The first table below looks at the demand for Velocity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Velocity
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Velocity 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
133 95 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.18% 20.79% 34.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 50 130
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 11
Average hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% +6.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Velocity
South East

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Velocity Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Velocity
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Velocity Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Velocity
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) ScrumMaster
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree