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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 259 257
Rank change year-on-year +20 -2  
Contract jobs citing Velocity 9 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.085% 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.36% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £413 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% +40.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £403 £313
% change year-on-year +2.48% +28.80%  
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 2110 2252 2324
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 26.64% 23.95% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1512 1361
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 50
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £60.62 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Velocity
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 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 30 March 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
Berkshire +26 3 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £400 -
Hampshire +13 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Velocity
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) Scrum
3 12 (41.38%) JIRA
4 11 (37.93%) TDD
5 9 (31.03%) GitHub
5 9 (31.03%) Gradle
5 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
6 8 (27.59%) User Stories
6 8 (27.59%) Kanban
6 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (24.14%) Java
7 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
7 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (20.69%) Finance
8 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
8 6 (20.69%) Extreme Programming
8 6 (20.69%) Subversion
8 6 (20.69%) Spring
8 6 (20.69%) XML
8 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
8 6 (20.69%) Servlets
8 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
8 6 (20.69%) HTML
8 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
8 6 (20.69%) Groovy
8 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (20.69%) Scala
8 6 (20.69%) Web Application Development
8 6 (20.69%) Open Source
8 6 (20.69%) MongoDB

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 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.34%) Alfresco
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
2 3 (10.34%) Liferay
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
3 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) GitHub
2 2 (6.90%) CallidusCloud
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.34%) MS Access
3 3 (10.34%) Power BI
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) JIRA
2 9 (31.03%) Gradle
2 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
3 6 (20.69%) Subversion
4 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
4 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.34%) GitLab
4 3 (10.34%) IntelliJ
4 3 (10.34%) JUnit
4 3 (10.34%) Selenium
5 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Marketing
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Scrum Master
2 7 (24.14%) Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Data Migration Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Migration Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Data Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.45%) ETL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) HTML
1 6 (20.69%) Servlets
1 6 (20.69%) Spring
1 6 (20.69%) XML
2 5 (17.24%) J2EE
3 3 (10.34%) JSR 168
3 3 (10.34%) REST
3 3 (10.34%) Struts
3 3 (10.34%) XHTML
3 3 (10.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) Scrum
3 11 (37.93%) TDD
4 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (27.59%) Kanban
4 8 (27.59%) User Stories
5 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
6 6 (20.69%) Extreme Programming
6 6 (20.69%) Open Source
6 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
6 6 (20.69%) Web Application Development
7 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing
7 5 (17.24%) IT Strategy
7 5 (17.24%) Quality Management
7 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
8 4 (13.79%) ETL
8 4 (13.79%) Microservices
9 3 (10.34%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) Groovy
2 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.69%) Scala
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) PMO
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) AppDynamics
1 3 (10.34%) CA Agile Central
1 3 (10.34%) Callidus
1 3 (10.34%) GigaSpaces
1 3 (10.34%) Splunk
2 2 (6.90%) Marketo
3 1 (3.45%) Cognos
3 1 (3.45%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Tableau