Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 16 July 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 92 85
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 -
Contract jobs citing Velocity 14 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.89% 0.079% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.40% 0.30% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 - £475
10th Percentile £362 - £373
90th Percentile £425 - £488
East of England median daily rate £400 - £463
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £26.50 - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 412 336 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.26% 26.67% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 227 158
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £247 £286
90th Percentile £556 £575 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £419 £400
% change year-on-year +7.46% +4.69% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +257.14% -53.33%
10th Percentile £11.83 £19.25 £8.48
90th Percentile £56.25 £38.75 £31.55
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £33.60
% change year-on-year -6.67% +11.61% -7.31%

Velocity
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Velocity in Hertfordshire

Velocity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Velocity in Hertfordshire

Velocity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Velocity in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Velocity in Hertfordshire

Velocity
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
Hemel Hempstead - 11 £400 -
Watford 0 2 - -
Stevenage - 1 £213 -
Velocity
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) MVC
2 12 (85.71%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 11 (78.57%) SOAP
3 11 (78.57%) Web Services
3 11 (78.57%) TDD
3 11 (78.57%) NUnit
3 11 (78.57%) ReSharper
3 11 (78.57%) Refactoring
3 11 (78.57%) WCF
3 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (78.57%) REST
3 11 (78.57%) SOLID
4 6 (42.86%) Multithreading
4 6 (42.86%) Asynchronous Programming
5 3 (21.43%) Confluence
5 3 (21.43%) JIRA
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (14.29%) Release Management
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) DNA
6 2 (14.29%) J2EE
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) Jenkins

Velocity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (21.43%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 11 (78.57%) NUnit
2 11 (78.57%) ReSharper
3 3 (21.43%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) .NET Developer
3 10 (71.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (71.43%) C# Developer
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (28.57%) C# WCF Developer
5 4 (28.57%) WCF Developer
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum Master
7 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 1 (7.14%) SSRS Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
2 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (78.57%) REST
2 11 (78.57%) SOAP
2 11 (78.57%) WCF
2 11 (78.57%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) MVC
3 11 (78.57%) Refactoring
3 11 (78.57%) SOLID
3 11 (78.57%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) Asynchronous Programming
4 6 (42.86%) Multithreading
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) DNA
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Kanban
6 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (14.29%) Release Management
6 2 (14.29%) Time Management
6 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
7 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) hybris
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft