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 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 548 561 567
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs citing Velocity 85 74 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.14% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.49% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 44 23
Median daily rate £500 £496 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% +16.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £336 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £480 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
15219 15108 14035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.08% 28.51% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10644 10370 9071
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 £305 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 261 198
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.92 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £49.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

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 August 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 24 August 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 +23 49 £513 -6.81% 12
Yorkshire +8 12 £500 +15.27% 3
South West - 10 £475 - 1
South East +13 4 £450 +5.88% 2
East Midlands -1 4 £388 -13.88%
North West -7 3 £575 +11.11% 2
West Midlands - 2 £466 - 2
East of England +10 1 £350 -17.64%
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Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (51.70%) Scrum
3 47 (26.70%) Finance
3 47 (26.70%) Java
4 44 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 39 (22.16%) Spring
6 38 (21.59%) TDD
7 36 (20.45%) HTML
8 33 (18.75%) CSS
9 31 (17.61%) HTML5
10 30 (17.05%) SQL
11 28 (15.91%) JIRA
12 27 (15.34%) jQuery
13 26 (14.77%) Kanban
13 26 (14.77%) Oracle
13 26 (14.77%) BDD
13 26 (14.77%) CSS3
13 26 (14.77%) User Stories
13 26 (14.77%) Mentoring
13 26 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (14.20%) AngularJS
14 25 (14.20%) Git (software)
15 24 (13.64%) Banking
15 24 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (13.07%) Coaching
16 23 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (13.07%) Web Services
17 22 (12.50%) JSON
18 20 (11.36%) RESTful
19 18 (10.23%) Unit Testing

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 15 (8.52%) Apache
2 10 (5.68%) Liferay
3 9 (5.11%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.98%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (3.98%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.70%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.70%) JBoss
7 2 (1.14%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.14%) Confluence
7 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.57%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.57%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.57%) Hubot
8 1 (0.57%) Jetty
8 1 (0.57%) Mule
8 1 (0.57%) nginx
8 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.41%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (2.27%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.82%) GitHub
3 9 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.11%) PaaS
4 3 (1.70%) IaaS
4 3 (1.70%) Office 365
4 3 (1.70%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.57%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.70%) Internet
2 2 (1.14%) Intranet
3 1 (0.57%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.52%) MongoDB
2 11 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 11 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.98%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.84%) QlikView
6 3 (1.70%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.70%) MySQL
6 3 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.14%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.14%) JasperReports
7 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.57%) Power BI
8 1 (0.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (15.91%) JIRA
2 25 (14.20%) Git (software)
3 14 (7.95%) Cucumber
3 14 (7.95%) Maven
4 12 (6.82%) Jenkins
5 11 (6.25%) Gradle
6 10 (5.68%) Eclipse
7 9 (5.11%) IntelliJ
7 9 (5.11%) JUnit
8 8 (4.55%) Subversion
9 7 (3.98%) Ant
9 7 (3.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (3.98%) Selenium
9 7 (3.98%) SonarQube
10 6 (3.41%) Capybara
10 6 (3.41%) JIRA Agile
10 6 (3.41%) Mockito
10 6 (3.41%) RSpec
10 6 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (3.41%) VersionOne
General
1 47 (26.70%) Finance
2 24 (13.64%) Banking
3 8 (4.55%) Games
4 6 (3.41%) Front Office
5 5 (2.84%) Retail
6 4 (2.27%) Marketing
7 3 (1.70%) Advertising
7 3 (1.70%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.57%) Electronics
9 1 (0.57%) Publishing
9 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (32.39%) Scrum Master
2 55 (31.25%) Developer
3 17 (9.66%) Architect
4 15 (8.52%) Java Developer
5 14 (7.95%) Agile Scrum Master
5 14 (7.95%) Project Manager
6 8 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 8 (4.55%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
6 8 (4.55%) UI Developer
7 7 (3.98%) Delivery Manager
7 7 (3.98%) ETL Developer
7 7 (3.98%) Software Engineer
7 7 (3.98%) SQL Developer
8 6 (3.41%) Agile Coach
8 6 (3.41%) Analyst
8 6 (3.41%) Digital Product Manager
8 6 (3.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (3.41%) Product Manager
9 5 (2.84%) Agile Delivery Manager
9 5 (2.84%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (22.16%) Spring
2 36 (20.45%) HTML
3 33 (18.75%) CSS
4 31 (17.61%) HTML5
5 27 (15.34%) jQuery
6 26 (14.77%) CSS3
7 25 (14.20%) AngularJS
8 23 (13.07%) Web Services
9 22 (12.50%) JSON
10 20 (11.36%) RESTful
11 18 (10.23%) Hibernate
11 18 (10.23%) J2EE
12 12 (6.82%) Ajax
12 12 (6.82%) FreeMarker
13 11 (6.25%) .NET
13 11 (6.25%) SOAP
13 11 (6.25%) Spring Boot
13 11 (6.25%) XML
14 9 (5.11%) JPA
14 9 (5.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.39%) User Experience
3 10 (5.68%) Virtual Team
4 9 (5.11%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.98%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.84%) Statistics
7 4 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.27%) Derivative
7 4 (2.27%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.27%) Minimum Viable Product
7 4 (2.27%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.70%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.14%) Social Network
9 2 (1.14%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.57%) BYOD
10 1 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.57%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.66%) Unix
2 14 (7.95%) Linux
3 6 (3.41%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.70%) Windows
5 2 (1.14%) Solaris
6 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (51.70%) Scrum
3 38 (21.59%) TDD
4 26 (14.77%) BDD
4 26 (14.77%) Kanban
4 26 (14.77%) Mentoring
4 26 (14.77%) User Stories
5 24 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 23 (13.07%) Coaching
6 23 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (10.23%) Unit Testing
8 15 (8.52%) Microservices
9 14 (7.95%) DevOps
9 14 (7.95%) Product Management
9 14 (7.95%) Software Engineering
10 13 (7.39%) Automated Testing
11 12 (6.82%) E-Commerce
11 12 (6.82%) MVC
11 12 (6.82%) Release Management
12 11 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 47 (26.70%) Java
2 44 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 30 (17.05%) SQL
4 16 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 14 (7.95%) C++
6 13 (7.39%) Ruby
7 11 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 10 (5.68%) Groovy
8 10 (5.68%) Scala
9 8 (4.55%) Python
9 8 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.84%) C
10 5 (2.84%) Clojure
10 5 (2.84%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.84%) VB
11 4 (2.27%) VBA
12 3 (1.70%) C#
13 2 (1.14%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.14%) Jython
14 1 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (6.82%) Degree
2 10 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.52%) QA
2 5 (2.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.70%) FATCA
4 2 (1.14%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.57%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (5.11%) Docker
2 3 (1.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.41%) BladeLogic
1 6 (3.41%) Control-M
2 4 (2.27%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.14%) Ansible
3 2 (1.14%) Consul
3 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.14%) Puppet
3 2 (1.14%) Terraform
4 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 26 (14.77%) Oracle
2 17 (9.66%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.82%) Atlassian
4 9 (5.11%) Informatica
5 7 (3.98%) MuleSoft
5 7 (3.98%) Splunk
6 6 (3.41%) AppDynamics
6 6 (3.41%) New Relic
6 6 (3.41%) Rally
6 6 (3.41%) Remedy
7 5 (2.84%) Progress
8 3 (1.70%) Google
8 3 (1.70%) IBM
8 3 (1.70%) Perforce
9 2 (1.14%) Sybase
9 2 (1.14%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.57%) Cadence
10 1 (0.57%) Cisco
10 1 (0.57%) GigaSpaces
10 1 (0.57%) SAP
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