The table below looks at the statistics for Low Latency skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Low Latency
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
104 43 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 80.62% 81.13% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 31 57
Median daily rate £363 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £88 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Low Latency as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Low Latency
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Low Latency across the Belfast region.

Low Latency Daily Rate Trend in Belfast