The table below looks at the statistics for Low Latency skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 92 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.059% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.076% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1321 933 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.58% 79.34% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 512 384
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
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 Edinburgh

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

Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Low Latency
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Low Latency Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Low Latency
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithmic Trading
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Modelling

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithmic Trading
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#