The table below looks at the statistics for Ultra-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 Ultra-Low Latency over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ultra-Low Latency
UK / England
Rank 563 571 552
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 17 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.057% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.069% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 36
Median daily rate £600 £600 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £625
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
34885 38997 37464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.95% 82.80% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23333 25843 24000
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 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 855 1059 1018
Median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £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 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Ultra-Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Ultra-Low Latency as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ultra-Low Latency Jobs Demand Trend in England

Ultra-Low Latency
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency across the England region.

Ultra-Low Latency Daily Rate Trend in England

Ultra-Low Latency
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency across the England region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Ultra-Low Latency Daily Rate Histogram in England

Ultra-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 Ultra-Low Latency within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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 +8 17 £600 - 6
Ultra-Low Latency
UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ultra-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 Ultra-Low Latency.

1 27 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 19 (70.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (48.15%) Linux
3 13 (48.15%) FIX Protocol
4 12 (44.44%) C++
4 12 (44.44%) Java
4 12 (44.44%) OO
5 10 (37.04%) Finance
6 9 (33.33%) Unix
7 8 (29.63%) Front Office
8 7 (25.93%) OOP
9 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 6 (22.22%) Degree
9 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
9 6 (22.22%) Multithreading
10 5 (18.52%) Electronic Trading
10 5 (18.52%) DNS
10 5 (18.52%) Windows
10 5 (18.52%) DHCP
10 5 (18.52%) Banking
11 4 (14.81%) IPsec
11 4 (14.81%) Firewall
11 4 (14.81%) OSPF
11 4 (14.81%) BGP
11 4 (14.81%) Cisco
11 4 (14.81%) CCIE
11 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (14.81%) Juniper
11 4 (14.81%) EIGRP
11 4 (14.81%) VRRP

Ultra-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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 5 (18.52%) DHCP
2 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 4 (14.81%) BGP
3 4 (14.81%) EIGRP
3 4 (14.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (14.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (14.81%) Firewall
3 4 (14.81%) HSRP
3 4 (14.81%) IPsec
3 4 (14.81%) Multicast
3 4 (14.81%) OSPF
3 4 (14.81%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (14.81%) VRRP
4 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.70%) FTP
4 1 (3.70%) IGMP
4 1 (3.70%) InfiniBand
4 1 (3.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Hudson
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Front Office
3 5 (18.52%) Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 9 (33.33%) C++ Developer
4 8 (29.63%) Linux Developer
4 8 (29.63%) Low Latency C++ Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Low Latency Java Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Data Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (11.11%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Data Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Administrator
8 2 (7.41%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (7.41%) Unix Administrator
8 2 (7.41%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Network Architect
9 1 (3.70%) Quantitative Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (14.81%) Ultra Messaging
3 3 (11.11%) JMS
3 3 (11.11%) Rendezvous
3 3 (11.11%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 3 (11.11%) Fintech
4 2 (7.41%) Derivative
4 2 (7.41%) Equities
5 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Unix
3 5 (18.52%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
4 1 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 12 (44.44%) OO
3 7 (25.93%) OOP
4 6 (22.22%) Multithreading
5 5 (18.52%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) Change Management
7 3 (11.11%) Network Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 3 (11.11%) SDLC
7 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.41%) Algorithmic Trading
8 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (7.41%) Code Optimisation
8 2 (7.41%) OOD
8 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (3.70%) Kernel Tuning
9 1 (3.70%) Market Making
9 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) C++
1 12 (44.44%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) Perl
2 2 (7.41%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) CCIE
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) NFS
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Arista
1 4 (14.81%) Aruba
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco
1 4 (14.81%) F5
1 4 (14.81%) Juniper
1 4 (14.81%) Palo Alto
2 3 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Sun
3 1 (3.70%) Sybase