Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 412 486 478
Rank change year-on-year +74 -8 +36
Contract jobs citing Velocity 58 142 159
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.89% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 92 124
Median daily rate £500 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £386 £406 £425
90th Percentile £700 £649 £688
England median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £59.00 - £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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 9,453 15,906 16,791
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.42% 37.16% 36.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,806 11,932 12,925
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £370 £363
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 82 119
Median hourly rate £47.83 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.86% -4.00% -15.25%
10th Percentile £25.72 £24.11 £20.75
90th Percentile £78.75 £53.75 £57.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +3.66% +1.23%

Velocity
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Velocity in London

Velocity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Velocity in London.

Daily rate trend for Velocity in London

Velocity
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Velocity in London over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Velocity in London

Velocity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Velocity in London.

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 6 April 2020. 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
Central London +75 13 £588 +18.09% 1
South London +22 4 £538 -1.56% 2
East London +47 1 £700 +30.23%
Velocity
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.10%) Finance
3 23 (39.66%) Azure
4 22 (37.93%) Scrum
4 22 (37.93%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 17 (29.31%) Kanban
7 16 (27.59%) Firewall
8 14 (24.14%) JIRA
8 14 (24.14%) GDPR
9 13 (22.41%) Python
10 12 (20.69%) Windows
10 12 (20.69%) Programme Management
10 12 (20.69%) Migration
10 12 (20.69%) Marketing
10 12 (20.69%) DevOps
10 12 (20.69%) Public Sector
11 11 (18.97%) Mobile Device Management
11 11 (18.97%) Social Media
11 11 (18.97%) E-Discovery
11 11 (18.97%) Office 365
11 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Intune
11 11 (18.97%) IaaS
11 11 (18.97%) Remediation Plan
11 11 (18.97%) Windows 10
11 11 (18.97%) SaaS
11 11 (18.97%) PaaS
11 11 (18.97%) Confluence
11 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Office
11 11 (18.97%) Data Modelling

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 11 (18.97%) Confluence
2 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Fuse
3 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 23 (39.66%) Azure
2 11 (18.97%) IaaS
2 11 (18.97%) Office 365
2 11 (18.97%) PaaS
2 11 (18.97%) SaaS
3 4 (6.90%) AWS
4 3 (5.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (5.17%) Amazon GuardDuty
4 3 (5.17%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 3 (5.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.72%) GCP
5 1 (1.72%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) Firewall
2 11 (18.97%) DNS
3 3 (5.17%) HTTP
4 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) Big Data
2 5 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.45%) CockroachDB
4 2 (3.45%) HBase
4 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.72%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.72%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) JIRA
2 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.72%) Maven
4 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (43.10%) Finance
2 12 (20.69%) Marketing
2 12 (20.69%) Public Sector
3 9 (15.52%) Electronics
3 9 (15.52%) Manufacturing
3 9 (15.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Games
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) French Language
5 1 (1.72%) Front Office
5 1 (1.72%) German Language
5 1 (1.72%) Law
5 1 (1.72%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) Scrum Master
3 11 (18.97%) Office 365 Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (15.52%) Architect
6 6 (10.34%) Python Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Data Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Technical Architect
8 4 (6.90%) Firewall Architect
8 4 (6.90%) Security Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Data Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Agile Scrum Master
10 2 (3.45%) Azure Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Cybersecurity Architect
10 2 (3.45%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 2 (3.45%) Network Architect
10 2 (3.45%) Network Security Architect
10 2 (3.45%) Security Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) Kafka
2 6 (10.34%) Bokeh
2 6 (10.34%) Flask
2 6 (10.34%) NumPy
2 6 (10.34%) Pandas
2 6 (10.34%) SciPy
3 3 (5.17%) .NET
3 3 (5.17%) REST
3 3 (5.17%) SOAP
3 3 (5.17%) XML
4 2 (3.45%) HTML
4 2 (3.45%) HTML5
4 2 (3.45%) Visualforce
5 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.72%) Akka
5 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.72%) React
5 1 (1.72%) RESTful
5 1 (1.72%) WCF
5 1 (1.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Social Media
2 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.45%) User Experience
5 1 (1.72%) Chromecast
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.72%) IPTV
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) NHS
5 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 11 (18.97%) Windows 10
3 6 (10.34%) Linux
4 3 (5.17%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.45%) Unix
6 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.93%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (37.93%) Scrum
3 17 (29.31%) Kanban
4 12 (20.69%) DevOps
4 12 (20.69%) Migration
4 12 (20.69%) Programme Management
5 11 (18.97%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (18.97%) Data Modelling
5 11 (18.97%) E-Discovery
5 11 (18.97%) Mobile Device Management
5 11 (18.97%) Remediation Plan
6 10 (17.24%) Collaborative Working
6 10 (17.24%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (17.24%) Sprint Planning
6 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (15.52%) Burndown Charts
7 9 (15.52%) Project Delivery
7 9 (15.52%) User Stories
8 8 (13.79%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) Python
2 7 (12.07%) Java
3 5 (8.62%) SQL
4 3 (5.17%) C#
5 2 (3.45%) Apex Code
5 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.72%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.72%) PHP
6 1 (1.72%) R
6 1 (1.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) MBA
4 1 (1.72%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.14%) GDPR
2 5 (8.62%) QA
3 3 (5.17%) Government Security Classifications
3 3 (5.17%) NCSC
4 1 (1.72%) EMIR
4 1 (1.72%) MiFID
4 1 (1.72%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (5.17%) ZABBIX
3 2 (3.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) SAP
3 7 (12.07%) StreamSets
4 6 (10.34%) Databricks
5 4 (6.90%) Alteryx
6 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.45%) Cadence
8 1 (1.72%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.72%) Google
8 1 (1.72%) hybris
8 1 (1.72%) IBM
8 1 (1.72%) Teradata
8 1 (1.72%) Yandex