The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Low Latency
Rank 246 221 260
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +39
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 383 428 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.78% 0.92% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.25% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 310 304
Average daily rate
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£600 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £481
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36743 34175 37676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.41% 73.35% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23166 21189 22136
Average daily rate £408 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 995 1360
Average hourly rate £23.63 £32.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.44 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Low Latency
UK

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 -14 366 £600 +9.09% 88
West Midlands - 9 £370 - 3
Yorkshire +5 5 £320 -39.04% 1
South East -27 3 £425 -22.72% 1
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Low Latency
UK

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 372 (58.86%) Java
2 299 (47.31%) Front Office
3 279 (44.15%) Multithreading
4 269 (42.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 247 (39.08%) Banking
6 200 (31.65%) SQL
7 179 (28.32%) UNIX
8 165 (26.11%) Linux
9 161 (25.47%) C++
10 141 (22.31%) Investment Banking
11 140 (22.15%) Finance
12 136 (21.52%) C#
12 136 (21.52%) Oracle
13 120 (18.99%) Fixed Income
14 107 (16.93%) E-Commerce
15 96 (15.19%) Electronic Trading
16 95 (15.03%) Perl
17 92 (14.56%) Algorithmic Trading
18 90 (14.24%) FIX Protocol
19 89 (14.08%) TIBCO
20 88 (13.92%) Risk Management
21 87 (13.77%) Spring
22 85 (13.45%) Python
23 72 (11.39%) Derivative
24 69 (10.92%) 29West
25 65 (10.28%) Equities
26 63 (9.97%) TDD
27 62 (9.81%) Agile Software Development
28 55 (8.70%) Rendezvous
29 50 (7.91%) Sybase

