The table below looks at the statistics for Low Latency skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank - 67 59
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.37% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.49% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £295 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00
Low Latency
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
639 614 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.89% 76.37% 72.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 417 288
Median daily rate £375 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 10
Median hourly rate £21.75 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.34% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £14.60 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Low Latency
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Low Latency Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham