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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 488 556 591
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +35
Contract jobs citing Velocity 118 58 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.11% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 0.39% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 41 21
Median daily rate £483 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.62% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
14238 14764 13933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.05% 29.25% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9894 10346 9666
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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 £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 235 162
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £16.47 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +21 47 £525 +42.85% 7
South East +43 20 £375 -11.76%
Yorkshire +34 18 £550 +54.34% 1
North West +15 12 £563 +10.56% 1
West Midlands 0 12 £470 -6.00% 3
East of England +5 7 £325 -27.85% 1
South West +8 1 £425 +14.86%
East Midlands -4 1 £450 -14.28% 1
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Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 149 (75.63%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (58.38%) Scrum
3 61 (30.96%) JavaScript
4 60 (30.46%) TDD
5 59 (29.95%) JIRA
6 57 (28.93%) Spring
7 56 (28.43%) Java
8 51 (25.89%) HTML
9 45 (22.84%) Finance
10 42 (21.32%) HTML5
11 41 (20.81%) BDD
11 41 (20.81%) CSS
12 37 (18.78%) CSS3
13 35 (17.77%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (17.77%) Release Management
14 33 (16.75%) Kanban
15 32 (16.24%) Microservices
16 31 (15.74%) Continuous Improvement
16 31 (15.74%) User Stories
16 31 (15.74%) Git (software)
17 30 (15.23%) Waterfall
17 30 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
17 30 (15.23%) Banking
18 29 (14.72%) AngularJS
19 28 (14.21%) MongoDB
19 28 (14.21%) Spring Boot
20 27 (13.71%) jQuery
21 26 (13.20%) Jenkins
22 25 (12.69%) JSON
23 24 (12.18%) Hibernate

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 18 (9.14%) Confluence
2 17 (8.63%) Cloud Foundry
3 15 (7.61%) Liferay
3 15 (7.61%) SharePoint
4 13 (6.60%) Tomcat
5 11 (5.58%) Apache
6 5 (2.54%) Alfresco
7 3 (1.52%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.02%) JBoss
8 2 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.51%) CMS
9 1 (0.51%) Drupal
9 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.51%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (6.09%) MS Project
2 11 (5.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (5.58%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.54%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (10.15%) PaaS
3 18 (9.14%) GitHub
4 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.52%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.51%) CallidusCloud
6 1 (0.51%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.03%) Firewall
2 3 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.02%) Internet
3 2 (1.02%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.21%) MongoDB
2 11 (5.58%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.08%) RDBMS
4 9 (4.57%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.03%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.52%) Power BI
7 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.02%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.02%) Informix
7 2 (1.02%) MS Access
7 2 (1.02%) QlikView
7 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.51%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 59 (29.95%) JIRA
2 31 (15.74%) Git (software)
3 26 (13.20%) Jenkins
4 20 (10.15%) Gradle
5 17 (8.63%) Eclipse
5 17 (8.63%) SonarQube
6 16 (8.12%) IntelliJ
7 15 (7.61%) Subversion
8 14 (7.11%) Maven
9 13 (6.60%) Cucumber
9 13 (6.60%) JUnit
10 11 (5.58%) JProfiler
11 9 (4.57%) Capybara
11 9 (4.57%) Grunt
11 9 (4.57%) gulp
12 6 (3.05%) RSpec
13 4 (2.03%) Selenium
14 3 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (1.52%) Mockito
14 3 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (22.84%) Finance
2 30 (15.23%) Banking
3 11 (5.58%) Legal
4 10 (5.08%) Marketing
5 8 (4.06%) Retail
6 6 (3.05%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.03%) Automotive
8 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (27.92%) Scrum Master
2 47 (23.86%) Developer
3 27 (13.71%) Architect
4 23 (11.68%) Java Developer
5 14 (7.11%) Agile Scrum Master
6 11 (5.58%) Agile Coach
6 11 (5.58%) Delivery Manager
7 10 (5.08%) Analyst
7 10 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (4.06%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 8 (4.06%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.55%) Agile Developer
9 7 (3.55%) Agile Java Developer
9 7 (3.55%) Consultant
9 7 (3.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (3.55%) UI Developer
10 6 (3.05%) Digital Delivery Manager
11 5 (2.54%) Product Manager
11 5 (2.54%) Release Manager
11 5 (2.54%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (28.93%) Spring
2 51 (25.89%) HTML
3 42 (21.32%) HTML5
4 41 (20.81%) CSS
5 37 (18.78%) CSS3
6 29 (14.72%) AngularJS
7 28 (14.21%) Spring Boot
8 27 (13.71%) jQuery
9 25 (12.69%) JSON
10 24 (12.18%) Hibernate
11 21 (10.66%) J2EE
11 21 (10.66%) Web Services
12 19 (9.64%) Middleware
13 18 (9.14%) RESTful
14 17 (8.63%) XML
15 16 (8.12%) Ajax
16 15 (7.61%) Backbone.js
16 15 (7.61%) Struts
17 14 (7.11%) Node.js
17 14 (7.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.12%) Virtual Team
3 14 (7.11%) User Experience
4 5 (2.54%) Ergonomics
4 5 (2.54%) Statistics
4 5 (2.54%) Video on Demand
5 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.02%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.02%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.02%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.02%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.02%) Social Network
7 1 (0.51%) Derivative
7 1 (0.51%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.51%) PMI
7 1 (0.51%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.58%) Linux
2 8 (4.06%) Unix
3 5 (2.54%) Solaris
4 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (75.63%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (58.38%) Scrum
3 60 (30.46%) TDD
4 41 (20.81%) BDD
5 35 (17.77%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (17.77%) Release Management
6 33 (16.75%) Kanban
7 32 (16.24%) Microservices
8 31 (15.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 31 (15.74%) User Stories
9 30 (15.23%) Waterfall
10 23 (11.68%) DevOps
10 23 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (10.66%) Coaching
12 20 (10.15%) OO
12 20 (10.15%) Unit Testing
13 18 (9.14%) E-Commerce
13 18 (9.14%) Mentoring
13 18 (9.14%) Open Source
14 17 (8.63%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (30.96%) JavaScript
2 56 (28.43%) Java
3 19 (9.64%) SQL
4 11 (5.58%) Ruby
5 9 (4.57%) Groovy
5 9 (4.57%) Scala
6 3 (1.52%) C
6 3 (1.52%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.52%) Python
6 3 (1.52%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.02%) C++
7 2 (1.02%) PHP
7 2 (1.02%) VB
8 1 (0.51%) Clojure
8 1 (0.51%) Go
8 1 (0.51%) Jython
8 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.51%) Perl
8 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (7.61%) Degree
2 10 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.51%) CCNP
4 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.51%) MCP
4 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.51%) PMP
4 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.58%) QA
2 3 (1.52%) SDET
3 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) BladeLogic
1 3 (1.52%) Control-M
1 3 (1.52%) OpenView
2 2 (1.02%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.51%) Ansible
3 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.51%) Puppet
3 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (9.64%) MuleSoft
2 18 (9.14%) Splunk
3 16 (8.12%) AppDynamics
3 16 (8.12%) New Relic
3 16 (8.12%) Oracle
4 13 (6.60%) Perforce
5 8 (4.06%) IBM
6 6 (3.05%) CA Agile Central
6 6 (3.05%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.54%) Cisco
7 5 (2.54%) GigaSpaces
8 3 (1.52%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.52%) Blue Coat
8 3 (1.52%) Brocade
8 3 (1.52%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.52%) F5
8 3 (1.52%) HP
8 3 (1.52%) hybris
8 3 (1.52%) Remedy
9 2 (1.02%) NetSuite
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