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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 390 357 294
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -63
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 243 291 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.55% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.68% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 229 303
Median daily rate £596 £588 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.48% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £725 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
41317 42757 40955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.43% 81.22% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27580 28391 26049
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1057 1189 1143
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £47.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -5 216 £600 -1.03% 111
Yorkshire +24 11 £500 +47.60%
North West - 8 £525 -
East of England +1 3 £308 -47.57% 4
South East -8 3 £525 +10.52% 7
West Midlands -31 2 £525 +64.06% 4
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UK

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 249 (48.26%) Java
2 184 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
3 179 (34.69%) Multithreading
4 159 (30.81%) Finance
5 153 (29.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 140 (27.13%) Front Office
7 133 (25.78%) Linux
7 133 (25.78%) Banking
8 127 (24.61%) TDD
9 120 (23.26%) C#
10 117 (22.67%) Unix
11 116 (22.48%) Electronic Trading
12 98 (18.99%) Algorithmic Trading
13 95 (18.41%) High Availability
14 84 (16.28%) JavaScript
15 81 (15.70%) C++
16 71 (13.76%) HTML
16 71 (13.76%) Investment Banking
17 70 (13.57%) E-Commerce
18 62 (12.02%) Oracle
19 60 (11.63%) SQL
20 56 (10.85%) HTML5
21 54 (10.47%) BDD
22 52 (10.08%) Open Source
22 52 (10.08%) Microservices
23 50 (9.69%) Concurrent Programming
24 49 (9.50%) Performance Tuning
24 49 (9.50%) RESTful
24 49 (9.50%) FIX Protocol
25 47 (9.11%) Amazon AWS

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 8 (1.55%) Tomcat
2 7 (1.36%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.58%) Apache Pig
3 3 (0.58%) JBoss
3 3 (0.58%) Jetty
3 3 (0.58%) Mule
4 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.39%) Confluence
4 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.39%) SAS
5 1 (0.19%) Apache
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (2.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.39%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.19%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 47 (9.11%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.52%) AWS Lambda
4 11 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (2.13%) Amazon Kinesis
5 10 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.78%) PaaS
6 4 (0.78%) SaaS
7 3 (0.58%) GitHub
7 3 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.39%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.46%) TCP/IP
2 22 (4.26%) Firewall
3 15 (2.91%) DNS
4 14 (2.71%) Multicast
5 11 (2.13%) BGP
6 10 (1.94%) OSPF
7 9 (1.74%) DHCP
7 9 (1.74%) LAN
7 9 (1.74%) WAN
8 8 (1.55%) Internet
8 8 (1.55%) MPLS
8 8 (1.55%) SAN
9 7 (1.36%) Network Security
9 7 (1.36%) Spanning Tree
10 6 (1.16%) EIGRP
10 6 (1.16%) IPsec
10 6 (1.16%) VPN
11 5 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.97%) LDAP
11 5 (0.97%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.36%) Hadoop
2 36 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 24 (4.65%) KDB
3 24 (4.65%) MongoDB
4 22 (4.26%) Big Data
5 15 (2.91%) NoSQL
6 14 (2.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 14 (2.71%) Kdb+
6 14 (2.71%) MySQL
7 12 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (2.13%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.55%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.36%) Redis
10 7 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.78%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.78%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 27 (5.23%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.91%) JUnit
2 15 (2.91%) Maven
3 14 (2.71%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.74%) Mockito
5 8 (1.55%) Subversion
6 7 (1.36%) JIRA
6 7 (1.36%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.16%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.97%) Gradle
8 5 (0.97%) Grunt
8 5 (0.97%) NuGet
9 4 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.78%) gulp
9 4 (0.78%) Jasmine
9 4 (0.78%) Mocha
10 3 (0.58%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.58%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.58%) Moq
10 3 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 159 (30.81%) Finance
2 140 (27.13%) Front Office
3 133 (25.78%) Banking
4 71 (13.76%) Investment Banking
5 5 (0.97%) Games
6 4 (0.78%) Publishing
7 3 (0.58%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.39%) Legal
8 2 (0.39%) Marketing
8 2 (0.39%) Retail
9 1 (0.19%) Electronics
9 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 368 (71.32%) Developer
2 181 (35.08%) Java Developer
3 88 (17.05%) C# Developer
4 70 (13.57%) Senior Developer
5 53 (10.27%) Senior Java Developer
6 47 (9.11%) C++ Developer
7 34 (6.59%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
7 34 (6.59%) JavaScript Developer
8 30 (5.81%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 27 (5.23%) Core Java Developer
9 27 (5.23%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 26 (5.04%) Agile Developer
11 24 (4.65%) .NET Developer
12 23 (4.46%) Architect
12 23 (4.46%) C# .NET Developer
12 23 (4.46%) Front Office Developer
12 23 (4.46%) HTML Developer
13 21 (4.07%) C++/C# Developer
14 20 (3.88%) Low Latency C++ Developer
15 19 (3.68%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (13.76%) HTML
2 56 (10.85%) HTML5
3 49 (9.50%) FIX Protocol
3 49 (9.50%) RESTful
4 47 (9.11%) CSS
5 46 (8.91%) REST
6 44 (8.53%) Web Services
7 42 (8.14%) .NET
7 42 (8.14%) WPF
8 39 (7.56%) Spring
9 37 (7.17%) AngularJS
10 32 (6.20%) Middleware
10 32 (6.20%) Node.js
11 31 (6.01%) CSS3
12 29 (5.62%) WinForms
13 20 (3.88%) Hibernate
14 18 (3.49%) XML
15 16 (3.10%) Rendezvous
15 16 (3.10%) Ultra Messaging
16 15 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 153 (29.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 44 (8.53%) Equities
3 42 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (6.01%) Algorithms
5 26 (5.04%) Fixed Income
6 21 (4.07%) Computer Science
7 19 (3.68%) Mathematics
8 18 (3.49%) Data Centre
9 15 (2.91%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.74%) TWAP
10 9 (1.74%) Virtual Team
10 9 (1.74%) VWAP
11 8 (1.55%) Derivative
11 8 (1.55%) Fintech
11 8 (1.55%) User Experience
12 6 (1.16%) N-Tier
12 6 (1.16%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.97%) Clustering
13 5 (0.97%) RIA
14 4 (0.78%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 133 (25.78%) Linux
2 117 (22.67%) Unix
3 41 (7.95%) Windows
4 31 (6.01%) Solaris
5 27 (5.23%) AIX
6 23 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (2.71%) Windows Server
8 12 (2.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.97%) SUSE
10 2 (0.39%) CentOS
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (34.69%) Multithreading
3 127 (24.61%) TDD
4 116 (22.48%) Electronic Trading
5 98 (18.99%) Algorithmic Trading
6 95 (18.41%) High Availability
7 70 (13.57%) E-Commerce
8 54 (10.47%) BDD
9 52 (10.08%) Microservices
9 52 (10.08%) Open Source
10 50 (9.69%) Concurrent Programming
11 49 (9.50%) Performance Tuning
12 45 (8.72%) Risk Management
13 44 (8.53%) Kanban
14 42 (8.14%) Scrum
15 38 (7.36%) OO
16 37 (7.17%) Market Making
17 30 (5.81%) DevOps
18 29 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
18 29 (5.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 249 (48.26%) Java
2 120 (23.26%) C#
3 84 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 81 (15.70%) C++
5 60 (11.63%) SQL
6 43 (8.33%) Python
7 41 (7.95%) Scala
8 27 (5.23%) Ruby
8 27 (5.23%) Shell Script
9 14 (2.71%) Perl
10 12 (2.33%) ES6
11 11 (2.13%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.55%) MATLAB
13 6 (1.16%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.16%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.16%) SystemTap
14 4 (0.78%) Clojure
14 4 (0.78%) Groovy
14 4 (0.78%) R
15 3 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (5.23%) Degree
2 16 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (2.91%) CCIE
4 9 (1.74%) RHCE
4 9 (1.74%) RHCT
5 8 (1.55%) CCNP
5 8 (1.55%) RHCA
5 8 (1.55%) RHCSA
6 5 (0.97%) PhD
7 3 (0.58%) CCSA
7 3 (0.58%) CCSE
8 1 (0.19%) CCDA
8 1 (0.19%) CCDP
8 1 (0.19%) CCIP
8 1 (0.19%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.13%) MiFID
2 8 (1.55%) QA
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (2.33%) Docker
4 11 (2.13%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.16%) KVM
5 6 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.39%) oVirt
7 1 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 32 (6.20%) Puppet
2 12 (2.33%) ITRS Geneos
3 10 (1.94%) Ansible
4 9 (1.74%) Red Hat Satellite
5 6 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (1.16%) Oracle ZFS
6 5 (0.97%) BladeLogic
7 4 (0.78%) Nagios
8 3 (0.58%) Cobbler
8 3 (0.58%) yum
9 2 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.39%) Endace
9 2 (0.39%) Grafana
9 2 (0.39%) Kibana
9 2 (0.39%) logstash
9 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.39%) Pingdom
9 2 (0.39%) Salt
10 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 62 (12.02%) Oracle
2 30 (5.81%) Cisco
3 27 (5.23%) IBM
4 26 (5.04%) HP
5 22 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 20 (3.88%) TIBCO
7 18 (3.49%) Dell
8 17 (3.29%) VMware
9 16 (3.10%) Reuters
10 15 (2.91%) Bloomberg
10 15 (2.91%) Juniper
10 15 (2.91%) Microsoft
11 12 (2.33%) CheckPoint
11 12 (2.33%) Sun
12 11 (2.13%) Citrix
12 11 (2.13%) F5
12 11 (2.13%) Sybase
13 10 (1.94%) Hortonworks
13 10 (1.94%) Informatica
14 9 (1.74%) Solace
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