The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 253 270 246
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -24
Contract jobs citing Velocity 7 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.084% 0.040% 0.075%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.16% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Median daily rate £316 £425 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.64% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £365 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £465 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £500 £438
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Velocity
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2322 2534 2225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.89% 25.62% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1434 1688 1284
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 54 36
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.87 £17.50 £15.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Velocity
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Velocity Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Velocity
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Velocity across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Velocity Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Velocity
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Velocity across the South East region.

Velocity Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Velocity
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Berkshire - 3 £299 -
Hampshire +13 1 £475 -
Surrey +11 1 £175 -50.00% 1
West Sussex +4 1 £575 +35.29%
Velocity
England

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) Atlassian
4 5 (29.41%) Project Governance
5 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 4 (23.53%) JIRA
5 4 (23.53%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) Spring
6 3 (17.65%) Coaching
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
7 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
7 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
7 2 (11.76%) GitHub
7 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
7 2 (11.76%) Gradle
7 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
7 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) VersionOne
7 2 (11.76%) Pair Programming
7 2 (11.76%) Subversion
7 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
7 2 (11.76%) GigaSpaces

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (11.76%) Alfresco
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Liferay
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) CouchDB
3 1 (5.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.76%) Gradle
2 2 (11.76%) IntelliJ
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) VersionOne
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (5.88%) Mockito
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Scrum Master
2 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 5 (29.41%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) Spring
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (11.76%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) J2EE
3 2 (11.76%) JSR 168
3 2 (11.76%) Servlets
3 2 (11.76%) Struts
3 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (11.76%) XHTML
3 2 (11.76%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) XSLT
4 1 (5.88%) Aurelia
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (5.88%) RESTful
4 1 (5.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) Project Governance
3 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) Coaching
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source
6 2 (11.76%) Pair Programming
6 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
6 2 (11.76%) Release Management
6 2 (11.76%) Requirements Management
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) Time Management
6 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) Groovy
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) Scala
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Atlassian
2 2 (11.76%) GigaSpaces
2 2 (11.76%) Progress
3 1 (5.88%) Cadence
3 1 (5.88%) hybris