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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
- +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
100 48 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 81.30% 72.73% 80.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 28 48
Median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £91 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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