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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 271 297 368
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +71
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 374 335 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.79% 0.71% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.91% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 276 184
Average daily rate £600 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £461
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Low Latency
UK

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
38418 36663 34938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.41% 77.86% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25454 23704 21566
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 997 1101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Low Latency across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 345 £603 +9.54% 109
East of England - 15 £588 - 1
South East +20 4 £600 - 6
Yorkshire -18 4 £365 +17.74%
West Midlands - 4 £300 -
North West - 2 £425 -
Low Latency
UK

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 361 (54.37%) Java
2 276 (41.57%) Multithreading
3 257 (38.70%) Finance
4 226 (34.04%) Front Office
5 207 (31.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 193 (29.07%) Linux
7 184 (27.71%) Banking
8 176 (26.51%) Unix
9 173 (26.05%) C++
10 163 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
11 160 (24.10%) Electronic Trading
12 132 (19.88%) SQL
13 123 (18.52%) Investment Banking
14 122 (18.37%) Algorithmic Trading
15 120 (18.07%) Software Engineering
16 110 (16.57%) C#
17 95 (14.31%) Analytical Skills
18 93 (14.01%) Equities
19 86 (12.95%) Python
19 86 (12.95%) High Availability
20 83 (12.50%) Spring
21 82 (12.35%) Degree
22 79 (11.90%) FIX Protocol
23 78 (11.75%) TDD
24 74 (11.14%) Computer Science
25 69 (10.39%) Risk Management
26 67 (10.09%) E-Commerce
26 67 (10.09%) .NET
27 64 (9.64%) Oracle
28 63 (9.49%) TCP/IP

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 27 (4.07%) Oracle Coherence
2 20 (3.01%) Tomcat
3 15 (2.26%) WebSphere
4 13 (1.96%) Confluence
5 12 (1.81%) Mule
6 11 (1.66%) JBoss
7 10 (1.51%) Node.js
8 9 (1.36%) Apache
9 8 (1.20%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.05%) Apache ServiceMix
11 5 (0.75%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.60%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.30%) CMS
13 2 (0.30%) JCAPS
13 2 (0.30%) Jetty
13 2 (0.30%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 22 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.20%) ION MarketView
1 8 (1.20%) RMDS
2 5 (0.75%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.30%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.36%) GitHub
3 7 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
4 6 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (0.45%) PaaS
6 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (9.49%) TCP/IP
2 31 (4.67%) Multicast
3 20 (3.01%) Firewall
4 13 (1.96%) BGP
5 12 (1.81%) DNS
5 12 (1.81%) HTTP
6 11 (1.66%) OSPF
7 10 (1.51%) EIGRP
8 9 (1.36%) DHCP
9 8 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (1.20%) Spanning Tree
10 7 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 7 (1.05%) HSRP
10 7 (1.05%) IPsec
10 7 (1.05%) VRRP
11 6 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (0.75%) SSH
13 4 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.45%) Internet
14 3 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (8.43%) KDB
2 42 (6.33%) NoSQL
3 37 (5.57%) SQL Server
4 34 (5.12%) Relational Database
5 26 (3.92%) Big Data
5 26 (3.92%) Hadoop
6 25 (3.77%) MySQL
7 17 (2.56%) MongoDB
8 12 (1.81%) DB2
9 11 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.05%) OLAP
12 7 (1.05%) RavenDB
12 7 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 61 (9.19%) Jenkins
2 46 (6.93%) Maven
3 37 (5.57%) Git (software)
4 27 (4.07%) VTune
5 21 (3.16%) JIRA
6 17 (2.56%) Eclipse
7 16 (2.41%) JUnit
8 13 (1.96%) JMeter
9 12 (1.81%) Subversion
10 10 (1.51%) Gatling
10 10 (1.51%) IntelliJ
10 10 (1.51%) LoadRunner
11 9 (1.36%) Ant
12 7 (1.05%) NuGet
13 5 (0.75%) AccuRev
13 5 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.75%) Hudson
14 4 (0.60%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.60%) JBehave
14 4 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 257 (38.70%) Finance
2 226 (34.04%) Front Office
3 184 (27.71%) Banking
4 123 (18.52%) Investment Banking
5 13 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.36%) Retail
7 6 (0.90%) Games
7 6 (0.90%) Legal
8 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.30%) Marketing
10 1 (0.15%) Back Office
10 1 (0.15%) French Language
10 1 (0.15%) Publishing
10 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 439 (66.11%) Developer
2 243 (36.60%) Java Developer
3 93 (14.01%) Senior Developer
4 88 (13.25%) C++ Developer
5 78 (11.75%) Senior Java Developer
6 47 (7.08%) Software Engineer
7 45 (6.78%) C# Developer
8 43 (6.48%) Java Engineer
9 36 (5.42%) Java Software Engineer
10 31 (4.67%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 27 (4.07%) .NET Developer
11 27 (4.07%) Agile Developer
11 27 (4.07%) Architect
12 24 (3.61%) AWS Engineer
12 24 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
12 24 (3.61%) E-Commerce Engineer
13 22 (3.31%) Analyst
13 22 (3.31%) Lead DevOps Engineer
14 20 (3.01%) Agile Java Developer
14 20 (3.01%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (12.50%) Spring
2 79 (11.90%) FIX Protocol
3 67 (10.09%) .NET
4 50 (7.53%) REST
5 43 (6.48%) Web Services
6 40 (6.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 40 (6.02%) Middleware
6 40 (6.02%) SOAP
7 39 (5.87%) Hibernate
8 34 (5.12%) XML
9 33 (4.97%) JMS
9 33 (4.97%) STL
10 27 (4.07%) HTML
11 25 (3.77%) WinForms
12 23 (3.46%) RESTful
12 23 (3.46%) WPF
13 22 (3.31%) LAMP
13 22 (3.31%) WCF
14 21 (3.16%) J2EE
14 21 (3.16%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 207 (31.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 95 (14.31%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (14.01%) Equities
4 74 (11.14%) Computer Science
5 48 (7.23%) Fixed Income
6 47 (7.08%) Data Structures
7 45 (6.78%) Fintech
8 39 (5.87%) Algorithms
9 36 (5.42%) Derivative
10 21 (3.16%) Hybrid Cloud
11 19 (2.86%) Mathematics
12 18 (2.71%) Grid Computing
13 17 (2.56%) Equity Derivative
14 11 (1.66%) N-Tier
15 10 (1.51%) Market Risk
16 9 (1.36%) Data Centre
16 9 (1.36%) DataPower
17 8 (1.20%) Hedge funds
17 8 (1.20%) Physics
17 8 (1.20%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 193 (29.07%) Linux
2 176 (26.51%) Unix
3 49 (7.38%) Solaris
4 45 (6.78%) Windows
5 16 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.60%) Android
6 4 (0.60%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.60%) SUSE
7 3 (0.45%) CentOS
7 3 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.30%) AIX
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (41.57%) Multithreading
2 163 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (24.10%) Electronic Trading
4 122 (18.37%) Algorithmic Trading
5 120 (18.07%) Software Engineering
6 86 (12.95%) High Availability
7 78 (11.75%) TDD
8 69 (10.39%) Risk Management
9 67 (10.09%) E-Commerce
10 56 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
11 54 (8.13%) DevOps
11 54 (8.13%) OO
12 53 (7.98%) Open Source
13 51 (7.68%) SDLC
14 49 (7.38%) Market Making
14 49 (7.38%) Scrum
15 45 (6.78%) Data Management
16 44 (6.63%) Performance Tuning
17 42 (6.33%) SOA
18 35 (5.27%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 361 (54.37%) Java
2 173 (26.05%) C++
3 132 (19.88%) SQL
4 110 (16.57%) C#
5 86 (12.95%) Python
6 58 (8.73%) JavaScript
7 52 (7.83%) Perl
8 48 (7.23%) Scala
9 41 (6.17%) Bash Shell
10 32 (4.82%) C
11 22 (3.31%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.05%) Ruby
12 7 (1.05%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.75%) Groovy
13 5 (0.75%) Korn
14 4 (0.60%) Assembly Language
14 4 (0.60%) C-shell
14 4 (0.60%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.60%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 82 (12.35%) Degree
2 17 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (2.41%) CCIE
4 12 (1.81%) PhD
5 5 (0.75%) RHCE
5 5 (0.75%) RHCSA
6 4 (0.60%) CCNP
7 3 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.15%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.16%) QA
2 6 (0.90%) MiFID
3 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (3.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 17 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.75%) Squid
4 4 (0.60%) Docker
5 2 (0.30%) NFS
5 2 (0.30%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 40 (6.02%) Puppet
2 29 (4.37%) Nagios
3 23 (3.46%) Graphite
4 16 (2.41%) ITRS Geneos
5 7 (1.05%) Ansible
6 6 (0.90%) Cobbler
7 5 (0.75%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.30%) Oozie
8 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.15%) MOM
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 64 (9.64%) Oracle
2 43 (6.48%) Microsoft
3 24 (3.61%) TIBCO
4 22 (3.31%) Cisco
5 21 (3.16%) Splunk
6 19 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 17 (2.56%) IBM
7 17 (2.56%) VMware
8 15 (2.26%) ION Trading
8 15 (2.26%) Sybase
9 13 (1.96%) Juniper
10 12 (1.81%) DataSynapse
11 11 (1.66%) Atlassian
12 10 (1.51%) SOASTA, Inc
13 9 (1.36%) F5
14 8 (1.20%) Aruba
14 8 (1.20%) Palo Alto
15 7 (1.05%) Ab Initio
15 7 (1.05%) WSO2
16 6 (0.90%) Cognizant
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £425 to £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £610.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Scot Lewis Associates
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + excellent daily based on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, England
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: 300 GBP pd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
caspian one
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £500 - 650 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £550.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago