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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 28 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.23% 7.81% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 11.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £525 £438
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
124 44 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 76.54% 68.75% 80.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 21 48
Median daily rate £375 £425 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +57.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -12.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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

Low Latency
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Low Latency 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Low Latency C++ Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) SQL