The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 118 134 125
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing Velocity 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.070% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.34% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £419 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.21% +28.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Velocity
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
546 585 747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.70% 20.43% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 340 436
Median daily rate £375 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Velocity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +2 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Velocity
UK

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Velocity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) BDD
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (50.00%) ATDD
5 4 (50.00%) User Stories
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (37.50%) Test Management
6 3 (37.50%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (37.50%) SDLC
6 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
6 3 (37.50%) Local Government
6 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Java
6 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (37.50%) GIS
7 2 (25.00%) JIRA
7 2 (25.00%) Banking
8 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
8 1 (12.50%) Kanban
8 1 (12.50%) SAP PI
8 1 (12.50%) Feature Driven Development
8 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 1 (12.50%) Coaching
8 1 (12.50%) Data Management
8 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Back Office

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Local Government
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Scrum Master
2 3 (37.50%) Digital Transformation
3 2 (25.00%) Java Scrum Master
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) BDD
5 4 (50.00%) ATDD
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (50.00%) User Stories
6 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
6 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (37.50%) SDLC
6 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Test Management
7 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Coaching
7 1 (12.50%) Data Management
7 1 (12.50%) Feature Driven Development
7 1 (12.50%) Kanban
7 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) SAP