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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Velocity
England / South East
Rank 235 251 249
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs citing Velocity 8 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.070% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.28% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £425 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
- +44.00%
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
1957 2147 2392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.69% 25.02% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1222 1453 1376
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 50 55
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% +73.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £15.00 £17.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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
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 20 February 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
Hampshire +8 4 - -
Berkshire +21 3 £425 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Velocity
England

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) Scrum
3 14 (46.67%) TDD
3 14 (46.67%) JIRA
4 8 (26.67%) Kanban
4 8 (26.67%) User Stories
4 8 (26.67%) Spring
4 8 (26.67%) Java
4 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
5 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
5 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (23.33%) Servlets
5 7 (23.33%) XML
5 7 (23.33%) HTML
5 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
5 7 (23.33%) Subversion
5 7 (23.33%) Pair Programming
5 7 (23.33%) Extreme Programming
5 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (23.33%) Gradle
5 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
5 7 (23.33%) Groovy
5 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (23.33%) Scala
5 7 (23.33%) Open Source
5 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
5 7 (23.33%) Web Application Development
5 7 (23.33%) GitHub
6 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing

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 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.33%) Alfresco
2 4 (13.33%) Apache
2 4 (13.33%) Liferay
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Confluence
4 1 (3.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.33%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) GitHub
2 2 (6.67%) CallidusCloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.00%) MS Access
3 3 (10.00%) Power BI
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.33%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) JIRA
2 7 (23.33%) Gradle
2 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (23.33%) Subversion
3 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 4 (13.33%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (3.33%) Mockito
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Scrum Master
2 8 (26.67%) Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Migration Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Digital Agile Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Digital Transformation
7 1 (3.33%) Digital Transformation Manager
7 1 (3.33%) ETL Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Excel Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) SQL BI Developer
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Data Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Transformation Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Spring
2 7 (23.33%) HTML
2 7 (23.33%) Servlets
2 7 (23.33%) XML
3 6 (20.00%) J2EE
4 4 (13.33%) JSR 168
4 4 (13.33%) Struts
4 4 (13.33%) XHTML
4 4 (13.33%) XSLT
5 3 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Solaris
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) Scrum
3 14 (46.67%) TDD
4 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (26.67%) Kanban
4 8 (26.67%) User Stories
5 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
5 7 (23.33%) Extreme Programming
5 7 (23.33%) Open Source
5 7 (23.33%) Pair Programming
5 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (23.33%) Web Application Development
6 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Quality Management
7 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 4 (13.33%) ETL
8 4 (13.33%) Migration
8 4 (13.33%) MVC
9 3 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) Groovy
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (23.33%) Scala
3 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) GigaSpaces
2 3 (10.00%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (10.00%) Callidus
3 2 (6.67%) Marketo
4 1 (3.33%) Cognos
4 1 (3.33%) hybris
4 1 (3.33%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Tableau