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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Low Latency
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £288 £375
% change year-on-year
+73.91% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Low Latency
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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
73 75 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 74.49% 71.43% 61.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 90
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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

Low Latency
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Low Latency also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Low Latency.

1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) DNA
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) KDB
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Low Latency also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Low Latency. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) KDB
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DNA
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics