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 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 314 275 226
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -49
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 322 357 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.71% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.93% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 282 319
Average daily rate
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£600 £600 £552
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £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
41497 38505 36269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.08% 76.52% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27539 24264 22731
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1078 1016
Average hourly rate £31.22 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.73% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.30 £50.00
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 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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
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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 -19 283 £625 +4.16% 74
South East +8 30 £475 -5.00% 6
East of England +5 4 £575 +55.40% 6
West Midlands -7 4 £320 -13.51%
Yorkshire -32 1 £338 +5.46%
Low Latency
UK

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 288 (46.08%) Multithreading
2 265 (42.40%) Java
3 245 (39.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 235 (37.60%) Front Office
5 196 (31.36%) Finance
6 195 (31.20%) Linux
7 172 (27.52%) C++
8 164 (26.24%) Banking
9 152 (24.32%) UNIX
10 141 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
11 126 (20.16%) SQL
12 115 (18.40%) C#
13 108 (17.28%) Algorithmic Trading
14 107 (17.12%) FIX Protocol
15 100 (16.00%) Equities
16 97 (15.52%) Investment Banking
17 81 (12.96%) TDD
18 80 (12.80%) Python
19 75 (12.00%) Electronic Trading
20 71 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
21 65 (10.40%) Perl
22 62 (9.92%) OO
23 58 (9.28%) E-Commerce
24 55 (8.80%) Spring
25 54 (8.64%) Risk Management
26 51 (8.16%) Middleware
26 51 (8.16%) Computer Science
27 50 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
28 49 (7.84%) Shell Script
28 49 (7.84%) SQL Server

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12 (1.92%) WebSphere
2 11 (1.76%) Oracle Coherence
3 10 (1.60%) OpenStack
4 9 (1.44%) Node.js
4 9 (1.44%) MTS
5 8 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (0.80%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.64%) Mule
8 3 (0.48%) Confluence
9 2 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.32%) JBoss
9 2 (0.32%) Apache
10 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.16%) CMS
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.24%) ION MarketView
2 8 (1.28%) BusinessWorks
3 6 (0.96%) RMDS
4 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Misys Opics
6 1 (0.16%) Finacle
6 1 (0.16%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.60%) GitHub
3 5 (0.80%) SaaS
4 4 (0.64%) PaaS
4 4 (0.64%) IaaS
5 2 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.72%) TCP/IP
2 28 (4.48%) Multicast
3 26 (4.16%) Firewall
4 22 (3.52%) BGP
5 21 (3.36%) OSPF
6 14 (2.24%) HTTP
6 14 (2.24%) WAN
7 13 (2.08%) LAN
7 13 (2.08%) VPN
7 13 (2.08%) IPsec
7 13 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (1.76%) HSRP
8 11 (1.76%) MPLS
9 10 (1.60%) EIGRP
9 10 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (1.28%) Spanning Tree
11 6 (0.96%) Junos
11 6 (0.96%) Network Security
11 6 (0.96%) Internet
11 6 (0.96%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (7.84%) SQL Server
1 49 (7.84%) Relational Database
2 48 (7.68%) Big Data
3 36 (5.76%) KDB
4 16 (2.56%) DB2
5 14 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (1.76%) OLAP
6 11 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.12%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.96%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.64%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.48%) MySQL
11 3 (0.48%) Hazelcast
11 3 (0.48%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 40 (6.40%) Jenkins
2 38 (6.08%) Maven
3 30 (4.80%) Eclipse
4 16 (2.56%) JUnit
5 14 (2.24%) JMeter
5 14 (2.24%) Hudson
6 12 (1.92%) Subversion
7 11 (1.76%) IntelliJ
7 11 (1.76%) LoadRunner
7 11 (1.76%) JIRA
7 11 (1.76%) Git (software)
8 9 (1.44%) NUnit
9 8 (1.28%) CruiseControl
9 8 (1.28%) Build Forge
9 8 (1.28%) ANTLR
9 8 (1.28%) VisualVM
9 8 (1.28%) YourKit
10 7 (1.12%) Moq
11 6 (0.96%) Ant
12 4 (0.64%) JConsole
General
1 235 (37.60%) Front Office
2 196 (31.36%) Finance
3 164 (26.24%) Banking
4 97 (15.52%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.08%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.76%) Games
7 6 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.80%) Marketing
9 3 (0.48%) Electronics
9 3 (0.48%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.48%) Advertising
10 2 (0.32%) Legal
10 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.16%) German Language
11 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.16%) Back Office
11 1 (0.16%) Retail
11 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 435 (69.60%) Developer
2 180 (28.80%) Java Developer
3 119 (19.04%) C++ Developer
4 99 (15.84%) Senior Developer
5 53 (8.48%) C# Developer
6 46 (7.36%) Senior Java Developer
7 39 (6.24%) Analyst
8 29 (4.64%) Ab Initio Developer
9 22 (3.52%) Network Engineer
10 20 (3.20%) C++/C# Developer
11 16 (2.56%) Project Manager
12 15 (2.40%) Senior C# Developer
12 15 (2.40%) Senior C++ Developer
13 12 (1.92%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
13 12 (1.92%) Architect
13 12 (1.92%) Support Analyst
13 12 (1.92%) Scala Developer
13 12 (1.92%) DevOps Engineer
14 11 (1.76%) WPF Developer
14 11 (1.76%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (17.12%) FIX Protocol
2 55 (8.80%) Spring
3 51 (8.16%) Middleware
4 46 (7.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 45 (7.20%) Web Services
6 41 (6.56%) XML
7 40 (6.40%) .NET
8 38 (6.08%) STL
9 33 (5.28%) JMS
9 33 (5.28%) WPF
10 31 (4.96%) REST
11 27 (4.32%) SOAP
12 20 (3.20%) WinForms
13 18 (2.88%) J2SE
13 18 (2.88%) HTML
14 17 (2.72%) HTML5
15 16 (2.56%) WCF
15 16 (2.56%) TIBCO EMS
16 15 (2.40%) JSON
17 14 (2.24%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 245 (39.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 100 (16.00%) Equities
3 71 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (8.16%) Computer Science
5 47 (7.52%) Fixed Income
5 47 (7.52%) Algorithms
6 38 (6.08%) Derivative
7 23 (3.68%) Data Centre
8 20 (3.20%) Data Structures
9 19 (3.04%) Mathematics
10 17 (2.72%) DataPower
11 16 (2.56%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.60%) Replication
12 10 (1.60%) Equity Derivative
13 8 (1.28%) Physics
13 8 (1.28%) Market Risk
13 8 (1.28%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.28%) Eurex
13 8 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
14 7 (1.12%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 195 (31.20%) Linux
2 152 (24.32%) UNIX
3 43 (6.88%) Windows
4 22 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (3.36%) Solaris
6 6 (0.96%) Android
7 4 (0.64%) SUSE
7 4 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.48%) AIX
9 2 (0.32%) CentOS
10 1 (0.16%) Fedora
10 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.16%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (46.08%) Multithreading
2 141 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (17.28%) Algorithmic Trading
4 81 (12.96%) TDD
5 75 (12.00%) Electronic Trading
6 62 (9.92%) OO
7 58 (9.28%) E-Commerce
8 54 (8.64%) Risk Management
9 50 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (6.56%) Software Engineering
11 40 (6.40%) Performance Tuning
12 32 (5.12%) Market Making
12 32 (5.12%) Scrum
13 31 (4.96%) Project Management
14 28 (4.48%) High Availability
15 26 (4.16%) Open Source
15 26 (4.16%) DevOps
16 25 (4.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
17 21 (3.36%) ITIL
17 21 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 265 (42.40%) Java
2 172 (27.52%) C++
3 126 (20.16%) SQL
4 115 (18.40%) C#
5 80 (12.80%) Python
6 65 (10.40%) Perl
7 49 (7.84%) Shell Script
8 27 (4.32%) Bash Shell
9 17 (2.72%) JavaScript
10 16 (2.56%) Scala
11 12 (1.92%) C
12 11 (1.76%) Ruby
13 10 (1.60%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.96%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.96%) VBScript
14 6 (0.96%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.80%) Korn
16 4 (0.64%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.64%) VBA
17 3 (0.48%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 47 (7.52%) Degree
2 24 (3.84%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (2.08%) CCIE
4 12 (1.92%) CCNP
5 7 (1.12%) PhD
6 5 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.64%) CCNA
7 4 (0.64%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.48%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.48%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.48%) CCSA
9 2 (0.32%) CCSE
9 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.16%) ISEB
10 1 (0.16%) CCSP
10 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.16%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.92%) QA
2 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.64%) XenApp
4 4 (0.64%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.48%) Snort
5 3 (0.48%) Docker
6 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 22 (3.52%) Puppet
2 11 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.44%) ITRS Geneos
4 6 (0.96%) Nagios
5 4 (0.64%) SCCM
5 4 (0.64%) SCOM
5 4 (0.64%) SCVMM
5 4 (0.64%) Cobbler
6 3 (0.48%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 3 (0.48%) Graphite
7 2 (0.32%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.32%) Ansible
7 2 (0.32%) Mesos
7 2 (0.32%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.32%) MOM
8 1 (0.16%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.16%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 47 (7.52%) Oracle
2 43 (6.88%) TIBCO
3 35 (5.60%) Microsoft
4 30 (4.80%) Cisco
5 29 (4.64%) Ab Initio
5 29 (4.64%) VMware
6 24 (3.84%) Red Hat
6 24 (3.84%) Sybase
7 22 (3.52%) IBM
8 19 (3.04%) ION Trading
9 17 (2.72%) Juniper
10 15 (2.40%) eSpeed
11 13 (2.08%) CheckPoint
11 13 (2.08%) Bloomberg
12 11 (1.76%) SOASTA, Inc
13 10 (1.60%) Currenex
13 10 (1.60%) Reuters
14 9 (1.44%) Tradeweb
15 8 (1.28%) F5
15 8 (1.28%) HP
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Data Inc UK Ltd
Rate: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Client Server
Rate: £675 to £700 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £675 to £700 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago