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 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank - - 55
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
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
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
573 508 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.39% 77.09% 71.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 321 304
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.01 £49.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

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