The first table below looks at the demand for Low Latency skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 31 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 Glasgow 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Low Latency
Rank 60 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 10 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.22% 0.52% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £513
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -26.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
638 538 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.62% 69.87% 68.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 280 271
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £9.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Low Latency
Scotland

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Low Latency across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (41.67%) Front Office
3 5 (41.67%) Algorithmic Trading
3 5 (41.67%) KDB
3 5 (41.67%) Middleware
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (25.00%) Network Design
6 2 (16.67%) J2EE
6 2 (16.67%) UML
6 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) SOA
6 2 (16.67%) Java SE
6 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (8.33%) Memory Management

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) KDB
General
1 5 (41.67%) Front Office
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Java Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Java Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) Java SE
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 5 (41.67%) Algorithmic Trading
3 3 (25.00%) Network Design
4 2 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
ANSON MCCADE
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