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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Velocity
Rank 491 571 612
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +41
Contract jobs citing Velocity 137 66 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.12% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.88% 0.42% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 45 25
Median daily rate £468 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £325 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.21% +28.64%
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 across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15571 15735 15493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.03% 28.77% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10772 10959 10575
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 258 172
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £19.23 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +66 126 £468 +20.64% 15
London +3 47 £525 +45.83% 6
South East +29 20 £375 -11.76%
Yorkshire +27 17 £563 +57.85% 2
North West +19 15 £550 +8.10% 1
Berkshire - 15 £320 -
Leeds - 12 £575 - 2
West Yorkshire - 12 £575 - 2
Manchester +14 11 £575 -
East of England +15 9 £325 -27.85% 3
West Midlands -9 9 £450 -10.00% 3
Slough - 9 £320 -
City of London +6 8 £500 +25.00% 2
East Midlands -1 7 £400 -23.80%
Northampton - 7 £400 -
Northamptonshire - 7 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £328 - 2
Warwick - 6 £450 -
Warwickshire - 6 £450 - 1
South Yorkshire - 5 £406 -
Sheffield - 5 £406 -
Wales - 5 £463 -
Swansea - 4 £425 -
Salford - 4 £575 -
Hampshire - 4 £456 -
West Wales - 4 £425 -
Scotland +10 3 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 3 £330 -
Cheshire +16 2 £400 -20.00%
Norwich +11 2 £250 -44.50%

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 171 (78.44%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (61.93%) Scrum
3 77 (35.32%) TDD
4 73 (33.49%) JIRA
5 65 (29.82%) JavaScript
6 64 (29.36%) Java
7 57 (26.15%) Spring
8 56 (25.69%) BDD
9 55 (25.23%) HTML
10 54 (24.77%) Finance
11 46 (21.10%) HTML5
12 45 (20.64%) CSS
13 41 (18.81%) CSS3
14 39 (17.89%) Waterfall
14 39 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (16.97%) Release Management
15 37 (16.97%) Banking
15 37 (16.97%) Continuous Improvement
16 36 (16.51%) User Stories
16 36 (16.51%) Kanban
17 34 (15.60%) Microservices
18 32 (14.68%) AngularJS
18 32 (14.68%) Git (software)
19 31 (14.22%) Coaching
20 30 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (13.76%) MongoDB
20 30 (13.76%) Spring Boot
21 29 (13.30%) jQuery
22 28 (12.84%) JSON
22 28 (12.84%) DevOps

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 19 (8.72%) Cloud Foundry
1 19 (8.72%) Confluence
2 17 (7.80%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.96%) Apache
3 13 (5.96%) Tomcat
4 12 (5.50%) Liferay
5 5 (2.29%) Alfresco
6 4 (1.83%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.38%) JBoss
8 2 (0.92%) CMS
8 2 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.46%) Drupal
9 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.46%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (5.50%) MS Project
2 11 (5.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (5.05%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.29%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.55%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (10.55%) PaaS
2 18 (8.26%) GitHub
3 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.38%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.92%) Office 365
6 1 (0.46%) CallidusCloud
6 1 (0.46%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.46%) IaaS
6 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.83%) Firewall
2 3 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (0.92%) Internet
3 2 (0.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.76%) MongoDB
2 9 (4.13%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.67%) RDBMS
4 7 (3.21%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.38%) GIS
6 3 (1.38%) Power BI
6 3 (1.38%) QlikView
7 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.92%) MS Access
7 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.92%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.46%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 73 (33.49%) JIRA
2 32 (14.68%) Git (software)
3 26 (11.93%) Jenkins
4 20 (9.17%) Gradle
5 18 (8.26%) Eclipse
6 17 (7.80%) SonarQube
7 16 (7.34%) IntelliJ
8 15 (6.88%) Subversion
9 14 (6.42%) JUnit
9 14 (6.42%) Maven
10 13 (5.96%) Cucumber
10 13 (5.96%) JIRA Agile
11 11 (5.05%) JProfiler
12 9 (4.13%) Capybara
12 9 (4.13%) Grunt
12 9 (4.13%) gulp
13 6 (2.75%) RSpec
14 4 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (1.83%) ClearCase
14 4 (1.83%) Selenium
General
1 54 (24.77%) Finance
2 37 (16.97%) Banking
3 11 (5.05%) Legal
