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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank - - 63
Contract jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £350
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
574 551 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.94% 76.42% 73.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 353 322
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £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 10 18 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £10.59 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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