The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Velocity
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Velocity 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.32% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.94% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £420 £340
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +23.52%
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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
81 55 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 26.64% 22.82% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 31 13
Average daily rate £341 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Velocity Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Velocity
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Velocity Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (62.50%) Extreme Programming
3 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 5 (62.50%) User Stories
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) Coaching
4 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 3 (37.50%) GitHub
4 3 (37.50%) Gradle
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) GigaSpaces
4 3 (37.50%) JSR 168
4 3 (37.50%) Open Source
4 3 (37.50%) Groovy
4 3 (37.50%) Liferay
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 3 (37.50%) Scala
4 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Alfresco
4 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) MVC

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (37.50%) Alfresco
1 3 (37.50%) Liferay
2 2 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Gradle
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
2 3 (37.50%) IntelliJ
2 3 (37.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) ScrumMaster
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Servlets
1 3 (37.50%) Struts
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) XSLT
1 3 (37.50%) XHTML
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
1 3 (37.50%) JSR 168
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) Extreme Programming
3 5 (62.50%) User Stories
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) Coaching
4 3 (37.50%) SOA
4 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Kanban
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) Groovy
1 3 (37.50%) Scala
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) GigaSpaces