The table below looks at the statistics for Low Latency skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 367 314 288
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -26
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 256 339 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.67% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.82% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 288 309
Median daily rate £600 £600 £600
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £525 £438
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median 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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37877 41238 40628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.85% 81.42% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25375 27145 26819
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 995 1232 1154
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% +23.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.80 £47.50
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 England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Low Latency
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Low Latency Daily Rate Trend in England

Low Latency
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Low Latency across the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Low Latency Daily Rate Histogram in England

Low Latency
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Low Latency Hourly Rate Trend in England

Low Latency
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England 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
London -44 227 £600 -0.82% 125
North West - 8 £525 - 1
Yorkshire +27 7 £525 +54.41%
South East +20 7 £525 +23.52% 6
East of England +2 4 £525 -10.63% 7
West Midlands -9 2 £475 +48.43% 5
East Midlands - 1 £335 -
Low Latency
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Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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 England region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 269 (51.73%) Java
2 189 (36.35%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (35.96%) Multithreading
4 162 (31.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 160 (30.77%) Finance
6 147 (28.27%) Electronic Trading
7 137 (26.35%) Front Office
7 137 (26.35%) Banking
8 124 (23.85%) Linux
9 123 (23.65%) TDD
10 119 (22.88%) Unix
11 103 (19.81%) High Availability
12 98 (18.85%) C++
13 95 (18.27%) C#
14 90 (17.31%) Algorithmic Trading
15 81 (15.58%) JavaScript
16 72 (13.85%) Investment Banking
17 65 (12.50%) HTML
17 65 (12.50%) SQL
18 60 (11.54%) Open Source
19 59 (11.35%) RESTful
20 57 (10.96%) Microservices
21 53 (10.19%) Performance Tuning
21 53 (10.19%) BDD
22 52 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
23 51 (9.81%) Oracle
24 50 (9.62%) E-Commerce
24 50 (9.62%) REST
24 50 (9.62%) Scala
25 48 (9.23%) Web Services

