The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 27 April 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 48 -
Contract jobs citing Velocity 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 1.08% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 149 153 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 33.41% 27.57% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 123 63
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -4.10%  

Velocity
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Velocity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Velocity in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) EasyMock
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) Mockito
1 2 (100.00%) Clojure
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) jMock
1 2 (100.00%) Groovy
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) Spock
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) JRuby

Velocity
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) EasyMock
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
1 2 (100.00%) jMock
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Mockito
1 2 (100.00%) Spock
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) JRuby
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Clojure
1 2 (100.00%) Groovy
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Jython
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes