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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank - - 58
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
573 555 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.91% 76.24% 73.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 348 328
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.59 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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