4 9 (4.13%) Marketing
5 8 (3.67%) Retail
6 6 (2.75%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.83%) Automotive
8 3 (1.38%) Local Government
9 1 (0.46%) Back Office
9 1 (0.46%) Front Office
9 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Law
9 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (33.03%) Scrum Master
2 48 (22.02%) Developer
3 27 (12.39%) Architect
4 24 (11.01%) Agile Scrum Master
5 23 (10.55%) Java Developer
6 20 (9.17%) Agile Coach
7 13 (5.96%) Delivery Manager
8 10 (4.59%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 10 (4.59%) Analyst
8 10 (4.59%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (4.59%) Project Manager
9 8 (3.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (3.67%) UI Developer
10 7 (3.21%) Agile Developer
10 7 (3.21%) Agile Java Developer
11 6 (2.75%) Digital Delivery Manager
12 5 (2.29%) Agile Project Manager
12 5 (2.29%) Middleware Architect
12 5 (2.29%) Product Manager
12 5 (2.29%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (26.15%) Spring
2 55 (25.23%) HTML
3 46 (21.10%) HTML5
4 45 (20.64%) CSS
5 41 (18.81%) CSS3
6 32 (14.68%) AngularJS
7 30 (13.76%) Spring Boot
8 29 (13.30%) jQuery
9 28 (12.84%) JSON
10 22 (10.09%) Hibernate
10 22 (10.09%) Web Services
11 21 (9.63%) Middleware
12 20 (9.17%) RESTful
13 19 (8.72%) J2EE
14 18 (8.26%) Ajax
14 18 (8.26%) XML
15 15 (6.88%) Backbone.js
16 14 (6.42%) JPA
16 14 (6.42%) Node.js
16 14 (6.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (11.01%) Virtual Team
3 14 (6.42%) User Experience
4 5 (2.29%) Ergonomics
4 5 (2.29%) Statistics
4 5 (2.29%) Video on Demand
5 3 (1.38%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.38%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.38%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.92%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.92%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.92%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.92%) Derivative
6 2 (0.92%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.92%) Social Network
7 1 (0.46%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.46%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.46%) PMI
7 1 (0.46%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.05%) Linux
2 9 (4.13%) Unix
3 5 (2.29%) Solaris
4 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (78.44%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (61.93%) Scrum
3 77 (35.32%) TDD
4 56 (25.69%) BDD
5 39 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (17.89%) Waterfall
6 37 (16.97%) Continuous Improvement
6 37 (16.97%) Release Management
7 36 (16.51%) Kanban
7 36 (16.51%) User Stories
8 34 (15.60%) Microservices
9 31 (14.22%) Coaching
10 28 (12.84%) DevOps
11 24 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (10.09%) OO
12 22 (10.09%) Software Testing
13 20 (9.17%) Mentoring
13 20 (9.17%) Unit Testing
14 19 (8.72%) E-Commerce
15 18 (8.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (29.82%) JavaScript
2 64 (29.36%) Java
3 21 (9.63%) SQL
4 11 (5.05%) Ruby
5 9 (4.13%) Groovy
5 9 (4.13%) Scala
6 4 (1.83%) C
6 4 (1.83%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.83%) Python
6 4 (1.83%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.38%) C++
7 3 (1.38%) VB
8 2 (0.92%) PHP
8 2 (0.92%) VBA
9 1 (0.46%) Clojure
9 1 (0.46%) Go
9 1 (0.46%) Jython
9 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.46%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.80%) Degree
3 16 (7.34%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.46%) CCNP
4 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.46%) MCP
4 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.46%) PMP
4 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.13%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) SDET
3 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.46%) FATCA
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.46%) SAS 70
System Software
1 3 (1.38%) Docker
2 2 (0.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) BladeLogic
1 4 (1.83%) Control-M
2 3 (1.38%) OpenView
3 2 (0.92%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.46%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.46%) Ansible
4 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.46%) Puppet
4 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (9.63%) MuleSoft
2 20 (9.17%) Splunk
3 18 (8.26%) AppDynamics
3 18 (8.26%) New Relic
3 18 (8.26%) Oracle
4 13 (5.96%) Perforce
5 6 (2.75%) CA Agile Central
5 6 (2.75%) ServiceNow
6 5 (2.29%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.29%) Cisco
6 5 (2.29%) GigaSpaces
6 5 (2.29%) IBM
7 4 (1.83%) Remedy
8 3 (1.38%) Blue Coat
8 3 (1.38%) Brocade
8 3 (1.38%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.38%) F5
8 3 (1.38%) HP
8 3 (1.38%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.92%) hybris
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