The table below looks at the statistics for Low Latency skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Low Latency
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank 39 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.33% - 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% - 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £415 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £620
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -23.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
187 89 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 83.11% 83.96% 88.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 42 41
Median daily rate £375 £313 £177
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +76.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim 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 County Antrim

Low Latency
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Low Latency Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Low Latency
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast - 3 £415 -
Low Latency
Northern Ireland

Low Latency
Top 23 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Equities
3 2 (40.00%) Front Office
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (40.00%) Market Making
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Index Arbitrage
4 1 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Java

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Low Latency C++ Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Front Office C++ Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Algorithmic Trading Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (40.00%) Equities
1 2 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Electronic Trading
1 2 (40.00%) Market Making
1 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (20.00%) Index Arbitrage
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree