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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 400 405 408
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Velocity 49 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.41% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 13 14
Median daily rate £513 £550 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +20.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £295 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £489 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.92% +8.61%
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
7707 7495 7470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.48% 31.56% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5738 5469 5235
Median daily rate £450 £440 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 47 50
Median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £22.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £52.27 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

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 August 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 August 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 +44 11 £425 +6.25% 1
Feltham - 1 £340 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £425 -
Velocity
England

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 48 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (52.44%) Scrum
3 31 (37.80%) Finance
4 28 (34.15%) JavaScript
5 27 (32.93%) TDD
6 25 (30.49%) Java
7 23 (28.05%) User Stories
8 22 (26.83%) HTML
9 21 (25.61%) CSS
9 21 (25.61%) Banking
9 21 (25.61%) HTML5
10 20 (24.39%) AngularJS
11 19 (23.17%) Kanban
11 19 (23.17%) CSS3
12 18 (21.95%) BDD
12 18 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (20.73%) Spring
14 16 (19.51%) JIRA
14 16 (19.51%) jQuery
14 16 (19.51%) SQL
15 15 (18.29%) JSON
16 14 (17.07%) RESTful
16 14 (17.07%) Apache
17 13 (15.85%) Continuous Improvement
17 13 (15.85%) Mentoring
18 12 (14.63%) Oracle
18 12 (14.63%) Unix
18 12 (14.63%) Git (software)
18 12 (14.63%) FreeMarker
19 11 (13.41%) Degree

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 (17.07%) Apache
2 8 (9.76%) WebLogic
3 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.10%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.66%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (3.66%) JBoss
6 2 (2.44%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (2.44%) Confluence
6 2 (2.44%) Liferay
6 2 (2.44%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.22%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.22%) Hubot
7 1 (1.22%) Jetty
7 1 (1.22%) nginx
7 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.10%) GitHub
4 4 (4.88%) PaaS
5 3 (3.66%) IaaS
5 3 (3.66%) Office 365
5 3 (3.66%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.22%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) Internet
1 2 (2.44%) Intranet
2 1 (1.22%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (6.10%) QlikView
2 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.66%) MySQL
3 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.44%) JasperReports
4 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.22%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (19.51%) JIRA
2 12 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.20%) Cucumber
4 9 (10.98%) Jenkins
5 7 (8.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (7.32%) ClearCase
6 6 (7.32%) JUnit
6 6 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (6.10%) Grunt
7 5 (6.10%) gulp
7 5 (6.10%) Maven
8 4 (4.88%) Appium
8 4 (4.88%) Artifactory
8 4 (4.88%) Selenium
8 4 (4.88%) SonarQube
9 3 (3.66%) Calabash
9 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.66%) Hudson
9 3 (3.66%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (2.44%) IntelliJ
General
1 31 (37.80%) Finance
2 21 (25.61%) Banking
3 6 (7.32%) Front Office
3 6 (7.32%) Games
4 5 (6.10%) Retail
5 4 (4.88%) Marketing
6 3 (3.66%) Advertising
6 3 (3.66%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Electronics
7 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (34.15%) Developer
2 20 (24.39%) Scrum Master
3 8 (9.76%) Project Manager
3 8 (9.76%) UI Developer
4 7 (8.54%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Agile Scrum Master
6 5 (6.10%) Architect
6 5 (6.10%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.88%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Digital Project Manager
7 4 (4.88%) iOS Software Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Development Manager
8 3 (3.66%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.83%) HTML
2 21 (25.61%) CSS
2 21 (25.61%) HTML5
3 20 (24.39%) AngularJS
4 19 (23.17%) CSS3
5 17 (20.73%) Spring
6 16 (19.51%) jQuery
7 15 (18.29%) JSON
8 14 (17.07%) RESTful
9 12 (14.63%) FreeMarker
10 10 (12.20%) Ajax
10 10 (12.20%) J2EE
10 10 (12.20%) XML
11 9 (10.98%) Hibernate
11 9 (10.98%) Web Services
12 7 (8.54%) Node.js
13 5 (6.10%) Django
13 5 (6.10%) Play Framework
13 5 (6.10%) Sass
13 5 (6.10%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) User Experience
2 7 (8.54%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.54%) Virtual Team
3 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.88%) Derivative
4 4 (4.88%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.88%) Minimum Viable Product
4 4 (4.88%) Video on Demand
5 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.44%) Social Network
6 2 (2.44%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.22%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Unix
2 7 (8.54%) Linux
3 6 (7.32%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.44%) Windows
5 1 (1.22%) Solaris
5 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (52.44%) Scrum
3 27 (32.93%) TDD
4 23 (28.05%) User Stories
5 19 (23.17%) Kanban
6 18 (21.95%) BDD
6 18 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (15.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (15.85%) Mentoring
8 11 (13.41%) E-Commerce
9 10 (12.20%) ATDD
9 10 (12.20%) Automated Testing
9 10 (12.20%) DevOps
10 9 (10.98%) Coaching
10 9 (10.98%) Software Engineering
11 8 (9.76%) OO
11 8 (9.76%) Pair Programming
11 8 (9.76%) SOA
12 7 (8.54%) Front End Development
13 6 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.15%) JavaScript
2 25 (30.49%) Java
3 16 (19.51%) SQL
4 9 (10.98%) Ruby
5 8 (9.76%) Python
5 8 (9.76%) Shell Script
6 7 (8.54%) PL/SQL
7 5 (6.10%) C
7 5 (6.10%) C++
7 5 (6.10%) Objective-C
7 5 (6.10%) VB
8 4 (4.88%) Groovy
8 4 (4.88%) Scala
8 4 (4.88%) VBA
9 2 (2.44%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.44%) C#
9 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.22%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.22%) Go
10 1 (1.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.20%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) FATCA
3 2 (2.44%) ISO20022
4 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.22%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Docker
2 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) BladeLogic
1 6 (7.32%) Control-M
2 4 (4.88%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.44%) Ansible
3 2 (2.44%) Consul
3 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.44%) Puppet
3 2 (2.44%) Terraform
4 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) Oracle
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.32%) Atlassian
3 6 (7.32%) Remedy
4 3 (3.66%) Google
4 3 (3.66%) IBM
5 2 (2.44%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.44%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.44%) New Relic
5 2 (2.44%) Splunk
5 2 (2.44%) Sybase
5 2 (2.44%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco
6 1 (1.22%) Perforce
6 1 (1.22%) Rally
6 1 (1.22%) SAP
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £475 - £560 per day
Posted: 3 days ago