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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 260 261 246
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing Velocity 12 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.070% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.31% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £360
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.50
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
2393 2280 2151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.77% 22.85% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1582 1386 1252
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 41 49
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.75 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Velocity across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +3 5 £400 -
Surrey -5 4 £353 -
East Sussex - 3 - -
Velocity
England

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (25.00%) Coaching
4 3 (18.75%) Project Governance
4 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Escalation Management
4 3 (18.75%) RESTful
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Data Management
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) Atlassian
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) Content Management
5 2 (12.50%) CMS
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) Alfresco
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 2 (12.50%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (12.50%) BYOD
5 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) User Stories
6 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (12.50%) Alfresco
1 2 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) CouchDB
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Scrum Master
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) IT Support
3 3 (18.75%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) CMS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Angular Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Product Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Product Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) RESTful
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (12.50%) HTML5
3 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (6.25%) Aurelia
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.25%) JPA
4 1 (6.25%) JSP
4 1 (6.25%) SAML
4 1 (6.25%) Spring
4 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Coaching
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) Data Management
4 3 (18.75%) Escalation Management
4 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Project Governance
5 2 (12.50%) Content Management
5 2 (12.50%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) DSDM
6 1 (6.25%) Kanban
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Atlassian