The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Velocity
England / East Midlands
Rank 97 95 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing Velocity 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.20% 0.12% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
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 East Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 484 406 341
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 32.42% 25.08% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 238 193
Median daily rate £363 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Velocity
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

Velocity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Velocity in the East Midlands

Velocity
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Nottinghamshire - 2 £455 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £395 -
Velocity
England

Velocity
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Coach
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum Master
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft