The table below looks at the statistics for Low Latency skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Low Latency
Rank 114 81 99
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +18
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 85 135 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.58% 2.32% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 3.00% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 111 105
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £733 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4311 4496 5647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.22% 77.33% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3403 3332 4200
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Low Latency across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Low Latency
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Low Latency Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Low Latency
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Low Latency across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Low Latency Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Low Latency
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Low Latency across the City of London region.

Low Latency Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Low Latency also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Low Latency.

1 92 (57.50%) Multithreading
2 79 (49.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 65 (40.63%) Java
4 64 (40.00%) C++
5 57 (35.63%) Banking
6 52 (32.50%) Front Office
7 46 (28.75%) Linux
8 38 (23.75%) C#
9 37 (23.13%) Algorithmic Trading
10 32 (20.00%) Finance
11 27 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (14.38%) FIX Protocol
13 21 (13.13%) Investment Banking
13 21 (13.13%) UNIX
14 19 (11.88%) OO
14 19 (11.88%) E-Commerce
15 18 (11.25%) TDD
15 18 (11.25%) Risk Management
16 16 (10.00%) SQL
17 15 (9.38%) Spring
17 15 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (8.75%) Market Making
18 14 (8.75%) DevOps
18 14 (8.75%) Derivative
18 14 (8.75%) WPF
18 14 (8.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 14 (8.75%) KDB
18 14 (8.75%) Python
18 14 (8.75%) Fixed Income
19 13 (8.13%) STL

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Low Latency also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Low Latency. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.50%) MTS
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (1.25%) Confluence
3 2 (1.25%) Node.js
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) RMDS
1 4 (2.50%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.63%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.50%) SaaS
2 4 (2.50%) PaaS
2 4 (2.50%) IaaS
3 2 (1.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.38%) OSPF
1 7 (4.38%) BGP
1 7 (4.38%) EIGRP
1 7 (4.38%) Multicast
2 6 (3.75%) Firewall
3 5 (3.13%) IPsec
3 5 (3.13%) MPLS
3 5 (3.13%) HSRP
4 4 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (2.50%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (2.50%) LAN
4 4 (2.50%) WAN
5 3 (1.88%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.88%) RIP
5 3 (1.88%) DMZ
5 3 (1.88%) Network Security
6 2 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (1.25%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.75%) KDB
2 6 (3.75%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.25%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Big Data
6 1 (0.63%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (5.63%) Maven
1 9 (5.63%) JIRA
2 5 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.88%) Moq
3 3 (1.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.88%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.88%) Ant
3 3 (1.88%) JMeter
3 3 (1.88%) NUnit
4 2 (1.25%) Subversion
4 2 (1.25%) JUnit
4 2 (1.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.25%) Hudson
4 2 (1.25%) Selenium
4 2 (1.25%) JConsole
4 2 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.63%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.63%) CodeRush
5 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 57 (35.63%) Banking
2 52 (32.50%) Front Office
3 32 (20.00%) Finance
4 21 (13.13%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.25%) Legal
5 2 (1.25%) Advertising
5 2 (1.25%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Back Office
6 1 (0.63%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 125 (78.13%) Developer
2 47 (29.38%) Java Developer
3 46 (28.75%) C++ Developer
4 34 (21.25%) Senior Developer
5 19 (11.88%) C# Developer
6 17 (10.63%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
8 7 (4.38%) WPF Developer
9 6 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Senior WPF Developer
9 6 (3.75%) C++/C# Developer
9 6 (3.75%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.13%) Network Engineer
11 4 (2.50%) Analyst
11 4 (2.50%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.50%) Senior C++ Developer
11 4 (2.50%) Real Time Developer
11 4 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (2.50%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.38%) FIX Protocol
2 15 (9.38%) Spring
3 14 (8.75%) WPF
3 14 (8.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 13 (8.13%) STL
5 10 (6.25%) XML
5 10 (6.25%) .NET
6 9 (5.63%) HTML
6 9 (5.63%) HTML5
6 9 (5.63%) WCF
7 8 (5.00%) Middleware
8 7 (4.38%) Reactive Extensions
8 7 (4.38%) AngularJS
9 6 (3.75%) LINQ
9 6 (3.75%) WinForms
9 6 (3.75%) TIBCO EMS
10 4 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (2.50%) JMX
10 4 (2.50%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.50%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 79 (49.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.75%) Derivative
3 14 (8.75%) Fixed Income
4 13 (8.13%) Algorithms
5 11 (6.88%) Equities
6 9 (5.63%) Mathematics
7 7 (4.38%) Data Structures
7 7 (4.38%) Data Centre
8 6 (3.75%) Physics
8 6 (3.75%) N-Tier
9 5 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (2.50%) Client/Server
10 4 (2.50%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.50%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.88%) User Experience
12 2 (1.25%) Index Arbitrage
12 2 (1.25%) Social Media
12 2 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (1.25%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 46 (28.75%) Linux
2 21 (13.13%) UNIX
3 7 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (57.50%) Multithreading
2 37 (23.13%) Algorithmic Trading
3 27 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (11.88%) OO
4 19 (11.88%) E-Commerce
5 18 (11.25%) Risk Management
5 18 (11.25%) TDD
6 14 (8.75%) DevOps
6 14 (8.75%) Market Making
7 13 (8.13%) FX Algorithmic Trading
8 11 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
9 8 (5.00%) OOD
10 7 (4.38%) Project Management
11 6 (3.75%) Unit Testing
11 6 (3.75%) Scrum
11 6 (3.75%) Memory Management
11 6 (3.75%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (3.13%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 65 (40.63%) Java
2 64 (40.00%) C++
3 38 (23.75%) C#
4 16 (10.00%) SQL
5 14 (8.75%) Python
6 8 (5.00%) Perl
7 7 (4.38%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.75%) Ruby
8 6 (3.75%) Scala
9 5 (3.13%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.50%) C
10 4 (2.50%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.88%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.63%) PHP
12 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.63%) Groovy
12 1 (0.63%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (7.50%) Degree
2 7 (4.38%) PhD
2 7 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.50%) CCIE
3 4 (2.50%) CCNP
4 3 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.63%) CCSP
6 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.63%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.25%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (6.88%) Puppet
2 8 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.50%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (1.25%) Ansible
4 2 (1.25%) Mesos
4 2 (1.25%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.25%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.25%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.63%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (5.63%) Oracle
1 9 (5.63%) TIBCO
2 8 (5.00%) VMware
2 8 (5.00%) Cisco
3 7 (4.38%) Juniper
3 7 (4.38%) ION Trading
3 7 (4.38%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.75%) Bloomberg
5 5 (3.13%) Fortinet
5 5 (3.13%) F5
6 4 (2.50%) Tradeweb
6 4 (2.50%) eSpeed
7 3 (1.88%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.88%) CA
7 3 (1.88%) Adobe
8 2 (1.25%) Intel
8 2 (1.25%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.25%) Reuters
8 2 (1.25%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.63%) Solace
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