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 41 (6.49%) Oracle Coherence
2 15 (2.37%) Confluence
3 12 (1.90%) TIBCO EMS
4 10 (1.58%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.27%) MQSeries
5 8 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (1.11%) Apache
7 6 (0.95%) Node.js
8 5 (0.79%) GemFire
8 5 (0.79%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.79%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.79%) IIS
8 5 (0.79%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.16%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.16%) Jetty
9 1 (0.16%) Mule
9 1 (0.16%) Lightstreamer
Applications
1 10 (1.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 38 (6.01%) RMDS
2 15 (2.37%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.11%) GitHub
2 5 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.16%) SaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.28%) Firewall
2 45 (7.12%) Multicast
3 31 (4.91%) TCP/IP
4 20 (3.16%) BGP
5 15 (2.37%) WAN
5 15 (2.37%) OSPF
6 12 (1.90%) LAN
7 10 (1.58%) EIGRP
7 10 (1.58%) Internet
8 8 (1.27%) VPN
9 6 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.79%) iSCSI
10 5 (0.79%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (0.79%) VoIP
10 5 (0.79%) SSL
10 5 (0.79%) Junos
11 4 (0.63%) Extranet
11 4 (0.63%) RIP
11 4 (0.63%) MPLS
11 4 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.33%) Relational Database
2 29 (4.59%) KDB
3 26 (4.11%) SQL Server
4 25 (3.96%) Oracle Database
5 12 (1.90%) Hazelcast
6 11 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (1.11%) Big Data
7 7 (1.11%) MySQL
8 6 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (0.95%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.79%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.79%) DB2
10 4 (0.63%) OLAP
10 4 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.63%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.63%) MS Access
10 4 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (4.59%) JIRA
2 23 (3.64%) Maven
3 21 (3.32%) JUnit
4 19 (3.01%) TeamCity
4 19 (3.01%) Mockito
5 16 (2.53%) Grunt
6 15 (2.37%) Bower
6 15 (2.37%) WebDriver
7 13 (2.06%) Subversion
8 12 (1.90%) Git (software)
9 8 (1.27%) CruiseControl
10 6 (0.95%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.79%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.79%) Selenium
12 4 (0.63%) Ant
13 2 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
13 2 (0.32%) JMeter
13 2 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 1 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 299 (47.31%) Front Office
2 247 (39.08%) Banking
3 141 (22.31%) Investment Banking
4 140 (22.15%) Finance
5 21 (3.32%) Financial Institution
6 16 (2.53%) Back Office
7 12 (1.90%) Games
8 7 (1.11%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.63%) Marketing
10 3 (0.47%) Billing
11 2 (0.32%) Retail
12 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.16%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.16%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 397 (62.82%) Developer
2 234 (37.03%) Java Developer
3 64 (10.13%) C++ Developer
4 56 (8.86%) Senior Developer
5 53 (8.39%) Analyst
6 45 (7.12%) C# Developer
7 41 (6.49%) Senior Java Developer
8 33 (5.22%) Applications Support
9 29 (4.59%) Support Analyst
10 23 (3.64%) Support Engineer
10 23 (3.64%) Development Manager
11 22 (3.48%) Production Support Analyst
12 21 (3.32%) Front Office Developer
13 19 (3.01%) Network Engineer
14 18 (2.85%) Architect
15 17 (2.69%) Linux Support
16 15 (2.37%) Consultant
17 13 (2.06%) Scala Developer
18 12 (1.90%) WPF Developer
18 12 (1.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (14.24%) FIX Protocol
2 87 (13.77%) Spring
3 55 (8.70%) Rendezvous
4 45 (7.12%) .NET
5 43 (6.80%) Middleware
6 39 (6.17%) HTML
7 37 (5.85%) J2EE
8 34 (5.38%) JMS
9 32 (5.06%) HTML5
10 30 (4.75%) Web Services
11 29 (4.59%) WPF
12 28 (4.43%) CSS
13 25 (3.96%) Hibernate
14 24 (3.80%) XML
15 21 (3.32%) Apache Flex
15 21 (3.32%) AngularJS
16 19 (3.01%) REST
16 19 (3.01%) Swing
17 18 (2.85%) JDBC
18 16 (2.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 269 (42.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 120 (18.99%) Fixed Income
3 72 (11.39%) Derivative
4 65 (10.28%) Equities
5 41 (6.49%) Computer Science
6 23 (3.64%) Mathematics
7 22 (3.48%) Open Source
8 18 (2.85%) Market Risk
9 16 (2.53%) VWAP
9 16 (2.53%) TWAP
10 13 (2.06%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 9 (1.42%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.42%) RIA
11 9 (1.42%) Online Games
11 9 (1.42%) Hedge funds
12 8 (1.27%) Statistics
12 8 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 7 (1.11%) Credit Risk
14 6 (0.95%) Reference Data
15 5 (0.79%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 179 (28.32%) UNIX
2 165 (26.11%) Linux
3 40 (6.33%) Windows
3 40 (6.33%) Solaris
4 30 (4.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.79%) Windows XP
5 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.32%) SUSE
6 2 (0.32%) CentOS
6 2 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (44.15%) Multithreading
2 107 (16.93%) E-Commerce
3 96 (15.19%) Electronic Trading
4 92 (14.56%) Algorithmic Trading
5 88 (13.92%) Risk Management
6 63 (9.97%) TDD
7 62 (9.81%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (6.80%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 41 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
10 35 (5.54%) Software Engineering
11 33 (5.22%) OO
12 32 (5.06%) Analytics
13 30 (4.75%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (4.43%) Data Modelling
15 25 (3.96%) Scrum
15 25 (3.96%) Change Management
16 23 (3.64%) Project Management
16 23 (3.64%) UML
17 22 (3.48%) Capacity Management
18 21 (3.32%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 372 (58.86%) Java
2 200 (31.65%) SQL
3 161 (25.47%) C++
4 136 (21.52%) C#
5 95 (15.03%) Perl
6 85 (13.45%) Python
7 37 (5.85%) JavaScript
8 36 (5.70%) Shell Script
9 31 (4.91%) Bash Shell
9 31 (4.91%) C
10 18 (2.85%) Scala
11 16 (2.53%) VB
12 14 (2.22%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.74%) VBA
14 6 (0.95%) PHP
15 5 (0.79%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.79%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.79%) Ruby
16 4 (0.63%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.47%) Korn
Qualifications
1 37 (5.85%) Degree
2 26 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (2.69%) CCNP
4 9 (1.42%) CCIE
5 6 (0.95%) CCNA
6 5 (0.79%) CCA
6 5 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (0.79%) VCP4
6 5 (0.79%) VCP5
7 4 (0.63%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.63%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.63%) CCDP
8 3 (0.47%) CCIP
8 3 (0.47%) JNCIP
8 3 (0.47%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (0.47%) CCSA
9 2 (0.32%) CCSE
9 2 (0.32%) PhD
10 1 (0.16%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.96%) QA
System Software
1 5 (0.79%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.79%) XenApp
2 4 (0.63%) vCloud
3 2 (0.32%) HDFS
3 2 (0.32%) NFS
3 2 (0.32%) Snort
4 1 (0.16%) Squid
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (3.32%) ITRS Geneos
2 7 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.95%) Puppet
4 5 (0.79%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.32%) Nagios
6 2 (0.32%) Ansible
6 2 (0.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 136 (21.52%) Oracle
2 89 (14.08%) TIBCO
3 69 (10.92%) 29West
4 50 (7.91%) Sybase
5 30 (4.75%) Red Hat
6 29 (4.59%) Reuters
6 29 (4.59%) Cisco
7 25 (3.96%) Microsoft
8 24 (3.80%) ION Trading
9 22 (3.48%) Adobe
10 19 (3.01%) MarketAxess
10 19 (3.01%) eSpeed
11 13 (2.06%) Juniper
12 12 (1.90%) VMware
13 9 (1.42%) HP
13 9 (1.42%) F5
14 7 (1.11%) Informatica
14 7 (1.11%) CheckPoint
15 5 (0.79%) Symantec
15 5 (0.79%) 3PAR
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