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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Velocity
UK
Rank 488 567 582
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +15
Contract jobs citing Velocity 105 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.090% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 0.31% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 28 17
Median daily rate £475 £475 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £370 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £560 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%
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
13830 14448 13620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.83% 28.90% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9494 9997 9159
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 £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 254 184
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.30 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £57.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +77 99 £475 -5.00% 17
London +21 41 £519 +1.21% 9
West Midlands - 18 £470 - 1
Warwickshire - 14 £470 -
North West +32 13 £575 +27.77% 2
South East +22 13 £438 +12.90% 2
Manchester - 13 £575 - 2
Warwick - 12 £450 -
Yorkshire - 9 £425 - 1
Berkshire +23 8 £406 -
City of London +8 8 £475 - 3
Salford - 7 £575 -
Leeds - 7 £425 - 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £425 - 1
Scotland +28 5 £400 +14.28%
Hampshire +12 5 £463 +32.14% 1
East of England +6 4 £325 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £325 -
Slough - 4 £375 -
Farnborough - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 £400 -
Glasgow +13 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 - -
Rickmansworth - 2 £320 -
Sheffield - 2 £444 -
Worcester - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 £444 -
South West +7 1 £425 +41.66%
Coventry - 1 £491 - 1
Eastleigh - 1 £463 -

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 175 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (58.48%) Scrum
3 77 (34.38%) TDD
4 66 (29.46%) JIRA
5 59 (26.34%) Spring
6 58 (25.89%) Java
7 57 (25.45%) JavaScript
8 52 (23.21%) BDD
9 51 (22.77%) HTML
10 50 (22.32%) Finance
11 42 (18.75%) HTML5
12 41 (18.30%) CSS
13 40 (17.86%) Kanban
13 40 (17.86%) User Stories
14 39 (17.41%) Waterfall
14 39 (17.41%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (16.52%) CSS3
16 36 (16.07%) Release Management
17 35 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
18 34 (15.18%) Microservices
19 31 (13.84%) MongoDB
20 27 (12.05%) Git (software)
21 26 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
21 26 (11.61%) J2EE
21 26 (11.61%) Banking
21 26 (11.61%) Spring Boot
21 26 (11.61%) DevOps
21 26 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
22 25 (11.16%) Virtual Team
22 25 (11.16%) Coaching

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 21 (9.38%) Liferay
2 19 (8.48%) Cloud Foundry
2 19 (8.48%) Confluence
3 14 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.91%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.23%) Alfresco
5 5 (2.23%) Apache
6 3 (1.34%) JBoss
7 2 (0.89%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.45%) CMS
8 1 (0.45%) Drupal
8 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.45%) Mule
Applications
1 14 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 14 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 11 (4.91%) MS Project
3 5 (2.23%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.34%) MS Office
5 2 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (10.27%) PaaS
2 18 (8.04%) GitHub
3 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.45%) CallidusCloud
4 1 (0.45%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.45%) IaaS
4 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.79%) Firewall
2 3 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.84%) MongoDB
2 11 (4.91%) NoSQL
3 9 (4.02%) RDBMS
3 9 (4.02%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.23%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.34%) GIS
5 3 (1.34%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.34%) Informix
6 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.89%) MS Access
6 2 (0.89%) Power BI
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.45%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 66 (29.46%) JIRA
2 27 (12.05%) Git (software)
3 21 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 17 (7.59%) Gradle
5 16 (7.14%) Subversion
6 14 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 14 (6.25%) Eclipse
6 14 (6.25%) JIRA Agile
7 13 (5.80%) IntelliJ
7 13 (5.80%) SonarQube
8 10 (4.46%) Maven
9 9 (4.02%) Capybara
9 9 (4.02%) Grunt
9 9 (4.02%) gulp
9 9 (4.02%) JUnit
10 7 (3.13%) JProfiler
11 6 (2.68%) RSpec
12 4 (1.79%) Selenium
13 3 (1.34%) Mockito
13 3 (1.34%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (22.32%) Finance
2 26 (11.61%) Banking
3 12 (5.36%) Legal
4 9 (4.02%) Marketing
4 9 (4.02%) Retail
5 6 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.23%) Automotive
7 3 (1.34%) Local Government
8 2 (0.89%) Games
8 2 (0.89%) Law
9 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (33.48%) Scrum Master
2 39 (17.41%) Developer
3 27 (12.05%) Architect
4 26 (11.61%) Agile Scrum Master
5 20 (8.93%) Agile Coach
6 18 (8.04%) Java Developer
7 13 (5.80%) Consultant
8 12 (5.36%) Delivery Manager
9 11 (4.91%) Security Consultant
10 10 (4.46%) Project Manager
11 9 (4.02%) Agile Delivery Manager
11 9 (4.02%) Analyst
11 9 (4.02%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (2.68%) Agile Project Manager
12 6 (2.68%) Digital Delivery Manager
12 6 (2.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 6 (2.68%) Product Manager
12 6 (2.68%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
13 5 (2.23%) Agile Developer
13 5 (2.23%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (26.34%) Spring
2 51 (22.77%) HTML
3 42 (18.75%) HTML5
4 41 (18.30%) CSS
5 37 (16.52%) CSS3
6 26 (11.61%) J2EE
6 26 (11.61%) Spring Boot
7 25 (11.16%) Hibernate
8 22 (9.82%) jQuery
9 21 (9.38%) Middleware
9 21 (9.38%) Struts
10 20 (8.93%) AngularJS
10 20 (8.93%) Web Services
11 19 (8.48%) JSON
12 18 (8.04%) Spring Cloud
13 16 (7.14%) Node.js
13 16 (7.14%) RESTful
13 16 (7.14%) XML
14 12 (5.36%) REST
15 11 (4.91%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (11.16%) Virtual Team
3 15 (6.70%) User Experience
4 6 (2.68%) Ergonomics
5 5 (2.23%) Statistics
5 5 (2.23%) Video on Demand
6 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.34%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.34%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.89%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.89%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.89%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.89%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.89%) iPad
9 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.45%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.45%) PMI
9 1 (0.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.91%) Linux
2 5 (2.23%) Solaris
2 5 (2.23%) Unix
3 3 (1.34%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (58.48%) Scrum
3 77 (34.38%) TDD
4 52 (23.21%) BDD
5 40 (17.86%) Kanban
5 40 (17.86%) User Stories
6 39 (17.41%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (17.41%) Waterfall
7 36 (16.07%) Release Management
8 35 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 34 (15.18%) Microservices
10 26 (11.61%) DevOps
10 26 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (11.16%) Coaching
12 22 (9.82%) Open Source
13 21 (9.38%) Software Testing
14 20 (8.93%) E-Commerce
14 20 (8.93%) Project Management
15 17 (7.59%) Pair Programming
15 17 (7.59%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 58 (25.89%) Java
2 57 (25.45%) JavaScript
3 12 (5.36%) SQL
4 11 (4.91%) Ruby
4 11 (4.91%) Scala
5 10 (4.46%) Groovy
6 2 (0.89%) Clojure
6 2 (0.89%) PHP
7 1 (0.45%) C
7 1 (0.45%) C#
7 1 (0.45%) Go
7 1 (0.45%) Jython
7 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.45%) Perl
7 1 (0.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.04%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.45%) CCNP
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.45%) PMP
4 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.25%) QA
2 3 (1.34%) SDET
3 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.45%) SAS 70
System Software
1 4 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.34%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.34%) OpenView
2 2 (0.89%) Consul
2 2 (0.89%) Terraform
3 1 (0.45%) Ansible
3 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.45%) Puppet
3 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (9.38%) MuleSoft
2 20 (8.93%) Splunk
3 18 (8.04%) AppDynamics
3 18 (8.04%) New Relic
4 13 (5.80%) Oracle
5 11 (4.91%) Perforce
6 10 (4.46%) IBM
7 9 (4.02%) CA Agile Central
7 9 (4.02%) ServiceNow
8 5 (2.23%) Cisco
8 5 (2.23%) GigaSpaces
9 4 (1.79%) hybris
10 3 (1.34%) Blue Coat
10 3 (1.34%) Brocade
10 3 (1.34%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.34%) F5
10 3 (1.34%) HP
10 3 (1.34%) Sybase
11 2 (0.89%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.89%) OpenText
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