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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 114 114
Rank change year-on-year +18 0  
Contract jobs citing Velocity 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.22% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 1.01% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £425 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year - -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Velocity is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 381 496 476
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 21.04% 21.33% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 299 304
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.06 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.57% -46.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £33.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Velocity
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Velocity as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Velocity in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Slough - 2 £400 -
Reading - 1 £650 -
Velocity
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) PMI
3 2 (28.57%) PMP
3 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) DSDM
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Pentaho
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Big Data
3 2 (28.57%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team Management
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
4 1 (14.29%) PMO
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Power BI
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) ATDD
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (14.29%) Campaign Management
4 1 (14.29%) Marketo
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring

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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) CallidusCloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) Pentaho
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) Power BI
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Development Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum Master
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Development Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) ETL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Report Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PMI
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) DSDM
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (14.29%) ATDD
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Business Development
4 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
4 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
1 2 (28.57%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (14.29%) Callidus
2 1 (14.29%) Marketo
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft