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 26 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Low Latency
Rank 234 214 163
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -51
Contract jobs citing Low Latency 217 251 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.95% 1.09% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.31% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 203 279
Median daily rate £600 £600 £600
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £745 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Low Latency
England

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
19732 19199 19904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 86.03% 83.22% 81.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14121 13782 14102
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 218 250
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.05 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 68 £575 -9.80% 24
Low Latency
England

Low Latency
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 London region with a requirement for Low Latency.

1 214 (46.83%) Java
2 154 (33.70%) Finance
3 151 (33.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 150 (32.82%) Multithreading
5 144 (31.51%) Front Office
6 139 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
7 132 (28.88%) Banking
8 129 (28.23%) Linux
9 120 (26.26%) C#
10 114 (24.95%) Unix
10 114 (24.95%) Electronic Trading
11 99 (21.66%) Algorithmic Trading
12 91 (19.91%) TDD
13 80 (17.51%) C++
14 74 (16.19%) Investment Banking
15 72 (15.75%) E-Commerce
16 71 (15.54%) JavaScript
17 68 (14.88%) High Availability
18 61 (13.35%) Oracle
19 58 (12.69%) HTML
20 56 (12.25%) SQL
21 50 (10.94%) FIX Protocol
22 47 (10.28%) Amazon AWS
23 45 (9.85%) Python
23 45 (9.85%) WPF
24 43 (9.41%) HTML5
24 43 (9.41%) Web Services
24 43 (9.41%) Equities
24 43 (9.41%) Risk Management
25 41 (8.97%) Windows

