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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Low Latency
UK / England
Rank 254 287 278
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -9
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 376 377 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.91% 0.79% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.95% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 315 303
Median daily rate £550 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £620
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -23.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £90.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.55%
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
34237 39508 37993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.95% 82.86% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22891 26199 24367
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 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 847 1079 1033
Median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +37.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.78 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +16 335 £575 -4.16% 134
South East +32 19 £400 +6.66% 5
West Midlands +16 15 £475 +58.33% 2
North West +26 5 £525 +23.52%
Yorkshire +16 1 £475 +11.76% 2
East Midlands - 1 £335 -
Low Latency
UK

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 305 (48.49%) Java
2 282 (44.83%) Multithreading
3 228 (36.25%) Finance
4 203 (32.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 197 (31.32%) Agile Software Development
6 187 (29.73%) Banking
7 186 (29.57%) C++
8 178 (28.30%) Linux
9 176 (27.98%) Electronic Trading
10 157 (24.96%) Front Office
11 156 (24.80%) Unix
12 133 (21.14%) High Availability
13 114 (18.12%) Investment Banking
14 107 (17.01%) TDD
15 85 (13.51%) SQL
16 83 (13.20%) C#
17 81 (12.88%) Equities
18 80 (12.72%) Algorithmic Trading
19 70 (11.13%) Microservices
20 68 (10.81%) FIX Protocol
20 68 (10.81%) Spring
21 67 (10.65%) Python
22 65 (10.33%) Fixed Income
23 64 (10.17%) OO
24 62 (9.86%) Open Source
25 61 (9.70%) JavaScript
26 60 (9.54%) Oracle
27 59 (9.38%) Web Services
27 59 (9.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
27 59 (9.38%) RESTful

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 (2.54%) Oracle Coherence
2 12 (1.91%) Apache Spark
3 6 (0.95%) Apache
3 6 (0.95%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.79%) Apache Pig
4 5 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.64%) NServiceBus
5 4 (0.64%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.32%) Apache Qpid
6 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.32%) Lightstreamer
6 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.32%) WebORB
7 1 (0.16%) CMS
7 1 (0.16%) Confluence
7 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.16%) Jetty
7 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.16%) MTS
Applications
1 7 (1.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.75%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.16%) BondVision
2 1 (0.16%) RMDS
2 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.27%) Amazon Kinesis
2 8 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.95%) IaaS
4 6 (0.95%) SaaS
5 5 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.79%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (0.48%) PaaS
7 2 (0.32%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.72%) TCP/IP
2 22 (3.50%) Multicast
3 19 (3.02%) Internet
4 18 (2.86%) DNS
5 13 (2.07%) BGP
6 12 (1.91%) Firewall
7 11 (1.75%) DHCP
8 8 (1.27%) OSPF
8 8 (1.27%) tcpdump
9 7 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (1.11%) EIGRP
10 6 (0.95%) HTTP
10 6 (0.95%) MPLS
10 6 (0.95%) Spanning Tree
11 5 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (0.79%) LDAP
12 4 (0.64%) HSRP
12 4 (0.64%) VPN
12 4 (0.64%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.45%) KDB
2 24 (3.82%) Hadoop
3 22 (3.50%) NoSQL
4 19 (3.02%) Big Data
5 17 (2.70%) SQL Server
6 14 (2.23%) MongoDB
7 13 (2.07%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.59%) Kdb+
8 10 (1.59%) MySQL
9 9 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (1.27%) HBase
11 7 (1.11%) Tick Data
12 6 (0.95%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.79%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.79%) CouchDB
13 5 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.79%) OLTP
14 4 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 45 (7.15%) Jenkins
2 36 (5.72%) Git (software)
3 27 (4.29%) Maven
4 23 (3.66%) Hudson
5 11 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (1.75%) JUnit
6 10 (1.59%) Eclipse
6 10 (1.59%) Subversion
7 9 (1.43%) Gradle
8 8 (1.27%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.11%) Grunt
9 7 (1.11%) IntelliJ
9 7 (1.11%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.95%) Ant
10 6 (0.95%) GoCD
10 6 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.79%) Build Forge
11 5 (0.79%) CruiseControl
11 5 (0.79%) gulp
12 4 (0.64%) Bitbucket
General
1 228 (36.25%) Finance
2 187 (29.73%) Banking
3 157 (24.96%) Front Office
4 114 (18.12%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.59%) Publishing
5 10 (1.59%) Retail
6 8 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.11%) Prime Brokerage
8 4 (0.64%) Games
8 4 (0.64%) Marketing
9 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.16%) Advertising
10 1 (0.16%) Electronics
10 1 (0.16%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 459 (72.97%) Developer
2 239 (38.00%) Java Developer
3 122 (19.40%) C++ Developer
4 81 (12.88%) Senior Developer
5 76 (12.08%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 67 (10.65%) Senior Java Developer
7 43 (6.84%) Low Latency C++ Developer
8 39 (6.20%) C# Developer
9 38 (6.04%) Low Latency Java Developer
10 34 (5.41%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
11 32 (5.09%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
12 28 (4.45%) Agile Developer
12 28 (4.45%) Linux Developer
13 27 (4.29%) Architect
14 26 (4.13%) JavaScript Developer
15 25 (3.97%) Agile Java Developer
16 22 (3.50%) Front Office Developer
16 22 (3.50%) Scala Developer
16 22 (3.50%) Senior Agile Developer
17 20 (3.18%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (10.81%) FIX Protocol
1 68 (10.81%) Spring
2 59 (9.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 59 (9.38%) RESTful
2 59 (9.38%) Web Services
3 55 (8.74%) HTML
4 54 (8.59%) STL
5 52 (8.27%) REST
6 47 (7.47%) .NET
7 39 (6.20%) Hibernate
8 37 (5.88%) CSS
8 37 (5.88%) Middleware
9 32 (5.09%) HTML5
10 30 (4.77%) AngularJS
11 27 (4.29%) XML
12 22 (3.50%) React
13 21 (3.34%) Apache Camel
13 21 (3.34%) J2EE
13 21 (3.34%) WPF
14 20 (3.18%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 203 (32.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 81 (12.88%) Equities
3 65 (10.33%) Fixed Income
4 58 (9.22%) Algorithms
5 41 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (6.52%) Derivative
6 39 (6.20%) Computer Science
7 31 (4.93%) Fintech
8 28 (4.45%) Data Structures
9 18 (2.86%) N-Tier
10 16 (2.54%) RIA
11 10 (1.59%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.43%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.43%) TWAP
12 9 (1.43%) VWAP
13 8 (1.27%) Hedge funds
13 8 (1.27%) OTC Derivatives
14 7 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 6 (0.95%) Management Information System
16 5 (0.79%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 178 (28.30%) Linux
2 156 (24.80%) Unix
3 39 (6.20%) Windows
4 27 (4.29%) Solaris
5 24 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.11%) AIX
7 6 (0.95%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.79%) CentOS
9 4 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.48%) Android
10 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.48%) Fedora
10 3 (0.48%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (44.83%) Multithreading
2 197 (31.32%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (27.98%) Electronic Trading
4 133 (21.14%) High Availability
5 107 (17.01%) TDD
6 80 (12.72%) Algorithmic Trading
7 70 (11.13%) Microservices
8 64 (10.17%) OO
9 62 (9.86%) Open Source
10 59 (9.38%) Multithreaded Programming
11 54 (8.59%) E-Commerce
12 53 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
12 53 (8.43%) Scrum
13 51 (8.11%) Risk Management
14 47 (7.47%) SDLC
15 46 (7.31%) Concurrent Programming
16 43 (6.84%) DevOps
16 43 (6.84%) Software Engineering
17 42 (6.68%) BDD
18 40 (6.36%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 305 (48.49%) Java
2 186 (29.57%) C++
3 85 (13.51%) SQL
4 83 (13.20%) C#
5 67 (10.65%) Python
6 61 (9.70%) JavaScript
7 47 (7.47%) Perl
8 46 (7.31%) Scala
9 40 (6.36%) Bash Shell
10 31 (4.93%) Ruby
11 25 (3.97%) C
12 17 (2.70%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.75%) ES6
14 10 (1.59%) Groovy
15 9 (1.43%) Korn
16 8 (1.27%) MATLAB
16 8 (1.27%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.95%) Go
17 6 (0.95%) PHP
18 5 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (6.36%) Degree
2 9 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (1.27%) CCIE
4 3 (0.48%) RHCA
4 3 (0.48%) RHCE
4 3 (0.48%) RHCSA
4 3 (0.48%) RHCT
5 2 (0.32%) CCNP
6 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.16%) JNCIE
6 1 (0.16%) MCSE
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.61%) MiFID
2 8 (1.27%) QA
3 7 (1.11%) SLA
4 2 (0.32%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.16%) EMIR
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (3.18%) Docker
2 9 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.27%) NFS
4 5 (0.79%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.64%) KVM
5 4 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 29 (4.61%) Puppet
2 22 (3.50%) Ansible
3 15 (2.38%) ITRS Geneos
3 15 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.43%) Graphite
4 9 (1.43%) Nagios
4 9 (1.43%) Terraform
5 7 (1.11%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 5 (0.79%) TeamSite
7 4 (0.64%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.32%) Endace
9 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 60 (9.54%) Oracle
2 37 (5.88%) TIBCO
3 30 (4.77%) Red Hat
4 25 (3.97%) IBM
5 23 (3.66%) Reuters
6 21 (3.34%) Solace
7 16 (2.54%) Cisco
8 13 (2.07%) ION Trading
9 12 (1.91%) Sybase
10 11 (1.75%) Arista
10 11 (1.75%) Cognizant
10 11 (1.75%) HP
11 10 (1.59%) Bloomberg
11 10 (1.59%) Microsoft
11 10 (1.59%) VMware
12 9 (1.43%) Juniper
13 7 (1.11%) Google
14 6 (0.95%) F5
14 6 (0.95%) Fidessa
14 6 (0.95%) Informatica
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