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 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Velocity
England / London
Rank 361 379 392
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +13
Contract jobs citing Velocity 43 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.093% 0.076%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 11
Median daily rate £525 £515 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% +14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £415 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6709 6644 6401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.63% 32.37% 30.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5048 4920 4815
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +12.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 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
City of London -1 9 £500 +5.26% 1
Velocity
England

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 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 London region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 66 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (67.07%) Scrum
3 29 (35.37%) Finance
4 28 (34.15%) JIRA
5 22 (26.83%) TDD
6 20 (24.39%) Kanban
6 20 (24.39%) User Stories
7 19 (23.17%) Waterfall
7 19 (23.17%) BDD
7 19 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (21.95%) Banking
8 18 (21.95%) Confluence
8 18 (21.95%) Release Management
9 16 (19.51%) Virtual Team
10 15 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (17.07%) Java
12 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
12 13 (15.85%) Programme Management
12 13 (15.85%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (14.63%) HTML5
13 12 (14.63%) HTML
13 12 (14.63%) SharePoint
13 12 (14.63%) Project Management
14 11 (13.41%) Matrix Organization
14 11 (13.41%) Internal Audit
14 11 (13.41%) MS Visio
14 11 (13.41%) MS Project
14 11 (13.41%) Legal
14 11 (13.41%) MS PowerPoint
14 11 (13.41%) Degree

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 18 (21.95%) Confluence
2 12 (14.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.66%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.22%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.22%) Liferay
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (13.41%) MS PowerPoint
1 11 (13.41%) MS Project
1 11 (13.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.10%) GitHub
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.88%) PaaS
3 2 (2.44%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.22%) CloudBees
4 1 (1.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) Firewall
1 1 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.66%) Informix
3 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (34.15%) JIRA
2 10 (12.20%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.98%) Jenkins
4 8 (9.76%) Cucumber
5 5 (6.10%) Capybara
5 5 (6.10%) Subversion
6 3 (3.66%) Selenium
6 3 (3.66%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.44%) Grunt
7 2 (2.44%) gulp
7 2 (2.44%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (2.44%) Maven
7 2 (2.44%) RSpec
7 2 (2.44%) webpack
8 1 (1.22%) Appium
8 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.22%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.22%) JUnit
8 1 (1.22%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (35.37%) Finance
2 18 (21.95%) Banking
3 11 (13.41%) Legal
4 5 (6.10%) Marketing
5 2 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (1.22%) Games
6 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (31.71%) Scrum Master
2 13 (15.85%) Developer
3 12 (14.63%) Agile Scrum Master
4 7 (8.54%) Architect
4 7 (8.54%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.32%) Agile Project Manager
6 5 (6.10%) Release Manager
6 5 (6.10%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Agile Coach
7 4 (4.88%) Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce Scrum Master
7 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (3.66%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Payments Business Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Product Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.63%) HTML
1 12 (14.63%) HTML5
2 11 (13.41%) RESTful
3 10 (12.20%) CSS
4 9 (10.98%) CSS3
4 9 (10.98%) jQuery
5 8 (9.76%) Sass
5 8 (9.76%) Spring
5 8 (9.76%) Web Services
6 7 (8.54%) AngularJS
6 7 (8.54%) JSON
6 7 (8.54%) XML
7 6 (7.32%) LESS
7 6 (7.32%) Node.js
8 4 (4.88%) React
9 3 (3.66%) Gherkin
9 3 (3.66%) J2EE
9 3 (3.66%) Middleware
9 3 (3.66%) Spring Boot
9 3 (3.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Virtual Team
2 15 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.10%) Video on Demand
4 3 (3.66%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.66%) User Experience
5 2 (2.44%) iPad
5 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.22%) PMI
6 1 (1.22%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.44%) Linux
3 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (67.07%) Scrum
3 22 (26.83%) TDD
4 20 (24.39%) Kanban
4 20 (24.39%) User Stories
5 19 (23.17%) BDD
5 19 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (23.17%) Waterfall
6 18 (21.95%) Release Management
7 13 (15.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (15.85%) Programme Management
8 12 (14.63%) Project Management
9 11 (13.41%) Analytics
9 11 (13.41%) Internal Audit
9 11 (13.41%) Matrix Organization
9 11 (13.41%) Microservices
9 11 (13.41%) Portfolio Management
9 11 (13.41%) Resource Management
9 11 (13.41%) SDLC
10 10 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.07%) Java
2 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.54%) Ruby
4 2 (2.44%) PHP
4 2 (2.44%) SQL
5 1 (1.22%) Go
5 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.22%) Perl
5 1 (1.22%) Python
5 1 (1.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.22%) PMP
4 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) SDET
3 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Ansible
1 1 (1.22%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
1 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (4.88%) IBM
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle
2 3 (3.66%) hybris
2 3 (3.66%) MuleSoft
2 3 (3.66%) Splunk
2 3 (3.66%) Sybase
3 2 (2.44%) AppDynamics
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco
3 2 (2.44%) New Relic
3 2 (2.44%) OpenText
4 1 (1.22%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.22%) SaltStack
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