Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Velocity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Velocity over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache Velocity
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 162 154
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8 -
Contract jobs citing Velocity 23 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.54% 0.27% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.02% 1.18% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 9
Berkshire median daily rate £675 - £320
10th Percentile £663 - £301
90th Percentile £688 - £469
South East median daily rate £500 £513 £375
% change year-on-year -2.44% +36.67% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Velocity is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,139 934 932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.54% 22.88% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 566 558
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £312 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 29
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.25 £32.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.53% - -13.51%
10th Percentile £15.88 £9.58 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.88 £44.00 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

Velocity
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Velocity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Velocity in Berkshire

Velocity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Velocity in Berkshire

Velocity
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +3 2 - -
Velocity
South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Velocity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 21 (91.30%) Scrum
1 21 (91.30%) Kanban
2 18 (78.26%) Telecoms
3 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (73.91%) Waterfall
3 17 (73.91%) User Stories
4 5 (21.74%) Big Data
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) C#
5 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
5 4 (17.39%) HTTP
5 4 (17.39%) Lucene
5 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
5 4 (17.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
5 4 (17.39%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (17.39%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (17.39%) Redis
5 4 (17.39%) Neo4j
5 4 (17.39%) Machine Learning
5 4 (17.39%) OpenStack
5 4 (17.39%) JSON
5 4 (17.39%) Apache Solr
5 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (17.39%) Open Source
5 4 (17.39%) Kafka
5 4 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (17.39%) Docker

Velocity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (17.39%) Apache Solr
1 4 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (17.39%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Big Data
2 4 (17.39%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 4 (17.39%) Neo4j
2 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
2 4 (17.39%) Redis
General
1 18 (78.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Scrum Master
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Platform Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (4.35%) CRM Architect
5 1 (4.35%) CRM Manager
5 1 (4.35%) CRM Programme Manager
5 1 (4.35%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Salesforce Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Salesforce Programme Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Programme Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Transformation Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
1 4 (17.39%) .NET Core
1 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (17.39%) JSON
1 4 (17.39%) Kafka
1 4 (17.39%) Lucene
1 4 (17.39%) Memcached
1 4 (17.39%) Natural Language Processing
1 4 (17.39%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Kanban
1 21 (91.30%) Scrum
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) User Stories
2 17 (73.91%) Waterfall
3 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) Anomaly Detection
4 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
4 4 (17.39%) Machine Learning
4 4 (17.39%) Microservices
4 4 (17.39%) Open Source
4 4 (17.39%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com