The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Velocity
UK
Rank 519 556 587
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +31
Contract jobs citing Velocity 83 71 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.14% 0.076%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.48% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 53 14
Median daily rate £475 £503 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% +22.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £327 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £600 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
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 across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13979 14840 14022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.23% 28.54% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9757 10205 9249
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 248 193
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.95 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Velocity
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Velocity within the UK.

Velocity Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Velocity
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Velocity within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Velocity Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Velocity
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Velocity within the UK.

Velocity Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Velocity
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +44 78 £486 -3.86% 24
London +26 37 £525 - 9
West Midlands - 11 £470 - 1
North West +27 10 £550 +22.22% 3
Manchester - 10 £550 - 1
Warwickshire - 10 £470 - 1
South East +22 9 £413 +17.85% 4
City of London +17 9 £475 +11.76%
Warwick - 8 £470 -
Salford - 7 £575 -
Scotland - 5 £400 -
Yorkshire +14 4 £425 -22.72% 4
Hampshire +2 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 £325 -
East of England - 4 £325 -
Berkshire +12 3 £425 -
West Yorkshire +8 3 £425 -22.72% 4
Leeds -2 3 £425 -22.72% 4
Edinburgh - 3 £400 -
Farnborough - 3 - -
Reading +15 2 - -
North East -11 2 £378 -46.00% 1
Glasgow - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £378 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £320 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £378 -
East Midlands +4 1 £395 +21.53% 2
Sheffield +3 1 £475 +52.00%
South Yorkshire +3 1 £475 +52.00%
Oxfordshire - 1 - -

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for Velocity.

1 172 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (57.21%) Scrum
3 76 (35.35%) TDD
4 64 (29.77%) JIRA
5 57 (26.51%) Finance
6 53 (24.65%) BDD
7 52 (24.19%) Java
8 50 (23.26%) Spring
9 42 (19.53%) JavaScript
10 41 (19.07%) User Stories
11 40 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (17.67%) HTML
12 38 (17.67%) Waterfall
13 36 (16.74%) Kanban
14 35 (16.28%) Release Management
15 34 (15.81%) Continuous Improvement
16 30 (13.95%) HTML5
17 29 (13.49%) Microservices
17 29 (13.49%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (13.49%) CSS
18 28 (13.02%) CSS3
19 26 (12.09%) Coaching
20 25 (11.63%) Virtual Team
21 24 (11.16%) DevOps
21 24 (11.16%) MongoDB
21 24 (11.16%) J2EE
21 24 (11.16%) Git (software)
22 23 (10.70%) Hibernate
22 23 (10.70%) Open Source
22 23 (10.70%) Analytical Skills

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills 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 20 (9.30%) Confluence
2 19 (8.84%) Liferay
3 14 (6.51%) SharePoint
4 13 (6.05%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (4.65%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.33%) Apache
7 4 (1.86%) Alfresco
7 4 (1.86%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.93%) JBoss
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.47%) CMS
9 1 (0.47%) Drupal
9 1 (0.47%) Hubot
9 1 (0.47%) IPython
9 1 (0.47%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.47%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (6.51%) MS PowerPoint
1 14 (6.51%) MS Visio
2 11 (5.12%) MS Project
3 7 (3.26%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.40%) MS Office
5 1 (0.47%) Mingle
5 1 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.44%) PaaS
3 13 (6.05%) GitHub
4 4 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.93%) CallidusCloud
5 2 (0.93%) IaaS
6 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.86%) Firewall
2 3 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.47%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.16%) MongoDB
2 9 (4.19%) RDBMS
2 9 (4.19%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.79%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.79%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.86%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.40%) GIS
5 3 (1.40%) Informix
5 3 (1.40%) MS Access
5 3 (1.40%) Power BI
5 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.93%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.47%) Flink
7 1 (0.47%) Presto
Development Applications
1 64 (29.77%) JIRA
2 24 (11.16%) Git (software)
3 22 (10.23%) Jenkins
4 17 (7.91%) Gradle
4 17 (7.91%) Subversion
5 14 (6.51%) JIRA Agile
6 13 (6.05%) Eclipse
7 12 (5.58%) IntelliJ
7 12 (5.58%) SonarQube
8 11 (5.12%) Maven
9 9 (4.19%) Cucumber
9 9 (4.19%) JUnit
10 8 (3.72%) Grunt
10 8 (3.72%) gulp
11 6 (2.79%) JProfiler
12 5 (2.33%) Selenium
12 5 (2.33%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.86%) Ant
14 3 (1.40%) Mockito
14 3 (1.40%) Spock
General
1 57 (26.51%) Finance
2 22 (10.23%) Banking
3 13 (6.05%) Marketing
4 12 (5.58%) Legal
4 12 (5.58%) Retail
5 6 (2.79%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.33%) Automotive
7 4 (1.86%) Local Government
8 3 (1.40%) Law
9 2 (0.93%) Games
10 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
10 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (34.88%) Scrum Master
2 34 (15.81%) Developer
3 25 (11.63%) Agile Scrum Master
4 19 (8.84%) Architect
4 19 (8.84%) Java Developer
5 18 (8.37%) Agile Coach
6 13 (6.05%) Analyst
7 12 (5.58%) Consultant
8 11 (5.12%) Security Consultant
9 10 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
9 10 (4.65%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.26%) Agile Delivery Manager
10 7 (3.26%) Agile Project Manager
10 7 (3.26%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.26%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (3.26%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
11 6 (2.79%) Agile Business Analyst
11 6 (2.79%) Digital Agile Project Manager
11 6 (2.79%) Digital Transformation
11 6 (2.79%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (23.26%) Spring
2 38 (17.67%) HTML
3 30 (13.95%) HTML5
4 29 (13.49%) CSS
5 28 (13.02%) CSS3
6 24 (11.16%) J2EE
7 23 (10.70%) Hibernate
8 21 (9.77%) JSON
9 20 (9.30%) AngularJS
10 19 (8.84%) Spring Boot
10 19 (8.84%) Struts
11 18 (8.37%) Node.js
12 17 (7.91%) Web Services
13 16 (7.44%) jQuery
13 16 (7.44%) XML
14 15 (6.98%) Middleware
15 13 (6.05%) REST
16 12 (5.58%) Spring Cloud
17 11 (5.12%) Ajax
18 10 (4.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.63%) Virtual Team
2 23 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.65%) User Experience
4 6 (2.79%) Video on Demand
5 3 (1.40%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.40%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.93%) iPad
6 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.47%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.47%) PMI
7 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.79%) Linux
2 4 (1.86%) Solaris
3 3 (1.40%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.40%) Windows
4 2 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (57.21%) Scrum
3 76 (35.35%) TDD
4 53 (24.65%) BDD
5 41 (19.07%) User Stories
6 40 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (17.67%) Waterfall
8 36 (16.74%) Kanban
9 35 (16.28%) Release Management
10 34 (15.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 29 (13.49%) Microservices
11 29 (13.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (12.09%) Coaching
13 24 (11.16%) DevOps
14 23 (10.70%) Open Source
15 22 (10.23%) Software Testing
16 18 (8.37%) Pair Programming
16 18 (8.37%) Project Management
16 18 (8.37%) SDLC
17 17 (7.91%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 52 (24.19%) Java
2 42 (19.53%) JavaScript
3 12 (5.58%) Scala
3 12 (5.58%) SQL
4 10 (4.65%) Groovy
5 4 (1.86%) Ruby
6 3 (1.40%) Clojure
7 2 (0.93%) Go
7 2 (0.93%) PHP
7 2 (0.93%) Python
8 1 (0.47%) C
8 1 (0.47%) C#
8 1 (0.47%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (0.47%) Jython
8 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.47%) Perl
8 1 (0.47%) R
8 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (8.37%) SC Cleared
1 18 (8.37%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.98%) Degree
3 1 (0.47%) CCNP
3 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.47%) PMP
3 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.51%) PMO
2 9 (4.19%) QA
3 3 (1.40%) SDET
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.47%) SAS 70
System Software
1 7 (3.26%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (1.86%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.40%) Consul
2 3 (1.40%) OpenView
2 3 (1.40%) Terraform
3 2 (0.93%) Ansible
4 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (6.51%) MuleSoft
1 14 (6.51%) Splunk
2 13 (6.05%) AppDynamics
3 12 (5.58%) New Relic
4 11 (5.12%) Oracle
4 11 (5.12%) Perforce
5 9 (4.19%) IBM
5 9 (4.19%) ServiceNow
6 6 (2.79%) Snow
7 4 (1.86%) Cisco
7 4 (1.86%) GigaSpaces
7 4 (1.86%) hybris
8 3 (1.40%) Blue Coat
8 3 (1.40%) Brocade
8 3 (1.40%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (1.40%) Callidus
8 3 (1.40%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.40%) F5
8 3 (1.40%) HP
8 3 (1.40%) Sybase
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