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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 378 405 405
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Contract jobs citing Velocity 50 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.12% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.38% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 13 11
Median daily rate £525 £550 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +32.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £405 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £662 £637 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £369
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +18.64%
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
7354 7405 7325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.17% 31.42% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5540 5397 5229
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 51 42
Median hourly rate £44.13 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.13% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £62.50 £50.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +56 14 £425 -8.60% 2
Feltham - 1 £340 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £425 -
Velocity
England

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 52 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (47.62%) Scrum
3 32 (38.10%) Finance
4 28 (33.33%) Java
5 27 (32.14%) TDD
6 24 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 22 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (26.19%) User Stories
8 21 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 21 (25.00%) Banking
9 19 (22.62%) BDD
9 19 (22.62%) HTML
9 19 (22.62%) CSS
10 18 (21.43%) Kanban
11 17 (20.24%) JSON
11 17 (20.24%) JIRA
11 17 (20.24%) CSS3
11 17 (20.24%) HTML5
12 15 (17.86%) SQL
13 14 (16.67%) Apache
13 14 (16.67%) Spring
13 14 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (16.67%) jQuery
14 12 (14.29%) FreeMarker
14 12 (14.29%) Degree
14 12 (14.29%) Git (software)
14 12 (14.29%) Oracle
14 12 (14.29%) XML
15 11 (13.10%) Unix
15 11 (13.10%) RESTful

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 14 (16.67%) Apache
2 8 (9.52%) WebLogic
3 7 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.95%) OpenStack
4 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.57%) JBoss
5 3 (3.57%) nginx
6 2 (2.38%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (2.38%) Confluence
6 2 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.19%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.19%) Jetty
7 1 (1.19%) Liferay
7 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) MS Project
2 4 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.76%) IaaS
4 3 (3.57%) Office 365
4 3 (3.57%) PaaS
5 2 (2.38%) GitHub
5 2 (2.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (2.38%) Intranet
3 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (5.95%) QlikView
2 5 (5.95%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.57%) MySQL
3 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.38%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.19%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (20.24%) JIRA
2 12 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 11 (13.10%) Jenkins
4 9 (10.71%) Cucumber
5 7 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (7.14%) ClearCase
6 6 (7.14%) JUnit
6 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (5.95%) Maven
8 4 (4.76%) Appium
8 4 (4.76%) Artifactory
8 4 (4.76%) Grunt
8 4 (4.76%) gulp
8 4 (4.76%) Selenium
8 4 (4.76%) SonarQube
9 3 (3.57%) Calabash
9 3 (3.57%) Hudson
9 3 (3.57%) JIRA Agile
9 3 (3.57%) Subversion
9 3 (3.57%) Travis CI
General
1 32 (38.10%) Finance
2 21 (25.00%) Banking
3 9 (10.71%) Retail
4 8 (9.52%) Marketing
5 6 (7.14%) Front Office
5 6 (7.14%) Games
6 4 (4.76%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.57%) Advertising
8 2 (2.38%) Publishing
8 2 (2.38%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.19%) Electronics
9 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (32.14%) Developer
2 20 (23.81%) Scrum Master
3 9 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 8 (9.52%) Analyst
4 8 (9.52%) UI Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Agile Scrum Master
6 5 (5.95%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Digital Project Manager
6 5 (5.95%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (4.76%) iOS Software Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 19 (22.62%) CSS
2 19 (22.62%) HTML
3 17 (20.24%) CSS3
3 17 (20.24%) HTML5
3 17 (20.24%) JSON
4 14 (16.67%) jQuery
4 14 (16.67%) Spring
5 12 (14.29%) FreeMarker
5 12 (14.29%) XML
6 11 (13.10%) Node.js
6 11 (13.10%) RESTful
7 10 (11.90%) Ajax
8 9 (10.71%) J2EE
9 8 (9.52%) Hibernate
9 8 (9.52%) Web Services
10 5 (5.95%) Django
10 5 (5.95%) Play Framework
10 5 (5.95%) UIKit
11 4 (4.76%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) User Experience
2 8 (9.52%) Virtual Team
3 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.95%) Video on Demand
4 4 (4.76%) Derivative
4 4 (4.76%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.76%) Minimum Viable Product
5 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.38%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.38%) Social Network
6 2 (2.38%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.19%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.10%) Unix
2 7 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 7 (8.33%) Linux
3 4 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (1.19%) Solaris
4 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (47.62%) Scrum
3 27 (32.14%) TDD
4 22 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (26.19%) User Stories
5 19 (22.62%) BDD
6 18 (21.43%) Kanban
7 14 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (13.10%) DevOps
8 11 (13.10%) Mentoring
9 10 (11.90%) ATDD
9 10 (11.90%) E-Commerce
9 10 (11.90%) Open Source
9 10 (11.90%) Pair Programming
10 9 (10.71%) OO
10 9 (10.71%) Software Engineering
11 8 (9.52%) Coaching
11 8 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (9.52%) Front End Development
12 7 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.33%) Java
2 24 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 15 (17.86%) SQL
4 10 (11.90%) Python
5 8 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 7 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 6 (7.14%) Objective-C
7 6 (7.14%) Ruby
8 5 (5.95%) C
8 5 (5.95%) C++
8 5 (5.95%) VB
9 4 (4.76%) Groovy
9 4 (4.76%) Scala
9 4 (4.76%) VBA
10 3 (3.57%) Apple Swift
10 3 (3.57%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (3.57%) Go
11 2 (2.38%) C#
11 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) FATCA
3 2 (2.38%) ISO20022
3 2 (2.38%) SLA
4 1 (1.19%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Docker
2 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 6 (7.14%) BladeLogic
2 6 (7.14%) Control-M
3 5 (5.95%) Consul
3 5 (5.95%) Terraform
4 2 (2.38%) Ansible
4 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (14.29%) Oracle
2 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 6 (7.14%) Remedy
4 3 (3.57%) Google
5 2 (2.38%) IBM
5 2 (2.38%) Sybase
5 2 (2.38%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.19%) Adobe
6 1 (1.19%) Perforce
6 1 (1.19%) SAP