The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Low Latency skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Low Latency
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 19 23
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4  
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 10 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 7.69% 4.03% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.55% 4.63% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Median daily rate £625 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.20% -4.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -8.94% +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Low Latency is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 117 108 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 90.00% 87.10% 88.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 92 63
Median daily rate £550 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Low Latency
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Low Latency as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Low Latency in Canary Wharf

Low Latency
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Low Latency in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Low Latency in Canary Wharf

Low Latency
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Low Latency in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Low Latency in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Low Latency also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Unix
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) Python
3 8 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 7 (58.33%) Ansible
4 7 (58.33%) Puppet
5 6 (50.00%) Migration
6 5 (41.67%) Solaris
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
6 5 (41.67%) DHCP
6 5 (41.67%) NFS
6 5 (41.67%) DNS
6 5 (41.67%) Perl
6 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) High Availability
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (41.67%) Open Source
6 5 (41.67%) CMDB
6 5 (41.67%) DevOps
6 5 (41.67%) IaaS
6 5 (41.67%) High-Frequency Trading
7 4 (33.33%) SaltStack
7 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (33.33%) Banking
7 4 (33.33%) Finance
8 3 (25.00%) Ruby

Low Latency
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Front Office
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Perl Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Python Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Network Operations Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Core Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Agile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) Unix
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Solaris
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (50.00%) Migration
4 5 (41.67%) DevOps
4 5 (41.67%) High Availability
4 5 (41.67%) High-Frequency Trading
4 5 (41.67%) Open Source
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
6 2 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (8.33%) Microservices
7 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Perl
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (25.00%) PHP
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) NFS
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Ansible
1 7 (58.33%) Puppet
2 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) SaltStack
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft