The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 27 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 405 399 413
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing Velocity 36 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.49% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 22
Median daily rate £500 £413 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £267 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £496 £438
% change year-on-year
-9.31% +13.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.52 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Velocity
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7942 7400 7422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.69% 32.08% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5886 5505 5371
Median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 38
Median hourly rate £46.50 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.26% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.76 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
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 London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Velocity
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Velocity across the London region.

Velocity Daily Rate Trend in London

Velocity
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Velocity across the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Velocity Daily Rate Histogram in London

Velocity
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Velocity across the London region.

Velocity Hourly Rate Trend in London

Velocity
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
City of London +7 2 £462 +23.26%
Feltham - 1 £340 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £425 -
Velocity
England

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 51 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (58.02%) Scrum
3 33 (40.74%) Finance
4 31 (38.27%) JavaScript
5 26 (32.10%) TDD
5 26 (32.10%) HTML
5 26 (32.10%) HTML5
6 25 (30.86%) User Stories
7 24 (29.63%) CSS
8 23 (28.40%) CSS3
8 23 (28.40%) AngularJS
9 22 (27.16%) Java
9 22 (27.16%) Banking
10 20 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (24.69%) Kanban
10 20 (24.69%) JIRA
11 19 (23.46%) jQuery
12 18 (22.22%) BDD
13 16 (19.75%) JSON
14 15 (18.52%) Spring
14 15 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (18.52%) SQL
15 14 (17.28%) RESTful
16 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
16 13 (16.05%) Apache
17 12 (14.81%) OO
17 12 (14.81%) FreeMarker
18 11 (13.58%) Degree
18 11 (13.58%) ATDD
18 11 (13.58%) Oracle

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 13 (16.05%) Apache
2 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.64%) WebLogic
3 6 (7.41%) Confluence
4 3 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.47%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.23%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.23%) JBoss
6 1 (1.23%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.17%) GitHub
3 4 (4.94%) PaaS
4 3 (3.70%) IaaS
4 3 (3.70%) Office 365
4 3 (3.70%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.23%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Intranet
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (6.17%) QlikView
2 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.23%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.23%) MySQL
5 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (24.69%) JIRA
2 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.35%) Jenkins
4 9 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 6 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (7.41%) ClearCase
5 6 (7.41%) Grunt
5 6 (7.41%) gulp
5 6 (7.41%) Selenium
5 6 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.17%) Capybara
6 5 (6.17%) Subversion
7 4 (4.94%) JUnit
7 4 (4.94%) Maven
7 4 (4.94%) SonarQube
8 3 (3.70%) Appium
8 3 (3.70%) Artifactory
8 3 (3.70%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.70%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.47%) JProfiler
General
1 33 (40.74%) Finance
2 22 (27.16%) Banking
3 6 (7.41%) Front Office
3 6 (7.41%) Games
3 6 (7.41%) Retail
4 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Advertising
5 2 (2.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Developer
2 21 (25.93%) Scrum Master
3 8 (9.88%) Project Manager
3 8 (9.88%) UI Developer
4 7 (8.64%) Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) Architect
6 5 (6.17%) Agile Scrum Master
7 4 (4.94%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.94%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Digital Project Manager
7 4 (4.94%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Agile Coach
8 3 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (3.70%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.10%) HTML
1 26 (32.10%) HTML5
2 24 (29.63%) CSS
3 23 (28.40%) AngularJS
3 23 (28.40%) CSS3
4 19 (23.46%) jQuery
5 16 (19.75%) JSON
6 15 (18.52%) Spring
7 14 (17.28%) RESTful
8 12 (14.81%) FreeMarker
9 9 (11.11%) Ajax
9 9 (11.11%) Node.js
9 9 (11.11%) Web Services
9 9 (11.11%) XML
10 8 (9.88%) Sass
11 7 (8.64%) J2EE
12 6 (7.41%) Hibernate
12 6 (7.41%) LESS
13 5 (6.17%) .NET
13 5 (6.17%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Video on Demand
2 5 (6.17%) Virtual Team
3 4 (4.94%) Derivative
3 4 (4.94%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.94%) Minimum Viable Product
3 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.94%) User Experience
4 2 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.47%) Social Network
5 1 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.23%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.11%) Unix
2 4 (4.94%) Linux
3 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (58.02%) Scrum
3 26 (32.10%) TDD
4 25 (30.86%) User Stories
5 20 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (24.69%) Kanban
6 18 (22.22%) BDD
7 15 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (14.81%) OO
9 11 (13.58%) ATDD
10 10 (12.35%) Automated Testing
10 10 (12.35%) E-Commerce
10 10 (12.35%) OOP
10 10 (12.35%) SOA
11 9 (11.11%) Coaching
11 9 (11.11%) DevOps
11 9 (11.11%) Mentoring
12 8 (9.88%) Open Source
12 8 (9.88%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (9.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.27%) JavaScript
2 22 (27.16%) Java
3 15 (18.52%) SQL
4 7 (8.64%) Ruby
5 6 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.41%) Python
5 6 (7.41%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.17%) C
6 5 (6.17%) C++
6 5 (6.17%) VB
7 4 (4.94%) Groovy
7 4 (4.94%) Scala
7 4 (4.94%) VBA
8 2 (2.47%) C#
8 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) FATCA
2 3 (3.70%) SDET
3 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.23%) ISO20022
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) Docker
3 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) BladeLogic
1 6 (7.41%) Control-M
2 2 (2.47%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.23%) Ansible
3 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.23%) Puppet
3 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Oracle
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.41%) Atlassian
3 6 (7.41%) Remedy
4 3 (3.70%) Google
4 3 (3.70%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.47%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco
5 2 (2.47%) IBM
5 2 (2.47%) New Relic
5 2 (2.47%) Splunk
6 1 (1.23%) Rally
6 1 (1.23%) Sybase