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 6 (1.31%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.09%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.66%) JBoss
4 2 (0.44%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.44%) Confluence
4 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.44%) SAS
5 1 (0.22%) Apache TomEE
5 1 (0.22%) CMS
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.44%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.22%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 47 (10.28%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.84%) AWS Lambda
4 11 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (2.41%) Amazon Kinesis
5 10 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.88%) PaaS
7 3 (0.66%) GitHub
7 3 (0.66%) SaaS
8 2 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.44%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.03%) Firewall
2 20 (4.38%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.06%) DNS
4 11 (2.41%) Multicast
5 10 (2.19%) BGP
6 9 (1.97%) DHCP
6 9 (1.97%) OSPF
7 8 (1.75%) SAN
8 7 (1.53%) Internet
8 7 (1.53%) LAN
8 7 (1.53%) MPLS
8 7 (1.53%) Network Security
8 7 (1.53%) Spanning Tree
8 7 (1.53%) WAN
9 6 (1.31%) EIGRP
9 6 (1.31%) VPN
10 5 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.09%) IPsec
10 5 (1.09%) LDAP
10 5 (1.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.78%) Hadoop
3 26 (5.69%) KDB
4 18 (3.94%) Big Data
5 15 (3.28%) Kdb+
6 14 (3.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 14 (3.06%) NoSQL
7 12 (2.63%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.63%) MySQL
8 11 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (1.75%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.75%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.88%) RavenDB
12 3 (0.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (3.50%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.63%) Maven
3 11 (2.41%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.19%) JUnit
5 9 (1.97%) Subversion
6 7 (1.53%) JIRA
6 7 (1.53%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.09%) Grunt
7 5 (1.09%) Mockito
8 4 (0.88%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.88%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.88%) gulp
8 4 (0.88%) Jasmine
8 4 (0.88%) Mocha
8 4 (0.88%) NuGet
9 3 (0.66%) Moq
9 3 (0.66%) NUnit
9 3 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (0.66%) Selenium
9 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 154 (33.70%) Finance
2 144 (31.51%) Front Office
3 132 (28.88%) Banking
4 74 (16.19%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.09%) Games
6 4 (0.88%) Publishing
7 3 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.44%) Legal
8 2 (0.44%) Marketing
8 2 (0.44%) Retail
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 319 (69.80%) Developer
2 146 (31.95%) Java Developer
3 90 (19.69%) C# Developer
4 58 (12.69%) Senior Developer
5 47 (10.28%) C++ Developer
6 45 (9.85%) Senior Java Developer
7 37 (8.10%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
8 31 (6.78%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 28 (6.13%) JavaScript Developer
10 27 (5.91%) Core Java Developer
11 24 (5.25%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 23 (5.03%) .NET Developer
12 23 (5.03%) C# .NET Developer
12 23 (5.03%) C++/C# Developer
12 23 (5.03%) Front Office Developer
13 20 (4.38%) Low Latency C++ Developer
14 19 (4.16%) Administrator
14 19 (4.16%) Architect
14 19 (4.16%) AWS Developer
14 19 (4.16%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (12.69%) HTML
2 50 (10.94%) FIX Protocol
3 45 (9.85%) WPF
4 43 (9.41%) HTML5
4 43 (9.41%) Web Services
5 41 (8.97%) .NET
6 39 (8.53%) RESTful
7 34 (7.44%) CSS
8 31 (6.78%) AngularJS
8 31 (6.78%) REST
8 31 (6.78%) Spring
9 30 (6.56%) WinForms
10 26 (5.69%) Middleware
11 23 (5.03%) Node.js
12 18 (3.94%) CSS3
13 17 (3.72%) Hibernate
13 17 (3.72%) XML
14 16 (3.50%) Rendezvous
14 16 (3.50%) Ultra Messaging
15 15 (3.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 151 (33.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 43 (9.41%) Equities
3 40 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (6.56%) Algorithms
5 28 (6.13%) Fixed Income
6 19 (4.16%) Computer Science
7 18 (3.94%) Data Centre
7 18 (3.94%) Mathematics
8 14 (3.06%) Data Structures
9 10 (2.19%) User Experience
10 8 (1.75%) Derivative
10 8 (1.75%) Fintech
10 8 (1.75%) TWAP
10 8 (1.75%) VWAP
11 7 (1.53%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.31%) Visualisation
13 5 (1.09%) Clustering
14 4 (0.88%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
14 4 (0.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 129 (28.23%) Linux
2 114 (24.95%) Unix
3 41 (8.97%) Windows
4 31 (6.78%) Solaris
5 27 (5.91%) AIX
6 23 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (3.06%) Windows Server
8 12 (2.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.09%) SUSE
10 2 (0.44%) CentOS
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (32.82%) Multithreading
2 139 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (24.95%) Electronic Trading
4 99 (21.66%) Algorithmic Trading
5 91 (19.91%) TDD
6 72 (15.75%) E-Commerce
7 68 (14.88%) High Availability
8 43 (9.41%) Risk Management
9 38 (8.32%) Kanban
9 38 (8.32%) Market Making
9 38 (8.32%) Open Source
10 36 (7.88%) OO
11 31 (6.78%) Scrum
12 28 (6.13%) Concurrent Programming
12 28 (6.13%) Microservices
12 28 (6.13%) Performance Tuning
13 27 (5.91%) Performance Optimisation
14 26 (5.69%) BDD
14 26 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (5.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 214 (46.83%) Java
2 120 (26.26%) C#
3 80 (17.51%) C++
4 71 (15.54%) JavaScript
5 56 (12.25%) SQL
6 45 (9.85%) Python
7 28 (6.13%) Shell Script
8 16 (3.50%) Scala
9 14 (3.06%) Perl
10 11 (2.41%) T-SQL
11 9 (1.97%) MATLAB
11 9 (1.97%) Ruby
12 8 (1.75%) ES6
13 6 (1.31%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.31%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.31%) SystemTap
14 4 (0.88%) C
14 4 (0.88%) Clojure
14 4 (0.88%) R
15 3 (0.66%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 28 (6.13%) Degree
2 14 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (2.84%) CCIE
4 9 (1.97%) RHCE
4 9 (1.97%) RHCT
5 8 (1.75%) RHCA
5 8 (1.75%) RHCSA
6 7 (1.53%) CCNP
7 6 (1.31%) PhD
8 3 (0.66%) CCSA
8 3 (0.66%) CCSE
9 1 (0.22%) CCDA
9 1 (0.22%) CCDP
9 1 (0.22%) CCIP
9 1 (0.22%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.97%) MiFID
2 8 (1.75%) QA
3 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.84%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (2.41%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.97%) Docker
5 6 (1.31%) KVM
5 6 (1.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.44%) oVirt
7 1 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 31 (6.78%) Puppet
2 12 (2.63%) ITRS Geneos
3 9 (1.97%) Red Hat Satellite
4 8 (1.75%) Ansible
5 6 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.31%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (1.31%) Oracle ZFS
6 5 (1.09%) BladeLogic
7 4 (0.88%) Nagios
7 4 (0.88%) yum
8 3 (0.66%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.44%) Endace
9 2 (0.44%) Grafana
9 2 (0.44%) Kibana
9 2 (0.44%) logstash
9 2 (0.44%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.44%) Pingdom
9 2 (0.44%) Salt
10 1 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 61 (13.35%) Oracle
2 30 (6.56%) Cisco
3 26 (5.69%) HP
4 25 (5.47%) IBM
5 21 (4.60%) Red Hat
5 21 (4.60%) TIBCO
6 18 (3.94%) Dell
7 17 (3.72%) VMware
8 16 (3.50%) Reuters
9 15 (3.28%) Bloomberg
9 15 (3.28%) Juniper
10 13 (2.84%) Microsoft
11 12 (2.63%) CheckPoint
11 12 (2.63%) Sun
12 11 (2.41%) Citrix
12 11 (2.41%) F5
12 11 (2.41%) Sybase
13 10 (2.19%) Hortonworks
13 10 (2.19%) Informatica
14 8 (1.75%) Veritas
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