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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 400 408 387
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Contract jobs citing Velocity 33 16 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.071% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.23% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 21
Median daily rate £475 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £386 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £456 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £360
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +18.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.50
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
7197 6832 6999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.58% 30.52% 29.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5456 4845 5081
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 30
Median hourly rate £25.13 £22.18 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% -48.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.21 £18.60 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.45 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +43 4 £500 +17.64% 3
Velocity
England

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 44 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.16%) Scrum
3 23 (37.10%) TDD
4 18 (29.03%) Java
4 18 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (25.81%) BDD
6 15 (24.19%) User Stories
7 14 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (17.74%) Node.js
8 11 (17.74%) Open Source
9 10 (16.13%) QA
9 10 (16.13%) Kanban
9 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
9 10 (16.13%) Jenkins
9 10 (16.13%) Project Management
9 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
9 10 (16.13%) Oracle
10 9 (14.52%) XML
10 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
11 8 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (12.90%) Dependency Management
11 8 (12.90%) DevOps
11 8 (12.90%) SQL
11 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
11 8 (12.90%) Banking
11 8 (12.90%) Retail
11 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
11 8 (12.90%) Cucumber
11 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (12.90%) Marketing

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 11 (17.74%) Node.js
2 7 (11.29%) OpenStack
3 5 (8.06%) CMS
3 5 (8.06%) nginx
4 4 (6.45%) Confluence
4 4 (6.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (4.84%) JBoss
5 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.23%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.61%) Apache
7 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.61%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.61%) Jetty
7 1 (1.61%) Liferay
7 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Project
2 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.68%) IaaS
4 5 (8.06%) PaaS
5 2 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) Software-Defined Networking
2 4 (6.45%) Intranet
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
1 3 (4.84%) MySQL
1 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.23%) JasperReports
2 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.61%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.61%) Redis
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
1 10 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.90%) Cucumber
2 8 (12.90%) JIRA
3 5 (8.06%) Travis CI
4 4 (6.45%) Appium
4 4 (6.45%) Artifactory
4 4 (6.45%) Selenium
5 3 (4.84%) Calabash
5 3 (4.84%) Grunt
5 3 (4.84%) gulp
5 3 (4.84%) Hudson
5 3 (4.84%) JUnit
5 3 (4.84%) Subversion
5 3 (4.84%) Xcode
6 2 (3.23%) Ant
6 2 (3.23%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (3.23%) JMeter
6 2 (3.23%) Maven
6 2 (3.23%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (12.90%) Banking
1 8 (12.90%) Marketing
1 8 (12.90%) Retail
2 7 (11.29%) Finance
3 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Games
4 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Publishing
4 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Electronics
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Business Analyst
2 11 (17.74%) Scrum Master
3 10 (16.13%) Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Project Manager
5 7 (11.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Agile Scrum Master
7 5 (8.06%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) iOS Software Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Developer in Test
9 3 (4.84%) Development Manager
9 3 (4.84%) Digital Project Manager
9 3 (4.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (4.84%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) XML
2 7 (11.29%) CSS
2 7 (11.29%) HTML
2 7 (11.29%) J2EE
2 7 (11.29%) RESTful
2 7 (11.29%) Web Services
3 6 (9.68%) JSON
4 5 (8.06%) CSS3
4 5 (8.06%) HTML5
4 5 (8.06%) jQuery
4 5 (8.06%) UIKit
5 4 (6.45%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.45%) Hibernate
5 4 (6.45%) Play Framework
5 4 (6.45%) Spring
6 3 (4.84%) .NET
6 3 (4.84%) JAXB
6 3 (4.84%) JSP
6 3 (4.84%) Sass
6 3 (4.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) User Experience
2 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.06%) Video on Demand
3 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.23%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) EPoS
5 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Apple iOS
1 7 (11.29%) Linux
2 6 (9.68%) Windows
3 4 (6.45%) Unix
4 1 (1.61%) Solaris
4 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.16%) Scrum
3 23 (37.10%) TDD
4 18 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (25.81%) BDD
6 15 (24.19%) User Stories
7 14 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (17.74%) Open Source
9 10 (16.13%) Kanban
9 10 (16.13%) Project Management
10 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
11 8 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (12.90%) Dependency Management
11 8 (12.90%) DevOps
11 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
11 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
12 7 (11.29%) ATDD
12 7 (11.29%) Pair Programming
12 7 (11.29%) Service Delivery
13 6 (9.68%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) Java
2 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.90%) SQL
4 7 (11.29%) Python
5 6 (9.68%) Objective-C
5 6 (9.68%) Ruby
6 5 (8.06%) CoffeeScript
6 5 (8.06%) Go
7 3 (4.84%) Apple Swift
7 3 (4.84%) Groovy
7 3 (4.84%) Scala
8 2 (3.23%) C#
8 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.61%) C
9 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) ISO20022
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.61%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Kubernetes
1 7 (11.29%) Terraform
2 2 (3.23%) Ansible
2 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.23%) Puppet
3 1 (1.61%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.45%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.23%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.23%) IBM
4 2 (3.23%) Sybase
4 2 (3.23%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.61%) Adobe
5 1 (1.61%) HP
5 1 (1.61%) Pega
5 1 (1.61%) Perforce
5 1 (1.61%) Sage
5 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.61%) SAP
5 1 (1.61%) Teradata