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (2.12%) Apache Spark
2 6 (1.15%) Apache Pig
2 6 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (0.96%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (0.77%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.58%) Apache
6 2 (0.38%) Confluence
6 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.38%) SAS
7 1 (0.19%) CMS
7 1 (0.19%) JBoss
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (2.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (1.35%) Amazon Kinesis
4 7 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.35%) SaaS
5 6 (1.15%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (0.77%) PaaS
7 3 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.23%) TCP/IP
2 16 (3.08%) Firewall
3 15 (2.88%) DNS
4 12 (2.31%) Internet
4 12 (2.31%) Multicast
5 9 (1.73%) DHCP
6 8 (1.54%) BGP
6 8 (1.54%) OSPF
7 7 (1.35%) LDAP
7 7 (1.35%) Spanning Tree
8 6 (1.15%) HTTP
9 5 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (0.96%) IPsec
9 5 (0.96%) MPLS
9 5 (0.96%) SAN
10 4 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.77%) EIGRP
10 4 (0.77%) VPN
10 4 (0.77%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.31%) Hadoop
2 30 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 24 (4.62%) MongoDB
4 23 (4.42%) Big Data
5 22 (4.23%) KDB
6 20 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 13 (2.50%) MySQL
8 12 (2.31%) Kdb+
9 11 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.54%) HBase
12 7 (1.35%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.15%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.15%) CouchDB
13 6 (1.15%) Data Mining
13 6 (1.15%) OLTP
14 5 (0.96%) DataStage
14 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (4.42%) Git (software)
2 21 (4.04%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.31%) Maven
4 9 (1.73%) Grunt
5 8 (1.54%) Eclipse
5 8 (1.54%) IntelliJ
5 8 (1.54%) JUnit
5 8 (1.54%) Subversion
6 7 (1.35%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.15%) gulp
7 6 (1.15%) Hudson
7 6 (1.15%) JIRA
7 6 (1.15%) NuGet
8 5 (0.96%) Build Forge
8 5 (0.96%) CruiseControl
8 5 (0.96%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.77%) Bower
10 3 (0.58%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.58%) Mockito
General
1 160 (30.77%) Finance
2 137 (26.35%) Banking
2 137 (26.35%) Front Office
3 72 (13.85%) Investment Banking
4 13 (2.50%) Publishing
5 5 (0.96%) Games
5 5 (0.96%) Prime Brokerage
6 4 (0.77%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.58%) Marketing
8 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.38%) Retail
9 1 (0.19%) Advertising
9 1 (0.19%) Electronics
9 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 389 (74.81%) Developer
2 199 (38.27%) Java Developer
3 74 (14.23%) Senior Developer
4 67 (12.88%) C# Developer
5 63 (12.12%) C++ Developer
6 61 (11.73%) Senior Java Developer
7 42 (8.08%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 38 (7.31%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 28 (5.38%) Agile Developer
9 28 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
10 27 (5.19%) Agile Java Developer
11 26 (5.00%) Core Java Developer
12 25 (4.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 24 (4.62%) Low Latency C++ Developer
14 22 (4.23%) Administrator
14 22 (4.23%) Front Office Developer
14 22 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
15 21 (4.04%) Architect
16 20 (3.85%) Scala Developer
17 19 (3.65%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (12.50%) HTML
2 59 (11.35%) RESTful
3 50 (9.62%) REST
4 48 (9.23%) Web Services
5 47 (9.04%) FIX Protocol
5 47 (9.04%) HTML5
6 46 (8.85%) AngularJS
7 44 (8.46%) .NET
7 44 (8.46%) Spring
8 43 (8.27%) CSS
9 32 (6.15%) WPF
10 28 (5.38%) Middleware
11 27 (5.19%) Node.js
12 25 (4.81%) CSS3
13 24 (4.62%) Hibernate
14 22 (4.23%) STL
15 21 (4.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 20 (3.85%) React
17 19 (3.65%) Ultra Messaging
18 17 (3.27%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 162 (31.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 41 (7.88%) Equities
3 36 (6.92%) Algorithms
4 32 (6.15%) Fixed Income
5 28 (5.38%) Computer Science
6 27 (5.19%) Derivative
7 26 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (2.88%) Data Structures
9 12 (2.31%) Mathematics
9 12 (2.31%) Virtual Team
10 11 (2.12%) Fintech
10 11 (2.12%) N-Tier
10 11 (2.12%) RIA
10 11 (2.12%) TWAP
10 11 (2.12%) VWAP
11 8 (1.54%) Data Centre
12 7 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
12 7 (1.35%) User Experience
13 6 (1.15%) Credit Risk
13 6 (1.15%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 124 (23.85%) Linux
2 119 (22.88%) Unix
3 29 (5.58%) Solaris
4 26 (5.00%) Windows
5 20 (3.85%) AIX
6 16 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 9 (1.73%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.96%) SUSE
10 1 (0.19%) Android
10 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (36.35%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (35.96%) Multithreading
3 147 (28.27%) Electronic Trading
4 123 (23.65%) TDD
5 103 (19.81%) High Availability
6 90 (17.31%) Algorithmic Trading
7 60 (11.54%) Open Source
8 57 (10.96%) Microservices
9 53 (10.19%) BDD
9 53 (10.19%) Performance Tuning
10 52 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
11 50 (9.62%) E-Commerce
12 47 (9.04%) Risk Management
13 44 (8.46%) Scrum
14 42 (8.08%) OO
15 39 (7.50%) DevOps
15 39 (7.50%) Kanban
16 30 (5.77%) Front End Development
16 30 (5.77%) Multithreaded Programming
17 29 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 269 (51.73%) Java
2 98 (18.85%) C++
3 95 (18.27%) C#
4 81 (15.58%) JavaScript
5 65 (12.50%) SQL
6 50 (9.62%) Scala
7 46 (8.85%) Python
8 26 (5.00%) Ruby
9 21 (4.04%) Perl
10 17 (3.27%) Shell Script
11 16 (3.08%) ES6
12 15 (2.88%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.73%) C
13 9 (1.73%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.15%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.15%) SystemTap
14 6 (1.15%) VBA
15 5 (0.96%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.96%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (5.58%) Degree
2 9 (1.73%) CCIE
2 9 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (1.73%) RHCE
2 9 (1.73%) RHCT
3 8 (1.54%) RHCA
3 8 (1.54%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.19%) CCNP
4 1 (0.19%) CCSA
4 1 (0.19%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.08%) MiFID
2 6 (1.15%) QA
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (2.88%) Docker
2 14 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (1.15%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.96%) KVM
5 5 (0.96%) NFS
5 5 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 32 (6.15%) Puppet
2 14 (2.69%) ITRS Geneos
3 9 (1.73%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (1.15%) Ansible
4 6 (1.15%) Oracle ZFS
5 5 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.58%) Graphite
7 3 (0.58%) Nagios
8 2 (0.38%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.38%) Endace
8 2 (0.38%) Grafana
8 2 (0.38%) Kibana
8 2 (0.38%) logstash
8 2 (0.38%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.38%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.19%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 51 (9.81%) Oracle
2 26 (5.00%) IBM
2 26 (5.00%) TIBCO
3 23 (4.42%) HP
4 18 (3.46%) Cisco
4 18 (3.46%) Red Hat
5 14 (2.69%) VMware
6 13 (2.50%) Microsoft
7 12 (2.31%) Sybase
8 11 (2.12%) Bloomberg
8 11 (2.12%) CheckPoint
8 11 (2.12%) Reuters
8 11 (2.12%) Sun
9 10 (1.92%) Informatica
9 10 (1.92%) Juniper
9 10 (1.92%) Solace
9 10 (1.92%) Veritas
10 7 (1.35%) Cognizant
10 7 (1.35%) Dell
10 7 (1.35%) Fortinet
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