The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 28 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Velocity 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.17% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £650 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +8.82% -2.85%  
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 Reading with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 130 199 187
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 22.53% 22.69% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 133 127
Median daily rate £380 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.93% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.61 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.48% -  
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Velocity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Velocity in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 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 Reading region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) ATDD
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel

Velocity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Excel Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Report Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum Master
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) ATDD
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft