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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Low Latency
UK / England
Rank 287 291 286
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 314 351 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.76% 0.77% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.94% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 295 274
Median daily rate £575 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £563 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34247 37536 36338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.42% 81.99% 78.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22846 24700 23777
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 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 844 1095 972
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 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
London -18 273 £580 -3.33% 107
South East +31 18 £500 -2.43% 4
West Midlands -2 12 £480 +60.00% 5
North West +31 6 £525 +23.52% 3
Yorkshire +9 2 £463 - 3
East Midlands - 2 £335 -
East of England -5 1 £525 -10.63% 5
Low Latency
UK

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 England region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 265 (46.33%) Java
2 233 (40.73%) Multithreading
3 197 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
4 188 (32.87%) Finance
5 181 (31.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 165 (28.85%) Linux
6 165 (28.85%) Banking
7 161 (28.15%) Electronic Trading
8 142 (24.83%) C++
9 131 (22.90%) Front Office
10 129 (22.55%) Unix
11 113 (19.76%) High Availability
12 111 (19.41%) TDD
13 93 (16.26%) Algorithmic Trading
13 93 (16.26%) Investment Banking
14 75 (13.11%) C#
14 75 (13.11%) JavaScript
15 68 (11.89%) SQL
16 66 (11.54%) Microservices
17 62 (10.84%) HTML
18 61 (10.66%) Spring
19 59 (10.31%) Web Services
20 58 (10.14%) Open Source
21 57 (9.97%) OO
22 56 (9.79%) E-Commerce
23 55 (9.62%) Scrum
23 55 (9.62%) Equities
23 55 (9.62%) RESTful
23 55 (9.62%) FIX Protocol
24 53 (9.27%) Python

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 (1.92%) Apache Spark
2 10 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
3 6 (1.05%) Apache
3 6 (1.05%) Apache Pig
3 6 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (1.05%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.70%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Qpid
6 1 (0.17%) CMS
6 1 (0.17%) Confluence
6 1 (0.17%) Lightstreamer
6 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.17%) MTS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.17%) WebORB
Applications
1 8 (1.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.22%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.17%) BondVision
2 1 (0.17%) RMDS
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.22%) SaaS
4 6 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.05%) Amazon Kinesis
4 6 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
5 4 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.52%) IaaS
6 3 (0.52%) PaaS
7 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.72%) TCP/IP
2 19 (3.32%) Multicast
3 17 (2.97%) Internet
4 12 (2.10%) DNS
4 12 (2.10%) Firewall
5 10 (1.75%) BGP
6 8 (1.40%) DHCP
6 8 (1.40%) tcpdump
7 6 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (1.05%) HTTP
7 6 (1.05%) OSPF
7 6 (1.05%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (0.87%) EIGRP
8 5 (0.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (0.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (0.87%) LDAP
8 5 (0.87%) MPLS
9 4 (0.70%) IPsec
9 4 (0.70%) VPN
9 4 (0.70%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.24%) Hadoop
2 24 (4.20%) KDB
3 23 (4.02%) NoSQL
4 21 (3.67%) Big Data
5 16 (2.80%) MongoDB
5 16 (2.80%) SQL Server
6 11 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.57%) HBase
7 9 (1.57%) MySQL
8 7 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (1.22%) Data Mining
8 7 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.22%) Kdb+
9 6 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.05%) Apache Hive
9 6 (1.05%) CouchDB
9 6 (1.05%) OLTP
10 5 (0.87%) RavenDB
10 5 (0.87%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 36 (6.29%) Jenkins
2 31 (5.42%) Git (software)
3 24 (4.20%) Maven
4 19 (3.32%) Hudson
5 12 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (1.57%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.40%) Eclipse
7 8 (1.40%) Gradle
7 8 (1.40%) Grunt
7 8 (1.40%) Subversion
8 7 (1.22%) IntelliJ
8 7 (1.22%) JUnit
9 6 (1.05%) Ant
9 6 (1.05%) GoCD
9 6 (1.05%) NuGet
9 6 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.05%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.87%) Build Forge
10 5 (0.87%) CruiseControl
10 5 (0.87%) gulp
General
1 188 (32.87%) Finance
2 165 (28.85%) Banking
3 131 (22.90%) Front Office
4 93 (16.26%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.92%) Retail
6 10 (1.75%) Publishing
7 6 (1.05%) Prime Brokerage
8 5 (0.87%) Games
8 5 (0.87%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.70%) Marketing
10 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 412 (72.03%) Developer
2 210 (36.71%) Java Developer
3 101 (17.66%) C++ Developer
4 73 (12.76%) Senior Developer
5 62 (10.84%) Senior Java Developer
6 56 (9.79%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 42 (7.34%) C# Developer
8 37 (6.47%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 34 (5.94%) Low Latency C++ Developer
10 30 (5.24%) JavaScript Developer
11 29 (5.07%) Agile Developer
12 27 (4.72%) Agile Java Developer
13 26 (4.55%) Architect
14 25 (4.37%) Scala Developer
15 24 (4.20%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
15 24 (4.20%) Linux Developer
16 22 (3.85%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
16 22 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 21 (3.67%) Linux Engineer
17 21 (3.67%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (10.84%) HTML
2 61 (10.66%) Spring
3 59 (10.31%) Web Services
4 55 (9.62%) FIX Protocol
4 55 (9.62%) RESTful
5 50 (8.74%) REST
6 47 (8.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 46 (8.04%) .NET
7 46 (8.04%) STL
8 42 (7.34%) CSS
9 41 (7.17%) AngularJS
10 39 (6.82%) HTML5
11 34 (5.94%) Hibernate
12 29 (5.07%) Middleware
13 25 (4.37%) Node.js
14 22 (3.85%) XML
15 21 (3.67%) J2EE
15 21 (3.67%) WPF
16 19 (3.32%) React
17 17 (2.97%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 181 (31.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 55 (9.62%) Equities
3 52 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 51 (8.92%) Fixed Income
5 35 (6.12%) Derivative
6 33 (5.77%) Computer Science
7 31 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (4.37%) Data Structures
9 21 (3.67%) Fintech
10 16 (2.80%) N-Tier
11 15 (2.62%) RIA
12 12 (2.10%) TWAP
12 12 (2.10%) VWAP
13 10 (1.75%) Virtual Team
14 7 (1.22%) OTC Derivatives
15 6 (1.05%) Hedge funds
15 6 (1.05%) Management Information System
16 5 (0.87%) Credit Risk
16 5 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
16 5 (0.87%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 165 (28.85%) Linux
2 129 (22.55%) Unix
3 32 (5.59%) Windows
4 23 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (3.85%) Solaris
6 7 (1.22%) AIX
7 6 (1.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.87%) CentOS
9 4 (0.70%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.52%) Android
10 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.52%) Fedora
10 3 (0.52%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (40.73%) Multithreading
2 197 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (28.15%) Electronic Trading
4 113 (19.76%) High Availability
5 111 (19.41%) TDD
6 93 (16.26%) Algorithmic Trading
7 66 (11.54%) Microservices
8 58 (10.14%) Open Source
9 57 (9.97%) OO
10 56 (9.79%) E-Commerce
11 55 (9.62%) Scrum
12 51 (8.92%) Risk Management
13 49 (8.57%) Concurrent Programming
14 48 (8.39%) BDD
15 46 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
16 45 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
17 43 (7.52%) DevOps
18 37 (6.47%) Software Engineering
19 36 (6.29%) Multithreaded Programming
20 32 (5.59%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 265 (46.33%) Java
2 142 (24.83%) C++
3 75 (13.11%) C#
3 75 (13.11%) JavaScript
4 68 (11.89%) SQL
5 53 (9.27%) Python
6 50 (8.74%) Scala
7 42 (7.34%) Perl
8 41 (7.17%) Bash Shell
9 31 (5.42%) Ruby
10 17 (2.97%) C
10 17 (2.97%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.10%) Groovy
12 11 (1.92%) ES6
13 10 (1.75%) MATLAB
14 9 (1.57%) Korn
14 9 (1.57%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.05%) Go
16 5 (0.87%) TypeScript
16 5 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (5.77%) Degree
2 6 (1.05%) CCIE
2 6 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (1.05%) RHCA
2 6 (1.05%) RHCE
2 6 (1.05%) RHCSA
2 6 (1.05%) RHCT
3 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.17%) MCSE
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.20%) MiFID
2 8 (1.40%) QA
3 7 (1.22%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) EMIR
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (3.67%) Docker
2 10 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.87%) NFS
4 4 (0.70%) KVM
5 3 (0.52%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 34 (5.94%) Puppet
2 19 (3.32%) ITRS Geneos
3 15 (2.62%) Ansible
4 12 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.57%) Terraform
6 7 (1.22%) Red Hat Satellite
6 7 (1.22%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 6 (1.05%) Graphite
7 6 (1.05%) Nagios
8 4 (0.70%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.35%) Endace
9 2 (0.35%) Grafana
9 2 (0.35%) Kibana
9 2 (0.35%) logstash
9 2 (0.35%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 53 (9.27%) Oracle
2 30 (5.24%) Red Hat
2 30 (5.24%) TIBCO
3 29 (5.07%) IBM
4 22 (3.85%) Cisco
5 18 (3.15%) Reuters
6 16 (2.80%) Solace
7 15 (2.62%) HP
8 13 (2.27%) Sybase
9 12 (2.10%) Microsoft
10 10 (1.75%) CheckPoint
10 10 (1.75%) VMware
11 9 (1.57%) Cognizant
11 9 (1.57%) Juniper
12 8 (1.40%) Google
13 7 (1.22%) Bloomberg
13 7 (1.22%) Fidessa
13 7 (1.22%) Fortinet
13 7 (1.22%) Informatica
13 7 (1.22%) ION Trading
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