The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 378 392 369
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -23
Contract jobs citing Velocity 30 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.36% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 20
Average daily rate £525 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £505 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average 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
6644 6332 6493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.37% 29.86% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4952 4713 4609
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 54
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Velocity across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +33 3 £425 -15.00% 2
Harrow - 1 £500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £450 -
Velocity
England

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Velocity also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Velocity.

1 39 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (43.84%) Scrum
3 19 (26.03%) Kanban
4 17 (23.29%) Git (software)
5 16 (21.92%) JavaScript
5 16 (21.92%) CSS
5 16 (21.92%) TDD
5 16 (21.92%) jQuery
6 14 (19.18%) User Stories
7 13 (17.81%) RESTful
7 13 (17.81%) Web Services
8 12 (16.44%) Linux
8 12 (16.44%) Project Management
8 12 (16.44%) Ruby on Rails
8 12 (16.44%) Ruby
8 12 (16.44%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (16.44%) NoSQL
9 11 (15.07%) Cucumber
10 10 (13.70%) Node.js
10 10 (13.70%) JSON
11 9 (12.33%) Migration
11 9 (12.33%) XML
11 9 (12.33%) Sinatra
11 9 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (12.33%) Open Source
11 9 (12.33%) Analytics
11 9 (12.33%) Jenkins
11 9 (12.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (12.33%) GitHub
11 9 (12.33%) Capybara

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Velocity also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Velocity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (13.70%) Node.js
2 7 (9.59%) CMS
3 6 (8.22%) Confluence
3 6 (8.22%) nginx
4 5 (6.85%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (4.11%) Apache Spark
5 3 (4.11%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.37%) CoreMedia CMS
6 1 (1.37%) Jetty
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (6.85%) MS Project
3 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.44%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.33%) GitHub
3 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.85%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (6.85%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.11%) IaaS
5 3 (4.11%) PaaS
6 1 (1.37%) Office 365
6 1 (1.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) Internet
2 5 (6.85%) Intranet
3 3 (4.11%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.22%) Big Data
3 5 (6.85%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.11%) Data Mining
4 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.11%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.11%) Redis
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.74%) HBase
6 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (23.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.07%) Cucumber
3 9 (12.33%) Capybara
3 9 (12.33%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.96%) JIRA
4 8 (10.96%) RSpec
5 7 (9.59%) Xcode
6 2 (2.74%) Subversion
6 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.37%) Cobertura
7 1 (1.37%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.37%) JUnit
7 1 (1.37%) Maven
7 1 (1.37%) Mockito
General
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Banking
3 4 (5.48%) Games
4 3 (4.11%) Marketing
4 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.74%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Back Office
6 1 (1.37%) Legal
6 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) Developer
2 14 (19.18%) Business Analyst
3 12 (16.44%) Analyst
4 11 (15.07%) Scrum Master
5 8 (10.96%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (9.59%) iOS Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Project Manager
6 7 (9.59%) Ruby Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Node.js Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 4 (5.48%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Agile Scrum Master
8 4 (5.48%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Agile Project Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Digital Business Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Migration Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Web Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.92%) CSS
1 16 (21.92%) jQuery
2 13 (17.81%) RESTful
2 13 (17.81%) Web Services
3 12 (16.44%) Ruby on Rails
4 10 (13.70%) JSON
5 9 (12.33%) Sinatra
5 9 (12.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (12.33%) XML
6 7 (9.59%) CSS3
6 7 (9.59%) HTML
6 7 (9.59%) HTML5
6 7 (9.59%) iOS SDK
6 7 (9.59%) SOAP
7 5 (6.85%) .NET
7 5 (6.85%) Jade
7 5 (6.85%) Meteor
8 4 (5.48%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.74%) Express
9 2 (2.74%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.22%) Mobile App
1 6 (8.22%) User Experience
2 5 (6.85%) Animation
3 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.11%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.74%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.74%) iPad
4 2 (2.74%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.37%) EPoS
5 1 (1.37%) Fintech
5 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.44%) Linux
2 7 (9.59%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (43.84%) Scrum
3 19 (26.03%) Kanban
4 16 (21.92%) TDD
5 14 (19.18%) User Stories
6 12 (16.44%) Project Management
7 9 (12.33%) Analytics
7 9 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.33%) Migration
7 9 (12.33%) Open Source
8 8 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (10.96%) Data Analytics
8 8 (10.96%) E-Commerce
8 8 (10.96%) Mobile Development
8 8 (10.96%) SDLC
8 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (9.59%) BDD
9 7 (9.59%) iOS Development
9 7 (9.59%) Performance Optimisation
10 6 (8.22%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.92%) JavaScript
2 12 (16.44%) Ruby
3 8 (10.96%) CoffeeScript
4 7 (9.59%) Apple Swift
4 7 (9.59%) Java
4 7 (9.59%) Objective-C
5 6 (8.22%) SQL
6 3 (4.11%) Go
6 3 (4.11%) Python
7 1 (1.37%) C
7 1 (1.37%) C#
7 1 (1.37%) Groovy
7 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.11%) Terraform
2 1 (1.37%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
1 6 (8.22%) Oracle
2 5 (6.85%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.74%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.37%) HP
4 1 (1.37%) Pega
4 1 (1.37%) Sage
4 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.37%) Teradata
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