The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Velocity
Rank 385 371 386
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing Velocity 14 47 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.060% 0.19% 0.080%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.62% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 43 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £357 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+41.81% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.87 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7209 7626 7622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.66% 31.43% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5117 5478 5350
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 71 82
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Velocity
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +23 3 £415 -7.77% 2
Ealing - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Velocity
England

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 27 (54.00%) Scrum
2 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.00%) Project Management
3 15 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (24.00%) Java
4 12 (24.00%) Time Management
5 9 (18.00%) JIRA
5 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (18.00%) CSS
5 9 (18.00%) Middleware
6 8 (16.00%) XML
6 8 (16.00%) Degree
6 8 (16.00%) Release Management
6 8 (16.00%) jQuery
7 7 (14.00%) Project Planning
7 7 (14.00%) TDD
7 7 (14.00%) Spring
7 7 (14.00%) Internet
7 7 (14.00%) User Stories
8 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (12.00%) J2EE
8 6 (12.00%) Ajax
8 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.00%) Kanban
9 5 (10.00%) Endeca
9 5 (10.00%) IPTV
9 5 (10.00%) Network Design
9 5 (10.00%) Finance
9 5 (10.00%) ATG
9 5 (10.00%) XSLT

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 2 (4.00%) CMS
1 2 (4.00%) Confluence
1 2 (4.00%) Node.js
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.00%) WordPress
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) Internet
2 5 (10.00%) Intranet
3 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.00%) Big Data
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.00%) KDB
4 1 (2.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) JIRA
2 4 (8.00%) Subversion
2 4 (8.00%) Maven
3 3 (6.00%) Ant
3 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.00%) Urban Turtle
4 2 (4.00%) Grunt
5 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.00%) DbUnit
5 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.00%) jMock
5 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.00%) JUnit
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Publishing
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) ScrumMaster
2 9 (18.00%) Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Coach
6 3 (6.00%) Tester
7 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.00%) PMO Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) CSS Developer
8 1 (2.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) CSS
1 9 (18.00%) Middleware
2 8 (16.00%) XML
2 8 (16.00%) jQuery
3 7 (14.00%) Spring
4 6 (12.00%) Ajax
4 6 (12.00%) J2EE
5 5 (10.00%) Struts
5 5 (10.00%) Web Services
5 5 (10.00%) XSLT
6 3 (6.00%) JSP
6 3 (6.00%) HTML
6 3 (6.00%) .NET
6 3 (6.00%) JMS
6 3 (6.00%) HTML5
7 2 (4.00%) REST
7 2 (4.00%) RESTful
7 2 (4.00%) Backbone.js
7 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Firmware
1 5 (10.00%) IPTV
1 5 (10.00%) Video on Demand
1 5 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.00%) iPad
2 2 (4.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Blog
3 1 (2.00%) DTV
3 1 (2.00%) Equities
3 1 (2.00%) STB
3 1 (2.00%) Semantic Web
3 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Scrum
2 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.00%) Project Management
3 15 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (24.00%) Time Management
5 8 (16.00%) Release Management
6 7 (14.00%) TDD
6 7 (14.00%) Project Planning
6 7 (14.00%) User Stories
7 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.00%) Network Design
8 5 (10.00%) DevOps
8 5 (10.00%) Kanban
9 4 (8.00%) Performance Management
9 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.00%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) Java
2 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.00%) Python
3 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.00%) VBA
5 1 (2.00%) Ruby
5 1 (2.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) ATG
1 5 (10.00%) Endeca
2 3 (6.00%) Green Hat
3 1 (2.00%) Tableau
3 1 (2.00%) Facebook
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe
3 1 (2.00%) CA
3 1 (2.00%) Mercator
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