The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Velocity
Rank 41 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Velocity 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.28% 0.32% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Northamptonshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
88 79 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 24.24% 25.40% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 21 28
Average daily rate £388 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Velocity across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Velocity Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Velocity
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Velocity across the Northamptonshire region.

Velocity Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Velocity
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Banking

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD