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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 574 604 595
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -9
Contract jobs citing Velocity 87 59 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.10% 0.079%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.38% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 32 24
Median daily rate £490 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £329 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £585 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £383
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +14.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.52 -
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
15731 15665 15106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.22% 27.44% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11012 10559 9742
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 228 218
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +47 82 £500 +10.74% 11
London +19 50 £525 -4.54% 4
City of London +57 14 £425 -8.60% 1
Yorkshire +3 8 £500 +33.33% 4
West Yorkshire +8 7 £538 +43.33% 2
Leeds +4 7 £538 +43.33% 2
South East +15 6 £429 +14.33%
South West - 6 £500 - 2
Scotland +6 5 £425 +6.25%
East of England +23 4 £463 +10.11%
Devon - 4 £500 -
Plymouth - 4 £500 -
Glasgow - 4 £419 -
East Midlands +1 3 £388 -13.88%
North West -5 3 £575 +27.35%
Manchester -9 3 £575 -1.70%
Berkshire - 3 £408 -
Hampshire - 3 £463 -
Stockport - 3 £575 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £475 -
Northampton -2 2 £388 -13.88%
Northamptonshire -6 2 £388 -13.88%
Warwick - 2 £433 -
Warwickshire - 2 £433 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £433 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £408 -
Norfolk -1 1 £450 +7.14%
Norwich -10 1 £450 -18.18%
Bath - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £450 - 1

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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.

1 121 (65.41%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (45.41%) Scrum
3 51 (27.57%) Java
4 46 (24.86%) Finance
5 39 (21.08%) TDD
6 36 (19.46%) JavaScript
7 34 (18.38%) Spring
8 31 (16.76%) SQL
8 31 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (15.68%) HTML
10 28 (15.14%) Oracle
10 28 (15.14%) CSS
10 28 (15.14%) BDD
11 26 (14.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 26 (14.05%) Banking
11 26 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (13.51%) Mentoring
12 25 (13.51%) User Stories
13 24 (12.97%) AngularJS
13 24 (12.97%) JIRA
14 23 (12.43%) JSON
14 23 (12.43%) jQuery
14 23 (12.43%) Kanban
15 22 (11.89%) Git (software)
15 22 (11.89%) Coaching
16 21 (11.35%) Web Services
16 21 (11.35%) Microsoft
16 21 (11.35%) Hibernate
17 19 (10.27%) HTML5
18 18 (9.73%) PL/SQL

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 14 (7.57%) Apache
2 9 (4.86%) Liferay
2 9 (4.86%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.32%) WebLogic
4 7 (3.78%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.70%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.16%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.16%) JBoss
7 3 (1.62%) nginx
8 2 (1.08%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.08%) CMS
8 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.54%) Confluence
9 1 (0.54%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.54%) Jetty
9 1 (0.54%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.16%) MS Project
2 4 (2.16%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.78%) GitHub
3 4 (2.16%) IaaS
4 3 (1.62%) Office 365
4 3 (1.62%) PaaS
5 2 (1.08%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.62%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (1.08%) Intranet
3 1 (0.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.32%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.78%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.78%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.24%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.70%) QlikView
6 3 (1.62%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.62%) MySQL
6 3 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.08%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.08%) JasperReports
7 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.54%) Power BI
8 1 (0.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (12.97%) JIRA
2 22 (11.89%) Git (software)
3 14 (7.57%) Maven
4 12 (6.49%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.95%) Cucumber
6 9 (4.86%) Gradle
6 9 (4.86%) JUnit
7 8 (4.32%) Ant
7 8 (4.32%) Eclipse
8 7 (3.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (3.78%) IntelliJ
8 7 (3.78%) Mockito
8 7 (3.78%) Selenium
8 7 (3.78%) Subversion
9 6 (3.24%) ClearCase
9 6 (3.24%) JIRA Agile
9 6 (3.24%) SonarQube
9 6 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (3.24%) VersionOne
10 5 (2.70%) EasyMock
General
1 46 (24.86%) Finance
2 26 (14.05%) Banking
3 9 (4.86%) Games
3 9 (4.86%) Retail
4 8 (4.32%) Marketing
5 6 (3.24%) Front Office
6 4 (2.16%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.62%) Advertising
7 3 (1.62%) Publishing
8 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.08%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Back Office
9 1 (0.54%) Electronics
9 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (30.81%) Developer
2 55 (29.73%) Scrum Master
3 19 (10.27%) Java Developer
4 17 (9.19%) Project Manager
5 11 (5.95%) Agile Scrum Master
5 11 (5.95%) Digital Product Owner
5 11 (5.95%) Product Owner
6 9 (4.86%) Architect
6 9 (4.86%) Digital Product Manager
6 9 (4.86%) ETL Developer
6 9 (4.86%) Product Manager
7 8 (4.32%) Analyst
7 8 (4.32%) UI Developer
8 7 (3.78%) .NET Developer
8 7 (3.78%) Digital Project Manager
8 7 (3.78%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
8 7 (3.78%) Software Engineer
8 7 (3.78%) SQL Developer
9 6 (3.24%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (3.24%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.38%) Spring
2 29 (15.68%) HTML
3 28 (15.14%) CSS
4 24 (12.97%) AngularJS
5 23 (12.43%) jQuery
5 23 (12.43%) JSON
6 21 (11.35%) Hibernate
6 21 (11.35%) Web Services
7 19 (10.27%) HTML5
8 17 (9.19%) CSS3
8 17 (9.19%) J2EE
9 15 (8.11%) RESTful
10 13 (7.03%) FreeMarker
10 13 (7.03%) Spring MVC
11 12 (6.49%) Ajax
11 12 (6.49%) JPA
11 12 (6.49%) SOAP
12 11 (5.95%) Node.js
12 11 (5.95%) XML
13 10 (5.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.95%) Algorithms
2 11 (5.95%) Virtual Team
3 9 (4.86%) User Experience
4 5 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.16%) Derivative
5 4 (2.16%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.16%) Minimum Viable Product
5 4 (2.16%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.62%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.08%) BYOD
7 2 (1.08%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.08%) Social Network
7 2 (1.08%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.54%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.11%) Unix
2 13 (7.03%) Linux
3 7 (3.78%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.70%) Windows
5 1 (0.54%) Solaris
5 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (65.41%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (45.41%) Scrum
3 39 (21.08%) TDD
4 28 (15.14%) BDD
5 26 (14.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 26 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (13.51%) Mentoring
6 25 (13.51%) User Stories
7 23 (12.43%) Kanban
8 22 (11.89%) Coaching
9 18 (9.73%) Unit Testing
10 16 (8.65%) MVC
11 15 (8.11%) Software Engineering
12 11 (5.95%) ATDD
12 11 (5.95%) Data Security
12 11 (5.95%) DevOps
12 11 (5.95%) ETL
13 10 (5.41%) E-Commerce
13 10 (5.41%) OO
13 10 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (27.57%) Java
2 36 (19.46%) JavaScript
3 31 (16.76%) SQL
4 18 (9.73%) PL/SQL
5 16 (8.65%) C++
6 13 (7.03%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.41%) Python
7 10 (5.41%) Scala
8 9 (4.86%) Groovy
8 9 (4.86%) Ruby
9 8 (4.32%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.24%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.70%) C
11 5 (2.70%) Clojure
11 5 (2.70%) VB
12 4 (2.16%) VBA
13 3 (1.62%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.62%) C#
13 3 (1.62%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (1.62%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (6.49%) Degree
2 11 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.16%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.41%) QA
2 6 (3.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.62%) FATCA
4 2 (1.08%) ISO20022
4 2 (1.08%) SLA
5 1 (0.54%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (6.49%) Docker
2 3 (1.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (3.78%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.24%) BladeLogic
2 6 (3.24%) Control-M
3 5 (2.70%) Consul
3 5 (2.70%) Terraform
4 2 (1.08%) Ansible
4 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.08%) Puppet
5 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 28 (15.14%) Oracle
2 21 (11.35%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.49%) Atlassian
4 10 (5.41%) Informatica
5 6 (3.24%) Remedy
6 5 (2.70%) Progress
7 3 (1.62%) Google
7 3 (1.62%) Perforce
8 2 (1.08%) IBM
8 2 (1.08%) SAP
8 2 (1.08%) Sybase
8 2 (1.08%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.54%) Adobe
9 1 (0.54%) Cadence
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