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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 390 381 407
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +26
Contract jobs citing Velocity 46 43 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.19% 0.079%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.58% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 15
Median daily rate £525 £358 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.44% -5.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £489 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £488 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +39.28%
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
7493 7448 7378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.09% 32.95% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5641 5637 5605
Median daily rate £451 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.50 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -3 7 £525 +31.25% 2
Velocity
England

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 65 (73.03%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (61.80%) Scrum
3 36 (40.45%) Finance
4 33 (37.08%) JIRA
5 28 (31.46%) Banking
6 23 (25.84%) User Stories
7 22 (24.72%) Kanban
7 22 (24.72%) TDD
8 20 (22.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (22.47%) JavaScript
8 20 (22.47%) BDD
9 19 (21.35%) Release Management
10 18 (20.22%) Confluence
10 18 (20.22%) HTML5
10 18 (20.22%) Waterfall
10 18 (20.22%) AngularJS
10 18 (20.22%) HTML
10 18 (20.22%) SharePoint
11 17 (19.10%) Java
11 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (17.98%) CSS
13 15 (16.85%) CSS3
13 15 (16.85%) jQuery
13 15 (16.85%) Virtual Team
14 14 (15.73%) JSON
14 14 (15.73%) RESTful
15 13 (14.61%) Degree
15 13 (14.61%) MS Project
15 13 (14.61%) Programme Management
16 12 (13.48%) Spring

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 (20.22%) Confluence
1 18 (20.22%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.99%) Apache
3 4 (4.49%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.37%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.25%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.12%) Liferay
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) MS Project
2 11 (12.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (12.36%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.62%) GitHub
3 4 (4.49%) PaaS
4 3 (3.37%) Office 365
4 3 (3.37%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.12%) CloudBees
5 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) Intranet
2 1 (1.12%) Firewall
2 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.37%) QlikView
3 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (37.08%) JIRA
2 12 (13.48%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.24%) Jenkins
4 9 (10.11%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.62%) Capybara
5 5 (5.62%) Subversion
5 5 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.49%) ClearCase
7 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.37%) JUnit
7 3 (3.37%) Maven
7 3 (3.37%) Selenium
7 3 (3.37%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.25%) Gradle
8 2 (2.25%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.25%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.25%) JProfiler
8 2 (2.25%) RSpec
8 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (40.45%) Finance
2 28 (31.46%) Banking
3 11 (12.36%) Legal
4 4 (4.49%) Marketing
5 3 (3.37%) Front Office
6 2 (2.25%) Retail
7 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (26.97%) Scrum Master
2 21 (23.60%) Developer
3 10 (11.24%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.11%) Agile Scrum Master
5 6 (6.74%) Architect
5 6 (6.74%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (6.74%) Digital Project Manager
5 6 (6.74%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Agile Project Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Release Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Agile Coach
7 4 (4.49%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.49%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Developer in Test
8 3 (3.37%) E-Commerce Scrum Master
8 3 (3.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (3.37%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (3.37%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.22%) AngularJS
1 18 (20.22%) HTML
1 18 (20.22%) HTML5
2 16 (17.98%) CSS
3 15 (16.85%) CSS3
3 15 (16.85%) jQuery
4 14 (15.73%) JSON
4 14 (15.73%) RESTful
5 12 (13.48%) Spring
6 9 (10.11%) Sass
6 9 (10.11%) Web Services
6 9 (10.11%) XML
7 7 (7.87%) LESS
7 7 (7.87%) Node.js
8 6 (6.74%) React
9 5 (5.62%) Ajax
9 5 (5.62%) FreeMarker
9 5 (5.62%) Hibernate
10 4 (4.49%) JPA
10 4 (4.49%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (16.85%) Virtual Team
3 5 (5.62%) Video on Demand
4 3 (3.37%) User Experience
5 2 (2.25%) Derivative
5 2 (2.25%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.25%) Social Network
6 1 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.12%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.12%) PMI
6 1 (1.12%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Unix
2 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (73.03%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (61.80%) Scrum
3 23 (25.84%) User Stories
4 22 (24.72%) Kanban
4 22 (24.72%) TDD
5 20 (22.47%) BDD
5 20 (22.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (21.35%) Release Management
7 18 (20.22%) Waterfall
8 13 (14.61%) Programme Management
9 12 (13.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (13.48%) Project Management
9 12 (13.48%) Resource Management
10 11 (12.36%) Analytics
10 11 (12.36%) Internal Audit
10 11 (12.36%) Matrix Organization
10 11 (12.36%) Mentoring
10 11 (12.36%) Microservices
10 11 (12.36%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.47%) JavaScript
2 17 (19.10%) Java
3 7 (7.87%) Ruby
3 7 (7.87%) SQL
4 4 (4.49%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.49%) Python
4 4 (4.49%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.37%) C
5 3 (3.37%) C++
5 3 (3.37%) VB
6 2 (2.25%) PHP
6 2 (2.25%) VBA
7 1 (1.12%) Go
7 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) Degree
2 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.12%) PMP
4 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) QA
2 3 (3.37%) SDET
3 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.12%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) BladeLogic
1 4 (4.49%) Control-M
2 2 (2.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.12%) Ansible
3 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.12%) Puppet
3 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (7.87%) Oracle
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.49%) Atlassian
3 4 (4.49%) Remedy
4 3 (3.37%) Google
4 3 (3.37%) MuleSoft
4 3 (3.37%) Splunk
5 2 (2.25%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.25%) Cisco
5 2 (2.25%) New Relic
6 1 (1.12%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.12%) hybris
6 1 (1.12%) IBM
6 1 (1.12%) SaltStack
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