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 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
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 260 253
Rank change year-on-year +34 -7  
Contract jobs citing Velocity 17 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.10% 0.075%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 0.38% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 5
Median daily rate £513 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.12% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £393 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £411 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £491 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +15.58% -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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2109 2395 2371
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.29% 26.68% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5889 5571 5609
Median daily rate £403 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £281 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 192 66
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.63 £12.25 £15.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £57.50 £50.00
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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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
Surrey +13 6 £519 - 1
Hampshire +10 5 £509 - 1
Berkshire +19 4 £425 +6.25%
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Velocity
England

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 South East region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) Scrum
3 13 (48.15%) JIRA
3 13 (48.15%) Finance
4 9 (33.33%) Java
5 8 (29.63%) DevOps
6 7 (25.93%) Coaching
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.93%) TDD
6 7 (25.93%) Confluence
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle
7 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
7 6 (22.22%) User Stories
7 6 (22.22%) CA Agile Central
8 5 (18.52%) Docker
9 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
9 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
9 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 3 (11.11%) Selenium
10 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
10 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (11.11%) JUnit
10 3 (11.11%) Virtual Team
10 3 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving

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 7 (25.93%) Confluence
2 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.11%) GitHub
2 1 (3.70%) CallidusCloud
2 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) Big Data
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) Pentaho
2 2 (7.41%) Redis
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) MS Access
3 1 (3.70%) Power BI
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) GitLab
2 3 (11.11%) Gradle
2 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.11%) JUnit
2 3 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Scrum Master
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Scrum Master
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Coach
3 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Development Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Lead DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Development Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) ETL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Report Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Scrum Master
5 1 (3.70%) Splunk Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (7.41%) Spring
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 3 (11.11%) Virtual Team
2 2 (7.41%) PMI
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) Scrum
3 8 (29.63%) DevOps
4 7 (25.93%) Coaching
4 7 (25.93%) TDD
5 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (22.22%) User Stories
6 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.41%) DSDM
8 2 (7.41%) Kanban
8 2 (7.41%) Process Improvement
8 2 (7.41%) Project Management
8 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team Management
9 1 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
1 2 (7.41%) PMP
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PMO
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) CA Agile Central
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) AppDynamics
3 3 (11.11%) Splunk
4 1 (3.70%) Callidus
4 1 (3.70%) Marketo
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