
Development Applications
1 53 (27.46%) JIRA
2 23 (11.92%) Git (software)
3 22 (11.40%) Jenkins
4 17 (8.81%) Gradle
4 17 (8.81%) Subversion
5 12 (6.22%) Eclipse
5 12 (6.22%) IntelliJ
5 12 (6.22%) SonarQube
6 11 (5.70%) Maven
7 9 (4.66%) Cucumber
8 8 (4.15%) Grunt
8 8 (4.15%) gulp
8 8 (4.15%) JUnit
9 6 (3.11%) JProfiler
10 5 (2.59%) Selenium
10 5 (2.59%) WebDriver
11 4 (2.07%) Ant
11 4 (2.07%) JIRA Agile
12 3 (1.55%) Capybara
12 3 (1.55%) Spock
General
1 50 (25.91%) Finance
2 22 (11.40%) Banking
3 13 (6.74%) Marketing
4 12 (6.22%) Legal
4 12 (6.22%) Retail
5 6 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.59%) Automotive
7 2 (1.04%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Local Government
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (30.57%) Scrum Master
2 34 (17.62%) Developer
3 19 (9.84%) Java Developer
4 17 (8.81%) Architect
5 15 (7.77%) Agile Scrum Master
6 13 (6.74%) Analyst
7 12 (6.22%) Consultant
8 11 (5.70%) Security Consultant
9 10 (5.18%) Project Manager
10 9 (4.66%) Agile Coach
11 7 (3.63%) Agile Project Manager
11 7 (3.63%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.63%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (3.63%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
12 6 (3.11%) Delivery Manager
12 6 (3.11%) Digital Agile Project Manager
12 6 (3.11%) Digital Project Manager
12 6 (3.11%) Product Manager
12 6 (3.11%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (3.11%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (24.35%) Spring
2 36 (18.65%) HTML
3 28 (14.51%) HTML5
4 27 (13.99%) CSS
5 26 (13.47%) CSS3
6 23 (11.92%) J2EE
7 22 (11.40%) Hibernate
8 21 (10.88%) JSON
9 20 (10.36%) AngularJS
10 19 (9.84%) Struts
11 18 (9.33%) Node.js
12 17 (8.81%) Spring Boot
12 17 (8.81%) Web Services
13 16 (8.29%) jQuery
13 16 (8.29%) XML
14 13 (6.74%) Middleware
14 13 (6.74%) REST
15 11 (5.70%) Ajax
16 10 (5.18%) Backbone.js
16 10 (5.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.81%) Virtual Team
3 10 (5.18%) User Experience
4 6 (3.11%) Video on Demand
5 3 (1.55%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.04%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.04%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.04%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.04%) iPad
6 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.52%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.52%) PMI
7 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.11%) Linux
2 4 (2.07%) Solaris
3 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.55%) Windows
4 2 (1.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (77.72%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (54.92%) Scrum
3 59 (30.57%) TDD
4 40 (20.73%) BDD
5 35 (18.13%) User Stories
6 34 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (17.10%) Kanban
7 33 (17.10%) Release Management
8 30 (15.54%) Waterfall
9 29 (15.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 29 (15.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (13.99%) Microservices
11 22 (11.40%) Open Source
12 19 (9.84%) DevOps
13 18 (9.33%) Project Management
14 17 (8.81%) E-Commerce
15 16 (8.29%) Responsive Web Design
16 15 (7.77%) AOP
16 15 (7.77%) OO
16 15 (7.77%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 49 (25.39%) Java
2 40 (20.73%) JavaScript
3 12 (6.22%) Scala
4 11 (5.70%) SQL
5 10 (5.18%) Groovy
6 4 (2.07%) Ruby
7 3 (1.55%) Clojure
8 2 (1.04%) Go
8 2 (1.04%) PHP
8 2 (1.04%) Python
9 1 (0.52%) C
9 1 (0.52%) C#
9 1 (0.52%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.52%) Jython
9 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.52%) Perl
9 1 (0.52%) R
9 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (7.25%) Degree
2 10 (5.18%) SC Cleared
2 10 (5.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.52%) CCNP
3 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.52%) PMP
3 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.66%) QA
2 3 (1.55%) SDET
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (3.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (2.07%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.55%) Consul
2 3 (1.55%) OpenView
2 3 (1.55%) Terraform
3 2 (1.04%) Ansible
4 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (6.22%) MuleSoft
1 12 (6.22%) Splunk
2 11 (5.70%) AppDynamics
2 11 (5.70%) Oracle
2 11 (5.70%) Perforce
3 10 (5.18%) New Relic
4 9 (4.66%) IBM
4 9 (4.66%) ServiceNow
5 6 (3.11%) Snow
6 4 (2.07%) Cisco
6 4 (2.07%) GigaSpaces
6 4 (2.07%) hybris
7 3 (1.55%) Blue Coat
7 3 (1.55%) Brocade
7 3 (1.55%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (1.55%) Callidus
7 3 (1.55%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.55%) F5
7 3 (1.55%) HP
7 3 (1.55%) Sybase
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