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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank - - 39
Contract jobs citing Velocity 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - - 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £380
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -4.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
137 76 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 26.65% 22.75% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 43 36
Average daily rate £350 £340 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) R
1 2 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 2 (100.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (50.00%) Data Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Python Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Data Quality