The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Velocity 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.25% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £398 - -
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 307 312 250
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 25.76% 23.16% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 172 139
Median daily rate £400 £373 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +7.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% +6.25%  
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 Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Velocity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Velocity in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Kanban
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 6 (100.00%) User Stories
2 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Finance

Velocity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum Master
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 6 (100.00%) Kanban
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) User Stories
2 4 (66.67%) Mentoring