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 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 552 563 556
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing Velocity 77 52 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.10% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.36% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 26 23
Median daily rate £500 £445 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +14.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £585 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.52 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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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
14750 14509 13567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.56% 28.07% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10406 9947 8898
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 210 193
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £17.93 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +26 50 £525 -4.54% 7
South East +1 6 £429 +14.33% 1
South West - 6 £500 -
East of England +22 4 £463 +10.11% 1
Yorkshire -2 4 £588 +56.66% 3
North West -11 3 £575 +27.35%
East Midlands -2 2 £388 -13.88%
West Midlands - 2 £433 - 1
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Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 116 (65.54%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (43.50%) Scrum
3 48 (27.12%) Java
4 46 (25.99%) Finance
5 37 (20.90%) TDD
6 35 (19.77%) Spring
6 35 (19.77%) JavaScript
7 31 (17.51%) SQL
7 31 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (16.95%) HTML
9 27 (15.25%) Oracle
9 27 (15.25%) CSS
9 27 (15.25%) BDD
10 26 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (14.12%) AngularJS
11 25 (14.12%) User Stories
12 24 (13.56%) Mentoring
12 24 (13.56%) JSON
13 23 (12.99%) Banking
14 22 (12.43%) JIRA
14 22 (12.43%) Hibernate
14 22 (12.43%) Coaching
14 22 (12.43%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (11.86%) Microsoft
15 21 (11.86%) jQuery
15 21 (11.86%) Kanban
16 20 (11.30%) Git (software)
17 19 (10.73%) Web Services
17 19 (10.73%) HTML5
18 18 (10.17%) PL/SQL

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 14 (7.91%) Apache
2 9 (5.08%) Liferay
2 9 (5.08%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.52%) WebLogic
4 7 (3.95%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.82%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.26%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.69%) JBoss
7 3 (1.69%) nginx
8 2 (1.13%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.13%) Confluence
8 2 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.56%) CMS
9 1 (0.56%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.56%) Jetty
9 1 (0.56%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.26%) MS Project
2 4 (2.26%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.26%) GitHub
3 4 (2.26%) IaaS
4 3 (1.69%) Office 365
4 3 (1.69%) PaaS
5 2 (1.13%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (1.13%) Intranet
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.52%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.82%) QlikView
6 3 (1.69%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.69%) MySQL
6 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.13%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.13%) JasperReports
7 2 (1.13%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.56%) Power BI
8 1 (0.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (12.43%) JIRA
2 20 (11.30%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.47%) Maven
4 13 (7.34%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.08%) Cucumber
5 9 (5.08%) Gradle
5 9 (5.08%) JUnit
6 8 (4.52%) Ant
6 8 (4.52%) Eclipse
6 8 (4.52%) Subversion
7 7 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (3.95%) IntelliJ
7 7 (3.95%) Mockito
7 7 (3.95%) Selenium
8 6 (3.39%) ClearCase
8 6 (3.39%) JIRA Agile
8 6 (3.39%) SonarQube
8 6 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.39%) VersionOne
9 5 (2.82%) EasyMock
General
1 46 (25.99%) Finance
2 23 (12.99%) Banking
3 9 (5.08%) Games
3 9 (5.08%) Retail
4 8 (4.52%) Marketing
5 6 (3.39%) Front Office
6 4 (2.26%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.69%) Advertising
7 3 (1.69%) Publishing
8 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.13%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Electronics
9 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (32.20%) Developer
2 50 (28.25%) Scrum Master
3 20 (11.30%) Java Developer
4 16 (9.04%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.21%) Agile Scrum Master
5 11 (6.21%) Digital Product Owner
5 11 (6.21%) Product Owner
6 9 (5.08%) Architect
6 9 (5.08%) Digital Product Manager
6 9 (5.08%) ETL Developer
6 9 (5.08%) Product Manager
7 8 (4.52%) Analyst
7 8 (4.52%) UI Developer
8 7 (3.95%) Digital Project Manager
8 7 (3.95%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
8 7 (3.95%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (3.39%) Senior Manager
9 6 (3.39%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (19.77%) Spring
2 30 (16.95%) HTML
3 27 (15.25%) CSS
4 25 (14.12%) AngularJS
5 24 (13.56%) JSON
6 22 (12.43%) Hibernate
7 21 (11.86%) jQuery
8 19 (10.73%) HTML5
8 19 (10.73%) Web Services
9 17 (9.60%) CSS3
9 17 (9.60%) J2EE
10 14 (7.91%) RESTful
10 14 (7.91%) Spring MVC
11 13 (7.34%) FreeMarker
11 13 (7.34%) JPA
11 13 (7.34%) SOAP
12 12 (6.78%) Ajax
12 12 (6.78%) Node.js
12 12 (6.78%) XML
13 11 (6.21%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.21%) Algorithms
2 11 (6.21%) Virtual Team
3 9 (5.08%) User Experience
4 5 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.82%) Video on Demand
5 4 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.26%) Derivative
5 4 (2.26%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.26%) Minimum Viable Product
6 2 (1.13%) BYOD
6 2 (1.13%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.13%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.13%) Social Network
6 2 (1.13%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.91%) Unix
2 10 (5.65%) Linux
3 7 (3.95%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.82%) Windows
5 1 (0.56%) Solaris
5 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (65.54%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (43.50%) Scrum
3 37 (20.90%) TDD
4 27 (15.25%) BDD
5 26 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (14.12%) User Stories
7 24 (13.56%) Mentoring
8 22 (12.43%) Coaching
8 22 (12.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (11.86%) Kanban
10 18 (10.17%) Unit Testing
11 17 (9.60%) MVC
12 15 (8.47%) Software Engineering
13 11 (6.21%) Data Security
13 11 (6.21%) DevOps
13 11 (6.21%) ETL
13 11 (6.21%) OO
13 11 (6.21%) Pair Programming
13 11 (6.21%) Release Management
13 11 (6.21%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (27.12%) Java
2 35 (19.77%) JavaScript
3 31 (17.51%) SQL
4 18 (10.17%) PL/SQL
5 16 (9.04%) C++
6 13 (7.34%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.65%) Python
7 10 (5.65%) Scala
8 9 (5.08%) Groovy
9 8 (4.52%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.39%) Objective-C
10 6 (3.39%) Ruby
11 5 (2.82%) C
11 5 (2.82%) Clojure
11 5 (2.82%) VB
12 4 (2.26%) VBA
13 3 (1.69%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.69%) C#
13 3 (1.69%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (1.69%) Go
Qualifications
1 13 (7.34%) Degree
2 10 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.65%) QA
2 6 (3.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.69%) FATCA
4 2 (1.13%) ISO20022
4 2 (1.13%) SLA
5 1 (0.56%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (6.78%) Docker
2 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (3.95%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.39%) BladeLogic
2 6 (3.39%) Control-M
3 5 (2.82%) Consul
3 5 (2.82%) Terraform
4 2 (1.13%) Ansible
4 2 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (15.25%) Oracle
2 21 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.78%) Atlassian
4 10 (5.65%) Informatica
5 6 (3.39%) Remedy
6 5 (2.82%) Progress
7 3 (1.69%) Google
7 3 (1.69%) Perforce
8 2 (1.13%) IBM
8 2 (1.13%) Sybase
8 2 (1.13%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.56%) Adobe
9 1 (0.56%) Cadence
9 1 (0.56%) SAP