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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Velocity
Rank 38 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Velocity 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.52% - 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.17% - 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £383 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.37% +39.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Velocity
East Midlands

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
63 79 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 16.28% 22.32% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 48 28
Average daily rate £300 £310 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £480 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 2 £450 -
Velocity
East Midlands

Velocity
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management