The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Velocity 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.10% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.08% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £355
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +19.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.50
Velocity
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
147 108 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 26.92% 22.09% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 66 65
Average daily rate £363 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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 South Yorkshire

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

Velocity Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Velocity
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Velocity Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Velocity
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Sheffield - 6 £375 - 3
Velocity
Yorkshire

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 6 (100.00%) Ant
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
1 6 (100.00%) Maven
1 6 (100.00%) Scala
2 5 (83.33%) Mockito
2 5 (83.33%) Clojure
2 5 (83.33%) MongoDB
2 5 (83.33%) NoSQL
2 5 (83.33%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) Groovy
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Gradle
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) Docker
2 5 (83.33%) Spock
2 5 (83.33%) JSON
2 5 (83.33%) Spring MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
3 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (66.67%) jMock
3 4 (66.67%) Microservices
3 4 (66.67%) EasyMock
4 3 (50.00%) Selenium
4 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (50.00%) IntelliJ
4 3 (50.00%) Unix

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (16.67%) Liferay
2 1 (16.67%) Magnolia
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MongoDB
1 5 (83.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Ant
1 6 (100.00%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Gradle
2 5 (83.33%) Mockito
2 5 (83.33%) Spock
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
3 4 (66.67%) EasyMock
3 4 (66.67%) jMock
4 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (50.00%) IntelliJ
4 3 (50.00%) Selenium
5 1 (16.67%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Unix Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) JSON
2 5 (83.33%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 5 (83.33%) Spring MVC
3 2 (33.33%) JRuby
4 1 (16.67%) FreeMarker
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) JSP
4 1 (16.67%) Play Framework
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Servlets
4 1 (16.67%) Spring Web Flow
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Microservices
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Scala
2 5 (83.33%) Clojure
2 5 (83.33%) Groovy
3 2 (33.33%) Jython
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Docker