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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Velocity
England / South East
Rank 218 246 246
Rank change year-on-year
+28 0
Contract jobs citing Velocity 13 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.049% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 0.18% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £438 £388 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +55.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1881 2165 2344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.80% 26.39% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 1422 1364
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 66 46
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.35 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +28 8 £406 -
Hampshire +13 5 £463 +32.14% 1
Velocity
England

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) Scrum
3 14 (53.85%) TDD
4 13 (50.00%) JIRA
5 9 (34.62%) Spring
5 9 (34.62%) Java
6 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 8 (30.77%) HTML
6 8 (30.77%) Servlets
6 8 (30.77%) XML
6 8 (30.77%) Tomcat
6 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
6 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (30.77%) Pair Programming
6 8 (30.77%) Subversion
6 8 (30.77%) Extreme Programming
6 8 (30.77%) Groovy
6 8 (30.77%) Scala
6 8 (30.77%) Open Source
6 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
6 8 (30.77%) Web Application Development
6 8 (30.77%) Gradle
6 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
6 8 (30.77%) User Stories
6 8 (30.77%) GitHub
7 7 (26.92%) Functional Testing
7 7 (26.92%) Kanban
7 7 (26.92%) Quality Management
7 7 (26.92%) J2EE
8 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management

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 8 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 5 (19.23%) Alfresco
2 5 (19.23%) Apache
2 5 (19.23%) Liferay
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) CallidusCloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) MS Access
3 2 (7.69%) Power BI
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) JIRA
2 8 (30.77%) Gradle
2 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 8 (30.77%) Subversion
3 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
3 5 (19.23%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (3.85%) Mockito
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
3 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Scrum Master
2 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Data Migration Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Data Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) DBA
5 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.85%) ETL Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Spring
2 8 (30.77%) HTML
2 8 (30.77%) Servlets
2 8 (30.77%) XML
3 7 (26.92%) J2EE
4 5 (19.23%) JSR 168
4 5 (19.23%) Struts
4 5 (19.23%) XHTML
4 5 (19.23%) XSLT
5 3 (11.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Data Extraction
1 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Solaris
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) Scrum
3 14 (53.85%) TDD
4 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
4 8 (30.77%) Extreme Programming
4 8 (30.77%) Open Source
4 8 (30.77%) Pair Programming
4 8 (30.77%) User Stories
4 8 (30.77%) Web Application Development
5 7 (26.92%) Functional Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Kanban
5 7 (26.92%) Quality Management
6 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (19.23%) MVC
7 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
8 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (11.54%) ETL
9 3 (11.54%) Microservices
9 3 (11.54%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) Groovy
2 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 8 (30.77%) Scala
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) GigaSpaces
2 3 (11.54%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (7.69%) Callidus
3 2 (7.69%) NetSuite
4 1 (3.85%) Cognos
4 1 (3.85%) hybris
4 1 (3.85%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.85%) Marketo
4 1 (3.85%) Tableau