Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 November 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 > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 313 356 384
Rank change year-on-year +43 +28 -22
Contract jobs citing Velocity 64 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.15% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 0.58% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 15 8
South East median daily rate £513 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.67% -11.76% +27.63%
10th Percentile £420 £284 £321
90th Percentile £595 £506 £492
England median daily rate £513 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £19.52

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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4637 4492 5156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.52% 26.77% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2865 2733 3330
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.13% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 128 117
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +18.11%
10th Percentile £14.78 £12.25 £14.90
90th Percentile £50.08 £53.40 £51.35
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Velocity
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Velocity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Velocity in the South East

Velocity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Velocity in the South East

Velocity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Velocity in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Velocity in the South East

Velocity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Velocity in the South East

Velocity
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Surrey +17 36 £513 +192.86%
Thames Valley +2 27 £458 +43.27% 1
Berkshire +5 13 £538 +68.23% 1
Buckinghamshire - 8 £413 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £473 -
Hampshire +4 1 £525 +15.07%
Velocity
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 64 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (85.94%) Scrum
3 39 (60.94%) JIRA
4 38 (59.38%) Confluence
5 36 (56.25%) Finance
6 32 (50.00%) Coaching
7 25 (39.06%) Java
8 19 (29.69%) Oracle
8 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
9 17 (26.56%) Kanban
9 17 (26.56%) Oracle Database
10 13 (20.31%) User Stories
11 11 (17.19%) Waterfall
12 9 (14.06%) Docker
12 9 (14.06%) DevOps
13 8 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
13 8 (12.50%) Redis
13 8 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (12.50%) Spring
13 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
13 8 (12.50%) MySQL
13 8 (12.50%) Web Services
14 7 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (10.94%) Cloud Foundry
15 6 (9.38%) Software Delivery
15 6 (9.38%) QA
16 5 (7.81%) Maven
16 5 (7.81%) Shell Script

Velocity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 38 (59.38%) Confluence
2 7 (10.94%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (7.81%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.13%) Alfresco
4 2 (3.13%) CMS
4 2 (3.13%) Drupal
4 2 (3.13%) Liferay
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) Oracle Database
2 8 (12.50%) MySQL
2 8 (12.50%) Redis
3 1 (1.56%) Big Data
3 1 (1.56%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 39 (60.94%) JIRA
2 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.81%) Maven
3 3 (4.69%) Gradle
4 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 36 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (82.81%) Scrum Master
2 9 (14.06%) Agile Scrum Master
3 8 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Agile Coach
5 3 (4.69%) Java Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.13%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Senior Scrum Master
7 1 (1.56%) Consultant
7 1 (1.56%) Development Manager
7 1 (1.56%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (1.56%) Lead DevOps
7 1 (1.56%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.56%) QA Engineer
7 1 (1.56%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (1.56%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.56%) Technical Development Manager
7 1 (1.56%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
1 8 (12.50%) Spring
1 8 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) PMI
4 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Android
1 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (85.94%) Scrum
3 32 (50.00%) Coaching
4 17 (26.56%) Kanban
5 13 (20.31%) User Stories
6 11 (17.19%) Waterfall
7 9 (14.06%) DevOps
8 8 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (9.38%) Software Delivery
11 5 (7.81%) Microservices
11 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (3.13%) Document Management
12 2 (3.13%) Extreme Programming
12 2 (3.13%) Open Source
12 2 (3.13%) Product Management
12 2 (3.13%) Project Management
12 2 (3.13%) TDD
12 2 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) Java
2 5 (7.81%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.56%) C#
3 1 (1.56%) Python
3 1 (1.56%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
1 19 (29.69%) Oracle
2 2 (3.13%) IBM
2 2 (3.13%) OpenText
3 1 (1.56%) CA Agile Central