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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 26 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.29% 7.69% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 11.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £525 £438
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
Low Latency
Northern Ireland

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
112 44 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 72.26% 67.69% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 21 57
Median daily rate £375 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £281 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £480 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.29% -12.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 2 - -
Low Latency
Northern Ireland

Low Latency
Top 8 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms

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 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Low Latency C++ Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) SQL