The table below looks at the statistics for Ultra-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 Ultra-Low Latency over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank - 64 -
Contract jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £295 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £295 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Ultra-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
630 628 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.87% 76.12% 72.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 424 290
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
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 20 16 10
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Ultra-Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Ultra-Low Latency as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ultra-Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Ultra-Low Latency
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Ultra-Low Latency Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham