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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 365 332 310
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -22
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 278 302 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.61% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.77% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 257 274
Median daily rate £600 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £735 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median 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
41115 39220 37496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.13% 79.37% 78.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27556 25280 24056
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 923 1120 1132
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.69 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -30 242 £625 - 98
North West - 10 £475 - 3
South East -32 8 £444 -6.57% 8
Yorkshire - 7 £425 -
East of England +12 6 £600 +84.61% 11
South West -7 3 £500 +31.14% 3
North East - 1 £425 -
Low Latency
UK

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 321 (49.92%) Java
2 285 (44.32%) Multithreading
3 230 (35.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 219 (34.06%) Front Office
5 210 (32.66%) Finance
6 190 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
7 182 (28.30%) C++
8 167 (25.97%) Linux
8 167 (25.97%) Electronic Trading
9 157 (24.42%) C#
10 149 (23.17%) Unix
11 142 (22.08%) Banking
12 136 (21.15%) TDD
13 105 (16.33%) Algorithmic Trading
14 101 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
15 97 (15.09%) High Availability
16 86 (13.37%) FIX Protocol
17 83 (12.91%) E-Commerce
18 82 (12.75%) SQL
19 80 (12.44%) JavaScript
19 80 (12.44%) Python
19 80 (12.44%) Investment Banking
19 80 (12.44%) Market Making
20 76 (11.82%) Degree
21 73 (11.35%) Spring
21 73 (11.35%) Oracle
22 68 (10.58%) Risk Management
23 67 (10.42%) .NET
24 65 (10.11%) Equities
25 61 (9.49%) Scrum

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 16 (2.49%) Apache Spark
1 16 (2.49%) Oracle Coherence
1 16 (2.49%) Tomcat
2 15 (2.33%) Node.js
3 11 (1.71%) JBoss
4 9 (1.40%) Confluence
5 6 (0.93%) CMS
5 6 (0.93%) Mule
6 5 (0.78%) Apache
7 4 (0.62%) Apache TomEE
7 4 (0.62%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.47%) JCAPS
8 3 (0.47%) Mule ESB
8 3 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.31%) Jetty
Applications
1 13 (2.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.09%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.62%) RMDS
3 3 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.47%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
2 13 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (1.87%) Amazon Kinesis
4 7 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.62%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.31%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.31%) PaaS
6 2 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.91%) TCP/IP
2 24 (3.73%) Firewall
3 17 (2.64%) Multicast
4 11 (1.71%) BGP
4 11 (1.71%) DNS
5 10 (1.56%) WAN
6 9 (1.40%) LAN
7 8 (1.24%) EIGRP
7 8 (1.24%) Internet
7 8 (1.24%) OSPF
7 8 (1.24%) SAN
8 7 (1.09%) DHCP
8 7 (1.09%) Network Security
9 6 (0.93%) IPsec
10 5 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (0.78%) MPLS
10 5 (0.78%) NAS
10 5 (0.78%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.07%) KDB
2 34 (5.29%) SQL Server
3 31 (4.82%) Hadoop
4 28 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 21 (3.27%) Big Data
5 21 (3.27%) MySQL
6 17 (2.64%) MongoDB
7 16 (2.49%) NoSQL
8 13 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 13 (2.02%) OLAP
8 13 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (1.40%) DB2
12 7 (1.09%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.93%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (0.93%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 31 (4.82%) Jenkins
2 27 (4.20%) Git (software)
3 23 (3.58%) JUnit
4 22 (3.42%) Maven
5 14 (2.18%) JIRA
6 11 (1.71%) Mockito
7 10 (1.56%) Subversion
8 6 (0.93%) Ant
8 6 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (0.93%) JBehave
8 6 (0.93%) NuGet
9 5 (0.78%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.78%) Selenium
9 5 (0.78%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.62%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.47%) Hudson
11 3 (0.47%) Mocha
11 3 (0.47%) Moq
11 3 (0.47%) NUnit
11 3 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 219 (34.06%) Front Office
2 210 (32.66%) Finance
3 142 (22.08%) Banking
4 80 (12.44%) Investment Banking
5 5 (0.78%) Games
5 5 (0.78%) Legal
5 5 (0.78%) Retail
6 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.31%) Back Office
7 2 (0.31%) Marketing
7 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 464 (72.16%) Developer
2 243 (37.79%) Java Developer
3 97 (15.09%) Senior Developer
4 83 (12.91%) C# Developer
5 82 (12.75%) C++ Developer
6 74 (11.51%) Senior Java Developer
7 47 (7.31%) Agile Developer
8 36 (5.60%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 35 (5.44%) .NET Developer
9 35 (5.44%) Analyst
9 35 (5.44%) JavaScript Developer
10 31 (4.82%) Front Office Developer
11 29 (4.51%) Agile Java Developer
12 26 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
13 24 (3.73%) Low Latency Java Developer
14 23 (3.58%) Architect
15 21 (3.27%) ASP.NET Developer
15 21 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 21 (3.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 21 (3.27%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (13.37%) FIX Protocol
2 73 (11.35%) Spring
3 67 (10.42%) .NET
4 61 (9.49%) REST
5 53 (8.24%) Hibernate
6 52 (8.09%) HTML
7 48 (7.47%) WPF
8 45 (7.00%) Web Services
8 45 (7.00%) XML
9 41 (6.38%) RESTful
10 39 (6.07%) Middleware
10 39 (6.07%) WinForms
11 36 (5.60%) HTML5
12 33 (5.13%) SOAP
13 30 (4.67%) CSS
14 23 (3.58%) ASP.NET
14 23 (3.58%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (3.11%) AngularJS
15 20 (3.11%) STL
16 19 (2.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 230 (35.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 101 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (10.11%) Equities
4 51 (7.93%) Computer Science
5 49 (7.62%) Fixed Income
6 42 (6.53%) Algorithms
7 37 (5.75%) Data Structures
8 31 (4.82%) Derivative
9 19 (2.95%) Fintech
9 19 (2.95%) Mathematics
10 15 (2.33%) N-Tier
11 14 (2.18%) Equity Derivative
12 13 (2.02%) Data Centre
13 12 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (1.24%) Statistics
15 7 (1.09%) Client/Server
15 7 (1.09%) User Experience
16 6 (0.93%) Hedge funds
16 6 (0.93%) Replication
17 5 (0.78%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 167 (25.97%) Linux
2 149 (23.17%) Unix
3 39 (6.07%) Windows
4 14 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (1.87%) Solaris
6 6 (0.93%) AIX
7 4 (0.62%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.31%) CentOS
9 1 (0.16%) Android
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.16%) SUSE
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (44.32%) Multithreading
2 190 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (25.97%) Electronic Trading
4 136 (21.15%) TDD
5 105 (16.33%) Algorithmic Trading
6 97 (15.09%) High Availability
7 83 (12.91%) E-Commerce
8 80 (12.44%) Market Making
9 68 (10.58%) Risk Management
10 61 (9.49%) Scrum
11 56 (8.71%) OO
12 54 (8.40%) Software Engineering
13 50 (7.78%) Concurrent Programming
14 48 (7.47%) Kanban
15 43 (6.69%) DevOps
16 42 (6.53%) SDLC
17 41 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
18 39 (6.07%) Microservices
19 36 (5.60%) BDD
19 36 (5.60%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 321 (49.92%) Java
2 182 (28.30%) C++
3 157 (24.42%) C#
4 82 (12.75%) SQL
5 80 (12.44%) JavaScript
5 80 (12.44%) Python
6 54 (8.40%) Perl
7 39 (6.07%) Scala
8 26 (4.04%) Shell Script
9 18 (2.80%) C
10 17 (2.64%) Bash Shell
11 11 (1.71%) Ruby
12 5 (0.78%) Clojure
12 5 (0.78%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.78%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.62%) ES6
13 4 (0.62%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.47%) Groovy
14 3 (0.47%) SystemTap
14 3 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 76 (11.82%) Degree
2 22 (3.42%) PhD
3 17 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (2.49%) CCIE
5 8 (1.24%) CCNP
6 3 (0.47%) CCSA
6 3 (0.47%) CCSE
7 1 (0.16%) CCDP
7 1 (0.16%) CCIP
7 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.16%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.16%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.40%) QA
2 7 (1.09%) MiFID
3 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.78%) Docker
1 5 (0.78%) KVM
1 5 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.31%) oVirt
3 2 (0.31%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 24 (3.73%) ITRS Geneos
2 21 (3.27%) Puppet
3 17 (2.64%) Nagios
4 11 (1.71%) Ansible
5 9 (1.40%) Graphite
6 6 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.78%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.62%) yum
9 3 (0.47%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.47%) Cobbler
9 3 (0.47%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.31%) Oozie
10 2 (0.31%) Pingdom
10 2 (0.31%) Salt
11 1 (0.16%) Control-M
11 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.16%) MOM
11 1 (0.16%) OpenView
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 73 (11.35%) Oracle
2 37 (5.75%) Microsoft
3 31 (4.82%) Cisco
4 27 (4.20%) Red Hat
5 21 (3.27%) TIBCO
6 20 (3.11%) Splunk
7 16 (2.49%) Juniper
8 14 (2.18%) F5
8 14 (2.18%) Sybase
9 13 (2.02%) ION Trading
10 11 (1.71%) Dell
10 11 (1.71%) Reuters
10 11 (1.71%) Sun
11 10 (1.56%) IBM
12 9 (1.40%) Solace
13 8 (1.24%) Google
13 8 (1.24%) HP
14 7 (1.09%) Atlassian
15 6 (0.93%) Aruba
15 6 (0.93%) Currenex
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