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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Velocity
UK / England
Rank 470 555 558
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +3
Contract jobs citing Velocity 100 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.084% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.29% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 22 15
Median daily rate £490 £463 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +12.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £378 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
12845 13674 12584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.92% 29.38% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8890 9484 8641
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 247 165
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.50 £19.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £56.27 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +29 40 £525 +1.94% 7
West Midlands - 18 £470 -
South East +33 15 £438 - 2
North West +26 13 £575 +27.77% 4
Yorkshire - 9 £425 - 2
East of England +9 4 £325 -
South West +10 1 £425 +26.86%
Velocity
UK

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 154 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (57.14%) Scrum
3 61 (30.05%) TDD
4 58 (28.57%) Spring
5 56 (27.59%) JIRA
5 56 (27.59%) JavaScript
6 53 (26.11%) Java
7 49 (24.14%) HTML
8 45 (22.17%) Finance
9 41 (20.20%) BDD
10 40 (19.70%) HTML5
11 39 (19.21%) CSS
12 36 (17.73%) Kanban
13 35 (17.24%) CSS3
13 35 (17.24%) User Stories
14 34 (16.75%) Release Management
15 33 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (15.76%) Microservices
17 31 (15.27%) Continuous Improvement
17 31 (15.27%) Waterfall
18 29 (14.29%) MongoDB
19 28 (13.79%) Git (software)
20 27 (13.30%) Banking
20 27 (13.30%) Analytical Skills
21 26 (12.81%) J2EE
21 26 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
21 26 (12.81%) Hibernate
22 25 (12.32%) Spring Boot
23 23 (11.33%) Jenkins
24 22 (10.84%) DevOps

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 21 (10.34%) Liferay
2 18 (8.87%) Confluence
3 17 (8.37%) Cloud Foundry
4 15 (7.39%) SharePoint
5 12 (5.91%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.96%) Apache
7 5 (2.46%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.99%) JBoss
9 1 (0.49%) CMS
9 1 (0.49%) Drupal
9 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.49%) Mule
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
1 14 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 11 (5.42%) MS Project
3 6 (2.96%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.48%) MS Office
5 2 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (9.85%) PaaS
3 18 (8.87%) GitHub
4 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.99%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.49%) CallidusCloud
6 1 (0.49%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.97%) Firewall
2 3 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 11 (5.42%) NoSQL
3 10 (4.93%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.43%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.46%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.48%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.48%) Informix
7 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.99%) MS Access
7 2 (0.99%) Power BI
7 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.49%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 56 (27.59%) JIRA
2 28 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 23 (11.33%) Jenkins
4 18 (8.87%) Gradle
5 16 (7.88%) Subversion
6 14 (6.90%) Cucumber
6 14 (6.90%) Eclipse
6 14 (6.90%) IntelliJ
6 14 (6.90%) SonarQube
7 12 (5.91%) Maven
8 9 (4.43%) Capybara
8 9 (4.43%) Grunt
8 9 (4.43%) gulp
8 9 (4.43%) JUnit
9 8 (3.94%) JProfiler
10 6 (2.96%) RSpec
11 4 (1.97%) JIRA Agile
11 4 (1.97%) Selenium
12 3 (1.48%) Ant
12 3 (1.48%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (22.17%) Finance
2 27 (13.30%) Banking
3 11 (5.42%) Legal
4 10 (4.93%) Marketing
5 9 (4.43%) Retail
6 6 (2.96%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.46%) Automotive
8 1 (0.49%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (29.06%) Scrum Master
2 40 (19.70%) Developer
3 26 (12.81%) Architect
4 18 (8.87%) Java Developer
5 16 (7.88%) Agile Scrum Master
6 13 (6.40%) Consultant
7 11 (5.42%) Agile Coach
7 11 (5.42%) Security Consultant
8 9 (4.43%) Analyst
8 9 (4.43%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (4.43%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (3.94%) Project Manager
10 6 (2.96%) Agile Delivery Manager
10 6 (2.96%) Agile Project Manager
10 6 (2.96%) Digital Delivery Manager
10 6 (2.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (2.96%) Product Manager
11 5 (2.46%) Agile Developer
11 5 (2.46%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
11 5 (2.46%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (28.57%) Spring
2 49 (24.14%) HTML
3 40 (19.70%) HTML5
4 39 (19.21%) CSS
5 35 (17.24%) CSS3
6 26 (12.81%) Hibernate
6 26 (12.81%) J2EE
7 25 (12.32%) Spring Boot
8 22 (10.84%) jQuery
9 21 (10.34%) AngularJS
9 21 (10.34%) Struts
10 20 (9.85%) JSON
10 20 (9.85%) Web Services
11 19 (9.36%) Middleware
12 16 (7.88%) RESTful
12 16 (7.88%) XML
13 14 (6.90%) Node.js
14 13 (6.40%) REST
15 12 (5.91%) Backbone.js
16 11 (5.42%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.30%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.37%) Virtual Team
3 15 (7.39%) User Experience
4 6 (2.96%) Ergonomics
5 5 (2.46%) Statistics
5 5 (2.46%) Video on Demand
6 4 (1.97%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.48%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.99%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.99%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.99%) iPad
9 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.49%) PMI
9 1 (0.49%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.49%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.42%) Linux
2 5 (2.46%) Solaris
2 5 (2.46%) Unix
3 3 (1.48%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (57.14%) Scrum
3 61 (30.05%) TDD
4 41 (20.20%) BDD
5 36 (17.73%) Kanban
6 35 (17.24%) User Stories
7 34 (16.75%) Release Management
8 33 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (15.76%) Microservices
10 31 (15.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 31 (15.27%) Waterfall
11 26 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (10.84%) DevOps
13 21 (10.34%) Project Management
14 20 (9.85%) E-Commerce
14 20 (9.85%) Open Source
15 16 (7.88%) AOP
15 16 (7.88%) OO
16 15 (7.39%) Pair Programming
16 15 (7.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (27.59%) JavaScript
2 53 (26.11%) Java
3 12 (5.91%) SQL
4 11 (5.42%) Ruby
4 11 (5.42%) Scala
5 10 (4.93%) Groovy
6 2 (0.99%) Clojure
6 2 (0.99%) PHP
7 1 (0.49%) C
7 1 (0.49%) Go
7 1 (0.49%) Jython
7 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.49%) Perl
7 1 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (6.40%) Degree
2 12 (5.91%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.49%) CCNP
4 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.49%) PMP
4 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.40%) QA
2 3 (1.48%) SDET
3 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.48%) OpenView
2 2 (0.99%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.49%) Ansible
3 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.49%) Puppet
3 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (9.36%) MuleSoft
2 18 (8.87%) Splunk
3 16 (7.88%) AppDynamics
3 16 (7.88%) New Relic
4 12 (5.91%) Oracle
5 11 (5.42%) Perforce
6 10 (4.93%) IBM
7 9 (4.43%) CA Agile Central
7 9 (4.43%) ServiceNow
8 5 (2.46%) Cisco
8 5 (2.46%) GigaSpaces
9 4 (1.97%) hybris
10 3 (1.48%) Blue Coat
10 3 (1.48%) Brocade
10 3 (1.48%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.48%) F5
10 3 (1.48%) HP
10 3 (1.48%) Sybase
11 2 (0.99%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.99%) OpenText
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £575 to £650 per day Contract runs to 31st December 2017
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago