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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Velocity
England / London
Rank 367 391 397
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +6
Contract jobs citing Velocity 39 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 0.51% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 11
Median daily rate £500 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £613 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6818 6702 6406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.06% 31.68% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5138 4951 4722
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 22
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £22.62 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.00 £52.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +8 10 £475 -2.56%
Hackney - 1 £475 -
Velocity
England

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 72 (86.75%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (65.06%) Scrum
3 34 (40.96%) Finance
4 29 (34.94%) JIRA
5 21 (25.30%) Release Management
5 21 (25.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (24.10%) Kanban
6 20 (24.10%) User Stories
7 19 (22.89%) TDD
8 18 (21.69%) Confluence
8 18 (21.69%) Waterfall
9 17 (20.48%) BDD
10 16 (19.28%) Virtual Team
10 16 (19.28%) Java
11 15 (18.07%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (16.87%) Banking
13 13 (15.66%) Programme Management
13 13 (15.66%) Project Management
13 13 (15.66%) Open Source
13 13 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (15.66%) SDLC
13 13 (15.66%) PMO
14 12 (14.46%) Legal
14 12 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (14.46%) Degree
15 11 (13.25%) Resource Management
15 11 (13.25%) MS PowerPoint
15 11 (13.25%) MS Project
15 11 (13.25%) SharePoint
15 11 (13.25%) MS Visio

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 (21.69%) Confluence
2 11 (13.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.61%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.20%) Apache
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.20%) Hubot
5 1 (1.20%) IPython
5 1 (1.20%) Jupyter
5 1 (1.20%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (13.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 11 (13.25%) MS Project
1 11 (13.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.20%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.61%) GitHub
3 2 (2.41%) IaaS
3 2 (2.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Firewall
1 1 (1.20%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.61%) Informix
2 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.61%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.20%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.20%) Flink
3 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.20%) Presto
Development Applications
1 29 (34.94%) JIRA
2 8 (9.64%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.64%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.43%) Cucumber
4 6 (7.23%) Subversion
4 6 (7.23%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.61%) Capybara
5 3 (3.61%) Selenium
6 2 (2.41%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.20%) Appium
7 1 (1.20%) Calabash
7 1 (1.20%) GoCD
7 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.20%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.20%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.20%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.20%) WebStorm
General
1 34 (40.96%) Finance
2 14 (16.87%) Banking
3 12 (14.46%) Legal
4 7 (8.43%) Marketing
5 4 (4.82%) Retail
6 2 (2.41%) Games
7 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Publishing
7 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Scrum Master
2 13 (15.66%) Agile Scrum Master
3 10 (12.05%) Developer
4 8 (9.64%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.43%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
6 6 (7.23%) Agile Project Manager
6 6 (7.23%) Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Developer in Test
7 5 (6.02%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Digital Agile Project Manager
7 5 (6.02%) Digital Project Manager
7 5 (6.02%) Finance Business Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Product Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Product Business Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Release Manager
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.05%) Node.js
2 8 (9.64%) HTML
2 8 (9.64%) HTML5
2 8 (9.64%) Web Services
2 8 (9.64%) XML
3 7 (8.43%) AngularJS
3 7 (8.43%) CSS
3 7 (8.43%) CSS3
3 7 (8.43%) jQuery
3 7 (8.43%) JSON
3 7 (8.43%) LESS
3 7 (8.43%) RESTful
3 7 (8.43%) Sass
4 6 (7.23%) Gherkin
5 4 (4.82%) React
6 3 (3.61%) Spring
7 1 (1.20%) J2EE
7 1 (1.20%) Kafka
7 1 (1.20%) Middleware
7 1 (1.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Virtual Team
2 13 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.23%) Video on Demand
4 3 (3.61%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.61%) User Experience
5 2 (2.41%) iPad
6 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.20%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) PMI
6 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.20%) Linux
2 1 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (86.75%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (65.06%) Scrum
3 21 (25.30%) Release Management
3 21 (25.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (24.10%) Kanban
4 20 (24.10%) User Stories
5 19 (22.89%) TDD
6 18 (21.69%) Waterfall
7 17 (20.48%) BDD
8 15 (18.07%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (15.66%) Open Source
9 13 (15.66%) Programme Management
9 13 (15.66%) Project Management
9 13 (15.66%) SDLC
10 12 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (13.25%) Analytics
11 11 (13.25%) Internal Audit
11 11 (13.25%) Matrix Organization
11 11 (13.25%) Portfolio Management
11 11 (13.25%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.28%) Java
2 8 (9.64%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.82%) Ruby
4 2 (2.41%) Go
4 2 (2.41%) PHP
4 2 (2.41%) Python
4 2 (2.41%) Scala
5 1 (1.20%) C#
5 1 (1.20%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.20%) Perl
5 1 (1.20%) R
5 1 (1.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.20%) PMP
3 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.66%) PMO
2 8 (9.64%) QA
3 3 (3.61%) SDET
4 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Consul
1 3 (3.61%) Kubernetes
1 3 (3.61%) Terraform
2 2 (2.41%) Ansible
3 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (4.82%) Oracle
2 3 (3.61%) hybris
2 3 (3.61%) IBM
2 3 (3.61%) Sybase
3 2 (2.41%) OpenText
4 1 (1.20%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.20%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.20%) Splunk