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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 378 410 395
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -15
Contract jobs citing Velocity 45 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 0.34% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 13 20
Median daily rate £500 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £403 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £637 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
6905 7302 7306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.34% 31.25% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5299 5298 5278
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 50 32
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.13 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +42 16 £463 +8.82% 5
Velocity
England

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 57 (64.77%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (44.32%) Scrum
3 29 (32.95%) Finance
4 28 (31.82%) TDD
5 26 (29.55%) Java
6 23 (26.14%) Banking
7 22 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (25.00%) User Stories
8 21 (23.86%) JavaScript
9 19 (21.59%) BDD
10 18 (20.45%) Kanban
10 18 (20.45%) HTML
10 18 (20.45%) CSS
11 17 (19.32%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (18.18%) CSS3
12 16 (18.18%) HTML5
12 16 (18.18%) JIRA
12 16 (18.18%) AngularJS
13 15 (17.05%) JSON
14 14 (15.91%) SQL
15 13 (14.77%) Oracle
15 13 (14.77%) jQuery
15 13 (14.77%) Node.js
16 12 (13.64%) Degree
16 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
17 11 (12.50%) Python
17 11 (12.50%) XML
17 11 (12.50%) QA
17 11 (12.50%) FreeMarker
17 11 (12.50%) ATDD

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 10 (11.36%) Apache
2 7 (7.95%) OpenStack
3 6 (6.82%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.68%) nginx
5 4 (4.55%) Confluence
5 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.41%) CMS
6 3 (3.41%) JBoss
6 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.27%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.14%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.14%) Jetty
8 1 (1.14%) Liferay
8 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Project
2 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.82%) IaaS
4 5 (5.68%) PaaS
5 3 (3.41%) Office 365
6 2 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (2.27%) Intranet
3 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (4.55%) QlikView
1 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.41%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.41%) MySQL
3 2 (2.27%) JasperReports
3 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.14%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.14%) Redis
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (18.18%) JIRA
2 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.36%) Jenkins
4 9 (10.23%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (5.68%) Travis CI
6 4 (4.55%) Appium
6 4 (4.55%) Artifactory
6 4 (4.55%) ClearCase
6 4 (4.55%) Grunt
6 4 (4.55%) gulp
6 4 (4.55%) JUnit
6 4 (4.55%) Selenium
6 4 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.41%) Calabash
7 3 (3.41%) Hudson
7 3 (3.41%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (3.41%) Subversion
7 3 (3.41%) Xcode
8 2 (2.27%) SonarQube
General
1 29 (32.95%) Finance
2 23 (26.14%) Banking
3 10 (11.36%) Retail
4 8 (9.09%) Marketing
5 7 (7.95%) Games
6 6 (6.82%) Front Office
7 4 (4.55%) Investment Banking
8 3 (3.41%) Advertising
8 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
9 2 (2.27%) Publishing
9 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
10 1 (1.14%) Electronics
10 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (25.00%) Scrum Master
2 21 (23.86%) Developer
3 13 (14.77%) Project Manager
4 10 (11.36%) Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) Agile Scrum Master
6 7 (7.95%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Digital Project Manager
6 7 (7.95%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) UI Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Platform Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (4.55%) iOS Software Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.45%) CSS
1 18 (20.45%) HTML
2 16 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 16 (18.18%) CSS3
2 16 (18.18%) HTML5
3 15 (17.05%) JSON
4 13 (14.77%) jQuery
4 13 (14.77%) Node.js
5 11 (12.50%) FreeMarker
5 11 (12.50%) XML
6 9 (10.23%) Ajax
6 9 (10.23%) RESTful
6 9 (10.23%) Spring
7 8 (9.09%) J2EE
7 8 (9.09%) Web Services
8 5 (5.68%) Hibernate
8 5 (5.68%) Play Framework
8 5 (5.68%) UIKit
9 4 (4.55%) Sass
9 4 (4.55%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Virtual Team
2 9 (10.23%) User Experience
3 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.68%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.68%) Video on Demand
4 4 (4.55%) Cloud Native
4 4 (4.55%) Derivative
4 4 (4.55%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.55%) Minimum Viable Product
5 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.27%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.27%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.14%) EPoS
7 1 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.23%) Linux
1 9 (10.23%) Unix
2 7 (7.95%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.82%) Windows
4 1 (1.14%) Solaris
4 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (64.77%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (44.32%) Scrum
3 28 (31.82%) TDD
4 22 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (25.00%) User Stories
5 19 (21.59%) BDD
6 18 (20.45%) Kanban
7 17 (19.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
9 11 (12.50%) ATDD
9 11 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 11 (12.50%) Open Source
10 10 (11.36%) DevOps
10 10 (11.36%) Project Management
11 9 (10.23%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (10.23%) Software Engineering
12 8 (9.09%) Dependency Management
12 8 (9.09%) Migration
12 8 (9.09%) Pair Programming
13 7 (7.95%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.55%) Java
2 21 (23.86%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.91%) SQL
4 11 (12.50%) Python
5 6 (6.82%) Objective-C
5 6 (6.82%) Ruby
5 6 (6.82%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.68%) C
6 5 (5.68%) CoffeeScript
6 5 (5.68%) Go
6 5 (5.68%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.55%) C++
7 4 (4.55%) Groovy
7 4 (4.55%) Scala
7 4 (4.55%) VB
7 4 (4.55%) VBA
8 3 (3.41%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.27%) C#
9 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) FATCA
3 2 (2.27%) ISO20022
3 2 (2.27%) SLA
4 1 (1.14%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (7.95%) Docker
2 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) Consul
1 7 (7.95%) Kubernetes
1 7 (7.95%) Terraform
2 5 (5.68%) Control-M
3 4 (4.55%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.27%) Ansible
4 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Oracle
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.82%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.55%) Remedy
5 3 (3.41%) Google
6 2 (2.27%) IBM
6 2 (2.27%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.27%) Sybase
6 2 (2.27%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.14%) Adobe
7 1 (1.14%) HP
7 1 (1.14%) Pega
7 1 (1.14%) Perforce
7 1 (1.14%) SAP
7 1 (1.14%) Teradata