Period
to 22 July 2017

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 6 months to 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 519 517 554
Rank change year-on-year -2 +37 -15
Contract jobs citing Velocity 80 89 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.20% 0.100%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.61% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 75 20
London median daily rate £490 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +17.65% +2.41%
10th Percentile £363 £374 £364
90th Percentile £663 £675 £594
England median daily rate £489 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.89% +11.76% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £19.52
England median hourly rate - - £19.52

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 15055 14682 14264
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.78% 32.37% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11181 11087 10288
London median daily rate £493 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.49% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 52 81
London median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +33.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £18.40 £19.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £53.94 £57.25 £70.00
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.13
% change year-on-year +9.33% +3.81% +3.21%

Velocity
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 22 July 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 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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
City of London -1 10 £588 +38.24% 4
Isleworth - 2 £446 -
Bromley - 1 £375 -
Osterley - 1 £446 -
Greenwich - 1 £415 -
Hackney - 1 £475 -
Velocity
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 60 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (68.75%) Scrum
3 27 (33.75%) Kanban
4 25 (31.25%) JIRA
4 25 (31.25%) User Stories
5 24 (30.00%) Finance
6 23 (28.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (26.25%) TDD
8 20 (25.00%) Java
8 20 (25.00%) BDD
8 20 (25.00%) JSON
9 19 (23.75%) XML
10 18 (22.50%) Git (software)
11 17 (21.25%) Test Automation
11 17 (21.25%) RESTful
11 17 (21.25%) Degree
11 17 (21.25%) Jenkins
12 16 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (20.00%) Node.js
12 16 (20.00%) Web Services
13 15 (18.75%) JavaScript
13 15 (18.75%) Open Source
13 15 (18.75%) ATDD
14 14 (17.50%) Scrum-ban
15 13 (16.25%) Confluence
15 13 (16.25%) High Availability
15 13 (16.25%) CSS
15 13 (16.25%) DevOps
15 13 (16.25%) Coaching
15 13 (16.25%) React

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 13 (16.25%) Confluence
2 3 (3.75%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.50%) Drupal
4 1 (1.25%) Apache
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.25%) CMS
4 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.25%) Hubot
4 1 (1.25%) IPython
4 1 (1.25%) Jupyter
4 1 (1.25%) nginx
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (1.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) BondVision
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.25%) Eikon
1 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.00%) GitHub
3 3 (3.75%) IaaS
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.50%) PaaS
5 1 (1.25%) Bluemix
5 1 (1.25%) CloudBees
5 1 (1.25%) CloudSense
5 1 (1.25%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) Office 365
5 1 (1.25%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.25%) SaaS
5 1 (1.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) SMS
1 1 (1.25%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.25%) CouchDB
1 1 (1.25%) Data Lake
1 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.25%) Flink
1 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.25%) Presto
1 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (31.25%) JIRA
2 18 (22.50%) Git (software)
3 17 (21.25%) Jenkins
4 12 (15.00%) Cucumber
5 11 (13.75%) Subversion
6 8 (10.00%) WebDriver
7 4 (5.00%) Calabash
8 3 (3.75%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.75%) Xcode
9 2 (2.50%) CircleCI
9 2 (2.50%) Grunt
9 2 (2.50%) gulp
9 2 (2.50%) JUnit
9 2 (2.50%) Mockito
9 2 (2.50%) webpack
10 1 (1.25%) Appium
10 1 (1.25%) GoCD
10 1 (1.25%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (1.25%) Travis CI
10 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (30.00%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Banking
2 7 (8.75%) Marketing
2 7 (8.75%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.50%) Publishing
4 5 (6.25%) Front Office
4 5 (6.25%) Law
5 4 (5.00%) Retail
6 3 (3.75%) French Language
7 2 (2.50%) Dutch Language
7 2 (2.50%) Legal
8 1 (1.25%) Back Office
8 1 (1.25%) Electronics
8 1 (1.25%) Games
8 1 (1.25%) German Language
8 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (38.75%) Scrum Master
2 20 (25.00%) Developer
3 11 (13.75%) Agile Scrum Master
4 8 (10.00%) Developer in Test
5 6 (7.50%) Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (7.50%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.00%) CRM Manager
7 4 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Digital Agile Project Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (3.75%) E-Commerce Scrum Master
8 3 (3.75%) Financial Services Project Manager
8 3 (3.75%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.00%) JSON
2 19 (23.75%) XML
3 17 (21.25%) RESTful
4 16 (20.00%) Node.js
4 16 (20.00%) Web Services
5 13 (16.25%) CSS
5 13 (16.25%) React
6 12 (15.00%) AngularJS
6 12 (15.00%) Gherkin
6 12 (15.00%) HTML
6 12 (15.00%) HTML5
7 11 (13.75%) CSS3
8 10 (12.50%) jQuery
9 8 (10.00%) LESS
9 8 (10.00%) Sass
10 3 (3.75%) Spring
11 2 (2.50%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.50%) JMS
11 2 (2.50%) JPA
11 2 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Video on Demand
2 9 (11.25%) Mobile App
3 8 (10.00%) User Experience
4 6 (7.50%) PMI
5 4 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (5.00%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.75%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.75%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.50%) Chromecast
7 2 (2.50%) Cloud Native
7 2 (2.50%) Fintech
7 2 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.50%) IPTV
8 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.25%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) Unix
2 3 (3.75%) Linux
2 3 (3.75%) Windows
3 2 (2.50%) Android
3 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (68.75%) Scrum
3 27 (33.75%) Kanban
4 25 (31.25%) User Stories
5 23 (28.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 21 (26.25%) TDD
7 20 (25.00%) BDD
8 17 (21.25%) Test Automation
9 16 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (18.75%) ATDD
10 15 (18.75%) Open Source
11 14 (17.50%) Scrum-ban
12 13 (16.25%) Coaching
12 13 (16.25%) DevOps
12 13 (16.25%) High Availability
13 11 (13.75%) SOA
14 10 (12.50%) Microservices
14 10 (12.50%) OOP
14 10 (12.50%) Project Management
15 9 (11.25%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.00%) Java
2 15 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.50%) Ruby
3 6 (7.50%) SQL
4 3 (3.75%) Apple Swift
4 3 (3.75%) Objective-C
4 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.50%) C#
5 2 (2.50%) Go
5 2 (2.50%) PHP
5 2 (2.50%) Python
5 2 (2.50%) Scala
6 1 (1.25%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (1.25%) Erlang
6 1 (1.25%) F#
6 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.25%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) Degree
2 6 (7.50%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.00%) PgMP
4 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.25%) IIBA
5 1 (1.25%) ISEB
5 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Terraform
2 4 (5.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.75%) Consul
4 2 (2.50%) Ansible
5 1 (1.25%) Mesos
5 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.25%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 6 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (3.75%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.50%) Apple
3 2 (2.50%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (1.25%) Adobe
4 1 (1.25%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.25%) Capita
4 1 (1.25%) CQG
4 1 (1.25%) F5
4 1 (1.25%) FXall
4 1 (1.25%) Google
4 1 (1.25%) MarketAxess
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle
4 1 (1.25%) Reuters
4 1 (1.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.25%) Sitecore
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