The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 23 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
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 148 193
Rank change year-on-year -16 +45  
Contract jobs citing Velocity 2 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.061% 0.47% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 1.36% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 5
Median daily rate £650 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.54% +8.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71%  
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 the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1250 1176 1729
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.88% 34.75% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1019 1007 1404
Median daily rate £500 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +4.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 12
Median hourly rate £24.86 £20.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.30% -17.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £20.00 £187.50
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 the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Velocity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Velocity in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 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 City of London region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) Kanban
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Retail
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (30.00%) ATDD
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) GitHub
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (20.00%) User Experience
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) BDD
6 2 (20.00%) Games
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) Scala
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) DSDM
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
7 1 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (10.00%) Objective-C

Velocity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (10.00%) IPython
1 1 (10.00%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (10.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) GitHub
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (10.00%) CloudBees
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (10.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (10.00%) Flink
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) Presto
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) CircleCI
2 1 (10.00%) GoCD
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Scrum Master
2 2 (20.00%) Java Scrum Master
3 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) UI Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) Browserify
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) Kafka
2 1 (10.00%) Modernizr
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) PhoneGap
2 1 (10.00%) Polymer
2 1 (10.00%) React
2 1 (10.00%) RequireJS
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) Kanban
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) ATDD
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) BDD
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) DSDM
6 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
7 1 (10.00%) Data Security
7 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (10.00%) RAD
7 1 (10.00%) RUP
7 1 (10.00%) SOA
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Erlang
3 1 (10.00%) F#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) R
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Flume
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe
1 1 (10.00%) CA Agile Central
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