The table below looks at the statistics for Low Latency skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 70 74 65
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.29% 0.11% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.13% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00
Low Latency
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
548 743 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.17% 82.46% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 385 301
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 28 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Low Latency
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Low Latency Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Low Latency
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) Code Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (33.33%) Code Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO