The first table below looks at the demand for Velocity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Scotland 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Velocity
Rank 124 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Velocity 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.041% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £401 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.32% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+31.81% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
773 623 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.13% 25.23% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 284 189
Average daily rate £375 £370 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +18.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 14
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -10.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Velocity
UK

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Velocity Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Velocity
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Velocity Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Velocity
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 6 £550 -
Velocity
UK

Velocity
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 15 (83.33%) Scrum
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (66.67%) Java
4 10 (55.56%) Oracle
5 8 (44.44%) JBoss
6 7 (38.89%) GIS
6 7 (38.89%) Project Management
7 6 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (11.11%) User Stories
9 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 1 (5.56%) DSDM
9 1 (5.56%) CGI
9 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 1 (5.56%) Kanban
9 1 (5.56%) Cadence
9 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
9 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
9 1 (5.56%) Analytics
9 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) ScrumMaster
2 8 (44.44%) Project Manager
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Scrum
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Project Management
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) DSDM
6 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
6 1 (5.56%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) Cadence