The table below looks at the statistics for Low Latency skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Low Latency over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Low Latency
England / London
Rank 175 156 151
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 266 320 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.37% 1.53% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.82% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 274 263
Median daily rate £588 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £544 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +27.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16411 17610 16936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.50% 84.21% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11831 12466 12257
Median daily rate £495 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 211 191
Median hourly rate £32.25 £25.69 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.53% +25.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Low Latency
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Low Latency
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Low Latency Daily Rate Trend in London

Low Latency
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Low Latency across the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Low Latency Daily Rate Histogram in London

Low Latency
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Low Latency across the London region.

Low Latency Hourly Rate Trend in London

Low Latency
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency within the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 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
City of London -23 55 £600 -4.00% 28
Canary Wharf +1 3 £650 -
Docklands, London - 3 £613 -
Low Latency
England

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 216 (43.03%) Java
2 208 (41.43%) Multithreading
3 191 (38.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 179 (35.66%) Finance
5 166 (33.07%) Electronic Trading
6 162 (32.27%) Banking
7 160 (31.87%) Linux
8 142 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
9 140 (27.89%) C++
10 132 (26.29%) Front Office
11 123 (24.50%) Unix
12 97 (19.32%) Algorithmic Trading
13 89 (17.73%) Investment Banking
14 88 (17.53%) High Availability
15 70 (13.94%) TDD
15 70 (13.94%) C#
16 68 (13.55%) JavaScript
17 64 (12.75%) SQL
18 54 (10.76%) FIX Protocol
19 53 (10.56%) Risk Management
19 53 (10.56%) Equities
19 53 (10.56%) HTML
20 52 (10.36%) OO
20 52 (10.36%) Algorithms
21 50 (9.96%) E-Commerce
22 49 (9.76%) Oracle
23 48 (9.56%) Fixed Income
24 47 (9.36%) Web Services
25 46 (9.16%) Python
25 46 (9.16%) Boost C++ Libraries

Low Latency
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (1.79%) Apache Spark
2 8 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
3 6 (1.20%) Apache Pig
3 6 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.80%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.20%) Apache
7 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.39%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.39%) SaaS
4 6 (1.20%) IBM Cloud
5 4 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.20%) IaaS
7 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.98%) TCP/IP
2 19 (3.78%) Multicast
3 14 (2.79%) Internet
4 12 (2.39%) DNS
5 11 (2.19%) Firewall
6 10 (1.99%) BGP
7 8 (1.59%) DHCP
7 8 (1.59%) tcpdump
8 6 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (1.20%) HTTP
8 6 (1.20%) LDAP
8 6 (1.20%) OSPF
8 6 (1.20%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (1.00%) EIGRP
9 5 (1.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (1.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (1.00%) MPLS
10 4 (0.80%) IPsec
10 4 (0.80%) VPN
10 4 (0.80%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.58%) KDB
2 21 (4.18%) Hadoop
3 20 (3.98%) NoSQL
4 16 (3.19%) SQL Server
5 15 (2.99%) Big Data
6 11 (2.19%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.79%) HBase
7 9 (1.79%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.39%) Kdb+
9 6 (1.20%) Apache Hive
9 6 (1.20%) CouchDB
9 6 (1.20%) Data Mining
9 6 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.20%) MySQL
9 6 (1.20%) OLTP
10 5 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.00%) RavenDB
10 5 (1.00%) Tick Data
11 4 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 26 (5.18%) Jenkins
2 19 (3.78%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.59%) Hudson
4 11 (2.19%) Maven
5 7 (1.39%) IntelliJ
5 7 (1.39%) Subversion
5 7 (1.39%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.20%) Ant
6 6 (1.20%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.20%) NuGet
7 5 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.00%) Build Forge
7 5 (1.00%) CruiseControl
7 5 (1.00%) Grunt
8 4 (0.80%) JIRA
8 4 (0.80%) JUnit
9 2 (0.40%) Bower
9 2 (0.40%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 179 (35.66%) Finance
2 162 (32.27%) Banking
3 132 (26.29%) Front Office
4 89 (17.73%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.99%) Publishing
6 5 (1.00%) Prime Brokerage
6 5 (1.00%) Retail
7 4 (0.80%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.60%) Marketing
9 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 353 (70.32%) Developer
2 165 (32.87%) Java Developer
3 101 (20.12%) C++ Developer
4 61 (12.15%) Senior Developer
5 56 (11.16%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 51 (10.16%) Senior Java Developer
7 41 (8.17%) C# Developer
8 37 (7.37%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 33 (6.57%) Low Latency C++ Developer
10 25 (4.98%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 25 (4.98%) JavaScript Developer
11 24 (4.78%) Linux Developer
12 22 (4.38%) Administrator
13 21 (4.18%) Architect
13 21 (4.18%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
13 21 (4.18%) Systems Administrator
14 20 (3.98%) Linux Engineer
15 19 (3.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 17 (3.39%) Front Office Developer
17 16 (3.19%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (10.76%) FIX Protocol
2 53 (10.56%) HTML
3 47 (9.36%) Web Services
4 46 (9.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 45 (8.96%) STL
6 40 (7.97%) Spring
7 38 (7.57%) .NET
7 38 (7.57%) RESTful
8 37 (7.37%) AngularJS
9 35 (6.97%) REST
10 32 (6.37%) CSS
11 31 (6.18%) HTML5
12 29 (5.78%) Middleware
13 23 (4.58%) Hibernate
14 19 (3.78%) J2EE
14 19 (3.78%) Node.js
14 19 (3.78%) WPF
15 17 (3.39%) React
16 16 (3.19%) Ultra Messaging
16 16 (3.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 191 (38.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 53 (10.56%) Equities
3 52 (10.36%) Algorithms
4 48 (9.56%) Fixed Income
5 34 (6.77%) Derivative
6 33 (6.57%) Computer Science
7 31 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (4.98%) Data Structures
9 20 (3.98%) Fintech
10 13 (2.59%) N-Tier
10 13 (2.59%) RIA
11 12 (2.39%) TWAP
11 12 (2.39%) VWAP
12 10 (1.99%) Virtual Team
13 7 (1.39%) OTC Derivatives
14 6 (1.20%) Management Information System
15 5 (1.00%) Credit Risk
15 5 (1.00%) Hedge funds
15 5 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
15 5 (1.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 160 (31.87%) Linux
2 123 (24.50%) Unix
3 31 (6.18%) Windows
4 25 (4.98%) Solaris
5 20 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.79%) AIX
7 8 (1.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.60%) CentOS
8 3 (0.60%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.40%) SUSE
10 1 (0.20%) Fedora
10 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (41.43%) Multithreading
2 166 (33.07%) Electronic Trading
3 142 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (19.32%) Algorithmic Trading
5 88 (17.53%) High Availability
6 70 (13.94%) TDD
7 53 (10.56%) Risk Management
8 52 (10.36%) OO
9 50 (9.96%) E-Commerce
10 43 (8.57%) Open Source
11 42 (8.37%) Scrum
12 38 (7.57%) DevOps
13 36 (7.17%) Multithreaded Programming
14 35 (6.97%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (6.97%) Microservices
14 35 (6.97%) Performance Tuning
15 33 (6.57%) Concurrent Programming
16 28 (5.58%) Software Engineering
17 26 (5.18%) Kanban
18 25 (4.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 216 (43.03%) Java
2 140 (27.89%) C++
3 70 (13.94%) C#
4 68 (13.55%) JavaScript
5 64 (12.75%) SQL
6 46 (9.16%) Python
7 35 (6.97%) Bash Shell
8 33 (6.57%) Perl
9 25 (4.98%) Scala
10 18 (3.59%) C
10 18 (3.59%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.39%) Ruby
12 11 (2.19%) ES6
13 10 (1.99%) MATLAB
14 7 (1.39%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.00%) SystemTap
15 5 (1.00%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.00%) VBA
16 4 (0.80%) Bourne shell
16 4 (0.80%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 35 (6.97%) Degree
2 7 (1.39%) RHCA
2 7 (1.39%) RHCE
2 7 (1.39%) RHCSA
2 7 (1.39%) RHCT
3 6 (1.20%) CCIE
3 6 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.20%) MCSE
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.18%) MiFID
2 8 (1.59%) QA
3 7 (1.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (2.19%) Docker
2 10 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.00%) KVM
3 5 (1.00%) NFS
4 3 (0.60%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 32 (6.37%) Puppet
2 19 (3.78%) ITRS Geneos
3 9 (1.79%) Ansible
4 8 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
5 7 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.39%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 6 (1.20%) Graphite
6 6 (1.20%) Nagios
7 5 (1.00%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (0.60%) Terraform
9 2 (0.40%) Endace
9 2 (0.40%) Grafana
9 2 (0.40%) Kibana
9 2 (0.40%) logstash
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.40%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 49 (9.76%) Oracle
2 31 (6.18%) TIBCO
3 26 (5.18%) Red Hat
4 22 (4.38%) IBM
5 21 (4.18%) Cisco
6 18 (3.59%) Reuters
7 16 (3.19%) HP
7 16 (3.19%) Solace
8 13 (2.59%) Sybase
9 10 (1.99%) CheckPoint
9 10 (1.99%) Microsoft
9 10 (1.99%) VMware
10 9 (1.79%) Cognizant
10 9 (1.79%) Juniper
11 8 (1.59%) Informatica
12 7 (1.39%) Fidessa
12 7 (1.39%) Fortinet
12 7 (1.39%) ION Trading
12 7 (1.39%) Sun
13 6 (1.20%) F5
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