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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Low Latency
Rank - 21 18
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - 3.51% 4.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.76% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
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- £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
38 84 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 69.09% 73.68% 69.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 54 35
Average daily rate £200 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.50% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £110 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Low Latency across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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