The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Velocity
Rank 374 349 352
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Contract jobs citing Velocity 21 38 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.17% 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.59% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £300 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £420 £403
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
6240 6395 6135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.73% 29.28% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4672 4576 4470
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 54 58
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +68.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £77.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Velocity across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +18 5 £500 +37.93%
Bermondsey - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Velocity
England

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Velocity also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Velocity.

1 39 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (62.50%) Scrum
3 20 (35.71%) Java
3 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 19 (33.93%) HTML
4 19 (33.93%) jQuery
5 17 (30.36%) E-Commerce
6 16 (28.57%) SQL
7 15 (26.79%) XML
7 15 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (26.79%) TDD
7 15 (26.79%) Ajax
8 14 (25.00%) MVC
9 13 (23.21%) CSS
9 13 (23.21%) Spring
10 12 (21.43%) Eclipse
11 11 (19.64%) SOAP
11 11 (19.64%) Struts
11 11 (19.64%) Web Services
11 11 (19.64%) JIRA
12 10 (17.86%) Kanban
12 10 (17.86%) Coaching
13 9 (16.07%) REST
13 9 (16.07%) User Stories
13 9 (16.07%) Subversion
13 9 (16.07%) OO
13 9 (16.07%) JDBC
13 9 (16.07%) JSP
13 9 (16.07%) Oracle
13 9 (16.07%) WSDL

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Velocity also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Velocity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.29%) JBoss
2 6 (10.71%) Apache
3 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.79%) Confluence
5 1 (1.79%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Intranet
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Big Data
1 4 (7.14%) KDB
2 3 (5.36%) MySQL
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Eclipse
2 11 (19.64%) JIRA
3 9 (16.07%) Subversion
4 8 (14.29%) Maven
4 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 6 (10.71%) Hudson
5 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
5 6 (10.71%) Bugzilla
5 6 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (8.93%) Mercurial
7 4 (7.14%) JUnit
8 3 (5.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (5.36%) MyEclipse
8 3 (5.36%) NetBeans
8 3 (5.36%) Redmine
9 2 (3.57%) Mockito
9 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.57%) EasyMock
9 2 (3.57%) jMock
9 2 (3.57%) Ant
General
1 6 (10.71%) Games
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 4 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Finance
4 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 2 (3.57%) Legal
4 2 (3.57%) Front Office
5 1 (1.79%) Publishing
5 1 (1.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) ScrumMaster
2 17 (30.36%) Developer
3 4 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 4 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 3 (5.36%) Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (3.57%) Business Analyst
5 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Architect
5 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (1.79%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (1.79%) Programmer
6 1 (1.79%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (1.79%) Lead Developer
6 1 (1.79%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.93%) HTML
1 19 (33.93%) jQuery
2 15 (26.79%) XML
2 15 (26.79%) Ajax
3 13 (23.21%) CSS
3 13 (23.21%) Spring
4 11 (19.64%) SOAP
4 11 (19.64%) Struts
4 11 (19.64%) Web Services
5 9 (16.07%) REST
5 9 (16.07%) JDBC
5 9 (16.07%) JSP
5 9 (16.07%) WSDL
6 8 (14.29%) J2EE
6 8 (14.29%) Java EE
6 8 (14.29%) Spring MVC
6 8 (14.29%) FreeMarker
7 7 (12.50%) HTML5
8 6 (10.71%) OSGi
8 6 (10.71%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 3 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.57%) iPad
3 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.57%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.57%) Equities
3 2 (3.57%) Wiki
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
1 3 (5.36%) Windows 2000
1 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
2 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (62.50%) Scrum
3 17 (30.36%) E-Commerce
4 15 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (26.79%) TDD
5 14 (25.00%) MVC
6 10 (17.86%) Kanban
6 10 (17.86%) Coaching
7 9 (16.07%) User Stories
7 9 (16.07%) OO
8 7 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (10.71%) BDD
9 6 (10.71%) Planning Poker
9 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
9 6 (10.71%) Release Management
9 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
10 5 (8.93%) Software Architecture
11 4 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) Java
1 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 16 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (7.14%) Python
3 4 (7.14%) VBA
4 3 (5.36%) C
4 3 (5.36%) C#
4 3 (5.36%) C++
4 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.57%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle
2 4 (7.14%) Tableau
3 3 (5.36%) IBM
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) hybris
4 2 (3.57%) Endeca
4 2 (3.57%) ATG
5 1 (1.79%) Murex
5 1 (1.79%) Calypso
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