The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 26 April 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
England / London
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 390 406 396
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10  
Contract jobs citing Velocity 36 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.15% 0.085%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.48% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 8
Median daily rate £475 £495 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.04% +16.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £425 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £601 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7067 7331 6793
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.88% 31.81% 30.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5288 5536 4829
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 25 31
Median hourly rate £46.00 £26.25 £22.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.23% +18.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £17.35 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £54.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Velocity
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

Velocity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Velocity in London

Velocity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Velocity in London over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Velocity in London

Velocity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Velocity in London

Velocity
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the London region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
City of London -2 4 £575 +15.00%
Bromley - 1 £375 -
Hackney - 1 £475 -
Velocity
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 London region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 62 (80.52%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (72.73%) Scrum
3 22 (28.57%) Finance
4 20 (25.97%) Kanban
5 18 (23.38%) JIRA
6 17 (22.08%) User Stories
7 16 (20.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (19.48%) TDD
9 14 (18.18%) Microservices
10 13 (16.88%) Project Management
11 12 (15.58%) Java
11 12 (15.58%) Waterfall
12 11 (14.29%) BDD
12 11 (14.29%) Open Source
12 11 (14.29%) Coaching
12 11 (14.29%) SDLC
13 10 (12.99%) DevOps
13 10 (12.99%) Degree
13 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (10.39%) JSON
14 8 (10.39%) QA
14 8 (10.39%) XML
14 8 (10.39%) Node.js
14 8 (10.39%) High Availability
14 8 (10.39%) ATDD
15 7 (9.09%) Web Services
15 7 (9.09%) Release Management
15 7 (9.09%) Marketing
15 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (7.79%) Publishing

Velocity
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (5.19%) Confluence
2 3 (3.90%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.60%) Drupal
3 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.30%) Apache
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.30%) Hubot
4 1 (1.30%) IPython
4 1 (1.30%) Jupyter
4 1 (1.30%) nginx
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) BondVision
1 1 (1.30%) Eikon
1 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) GitHub
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.60%) IaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.30%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) Office 365
4 1 (1.30%) PaaS
4 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.90%) Informix
2 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.30%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.30%) Flink
3 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.30%) Presto
Development Applications
1 18 (23.38%) JIRA
2 6 (7.79%) Cucumber
2 6 (7.79%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.79%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.90%) Subversion
3 3 (3.90%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.60%) Calabash
4 2 (2.60%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (2.60%) Xcode
5 1 (1.30%) Appium
5 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.30%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.30%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.30%) GoCD
5 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.30%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.30%) WebStorm
General
1 22 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Marketing
3 6 (7.79%) Publishing
4 5 (6.49%) Law
5 4 (5.19%) Retail
6 3 (3.90%) Banking
6 3 (3.90%) Games
6 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.60%) Dutch Language
7 2 (2.60%) French Language
8 1 (1.30%) Legal
8 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (44.16%) Scrum Master
2 15 (19.48%) Agile Scrum Master
3 12 (15.58%) Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (7.79%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 6 (7.79%) Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.79%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Digital Agile Project Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Digital Project Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Finance Business Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Financial Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Product Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Product Business Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Release Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) JSON
1 8 (10.39%) Node.js
1 8 (10.39%) XML
2 7 (9.09%) Web Services
3 5 (6.49%) CSS
3 5 (6.49%) CSS3
3 5 (6.49%) Gherkin
3 5 (6.49%) HTML
3 5 (6.49%) HTML5
3 5 (6.49%) React
3 5 (6.49%) RESTful
4 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.19%) jQuery
4 4 (5.19%) LESS
4 4 (5.19%) Sass
5 2 (2.60%) Spring
6 1 (1.30%) Middleware
6 1 (1.30%) SOAP
6 1 (1.30%) Symfony
6 1 (1.30%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) PMI
1 4 (5.19%) Video on Demand
1 4 (5.19%) Virtual Team
2 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.90%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.90%) User Experience
3 2 (2.60%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.60%) iPad
4 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.30%) Fintech
4 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Windows
2 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.30%) Linux
2 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (80.52%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (72.73%) Scrum
3 20 (25.97%) Kanban
4 17 (22.08%) User Stories
5 16 (20.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (19.48%) TDD
7 14 (18.18%) Microservices
8 13 (16.88%) Project Management
9 12 (15.58%) Waterfall
10 11 (14.29%) BDD
10 11 (14.29%) Coaching
10 11 (14.29%) Open Source
10 11 (14.29%) SDLC
11 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (12.99%) DevOps
12 8 (10.39%) ATDD
12 8 (10.39%) High Availability
13 7 (9.09%) Release Management
13 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) Java
2 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.90%) Go
3 3 (3.90%) Ruby
4 2 (2.60%) Apple Swift
4 2 (2.60%) PHP
4 2 (2.60%) Python
4 2 (2.60%) Scala
4 2 (2.60%) SQL
5 1 (1.30%) C#
5 1 (1.30%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.30%) Perl
5 1 (1.30%) R
5 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Degree
2 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.90%) PgMP
5 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) PMO
3 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Consul
1 3 (3.90%) Kubernetes
1 3 (3.90%) Terraform
2 2 (2.60%) Ansible
3 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.30%) Puppet
3 1 (1.30%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 3 (3.90%) IBM
1 3 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (3.90%) Sybase
2 2 (2.60%) hybris
2 2 (2.60%) OpenText
3 1 (1.30%) Adobe
3 1 (1.30%) Apple
3 1 (1.30%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.30%) CQG
3 1 (1.30%) FXall
3 1 (1.30%) MarketAxess
3 1 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle
3 1 (1.30%) Reuters
3 1 (1.30%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.30%) Splunk
3 1 (1.30%) Xamarin
London
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