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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ultra-Low Latency over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ultra-Low Latency
Rank 565 549 538
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency 26 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.071% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.091% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 27
Average daily rate £600 £650 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £640
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £870
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Ultra-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
38540 36317 34567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.50% 78.00% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25554 23532 21284
Average daily rate £430 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1069 979 1093
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Ultra-Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ultra-Low Latency within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 26 £600 -7.69% 2
Ultra-Low Latency
UK

Ultra-Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Ultra-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 Ultra-Low Latency.

1 36 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 20 (55.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (52.78%) Java
4 18 (50.00%) Finance
5 14 (38.89%) Unix
6 12 (33.33%) Equities
7 11 (30.56%) Banking
7 11 (30.56%) Front Office
7 11 (30.56%) Algorithmic Trading
8 10 (27.78%) Market Making
8 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 10 (27.78%) Tomcat
8 10 (27.78%) Python
9 9 (25.00%) Perl
9 9 (25.00%) J2EE
9 9 (25.00%) Hibernate
9 9 (25.00%) Data Management
9 9 (25.00%) Fintech
9 9 (25.00%) ITRS Geneos
9 9 (25.00%) DevOps
9 9 (25.00%) Splunk
9 9 (25.00%) Maven
9 9 (25.00%) KDB
9 9 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
10 8 (22.22%) Spring
10 8 (22.22%) JMS
11 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (19.44%) Fixed Income
12 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
13 5 (13.89%) Atlassian Bamboo

Ultra-Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Ultra-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 Ultra-Low Latency. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (27.78%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.33%) JBoss
2 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.33%) BGP
2 3 (8.33%) DHCP
2 3 (8.33%) DNS
2 3 (8.33%) EIGRP
2 3 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) HSRP
2 3 (8.33%) IPsec
2 3 (8.33%) Multicast
2 3 (8.33%) OSPF
2 3 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (8.33%) VRRP
3 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) KDB
2 2 (5.56%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Maven
2 5 (13.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Banking
2 11 (30.56%) Front Office
3 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Developer
2 19 (52.78%) Java Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) Unix Analyst
4 8 (22.22%) FX Support Analyst
4 8 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 8 (22.22%) Unix Support
4 8 (22.22%) Unix Support Analyst
5 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (8.33%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Operational Support Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Operations Support Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Data Network Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (25.00%) J2EE
2 8 (22.22%) JMS
2 8 (22.22%) Spring
3 5 (13.89%) Ultra Messaging
4 4 (11.11%) Java SE
5 3 (8.33%) Java EE
6 2 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (5.56%) Akka
6 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (5.56%) Rendezvous
6 2 (5.56%) REST
6 2 (5.56%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (2.78%) Apache Camel
7 1 (2.78%) Drools
7 1 (2.78%) SOAP
7 1 (2.78%) Web Services
7 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (55.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (33.33%) Equities
3 9 (25.00%) Fintech
4 7 (19.44%) Fixed Income
5 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (8.33%) Derivative
5 3 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (5.56%) Hedge funds
7 1 (2.78%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Unix
2 5 (13.89%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
4 1 (2.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 11 (30.56%) Algorithmic Trading
3 10 (27.78%) Market Making
4 9 (25.00%) Data Management
4 9 (25.00%) DevOps
4 9 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
5 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.33%) Multithreading
8 3 (8.33%) Security Architecture
9 2 (5.56%) BDD
9 2 (5.56%) Change Management
9 2 (5.56%) Concurrent Programming
9 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
9 2 (5.56%) Scrum
9 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) Java
2 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.78%) Python
3 9 (25.00%) Perl
4 4 (11.11%) C++
5 3 (8.33%) SQL
6 2 (5.56%) Scala
7 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.78%) C
7 1 (2.78%) C#
7 1 (2.78%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) CCIE
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Splunk
2 3 (8.33%) Aruba
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco
2 3 (8.33%) F5
2 3 (8.33%) Juniper
2 3 (8.33%) Palo Alto
3 2 (5.56%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Remedy
4 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.78%) Solace
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